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Workin’ It Wednesday: The Grey Blazer + A Stella & Dot Surprise!

For my second edition of Workin’ It Wednesday, I went with eyelet, leopard, and polka dots. I’ve had this grey blazer for a while but I find lighter colored blazers trickier to style. I think the grey looks great with purple or navy. What do you think?

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I promised a Stella & Dot surprise in yesterday’s post, and here it is: Mystery Hostess trunk show!!!

This is an online-only trunk show and anyone who places an order over the next 2 weeks will be entered to win a giveaway for the hostess rewards! You could be the lucky winner of free and discounted jewelry, but no matter what you’re guaranteed to love what you purchase. Click here to shop 🙂

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Dress: J. Crew (old, similar) // Blazer: Banana Republic (old) // Shoes: Ann Taylor (similar) // Clutch: J. Crew // Necklace: Stella & Dot (retired, but love these if you like green 1, 2) // Bracelet: Stella & Dot

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Grey & Sequins

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What’s better with sequins than more sequins? I snapped up these sequined pumps on clearance at Target recently and couldn’t wait to try them out. Pairing them with a sequined bow cardigan seemed appropriate. Plus, a pop of pink with my clutch and some fun jewelry, of course!

Speaking of jewelry, I’m excited to announce I signed up as an independent stylist with my favorite jewelry line, Stella & Dot! 🙂 I literally can’t get enough of their jewels, and after falling in love with basically everything in the new spring line, I decided the time was right.

For more exciting news on the Stella & Dot front, stay tuned for tomorrow’s post! 😉

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Cardigan: J. Crew // Button Down: J. Crew (current version) // Jeans: Target // Shoes: Target (only $9.88 in store!) // Clutch: Target (old, similar) // Pearls: Gifted from mom 🙂 // Bracelets: Anthropologie cuff (old), Stella & Dot 1, 2, 3 (similar) // Rings: Stella & Dot

Lace & Spikes

One thing I love almost as much as mixing colors is mixing feminine and edgy pieces. Enter this lace dress and spiked booties!  I saw these Sole Society shoes and thought they were so cool and not my typical style. Every now and then it’s fun to branch out from the norm.

I’ve been thinking of making the dress a DIY project and evening out the hem. The asymmetrical hem worked well with my rocker-chic look, but I could easily take this dress to a party or work with an even hem. I’ll keep you posted 🙂

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Dress: H&M (similar) // Blazer: Halogen via Nordstrom Rack (similar) // Shoes: Sole Society // Necklace: eBay c/o hubs 🙂 // Earrings: Baublebar (similar) // Bracelets: Stella & Dot, J. Crew (old, similar) // Clutch: Macy’s (old, similar)

New Series! Workin’ It Wednesday: A Nautical Approach

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Anything goes for a regular day at my office, but my job often requires me to dress business or business casual. I got great feedback from my recent post about making business attire not so boring, so I’ve decided to make a regular column on incorporating color, patterns, textures, and jewelry into a business professional wardrobe. I think these outfits can get you through most work scenarios, but would also work well for brunch with family, wedding/baby showers, church, or any other day when you want to step it up a notch. Look forward to frequent “Workin’ It Wednesday” features! 🙂

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The navy striped top and azure blue blazer gave this look a nautical feel, but the tweed and nude pumps anchored it (pun intended!). I splashed in color with my pink bag and orange bracelet. You could make this more neutral with a brown or black bag, a solid-colored blouse, or pearls. Or if you wanted to make it bolder, you could add a leopard print shoe and more bracelets! Depending on where I was going or who I was going to meet, I would make those types of adjustments. But the underlying concept–tweed, stripes, and a colorful blazer–is just as work appropriate as a black pencil skirt and button down shirt, but a lot more fun 🙂

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Blazer: J. Crew (similar, last seen here) // Top: J. Crew (old, similar) // Skirt: J. Crew (old, last seen here) // Shoes: Cole Haan (old, similar) // Necklace: Stella & Dot (on sale!) // Bracelet: JewelMint // Bag: Longchamp (pink no longer available)

I also threw on this scarf to play up the pink and orange since it was quite chilly this morning!

Hearts on Hearts

Hi friends 🙂 Sorry I’ve been slacking on posts this week! I was without my darling husband/photographer for a week and now he’s back (yay!) but we’re both playing catch up from wonderful, long Christmas vacations. Hopefully I can get back to my every-other-day schedule ASAP.

I am not usually a fan of graphic tees or novelty sweaters, but I had been eyeing this J. Crew heart sweater and similar options for a while. Thankfully Santa took note! Since you all know my penchant for print mixing, I paired it with more hearts!

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Sweater: J. Crew // Blouse: Forever 21 (old, similar, last seen here) // Jeans: Lucky (a recent steal at Nordstrom Rack) // Necklace: Ell & Emm (Audrey necklace–currently sold out, but she restocks periodically so check back!) // Bracelets: Stella & Dot 1, 2, 3 // Bag: Kate Spade (similar)

I was wearing dark green old J. Crew moccasins but I hated all the full length photos so sorry, you don’t get to see those 🙂

Christmas Eve Outfit

I posted about my Christmas Day outfit here, but somehow I skipped my Christmas Eve ensemble! I packed pretty lightly for a 10-day vacation so I had to bring pieces that could be mixed and matched. This gold pencil skirt has become a go-to for me (last seen here). How did you dress for the holidays?

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Shirt: J. Crew (on sale, check stores) // Sweater: J. Crew (old, similar) // Skirt: J. Crew (similar) // Boots: Corso Como via Nordstrom Rack (similar) // Bag: Kate Spade (similar) // Bracelets: Stella & Dot, J. Crew, BaubleBar (old) // Necklace: Anthropologie (old) // Watch: Michael Kors

A Look Back at 2012

I only started Christine In Color in October, but it seems like so much has happened already! I’m looking forward to sharing outfits with you in 2013! Here’s a look back at some of my favorite looks of 2012. Thank you for reading!

End of Year Recap