Monday, February 16, 2015

All Black (Almost) Everything







Fur Vest: Fabrik, similar, last seen here and here
Turtleneck: J. Crew
Jeans: Rag & Bone
Necklace: Bauble Bar
Earrings: C. Wonder, similarsimilar on sale!
Purse: Old Navy, similar, similar
Lipstick: Nars

I hope you had a great weekend and a great Valentine's (or Galentine's Day)!  I had fun plans to have a Galentine's Day with one of best girl friends, but a "brief" nap at 8 killed those plans.  Let's just say I woke up around 1 AM.  Oops!  In some ways it was fitting to spend Valentine alone.  The last few years have thrown some curveballs (much of it stemming from a job where I was really unhappy)  at me that really knocked my confidence and made me doubt myself.  This year, I finally feel like I'm starting to find my groove and love the relationship I have with myself, not in a conceited way, but in a more confident way.  I know it will always be a work in process and I'm excited to keep working on my relationship with myself, but I'm really happy with where I am now.

How was your weekend?

Thanks for reading and have a great day!

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  1. You look so elegant and I love these pumps. Hope you had a great weekend!


  2. This vest is so chic! That hat is the perfect add on. :)

  3. Great outfit! I love the all black. Your fur breaks it up a little and adds such a fun element.

    Amy Ann
    The Real Arnolds

  4. I love that you added the vest to this! SO, so chic!

  5. This whole look is so chic and classy! I love that you have grown in your relationship with yourself and in your confidence! I don't think it sounds conceited at all...I think it's the foundation of happiness!
    Gina - On the Daily Express

  6. Beautiful look Nicole! Love that hat on you.
    xo, Whitney and Blaire
    Peaches In A Pod

  7. How Nicole Got Her Groove Back! Lol! I'm happy that you're happy, but even happier about this look! I love the all black boho vibe!


  8. I love this look! I think fur vests are a great way to glam up a look, and of course red lips really add a great pop of color!

    A Peck on the Chic

  9. Such a great all black look! I love the added details in the vest and belt! You look great! XO


  10. LOVE this look! The vest is perfect with your all black outfit, and I love the hat!


  11. Your vest is stunning over the top of the black. Great hat!

  12. I love how you broke up the all black look with the vest and the leopard belt. Great preppy chic look!

    Red Reticule
    Red Reticule Collection
    Red Reticule | YouTube

  13. Nicole, first I love we both did a faux fur vest look today and your's is just spectacular with it's contrast. Second, I am feeling you with your finding confidence in yourself. Right now it is important to me, as well.

  14. Nicole, first I love we both did a faux fur vest look today and your's is just spectacular with it's contrast. Second, I am feeling you with your finding confidence in yourself. Right now it is important to me, as well.

  15. I'm obsessed with a good faux fur vest! I love the all black outfit and leopard belt! I need a bucket bag!

  16. Good for you! I wish I could get to that place of confidence. I'm trying though. A lot of it has to do with getting healthier with eating and working out. It really does help a mood. To the outift! Perfection. You look so good in a hat and (almost) all black.

  17. You have amazing style! I love this outfit, the leopard belt, and the pop of red. Happy Monday :)

  18. love this all black outfit with the fur vest and leopard belt! I have the vest, and I seriously want to put it over everything!!


  19. Love this whole outfit! Great vest!

    Alena &

  20. Beautiful look! The vest really adds the final touch to this classy look! You look amazing in that red lipstick!

  21. Love the all black look , very sleek Nicole.THe hat is the piece de la resistance!
    from the link up
    please stop by, jess xx

  22. You look very elegant ! I love the all black look - just fabulous :) x

  23. this look is giving me so much life! Love that fur vest. you look fabulous

  24. I love the fur vest, it breaks up the all black perfectly! I took an accidental nap like that once - so horrible! What do you do when you wake up feeling ready to start fresh only to realize that it's still the middle of the night?

  25. I love this look Nicole. It's hip, glam and sexy. The little op pf leopard is great!

  26. This look totally caught my attention. Love the hat and faux fur vest. Super chic! ~Cynthia