Magenta Love

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We're all here for staying stylishly warm, right? This H&M magenta coat was another STEAL! I'm usually never this lucky and always miss the sales, but I was so excited when I caught this one. I've had a pretty successful winter shopping experience over the past few months if I must say so myself, lol! We have to save a few bucks when we can. I went up a few sizes in this coat as well, but I like how it fits. 

Photography by: Bryce 

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These shoes were a steal! Thanks to my blogger boo over at Marshbar's Closet for putting me on. It pays to know other awesome bloggers that keep you up on great deals. 

Top: Target | Jeans: H&M | Shoes: Nine West | Coat: H&M (sold out) | Sunnies: F21 | Bag: Tory Burch (option) | Lips: Cyber 

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All black is my thing right now, blame New York! 

XOXO, 

MelissaChanel 

Dress Down

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Can we just talk about this camel coat for a minute? This was my favorite purchase of the fall/winter! I walked in H&M to go "Christmas Shopping" when I came across this coat, but the belt was missing. I asked around in the store and no one was able to find it, but I had to have it.  Discount please... 50% off for a missing belt, I'll take it. Needless to say, I haven't taken it off since. It's the perfect neutral and it's super warm. This is a size 10, H&M cuts are VERY weird. 

Coat: H&M (option) | Pants: H&M | Top: H&M (option) | Boots: Timberland |  

 (Can you tell H&M is my favorite place to shop, LOL) 

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Tip: When coat shopping I always go up a size or two so I can layer or fit sweaters under them. 

Photography by: Bryce 

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I guess this is my favorite pose now, lol! 

What was your favorite purchase this winter? 

XOXO, 

MelissaChanel 

Tribal Layer

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I've figured it all out when it comes to staying warm in the NYC cold, it's all about layering! I mean it's the only way you can be stylish, yet warm, right?!

Photography by: Bryce 

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Dress: F21 | Blazer: F21 (sold out) | Fur: F21 (option) | Booties: Nine West (cool color) |

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Over-sized blazers are perfect for layering! I usually go up a size, that way I can fit a sweater or something more bulky under as I layer. This vest is also great to wear on the outside of blazers, a leather coat, etc. I know we all like to stay warm and stylish in the winter and I think I've finally found the answer. I wasn't a big "layer girl" coming from the south and not having to actually be outside in the cold for long periods of time, but walking around in NYC I've caught on very quickly. 

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How are you staying stylishly warm this winter? 

XOXO, 

Melissa 


The Quick Fix: Accessory

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I'm soooo excited to introduce my new monthly series called "The Quick Fix!" During this series I'll be wearing one look and giving it a "quick fix" by changing the shoes, an accessory, or even my hair! Shall we get started? 

This look is so simple; black jeans and turtle neck sweater, chelsea boots (option), fur stole, and my new camel coat (option) (an instant favorite and closet must have). The stole makes this look for me, sometime you just don't need to do much. 

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But faux fur isn't for everyone and that's fine! This girl has another option. A blanket scarf (sold out, options) is very stylish and warm.

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Who's here for this option? 

Photography by: Bryce

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Even though I'm wearing the same exact clothing a simple accessory change can give off a different look. So next time you just don't like your outfit keep on the clothes and try changing an accessory. 

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Are you a fur stole kind of girl or here for the blanket scarf? 

XOXO,

MelissaChanel 

Distressed Overalls

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Am I the only one that cringed every time my mom told me to put my overalls on? They were my least favorite outfit and I always felt like such a farmer. I had no idea this look would come back in style, but it did! Of course I had to put my own spin on it. They were tight enough in the waist for me to not buckle them and I thought it was cute for the look I was going for. 

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I had be eyeing these overalls at Target for several months and after finally trying them on I couldn't leave them in the store. I love the wash and the look it gives off with the distressed knees. 

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Photography by: Bryce

They're so versatile. You can wear your overalls with pumps and a button up, boots and a sweatshirt (like I did), or even sneakers and a crop top in the summer months. I can't wait to try that last look this summer and give off a very minimalist chill vibe. 

Forever 21 Mens Sweatshirt | Target overalls | H&M Scarf (options) | F21 hat | Timberland boots | Mac Lady Danger lippie 

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Are you feeling the overall comeback? 

XOXO,

MelissaChanel