Have You Ever?

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Have you ever felt pressure from friends, family, society or your job? Have you ever felt that you were always running someone else race and working on a timeline that was not created by you? Have you ever wondered why, who, when, what and where? Have you answered any of these questions and still felt lost?

YES! I have wondered all of this and have often felt stuck and needed to jump off this roller coaster. The truth is you have to learn yourself. Learn who you are from the inside out.. From what you like to eat, what colors, smells, you favorite, movie, time to sleep, shop, travel, read, you desires, the list goes on and on. I didn’t learn myself until i found God. God was with me all along but it took me time to grow up, learn, stumble and except somethings. I learned that everyone has to run their own race, and running that race mean that you finish line may not be until 1 day, 6 months, 1 year 15 years.. You goals aren’t determined by the person next to you.

How do you determine success? What makes you feel complete and whole? I have struggled with these questions. Success to me used to equal me being some high powered executive at a top fortune 500 company.. Just wait until you get into corporate America… your success goals just may change! However success to me today is, being able to wake up, call on God, have a roof over my head, food in my belly, an income, family and good friends..and of course being able to shop!

There will always be pressure and what I love to call noise in your life. However remember you determine what noise effects and dictates your life. You can’t live according to what someone else what’s now for you, but according to what makes you happy. Make everyday count, live for today and tomorrow because there will always be NOW!

Let’s get into this simple outfit.  This simple stripe coral button up from TJMaxx is so perfect for a almost Friday vibes look. It buttons all the way down, and it’s light weight and as cuffed sleeves.  I paired this top with a simple light denim wash jeggings from NY&Co of course. For my shoe work, these simple sling back espadrilles pulled the look together with the pop of color the flower print has to offer.

I challenge you to start cluttering the noise, pressures in your life and regain a healthy mindset.

Xo Happy Fashion Divas


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Shirt (similar) | Jeans | Shoes (name: Adelyte)

 

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How to Achieve 2 Looks 1 Outfit

Do you remember making fresh lemonade and setting up shop on the corner street? Ok I didn’t! However I remember picking lemons in my granny’s backyard. The only thing abut my granny’s lemons is that they were sweet. How do lemons become sweet? Well the neighboring orange tree crossbreed with the lemon tree making an lemorange or an orangemon. Whichever way you these lemons made the best lemonade. You could eat them raw and not once have to pucker your face.

This outfit giving me summer breeze on grandmas porch drinking that good ole sweet lemonade. This 2 piece outfit is from SteinMart, it is very vesatile as it comes with high waisted pants that are lined. So no peek a boos. The top can be cropped or you can pull it down to meet the pants at your waist. It’s off the shoulder with straps. This shirt is a plus because it’s bra friendly.

The red option is if you are feeling bold. I felt that this already vibrant outfit needed a contrasting color so why not red? I added this red floppy hat that is old from Walmart, my JustFab tie up heels and a red Kenneth Cole tote bag.

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For the white an denim option. Now this was easy and safe. Since denim goes with just about anything, this was a no brainier to pair these basket weaved denim heels with this outfit. Toss on some darling cat eye shades and there you have it.

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Two complete looks in one. Which is your favorite look?

xo Happy Fashion Divas!


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Pants | Top| Red Heels (Similar, Name: Reeta) | Denim Wedge (name: Nikola)| Floppy hat | White shades (similar) |Purse

Friday Vibes with Stripes

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Friday Vibes.. You have no idea how happy I am that it’s Friday! Ant this all stripe and pop of silver outfit is setting my fashion sense free. Matching sets have been in trend for the past 2 years. I think it’s funny that people find this trend to be knew.. it’s not it’s just been revamped from the 70’s and 80’s.

This entire outfit is from… can you guess??? NY & Company.. I can’t help but to shop there they always get me right! This outfit is no long online but can be found in stores. I love the ankle pants that NY & Company  has to offer. As the cut and fit are just right.. They also have a good amount of stretch. The top is made out of a chiffon material with a cotton underlay! perfect for those spring and summer days!

I paired this look with my silver JustFab oxfords.. just to give this look some added flare.

What are your Friday plans?

Xo happy Fashion Divas.


 

Paint Today in Color

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On this rainy day I thought it would be great to post this spring transitional inspired outfit. I’m over here struggling as we have had some beautiful spring days within the past few days.. and now it’s back to cold and raining. yuck! Come through Spring come through.

This is such a simple outfit for those on the go days. I took my simple all white zip Express blouse, topped it with a simple soft pink sweater kimono from Dress up. I had to jazz up this outfit with my distressed paint splattered jeans from NY & CO. I absolutely love these jeans, very fun and playful for spring and summer. I decided to stick with the soft pink for my shoes as these JustFab open toed lace up’s did the trick.

What’s on your outfit agenda this week?

xo happy Fashion Divas.


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Jeans | Shoes (Sky) | Kimono

Bag of Money- A Simple Outfit

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It’s finally Friday Jr.! Have you ever looked on Pintrest and you see these glamorous bloggers in their cute skinny pants, simple blouse and heels? have you ever tried a look that and couldn’t master it? Well here is a simple way to do just that!

First you need to figure out what color you are in the mood for.. and if you do not have a wide range of color selections your closet, no worries pull out your best pair of jeans! In this case I chose my black skinny stretch jeans from NY & Company. The next step is to pick out a blouse or even a sweater, whichever is more appropriate for your climate. Since Georgia is currently transitioning to spring early I opted for my favorite animal print blouse. I love to be warm and since I work in an office I wanted to drape this look with royalty shall I say.. I fell like a million buck in this green velvet blazer that hails from Dillard’s! Now you already know what are the odds of finding green velvet? Very odd! But JustFab came through on these lovely velvet green pumps. Depending on your style you can wear heels, flats or boots depending on what best fits your personality for that day. It’s as simple as that. outfits made easy!

xo happy fashion Divas.

Casual Lace Dream

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Didn’t I tell you ladies that NY&CO has been killing it with the jeans? These are another pair I picked up form them.. Online the lace looks black however it’s actually blue. No worries black blue..both are neutral colors! These jeans are apart of the boyfriend soho line and let me tell you, they are more than comfortable has stretch and they don’t shrink. I have been wearing a size 0 for the past 2 years however 0’s are starting to “fit” me way to snug so I bumped up to a size 2.. YAYAYAY I am gaining weight lol.. ladies this has been a struggle of mine all my life. I am probably the only person you will know that is happy about putting on a little weight..

Anyways back to this outfit. I paired these jeans with a lace detailed sweater also from NY&CO. This sweater can be dressed up or down. It also comes in white with black lace and grey with black lace. so gorgeous I want them all. I added the yellow hooded puffer vest for some color. I love jackets and vest with hoods. I have a hard time finding outerwear like this so I had to snag it. I paired this entire outfit with my JustFab booties. This entire look can be found online shop this look now!

How are you staying fashionable in 2018?

xo Happy Fashion Divas


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Jeans (Similar)|Sweater|Vest|Booties (Name: Janey)

Booties and Purple Fur Parka

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Don’t you just love a good outfit that satisfies your fashion taste! Truth be told this outfit gave me life. I am so excited that the Georgia cold front is coming through. I can finally wear all my winter collections.. I talk as if my closet is a showroom. Anyways, let’s start off with this gorgeous olive green parka.

I was immediately draw to the faux fur. The mixture of purples with the olive green is so pretty. Of course it’s from NY&CO. this jacket is no longer available however they have stocked a new faux fur parka line for this season. I will leave links below, also they have more selections in store!

I did some Black Friday shopping and picked up this $9 long line sweater in this purple color from JCPenny. I figured black matches well with anything so I hit this sweater with my black studded legging from NY&Co. I usually like prints when I have solid pieces, my cheetah print Michael Kors blouse worked perfectly underneath this sweater. Topping this look off with my suede low heel tie up booties form JustFab made this entire look come together.  Such a simple outfit that looks pow pow pow!

xo Happy Fashion Divas


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Sweater: (find in the store (Ana brand) | Blouse: similar | Leggings: similar | Parka: similar |Booties (name: Janey)

Cyber Tuesday? The New Cyber Monday?

 

Did you miss some of the fab black Friday and Cyber Monday deals? Well Hello to Cyber Tuesday!! usually sales are extended.. that’s if anything is left… Below are some of my favorite stores that you can still snag some great deals! Happy Shopping Divas

New York and Company: Of course this would be my top place to shop.. you know I’m in love with their clothes. They are actually dropping new arrivals and 50% off select items!

Express: They have extended their sale to 50% off everything + Free shipping. If you are Express member you may have revived some coupons in the mail.. you might want to try and use those for an extra discount..

JustFab: Their sales continue with $15 Booties, $20 tall boots, $15 sweaters, 50% off all cold winter accessories, $25 jackets, $15 bag, and $15 dress. Whew what a sale!

DSW: 25% off almost everything! rack up on name brand  shoes.. treat your feet!

Forever 21: I haven’t shopped here in a while however I love their thick chunky sweaters and cardigans! 80% off select items all other items are %21 off.

Old Navy: Everything is 50% off at Old Navy.. Old Navy has great layering pieces.. or a if you need a quick outfit you can go there and find a simple sweater and jeans!

JCPenny: Enjoy 35% off $100 or more or 25% off $100 or less.. Don’t sleep on JCPenny have you seen the new Tracie Ellis Ross line? I picked up a few items during the black Friday sale which will be featured on the blog soon!!

XO Enjoy the sales Happy Fashion Divas

 

 

 

 

Thrifty Fall Outfit!

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Do you ladies ever go thrifting? Well I must say thrifting for me is therapeutic.. it’s almost like  a hunt or what great items will I find.. I have 2 hot spots I love to thrift and consign at. one is the GoodWill and another is a black owned thrift shop called Best Kept Secret. I have actually posted a few other items from BKS on the blog. BKS is actually black owned and if anyone knows I love supporting black owned businesses!

So lest get right into this furry outfit. Stating form head to toe, I purchased this fabulous fur vest from BKS. It’s originally from Chicos and it still have the $150 price tag on it! I love how the faux fur offers different neutral tones that is pared with a cream knit back and a leather belt. I placed a simple cream sweater underneath. my skirt is thirfted from the GoodWill. I love the grey wool blend with the gold sailor buttons. As it gets colder I will definitely wear tights with this but I thought my legs look good enough to wear with they extra high heel booties! I kept my accessories simple with a gold wrist-lit.

Don’t be afraid to go thrifting you never know what goodies you just may find.

XO happy Fashion Divas


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Vest (Out of Stock) | Skirt (Similar)| Sweater | Boots

Red Black & Fall Joggers

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“It’s Friday
And I’m ready to sing
Pick up my girls and hit the party scene
Tonight, oh it’s alright”
Now let me here you say “Back, back forth and forth” Aye Aye.. I am having my own party it’s FRIDAY!!!

I am such in a chill mood right now that’s why this outfit is perfect for the first day of Fall! Red, black and white are always in style especially worn as sweats. Lace detailing and sweatshirts are a must have in your wardrobe this fall and winter! This popping red sweatshirt matches perfectly with the black joggers accented with a red and white stripe down the side. The sweatshirt is not originally cropped but this is giving me more of that 90’s Aaliyah vibe. This entire outfit is from NY&Co. For accessories, I decided to jazz this outfit with these leopard print Cole Haan slip on sneakers along with this leopard print clutch. The clutch was a bargain find at Hobby Lobby for $2!

Enjoy the first day of Fall and your weekend! Xo happy Fashion Divas.


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Sweatshirt |Joggers |Sneakers