Black and White, and The yellow turban!!

Hello my friends!!

So summer is absolutely fantastic so far! And, as you all know by now I live in color.

So on this bright summer day I decided to put together an outfit that had many layers.

First I mixed colors; shocking yellow skirt and black and white gingham shirt!

Second, I mixed patterns; black and white checked shirt and zebra patterned belt!

Third, I rocked a bright yellow turban! This is a daring fashion accessory that can hype any outfit to the next level.

To round it all off, I casually showcased my light blue nylon backpack that encourages us to “THRIVE” and not just survive!

I know that this might be a bit overwhelming for some, but take a fashion risk and try something new, add color, mix patterns and always, always thrive!

A little color can go a long way!

Philippians 4:13 says, I can do ALL things through Christ who strengthens me.

Just loving this simple shorts with fabulous high heels!

Hey All,

This was a very warm day, and though the summer is winding down I was so happy for the opportunity to rock my summer wear!

So I picked out my gold bermuda shorts, and paired it with my mustard yellow satin blouse.

The highlight of this outfit though was the animal print shoe! I always enjoy rocking this shoe because I think it adds flavor to any outfit.

Finally, my burgundy crossbody purse completed the look!

Summer is my favorite season, so I am always sad to see this season end. However, this was a colorful summer for me, and I hope it was for you too!

Walk into the fall in color, boldly!

xoxo

Philippians 4:19 But my God shall supply all your need according to his riches in glory by Christ Jesus.

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Amazing Spring day, rocking an oldie but goodie, love it!

via Daily Prompt: Sleeve

So finally today felt like Spring!

I was beside myself because I could actually feel the sun on my skin. My mood was happy and I wanted my outfit to reflect that.

So I reached wayyyy into the back of my closet and pulled out this oldie but goodie polka dot piece, and to my surprise, it fit!!

(Sidebar: The dress is actually over 10 years old! I wore it to my baby shower for my oldest son who is turning 11 this summer)

And of course, I coupled it with my favorite color long sleeve sweater, and hot pink lace-up flats.

I really, really enjoyed this outfit, because it is warm enough to comfortably wear dresses.

Check out the pics, let me know what you think!

xoxo

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Purple reign!

via Daily Prompt: Patience

I am so over winter!

My patience is shot and I am jonesing for the season of warm sunshine, well actually any temperature over 60 degrees will do!

So in an effort to pacify my impatience, I pulled out my wedding pics from my niece fabulous wedding last summer and I’m sharing them with you all. (bonus pic of my family)

By now it should be crystal clear that color plays a major role in my wardrobe, that’s why I opted for this purple jumpsuit.

Enjoy !!!!

ps. I absolutely enjoyed rocking this jumpsuit, it worked perfectly for this day wedding!

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Shoes indeed!

via Daily Prompt: Suddenly

So it suddenly dawned on me while contemplating what my next post would be that an outfit is only as strong as the shoes worn with it!

Of course we each have different taste and individual style, so our shoes will be a reflection of that. Our mood, the season and our destination will also determine our shoe pick; formal or casual, winter or summer, trendy or classic, daytime or night time.

The beautiful thing is the variety of choices we have when it comes to footwear; boots vs. shoes, heels vs. flats, sandals vs. pumps, bright color vs. basic, and the list goes on and on………..

Check out four of my outfits and the footwear I chose to rock with them, enjoy!

ps. always, always have pedicured toes whenever you are wearing open toe shoes!

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Shoes indeed!

Simple fashion styling through the winter

Winter is here, and lately she has been very indecisive; two days freezing, three days warm, and my wardrobe and I are left confused!

So, on a not so cold day in February I rocked this outfit; light leather jacket paired with my olive tall boots to add a little color to the all black.

Ladies, just flow with the weather and keep it moving!

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Summer, Sweet Summer…..


Hey all!!! Summer is Here
!!!!!

I absolutely and completely LOVE Summer!

Pretty sundresses, bright colors everywhere, sunshine daily, flip flops and ice cream are some of the things that make this season my fav!

So on this bright summer Wednesday I mustered up enough courage to rock my TuTu. Not just any TuTu, a bright cobalt blue one!IMG_5852

The biggest decision was what shirt to wear with it, so I eventually narrowed my options down to a tee shirt and a neon cotton shirt, and took pics of both looks for you to check out. To jazz it up a tad, I knotted the front of both shirts, yes maam.

Honestly, I love both looks!

And can we talk about the colors… I know coupling bright blue with neon pink may seem a bit risky, but its a fashion risk I am willing to take. As you may have figured out by now, I live my life in color, with zero apologies!

So, my brave fashionistas, let’s rock our colors any which way we please this summer!

PS:  You can turn this look all the way up with heels, or turn it all the way down with sneakers. Cute flats settles it right in the middle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

My trench treat…..

So on a Fall like winter day I rocked my staple tan trench. The beauty of this coat is that it is versatile with a retro feel. This day I wore it with black skinny jeans and a black and white striped turtleneck sweater.

As I mentioned before, I love trench coats! So with the see-saw winter weather we are now experiencing, I get to wear my light trench coat in the middle of the season (a treat for me).

So on a Fall  like winter day I rocked my staple tan trench. The beauty of this coat is that it is versatile with a retro feel. This day I wore it with black skinny jeans and a black and white striped turtleneck sweater.

Tall boots was my footwear of choice, and to color up the ensemble I picked up my grass green tote.

On a side note, I have to tell about my headband! I saw this headband while perusing the Express website. I thought the jeweled hardware was gorgeous, but was not sure if the look would fit my style.

I ordered it anyway (on sale), and on this day I gravitated to it when my hair would not co-operate. Yes ladies, I was having an epic bad hair day! This headband was magic!!! It looked classy and fresh, while covering the hot mess underneath!

Yes ma’am, I recommend, snag one for the emergency days, it would work for short hair, long hair, up dos and ponytails too!  enjoy! xoxo

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Color pick me up….

We are now heading into the meat of winter and the days ahead are looking colder and colder.

So, I thought a preview of brighter warmer days would be the perfect winter pick me up we all need right now!

These are a few of my spring shoe crushes, enjoy color fabulousity!!!

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Nine West purple heels, $49.99 at 6pm.com

 

 

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J Crew blue & red heels, $149.00 (additional 40% off on sale now)

 

 

 

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Kate Spade pink flats, $328.00 at Macys.com
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Nine West Wine suede pumps, $79.00 at Macys.com

 

 

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Jessica Simpson pink & red strappy sandals, $44.99 at 6pm.com

 

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Charles David blush and red pumps, $86.00 at Macys.com

 

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J Crew yellow pom pom flats, $118.00

 

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Turquoise Marc Fisher pumps, $119.99 at Macys.com

 

 

 

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Jessica Simpson Yellow pumps, $44.99 at 6pm.com

 

 

 

Black anyone???

When I was younger I was not a fan of wearing black because I thought it was such a boring color that made me look way too thin.

However, as I matured and my fashion taste expanded, I dibbled and dabbled in wearing black, and now I am confident enough to wear an entire black outfit.

So, I wore this outfit to a semi-formal day event, but you can tweek it any which way you like!

Of course I had to incorporate some color so I wore dark red shoes, and to take it up a few notches, I matched my lip color to my shoes!

Check out my pics below, let me know if you like them! xoxo

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