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Tom’s Accessories: Shop Review

A few months ago I got a message from my friend asking about collaborating with his shop, Tom’s Accessories.  Since then I’ve worn several pieces and perused the site too many times. It’s about time I organized my thoughts (with a new fashion illustration, of course.)

A fashion illustration inspired by Tom's Accessories, costume jewelry and accessories

Today’s Illustration:
Cindy Bracelet & Hazel Stud Earrings Tom’s Accessories

If you regularly check Sketchbook Closet (I hope you do!) you probably notice that I’m not the biggest accessory aficionado.  Putting together a good outfit is hard work for me — throwing jewelry into the mix is just daunting.  (As I mentioned on a previous post) that’s why I was so excited to work with Tom’s.

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A Whimsical Wedding


Anthropologie halter dress and Steve Madden shoes for the perfect woodland wedding ensemble


Today’s Illustration: $$ Anthropologie Corduroy Halter Dress, $$ Steve Madden Suede Chunky Heels (or $ Nine West and  $$ Ann Taylor), J.Crew dream cardigan (or $ Target and $$ J.Crew), Zara gold accent coat (or $$ here and $$$$ MyWardrobe), studded cross body bag (or $ DSW and $$ asos), $$$ be mine heart studs (or $ Kate Spade), W.Village street vendor stamped initial necklace (or $$ Max & Chloe)

V.Ng and I just came back from an amazing getaway in Charleston, SC.  We went for my friend’s wedding which was more beautiful than the “Holy City” itself.

I knew from the home-spun invitations and the lakeside venue that this would be laid back.  Most of the weddings V.Ng and I attend are nearly black tie so I had to search for a dress with a little southern charm.

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