brunch and a brooch....



This weekend  we attended a special brunch   in Newport Beach, where  Ellis received a scholarship. This made for a perfect opportunity to wear my favorite silk jacket ....one of those thrilling finds...right out of a Chinese import store in the heart of the tourist hub of Chinatown, in LA.  Again... it speaks to the fact you can find fashion treasures absolutely anywhere!








I usually wear this jacket with my large turquoise necklaces....but this time I  wanted ti style it differently....so i brought out my  new pink brooch...
I love the color impact and whimsy it provides...


jacket-Chinatown LA., wicker purse-Kate Spade, jeans-NYDJ, brooch-Tamera Beardsley, sunglasses-H&M


I did a simple DIY for my floral brooch here.


 Wishing you love and joy
as you style your life











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53 comments:

  1. I get to be the first to comment! Tamera, I love everything about this outfit! So bright and crisp and PERFECT! Your hair is so lovely too. I love that bag and you look GORGEOUS, probably turned many heads at Big Canyon that day. :-)

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    1. Thank you so very much my dear! i loved your 'three hour tour post'!

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  2. You are lovely here Tamera! This bright pink is great on you and that broach you made is divine!

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    1. Thank you my very beautiful and creative style blogger you!!!

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  3. Beautiful jacket. Such a great summer look and as always I am so envious of your hair.

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    1. Thank you Gracie! Fabulous job combining your necklaces!

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  4. Like Gracie, I am so envious of your fabulous, lush hair! And your brooch is indeed gorgeous - all the pinks are wonderful for you. Thanks for linking up today!

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    1. Thank you my dear! What a great community you have created with your Visible Monday!

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  5. So pretty and elegant! I love the brooch on the jacket, too. I'll be checking out the DIY link shortly.

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    1. Thank you my dear Jean! I would love to see what you would do making a brooch!

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  6. Oh! such a wonderful color on you and beautiful prints. I love your broach - so beautiful with the jewel in the middle. A nice different bag. And beautiful flowers. It's my favorite color when I buy flowers.

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    1. Thank you Anne-Marie! I am so inspired by your fashion post today...I pinned my favorite...Iris to my pinterest board!

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  7. Gorgeous! Vibrant, colorful and full of life!

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    1. Thank you so much Bella! Thank you so much for the google plus shout out!!!

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  8. What a beautiful jacket! Just gorgeous!!

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    1. Thank you Jeanine! Enjoyed your color analysis of Michelle!

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  9. So pretty in pink! I love that jacket with the white - it really brings out all the colors of that gorgeous jacket.

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    1. Thank you my dear Adrienne! So enjoyed seeing your gorgeous weekend with your talented sister!

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  10. congrats to ellis, and I adore the brooch and jacket! oh and I love your hair-do:)

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    1. Thank you Gina!! Your new blog design is chic and beautiful...just like you!

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  11. OOOOOOOH! What a wonderful jacket!
    I've found that loose silk tops work great in summer heat outdoors/ arctic chill AC inside.
    Do you remember which store in Chinatown that you found it in? There are some great shops there.

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    1. Thank you SO much Anne! I don't know the name of the shop...it is upstairs in the center with the escalator...they have been carrying the same ones for years!

      I love you artistic site...especially your post today on print mixing!

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  12. The jacket is so fab. So is the DIY brooch. You're always so inspiring.

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    1. Thank you Jill! Enjoyed your Miami fashion update! Hoe your feeling well in these last weeks!

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  13. You make me want to break out my big ol' DIY Carrie Bradshaw flower brooch. I think everyone laughed at me the last time I wore it, but seeing yours, I realize I could style it much better. It might have been a bit much for the law office :P

    You are so lovely in pink. It's so exciting to celebrate our children's milestones - I can see the pride and joy in your face, and the way you carry yourself.

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    1. Thank you my dear! I so enjoy your your professional wardrobe posts...you get even more beautiful each time!

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  14. Just beautiful! I love this color of pink on you and I am swooning with brooch envy. : )

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    1. Thank you my dear! Congrats on finally getting your dress!

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  16. What ever is your outfit you always look fabulous!


    Kim,USA

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  17. You always make me smile. I love you in color as much as neutrals. This jacket is so beautiful on you and the 'Tamera brooch' is the perfect accessory to this brilliant self expression. As is your hair!

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    1. Judith coming from a style icon such as yourself...i am giddy with you kind words!

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  18. Thank you Megan...you long legged beauty you!

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  19. Gorgeous and I too love your lush, styled hair! It's a great outfit!

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    1. Thank you very much Victoria! I enjoy the tag line on your blog...I couldn't agree more!

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  20. Tamara, I love your sense of style! I have a son in college and one in his Junior year of HS so I want to look cute, but still be appropriate without looking like an old lady! You are my fashion inspiration.

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    1. Thank you so much DeeAnna...I see we have much in common. I also have a son who will be a junior in high school, and one in college, plus a daughter in college.

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  21. LOVE everything about these photos Tamera! I am so making myself a flower the moment I'm back home. Have been trying to get out to a few of the thrift/consignment stores here in South Florida (there are a ton of fabulous ones) in search of vintage brooches.

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    1. I bet there are all kinds of treasures to be found in South Florida! How much longer will you be there, you lucky woman you!

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  22. That jacket is lovely! Nice job thinking outside of the box...I mean department store!

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    1. Thank you April. Yes. those off beat places to find some 'fashion' are some of my favorites!

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  23. Tamara, you look amazing as always. I love the bright color on you and the brooch is perfect addition!

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    1. Thank you Nicole! Thanks again for your inspiring idea of gratitude! I am making lists!

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  24. how wonderful, beautiful outfit, great color scheme ...

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  25. This jacket is so amazing! I love one of kind finds like this, and the color is saturated, rich, and beautiful! You look amazing.

    Raj
    Pink Chai Style

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  26. love this outfit, you look so chic! and really- your hair looks just fabulous. i love a good glamorous look for brunch or just a regular day! glad I dropped by, following now! :)
    sharde @ the style projects

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