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Blouse: Merona | Jewels on Blouse: DIY from this event | Skirt: Macy’s | Shoes: Chanel | Bracelet: c/o Mimi’s Boutique

This outfit makes me feel fancy.  Like bring on the holiday parties fancy.  If you read my post from yesterday, this was the top that I DIYed embellished at our Kansas City Blogger Meetup!  I added some details to the collar which make this shirt great for wearing alone and underneath a sweater.  I actually bought this sequined skirt last year and hadn’t worn it until now (so I’m meeting my goal of wearing things with tags), since sequins are just perfect for wearing around the holidays!  The matchy matchy is proud to say that the little triangle detail from the embellishments on my collar match the triangles on the buttons of my red bracelet as well as the bottom jewel in the embellishment being red which matches with the bracelet as well, see I can’t get away from it.  And lastly, I just wanted to introduce you to my new shoes, my new Chanel bow pumps.  These are my first pair of Chanel shoes and now all I can think about are getting more pairs of designer shoes, uh oh.  ;)

Also, before I go just wanted to share a few things you may be interested in reading/joining/doing over your weekend.

1) Looking for some Christmas tunes to download?  Read Much Love, Illy’s With A Little Help From My Friend’s post to see what my favorite album is along with some other blogger faves!

2) Are you all about fashion challenges and receiving style inspiration to your inbox weekly?  I’ve recently signed on to be a co-host of the Copy Cat Closet challenge hosted by Ma Nouvelle Mode or The Grant Life.  Basically each Thursday you will receive an email to your inbox with a style challenge and some tips on how to rock the challenge.  Then on the following Wednesday, you post an outfit with it and join the linky party!  Last week’s challenge was colored tights!  If you’re interested in signing up, feel free to leave your email here in the box below and hit Subscribe!  My challenge will go out to everyone next Thursday!



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44 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Natalia
    Nov 29, 2012 @ 7:02 pm

    can’t wait to have you!

  2. Sharon Lei
    Nov 29, 2012 @ 8:15 pm

    OH MY GOSH! Sandy, I freakin love those heels!! They’re so pretty! And I’m also in love with your skirt. What brand is it from Macy’s? I MUST have one.

    xx Love & Aloha

  3. Miss Emily K
    Nov 29, 2012 @ 8:35 pm

    really cute outfit!! can you please email me the name of the girl who did your blog design? Thanks!

  4. Shannon
    Nov 29, 2012 @ 8:55 pm

    Your shoes are AMAZING!!! Ahhh… Chanel is my favorite. And I love your blouse. The detail on the collar is so pretty.

  5. thehautecookie
    Nov 29, 2012 @ 9:13 pm

    such a cute outfit, you always look so pretty! xO!

  6. Jennifer
    Nov 29, 2012 @ 9:37 pm

    Love this combo!

    xo Jennifer


  7. Sonia
    Nov 29, 2012 @ 9:59 pm

    That’s so awesome, I was thinking “I wonder if those gems where DIY’ed on” lol and then read your post! Love the shirt and the collar detailing, so beautiful!


  8. Just Another Shopaholic
    Nov 29, 2012 @ 11:18 pm

    I LOVE the skirt!!!

  9. Tender Allure
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 1:27 am

    I love this outfit! I am obsessed with cobalt blue, and I think sequin skirts are so amazing for this time of year.


    P.S. Check out my blog for a lovely chevron envelope clutch giveaway!

  10. Will @ Bright.Bazaar
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 3:08 am

    OK, so that sequin skirt is totally cute and festive – love it! :) x

  11. Mira
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 3:58 am

    Lovely and classy look. Adore the pretty skirt <3


  12. Bethany
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 8:07 am

    Oh my word… I love those shoes. They are so Blair Waldorf – in a good way! AAAAH! :D You’re so sweet – I am thankful I met you this year too, Sandy lady. <3

  13. Always Maylee
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 8:33 am

    You look beautiful! Love the sparkly skirt and the DIY bejeweled collar is awesome!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  14. Ms. Megan
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 9:04 am

    I love the little embellishments on your collar!

  15. Shea Sayers
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 9:49 am

    I love the Chanel shoes Sandy, they’re gorgeous! And your DIY blouse turned out great–I didn’t get a chance to see it when I was at Madewell!

  16. Felissa (Two Little Cavaliers)
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 11:00 am

    Love your shoes and your bracelet. Going to check out the challenge now. Thanks for telling us about it.

  17. Suburban Style Challenge
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 11:47 am

    I love everything about this outfit, but especially those collar tips and that skirt! I need a sequin pencil skirt… I have a sequin skirt and sequin shorts, but I can never seen to get the skirt to work for me and can’t wear the shorts to work :( This outfit would be perfect for the office though!

  18. bre dale
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 12:14 pm

    I am in love with your outfit, so luxe and fresh at the same time! Totally signing up for this challengE!

  19. Jennifer
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 12:31 pm

    Loving the skirt! I’m all about sequins.

  20. Teresha
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 12:45 pm

    That skirt is just wow! I want to own a pair of Chanel pumps when I grow up.

  21. Sarah BB @ East9thStreet
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 12:51 pm

    Love the shoes! I’ve been wanting a sequin skirt for some time and now know how to wear it!

  22. Roni
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 1:35 pm

    love your outfit!

  23. Jenna Wood
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 1:49 pm

    You know, the pop of red from that belt really tips this over the edge, gorgeous outfit again!

  24. Mina Slater
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 1:49 pm

    I love that skirt! I’ve been a bit intimidated by sequins skirts for some reason but this tempts me to give it a try! I love DIY projects, so wish there was a meetup like that close by me. Your top turned out so cute.

  25. Kristina
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 1:54 pm

    Beautiful as always!! Love the embellishment and your new Chanel pumps are gorgeous! Happy you decided to keep em :)

  26. Lena - @elenka29
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 3:25 pm

    Love love love – everything is so awesome looking. And the shoes… I feel like I can walk many miles in these

  27. Krysten
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 3:38 pm

    Well you look fancy! Love your skirt!

  28. Kacie's Kloset
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 6:20 pm

    I love this outfit! You’ve got great style!


  29. mel
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 7:29 pm

    The outfit is beautiful! You look fantastic!!!

  30. Ellen Christian
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 7:55 pm

    Love that outfit. Very cute!

  31. Lisa
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 8:39 pm

    I LOVE your little collar embellishments. Very eye catching! Great paired with sequin skirt and new Chanel pumps. Wait, you’re wearing black and blue, prolly something you wouldn’t have worn if not for blogging huh? You are awesome! Fun fashion!

  32. Cassie
    Nov 30, 2012 @ 11:28 pm

    Oh my gosh I love your blog!!! I am your newest follower for sure! Glad you like the onesies too :)

  33. Lauren
    Dec 01, 2012 @ 8:47 am

    Gorgeous outfit, love the shoes!!


  34. Nina
    Dec 01, 2012 @ 2:15 pm

    those shoes.. i’m dying here!

  35. Jupe
    Dec 01, 2012 @ 4:36 pm

    It does look very ladylike…I love the blue/black together, but most of all love the details. Those little gems and studs at the collar tips are soooooo chic and darling!

    <3 Cambria

    Check out my GIVEAWAY!!!!!!

  36. Franziska
    Dec 01, 2012 @ 4:52 pm

    I’m so incredibly jealous of those shoes! I started a savings account on my birthday so that for my 30th in 5 years, I get to walk into Chanel and buy a bag outright. I’m already excited.

  37. Kirstin Marie
    Dec 01, 2012 @ 10:43 pm

    Lady, you look fancy!! This outfit is so pretty, and you look beautiful!!

  38. Kathleen
    Dec 02, 2012 @ 12:20 am

    Wow I love what you did with this top! It looks like you bought it that way! I agree, you look so fancy and you are totally ready for the holidays! That sparkle skirt is my favorite!

  39. Dress Like A Celeb
    Dec 02, 2012 @ 6:43 am

    I love your sequin skirt ! I want one too !! Your Chanel shoes are amazing ! Classy !!


  40. sheree@itsnotthatdeep
    Dec 02, 2012 @ 8:13 am

    That skirt is fantastic! I need a pair of sequined pants for sure!
    sheree xxx

  41. Marionberry Style
    Dec 02, 2012 @ 2:14 pm

    Kinda obsessed with those heels Sandy! They are so classic + girly without being in-your-face. Gotta love Chanel :)
    Hope you’re enjoying your weekend friend!
    xo – Marion

  42. alyson
    Dec 02, 2012 @ 7:48 pm

    obsessed with every ounce of this outfit on you, sandy. so pretty and cool! and, a little belated but ADORE your new blog design… looks REALLY good!! xo

  43. susansmith
    Dec 03, 2012 @ 1:16 am

    You are so beautiful.Like it .
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  44. Marisa
    Dec 10, 2012 @ 8:10 pm

    Oh my, you got your first Chanel and they’re beautiful pumps! Lucky you! Good luck with the designer shoe addiction, once it starts it doesn’t stop ;)


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