Thursday, October 23

Flirty Winter White

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There's something about winter white that makes me feel so warm and fuzzy inside.
It reminds me of the beautiful snow setting softly on a cold December day. 
True story, I have only seen snow a total of 3 times in my entire life!
But...if it were up to me I would move to the East or up North perhaps...just so I could experience a true winter holiday. 

I channeled some of that winter white feeling with my look yesterday.
This is the California adaptation...
A flirty white mini skirt from my friends at Lucca Couture
 And an embroidered white sweater from Tobi
You can never, ever go wrong with a white on white outfit.
I love the subtle play on textures/prints with the polka dot of the skirt and the flower appliqué of the top.
Details are everything.


wearing: skirt - c/o lucca couture, sweater - c/o shop tobi, bag - kate spade saturday, heels - missguided, sunglasses - celine via bluefly

Wednesday, October 22

Bluefly Favorites

Bluefly is slowly becoming a favorite e-tailer of mine.
Designer finds for a fraction of the price...
Who doesn't love that?
I recently bought some pieces and waited on the porch all day Saturday for the mailman to bring me my goodies.
(Fast shipping is an extra plus for me!)

Today, I decided to share some of my must-have pieces from the website.
Everything from holiday jewels to my staple perfume, Flower Bomb by Viktor & Rolf.
What I love most is that many of the pieces are in season.
Usually, the word sale is associated with unwanted items
But in this day and age you can find practically anything on sale.

Bluefly is the online hub for holiday shopping guys, trust me!
Enjoy 20% off today ONLY using code: FAMILY
Now get to it!


Monday, October 20

Black Lace Dress

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Oh the Glamour!
If you follow me on Instagram...and if you don't you probably should...
You might have seen a WOWZA Red Carpet look from this weekend.
Being Armenian means a minimum of five weddings per year.
And these weddings are no outdoor-simple-small-shindigs...
They are massive, glamorous and traditional (which I really love!)
It's fun to join in on these celebrations because to be honest with you...
We have some interesting customs. 
From the food, to the the men baring gifts for the bride in the morning.
It is insane!

Everyone gets decked out in gowns fit for the Oscars.
I wore this black lace number from Lulus, what drew me in was the back details.
I knew I wanted to create a dramatic dark look...especially for the month of Halloween.
Lala did my make-up...(duh who else!).
We went with a bronze cat-eye and double set lashes.
And we agreed that NYX Cosmetics Matte Lipstick in Siren was the perfect shade!

If you would like more make-up details please leave comments below with your questions! 


wearing: dress - lulus, heels - zara, clutch - vintage

Friday, October 17

Slouchy in Vans Fall

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There's always a back and forth with fashion.
A few seasons color-blocking is the thing then...poof! 
Color blocking is gone and in comes monochrome. 
Styles always change and for Fall 14 I must say that I have noticed one particular style
holding reign.


Think over-sized sweaters, layers on top of layers a la The Olsen twins. 
Now, I am a girl devoted to her heels and full skirts...
But it's nice to try out different looks and ultimately we are multi-faceted beings!
Here, I'm wearing a mesh oversized sweater from Vans Fall 14 collection, my Helmut Lang skirt and oxblood oxfords from Shoemint.
Can I say how much I adore these comfy, boyish flats?
I think my heels are feeling a bit neglected. 


wearing: sweater - c/o vans, skirt - helmut lang, shoes - c/o  shoemint, sunglasses - raen optics, watch - c/o daniel wellington

Wednesday, October 15


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If you haven't noticed by now my style has made a strong left turn.
I went from ultra feminine to hi-I-am-a-boy
In five seconds flat.
Oxfords, blazers, denim...all paired together for a crisp, masculine look.
And to be honest with you...I'm totally diggin this new vibe. 

I've been on the hunt for the perfect white shirt and I've finally found it.
Soft and the right fit for my tiny frame.
I mightt have worn it twice in one week.
I added this 21 HM Boutique statement necklace for a spin on a classic look.

Does this post seem a bit rushed? 
Well, forgive me I have entered into the Gilmore Girl vortex.
I mean...I could totally wear this to Chilton right?


wearing: blazer - c/o uniqlo, shirt - c/o uniqlo, jeans - zara, heels - dailylook, necklace - 21 hm boutique

Monday, October 13

Moments of Chic

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I am a certified online shopper.
If there was an online shopping challenge I would bet on my entire wardrobe that I would win.
By. A. Landslide.
One of my ultimate e-shops is Piperlime and for many good reasons.
For a young professional like myself they have what I like to call
The contemporary in-betweeners who can spend more than $100 but less than $500 on a single item.
What gets me the most is their beautifully curated selection of women's wear.
From trendy skirts to staple blouses, luxurious coats and fun accessories
It really is your one stop online destination. 

While in NY for Fashion Week I hopped on over to their flagship store and literally fainted.
The ambiance was exactly what I would picture a Piperlime store to be.
Industrial cool and glamourous. 
I spent a good two hours there...oops.

Thus, you can imagine my level of excitement when I was asked to be apart of their
 Moments of Chic campaign.
I am wearing a show stopping sequin midi skirt by Sabine and a classic white Tinley Road blouse.
I decided to keep this look understated with minimal accessories and make-up.
Can't wait to wear this number for all my holiday parties!

Join me by tagging #momentsofchic on all your Piperlime posts, would love to know what some of your favorite pieces are!


wearing: skirt - sabine c/o piperlime, blouse - tinley road c/o piperlime, heels - missguided, bag - kate spade saturday, sunglasses - raen

Friday, October 10

Sunglasses Problem

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Hi, my name is Emily and I have a sunglass problem.
The first step to any addiction is to admit you have an issue, right?
Well, I've tried my best to figure out where this little hiccup stems from...
And I just can't seem to pinpoint the exact moment.
The fact of the matter is...
I love a good pair of sunglasses but I can't keep them on my face for more than 5 minutes.
My bf constantly makes fun of me, in an hour car ride they will come off and on a total of 45 times!

I decided to share my problem & some of my favorite swoon worthy selects.
Happy Sunglass Shopping!
Hope you don't catch what I have after this...meh.