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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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Workin’ 9 to ?

BLAZER: (c/o) Talbots (love this one too!)/TEE: Sezane/SKIRT: Maje/SLINGBACKS: (c/o) Sam Edelman/BAG: Gucci – similar here and here/EARRINGS: (c/o) BaubleBar/LIPSTICK: Marc Jacobs

The ahh-mazing thing about being a blogger is that you can reinvent yourself however many times you want to. You don’t have strict rules. Or red tape. You don’t have to ask for permission. You can do whatever you want. And if that means one day you’re “chic and preppy” and the next day you’re “grungy and goth,” then so be it. That’s what style is about. And if your style isn’t evolving, you’ll never grow as a “fashion blogger,” as I like to think.

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Tula What?

Blogger wearing Tularosa

[Chelsae Anne | Photography]

Blogger wearing Tularosa

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Blogger wearing Tularosa

Blogger wearing Tularosa

DRESS: (c/o) Saks Fifth Avenue Boca Raton/SHOES: Steve Madden/BAG: (c/o) Jennifer Haley/BRACELETS: H&M/HAT: H&M

Tularosa is a small village in New Mexico. It’s also the name of one of my favorite new LA-based labels, a sister line of the contemporary fashion label (and another fave) Lovers + Friends. Mega-bloggers like @SincerelyJules and @CollageVintage have been rocking their Cali-inspired designs nonstop lately. And so have I…

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