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Holiday Handbags

12.09.2016

We can’t believe it’s already the second week of December! As holiday shopping season heats up as the temperatures cool down, we are focusing our attention to the handbags we want to celebrate the holidays.

Holiday handbags are a must as you celebrate the season. We “wrapped” up our favorite holiday handbags as a special December treat for you!

  1. Rebecca Minkoff Velvet Crush Clutch

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This is the perfect clutch for all of your holiday parties, because as we all know, ’tis the season for velvet! No matter if it’s the office soiree at the newest boutique restaurant, or just a small festive family gathering, this clutch can be used over and over again. Plus, the price is perfect, too. At just $95, this is a great option for your Secret Santa!

  1. Rebecca Minkoff Bryn Double Zip Hobo

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This gorgeous bag is just what you need to bring all the essentials for your holiday gettogethers. Store your favorite bottle of wine, a pair of flats and the small pleasures you’re gifting to your favorite friends without the bulk of something bigger. In a classic black leather, this piece is a must have for packed social schedules.

  1. Sorial Bali Adella Clutch

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This sparkling midnight blue clutch made from Italian leather is what your New Year’s Eve is needing. If you are wearing a little black dress or hot red jumpsuit, you need a clutch that makes accessories just as fabulous. This clutch is the perfect size for your phone, lipstick and instant camera.

  1. Rebecca Minkoff Glitter Leo Clutch

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If the Bali Adella Clutch doesn’t fit your fancy, this fabulous clutch surely will. You want to sparkle for New Year’s Eve bashes. This is a must-have clutch rich with glitter, and what your outfit needs to take it from any normal party to what you want to wear to ring in the New Year.

  1. Annabel Ingall Large Isabella Tote

Sometimes you want a small and chic clutch, but sometimes the occasionholiday handbags calls for something bigger. The Annabel Ingall tote in wine is the perfect December bag. It’s the carry-all we can’t stop using to carry all of our presents for our favorite people. Plus, this leather is luxurious and gorgeous so you can look super put-together with this easy addition.

 

What holiday handbags are you carrying around this season? Checkout our instagram for more inspiration!

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Holiday gift guide: The Travelista

12.01.2016

Happy shopping season, fashionistas!

This has been the biggest year for online holiday shopping EVER, and we are so thrilled that you have chosen Paula and Chlo to find the perfect gift for your loved ones.

Last week, we highlighted some of the absolute best gifts for your mom, and today we want to show you some of what we think are the best gifts for your travel-loving friends.

Today we have some of the best gifts for the stylish travelista in your life.

It would be wrong to start any holiday list without the White + Warren Travel Wrap. You love, I love it, a closet isn’t complete without it! This is what your travel-loving friend needs to keep herself protected from too-cool plane rides or chilly city exploration evenings. Plus, it comes in so many colors, so you can find the one your friend will love!

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When it comes to travel bags, you can’t go wrong with gifting the Sondra Roberts Puffer bag. It’s so lightweight that your travelista won’t hurt herself as she treks from city to city on a post-grad trip to Europe. Plus, because it’s Sondra Roberts, it’s high-quality and durable (like everything at Paula & Chlo!).

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If your friend is addicted to taking overnight buses or long flights to get about the world, she needs something to help her catch her zzz’s. For those wanderlust-filled ladies, she absolutely needs the White + Warren travel sleep mask! Done in the signature cashmere that makes White + Warren absolute luxury, the silk lining will make her feel like she’s sleeping on a luxurious mattress, instead of cramped in coach!

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For your friend who loves getting her passport stamped, she needs something to protect it! The Rebecca Minkoff Passport Holder in cobalt blue is so darling and functional, she just has to have it. It comes in a variety of colors, so pick the one that you feel like matches her travel vibe!

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For your friend who spends her winter dreaming of tropical getaways, you should give her the piece of clothing that is ready to take on whatever spur of the moment trip she thinks of. A kaftan is perfect to travel with because it can be worn 3 ways and can be easily throw into a suitcase for a weekend’s worth of outfit versatility!

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Don’t forget that all packages from Paula & Chlo always come with our signature luxury wrapping and purple bows (plus a little extra surprise, too!)!

Happy shopping! Have you gotten a good start on your gifting?

Black Friday Steals… shop til you drop!

11.23.2016

Black Firday is almost here! And that means that we here at Paula and Chlo are busy getting ready for Thanksgiving and are getting ready to give you some of the best deals online Black Friday.

We did a round up of four of the best deals we are bringing to you, just to give you a taste of what’s to come when we lift our deals at 6:00 Thanksgiving evening.

These are just a few of all of the amazing deals coming your way this weekend and we can’t wait to see how you are gifting some of our elevated essentials through these Black Friday steals. 

30% off Rebecca Minkoff

If you have been looking to gift your work bff with that handbag she hasn’t stopped looking at for weeks, you have to gift her Rebeca Minkoff. We are celebrating kicking off the holiday shopping season by giving you 30% off Rebecca Minkoff. 

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One of our favorite Rebecca Minkoff pieces to gift this holiday season is the Darren Backpack in black. This gorgeous bag is done in a soft pebbled black leather that will never go out of style for years to come. 

25% off Skull Cashmere

If you have been looking to gift someone the ultimate luxury item (cashmere), but aren’t quite ready to make the investment, Skull Cashmere gifts are the perfect choice for you. This fun brand will be 25% this weekend!

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For your pet-loving sister, gift her the Skull Cashmere Dog Sweater. What could be cuter than seeing her little love of her life all bundled up for the winter!

20% off Annabel Ingall Handbags

The perfect brand if you are looking to gift someone with an investment handbag, Annabel Ingall handbags will be 20% this weekend. 

For your best friend who just got her big promotion, nothing will speak volumes like a quality handbag. We love the Allisyn Saddle Bag in bordoallisyn-saddle-bag-bordo-annabel-ingall-__00554-1473394701-600-800 for that perfect piece to shine in the office and on the streets.

25% off White + Warren

Our fashionistas know that we can’t get enough of the classic and chic White + Warren cashmere. We love the brand philosophy that every woman deserves a gorgeous cashmere piece in her closet, and we are excited for you to gift to those you love with 25% off White + Warren.

The travel wrap in pearl white is a perfect gift for your loved one. It’s chic and always in style!

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Paula & Chlo Gift Guide: Perfects Gifts for Mom

11.22.2016

Happy holiday season, Paula & Chlo fashionistas! As holiday shopping season officially begins this Friday (but we are getting an early start but giving you some special deals beginning Thursday at 6:00 p.m.!), we are excited to start buying gifts for those whom we love most.

One of the people that we love to shop for more than anyone else are our sweet mothers. Truly, our moms are all one of a kind, and we want to be able to buy her something that shows her just how much we care.

For the mom who spends all day on her feet…

If your mother is overworked from  anything from taking care of little ones, to her job, to cooking and helping out around the house, getting her something that makes her feel truly pampered is priceless. 

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Our choice for the overworked mama is the White + Warren cashmere slippers. These beauties are warm, soft and luxuriously lovely.  She’ll feel like she’s relaxing at a spa every day as long as she can slip these on when she gets home.

For the mother always on the go…

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For the mother on always on the go, we need the perfect gift to that can transition her for every occasion. When it comes to versatility, you can’t beat the White + Warren travel wrap. In addition to being fabulous, it can be worn ten different ways, so you always can be cuddled up– no matter if it’s worn as a shawl, shrug, snood or blanket. Plus, it comes in tons of different colors to make it one of the most perfect gifts for mom.

For the workout fan…

If your mom lives for a great workout session, the perfect gift for her is the Tees by Tina Crystal Tie-Dye capri. These pants are a erfect gift for moms who love to fashionably work out, or mom who are tired of their workout gear not fitting correctly after a few hours of use!cobalt-pattern-capri-tees-by-tina-front__58466-1461812122-600-800

She’ll love thinking of you on those early morning workouts she sneaks in before her day starts.

For the mom who loves to visit…

If you and your mom don’t live super close to one another, traveling between homes can be really stressful. Make her life easier by gifting her with the perfect weekend travel bag. ac25472_-_ny__89458-1476070016-600-800

The Sondra Roberts Nylon travel bag is just what she needs to come and see you for a few days. It’s oversized, with three pockets, and is super lightweight, so she won’t put strain on herself when traveling.

For the Mom who loves the finer things in life

If your mom is a fan of the finer things in life, you have to gift her the Claudia Nichole Dress topper. It’s a classic, and you can’t go wrong the wide array of colors! She will love always looking chic while staying warm at the same time.

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What are gifting your mom with this holiday season? No matter what we are sure she will love it!

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Celebrating Who We’re Thankful for Today: You

11.24.2016

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We wanted to take a moment to thank the people we are most thankful for this year: you, our customers!

 

What we do is not possible without amazing customers. We have a mission to bring the elevated essentials to your closet to create a more beautiful world. Without you gorgeously modeling and gifting our products, that’s not possible.

 

We know you have a whole world of choices when it comes to doing your holiday shopping, and we are so honored that you choose Paula & Chlo for your cashmere, jewelry, closet essentials and handbag needs.

We try to show you every day how grateful we are to you for choosing us by making every package a little gift from us to you. No matter when you order– be it tomorrow or in June– we want to make you feel special and let you know how important you are to us!


With every package, we wrap it in our signature lilac tissue paper in a black package with a sweet little bow to show you just how valuable your purchase is to us. Plus, we want to make your life easier– who has time to wrap presents over the holidays?! That’s why every package comes ready to gift when you open it.

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Even if you are buying for yourself, we still want you to have that feeling of anticipation and excitement like waking up on Christmas morning by elaborating packaging every purchase with the love and appreciation we have for our customers.

 

Today, and every day, we are so thankful for you and hope you’ll return to Paula & Chlo to find the perfect fabulous holiday gift for those in your life that you are thankful for.

Add Sparkle into your wardrobe for the holiday season!

11.13.2016

Accessorizing for holiday soirees is one of the most fun parts of the whole season. Choosing which earrings, necklaces, rings or bracelets to pop.

Here’s the top five pieces that are making our posts shine through the season.

  1. Kendra Scott Tricia Shoulder Duster Earrings

These dainty and sweet earrings are truly one of the cutest pairs we’ve ever had. Come on, that chandelier burst shape, the just-long-enough length that swings around you as you dance around, and the crystals catch the light for a fun, flirty and elegant vibe!

2. Kendra Scott Anastasia Necklace

We have our top two pieces together because they are the perfect compliment to one another! The Anastasia necklace, made of 14 carat gold yellow-plated metallic material with quartz sparkles that are so simple and sophisticated. This pair is absolutely flawless together. Wear these with your favorite little red dress for a knockout holiday soiree look. anastasia-necklace-on-model-p1-__47894-1477799344-1280-1280

3. Margo Morrison New York Baroque Pearl Drop

Nothing is as timeless as peals, but we especially love freshwater pearls for the holiday season. These statement pieces are the perfect winter accessory in their gleaming and shining white. We love pairing this simple freshwater pearl drop necklace with a gorgeous navy lace shift dress for Thanksgiving dinner. holiday season sparkle

4. Margo Morrison Multi Stone Necklace

There is no better piece for the holidays than the Margo Morrison Multi Stone necklace. It shows off every color and shade of the season in a variety of yellows, reds, greens and blues so that this is a piece you can wear… and wear… and wear again! It’s a great piece to wear with cashmere wraps and scarves to elevate your office to party look.

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5. Oblik Atellier Gold Wilted Cuff

No holiday season sparkle list would be complete without the Oblik Atelier Wilted Gold Cuff. This is an absolutely bombshell staple you need if your holiday wardrobe. It’s the perfect piece to wear from holiday office party to Black Friday shopping to a chic New Year’s Eve bash. It’s a bold piece that makes styling for our holiday get-togethers so much easier!

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Holiday Season Trends to be Thankful For

11.06.2016

Happy November, fashionistas!

We can’t believe another holiday season is here again. It feels like we blinked our eyes and the leaves are falling off the trees; there is a chill in the air and our emails are being bombarded with invitations to the chicest holiday parties.

 As we shop for the perfect looks for our holiday gatherings in the coming weeks– I can’t  believe the start of Friendsgiving is so soon!– there are so many holiday season trends to be thankful for. 

Here are a few of the holiday season trends we can’t wait to show off to all of our coming parties.

  1. Faux fur.

Faux fur had been a classic winter trend for years, but in the past few, it definitely went far down in popularity. But this trend is back and better than ever. We love a faux fur lined jacket to wear over some soft cashmere for a look that is always chic and always in style. We think faux fur pairs perfectly with this 360 Cashmere Sinn Sweater in black. It’s such a wearable look that you can repurpose from event to event!

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2. Velvet

One of the top holiday statements that we always love is velvet. Velvet is a classic for the holiday season. We are accessorizing our favorite little black dress (like this one from LA Made… the penny turtleneck dress is a go-to!) with new clutches. These Rebecca Minkoff soft velvet clutches in soft berry red and in moon blue are absolutely perfect for every holiday event. Pair with gold jewelry like these precious Kendra Scott shoulder duster earrings for a look that will make you the envy of every event!rebecca-minkoff-velvet-leo-clutch-moon-blue-on-model-__21188-1477862846-1280-1280

3. Wide Pont Pants

Skinny jeans are a classic, but the pant to wear this season is not just the one that is slim, but one that balances out your whole look! Wide pants are the absolute height of chic right now. Wear with a heel or boot for the maximum effect. This trend is just now emerging, so you will be the most on-trend with this simple choice!

Lysee has proven themselves to be on top of the trends once again with these gorgeous wide leg pants. They are super comfy and wearable for every occasion– plus so versatile!holiday season trends

Which holiday season trends are you loving this November? Let us know and we might feature you on our instagram page! Happy shopping!

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Be the Belle of the Fall with Luxury Cashmere

10.24.2016

We are officially a month into fall and we have been adoring it! After a particularly hot and sticky summer, the change into cooler temperatures with less humidity.

We are cozying up in luxury cashmere this season with some brand new products that we know you are going to love.

Here are some of our favorite new products that we are bringing into our wardrobe as elevated essentials for the season.

  1. New Grisal luxury cashmere scarves
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It’s no secret that we love Grisal. This brand is everything we look for in a company– they use only the highest quality materials, chosen with unique layering in mind;  their colors are inspired by tones of the earth, and they are knitted in a way that brings out the natural beauty in the raw materials. Because of this, each scarf is distinctive and shows off the best of what it means to be luxury cashmere. (Our sweet model is also wearing the super cute Poe Jumper by 360 Cashmere here too– they go perfectly together!)

  1. 360 Cashmere Fringe Scarves.luxury cashmere

These new 360 Cashmere fringe scarf pieces are so fun and flirty that we can’t help but throw this over fall jackets for a perfect topper on every outfit. It’s one of our customers’ favorite pieces, and it’s not hard to see why. It can be worn as a scarf, wrap, shawl or throw, so it’s versatile and cozy no matter how you are wearing it!

  1. 360 Cashmere Sinn Sweaters

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We swear, it’s not a sin to wear these 360 Cashmere sinn sweaters! We never want to take these off. They are so chic and stylish, yet casual and durable enough for everyday wear. Plus, it has a boatline neckline and long back which makes it universally flattering (which I know I appreciate as I snack on Halloween candy!).

  1. White + Warren Sweaters

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These new White + Warren Sweaters are what we have been missing. In a totally different shape from the 360 Cashmere Sinn Sweaters, these luxury cashmere sweaters are supple and . There is ribbing on the sleeves and hem which makes this sweater a slimmer option than other cozies. This emerald green looks gorgeous with camel corduroys for fall.

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Five Places to Wear Claudia Nichole Cashmere Poncho this Fall

10.13.2016

It’s finally cool enough where it’s definitely cashmere season. I am always so excited when October 10 rolls around  because dressing myself becomes so much easier. I have a handful of go-to elevated essentials in my closet that I know I can pick up at any moment and completely look like I am ready for anything.

Here are our top five fall occasions that we are wearing our Claudia Nichole Cashmere Dress Topper to.

  1. Brunch with our girlfriends.

The effortless, throw-it-on and go nature of the Claudia Nichole Cashmere Dress Topper is perfect for a pick me up weekend brunch. No need to spend 20 minutes looking through your closet for something to wear when you can just grab this piece and go.

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I love this piece in tickled pink to throw on over jeans, or our Lysse Leather Insert Leggings. Add cute details like this Skull Cashmere glove and hat set to put that perfect touch on your look.

  1. Date night.

There is nothing better than snuggling up on a date while in a cozy dress topper. Try wearing the poncho dress topper over our Poe cashmere jumpsuit for a romantic dinner with your hubby. He’ll love giving you sweet hugs when you’re as soft as his favorite blanket!

  1. Work

Did you know that most offices are heat-regulated for men in suits, even when the offices are primarily female? Me neither, but it makes sense when I having to keep a space heater by my desk at all times so I don’t freeze! The Claudia Nichole Dress Topper in black is my go-to for everyday style that keeps you warm. I just keep this at my desk and throw it on– it goes with all of my blouses!

 

  1. Night out.

Claudia Nichole Cashmere looks gorgeous for a night on the town. This flawless piece comes in over 80 colors, and the cabernet purple or greenbriar green are two perfect pieces that pair perfectly with bottoms like the Mara Ponte Leggings by Lysse in charcoal with a cute bootie like the one below for a look that goes from dinner to the cool new corner bar effortlessly.

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  1. Fall fun day out!

Cashmere is perfect if you are taking the day to celebrate the season at a pumpkin patch or apple orchard. I love wearing colors that complement the scenery around me– perfect for Instagram and the blog. That’s why I love this sunset orange color. It photographs so gorgeously, and I love how it pairs with a dark wash jean and riding boots! 

PS– are you going for a long day out? The new and super adorable Sondra Roberts quilted backpack can hold everything you need, from your Polaroid camera, to your water, to your makeup for touchups!

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What cashmere are you wearing this season? Tweet at us @PaulaAndChlo to let us know!

5 Simple Rules For a Chic Wardrobe This Fall

5 Simple Rules For a Chic Wardrobe This Fall

10.08.2016

The leaves are falling, the air is crisp and cool… and you are still wearing shorts? Keeping your wardrobe fresh can be a challenge when the seasons change. But not to worry! Not only have I chosen some pieces to covet, but will give you five simple rules to keep your wardrobe chic this fall. Put away the summer rags for next season. This set of rules comes with a curated list to make it foolproof chic!

Rule #1-Make French stripes your color block!

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The White and Warren Essential Striped Sweater will satisfy your color blocking cravings and stripe needs. French stripes are not only a fashion staple but anyone`s wardrobe staple! Strategically placed French stripes will flatter any figure while wearing classic colors. This 100% cashmere sweater will carry you all the way to spring!

White Warren Essential Stripe Sweatshirt – Black & White Cashmere https://paulaandchlo.com/white-and-warren-essential-stripe-sweatshirt/

Rule #2 Drape with vertical lines

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If your thing is finding a little more height, then find pieces that will drape you vertically, not horizontally. A thick scarf or wrap that is layered vertically will not only slenderize a curvy figure, but it will give the illusion of height. This cashmere travel wrap from White and Warren in a nice contrasting hue will get you the look that multitasks!

White Warren Cashmere Travel Wrap – Baltic Heather https://paulaandchlo.com/white-and-warren-cashmere-travel-wrap-baltic-heather/

Rule #3 Layers are our friends!!

Layered looks in fall and winter fashions

In order for layering to work, you need to channel your mood, add a pop of color and something sparkly. For the example above, I channeled classy, cozy winter with a dash of fleeting autumn. I know it sounds a bit avant-garde, but I can’t help it. I am an artiste at heart! I rely deeply on classic colors that last throughout the season and can be interchangeable.

The above layered look can be changed, by making the shirt the piece that carries color and make the scarf, a neutral color. Change the tights to a long warm skirt and you have dressed up for a late night date! Trade the skirt for jeans and you are ready for a shopping haul. Yeah, layering rules!

LAmade Staple Tee – Heather Grey https://paulaandchlo.com/lamade-staple-tee-w-roll-sleeves-heather-grey/
LAmade Mixed Up Cardigan – Black https://paulaandchlo.com/mixed-up-cardigan-black/
M Rena Woman’s Leggings – Dark Grey https://paulaandchlo.com/m-rena-tummy-tuck-high-waist-leggings-dark-grey/
Grisal Galena Claret Steel Silk & Cashmere Scarf Wrap https://paulaandchlo.com/grisal-galena-claret-steel-silk-cashmere-scarf-wrap/
Tessa Stud Earrings – Slate https://paulaandchlo.com/kendra-scott-tessa-stud-earrings-slate/

Rule #4 Bad Girl Chic- Fringes and Vegan Leather

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No need to be naughty, it’s just about the right attitude! Whether you need a serious outfit or need to make a seriously sick statement, this is it. Unruly fringes and a hardcore vegan leather leggings, make this a fierce combination. Rock it with your bae or with your girls. Concerts or coffee… It’s a combination that screams rebel chic.

As you bask in all its glory, you realize this look is classy, chic and always hot.

360 Cashmere Hadleigh Fringe Cardigan in Navy / Black Cashmere https://paulaandchlo.com/360-cashmere-hadleigh-fringe-cardigan-navy-black-dip-dye/

Lyssé Vegan Leather Leggings https://paulaandchlo.com/lysse-vegan-leather-legging/

Rule #5 Top it BOLD with a cashmere topper!

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A cashmere dress topper can be the piece that solves it all! Grab it and go solution when you need to be out the door and warm, at the same time. Keeping your tights or skirt in a neutral color, grab this Claudia Nichole Cashmere Poncho Dress Topper on your way out the door. Even in jeans, this cashmere dress topper will elevate your look. Warm, soft and a smart choice.

Claudia Nichole Cashmere Poncho Dress Topper https://paulaandchlo.com/claudia-nichole-cashmere-poncho-dress-topper/

I hope you enjoy my choices! I am sure it will make your wardrobe seasonal change all that much manageable. You’re welcome. 😉