If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it

Recently, photos have emerged on the internet of Cameron Diaz performing the role of Ms. Hannigan in the remake of Annie.  Aside from the fact that this film is completely perfect as is and does not require a remake, the thing I have the biggest problem with is the wardrobe they put Ms. Diaz in:
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Don’t those boots look a tad like Isabel Marant for H&M?
Now, overall, I’ve always have had a soft spot for Ms. Hannigan. As a villain, she is completely misunderstood. Yes, she treats those orphans horribly, but, she is giving them a place to live. It’s rather admirable this single woman is self-employed during the great Depression, bathing in gin, having her fun with Mr. Bundles. Is that not the equivalent to the 20th Century power women we all struggle to be?
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I always give a cheer when she rides in on an elephant to Daddy Warbuck’s party at the end.
My favorite part of Ms. Hannigan, obviously, is her wardrobe. She’s known for her slinky dresses and piled on jewelry, her boas and kimonos. I think it would be a rather nice homage to Carol Burnett’s original character if we dressed Cammy in a modern day slip dress and kimono. She’s still au corant, and at the same time, avoids a painful jorts/black tights situation. Let’s be honest, if you were Mr. Bundles, who would you go for? Exactly.
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Fall Wardrobe Update

This past weekend was extremely transitional in Chi-town. Saturday was gorgeous, it was sunny and the perfect temperature. I was sitting outside most of the day in a tee and sandals–heaven. Sunday brought rain and cold, and today was perfect sweater weather. Why I still haven’t broken out my boots, I’ve been phasing out my sundresses and tank tops for sweaters and jeans, and jazzing up my current wardrobe with some new additions. Lots of leather, a touch of plaid, and a staple pair of black booties. Like it or not, fall is upon us.

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Sabine leather dress (maxi version similar), J.Crew Factory shirt and vest (similar), Tinley Road faux leather tee 

Forever21 booties (similar), Lily White leopard pants (I actually got these at Nordstrom Rack), J.Crew Factory pant (similar), J.Crew Factory sweatshirt (similar)

What are some of your favorite fall purchases?