Monday, August 31, 2015

KREWE Du Optic | Flagship Store Opening

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    Outfit Details // Blouse, LOFT <--- on sale | Jeans, LOFT <--- on sale | Bracelet & Rings, Porter Lyons | Heels, Jessica Simpson - (similar here) //


Yesterday afternoon celebrated the grand opening of KREWE Du Optic's flagship store, located at 809 Royal St in New Orleans. The in-store event featured a first look at their new space, a killer espresso bar by Merchant (yes, a freaking espresso bar) and they were handing out spiked snoballs. The definitely met the mark for #SundayFunday.

This local brand has created quite a following thanks to their fantastic array of shades. My favorites are the Julia and Charles frames. Their fans include various stylish locals as well as some celebs such as Queen B, Alessandra Ambrosio, and Gigi Hadid (who have been seen in this particular frame)

I remember attending the brand's launch party back in 2013 and it's been so exciting to watch them grow and expand. Congrats on your new store, KREWE!





 

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Laid Back

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         Outfit Details // Cotton button-down, Forever21 | Jeans, LOFT | Sandals, MeToo Shoes (old) | 
      Jewelery, Bracelet - c/o RockBox | Rings - Trendz, and Porter Lyons //

While I love dressing up for formal events, I also love keeping it casual. One of my favorite ways to do that is by donning a good ol' pair of jeans and a (black) button down. These distressed boyfriend jeans from LOFT pair perfectly with just about any t shirt or button down. In the event that I'd need to dress it up, I'd add one of my favorite leather jackets and trade my sandals for some heels. To me, the best outfits are the simplest ones.

 P.S
I've teamed up with RocksBox to style this look. You can use the code 'theelegantbloggerxo' and try them for a month FREE!  




 

Monday, August 17, 2015

#MondayMoodBoard / EDGY

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        All images via Pinterest - I do not own them.

Y'all already know I live for #allblack outfits, but as my style has changed through my years I've found my outfits become more and more edgy. More focused on details. Details like strategic rips and tears, intricately stitched leather jackets, heavily textured bags, and black strappy heels. 

I'm obsessed with the fact that the outfits I've included in the collages above are so minimal, yet they're all incredibly detailed and polished at the same time.