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scubalicious top FRENCH CONNECTION c/o {wearing size S} | skirt MIU MIU {similar} | earrings VINTAGE {similar for $16} | bum bag VINTAGE CHANEL {serious love for this convertible one} | heels CELINE via LAST CALL | baroque sunglasses PRADA | lips TOM FORD APHRODISIAC {flamingo is really close}

Photography by Mary Summers

So presto chango!  TUCK in the top, add a bum/belt bag, change heels, and you’ve got a whole NEW LOOK!  Sure it’s still black on black but a little more feminine and flirty!  In case you missed it, here is how I wore it UNTUCKED.

The Style Rx:  Something as easy as tucking or untucking a top can completely change your look!

I really love my vintage Chanel bum/belt bag.  Remember, it was one of my FIVE PIECES last season.  Well, now that the iPhone is larger, it doesn’t fit into my bag anymore.  Such a bummer.  Womp Womp.  :/

BTW, remember to enter the Kendra Scott giveaway for an amazing black iridescent set!  It ends on Sunday and winner will be announced on Monday!

Rxoxo, Sam

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scubalicious neoprene top FRENCH CONNECTION c/o | skirt MIU MIU {similar in navy} | earrings VINTAGE {similar for $16} | bow peep-toe booties CHANEL | baroque sunglasses PRADA | double tour bag PRADA

Photography by Mary Summers

I’m not going to lie.  It’s very easy for me to wear black-on-black.  My brother-in-laws used to call me “The Black Widow” after Jeanette Lee, the famous billiard player.  After that, I quickly added LOTS of color to my wardrobe, but it’s easy for me to go back to my ways!  When I received this neoprene top from French Connection, I tried it with skinny jeans, another skirt, etc. but I LOVED it with a cute BLACK skirt!  {Seriously, SOMEONE has to get this faille bell skirt I found at Last Call!}

The Style Rx:  Wearing black on black is a cinch.  Vary the monochromatic look with different textures like leather, lace, and cotton.  {I’m wearing neoprene and faille.}

Next up… see how I wore the same top and skirt tucked!

Rxoxo, sam

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Hi Y’all!  Just wanted to do a quick update to let you know that Kate Somerville, a pioneer in the field of paramedical esthetics (where medicine meets skincare), is headed to Neiman Marcus Fort Worth this week!  Recently, I’ve been using ExfoliKate once a week, Restor8 Serum during the Day, Mega-C Dual Radiance Serum at night, and the DermalQuench Liquid Lift twice a day.  Surprisingly, I’ve noticed a difference in just a short period!  I am really interested in trying the Dilo oil (discovered on a trip to Fiji) and the Cytocell Dark Circle Eye Cream (an Allure Best of Beauty Award winner) too!  Full review to be posted soon.

“I believe everyone deserves to have beautiful skin.” -Kate Somerville

If you have a chance, call the Neiman Marcus Beauty Counter to make an appointment.  This is a huge honor, as she chose Fort Worth as one of two locations for a personal appearance this Fall!  Hope to see you there!!  I’m going to pick her brain about my sensitive skin.

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Rxoxo, Sam

Kate Somerville products graciously provided by Neiman Marcus

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HAPPY MONDAY!!!  I am beyond THRILLED to share this amazing Kendra Scott jewelry giveaway with y’all!!  It’s a set from her black iridescent collection – the Harlow necklace, the Allison earrings, and the Cassie bracelet!

Meet the other fabulous Dallas AND Houston bloggers that are part of this giveaway!  The Perennial Style | SideSmile Style | A Dash of Details | For the Love of Fancy | C Style Blog | Sunday Beach | Adored By Alex | L Avenue Blog

The giveaway runs from Monday, Oct. 20th at 6am thru Sunday, the 26th at midnight!  Good luck y’all!! 

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