Outfits Lately

Hello Friends! Today’s blog post is a quick and simple one. Here are a few outfits I’ve been wearing lately all summed up into one post. I love creating outfits for the blog, but I also think it is important to show and share what I wear on a regular basis. Most of these outfits are things I wear to work some are from the weekend and date nights.

Confidence in Black

Over the years I have been drawn to color –  the brighter the better. One of my favorite things to do Is mixing contrasting colors together. I get a lot of comments that they  would never have thought to wear that together (I take that as a compliment!).  However, in the past year or two, I have been loving more neutral colors. I find all black to be the opitaimity of chic! We can even see this throughout the years. One movie most fashionistas love, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” when she wore that amazing black dress and pearls. I do, however, consider myself a fashionista, but I actually thought that movie was boring.  I watch it for the fashions.

With black, by changing the accessories, you can create so many outfits that give you so many looks. You can have a sporty look when you wear an outfit with sneakers, then with the same outfit have an evening look with jewelry and heels (flats for me tho!).  I just love how versatile one color can be.

You can even transition it throughout the seasons. I love a simple black t-shirt in the spring and summer. A black turtleneck in the fall and winter has been a staple in my wardrobe forever!

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An Alternative to Sweats

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Do you ever have those days when you just don’t really feel like doing much? I think I have them way to often. I just want to put clothes on my body and get the day going. Lately, I have been making an effort to avoid wearing sweats on those days, and going for a more put together option. Which is where the inspiration for this look came from. Here I am wearing a comfortable shirt and a pair of black pants (which feel like you are wearing leggings). It’s simple yet comfortable, perfect if you are running out of the door and don’t have that much time to get your life together (this happens to me way more than I would like to admit lol). When it does happen there is no need to run around looking like a hot mess. I know it is hard but, I am honestly say it takes the same amount of energy to wear this outfit as it does to wear sweats.

Outfit details:
Shirt: Gap (old) similar here
Tank: Target (my favorite cami!)
Pants: TJ Maxx similar here ON SALE!!!
Shoes: Ross similar here

Layer with Athleisure

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Jacket: New York and Company (ON SALE) ~ Hoodie: H&M ~ Shirt: SheIn ($8!) ~ Jeans: Gap similar here~ Shoes: Nike similar here

Hi Friends!

I am sorry I have been MIA this week. It has been such a busy week.

This outfit is perfect for those chilly days. Can you tell I don’t like to be cold? One thing I love to do is layer with light jackets in the spring. Typically,  I would start wearing this complete outfit then as the sun starts to warm the day, I remove the (faux) leather jacket and just wear the hoodie. If it is really hot outside, I would remove both jackets and just wear this super cute tee. I love army print. I think it is the olive green that gets me, it is one of my favorite colors to wear. Do I need to talk about these jeans again? lol Are you sick of them yet? Sorry not sorry, they are still my favorite.

Let’s talk about my hair, this is one of my go to styles when I don’t have much time, but need to do something with my hair. It is so simple! Do you all want to see more of my go to hair styles? Let me know and I can share them with you.

Bye Bye Boots

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So, I haven’t told you all happy spring! With spring comes open toe shoes, summer dresses, and light jackets. The down size of spring, is we have to put our boots away for a few months. I love boots, but honestly I think I love spring more.

Now that we have said goodbye to our boots, let talk about this outfit. I bought this top to wear to a concert, but ended up wearing something else. I love a simple shirt like this because you can literally wear it so many ways. Tucked in, with leggings, or dress it up for work. I love adding a scarf in the spring because if you get a little chilly you always have something to wrap up in.

Details:
Shirt: TJ Maxx similar here, here, here ~ Jeans: Gap similar here~ Boots: Franko Sarto (really old) similar here and here~ Scarf: Similar here

Flea Market Finds

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Hi Friends,

In the spring and summer my family visits the Baltimore Flea Market and Bazaar (mostly for the food) but we always have great time. One particular time we found a stand that sold these dashikis. All the women in my family purchased one. I had mine stored in my closet for quite sometime. After I purchased these boots, I thought they would go really well together. It was actually a very comfortable outfit. The boots added that touch of something special 🙂

Top: Found at flea marker, similar styes here ~ T-shirt: Gap ~
Leggings, really old similar here ~ Shoes: HauteLook, similar here

Plaid

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Happy Friday Friends!

This week has been a crazy busy week. I am sure you all noticed I had a difficult time posting this week. Just know, I am here today with an outfit that would be perfect if you work in an office setting.

In the winter I wear a lot of dresses and skirts, which means I live in tights and stockings. It is always fun to wear colored tights for style and to keep you warm. In my opinion it just add a element of fun to an outfit.

I found this jacket a few years back at Target but you can find the current season here. The plaid shirt is from the Gap (similar here) and my skirt is thrifted, but is  J Crew . I usually get my tights from Target which has an amazing selection of colors and prints.

Gray Hoodie

Hi There…

I don’t mean to talk about the weather as often as I do, but I have to say, the weather has been so nice lately. Honestly, I can skip winter every year. How is the weather where you are? img_9407_fotorimg_9373_fotorimg_9402_fotorimg_9327_fotorimg_9398_fotorimg_9341_fotorimg_9394_fotor

I have been wanting this hoodie for a while to wear with one of my leather jackets (outfit coming soon). I decided to keep my look simple today, because sometimes that’s just the way the cookie crumbles. There are a lot of times where I just throw on a hoodie and that’s my outfit. I tend to have more of a casual style, I love to dress up just like anyone else but when you just want to hang out and relax… all you need is a good hoodie. I was on the hunt for the perfect hood and decided to go with the H&M basic hoodie. I don’t shop at H&M to often but I love their basics. Have  you all noticed there clothes are a little more true to size, if not big. Once upon a time I couldn’t figure out what my size wore in there for the life of me.

A Coat for this Weather

Hello there!

I feel the need to rant about how cold it has been the last couple of days. I guess I should be thankful that it is not snowing, so I guess I shouldn’t complain so much. With this cold weather, I have been living in this coat. Honestly, I wear it everywhere, everyday, all the time. I wanted this coat so bad because I have been into the athleisure look and wearing this with sneakers is my favorite look, especially for the weekend. img_8901img_8903img_8922img_8923img_8934img_8946img_8950img_8953

I received this coat for Christmas, but if you are looking for a similar coat I found one here and here.

Trying New Things

Happy Tuesday Friends,

Today’s outfit is a simple one. I love love love outfits that you can just throw on and still feel like you are in your pjs. Typically, I prefer a more structured looked and when I found these pants until I walked out the house for this shoot I was unsure about these pants. I decided to take a risk. Can you tell I am not much of a risk taker? When I decided to wear these pants I though to myself They are cute they look great with this shirt and decided to go with it.

I had to remind myself, it is just clothes and fashion is meant to be fun and creative so lets plan and have fun with it. img_8272_fotorimg_8235_fotorimg_8284_fotorimg_8240_fotorimg_8286_fotorimg_8261_fotorimg_8264_fotor

Tip: If you are wearing an oversized shirt and less form fitting bottoms tuck the top in slightly to create more shape to avoid looking like you are wearing a sack 🙂

Sweater: H&M similar here| Pants: Forever 21 | Shoes: Bandolino similar here|
Glasses: Charming Charlie’s