Monthly Archives: December 2013

Happy New Year!

Wow, WHAT A FREAKING year!!!!  So many ups and of course a few downs.  Here  are a few of my fav 2013 highlights:

Dapper Fellow & I went to SF together.  We were able to attend the Heat vs Warriors game and witness Lebron James’ 20,000th point milestone.

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I attended my first LuckyFabb event in LA where I met some of my fav bloggers for the first time and was able to brush elbows with some of my fav fashionistas.

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I turned 30 years old and was able to have some of my best friends join me in Napa & Sonoma for a weekend I will never forget.

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I completed my first open water swim in La Jolla.  The best part about this experience was that I was able to share it with my sweet mama.

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I traveled to NYC to visit friends, shop, and attend my 1st Broadway show, Newsies!

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 My new restaurant, Jimmy and Joe’s Pizzeria.  This is our 3rd location and we couldn’t be more thrilled to see our booming business continue to grow.

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I am finally getting a REAL sister, Norma Jean.  My brother popped the question to his longtime girlfriend who I cannot wait to spend a year celebrating!!!

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Thank you for being a part of this awesome year, here’s to 2014!!!!

xoxo,
AVC 

“As Far as I’m Concerned, Leopard is a Neutral.”

One of my all time style icons, Jenna Lyons said “as far as I’m concerned, leopard is a neutral.” I couldn’t agree more.  I got this coat at Forever 21 a few years ago and it has been a staple for my winter wardrobe over the years.  My mom and I did double duty over the weekend shopping til we dropped and this was the perfect getup.  We even found the most adorable tree!

arizona fashion vintage dvf sweater pic2 christmas in arizona Shoes-Sole Society, Jacket-Forever 21 (similar here), Jeans-Old Navy, Sunnies-Ray Ban, Sweater-Vintage DVF (love this one), Bag-Halogen (similar here), Rings-Vintage (similar here)

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xoxo,

AVC

Cobalt x Cobalt

I love when the seasons change because I get to re-discover my fabulous coat collection that gets ignored for the majority of the year.  I picked up this vintage coat while living in San Diego a few years ago.  Today I decided to play on the blue and black combo by adding this hounds tooth printed blouse.

photo 1 (1) photo 2 (2) photo 2 (1) photo 1 (3)Jacket-Thrifted (love this one), Leggings-American Apparel (sold out, similar here), Blouse-Nordstrom Rack, Shoes-MIA (old, but similar here), Sunnies-Ray Ban, Bag-Halogen (love this one)

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xoxo,

AVC

Aztec Leather

Just another Manic Monday…I am pooped today, like desperately needing one more weekend day to rest and relax.  Is anyone else freaking out that Christmas is less than 2 weeks away? Lots to do lots to do…I threw this outfit together to embark on some Christmas shopping over the weekend.

aztec leggings photo 1 (2) photo 3 photo 4 Leggings-Mimi Chica via Nordstrom, Shirt-Thrifted (similar here), Boots-Sole Society, Jacket-Halogen via Nordstrom (old, similar here), Rings-Vintage (similar here), Sunnies-House Of Harlow

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sole society bootiesxoxo,

AVC

 

7 FAM Private Holiday Trunk Show

seven for all mankind scottsdaleLast night I had the opportunity to attend a private Holiday Trunk Show at the 7 For All Mankind store in Scottsdale Mall.  Not only was most of the store on SALE, but they also made the cutest most DELICIOUS custom cookies in the shape of denim pockets. (I may have had 1.5) :) The Scottsdale 7FAM knows how to throw a shin dig, right down to the small details.

I ran into two of my fav blogging babes Latisha & Alyssa.  It was so much fun catching up with them, sipping champagne, and of course trying on some of the hottest holiday pants ever!!!!!!

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Have a great weekend!!!

xoxo,

AVC

 

Faux Leather & Vintage Wool

TGIF ladies and gents! Well, it’s officially winter here in Phoenix. Apparently Fall only graced us with it’s presence for a couple weeks. Fall/Winter are by far my favorite seasons for Fashion.  I can’t get enough of Plaid, Leather, Fur, Knits and Wool.  This classic wool shirt is vintage Saks Fifth Avenue.  Red and Green have such a short stunt in my closet so this look will definitely be a repeat offender for me over this Holiday season. I am off to Las Vegas tomorrow. Be sure to follow my trip via Instagram for updates…Caretto & Vidi I know you’re going to be all over that one since you’re missing out!!!! :)

VINTAGE COACH photo 4 COACH photo 2Shirt-Vintage Saks (loving all of these), Pants-Vince Camuto (similar here), Shoes-Jimmy Choo, Sunglasses-Ray Bans, Bracelets-Bfrend/Kate Spade, Watch/Rings-Vintage, Bag-Vintage Coach (check out this seller for more options)RED RAY BAN photo 3

 

xoxo,

AVC

November Instagram Roundup

So many blessings to celebrate the past month or so.  My brother got engaged, we celebrated my mom’s bday, Dapper Fellow’s mom’s bday, had a girls weekend in Scottsdale with my bests, went to the Soja concert w/Dapper Fellow, and of course bought a few new pairs of shoes. :) amy's vintage closet arizona fashion bloggers fashion bloggerxoxo,

AVC

 

Oh Hey Boyfriend!

Let’s talk boyfriends! Not real boyfriends, but that perfect pair of jeans that literally go with everything.  I have been living in these bad boys!

photo 1 photo 3 pour la victoire photo 2 vintage blazer photo 4 Shirt-Gap, Jeans-DL1961, Sunnies-Vintage Dior, Shoes-Miu Miu, Blazer-Thrifted (love this one), Bag-Pour La Victoire (old, but newer version here)

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xoxo,

AVC

Cyber Monday

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Good Morning! I hope you’re all feeling refreshed and rested after Thanksgiving weekend.  Nothing makes me happier than relaxing with family, eating good food and watching football.  Blogging has sadly taken the backseat with my chaotic work schedule, but I am so happy to be back at it this week. :) I am not a huge Black Friday fan…I would actually rather swallow a piece of glass.  However, I am a BIG fan of Cyber Monday.  I put together a list of some of my favorite sales for you. Unlike most fashion bloggers, you won’t find any big businesses on my lists. I love finding unique stores or sites that offer quality, yet affordable products. If you haven’t heard of some of these sites they’re worth delving into. :)

Danielle Stevens-Their ENTIRE SITE is 70% off. Use code: cyberdeal

Modify Watches: 30% off sitewide. Use Code:  EVERY10FABB. (Modify will also be giving every 10th order for FREE. Those are some good odds!)

Yosi Samra: So many styles are up to 50% off. You will LOVE these flats! I ordered these bad boys. :)

The Shine Project: Buy 3 get 1 FREE while supplies last. No code needed.

Happy Shopping!

xoxo,

AVC

 

 

 

 

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