A Year in Review: 2016 Edition

by - Saturday, December 31, 2016

As 2016 comes to a close, I find myself struggling with my end-of-year post that has become a tradition. Blogging has taking a backseat this year, and so I haven't been as conscientious about jotting down outfit and purchase tidbits throughout the year. It's now New Year's Eve and I'm sitting here having a hard time organizing my thoughts. Gonna give it my best shot though, so here we go:

- My favorite casual outfits from this past year are:

2016 favorite casual outfits
[from L -> R]  one  |  two  |  three  |  four

- The line between my work and casual outfits have become more and more blurred as I've taken liberties with my interpretation of "business casual." For favorite work outfits, I couldn't just pick four, so here are my top 5:
2016 favorite work outfits
[from L -> R]  one  |  two  |  three  |  four  |  five

- Clothing-wise, my favorite purchases this year has be items that were in heavy rotation and worn repeatedly (multiple times a week even): a white midi skirt, a baby blue peplum top, and a navy turtleneck sweater tunic (sold here - extra 60% off).

My favorite accessory purchase is a boxy black crossbody bag that came with 2 straps (canvas, leather) by Saint Laurent (sold at SL / Nordstrom / Barney's / Saks). My friend Y actually purchased this bag in the early part of the year when we were abroad in Europe. I loved it on her then and immediately put it on my short-list when I was considering options with a canvas strap. This bag is different from my usual with an obvious logo monogram front and center... but can I gush about how much I love the canvas strap (for the third time)?
2016 favorite purchases
[top row]  one
[bottom row from L -> R]  one  |  two  |  three

A huge THANK YOU to everyone who still visits my blog, whether daily or once in a blue moon. All your comments, constructive criticisms, and support mean so much. Cheers to a continuation of blogging fun and excitement in 2017!

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  1. I love your outfits! Keep it up for 2017!

    1. Will certainly try, Winnie! Happy new year and thank you for your continuing support!


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