About Stephanie Hill

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Signature 1990s Scarf

[Chelsae Anne | Photographer]

BLAZER (similar), SWEATER (similar), JEANS, LOAFERS, SILK SCARF, STATEMENT BAG: (c/o) Talbots

Whenever I was bored, I used to rifle through my mom’s things. Who didn’t? I would spend hours and hours going through her costume jewelry, trying on her shoes and belts (some of which I still wear today!) examining her collection of blazers and jackets from the early 90s until she would find me hiding underneath an obscene pile of clothing and say, “Stephanie! What are you doing?! What is this mess?!”

But there was one particular drawer that I loved the most…

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Back in Florida <3

[Chelsae Anne | Photographer]

BLOUSE, SKIRT, SANDALS, MINI BAG, EARRINGS, RINGS: (c/o) Express

Having spent nearly two weeks in New York City crammed in a tiny Airbnb + hotel room, I cannot be more grateful to be back in South Florida where I call this place home. Happy to be back shooting away!

Today’s look – literally, like head-to-toe – is compliments of Express Petites! Ever since they announced “Petites,” I’ve been shopping their line like a shopaholic mad woman.

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Go The Blazer Way

[Chelsae Anne | Photographer]

If you only buy ten one new piece this season, it should be a blazer.

Per usual, I purchased this blazer from Neiman Marcus on impulse for New York Fashion Week. Why? Because to me blazers are like the magic piece in your wardrobe that will instantly pull together any outfit. Not only do they come in a multitude of styles, but it’s functionality is undeniable – you will get so many miles out of a blazer! I.E. the perfect item(s) to stuff pack in your overweight suitcase for Fashion Week.

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Anna Sui x INC International Concepts

[Chelsae Anne | Photographer]

LOOK 1 -> BLOUSE, SKIRT, OTK BOOTS, CLUTCH: (c/o) INC International Concepts

LOOK 2 -> BLOUSE, JEANS, HEELS, CLUTCH: (c/o) INC International Concepts

If there’s one thing that stirs up excitement and frenzy in my bank account the fashion community, it’s when a major designer collaborates with a department store to create a limited-edition capsule collection…

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Miami Tropics

[Photography by Gabe Sanchez]

BLAZER: (old) more options here/BLOUSE, HEELS: (c/o) Ann Taylor/SHORTS: (old) more options here/GUCCI BAG, SUNGLASSES: (c/o) Neiman Marcus/EARRINGS: (c/o) BaubleBar

Happy Wednesday everyone!

As we speak, I’m en-route to NYC for Fashion Week and could not be more excited to share a ton of great outfits this year, many of which were inspired by bold colors, feminine silhouettes and the late 80’s slash early 90’s. Fashion Week is a time where you are supposed to “play up” your style so I figured, why not push the envelope and go for it. So, stay tuned for a lot of exciting looks this week!

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Look of the Day: Black Dress

[Chelsae Anne | Photographer]

DRESS, GUCCI WEDGES: (c/o) Neiman Marcus/BAG: old – similar here and here/SCARF: old – similar here/EARRINGS: vintage Chanel

Fact: Black never goes out of style. Everyone knows this. Fact: Though simple, a black dress can be flattering and perfect for almost every occasion. I mean, if there’s a single color that’s unanimously loved, it’s always black. And a woman’s closet is not complete without black… and more specifically a black dress.

And cue today’s look of the day!

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Overall, I love them…

[Photography by Gen Street Style]

OVERALLS, MULES, BUCKET BAG, SCARF, EARRINGS: (c/o) Express/OPTIONAL: White blouse

Three years ago, when I first started my blog, I took a vow that I would never feature overalls on The Style Bungalow. And look at me now.

I don’t know why I was so strongly opposed to wearing overalls when I used to wear jumpsuits all the time? Perhaps it was because overalls reminded me of my awkward middle school years and being teased? Or perhaps it’s because I look much younger than I actually am (we’ll save that topic for another day) and the thought of wearing overalls always felt… adolescent… to me?

Who knows?

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Balance & Proportions

[Chelsae Anne | Photographer]

SHIRT, SHORTS: Topshop/SANDALS: (c/o) Banana Republic – love these too!/BAG: Chloe (c/o) Neiman Marcus/EARRINGS: J.Crew/SUNNIES: Nordstrom

Hello, hello! Happy Thursday everyone!

I CAN’T believe we’re less than two weeks away from fashion’s biggest week of the year – New York Fashion Week! I’ve spent the past 48 hours planning like a mad woman. Shopping. Organizing. Making appointments. Booking tickets. You name it. It takes an insane amount of organization to make NYFW look effortless – but I wouldn’t have it any other way!

So get ready! I plan to debut lots and LOTS of new outfits. Most of which, will be carefully curated by yours truly – think, lots of bold colors (I’ve been drawing so much inspiration from color lately), stripes, feminine skirts and dresses and vintage jewelry.

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Lightweight Jacket

[Chelsae Anne | Photographer]

JACKET, CAP SLEEVE TOP, SHORTS, SANDALS, EARRINGS: (c/o) Ann Taylor/BAG: old – from flea market!/WATCH: (c/o) Michele Watches

As summer winds down and the weather starts to cool, a lightweight jacket is a must to navigating breezy nights on the beach with friends and the approaching new season…

Wait. Who am I kidding? I live in Florida – it’s bound to be scorching hot for another two more months. Aye… * sigh *

SO for those who live outside of Florida, today’s post is for you. If there’s one lightweight outerwear style you should consider now, it’s this one from Ann Taylor.

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Self-Worth it

[Chelsae Anne | Photographer]

DRESS: Self-Portrait/BAG: Gucci – similar here, here and here/SANDALS: Gucci/EARRINGS: vintage Chanel/HAT: similar here

I must admit, today’s outfit was a bit of an “impulse” buy. As I was scrolling through Nordstrom for outfits to feature during the Takeover, I saw this dress by Self-Portrait and without hesitation clicked, “add to shopping bag.” Why? Because every time I wear a Self-Portrait dress, I not only feel feminine and beautiful, but so impressed with the quality. Therefore, making the dress 100% worth it.

(Heads up, this dress runs small – I’m wearing an XS and it fits me perfectly but I’m also very petite. If you’re worried about sizing, I suggest ordering a size up or ordering two/returning one. Nordstrom has a fantastic return policy!)

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