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WIW | Leather Jacket & Maxi Skirt

Happy Wednesday!

Wow, I feel like it’s been forever since I did a Wear it Wednesday post.  I have not been able to take many outfit snaps lately since it’s freezing outside, and when I usually do step out for leisure it’s after sunset and outfit snaps at night don’t come out as great as in natural lighting.  Anywho, January for our family marks the beginning of birthday season.  A few of our family members have birthday’s in January, then the husband and I in February and it goes on until middle of the year when it transitions into anniversary season.

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My #ootn — I loved this faux leather jacket that I picked up from Target!

Last month, as soon as we returned from our vacay we celebrated Umair’s sister’s birthday at Alhambra Palace Restaurant here in Chicago.  The restaurant is known more for it’s entertainment rather than the food.  The entertainment includes everything from several belly dancers, sword, fire dancers, to singers and then later just an all around dance room.  It was a fun night out and we got to dress up and take some snazzy snaps.

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One of the dancers at Alhambra

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This guy was all over the place– he was part of several of the entertainment skits

To the party I wore my purple pleated maxi skirt, but this time paired it with a faux leather jacket that gave the look an edge.  I continued the edgy look with my bag with chain details and some spiked bracelets.  There are so many fabulous faux leather jacket options that it’s hard not to have several in your closet, and maxi skirts are a must for a hijabi’s closet.

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With my handsome husband, my love! Today is my best friend’s birthday. Happy Birthday hun! Love you beyond words!

Zara croc and chain bag hijabi outfit

I love this Zara bag–has such beautiful details! Completely recommend.

|HOOTD|

Hijab/Scarf – old (similar here) | Jacket – Target (similar here, and here) | Skirt – old  (similar here and splurge worthy here) | Bag- Zara | Shoes – old (similar here, splurge here) | Watch – Movado | Bracelet – exact here

With the beginning of the year, and with February being my birthday month it always inspires me to update my wardrobe by adding new staples that I can wear over and over again throughout the year.  Here are some pieces/styles that have been inspiring me lately.  Let’s see what I end up adding.

Thank you so much for visiting and have great day!

Umair’s Sweetheart,
Ayesha

Purple & Floral HOOTD + Giveaway

Purple maxi & floral top

Purple maxi & faux jacket |HOOTD|
Scarf/hijab – Pearldaisy hoojab | Faux leather jacket – Target | Floral top – Jane.com find | Belt – BCBG MaxAzria | Maxi skirt – Piperline | Emerald ring – c/o of Rica Jewels California | Bag – Phillip Lim x Target | Shoes – H&M

Happy Monday everyone! This past weekend I spent the day with a few girls from my class to spend time away from books and do all things shopping. We rented a zipcar and drove to Premier Outlets of Chicago– we literally spent the whole day there. Frankly, I do shop regularly, therefore I did think wisely about the purchases I was making, and I didn’t want to get drawn into all the amazing deals. I always have a wishlist on my phone, and from there I focus on what I am truly looking for. My purchases will make an appearance on the blog– soon enough.  Emerald ringLook at that gorgeous statement emerald ring I’m wearing! It is today’s giveaway and such a stunner in person. I was even surprised at how much it sparkles due to the beautiful stones surrounding the emerald. It is set in sterling silver with some bronze, and it is about one inch in length. It can be worn by itself or paired with other rings. I was sent this ring by Rica Jewels California from Etsy, whose seller Daniela is sweet to work with and has lots of lovely pieces in her Etsy shop. The bonus to her shop is that a portion of the proceeds go to their Child Fund Sponsored child, Luz. Feel good by shopping away!

HOOTD and Chicago skylineAnd now for the giveaway! It is open worldwide (except Cananda), the winner will receive one emerald ring, just like the one I’m wearing below. You can tweet about the giveaway everyday till it ends for additional entries (remember to mark it on the widget) Read terms on the Rafflecopter widget below for more information, and how to enter. This will be AnUblog’s last giveaway for a while so don’t miss out!

Emerald ring

a Rafflecopter giveaway

I design with a lot of passion and hopefully, people can wear and feel my pieces and understand how life is truly a blessing. I believe every piece has a positive message on it.” -Daniela, Rica Jewels California

Good luck on the giveaway!

Umair’s Sweetheart,

Ayesha

*All opinions expressed are of Ayesha from AnUblog. The ring was provided for free for review & giveaway.

Wear it Wednesday | Graphic Tee & Maxi Skirt

Hello everyone!

superman tee
Today I have a quick post showing off my new favorite graphic tee featuring the Superman logo. I was never a big fan of Superman until I watched Man of Steel (you can read our movie review here) this year. I loved how the story was explained so well in the movie that I finally understood why so many people are obsessed with Superman (I know I’m a little late), including the husband.

superman tee and maxi skirt

I’ve worn this maxi skirt several times this Summer, but mostly paired it with a more dressier tops (as seen here). I’m definitely enjoying this juxtaposition of the edgy/rugged graphic tee paired with something more feminine like a maxi skirt. I plan to incorporate this look more into my outfits, as it’s a great casual everyday look.

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|HOOTD deets|

Scarf/Hijab- gift | Graphic tee – Target (men’s section) | Skirt- Wet Seal

Thank you for visiting and have a great Wednesday!

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Wear it Wednesday | Striped on Stripes

Happy Wednesday everyone!

Stripe on stripes have become quite popular lately especially with the black and white trend. Stripe on stripe are easy to wear as long as you vary the type and width of stripes.

On the mood board I’m featuring some current stripe pieces I’m loving and taking inspiration from. With 4th of July coming up next week stripe on stripes will be a perfect outfit choice.

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|HOOTD deets|

Hijab/Scarf- Embellished Wraps (won it from contest at Love Zahra| Top- Forever 21| Skirt- Wet Seal| Shoes- Prabal Gurung x Target| Bag- Rebecca Minkoff| Bracelets- Pandora, key lock bracelet from local boutique in Chicago & other jewelry c/o the husband

|Deets for mood for pieces|

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Wear it Wednesday | Palazzo Pants Styled

Hello everyone!

Today I’m featuring a palazzo pant that has a unique design-a skirt! I picked up this “skant” in Zara a few weeks back. When I saw it on the hanger I wasn’t sure about it but I picked it up to try with a few other things, and as soon as I tried it in the fitting room I knew I had to have it.

The fabric of this pant is silky smooth, the palazzo style makes it very airy and comfortable, and the fact that there is a skirt in the in the back makes it so fun!

In this mood board I will show 3 ways of styling this skant, from casual for a lunch date, to dressier for a night out, and an edgier sporty take which can be great for just running errands. Lastly, there will be a picture of me wearing my new favorite pants for a casual look.
FYI, I wasn’t able to get good pictures of my look that is why I didn’t feature it as a separate post on the blog, and excuse the mess in the back we were packing and getting ready to checkout of our hotel from our Cleveland trip.

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|Palazzo pant mood board deets|

1st Look: Top- Zara| Shoes- Rebecca Minkoff| Scarf/Hijab- Stella & Dot| Pant- Zara
2nd Look: Top- Zara| Shoes- Stella McCartney| Scarf/Hijab- Lindex.com| Pant- Zara
3rd Look: Top- Zara| Shoes- Steve Madden| Scarf/Hijab- Tory Burch| Pant- Zara

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|HOOTD deets|

Scarf/Hijab- random (old)| Long sleeve tee- random (old)| Graffic/Quote muscle tee- Forever 21| Pant- Zara| Shoes- Prabal Gurung x Target| iPhone 5 case- Nordstrom rack| Bracelets & Jewelry- c/o the Husband

Definitely give palazzo pants a try. They are great for a modest fashionista because they are as comfortable as a maxi skirt but with wearability of a pant.

What do you think of the skant? Did you enjoy this Wednesday’s mood board styling?

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Fashion on the Street

Hello everyone!

Hope you all are having a great week. The weather has warmed up in the last few days and it gave us a chance to take some great pictures outside. I’ve been excited to share the first few pictures because we came across these beautiful fashion posters while walking and I asked the husband to quickly take a few snaps for me.

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Here I am trying to pose like one of the model’s in the posters.
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And of course, a post is not complete until I feature a picture with the husband! So here is a silly picture of us!

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|HOOTD deets|

Hijab/Scarf- c/of of Mil|Chambray top- TJMaxx find|Long sleeve top- random (old)|Skirt- Express|Belt- H&M|Necklace- Target|Bag- Rebecca Minkoff MAB (on repeat)|Shoes- Francesca’s|Sunglasses- Loft

Thank you for joining us today & we wish you a very fun weekend!

Beautiful Spring Day

Hi everyone!

I’m loving May! Yesterday was the perfect Spring day with the sun shining, 80 degrees, flowers, shopping & a great lunch date with the husband to top it off!

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|HOOTD deets|

Hijab/Scarf- Loft| Top & belt- Forever 21| Skirt- Express| Shoes- Target|

Bag- London Fog (TJMax find)| Necklace- c/o MIL

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