Shop Your Closet

Monday, August 18, 2014

Shop Your Closet.  I love shopping, I could do it every day, but sometimes my bank account won't let me so that's when I need to head into my closet!  The best part about your own closet is you have so many different options to reinvent pieces by finding new ways to wear them.  It may sound daunting but I'll keep it simple, I promise.  Let's take this simple cap sleeve black and white striped dress, back in March I showed you style this dress by pairing black and tan.  Today, I'm taking that same dress and showing you how to transition it into fall!  With a few subtle changes, swapping the open toe pumps for booties and adding a long cardigan you've got a completely different look!  

A few tips on shopping your own closet, make sure it's organized.  You wouldn't want to shop your favorite store if it was in disarray, right!  Try things on, make sure they fit and are in good condition.  If not, donate or get rid of them.  There's no point in letting them take up valuable space in your closet! 
You may have a really great pair of patterned jeans in your closet and have no idea how to wear them, browse your favorite magazines, Pinterest or websites (like mine!) for inspiration!
Layer up!  Especially with fall just around the corner.  You don't have to wait until next year to wear your favorite maxi dress.  Toss a chunky knit sweater on top and you're good to go!

Happy shopping!


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Boho Chic

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Thank you so much for your support on my last post, I was lacking some serious motivation to work out and you inspired me to get moving!  Not gonna brag but I ran an entire mile yesterday, non-stop, haha, hey it's a start!! ;)  
Summer is slowly coming to an end and my favorite season is fast approaching...Fall!!   I've already noticed a few trees turning that pretty orange color I love.  Transitioning your summer wardrobe into fall is as easy as adding a pair of ankle boots and tossing a cozy sweater over your favorite dress and since it's still nice enough to wear dresses I'm taking full advantage.  I'm a huge fan of boho style and this chiffon dress hits the mark perfectly, how great are the open shoulders?!  As with any outfit, accessories are key.  I added a pair of ankle boots and gold details to complete my bohemian chic look! 
Gentle Fawn Dress | Booties | Bracelet | Bag (similar) | Necklace
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Maxi Skirt

Monday, August 11, 2014

Confession time.  Last night I posted on Instagram that I had a confession to make and, well here it is...I'm not loving the way I look or feel at the moment.  I've been over indulging in one too many macarons and skipping the gym because I'm "too tired" after a long day of work.  Such a lame excuse!  So I've decided today is the day, it's always a Monday right, haha to get my ass (literally) back in shape.  I'm not trying to lose weight, just tone, tighten and live a healthier lifestyle.

Instead of throwing in the towel when it comes to getting dressed in the morning, because let's be honest we still want to look chic, I like to toss on a loose fitting maxi skirt, solid color top and accessories.  Low key, stylish, and comfortable.

With a vacation and a few events coming up in the next few weeks I'm determined to get back in my skinny jeans!  If you have any fun motivational tips to share with me I'd love to hear them!!


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