JACQUARD COATS

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Photographed by Donia Abdelaziz

When I saw this jacquard coat, I immediately fell in love with it. The bold pattern, golden hues and metallic thread weaved throughout give this beautiful piece such a luxurious and opulent quality. I am sure that jacquard coats are going to be huge this fall season and I highly recommend that you get your hands on one if you can.

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Jacquard Coat: Free People

Green Sunglasses: Illesteva

Graphic Crop Tee: Zara (similar)

White Boots: Dr. Martens

WISH LIST: DIEGO BINETTI

I recently purchased this Diego Binetti handbag from Free People and have absolutely fallen in love with it. I am a sucker for embellishments and this bag has it all – sequins, embroidery, patches, studs, gold balls and chains.

Not only is this purse super cool to just look at, it is also practical. This bag fits everything I need to carry on a daily basis and can be worn on the shoulder or as a clutch. Now I am on the hunt for even more Diego Binneti bags because I feel like one is not quite enough for me. To purchase this specific bag yourself, click here!

GOV BALL 2016

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Photographed by Donia Abdelaziz

Governors Ball was, unfortunately, a bit of a let down this year. Day 3 was completely cancelled due to “extreme weather”, so I was not able to see a bunch of artists that I was really looking forward to including Chvrches, Galantis, Vince Staples, Chet Faker and, of course, Kanye West. Nevertheless, Days 1 and 2 were pretty fun. I got caught in a downpour wearing this white dress on the second day (oops!), but singing in the rain with your friends has never hurt anyone.

I really enjoyed this white dress and white boot combo, and the pop of orange from my handbag and my vintage sunglasses helped to keep the outfit from looking too one-dimensional. I love wearing a denim shirt tied over my waist for a number of reasons. The first is a practical one — if it gets too cold, I have easy access to another layer. The second being an aesthetic one — having a shirt or jacket tied around my waist can break up my look in the right places and make it a little more interesting to the eye. And the last reason relates more to my own personal style. Unless I’m going out for a night on the town, I rarely like to wear bodycon dresses without being somewhat covered up. Tying a shirt around my waist instantly makes tight dresses look more casual and daytime appropriate.

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Orange Aviator Sunnies: Etsy

White Henley Dress with Slit: Free People

Oversized Denim Shirt: Reformation

Handbag: Prada

White Boots: Zara