February to me means = Fall/Winter sales – great last deals! It’s not always a great time after Holiday (yes most of people is broke because of Christmas) but it’s the best time to fill your winter closet.
My sales rules are to buy something that I won’t never buy at full price; get a trendy piece; fun pattern you won’t wear everyday; something I don’t own much in my closet, not look at all at the new collection next to the sales section… I found hard to get something I had a crush on before the sales and get it after at 50-60-70% so now I don’t really expect for anything I was looking for.
This weekend, after two hours of window shopping, my credit card swiped at Zara.
For a total of $43, I got this fun textured printed skirt and a black long sleeves top in linen with lace on the shoulders (not available online-go in stores there are still plenty). $20 each items.
The skirt has an animal print but not sure if it looks more like a zebra or a cow pattern?! If you are too scared to wear this kind of pattern, go for something that will never go out of fashion: a leopard print. Shop animal print skirts here.
You can dress up this skirt with a black sweater/top or white shirt/blouse. You can also dress down this skirt with a chambray shirt.
We saw them during the Fall 2013 runways – Chanel, Balenciaga, Tory Burch… designers featured the cutout boots.
When I wear black and white or grey, I always prefer to wear silver jewelry, I believe it matches better than gold. This statement chain necklace is from Stella and Dot and unfortunately it’s sold out but you can find similar here. Contact me if you want this one for free. I add an S&D arm party to my wrist: the best seller Renegade cluster bracelet in silver, Gilded Arrow bangle in silver and the Jessie stretch bracelets.
Since the black and white are neutral colors, I’ll use my nails and lips as “accessories” for a pop of color and not look too boring. I’ll go for red bold lips and nails.
Lips: Givenchy Lip Liner #5 // Benefit lipstick Frenched color
Nails: Essie nail polish A List color // Sally Hansen Top Coat – Insta Dry
Zoom on my fave “Must Have” purse Makeup:
L’Oreal Pencil Eyeliner in carbon black // Maybelline concealer “Eraser dark circles Age Rewing” #40 Honey color // Make Up For Ever Mat Bronzer shade 40 // Sephora brush Pro Bronzer 48
Go – hurry up to the sales section. Happy february shopping.