Fashion Friday: Stylish Weatherproof Boots (And A Giveaway!)

Our weather has been crazy here lately– snowy one day, rainy the next and then yesterday near 60! As I was running around the city on our shoot, I cursed myself for yet again wearing leather soled shoes on the damp and puddle-filled sidewalks. I didn’t want to wear wellies or winter boots and I still wanted to look nice….so what’s a girl to do?
Well, I found a slew of weatherproof boots that also are totally chic and stylish– some you may even have to look twice at they looks so convincingly NOT like “winter/rain boots”! Click the images for links to these beauties!

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Also, in celebration of my lighting collection release (announced yesterday) I’m giving away a pair of any of the lamps from my collection! All you have to do is help me spread the word– either share my post yesterday (easy share buttons at the bottom) on Facebook or Instagram your favorite pic from the collection and tag me @elementstyle and use the hasgtag #elementsbyeg #eglampgiveaway. Then comment here with which lamp you want! I’ll pick a winner on Monday! Be sure to leave your e-mail in the comments (no one sees it but me!)

Happy Weekend!

Nooks and Crannies: Tiny, Cozy Spaces to Get You Through Winter

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The crappiest part of winter is upon us, and if you live in a cold climate I bet you feel a little like me.  You just want to be cozy.  Nothing sounds better to me right now then a hot cup of coffee (or glass of wine) snuggled up by a fire with some good reading material.  Creating built in reading nooks, window seats or even daybeds is such a fabulous way to add charm to your home and create extra enjoyable space within very small square footage.

Golden Globes 2017 Red Carpet Review

I’ll admit up front that I watched very little of the red carpet as I had Henry to contend with and a terrible cold (and hungover husband from a quick trip to Chicago this weekend to celebrate some friends). So I did not see some of these on camera and may have missed some, but from what I did see and the photos this morning I can say this. NOT IMPRESSED. There wasn’t a single look that had me wowed. No clear winner for best dressed for sure. But some that I did like a lot, and lots that I did not.

Overall, I have to say that Lily Collins looked gorgeous– even though the dress independent of her was not my favorite (too frilly, too much detail), it looked INSANE on her.  The top (front and back) is gorgeous and the unexpected red lip and big bun was working for her.  It was interesting, and I like interesting.
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Fashion Friday: Uniform Dressing in Black & Leopard

Obviously it’s known that I love leopard. And I know some people really don’t. But it is a time-tested way to add punch to otherwise simple outfits. Comboined with solid black in small or large doses, it always looks chic, playful and yet timeless. I would kill for this whole outfit, for example.  And you could picture it on Jackie O or Jenna Lyons in equal measure, right?
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