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Photography by Angie Garcia

I wore this outfit for a night out to meet the Negative Underwear gals earlier this month.  {Side note: The founders Lauren and Marissa are so nice, their bras are super comfy, and they have the best Instagram account!}  See, another backpack outfit.  Most of my backpack outfits aren’t this dressy.  They are very mommy-ish, which is my uniform of a sweatshirt variant, skinny or boyfriend jeans, and boots.  Since I was baby free this night, I wanted to get glammed up!

The PIECE that I styled everything around was this cracked Balenciaga skirt found at Last Call.  Where else right?  First, I found the cracked turtleneck top which was an absolute b*tch to put on, and I almost got stuck taking it off.  BTW, that HAS happened to me when I tried on a too-small Valentino dress and I had to get an associate to come into the dressing room to help me get it off!  #mostembarassing  Anyhow, after avoiding another near catastrophe, I thought… it would be great if this came in a skirt.  And then my awesome sales associate told me that she had one!!!  And basically, you know what happened next!

Since the skirt is so CRACKED, I paired it with a smooth leather crop top and black heels -very basic but simple enough to make a statement.  And why not throw an oversized coat over the shoulders?!

The Style Rx:  Black and white always looks great with a pop of color.  Opt for a bright basic color like red, yellow, or blue to make a strong statement or try a pretty pastel for a softer look.

Okay, totally random… but can you guess which of the designer pieces that I’m wearing cost $40?  You wouldn’t believe it, but it’s the blue DIOR coat that I found on eBay last year.  I guess no one was looking for a cobalt blue 80s/90s-with-major-shoulder-pads wool coat!  That was a seriously lucky find!

Hope everyone has a wonderful weekend!  Will be posting my last gift guide for the season tomorrow!  You can check out my previous one for beauty queens and for little ones!  You better believe that I’m still shopping this weekend.


DIOR coat {similar splurge or save} | ALICE + OLIVIA leather crop top 60% off! {also on sale here} | BALENCIAGA cracked skirt via Last Call {similar in a white mini, white mesh, gold midi skirt} | CELINE heels via Last Call | GORJANA taner drops {stud version} | LOUIS VUITTON lock me cuff {similar} | GORJANA linked midi, MARIDA ring | KAREN WALKER No 1 sunglasses | TOM FORD Aphrodisiac lipstick | CHANEL quart polish

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Rxoxo, Sam

4 thoughts on “Cracked

  1. I love that skirt, it makes such a statement! The blue coat is perfect with the black and white too :)

    I hate that moment of panic in the dressing room when you can’t get out of something you’ve just tried on like you had with the top….so scary! Always such a relief when you wiggle out of it eventually though, phew haha!
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    1. Thanks Kimberlee!! Last Call is my shopping secret!! I actually have an old post on how to shop at Last Call!

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