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

DIY Inspiration Scarf Outfits

Scarf Outfit DIY Inspiration by aprilgolightly featuring vintage clothing dresses scarves top

Don’t Let Earrings Weigh You Down DIY

Don’t Let Your Earrings Weigh You Down DIY by aprilgolightly on Don’t let your earrings weigh down your ears. At a very young age, my father warned me about what happens to earlobes after years of wearing heavy earrings. I’ve been wearing studs every since. Over the past few years, I have branched out … Read more

Green Shoe Envy

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We Named the DOG Harrison Ford

Whether Harrison Ford was playing Indiana Jones, Han Solo, or Dr. Richard Kimble, I was entranced by his charisma and wit.  All my friends had crushes on Brad Pitt or Johnny Depp.  They are both good looking guys, but  they are no Harrison Ford! Harrison’s smirk was enough to have me watching his movies until the VHS tapes stopped working. … Read more

Tiffany Wedding Shoes

  Tiffany Wedding Shoes by aprilgolightly featuring stiletto heels   A friend of mine is getting married and she is on the hunt for some tiffany blue wedding shoes.  The Tiffany’s color is so specific, but here are a few pairs of shoes that I found that came really close.   Nicholas Kirkwood high heels … Read more

cashmere sweater j.crew jeans T.J. Maxx

Look Preppy and Trendy

Kate Middleton has taught us that you can be trendy and preppy at the same time.  It seems like a contradiction in terms, but if you take a page from Princess Kate’s play book you will see that it can be done effortlessly.  Here, two trends are represented in a very subtle way.   The … Read more

Like “” on Facebook, and follow April on Twitter!

Sometimes it’s difficult to stay caught up with the latest posts from your favorite blogs. If you use Facebook or Twitter though you can stay up to date with the latest from April Golightly. To get her posts on your news feed, simply like our Facebook page, or on Twitter, follow @april_golightly. April posts in … Read more

How Do You Wear Spring Colors Now

Why wait for spring to start wearing Prada’s new spring colors?  Prada’s spring ready to wear collection featured looks inspired by the 1950s.  The kitschy car details were adorable, but unfortunately cannot be incorporated into everyday wear.  The take-away from this collection were the Prada colors of red and the muted baby blue.  The colors in and … Read more

Tropical Outfit Inspiration

Outfit Inspiration Hawaiian Garb by aprilgolightly featuring sleeveless tops When are we leaving for the tropics?  Don’t bother forking out the money for a plane ticket this year, just check out the spring 2012 ready to wear runway collections and you will be transported to paradise. Stella McCartney’s palm tree tops make me want to break … Read more

Neon AND Glitter Nails

Why are your nails so boring?  These days finger nails are very important accessory that need to be factored into your outfit.  Here, I am sporting  neon pink Milani polish under Milani pink glitter nails with a camo top from the juniors section at Bealls.  Layering polishes is a way to wear glitter and neon … Read more

Oscars in the Park

  Oscars in the Park by aprilgolightly featuring green scarves Palm Beach International Film Festival is hosting an Oscar watch party in the park at the Mizner Park Amphitheater.  The dress code requests oscar gowns, but that seems crazy for sitting in the grass.   Instead why not try a maxi dress and wedges.  Don’t forget … Read more

Hats Off to The Artist

    Don’t let the silence stop you from seeing The Artist as it definitely will not stop the film from winning Oscars this upcoming weekend.  The movie was amazing!  I laughed almost as much as I cried. The wardrobe was fantastic and a true portrayal of the way women dressed in the late 1920s. … Read more

Be Happy, Wear Yellow!

Be Happy, Wear Yellow! 

Do you steer clear of all things yellow?  Don’t let the brightness blind you to the health benefits of yellow this spring.  Yellow is one of those colors that brightens your day.  Turns out, it is not about just looking amazing, according to psychologists, the color yellow has a dramatic effect of energizing you with happiness.  If you are having a bad week, break out some yellow and turn your frown upside down.

Yellow floral spring top

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Wide shot, under the pier.

Shirt Dress Goes to the Beach

Wearing: Button Down Shirt Dress by Theory (similar here) Windbreaker/Rain Jacket from J.Crew (similar here) Jewelmint Spellbound Earrings Escada Red Aviators purchased on Ideeli (similar here) Revlon Color Stay Nail Polish Black Skinny Belt (similar here) Wedge Sandals from Bealls (similar here) I was so excited when I saw shirt dresses were all over the … Read more

Be My Valentine Bangle

  Be My Valentine Bangle by aprilgolightly featuring chunky bangles Over the years I’ve had a ton of guy friends come to me with questions about what to get their girl friends for Valentine’s day and my go-to recommendation has always been a red bangle that matches the style of their girl.  To me, it … Read more

DIY Inspiration: Colored Loafers

I am trying to wear more flats to “save my feet.”  I love heels, but sometime a girl just needs to wear flats. I was never that girl until recently when my fiance started giving me flack for complaining about my feet.  Now if I know I am going to be walking a ton, I … Read more