Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Red Coat, Gray Outterwear Accessories and a Labour of Fashion.

Welcome to the second week of a Labour of Fashion. I am co-hosting again with Linda this week. Thank you to all 37 of you Fabulous Ladies who joined the link-up last week. You can check out Linda's Outfit from today here.

I am doing something I don't do often and show you my Outterwear. Linda always shows us a lot of her wonderful coats and cute Winter accessories. I paired my short Red Coat with some Fun Gray Winter Accessories: a Bow Gray Fedora, a Gray/White Woven Blanket Scarf and some Gray/Orange Space-dye Gloves.

Heather Gray/Charcoal/White Large Buffalo-Print Woven, Blanket Scarf: A Boutique in Albania (New) (similar gorgeous option, great deal, love this), (gray/silver textured option by BR, on sale, love this), (similar gray+black check option, best deal).
Gray+Bunt Orange Space-Dye Knitted Gloves: Meijer's.


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My lovely Co-Host Ada blogs over at Elegance and Mommyhood, where you can always count on seeing a lovely outfit and sometimes even a few mommy and me posts. Her lovely daughter Vivian ( who will be two very soon). I am so thrilled to be sharing my first link up post with Ada, she is the blogger we all aspire to be, that one who always has a kind word to say on your post and lets you know that the work you have done really does matter.
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I am also linking up with Whitney for Take One, Pass it On. She wore some Gray in last week's outfit which I passed into my outfit, today.

Red Plaid Holiday Dresses - Mother and Daughter Edition.

Hello and Happy Hump Day! This is the Plaid Dress I mentioned yesterday which I wore to a Holiday Party (for the training center I teach at) a couple days after Christmas. I love that this Dress looks like a Plaid Peplum Top and a Black Mini Skirt. I really wanted to wear bare legs and some Black Pumps or Black Stilettos with it but it was a super cold evening (below 0 Celsius) plus windy and very rainy so I opted for Opaque Black Tights and my Dressy Black Leather Boots keeping the look Monochrome with the black skirt part of the dress. I accessorized with a couple of Pearl+Crystal Bracelets my husband gave me for Christmas, my Heart Statement Necklace, Red Bobble Studs, a White+Silver Cocktail Ring, a Light Smokey Eye and a Wine Lipstick. I really wanted to curl my hair but the weather was against me that day so I just added my Swarovski clip in a half ponytail and I was done. Since Vivian wore a Similar Red Plaid Holiday Dress a few days earlier (the same Dress that she wore for our Holiday Photos this year) I figured I show you a Mommy+Daughter post featuring both of our festive Red Plaid Dresses. Hope you don't mind. Of course Vivian steals the show as always. Do you own a Plaid Dress? How are you wearing it this Winter? I found many cute options similar to my Dress - linked below.
Red, Double-sided, Bobble Earrings w/ Large Pearl on the Back & Small Crystal on the Front: c/o Viggos (New) (double-pearl ones by The Limited, love these), (similar w/ pyramid pave side by Sam Edelman, great deal, love these).
2 Dainty Sea-pearl & Lavender Crystal, Silver Bracelets: Christmas Gift from my Husband (from an Etsy shop).
Silver, Crystal/Rhinestone Hair Clip: Swarovski.
Red+White, Envelope-shaped Cross-body Bag: A Local Accessories Boutique (New) (similar, best deal), (similar, red + tan, great deal), (similar, Kate Spade option, on sale, love this).
Black, Thick, Opaque, Fleece-lined Tights: Random Street Vendor (New) (identical from Topshop, love these), (similar by Steve Madden, best deal), (gorgeous dotted option by The Limited, love these).

Vivian's Outfit:
Red+Black, Holiday Sleeveless Dress w/ Tulle underneath: Tres Jolie Kids.
White, Long-Sleeved Onesie: Babies R' Us.
Charcoal Gray, Wool-blend Leggings (part of a 2-piece set): Macy's.
Silver Crystal Beaded (very) Long Necklace (my necklace): White House Black Market (very similar, great deal), (gorgeous option by Chico's, love this), (similar by Charter's Club, best deal, love this).
Red Bow Hair Clip w/ White Stars: Random Street Vendor.
Red, Velvet "Hello Kitty" Booties: Christmas Gift from her Grandma.

Make sure you check yesterday's plaid post because I featured some of your looks! Also, come back tomorrow to link up with myself and Linda from A Labour of Life. It is the second week of "A Labour of Fashion".