Street Style & Gifts that keep giving

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Shop: My peacoat – last years (tons of colors but no longer available in this color) // Similar Pea Coat (SALE  – Under $50) // Jeans // Sweater // Sunnies (DIFF – Daisy)
Hi friends! I know I have posted a lot of gift guides lately but I wanted to talk to you a little bit about gift giving on a much larger scale. Charitable companies and initiatives are very close to my heart. I am a huge participant in charitable initiatives throughout my community. I am currently serving on the leadership council for two amazing charities including our Regional Food Bank who helps people all over Oklahoma that are struggling with food insecurities. I also am a volunteer at the Homeless Alliance and I tutor/mentor an amazing little girl at a local intercity school. We have been together for the last two years and seeing her is always the best part of my week!
So it is no surprise that children and struggling families are very close to my heart. This time of year I always find new ways to give back, especially through gifting. It is amazing to me that there are companies who do the same. Not only do I work for one of the best and most giving companies in Oklahoma but my blog has also allowed me to work with many who do the same! One of these companies (and probably my favorite) is Diff Eyewear. Did you know that for every pair of sunglasses you purchase, they donate a pair of reading glasses to someone in need? How amazing is it that one small purchase can do so much good?
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I have loved Diff’s sunglasses since the first time I tried a pair on, so when they approached me about sharing in their mission this holiday season I was overly excited!  I knew this look was the one to go with this post. This look is one of my favorites for the fall. It is so simple but it gives me all the vibes of New York City. Who knew that a plain grey sweater, distressed jeans, and a simple camel peacoat could turn into one of my favorite posts?! The new “Daisy” round framed sunglasses were the perfect added accessory (not to mention I love gunmetal). Adding three neutrals together might seem like a bit much, but I think it is the perfect take on sophisticated and stylish!
This year, I am going to try to give a lot of gifts “that keep on giving” to those in our community and I encourage you to do the same! Do you know of any other amazing brands that do this type of thing? I would love to hear!
P.S. If you love Diff as much as I do they are having amazing sales this black Friday including up to 50% off! Be sure to check it and my Instagram out for more details!
(Thank you to Diff for giving me these sunglasses – this post was not sponsored by Diff Eyewear)

XO - Courtney B.

What to wear for a fall night out

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Shop: Sweater // Jeans // Boots //

Planning a night out when it is cold is a serious headache. It is so fun to go grab drinks with friends or go to a party but trying to figure out what to wear can almost ruin the night. It is hard because you want to look sexy and stylish but you also don’t want to freeze. I mean come on who wants to wear a big bulky jacket or a big bulky sweater for a night out?

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Of course, there is always those people who still manage to wear skimpy dresses and skirts – no judgment I use to too ;). Twisted back, off the shoulder, and backless sweaters are the perfect solution. They are perfect to throw on over a slip dress or with a pair of skinny jeans and otk boots. If you want to dress it up a little bit try it with black jeans and heels or heel booties.

You will look chic and stylish and your body with thank you! This look is perfect for a night out at the bars, date night, and everything in between. I have linked a few other sexy sweaters below.

 

Thanks for reading! Have a great week! See you back here tomorrow for my first holiday gift guide!

XO - Courtney B.