Thursday, February 25, 2016

All-Black Leaves

 Sweater: Ted Baker     Shoes: New Chic      Skirt: MaxStudio (similar)     Bag: Kate Spade    Sunglasses: Karen Walker    Hair: Irresistible Me ℅   Lipstick: Urban Decay

This party look, honestly, would normally be a little outside my comfort zone.  But it's fun to push the envelope sometimes!  This leaf skirt was something that I saw in my friend's closet, and while it was not necessarily my style, something about it drew me in, and I had to borrow it!  

I treated it like I would a feather or fringe skirt, and decided to go sleek and all-black.  Head to toe black is one of my favorite go-to looks to look evening ready, and I think there's just something so mysterious and chic about it!  

This sweater is my favorite top in my closet right now, and these heels tied in with the bow on the bag! They're an ideal height for walking and a vegan velvet-suede material. (and you can use my code blog20off for your own pair or anything from  You know how people do test-walks in shoes before purchasing them?  I always like to do a test-dance in heels before I buy them to make sure that they are ideal for a party or night out!  It's slightly embarrassing to do in a store, but gets the job done.  I've found that my ideal height is 3-4 inches.

Thank goodness tomorrow's Friday... hope you are all having a great week so far!


  1. Even though this is outside of your comfort zone, you're ROCKING it. I absolutely love that leaf skirt, and the embellished collar on the sweater adds such a the perfect amount of sparkle. I'd wear this whole thing in a heartbeat (even though it's out of my comfort zone, too!)

  2. AH so chic! That leaf skirt is beyond gorgeous, the detail is so interesting! The all black color scheme ties everything together so well!!

    An Unblurred Lady

  3. ahhh love this look!!
    kisses from dubai ❤️

  4. This outfit is very Audrey Hepburn! You look so classic!

    1. Aww, the highest compliment I could ask for.

  5. This is a great look! I love the texture on the skirt, your collar detailing, and the bow on your heel. It all makes for such a well put together look.

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  6. Gorgeous! I just love the texture on your skirt!

    Southern Style

  7. That skirt is so cute!! I love the entire look! It is so classy
    Miss Olivia Says

  8. I love the whole look! The bow details are so pretty.

    Heidi || Wishes & Reality

  9. I love that dress, it's gorgeous!

    Mary Kate

  10. So gorgeous! I am absolutely in love with that skirt! It is so unique!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

  11. This is seriously so cute! Love the clutch and the heels! You look gorgeous in this skirt as well! Happy Monday!


  12. Julia, I LOVE this look! You look so sharp in black and so chic! You are killing it!
    Happy Monday, love!
    xoxo, Vanessa

  13. So cute! That neckline is perfect! Love the way you styled the entire look!

    Amy & Hannah

  14. I think this outfit looks perfect! I love the leaf-like texture/pattern on your skirt!

  15. This skirt is too cool, lady- and I love the way your styled it! Gorgeous.

    Le Stylo Rouge

  16. That blouse is amazing! i need it in my closet NOW! ha great post


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