Monday, March 27, 2017

Leather and Leopard

leopard button up, black sweater, black leather pants, black heels, black quilted leather tote
Top-J.Crew via thredUP (savesplurge) | Pants-J.Crew c/o thredUP (savesplurge) | Sweater-J.Crew via Goodwill (savesplurge) | Heels-DSW (savesplurge) | Bag-c/o Greg Michaels (savesplurge



leopard button up, black sweater, black leather pants, black heels, black quilted leather tote

leopard button up, black sweater, black leather pants, black heels, black quilted leather tote

leopard button up, black sweater, black leather pants, black heels, black quilted leather tote

leopard button up, black sweater, black leather pants, black heels, black quilted leather tote

leopard button up, black sweater, black leather pants, black heels, black quilted leather tote
Top-J.Crew via thredUP (save, splurge) | Pants-J.Crew c/o thredUP (save, splurge) | Sweater-J.Crew via Goodwill (savesplurge) | Heels-DSW (save, splurge) | Bag-c/o Greg Michaels (save, splurge

First of all, these photos were taken a couple weeks ago. We don't actually have snow anymore, but I am trying to clear out a few of my outfits that still have snow in them from my archives!

This sweater is one that I picked up a few years ago. A classic black sweater can be worn in multitude of ways. It's great alone, layered over a button up, or underneath a vest or blazer. But it's often not very special or interesting. Finding those elevated basics is wonderful. To be able to find a classic piece that has enough detail to catch the eye while keeping its versatility can be difficult. I ended up heading to the craft store and sewing the the jewels on to add the extra something to it. After about $15 and 1 hour of my time (DIY here), I had a piece that would have taken me much longer to find and one that I have worn so many times on and off the blog! I have worn it with a plaid skirtleather pants for date night, green pants, and a floral skirt.

Have you ever tried to elevate a wardrobe basic piece on your own?

I also have some exciting news to share! SheIn is sending 2 lucky persons to Coachella - including airfare and hotel! The winners will also receive makeovers by some of hottest influencers for the entire weekend! Everyone who live in US 18 years of age or older can take part in this big giveaway.
You can find more detail here:

Here are some important rules:
1) Download the SheIn App & create an account
2) Follow SheIn on Instagram & Facebook @sheinofficial
3) Like their post and leave your "SheIn user name" in the comments on instagram or facebook
4) Repost their "Ultimate Coachella" post with #sheincoachella, tag both @sheinofficial and one friend you will take to Coachella. (very important)

The Winner will be randomly selected from everyone who has completed all 4 steps. The prize package includes 2 Coachella General Admissions wristbands, airfare for 2 and 2 nights accommodations. The Winner will be announced during SHEIN LIVE on 3/30 at 6PM PDT. So make sure you download the SHEIN APP and tune in.
 Good luck! 

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15 comments:

  1. You looks amazing in this shooting dear!! I like your pants!
    xx
    Mónica Sors
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  2. IT was a clever idea to add the jewels to the top as the embellishment is lovely! :) I really like your layering here too with the leopard print shirt peeking out :)

    Hope you have had a wonderful weekend :)

    Away From The Blue Blog

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  3. Ha, I'm glad you clarified about the snow! This outfit is ultra-chic! I love how you took an all-black look and added just a few subtle details (like the leopard pop) for extra interest!
    Gina || On the Daily Express

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  4. I'm such a sucker for DIY projects--and this one turned out great Laura!!
    jodie
    www.jtouchofstyle.com

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  5. You are so crafty! I love what you did to this simple sweater. Layering it over the cheetah button down is perfect. You seriously make me need that button down.
    Thank you so much for linking up this week! You're the best.
    --Roxanne
    http://glassofglam.com

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  6. The embellishment of the sweater are lovely, great DIY idea! Xx

    www.thefashionfolks.com

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  7. Laura this is one of my faves of yours, you look so sharp. Beautiful.

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  8. At first I was like snow in March??? Hah but I've totally done the same thing too! I love your whole look and the little pops of leopard!

    http://www.mylittlenest.org

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  9. I don't own leather pants but I love how chic and professional you made yours look! The leopard print looks edgy and fabulous with the leather! Love this look from head-to-toe! Thanks for sharing with us at On Mondays We Link-Up!

    Sarah
    Trendy & Tidy

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  10. This is a great combination! I'm always looking for ways to dress professionally but chic and this is a great example of doing just that! Love it!
    -Virginia
    www.moretomrse.com

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  11. I love, love, love this look! I am going to pin it. I really like the fit of your leather leggings/pants! So perfect! And this mix of leopard and leather, so perfect!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

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  12. Ugh I love the pants ! So rockstar - the whole look is so fabulous

    Life is just Rosie
    Instagram

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  13. such a great outfit laura!!! love the pop of the leopard print

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  14. You look so cool in this outfit! I don't know if I could pull this off but you totally can!

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