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Cable Knit Crop

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A cable knit crop sweater. Seems like an oxymoron, huh? Why would one want to own a crop sweater when its’ main purpose is to keep one warm and cozy? Let’s ponder that question, shall we?. For fashion. That’s why. 

On this particular evening I layered my cable knit crop sweater over top a stripe Anthro favorite (last seen here) for a little intrigue to an otherwise simple outfit. I could seriously live in looks like this for the next couple of months. A gal sure can try!

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Get the Look:

Anthro Top [exact on sales!] | LC Lauren Conrad for Kohl’s Crop Sweater [very similar] | Faux Leather Skirt c/o Savers [similar under $40!] | Bracelets and Midi rings via F21 | Bag c/o Savers | Sam & Libby boots via Target [similar]



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Travel Light

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The perfect travel outfit, if you ask me, includes a pair of slouchy boyfriend jeans, an oversize sweater with a fun detail, a floppy hat (which I suggest should be worn during travel versus packing it and risk deformation), and classic, comfy Chucks. It’s a simple equation that I tend to follow when hitting the road and driving for a long period of time. And the best part is that these were all pieces I planned on remixing during our mini vacay anyways. Light packing at it’s finest, my friends. 

What do you like to wear while traveling? 

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Get the Look:

LC Lauren Conrad Sweater via Kohl’s [affordable similarpricey similar] | Similar Boyfriend Jeans | Target Hat [similar] | Converse Sneakers | c/o Eve’s Addiction Initial Necklace 



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Like A Diamond

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Some of you may have noticed that my style aesthetic has changed. If you browse the FabAve archives you’d notice a lot more bold colors, prints, patterns, and piles of statement baubles layered upon each other. Within the last couple months, maybe even the last year, I’ve gone through a different editing process. Instead of putting together 'OMG blog-worhty' looks I now think about the woman I want to be and how I’d like to express that woman to the outside world. Now don’t get me wrong, you’ll still see plenty of looks with print mixing, bold and bright colors, and plenty of thrifted gem, but because I’m craving neutral looks, colors and prints right now, that’ll be a lot of the essence that you’ll get from me, from FabAve.

Anyway, all that to say that when Karen Kane sent me this diamond print dress I knew I had to take the fuss out of styling it and let it shine, like the diamond that it was. And it’s navy. LOOOVING navy right now! Can’t wait to pair it with tights, tall boots and a cozy knit sweater over top. The possibilities are endless!

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Get the Look:

Karen Kane Dress | Shirt - Old Navy [similar] | Boots - Old [very similar


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Blue Blazer Black

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Let me just say that now that I’ll be experiencing the full spectrum of the seasons that I’ll have to prepare myself for what’s ahead. Holy wind in the hair, Batman! On this particular day the fella and I attended a birthday dinner for a dear friend of ours and while I was excited for the low temps I was not prepared for the gusts of wind that came along with that. I guess I’ll have to get used to that, huh? 

On another note, drawstring pants. Best invention ever! These Karen Kane pants are like a pajama-dress pant hybrid. Pure perfect that will get me through the Fall, that’s for sure!

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Get the Look: 

H&M Blazer [similar] | Sweater Tee via Marshall’s [last seen here] | c/o Karen Kane Pants [similar] | BaubleBar Courtney Bib [in silver] | Sam&Libby boots via Target [similar] | Target Bag | Lips - Revlon Striking 



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