It’s Spring time and the bugs are buzzing, flowers are blooming.. and cough cough.. the “Pollen” is real! I love April why? Because it’s my birthday month and Easter just so happened to fall in this month!
Anyone who knows me I love dresses.. my closet is dresses galore.. However I just had to snag this beautiful floral versatile dress form NY&CO off the Eva Mendes line. This dress can be worn strapless or this dress come with attachable straps. My lovely pink dress cardigan is also from NY&CO. It has these dazzling faux buttons but come with a small indivisible hook if you want to achieve the more sophisticated look. The stunning Pink Bag and shoes are both from JUSTFAB and it added the extra kick this outfit needed!
Ladies I felt like a a breath of fresh air on a spring day in this outfit!! Make sure to know the true meaning of Easter as he has risen! enjoy the day Divas!
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Is it Friday yet? I am ready to kick off my heels and relax.. I am so loving prints that make a statement. My cotton floral print jacket was thrifted from the GoodWill.. Yes thrifted don’t let anyone tell you, that you can’t find a gem at the thrift store. I picked this beauty up for only $8. This style and can be found just about anywhere. I will leave a similar look below. I paired it with a basis crew neck sweater from NY&CO and of course my favorite NY&CO Soho jeans!. These cherry red lace up flats are sure to light tup anyones walkway.. And you must not forget my ole faithful JustFab tote bag. Will you be in style this weekend?
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Being out and about doesn’t mean you have to run around in sneakers and leggings. I wanted to give a pop of color to the grey day! My sweater has pops of yell teal and blues that are sprinkled throughout.. Unfortunately this jazzy chic sweater hails from The Limited that recently went out of business. So Sad no worries you can find sweaters that look just like this one.. I paired it with one of my favorite JustFab flared jeans. To stay warm in this minimal look I added my favorite grey faux fur leather grey Moto jacket.
To top off this look I wore my vibrant yellow “granny” boots and a mini yellow purse. This look is fun and ket me warm on this cold grey day.. xox Happy Fashion Divas
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I am petite, thin, skinny however you want to say it, I choose to embrace the skin I am in! It’s hard for me to follow the “new” trends since my body type doesn’t fit into everything. However I have had these knee high Shoedazzle boots for 2 years now and have never worn them.. particularly because the calf part was too big for my leg.. so I made it work.. Since 2 years ago I have gained a couple pounds and I used my handy leg warms to help fill up the empty space 🙂 hey a girl has to learn how to work it!
I paired these burgundy mixed media boots with a simple skinny soho jean from New York & Company and of couple a complimentary matching Eva Mendes turtle neck. To top off this look I added a neutral with my camel pea-coat that I thrifted and my favorite plaid blanket scarf!
This outfit was simple cute and sexy all at the same time! Xox Happy Fashion Divas!
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SO a friend of mine told me that Charlotte Russe was having a Look Book Competition against bloggers. So all that was needed is to create a fall preview look book and you can become Charlotte Russe’s next It Girl! I decided just to have fun with this one whether I win or lose there’s no harm in having fun. So let dive into this fall preview look book.
Look 1: The Weekender
So This is fun easy weekend look. A simple pair of jeans and sweater can go a long way! I paired these American Eagle jeans with a mustard knit Forever 21 sweater and topped it off with a cheetah print lined with teal edging sealed the look. I wanted to make this look fun so i selected my favorite classic brown coach shoes that have blue and green stripes to add some extra color to this look. And we of course can’t forget the rare blue and green Coach bag. And there you have it a simple weekend look.
Look 2: Stripes & Suede
Ladies a Sweater dress is great for the fall it can be dressed up or down. This white and Black Stripe sweater dress hails from JcPenny. It its 100% cotton and will fit your body like a glove. I usually don’t do too much matching with my clothes however I decided to pare this dress with a Vince Camuto Blazer that has suede patches on the shoulders. The older zippers are a sexy dazzle feel to this look. Because you can never predict the fall whether I decided to wear my camel tall boots from JcPenny.
Look 3: Tough Gal
Ladies Plaids and rough combat boots will always be and easy look. If you feeling rough and tough and want to play hardball with the boys this is the look for you! This blue plaid shirt was easily found at JcPenny and paired with an ash wash black skinny jeans from Forever 21. The edgy combat boots were a super steal from Burlington Coat Factory. These boots come in a variety of color such as brown, grey and camel. I love simple little beanies to keep my head warm in the fall and winter. I’ve had this one for so long I can’t quiet remember were it was purchased from. However you can find these at Target, F21, Walmart, Cotton On and other department stores. So rock rough and stuff with yo bad self!
Look 4: Cranberry Delight
This knit skater skirt I picked up from Dillard’s for only $25.00 it was originally $80.00 what a super steal. I love how it flares at the hips and has later editing around the arms. It is sleeves so I like wear a blazer, cardigan or even a turtle neck sweater underneath. The black leather and suede blazer was purchased from JUST FAB, check out their inventory it may still be on sale! This look can be dressed up or down. It’s a simple day to-night look. The leather boots were also another $15.00 steal from Macy’s that I couldn’t resist. I like to pair solids with prints to jazz up things. Aztec long cardigans are in for this fall. I purchased this one from Ross for $10.00.
Ladies I had fun doing this fall Look book1 Happy Early Fall Shopping
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Are you work ready? Well here’s some work wear inspiration from H&M. H&M has been having some fabulous sales lately and I couldn’t help but purchase some of their professional classic blazers for work. Blazers are a key essential part of your wardrobe. Blazers can be dressed up or down for a walk in the city to a professional business meeting. Versatile pieces are great to have in your closet. Let’s plunge into the goodness..
Blue & White Piping Blazer
This navy blue blazer is tried with white piping making it a perfect tailored fit. This blazer will pull you in and accentuate all your cures in the right places. The blazer is so well made its lined and also has zippers on the sleeves and both front pockets. I absolutely adore the white piping the back panel of the blazer giving the tailored fitted look. This is a must have in your closet. I purchases this beauty for only $15.00. This Blazer can only be found in stores! I know for a fact they have a white blazer with black piping.
Peplum Blazer (Similar)
Ladies this white speckled black peplum blazer can also be work as a quarter length sweater. That is right talking about 2 for one. The blazer is form-fitting and is light weight but thick enough to be worn in the spring or the first of fall season. This can be paired with color slacks, skirts, crop pants or can even be dressed down with a pair of dress jeans. I purchased this sweet peplum blazer for $20.00
This blazer screams the 3 C’s “Classic”, “Classy” and “Couture”! Yes divas this is must have to be work ready. The fabric is thick but had a bit of a shiny tinge making it pop when the sun hits it. The lapel and cuffs are outlines in a feathered fringe giving it a classy but fierce look. This Blazer is ranked as a power Blazer! Originally retailed for $60.oo I purchased this beauty for $30.00.
So this blazer can fall into the great debate category. Is this a blazer or jacket? I love how this piece can be worn as a jacket or as a blazer. I decided that it’s a great versatile piece and that I could make it work in the work place.. what do you think? This jacket is thick linen lined with suede giving it an edging but professional look. Because this color is so light and neutral I decided to pair it with a deeply skirt and snake print heels. This rough soft jacket was purchased for only $20.00. Super steal.
Be inspired and Look fierce at work! Happy Shopping Divas!
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The sun is shinning bright it’s just the right temperature for a fun festival. I had the opportunity this weekend to attend the Atlanta Ice Cream Festival. It’s a family fun day with local creamers, tons of games, booths, and food. The Ice Cream Festival happens every year at Atlanta’s Piedmont Park located by the “Park Tavern Restaurant”. I had the opportunity to indulge in childhood popsicle, creamy homemade Caribbean ice cream and BBQ. I maybe skinny but yes I sure did eat..eat and eat. So lets dive right into all the fun festivities.
My First Stop Childhood Ice Cream
So I absolutely love ice cream popsicle. I remember walking home from school and the popsicle “man” or ice cream truck would be waiting at the corner for all the little kids. My eyes would light up when I would see the hello kitty, power puff and other cartoon character popsicle. I had to have one! Yes yes I had a flash back.. So I ended up getting a Sponge-Bob since they didn’t have my beloved Power Puff girl. Who many of you guys or girls love these??
Second Stop Face-Painting
SO this festival just brought back tons of childhood memories for me. Yes I was that kid who want the pretty little princess face paint and never got it. Whelp He went nothing! These amazing ladies painted my face with glitter drops. Yes, I thought I was smoking hot!!
Did Someone Say BBQ??
So I couldn’t resist the sweet tangy BBQ smell from the local Williamson Bros BBQ Restaurant. I ordered the rid sandwich. Which came with 3 large pieces of ribs and 2 hamburger buns and a Large sweet tea! Yep now this is good eating.. Check them out!
It’s not a festival if you don’t meet random people and things.. So I met a lemon and Knight proposed to me. HA! to funny..
Homemade Caribbean Ice Cream
So I stood in line for almost 45 minutes to taste this homemade Caribbean ice cream. I had to have it because I remember my grandmother making homemade ice-cream for us. So I knew this was going to be good. I reluctantly ordered the butter pecan flavor. Oh man was this ice cream like heaven, so creamy and rich it was well worth the wait!
And yes I couldn’t help but dance to the african & reggae music that was being played!
My Festival Outfit
This blog wouldn’t be complete If I didn’t share my look for the day.
Printed High-waisted Pants (Similar). These pants were purchased from TJmaxx for $19.99. Ladies these pats are out everywhere. I have been wanting a pair of these for the summer and I finally found the right ones. I love the print and that they are high-waisted. These are very long but I don’t mind it adds to the bohemian look I was going for.
Dark Blue Blouse: I snagged this sleeves blouse from Burlington Coat Factory for $9.99. I love tops like this because they can be dressed up or down. They are very relaxed and cool for the summer.
Glowing Rhinestone Sandals: So Rack Room Shoes was having a BOGO 1/2 off shoe sale. I saw these sandals for $9.99 so I bought two and got this pair for only $5.99. Ladies this shoe was originally $39.99. Hurry up and get yours they are still onside!!! What a steal!!
Liz Claiborne Side Satchel Purse (Similar): I have had this purse for a while it was a gift from my sister from Jcpenny. Side satchel purses can be purchased from just about anywhere. Hurry up and go find yourself one there’s tons of them on sale!
So that’s it for my day at the Atlanta Ice Cream Festival. I encourage everyone to check it out next year!! Happy Summer Divas. Check out my video below to see all of the live action!!
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I am so excited about this summer-hat ‘look book’ I have put together. I absolutely love the summer weather. Floppy hats are great for a day in the park, lunch date and just for jazzing up a summer look. Most hats are going to start off at $20.00, however since I am bargain shopper all of my hats were purchased under $10.00. So let’s grab a hat and add some sass to your outfit!
Citrus orange with a touch of pink
This orange, pink and tan hat was purchased from Charming Charlie for only $4.99. The brim of this hat is stiff, but can be folded to your liking. The pink and orange is a bit of an odd combination, though it adds just enough pop to any solid outfit. I love this hat because it gives my head and shoulders good cover from the sun, but not my view of the summer fun!
Bright Stripes in White
Ladies this hat is more of a classic fitted squared sun hat. It is perfectly tailored. There is a wire that is seamlessly inserted around the brim so that you can fold and bend the hat to your style. The royal blue can easily be mistaken for black, however the silver threading and white crisp lines at a touch of pop to this hat. I love to pair this hat with solids or other stripes to give it some flare.
I’m not ashamed to say it “If it’s a bargain, it’s a steal!” This fierce red hat hails from Wal-Mart! Am I serious? Indeed I am! Walmart has an assortment of summer hats and thanks to my friend Lani, she convinced me to purchase this hat. I am so glad I listened to her! This is a classic floppy hat. The brim is big and tends to flop on the sides leaving room for you to look out at the hot summer skies. The hat was purchased for only $7.99. This was a great find!
Busy Bumble Bee
If you are looking for a classy but sexy summer look, Ladies this is the look for you.
So, the story behind this hat is that I had to have it!! It’s absolutely gorgeous. But I wasn’t willing to pay $20.00 for it, so I waited until it hit the clearance rack and bam there it was for $4.99. I couldn’t believe my eyes! I purchased this black and yellow stripped hat from Charming Charlie that just happened to go great with my black and white stripped skirt! This hat is a traditional floppy hat that is stiff enough to bend and fold to your liking. The yellow band adds just enough jazz to this classic hat.
Happy Hat Shopping Divas!
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