Saturday, December 28, 2013

Cream Mink

Fur: Vintage (similar faux version here) // Shirt: Banana Republic // Pants: Topshop // Boots: J.Crew (similar here) // Bag: DVF // Sunnies: Karen Walker // Bracelets: David Yurman // Ring: David Yurman // Watch: Michael Kors // Nails: OPI 'Big Apple Red'

 Hello Everyone and happy Saturday. It has been a crazy and wonderful week! I hope everyone had a great Christmas holiday with their friends and family. Since I have been home for Christmas I have raided my mother's furs and found this little cream-colored gem. Beautiful fur never goes out of style, but for a modern twist, I added my leather leggings, stripes and moto-boots. It is kind of fun to go into the New Year wearing something great from years past. Thanks for reading and happy New Year!

Sunday, December 22, 2013

Christmas Weekend

 Pants: J.Crew (30% off with code GIFTNOW) // Sweater: TopShop // Necklace: J.Crew (similar here) // Shoes: J.Crew // Bracelets: David Yurman // Bag: Celine // Lips: Nars 'Dragon Girl' // Sunnies: Karen Walker

 Now that I am finally home for Christmas, I am ready to celebrate! I have been obsessed with these pants ever since my favorite fashion illustrator Brittany Fuson showcased them in one of her drawings (here). They are such a great holiday pant that can be easily dressed up or down, making them versatile for any holiday invite. Though Brittany drew them with a chic coat, I paired mine with the perfect Christmas in Florida item: the short sleeve sweater. This one in particular is a nod to this season's fuzzy sweater trend. I love the way it adds texture to an outfit! Here's hoping everyone safe travels this holiday season and thank you for reading!

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Wish List

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1. Glasses  // 2. Earrings  // 3. Leopard Baseball Hat // 4. Watch // 5. Coat (on sale!)  // 6. Necklace // 7. Tortoise Shell Clutch // 8. Sweater  // 9. Loafers // 10. Pumps

Here are some of my favorite things at J.Crew, perfect for gifting or receiving!  The best part is right now at J.Crew you can receive 30% off with the code GIFTNOW. If you have a fashionista in your family, consider this your first notice that there are only 8 shopping days left :) Merry Christmas!

Friday, December 13, 2013

Biker Ballerina

 Skirt: BCBGeneration (old, similar here) // Sweater: L.Peal // Boots: J.Crew (Last year's style, last seen here, new version here) // Jacket: Zara (sold out, but new version here) // Bag: Fendi (Vintage, similar here) // Bracelets: David Yurman // Watch: Michael Kors // Sunnies: Karen Walker

Happy Friday! When I was home two weeks ago, I found this blush pleated skirt that I hadn't worn in ages. In warmer months, I had paired this spring/summer skirt with metallic gladiator sandals and a slouchy tee. But with pastels being everywhere right now, I thought it would be perfect for a really mild winter day (something that only happens in Florida). By adding a leather jacket and biker boots I kept the skirt not only seasonally appropriate but from looking too girly. I love shopping my closet and making forgotten items feel like new! I hope everyone has a great weekend and thank you for following along! 

Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Merry and Bright

 Cape: c/o Spirit 75 //  Sweater: Old (loving this one, and similar here) // Chambray: J.Crew // Scarf: Zara (this color sold out, but black one here) // Jeans: J.Crew (similar here) // Shoes: J.Crew // Bag: Celine // Lips: Nars // Nails: OPI 'Big Apple Red' // Watch: Michael Kors

A tartan scarf, red nails, and this red cape are putting me in the holiday sprit. Since Christmas is all about giving, The Quarter Life Closet is giving one lucky reader the chance to win a $25 gift card to Spirit 75! Spirit 75 has a mix of clothing ranging from party dresses to comfy oversized sweaters perfect for a little "self gifting." The best part, the online boutique is guilt-free with everything under $75. 

To enter to win: 
1. Follow The Quarter Life Closet on Google Friend Connect OR Bloglovin
2. Like Spirit 75 on Facebook here
3. Email your name to with subject line Gift Card.
The winner will be chosen Monday!

Good luck readers and thank you for following along! 

Saturday, December 7, 2013

Onyx Fur

Vest: Sheinside // Coat: Zara (love this one) // Sweater: DVF (similar here)// Hat: J.Crew (loving this one and this jeweled one) Bag: Celine // Boots: J.Crew (last years version, new one here and love these here) // Pants: Tobi (similar here) // Bracelets: David Yurman // Watch: Michael Kors

Though it is technically still fall, it sure feels as though winter has arrived!! With the temps dropping down below freezing range, this Florida girl has embraced the art of layering. To keep exceptionally warm, layering a faux-fur vest over or under (see here) a coat is a great way to go. Some faux-fur vests can look a little coarse or resemble a teddy bear. This one however, is fluffy and soft, all for an incredible price. Needless to say I am thrilled with my luxurious, yet thrifty find! If only scraping an icy windshield was as fun as dressing for the cold. I hope everyone has an awesome weekend and thank you for reading.

 A special thank you to my friend Rebecca Bryant for standing out in the freezing cold with me to take these pictures. I have wonderful friends and family and I couldn't do this without you. Love you all!

Thursday, December 5, 2013

Suited Up

 Jacket: Zara // Pants: Zara // Shoes: Vince Camuto (now on Sale!) // Purse: Old (similar here) // Watch: Michael Kors // Lips: Nars Dragon Girl // Bracelets: David Yurman and J.Crew //Sunnies: Karen Walker

Hello Everyone and happy Thursday! I love 60's style... and this suit is just that. With it's cropped pants and peter pan collar it has a vintage and ladylike feel. The black and white graphic gingham is also perfect for the holidays (especially with a red lip). Head-to-toe print can seem intimidating, but keeping accessories minimal makes it wearable and also allows the suit to take center stage. Speaking of accessories, my little bag has a great story. My dad bought it for me in Costa Rica when I was a kid. It is real crocodile and was the perfect size for the 8-year-old me. Now, it still works as a classic structured night out bag. Here's to gifts that stand the test of time, and thank you for stopping by!

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Denim & Dots

 Shirt: J.Crew (similar here) // Jeans: JBrand (similar here) // Shoes: Kate Spade (loving this holiday version here) // Bag: Coach // Sunnies: Karen Walker // Lips: Nars Dragon Girl // Watch: Michael Kors // Bracelets: J.Crew and David Yurman 

 Hello Everyone and happy Tuesday! I love print mixing, especially with a printed shoe. I am usually a fan of leopard printed heels (I treat them as a neutral and wear them with everything), but this polka-dot pair add a touch of whimsy to boyfriend jeans and flannel. Sometimes outfits don't have to make sense to work, the magic is in the mix. I hope everyone has a great rest of the week, and thank you as always for reading. 

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Party Skirt

 Skirt: Topshop // Top: Urban Outfitters // Shoes: Vince Camuto // Jacket: Zara (Similar here) // Sunnies: Karen Walker // Bracelets: J.Crew and David Yurman // Watch: Michael Kors 

Now that I have eaten my fair share of turkey and dressing, the next kind of dressing that will be on my mind is what I am going to wear to holiday parties! This skirt may just be my favorite thing in my closet right now, and nothing says holiday like taffeta. In order to balance out the ultra feminine skirt, I added edge with a leather moto-jacket and velvet crop-top. Mixing the textures of leather, velvet, and taffeta is a great way to add dimension and richness to create a celebration-ready ensemble. Now all I need is a glass of champagne and Christmas music! I hope everyone has a great rest of the Thanksgiving weekend and thank you for stopping by! 

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Groovy Layers

 Jeans: J.Brand (similar here and last seen here) // Coat: Zara // Top: Tibi // Vest: David Buffalo (old, similar here) // Necklace: Lulu Frost for J.Crew // Bag: Celine // Sunnies: Karen Walker 

Happy Wednesday everyone! It is great how things come back in style. Case in point: flare jeans. They remind my Mom of the 1970s, and they remind me of the early 2000s...but either way they are a good way to switch up the skinny jean monotony. To play up the vintage vibe of these groovy jeans, I layered my fur vest under my basic black coat. This is a fun way to make a light weight coat extra cozy (It is officially cold in Florida today). And if I wasn't feeling like Rachel Zoe already, I threw on a tassel necklace. I hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving holiday with their family and friends and as always thank you for reading!


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