A Faux-Fur First

A Faux-Fur First

  The arrival of December brought cold, cloudy, and rainy days to the D.C. area. The day I had these photos taken, daylight had almost disappeared by 4 o’clock. I had been eating ice-cream at a shop (as an ice-cream lover, cold weather doesn’t stop me from enjoying a cone), and before I came out to […]

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Wrapped in Fleece

Wrapped in Fleece

Today’s board features pieces that caught my attention while looking at different websites in search of fabulous deals. Since it’s getting colder by the day, I put together a cozy outfit I could wear during the weekends and on dates with my husband or friends. Isn’t the fleece jacket cute? When it gets really cold, I […]

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The Ruffle Effect

The Ruffle Effect

  Good morning and happy Monday! I hope you had a fantastic weekend! I had four relaxing days during which I enjoyed the company of my family while watching movies and eating our favorite treats. I also took advantage of Black Friday by picking up a pair of beige suede booties (like the ones I’m wearing […]

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Gentle Autumn Pastels

Gentle Autumn Pastels

  Late November features some of the most interesting changes of the autumn season. Day by day, the vibrant colors of October begin to soften almost imperceptibly. That’s why pastels, which some only consider wearing in the spring, perfectly complement the slow approach of winter. Pastels such as light purple wonderfully harmonize with the delicate, gently […]

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A Welcome to the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

A Welcome to the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

  This week I’ve started to become very excited about Christmas. I love Christmas songs (especially those with a happy tune), Christmas movies (I always watch at least these three: “It’s a Wonderful Life”, “Elf”, and “A Christmas Carol”),  Christmas cookies as well as panettone (with a a glass of cold milk, of course), and the excitement […]

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An Essential Holiday Hue

An Essential Holiday Hue

The holidays are approaching so fast that I’m starting to look for some pieces in bright red, my favorite color for this time of the year. I usually wear only tops and sweaters in this color; lately, I’ve been searching for a red dress but have not been lucky enough to find one that measures up. […]

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A Burgundy Tryout

A Burgundy Tryout

  Before this fall, I’ve never owned any burgundy pieces. I have recently come to cherish this shade and have been trying to create different color combinations with it. Today’s post features a burgundy-gray outfit I wore last weekend while running errands. I wore burgundy flats for comfort while walking from one place to the next (supermarkets, dry-cleaner, etc.); later, I […]

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The Mighty Miniature

The Mighty Miniature

 The mini-handbag trend is one of my favorites at this moment! I know, we can’t carry anything but our essentials (i.e. cellphones, keys, and lipstick) in them, but they add a stylish touch to any look. Today’s inspiration board features one of these super cute bags that remind us that “the best things come in small packages!” […]

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Touring in Burgundy

Touring in Burgundy

During my first months in Washington, D.C., I visited museums and galleries almost every weekend. I thought I had seen most (if not all) of them, but I was proven wrong last weekend. On Sunday, I came out of a metro station at the wrong exit. After walking a little, I appeared in front of a gallery […]

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A Double Welcome

A Double Welcome

Today is a special day for me since I will try to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis. Being a Roman Catholic, I’ve always been excited to see a Pope. Now, this excitement has grown even greater because of the admiration I feel towards Pope Francis. Besides all his wonderful qualities as a person, priest, and […]

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Adding a Little Edge

Adding a Little Edge

Happy Friday, everyone! Today I want to share with you one of my favorite basic go-to outfits. To create a chic and stylish look, I combined a pair of skinny jeans with this unique top that mixes different textures. The faux leather in the front adds a touch of edginess to this versatile piece and to […]

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Artworks in Blue

Artworks in Blue

Good morning, everyone! I hope you had a great weekend. I enjoyed mine very much. On Saturday I finally had enough time to spend a couple of hours at The National Gallery of Art, one of my favorite places in Washington, D.C. Going to this gallery is one of several activities I enjoy with my […]

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A Growing Fall Wish List

A Growing Fall Wish List

Hi! Happy Wednesday! Today’s inspiration board showcases an outfit put together with some of my favorite fashion staples. This navy leather jacket is the perfect go-to outerwear for future fall dates. Also, the highly popular, light gray cross body saddle bag is very easily combined with  different outfit styles and colors. Finally, these prune ankle-tie sandals add a […]

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Stepping Into Autumn

Stepping Into Autumn

Fall is five weeks away! I longingly anticipate the days when high temperatures decrease and the leaves change their color and drop, leaving a burgundy and yellow layer on the sidewalks. Autumn is a memorable season for me because my wedding anniversary falls in November. During this time of year, I also eagerly celebrate Halloween and […]

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An Evening in Monochrome

An Evening in Monochrome

During summer and spring I enjoy wearing colorful pieces. However, an all-black look is my go-to option all year round. A monochromatic outfit is easily put together and embodies a sense of effortless sophistication. For an early dinner with my husband, I wore a halter, my favorite style of top, with wide-leg pants. I love […]

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A Revelation in Blue

A Revelation in Blue

For the last few weeks I’ve been wild about blue pieces. First, the denim shorts I recently bought at Express, and now, this chambray shirt from J.Crew. This shirt’s perfect sky-blue color will combine with almost any piece in my closet. The high quality fabric is soft and sufficiently lightweight to wear on a hot summer’s […]

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Late Summer Wine

Late Summer Wine

While hunting for great deals during the ongoing crazy summer sales, some pieces from the new arrivals have already caught my attention. I am especially interested in the wine-colored items since they remind me of the beautiful leaves that will fall from the trees in the fall. What’s more, this shade is so easy to combine with other colors that I’m […]

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Desert in the Evening

Desert in the Evening

Lately the temperatures have been soaring in many cities across the U.S. Here, In Washington, D.C., even as the sun begins to set, the buildings and sidewalks still retain the heat from the middle of the day. As I venture out of my home in the early evening to meet friends at a local restaurant, the city […]

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A Bright Idea

A Bright Idea

  Good morning! I hope you had some fun this past weekend and could relax a little before the busy work week. I imagine many of you spent some of your free time looking for items featured in the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. I always get excited when I buy a great piece at a reduced price. Who doesn’t? Speaking about sales, […]

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Simply Graceful

Simply Graceful

Choosing the right jewelry for an outfit is as important as combining the pieces that will make up the ensemble. The right accessories can transform a simple outfit into a head-turning one, and the wrong accessories can accomplish the opposite. My favorite jewelry includes necklaces, earrings, and bracelets; seldom do I wear rings. This year, I have embraced simplicity by wearing a single, […]

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Stylish Independence

Stylish Independence

Independence Day is this coming Saturday, and many of us are excited to have a long weekend of celebrations and gatherings with friends and relatives. This holiday is among my three favorite (the other two are Christmas and Thanksgiving), because throughout the nation many people get together to engage in spirited, communal activities. For example, […]

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