Hi my loves! I hope you all had relaxed and wonderful weekends! I did but it rained the whole weekend. In fact, we ran out to take these pics during the one dry hour we had in the last three days! (that’s dedication lol) You may or may not have heard that Pantone announced the color of 2013 to be Emerald! I’d originally planned to wear a red blazer with this look, but decided that I had to wear my green one instead. Emerald is such a versatile and vibrant color that can be easily styled in the winter, spring, summer and fall. Since Emerald is a jewel tone, this beautiful color would best complement rich purples, blues, reds, black, (as I did in this look) and golds. The pairings are endless and I for one, can’t wait to incorporate this color into future looks. What do you think about Emerald green?
Style Guide: Blazers take the simplest of looks to the another level. So for a pop of color and added interest, try throwing on a funky blazer with your next look!
Linking up here & here today!

Photographer: Diana A.

THE LOOK: | Blazer: Vintage | Chambray: Thrifted | Jeggings: XXI | Boots: Target | Clutch: Thrifted |  Scarf & Bangles: Target | Watch: Armitron |

PS. I’m thinking about possibly selling a few new & vintage pieces on the blog, would any of you be interested in shopping my closet? Let me know and if so, I will post them this week. 🙂

Have a great Monday!



  1. December 10, 2012 / 4:51 PM

    Dang girl….this is ROCKIN'. I want to copy every inch!!! That scarf….my oh my!!! Love it and EMERALD. Hope you get some sunshine today!

  2. December 10, 2012 / 5:47 PM

    Personally I'm pretty excited about emerald being 2013's color of the year! It's so versatile and looks great on everyone. This look is perfection!

    Fizz and Frosting

  3. December 10, 2012 / 6:31 PM

    Fabulous look! Loving your haircolor too…did u add highlights? As for the wx, it rained here this weekend as well and I found myself trying to get pics in before it really started coming down too. Definitely dedication. Lol


    P.s., I'm on the lookout for that layering tutorial. 😉

    • December 11, 2012 / 7:48 PM

      Thank you Tese! I had my crown colored but I got a hair cut in October and had most of it cut out so it's just tips now lol. We're both dedicated! 🙂 Promise I'm working on it!

  4. December 10, 2012 / 7:59 PM

    This is such a fabulous combo! Love your look from head to toe.

  5. December 10, 2012 / 8:01 PM

    The blazer is a beautiful color and I *love* that clutch!

  6. December 10, 2012 / 8:11 PM

    I LOVE this color, so glad it's 2013's color of the year. You look gorgeous, love the blazer!

    xo, Yi-chia

  7. December 10, 2012 / 8:27 PM

    I like how your hair matches the cognac pieces! Great outfit!

  8. December 10, 2012 / 8:32 PM

    Loving that blazer, C!

  9. December 10, 2012 / 8:40 PM

    I can't believe that blazer is vintage! It's so modern! Whoever previously owned that was way ahead of the curve! You look fab, love the emerald and leopard paired together.



    • December 12, 2012 / 6:06 AM

      thanks Star! i know! it always baffles me when i find great pieces and i wonder the history behind the piece, like why would you let this go? lol but it's my treasure!

  10. December 10, 2012 / 9:19 PM

    I LOVE green in any shape or form and I am so happy that emerald is 2013's color! In fact, I'm currently helping design a t-shirt and we just changed the color to emerald. I am a little jealous of the blazer, but I'm always usually a little bit jealous of your clothes anyway 🙂

    • December 12, 2012 / 6:07 AM

      me too! ooh i cant wait to see the tshirt! aww I love your style too! I'm thinking about selling some of my clothes to purge my closet soon 😉

  11. December 10, 2012 / 11:17 PM

    Emerald looks great on you! I don't think I have a single emerald item, I'll have to change that soon.

  12. December 10, 2012 / 11:23 PM

    First of all, I have to say, you have amazing cheekbones, Chioma! Second, I'm so loving that Pantone declared "Emerald" as the IT color of 2013 -I love it!!! ~Sarah

  13. December 11, 2012 / 1:26 AM

    LOVE the green with the leopard and cognac! So pretty! 😉

  14. December 11, 2012 / 3:13 AM

    Love the whole look

  15. December 11, 2012 / 4:55 AM

    That green is amazing on you!!! This is such a cute look. and I love the touch of leopard!

  16. December 11, 2012 / 1:01 PM

    That green color looks fantastic on you, and I love the scarf you chose to pair it with!

  17. December 11, 2012 / 2:54 PM

    I love that color on you. It looks fantastic. And yes, if you sold some of your closet, this jacket would be the first thing I'd pick up!

    Enjoy your Tuesday!
    Understated Classics

    • December 12, 2012 / 5:55 AM

      thanks Clare! I'm super shy about that stuff but I think I'll post a few things and I hope you love them 🙂

  18. December 11, 2012 / 7:19 PM

    One of my favorite outfits!! I love the color and styling.


  19. December 11, 2012 / 8:07 PM

    Pretty outfit, I love the boldness or your emerald jacket 🙂 Also, a couple of days ago I wrote an article about matching emerald with other colors – maybe check it out for future outfit inspiration? 🙂
    Une Dandizette

  20. December 11, 2012 / 11:49 PM

    Love these boots sis! such a cute look!

    And my fave scarf of yours has made an appearance 🙂

  21. December 19, 2012 / 2:46 AM

    I love it! ESPECIALLY when it's paired with animal print. What a great vintage find! Where do you like to resale/thrift shop?


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