Sunday, May 17, 2015


"When in doubt, wear red” 
- Bill Blass

"The single most dynamic and passionate color, symbolizes love, rage and courage. Demanding attention, red has great emotional impact. Those who select red are aggressive, impulsive and strive for success. The desire to experience fullness of living leads to constant activity".

Welcome back FI readers!

It was another busy week. My poor kitty Azul went outdoors, got in a cat fight and was badly injured. So as you can imagine we've been in and out of the vet's office. He has a cast on his left arm and an E-collar around his neck. Honestly he just looks miserable. And his misery is almost contagious. My older kids are away but are constantly on face time with him. Hopefully the cast comes off soon and he is 100% again. Poor thing, :(.

Anyways, timeless styling and a classic red color lend an air of elegance to this great skirt suit, the perfect pulled together look for a gal in a hurry. Add some great shoes, minimal jewelry, a pair of dark sunnies, some stylish tights and you’re out the door in a flash. 

I discovered this impeccably tailored chic suit while cleaning out my closet. It has the perfect cut for shape and definition. The red and gold buttons add a touch of fun and speak to the age of it while the cut makes it ideal for pairing with skinny jeans or a killer pencil skirt. This piece is very chic, yet practical, making it perfect for daytime. I think it’s truly a testament to the ‘power chic’ of the 80’s jet set.

I love the mini, curve hugging not so matching skirt. Perfect length for the nude top of the super sexy tights to be in full view. A pair of ankle boots with a pop of print completed the look while a fox fur stole added interest. 
Your thoughts?




Deets
Red Suit - Saks 5th Avenue Label
Sunnies By Versace
Ankle Boots By Christian Louboutin

By all means keep thinking the purple thoughts and be ridiculously blessed, Xo...

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157 comments:

  1. You look fabulous! Love the outfit!
    -Kaja xx
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  3. beautiful make-up! :) i love your look :) and your shoes are amazing! :)
    greetings,
    Vivi :)

    Vivienne Night Blog
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    1. Makeup is one of the things I enjoy doing. Thanks Vivienne. Have a great rest of the week.

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  4. Pretty intense. I love wearing red, but have never dared to pull off a full on look like this. Love it.

    LindaLibraLoca: Beauty, Baby and Backpacking

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    1. Very intense I agree Linda. Had red hot fun in it, :) :) :). Thanks a lot.

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  5. Dear Idu! I really enjoy watching at you every time I visit your blog! Amazing make up, dear! You really rock this little sexy suit in red! Love this color on you, especially with the fur collar!!!! Agree with you about that 80s vibe! Gotta think of Brigitte Nielsen and her Beveryl Hills Cop character! ;-)

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    1. Red is one of those colors I'm intimidated by. For some reason it showed me love this time, yay! I loved Brigitte so much in that role. Thanks a lot darling.

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  6. Gorgeous as always. I love the bag. And neckpiece.

    Xo,
    Jennifer

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    1. I do too Jennifer. Can't go wrong with nude. Thanks a lot...

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  7. That colour is so gorgeous on you. And the shoes add a pinch of sass to a really elegant look. Thanks for sharing.

    Patricia at www.viewavenue.com x

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    1. They sure did. And thank you for stopping by dear Patricia.

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  8. Very Stylish! Great look! <3

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    1. Thanks a lot Maggie darling, Kisses...

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  10. You look amazing in red dear, this outfit is perfect from head to toe!!!!

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    1. I've always found red overpowering. Worked out well this time and I had such fun in it. Thanks Jenny.

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  11. you look adorable, love the outfit!
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  12. This is again pure perfection, Idu. I am totally crushing on your look. This is just WOW!
    kisses
    Lenya
    FashionDreams&Lifestyle

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    1. Hey Lenya, thanks darling. Kisses...

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  13. You look amazing!!
    So pretty and hot in that color...
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  14. beautiful post :)

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    1. Thanks Tijana, have a great rest of the week.

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  15. Red hot ! So sorry about your cat. I saw your new Gucci sunnies on instagram ,I love them . Sunglasses are one thing i never forget to take with me when i leave the house. This red combo looks absolutely stunning on you and the leopard shoes complement them perfectly. You look beautiful .

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    1. Red hot for real! I love those sunnies too. Thanks love and enjoy the rest of the week.

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  16. Wow!! The outfit is a kill. You roar girl.

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    1. Thanks a lot Vivian, I appreciate you stopping by, :).

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  17. Esse look estar luxo amei bela make arrasou show de imagens
    uma semana abençoada para você.
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  18. Where do I start? Hmm! I lack words oh.. . This suit is everthang!!! You are fabulous, you hear me Fab-u-lous!!
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    1. I hear you loud and clear darling, Lol. The look matched how I felt in it girl, :). Thanks a lot and have a fab rest of the week...

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  19. Hello from New Orleans! You look absolutely lovely! Love this look SO much! Sending you much love!
    xoxo, Vanessa
    www.WhatWouldVWear.net

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    1. Hi Vanessa, kisses and thank you darling.

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  20. wow. not only to I like this fabulous red outfit but also the make up is just bomb

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    1. I'm addicted to this makeup look for now Michele, lol. Thank you.

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  21. Wow, you look gorgeous! Great post!

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  22. As usually you look like a star darling..
    Love this look, you are a perfect lady in red and your shoes are to die for..
    Kisses

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    1. I should have called this post lady in red, lol. Thanks a lot for the love Dania. Kisses...

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  23. You look just amazing doll, love this red outfit with the suspender like tights, perfect!! Always so stunning you :)) I hope you have a marvellous new week :)) Xxx

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    1. Thanks a lot darling. It's such a fun look. I felt sexy, :).

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    1. Thx for stopping by love, I do too, :).

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  25. Poor Azul!! hope he will recover soon! About the look... well I´m speechless! you´re unique!!
    Kisses
    Fashion Avenue
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    1. I know, kitty cat looks so sad. Thanks a lot Adriana, you say the nicest things. Have a great rest of the week love.

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  26. You look so fab.
    I love the fur scarf too
    XO

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    1. I do too. I'm loving on fur and feather so much. Blame it on the weather that has refused to warm up, lol. Thanks Jane, kisses...

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  27. damn girl...you look so hot! perfect look from head tot toe!

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  28. The make up is on point!! You look amazing.
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    1. It's my new 'go to' look. I love it. Thanks a lot...

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  29. Beautiful lady in red, perfect outfit and flawless make up!

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    1. Hi Michelle, I appreciate you stopping by. Thank you.

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  30. You're such an amazing make-up artist (assuming you did it yourself), great nails as well!

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    1. I love to be treated every once in a while sitting back and having someone else beat my face. It sure feels good but for the most part I do it myself. I get hung up on certain looks tho. And I wear them to death week after week, hehe. That's the down side.Thanks a lot Lera, :)...

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  31. You are super gorgeous!, Love this look on you ! xo
    Can we follow eachother ? Let me know on my blog and I will follow back immediately xo

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    1. I will stop by Helena, Thanks a lot...

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  32. Idu girl you probably stopped traffic , damn girl smoking outfit! Love it


    Greetings from London!
    BAMBAM

    xoxo

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    1. Hmmm, I just may have ;). Hehe. Thanks darling and have a fantastic rest of the week. Kisses...

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  33. Hope your cat feels better
    wow you look lovely,love this skirt and the boots perfect

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    1. He is starting to smile a little bit. Thanks a lot love...

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  35. wow dear, you look stunning in red!!!

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  36. Man, it sure took me long enough to come here to see all all the wonderful things happening on this side of town. So sorry and i appreciate all your wonderful comments. You make me laugh. Your photos are magazine worthy and you look phenomenal! This red is fire on fire and you are the one burning my screen Idu. I could go on for days, but i am sure you already get it :))). STUNNING!

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    1. Welcome to this side of town darling. I make me laugh too as I never take myself seriously, hehe. Isn't it such a classic and fashionable color? Thanks love.

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  37. You look absolutely gorgeous! The outfit is made for you! ♥♥♥


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    1. If only I had scarlet nails and lips to go with it, LOL. Thank you.

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  38. Your style is A+++++ ! Can't wait for the next post :)

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    1. Thanks a lot Zahra. I appreciate you stopping by and sprinkling love, :)...

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  39. wow, you look fantastic in red!

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    1. It's such a bold and luscious color. I'm warming up to it. Thanks a lot Diana...

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  40. This was an awesome read!! Great idea for an article <3


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  41. You look fab!!!
    xx
    Mademoiselle Coconath
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    1. The boots sure make a statement. Thank you darling.

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  43. I love the fur stole, and your makeup is on point!

    - Liz
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    1. I've been loving 'hair' in different lengths and colors lately. Had fun with this stole. Thanks Liz.

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    1. Happy rest of the week love. Thanks for stopping by.

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  45. Red sure is my colour and you're wearing it well. So bold, sexy and classy at the same time. I love the images, so crisp!! :)

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    1. Really girl? It could very easily become my favorite color as well, after purple that is. Hehe. This is a bold and daring look for sure. Thanks a lot Missy.

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  46. Wow menudo estilazo!!!en mi ciudad no puedo salir así a la calle, pero me encanta!!!!
    Besos

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    1. Really? Wow! Not in the US thank goodness. Some may argue that it's not practical but who needs practicality anyways, LOL. I had fun. Thank you very much Romy, kisses...

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  47. Love it, You look amazing! Xx
    Http://www.littleprettymess.com
    http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/7279767/littleprettymess
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  48. Super Cute as always... Love the pink makeup Coocoo4coco.blogspot.com

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    1. Hey Elizabeth. Thanks a lot for stopping by. I love my new 'go to' makeup look too, LOL. Have a great rest of the week.

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  49. Oh wow, it's an amazing outfit. I absolutely love wearing red.

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    1. Out of control gorgeous like my friend would say, LOL. Thank you Izabela. I appreciate you stopping by.

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  50. What an awesome outfit! I love how you constantly step out of the box and bring these amazing outfits. You truly know how to make all of these outfits amazing!

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    1. Thanks a lot Monica. I have great fun putting them together. Have a fantastic rest of the week.

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  51. Wow! Wow! That is the only word I can think about now. I am speechless and so exited to find your blog! LOVE your style so much and I just followed you on Twitter and Instergram. I am a teacher too and I also love bold color. ;) you are so glam!

    Grace
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    1. Super nice of you Grace. Wow, two things we have in common. Thanks a lot for stopping by and the kindness. Glad you found my blog too ;)..

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  52. Oh poor Azul. I hope he gets better really soon. Nothing worse than a sick/injured furry family member :o(

    Sxx
    www.daringcoco.com

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    1. I know Sonia. My poor baby, I wish I could do more to hasten his recovery. Thanks a lot.

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  53. This is absolutely amazing. ..you are so beautiful in that suit sugar.. ..keep it up

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  54. Have a great day beautiful lady ..
    Kisses

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    1. It was a fiercely busy but great day. I feel like I've been run over by a truck as I prepare for open house at school tomorrow night. Thanks a lot Dania.

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  55. Wonderfully styled, Idu. You are killing it as usual, my dear!
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  56. I thought you dropped another bombshell but oh well I get to enjoy these pics again. Have a fab day!! I could use some make up tips from you!
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    1. Hahahhaaaaa, you kill me Diana! It was a busy but fab day. Not much for a gal to complain about. About the makeup tips, of course darling, :)...

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  57. You look gorgeous in red and I love your flawless makeup!

    Alice
    www.happinessatmidlife.com

    Would love for you to stop by & join TBT Fashion link up.

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    1. I dared and I loved it. :) :). Would you? Thanks a whole lot. Probably too late for the TBT link up. Been one helluva long day for me. Thanks a lot for the invite tho, maybe next time.

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  58. Wow you have the prettiest legs ever! Amazing sense of style, beautiful makeup and a great taste for high heels!
    xx
    cvetybaby.com

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    1. To think I never appreciated them, always thought thicker sturdier legs were better. High heels, love them!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOL Thanks a lot darling.

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  59. Wow, your look is so bold and underlines your perfect legs in the best possible way!
    xx from Germany/Bavaria, Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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    1. Hey Rena, thanks! The tights, such a cool way to change the look of the 'not so simple' ankle boots. Have a fabulous weekend ahead love.

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  60. Can I please raid your wardrobe! Your outfits are soooo stunning!
    Xx,
    Nilu Yuleena
    BIG hair LOUD mouth

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    1. With your very edgy new look, anything for you Nilu, hehe. Thanks darling.

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  61. I always loved leopard and red combo, looking so fabulous!!! xoxo

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    1. I do too, they pair so well together, this post is proof, lol. Thanks Marija.

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  62. Oh, what a great style! It's very unique, sexy and chic:)

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    1. It is pretty darn sexy. Thanks Maria, have a great weekend.

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  63. You look fabulous !!! :) Red is your color :D

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    1. Who would have thought? I'm passionate about purple and have never been a huge fan of red. I'm rethinking the color of love for sure. Thank you Estephanie.

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  64. Seriously, SO cute! Love the simplicity of this outfit! Super chic!
    Also, thank you so much for your sweet comments, you are the best!
    Happy Weekend, love!
    xoxo, Vanessa
    www.WhatWouldVWear.net

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    1. Of course Vanessa. You've got great style and always leave me the kindest comments too. But I do love it too. Thanks a lot love.

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  65. So sexy in red!!!! Love your sunnies Idu!!! Have a nice day, kisses (and thank you for your visit),
    Eni

    Eniwhere Fashion
    Eniwhere Fashion Facebook

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  66. Ms Idu, you always get it right. Superb!!

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  67. Love how well red suits you !!! Looking amazing dear !
    xoxo

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    1. Thanks Sorana, Quite a bold color/look. Happy Sunday darling.

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  68. I wish you a great start of the week dear!
    xx
    cvetybaby.com

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  69. So luxurious ! Love this outfit with the red

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    1. Thank you Susannah. It is such a fun look.

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  71. Hi dear! Very interesting post! Lovely blog!
    Would you like to follow each other on GFC, G+, Twitter, Instagram,facebook? Please let me know on my blog so I can follow back. Thank you
    kiss

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  72. Awesome power suit and your shoes are fun! I am a big fan of tights so I loved seeing these. So sexy on your gorgeous legs!! Lovely you :) xoxo

    All Things Bright and Lovely

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  73. Vibrant colour, i love it :*
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