11.17.2015

Dressing Up In Faux Fur + $100 Chicwish Gift Certificate Giveaway!

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“Playing dress up begins at age five and never really ends.”

When I was younger I would raid my mother’s closet and drawers. She had the prettiest pink silk dress, and I loved putting it on, dancing through the house, and singing “I know you…” from Sleeping Beauty. I was about five. When I grew out of that phase, I discovered my grandmother’s coat closet…. and the mink coat (or two) that was stored in the back. It was my great-grandmother’s, passed down to my grandmother. Now, that was a fun piece to walk around the house in. Fast-forward to high school… years of prom dresses and up-dos (most I would not care to ever revisit)… immediately followed up by sorority formals. Then the big dress up of a woman’s life: the wedding day. I guess I relate to the quote. While we all have our “staple” pieces, sometimes you have to throw in a few unique pieces here and there to add a little something extra to your outfit.

Enter this two-toned faux fur coat. Maybe I was drawn to it because it reminded me of those “dress up days.” Or, maybe it was just the piece I was looking for t0 add a little somethin’ somethin’ extra to my wardrobe. Either way, it’s a perfect little number to wear through the holidays…. and really, is there a better time to toss on a little faux fur than the holiday season?

If you’re loving this coat, or all the other Chicwish pieces I have posted (a few favorites include this pink fringe post, grey coat post, and lace top) be sure to check out the end of the post on how you can win a $100 gift certificate to use at their site!

{Outfit Details || Coat: c/o Chicwish | Pants Held Up With: Bellaband | Top: Free People (2 other colors too) | Jeans: J. Brand | Shoes: Louboutin, similar here, here | Sunglasses: Karen Walker | Purse: Prada, similar here | V Necklace: Gorjana}

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Comments

  1. You look beyond AMAZING!

  2. Thank you so much! I am thrilled to have won!