Shades of Burgundy

I typically tend to gravitate towards red during the holiday season.  But another great color option (that is often forgotten in place of its brighter counterpart this time of year), is burgundy.  And I am loving the soft combo of this taupe crushed velvet dress back to burgundy accessories and a dark lip.  And would you believe this dress is on sale for less than $30?  It would be perfect for a Christmas or NYE party!

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Dress (less than $30!), similar | Jacket, also in light pink | Sunnies | Clutch | Heels (old), similar, similar

Happy Friday, sweet friends!

xoxo,

Abby

 

Easter Traditions

Every year since I can remember, I have looked forward to getting a new dress for Easter Sunday.  When I was growing up, my mom would always take me shopping for something new, which most likely involved gloves and a bonnet.  And to this day, it’s a tradition that I still adhere to and love (well maybe minus the gloves and the bonnet!).

And this year, when I started looking for a dress, Chic Wish was the first place I started.  Lately, they have become my go-to for pretty dresses, skirts, and oh-so feminine tops.  They offer gorgeous pieces that are fantastic quality without breaking the bank.  So if you are looking for something pretty and unique, be sure to check them out.

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Dress: Chic Wish c/o AND it’s under $55!!! (it runs a little small in the arms/shoulders; I am normally a size small, or 4/6, and am wearing a large in this dress-but the quality is FANTASTIC!)

Bracelets: Tiffany and Co., Stella & Dot, JCrew

Sunnies: Prada (obsessed!)

Bag: Marc by Marc Jacobs (old), LOVING this

Heels: Banana Republic (SUPER comfy!), also own and love these

And on a more serious note, if you live in the SLC and are looking for a place to attend an Easter service, or if you are just curious about Jesus and a God who is crazy about YOU (no matter what baggage you THINK you might have), then come, just as YOU are, for what is bound to be an amazing experience at Antioch SLC (and if you aren’t in the SLC, that’s ok-there are Antioch Churches all over the country!).  To be 100% real with you guys, the past few months have been proven to be a pretty challenging season in my personal life, and I have found so much grace and solace through Antioch.  It’s truly a special place, and I have a feeling Easter is going to be pretty incredible. The service is at 5pm on Sunday at the Falls Event Center at Trolley Square.  I will be there and would love to see some of your beautiful faces!  So be sure to come and say “hi” if you decide to check it out.

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Happy Friday, my sweet friends, and happy Easter weekend!  Love you guys!!!

xoxo,

Abby

 

Favorites

Not all outfits are created equal.  There are always some that I love more than others, and this is definitely one of those.  Perhaps it’s because this dress reminds me of something that I wore when I auditioned for collegiate music programs back in the day, or perhaps it’s because it incorporates so many of my favorite things (surplus vest, yellow pumps, Panama hat, dress with pockets, etc.) into one look.  Whatever the reason, this is just one of those outfits that really feels like “me”, and one I can’t wait to wear again!
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Vest: Shein 

Hat: Macy’s , spring/summer version

Necklace: BaubleBar

Cuff: Stella & Dot

Sunnies:  Prada c/o Ditto (rent them for just $24/month and get your first month FREE with code: ALLDOLLEDUPBLOG at checkout!)

Bag: Tory Burch

Pumps: Banana Republic (on MAJOR sale!), also love these

HAPPY, HAPPY FRIDAY friends!  I am FINALLY starting to feel better, so hoping to be able to enjoy the weekend and not spend it in bed like I did last weekend.  Hope y’all have something fun planned!

xoxo,

Abby

 

 

 

 

Special

I’ve said it once, and I’ll say it again, shift coats are awesome.  And this gorgeous black and white number is at the top of my list of all-time favorite things in my closet.  Not only is it under $40, but the quality is fantastic and the fabric and print is so pretty, people literally stop me on the street to ask me where they can buy it.  So if you’re looking for something beautiful and special to add to your wardrobe (that won’t break the bank!), do yourself a favor and pick this piece. Also, how fabulous will it look styled with a dress and strappy heels when the weather warms up?  I can’t wait!

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Tunic: Express

Skinnies: Paige

Necklace: Banana Republic

Clutch: Clare V.

Sunnies: Karen Walker (try them for one month free with code: ALLDOLLEDUPBLOG at checkout!)

Pumps: BCBG

Hope y’all are having a great week.  Thank goodness we are halfway to the weekend!

xoxo,

Abby

 

Mustard

One of my favorite color combinations to wear and blog about is gray and pink.  But another favorite combo that perhaps deserves a little more recognition, is gray and mustard.  Plus, I just can’t help wanting to wear this sparkly sweatshirt and these fun pumps all the time.  So why not wear them together?

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V-Neck: Express (these are my FAVORITE!) 

Skinnies: AG 

Beanie: Old, similar (under $6!) 

Sunnies: Karen Walker (try them for one month free with code: ALLDOLLEDUP at checkout) 

Clutch: Clare V. 

Pumps: Banana Republic (obsessed with the blush version!)

Happy Hump Day friends!

xoxo,

Abby

 

Insta Lately

Hey guys!  Apologies for lack of new content this week.  I’ve been under the weather, so haven’t been able to shoot blog photos.  Hoping to be back in full swing next week!

But today, I wanted to a round-up of some recent Instagram posts (mainly my Sunday night style outfits) that haven’t been featured on the blog yet.  That way, if you don’t use LikeToKnow.It, you can still shop the looks and get all the details here. And just like on Insta, I’d love to know, which recent outfit is YOUR favorite?  Feel free to leave a comment!  I always LOVE hearing from you guys!

Insta Round Up 1Top: Free People (this is my FAVORITE!!) | Skinnies: AG | Necklace: House of Harlow | Pumps: Joe’s Jeans

Insta Roundup 2Sweater Coat: SheIn c/o | Skinnies: AG (same as above) | Pumps: BCBG

Insta Roundup 3Sweater: JCrew (old), almost identical (and on major sale!) | Layering Tee: Express (my fave!) | Skinnies: AG (on sale for under $100!) | Booties: Matisse

Insta Roundup 4Sweater: Nordstrom Rack (under $22 and SO soft) | Monogram Necklace: Bauble Bar | Skinnies: 7 for All Mankind | Boots: Jessica Simpson

Insta Roundup 5Top: Free People | Faux Fur Vest: Nordstrom | Black Skinnies: JCrew | Necklace: Banana Republic | Pumps: Jeffrey Campbell

Insta Roundup 6Sweater: JCrew | Layering Tank: Express | Vest: Patagonia | Skinnies: Paige | Booties: Vince Camuto

Insta Roundup 8Jacket: Macy’s | Top: Free People (I told you it was my favorite!) | Skinnies: Joe’s | Pumps: BCBG

Insta Roundup 10Jacket: Lookbook Store (obsessed) | Tank: cabi | Skinnies: Paige | Necklace: Lucky Brand | Booties: Matisse

Insta Roundup 9Jacket: Vince Camuto (old), similar, similar | Sweater: JCrew | Tank: cabi | Skinnies: JCrew | Boots: Aldo (old) similar (see above outfit)

Insta Roundup 11Jacket: Nordstrom (best. ever.) | Silky V-Neck Tee: Express | Skinnies: JCrew | Bag: Rebecca Minkoff | Pumps: BCBG

Insta Roundup 12Top: JCrew (on major sale! and apparently I love it so much I’ve styled it 3 times recently lol!) | Stripe Top: JCrew | Jacket: Nordstrom | Plaid Top: JCrew (on major sale!) | Denim Skinnies: AG | Black Skinnies: JCrew | Red Lace-Up Pumps: Jeffrey Campbell | Black Pumps: BarIII (old), similar | Red Patent Pumps: BCBG

Happy, happy Friday, sweet friends.  Wishing you all a wonderful weekend!

xoxo,

Abby

Olive The Other Sequins

One of my favorite aspects about fashion (and home decor!) is repurposing things that I already own.  And this sequin JCrew dress is a great example. I picked it up on clearance this summer and loved wearing it during the warmer months.  But because December is the month of sequins (and lots of red and green!), I wanted to try styling it for colder weather.  So I layered it with my favorite Portofino shirt from Express, and a new vest (that I’m completely obsessed with, BTW).  And I have to say, I love the result.  This is an outfit that would be great for a company Christmas party, a girl’s night out, or pretty much any dressy event that the month of December serves up!

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Dress: JCrew (old), DYING over this version (on sale!), similar | Blouse: Express (these shirts are the BEST! I might have A LOT of them AND they’re buy one get one 50% off!) | Vest: Shein c/o (it’s under $30 and one of my favorite things in my wardrobe right now and the quality is great!  I’m wearing a medium for reference and I’m 5’3″ and a size 4/6) | Sunnies: Karen Walker c/o Ditto (try them for FREE for one month with code: ALLDOLLEDUP) | Cuffs: Stella & Dot | Necklace: Gigglosophy (under $35 and a great gift for yourself or a friend!) | Bag: Clare Vivier (sold out), clutch version | Pumps: BCBG (LOVE these! And they aren’t really this tight-my feet were super swollen from flying!)

Hope you all are having a great week!  Thanks so much for stopping by!

xoxo,

Abby

Back To Black

Sometimes there is nothing better than a LBD.  Especially this time of year when paired back to a black leather jacket and a pop of leopard.  There is just something so chic, yet so effortless about it. Talk about an easy way to look like you dressed up without even trying!  And in my book, fashion shortcuts and pieces you can style all year long are the best.

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Dress: BarIII (on sale for under $25-such a fantastic staple piece!) | Jacket: BlankNYC (best faux leather jacket ever and it’s under $100!) | Necklace: Merle Norman Draper, similar, similar | Cuff: Fair Trade, LOVE this one (also fair trade) | Watch: Michael Kors | Sunnies: Karen Walker Number One | Clutch: Clare Vivier | Pumps: Joan and David, similar, similar

I should also note that I am wearing two of items from the Ultimate Fall Shopping Guide that I posted last night (clutch and jacket).  They are both things that I’ve had a for quite a while, but classic pieces that will be important items in my wardrobe for seasons to come!

Happy hump day!

 

 

Strappy

One of my very favorite looks of the moment is barely there, feminine pumps back to destroyed boyfriend jeans. I swear, something about those sweet and sassy combos get me every time (especially when you throw polka dots into the mix)…

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Tee: JCrew (old), similar | Destroyed Skinnies: American Eagle | Necklace: c/o Groop Dealz | Sunnies: Gap | Pumps: Candies

Thanks for stopping by!!!

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