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[Weekend Shoot] – The Boyfriend Blazer.

While nearly the rest of the entire US is covered in snow, it’s been nothing but crisp sunny days here in Virginia. It is still quite chilly, but there’s not a flake of snow or chunk of ice to be seen. I’m quite okay with this considering it’s nearly a month and a half after Christmas. Let’s goo Springtime!

I chatted with my mom yesterday and she told me we have 71 inches back home in Connecticut- did you catch that? 71 inches!!! That’s six feet, bloggies. Yeah, I know, craziness. Here’s a photo she sent me of the 4 foot icicles hanging in our front foyer window:


With this nice weather, and no six feet of snow to have to trudge through (thankful for that), I was able to get in a few good shoots this weekend for some outfits. Yes, I know, it’s a few days afterward, but when I’m on my computer all day for Foley + Corinna I find it hard to sit back down and be inspired to write!


One of my friends here at school loves photography – doesn’t she take great photos?  The ground was a little squishy from some rain we had last week, but we managed to find some dry spots to sit on.


I am obsessed with blazers – especially this boyfriend one. It was given to me by one of my best friends back at home for my birthday. I’ve worn this more times than I can count! It’s probably the most versatile piece in my wardrobe, and a complete staple for any. I’ve thrown it over a dress, v-neck tee, and dressy tank. Here, I wanted to spice up this white bow Zara top, since I have absolutely no tan and would’ve been drowned out. Ick, the things winter does.

Blazer – gifted; Target
Black Jeans – Gap
Ballet Flats – Steve Madden
White Bow Top – Zara
Watch – Michael Kors


 Oh yes, some of you may be wondering about the watch. I’ve been waiting to share this with you all! This was my birthday present from my boyfriend. (Remember he got me the LV for Christmas? Yeah, he’s pretty awesome.) He gave this to me when we visited his home in Atlanta after New Years and before returning to VA. I had been wanting a MK boyfriend watch for so long. The best part was that I had absolutely NO idea he had gotten it for me! I was completely thrilled when I opened the box to find the face of this gold beauty staring right back at me. After visiting the MK store three (yes three, I know. ridiculous) times to get the watch sized, I finally had it right. And it’s perfect. And I’m in love. With it and my boyfriend.


I’m jetta-ing off to New York for Fashion Week next Wednesday. It’s going to be an incredible uber-busy trip, not to mention absolutely freezing and full of sand, slush, and dirty snow. Yuck! How in the world are we bloggers supposed to dress? Lots of layers, ladies! And be sure to pack your cozy scarves, leather gloves, and boots, boots, boots! I know for sure that’s what will be in my bag. πŸ™‚


XXXO,
M.

P.S. I also wanted to give a shout out to all of my new followers! We’re almost to 100- amazing! Thank you ALL for your support and continuing to read the files. πŸ™‚ xx

Photos by Toni Lynn

33 Comments

  1. Natalie said:
    2.3.11

    You look gorgeous, love the blazer and that watch!

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  2. Mimi said:
    2.3.11

    i love how you wore your blazer! and wow, fashion week in new york, yay! πŸ˜€

    <3, Mimi
    http://whatmimiwrites.blogspot.com/

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  3. kendallcrow said:
    2.3.11

    This blazer is perfection! and the black Gap jeans are a favorite of mine too. Love this look, and your boyfriend has super good taste (or just listens to your wishes really well) haha great post lady!

    -Kendall

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  4. Emily said:
    2.3.11

    Ok Im convinced that Im the only person who doesnt have a black blazer, so I will be on the hunt for one soon enough. Um LJ is one good boyfriend! Love the watch and yes im extremely happy we are in VA and dont have mounds of snow like up north!

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  5. Becky-May said:
    2.3.11

    You look amazing! I love that blazer on you πŸ™‚

    The Flower Girl

    X

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  6. beingdena said:
    2.3.11

    hey sweets thanks for dropping by and taking part in my giveaway! love ur style!!! stay in touch.

    xoxo
    Dena

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  7. 2.4.11

    Love the boyfriend blazer! As for your watch? LOVE it, so gorg. Good job boyfriend! It sounds like he is fantastic at picking out gifts, a keeper. πŸ˜‰

    AND thank you so much for visiting my blog today, loved reading your super sweet comments. Consider me one of your newest followers. xx veronika

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  8. Melissa said:
    2.4.11

    I love that Zara top! I have a thing for bows right now.

    The watch is amazing! SO perfect!

    Melissa

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  9. Tiffany said:
    2.4.11

    Love the outfit! and the watch, I’ve had my eye on it for awhile! …Have fun in NY!

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  10. 2.4.11

    that watch is amazing. Love this whole look. Oh and the snow is insane, the piles line the streets and make it very hard to see, driving is crazy dangerous

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  11. Holly said:
    2.5.11

    Awesome photos! That is a very cool blazer! πŸ™‚

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  12. lrs said:
    2.5.11

    marissa – i love this look! it’s so chic and sophisticated – but fun too! have a great time at fashion week and good luck braving the cold πŸ™‚

    thank you for your comments on my blog – they are encouraging and inspiring πŸ™‚

    lauren

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  13. 2.5.11

    OMG 6 FEET OF SNOW!?!?!?! That is so crazy!! On the one hand, I’m tempted to say, “Oh wow cool!” But then, I think twice and shudder LoL! Wow, such insane winter weather in the states these days!

    This boyfriend blazer looks amazing on you- I like that it is slightly tailored, so it has a subtle feminine shape while still keeping that masculine edge. And I’m just drooling over your Michael Kors watch- I’ve been dying for the rose gold Runway watch. It just looks so chic and eye-catching. Perfect wrist bling bling- your bf is so cute for surprising you with it!

    *Claudia* x
    Molto ❤ Fashion

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  14. 2.5.11

    Oh girl, you are rocking this look! The blazer looks amazing on you and that blouse is gorgeous πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ You look super chic and your friend did do a great job on the photos.

    And that’s so funny about the watch because I just bought a similar Michael Kors watch but my best friend made me stay and wait 30 minutes for them to size it because she said it would take me years to do it- she’s totally right so that’s pretty funny about yours! πŸ™‚

    Anyways, I cannot wait for NYC (ok ok, how long have I been saying this?!), we are going to have an amazing time!

    -Nina

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  15. cnmeade said:
    2.5.11

    HI Marissa,

    So proud of you! And this week is New York City Fashion week. Enjoy it. The only thing is, I wish I was going to be there. Sounds like a great experience. Doors are opening. The blazer is a keeper and you already know I love the watch. I’ll take one anytime. New York, look out, here she comes! Now, I wouldn’t be mom if I didn’t say, be careful and safe. Love you, Mommy

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  16. Kim said:
    2.6.11

    Love, love, love that watch! I’ve been thinking about getting a new one in gold.. is that bad? πŸ™‚
    brunetteblogging.com

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  17. Alisha said:
    2.6.11

    You look absolutely beautiful!! LOVE that blazer, it looks sooo good on you! πŸ™‚ Have fun at fashion week in NYC! πŸ™‚
    xoxo

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  18. Michaela said:
    2.7.11

    I love your jacket!! I’m so glad I found your blog. It’s adorable (:

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  19. Marissa said:
    2.7.11

    I’m in Mass. so those icicles are a familiar site. I refuse to wear my snow boots to IFB though, so I’m praying the streets won’t be quite as slushy as they are here. See you soon! πŸ™‚

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  20. Christine said:
    2.8.11

    I think we have the same watch πŸ™‚ I’ve had it for about 2,5 years and wear it pretty much every day πŸ˜€ It’s gorgeous, isn’t it?

    x Christine @ Fanciful Vision

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  21. chic look! love the bow /blouse!

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  22. Lana said:
    2.9.11

    Love the blazer, have been on the hunt for something similar for ages now! Great look, thanks for your comment too x

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  23. Casee Marie said:
    2.9.11

    How lovely! You’re totally rocking the boyfriend blazer. And that watch is just unbelievable. Loving the ballet flats, too!

    Have fun in NYC and best of luck with the snow. It really is a difficult place for being fashionable – go figure!

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  24. 2.11.11

    Love your outfit– & yes, the country is going through some crazy weather. Talked to my mom on the phone the other day while she was driving through a blizzard. Yet Arizona is, as always, sunny and warm. ♥

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  25. 2.11.11

    the photos are gorgeous and that watch is amazing!
    love your blog – care to follow each other? x

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  26. 2.13.11

    gorgeous pictures!! love your outfit! πŸ™‚ im following!

    Look my blog and if you like it, follow me!!

    http://www.sickbytrend.com

    xx πŸ™‚

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  27. Jenni said:
    2.13.11

    Hey there darlin! You look gorgeous in these photos!! And I just noticed you made it to 100 followers!! WOOHOO!!! Congrats, my pretty friend! AND, I love the new look to your bloggy!! I am just full of compliments today, aren’t I?! πŸ™‚

    Hope you’re having/had a fab time in New York… I can’t wait to hear about it! I know I owe ya an email, too, and I should be getting around to that in the next couple days!! I heart you Marissa!!!

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  28. Alicia said:
    2.15.11

    I was on the hunt for that Zara blouse this past weekend, sadly couldn’t find it at the Zara in Union Square. Love this look πŸ™‚

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  29. 2.16.11

    Perfect statement pieces – the gold watch and the black blazer!!! so nice meeting you in NY, I wish I could have chatted with you a bit more!

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  30. Marissa said:
    2.16.11

    Haha- well, I wouldn’t expect anyone to recognize the coat is real. It was so wonderful to finally meet you in person! Hope you’ve had a chance to rest up since NY.

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  31. Gabriella said:
    2.17.11

    Absolutely in love with this whole outfit! Really lovely!x

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  32. Kristin said:
    2.17.11

    Gorgeous shots doll! Love that blouse!

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  33. Catita said:
    2.17.11

    totally love the watch and blouse!
    xoxo
    Catita

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