Versace Mansion Charity Ensemble

Who doesn’t love a good charity event !?!  This do-gooder event was extra special for me as it was the first time that I ever set foot into the famous Versace Mansion.  I vividly recall longing to enter years ago on my first adult visit to Miami Beach.  This was years before the mansion was … Read more

Work Purple and Mint

Mint green is quickly become my fave spring color. I was able to work these mint capris from h&m into my work wardrobe with a black short sleeve top from Target, tweed jacket from the Talbots outlet, and these point toed purple leather kitten pumps from Steve Madden.  The purple shoes and the cropped mint … Read more

Spring Mint Madness Inspiration

The mint green trend reminds me of high school when my favorite nail polish was mint green and baby blue. My toe nails were always one or the other. The Spring Louis Vuitton runway brought me back to spending my afternoons at the beach everyday after school. How I miss that freedom! Keep an eye … Read more

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Wedding Ceremony Location Scouting

The wedding date is quickly approaching and my days have been filled with planning details that have nothing to do with fashion.  🙁  I am very excited about having the wedding, marrying the love of my life, and getting my life back to normal.  Until then, expect bridal posts and days where I am completely … Read more

Colored Leather Loafer DIY

 Ingredients Loafers (leather or faux leather will work) Tarrago Leather Paint Tarrago Leather Preparer Leather Application Sponge (comes in Tarrago kit) Mixing brush (comes in Tarrago kit) Drop cloth (large garbage works) Masking Tape Paper Towel Inspiration Step 1 Find some leather 0r faux leather loafers that are so boring in an traditional color like … Read more

Pastel Just in Time for Easter

Easter Polka dot Pastel Outfit by aprilgolightly featuring filigree earrings With Easter around the corner , you cannot help but be excited about all the pastel Easter egg colored denim that are in the stores right now. When shopping for pastel colored jeans, be sure to buy the style that works with your body. If … Read more

Meetup with Fashion Friends

Meetup Florida Fashion Fans by aprilgolightly featuring a colorblock dress April Golightly has started a meetup called Florida Fashion Fans. FFF group is an effort to create an environment where it is  not only ok to talk about fashion for hours, it is the preferred topic. The theme of the first Fashion Happy Hour is … Read more

The Heat is On for Floral Bottom Jeans

Heat is On by aprilgolightly featuring zippered tote bags Floral Bottoms by aprilgolightly on polyvore.com When wearing short shorts, try to make the top more conservative to balance your look. Too much skin can be overwhelming and not very stylish. For transition from fall to spring, try wearing the floral shorts with some tights. What do you … Read more

Short Fun Wedding Dresses

Short Wedding Dress With Sexy Shoes by aprilgolightly featuring lapis lazuli jewelry   Whether you are wearing a short dress as your main wedding dress or wearing it only for the ceremony, you want the dress to capture the bride within you. As a second dress, a short dress is a chance for you to … Read more

Polka Dot Bottoms

Polka Dot Bottoms by aprilgolightly on polyvore.com     polka dot jeans

Polka Dot Jeans by Harajuku Mini for Target

Why limit yourself to women’s department? Even with curves, you can shop in the girl’s section! When designers started collaborating with Target to produce children’s clothing, I found that the prices were even more reasonable for the kiddies! In fact, at times, the kids designs are even more fun than the grown-up outfits. These amazing … Read more

Mad Men Banana Republic Shopping

Mad Men is finally returning! After waiting impatiently for the last year and a half, the world finally gets to see the lovably real style icons in action. It’s not just about the fashion for me. The writing is truly impeccable and utterly compelling. Since Mad Men seems to be finally boosting their ad budget, I suspect … Read more

Be the Girl on Fire at the Hunger Games

Hunger Games Chic by aprilgolightly featuring a stretch shirt We are reading Hunger Games for my book club and I have not been able to put it down.  Now that the movie has come out, I need to figure out what I am going to wear to watch the film and also to the book … Read more

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Harrison Ford On His Back

Harrison Ford likes to have his belly pet. Here, he is getting a nice rub from his mommy.

Save Money on Save the Dates DIY

Ingredients 1.  Save the Date Magnets purchased on Vistaprint 2.  Craft Bond Spray Adhesive 3. Paint Chips (note: I chose to mix the colors, but all the same colors would work as well) 4. Magazine 5. Ream of 8 x 10 – 25 Pound White Paper 6. Paper Trimmer 7. Glue Dots 8. Fiance helper (much … Read more

Rose Gold Accessories

These amazing rose gold Giuseppe Zanotti sandals (similar here by Jimmy Coo and Jean-Michel Cazabat) were a great find from Ruelala. Rose gold accessories go well with spring and spring transition outfits. This outfit is perfect for spring transition as it is a little bit spring, but still keeps you warm when it is cool.   … Read more

Beach Themed Wedding Reception

The wedding planner called me to let me know that a wedding was going on at our venue. My fiance and I jumped at the opportunity to check out the room already set up for a real life wedding.  The ball room was set up for a beach themed wedding. The place looked very nice, … Read more

Camouflage Top

Wearing: Camo Shirt from Bealls (found similar dress here) Blue Faux Leather Jacket from Bealls as well (similar real leather one here) Modified Jewelmint Screen Siren Earrings  (check out modification here) Gun Metal Lock Necklace (similar here) Shoemint Jolly Leopard Booties (similar here) Red Escada Aviator Sunglasses (similar here) Diesel Boot Cut Jeans in Light Blue Orange Moschino … Read more

4 Ways to Wear an Eyelet Top

Girl Weekend Eyelet Top by aprilgolightly featuring chino shorts How to Wear an Eyelet Mid-Drift Top to a night Out on the town by aprilgolightly featuring clutch handbags Eyelet Mid-Drift Top Worn to Work by aprilgolightly featuring a gold bead necklace How to wear Eyelet Mid-Drift Top Worn on the Weekend by aprilgolightly featuring a … Read more

Saint Patrick’s Day Outfits

My little sister is heading off to New Orleans for Saint Patrick’s Day and she asked for some help deciding what to wear for the big day.  Since everyone will be wearing a green top, I figured it would be fun to put the green on the bottom.  Green bottoms are very wearable and easily … Read more