Fashion

The First Look of Christmas: All That Sparkles

The First Look of Christmas: All That Sparkles

‘Tis the season and all that. Over the next month, I plan to show you five looks for Christmas. My m.o. is definitely dresses or tunics and leggings with a little glitz thrown in there occasionally. But, mostly I’m a casual girl. I mean, I’m […]

Baby It’s Cold Outside: Fall 5×5 Wrap Up

Baby It’s Cold Outside: Fall 5×5 Wrap Up

It’s time to wrap up another 5×5 clothing challenge (what’s a 5×5??? Check out my original 5×5 post to find out). This one had a clear theme and that was cold. The first fall challenge we did featured me trying desperately to make fall work […]

Leggings: A How to Guide

Leggings: A How to Guide

Leggings are old news. From Lu La Roe to Target, they’re everywhere. What’s not quite as clear is how to wear leggings without falling into the mom look trap. You know what I’m talking about. Yoga pants, Graphic Tee, flip flops, messy bun. I’ve perfected […]

Fall Style Watch: Textures and Layers

Fall Style Watch: Textures and Layers

This fall, it’s not so much about what you wear but about how it feels. From velvet to chiffon and lace to ruffles, it’s all about the texture. And, if you’re not layering it, you may be missing out on this fall’s hottest fashion secret […]

Fall Trends: How to Style a Sweater Dress Three Ways

Fall Trends: How to Style a Sweater Dress Three Ways

The sweater dress is anything but a trend. It’s a classic style that I’ve been sporting for as long as I can remember (heck, I probably wore my first before I was out of diapers). This season, I’m learning to style the same pieces over […]

Last Minute Hassle Free Halloween Costumes for Adults 

Last Minute Hassle Free Halloween Costumes for Adults 

Just because you’re old and your idea of a hot Friday night is getting all the kids in bed before 9 PM so you can fold the laundry in peace, does not mean you can’t enjoy Halloween. And, by enjoy, I do not mean hide […]

One Bag, Three Looks

One Bag, Three Looks

As a busy mom, I don’t have time to worry if my bag matches my shoes. But, as a girly girl, I do love my bags *and* my shoes. It’s key to hone your style so that everything (or at least most everything) is interchangeable. […]

Fall Style Watch: Of Lace and Velvet

Fall Style Watch: Of Lace and Velvet

I’m not going to say this is my favorite trend because I’m pretty sure I start 90% of my fashion posts that way. So, instead I’m just going to say, velvet is hot right now and I’m not sad about that. By the way, the […]

Fall 5×5: Stepping from Summer into Fall 

Fall 5×5: Stepping from Summer into Fall 

What’s a 5×5 all about? See my first 5×5 challenge here. And, follow ups here and here. With that out of the way, let’s dive right in. If you thought I was abandoning my minimalist wardrobe goals just because seasons changed, you’re wrong. And, though […]

Fall Style Watch: Pretty in Plaid

Fall Style Watch: Pretty in Plaid

***Giveaway CLOSED*** comment on this blog post with your favorite Fall Trend to be entered in a CONTEST to win the Aventura top of your choice- valued up to $80!! See end of post for contest rules. This fall, I challenge you to start paying […]