Capture the essence of modern elegance in a ladylike lace dress paired with a metro-cool moto jacket. The finishing touch for date night? Fierce heels of course!
Let's just take a second to admire these beauties. Are these not the perfect
date night/any night/any day shoes? Guys, I think I'm in love! The rich color, strategic cutouts, and buckle details are so on point that it'll be hard not to wear these with every outfit.
Dial up the drama with a berry lip and messy-chic pony. Feminine accessories (like my Kate Spade bow necklace) keep this look demure.
A subtle cat eye and striking sparkle studs give an old Hollywood feel to a modern feminine look. Let's be honest, I pretty much wear these earrings every day - they're perfect for day or night!
Another glamour shot of my new fave footwear ;)
Cream and black bracelets to match my dress. And how cute is this feather midi-ring?
Lipstick is my newest beauty obsession. I've learned that a lovely lip shade completely transforms an entire look. I've been getting the most use out of this romantic shade lately.
Opt for a pretty leather and lace combo when you want to embrace the party spirit. The black and white palette is traditional while the leather adds an edgy twist.
Photos by Brooke Faison
[dress: Ann Taylor, leather jacket: Guess, heels: Ann Taylor, necklace: Kate Spade, earrings: Kate Spade, white bangle: Kate Spade, black bracelet: Ann Taylor, bangle: Alex & Ani]
For me this is an ultimate date outfit. It has all my favorite elements when I want to feel my best: statement-making leather, romantic lace, sexy heels, a bold lip, and a flattering fit. Although this is Valentine's Day inspired, I can easily see myself wearing this out any night of the year.
North Carolina weather has got me (and my wardrobe) confused. This past weekend - when these photos were taken - was absolutely gorgeous at 75 degrees, can you believe it? This is February, people! But unfortunately snow is apparently a possibility for this up and coming week. And I was finally starting to get excited about breaking out some spring pieces. Looks like the groundhog was right.