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ByKari

INDIGO BLUSH.

INDIGO BLUSH.

Go ahead: Infuse bold color into your cold-weather wardrobe.

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This week’s look is sweet and comfortable, while still drawing attention with bold color. We started with the dress & added accessories based on the colors in the dress pattern. The objective: look ultra feminine while staying warm.

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Every girl should have a great pair of cowgirl boots.
Finding a cranberry pair for under $5 is a shopping victory.
PS: Thigh-high sweater socks are perfect for pairing with maxi’s in winter.

photo 1New Zoya gold polish is our latest beauty obsession via GlossyBox. The perfect subdued &
shiny color for this look, and hasn’t chipped or peeled after a week! Thanks to darling Emily
of Sacramento’s best beauty blog, The Emery Board for our GlossyBox subscription!

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When shopping secondhand, once you check for major imperfections, the real deal is in the details.  Stitching, construction, color consistency: make sure it’s up to snuff. Building a wardrobe of well-made pieces with delightful details (for less) is one of the main perks of shopping secondhand.

Going on 5 years with these boots and they’re still a favorite find.
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– THE OFFICIAL BREAKDOWN –

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005A skinny belt or tie in a bold color (even paired with a bold pattern) really helps to pull it all together and creates symmetry and balance. Whatever your size, placing it at your smallest part draws attention there, visually cinching you in for a smaller overall look.
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Local places we love to shop secondhand:
French Cuff Consignment, Article Consignment, Freestyle, Thrift Town & Goodwill

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If you want to shop smarter, overhaul your closet or just reimagine your look, email us at kari.shipman@gmail.com: We’ll send you our rates and set up an appointment.

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For more thrifty inspiration, follow our hashtags: #outfitunder20 / #shoesunder10

ByKari

SUNNY SIDE UP.

SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN…

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 So it’s sunny raining out. Cry about it. Just dress a bit sunnier to compensate.

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Mustard skinnies: $2.99 // Thrifted vintage white sweater: $2.99

Pair brights & bolds with soft neutrals.

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Cuffs + wedges = love.

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When you find a bold piece like these skinnies while out thrifting,
you HAVE to take the chance on them.  

xo Kari for the JJ crew

ByKari

SUITCASE STYLE.

MANLY MONDAY: SARKIS 2.0

Sounds like a rad video game, the newest innovation from some up & coming company, or an investment bank, right? Well, take your pick of the three, or all together, Sarkis says slick, relevant, and reliable. Funny how fitting that is.

My office is pretty much a hotbed for creatives who are going places. I had the pleasure of meeting Sarkis the other night and “going places” doesn’t even begin to sum it up.

Considering his impressive title, what he’s in charge of, his media presence, and his propensity to perpetually be on a plane to the next place that needs him, I’m just saying, you’d expect a bit more pretense. But turns out, this well-traveled mister not only knows a thing or two about most things, but is stylishly and refreshingly unpretentious.

As someone who embraces personal style, yet happens to often enjoy happy hour on a different coast than he had his morning cereal, how the heck does a guy construct a wardrobe that fits with that lifestyle?

CONVERTIBLE BASICS with a POLISHED FLAIR.

 CONVERTIBLE BASICS:

  • [black] well-fitted jeans. casual, comfortable, go with anything.
  • [black] fitted blazer. notice we’ve now said fitted twice? OMG know your measurements!
  • [black] rimmed glasses. a stylish choice, but a functional staple nonetheless.
  • tee shirts. that fit. and don’t have a logo across the front.
  • a couple good watches. this one in particular is a Casio, but there’s something about a man who wears a watch, instead of only relying on his smartphone for the time that just feels dependable and classy.

POLISHED FLAIR:

  • pattern. the blue stripes on the basic tee make it. all black/neutral + a patterned piece: do it.
  • dash of color. these shoes happen to be extra fancy for being so casual. BUT. it’s great to have an unexpected pop. [This particular pair of shoes are limited edition from Sperry’s on 5th Avenue. Swanky chill.]
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As with any style profile, this is Sarkis’ style, not yours.
But we hope you’re inspired to find those pieces
that can be your convertible basics & polished flair.

Have a marvelous Monday, loves!
XO JJ & the crew