A Poncho & A LRD

Happy Monday loves!

I woke up a little sick and got such a late start to my day.  Hate when that happens, but going to make the best of it.  Did any of you watch the Oscars last night?  A few of my #bestdressed were Emma Stone, JLO, Margo, Lupita and Jennifer Aniston.  Loved them all.  

Today’s post is 2 looks in one from Valentine’s Day!

Photos: Ryan Chua 

Outfit Details 

Poncho/Cape: Tobi / Sweater: H&M (similar) / Tights: HUE / Boots: Nordstrom Rack 

Hat: H&M (similar) / Scarf: H&M / Bag: Prima Donna 

I wore this outfit for a morning show & presentation.  When I first got this poncho/cape, I honestly had no idea how I was going to wear it.  It’s got an oversized fit, so I wanted to make sure that it wouldn’t look too overwhelming on my body.  I was shopping the sales racks at H&M (of course) and found this long sweater for only $7.  It’s not supposed to be a dress, but it literally fit me like one.  When I got back home and tried the poncho on over it, I thought it was a perfect pairing!  Now this sweater couldn’t be worn by itself, so underneath I have on a black body con dress (which acted as a slip) and then on top of that a long sleeve shirt.  If I didn’t do this I definitely would have froze my butt off. 


The day before I left, I went to Nordstrom Rack and found these boots from 14th & Union.  They were $100 so I literally contemplated on this purchase for awhile.  Did I really need another pair of black boots?  I have OTK boots, both flat and heeled, but my only knee high pair of boots are from years ago so I decided to get them.  This was seriously the best purchase I made because I have already worn these boots a handful of times.  They’re so versatile and most importantly, comfortable!  I decided to wear them with this outfit and definitely think that they helped complete the look along with my wide brim hat.  

After the morning, I got my hair done at the TRESemmé salon inside Lincoln Center.  My Valentine’s Day plans were dinner & drinks with 4 of my single girlfriends.  We wanted to all get dressed up and have tons of food and tons of wine and really just TREAT OURSELVES.  My kinda night! I had planned this outfit about a week in advance and was looking forward to wearing it.  I had not checked into my hotel yet, so at this point I was staying on the Upper West Side at my friend’s apartment.  So I get dressed and ready to head back down to Lincoln for my night show and was going to meet everyone for dinner afterwards.  Of course, the minute I get in a cab it starts snowing.  I’m obviously not dressed appropriately for the snow AT ALL, especially in these shoes, but it was V-day, I was running late and I decided to just go with it!  I ended up doing this photo with one of my favorite people and my valentine, Reinaldo, as our Valentine’s Day post and I love how it turned it out.  He has such a beautiful & genuine soul and I’m so happy that I met him.  I’m wearing a dress from the Tamar collection, white coat from Forever21, Shoedazzle heels, and nude stockings from Victoria’s Secret.  As crazy as I am for wearing this in the snow, I would never do bare legs! I’m also thankful for not falling and busting my ass. lol 

Thanks for checking out today’s post!  Hope you all have a great start to the week.

  1. Love your Valentine outfit, wishing you a quick recovery xo

  2. Both looks are beautiful! I love that poncho over that sweater dress.

  3. The first look is amazing you look so warm! I love the poncho/cape perfect pairing.


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