When One Door Closes

1 Mar

elizabeth and james limited edition sunglasses, faux fur vest, slouchy sweater, printed jumpsuit, zara heels - san francisco to new york - fashion and street style blogger
elizabeth and james limited edition sunglasses, faux fur vest, slouchy sweater, printed jumpsuit, zara heels - san francisco to new york - fashion and street style blogger
elizabeth and james limited edition sunglasses, faux fur vest, slouchy sweater, printed jumpsuit, zara heels
elizabeth and james limited edition sunglasses, faux fur vest, slouchy sweater, printed jumpsuit, zara heels - san francisco to new york - fashion and street style blogger

I am a big fan of the whole cropped pant thing lately — the fact this is a cropped jumpsuit really gets me pumped up. While this particular look doesn’t necessarily do the jumpsuit justice, it definitely made more sense to layer up with my coziest oversized sweater and a faux fur vest to seal the deal!

In other news, wow, this week really flew. It was eventful for a number of reasons — the main one being that it was my last with the company I’ve spent the past three years working for, Shop It To Me.

Such a bittersweet feeling. Excited to be living in a fantastic new city and for the opportunities it has and will continue to bring, but sad to end that chapter of my life. Huge thank you to my manager, all of my amazing colleagues, and the bloggers I’ve worked with along the way. I am a whole lot smarter, more fulfilled and inspired because of you!

I have some fun projects in the works that I am really looking forward to, but all in all this is the least planned out my future has ever been, and I wouldn’t want it any other way. Kind of a crazy feeling to not know what’s coming next, but I guess that’s all just part of the adventure! You know what they say‚Ķif your dreams don’t scare you, they aren’t big enough. Well, here’s to a little bit of fear, a lot of freedom, and most importantly, following your dreams!

*head to toe: Elizabeth & James Leopard Fairfax sunglasses, Tokyobay wrap bracelets worn as chokers, Free People sweater, H&M jumpsuit, belt from Lulus.com, Zara heels

39 Lovely Comments on “When One Door Closes”

  1. LaBella Luxe 06. Mar, 2012 at 6:03 pm #

    The entire outfit is sooo cute! Love the jumpsuit and sweater!

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  2. Bella 05. Mar, 2012 at 4:17 pm #

    Awesome photos! Loving this look! :)

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  3. Sari / A Little Hummingbird 05. Mar, 2012 at 10:48 am #

    You look so pretty! Love your heels!
    Actually this whole outfit is such a great choice.

    Xx Sari

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  4. Bonnie 05. Mar, 2012 at 6:54 am #

    Aww yay for adventures!! Love those pants too :)

    xoxo,

    Bonnie

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  5. jennifer and jessica 05. Mar, 2012 at 6:42 am #

    great blog you have here!

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  6. Zorian 05. Mar, 2012 at 1:30 am #

    Beautiful outfit. Love it with the sweater and vest. Love your hair. Great photos.

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  7. Nicole @ Giraffelegs 04. Mar, 2012 at 8:52 pm #

    This is a beautifully put together outfit. Good luck on your new adventures!!

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  8. lindsey 04. Mar, 2012 at 3:53 pm #

    absolutely loveeee the heel on those shoes!

    <3 Lindsey
    http://warriorsofculture.etsy.com

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  9. bloo. 04. Mar, 2012 at 8:56 am #

    Love that outfit!! You look so pretty ;-)

    X
    bloo.

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  10. lauren christine 03. Mar, 2012 at 7:46 pm #

    omg amazing combination <3 LOVE! xx,
    The Golden Girls

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  11. Sabrina 03. Mar, 2012 at 6:19 pm #

    beautiful outfit!!!love pics!!!

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  12. Victoria 03. Mar, 2012 at 9:21 am #

    Perfection! I love your outfit. =)

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  13. April 03. Mar, 2012 at 6:52 am #

    I’m sure you’ll have many great things ahead of you!! The world is filled with opportunity!! And btw I’m loving your NY backgrounds!

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    Laura Reply:

    Thanks so much for the sweet comment, April! It has been fun to have a new backdrop for pictures. :)

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  14. MyStyleLoft.com 02. Mar, 2012 at 8:29 pm #

    Lovely post : ) Your pants are so fun!
    http://mystyleloft.com/

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  15. monkeyshines 02. Mar, 2012 at 5:31 pm #

    stunning heels and vest!

    Bises,
    monkeyshines
    http://monkeyshines-monkeyshines.blogspot.com/

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  16. Jess 02. Mar, 2012 at 2:34 pm #

    I love the leopard glasses.

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  17. Rachel 02. Mar, 2012 at 2:32 pm #

    Love the sweater and vest!!
    The cropped pants looks is really cool!
    check out my blog and follow me!
    http://6oclockinspiration.blogspot.com/

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  18. Bre 02. Mar, 2012 at 12:42 pm #

    I have been loving the cropped pant as well, but it’s too cold still. Your outfit is beyond insane, I love it all.

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  19. Nicolle 02. Mar, 2012 at 9:54 am #

    I actually have a skirt from my mom with a similar print))
    you look great, and the shoes are extremely cool!
    http://on.yeay.me/wFrywC
    http://on.yeay.me/zkxP2T

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    Laura Reply:

    Thank you!! And that is awesome — I love when my mom has cool things that I can wear. :)

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  20. Shelby 02. Mar, 2012 at 9:50 am #

    Love this look! Each piece is amazing… I’m especially dying over the sunnies and heels!! <3shelby

    http://www.makemesparkly.com

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  21. Zlittle Saving With Style 02. Mar, 2012 at 7:54 am #

    I like your last picture a lot. Especially with the 3 guys in the background. It’s clever photoggraphy. Of course I love your relax style as well. You are just so chic without trying.

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  22. Lisa 02. Mar, 2012 at 7:21 am #

    wow congrats! it is so scary and exhilarating when the future is unplanned, good luck!
    in dramatic fashion

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  23. fashionablecollections 02. Mar, 2012 at 6:49 am #

    You look gorgeous. I absolutely love this outfit. You’ll be missed at Shop It To Me and I look forward to see what you have in store for the future :)

    Collections

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  24. Alicia 02. Mar, 2012 at 6:00 am #

    Awe yay for you Laura! So excited to see where NYC takes you… and hope to see much more of you now that we’re on the same coast again. ;)) I’m also loving those E+J sunnies (currently on my never ending wish list).

    PS: Can’t get enough of that last pic with those 3 cute men, oh my goodness! x

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    Laura Reply:

    Thank you, Alicia!! And definitely hope to see more of you as well – always love catching up! Happy Friday and have an awesome weekend! xo

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  25. Simonetta Degano 02. Mar, 2012 at 1:22 am #

    The last photo is amazing!!! :D

    xxx

    Simonetta

    http://www.zest-a-porter.com

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  26. Raspberry & Rouge 02. Mar, 2012 at 1:19 am #

    It looks amazing on you! New chapters are always exciting, enjoy this tim of your life! Happy friday! XO Rebecca

    http://raspberry-rouge.com

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  27. mandy @ in the fashion lane 01. Mar, 2012 at 11:31 pm #

    I am so proud of you and I don’t even know you! Following your dreams is the best feeling. Enjoy your ride! I LOVE your outfit! That sweater was perfect and I need printed, cropped pants as well! Wishing you the best. Xxoo

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  28. jeremy 01. Mar, 2012 at 11:19 pm #

    You rock Laura! Miss having you in the office ;-)

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    Laura Reply:

    Thanks, Jeremy!! And thanks for the comment. I miss being there, but we will definitely stay in touch. :)

    And we’ll see you soon when you decide to take that cross country roadtrip.

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  29. Natali 01. Mar, 2012 at 11:04 pm #

    Great pants and sunnies! Wonderful location.

    http://lartoffashion.blogspot.com

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  30. BrooklynBlonde 01. Mar, 2012 at 9:32 pm #

    Loved reading this and could not agree more on the dream thing! This is such an exciting time for you so I hope you soak up every moment. ANd I ADORE the last pic.

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  31. nathalia 01. Mar, 2012 at 8:35 pm #

    totally agree with you girl go after that dream that makes you happy!
    Good luck ..xx

    Viaggio Della Farfalla
    The Key Item

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  32. The Fancy Teacup 01. Mar, 2012 at 8:32 pm #

    Those pants and those heels…crazy in love with them! Can’t wait to see what adventures await you in NYC!

    http://www.TheFancyTeacup.com

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  33. Rory 01. Mar, 2012 at 7:53 pm #

    those pants and clear heels are SO AWESOME. i looove the fur vest. basically, this look blew me away. <3
    Rory

    Be sure to enter my giveaway!!
    http://www.WearAboutsBlog.com

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    Laura Reply:

    Thank you, Rory!! I was on the fence about the heels but am so glad I got them – they are really comfortable for heels, I can wear them all day!

    xx

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  34. Tinacious.Me 01. Mar, 2012 at 7:18 pm #

    this is such an amazing blog! lovely outfit!
    http://WWW.TINACIOUS.ME

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