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August, 31, 2013

Chic Makeover with Ann Taylor + InStyle…

Jacket: Ann Taylor c/o | Bottoms: Rag & Bone (boyfriend version here) | Heels: Valentino | Belt: Ann Taylor c/o | Clutch: Ann Taylor c/o | Glasses: Prada | Cuff: Juicy Couture | Lips: Fiery by Stila
When I’m stepping into a new season, I like to give my wardrobe and sometimes even my hair/beauty routine a chic makeover. It’s a simple way to a fresh start, and for me, change is exciting. Join Ann Taylor at their Chic Makeover Weekend, Sept. 6-8. Get styled head-to-heels, receive a surprise gift and other chic goodies. It’s the perfect way for a fresh start to the new season. You can book an appointment here, or just call your local Ann Taylor store. 
You also have the opportunity to win a $500 Ann Taylor Gift Card and local salon makeover courtesy of InStyle. To enter, post pictures of your Ann Taylor look using the hashtag #ChicMakeover and tag @anntaylor. I’ll select the winner (my favorite look) on September 8th. Go enter and good luck! 
  1. Absolutely gorgeous look! LOVE IT!!!!


  2. awedbymonica says:

    And I love the way jacket looks, it would also look fav worn has a dress!


  3. Emma says:

    I’ve been seeing the floral print in the windows of Ann Taylor a lot lately, I think it’s great that its still floral but it’s really good for the winter and fall!

  4. Anna D Kart says:

    Love the bold look!

    We are posting pictures on Instagram? And does it have ro be head to toe Ann Taylor or just one piece? Can it be in the dressing room or you have to buy clothes?

  5. Toya Johns says:

    This jacket is amazing and you look so beautiful. Love your blog.


  6. Natali says:

    Absolutely fabulous jacket and shoes!

  7. this jacket is gorgeous and so unexpected from ann taylor! adore it
    kw ladies in navy
    $75 Anthropologie Giveaway

  8. Adela says:

    Awesome look!
    Adela x

  9. Shira says:

    Where do we post the pictures?

  10. Beautiful! Love that pattern! And your lip color! :)

  11. Love the jacket! A bit too warm for my life in Florida though. :)

  12. I keep eyeing that print when I walk by Ann Taylor and you have styled it perfectly! I may have to invest :)


  13. Love this look! I love how you belted the coat and how you styled it with distressed denim and those amazing Valentino heels! So so pretty!

    The Style Storm
    xo, Christina

  14. Kimberly Ann says:

    Your outfit is gorgous! I love the destroyed jeans.


  15. ann wood says:

    Love this jacket! Where do I post the pictures?

    blue hue wonderland

  16. Petra says:

    Amazing jacket. Love the pattern.
    Wish you a fabulous labor day weekend.
    xo, Petra

  17. Camelia says:

    Such a classy look, i love the spiked shoes, it gives it an edge. Gorgeous

  18. Elisabeth says:

    Love the red lips and your outfit sure does look chic!

    E from Helsinki

  19. Lubna O. says:

    Such a beautiful jacket, love how you styled it!

    Lubna | ELLE VOX

  20. Como sempre, um look impecável, parabéns!

    Denise –

  21. Alex Gens says:

    I’ve been eyeing that trench!! Check out my Urban Decay Naked Palette giveaway at!

    XO Alex

  22. You’re making me miss NYC so much!
    Love your red lip, by the way. You always wear the best make up : )

    Brooke du jour

  23. Rose Frey says:

    Love the contrast of the luxurious leopard jacquard topper paired with distressed jeans. Those heels are so edgy chic. Gorgeous, Rach!

  24. Tia says:

    That print is gorgeous! Great collaboration!
    xo Tia

  25. great look! im dying over those valentino shoes

  26. Lexie says:

    I was just scrolling through my blog list and saw this exact thing on a different blog and she had picked the same coat and belt. I love how fashion is so versatile. Even though you both chose the same pieces, both looks were so chic and unique and different.

    xoxo, Lexie

  27. Beautiful coat!
    Take a look at my latest post–>

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  29. Ana P says:

    If we register for the Ann Taylor styling appointment on September 8th- are we still eligible to win the Ann Taylor contest if we post our pictures to Instagram by a certain time?

  30. Yolennie says:

    Love the top, the print is a perfect piece to transition into fall. I wish I could enter the contest but I don’t personally own any pieces by Ann Taylor :(


  31. I could not be more obsessed with this jacket!! It is perfection.

    xo – Taylor

  32. Rachel Lynne says:

    This jacket belted is just gorgeous!

  33. That coat is amazing!

  34. This contest couldn’t come at a more ideal time! I just got a new job and I have been trying to find clothes for work. Ann Taylor is the only place where I can buy trendy, and good quality clothes for work, that are in a petite size (I’m 5 foot tall) and at a great price. I entered on instagram (@dharmi0114) yesterday, and I hope I win! The salon makeover would be amazing as well!

  35. Ana P says:

    I entered the contest- so excited:)!

  36. elissaurban says:

    Not sure if you’ll read this, or respond! But, I’m just wondering if you selected a winner?! I’ve been anxiously awaiting to hear! Clearly NWFW was crazy busy, but when you get to it, let us know! (if I won it would go to dressing my bridesmaids!) xo

  37. elissaurban says:

    Not sure if you’ll read this, or respond! But, I’m just wondering if you selected a winner?! I’ve been anxiously awaiting to hear! Clearly NWFW was crazy busy, but when you get to it, let us know! (if I won it would go to dressing my bridesmaids!) xo

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