Mixing Black & Blue


Rebuilding my wardrobe has been fun (but spendy). I’ve found I’m more apt to try new styles, like this A-line coat with shortened sleeves. It’s something I never would have tried before, but when I put it on at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, I fell in love. Though I’ve ventured away from wearing A-line dresses all the time, this coat was a beautiful addition to my closet and the retro, yet contemporary feel of this coat is much like my updated style. Pairing the navy blue and black was also an unexpected twist for me, and it feels as if it’s ushering in fall!

Navy blue & black outfit inspiration

In other exciting news, you may have already seen a snap of this outfit. I’m so excited to share that I’ve partnered with the Bellevue Collection for their See Yourself at the Collection marketing campaign, which celebrates the opening of the South Commons. I’m among a mix of talented style influencers from the Greater Seattle area, and our contributions are on display at the Collection as well as in Seattle Mag & Seattle Met Magazine. Be sure to check it out!

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Dress // Jacket // Necklace (similar) // Shoes // Barrette