Holiday style on a blustery day

Has it ever gotten windy and blustery in Oregon lately. Whew! We went outside yesterday for a photo shoot and almost got blown away. So much for styling my hair before we went… The wind chill factor was making it several degrees colder than it actually was outside, so we didn’t last long before skedaddling back indoors where we finished the photo shoot in front of the Christmas tree with two fluffy kitties. One of whom seemed to be sitting just far enough away that we never got good photos of her. But the lazy fat cat, Bathsheba – otherwise known as Sheba – cooperated somewhat for some photos.

Not sure how all the fashion bloggers keep going all winter… More indoor photo shoots? Move to a warmer climate? I must know your secrets to winter fashion photo shoots! Hahaha.

Just know that the jacket is faux fur, the cat fur on my cat and satin skirt is real. Which the cats like to shed all over the place so I can be fashionably furry in an animal friendly way. Le sigh. I should appreciate that fact more than I do…

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On to the holiday fashion!

 

Red sparkle turtleneck + satin skirt & one fluffy kitty

Red sparkle turtleneck + satin skirt & one fluffy kitty

 

Satin skirt + red sparkle top, faux fur stole, black vintage evening bag

Looks like Christmas is blowing into town!

 

Holiday style with a bit of sparkle and shimmer

Holiday style with a bit of sparkle and shimmer

 

Faux fur coat, red sparkle turtleneck tank top + satin skirt

Faux fur coat, red sparkle turtleneck tank top + satin skirt

 

Holiday style + real furry kitty accessory

Holiday style + real furry kitty accessory

 

Holiday style on a blustery day

Holiday style on a blustery day

 

 

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~ All photos were taken by Calvin Hodgson.  You can find his work on Flickr and on his blog.

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Bejeweled off-shoulder knit top – #fashionfriday

This purple bejeweled top was definitely calling my name when I went to scour Kohl’s clearance racks to find something to use my $10 off savings coupon and 20% off discount. Coming in at just under $10, I had to find something else to go with it so I could use my whole $10 savings card. I found these soft olive green skinny jeans on sale for $10 as well. Armed with my savings card and discount that I pulled up from my e-mails on my phone, I headed to the registers. The grand total for this outfit was $8.16 – a savings of $89.84. Oh how I love a good deal!

The top is made out of smooth, shiny t-shirt material with shoulder cut-outs lined with big diamond-like jewels. How fun is that? On a side note, I wore this with my hair down, and kept having my hair get stuck in the enormous shoulder bling. But they are still a nice touch.

The jeans are so soft. They feel almost flannel like, they are so soft! My cats hair decided it really liked this material, so if you notice tufts of cats hair sticking to them, just know, no cats were harmed in the wearing of my fashionably furry pants. My cats just want me to remember them everywhere I go. In fact, sometimes if I lay my outfit out somewhere they can get to it before wearing it, they really like to lay down right on top of it. They just want their kitty mama to wear a nice soft kitty hair outfit – just like them – without having to turn into Cruella De Ville to get it.

 

Side view of jewel-toned purple ruched cold-shoulder top

Side view of jewel-toned purple ruched cold-shoulder top

 

Ruched side open shoulder bejeweled top & olive green jeans

Ruched side open shoulder bejeweled top & olive green jeans

 

Purple bejeweled top + khaki skinny jeans

Purple bejeweled top + khaki skinny jeans

 

Jewel-toned purple top, skinny jeans + combat boots

Jewel-toned purple top, skinny jeans + combat boots

 

Back view of purple cold-shoulder bejeweled top & olive green skinnies

Back view of purple cold-shoulder bejeweled top & olive green skinnies

 

 

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