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B3 – Bright Blue Bodycon

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If you’ve followed my blog at all, you can probably guess what brand this dress is…yep! Ted Baker London. He’s my fav. I’ve actually had this dress for a year, and I finally cut the tags off for my annual work party. It’s a chance for all of us to get dressed up and have fun for the night.

Body con dresses are one of my favorite cuts, second to the fit and flare. And cobalt blue – definitely one of my favorite colors. The mesh detail at the top gives it just the little detail it needed.

I’ve also had these Michael Kors shoes forever. I tried on a few different pairs, not sure if I wanted to do a leopard print instead. The black won out, obviously. Some silver jewelry – and voila! I was ready to go. Of course I got some makeup eye color suggestions from my cousin because she’s the best makeup artist around ๐Ÿ™‚

Dress – Ted Baker Jashmee (found it on Tradesy and eBay); Shoes – Michael Kors (way old); Watch- Rolex; Bracelets – Lagos (similar), David Yurman, and David Yurman

Ted Baker Alexie Floral Print Midi Dress

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Ted Baker, you did it again. Another great print on such lavish fabric. Even better, it was a surprise gift. Don’t you love when your husbandย buys you something because he thinks you’ll look good in it? Most anything Ted Baker I’ll love anyway ๐Ÿ™‚

This dress also comes in black, which I definitely prefer the white. I think it makes the flowers and colors pop more, and y’all know I love color! I didn’t want to take any attention away from the dress, so I just paired it with a nude strappy heel. These new Steve Maddens I picked up are not the most comfortable, but they go with so much!

Dress – Ted Baker Alexie Midi; Shoes – Steve Madden Stecy

Ted Baker Cherry Cheerful Dress

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If you’ve ever read my blog before, you know it’s hard for me to resist Ted Baker London. Especially when it’s on super sale. Let me present Exhibit A. This absolutely adorable cherry dress I got at Von Maur for…wait for it…wait for it…$139! Originally $279. (Again, I’ve professed my love for Von Maur over and over again on this blog, too!)

I’ll admit I stalked this dress. I knew from the moment I spotted it that I would love it. The adorable pattern, the bows, the high waist, the pleats in the back, uh yeah. It is a winner in my book. The fabric has such a wonderful feel and of course the skirt part has a navy lining underneath. This was totally worth it…as all of the Ted’s I own are ๐Ÿ™‚ I can’t even tell you how many of his dresses I am eyeing now; I think I have about six or seven on my wish list. Did I mention my birthday is coming up?? (insert big cheesy grin here)

Dress: Ted Baker London; Shoes – Christian Louboutin; Earrings – Kendra Scott Elle; Watch – Rolex; Bracelets – gifted

Ted Baker Paria Coat

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Last year for Christmas, I got the longer version of this amazing coat in taupe. This year, there was a fantastic Black Friday deal on this Ted Baker Paria short wrap coat. I fell in love with the color…so I asked if it could please be wrapped for me under the tree. (Oh, you know you have all done that before!)

I think the official color name is interesting – Pale Purple. This coat is anything but pale. It’s so bright and so beautiful. And as Ted always does, he puts in a gorgeous lining. One important thing to note is how the buttons are buttoned. They are covered, so you have to finagle the button on the inside of the coat. The finagling is worth it though! It gives it such a polished look.

I also love the option of the collar. You can fold it over or pull it up for those windy and cold days. It has a button on the inside and then another one on the outside to make sure it stays secure.

It’s definitely warm, too. I think it cuts the wind out really well. So if you are looking for a new coat at a great price, definitely give this one a try!

Coat – Ted Baker Paria (so many colors available and on sale!); Sweater – Gap (way old); Shirt – Old Navy (old); Leggings – J. McLaughlin (sold out); Boots – Frye Vera; Necklace – Kendra Scott Rayne

Lace Cap Sleeves from Anthropologie

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I love color. I love great prints. I love little details. I love this shirt. I’m glad I snatched it up on sale at Anthropologie while I could because it’s not even available online anymore. Putting together easy outfits makes me so happy in the morning, especially when I can pull it together in literally a minute. So there you go! ๐Ÿ™‚

Top – Anthropologie; Jeans – Ted Baker; Shoes – Sam Edelman; Bracelet – Henri Bendel; Watch – Rolex; FitBit Flex

Colorful and Fun Printed Shift

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Annie Griffin has wonderful prints. Wonderful fabrics. But…the label is no longer going to be designing clothes ๐Ÿ˜ฆ So those of us in the Atlanta area got to partake on the warehouse sale last week! I scored this awesome Kelly Shift Dress in Medallion. It was an amazing deal, and y’all know I’m a sucker for a deal! I actually snagged it from a woman who didn’t like it. I did the whole “um, are you going to get that?” thing. No shame. I was surprised I liked the shift style, but it fit great. It wasn’t too tight around the hip and thigh area at all. Score one for me! I wore this out for dinner and I got so many compliments. Score another one!

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Ted Baker Torey small purse clutch

I am not much of a clutch person, but I thought having a cute nude clutch would be a good addition to my purse collection. I love how it has a chain to carry on my shoulder…or I could carry it as a true clutch. Versatility at its best.

Dress – Annie Griffin Kelly; Shoes – Charles by Charles David (old); Earrings – Stitch Fix; Bracelets – Henri Bendel (on sale!) and Stella & Dot; Watch – Rolex; Purse – Ted Baker

Bedazzled Minus the Bedazzler – Ted Baker Pencil Skirt

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Nothing is better than a great print! I love a good pencil skirt, and I had my eye on this Ted Baker Crystal Droplets for a while. My favorite detail – the zipper that goes up the back. The little details make all the difference. I started out wearing a light pink shirt, and it looked ok, but I think the black pulled the print detail out even more. I’ve had this shirt forevaaaaaaa, and I knew I kept it for a reason.

Shirt – BCBGMaxAzria (old); Skirt – Ted Baker Crystal Droplets (sold out); Shoes – Ash (old); Bracelet and Earrings – Stella & Dot (old); Watch – Rolex

Ted Baker Catina Cascading Floral Dress

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ted baker catina cascading floral sheath dress

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ted baker catina cascading floral sheath dress

I know I know. Another Ted Baker. But this one is not my fault. I swear! My sweet hubs bought this for me because he thought I would look good in it. What a sweet gesture…and a self-esteem booster.

It was perfect for a wedding I went to last weekend. Even though I do have to say this fabric does NOT breathe. Like at all. Us girls were dancing like crazy, thus sweating up a storm. Whoah. I was so sweaty! Thank goodness the fabric is dark. But, it’s such a great stretchy fabric; I could even move on the dance floor. And that’s so important in my book ๐Ÿ™‚ TB strikes again with a gorgeous sheath.

Dress – Ted Baker Catina; Shoes – Steve Madden; Bracelets – C. Wonder and Henri Bendel (old); Watch – Rolex; Clutch – Stella & Dot (old); Earrings – kate spade (old)

Linking up with The Pleated Poppy.

Stripes and Flowers – Ted Baker Laya Midi Dress

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Ted Baker Laya Peony Midi Dress

Looking back at these pictures, I think I am totally channeling my inner Steel Magnolia huge southern hair! But I’m ok with that because I heart this Ted Baker Laya Peony dress so much. I first had my eye on it a few months back at Bloomies, before they even had it online. It’s seriously like a gorgeous cotton nightgown, it’s that comfortable. And y’all know I love Ted Baker’s prints. The floral pastels mixed with the navy stripes is beautiful. Not necessarily a unique combination, but the placement of the pattern on the dress just drew me in.

And…I’d like to give my baby girl a shoutout today. It’s her 11th birthday! As we were watching old home videos this last weekend, I was watching a sassy 4-year old that loved to be in front of the camera. She’s blossoming into such a wonderful young woman. Caring, passionate, loving…are just a few of her wonderful characteristics. I tell her everyday how much I love her…and I hope she never gets sick of it because I’ll never stop telling her.

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Dress – Ted Baker Laya Peony Midi; Shoes – Lauren by Ralph Lauren (old); Watch – Rolex; Ring – Lagos; Bracelets – Lagos, David Yurman (similar), and Henri Bendel (similar)

Toucan Sam on a Dress – Ted Baker Valeena

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Ted Baker Valeena paisley toucan midi dress

Yes, I know this dress is tight. The hubs was sweet enough to buy this for me, but it was a little too snug ๐Ÿ™‚ But I thought I would go ahead and snap some shots in it before I returned it. This is one of three dresses, and since I could wear the other two more, I didn’t exchange it for a bigger size.

But…how fun is this print? Toucan Sam. Macaws. Jewels. Hibiscus. โค I am never one to shy away from color or loud prints, so I really love this dress. One thing I love about Ted Baker dresses is they are made so well and the fabrics are so substantial, that even is you are smooshing (I know that’s not an official word, but I like it) your body into it, it smoothes out all of your flaws. If you are paying a decent amount of money on a dress, you shouldn’t have to worry about paying another $65 for Spanx. This also have a zipper all the way down the back of the dress. Love how the print of two blue jewels comes together at the top on the back. Small details are a big deal in my book.

What do you think about loud prints? Would you wear Toucan Sam on your dress? ๐Ÿ™‚

Dress – Ted Baker Valeena; Shoes – Christian Louboutin; Watch – Rolex; Bracelets – Stella & Dot, Henri Bendel, local jeweler, Banana Republic Factory; Earrings – Stitch Fix

Dressing Up Jeans with a Blazer

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So…I used to wear blazers all the time when I had to dress in business attire at a former job. After I had to wear them for 7 years, they got a major break. But I’m not sure why. Blazers are so versatile. You can wear them (obviously) with a suit or just step up a t-shirt and jeans.

Y’all know I heart Ted Baker. And when Haute Look just had it on a few weeks ago, I jumped at getting a few pieces. I scored this great ecru blazer and printed tee. I love the inside lining of the blazer. And the print of this tee. Yeah. I love it. The soft pastel colors are just so freakin’ pretty! I felt so feminine just wearing these pieces.

Thought I would throw on my favorite skinnies and pumps – and voila! Great outfit for work. Gotta love when outfits just come together – especially when I’m rushed to get myself and the kiddos ready for the school and workday. Thank goodness summer break is almost here!!!

Blazer – Ted Baker; T-shirt – Ted Baker (similar); Jeans – Joe’s; Pumps – Christian Louboutin; Necklace – Target; Earrings – kate spade (similar); Bracelets – local shop and Michael Kors (similar); Watch – Rolex

Linking up with The Pleated Poppy

Brighter the Better

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Ted Baker Blisse Chameleon Print Tee

Taking a vacation to the Caribbean is the perfect time to wear your bright, tropical-colored clothes! This Ted Baker Blisse Chameleon Print Tee just fit in when we stopped in Cozumel. Tropical flowers and adorable chameleons and jewels – oh my! I thought with such a bright shirt might as well turn up the brightness a notch with bright green shorts! Why not?!

Happy Monday, everyone!

Shirt – Ted Baker; Shorts – J. Crew; Sandals – Sam Edelman; Earrings – Kendra Scott Danielle; Watch – Rolex; Sunnies – Louis Vuitton (similar)

Ted Baker Skater Dress

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Ted Baker Skater Dress

Ted Baker Skater Dress

Ted Baker Skater Dress

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Ted Baker Skater Dress

If y’all have followed my blog, y’all know I have a slight obsession with Ted Baker. For our wedding anniversary, we dressed up and went out to a nice dinner. So…perfect occasion for busting out my Ted Baker skater dress! I scored this at Nordstrom Rack for a whopping $80. Don’t hate. I have a knack for finding awesome deals ๐Ÿ™‚

And I’m never afraid of color, so the brighter the better! Add a spray tan…the perfect nude pump….pretty pearls….and voila! The look is complete! I love the fabric of the skater dress – and there are great colors out right now. It has the right amount of stretch, and the fit and flare style is flattering on so many people.

Dress – Ted Baker London; Shoes – Christian Louboutin; Bracelet – Lagos; Necklace – Borsheim’s; Earrings and Ring – so old I can’t remember!; Watch – Rolex

Linking up The Pleated Poppy.

What I Wore For My Disney Cruise Dinners

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For spring break, we ventured on the high seas on the Disney Magic. This was our fourth Disney cruise, so we knew the drill. But I’m sure you can imagine what I love doing most on the cruise? Dressing up each night for dinner! If y’all haven’t noticed if you have followed by blog, I have an obsession with dresses (say it isn’t so!). Cruises are the perfect opportunity to get gussied up.

I’d thought I would put this post together because my other run down of outfits from the last cruises is my number one post of all time. Crazy! So here we go!

First night was cruise casual. It happened to also be Easter Sunday, so I thought this dress was a little Easter mixed with a little Caribbean.

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Dress – Lilly Pulitzer (last season); Shoes – Charles by Charles David (old); Bracelet – Henri Bendel; Watch – Rolex; Purse – Louis Vuitton

The second night was formal night. I was so excited to wear this dress again. I first wore it in January to my work’s annual party. But this time was a whole separate look – no tights, no pumps, no necklace, and hair pulled back. It was so interesting seeing what some people thought “formal night” really was. But to each his/her own when it comes to fashion. But I’m pretty sure cargo khaki shorts and a polo shirt aren’t in the category of formal ๐Ÿ™‚ Oh…and if you watched the RHOBH reunion show, this is the dress Kim Richards had on!

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Dress – Ted Baker Jineen; Bracelets – Henri Bendel; Shoes – Ash (last season); Earrings – via Stitch Fix

On the girl – Dress by Ruby Rox atย Von Maur

The nextย night was cruise casual again, and I couldn’t wait to wear this new Ted Baker Distinguishing Rose dress. I love everything about this dress, especially the tulip hem. It’s all in the details!

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Dress – Ted Baker Distinguishing Rose; Bracelet – C. Wonder; Shoes – Charles by Charles David

I’ve had this beauty since the end of last season. I got it on super sale at the kate spade outlet store. I saw it on a blogger last year and fell in love. But, I wasn’t in love with the price tag. Good things come to those who wait! Snatched it up as I knew it would be perfect for cruising!

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Dress – kate spade (last season); Bracelet – Spartina; Shoes – yep! Charles by Charles David again!

We dined in the adult-only restaurant, Palo. If you go on a Disney cruise, you must eat here. YOU MUST. (Or if you are on the Dream or Fantasy, here AND Remy’s!) It’s a little fancier, and I had yet another dress that was begging to be worn in my closet. I love the red and pink combo here!

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Dress – Jay Godfrey through Rue La La; Shoes – Steve Madden; Bracelets – Stella & Dot and Henri Bendel; Earrings – Stella & Dot (retired)

This next night was actually semi-formal night. Well, this wasn’t what I had planned to wear, but it worked out perfectly. I love a good maxi and this one is no exception. I knew when Anthro came out with this beauty it had to be mine (insert villainous laugh here!).

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SB by Sachin and Babi Marisol Maxi Dress

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Dress – Anthropologie SB by Sachin and Babi Marisol Maxi Dress; Bracelet – C. Wonder; Shoes – you guessed it…Charles by Charles David

On the girl – dress from Kohl’s IZ Amy Byer

So this pretty much sums up my evening attire. I’m saving my day outfits for separate posts, so you’ll have to come back and visit – or follow the blog! If you noticed, I wore my nude color Charles by Charles David wedges with about 75% of my dresses. I LOVE THESE SHOES! They are from a couple of season ago and need to be replaced, but I haven’t found the perfect pair yet. The leather is so scuffed at the front of the toe…I must drag my toes when I walk sometimes and not realize it.

Just remember when you are trying to figure out what to pack for a cruise: it’s really wear what you want to wear. Although in Palo or Remy, they are pretty strict (I believe guys need a jacket and women a dress, skirt or suit). It’s all about having fun! And my fun was getting dressed up!

Diaries of the Dressing Room

Hello! Thought I would capture some of my latest dressing room shopping excursions. I love trying on clothes…but that’s probably obvious by how much I love to shop ๐Ÿ™‚

First stop was Poppy’s of Atlanta in Buckhead. They never disappoint in the cute dress department! This first Jude Connally fit and flare fit like a dream (similar but different fabric). His fabrics are amazing and travel so well. If y’all remember, I loathe ironing.

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Next, Annie Griffin’s Hudson Maxi in the Mykonos pattern. They were having a trunk show that day, and I was drooling over all of the great patterns. And who doesn’t love a good maxi?! I couldn’t believe how long this was, as I’m just a little shy of 5’8″!

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Up next, Bloomingdale’s at Lenox Square Mall. Their Ted Baker section is huge. It was hard not to grab everything to try on. Darn you, Ted, and your fabulous new prints. But here’s what I took with me to the dressing room. These first two were Bloomingdale’s exclusive pieces. I love the shirt’s pattern. And a hot pink skirt – how fun!

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I saw this skirt online. I thought the jeweled pattern was fun. The best detail is the zipper going up the entire back of the skirt. It has a great stretch to it as well. The cami ran a little small, but I love the fabric and neckline.

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This dress was calling my name! The style. The pattern. The print. The adorable tulip hem on the side. The pockets. Ted knocked this one out of the park.

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The knit dress was so comfortable. And it literally felt like it was made for me. And I loved the midi length.

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For fun, I tried on this cute Clover Canyon two piece outfit. Just because I’m a mommy doesn’t mean I can’t at least try on this trend. I really wanted to see how my stomach looked in the crop top. I didn’t think it looked too bad! (Can’t find this anywhere online – it must be a Bloomie’s exclusive.)

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And last but not least, Anthropologie. Love walking around that store. I have to say, remember to look under the tables! So many things are hiding under there! These adorable shorts caught my eye. I’m a sucker for a cute pattern. This tank was really soft and I loved the little pocket.

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I’m always on the hunt for dresses that I can wear to work. This one had a higher neckline and great length. The bottom part is a great jersey fabric that is ridiculously comfortable.

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This was the second time I tried this stripe dress on. It’s a stiffer fabric, but it’s so freakin’ cute! I had to size up and wanted to see how it fit again.

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So…what do you think I bought? And if you say everything … wrong answer ๐Ÿ™‚

Blinged Top and Fancy Pants – and of course Leopard Shoes

I’ve discovered that I really do hate dress pants. But when you are in the working world, they are an evil necessity. So if I have to buy them, they are at least going to be fun! I bought these last spring at The Limited, and I love the pattern and color!

I thought the pants coordinated well with my new pale pink Ted Baker top. I love when Ted has his sales (look, I sound like I know him like he’s my buddy!)…and I got this a couple of months ago. You may say, “Why has you waited so long to wear it?!” Because I’m a lazy ironer. Since I ordered it online, it came with a million wrinkles. I knew this top couldn’t be ironed. So there it hung in my closet…me willing the wrinkles to just miraculously fall out. Guess what? Uh…they didn’t. In comes my new Conair steamer! It worked like a charm! So I wore this top the first chance I got.

I love mixing patterns and prints, so why not go ahead and throw leopard in there?! It’s my new neutral ๐Ÿ™‚

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ted baker top and the limited pants

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Shirt – Ted Baker; Pants – The Limited; Shoes – Isaac Mizrahi;ย Bracelets – Lagos and David Yurman; Watch – Rolex; Ring – Bergner’s

Trees Please – Ted Baker Pretty Trees Dress

I have an obsession with Ted. Ted Baker that is. Not the stuffed bear with the wicked Boston accent ๐Ÿ™‚ I find his dresses to be so feminine and playful. And this dress is no exception.

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I had my eye on it for a long time at Von Maur. And I watched. And I watched some more … until it was on its second mark down. SCORE! Gotta love the sales at Von Maur! I love the Peter Pan collar in the front and the back, and not to mention this great print. My kids were spinning me around trying to find all of the birds on it. It’s such a wonderful mix of color. Ted does it again.

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Ted Baker Eponi Pretty Trees Dress

My mom picked up these gorgeous little mint earrings for me for Christmas. I love that my hair is slightly long enough to pull back so I can start to show off my earrings! I also picked up this new Raegan cuff from Kendra Scott. Mint is one of my favorite colors, so I know this bracelet will be on heavy rotation, especially since it’s small and a good size for layering.

Kendra Scott Raegan Cuff and Henri Bendel Gold Bracelet

Dress – Ted Baker Eponi Pretty Trees; Tights – The Limited (old); Booties – Vince Camuto (old); Earrings – ?? Christmas present; Mint Cuff – Kendra Scott Raegan; Gold Cuff – Henri Bendel; Watch – Rolex

Linking up with The Pleated Poppy.

Nope. Definitely Not Afraid of Color.

I love my work’s annual party. We all get dressed up and have a fantastic time eating, drinking, and playing with fake money at a Casino Night. For the second year (last year here), I went with my man Ted Baker for another fantastic dress. Last year, I went pale pink. This year I thought I would kick it up a notch with Ted Baker’s Jineen.

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Oh I’m sorry. Did I blind you? It looks brighter on camera than in person. But y’all know I love me some color. And this my friends is the epitome of color. It was cold here in the ATL last weekend, so I had to put on black tights underneath because my legs were freezing (and let’s not lie…I didn’t want to shave my legs!).

Ted Baker JineenWhen I knew I wanted to wear this dress, I went to my number one source for makeup and hair advice – my wonderful and talented cousin, Heather. She recommended a smokey brown eye and pale pink lip. So, that’s what I did! And I think her advice was spot on. I’m so lucky to be able to get her advice whenever I need it. Every woman needs a Heather.

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I happened to have this necklace from J. Crew from last year. I think it really pulledย together the black tights. Love the various colors of not only the pink, but blue, green, yellow, and black.

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I own a lot of purses, but I don’t own a lot of “going out” bags. Luckily I had this great black clutch from Stella & Dot from a few years back. It was the perfect size to hold all of my stuff.

Let’s not leave out some of the wonderful women I work with – I’m so lucky! A couple of comments I heard about this photo: “Em, we look like we are at your bachelorette party” and “Are we your backup dancers or something?” Ha! Nothing like standing out ๐Ÿ™‚

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Dress – Ted Baker Jineen; Tights – DKNY; Shoes – Christian Louboutin; Watch – Rolex; Bracelet – Henri Bendel; Necklace – J. Crew (old); Clutch – Stella & Dot (retired)

Linking up with The Pleated Poppy.

Ted Baker Nevia Wool Coat and Echo Gloves

When I moved to the South almost five years, for some reason I didn’t think I would really need my winter coats anymore. Uh yeah. Wrong answer. I’ve had maybe two mild winters where I only had to wear my heavy winter coat a handful of times. My coats I have had for seven plus years were just getting worn. So when I saw the Black Friday sale at Ted Baker, I immediately told the hubs that I would pretty please love the Ted Baker Nevia Wool Coat under the tree ๐Ÿ™‚ I’m glad he had his listening ears on, since it showed up under the tree.

Ted Baker London Nevia Belted Funnel Neck Coat

This coat is so versatile. Personally, I love how the funnel collar can stand tall and protect my face from the cold winter wind. I also love how you can fold the collar down as well.

Ted Baker London Nevia Belted Funnel Neck Coat

If I had a complaint, it would have to be how the coat buttons. There is an inner button, but also the main button around the waist is buttoned internally. So, you really have to finagle the button. But I end up just wrapping the coat over and tying the belt and all is good ๐Ÿ™‚

Ted Baker London Nevia Belted Funnel Neck Coat

One thing I love about Ted Baker clothing is the attention to detail…hence the gorgeous lining! Just look at that print!

Ted Baker London Nevia Belted Funnel Neck Coat

Ted Baker London Nevia Belted Funnel Neck Coat

I hate cold hands. I always have gloves in every single coat I own. So I may or may not have purchased these gloves in the anticipation of unwrapping this coat. They are the softest leather! Oh, and they were on sale. And you can use them with your smartphone. Yay! No cold hands while answering a text!

Echo Ruched Cuff Leather Gloves

Now, even though I LOVE my new coat and gloves…I’d love a mild Southern winter, Mother Nature ๐Ÿ™‚

Coat – Ted Baker London Nevia; Gloves – Echo; Sweater and Shirt – Gap (old); Jeans – AG Angel Bootcut; Boots – Tory Burch (old)

Body Con Ted Baker Midi

If you read the blog on Monday, you saw I got a great deal on a Ted Baker maxi dress. Guess what? I got another great deal on a Ted Baker Canna midi dress. I’m sure you’re shocked I added another dress to my collection ๐Ÿ™‚

Ted Baker Canna cross over neck dress

I workout hard. And I wanted a dress to show off my hard work in the gym – and my latest obsession with Xbox Kinect Just Dance. But, I digress. I knew when I ordered this dress that it would fit like a glove. And I was right. And I love the belt. I think it makes this dress.

Who doesn’t love to feel good when they get dressed up for a nice dinner out?!? Not this girl. I โค getting dressed up.

Ted Baker Canna cross over neck dress

 

Ted Baker Canna cross over neck dress

Ted Baker Canna cross over neck dress

Dress – Ted Baker Canna cross over neck dress; Earrings and Bracelet – Stella & Dot; Shoes – Charles by Charles David

Also, if you’re looking for a great getaway, I can’t recommend enough The Inn at Half Mile Farm in The Highlands, NC. You see the Inn in the background of these pictures. It’s so peaceful and relaxing…and has wonderful breakfasts and free appetizers and wine EVERY night at 5:30. Delish!

Linking up with The Pleated Poppy.

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