FASHION: wrap me up in your love

{Old Navy Tee, Jeans, and Boots // Sweater c/o Woolovers // Blue Line Hat // Forever 21 Glasses // Gifted Purse} Casual is sorta’ my thing *toot toot*, yes that’s the sound of me blowing my own horn; but when it comes to making an everyday casual outfit exciting, I honestly think it’s all about the accessories. For me I start with the top and work my way down. How’s my hair, is it socially acceptable or has it crossed the line of being obnoxious? To hat or not to hat, that is the question. Next, we move to the face, earrings are a must, diamond studs […]

HOW TO :: wear a crop top

Fear the crop top no longer! No matter your age, or size it can be done, and it can be done right. {click here to see how I styled a crop top last summer} Keep in mind these 3 tips in choosing the right crop top for you: 1. keep it age appropriate; anyone over 25 should think twice about showing your navel in an ensemble that doesn’t belong on the beach. by keeping your bottoms high waist’ed showing only a few inches of skin you’re able to keep the look classic 2. find a flattering shape; don’t just think a top that is short. look for a perfect […]

FASHION :: What I Wore {trio of chains}

TOP gifted SKIRT forever 21 JACKET winners NECKLACE max & chloe BRACELET thomas sabo SHOES report {purchased via hautelook} This child of mine is a total show-boat; in front of the camera or not, she’s always looking to make those around smile or laugh. It’s no wonder my laugh lines are really starting to show. Totally worth it I’d say! Posing apparently comes naturally to her, put her in front of the lense and the leg goes wild. Is it bad that I’m a little bit impressed with her stance?

FASHION: Curvy Girls Spring Fashion Guide

SHOP THE LOOK :: jacket // shirt // bag // pants // shoes Dressing curves doesn’t have to be daunting, nor does it have to be bland. You know when you were told to avoid bold colors, any abstract patterns and heaven forbid you wore a skinny jean. Well throw all this bogus information out with this weeks trash, you can wear anything your heart desires, as long as you accessorize it with confidence. Today I’m showing you how to wear a spring trend we’re seeing quite a bit of, florals. I’m pairing it with some neutrals to mellow out the look as the pants speak loud enough. Easy peasy, yah’see, wearing florals doesn’t have to […]

Plus-size fashion… oh how things have changed

It’s funny, yesterday I was scrolling through my facebook feed and I saw a killer dress I just felt I just had to own. You know when something catches your eyes, stops you in your tracks and refuses to leave your head. Like walking by an entire box of glazed donuts with only one sprinkle covered sugary goodness left.  As if the clouds have opened and a ray of sunshine is beaming down your path right to it. Yeah, that feeling, I’m going to bottle that up and sell it! If you don’t already know about Monif C, let me introduce you! Plus-size fashion outlet that knows […]

What I Wore: a vest of fur

TOP h&m VEST forever 21 {sold out; similar} PANTS yoga jeans GLASSES ebay NECKLACE gift EARRINGS gift HEADBAND lulu in the sky SHOES old navy {similar– similar} You know when you wear something that just feels good, no matter if there is a mirror around or not. That’s this outfit for me. I know it doesn’t show off my curves or for that matter hug any of them, but it’s a feel good look; and these ensembles we need as woman. For I dressed for me when I woke up this morning, nobody else. The vest is beyond heavenly and with the added shoulder details, it maybe […]

Fashion: Ends at size 12

image source I read this article a little while ago, so I am certain this won’t be “breaking news” for most of you. Never the less, it has hit a cord with me personally. I am not a Tim Gunn fan, until now. Not because I disliked him in anyways, but because I gave him none of my spare time. Here’s a news flash for you, I don’t watch Project Runway nor do I watch his show “Guide to Style” on Bravo. Is that weird, that I don’t watch these two uber poplar fashion-dedicated shows? I do however know Time Gunn as the voice of Baileywick in […]