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{outfit} Shining Star

  Monday, January 13, 2014 at 7:30 AM   |    Post a Comment     Tagged:,,,,,,,,, 
Another day, another outfit, another blazer.  I do love my blazers, definitely an addiction. Whenever I see a new one I want to buy it, most of the time I resist.  A couple weeks ago I inherited this gorgeous topaz and diamond necklace from my Grandmother and I never want to take it off. It is so gorgeous and makes me feel like I always have her with me. I can visit her whenever I want since she lives next door, but it's fun to have a piece she used to wear.

I'm still getting used to my short hair so, for this outing, I tried a mini french braid in front to keep the shorter hairs out of my face. I find it easier than using a barrette, I can never get them to stay properly. BUT then when I take it out I have crazy kinky hair. Funny that I used to WANT my hair to look like that back when I was in middle school. It was all the rage! So for gymnastics I would french braid my hair, and then take it out for school the next day.

Blazer: Gap (Coco's), Sweater: Vanessa Bruno (Coco's $10 sale), Jeans: Michael by Michael Kors (Marshalls), Flats c/o Joie, Topaz Necklace: Grandma's, "M" Necklace c/o Gorjana Griffin, Watch: Skagen (Rue La La),  Rings: vintage, Brilliant Imports snake ring & Mom's

About Closet Fashionista

Loves to get bargains on clothes and is obsessed with Harry Potter. By day she is a freelance graphic and web designer. She also has a slight obsession with movies.

You can also find her on the web at her Harry Potter and Matthew Lewis fan sites.


  1. That's a really gorgeous piece - and it's great that it's a heirloom piece and has a history to it.

    Courtney ~ Sartorial Sidelines

  2. I think your sleek short hair is very chic - so parisian!
    Your grandmothers necklace is gorgeous, I love having things that belonged to mine, little timeless treasures.
    Chic on the Cheap

  3. Very pretty - i love jewellery and it's even more precious when it belonged to someone you love.

  4. Aww, you look darling with the little braid! I imagine that must look way better than clipping it back.

  5. Wow, the necklace is beautiful. What a special gift!

  6. I love your loafers so much. <3

    Ina :*

  7. Lovely necklaces!


  8. Love your loafers! And it looks like it's still fall outside where you are, you have no snow! (That's weird to me lol.)

  9. Your hair looks gorgeous, and I love the jewel tones from your outfit. And I have a blazer obsession too. :)

  10. I love your blazer collection, it's so good! And that necklace is so gorgeous. Pieces like that from family are always the most treasured! :)

  11. Kind of noticed that you have a thing for blazers :)
    The pendant from your grandmother is stunning and love the new braid hair style!! I also do that sometimes.



  12. Such a lovely velvet blazer, and so nice you can wear a piece from your grandmother, very kind of her to give it to you :)

    Thanks for your sweet comments on my blog :)

    Away From Blue


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