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New style inspiration

Happy tuesday everyone!

Let’s talk about fashion and what is inspiring you to get dressed this fall/winter, shall we?

As far as style is concerned I have definitely always had my own personal style (no matter how bad that was at times) however, I have always been inspired by music, movies, photographs, art, people on the street, you name it.

For the past couple of years, I have been really liking my skinnies and booties but, thanks to Alison Mosshart, I want to wear nothing else.

This rockin’ Florida native is not only Kate Moss’s bff (you all know how much I love Kate, right?) but she is also the lead singer of not only 1 but 2 bands (The Kills and The Dead Weather).

Alison has her style down. It’s all about the skinnies, awesome booties, tees, blanket-style ponchos and sweaters, leopard jackets and scarves.

Alison Mosshart is my style inspiration for fall/winter 2011.

What about you? Who or what is inspiring you this fall/winter?

Alison Mosshart

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Salt Water style

One thing I have learned about living here in Miami is that when it comes to shoes, Lily really doesn’t need more than 2 pairs at a time.

I overbought shoes in the first year (because I’m a bit of a shoe freak) but, I learned my lesson.

As many wonderful kids shoes as there are out there, there is no need to spend money where money shouldn’t be spent.

So, this Spring/Summer season, Lily has 2 pairs of sandals.

If you have been coming here for Small Style, you know that they are the green Salt Waters (the green was on sale for a great price and it just so happens to go with EVERYTHING!) and the brown and fuschia Soft Star Shoes.

And you know what?

When those get small, I will just get her the same brands in a different color or style because they are wonderful!

Lily rocked her green Salt Waters all week long! 🙂

Morgan at Mama loves Papa is the hostess to Small Style, go on over and link up!

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Parabens Sebastiao!

Cousin Sebastiao turned 9 on friday and had his birthday party yesterday.

Lena (my cousin, his mom) did such a great job with all the drinks, cakes and games she had for the kids.

Lily had a wonderful time playing with cousin Sofia and watching all the older kids run around.

We couldn’t have asked for better weather.

It was a great saturday.

OH! And speaking of lil miss independent, Lily will most likely be walking soon. She is feeling quite confident these days. She got a lot of solo walking time between tia Tete and me at the party.

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West Virginia style

There has been quite the mix of prints these days as far as Lily is concerned. (not intentionally either)

I definitely did not pack enough pants/leggings or long sleeved shirts for Lily.

The days have been cooler than we thought they would be.

Just the other day she started out with a green butterfly print dress. (cute!)

In the afternoon it got a bit cool so I put fuchsia and gray striped pants on her. (ok……)

As the night rolled in, the temperature dropped even more so to top the outfit off, I put a blue printed hooded sweatshirt on her. (oh boy!)

I’m a big fan of mixed prints but this was a no-NO! She was a printed mess! lol

But cute nonetheless. 😉

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!

We will be celebrating avo Joao’s birthday tomorrow. 🙂 (lots of pics to share with you on monday)

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sitting pretty in avo Joao’s truck

oh boy!

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