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One doesn't have to search too far to find some inspiration. And that's exactly what has happened with my friend, who also duels as my neighbor, Erica. I've been fawning over Erica's sense of style and fashion for over 8 years now... from one house away. While her style is never filled with overpowering colors or crazy glitter and sequins galore, Erica's outfits are always loud with a sense of style that's one step ahead of the curve. Today's outfit fits perfectly with LA's sudden chilly weather, wearing the perfect winter-esque warm oversized coat. Unlike me who's in fear of patterns, Erica loves choosing clothes with super fun designs like the ones displayed on her coat. While Erica's favorite go-to stores are the typical Zara, Urban Outfitters and Brandy Melville, what's different and unique about her style is that she loves to mix and match the regular with the unregular-- like choosing this Forever 21 jacket and pairing it with Jonak shoes that you can only find in Europe. The secret ingredient to finalizing any of Erica's looks are the accessories that standout and make the outfit; simple yet stylish jewlery like this double-face watch is the secret ammo Erica uses to make her outfits go from ordinary to extraordinary. The next time you're looking for a little fashion inspiration, don't try to look so hard, it may be right under your nose (or in this case, a house a way).

Jacket: Forever 21 // Shirt: Brandy Melville // Pants: Monkey Jeans //  Flats: Jonak (similar here) // Watch: Nordstroms // Sunglasses: Ray Bans