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Fashion

Velvet Wrap Dress – Holiday Party Lookbook

It’s probably safe to say that velvet is my absolute favorite for this holiday season. I’ve been sharing different velvet pieces that are perfect for holiday parties, check out my Instagram to see the looks.

This jewel tone velvet wrap dress is an absolute beauty. The emerald green is vibrant and playful. I was never a big fan of green until I saw this dress. I love how the rich hue brings out my eyes and highlights on my hair. The mini skirt adds playfulness while the velvet brings a touch of elegance to this dress. I've linked up other velvet dresses I'm loving down below.

What is your favorite trend for this holiday season?

Outfit:

Dress: Zara

Shoes: Halogen

Bag: Ted Baker

Fashion

Perfect Boots for the Boot Season

I’m super picky when it comes to shoes, especially boots. They have to be stylish and comfortable. On top of my pickiness, I have tiny feet (size 4.5 or 5) so I have really hard time finding shoes in my size. You can imagine how many boots I’ve bought and returned.

When Aetrex reached out to me I was super excited because they’re the global leader in comfort and wellness footwear products. They designed their shoes with fashion, function and quality in mind. Aetrex has wide selection of shoes to choose from whether you're looking for boots or heels. 

I’m wearing Kara Ankle Riding Boot in size 5. These boots are gorgeous and comfortable. I’ve walked over 2 miles in these boots and my feet were comfortable because the bottom rubber absorbs shock with every steps I take.  In addition, these boots come with slow recovery memory foam cushioning that customize to my feet. They have built in Lynco® orthotic support to help align my knees, hips and back. I love it that the anti-microbial technology was used to keep my feet odor free and prevent bacteria growth. The side buckles are not just for looks. They are adjustable to help you stay comfortable.

Thank you Aetrex for sponsoring this post.

Outfit:
Top: Express
Jeans: Banana Republic (similar here)
Shoes: Aetrex Kara Ankle Riding Boot c/o
Bag: Chanel
Bracelets: adorybox c/o

Fashion

Pleat on Pleat: Holiday Party Lookbook

Velvet is the hottest trend of the season. You can satisfy your velvet obsession with dresses, shoes or accessories. Velvet is perfect for the holiday season because it adds a touch of elegance and glamour. This pleated velvet skirt was my very first velvet purchase. I’ve been in love with velvet ever since. I love the soft velvety feel of the fabric.

I also love wearing jewel tone pieces during the holiday to add a touch of color. This magenta hue is so beautiful. It paired beautifully with this white tunic. This look is perfect for holiday parties. A hint of sparkle is a must have so I added a statement necklace to complete the look.

I think every girl needs a good white button up top. If you’re looking for one, look no further. This top is beautiful and super versatile. It looks so chic with a pair of leggings. That’s what I’ll be wearing on Thanksgiving. For a dressed up look, pair it with a maxi skirt like I did here. I’ve also worn it to work with a pencil skirt.  For reference, I’m wearing an XSP and the fit is perfect.

Wishing you and your family a very happy Thanksgiving! We're hosting a family Thanksgiving dinner at our house this year. I'll be sharing photos on my story so be sure to follow along.

Thank you J.Jill for sponsoring this post.

Outfit:

Top: J.Jill c/o

Skirt: Zara

Shoes: Charles by Charles David

Fashion Life Style

Pumpkin Patch Fun

We took Jayce to his very first visit to the pumpkin patch last weekend. I've been to the pumpkin patch many times but this visit was special. We woke up early so we can get there before it gets crowded. It was a beautiful sunny day and everyone else had the same idea in mind. We got to the pumpkin patch before 10:30 a.m. and it was already packed.

Jayce had a great time walking around and trying to pick up mini pumpkins. It was so cute to watch him explore and enjoy his first experience. We wanted to take Jayce on a hayride but didn’t end up riding it because the line was so long and he was getting fussy.

It’s our tradition to get caramel popcorn whenever we visit the pumpkin patch because they are too delicious to resist. We shared some with Jayce and he loved it.  We don’t usually let Jayce have sweets but we made it an exception this time since it was a special occasion.

These gorgeous bracelets are from Happiness Boutique. I’m so impressed with the beautiful quality of these bracelets. I have been wearing them a lot since I got them. Both bracelets I’m wearing are currently on sale. Use code “doreensstylediary" at checkout for 10% off for orders over 19 euros. This code is valid until November 23rd. Happiness Boutique offers free shipping as well as customer reward program. Be sure to check out their beautiful collection of jewelries.

Outfit:
Sweater: Express
Jeans: Banana Republic (similar here)
Bracelet 1: Jewel Cuff Bracelet Gold c/0
Bracelet 2: Sharp Point Double Spike Cuff Bracelet c/0

We’re excited for Halloween because we’re taking Jayce trick or treating for the very time. Follow me on IG to see what Jayce is going to be for Halloween.

Thank you Happiness Boutique for sponsoring this post. Thank you so much for visiting!

Life Style

Comforts™ Diapers

I’m excited to introduce Comforts™ Diapers from Kroger family stores. As first time parents, we went through a lot of different diapers before figuring out what works best for Jayce. It was a trial and error process since there’re so many diapers out there. I’m here to share what features we look for in diapers and why we love Comforts™ Diapers in our household.

Comfort: Since Jayce lives in diaper 24/7 so we wanted to make sure it’s soft and comfortable. Because baby skin is extra sensitive, diaper can cause allergic reactions and diaper rash which are painful for both babies and parents. Comforts™ Diapers have really soft outer cover and feel. They stretch around the waist band which is great because his waist won’t be restricted after feeding. They also stretch around leg cuffs and tabs for better fit.

Leakage protection: You have no idea how many clothes and sheets we had to change out because of a leaky diaper. Having to do that in the middle of the night is no fun. These diapers have day and night leakage protection.

Wetness indicator: Some diapers do not come with wetness indicator on all sizes which is crazy because I have hard time telling if his diaper is wet just by touching it. Unless it’s full, sometimes it’s difficult to know. Diapers aren’t cheap so you want to get the most out of it. Comfort Diapers come with wetness indicator on all sizes.

Comforts™ Diapers are also affordable. You can buy them at your local Kroger family stores. Click here to find the latest coupons for additional savings. Thank you so much for Kroger company for sponsoring this post!