Archive for November, 2012

  • Shine Bright Like a Diamond


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    A Notes about Moving Skirts from Summer to Fall

    I’d like to take moment to chat about bringing skirts into Fall. I was having a conversation with a (very fashionable) coworker of mine, about how strange it felt/looked to throw on skirts & tights – and how when we got dressed in the morning, we’d always end up changing back into pants. We discussed having an anything-but-pants day during the week to force ourselves to get out of the habit. It’s just when you’ve got bare-legged in skirts all summer, then start pairing them with dark tights – the contrast in style seems a bit uncomfortable (especially if the skirt isn’t a dark color). So with this post – it starts. Skirts with tights. Get ready for it. I’ll be trying to make this Fall my most skirt-lined-season ever.

    What I’m Wearing

    I’m not sure what I should call the highlight of this outfit – every piece is my favorite. The statement necklace was a birthday gift from my sister – it’s the J.Crew Archipelago necklace (sold out, but similar here) – and the colors in the necklace inspired me to stick to strictly black & white for the rest of my outfit. My top is an amazing thrift shop find (Hey Macklemore, can we go thrift shopping? Yup, yup, yup, yup) and I call it my typewriter button-down, because it’s got random letters along with faded black stripes. The skirt is courtesy of SimplyBe – it’s a faux leather skirt with a perfectly placed pleat to add only the flattering curves to your figure (and hide away the others…).

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    xoxo

    Natasha

     

  • Fall Fur & Leopard Booties

    You knew I’d return.

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    I’m Back.

    I’m back from my “sebatical” which included getting stuck in NYC during the Sandy hurricane, then traveling to San Francisco for a conference, all the while trying to balance work & personal life. But you knew I’d be back…and here I am. With a new outfit post I’m excited to share with you! I missed Seattle and I’m excited to be home for the holidays…running around trying to look fashionable while I simultaneously stuff stuffing and turkey into my belly!

    The Outfit.

    This outfit is fabulous for a couple of reasons. First off, the wonderful people at ALDO contacted me and I was able to choose any pair of booties from their site to test out here on my blog – and I fell head-over-chunky-heels for the leopard Cedrina ankle boots. The boots are high quality and super comfy, they are definitely a staple for my fall wardrobe! My faux fur collar is from H&M (similar here), my long coat is a favorite and it’s from the Gap (old, similar here). My oxblood hat is also from H&M, I’m in love with it…everyone needs one. The fabulous bracelet was a gift but I’m lusting after this piece of arm candy.

    And the photos were shot at the Westin in downtown Seattle by the most amazing photag in the world, Chelle Ticeson. Check out The Chic Curve on Facebook for exclusive photos & outtakes of this outfit!

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    xoxo

    Natasha