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I’ve been there – the classic ‘it’s 2 days before Halloween and I don’t have a costume’ dilemma.  Happens to the best of us.  The above cinematic characters can all be pulled off with little more than your boyfriend’s button down, a few key accessories and some well styled hair.  For Breakfast at Tiffany’s ignore the expected pearls and LBD and go for Holly Golightly just waking up.  Wear the button down backwards, a slightly undone up-do, her signature sleep mask and black pumps.  For Edward Scissorhands, cut up the shirt a bit and then use the scissors as hands (be sure to wrap them in foam and silver duct tape pre-party), add tight black leggings, combat boots and extra wild hair.  Serious procrastinors: Tom Cruise in Risky Business is your guy.  Throw on a pair of Wayfarers, men’s socks and hit the road.

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(Fred Flare Sleep Mask; Target Scissors; Amazon sunglasses)
(Target Men’s Shirt)
(Urban Outfitters heels; Threadsence boots, Target socks)

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Stars, much like hearts, are one of those shapes that are mainstays when it comes to jewelry.  But I’ve always been partial to moons and with this season’s romantic/celestial feel, they seem to be showing up all over the place.  I’d layer a dainty necklace with a chunkier longer one (I’m loving the options that are a little more abstract), pair it with a maxi dress and ankle boots and you’ve got yourself a whole modern day Stevie Nicks thing going.

(Top Row: 1. Etsy studs; 2. Nordstrom necklace; 3. Ornamental Things necklace)
(Middle Row: 1. Free People necklace; 2. Urban Outfitters necklace; 3. Species by the Thousand earrings)
(Bottom Row: 1. Threadsence necklace; 2. Free People necklace; 3. Free People necklace)
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Stars, much like hearts, are one of those shapes that are mainstays when it comes to jewelry.  But I’ve always been partial to moons and with this season’s romantic/celestial feel, they seem to be showing up all over the place.  I’d layer a dainty necklace with a chunkier longer one (I’m loving the options that are a little more abstract), pair it with a maxi dress and ankle boots and you’ve got yourself a whole modern day Stevie Nicks thing going.

(Top Row: 1. Etsy studs; 2. Nordstrom necklace; 3. Ornamental Things necklace)
(Middle Row: 1. Free People necklace; 2. Urban Outfitters necklace; 3. Species by the Thousand earrings)
(Bottom Row: 1. Threadsence necklace; 2. Free People necklace; 3. Free People necklace)
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I’ve always felt Monday’s were the easiest day to get dressed and a good way to set the tone for the rest of the week.  Both of the above looks would be great for a day at the office and easily transition to after hours dinner/drinks.   For him, masculine wool greys, a classic shirt in a trend right color, plus  rich cognac and metallic accents.  For her, a shirt dress made feminine with an airy drape, sturdy footwear, a hint of tonal pattern and a nod to menswear with a matching grey fedora.  Stay on a roll and keep Tuesday classy.    

(Boy: 1. Timex watch; 2. J.Crew blazer; 3. Ted Baker shirt; 4. Aldo shoes)
(Girl: 1. Banana Republic hat; 2. All Saints dress; 3. Steve Madden bag; 4. Loeffler Randall heels

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I’ve always felt Monday’s were the easiest day to get dressed and a good way to set the tone for the rest of the week.  Both of the above looks would be great for a day at the office and easily transition to after hours dinner/drinks.   For him, masculine wool greys, a classic shirt in a trend right color, plus  rich cognac and metallic accents.  For her, a shirt dress made feminine with an airy drape, sturdy footwear, a hint of tonal pattern and a nod to menswear with a matching grey fedora.  Stay on a roll and keep Tuesday classy.    

(Boy: 1. Timex watch; 2. J.Crew blazer; 3. Ted Baker shirt; 4. Aldo shoes)
(Girl: 1. Banana Republic hat; 2. All Saints dress; 3. Steve Madden bag; 4. Loeffler Randall heels

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