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"How does one become a butterfly? she asked.  You must want to fly so much that you are willing to give up being a caterpillar"

Boots- Sam Edelman (Similar), Dress- NY & Co (Here), Bag-Just fab (Here).

Hello!! Happy new week. I saw this quote and loved it.  I look at it like being in a situation that's not bad but because you know you could do or have better and want that bad enough, you are willing to let go of the 'ok' situation for better, for greater.  This can be applied to jobs, relationships, schooling,  etc.  Why walk when you can fly right?!

About this look, I loved the plaid/checkered pattern and also liked the 2 in 1 with a shirt look to it.  I do have to get this taken in for a slightly more fitted look but I think a dress like this dress is one that can transition well from work to an outing.  To complete the look, I added a black bag and the booties to make it a bit more edgy .  Thanks for visiting!
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A Shirt Dress in Burgundy, Maroon, Oxblood, Wine, all the same!

 "The trees are about to show us how lovely it is to let the dead things go"

Heels- ASOS (Similar), Dress- JC Penney (sale Here), Bag- Celine (Similar, Similar).
Hello there! I like this quote because it reminds of the fact that sometimes in our lives, letting go of certain "dead" friendships, relationships, jobs, even dead ends on our hair is necessary and ok for newer connections, new growth, new opportunity just like the trees do as the season changes.
I chose to pair this quote with this burgundy (also called maroon, wine, oxblood) look because it is one of my fall looks as the season is changing although not quite cold yet.  Burgundy appears to be huge this season and I love the color and think it's one every one can wear.  I also love shirt dresses so I liked this but wished it was lined.  Regardless, I liked the simplicity and non fitted look of it and thought to pair it with the chunky heels thinking it somehow went well with the bow detail.  When colder, adding thick tights and boots is an option.  Thanks for visiting!
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A Pencil Skirt & a high neck 2- Piece!

"Don't look back, you're not going that way" 

Hello, so I love the above quote because it reminds us all to keep moving forward and not be distracted by the past if  we choose to forget.  
Anyway this is another look taken months back and sharing now because it's still warm here in Texas but in cooler areas, a camel coat can be thrown over this look especially since the top is a high neck which I loved.  This is a 2-piece look with pieces which can be worn with other tops, skirts, shorts or trousers which goes a long way---an advantage of 2-piece outfits.  I paired this with nude heels and bag keeping the focus on the green florals.  Hope you like and thanks for stopping by!

Skirt- NY & Co (sold out/find in store, Similar), Top- NY & Co (Here), Heels- Christian Louboutin (Here), Bag- Michael Kors (Similar).
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