Saturday, December 5, 2015


Hey darlings, glad you made it back! 

It’s been a busy week working on assessments at school, inputing test scores in the system and working on report cards. I feel like I'm getting cross eyed staring at the computer. Then there’s parent conferences coming up all next week. Life of a teacher.

On the flip side, I won a $150 giveaway from the lovely Falasha of Bite My Fashion. Check the post out here. Thanks babe, that was truly exciting.
How was your week?

How was last weekend for shopping though? Did you get an early start on gifting? Tons of fantastic deals that were reason enough to go shopping, like we needed a reason, hehe. 

I honestly go through fashion dalliances every once in a while like I’m sure we all do and now it’s all about black. It has such a hold on me currently it's cray! Very out of character for a gal that swears by colorful Winters. My excitement was totally infectious as I shot this look. You would think I had on a purple dress, haha. I was undoubtedly my playful and relaxed self through it. Like whaaaaattt??? Such great fun. If only I could post some of the sillies, you’d totally understand. 

I’m assuming (and I’m pretty sure I’m right) that your holiday social calendar is filling up fast. Mine is. One of my party invites stated dress code >>cocktail attire<<  and I looked no more soon as I pulled out this lovely layered flounce dress with intricate lace bodice from my friend D Anthony of Vindictive Couture. I styled a piece from him here and a few other times in the past. The high neck and dash of fur in the form of a coat kept my elements warm and toasty while wearing this seasonless LBD

I paired it with caged knee high boots that I am in all kinds of love with. So much so this is it’s third outing already in the past couple weeks, (hands on head Emoji).

On Thursday, the color expert Pantone named Serenity and Rose Quartz the two colors of the year 2016. I must have seen this coming when I picked out a pair of rose quartz gloves to keep my hands protected from the low temps that have hit San Francisco lately.

While I enjoyed this session, all wasn’t quite impeccable below the surface. I almost hear you go uh oh and almost see the ears perk up some, hehe. I broke a nail from the nail bed and it hurt, ouch! Enough to cut my fun short? Heck no! Ain't no stopping us now (McFadden & Whitehead voice, hehe).
Another star of this look is one of my new lippies from my 'Back to Mac'. This one is called 'Men Love Mystery' and gosh do I love it! Enough to title this post after it, :))).

Your thoughts?



Deets
 Dress - Vindictive
Cage Boots - Nasty Gal (Here)
Box Clutch - Vintage (Here)
Sunnines - Dior (Here)

I so appreciate you stopping by to read me, Keep thinking the purple thoughts, Xo..

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102 comments:

  1. You look incredible in this styling, like a princess from a fairy tale:-) I never saw that kind of cage boots before, they are fantastic!!! Dress is beautiful too, I have to get simillar sunnines :-)

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  2. la gonna è spettacolare, sei bellissima

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  3. Estás maravillosa!!! Qué vestido, es divino y las sandalias sólo son aptas para esas piernas. Me ha encantado!!!
    Besitos y feliz finde, Emi

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  4. Fabulous as always! Fab dress, details on top and at bottom. Those. cage. heels = glamorous! Sorry about the nail beds, hope they heal real quick!

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  5. This dress is amazing, also the shoes!!!!
    XX
    Chiara
    www.shesinfashionblog.com

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  6. You look gorgeous!! *__*

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  7. Amazing outfit!
    Have a nice week-end!
    Gil Zetbase
    http://gilzetbase.com/

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  8. Each time I come here, Idu I wanna say, this is one of my favorite outfits, this time I do say it, your outfit is incredible and I love love love it. It's my all-time-favorite, doll. Wishing you a happy and relaxing weekend.
    kisses
    Lenya
    FashionDreams&Lifestyle

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  9. So much Awesomeness .....love, love, love..

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  10. Amazing dress and shoes!

    MARTA from http://MARTAsFashionDiary.com/

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  11. Wow I've never seen more beautiful shoes! You are amazing as usual and so so stylish and sexy!
    xx cvetybaby.com

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  12. Oh-so-DIVA-rish
    first things first congratulations on your win with the giveaway
    you're looking amazing in black
    love your eye makeup and those cage boots
    you are a woman with style
    xxx
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  13. I did notice that lipstick rigt away! It looks great on you and it is a great match with your eye-shadow. Your make up is always absolutely flawless.

    This LBD is totally perfect!!! so well paired with those sky high boots...such a daring all black look....so you! Ingenious styling dear, very eye-catching...you look utterly gorgeous!!!!!!!!

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  14. you look simply amazing my dear, love the dress so much!

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  15. Those boots are breathtaking! Stunning outfit.
    xx

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  16. Idu... such a stunning look on you, this skirt is so cute, I love how flouncy it is and the sparkly shirt is such a a great pairing. I love the purple shadow and lipstick... I adore it... ♡ xox

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  17. OMG Those shoes are unbelievable! I love this look entirely!

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  18. One thing ive learnt about thigh high caged booties is that it goes best with mini outfits.. You sure rocked it

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  19. The lipstick is a lovely color and the name is true indeed :) Very amazing in those wonderful boots, dear. Especially loving the spot at the top of them. Something about that little glimpse is so sexy and exciting! Very lovely!! And congrats on winning that contest.

    All Things Bright and Lovely

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  20. I really love you :) I see you for a long time, I'm impressed!


    Can you follow me? I follow you :)
    If you comment my post, I will comment your five posts! :)

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  21. Wohh these sandals are amazing! ! So magnifique
    Kisses
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  22. Gorgeous look! This dress are beautiful, love it

    kisses Adela Acanski

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  23. I love this look <3 !!

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  24. what a lovely post my dear, the pictures are amazing, simply amazing
    lovely :)

    with love your AMELY ROSE

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  25. Congratulations for your winning, dear Idu, you deserve this really and especially for your absolutely breathtaking look! Wow, you look simply perfect and I can't take my eyes from you <3 You are a true fashion queen!
    xx from Bavaria/Germany, Rena
    www.dressedwithsoul.com

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  26. [ Smiles ] Lovely sense of fashion!

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  27. Wow Idu, you look too sexy and these caged boots are killer cool!
    xx
    http://www.mybubblyzone.com/

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  28. You look amazing! Those boots!!!!! LOVE

    Hayley-Eszti | www.hayleyeszti.com

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  29. Un look espectacular!!! Me encanta la falda...
    Un beso, Idu
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  30. Don't you look ever so glamorous and those are some serious statement shoes! Congratulations on winning Falasha's giveaway you lucky lady :)

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  31. I hope work will settle down slightly for you, especially with Christmas around the corner. Over here it's the start of summer holidays for teachers so I do hope you get a few days off to enjoy it over there too. Those boots are so damn fierce on you. Love them so much.

    Sxx
    www.daringcoco.com

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  32. You look adorable in this dress Idu. Have a lovely day.

    Nina
    http://www.ninasstyleblog.com

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  33. You never fail to impress me! Such an amazing outfit, I also love your makeup! You look flawless!

    Check out my blog if you want: www.theglamandglitter.com

    Tamara xxx

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  34. I like your blog!
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  35. Hello,

    Wooooow, wooow, woooow, soo perfect, so amazing ! :D

    Sarah, http://www.sarahmodeee.com/

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  36. just AMAZING! Saw that look on instagram already, and I'm obsessed with the photos :) happy monday beautiful!
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  37. Totally in love with your outfit!
    You look absolutely gorgeous, hun!
    xxx
    S
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  38. Can you be more perfect, Idu? Like seriously, I know so many would kill to have those killer legs of yours! I think this has to be my favourite look from you to date, I mean gurllll, you look fresh out of a magazine editorial!

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  39. You look absolutely stylish, i love those cage boots.
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  40. THE BOOTS. WOW! I fell in love! Wish I could pull those off!! Busy week but rest is near. Just a few days till the holiday season!
    You are a fashion queen for me! Always chic and so stylish! I am totally a fan of yours!
    Dora www.BangsBang.com

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  41. Amazing look! I want these sandals but I visit the page and they are a bit expensive for me. xoxo

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  42. This is such a hot number dear. Its full of secrets. could rock it to a cocktail party. You look more than gorgeous doll
    Enjoy your Week
    x

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  43. breathtaking
    You look so beautiful,the shoes i want

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  44. I literally just stopped breathing for a second WOW!!! what a crazy outfit, LOVE these shoes and the incredible dress omg!!

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  45. Wow those boots. Still amazed. As always great pictures.

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  46. You know how to always add that extra bit of drama and whimsy to your looks! I can definitely see how much fun you had during this shoot. I'm sure you'll put those giveaway dollars to good use.

    -M
    www.violetroots.com

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  47. Awww! I love teachers. But as much as I love kids, I will never be one. I am too shy for that. I love your outfit, gorgeous!

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  48. Teachers are amazing just the patience to deal with all those kids is incredible. Awesome outfit Iduuuu. Those cage boots are amazing and looks perfect with the dress. We will keep pretending to the husbands that we need a reason to shop hahaha!!

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  49. Hello Idu,

    stunning outfit - nice dress. unfortunately i dont like Cage Boots at all.

    But your Make Up looks again really amazing.

    Bye.

    Jennifer

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  50. You look so amazing it this black outfit. I love how you wear this flounce skirt with this shoes, perfection!:)

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  51. You look flawless dear!

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  52. Oh dear, you look amazing! THe outfit... mindblowing and beautiful!
    Love it!!!

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  53. The cage boots is to die for! Your all black look is so edgy!

    Roses | Styleccentric Fashion'

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  54. Absolutely fabulous darling!!!.. Those boots with the dress screams PERFECTION!!!!!... Just like a princess!!

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  55. THIS DRESS IS SUPER CUTE
    NEW BLOG POST
    http://melodyjacob1.blogspot.com/2015/12/caramel-culotte-pants-and-kimono-suit.html

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  56. You look stunning babe! That dress is perfect on you! Love the lace & flounce combo. And these boots are amazing. I am delighted, you look beyond gorgeous :***

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  57. I really appreciate teachers work, the love, the patience what goes in every work what you do is amazing. You are so stylish teacher. This is so stunning look. I'm sure you got many compliments on that day when you was wearing this look.
    xoxo
    Ramona

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  58. Eek, congrats on winning the giveaway, Idu! I seem to have the worst luck with giveaways, hahaha. Absolutely loving this look; you're fierce and sexy at the same time. Ahh, I'm no teacher but I'm with you on staring at the computer all day. I do admin work so paper work at the end of the year is insane!

    May | THE MAYDEN

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  59. lovee dis omg Im over here telling hubby to get me these boots for christmas...sigh

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  60. You look so glamourous Idu, this total black look is absolutely to die for!!!!
    Amazing shoes, as usually.
    Sorry for the late but i was on holidays.
    Kisses

    www.angelswearheels.com

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  61. wow!! you are so beautiful in this outfit!! this pair of boots is really amazing!

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  62. I guess soon I will run out of words to say about your outfit. All of them, I mean every single one is just perfect. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE your style so much. We are done with PT conference and only one more week before the winter break, I can't wait. ;)
    Thank you so much for your nice comments on my blog. Really appreciate it! Please join us today for Color and Grace Fashion link up!
    Keep in touch and take care!
    Grace
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  63. I can't start without a wow. You look stunning. That skirt is so fabulous and those boots are teh cutest. Obviously it's not for everybody, but they fit you great.
    xxx
    mari
    www.ilovegreeninspiration.com

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  64. dress very chic and shoes super hot!!!! wonderful look
    NEW post on my blog... I'd love to know your opinion
    I wish you an happy day
    a big kiss
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  65. Those knee high boots are drool worthy. You are rocking them.
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  66. Those gladiator boots are so extravagant!

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  67. If I were your student, I would love to talk about fashion with you all day! Gosh, it must be hard to work with the computer for hours right? I do understand! Sometimes, I really need a break for my eyes too. However, girl, your skirt layer is gorge!

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  68. You are so stylish your outfits always make a statement.Those Gladiator heels are so chic.

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  69. so fabulous

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  70. Such an amazing dress and shoes!You are such a great stylist.

    xx,
    Tania
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  71. Sometimes I need to use new words to express my admiration. Unique with perfect visual effect!
    Kiss to dear Idu!!
    Silvy

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  72. you look so AMAZING! i love the shoes paired with the ruffled black dress <3

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  73. So So Pretty...I wish I could do a replay..Hot mama..your sense of style is SUPERB!
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  74. I applaud teachers like you. Hardworking, and busy but always finding time to look amazing as ever! I love your dress Idu, it so bold! <3


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  75. The dress is so beautiful! And you look so glam in this outfit too :) Have a great weekend dear! xx

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  76. I seriously, literally thought you were going to rant about men loving mystery, ahaha! Love your lippie and oh my goodness, you are a teacher! That's many kinds of awesome. I wish you were my teacher - you seem like a really FUN one! I don't think that anyone can pull off those caged heels (including me) but you slayed in them!!!! :)

    Shanaz | Fashionista NOW

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  77. Loving those boots!!!

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    Federica

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  78. Great entry , thank you for your visit!!kiss...

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  79. I could write a lot of things.. but wow girl: those are super gorgeous boots! :)

    I didn't know it was possible.. you look even more stunning and spectacular than usual! :)

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  80. These shoes are really unusual. You look great as always.

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  81. I like your blog, its really dope.
    Do you want to follow each other?
    If you want, than follow me, and let me know in comments, so I can follow you back with pleasure.

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    kisses

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  82. I loveeee those boots! Hope you have a great weekend! xo

    Love,
    Bri
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  83. This look is so amazing dear!!!

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  84. Those rose quartz colour gloves sound amazing. haha. You look wonderful dear, and the boots are spectacular! <3 Madison
    Outerwear Style

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  85. It is super stylish.
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  86. Amazing cage boots ! And I want your glasses ! Kisses :)

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    This outfit is the bomb, so beautiful. Hey please check me out

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  88. At last I know what a mistery is ;) :) beautiful . Margot www.iameverywoman.eu

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