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For my birthday this year (the day after Christmas), John got me a bike! Its a turquoise cruiser and it is absolutely perfect for me.  One of my favorite things growing up was riding bikes at the beach during our family vacations and around the neighborhood where I grew up. This past summer when we were at the beach John and I had such fun biking to and from the beach and all around Seaside and Watercolor and I can’t remember if I actually told him it would be fun to do it at home or if he could just tell.  Either way, Johnny for the win.

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TREND ALERT: Velvet for Fall 2015

I have been (back) on the velvet train since this past winter. I just had a feeling that my favorite style from when I was approx. 6 years old was just going to make a comeback. SO around Christmastime I wore this long sleeved crush velvet number (from Forever 21!!) and was hoping I would be ahead of the curve.

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Sure enough, it was all over the runways in Paris & Milan! Here are some of my favorite pieces:

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Alberta Ferreti Fall 2015 RTW

 

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Balmain Fall 2015 RTW

 

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Giorgio Armani Fall 2015 RTW – love the blue!

 

 

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Balmain Fall 2015 RTW – Devon Windsor looking gorgeous!

 

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Giorgio Armani Fall 2015 RTW

 

 

 

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Giorgio Armani Fall 2015 RTW

 

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Obsessed with this Chloe Fall 2015 RTW Dress!!

 

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Loving Lily Donaldson in this basic black velvet Chloe Fall 2015 RTW piece!

More gorgeous black velvet at Valentino Fall 2015 RTW

More gorgeous black velvet at Valentino Fall 2015 RTW

all images via vogue.com

 

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Leggings: Similar Here.  Blazer: Nasty Gal Velvet Lover Blazer, similar here.
Tee: t.la for Anthropologie. Boots: Alexander Wang, similar here.
Sunnies: Giorgio Armani, Frames of Life. Bag: Louis Vuitton Sully MM.
Earings: Jewelmint.  Lipstick: Rouge Coco Shine in Esprit

photos: cath claire, also on The Crystal Press