Versatile Style by Tracey

Inspiration

Posted on: October 31, 2016

Angie at YOU LOOK FAB

puts out outfit ensembles on a regular basis 

and this one she called ” Statement Leopard Bag” 

Ensemble: Statement Leopard Bag

Source 

I don’t happen to have a leopard handbag and don’t feel the need to run out and buy one, lol. 

I thought about doing a look with my snakeskin bag, which would have worked.  

I even laid out a look with it a few days ago…. 

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We had temperatures back in the 80’s so of course my Sam Edelman’s had 

to come out to play in this look.   

I also took a more casual approach to the look because

as much as I love the looks of crisp white shirts, 

I can’t seem to style them and make them feel like me.  

I opted to keep the top in the same tone as the topper

because any high contrast cut my body in half 

and really messed with the proportions.  

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It was quite windy for the pictures, lol 

My t-shirt says “Inhale Love, Exhale Gratitude”  

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I have so many more ideas for the culottes going into the cooler weather 

and am looking forward to styling them with tights and boots. 

The trick is to treat them like a skirt.   

Dear Readers,  Wishing you  a Happy HALLOWEEN!

We don’t get many kids in our neighborhood and gave up giving out candy two years ago.

Instead we took our youngest teenage child to the movies.  

This year my daughter is home after getting her Master’s Degree and she wants to

have her brother join her in giving out candy and dressing up, sitting out front with

the fog machine going.   I am hoping they won’t be sorely disappointed.    

Gratitude

I am grateful for Sundays when my husband gets to relax and watch football, shouting and getting so animated that you know how the game is going in every room of the house.   

I am grateful that I finally got to visit my dear friend and deliver the wardrobe I had for her 10yr old daughter and the delight it brought to them both.  

I am grateful that while I was visiting my friend who lives at the oceanfront, that my daughter (25)  and my husband got some rare quality alone time walking the beach and playing POKEMON GO,  as my poor daughter lost all her original levels since she signed up with her Boston College email and they cancelled it , after all she graduated in May. 

I am grateful that my teenager took advantage of our plans and opted to stay home by himself, as he values alone time and hasn’t had much of it since my daughter arrived home in May.   

I am grateful for a phone call from my son at VCU to share his night adventure at the Halloween farm he visited.  

 

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4 Responses to "Inspiration"

I love these culottes, Tracey!
I think they add so much sophistication to this outfit…I just got my pair washed, so I’ll be wearing them again this week! I love the leopard shoes with them–I may have to try that!
jodie
http://www.jtouchofstyle.com

Culottes really are a fun new silhouette and I have a few pair ready to style for this season. Looking forward to seeing yours soon.

Hi Tracey, love the idea of wearing your snakeskin bag as i sub for the leopard, the idea is a cool print! Love the cardigan, very pretty and the shape is fab. Great idea to mix with the SE leopard shoes, love them!
Happy Halloween
jess xx
http://www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

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