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Happy Saturday loves! This week was definitely an odd week of sorts. We had another crazy snow/ice storm so my kids were off from school Tuesday and Wednesday. Yesterday was a scheduled holiday to they went to school for a grand total of two days this week. I had Wednesday off with them, and thats when we made our Valentine’s Day cookies (so much fun)! At least after the storm we had some warmer temperatures so the snow could melt. This winter has been very “bipolar” – freezing temperatures with lots of snow one day, and above normal sunny temperatures the next. At the very least it isn’t cold and dreary day in and day out. And I am always looking as if the glass were half full – spring is less than 5 weeks away! During one of the warmer days I had the chance to photograph one of my favorite leopard dresses of the season that I am showing you today

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Eliza J Leopard Bell Sleeve Flounce Dress

I’ve been posting a lot of leopard lately (and there is more in the pipeline). Leopard is definitely the new neutral, and I view it the same way I would the color black. Leopard print is so fun and easy to style, and it works well to add visual interest to an otherwise ordinary outfit. This Eliza J chiffon leopard dress stood out to me as it is a sophisticated dress that works for both work and evening wear. I love the ruffled hem and the flounce sleeves. The A-line style of the dress is flattering on anyone. It does run a bit smaller on the top, which works well for a petite woman like me. 

Petite Fashion and Style Blog |Eliza J Flounce Sleeve Leopard Dress | C by Bloomingdales cardigan | Stuart Weitzman Highland boots | Leopard Dress

Petite Fashion and Style Blog |Eliza J Flounce Sleeve Leopard Dress | C by Bloomingdales cardigan | Stuart Weitzman Highland boots | Leopard DressPetite Fashion and Style Blog |Eliza J Flounce Sleeve Leopard Dress | C by Bloomingdales cardigan | Stuart Weitzman Highland boots | Leopard Dress

The weather has by no means been warm, so I added this C by Bloomingdales cashmere sweater over top of the dress. I love this cardigan so much I bought it in two colors! This sweater is so soft and warm, and it is the perfect layering piece to wear over the lighter leopard dress.  With the addition of the cardigan this would make a great look for the office. For an edgier night look I would wear it with a black leather moto jacket and strappy heels. And this Gucci belt is the perfect way to accent this dress! 

Petite Fashion and Style Blog |Eliza J Flounce Sleeve Leopard Dress | C by Bloomingdales cardigan | Stuart Weitzman Highland boots | Leopard Dress

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President’s Day Sales

With the long weekend, many retailers are having some of their best sales of the season. Now is a great time to pick up some winter clearance items or a new item for the spring vacation you have planned. Some of my favorite sales include:

Loft – 40% off all full price styles with code XOXO. Favorites include this pretty tie-back sweater, this classy boucle dress, and this feminine ivory trench coat. 

Ann Taylor – Also 40% off all full price styles with code SOSWEET. I love this pretty floral pleated skirt, and these adorable bow topped heels. And during the last Ann Taylor sale I bought this cozy sweater that you will see on the blog soon!

Express – 40% off everything with no code needed. 

J. Crew – 40% off your purchase with code YESPLEASE. Now is definitely the time to grab a great J. Crew coat such as the chateau parka or the Lady Day Coat (the petite 00 definitely fits me). 

Nordstrom – Save up to 40% during their Winter Sale. 

Thanks for stopping by and enjoy the long weekend!

xo | April

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17 thoughts on “Leopard Love and President’s Day Sales…

  1. I love this look! I would never think to wear a leopard dress, but you’re rocking it and making me want to order it myself!!

  2. Love how the cardigan pairs with that dress and those boots! I’m glad over-the-knee boots have become so mainstream because I love them <3

  3. I love a good sale over Holidays. I’m not a huge animal print person, however this dress is really cute with the jacket and boots. I don’t know if I could pull it off though.