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werk work.

If you follow me on Instagram (@avizastyle) you may have seen this outfit a few weeks/months back.
This outfit is a fool-proof put together look for days some of our big bosses come into our office.
Most things I own in my closet are interchangeable between the office and after hours (minus my crop tops!) so my normal process of getting dressed in the morning is pretty easy and simple because almost anything works together!
A fun work outfit for fall. | A.Viza Style | double breasted blazer - printed pants - dc blogger - everlane flats
blazer: banana republic | pants: zara | topj.crew | flatseverlane | bagcuyana

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A fun work outfit for fall. | A.Viza Style | double breasted blazer - printed pants - dc blogger - everlane flats
A fun work outfit for fall. | A.Viza Style | double breasted blazer - printed pants - dc blogger - everlane flats This outfit is a prime example of how I spend less than one minute thinking about what I will wear to work but it looks like I may have done a few wardrobe changes before finally deciding upon this fun ensemble.

These printed pants are just a chic alternative to normal solid work pants (last worn here).
I mean sometimes we just need a fun print to put some pep in our step to get us through a gloomy Tuesday.
A fun work outfit for fall. | A.Viza Style | double breasted blazer - printed pants - dc blogger - everlane flats
A fun work outfit for fall. | A.Viza Style | double breasted blazer - printed pants - dc blogger - everlane flats
I've sported this blazer a few times (here and here) on the blog for the short amount of time I've actually owned it.
The reason for this is because I am obsessed with the navy double breasted style which I blame on the  the classic preppy style in me.
It really makes an outfit look pulled together so easily that I don't know what I wore in its place prior to adding it to my blazer collection.
Umm did I mention - it's 50% off right now...you're welcome.
A fun work outfit for fall. | A.Viza Style | double breasted blazer - printed pants - dc blogger - everlane flats
blazer: banana republic | pants: zara | top: j.crew | flats: everlane | bag: cuyana

So the whole reason behind my ramblings today is that it is SO easy to look chic and put together for the office without spending all your extra morning minutes picking out what to wear.
Know what works and doesn't work in your closet.
Grab and go!


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shein top.

top:  c/o shein | shorts: forever21 (last seen here)

This is a little late but I had to share.
As the temperatures are starting to cool off, I am just dreaming of my Florida vacation coming up where I can hopefully break this top and shorts out for a little bit.



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fall un-wine.

The radio silence has been broken guys!
Sorry for my mini break but sometimes you just need a little rest and relaxation.
After a few weeks of minimal social media and blog updates I am back at it with lots of stuff for you guys because I haven't just been laying in bed binge-ing on Netflix.
A casual chic fall winery outfit. | A.Viza Style | long black vest - swing dress - dc blogger - ragbone booties - fall layering
dress: h&m (last worn here) | vest: kit+ace (last worn here) | booties: rag&bone

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A casual chic fall winery outfit. | A.Viza Style | long black vest - swing dress - dc blogger - ragbone booties - fall layering
I have a few outfits from weeks past but I am going to jump out of order and share this particular outfit from this past Saturday.
I was at the gorgeous Stone Tower Winery in Loudon County Virginia (also in this post here) with two of my best friends. 
Stone Tower not only offers amazing views (check out this insta I snapped) but it is also kid friendly, pet friendly, and you are also able to bring outside food.
 So we were able to bring a few four legged friends along to enjoy the gorgeous weather and devour a long or two of goat cheese and other Trader Joe's snacks.
A casual chic fall winery outfit. | A.Viza Style | long black vest - swing dress - dc blogger - ragbone booties - fall layering
I have been trying to tie this longer vest into as many outfits as possible and it did come in handy at the windy winery.
This dress has been hiding in my closet since this post here which doesn't get as much love as it should because where can't you wear good swing dress??
A casual chic fall winery outfit. | A.Viza Style | long black vest - swing dress - dc blogger - ragbone booties - fall layering
dress: h&m (last worn here) | vest: kit+ace (last worn here) | booties: rag&bone

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That moment you and your dog unknowingly strike the same pose for a photo...


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off the shoulder.

I am still jumping on the off the shoulder trend bandwagon for as long as I can.
Shopping for tops is really the hardest thing for me.
I am beyond picky and normally tend to gravitate toward similar silhouettes time and time again.
This particular top I had debated on purchasing for some time.
I have a bigger bust and because of that I normally tend to sway away from any type of frill over my chest.
How to wear an off the shoulder top for fall. | A.Viza Style | shein off the shoulder top - autre chose platform heels -  levi high waist jeans - dc blogger
How to wear an off the shoulder top for fall. | A.Viza Style | shein off the shoulder top - autre chose platform heels -  levi high waist jeans - dc blogger
topshein | denimlevi's | lipsticknyx | heelsl'autre chose 

I was pleasantly surprised by the fit of this top that it didn't overly accentuate anything or overwhelm my frame.
The best part about this top?
The loose fit is AWESOME and perfect to eat as much as I want for the fall football festivities that are ahead.
How to wear an off the shoulder top for fall. | A.Viza Style | shein off the shoulder top - autre chose platform heels -  levi high waist jeans - dc blogger
How to wear an off the shoulder top for fall. | A.Viza Style | shein off the shoulder top - autre chose platform heels -  levi high waist jeans - dc blogger
I ended up wearing this outfit this past weekend for my friends casual engagement party in my home town this past weekend.
It was so nice to see all of my oldest friends in one place and celebrating someone from our group finding her person.
This top is perfect for warmer weather but also for those warm fall days.
How to wear an off the shoulder top for fall. | A.Viza Style | shein off the shoulder top - autre chose platform heels -  levi high waist jeans - dc blogger
How to wear an off the shoulder top for fall. | A.Viza Style | shein off the shoulder top - autre chose platform heels -  levi high waist jeans - dc blogger
top: shein | denim: levi's | lipstick: nyx | heels: l'autre chose 

I hope to see some of you tonight at the event with The Offline Society in DC!
Click HERE for more details and HERE for tickets

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EVENT: A.Viza Style x The Offline Society at Blank Label DC

I am so excited to partner with The Offline Society and chat about fall fashion on Tuesday 9/27 in DC! 

Come #takeitoffline with me and talk about everything Fall!  
I'll be sharing some tips about my favorite season's fashion and sipping on yummy cocktails.
Don't remember what The Offline Society is?

The Offline Society curates gatherings for the romantically unattached who appreciate the value of chemistry and conversation. Members get access to private gatherings such as roving cocktail parties, pop-up supper clubs, and sporting adventures. The catch? The invite lists are created by the members themselves through a personalized matching tool. Membership currently open to men and women ages 22-36 who are interested in the opposite sex.

WHEN: Tuesday September 27th 

WHERE: Blank Label 1518 K St NW, Washington, DC

WANT TO JOIN? Click HERE


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Fall with Banana Republic.

Fall is here guys!
While it may not feel like fall my favorite season has technically arrived.

Last season, camel coats we a thing. and I totally bought into it here.
This season, camel coats are still a thing and I'm even more obsessed.
How to wear a camel coat. | A.Viza Style | banana republic wool coat - cuyana tote bag -  levi high waist jeans - leather oxford shoes - dc blogger
wool camel coat: c/o banana republic | denimlevi's | 

If you have followed me for awhile you may have realized that I have quite a collection of fall winter coats (a few of my favorites here and here) and when I spotted the outerwear collection at Banana Republic this season I became beyond excited.

This particular camel coat is such a classic piece and so well made I knew that I had to add it to my already too expansive collection.

When I look for a so called "classic coat" there are 3 things that I look for when shopping around.
How to wear a camel coat. | A.Viza Style | banana republic wool coat - cuyana tote bag -  levi high waist jeans - leather oxford shoes - dc blogger
1. COLOR
It really doesn't seem like that big of a deal but heavier coats are pricey! 
So when shopping for winter outerwear make sure the color is something that is compatible with the majority of your winter wardrobe.
Ensuring that a heftier price tag item will get its use in your closet make sure it goes with a ton of pieces.
How to wear a camel coat. | A.Viza Style | banana republic wool coat - cuyana tote bag -  levi high waist jeans - leather oxford shoes - dc blogger
How to wear a camel coat. | A.Viza Style | banana republic wool coat - cuyana tote bag -  levi high waist jeans - leather oxford shoes - dc blogger
2.FIT
Hard to believe, but sometimes I like a tighter fit to my clothes but outerwear isn't 
really the place to opt for that.
When buying a coat fall/winter piece, always think of that extra layer you may need.
You are most likely going to invest a little bit more on this closet staple so you need to make sure that it will fit in various situations (ie. with or without heavy sweater).
There shouldn't be much of a fit difference between the two.
How to wear a camel coat. | A.Viza Style | banana republic wool coat - cuyana tote bag -  levi high waist jeans - leather oxford shoes - dc blogger
3. FABRIC
Super important and where my Fashion student study comes in handy.
Fabric makes all the difference and when investing in a coat or any outerwear piece, ensure that it is of a good quality material.
In my opinion, wool jackets are great quality but you have to ensure that the construction is up to par as well.
How to wear a camel coat. | A.Viza Style | banana republic wool coat - cuyana tote bag -  levi high waist jeans - leather oxford shoes - dc blogger
| wool camel coat: c/o banana republic | denim: levi's | bag: cuyana
| oxfords: madewell (last worn here)| lipstick: NYX matte |

Hopefully some of these tips help you get prepped for Fall and the much cooler Winter ahead.

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sunday funday.

The only time I ever get a good Sunday Funday in is when a long weekend happens 
and a bunch of my friends are actually in town at the same time.
This past Labor Day was when those stars aligned and an awesome Sunday Funday occurred.
when more I was pretty excited when most of my friends stayed in town this past holiday weekend.
How to wear a double breasted blazer. | A.Viza Style | banana republic blazer - levi high waist jeans - dc blogger -tibi booties - fall layering
| double breasted blazer banana republic (on sale!) | jeanslevi's (under $100!)| 
toploft | bagcuyana | bootiestibi |

We started off at brunch at Due South (post to come) in the Navy Yard in DC near Nats Stadium.
WHICH if you haven't been to Navy Yard recently it's such a great neighborhood in the city.
It has such cute places to eat, walk around, and perfect outfit post opportunities.
How to wear a double breasted blazer. | A.Viza Style | banana republic blazer - levi high waist jeans - dc blogger -tibi booties - fall layering
After brunch, we headed across the street to a microbrewery, Bluejacket, and had a beer.
The sun began to come out and it was a afternoon to sit outside a sip a beer with friends.
Once we finished our beers, our party dwindled down to 3 of us so we headed to Georgetown 
for some more drinks and chatter.
How to wear a double breasted blazer. | A.Viza Style | banana republic blazer - levi high waist jeans - dc blogger -tibi booties - fall layering
It ended up being the perfect day of drinks and friends that I needed.
On top of the awesome day with friends I finally got to wear my new (and favorite) double breasted blazer from Banana Republic.
It totally makes any outfit more polished and I can't wait for this to be my go-to blazer this season.
How to wear a double breasted blazer. | A.Viza Style | banana republic blazer - levi high waist jeans - dc blogger -tibi booties - fall layering
| double breasted blazer banana republic (on sale!) | jeanslevi's (under $100!)| 
toploft | bagcuyana | bootiestibi |


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the season.

Labor Day weekend in DC gave just a little preview for what is come this season in a few ways.
I had originally planned to go out of town for the weekend but then unforeseen 
events and hurricanes made us alter our plans.
How to wear a casual bodycon dress for fall. | A.Viza Style | the fifth knit dress - denim vest - dc blogger -ragbone booties - fall layering
| dressthe fifth via BNKR | vest: american eagle | 
| bootiesrag&bone (similar under $130) | necklacekendra scott |

On Saturday we traded boating for Union Market.
We had a lunch at the DC hot spot, had a few oysters at Rappahannock Oyster Bar and 
then grabbed a drink at The Bidwell at the end of the building.
FYI the drinks are normal DC prices BUT they are strong and totally worth it.
How to wear a casual bodycon dress for fall. | A.Viza Style | the fifth knit dress - denim vest - dc blogger -ragbone booties - fall layering
FUNNY STORY: My friend noticed an interesting bottle with a snake inside of it and 
asked the bartender about it.
It ended up being a sake from an Korea and was probably the grossest thing I've ever had.

I finally got to wear this dress from The Fifth that has been sitting in my closet for a few months.
I have been loving bodycon dresses for casual outings.
With cooler temps, layering any type of dress with a vest/jacket/bomber really 
adds more outfits to your closet.
How to wear a casual bodycon dress for fall. | A.Viza Style | the fifth knit dress - denim vest - dc blogger -ragbone booties - fall layering
I love this hem on this dress it adds a little sass with the asymmetrical hem and the 
denim vest makes sure I keep the casual vibe.
I also broke out my favorite Rag & Bone booties for the first time this season and 
they were just as comfortable as I remembered :)

With the cooler temps I can't wait to be re-wearing this outfit a ton this fall :)
How to wear a casual bodycon dress for fall. | A.Viza Style | the fifth knit dress - denim vest - dc blogger -ragbone booties - fall layering
| dress: the fifth via BNKR | vest: american eagle (last worn here)| 
| booties: rag&bone (similar under $130) | necklace: kendra scott |

style tip:
I'm wearing this Kendra Scott necklace backwards to create a lariat type look which is my favorite style at the moment.

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one shoulder.

How to wear black to a one shoulder dress. | A.Viza Style | amazon fashion - minkpink dress - dc blogger
dressminkpink (under $40!) | heelssam edelman (old.) | lipsticknyx 

If you follow me on snapchat (@avizacard) or Instagram you would have seen that 
I ventured out to Austin, Texas this past week with my good friend.

I had never been to Texas minus a few headache filled layovers in the Dallas airport so I as very excited to put some new, and more pleasant, experiences in the books.
I hardly mentioned the trip to anyone so I hadn't built up too much excitement in my head on what I was going to be doing/seeing/eating so going into the weekend with no expectations was so nice and Austin was so fun!
How to wear black to a one shoulder dress. | A.Viza Style | amazon fashion - minkpink dress - dc blogger
How to wear black to a one shoulder dress. | A.Viza Style | amazon fashion - minkpink dress - dc blogger
I will be doing a little recap of all of that next week.

This dress form MINKPINK was a last minute purchase via Amazon Prime and luckily 
was delivered just in time to make the trip to Texas with me.
It traveled well - it was a little wrinkled but you couldn't tell much while wearing it.
I love the asymmetrical hemline and how it is parallel to the one shoulder detail.
The floral print it also so perfect and I can't wait to wear this with a bomber or leather jacket this fall for a totally different vibe of the dress.
How to wear black to a one shoulder dress. | A.Viza Style | amazon fashion - minkpink dress - dc blogger
How to wear black to a one shoulder dress. | A.Viza Style | amazon fashion - minkpink dress - dc blogger
dress: minkpink | heels: sam edelman (old.) | lipstick: nyx 

Quick funny story about the shoes:
I decided to only bring 3 pairs of shoes with me on the trip : sneakers to travel in; heels to go out in; and flats to go to brunch and the river in.
Well, the flats were somehow lost in said river and never made it to brunch.
I also managed to get one of the biggest blisters ever on my big toe from wearing these heels the night before so I basically walked around all day like a slug.

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