love is (still) in the air: a belated valentine’s day look
February 17, 2014

hello friends,

i hope you all enjoyed a wonderful valentine’s day, whether that meant dinner with your special someone, a night in with the gal pals, or some solo-and-happy retail therapy!

having spent friday in the most casual of gear with my littlest in tow, i deemed yesterday my makeup opportunity for this year’s “day of love” outfit.

what resulted from (what i humbly consider) a delightful pairing of leopard, blush and red.  wishing you a fabulous week!

xoxo,
elle

valentine's day look ootd leopard cardigan blush top red pants and heels

blush hair bow alice ivory valentine's day style

blush hair bow: alice + ivory (shop the mini version here)
red statement necklace: francesca’s (shop similar styles here and here)
leopard cardigan and blush ruffled top: h&m
skinny red pants: old navy (shop the direct link here)
red heels: linea paolo, nordstrom rack
gold watch: target (shop the direct link here)
gold link bracelet: victoria’s secret
gold studs: c. wonder (shop the direct link here)
eye and lip color: flower beauty, walmart (visit my tutorial here)
sunnies: foster grant, 99 cents only (yes — you read that right!)

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stylish mom monday: trading leopard spots for polka dots
August 19, 2012

i’m really excited about this post, as it features a fashion risk i would have never taken even a couple years ago.

however, after seeing it mastered by blair eadie (my daily icon!), i mustered up the courage to give it a try.

sassy leopard print, meet festive polka dots. loving how well you two get along!

this unexpected pairing is a great way for rushed moms to create new, bolder neutrals!

leopard print and polka dots

leopard top with polka dot dress and pearls

Sally Hansen love letter polish strips with leopard heels

and while we’re all about mixing prints, let’s add one more — on our toes! now my third go at the sally hansen polish strips, i’m crushing on this “love letter” pattern (pun intended!).

leopard print cardigan, h&m
polka dot top, ross
leopard print top, macy’s
polka dot wrap dress, express
chunky faux pearls, forever 21
leopard print heels, franco sarto at dsw

(all oldies but goodies!)

all photos created with instagram app for iPhone (“nashville” and “lo-fi” filters)