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(Holiday) Express Lane

SWEATER (sold out, more options here), CORSET SKIRT, SOCK BOOTIES (similar), EARRINGS, TIGHTS (optional): (c/o) Express Petites

The past couple of weeks feel like a blur. It’s been go, go, go!

As I write this, I’m back home in my old childhood room in Houston, Texas spending the holidays with my family. Today I stayed in pajamas all day and watched movies with my brother and mom. Tomorrow I’m going to the spa and in the evening, picking up my boyfriend from the airport who will be spending the holidays with my family. I know, #soserious. Given the past couple of weeks have been beyond nonstop for me, I could not be happier to hit the snooze button, relax and unwind for two weeks. It’s much needed.

Don’t worry! I’ll still be publishing on here. As I mentioned in my previous post, I shot a ton of content in advance so that I could take this time off. So with that said – let me introduce tonight’s look from Express Petites!

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Pink + Smythe

BLAZER: Smythe/TEE: Express/JEANS: (c/o) La Vie Rebecca Taylor/HEELS: old – more options here/EARRINGS: more options here/SUNNIES: more options here/WATCH: (c/o) Michele

Hello hello!

We are T-MINUS one week until Christmas! Say what?!

Today’s my last day in Palm Beach before I dash off to Texas. I’ve spent the past week shooting SO many fun outfits for you guys. I cannot wait to share them! I did this so I could take a proper break and spend time with family. I do this every year – it’s my way of unplugging. (Even bloggers need to unplug every now and then!)

I’ll still be posting but not shooting! You would be amazed at how much time it takes between styling, steaming, hair and makeup and location scouting. It’s a lot! AND the best part of the holidays? NO EMAILS. Can I get an, “AMEN!” Bloggers are bombarded with emails on a daily basis but during the holidays, it’s quiet so I CAN’T wait!

Want know what’s on the agenda this Christmas break? One spa day. Lots of holiday movies in PJs with my family and boyfriend (yes, he’s coming!). Some shopping (for myself, duh). And reading.

But I digress – let’s talk about today’s look!

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Another blazer…

BLAZER, SWEATER: (c/o) Ann Taylor/SKORT: Zara – similar here, here and here/BELT: Nordstrom/HEELS: (c/o) Saks OFF 5th – love these too!/PURSE: (c/o) Folli Follie ->  save, spend and splurge/NECKLACE, EARRINGS: (c/o) BaubleBar/SUNNIES: Neiman Marcus

As I continue to mention again and again, I can’t live without blazers this fall.

They have always been one of my favorite items in my closet because they are so versatile and time and time again, work for so many occasions like work, weekends or whenever you have nothing to wear. So like basically everything. Am I getting annoying yet? Tell me if I am.

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Back in Florida <3

[Chelsae Anne | Photographer]

BLOUSE, SKIRT, SANDALS, MINI BAG, EARRINGS, RINGS: (c/o) Express

Having spent nearly two weeks in New York City crammed in a tiny Airbnb + hotel room, I cannot be more grateful to be back in South Florida where I call this place home. Happy to be back shooting away!

Today’s look – literally, like head-to-toe – is compliments of Express Petites! Ever since they announced “Petites,” I’ve been shopping their line like a shopaholic mad woman.

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Overall, I love them…

[Photography by Gen Street Style]

OVERALLS, MULES, BUCKET BAG, SCARF, EARRINGS: (c/o) Express/OPTIONAL: White blouse

Three years ago, when I first started my blog, I took a vow that I would never feature overalls on The Style Bungalow. And look at me now.

I don’t know why I was so strongly opposed to wearing overalls when I used to wear jumpsuits all the time? Perhaps it was because overalls reminded me of my awkward middle school years and being teased? Or perhaps it’s because I look much younger than I actually am (we’ll save that topic for another day) and the thought of wearing overalls always felt… adolescent… to me?

Who knows?

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Holiday Ready with Express

Holiday Ready with Express - The Style Bungalow

Holiday Ready with Express - The Style Bungalow

Holiday Ready with Express - The Style Bungalow

Holiday Ready with Express - The Style Bungalow

[Chelsae Anne | Photography]

ROMPER, BELT, HEELS, SUNNIES: (c/o) Express/BAG: (c/o) Neiman Marcus – similar here and here, love this one too!

Everyone has their specific “going out” routine. Mine happens to be:

Turns on “No Scrubs” by TLC. Grabs straightener. Sits in sink (yes, in SINK). Puts on lipstick. Grabs heels. Throws on sexy romper. Calls Uber. Walks in feeling energized. Clinks glass. Let the holiday festivities begin!

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