It’s almost time to say goodbye to 2016. As we ring in a new year, I hope you all have the chance to spend wind down from one heck of a year. Working full time and blogging is a lot of work. Nonetheless, I so grateful to have had the chance to start a blog this year (and grateful to all of you for taking the time to read my posts). I hope you all take a leap of faith and pursue any and all of the crazy dreams you want to chase. The pursuit is tough but well worth it! <3

Anyway, back to what I have featured in this week’s look. I for one, am loving that you can find just about any type of dress, shoes, scarf and even purses¬†that are made of velvet. Needless to say, I could not resist this lovely lace trip slipdress by Topshop. The dress features spaghetti straps that are made with a light, stretchy strap. The plunging neckline of the dress is so flirty but not too revealing. I am wearing this dress in size 6 as there sizing tends to run on the smaller side (usually, I go for a size 4 in dresses).

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To bring out the lace detailing of this dress, I chose to pair this piece with a metallic bodysuit that I am wearing in a size M. There is nothing worse that putting on a bodysuit that is too small, am I right? ūüėČ Slip on some stocking and your favorite ankle boots for a look that is sure to turn heads on New Years or any major event you will be attending. Don’t forget your sassy bold red lip to finish your look. ūüėČ I am wearing LORAC’s liquid lipstick in in Berry Red.

Have you had a chance to dive into any velvet pieces? What do you think of the trend? Feel free to leave me a comment below. And have an amazing 2017 loves! <3

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Dress: SOLD OUT; similar here, here and here // Boots: Nordstrom  // Bodysuit H&M // Lipstick: LORAC

 

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Nothing like a cozy sweater to keep you warm this holiday season! I am in love with this boxy scoopneck sweater by Lauren Conrad. This piece offers small (but pretty) embellished details. I am wearing this sweater in the color old rose. There is also four other color options in case you do not want to wear pink.I personally love that this piece is loose. It is nice to break away from clothes that are fitted every once in a while. I am wearing it in XS.

The holidays are all about spending time withour loved ones and enjoy great dishes. As such, this is a top that will allow you to enjoy holiday treats while hiding a full belly. Pair this sweater with a pair of high waisted jeans and a pair of booties for an effortlessly chic and casual look. This look is so easy to put together and looks great for all occasions even after the holiday season is over.

Sweater: LC Lauren Conrad¬†| Mug: Francesca’s

Are you ready for the holidays this weekend? Do you prefer to dress casually or dress up during the hoildays? Feel free to leave me a comment below.

xoxo.

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Hola familia! You read right. MAC has announced that MAC Selena will be relaunching! Fans can make purchases online starting 12/28 and in store in 12/29. There was a lot of frustration for fans who were not able to get their hands on this collections. Thankfully, MAC is limiting customers to be able to purchase on 2 of any particular item. Hopefully this will help eliminate Ebay and Amazon trolls. MAC specified that all items will be available except for the Liquid Eye Liner in Boot Black (bummer).

I was able to get my hands on this collection when it was released earlier in the fall and it is incredible. I do recommend that ¬†you get MAC’s eyeshadow primer to get the most of the eyeshadows from this collection. You can read more details about each piece here. If you are serious about getting your hands on this collection in store, be sure to call your local MAC, Macy’s, Belk, Bloomingdale‚Äôs, Dillard‚Äôs,¬†Hudson‚Äôs Bay Company, Nordstrom, Saks Fifth Avenue to get specifics are to when the collection is available. I had a wonderful experience with my local Macy’s as to when the collection was in.

Have questions about the collection? Any comments? Let me know!

xoxo.

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Top: Kohls in XS | Skirt (OLD) ; Similar here

 

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Top: Kohls || Boots: Bloomingdales ; also available here || Purse: Target

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Off the shoulder tops and dresses have been my go to trend this year. This trend looks great on women of all shapes and sizes. While I may have a petite frame, I have been able to find off the shoulder tops and dresses great for all occasions. I truly hope this is a trend that continues to grace stores in 2017.

The rock and republic off the shoulder top¬†featured in this post is so much fun to wear! It’s sold out but you can buy a similar top here¬†and here. The bold lace front looks great with a skirt (as shown) or casually with a pair of your favorite jeans. This top fits so well and is loose in all the right places. Needless to say, if you decide to indulge this holiday season, you can hide a full belly. ūüėČ

All winter long, I have been looking for a pair of knee high boots that compliment my small frame. These black suede boots by Kendall and Kylie are so comfortable! I can honestly say that I have been able to walk in these boots for hours and not be in any pain. My foot is wide, so 6.5 worked well. I did also try these boots in a size 7 with inserts from Aldo.

Tis the season to add sparkle to your look. I decided to add a gold cross body bag to for this look. The bag is also sold out but you can buy a similar one here. If you are not someone who likes gold, this bag also comes in silver. Have you indulged in off the shoulder tops? Feel free to leave me a comment below.

xoxo.

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Top: OLD; similar here and here // Skirt: Express // Boots: Kendall and Kylie // Crossbody bag: OLD; similar here

 

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Happy holidays! I love this time of year because there is never a shortage of glitz and glamour.¬†I love to wear dresses this time of year but let’s face it – baby, it’s cold outside! ūüėČ As such, it was hard to resist getting a pair of sequin leggings. I am definitely going to be using these bad boys for holiday parties and New Years Eve festivities.

I chose to pair my sequin leggings with an embellished top. A velvet blazer adds a chic, festive look that you can use all year long.  Add your favorite statement earrings and ankle boots to complete your look and you will be on your way. What are your favorite pieces that you are going to be using this holiday season? Feel free to leave me a comment below!

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Velvet blazer: J.Crew in 0 // Leggings: OLD; similar from Express in PS (regular in XS) // Boots: Nordstrom in size 6 // Earrings: Target

 

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