Coat Dress with A by Anubha

Is it a dress? It’s it a coat? Does it matter?

When we started this A by Anubha shoot all of the outerwear was laid out in my bedroom. With all the beautiful fabrics and divine colors spread out in front of me I immediately went for this piece.

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Coat Dress – A by Anubha

Peep-Toe Booties – Fendi

Clutch – MICHAEL Michael Kors

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Everything about this piece makes it wholly unique – The classic silhouette, the flattering neckline, the combination of fabrics and colors, the covered buttons.

Coat Dress A By Anubha San Francisco Fashion Blogger Street Style

{Photography by J. Villarete Photography}

Here I’m wearing it with simple accessories and my favorite go-with-everything peep-to booties, but you could easily kick things up a notch with statement jewelry and high-octane extras like lipstick red stilettos.

Have YOU ever worn a Coat Dress?

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FitBit Flex x Tory Burch

In the past year I’ve had the chance to try out the FitBit and Misfit Shine – Two similar fitness trackers. My interest in primarily in tracking my sleeping patterns, or lack there of, but I also love getting a look at my activity levels.

After a colleague showed off her Tory Burch bracelet for FitBit Flex, I knew I was going to have to give in and get one as well. The gold hinged cuff is super chic, far and away the best looking tracking device I’ve seen to date, plus I had been wanting to give the Flex a try.

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Of course since I’m a victim of instant gratification and once I decide I want something I can’t wait more than a few hours, I immediately ordered both goodies from Bloomingdales.

Getting reward points makes up for not waiting for it to go on sale, right?

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Faux Leather Leggings – Karen Kane

Black Sequined Cardigan – Eliza J

Black Shirt – T By Alexander Wang

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What do YOU think of the Tory Burch for FitBit Flex bracelet?

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Trendy Mondays: Sequined Dress

I’m thrilled to introduce a new collaboration with new San Francisco-based boutique Trendy Mondays. I met one of the founders a year or so ago, an uber chic stylist in her own right, and was beside myself with excitement when I learned she was going to be launching a boutique featuring stylish labels from her native Spain.

When we got together to discuss a collaboration we knew exactly what we wanted – To show the modern woman all the great ways to wear classic wardrobe staples in fun, flattering ways.

First up – The statement dress!

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Sequined Dress – Oky Coky via Trendy Mondays

Patent Leather Pumps – Giuseppe Zanotti

Tuuli Black Bag – Vaska via Trendy Mondays

Blanca Wool Coat – Oky Coky via Trendy Mondays

Sequined Green Cocktail Dress Trendy Mondays Spanish Fashion San Francisco Fashion Blogger Street Style

Every woman should have a cocktail dress in her closet that does two very important things: (1) Makes her look amazing, and (2) Makes her FEEL amazing.

You know what I’m talking about, that piece that always puts a smile on your face or, no matter how indulgent you’ve been, makes your figure look divine.

Sequined Green Cocktail Dress Trendy Mondays Spanish Fashion San Francisco Fashion Blogger Street Style

{Photography by J. Villarete Photography}

It seemed fair to start this series out with this dress as it was the first thing that I picked for the collaboration. I love the combination of fabrics, textures, and colors. It’s rich and dramatic, but still versatile.

How do YOU style your favorite cocktail dress?

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Looks of the Week: December Style

It can be tempting to throw on leggings and layers of comfortable sweaters to get yourself through December, but there are some fun & chic ways to style your looks for Winter. This Looks of the Week round-up is all about statement pieces, festive touches, and stylish twists for your basics.

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{There are certain fabrics that just scream “Winter” to me… Plaid flannel, rich jewel-toned velvet, and – Of course – Sequins! I think this may be the year that I find myself a sequined blazer like this killer gold version.}

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{I adore everything about this – From the heeled loafers to the knee socks to the fabulous little hat. School girl chic done right!}

Winter Looks of the Week Fashion Blogger Street Style Holiday Fashion

{I live for black and white and I love the combination of flattering, feminine pieces and menswear inspired styling. Tres chic!}

Winter Looks of the Week Fashion Blogger Street Style Holiday Fashion

{Cozy knits and fun layering are the perfect way to get yourself through this chilly Winter season so take a cue from this oh-so-stylish Muscovite.}

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{There are ugly Christmas sweaters and there are ridiculously cute Christmas sweaters. This is the latter.}

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What’s YOUR go-to December look?

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Flashback Friday: 5 Little Things…

After I started the Blogger Confessions series I received a number of requests to share more about myself, so to celebrate Pineapple Express – i.e The storm currently blacking out San Francisco – Here are some oh-so-exciting facts about me!

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[1.] My name is not, in fact, Moi. Moi is French for ‘me’ and the title of this blog translates into Me Versus Life. My name is actually Caity, despite the number of Facebook messages and emails that I receive addressed to Moi. :)

[2.] I work fulltime in the financial industry and my fashion projects are extracurricular – My blogging, freelance writing, and styling are a la carte.

[3.] I was born and raised in Northern California, studied in Berkeley, Rome & Albuquerque, and now live in the amazing city of San Francisco.

[4.] I became a vegetarian when I was 12 years old and went vegan when I was 25. Now I eat a primarily vegan, gluten-free, high raw diet, but I try not to get caught up in titles. I firmly believe that you need to listen to your body each day in order to feel your best.

Flashback Friday 5 Little Things San Francisco Fashion Food Fitness Lifestyle Blogger Moi Contre La Vie MCLV

[5.] Traveling is one of my favorite pastimes and I’ve traveled all over Europe, Asia, and Central America. Some of the top destinations still on my To Do List are Turkey, Egypt, Jerusalem, Petra, Moscow, Machu Piccu, and Iceland.

What’s something that people don’t know about YOU?

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