January 27, 2016

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What’s one trick for stylish but effortless everyday dressing? Mixing casual with dressy pieces. A fur coat with stilettos, a silk dress, and an alligator bag? No. A fur coat with a bandana, dirty Dr. Martens, and an alligator bag? YES.

As you may know, I’m all about contrast. It’s the best way to approach minimalist dressing. And having a versatile bag is a major key.

This Kalamarie bag has the alligator skin to compliment dressy, the clean leather to compliment casual, and the satchel shape to complement business formal. With a little removable clutch and shoulder strap, this Kalamarie bag can take shape to work with whatever look you’re going for. Talk about a chameleon!

photos by William Coles

shop the look:

Kalamarie bag Uniqlo coat Saint Laurent shirtAcne Studios jeans Oliver Peoples sunglasses | Bandana



  • Reply Viviane February 5, 2016 at 9:58 AM

    You look so stunning babe!!
    Viviane xx


  • Reply Michèle February 4, 2016 at 8:42 AM

    looks so so cool

  • Reply Anastasia Nicole February 3, 2016 at 9:34 PM

    And I just found my new date night go-to. Great look doll!

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  • Reply Eva February 3, 2016 at 7:42 AM

    I’m always so in love with your outfits <3. Eva

  • Reply Aurelie | Surface85 February 3, 2016 at 4:03 AM

    Looking so editorial! Love the photoshoot location. The bag is very cool, the little removable clutch is genius!


    Aurelie | http://www.surface85.com

  • Reply Ester February 1, 2016 at 10:12 AM

    Very nice photos! Love your style!

  • Reply Bash Harry February 1, 2016 at 10:02 AM

    Gorgeous outfit! Adding dressy pieces with basic pieces definitely makes everyday looks more fun!

    xx Bash | H E Y   B A S H | bloglovin’

  • Reply bianca February 1, 2016 at 6:08 AM

    wow, amazing pics!!


  • Reply Rachel February 1, 2016 at 3:29 AM

    Love your all Black look,! Gorgeous :)


  • Reply Erin February 1, 2016 at 1:30 AM

    You just kill it every time babe! Gorgeous photos and girl. So cool. xoxo, Erin | http://www.stylebythepeople.com

  • Reply natalie January 31, 2016 at 9:40 PM

    those sunnies are KILLER. love.


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  • Reply Alhely January 31, 2016 at 8:17 PM

    Wow! you look like a Super model! You are so beautiful and this outfit is awesome!


  • Reply Sybil January 31, 2016 at 7:00 PM

    what a stunner! :D

    Have a great week!
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  • Reply Jenelle January 31, 2016 at 6:58 PM

    It looks cold! But I love the mix of textures and those shoes! Nice!
    xx Jenelle

  • Reply Sybil January 31, 2016 at 6:03 PM


    Have a great week!
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  • Reply Caroline January 31, 2016 at 5:19 PM

    You’re such a beauty, I just love everything about your outfit!
    Your bag is so nice as well!
    xx Caroline Madmoisell

  • Reply Kelly January 31, 2016 at 4:07 PM

    This all black look is so chic!

    xx Kelly
    Sparkles and Shoes

  • Reply Carmen January 31, 2016 at 2:10 PM

    I love how you mixed those contrasts! Totally my kind of style :) xx, Carmen

  • Reply Arien January 31, 2016 at 1:18 PM

    Hi dear
    Great outfit, so stylish and elegant
    Love the clutch

  • Reply Rakel January 31, 2016 at 11:02 AM

    Wonderful look! Love the bag!

    Rakel ♥ http://www.alovelystyle.com

  • Reply Violette January 31, 2016 at 6:36 AM

    I love the pictures!! Cool look!


  • Reply Sophie van Daniels January 31, 2016 at 5:17 AM

    Loveeee this outfit babe! You know I am a sucker for all black and this is perfection!

    Sophie xx

  • Reply mowo January 30, 2016 at 7:57 PM

    seriously this post is amazing! one of my faves to date!


  • Reply Desirée Iyama January 30, 2016 at 5:02 PM

    Your blog is amazing !


  • Reply Siffat Haider January 30, 2016 at 12:14 PM

    Could you be any more of a babe?

  • Reply Alessia January 30, 2016 at 5:19 AM

    Love this total black outfit, it’s so elegant!!
    xo Alessia


  • Reply claudia January 30, 2016 at 3:41 AM

    your bag is super pretty ♥

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  • Reply AikA❤︎ January 30, 2016 at 12:38 AM

    I am all up for what you said about the trick!!!!! Haven’t tried the combo of a fur coat and a bandana!!!! Thanks for sharing!!!! Amazing style babe!

    xo from Seattle,


  • Reply christianne January 29, 2016 at 11:52 PM

    This look is so posh!
    Xo, Christianne

  • Reply Jackie January 29, 2016 at 8:10 PM

    I loving mixing luxe pieces with more casual one. This bag is a beautiful piece with great texture and lines! Great look!

    xo, Jackie

  • Reply Lau January 29, 2016 at 7:15 PM

    Totally agree with you, it’s all about mixing casual pieces with luxury or elegant ones. And you did that perfectly with this outfit! One of my favorites of you, really :)

    And that bag is just amazing!


  • Reply vera January 29, 2016 at 7:11 PM

    These photos are incredible! You are absolutely stunning.

    Blonde in Cashmere

  • Reply Alanda January 29, 2016 at 6:24 PM

    Such incredible shots love this look



  • Reply Valerie Price January 29, 2016 at 6:06 PM

    Stunning outfit…I’m loving the purse!


  • Reply Jayne January 29, 2016 at 5:53 PM

    That bag though, effortless styling x


  • Reply Iris January 29, 2016 at 4:02 PM

    This is such a cool shoot! Absolutely love it :)

    Glad I discovered your blog <3 New follower!!

    xoxo Iris
    A Dash Of Fash

  • Reply Cecilie Krog January 29, 2016 at 3:57 PM

    Perfect look babe<3 Loving the details.



  • Reply Monique | WritingMonique January 29, 2016 at 10:32 AM

    These photos are SO beautiful! I love the bag!

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  • Reply isa January 29, 2016 at 4:49 AM

    i love your attitude!




  • Reply M January 29, 2016 at 12:17 AM

    Great chic look

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  • Reply Filipa Jackson January 28, 2016 at 12:14 PM

    Wow this is all kinds of amazing… it’s sexy, chic and totally badass! I love it

    Filipa xxx
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  • Reply francesca January 28, 2016 at 10:21 AM

    love your bag!


  • Reply Sarah-Allegra January 28, 2016 at 8:21 AM

    You’re so damn right, love love love the contrast! Great look, babe

    xx Sarah-Allegra

  • Reply Ricarda January 28, 2016 at 5:50 AM

    Love your blog and your looks!!

  • Reply Raysa Garcia January 28, 2016 at 1:43 AM

    Love your outfit! Stunning shots babe.
    Xox, Raysa

  • Reply Sampada January 27, 2016 at 11:48 PM

    I love mixing luxury items with more casual pieces. It is such an easy way to transform the look of daily wear. The photos are quite impressive too — I love that they’re unconventional in that they’re taken in the setting of a fire escape :)

    Sampz and Such

  • Reply JOUA January 27, 2016 at 10:24 PM

    Joua To The Rescue

  • Reply Sybil January 27, 2016 at 9:22 PM


    Have a great day!
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  • Reply Lizzy January 27, 2016 at 4:25 PM

    Another gorgeous outfit and amazing photos! You look flawless as ever!!

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  • Reply Lizza January 27, 2016 at 3:57 PM

    Nice post! I like the look and the purse!

    xx L.


  • Reply Keri January 27, 2016 at 2:26 PM

    Lovely tip! Mixing evening wear with casual pieces gives that perfect, balanced edgy look. love the all black too!

    Enclothed Cognition/Bloglovin

  • Reply sanssouci January 27, 2016 at 1:01 PM

    Amazing photoshoot spot, congrats! Your outfit is simply stunning and extremely elegant!

  • Reply alice January 27, 2016 at 12:50 PM

    Absolutely gorgeous photographs! The bag is beautiful, it’s got one of the most detailed reptile skin texture ever! Liking the contrast work ;)

    xo, Alice || a l i c e / T Y P E N U

  • Reply Winfred January 27, 2016 at 11:58 AM

    love this post
    these images of you are the kind of thing I’d expect to see on a Vogue Magazine Edition
    keep up the nice pictures
    (p.s.) nice bag

  • Reply Diane January 27, 2016 at 11:09 AM

    Very nice photos !


  • Reply Gabrielle Crystal RoseBonniee ~ January 27, 2016 at 10:00 AM

    Wonderful outfit. Love your style! ♡

    ♡ Blue and purple tones ♡

    • Reply Jacki November 6, 2016 at 1:12 AM

      Algirht alright alright that’s exactly what I needed!

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