Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Two Times the Fun


Hey Babes, Today’s post features yet another hit from your spring fashion source Gwynnie Bee! I’ve really enjoyed sharing some of the fantastic offerings that they have for spring (see here, here, here, here, and here). 
This classic striped shirt dress is an easy closet staple. I decided to style it with layers because spring temperatures decided to take a brief nose dive …however trust me when I say it looks equally fabulous styled alone and is very flattering on a curvy frame❤
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Until next time,
XO


LOOK 1--> Hat: Nordstrom| Sunnies: HERE| Chambray shirt: Ralph Lauren| Stripe shirt dress: c/o Gwynnie Bee| Belt: Old| Handbag: HERE| Booties: Old

LOOK 2--> Hat: Nordstrom| Floral Bomber: c/o Gwynnie Bee| Stripe shirt dress: c/o Gwynnie Bee| Blue shoes: Old

Friday, March 24, 2017

Spot On


Ears: c/o Charlotte Russe| Top: HERE| Jumpsuit: Sold out, similar picks here & here| Velvet platforms: c/o HERE| Clutch: Old, Carlos Santana

I hardly know where to start on today's #ootd Babes! This fit is a favorite already for so many reasons, how can I possibly count thee?! 😃 First off, black and white duos are absolutely LIFE in my opinion → when I spotted this jumpsuit I immediately knew that it belonged in my personal collection 👀 ❤
Secondly, this is mixed prints bliss in its most basic form, mirroring print on print! Itty bitty polka dots merge with large vibrant polka dots 😍
Thirdly, this jumpsuit, this pattern, this cut 👉 it was MADE for THIS body! LOL! The fabric is lightweight (unlined), making it ideal for spring and summer, not to mention fall (especially in mild climates)! I can actually even see it styled for winter with tights, a warm turtle neck or blouse/blazer combo- even popped with a sweater on top! 
About my top: This mesh number is a closet staple, it can always stand in when you want to add a little extra coverage to any look. 
YES, this dot on dot theme was simply too much for my print loving alter ego to resist!
Until next time,
XO

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Nip & Tuck



Top: Sold out, similar here & here| Faux leather pleat skirt: c/o HERE
Straw bag: Vintage, thrifted| Suede sandals: On sale HERE + other options here, here, and here

Today’s look features an example of how I like to nip & tuck my blouses from time to time. It’s a perfect style alternative for when you want to feel put together, minus the formal structure of completely tucking in your shirt the normal way, i.e. all the way around. I’ve found that this option is best employed with an over-sized top, this way you have enough fabric remaining for the top to hang down comfortably with ease.

Confession: I’ve been enjoying this skirt in secret for several weeks now... I figured it was high time that I shared it here on the blog while it is still available for purchase 😊 Good looking out right?! LOL! When the Babes over at ELVI sent it to me, I immediately put it to good use. 

The pleated midi skirt brigade is totally holding down the fort right now, however this beauty takes it to the next level not only b/c of its beautiful golden hue but even more so because of the material: faux leather!!! Yes, it will stand the test of time, and will remain a member of my collection long after the plethora of pleated midi options have faded out.

On this particular day I paired it with a frilly white top that I snagged on clearance online, a vintage straw tote, and neutral suede sandals.  I’ve been turning to statement earrings more and more as of late, this pair has a hint of orange, which encouraged me to wear one of my orange lipsticks that has been neglected for way too long… 

All in all: I am totally smitten with how this all came together!

Until next time,
XO