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Happy October friends!  This officially marks the beginning of the busiest few months of the year for us.  This week Austin’s Daddy has been on a business trip so it’s just been me and munchkin at home these days, SO glad he is coming back tomorrow though!  This month we have a work conference, are attending a friend’s wedding, are doing a little traveling to visit family and it’s the last official month before I turn 30!  I’ve been wanting to do something fun/crazy/special leading up to my 30th, or after I turn 30 but I’ve been to busy to plan it out.  I was thinking of doing like 30 random acts of kindness before I turn 30 or maybe on the day I turn 30 or maybe facing 30 of my fears or doing 30 random things out of the ordinary, haha.  Anyone have any fun ideas?  And then obviously the rest of the year is busy with holidays coming up and Austin’s 2nd birthday too!



This gorgeous Ella Necklace was a piece that I got from Faire Collection.  In 2008, Andean Collection (now Faire Collection) was founded to bring sustainable change to impoverished communities in South America.  The inspiration for collection first took root when Founder and CEO, Amanda Judge, was conducting field research for a Masters’ thesis on poverty reduction strategies in rural South America.  After analyzing the different streams of household income in the rural communities, Amanda concluded that the biggest opportunity for sustainable economic growth was in handcrafted jewelry.  I love that purchasing a piece of jewelry can have great social impact on a community.  If you haven’t heard of Faire Collection before, their new collection of items is worth a glance, I promise you!





Because I have been crazy busy at work these days as well, I just wanted to share one of the more business-y outfits that I wore the other day.  It’s fun getting dressed up for work, even though we are allowed to wear jeans everyday anyways.   I’ve been on the hunt for quite some time for a great pair of tuxedo pants, and of course the perfect pair for me were found at Target!  That store takes my money like nobody’s business.  ;)  So happy that they didn’t break the bank~!  Do you own a pair of tuxedo/colorblock pants?

Outfit Details

Top: Anthropologie
Blazer: Zara
Pants: Target
Shoes: Christian Louboutin
Bag: Clare Vivier
Necklace c/o Faire Collection
Bracelet: Forever 21

Shop more Tuxedo Pants below:

32 Comments ( Reply )

  1. Karly Kim
    Oct 01, 2013 @ 9:54 pm

    I adore this outfit!! And you :)

  2. Carly
    Oct 01, 2013 @ 10:44 pm

    Those pants are AWESOME!!!

  3. Josephine Choo
    Oct 02, 2013 @ 12:01 am

    wow..love the blazer a lot! the color red is so sharp and so professional.

    xo josephine

  4. Jennifer
    Oct 02, 2013 @ 12:16 am

    Looking sassy, miss!

    xo Jennifer


  5. kelsey
    Oct 02, 2013 @ 12:27 am

    you look fab! digging that necklace
    kw ladies in navy

  6. Nina
    Oct 02, 2013 @ 5:34 am

    I’m loving the tuxedo pant look! The stripe on the side makes your legs look fab!
    I’m also facing 30 this year – eep!
    Not sure what I’m going to do yet either, can’t wait to see what you plan!

    xo, Nina

  7. Lauren
    Oct 02, 2013 @ 7:30 am

    These pants are fabulous! I recently saw them at my local Target and I’m kicking myself for not trying them on!

  8. Krysten
    Oct 02, 2013 @ 8:21 am

    LOVE that blazer!

  9. Brooke
    Oct 02, 2013 @ 9:40 am

    Love these pants girl!! You styled them perfectly. I think you should go for the 30 random acts of kindness. It will do good and make you feel good. I would love for you to share them if you decide to do it!!

    xo Brooke | honestly, b.

  10. Niki
    Oct 02, 2013 @ 9:46 am

    This outfit is gorgeous!!! Love those tuxedo pants! And the red!

  11. Always Maylee
    Oct 02, 2013 @ 10:08 am

    Such a classic red, white, and black combo. Love those pants!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

  12. Dhruvi
    Oct 02, 2013 @ 11:49 am

    OMG this outfit is trés fab! Absolutely love it! Found you via Shanna’s linkup!

    Stilettos & Sequins
    Phillip Lim x Target Giveaway

  13. Susan
    Oct 02, 2013 @ 12:11 pm

    Loving this entire look! Just gorgeous.
    And if I were you, I would wear red every day. Seriously pretty on you. xo

  14. Mo
    Oct 02, 2013 @ 3:57 pm

    Loving these pants! Looks great with the red blazer. :-)

  15. Sarah
    Oct 02, 2013 @ 6:14 pm

    I love how that blazer brightens up your face!

  16. Kimberlee
    Oct 02, 2013 @ 8:37 pm

    Love the black & white combo with a pop of red! Very classic. I have a pair of similar pants but from Macys :) Thanks for giving me some ideas on how to wear them ;)

    P.S. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

  17. Krista
    Oct 02, 2013 @ 8:57 pm

    Love this outfit-those pants are killer!

    xx Krista

  18. Dancing Branflake
    Oct 03, 2013 @ 6:56 am

    Dang girl! You are looking GOOOD!!!!!

  19. Lulu
    Oct 03, 2013 @ 7:26 am

    You look beautiful! I just have to tell you too that I saw your outfit on Agi’s blog and I totally almost put the same thing together! :) Great minds I tell ya!

    xo Lulu

  20. Willfully Elegant
    Oct 03, 2013 @ 8:14 am

    You have absolutely rocked this outfit!! I was counting the number of times you mentioned “30″ and was fearful may be it would count to 30..heh phew. Well, if you want to do something fun crazy leading up to your bday, I woudl say, do something outside your characteristics, may be wear some accessories you would never, or simple at random people on road, or have record your son’s expression everyday morning till your bday and then make it a keep sake? :) I am just throwing ideas..Have a fab day!

  21. Glenda
    Oct 03, 2013 @ 9:59 am

    The pop of leopard takes the outfit to an entirely different level. Nice!

  22. Darcy
    Oct 03, 2013 @ 10:28 am

    Red looks absolutely fabulous on you!! Love the clutch, too!


  23. Vodka Infused Lemonade
    Oct 03, 2013 @ 11:56 am

    Absolutely stunning outfit. I have a pair of tuxedo pants but the colours are reversed. White stripe on black pants. Gorgeous. Thank you for linking up. See you next Thursday.



  24. Daisy // & Pretty Things
    Oct 03, 2013 @ 12:07 pm

    lovee this look! the leopard clutch makes it that much better :) x

    & Pretty Things

  25. Bree
    Oct 03, 2013 @ 12:15 pm

    Gorgeous outfit! Love the fabulous two-tone pants with the bright red blazer & the pop of leopard print! Very chic!

  26. Sofia
    Oct 03, 2013 @ 12:32 pm

    LOVE the way you styled this look.



  27. nancy @ adore to adorn
    Oct 03, 2013 @ 6:36 pm

    hot lady in red!! Love this look!

  28. Trina
    Oct 03, 2013 @ 10:03 pm

    Love this look! I’m totally going to try it myself!


  29. Janise
    Oct 04, 2013 @ 1:58 am

    I love this outfit, especially the red blazer! Thank you for linking up with tres-chic fashion Thursday.


  30. Shanna Schneider
    Oct 04, 2013 @ 1:14 pm

    Hello, hotness!! This looks scream sexy edge!! Love every inch!

  31. Kimbercrafts
    Oct 10, 2013 @ 8:21 pm

    I am obsessed with this outfit! Red, black, and white is one of my most worn color combinations, and I love how those colorblocked pants take it up a notch. Love it!

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