H by Halston “Blythe”

Hey lovely people! I have to make this a really quick post because it’s already 10:49 pm and I still have a bunch of crap to do before bed. I just wanted to show my 6th “Home Office Style” look. Wowza! It’s the Nov 9 and I have successfully dragged my butt out of bed and put on real clothes for no one but myself for 6 out of 9 days. I could get used to this.  So far, here are the benefits of getting dressed for my home office:

  1. I am DEFINITELY more likely to go out and shop run errands on my lunch break.
  2. I am also more likely to go out after work.  Last Friday, my girl Baby Shopaholic called me to meet her downtown at the last minute. Since I had already gotten dressed for the day, I grabbed my bag and was out the door in 10 minutes! There was no fretting about what to wear.
  3. I just feel better when I pass a mirror! (that’s gotta be worth something, right?)
  4. I am already noticing that my styling muscles are getting back in gear, and I am picking out my outfit for the day much quicker!

All in all, I have to say that I do believe that “getting dressed” daily has been beneficial.  Who knows, I may never go back to my lounge pants (well, that is with the exception of days like this past Monday LOL).

H&M Sweater (old) | Express Faux Leather Pants (sold out, but these are similar) | H by Halston “Blythe” Wedges via Bakers ($59.99 on sale now + extra 25% off with code PSW25) | Curly in the City Clutch | Champagne Pendant Necklace c/o Mimi’s, the Look for Less | Wooden Bangle via Beauty Supply

Okay, now let’s talk briefly about the shoes! I. LOVE. THEM.  Okay, so the truth is I had been coveting these Theyskens’ Theory Wedges, which retail for $465. Yeah, not gonna happen!

So, I searched and searched for a Look for Less, and I did find a few other options that I loved, but they were also more than what I wanted to pay.  For example, there is the Bebe Okra, which is actually closer to the ones above because they are closed-toe, but they retail for $110.  There was also the Bakers Lola, which is on sale for $84.99 but the solid black is no longer available. DRAT! They have several colors available, but they all have a snake print wedge. Cute, but not what I’m looking for.  Next, there was the H by Halston Helena, which is also on sale for $65.99 in black , but it has a sequin upper, which makes it a lot less versatile in my opinion.  There was also the Wild Pair Jilly, for $89.99 — still more than I wanted to pay.  There were a few others, believe it or not, but I won’t bore you with anymore. LOL. I think you guys get the point. I was REALLY searching for these shoes.  Finally, I landed on the Blythe and OMG! It’s on sale for $59.99…and OMG again! I found a coupon code for 25% off. SOLD to the lady in the leather pants (or whatever I had on that day LOL)! So, they arrived on Saturday and I couldn’t be happier.  I really wanted closed-toe, but ehh…that’s just a minor detail when a shoe is this fabulous! I’ll just invest in some nice tights for winter!

Didn’t I say this was gonna be a quick post? I guess I lied…Don’t forget to come back tomorrow and link up your Home Office Style look of the week. I can’t wait to see! :)

Happy Day Before Friday!! XOXO

The Fashionista Next Door

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39 Responses to “H by Halston “Blythe””

  1. Erica B says:

    So cute! I'm stealing this look! You look great!
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  2. msbajanbeauty says:

    Those wedges are HOTT! You look super chic in this outfit! Much too fab to be just a home, you should go out for lunch today, lol.
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  3. Sing says:

    So chic, you look great! One again, I love all the pieces. And your curls are poppin'!
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  4. Shoes….SHOES!

    *wipes drool*

    Love this outfit. Definitely a *right-click save* in my book!!
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  5. Those shoes are xtra HOT! What a great deal! you need to txt me when you find something like that : )
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  6. Oh I love this whole look from head to toe. The cowl neck sweater, the leather leggings, and of course those fabulous shoes. A+++++
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  7. L.duncan says:

    You’re killing me!!!! Love those!!!

  8. Prissy says:

    Loving this look! Very cute & those shoes are HAUTE!!!

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  9. GlamourFanatic says:

    The shoes and pants are beyond fabulous! Ordering the shoes TODAY!!!

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  11. Lindsay says:

    So cute! LOVE the way you styled them. That leopard bag is so gorgeous!
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  12. Ok Ife, I have to be honest with you here. This outfit pretty much rocks the cashbah. I absolutely love the tough leather pants with the soft and comfy sweater! I am so glad that you are getting dressed everyday because then you can be inspiration to all of us! You look amazing!
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  13. Yvette says:

    That suedo/ leather combo…. ::swoon::. Love!

  14. courtnee says:

    Sometimes I think you live in my head…or I live in yours! I was just looking at pics of cropped leather pants. I have an old pair from bebe that I can finally fit again(!!) that I'm about to crop them…and… boom!…you post this outfit today!

    Love it! You look fab!

    The shoes are the bees knees and a coupon…I might have to buy them! I've been doing so well with the no shopping thing. Damn you interwebz and all your fabulous things I should own!!!

  15. Now that Im a stay at home mom I guess Im "working from home too lol. I do try to get dressed everyday though. It does keep me from hiding out at home and never getting out :) You look fab as usual. Especially your hair!
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  16. jeimy says:

    this look is soo hot I love the new you ha ha ha there was never a new you but you know what I mean the dress up one ha ha ha you have such great style why waste it.. this look Im soo gonna copy you look amazing and every time I see you, you look smaller and smaller ..I love this one of my many favorites


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  17. As someone that works from home a lot myself, I can say that I am much more on point the days I get dressed. Great 'fit!!!
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  18. Erika says:

    Simple and Chic…LOVE IT!
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  19. love this and those shoes are awesome sauce…and there really is so much to actually getting dressed while working at home…

    on the days like today when i don't get up and get dressed, i still get work done but it takes me way longer to even think about getting outside!

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  20. Nikell says:

    I love the sweater!! And that clutch…to live for ^_^
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  21. tasha says:

    LOVING your outfit and as i look at those shoes i want them more and more. Also having hair envy right now. i need a step by step how you got your hair like that lol
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  22. Mello says:

    I'm drooling as well. Haute shoes!!

  23. Less Is More says:

    You look great Eboni! Cute shoes too.
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  24. Cute look! I absolutely LOVE those shoes!
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  25. bettyboop says:

    i luv this entire look amazing wedges
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  26. Cute outfit. Your link for the pants won't work. It's an error message. I have to have that clutch!

  27. Fashion Pad says:

    Great reasons for dressing up. I find that when I look good (IMO), I feel good, AND I wanna get out of the house more. Cute wedges and that clutch is HAUTE!

  28. 7eventh Letter says:

    I surely hope you were able to go somewhere in this outfit. Its certainly too good to waste working from home, LOL! I LOVE your researching skills on finding an alternative shoe. I know who to ask when I need help finding an inexpensive alternative.

    7eventh Letter
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  29. Megan says:

    i said this before on facebook and i'm going to say it again….GORGEOUS

  30. Marie says:

    Obsessing over those shoes. Wow. And you look flawless, as always! Way to go.

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  31. Tiffany says:

    This look is too cute!!! I like the way the sweater looks ;) shoes are super cute too. I hope you went somewhere after work so others could see your cuteness!!
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  32. Tosh says:

    you look gorg! I missed out on those TT wedges :-( Love the shoes!

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  33. AAG says:

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  34. Veshoevius says:

    Such a rocking look! I LOVE the shoes! Good for you looking so stylish to work at home – I think the psychological benefits are undisputable.
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  35. mia says:

    Thoses pants and shoes are calling my name. I'm doing pretty good on the challenge. I have notice I have been getting better about putting looks together.

  36. tyty says:

    OK seriously EB! How did I miss this post? LOVE LOVE LOVE this outfit is stylishly cozy! Love the forest green cowl neck with the leather tights! and hose wedges!!!! girl i am so jealous that you can wear open toe shoes in cali/Atl and i'm still wearing closed toe boots! :( xoxo Ty
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