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Thanksgiving Attire

As a non-american shopaholic who lives to eat, thanksgiving means guilt free binge eating & sales shopping in good conscience to me. With all the black friday & cyber monday sales coming up, I of course made my studies and piled up tens of items in my shopping cart(s) ready to be attacked when time comes. And the time has come guys. Shopbop‘s biggest sale of the year starts as of this moment and will last for an entire week, though I don’t think much will be left by December 1st. There are NO brand exclusions and the more you purchase the better the savings. (I’m the girl your parents would tell you to stay away.)

Here are my 5 recent favorite fall looks to copy that would ease your thanksgiving belly while amping up your style game.

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Slinging Back

Slinging Back

The Fashion Medley

Can’t tell how glad I am for stocking a remarkable amount of outfit post sets before the entire city was buried under snow; I guess in psychology it is referred to as learned helplessness. So, in addition to cafe-hopping like crazy, I wanted to wear my sling back heels one last time before darkness descends. Now my feet are doomed to an eternal parade of combat boots.

. Black leather biker jacket Mango (similar here & here)
. Grey sweater Oysho (similar here & here)
. Dark grey A-line midi skirt Zara (similar here & here)
. Off white sling-back pumps with pony effect finish ASOS (similar here & here)

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Fabulous Pampas

Fabulous Pampas

Pampas Grass Decor

The most glorious of all plant land, it’s quite hard to believe that pampas grass is actually a living thing let alone a “grass”. With its feathery texture and natural color palette, it’s the perfect decor not just for weddings but for homes as well and either used alone or in a floral arrangement, it puts the “d” in “dreamy”. Just make sure to hairspray the prunes if you want to use it as an ornament and place them in a vase without water & be careful not to plant it in the front garden if you don’t want to deal with unwelcome guests since for some people it’s the symbol indicating that swingers live in the home (seriously).

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The Winter Vest

The Winter Vest

The Winter VestIt doesn’t have to be a winter vest per se, any kind of sleeveless & open front jacket or coat you throw on over your sweaters and/or under your coats count as winter vests and they are awesome. Years ago, when I was trying to figure out the tricks of the layering trade, I discovered that a vest was the missing part of that unsolvable equation. Come summer or winter, a vest is the thing you need to unbland the look without compromising comfort. And just like pretty much everything else, it’s better when it comes in wool.

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Team Suede

Team Suede

The Fashion Medley

Good news: I finally found the perfect camel suede coat after years of scouting around. Bad news: I wore it just once and it’s already -10 with ankle deep snow. Horrible news: the aforementioned winter is not going to get any better until May. Anybody looking to rent an awesome camel suede maxi coat for 5 months (along with a hundred pair of heels, sneakers and non-rubber soled boots)?

. Vintage camel suede coat PERSEPHONE VINTAGE (similar here & here)
. White turtleneck sweater Zara (similar here & here)
. Mom jeans Zara (similar here & here)
. Black fringe loafers Zara (similar here & here)
 
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