Category: Trends on a Budget

Hermes Inspiration on a Budget

Colorful Buckle Bracelet Bangle

So can we discuss this incredible Hermes inspired GORGEOUS bangle?  Most of us in our lives will never be able to justify the $600 price tag of the bracelet this one was inspired by.  I think everyone should have accessories that make them feel fabulous with out completely and totally breaking the bank!

 

Its a great piece for a stack and comes in two sizes (12″ and 18″ depending on preference) I chose the 12″ because I have tiny wrists and wanted to use it in a stack, however as just a statement piece and more of a cuff the 18″ is literally perfect!   I will be ordering this in pink for myself and for Christmas presents for a few friends.

Its really sturdy and well made, I was really impressed with the weight of the bracelet the quality of the packaging and over all the quality of the product.  Overall this was a fun and great Hermes inspired purchase, especially because I cannot justify paying the price for the original but love having something fun and a little special.

Cold Shoulder Transition for Fall

Its that time of year when (were gonna pretend this happens in Florida) where the weather starts to cool, the leaves change, and the cute fall outfits can start to come out, or at least some transitions to fall.

Open Shoulder Floral Print Top Mid-Rise Capri Jeans | Round Toe Mary Jane Ballet Flats | Flat Fold Over Clutch

A cute cold shoulder top is a great start to transitioning to fall.  Tucking the top into my capris with this look made sure that the more flowy nature of the top didn’t mean I lost my body shape in all of it.  Clearly seeing the hip line and top of the pant line gave this definition it really needs.  This is a big key in wearing a flowy top.  Next I paired my favorite capris which are so amazingly flattering on everybody type (and are so incredible for butt shaping and lifting), I cannot sing their praises enough!  

Ummm and did i mention my obsession with pink for fall? Yea you can’t go wrong with pink for fall!   I am so excited for all of the amazing figure flattering looks I am bringing you for fall and I can’t wait to share all of them with them!

How to Rock the Dots this Fall

Polka dots are hands down my favorite fall trend, I love the yellow too!  But this fall polka dots have taken over the racks everywhere and I want to give you some pointers of how to rock the dot this fall!

Outfit detailsSelf Belted Polka Dot Shell TopBamboo Handbag | Mid-Rise Capri JeansFlip Flop Sandal

Always always always you will hear from me is fit is key! FIT!!  Always find a piece that is going to nip in at the waist like this tank top with the tie for the waist. It instantly creates a fantastic waistline and great shape for the body.  I know I continue to preach about defining a waist but it seriously makes such a difference in creating a shape that makes most women feel so much more confident.  DEFINE THAT WAIST

The other key piece when wearing ANY print to be honest is keeping the size of the print proportional to the size of you.  If you are a petite tiny woman a giant print is going to overwhelm you for instance.  Keeping them proportional to you is going to keep them from swallowing you visually.

Third, when I am wearing a pattern I prefer to keep everything else in the outfit simpler.  I let the pattern speak for itself (especially if its my favorite polka dots!) I include subtle details like bows or sparkle but I never try to compete with a bolder pattern otherwise it ends up once again overwhelming the person wearing it and they see pattern instead of the wearer.  We wanna see you!!

So I hope this helps you to feel super confident in rocking my favorite pattern this fall.

What fall trend has you perplexed as to how to wear it? Leave me a comment below and lets get it tackled together!

My Must Haves for Every Body Type for Fall

ITS FALL Y’ALL!!!!

Ok now that I got all of that basicness out of my system lets move forward!  We are in a great season of transitional pieces that are amazing for everyone that you absolutely need in your wardrobe! Each of these items will make you feel fab while helping you transition from summer to fall.

Women’s Faux Leather Front Legging

Leather leggings are huge this fall and its not a shock as to why.  They add a twist to any outfit giving an extra unexpected twist.  Now these particular leggings are made by SPANX so they are going to make you feel incredible.  These lift your butt, hide any cellulite (lets be real we all have it) and these will nip you in like a dream!

Plaid Wool Effect Blanket Wrap

Blanket wraps are one of my favorite pieces for fall and winter.  They are such a cozy, warm and functional piece.   Its a quick easy grab and go (thats perfect with the leggings above).  To create a great shape with an item like this just add a great wide belt and instantly you have a great hourglass shape for any body type.

Women’s Wide Brim Wool Ribbon Band Floppy Hat

No real body friendly reason to love this hat, I just do.  I love a great hat, period end of story.

Long Sleeve Sheath Dress

A great little t shirt dress with some extra interest like the a-symetrical hem and the ruching on the sides is going to be very flattering in creating a nipped in waistline.  This dress is amazing for putting under a great blanket wrap, scarf or adorable cardigan.  Its perfect for pairing with an adorable pair of riding boots.

Open Front Cable Knit Warm Sweater with Pockets

A great chunky cable knit sweater like this is the most amazing practical piece in my wardrobe. I use mine year after year to toss over a cute t shirt dress like above, with leggings or with jeans.  I love to belt it with a great wide belt to create an awesome waist line and avoid the bulk that could come with this style of sweater.

Women’s Riding Boots

Last but not least is my absolute favorite winter and fall wardrobe item is a great pair of riding boots.  The height of these don’t cut off the line of the leg like booties often can.  They are a great item to pair with dresses and skinny jeans.  They are just my go to footwear for fall and winter any chance I get.

I hope this round up helps you get a jumpstart on your transitional shopping for every wardrobe and every body type!