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Conclusion

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Theory cashmere cape sweater and Saks Fifth Avenue cashmere sweater as belt, & For All Mankind jeans, Calvin Klein booties, Tashkovski bracelet, Coach crossbody, Marc Jacobs sunglasses
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BCBGMaxAzria top and shorts, Nine West booties, Marc Jacobs sunglasses, Coach crossbody

As of today, I am back at work.  Here are my most recent summer on-location #ootd pictures.

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BCBGMaxAzria top and skirt, Tashkovski bracelet, Coach clutch, Sorel booties, Marc Jacobs sunglasses

It was the summer of my dreams – beautiful weather, incredible people, creative juices flowing….  It was and is everything I could possibly desire.

So, not really a conclusion.  It’s just another beginning.  A renaissance!  Today is a continuation of a fun, blessed life.  I just had to get up a lot earlier and spend less time with my cat. #catsnamedpablo (yes, that’s a thing). ❤

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Cinq a Sept dress, Marc Jacobs sunglasses, Coach bag, Tashkovski bracelet, Joie sandals
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Rachel Zoe dress, Coach bag, Tashkovski bracelets, BCBGeneration sandals
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BCBGMaxAzria dress and sandals, Michelle DaRin jewelry bracelets
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Halston Heritage dress, BCBGMaxAzria sandals
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Trina Turk top and skirt, BCBGMaxAzria sandals, Coach crossbody, Marc Jacobs sunglasses
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Final Countdown

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Trina Turk top and pants, BCBGMaxAzria belt, BCBGeneration sandals
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C by Bloomingdale’s cashmere cardigan, Trina Turk dress, Marc Jacobs booties

Nine days left of the 2018-2019 school year – I wonder what I will wear?

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Free People cardigan, Max Mara top, 7 For All Mankind jeans, Marc Jacobs sandals
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Free People cardigan, Rachel Zoe dress, Marc Jacobs boots

The classroom will be messy until next Friday.  We are still painting.

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Banana Republic cardigan, Free People top, Alice = Olivia pants, Calvin Klein booties
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Michelle DaRin necklace, Free People tunic, BCBGMaxAzria top and pants, Marc Jacobs booties
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Honora necklace, BCBGMaxAzria sweater, top and skirt, Nine West booties
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Kobi Halperin top, BCBGMaxAzria pants, BCBGeneration sandals
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Theory sweater, BCBGMaxAzria pants, Marc Jacobs boots
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Cinq a Sept silk top, French Connection leather skirt, Marc Jacobs booties
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Theory cardigan, Rachel Zoe dress, BCBGMaxAzria T-shirt, Marc Jacobs boots

2018 Fashion Finale

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Rebecca Taylor top, French Connection skirt, Calvin Klein booties
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Talitha top, Banana Republic pants, Nine West booties
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Saks Fifth Avenue sweater, BCBGMaxAzria skirt, Eliffete tights, Marc Jacobs booties

Here are my #ootd pics from December 2018.  A few new pieces are in the mix, like the lace tights and my first Milly top.  OMG, I love stretch silk, which is a silk blend with a bit of spandex in it.  You can tell that I am a huge fan of silk, cashmere and leather.

I wear two smocks while painting and using Mod Podge, which is my new go-to instead of using Plaster of Paris for sculpture.  I’m doing a form of papier mache instead and it is amazing.  Can’t wait to share my donut project!

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Aqua Cashmere cardigan, Trina Turk skirt, BCBGeneration booties
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Rachel Zoe dress, Calvin Klein booties
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BCBGMaxAzria dress, Karl Lagerfeld Paris boots

The other big project is…Artist Books!  My Studio in Art students are creating these very cool books using sports equipment, lunch boxes, ceramic bowls and musical instruments.  They will be done by the end of the semester.  Then we will start watercolor!

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Trina Turk dress, Marc Jacobs booties
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C by Bloomindales cardigan, BCBGMaxAzria dress, Nine West boots
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Milly top, BCBGMaxAzria pants, Marc Jacobs booties

I will eventually clean off the back counter and prepare for new students in February.  Art – 8 only meets every other day for one semester.  I am able to do about three or four projects in that time – a drawing, a painting, a sculpture and a clay project or some combination of those things.  Right now we are finishing up sculptures in the five classes and drawing in the other two.

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C by Bloomingdales cardigan, BCBGMaxAzria top and leggings, Ugg boots

I did not get any clothes for Christmas, lol.  Or did I?  Santa was good to me.  I know him!  (I really do!) ❤

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Rachel Zoe dress, Coach clutch
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BCBGMaxAzria top, pants, and belt, Nine West boots

#fashionintherealworld

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Banana Republic cardigan, Free People top, BCBGMaxAzria leggings, BCBGeneration sandals
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Banana Republic cardigan, BCBGMaxAzria top, Trina Turk pants, BCBGeneration sandals

If you search Instagram for the hashtag #fashionintherealworld, you will find all of my posts.  I invented it and #fashioninrealtime, and #fashioninreallife.  I just checked them; I think there are only two or three posts on them from random fashionistas.  The rest is all me.

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Coach hat and jacket, Bailey 44 top, BCBGMaxAzria leggings, Karl Lagerfeld Paris boots
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Free People cardigan and top, Calvin Klein jeans, Karl Lagerfeld Paris boots
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Free People cardigan, BCBGMaxAzria top, Banana Republic skirt, Ralph Lauren boots

Here are my outfits of the day from the last two weeks.  The landscape of my background keeps changing as I shift student work around the room.  All of my clay projects are complete.  The last batch went into the kiln today.  The 5th graders are currently working on a three-dimensional wood sculpture, my Studio in Art students are learning watercolor techniques and the rest of the 8th graders are immersed in the various SLO test projects:  Statue of Liberty paintings, “under the sea” landscapes with fish (mixed-media lesson), Japanese fan project (also mixed-media) and abstract paintings with realistic horses thrown in.  So four additional different lessons for the six classes.

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Banana Republic suit and leather shell, BCBGeneration sandals
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Free People cardigan, BCBGeneration dress, Nine West booties

There is a lot going on, which will culminate in the School Fair set for May 12, 2017.  I will have my hands full preparing for that exhibition and hopefully even with the upcoming state math tests looming, we will get everything accomplished.

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Jcrew cardigan, BCBGMaxAzria dress, Nine West boots

But first – Spring Break!!!  I will be working on the business of making art as soon as tomorrow.  Can’t wait.  Watching students make art is clearly a fun job, but nothing beats the guilty pleasure of creating my own artwork – even though it is super messy and therefore cannot be done in designer clothes.  So…I will be sacrificing fashion for my art.  I did buy a new dress for Easter though.  It is Halston Heritage. ❤ OMG, I love it!

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Michelle DaRin Jewelry ring, Banana Republic top and Free People top, BCBGMaxAzria pants, Guess sandals

 

Me & Karl L.

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Free People dress, BCBGMaxAzria top and leggings, Karl Lagerfeld Paris boots
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BCBGMaxAzria dress, Karl Lagerfeld Paris boots

These Karl Lagerfeld Paris boots are in heavy rotation right now.  They are 2 1/2″ heel – over the knee boots in both blue and black suede.  I couldn’t decide which color to get, and you know that meant I had to have both of them.  So comfortable, so amazing!  They go with everything in my closet.  It is incredible how a new item makes everything else that’s old appear fresh again.  Karl Lagerfeld Paris definitely gets the Tashionista seal of approval. ❤ ❤ ❤

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Banana Republic cardigan, Trina Turk top and skirt, Karl Lagerfeld Paris boots
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Banana Republic cashmere cardigan and skirt, Warner Bros. T-shirt, Karl Lagerfeld Paris boots
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Banana Republic cardigan, Trina Turk dress, BCBGMaxAzria belt, Karl Lagerfeld Paris boots
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Berkeley Cashmere cardigan, Free People dress, Karl Lagerfeld Paris boots
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Free People cardigan, BCBGMaxAzria T-shirt and dress, Karl Lagerfeld Paris boots
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Free People cardigan, BCBGMaxAzria top and leggings, Karl Lagerfeld Paris boots

 

Dress Week

Trina Turk dress, BCBG Generation sadals
Trina Turk dress, BCBG Generation sadals

Okay- fashion blogging is so much fun.  It feels amazing to receive so many compliments.  I was really having a Kim Kardashian moment this week.  Call me Karen Kar-tash-ian!  So funny.

Berkley Cashmere cardigan, Babana Republic dress, BCBG Geeration sandals
Berkley Cashmere cardigan, Babana Republic dress, BCBG Geeration sandals
Banana Republic dress, BCBG Generation sandals
Banana Republic dress, BCBG Generation sandals

We had record breaking warm weather in Syracuse this week, which I doubt people who know us as the snowiest city in the state/maybe the country (won the trophy again this year) can believe.  But yes.  It got to 90 degrees on Friday and without air-conditioning in the school, it can be a little sticky.  So thank you, to Trina Turk, Banana Republic, and BCBG Max Azria for keeping me cool in their fabulous dresses.

Trina Turk dress, BCBG Generation sandals
Trina Turk dress, BCBG Generation sandals

Not sure what theme I’m planning for next week.  There are still a lot of clothes in my closet that have not seen the light of day in three weeks.  I usually wear things in a heavy rotation until I get bored with them but now I feel an obligation – a responsibility to my fashion followers to change it up.  Sounds like I’m taking this seriously, lol!

Trina Turk dress, Calvin Klein wedge sandals
Trina Turk dress, Calvin Klein wedge sandals
BCBG Max Azria dress, Guess sandals
BCBG Max Azria dress, Guess sandals