Metallic Moment Lookbook







Armani Exchange Blazer (similar here and here)  |  Bella Dahl Chambray Shirt (similar)  |  

Glitter Forever 21 Skirt  |  Chanel Bag  |  Glitter Christian Louboutin (similar here and here)  | 

 t+j Designs earrings and necklace (to be launched in Sept)

One of my favorite purchases recently, my Bella Dahl Chambray Shirt from Kitson in LA.  I’ve been on the search this summer for a perfect chambray shirt that was different than the classic shirt and I found it last weekend!  Super soft chambray, a pretty color, wide cuffs and a swoop back style that you can’t see in my outfit; I found exactly what I was looking for.  The Forever 21 skirt was a purchase last year and it was one of those pieces I thought was cute and fun, but I couldn’t figure out the perfect top to go with it. Well, while heading out this weekend I put this outfit together and viola, it worked! 

Even though it’s still pretty warm in Chicago, I always bring a layering piece with me, as I get cold in restaurants.  Our weather is slowly changing to fall, so you never know when you’ll need a jacket.  A black blazer is something I always recommend everyone have in her wardrobe.  I recently found this BB Dakota one that has leather trim at the collar which I’m thinking I need. 

I hope everyone is enjoying their weekend.  Thank you for all the kind, nice, and supportive comments from my last posting!  I try to keep up and check everyone’s blog also, I have found quite a few that I’m loving too.  

Don’t forget to treat yourself to a pretty set of earrings from our jewelry line t+j Designs, with the promo code LABORDAY you’ll get 25% off all earrings!  



  1. Cacy
    September 4, 2011 / 3:10 pm

    Great outfit!

  2. Black is the New Black
    September 4, 2011 / 3:14 pm

    fabulous outfit!

  3. Lidiya
    September 4, 2011 / 3:49 pm

    Such a chic outfit, I'm in love with your skirt! <3

  4. CessOviedo
    September 4, 2011 / 3:57 pm

    You look like a Diva! The skirt is so cute, love how you mixed glam and little menswear, I bet you'll love your new shirt a lot! Hope you are having a lovely weekend.Cess O. <3 The Outfit Diaries

  5. Plami
    September 4, 2011 / 4:31 pm

    You look beautiful again ear! I love this elegant yet playful outfit! The skirt is gorgeous!XoXoPlami

  6. Catherine
    September 4, 2011 / 5:23 pm

    So chic,

  7. Mónica C. Welton
    September 4, 2011 / 5:28 pm

    great skirt girl! i love the outfit!!Love,

  8. fede
    September 4, 2011 / 6:04 pm

    very nice outfit,love it and love also your blog, kisses

  9. Margaret
    September 4, 2011 / 6:06 pm

    wow, you look stunning ! <3

  10. Pink Fox
    September 4, 2011 / 6:09 pm

    Thanks for your lovely comment! :)I really love the skirt in this outfit! It's simply amazing!!If you'd like to follow each other's blogs, just let me know! ;)xx

  11. Jen
    September 4, 2011 / 6:36 pm

    Gorgeous earrings! Looking forward to seeing them in the shop.

  12. Andrea
    September 4, 2011 / 6:38 pm

    My gosh your legs are amazing. I love how you smartened up the denim shirt with a blazer and that pretty skirt. Looks great 🙂

  13. Closet Fashionista
    September 4, 2011 / 7:06 pm

    Ooh loving this outfit! :D

  14. Make Mommy Chic
    September 4, 2011 / 7:26 pm

    Holy smokies- i love this outfit! That glittery skirt is so unexpected and you make it look stunning 🙂

  15. The Pantry Drawer
    September 4, 2011 / 8:19 pm

    love this outfit! those shoes are gorgeous and I love how you countered the glam of the glitter with the casual manner of the top!

  16. Amanda Nguyen
    September 4, 2011 / 8:28 pm

    this look just makes me smile…like a ridiculous grin…because you look SO GOOD. I'm in love with this look! well put together love!♡

  17. Tabitha
    September 4, 2011 / 9:59 pm

    So glad you found a great shirt to go with that F21 skirt. I feel like chambray shirts are such a great staple item to keep and go with everything.

  18. Oh my Dior!
    September 4, 2011 / 10:45 pm

    your skirt is so so pretty!

  19. Courtney
    September 4, 2011 / 11:31 pm

    I love your skirt! You look amazing.CourtneyI Can Be Many Things

  20. Beth Miller
    September 4, 2011 / 11:49 pm

    I adore this look! That skirt is fab and I love the mix of glitter and menswear – so chic! Stylish Confessions

  21. Elaine A (TOBeautyReviews)
    September 5, 2011 / 1:19 am

    OMG what a great outfit! I just love how you glammed up a chambray shirt with the blazer and that amazing skirt!!!

  22. sassyuptownchic
    September 5, 2011 / 3:09 am

    oh wow! i love your skirt and chanel bag. it's an awesome outfit. xoxo Kim

  23. Katherine
    September 5, 2011 / 3:48 am

    My favorite look of yours so far! I love the shirt and the glittery skirt is beautiful 🙂

  24. Grace
    September 5, 2011 / 5:45 am

    gorgeous! that skirt is ridic – i can't believe it's f21!! hope you had a fantastic weekend!!

  25. Fashion and Number
    September 5, 2011 / 5:51 am

    Jen I love the skirt! You look very preppy. But not too serious! So gorgeous!I hope you had a great long weekend. ;)xoxo,Ling

  26. ShinyPrettyThings
    September 5, 2011 / 6:03 am

    omg that skirt is beautiful!! esp w the blazer

  27. Vani
    September 5, 2011 / 6:38 am

    Your skirt is so cute! I love how your paired it with the denim shirt.xoxoThedressingbooth

  28. JustPatience
    September 5, 2011 / 7:46 am

    Cute outfit. Love love the metallic skirt!Hope you are having a lovely long

  29. Sabrina
    September 5, 2011 / 9:35 am

    Gorgeous! I love this outfit, cute skirt ♥p.s: last chance to enter my giveaway!

  30. Erika
    September 5, 2011 / 9:47 am

    Absolutely hot!!! U look great with short skirts or shorts because u have an amazing pair of legs 🙂 should show em off more often. Btw loooveee ur blazer :)ps I just awarded ur blog this little award because you deserve it :), check out the link for more info, congrats! :)

  31. Kel
    September 5, 2011 / 11:41 am

    Such an eye catching, chic ensemble. Chapeau, as the French say.Lots of love from Sydney,x Kelleather shorts and blue houses

  32. Silkybow
    September 5, 2011 / 12:11 pm

    I admire the skirt and that lipstick colour of yours!It stands out in such a nice way 🙂

  33. Nimue
    September 5, 2011 / 1:57 pm

    Love your chic style! thanks for visting my blog ;)

  34. Neris / Fashion Fractions
    September 5, 2011 / 2:48 pm

    gorgeous outfit and I'm totally obsessed with your skirt! great blog, I'm following you now :)xxx,Fashion Fractions

  35. michelle_
    September 5, 2011 / 3:00 pm

    that is one gorgeous skirt and shoes !! www.glisters and

  36. Anna
    September 5, 2011 / 3:40 pm

    You have such a great feel for textures and colors. A chambray shirt and glitter skirt are a perfect combo. A simple black blazer tones down the pizzazz of the outfit to make the whole look very elegant. You look beautiful!

  37. Camilla
    September 5, 2011 / 3:57 pm

    that bag is so cute, and the skirt is super pretty!xo CamillaInto The Foldplease help me win a place in Bloggers Wardrobe by liking this picture Thanks!

  38. Maryam Maquillage
    September 5, 2011 / 4:01 pm

    I LOVE your style–you are simply fabulous!!!

  39. Maiken
    September 5, 2011 / 4:06 pm

    I truly love your outfit! so chic and beautiful 🙂

  40. Not Just A Pretty Dress
    September 5, 2011 / 4:41 pm

    I'm sure other people already made this comment, but you have such an amazing collection of handbags! I love accessories and I couldn't help noticing that beauty from Chanel…

  41. Couture Carrie
    September 5, 2011 / 4:48 pm

    Gorgeous look, darling!Love your skirt!xoxox,CC

    September 5, 2011 / 5:08 pm

    love ur otufit anf blog! following ! f. back ? :DDDthanks for ur comment on my blog check out my new post kisses XXX

  43. Miu
    September 5, 2011 / 7:06 pm

    Oooh, what a cool skirt!

  44. Wiola
    September 5, 2011 / 7:08 pm

    beautiful look Dear, I loove your Chanel bag-so cute!

  45. Low
    September 5, 2011 / 8:13 pm

    Love your today´s outfit!!!The denim shirt and the black blazer match great together!And the metallic skirt is awesome!!XOXO

  46. aki!
    September 5, 2011 / 8:15 pm

    I think the skirt adds a bit of glam to this outfit. I'd wear it for a night

  47. Miss Raj
    September 5, 2011 / 8:17 pm

    STUNNING outfit, posibly my favourite yet? It's sharp, chic and sophisticated. You have an amazing figure if you don't mind me saying so. Keep rocking it. x

  48. rosecandle11
    September 5, 2011 / 8:22 pm

    earings & lipstick colour are TOP:)love,

  49. Chaotic wardrobe and croissants on the train
    September 5, 2011 / 8:40 pm

    Amazing, I like your outfit :-)xoxoInès

  50. Ayse
    September 5, 2011 / 9:10 pm

    WOWWWWWWWWWWW, your blog is lovely. i like it so and follow you now <3333 lots of love my dear ☻♥

  51. Francesca R
    September 5, 2011 / 11:13 pm

    Another gorgeous outfit of yours!!! I love, love, love that skirt!xx

  52. Joelyne
    September 5, 2011 / 11:46 pm

    thanks for your comment!!! ;-)LOVE LOVE LOVE your skirt…Looking through your blog now and adding you to my september favouritesxxx

  53. Julie Khuu
    September 6, 2011 / 12:46 am

    Jen, thanks so much for leaving me that lovely comment…always such a treat to meet new readers! So glad you found my blog as I'm delighting over all your Chanel goodies and recent trip to LA…hope you're having a fantastic labor day so far! *Following you* 😀 Hope to kit doll!xo-JuliePeace. Love. LOL!Haute Khuuture Blog

  54. CALLIE
    September 6, 2011 / 12:50 am

    Everything about this is so fab!! Love as always

  55. char
    September 6, 2011 / 4:06 am

    Great chic outfit, I especially love the blazer and denim shirt together!xx char

  56. Sara
    September 6, 2011 / 4:29 am

    Hi and thanks you so much for your sweet comment on my blog, your blog is lovely and I have to say I love this outfit, you look so good and that skirt is just perfect and the combination with the jacket rocks! Your blog is lovely and I'm a new follower! Hope you'll follow back!Pop Culture&Fashion Magic

  57. Fauxshionable
    September 6, 2011 / 4:30 am

    Can't believe that skirt is Forever. It looks so expensive!

  58. The Key To Chic
    September 6, 2011 / 5:13 am

    I love the shine of your skirt. I would have never guessed that it was from F21. I also love how you've styled it in a sophisticated way! Gorgeous!

  59. Miss Caitlin S.
    September 6, 2011 / 5:17 am

    I love, love, love your blend of the day-wear denim and the metallics- SO beautiful and amazing~ And I love that you're in Chicago, I look forward to seeing more, it's my favorite city that I wholly plan to move to in 1-2 years.

  60. Label me Addict
    September 6, 2011 / 3:45 pm

    i LOVE the WAY YOU DRESS UP like a DOLL!!!it's very inspiring to always stop by your blog and see your very SWEET outfits!!!you should be getting alot of HYPES!!!and thanks!!! but like the people who were first in line i doubt i could ever do that!!!EVEN GUYS in the LINE!!! can you believe!!!sadly my BF is out of town… if he was here i might have just made him stand in line 2 days earlier haha:)oh JEN, i really appreciate you taking the time to drop by my blog and commenting, your words are just so LOVELY as you are!!!Label me ADDICT ♥

  61. Mik
    September 6, 2011 / 3:46 pm

    OMG! I can't believe you are carrying the Chanel mademoiselle bag! the first I have seen on the blogosphere! I Love it!

  62. Pip
    September 6, 2011 / 4:08 pm

    Wow! I just love love love this outfit! I like how you paired the skirt with the denim vest! Perfection! Love your blog!

  63. Teeney
    September 7, 2011 / 6:08 pm

    can i just say…. i L O V E this outfit! I would loveee to copy it! ;] and i will def let you know- teeney

  64. La Professionnelle
    September 10, 2011 / 4:19 am

    Just found your blog and omg I love it! I appreciate that you change up your looks from casual and sporty to super chic! Although my blog covers career fashion (and fashion law) I am still in my last year of law school so when I dress for class my style changes according to my mood.If/when you get a chance, I would greatly appreciate your comments/suggestions on my blog.xoxo

  65. Doux Rousse
    December 5, 2011 / 4:20 pm

    This skirt is Forever 21?! I love it soo much!XO,Doux

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