Shopping My Closet
March 9, 2017

Style: hoop purses

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Style: hoop purses | see all the picks at www.shoppingmycloset.com

Theory introduced a new handbag line last fall and the Whitney bag has become quite popular. What’s not to like about a bag that can hold all the essentials and can be worn as either a crossbody or a clutch that dangles off your wrist with its simplistic hoop detail? There have been quite a number of inspired designs as a result of this. I’ve rounded up some great options for you below!

Black hoop handle purse {comes in pink, too!}

Tan leather hoop pouch {4 colors}

Faux-suede ring bag

Red ring convertible crossbody bag

Black embossed ring bag

Brown hoop purse {11 color/styles!}

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December 14, 2016

Outfits lately // Style Me Wednesday

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Outfit round up | see all the looks at www.shoppingmycloset.com

Grey bow tie front sweater | grey lace heels | black ankle tie boots | see all the items at www.shoppingmycloset.com   @jcrew #jcrew @bananarepublic #bananarepublic

Bow tie sweater (similar {under $11}, similar)

Grey lace heels (similar {under $31}, similar)

Black ankle tie boots (similar, similar)

Navy faux-fur lined hoodie vest | pink plaid flannel | www.shoppingmycloset.com

Navy faux-fur hooded puffer vest – The Mint Julep (similar, similar)

Pink plaid flannel – Merona (similar, similar)

Burberry scarf | chambray shirt | black leggings | grey over-the-knee OTK boots | www.shoppingmycloset.com  @burberry #burberry @oldnavy #oldnavy @target #target #stuartweitzman @stuartweitzman

Burberry scarf {color: “natural white”} (similar {budget friendly!}, similar)

Chambray shirt (similar {love this color}, similar)

Black ponte pants {thicker than leggings and not see-through!} (similar, similar)

Grey over the knee OTK boots {similar, similar}

Cream sleeveless sweater | black shirtdress | chain purse | laser nude heels | www.shoppingmycloset.com  @jcrew #jcrew @whowhatwear #whowhatwear @makemechic #makemechic @valentino #valentino

Cream cable-knit sleeveless sweater {only $18 with code HOLIDAY} (similar, similar)

Black shirt dress (similar, similar)

Gold chain saddle purse (similar, similar)

Valentino laser nude heels (similar {under $60!}, similar)

Grey military-inspired sweater | kitten purse | www.shoppingmycloset.com @ragandboneny #ragandbone @colympia #charlotteolympia

Kitten purse (similar, similar)

Grey military-inspired sweater {cheapest retailer!} (similar, similar)

Grey and navy bell tie sleeve sweater | www.shoppingmycloset.com @bananarepublic #bananarepublic

Grey & navy bell tie-sleeve sweater (similar, similar)

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October 12, 2016

Mixing and matching // Style Me Wednesday

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Olive green belted dress (worn as jacket!) | stripe shirt dress | grey d'orsay heels | www.shoppingmycloset.com    @theory #theory @target #target @vincesays #vince

Olive green belted dress (worn as jacket!) | stripe shirt dress | grey d'orsay heels | www.shoppingmycloset.com    @theory #theory @target #target @vincesays #vince

Olive green belted dress (worn as jacket!) | stripe shirt dress | grey d'orsay heels | www.shoppingmycloset.com    @theory #theory @target #target @vincesays #vince

Olive green belted dress (worn as jacket!) | stripe shirt dress | grey d'orsay heels | www.shoppingmycloset.com    @theory #theory @target #target @vincesays #vince

Olive green belted dress (worn as jacket!) | stripe shirt dress | grey d'orsay heels | www.shoppingmycloset.com    @theory #theory @target #target @vincesays #vince

Olive green belted dress (worn as jacket!) | stripe shirt dress | grey d'orsay heels | www.shoppingmycloset.com    @theory #theory @target #target @vincesays #vince

Olive green belted dress (worn as jacket!) | stripe shirt dress | grey d'orsay heels | www.shoppingmycloset.com    @theory #theory @target #target @vincesays #vince

To me, one of the best things about fashion is mixing and matching, repurposing, and creating completely different looks with just a few switches. Case in point: this olive piece is actually a dress that I worn as a coat. I love the varying heights that it creates over the stripe dress. Bonus: it gives me a chance to extend the wear of my shirt dress into to the cooler weather.


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Green tie-waist dress (worn as a coat) (similar style here {under $30} & here)

Stripe shirt dress – WhoWhatWear x Target (similar style here {under $27 with code MAINEVENT16} & here)

Grey d’orsay heels {love this suede version under $140} (similar style here & here)

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June 29, 2016

Polka dot midi skirt // Style Me Wednesday

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Lavender blazer | black silk tank top | polka dot midi skirt | black heels | www.shoppingmycloset.com    @jcrew #jcrew @target #target @whowhwhatwear #whowhatwear @toryburch #toryburch

Lavender blazer | black silk tank top | polka dot midi skirt | black heels | www.shoppingmycloset.com    @jcrew #jcrew @target #target @whowhwhatwear #whowhatwear @toryburch #toryburch

Lavender blazer | black silk tank top | polka dot midi skirt | black heels | www.shoppingmycloset.com    @jcrew #jcrew @target #target @whowhwhatwear #whowhatwear @toryburch #toryburch

Lavender blazer | black silk tank top | polka dot midi skirt | black heels | www.shoppingmycloset.com    @jcrew #jcrew @target #target @whowhwhatwear #whowhatwear @toryburch #toryburch

Midi skirts can be intimidating to style due to their fullness and length. That’s what I used to think but it was before I played around with some key things that have now changed my mind. Whether you’re 4’10” or 5’10”, it’s all about balance. A few things I always try to adhere to are:
(1) pair the skirt with a neutral or a color that’s found on the skirt
(2) don’t let the skirt swallow you – define the waist by tucking in your top or pairing it with a crop top
(3) if the skirt is patterned, choose a neutral shoe to pair it with as to not compete
I love this look for work – it’s a good way to wear a more playful skirt but still look professional.


SHOP THE LOOK:

Lavender blazer (similar style here & here)

Black silk blouse (similar style here & here)

Polka dot midi skirt (similar style here {only $28!} & here)

Black heels {only a few sizes left!} (similar style here & here)

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May 4, 2016

Army chic // Style Me Wednesday

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Green sleeveless vest | polka dot top | black ankle pants | black kitten heels     @whowhatwear #whowhatwear @target #target @jcrew #jcrew @loft #loft @ferragamo #ferragamo

Green sleeveless vest | polka dot top | black ankle pants | black kitten heels     @whowhatwear #whowhatwear @target #target @jcrew #jcrew @loft #loft @ferragamo #ferragamo

Green sleeveless vest | polka dot top | black ankle pants | black kitten heels     @whowhatwear #whowhatwear @target #target @jcrew #jcrew @loft #loft @ferragamo #ferragamo

Green sleeveless vest | polka dot top | black ankle pants | black kitten heels     @whowhatwear #whowhatwear @target #target @jcrew #jcrew @loft #loft @ferragamo #ferragamo

Green sleeveless vest | polka dot top | black ankle pants | black kitten heels     @whowhatwear #whowhatwear @target #target @jcrew #jcrew @loft #loft @ferragamo #ferragamo

Green sleeveless vest | polka dot top | black ankle pants | black kitten heels     @whowhatwear #whowhatwear @target #target @jcrew #jcrew @loft #loft @ferragamo #ferragamo

Girly meets edgy is how I’d describe this look. I contrasted the longer length of the sleeveless trench in the army green color with the bow-embellished kitten heel. I love the length of the trench as well as the pocket details and cinch waist. It would also be well paired with some crop skinny jeans, loafers, and a crisp white button down for the perfect weekend look!


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Olive green sleeveless trench {BOGO 50% off this week!} (similar style here & here)

Grey polka dot shirt (similar style here & here)

Black ankle pants (similar style here & here)

Black bow kitten heels (similar style here (budget) & here)

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