How to Wear Your High-Waisted Pants

Hello Lovelies,

Fashion tends to repeat itself, doesn’t it?! 30-40 years pass and we see the same trends show up. My auntie used to tell me this and I could not fathom it possible, but now I have lived enough and see that she was right indeed!! This week’s look is inspired by the high-waisted pants and in particular a plaid tapered version that caught my eye. It is funny to look back in time and remember laughing at mom’s jeans, thinking I would never wear such pants… Lo and behold, I sure am into those now–looking at my first pair of ripped mom jeans now and showing you this look whose main act is a pair of pants that sit right at my belly button!!

I saw the Plaid Tapered Pants With Strap and immediately thought: red booties, red top and a baker boy hat–chic, edgy and current with a twist of vintage! But these pants are so versatile that I decided to try two different looks, which can be achieved with a slight modification of accessories and a top to drive the ship either into a sophisticated or hip direction.

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The sophisticated – for this look, I chose to pair the pants with the Elastic Trumpet Cuff Bow Tied Blouse. The femininity and elegance of this top compliments the preppy feel of the pants to create an urbane outfit! The burgundy color of the top is very suitable and pops even against the strong multi-color plaid pattern–almost like PB and J–made for one another! Add some red booties, red-framed glasses, your favorite red lip color and this look can easily take you from a day to work to happy hour with your colleagues!

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Pants (sponsored) | Blouse (sponsored) | Booties | Sunglasses | Bag| Earrings

The hip – bring on the “old school cool!” This pairing is exactly what emerged in my head as soon as I say the pants. “I had a vision!” To bring it to life I kept the pants and added the Contrast Half Zip Bow Tied Bodysuit in Wine Red and my favorite baker boy hat. This bodysuit is among the most comfortable ones I own. The fabric is a cotton-poly blend–super soft against your skin–always a plus in my books! I also love the vintage feel the bow tied collar, the white contrasting trim and half-zipper front detail bring. Doesn’t is all come together to bring a modish look?!

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Pants (sponsored) | Bodysuit (sponsored, use code “LauraZF” for 10% off your Zaful order) | Booties | Baker Boy Hat | Bag | Earrings | Watch

Which look is your favorite? I would love to hear below in the comments!

Love Always,

Marieta

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Last Minute Valentine

Hi lovelies,

❤ Happy, happy Valentine’s day week! ❤ Whatever your relationship status may be, I hope cupid sits on your shoulder and you have a great time with the person/people you love! ❤

I decided to show you this look as it is not the traditional red dress, the lace beauty in pink or the sexy little black dress, but it spells elegant with an edge to me–perfect to make any girl feel confident or special for a Valentine’s or Galentine’s date. This outfit is very sentimental to me as it features a special item that has been in my family for three generations now. Can you guess which one it is?

Zaful The Half Buttoned Velvet Floral Bodysuit, Lucky Brand Leather Skrt, Spring Trends

Zaful The Half Buttoned Velvet Floral Bodysuit, Lucky Brand Leather Skrt, Zara Booties (10)

Zaful The Half Buttoned Velvet Floral Bodysuit, Lucky Brand Leather Skrt, ZAFUL Sounds Glasses (2)

The Half Buttoned Velvet Floral Bodysuit – where do I begin with this suit? The print is so unique and fresh. I love the flowers in dust pink and honey yellow with touches of Mediterranean blue and olive green. Those seem to pop, but in very gentle fashion, on the black velvet fabric. The wide sleeves with wide trim give this bodysuit a kimono feel and the v-neckline and small round-dome buttons on the front add to the dainty details that make this piece so charming and feminine. You can use code “LauraZF” on Zaful.com to receive 10% off your purchase!

Zaful The Half Buttoned Velvet Floral Bodysuit, Lucky Brand Leather Skrt, Zara Booties (2)

Zaful The Half Buttoned Velvet Floral Bodysuit, Lucky Brand Leather Skrt, Zaful Round Glasses

The leather skirt – I have owned this skirt for at least a year now and absolutely adore styling it as it instantly adds edge an outfit. I love the zip detail on the pockets and the asymmetrical split at the front. The leather is soft and lined, making this skirt a pleasure to wear.

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Zaful The Half Buttoned Velvet Floral Bodysuit, Lucky Brand Leather Skrt, Zara Booties (11)

The booties – these have my name on it. I am a huge fan of pointy toes, kitten heels and soft colors–put these together and you have a winning bootie in my books. Those are super comfy which is a HUGE plus.

Zaful The Half Buttoned Velvet Floral Bodysuit, Lucky Brand Leather Skrt, Zara Booties (3)

It’s the clutch – the sentimental piece, this clutch is very dear to my heart–it is the engagement present my grandpa made my grandma–how special is that. It is snakeskin and every detail is so eloquent and refined! “They don’t make them like this any more!” is a phrase fit for this situation! ❤

Zaful The Half Buttoned Velvet Floral Bodysuit, Lucky Brand Leather Skrt, Zara Booties (4)

The sunglasses – every lady needs to looks trough these cute, round, pink shades. They are so charming and so girly–a great spring accessory! You can use code “LauraZF” on Zaful.com to receive 10% off your purchase!

Zaful The Half Buttoned Velvet Floral Bodysuit, Lucky Brand Leather Skrt, ZAFUL Sounds Glasses (1)

For more Valentine’s day inspiration check out Zaful’s site and pick your love potion.

Enjoy your celebration, lovelies!

Love Always,

Marieta

Spring Finds

Hello lovelies,

Hope this week has been treating you well! It seems like summer has arrived in LA and I could not be happier that we are getting 80 degree temperatures–I am such a sucker for the SUN!

Of course, this weather requites spring attire and for this week’s posts (Monday’s is here) I have partnered with a contemporary boutique for women’s clothing, headquartered right here in Los Angeles–Gozon.com!

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First meet the Serenity Velvet Midi Dress… She is a show-stopper that drew me in with  that unique velvet texture in mauve color. Her silhouette is simple, yet commands attention every time you take a look! The ruffled sleeves add to the feminine charm of this piece without overpowering it. It has just the right dose of proper and sexy to make any woman feel beautiful! The Serenity Velvet Midi also comes in grey and looks just as gorgeous in it. I decided on the mauve as it caught my eye and sang a spring song in my ear! 🙂 If you are just as in love with this dress as I am you can use code “MARIETA15” to receive 15% off your purchase from Gozon boutique!

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Dress (sponsored, use code “MARIETA15” for 15% off) | Bag| Boots | Sunglasses (used code “LauraZF” for 10% off)|Belt

Second, for all of you boho souls out there, the Floral and Lace Bell Sleeve Top is pure spring perfection! There are so many details to entertain the eye here, the off -the-shoulder cut, the oversized bell sleeves, beautifully combining delicate crochet, lace and floral embroidery detailing. This top feels so breezy and will keep you cool on a warm day, but would also work with a cami underneath if you need an additional layer. To complete the free-spirit look of the boho top I combined it with wide legged jeans, but it also works perfectly with my skinny ones, and I can imagine it pairing up beautifully with a peasant skirt or ripped denim shorts. Check it out, it also comes in black.

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Bell Sleeve Top (sponsored, use code “MARIETA15” for 15% off) | Jeans |Pumps | Sunglasses | Bag

Have you signed up for Gozon boutique’s e-mail newsletter yet? Do so and be the first to receive deals, exclusive coupon codes, and new arrival previews of the latest in women’s trendy clothing.

Love always,

Marieta

GOZON Serenity Velvet Midi Dress, Zaful Round Glasses, OTK Boots, Spring Trends (7)

Red, Hot, Beautiful, and Bold

Hi there, lovelies!

Seems like two colors are on the rise for Fall 2017. Can you guess the front runners? The title gave one up, so “YES” power red is one and chocolate brown the other. Both would be center stage the coming season. Designers like Max Mara, Givenchy, Armany, and Victoria Beckam, just to name a few, sent head-to-toe looks in various hues of red, down the runway.

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To follow suit I searched for my red perfection and I find it in a jumpsuit! This piece by The Mint Julep Boutique grabber my eye with it’s daring color and elegant cut. The cold shoulder design, and the fact that you cannot tell whether this is a jumpsuit or a two-piece ensemble introduce mystery to this structured and chic fall favorite. The wide-leg “trousers” add to the sophistication of this piece and the 31-inch inseam allows a tall girl to enjoy a pair of heels without looking like she is going on a fisherman’s trip.

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I wore this look to a blogger babes dinner in West Hollywood and was very comfortable in it the whole night–it took me from dinner to drinks to dancing. For the evening I paired the jumpsuit with Suede Michael Kors heels and the Rebecca Minkoff Black on Black ‘Mini MAC’ Convertible Crossbody Bag.

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Have you checked out shopthemint.com? They have the cutest Fall items in their new arrivals section. I already have my eye on a few sweaters… Keep in mind that if you sign up for Mint Julep’s e-mails, you will receive $10 on your first order–what a great deal!

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Looking Like a Star Jumpsuit: The Mint Julep

Bag: Dolce Vita (similar here)

Evening Bag: Rebecca Minkoff

Shoes: Michael Kors

Sunglasses: Metisu

Ring: Sundance

Watch: Raymond Weil

Earrings: Sundance

Necklace: Sundance

Mint Julep Red Off The Shoulder Jumpsuit, Dolce Vita Suede Flap Bag, Michael Kors Suede Heels, BLack Round GlassesLet me know if you have purchased any red, hot, beautiful, and bold items for Fall!

Love Always,

Marieta

 

She Can Do It All!

Hello lovelies,

We still have till September 22nd to enjoy summer and I found the perfect dress to celebrate these last few days of my favorite season in. And “YES!” those who have followed me a while probably guessed right–it is WHITE and EYELET, cause you know I have a crush on anything white or creme, that is lace, crochet or eyelet!

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This Snow White by Metisu can do it all. She can be your sporty girl partner when paired with a pair of sneakers, a leather duffel bag, and some aviatiors, or your classy evening attire when worn with heels and a clutch.

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Why did I set on this dress as my final summer wardrobe addition for this season?

  • It is made of cotton, so it provides a natural and comfortable feel and a look that could be either casual or dressy.
  • Midi dresses can be worn on so many occasions.
  • The eyelet pattern is unique.
  • The solid patches around and on the side of your waist are very strategically placed to give your figure a nice shape.

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I added a bit of sparkle to the look with there gorgeous Henley drop stud earrings by Blush & Bar.

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MERISU is hands down my favorite shop for dresses. Have you checked them out yet?

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Dress: METISU

Sneakers: Levis (similar here)

Heels: Calvin Klein (similar here)

Blue Bag: Italian find (similar here)

Cream Clutch: Banana Republic (similar here)

Black Sunglasses: METISU

Avaiator Sunglasses: Guess (similar here)

Earrings: Blush & Bar

Love Always,

Marieta

Oh… So LUXE!

Hello lovelies,

Have you ever found a boutique that you fell in love with right away? I just did!! LUXE Boutique is IT–so excited to visit their page and discover tons of cute pieces and new items fly in so very frequently that I consistently want something more… and more…

So what did I finally set my eyes on?

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ootd_in_style LUXE Boutique Floral Print Romper, Armani Sunglasses, Red Heels, Oliver Bilou Bag, Summer 2017ootd_in_style Floral Whimsy Romper, Armani Sunglasses, Red Heels, Oliver Bilou Bag, Summer 2017ootd_in_style Floral Whimsy Romper, Armani Sunglasses, Oliver Bilou Bag, Summer 2017I paired this romper with red platform shoes and my favorite Oliver Bilou bag. Its dove color matches that of the daisies on the romper to perfection. The floral print is so versatile and would also look great with a pair of white or black heels and a bag to match. Grab your man and go on a date or call the girls and dance the night away in this pretty and feminine romper!

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To see what is new at LUXE Boutique – check here and enjoy getting to know the awesome pieces they have to offer! Drop me a line to let me know what your LUXE favorite is! ❤

Love Always,

Marieta

From Cocoon to a Beautiful Midi

Hello, beauties!

Happy mid-week! Doesn’t is feel joyous to know you are getting over the hump and half-way trough to the weekend?! On that note let me share a few fun facts about a fabric I love–SILK!

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Did you know that silk is obtained from the cocoons of the larvae of the mulberry silkworm? It is a natural protein fiber that can be woven into fabric. Silk textile was first developed in ancient China and has been considered a luxurious material since 3630 BC, but is currently widely used in the medical field as well (magical properties, I tell ya!). It is very comfortable to wear in warm weather and while active, because it is very absorbent. It is also great for cold weather, as its low conductivity keeps warm air close to the skin. OK, so why am I going on and on about silk?!? Well, because I am in love with my new silk midi dress from METISU.

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Why is this dress my new favorite?

  • Silk is perfect for the summer heat and it does indeed give the dress a luxurious look, while my skin enjoys its softness;
  • If you have read my prior article you know I love dresses that can go from a day in the office to a night out and this one fits the bill as it has midi length, half-sleeve, scoop neckline that all feels conservatively-elegant;
  • The dress may look simple, but has so many details to enjoy: paneled design, tied waist, a split front and pockets! Yes, pockets – and I so LOVE having those!! Let’s be honest – I never use them as such, but just knowing they are there makes me feel cool!
  • The color is not something you see every day and I know I will be wearing this dress well into Fall (when the weather permits that is) as it combined perfectly with earthy neutrals.

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Have you checked out METISU’s dresses yet? They have trendy, new items (not just dresses, but I am just a sucker for those) every week! Let me know if you find anything you like on their website! There is an up to 70% mid-season sale right now! Would love to see it!

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Dress: METISU

Heels: old Banana Republic, similar here

Clutch: old, similar here

Sunglasses: Polaroid

Earrings and Necklace: Lucky Brand

Ring: Sundance

Watch: Raymond Weil

Happy rest of the week, beauties!

Love Always,

Marieta

Abstract Floral Story

Hello lovelies!

Hope your week has been going great and that you have some exciting plans for the upcoming weekend.

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Since we are in the heat of summer and florals are huge during this season I wanted to introduce you to a floral midi dress with a twist, by METISU. I find this abstract pattern to be very artistic and inspiring. The flowers have a beautifully undefined shape and colors that flow from one flower to the other. The pops of brighter red and green stand out from the more muted earthy, tobacco tones and black background. This unusual color story gives you countless possibilities when it comes to accessories. I chose a blue Chanel bag and gold heels, but black, green, red or any neutral toned bag and shoes would also compliment this pretty dress very well.

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The crew neck, midi length, and half-sleeve make this dress perfect for work, whereas the slim-fitting, elegant silhouette and side slid perfect it for “play”! I wore it in the office, followed by a performance at the Disney Concert Hall–it suited both occasions to the t!

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This dress is excellent for summer as it is from a very light material. It also comes with a waist belt should you decide you desire additional definition in that area. It is also currently on sale for just $60, so hurry in and grab yours or show me what you chose from the wonderful METISU sale going on right now!

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Dress: METISU

Heels: Banana Republic (similar here)

Bag: Chanel

Watch: Raymond Weil Tango

Sunglasses: Polaroid

Earrings: Lucky Brand

Ring: Sundance

 

Love Always,

Marieta

Evening Wedding

Hello lovelies,

How was your 4th of July weekend? Tons of fun I hope! We did a couple of trips and I have to admit–it was fantastic having four days to spend with my favorite people! 🙂

Now, let’s get back to business–that of baking rules of wedding etiquette (hehe!) as I sure am introducing you to some unconventionally beautiful guest attire AND this time it is one for an evening celebration. Irrespective of when or where a wedding was to be held white or black used to be on the “NO! NO!” list when it came to female guest attire. White was strictly for the bride and black–well, black was to be left for the not-so-joyous occasions… However, nowadays black is completely acceptable–it is such a versatile color as it pairs up perfectly with any accessories and tends to be flattering on almost everyone.

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I find this fit and flare METISU dress (as well as this one – available in all sizes! Mine is only available in XL at the moment.) to be the perfect piece for an evening wedding – it is very glamorous, yet proper, with a hint of fun and a pop of color. It comes with this pretty red and gold belt, which ties in perfectly with the gold front buttons of the dress and inspired my accessory selection–a pair of red suede BCBG peep toes (currently not available, but the linked pair is a perfect match for the dress), a red Michael Kors round-top wallet, and dainty gold jewelry.

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A few of the dress details I love:

  • The length of this dress – the lace hits me right below the knee, but if you are a bit shorter it would be tea-length, mid-calf, which is very classy as well.
  • The swing silhouette – makes me want to twirl and dance the night away.
  • The hollow out lace design – it is so strategically placed to show off the beauty of the lace fabric, while keeping the dress tasteful!
  • The half sleeves – perfect for the evening and the lace detail on those show gorgeously and tie in with the bottom of the dress.
  • The button down front – you can button up the dress and display its beautiful top pearl button and stand collar, or you can button it down and pair it up with some pretty gold jewelry!

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If you have a special event to go to, check out the wide selection of METISU dresses – you are sure to find one that suits your style and occasion! METISU also has a fantastic customer appreciation SALE going on right now–50% OFF, so hurry in! Let me know when you find your perfect match – I’d love to see what you have picked!

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Love always,

Marieta

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Sophisticated With an Edge

Hello lovelies,

Hope you all enjoyed this spring weekend! It was hot and very much like summer here in LA and I was very excited to be out and about in lighter clothing and my new Vivian bag from Oliver Bilou. I discovered OB online and immediately fell in love with their products–they offer five unique handbags each with a very distinct character and style. I have to admit, I had a hard time picking between the Vivian and the Taylor and still have my eye on the latter, as the former is now in my hands! 😉

Oliver Bilou Vivian Bag, BEBE Ripped Jeans, GUESS Silk Tie Neck Top, Lucky Brand Jewelry, Ray-Ban Reflective Gold AviatorsOliver Bilou Vivian Bag, BEBE Ripped Crop Jeans, Cutout Peep Toes, Summer 2017Oliver Bilou Vivian Bag (1)Oliver Bilou Vivian Bag, BEBE Ripped Jeans, GUESS Silk Tie Neck Top, Cutout Peep Toes, Lucky Brand Jewelry, Ray-Ban Sunglasses

Can we talk about Vivian’s unique charm? It’s light grey color, beautiful dome shape and that braided trim running along its front just called out my name–sophisticated with an EDGE (no pun intended)! But Vivian is not going to only be your “arm candy”–it is just as functional as it is beautiful! The bag looks compact, however it is pretty roomy and held my wallet, sunglasses, a water bottle, my phone (there is a special compartment for it), keys (a built-in key chain), and I could have loaded it even further–very impressive!

Oliver Bilou Vivian Bag, Banana Republic Sailor Wide Leg Pants, GUESS Silk Tie Neck Top, Nine West Pointy Toe Flats, Lucky Brand Jewelry, Dior Sunglasses (2)Oliver Bilou Vivian Bag, GUESS Silk Tie Neck Top, Lucky Brand Jewelry Summer 2017, Dome bagOliver Bilou Vivian Bag, BEBE Ripped Jeans, GUESS Silk Tie Neck Top, Cutout Peep Toes, Lucky Brand Earrings, Ray-Ban Gold Aviators

There also is a back zipped pocket you can access from the outside of the bag, and the main compartment has dual zips for easy use, making this bag perfect for travel or running around town.

Oliver Bilou Vivian Bag, BEBE Crop Jeans, BEBE Ripped Jeans, GUESS Silk Tie Neck Top

The gold hardware adds to the classy bag and gives you a tone for your jewelry selection. Gold is incorporated in the handle bar, the metal feet, and key chain, the zippers, and even the inspirational quote one would discover once they open their Oliver Bilou bag.

Vivian is made from textured vegan leather with makes it’s light color easy to care for–just wipe it out with a wet nap and it is as good as new.

Oliver Bilou Vivian Bag, Banana Republic Sailor Wide Leg Pants, GUESS Silk Tie Neck Top, Nine West Pointy Toe Flats, Lucky Brand Jewelry, Dior Sunglasses (3)

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I was also very impressed by the packaging of this bag–it comes in a stylish black box, complete with a dust bag and all hardware carefully wrapped  to insure a pristine look–it would make any girl smile and be a great present delivered to someone you want to surprise!

Oliver Bilou Vivian Bag, BEBE Ripped Jeans, GUESS Silk Tie Neck Top, Cutout Peep Toes, Lucky Brand Earrinigs, Ray-Ban Reflective Gold Aviators

Another perk is that Vivian looks perfectly with business attire as well as a casual weekend look. This bag is also FEEL GOOD as a portion of the proceeds from each handbag purchased goes towards enriching a child’s life.

Oliver Bilou Vivian Bag, Banana Republic Sailor Wide Leg Pants, GUESS Silk Tie Neck Top, Nine West Pointy Toe Flats, Lucky Brand Jewelry, Dior Sunglasses (1)

Should you decide to purchase a, Oliver Bilou bag yourself, you can use the coupon code: ootdinstyle for 10% off at check-out.

Oliver Bilou Vivian Bag, BEBE Ripped Jeans, Rocket Cutout Peep Toes

Happy arm candy shopping!

Bottoms: BEBE Ripped Jeans (similar here) and BR Sailor Pants (similar here)

Top: Guess (similar here)

Shoes: Rocket Peep Toes (similar here) and Nine West Flats (similar here)

Sunglasses: Ray Ban and Dior

Bag: Vivian by Oliver Bilou

Love always,

Marieta