in my closet: satin + animal print + leather
discovery: something about adding a jacket to an otherwise feminine outfit, you know, an i’m-too-sexy-for-da-cube kinda thang: 2005: leather jacket - danier/2011: skirt (one of my fans) - boutique@seneca/2012: blouse - espirit, heels - 9west it took me about 2 years to get around to wearing this jacket after i bought it (turns out i like the ‘idea’ of the studs but in...
When you find something that feels right, concentrate on refining your skills...– if you have to cry go outside - kelly cutrone
in my closet: denim pencil skirt
discovery: this $35 denim pencil skirt (its got stretch too) is a great look for casual fridays. 2011: belt - jacob/2012: patent pumps - 9west, blazer - h&m, top - sara, skirt - rw&co ($35) the traditional denim skirts can tend to make you look like you’re already in weekend mode. this one kicks it up a notch, taking me from day to after-work drinks. it’s sure to...
in my closet: attitude dress
discovery: this coral dress from attitude. its pretty basic and will work with flats or with a pair of pumps in the cube: 2010: patent pumps - joe fresh, leaf necklace + bracelet - le chateau/2011: leopard wedges - 9west, snakeskin purse - banana republic/2012: dress - attitude by jay manual, white card - zara me
in my closet: purple frock
rediscovery: this $35 dress from winners i wore in the fall with a cardigan and tall boots…only once. here’s hoping i work this a few more times this season: 2011: dress - winners, pumps - 9west/ 2012: blazer - h&m me
is there a school of “that’s not my job, but i’ll do what i...– pyk
in my closet: 9west dress
rediscovery: i bought this dress for a wedding in 2010 and never wore it again. wondering if i can work it this year in warmer temps (and before it gets too damn tight!) 2010: dress - 9west, patent pumps - joe fresh this dress makes my arms look lovely. i seriously need to work this again. for real. me
in my closet: brown skirt + ruffled blouse
style inspiration: kerry washington in this lovely patterned full skirt + white blouse looking oh so chic: www.style.com my inspired work appropriate look: 2010: patent pumps - joe fresh, ruffled blouse - jacob, multi-strand pearls/2012: skirt - anthropologie, leather lady-purse - locale this is my first full skirt. i’ve always been a bit apprehensive about this particular...
in my closet: navy + green + orange
discovery: that this winter has been brutally long. recently it has been lulling us into a false sense of springtime then coldly reminding us that its not over yet. i’in the meantime, in between time, this is an outfit i’m looking forward to workin’ very soon - it reminds me of spring: 2010: patent pumps - joe fresh/2011: orange belt + bracelet - jacob/2012: navy...
cube dwelling: revisiting my wardrobe resolutions
so back in december i made a number of style resolutions. i thought now that we are 4 months into the year maybe i should revisit these resolutions. you know, to see if i’ve managed to keep them or if i fell off the resolution wagon (and, in truth, to remind myself what that heck i resolved to do this year). i had resolved to: go for color apply the 1-in-1-out rule (one new piece = get rid...
capris are like the mom jeans of non-denim pants– pyk
in my closet: h&m purple blouse + pencil skirt
discovery: style inspiration kerry washington in this lovely purple and black number: www.style.com inspired this work appropriate look: 2010 - pencil skirt - zara/2011: shoes - ?/2012: blouse - h&m
in my closet: espirit patterned dress + white...
rediscovery: i wore this dress in the winter with a turtleneck (style inspiration was alexa chung). i’m workin’ it a little different this time around for the spring: 2012: dress - espirit/2011: shoes - 9west, necklace - le chateau/2010: blazer - h&m this is how i worked it in february: me
in my closet: banana republic dress
rediscovery: i was putting away my wool trousers this weekend and came across this banana republic dress that has been a favourite of mine over the past two spring/summer seasons. i think it has one more season left so i’m gonna work it while i still can: 2010: dress - banana republic, leopard clutch - aldo/2011: pumps - 9west/2012: blazer - h&m talk about bang for my...
i'd work this: jcrew cube-dwelling combo
i’d work this: jcrew: no.2 pencil skirt, bythe silk blouse + drea leopard peep toe pumps with this classic trench - mango and aldo stellfox shopper bag - asos for a sophisticated business casual look: me
in my closet: polka dot blouse #4 (casual friday)
rediscovery: another way to work the zara polka dot blouse in the cube. this time white skinny jeans on a casual friday: 2012: blouse - zara, white jeans - jacob, heels - 9west/ 2006 - cropped jacket - jacob (part of an old skirt suit)/2002: handbag - marks & spencer me
in my closet: polka dot blouse #3 (+ red skirt)
rediscovery: this is the 3rd cube dwelling appropriate outfit that i created with my polka dot blouse. oh the possibilities just keep coming. 2012: polkadot blouse - zara, skirt - jacob & pumps - 9west me
in my closet: polka dot blouse #2 (+ red blazer)
rediscovery: polka dots with red always makes a great combo. here is that zara blouse again - earning its keep with this red blazer: 2012: blouse -zara, red blazer - forever21, patent pumps - 9west/ 2011: cropped pant - joe fresh i will work this blouse with a skirt next time or maybe my black sheath dress, or with a pair of navy cropped pants and flats…ummm, the possibilities. me
in my closet: zara polka dot blouse
discovery: this recent purchase from zara - black and white polka dot blouse - will work with more than three outfits to satisfy my cube-dwelling needs - simple, stylish, and versatile: 2012: blouse - zara, patent pumps - 9west/2011: cropped pant - joe fresh i will try this top with red next… me