black lace & leather

Faux Leather Jacket (similar here), Lace Cami (similar here), BDG Denim Black Skinny Jeans, Steve Madden High Ankle Boots

I’ve managed to wear some variation of this outfit almost every weekend for the past several weeks. A silky black cami with lace is one of my all-time favorite layering pieces. For this look, I opted for a tight tuck into high-waisted black skinny jeans. But I also love wearing this versatile top under a under a low v-neck sweater, or with a chunky, longline cardigan, or even poking out from a flannel. Subtle lace goes a long way in any ensemble, whether it be the focal point in an edgier outfit or a peek-a-boo feature in a cozier collection.  Continue reading LACED


Steve Madden High Ankle Boots,  Silence + Noise Faux Leather Jacket (similar here),  AGOLDE Skinny JeansSweater, Ear Crawler (similar here)

I’m not trying to be dramatic or anything, but I think I want to be buried in these boots when I die. I’ve actually never been that much of a shoe person; I have a strong liking for loafers and tend to shy away from vibrant colors or a heel higher than 2 inches. But when I heard the Hallelujah chorus (read: saw the sale sign) that fateful day as I walked into Steve Madden, I knew. I love velvet, I love this shade of blue, I love the high ankle, and the sturdy block heel is enough to help me get over my height hang-up. Continue reading BLUE VELVET