Hi-Lo Brunch

I try to get together with my girls friends as much as possible. Getting to do girly things together is a necessary past time for me. These brunches are also a reason to wear sunday brunch dresses. This hi-lo dress is not typical brunch choice, but as soon as I saw it in the Nordstrom … Read more

Pop of Color Among the Dots

Laundry Double Breasted Skirted Coat Obsession of the Week:  Statement Coat Bring a summer dress into the fall by throwing a blue coat over it. Since Florida has so much sun, my dress closet is bursting at the seems. Why should that entire dress wardrobe go into hibernation during the fall? Here the layering is minimal … Read more

Be Bold! Wear Shorts!

Laundry Double Breasted Skirted Coat Obsession of the Week: Statement Coat I have always been weary of wearing shorts outside summer beach days. The Bold Coat spread in InStyle’s September issue convinced me that shorts can be worn with a bold coat.  Some of the hotest trends for fall are incorporated in this look. The … Read more

Bold Military Coat

Laundry Double Breasted Skirted Coat Obsession of the Week:  Statement Coat Forget the boring black coats and opt for a blue coat this fall. You’ll stand out from a crowd with any eye-catching blue military inspired coat. Wear a light colored scarf to draw attention away from problem areas and cinch your waist to create … Read more

Pillow from Perpetually Yours Pets!

April has not hidden her affinity for Perpetually Yours Pets, and now we are holding a giveaway featuring one of Rachael’s screen-prints! Up for grabs is a Pug breed screen-printed pillow. From the website: There’s a puppy party and only the fanciest of pure breeds are invited. Each dog is dressed in costume based on … Read more

Print Mix Day to Night

Brian Atwood Maniac Polka-Dot Platform Pump Obsession of the Week: Polka Dot Pumps My polka dot pumps are not Brian Atwood, but they feel like I spent serious money on them.  They are from my new favorite place to order shoes online, to wit: Sole Society!  They are extremely comfortable and did not need to … Read more

Obsession of the Week: Mint Jeans

Mint Jean 3 Different Ways (1) With Button Down and Crop Top Sweater Over (2) With Neon Cut Off Shirt and Hands Free Purse (3) With Leopard Top and Platforms  camel platforms

Fashion’s Night Out 2012

My hubby and I hit up Neiman Marcus at the Galleria for Fashion’s Night Out.  We actually got there in time to see the show. Such a rarity for a “school night.” There was some singing and dancing and a guest appear by Karina Smirnoff of Dancing with the Stars. She was wearing metallic Herve … Read more

Hands Free Weekend

Refuge Ankle-Zip Mint Skinny Obsession of the Week: Mint Jeans I could not live without the Gucci belt bag (aka mod-Fannie pack). It just makes the weekend so much easier. Everything is hands free these days, why not take it to the next level by make your purse hand free. I have been looking for this … Read more

Peppermint Leopard

The Crop Skinny in Mint Obsession of the Week: Mint Jeans Animal print is holding strong as it has been trending for several years now. I was surprised and excited to to see leopard on the fall runways this year. Leopard and mint pastel skinny jeans are an unexpected combo for a casual Friday outfit, but … Read more

Color Blocking for Bikinis

Color blocking has pervaded my swim wardrobe!!! Victoria’s Secret came out with some amazing bikini separates this year that make it a piece of cake to color block and mix prints. Considering that I got married this year, I was avoiding all strapped bikini tops. I purchased the Madi Push-Up Bandeau strapless tops in Psycho Red … Read more

Crop Top & Mint Jeans

BDG Cigarette High-Rise Jean – Mint Obsession of the Week: Mint Jeans Bring spring trends into fall by wearing summer’s crop tops over classic white button downs. Just because the leaves are dropping (not here in Florida, but elsewhere in these United States) does not mean you have to disregard easter egg pastels. After all, fall … Read more

Maxi to Work

Another day at the office means another day to wear my new maxi skirt. Here, I tried not to match anything in the the outfit by throwing in as much color variations as possible. I maxed out the colors by mixing teal, white, beige, baby pink, coral, brown, black, gold, silver, and purple. The only “color” that is uniform throughout is white. It was a fun outfit that went from day to night just by pulling off the tweed blazer.

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Stars and Maxi Skirts

Kirra Chiffon Maxi Skirt Obsession of the Week: Maxi Skirt Since the Fourth of July, I have been trying to incorporate this lovely star tank top into my wardrobe. I picked it up at Walmart while my sister was waiting in line. I started checking out the clothing section out of sheer bordem and I could … Read more

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How to Wear a Maxi Skirt to Work

Shannon Printed Long Skirt Obsession of the Week: Maxi Skirt Maxi skirts are ridiculously comfortable which is perfect for a day at the office.  If long skirts are permitted in your place of employment, you must at the very least try incorporating it into your work-wear lineup. It feels like your wearing pajamas, but do not accidentally fall asleep. … Read more

Obsession of the Week: Maxi Skirt

Maxi Skirt by aprilgolightly on polyvore.com I happened upon a new maxi skirt a few weeks ago when I was literally digging through the Dillard’s Clearance store in the Boynton Mall. Of the girls in my office told me about it and I could not wait to check it. It is madness, but I paid … Read more

Summer Packing Video

The summer is almost at an end, but before it does, you must get some deserved holiday time in. Here I am packing for a summer weekend getaway to visit my family in Stuart, Florida. I spent most of my time at the pool and the beach on my mini vacation. My favorite outfit of … Read more

3 Ways to Wear a Turquoise Necklace

3 Ways to Wear a Turquoise Necklace: 1. With a turquoise coverup 2. With leopard out on the town 3. With a jean skirt and vest