Sugar Paper

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Planner: Sugar Paper for Target / Polishes: Sally Hansen, Essie

Greetings lovely Chic Readers! You may remember that I talked about my favorite cards of the moment in this post a few weeks ago. One of the stationery brands I mentioned is Sugar Paper and it’s one of my favorite places for cards.

So you can imagine my surprise and delight when I saw some ridiculously cute planners at Target, proceeded to walk over to have a closer look and discovered they had “Sugar Paper” labels! Sugar Paper has teamed up with Target!!!

I walked away with the gold metallic polka dot daily planner (shown above) because it’s so cute and the perfect size for my daily planning needs. It took a good amount of self-control not to walk away with 3 planners (of different sizes obviously!) haha. Seriously though their planners and calendars come in several colors, sizes and chic prints. I love that the aesthetic is modern, minimal & classic but still interesting.

It actually looks like they’re already sold out of some items on Target’s website here. But have no fear you can take a look on Sugar Paper’s website & see the whole collection here. But be aware the same exact items are a bit more expensive on Sugar Paper’s website…just an FYI for you all. Time to head to Target ;).

xoxo Sera :)

Casual Chic

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 Sweater: Joie/ Jeans, Necklace: J.Crew/ Sunglasses: Celine/ Sandals: Tory Burch/ Lips: MAC

Casual Chic = Classic.

If you’re ever feeling lazy or just don’t want to put too much thought and effort into your outfit for the day here’s a no fail recipe.

Step 1: Choose one of your many cute sweaters and pair with your favorite jeans.

Step 2: Select a shoe that you feel like wearing. They can literally be any style. Flats/wedges/boots/heels you name it you can make it work. The shoe style can change the vibe of your overall look. If you want very casual stick to a flat. More of a glam gal? Add a cute wedge, heeled booties or sandals that have a small heel (like I chose for my look).

Step 3: Add the finishing touch of a statement necklace. This last part is key because it’s the one piece of this outfit that changes it from just casual to casual chic because it pulls the outfit together and looks like you put more effort into getting dressed than you actually did ;). I’m all about that some days!

p.s. the last photo is me showing you guys how I like my sweaters a little longer in the arms so I can cover my hands with my sweater if need be…my hands are always cold though!

xoxo Sera :)

Tribal

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Cardigan: Love Stitch/ Dress: Nordstrom/ Necklaces: Blackmail, Haute Bride/ Ring: TomTom/ Leggings: Ann Taylor Loft/ Boots: Sam Edelman (on sale now!)/ Sunglasses: Celine/ Lips: MAC

When it starts to get cold I’m all about staying warm, being comfortable and looking fashionable all at the same time (not in that particular order necessarily, but actually maybe in that order? haha!).

Long cardigan sweaters are one of my most favorite clothing items for fall and winter because wearing one is just like wearing a blanket. For real…if you don’t have one go shopping for one ASAP! I’m in love with this tribal printed one I found in Del Mar, San Diego over a year ago. The asymmetrical draped front detail is chic and the print is interesting but not too much.

Get ready for more long cardigan sweaters to make appearances on Dress Chic For Me soon ;)!

xoxo Sera :)

Blank Space

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Gifs from: http://www.mtv.com/news/1993564/taylor-swift-blank-space-gifs/

Music Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-ORhEE9VVg

My ‘Inspired Wednesday’ post is all about T. Swift’s new music video “Blank Space”! The song itself is so catchy and fun to sing along with but the music video is on another level for two reasons…

The first is that the fashion is so so good in it!!! Literally like super amazing! I’d like one of everything she wears please!! Especially the dresses…I’m lusting over every single dress shown! She supposedly has 21 outfits throughout this four and a half minute music video. Impressive!

My top 3 faves, are the very first 3 gifs I’ve put above. The black sheer lace gown is hands down my most favorite look followed by the completely embellished silver gown and rounding out my top 3 faves is the cream deep v dress with embroidered silver metallic bows all over. These are beautiful, sexy classic designer creations and that blush ball gown with orange, yellow and white silk flowers is straight up couture!

Her fashion game is completely on point and she looks fabulous in everything from crop tops to riding pants. Also, who makes those white sunnies?! Drool worthy!

The second reason why I’m digging the song/video/lyrics is because Taylor Swift is making fun of the image that the media, and thus most people, have of her which is that she’s a crazy girlfriend/ex-girlfriend and that anyone she dates will end up having a song written about them. Sure her inspiration may stem from some of her past relationships but never is a famous male musician criticized the same way that Taylor Swift has been, and still is. Even if a famous male musician were to gather inspiration from past relationships (which many of them do) and write every single one of his songs about it, he would not be called “crazy” and there wouldn’t be talks of how he can’t “make a woman stay with him.” It’s complete sexism and ridiculous. I’ve always really liked T. Swift’s music so I say great work Taylor more power to you!! We need women to support other women regardless of fame and fortune.

So there are the 2 reasons I’m loving everything about “Blank Space”! Also, the dashingly handsome ridiculously attractive man isn’t so bad either ;)!

xoxo Sera :)

Gold Accents

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Top: Nordstrom/ Pants: Zara/ Necklace: World Market/Rings: TomTom, Custom/ Sunglasses: Prada/ Bag: Chanel/ Sandals: Tory Burch/ Lips: Chanel

One of my favorite combos is black and white. Although I do love color there’s just something so clean aesthetically about black paired with white. I added metallic gold accents to this otherwise casual outfit for a touch of glamour. Simple and chic is always a fashion “do”!

xoxo Sera :)

Hand Chain

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 Sweater, Jeans: J.Crew/ Necklace: Gift/ Hand Chain & Ring: Lapin Jewel/ Bag: Cynthia Rowley/ Sunglasses: Celine/ Sandals: Tory Burch/ Lips: MAC ‘Viva Glam’

Comfortable, casual and chic! I got these gorgeous rose gold jewelry pieces on vacation in Cesme, Turkey. The hand chain is pretty awesome and I love that the ring is linked by a chain to encompass your whole finger basically. Chains for days!

Hope everyone is having a fabulous weekend :)!

xoxo Sera

Wild Masquerade

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 Dress: L’Agence (shorter version here)/ Wedges: Aldo/ Mask: Etsy/ Lips: MAC ‘Rebel’ 

My ‘Inspired Wednesday’ post is pretty fun today!! I’m sharing photos shot by the amazingly talented Brittany Bowen of www.brittanybowen.com

It was so fun to collaborate just because! We decided to do a creative glam photo shoot and I wanted to wear this mask plus a silk leopard print gown (because really why not?)…so we made it happen and the pics turned out pretty wonderful :).

Stay inspired and stay creative Chic Readers!

xoxo Sera :)