Leopard Love

Mara Hoffman

dress

| Charlie Jade blazer (old,

similar here

) | Stuart Weitzman

boots 

Photos by Caroline Granoff

Over the past couple of months, I've noticed how I have been wearing a lot more black. Last year, I rarely gravitated towards the color, but now it's a main player in my wardrobe. Because of the amount of black I've been wearing- mostly due to these

boots

- I found a

no fail outfit (flippy dress, black boots, coat or blazer)

 that is perfect for when you want to look polished but don't want to put a lot of effort into your look.  It's simple but it can work for many different occasions and can be tweaked. I cannot wait to wear this

Mara Hoffman dress

in St.Barts over Christmas break. It's  perfect to wear all year long from sand to snow and snow to sand.