Afiya Francisco is a Style Expert, television and fashion personality, speaker, and brand ambassador. The Style House is a multimedia platform designed to help women approach their personal style with confidence, simplicity & joy. 

Roman Holiday

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Evidently my subconscious is aware of an impending inheritance from a long-lost relative that my conscious self has yet to realize. Let's get to the crux of the matter: 18k white gold and diamond earrings by celeb designer Jennifer Meyer Maguire. Before you fret, look for similar wallet-friendly versions at Banana Republic – in the meantime, a girl can dream. This week's look was inspired by the above mysterious-chic European setting. Even if you don't have plans to visit Prague anytime soon, this outfit would work equally well at the opening night party at IDS this week. I'd pair the lace leggings with sheer footless tights but be sure to moisturize, as dry skin doesn't play nice with this material. The cropped jacket, bow blouse and studded open-toe boots lend an 80s vibe, but the structure and polish of the pieces keep the outfit from looking too retro.

Jacket, $510 Rag & Bone; holtrenfrew.com Blouse, $225 Teenflo; holtrenfrew.com Cocoa Butter Concentrated Cream, $3.99 Palmer's; shoppersdrugmart.ca, pharmaprix.ca The Go-To Clutch, $295 Jenny Bird; jenny-bird.com Leggings, $165 Erin Kleinberg; holtrenfrew.com Ankle Boots, $135 BCBGirls; Townshoes.com 1-888-874-6326 Earrings, $10,000 Jennifer Meyer; holtrenfrew.com (by special order)

Photography, Stephen Stling via 123RF

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