It’s not always easy finding the time to write blog posts, but when there’s a special reason, I try to MAKE time. (Using in-flight time with no WiFi distractions to be productive)

Last time I was in New Mexico I got to style some looks for Art.i.fact - if you’ve been following my journey, you know this is a favorite place of mine. I absolutely adore Jennifer and Michael (boutique owners) and their fabulous team. Plus, Jennifer is exceptionally talented at curating the best selection of {recycled, if you will} luxury fashion. 

I’m a huge fan of consignment boutiques because the clothes available to consumers are getting a second life - having importance in a second home - playing a role in a new set of adventures. And, otherwise not ending up in landfills etc etc 

Not to mention, you pay a fraction of the cost for designer pieces. It’s pretty much a win-win for everyone 🤷🏻‍♀️ 

So {onward, before I start on some soapbox and take another month to finish this post lol} I wanted to share the looks I styled. These are just a few examples of the kinds of fabulous pieces Art.i.fact has available at any given time... 

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First, I’m starting with this vintage dress ($41, size small) paired with a silk Prada blouse ($45, size small) because I was INSPIRED by these pieces. Anything that has a boho chic vibe has a space in my closet. Not to mention a touch of timelessness and sophistication - two of my *top* self style descriptors. The color of the dress is v i b r a n t ✨maybe too vibrant (for me) worn on its own. But, the beige silk blouse toned it down a bit and added a classy component to the overall look. The strappy Pikolinos ($31, size 7) were a comfortable and - somewhat unusual -conclusion to this luxurious southwestern look. 

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There’s not a single thing I don’t love about these wide leg Prada pants ($71, size medium) Ummm how hard is it to find a fabulous pair of white pants? HARD. They don’t really exist IMHO. I have clients all the time that seriously feel defeated after trying on 10+ pair of white pants/jeans and deciding they look large and unattractive in every single pair. Fabric is too thin, fit is too tight, and so on. These pants right here should be replicated in mass quantities so every woman could own a pair and feel their very best in them. They’re that good. Also, just really easy to style. I went with neutral vibes (decided to add statement via accessories) and paired them with this black silk knit Gucci top ($95, size small). Some fun Kate Spade animal print heels and a highly admired Issey Miyake Bao Bao bag topped off the look.

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Lastly, I’m not sure I’ve ever met a jumpsuit I didn’t like 🤔this utility style one was no exception. If jumpsuits are your thing too, you probably need this Carly Jean ($25, size small) one in your wardrobe. I wore a coral colored Neon Buddha tank under ($20, size small) and a matching rauched silk scarf with felted florals ($22). Pulled in some darker tones with a black leather belt decorated with small silver conchos ($32) and these totally funky + cool Ports 1961 suede platform sandals ($103, size 7.5-8). 

There ya have it! Three looks from my favorite local boutique in Santa Fe. To inquire about availability, call Jennifer at 505.982.5000.

xo - Courtney