SUNKISSED

See where I’m from,  we get excited when we see 40° degree weather in January. That’s right, Chicago, the city of Wind, blessed us with a sun drenched, beautiful, breezy day. Though I won’t be surprised when the Arctic Blast attacks next week, I reveled in the moment and enjoyed the weather of the present. Here I am being kissed by the sun.

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Here’s a similar look.

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Get the look for less here.

H&M Blazer.  Abercrombie tee. Printed leggings from Overstock.com. Knee-High boots-Macys. Chunky necklace Asos.

Love, Q

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Love,

Q

STAY POSITIVE +

We’re 3 days into the New Year and while I’ve read some inspiring and positive posts on social media, I’ve seen an equally amount of negative ones.

“Don’t make resolutions,  you’re not going to keep them.”

“You’ll be the same person you were last year-so don’t lie to yourself.”

“This is the time of year where everyone wants to say how much better they’ll be but it never happens.”

The negativity goes on and on.

To these thoughts and to others that share this sentiment, I say this, stop the negativity. Can’t we set goals for ourselves without being ridiculed or belittled? We need to stand for something and what better time to start over? Who are you to discourage someone else? For folks like me, we plan to be a better person daily. It’s what drives and motivates us. Don’t you dare try to take away our shine. Luckily, there are people out there that know what I’m talking about. Hete are some of the more positive things I’ve seen around the web:

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In the words of Diddy and Mase “Can’t nobody take my pride / Can’t nobody hold me down…ohh no / I got to keep on movin”

Don’t let nobody hold you down. Happy New Year. Love, Q

 

JEALOUS

I brought my New Year in with family. I kept it casual in a tee and leather skirt paired with printed tights and flat buckled booties. Added some accessories and called it a night.

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 Tee (Forever 21, get it here), Skirt (Nordstrom, similar here), Scarf (Knits by Nikki, custom), Tights (MeMoi @ DSW, similar here), Boots (Aldo, similar here)

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imageHandbag (smaller version here), Wallet  (here) and Coin Purse (here), Betsey Johnson