LLBD: Add a little more LEATHER to your Little Black Dress

Leather is hot. It was hot last year, and it’s still going strong this fall/winter. It’s the perfect way to add edge to a feminine outfit. I am so glad I invested when I had the chance, I think I have 4 skirts and 3 pairs of pants in some form of faux leather, but I want more. Here is the thing though… what about the LLBD- little leather black dress? I don’t have one of those! In fact, I think I’m obsessed and it may have something to do with this little number I saw on SmitheryStyle.com.  It was infiltrating my dreams, I want one so bad!

Whether it’s this  Westly Vegan Leather Dress or the ones I have picked out for you below, consider how much wear you will get out of it! Layer a cozy sweater or cardigan over it, wear a turtleneck or blouse  underneath, the combination possibilities are endless. Have I convinced you yet, that this sexy thang is a must in your closet?!


Look no further for the ultimate little leather black dress- your secret weapon this season! Check out a few options I have picked out for you… yes, these come in an XL!

Lauren Ralph Lauren Zip-Front Long Sleeve Dress • $161.25
Imnyc Isaac Mizrahi Faux Leather Trim A-Line Dress • $89.40
Lauren Ralph Lauren Jersey Shirtdress • $134.25
Lauren Ralph Lauren Faux-Leather Sheath Dress • $147.75
LUXURY FASHION Short dresses • $64.20
Sarin Mathews Women Faux Leather Bodycon pencil Party Midi Clubwear Dress Medium • $24.99
Jada Dress • $213
Carmakoma Plus Size Faux leather dress • $115.33
Blanc Noir Faux Leather Fit & Flare Dress • Blanc Noir • $46.77
Junarose Faux Leather Shift Dress • Junarose • $121.72
Apart Plus Size A-line faux leather mesh dress • Apart • $164.76
Bar III Contrast Faux-Leather Fit & Flare Dress, Only at Macy’s • Bar III • $84.19
Calvin Klein Mock Neck Ribbed Dress with Faux Leather • $89.99
Guess Rosalynn Lace-Detailed Faux Leather Dress • $110.60
Joe Fresh Women’s Flared Mixed Media Dress, Black (Size M) • Joe Fresh • $49

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Festive Fashion: Black and Red Holiday Looks

screen-shot-2015-12-08-at-10-14-54-pm In my post last week, I mentioned that I was featured in Ottawa Family Living magazine. As you know, print is always limited to space, unlike a blog, so my fashion outfits didn’t quite make the cut. I guess they wanted to keep the smart answers over the pretty pictures. That’s a win for any blonde girl! haha.

Just as I said in my article, my go-to this season, is Leather! Here are three easy looks that offer comfort, style and versatility!

Each look offers a different way to play up on leather:

  1. Leggings  (similar in size L/XL)
  2. Moto Jacket (similar in size L/XL)
  3. Skirt (similar in size L/XL)

Pleather leggings, oversized red sweater (H&M), black ankle booties (Nine West), black tassel purse (Aritzia). Easy, comfortable and very accessible.
Red dress (H&M), black leather moto jacket (Danier), black bag (Danier) and closed pumps (Calvin Klein). You can add black tights to this look to warm it up a bit. This is good for any casual Holiday party or night out.
Pretty in plaid! I love mixing odd combinations together! Plaid shirt (Old Navy), Skirt (Bailey 44), blue suede pumps (Nine West), clutch (Rudsak)

These are, once again, brought to you by the ever-talented Kristy Chapman Photography.

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