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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5 Tips For A Date Night Outfit

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Divas I’m serving you 5 fab tips for your date night. let’s dive right in.

  1. Location: knowing where you are going is key. If it’s a surprise try to play it safe and pick an outfit that is not to casual and not to dressy. However my family and friends always say I am over the top.. and I must admit, I can be at times but at least I stay true to myself. I always usually dress fancy when going out.
  2. Good under garments: I am flat chested.. that’s no secret.. I am def apart of the itty-bitty-titty committee but that does NOT stop me from wearing a good supportive bra. Yes supportive because I have to fake it till I make it :). Panties matter too. If you are not a thong girl you can always find seamless underwear at Victoria Secret, Macy’s, Dillards or even TJMAXX. I repeat do not..do not wear form fitting clothes and have your pantie line showing. That’s a complete no no.
  3. Dress for your body type: If this is a date with a special someone. you want to put your best foot forward. I say this because we all want to be respected and love for who we are on the inside.. not the outside. treat yourself with respect first by dressing appropriately to your size.
  4. Hair & Makeup:
    1. Hair: Yes this matters. Most women know this. However I allow the clothes to speak to me and dictate weather I wear my  hair up, down, bun, or curly. usually sleek looks like a good body wave or a bun look good for date nights. but you be the one to choose. (Let me know if you would like for me to post date night hairstyles)
    2. Makeup: I am not one to totally speak on makeup as I barely wear any. However I like to believe less is more.. Show your inner beauty and let the makeup accentuate what you already have.
  5. Accessories:
    1. Shoes: I like to find shoes that will add color or a pattern to my outfit. There are so many varieties out to today to fit your specific style and foot needs. Try JustFab who even carry wide width. DSW is my next favorite one stop shop.
    2. Jewelry : Depending if you are dressing fancy or casual, simple hoops, or diamond drop studs are always staple jewelry pieces for me. I always like to have a single solitaire diamond necklace and a bracelet to spice things up. Macy’s, Charming Charlie, or even New York and Company always have great deals on fashion statement jewelry.
    3. Purse: Make sure your purse is big but cute enough to hold these essentials: lipstick or lip balm, tissue, phone, wallet, keys, travel perfume, gum or mint, touch up makeup and some cash.
    4. Cover up: depending on what season it is.. don’t be afraid to carry a light sweater or a cute leather jacket just in case it gets cold.

What are some of your favorite date night tips?

xo happy fashion divas.


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Dress | Clutch (similar)| Heels (Name: Lena-similar)

Meet Emanee

IMG_4222Hello Divas,

My name is Ayesha! Emanee is my middle name, Emanee best fits my inner diva. I am originally from San Diego California, and I love, to eat, shop, sleep and repeat! I am the youngest of 5 and I definitely am and old soul with a whole lot of spunk! I have been known to be the life of the party.

I moved to Virginia when I was 18 and attended Norfolk State University. “Behold the Green and Gold” I earned my bachelors degree in Business Marketing. In college is where I gained my self confidence to love me for me. I also gave my life to Christ which was one of the best decisions I ever made for myself. I graduated and moved on to obtaining my MBA in Business and Technology. I soon landed a job in Atlanta GA and married the love of my life.

My love for fashion came from growing up skinny! I used to sketch long ball gowns and watch my mother shop, and dress as if she was always on stage somewhere. My mother was the one who always taught us to “always look your best no matter where you are going…you never know who you will meet!”

I created this blog to inspire all women to love the inner and outer you. I have many stories from my past and present that shape the way I put together outfits. I hope you enjoy the stories and snap shot of my life while being inspired!

This Blog is dedicated to my mom and you lovely Divas!

xo Happy Fashion Divas.

-Emanee

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.

Color Block in the Snow

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Hey Divas,

It’s been to long yes.. but life has thrown me lemons for the passed couple of weeks so I am now making my lemonade! I am extremely tired and trying to get back into the swing of things.. staying motivated has been hard however i have thought of some new savvy ways to make some extra cash and to hopefully take my blog to new heights!

Let’s get into this super fun warm look. I love color and over sized pieces that i can cozy up with boots and leggings for the winter. Well i snatched this turtleneck poncho form my job? What? well I don’t work for a retail store, however threes this women who has her own boutique and shes sets up in the lobby of our office. She sells scarfs, ponchos, jewelry, purses wallets, and a few other accessories. How funny is that I actually had the “red” version of this poncho in my online shopping cart on shein.com. The price was only a $3 difference so i went ahead and bought it. the material is very heavy and thick like a wool blend. long enough to cover the front and your behind! I kept it simple with my favorite black leggings and my tall lace up booties from Justfab!

How are you staying warm and fashionable this winter?

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)

Stiletto pumps, in the club

 

Booties, booties, booties.. You can’t have a perfect winter without booties! I have been slowly making my collection of booties for the fall and winter, how crazy is it that I didn’t have this amazing taupe color! The key to having a great shoe-drobe is to start off with the basics. Make sure you have your black, brown, taupe, cognac, sometimes blue. I say sometimes because blue can be hard to find. Lately blue has made statement and you can’t miss it. Styles are often limited so if you see a good pair grab them!

Now back to this beautiful faux suede goddess. Her name is Sansa and the heel height is 3′. Awesome to give your figure that awesome lift and perfect for walking or standing. I am so loving the thick heel trend right now, because “no lie” the stiletto’s were killing my feet.. however don’t sleep on stilettos.

“Stiletto pumps, in the club,
Whoeva thought that these girls would get crunk,
Stiletto pumps, in tha club,
Whoeva thought that these girls would get crunk
We rockin stilettos *&^%”

Who remembers that song.. anyways.. Divas these shoes are a must have this winter.. This bootie is a year around shoe, perfect for all seasons and easy to dress up or down.

If you have not signed up to be a JustFab VIP member , what are you waiting for? You will find fab deals and cute shoes like this year around. I have left my personal link for you to enjoy your first pair of shoes for only $10 with free shipping!

Xo Happy Fashion Divas


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Sansa Bootie

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

 

 

 

 

Hat, Vet, Sweater and Candy Canes

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I would love to sip on a cup of ho tea and snuggle up in the bed with a fuzzy blanket.. However it’s Monday so that means we must conquer the week! Now that Thanksgiving is over it is not Christmas season. I kid you not hours after I ate dinner I put up my tree and decorated! I was not wasting anytime this year! I am probably more excited about this Christmas because it’s me and my husbands first Christmas! I will share a few of the personalized holiday decor items I recently purchased.

I am feeling a bit extra in the holiday season so all my outfits lately have been festive. This outfit I am wearing, everything is from New York & Company except for my favorite JustFab boots. NY & Company came with it this year with the hats and scarfs. I love hats with pom poms and this year the hat is one color and the pom pom is another.. eek I can’t wait to show you all my hat collection! The sweet cream and gold lacing in my sweater is so comfortable and long. I love sweaters that are long and cozy. I added this simple vest to match the beenie. Topped this look off with my super stretch jegging’s and my favorite pair of red laced camel boots! This look has me looking like a mean candy cane.

FYI: NY&CO is having a 75% off Cyber Monday sale. JUSTFAB is also having a Cyber Monday sale and items are starting at $10!!

Xo Happy Fashion Divas


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Sweater | Vest| Pom Pom Hat| Jeggin’s| Boots (Name: Chanice)

Wicked Teal Vest & Boots

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Only a couple more hours until my weekend officially starts.. But in the meantime.. I will sit behind my desk and share with you these wicked outfit details.. I am calling this outfit wicked.. because teal is a mean color! Mean because it’s hard to find but it’s such a lovely color! Iv’e been grabbing this color off the rack every time I see it..

Ladies I love to recycle old pieces with new that’s exactly what I did here. I adore this white and black striped sweater dress from JcPenny. It’s far from new but it’s a great neutral piece that pairs well this any color. Vests are great for fall, winter and in this color was a must have. I love the quilted detailing along with the pockets and black trim that outlines the vest! It’s not to heavy nor light. It’ is insulated with a nice lining giving you that extra warmth on a breezy day. Let’s just take a moment of silence for these boots..

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Okay so these boots.. are of course are from JustFab. the heel height is perfect. the faux suede is great quality. very comfortable and the color.. you already know! Surprisingly.. the calf width is not extremely large for my skinny leg.

“Fashion is just an accessory for someone with great style”

xo Happy Fashion Divas!


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Vest | Boots | Sweater Dress (Similar)