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forever 21 faux fur

Was recently cleaning out my closet, and I stumbled across this faux fur coat that I had completely forgotten about. (Obviously, I was wayyy overdue for a closet clear out!) I vaguely remember purchasing it from Forever 21 during an end of season sale last year, but I have no idea how much it was, or how it somehow dug its way into the farthest depths of our coat closet. I couldn't believe I've had something for so long and had yet to wear it, so I pulled it out of hiding a few weekends ago. (Unfortunately this coat is most definitely sold out, but I linked to a few similar finds all under $50 below!)

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I paired the coat with a cozy forest green sweater from SheIn (available here, for $20) and some distressed denim, which was a street market buy during my trip to Korea, for around $25. (Found a very similar pair here, for $30.)

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I finished off the look with my pointed ankle boots, which were a $45 buy a few seasons ago (similar pair here for just $35), a round bag c/o Furla and a pair of $6 street vendor sunnies. Click the images below to shop the similar versions listed above, and happy weekend shopping! xo

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Stuck In Neutrals

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Hey guys! Hope you're getting back in the swing of things after the holiday break. I've been surprisingly busy the last few days, so rather than putting together new looks, I've been relying on a few of my trusty standbys. That includes a few easy neutrals like this gray sweater from Forever 21 (purchased forever ago for around $10, though I found a similar one for $18 here and another cozy cropped version for around $20 here!). I paired it with some thrifted distressed denim (also around $10, and similar here for $22).

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To spice up an otherwise basic outfit, I added one of my fave hats--a tan Eugenia Kim fedora--to the mix, which was gifted to me by a friend. Now Eugenia Kim's hats are absolutely stunning, but they also come with a pretty steep price tag. So if you're not ready to make the investment, I've linked to a few more budget-friendly options below, my fave being this wool fedora from Mango Outlet on sale for only $25. 

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I finished off the casual look with a black leather bag c/o Furla and my fave patent faux-leather oxfords, which were an $18 score from Forever 21. They've long been sold out, but I found these on the F21 site for just $17, as well as this patent Nine West pair on sale for $45. With my $6 street vendor sunglasses, the whole shabang came out to around $44. :)

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Classic Camel

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Feeling super rested and refreshed after the long holiday weekend--spent most of my time catching up with family, working on some blog stuff and lounging around on the couch. I also finally had time to squeeze in a visit to the MoMA, which is on that endless list of things that I, as a NYer lucky to be surrounded by so much cultural capital, should really do more often. With the weather drizzly and chilly that day, I kept things casual in some loose denim, a $24 street market buy from a trip to Korea.

vintage camel coat

I added a classic striped long-sleeve from H&M ($14, similar here for $13) and a vintage camel coat ($20 from The Salvation Army). I'm pretty obsessed with this coat--been wearing it non-stop for several winters now--but if you haven't been able to find one at a thrift or vintage shop, I found a few gems online, including this one for $60, this one for $45 and this one for just $35.

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I finished off the look with a pair of Nike sneakers ($55, after using a $20-off coupon at Finish Line), which are available here for $75 (and currently on sale online for Cyber Monday w/ code!) and a black velvet choker (similar here for $6), and then topped it all off with a beanie from Joe Fresh (purchased last year on sale for $7, and similar here for $12). With my $10 street vendor sunnies, the whole look came out to around $136.

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