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November Style Finds 2- a link up

One of my favourite ongoing trends is all things 90s.  Maybe it's because back in the mid 90s, I was in my prime in high school and at that point in life, I hadn't really defined my personal style.  Here's some evidence:

Working the floral(?) velour dress.[/caption]

My version of a graphic tee[/caption]

Sporting the babydoll velvet dress...I think Kyla had on velvet too?[/caption]

Actually, in that last picture, I think my mom is around my current age (ish).  Crazy to think that she is only 20 years older than me and was mothering a ....edgy....teenager at my current point in her life.  Sometimes I feel like I'm getting the teenager with Lucia's current attitude.

Anyway.  Back to the nineties.  I have loved bringing in a few pieces here and there to play with this trend.  One rule I always follow with trends is that I never spend a lot on them; I save the splurges for key wardrobe pieces.  What have I added? A few chokers, some darker lipstick and some turtlenecks.  I thought I would have some fun with the look I wore yesterday for Pantsuit Tuesday and turn it from current to fun with some 90s flair.  I used the same lipstick that I showcased last week in my Wednesday post, but applied it darker.

Another easy way to add some trends to your look? Fun glasses.  I am now up to 5 pairs and 3 of them are from Firmoo.  It's inexpensive, they ship very quickly, their customer service is fantastic and they have some great selection with some new trends.  They have a little treat for 5 of my readers:

Here we are offering you a coupon to share with your friends who are in need of glasses.

Code “22eef7598e” Expires: 2016-11-19 23:59:59 UTC

It covers the fee of a complete pair of glasses from this page, shipping and handling fee are excluded. (I did this once and my total bill was 20$- which was the shipping)

It can be used by 5 persons, one time per person and new customers only.

Hopefully you can pick out some fun glasses.  As for me, I am still on the hunt for some velvet and have created a look board and a Pinterest board so you can follow along.

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  1. Thanks for hosting the linkup!
    The Hosiery Spot

  2. Living on Cloud Nine08 November, 2016 21:41

    LOVE that pantsuit with the 90's flare!!! You got it going on Teach!!!! ;-)

  3. That totally is a 90's flare, love it!

    I think Emily would own a pair of glasses in EVERY single color if I let her :P.

  4. Did you cut your hair?

  5. That floral dress is so Kelly circa 90210. I'm loving it!!! Lol

  6. Remember our polka dot shirts from Mariposa?? Mariposa.... we love the way you dress, Mariposa!

    I actually have a velvet party dress I bought 6 years ago because i had to attend a xmas party 6 weeks after Cooper was born and it was stretchy. I will pull it out for this season since velvet is apparently back in.

  7. Don't you love having a couple pairs of glasses to wear? It's so nice that you don't have to spend an arm & a leg to have them now!!
    Love the choker---I've been wearing them lately too!!

  8. You look so pretty in a choker! And that lipstick is gorgeous on you. My mom turned 40 when I was a senior in high school, and I thought she was SO old. I have since apologized to her :).

  9. Love that outfit on you! Gorgeous and loving the grey lipstick on you, don't know if I could pull that off as well. And that jacket was made for you!

  10. What a fun outfit! I love the flashback pictures too! I haven't jumped back on the choker train though I rocked it about 10-15 years ago!

  11. Fun look back! I'll have to look into adding a choker to my jewelry collection!


    Wellness Notes

  12. Oh velvet. When I worked as a hostess at Grainfields, 1999, I had a long velvet, purple dress. People, mostly the elderly ladies, always used to compliment me when I wore it. LOL. I wish I had a picture now that I think of it.

  13. I have been debating getting a pair of velvet booties. I love your 90-inspired look!

    Daily Style Finds

  14. I'm obsessed with all of the velvet this season and need to add some to my closet. Your throwback pics are fun to see! I love your choker and this 90's inspired look!

    Doused In Pink

  15. Ha, I LOVE these throwback shots! Look at you in the the velvet babydoll- worrrrk!

    Le Stylo Rouge

  16. Oh my gosh, I love all these throw back pics! So fun :)


  17. So classic and polished = love!

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