Lookbook :: September

Are you anywhere near Minneapolis? My friend and fellow fashion blogger, Jill from Spoils of Wear, is hosting a clothes-swap, open to all ladies, no blog required 🙂 I’ll see you there!

Eyes on Jesus || Friday
I went to a women’s conference called Sparkle last weekend. Thought I’d share with you some of my favorite little gold nuggets from the weekend. If you follow me on Facebook or Twitter, you may have already caught wind of these.
“It should not be a surprise to hear about God changing lives. I was lost, now I’m found, that’s just what He does” ()

“Hope does not have a question mark after it” (R)

“Most Christians spend their lives praying for miracles and then avoid the contexts in which they can happen” ()

“Compassion is never compassion unless you take action” ()

The winner of the A. Michele boots giveaway is… Sara!
Check your email later today for deets 🙂
Thanks to all who entered! 
More giveaways coming up (Sat Oct 1 & Weds Oct 5)

Anybody want some boots?

Style Talk || Wednesdays
L o c a l   S p o t l i g h t

A. Michele is a darling women’s clothing and accessories boutique on Selby & Snelling in St. Paul. As you can, see it’s nestled in a lovely shopping area conveniently located by a Patina and Starbucks, a winning trio combination. Every rack and shelf of this boutique has been thoughtfully adorned with garments of high quality, unique silhouettes, and timeless style

red heels: cents of style, belt: Lula’s Vintage (just 2 doors down from A. Michele!)
This silk black jumpsuit is by Karina Grimaldi, one of my favorite lines carried by A. Michele. Jumpsuits are such a hot trend right now. The loose fit and wide legs are also on trend. I styled it with some flashy little bangles and a cheetah print pouch also from A. Michele Boutique. The jumpsuit could also easily be dressed down by wearing a woven tan leather belt, an oversized infinity scarf, and a pair of platform wedge ankle booties.

Want these boots?
A. Michele has generously offered to give a pair of these rockin boots (in your size of course) to one of you lovely readers!
(The giveaway is open to anyone who lives in the US)

Required to Enter:
1. Leave a comment on this post with your email address.
3. Be a follower (Google Friend Connect) of this blog.
Additional Entries:

(Leave a separate comment for each additional entry)
The winner will be drawn THIS FRIDAY, so hurry and jump in on this asap!

Thanks for entering everybody!!

The winner of last week’s Picky Girl $50 Giftcard is…
** Megan from Two Birds! **
Megan, I’ll be emailing you with details!
Thanks to all who entered!

pleated poppy

Guest post || Coco & Vera

Hey everyone! I just HAD to introduce you to Cee from Coco & Vera. If you haven’t checked out her blog yet, I’m sure you will want to after reading her guest post here. She is an absolute beauty, with glamorous, trendy style.

Bonjour, mes cheres! I’m Cee from Coco and Vera, stepping in for Ruby Girl today. I’m so thrilled that Lindsey offered to share a bit of her space with me- she’s such a character. I love the sense of fun and whimsy she brings to her style.

I’ve loved fashion for as long as I can remember… actually, even longer. My mom tells me that when I was little, I insisted on sleeping with my new shoes, so they would be the first thing I saw when I woke up! What can I say? Fashion has been a life long passion for me, and I love being able to share it with people through my blog.
I don’t like to define my style too strictly- I recently wore a plaid shirt and cargo pants!- but outfits I put together are inspired by the great loves of my life… Paris, the most beautiful city in the world; my fashionable and also intellectual grandma, Nora, who sadly passed away two years ago; my favourite literary heroines, Jane Eyre and Isabel Archer, and my favourite style bloggers. The world is full of amazing women who put their outfits together better than any magazine editor, and I feel so fortunate to have connected with so many of them!

I’d love it if you wanted to stop by my blog. I love making new friends and finding new blogs to read!