Tag Archives: #shopping

THE LOOK FOR LESS: CHANEL

When we’re yearning for Chanel but encountering the reality of steep prices, we might be tempted to try some awesome alternatives.  We’re not advocating for knock-offs or replicas but for affordable luxuries that achieve polish and panache. Here are some classy options without cashing-in our retirement savings.

CHANEL WATCH

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Chanel Premiere Watch $895

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Joan Rivers Parisian Watch, $39.99 

CHANEL BLACK QUILTED BAG

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Chanel Matelasse Bag, $2500

Unbranded_Patent_Shoulder_Bag_$132_at_DHGate

Unbranded Black Quilted Bag, $132

CHANEL BLAZER

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Chanel Double-Breasted Blazer, $1948

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Unbranded Double-Breasted Dress, $15.38

CHANEL CAP-TOE FLATS 

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Chanel Cap-Toe Flats for $395

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Ann Taylor’s Quilted Leather Ballet Flats for $88

CHANEL GOLD PLATED EARRINGS

Chanel_Medallion_Earrings_@therealreal_for_$225

Chanel Medallion Earrings, $225

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Unbranded Medallion Earrings, $18

DISCLAIMER:  This blog post is not monetized nor does it contain affiliate links.  The links are simply provided as a courtesy.  No free products or gifts were received in exchange for mentioning the foregoing items.

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Get Glam with These 6 Girly NFL Game-Day Outfits

The NFL season officially starts this week and while it’s still warm outside we have a chance to dress with panache before we pile on the parkas.  Not only am I checking out the shops but also creating cute combinations for each of the 32 NFL teams. Here are six outfits with more to come as the season progresses.

PITTSBURGH STEELERS.

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Photo:  @itgirlwants on Polyvore

NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS.

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Photo:  @itgirlwants on Polyvore

NEW ORLEANS SAINTS.

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Photo:  @itgirlwants on Polyvore.

ARIZONA CARDINALS.

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Photo:  @itgirlwants on Polyvore.

BALTIMORE RAVENS.

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Photo:  @itgirlwants on Polyvore.

DENVER BRONCOS.

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Photo:  @itgirlwants on Polyvore.

15 Outfit Ideas to Kick-Start Your Autumn Transition

Transitioning from summer to fall can be downright challenging.  There’s the closet reorganization, the flood of magazine looks, the stores with overcrowded shelves…where to start?  Not only does the weather vacillate but also interior thermostats seem governed by aliens.

Here are some transitional outfits to spark your creativity and spur your motivation.

SOMETIMES BARBIE HAS THE BEST IDEAS.

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ANNE KLEIN..

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Photo via VoguePatterns

JEANS WITH POPS OF ORANGE..

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Photo via @Stella&Dot.

DIOR & HERMES.

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Photo via @BostonCommon

STYLIST @helenevlacho on POLYVORE.

New contest by Shein/Sheinside

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SOFT PINK MAKES A STRONG COMEBACK.

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Photo via @TangerOutlets.

FALL FLORALS with STYLIST @mcheffer on POLYVORE.

Work It Girl!

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SUPER SLIMMING with CHIC RED AND WHITE COLOR BLOCKS.

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Photo via @Bloomingdales.

BROWN + BROWN with IVORY.

Fall Browns For the Office

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Photo via @brendariley-1 on Polyvore.

DKNY.

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Photo via VoguePatterns.

WHITE ON WHITE LAYERS.

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Photo via Neiman Marcus.

LAYERED NEUTRALS.

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Photo via @fashiondiary on Instagram.

USING LINES OF A CAPE TO CREATE A SUPER-SLIM SILHOUETTE.

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Photo via Stella&Dot.

SIMPLE BLACK AND WHITE with a BOLD NECKLACE.

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Photo via VoguePatterns.

BARBIE DOES IT AGAIN with NEUTRALS & A BRIGHT PRINT.

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Photo via Mattel.com