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LookBook: Refreshing Pop of Color!

It was one of those cold and overcast days of spring when I had the chance to wear my skinnies with my new Zara yellow tweet jacket! I was meeting with a client but wasn't scheduled to work that day, so I could afford to wear more casual clothes but in a professional looking way. Think office casual, you want to wear your jeans but not look like it's the weekend  already. Keep the look pulled together pairing a cute tailored jacket. Accessorize, that's the ultimate wild card for spring! You can possibly wear the same outfit several times and keep the look fresh by accessorizing differently every time.Transform this look in an evening outfit by switching to heels and wearing stronger make up. Also unzip the bottom part of the jacket to make it…

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LookBook: Mini balloon-skirt dress with open back!

 I got this cutie at H&M Chicago a couple of weeks ago. So sad this kind of dresses never make it to the Indy stores, what's up with that?! Frustrations aside I'm happy I got it...not only it compliments the shades of my new hair style ;P but it goes a long way when changing the accessories and pulling the hair up in a bun. It's a special little dress for an even specialer price! This time I wore with a long tan leather belt (I love when the belt is long enough to tie at the end, it adds a little something something!!) from Ann Taylor and a pair of green textured leather heels from Ralph Lauren (both items are from past seasons, sorry!) but I also put it on with a deep brown…

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Look Book: Mint & Brown

This is a BCBG mint or teal dress - however you see it ;) paired up with a rough leather jacket. If you know me well you already know that this is my fave look, the feminine dress with the edgy leather piece!! We have this dress still available in the store and it's on sale, so call me up if you want yours ;)

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LookBook: DVF Green Dress

Karina Reske to the rescue!!! Yes, that happens every time my BFF has an event such as a wedding or fashion show to attend, in fact that is the best part of our friendship -the fact that we are so good at different things it only compliments and strengthens our ties :) Don't ask me to do anything related to technology or design of business cards, websites and such - that's with her!!!Anyway, to the point: Kris had a wedding on Saturday and I did her make up and hair and offered tips on styling her amazing DVF green dress, and this is the result...For info on price and schedules available for hair and make up email me at  karinastylediaries@gmail.comBeijos,

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Pink & Blue !!

Refreshing take on the nautical stripes...pink preppy style blazer and fuchsia heels!Play with thick metal bracelets, I love the gold buttons in this one, it gives an expensive feel...when it's really not!Starbucks happy-hour frappuccinos :)Striped dress Zara, pink blazer H&M, fuchsia snake-skin heels I.N.C, sunglasses Tom Ford (Whitney)@ work!Photos by Jill Kirby, Abby Gehring and Eric James Reske!!Beijos,

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Chi-Chi town in Hot Company!

Yesterday I went to Chicago, thanks to my dear friend Eutemia, who had to pick up her passport in the Brazilian Consulate. Of course any excuse is good enough to justify the trip, so there we went...lots of talk and philosophies (haha!), singing and venting we finally arrived and we were ready to shop! Quick resume of our day in the windy city - with lots of sunshine ;)

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LookBook: The Neon Shirt!

So, who thinks neon and lace are enemies?! Well, here goes a girly yet edgy neon plus lace look that I'm wearing at work today ;)Blouse BCBG MaxAzria, skirt Urban Outfitters, oxford peep toe Ann Taylor, belt Hollister.

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Put it Together: Nautical Look

This is my version of a nautical look! This look never goes out of style and spring is the perfect time to be sporting yours ;) Further down there are some cool ideas I want to show you of how a nautical look can be casual or dressy, depending on your taste and budget. Get creative!!!Nautical Looks by karinastylediaries featuring Miu Miu sandalsPaul Smith dress$405 - paulsmith.co.ukDress$92 - topshop.comRed Or Dead blazer£19 - bankfashion.co.ukRalph Lauren Blue Label blazer£499 - farfetch.comMiu Miu sandals$695 - miumiu.comPendant$700 - macys.comJ Crew belt$30 - jcrew.comCacharel belt$93 - asos.comKORS MICHAEL KORS Cinnabar Peep Toe Cork Wedges$265 - stylebop.com

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Couture with Biker Jacket

Good thing about my job is that I can come in wearing a piece of couture and people will find it fabulous rather than insane!! Ok, this Jean Paul Gaultier yellow plasticky dress was a gift from a special friend (Kiki) and I thought it was a good opportunity to wear since I went to a Midwest Fashion Week event that day.Photo Credit: Blair (Blaircontrare @ Instagram)Dress: Jean Paul Gaultier for Target, Leather jacket: Bebe, Chain bracelet: Target, Shoes: ZigiSohoBeijo,

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Black & Brown

Since I get asked a lot about whether it's ok or not to mix black with brown, this look inspired me to share with you!Yes, it is completely fine to mix them as long as it is in a stylish way ;)Photo Credit: Hunny Bunny!Dress: No Hay Banda, Boots: Aldo, Belt: Holister, Ring set: Nordstrom, Gold bracelet: Francesca Romana, Wood bracelet and stone ones from Brazil.Beijo,

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