How to Wear Maxi Dress in Fall

This fabulous maxi dress should not have to go into hibernation for the winter. For fall, throw on a light blazer, peep toes, and a fabulous crochet hat. To go all the way to winter, put on a winter coat, like I did with my polka dot maxi dress. If it is really cold in your town, feel free to wear the … Read more

Wear Sequins Everyday

Why wait until new years to wear sequins? My sister bought this top to wear for new years eve party, but I wanted to show her that she could wear it everyday. I hate to have a top that can only be worn one day a year. How boring is that? This royal blue fall … Read more

Neon in the Fall

Neon is a spring trend that I am unwilling to give up this fall. I bought into the spring trend with the purchase of fabulous neon yellow sandals. I was stopped several times to receive complements on my nautical dress and neon sandals last time I wore them. An ego boost that made my day. … Read more

3 Ways to Wear Corduroys

While I was overhauling Karalee’s closet, she asked me to help her find outfits that would include her new corduroy flares. Karalee heads up north during the holidays and needs some warm clothes for the trip.  My favorite outfit here is where I mixed the brown cords with the black sweater and her skinny leopard … Read more

Graphic Sweater Trend

This season the runways were covered in graphic sweaters of all sorts. There were comic book inspired sweaters by 3.1 Phillip Lim, lobster print sweaters by Tibi, and of course wink print sweater by Moschino. The graphic sweater trend has expanded to include even ugly Christmas sweaters reminiscent of Bridget Jones Diary. I was considering buying … Read more

Velvet Jacket for Fall

As the temperature decreases, I get extremely excited about breaking out my fall velvet wardrobe. I try to wear velvet in non-tradition ways. Here, I buttoned up my cropped velvet jacket and wore it as a shirt. It worked out well because I was able to tuck it into my high waisted maxi skirt and … Read more

Color Blocking for Fall

Bags and nails are an easy way to add a pop of color to any fall outfit. You can use analogous colors that are next to each other on the color wheel like pink and orange. I prefer analogous color to complement as I have recently combined red and orange and blue and green. For more … Read more

How to Wear the Baroque Trend

The Baroque trend reminds me of religious art that is a staple of almost every museum that I have been to in Europe. When I first saw this baroque art, in my early twenties, I was completely bored by it. Now, I can appreciate it’s over the top nature, but I still would not want … Read more

How to Wear Brown & Black Together

My mother taught me that black and brown never go together, but I enjoy bending her fashion rules. The key to wearing black and brown together is making it look deliberate. A brown belt thrown together with black pumps can look like a mistake. Avoid this mistake by color blocking black and brown. Here, my … Read more

Lights, Camera, Fashion!

  Light Camera Fashion by aprilgolightly featuring metallic leather handbags Alexander mcqueen Alice Olivia tweed jacket White cropped skinny jeans JustFabulous slip shoes 3 1 Phillip Lim metallic leather handbag Pendant jewelry   houndstooth coat

Fall Equestrian

The fall runways were full of designer feeling the need to saddle up their horses. Knee high riding boots are probably my fave equestrian inspired fall must-have, but I have not found a pair that is within my budget yet. However, I was happy to break out my Ralph Lauren khaki riding pants. I am … Read more

Weekend Wear with Sperry Top-Sider

  Weekend Wear with Sperry Top-Sider by aprilgolightly featuring mini shorts Polka dot shirt Tweed coat $765 – Mini shorts $40 – Sperry Top-Sider low heels Acrylic jewelry

Full Color For Fall

I hit the mall today and found an amazing chartreuse skirt from J.Crew for only $24.99.
As you can see, Cobalt blue looks great with chartreuse. I cannot wait to style my new skirt.

Vest Over Dress

This dress has been sitting unworn  in my downstairs closet for a while now. I bought it at good will in Stuart, Florida over 3 years ago, but have not been able to incorporate into my wardrobe until now. In an effort to save money for a home and children, I am shopping in my … Read more

Still Love Neon Sandals

  Neon Sandals by aprilgolightly on Neon Sandals were fun this summer! I wore them to the beach and out shopping. They can be worn this fall with opaque tights and layers. For ideas on how to wear neon sandals in the fall, check out my Neon Madness Pinterest Board. neon sandals pump

Friendly Funksion Fashion Show

After watching the Oscars this year, I was so excited to break out my yellow dress again. I decided to wear it to the Funksion Fashion Show on South Beach. Gotta love that we have fashion shows in Miami! It’s such a fun thing to go to with friends! As you can see, we had … Read more

Project Closet

Karalee has been asking me to style her closet for a while now. We finally made time and made a video of her experience. It was a great time and Karalee ended up with 40 new outfits using items in her closet already. In this economy, shopping your own closet is a great way to … Read more

Shades of Red

FADE TO BLUE Classic Skinny Jeans, Victorian Red Obsession of the Week: Red Skinny Jeans After checking out all the fall runaway looks on The Cut iPad application, I decided that I should try mixing my red jeans with the hottest fall color out there…cranberry. Some designers mixed different shades of red together and it … Read more

Expand Your Skirt Wardrobe

Everyone you know has seen you in that dress. They are over it and so are you. Why let beloved dress just sit in your closet?  What a waste! Expand you option by throwing a sweater over your dresses. Fall is all about layering and pairing sweaters and dresses is the simplest way to start. … Read more

Florida’s Endless Summer Almost Over

Illusional Polka Dot Evening Dresses by Aidan Mattox Obsession of the Week: Polka Dot Dress Florida seems to have an endless summer, but I am not complaining. The summer might be stifling, but the Fall and Spring make up for that misery is spades. The weather is starting to get a tad more bearable and … Read more