Monday, July 25, 2011

Love Is A Never Ending Feeling

It's my anniversary..and my husband is wonderful.  I can't get enough him and his cute dimples.
I got dressed in a hurry this morning, I woke up at 3am and could not go back to sleep..when I finally did fall asleep it was time to get up and I didn't have a lot of time to get dressed.  Times like these I turn toward the quick fit = tights & tank.  The blazer, boots, and hat dress it up a bit.  I don't know if I'm a huge fan of this tank it makes me look like I have a pooch could be the pose I guess but...not cute..

What I'm Wearing:
Black Wide Brim Hat Berkeley Hat
Long Tank H&M
Boots Steve Madden Intyce 
Vintage Coach Drawstring Bucket Bag

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

It's So Hard To Say Goodbye..

With my birthday approaching (July 29th) I  find myself thinking more and more about my age.  29 = the last of my 20's.  I'm still debating on breaking out the anti-wrinkle cream ;-).  I don't think I really cared or thought about my age too much until now.  With 29 approaching I find myself being more critical about certain things, and worrying more about certain aspects of my life.  But I am an obsessive planner so I guess I can attribute some of my worries to that as well. 
But when it all comes down to it I have so much to be thankful for and I truly am!!!

What I'm Wearing:
 Denim Shirt UO
Black Accordion Skirt Crossroads Trading Company
Gold Flat Espadrilles Tory Burch
Over-sized Vintage Bucket Bag Coach

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Monday, July 18, 2011

Double Denim Mondays

Some tend to think denim on denim is a fashion no no! As you can see I think otherwise.

What I'm Wearing:
H&M Straw Fedora Hat
Target Merona Straw Bag
Old Navy Boyfriend Jeans
DIY Jean Vest Old Jean Jacket

Friday, July 15, 2011

I Like My Scraves In Bows

 I'm a huge fan of scarves and wearing them different ways. This skinny scarf from Express is perfect for bow's.  This over-sized shirt was on sale at H&M and I just went up a couple of sizes for the over-sized feel, pretty comfy.  I wear high heels pretty much everyday so typically on Friday's I like to give the feet a rest.  I love these Dolce Vita For Target Oxfords so much I have all three different styles.
What I'm Wearing:
H&M Shirt
H&M Hobo Bag
F21 Leggings
Dolce Vita For Target Oxfords
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Click Picture: Skinny Leggings 29.00

Click Picture : FCUK Over-Sized Shirt 44.82

Click Picture via ShopStyle: Nine West Oxfords 42.86

Click Picture via ShopStyle: Fantas-Eyes Jester 26.00

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Curvy Girl Jean Chronicles

Click Picture: Joe's Skinny  Jeans Honey Fit 158.00

Being a curvy girl, I have had a hard time finding jeans that fit  right. Some tend to gap in the front or sag in the booty because I usually have to go up a size to accommodate my hips. Having jeans tailored is an option but I don't always want to have every pair of jeans that I buy taken in.  One day while shopping I stumbled upon a pair of Joe's Jean Honey Fit.  These jeans are amazing for curvy girls, a little splurge but definitely worth it.  I own a couple of pair of Honey Fit's and I LOVE them!
However, there are a couple of things to keep in mind as a curvy girl rockin' skinny's or any jeans for that matter:

1.) Dark colors are a must: black, grey, dark washes.  Light washed jeans tend to make curvy girls appear larger no matter the jean cut/style.

2.) Choose your top wisely: I personally love dolman tops right now.  Tops that are loose fitting are more flattering when paired with skinny jeans.  Clingy/tight tops are no bueno!

3.) Choose the correct size: Gapping and saggy backs are not cute! No camel toe either ladies..

4.) Add Height: Other shoe selections can work but heels will elongate your legs.

5.) Remember to wear a belt: Show your curves, I'm a big fan of my curves and love belts they  help!

Click Picture :Alloy Dolamn Top 7.99

Levi's also has reasonably priced jean's for the curvy woman and the sizes go up to a 17:  Levis 528 Curvy

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Rachel Roy's Fall 2011 Collection

Photo Credit: Rachel Roy
I have never been one to show a lot of skin. I always looked older because of my body shape/type so I always tried to remain as covered as possible.  I think it carried over into adulthood.  I prefer to show off my curves vs. showing too much skin.  Which is why I love Rachel Roy's Fall 2011 Collection, the collection embodies nothing but classiness. The cut's, prints, and colors are so pleasing to me. The knee length skirts I appreciate. The collection is simple, but yet so structured with bold details and layering which I  think  makes the collection.  I'm a simple kinda gal (sometimes) and I dig it!
Photo Credit: Rachel Roy

I tend to like Rachel Roy's designs in general. She also has Rachel Rachel Roy which has affordable pieces.  Her shoes are very cute and affordable and I must say they are comfortable as well.  You can find great statement pieces in her jewelry collection and some of her sale items aren't too shabby either.

Photo Credit: Rachel Roy

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Vintage Bag Finds

Lately, I have been getting into shopping for vintage bags.  Like the bags my mama use to wear when I was a little girl.  I was lucky enough to find a vintage Dooney & Bourke Equestrian Calvary Bag in close to mint condition.  I  found mine on EBAY for about 25.00 but there are thrift stores in L.A. and San Francisco that have great vintage bags. Return Engagement a consignment store in Redondo Beach always has nice vintage bag finds in great condition.  Online at  Horse Keeping they also have great vintage Dooney & Bourke bags.  The bag that I have runs about 90.00 on horsekeeping depending on the condition.

I love my Over-sized Vintage Coach Bucket Bag another EBAY find, my mama use to have a blue one and a couple of other colors.  Brings back great memories and its so big it fits everything!!