Velvet Resolutions

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Tomorrow is New Year’s Eve and I couldn’t let 2016 end without featuring one of the biggest trends of the year – velvet. I’ve really been enjoying seeing this trend mixed with unexpected fabrics and textures. No matter what you pair it with, velvet always brings the luxe factor. For New Years Eve I’ve paired it with this statement necklace from Dylanex – the hero item from this season’s Box of Style. I love howRead more

Review of The Box of Style Winter 2016

For some people Christmas only comes once a year but for me it comes once a season. I love getting my Box of Style in the mail at the beginning of every season! Each item is individually wrapped so it really does feel like a present :). I’ve had mine for a little over a week and have tried out each item so I could give you the full scoop. If you decide you wantRead more

Fleur de Leaves

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Whenever I need a good silk blouse I can usually find one in my mom’s closet. She has real silk vintage blouses that she has collected and friends have given her over the years. It makes vintage shopping much more convenient and less musty ;). This fleur de lis one is from Ann Taylor and I love it! It’s super comfortable and is an instant outfit-maker. I paired it with this leather midi skirt forRead more

Independent Fashion Bloggers Feature

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Hello fellow fashionistas! Some of you have asked about what it means for The House Blend to be featured on Independent Fashion Bloggers site. From time to time you’ll see me post that The House Blend has been included in Links a la Mode. This means a particular post from The House Blend has been chosen to be included with recent posts from other fashion bloggers to be featured on each other’s sites as wellRead more

Stripes and City Lights

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I love a challenge – especially if it’s fashion related. One of the fun things about fashion is sifting through trends and finding ways to incorporate them into your personal style. People often think the way they see a trend on Kendall Jenner is the only way to wear it but that is not so. Being petite, there are rarely trends that I can incorporate without a significant amount of tailoring. This at first seemedRead more

Festive Fashion

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I LOVE black and gold. Definitely my favorite color combo. This blouse and skirt combo¬†are not only great for holiday season festivities but they’re comfy too! I love that I can pair the blouse with black velvet pants and the skirt with a velvet top. Are you seeing a theme? I’m really just excited they allow me to incorporate more velvet :). The other cool thing about this outfit is that you can keep theRead more