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OOTD: Printed sundress in Santa Cruz.

Sunny and bright in Santa Cruz, CA. 

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Photos by Breana Taylor

Photos by Breana Taylor

These last few months, I've been a lot more time in Santa Cruz with my fiancé. Although the drive out of the city can be a bit long, it does give me the opportunity to get an early start on summer dressing. It's nice to get away from the San Francisco wind to a bit warmer weather. This dress and jacket combination from N12H was perfect for the sunny streets of Santa Cruz. Did you notice that the bell sleeves on the jacket compliment the peplum hem of the skirt? If you have been staring at that necklace I'm wearing then note it's from my design collaboration with Motif jewelry that launched on April 9th. You can see the full collection over at Motif now. 

With love,

Chantelle


Shopping Guide:

Dress and jacket by N12H

Shoes by Bedstu

Necklace is my design for Motif that launched April 9th

Rings by Lulu Designs jewelry 

OOTD: The Perfect Silk Midi Dress

I feel pretty, oh so pretty...

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Photos by  @5oclocksunday .

Photos by @5oclocksunday.

...I feel pretty and witty and....."

But really! I'm obsessed with these Silk Laundry dresses. The way they hit your body and how they are loose at exactly the right places, leaving a little left to the imagination but hinting at all the right curves. In the first look, I chose to dress down silk fabric with a denim jacket and sandals whereas in the second look I glammed it up a bit with a studded tote and heels. These dresses are versatile and comfy, no wonder I got two of them!

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So which dress is your favorite? I'll be honest, I've worn this floral number at least three times since I've gotten it and find it slightly easier to rock than the red. But, the red dress is the perfect bold choice for an event that you really want to make a statement. Want to get one for yourself? Head over to Silk Laundry or check my alternative options in the shopping guide below. 

With love, Chantelle

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3 Ways to love on yourself!

3 ways to love on yourself! 

 

Self-love is SO important. We spend a lot of our energy loving on others, which is amazing, but we should spend a little energy loving on ourselves as well. There are a plethora of ways to self-love, from mani/pedis, to massages and facials, to just picking up a good book and snuggling in on the couch. I challenge you to love on yourself in at least one, if not all three, of these ways!

 

1: Lingerie

I don't know why lingerie is so taboo to speak about. Most of us have something lacy in our undie drawer, if not a whole drawer dedicated to these fun sexy pieces #guily. So, I wanted to come out of my shell a bit and tell you some of my favorite styles. I LOVE a good teddy, this one by Oh la la Cherie covers just enough, and fits so well! My all-time favorite, for my body type, is a bra/undie/garter/thigh high combo by Cosabella. It makes me feel confident in my own skin. I'm a firm believer that lingerie is as much for us ladies, if not more so, as it is for your S.O. It's a MAJOR confidence booster plus it's so incredibly fun to get out of your comfort zone and feel empowered in your own skin. Find a fit that makes YOU feel self assured, bold, and sexy and add it into your drawer ;) DO IT! 

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Black is a great go to, but once you have that in your repertoire I highly suggest adding in some red. It's fiery, bold, confident, and sexy... in my opinion. 

Teddy by Oh La La Cherie

Bra + thong + garter + thigh highs by Cosabella

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2: Thistle

To say Thistle has changed my energy level and confidence is a MASSIVE understatement. I am the worst at eating salads, much less planning a healthy meal. Thistle delivers to my doorstep (on whatever day I specify) and then I just grab and go, or warm them up in a skillet and eat it at home. For someone who hates veggies, you can trust me when I say these meals taste incredible!!!!!  Your gut health is important, and what better way to love on yourself than to give yourself an energy boost and live a cleaner healthier life. Trust me when I say this is a MUST TRY DELIVERY!!!! 

 

Check out Thistle here 

Use Code: CHANTELLE2FREE to get 2 free meals in your 1st order!!!! 

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3: Luxury Beauty Products

Lastly, when your face is glowy, healthy, and beautiful you majorly feel loved by yourself. Here's the products I've been using/rotating weekly :) 

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Dr. Hauschka facial toner

Dr. Hauschka rose day cream

Kate Sommerville exfoliating treatment

Elemis day cream

+ Codage's goodies I highly suggest checking out their "custom-made" option. Do the survey and see what they say your skin needs!

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My Valentine's Day Looks

From Day to Night... 

I've shared exactly what I'll be wearing to work, drinks with my gals, and dinner with my love/fiance this V-Day.

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Valentine's Day isn't just about having a significant other, there are so many different ways to spread some love. Self-love included! This year I decided to really go all out and incorporate something festive into each of my outfit options. I also tried to avoid the typical all-red outfit and chose key pieces that I already had hanging in my wardrobe... with some new additions. Recognize any of these items? That's because most have been shown to you before! So, here's my take on spicing up some items you might already have in your wardrobe with my "must-have" pieces ;)

Look 1: Not your typical pink + red 

Occasion: A festive yet casual outfit to wear all day

Must-have piece: Plaid maxi skirt by Vintage Havana (similar here

Pair it with: A blush bodysuit (similar here), suede bootie (update style here), layered jewelry, and the new Vogue Eyewear!

Photography by  5oclocksunday

Photography by 5oclocksunday

This plaid maxi skirt is by one of my favorite brands, Vintage Havana, I'm obsessed with them and wearing one of their sweatshirts as I type out this post ;p Skirt: I love that it has some red in it, without screaming "V-DAY!"... I've also gotten so much wear out of this skirt, now $30 :D (flannel top same pattern found here). Now let's talk about this top, at this point we should all own a great fitting bodysuit. One that can easily pair well with both jeans and skirts. The bodysuit is the perfectly fitting tee of 2018 (similar less fitted here). If you don't have one immediately go purchase one!!! I have worn this comfortable little baby, by kookai, time and time again and it has yet to fail me.  BRAND NEW VOGUE SUNNIES! I'm in love.  Plus my go to Chinese Laundry mules (similar here), you've seen me wear TONS. Tan booties are a must have, great at leg lengthening ;)

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Look 2: Can't go wrong with leather and lace.

Occasion: Galentine's drinks with my ladies (while maybe looking to flirt a bit, if single ;)

Featured pieces: Red lace bodysuit by GUESS

Paired it with: A fitted leather jacket by DSTLD (IGCP for 10% off!), black cropped jeans, and maroon sandals.

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I originally showcased this lace bodysuit,  and this look's must-have piece, with it's matching skirt in my holiday dressing guide. Honestly, since then I've been dying for an excuse to wear it again. This time around, I dressed it down with my current favorite cropped jeans and a tailored leather jacket, my go to, by DSTLD (use PROMO CODE: IGCP for 10% off). A few layered gold necklaces similar here and here) and a simple maroon heel kept this sexy look from feeling too expected. 

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I have been living in these asymmetrical cropped jeans by AG jeans. They are super flattering and super versatile with just the right amount of edge.  Get a pair here.&nbsp;

I have been living in these asymmetrical cropped jeans by AG jeans. They are super flattering and super versatile with just the right amount of edge. Get a pair here. 

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Look 3: Not so innocent

Occasion: Dinner date with my fiancé

Featured pieces: White lace dress by Saylor

Paired it with: Clare V. clutch (similar metallic here), Chinese Laundry heels, and 8 other reasons necklace

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Whether it's a little black, red or white dress, they all share a common thread: simplicity and major sex appeal. This year I'm getting married and I'm all about the LWD ("Little White Dress"). This white lace dress combined with blush tones eludes innocence on date night, but - because it's still a tight little dress- says otherwise. My first choice for a date night heel is that it always needs to be over 5 inches, 6'5" fiancé haha, which is why I am constantly rockin' this suede heel by Chinese Laundry. I love non-matching matching, a.k.a this pink Clare V. clutch (similar here) with the blush heel (I did a similar color combination on Look 2 with my maroon heels and bright red bodysuit). It ties the outfit together without feeling too matchy-matchy. This delicate necklace by 8 Other Reasons is the perfect layered complement to my favorite plunging necklines. 

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So, I'm sure you are wondering what we are doing for our Valentine's Day date night. Well, this year part of Coulter's Christmas present to me was a trip to Tahoe. I had him postpone it, and now we are making it our V-day getaway! Bringing the little fur babies along and staying at the base of Squaw. So my date night outfit will involve a VERY large coat and some hot chocolate! BUT, I will be with the 3 boys I love most (Coulter, Prosciutto the mini pig, and Smooch). 

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I hope no matter how you plan on spending your Valentine's Day this year that it's a day filled with lots of love -- and a ridiculous amount of sweets of course. If you have a S.O. shower them with love, if you don't shower yourself and your friends with it! Either way, love on yourself a bit this V-day, you deserve some extra love Feb. 14th!

With love

Chantelle, Coulter, Prosciutto and Smooch

OOTD: A boho maxi perfect for Valentine's Day

A bohemian maxi with just a little extra...

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Photos by Nicole of @43rdavephoto.

You all know that I love a great maxi dress...

I live in them!!! So, I was thrilled when I found this maxi dress by Cleobella. It's a great day or night V-day date outfit, and I love the cleverly placed florals ;) Cleobella can do no wrong in my eyes though!!!  ...hence why I paired it with their clutch. Regardless of what you wear this Valentines Day though, I hope you feel sexy and loved!!! 

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The bodice of this dress is so beautifully detailed that I chose not to over accessorize it and simply let the neckline do the work for itself. I paired it with a maroon suede heel by Sam Edelman and this oversized embellished clutch by Cleobella. 

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This outfit was originally posted on one of my favorite blogs, Advice from a Twenty-Something, my super cool girl crush Amanda Holstein's blog. She asked me to be a guest collaborator on her blog once a month (woohoo). If you want to check out our blog post on her site you can read more here. In the meantime, enjoy my shopping guide below with not only these exact items but my higher and lower priced alternatives so you can recreate a similar look that's all your own. 

With love, Chantelle

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OOTD: Graphic tee and pleated skirt

Girl, you better "werk"...

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Photos by  5oclocksunday

Photos by 5oclocksunday

....when your work uniform is jeans and tees, how do you dress it up for the occasional meeting?

I feel really lucky that I usually work from home (if I'm honest, usually in my pjs). BUT, I wanted to find a fun way to jazz up the normal 9-5 casual work outfit! By throwing this skirt in your bag, you can head straight over to date night from work ;) or if you're like me and work from home, it's a great outfit for a more casual meeting. Either way, I'm obsessed with the print of this Cara Loren skirt (similar here)!

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I've been loving midi length skirts this year, and am surprised at how flattering they can be on my 5'5" frame. Of course, a good pair of platforms never hurt to add some height. I paired this Cara Loren pleated animal print skirt (similar here) with my favorite heel of the moment by Chinese Laundry. This rose metallic color has been shockingly versatile in my wardrobe and almost acts as a neutral when paired with the right color combinations. Now let's talk about this tee (also by Cara Loren), I'm not one to take myself too seriously -- as I'm sure you can tell -- which is why I absolutely love this "WERK" graphic tee. What better way to put on your Boss Babe face than by wearing a powerful graphic tee? 

Check out some of my other favorite tees in the shopping guide below.

With love, Chantelle

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OOTD: Twinning in monocrome

Accidentally twinning with my bff!

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Might I add she's pregnant and STILL more fashionable than I am. Ladies (and gents) meet my BFF, Rachel aka 5oclocksunday, and her little baby girl bump! These pictures were taken as we headed out for our afternoon coffee and lunch date. It's normal to eat lunch at 4pm right? Glad I found a friend whose eating habits are as often and sporadic as my own.

Now onto the clothes! Rachel showed up in a pleated black dress from H&M and these white platform sneakers. I have a similar pair -my favorites- from Grates. Meanwhile, I am absolutely loving this flowy white top by I.Am.Gia (similar here). The movement in the arms make me smile and all I kept thinking while wearing this was, "Where's my Beyonce wind at?" I chose to pair it with a high-waisted XIX palms skirt - you may remember the brand from my last post. Finally, I had to throw in my new favorite winter trend: metallic rose gold shoes. These particular mules are from Boohoo and so affordable.  Note: I'm currently screaming #ICan'tEven! I topped the look off with my two most important coffee date accessories: Rach & the bump.

Look 1: Chantelle

Featured piece: Cropped blouse by I.AM.GIA

Paired it with: A high waisted black skirt and metallic mules

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Rachel's Look

Featured pieces: Pleated Dress by H&M

Paired it with: White platform sneakers and oversized plastic headband

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What about you guys? Do you like to twin with your bestie? Comment below and send us photos of you and your best friend's fashionable twin moments.

With love, Chantelle

OOTD: When life gives you lemons.

When life gives you lemons...

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Photos by 5oclocksunday

....throw on a matching floral print and take some pictures.

I've been following the brand XIX palms for a while now - I'm pretty positive it's called Nineteen Palms but don't quote me on that. The lovely founder was one of the first few companies that I started working with in fashion and I've continued to be a fan of her bohemian printed dresses and flattering silhouettes ever since. Somehow, they always make me feel sexy and slim by accentuating all the right places. She has found the perfect point at your waist to make you feel 5 lbs slimmer (not that you need to be at all, you're perfect as is, little lady!). BUT, I feel like I can always down a pizza and still feel fabulously confident... and if that isn't a reason to buy a dress, what is?

Printed wrap dresses are part of my signature look and I try to use various styles of accessories to change the feeling of the outfit from boho, to edgy, chic or dressed up. This time I simply paired this yellow floral print with my rose-colored, velvet Chinese Laundry shoes from Zooshoo. These massive platforms are the first step to getting date night ready with my 6' 5" fiance!

Want this dress, you can find it here. Want more bohemian dress alternatives? Shop similar styles in my shopping guide below. 

With love, Chantelle

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Lemon Print Dress  by Show Me Your Mumu

Lemon Print Dress by Show Me Your Mumu

Two-piece dress by XIX Palms

Two-piece dress by XIX Palms

Striped Wrap Dress by XIX Palms

Striped Wrap Dress by XIX Palms

Worn two ways: Oversized Sweater

Worn two ways: Oversized Striped Sweater by The Knot Sisters

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I've been following The Knot Sisters on Instagram for a while now, and have gotten their incredible clothes from various boutiques in the past. I love the brand's laid back style/aesthetic and the fact that they were founded in Orange County (basically my second home) and that their "casual cool girl" style reflects that. All that being said, when I got invited to their holiday party at their pop-up shop this winter I had to make the trip down to meet the founders in person! I dragged my sisters, Savannah LaBrant, and bestie, Rachel Richardson, with me as well.... OF COURSE! The Knot Sisters owners, Cheryl and Jamie, are incredible boss babes that have been friends for years, might I also throw in that they have amazing personal style themselves. These besties were constantly mistaken as sisters, so when they started their own business and it came time to name it, it only made sense to let people know that they were kNOT SISTERS. 

One of the favorite pieces that I took home was this striped sweater so I decided to show you how to wear it two different ways. 

Look 1: Bundled up and casual

Featured pieces: Oversized striped sweater by Knot Sisters

Paired it with: A pink shearling coat, light denim jeans and bohemian accessories

Photography by  5oclocksunday

Photography by 5oclocksunday

For the first look, I paired the sweater with DSTLD jeans, Nena & Co purse, Artemis sliders, and a shearling Guess Jacket. 

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Look 2: Unexpectedly dressed down with a sneaker.

Featured pieces: Oversized striped sweater by Knot Sisters

Paired it with: Printed knot sisters skirt, a Motif necklace, and custom sneakers by Shoes of Prey.

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This second look is my slightly dressy, yet still casual, alternative. I loved pairing the sweater with a midi skirt, and dressing it down even more with a sneaker (similar item here). I have genuinely LIVED in this sweater since I got back to cold SF after my Hawaiian getaway. It's a go to piece for me currently, and I'm obessed with how cozy it is and how easy it is to style. 

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What do you guys think? Which look better suits your style? Let me know your favorites in the comments below. 

With love, Chantelle

OOTD: Effortless Vacation Style in Hawaii
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As you can probably tell from my Instagram feed, I've been traveling non-stop for the last month. First we went to Costa Rica, then to Orange County to celebrate the holidays and on to Hawaii to bring in the New Year. It's been an amazing break and a great adventure but now I'm headed back home to San Francisco and couldn't be more excited for everything that's to come in 2018. Luckily, most of my travel time was spent in tropical destinations so packing for a month straight was fairly easy. The trick to my vacation style success? Effortless dresses that are breezy, flattering and can be easily translated from beach days to dinner nights. This coral dress from The Knot Sisters is, by far, one of my favorites that I brought along. I've included a full list of my breezy dress favorites for you. If you want the exact dress I lived in this last month shown above, you can find it here.  Note: It's currently on sale! I absolutely love this brand's effortless Southern California style and the way they style their pieces is always perfectly on point. Don't believe me, just look at the photos below. 

With love, Chantelle

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More from the Knot Sisters

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All photos via www.knotsisters.com

 

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OOTD: Casual coffee date with a statement-making handbag
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Photography by my bestie,&nbsp; Rachel Brooks &nbsp;.

Photography by my bestie, Rachel Brooks .

You guys already know how much I love my coffee, and because it's a daily ritual of mine I tend to go on a lot of coffee dates. These photos were taken by Rachel from 5 o'clock Sunday, aka my bestie behind the camera most days. We were on our way to As Quoted, one of our favorite local coffee shops in Pacific Heights. You can catch me there devouring a sweet Maca toast at least 1 to 2 days a week so come say hello!

And I'll be honest, I'm usually running a bit behind when Rachel picks me up so anything easy, casual and comfy is my go-to. This outfit in particular is from my "Auntie's" shop. Honestly, there are times when a girl just does not want to squeeze herself into tight leggings and a crop top. That is why I was so drawn to this knit poncho and slouchy pant look.

I was worried that these earthy neutrals wouldn't feel feminine enough on me so I added an unexpected pop of baby pink. And that pink bag that you are drooling over right now? It's the Blake Collection from Teddy Blake and carries just about anything you can think of. The reason I love this brand is because the quality is really high while the price is shockingly less expensive than those high end designer bags. When I compare it to some of my luxury handbags I truly can't tell which is higher end. I suppose that's the key to great design, right? I also always try to buy bags in statement colors - like pink or blue - because it's an easy way to add interest to an otherwise neutral outfit but don't worry, this bag also comes in basic black.  

Oh and those shoes? Greats brand again, I wasn't kidding when I told you they were my new obsession. 

With love, Chantelle


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Holiday Party Looks: Christmas & New Year's Eve

What I'm wearing this holiday season!

Party dresses are one of the most exciting parts of the holiday season. Each year, I look forward to having more than one excuse to pull out the heels and get dressed up. This year, I loved my outfit choices so much that I decided to share them with you on a special Holiday Dress-Up post. I've also included some alternative options for each look that almost made the cut. 


Holiday Party with Friends

All photography by Rachel Brooks of 5 o'clock Sunday

All photography by Rachel Brooks of 5 o'clock Sunday

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Rock the red

it's the color of the season for a reason ladies. 

I mean, this outfit speaks for itself. The minute I saw it on the rack I knew I had to have it. There is a subtle hint of sexy with the lace bodysuit but it's surprisingly modest when you put it on. I couldn't wait to find a party to wear this little number to. When I saw the red leather jacket to go with it, I was absolutely ecstatic! I paired it with my favorite gold Gorjiana earrings, a simple gold Motif necklace, and my go-to nude Ego stilettos to elongate my short little legs with such a long skirt. Scared of an all red Christmas outfit? Don't be! Nothing is more festive and this is the one time of year that red actually helps you blend in rather than stand out. This is the perfect statement-making look for a holiday party with friends.

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New Year's Eve on Vacation

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I’ll be in Hawaii this year for New Years, so I needed something festive but comfortable and not too warm. This dress had all the pizazzyou want when ringing in the New Year. It is also the perfect shape for an event with my in laws (who I will be traveling with). You don't need to add much to make this outfit complete, which is exactly why it was perfect. Add some beachy waves, some fuzzy Ego shoes, a slew of layered necklaces and let those stars do the talking for you. Oh, and I can't forget my favorite Auguste clutch.

Hint: If you are spending your holiday somewhere a bit colder, add a giant fur coat and some sky high booties for an equally perfect pairing. 

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Effortless but beaded

didn't think there was such a thing? Meet this simple beaded slip dress. 

Shown in this look:

 

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Holiday Party with Family

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Hanger appeal vs. Real Life

this dress is exactly why you try things on. It's so flattering!

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This dress’ hanger appeal vs. real life appeal was insanely different. I loved it when I saw it but I cannot express how much more I fell in love with it once I put it on. The shape of it, the cut, the neckline - oh my goodness. The waist line hits at the perfect place at my natural waist. A perfectly placed waistline is the key to making you look as trim as possible, and the slit elongates your legs in the best way! I wanted to down play the sparkles making it a bit more subdued. To achieve this look, I added a chunky Gorijana necklace, and my red-hued Auguste clutch.

Plus, I added my favorite part, the velvet mules I designed myself from Shoes of Prey. This company is makes shopping much more fun with anyone with an itch to create that shoe you've been dreaming of but just can't seem to find anywhere. First, you choose a type of shoe and then pick whatever color/colors you’d like it to be. It’s so fun, and they are insanely comfortable and unique shoes. 

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Drinks with Friends

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This two piece set from Show me Your Mumu is the perfect slightly casual holiday dress. Mumu is one of my favorite brands and they have expanded their style soooo much in the last year. This crop top also has shorts to go with it, if you prefer. I threw on stilettos by ego to dress it up, but my go to probably would have been some open toes booties, depending on the occasion of course! My star necklace from
Gorjiana is a new fav. So simple and gorgeous. I clearly have a crush on that brand as well ;)  

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Happy Holidays!

Kisses, Chantelle

My OOTD: Pretty in Plaid for under $50

What I wore for a mid-week coffee date... a budget friendly OOTD for under $50.  

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I received so much positive feedback from my last under $100 outfit-of-the-day post that I decided to highlight more of my budget friendly looks with you here on the blog. This was one of my favorite outfits I put together from Zaful this season. If you haven't visited their website head on over today as you can find so many cute deals on clothes that are trending right now. This plaid skirt has made it's way through my weekly rotation far more than I initially expected and is great for everything from date night to coffee dates. I especially loved pairing it with this striped blouse for a modern mixed print look and another styling alternative to the plaid trend I mentioned last week

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Plaid Skirt from Zaful $15.99

Striped Shirt from Zaful $15.17

 Total: $31.16 + 10% OFF Zaful if you use my code: FASHION ... Happy shopping!

Still want more? Shop alternative products...

With love, Chantelle

My OOTD: Under $100

What I wore for Friendsgiving... a budget friendly OOTD. You can thank me later, and ice-cream is appreciated. 

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White Zaful Sweater
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Can you believe this OOTD is under $100?

Why else would I be smiling?

So I'm never one to shy away from paying for that one perfect piece that I know I'll love forever, but I will say that I much prefer adorable fashion finds that don't cost an arm and a leg. I especially love this when trying out trends that come and go quickly like these fringed denim pants. I still find it hard to believe that this whole entire outfit can be purchased for under $100 total and look this luxe on. Just to be sure, I put it through the hardest test I could find... Friendsgiving with some of my most stylish friends. I have to be honest with you, there were more than a few "where did you get that" comments. 

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Cropped and Fringed Denim Pants $21.34

Embroidered Booties $33.99

Cropped White Sweater $27.99

Fringe Earrings $3.41

+ 10% discount when you use my code! 

Code: FASHION

 Total: $78.05 ...Happy shopping!

With love, Chantelle

OOTD: Embroidered Jeans
Photography by Nathan Martell

Photography by Nathan Martell

Embroidered Jeans Look 2
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I'm obsessed with these embroidered jeans from Shop Resurrection. There are comfortable and add something a little extra to my everyday denim look. I wore this outfit while shooting with Bedstu in Los Angeles and it was the perfect California fall look. Shop alternatives to these pieces above or check this out for another way to style your embroidered denim jeans. 

With love, Chantelle

Worn two ways: Dressy Tank

Worn two ways: Dressy Tank

Look 1: Girl's Night Out

Featured pieces: Dressy Tank

Paired it with: Velvet Suit

Photography by Breana Taylor of  Brilliantly Bre

Photography by Breana Taylor of Brilliantly Bre

I'm all about finding versatile pieces that can be dressed up or down. That's why this sea foam mesh tank top was so appealing to me. Here I've shown two ways to wear it and transition this top from day to night. 

Velvet Jumpsuit Look 1

For the first look, I paired it with this amazing pink velvet suit from Shop Resurrection. If you are worried about what to wear underneath note that I wore a matching skin tone bralette that practically disappeared under this layered look. This outfit is perfect for a night out with the girls or a funky art show opening. This is something I'd usually wear if I wanted to be a bit more adventurous yet still keep the outfit more playful than sexy. 

Velvet Suit Detail Shot 1
Velvet Suit Detail Shot 2

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LooK 2: Girl's Night Out

Featured pieces: Dressy Tank

Paired it with: White Crop Top and Embroidered Denim

Embroidered Jeans

This second look is my casual alternative. I took a note from the 90s here by layering this top with a cropped white tee. As an added benefit it gave me a bit more coverage. Lately, I've had a thing for this embroidered denim trend and it added an unexpected twist to a dressier top. These Two Bandits earrings add a bit of art school credibility to any denim ensemble. This is such an eclectic outfit that I figured adding a punch of color with my new Zaful shoes was only fitting. Use CODE: FASHION for a discount + free shipping on these amazing fringed heels.  

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Look 2 Embroidered Jeans Detail

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Alright, I know you were all checking out this amazing birthday cake latte more than my outfit so go stop by Home in the Outer Sunset to taste all their colorful creations. Also, check this out for alternative looks with these embroidered jeans? 

With love, Chantelle