Outfit Post

Spring maxi

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My first maxi dress of the year ūüôā

Dress:  c/o eShakti
Bag:  similar and similar
Sunglasses:  similar

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Finally…

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Apologies for the 2-week delay!

Scarf: ¬†Ricki’s
Sweater:  Philosophy Cashmere Open Front Long Cardigan {similar: 1,  2,  3,  4}
Blouse: ¬†Banana Republic “Seamed Inset Tank” {Cdn link here}
Pants: ¬†Banana Republic “Sloan” ¬†{Cdn link here}
Bracelet: ¬†c/o Ricki’s
Purse:  Le Chateau {old}

Coming Soon…

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After a relaxing week in the sun, I’m slowly getting back into the swing of things. ¬†Here’s a quick look at what’s coming up later this week…

Scarf: ¬†Ricki’s
Sweater:  Philosophy Cashmere Open Front Long Cardigan {similar: 1,  2,  3,  4}
Blouse: ¬†Banana Republic “Seamed Inset Tank” {Cdn link here}
Pants: ¬†Banana Republic “Sloan” ¬†{Cdn link here}
Bracelet: ¬†c/o Ricki’s
Purse:  Le Chateau {old}

Weekend Casual

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Sweater: ¬†Ricki’s {I pinned up the cowl neck into more of a¬†turtleneck style}
Pants:  Banana Republic Sloan {Cdn link here}
Boots:  Franco Sarto Motor {also available here and here Рthese boots were my only Black Friday purchase}
Bracelets:  Amrita Singh
Purse:  vintage
Sunglasses:  Aldo

Hello Yellow

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Sweater:  J.Crew Factory cashmere cardigan {similar here and here}
Blouse: ¬†c/o Ricki’s {also seen in the last post – its been getting a lot of wear recently}
Pants:  J.Crew Minnie in bi-stretch wool
Hat:  Club Monaco {very similar}
Sunglasses:  Aldo
Boots:  Enzo Angiolini Karissa {simliar}
Purse:  Pour la Victoire

Our carbon monoxide alarm went off at 4 am on Monday morning. ¬†This was the first time the alarm had gone off (we’ve had the CO units for about 2 years), and our digital readout was showing ~250 ppm (bad!). ¬†Fortunately,¬†the alarm did it’s job & we quickly left the house (although not before opening most of the doors and windows – which, in retrospect, we shouldn’t have spent time doing). ¬†The local fire department came to investigate & a few hours later we were allowed back inside. ¬†Our wood stove was the likely source of the carbon monoxide & we have negative house pressure issues that are not helping the situation. ¬†An HVAC tech is coming by today to look at the problems & hopefully propose a solution. ¬†Even though this ended well for us, I can’t stress the importance of a CO alarm. ¬†¬†If we did not have a functioning alarm, we all would have continued to sleep through the rising CO levels (very dangerous!).

 

Fall {Faux} Fur

A Closet Full of Clothes blog - Ricki's Outfit

A Closet Full of Clothes blog - Ricki's faux fur vest

 A Closet Full of Clothes blog - Ricki's tunic blouse

A Closet Full of Clothes blog

A Closet Full of Clothes blog - Ricki's leggings

When a representative from Ricki’s asked me if I would like to test drive¬†a few pieces from their fall collection, I quickly jumped at the opportunity to pick out a new autumn¬†look. ¬†After a full-store (and website!) browse, along with¬†helpful recommendations from the sales staff, I decided on a¬†vest/tunic/leggings ¬†look.¬†¬†This is a slight departure from my everyday style because at the moment, my leggings tend to be reserved for work-out and lounge attire (this is a ridiculous¬†mental block as I have no problem wearing slim-fit pants, which are essentially just thicker leggings…).

Vest: ¬†c/o Ricki’s¬†¬†{I have actually been wanting a nice faux fur vest for a few seasons now, but I was unable to find something at a decent price point that didn’t look inherently cheap. ¬†This vest is incredibly soft¬†and is of much better quality than the other options I considered in the past}
Blouse: ¬†c/o Ricki’s
Leggings: ¬†c/o Ricki’s¬† {they keep their shape quite well!}
Necklace: ¬†c/o Ricki’s
Bracelets: ¬†both¬†c/o Ricki’s (here and here)
Purse:  Le Chateau {old}
Boots:  Enzo Angiolini {simliar}
Sunglasses:  Aldo

PS: I’m giving away a $50 gift card to Ricki’s – check back early next week for details!