T.J.Maxx Launches Online Store

September 18, 2013 by  
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You can now shop T.J. Maxx online….enough said!  The popular store known for its designer brands for way less has a new e-store www.tjmaxx.com that’s broken down into: Just In, Women, Shoes, Handbags and the Runway categories.  The selection is pretty impressive with TONS of bags, shoes and a vast array of dresses.  I don’t normally shop stores like these online but I’m liking the fact that a lot of the brands that are hard to find in my local stores are easily available online.  Great for shopping for Christmas 🙂  Check out some of my favorite pieces below.

DVF Hobo 

Lace Sheath Dress 

Double Breasted Jacket

ANkle Cut Cropped Pants 

 

Celeb Maternity Style: 14 Weeks

September 18, 2013 by  
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I’m just about 4 days into my 14th week of pregnancy but I look like I’m in well into my 6 month.  I’ve outgrown most of my clothes so I decided to buy the BeBand to get a few more wears out of them and it worked but I wanted to be even comfier. 🙂   So, I  started looked  for comfy outfit inspiration from some of my favorite celeb mamas and I immediately found a ton and most of them included a maxi dress.  Below is my version of the gray maternity maxi dress seen on Jessica Alba, Vanessa Lachey and Jessica Simpson.

What I’m Wearing: Munrow Maxi Dress   c/o Shop Bop and it’s 50% off right now | American Eagle Distressed Denim Jacket (also see here) |  Green Suede Belt c/o Kohl’s (similar version here) | Rebekah Minkoff Sandals c/o Shop Bop | Phillip Lim for Target Tote

 

image via People

Shawl Collar Cardigan Styled Three Ways

September 17, 2013 by  
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Shawl Collar sweaters (especially long ones) have a understated elegance that I’ve always adored.  I have a few in different colors but I don’t get to wear them as often as I’d like down here in Florida.  They instantly give an outfit a refined look that’s perfect for any outfit!  Tip: keep bottoms fitted and don’t be afraid to layer with other long pieces for a boho-esque feel.

Shawl Collar Cardigan – $52 at Yesstyle.com | Peplum Top – $88 at Debenhams | Cigarette Pants – $17.80 at Forever21.com | Cap Toe Pumps – $99.99 at Shopmango.com | J Crew Satchel – $238 at Jcrew.com | Leopard Watch – $100 at Betseyjohnson.com

Shawl Collar Cardigan – $52 at Yesstyle.com | Striped Top – $45 at Netaporter.com | Boyfriend Jeans – $39.95 at Shopmango.com | Ombre Chain Necklace – $28 at Baublebar.com | Leopard Print Flats – $28.50 at Charlotterusse.com | Metallic Tote – $99 at Stelladot.com

Shawl Collar Cardigan – $52 at Yesstyle.com  | Black Midi Dress – $50 at Topshop.com | Goddess Necklace – $50 at avon.com | Taupe Just Fab Booties – $55 at Heels.com | Vince Camuto Shoulder Bag – $198 at Vincecamuto.com

 

 

 

Sunday Morning Shopping: Phillip Lim for Target & The Maternity BeBand

September 15, 2013 by  
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After going to 3 different Target stores I finally found the bag I was looking for: the Phillip Lim large tote bag.  I also wanted to buy the sparkle sweater but they only had a extra small so I decided to check online and They did have it in my size but I decided to buy  the medium brown satchelinstead.  While at Target I also took a peek at their maternity section and bought the BeBand. I’ve been meaning to buy one these bands for a couple of weeks but I never got around to it till today. This little band is amazing and now I can wear ALL of my favorites jeans, shorts and tops that are starting to get a bit short.  It’s a lifesaver.  I will be posting some outfit pics and how the band actually works soon.  Did you score your favorite Phillip Lim for Target piece?

Baby Bump!

September 15, 2013 by  
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I was going to wait until 20 weeks but after a couple of kids there’s no hiding it for that long.  Looking forward to styling this baby bump! 🙂

 

Celebrity Copycat: Jessica Alba’s Look for Less!

September 13, 2013 by  
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How can you not love this outfit?  So adorable how Jessica Alba paired her feminine skirt with a cropped chunky knit sweater and sexy heels….perfection! Tip: not into the cropped sweater? Swap it out with a crew neck pull over and maybe even let a white shirt peek out underneath.  Great outfit for the upcoming holiday season.

Pink Chiffon Skirt – $31 at SheInside.com | Cropped Knit Sweater – $49.90 at Zara.com | Ankle Strap Heels – $26.90 at Windsorstores.com | Cat Eye Sunglasses – $9.99 at Shopzerouv.com | Patent Satchel – $80 at Shopmango.com

Be Yourself, Together #TargetWedding

September 12, 2013 by  
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When I first met my husband he was dressed like he just jumped out of the Delorean in the Back to the Future movie: So 1980’s!  He was wearing a leather jacket with the sleeves rolled up and tight jeans that landed about an inch above his glossy white sneakers. While little ‘ol me was decked out with an eclectic mix of boho and glam pieces selected from a least a dozen second hand shops around the Village. We were complete opposites. But as they say, sometimes opposites attract!

Perhaps that’s why I am so enamored with Target’s Wedding Registry under the theme “Be Yourself, Together,”  which embraces two people joining forces while celebrating their unique individuality to create a beautiful life together.  Target’s wedding registry line is nothing short of inspirational with a huge selection – from traditional picks for the home to fun, non-traditional items –  making it easy and stress free to pick the right gift.

To help interpret Target’s wedding theme, I was asked to pick out two different gifts, that when put together, represented both uniqueness and harmony.  For me, I would get the Panasonic camera to take pictures for my blog and a tent for my husband so we can escape on that camping trip he’s always talking about.   While he is pretending to be on Duck Dynasty I can take pictures for an upcoming post.

Panasonic Lumix Camera 

Coleman Flatwoods 4 Person Tent

It doesn’t get better than that! Two gift’s that really can be benefit from one other just like a newlywed couple.  And that is the beauty of Target’s Wedding theme “Be Yourself, Together” and their amazing wedding registry selection.  Follow all the wedding fun by checking out #TargetWedding.

Target Wedding

Celebrity Copycat: Alexa Chung’s Overall look for Less!

September 10, 2013 by  
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Now this is how you style a pair of overalls!  Alexa Chung gives her overalls a chic makeover with a classic trench and cap toe flats making it easy for anyone to wear.  It’s a playful look that’s perfect for a cool fall weekend.  Get Alexa’s look for less with pieces from She Inside, Guess and more!

Overalls – $98 at Nordstrom.com | Trench – $41 at SheInside.com |Quilted Flats – $79 at Guess.com |  Chiffon Blouse – $21 at SheInside.com | Mini Satchel – $39.95 at DSW.com

10 Must Have Bags for Fall Under $100

September 9, 2013 by  
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I own a ton (and I mean a TON) of bags, but each season I only have about 3 on heavy rotation: a classic black satchel, a tote of some sort and a crossbody that also works as a clutch. Why do I only use 3 bags when I own about 3 dozens?  It’s part laziness, part being a creature of habit and a dash of always wanting to wear something new even though I have bags sitting in my closet with tags on lol.  I’m working on it 🙂  This fall i’m looking for bags in a deep red aka burgundy, something with metal details like studs and a funky crossbody bag.  Check out some bags that I’ve been eyeing.

Mossimo Tote Handbag – $34.99 at Target.com

Anna Tote In Green $74.99 at Mimiboutique.com

‘Alex’ Faux Leather Satchel – $95 at Nordstrom.com

Rhinestone Patchwork Clutch – $85 at Yesstyle.com

Messenger Bag With Metal Detail – $79.95 at Zara.com

Perforated Crossbody Bag – $80 at Topshop.com

Leather Chain Strap Clutch – $98 at Shopthetrend.com

Alexa Tote – $98 at Piperlime.com

Angie Bowler Satchel – $64.99 at Handbagboutique.com

Chain Handle Tote – $89.95 at Lorisshoes.com

Amazing Faux Leather Picks Under $50!

September 7, 2013 by  
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Leather will always be edgy and cool.  Whether a jacket, pants, accent or even a top it’s a fool proof way to look instantly stylish.  This year leather is back in full force (along with the color black and that makes me wanna do a happy dance!) and when combined with cozy fall sweaters, leatherpieces will surely make any outfit standout.  Below are some of my favorite leather pieces and what to wear them with.

An amazing leather jacket like this one from Nordstrom is a must have in any women’s closet.  Wear over a little black dress or with jeans and a tee.

Faux Leather Jacket – $49.80 at Nordstrom.com

LOVE this trendy denim moto jacket!  Wear with a metallic tank, skinny jeans and high heeled booties for a sleek night look

Denim Moto Jacket With Leather Sleeves – $40 at USTrendy.com

Looking to wear a little leather to the office?  Try a pencil skirt with leather accents.

Pencil Skirt With Leather Trim – $25 at Target.com

A leather tee will kick your casual looks up a notch!  Pair with a statement necklace for extra flair.

River Island Leather Tee – $42.19 at ASOS.com

A cozy cardigan with a leather trim is SO chic!

Cardigan With leather Trim – $35 at Maurices.com

Comfy faux leather pants really do exist!  These Bisou Biosu pants are faux leather in the front and a point knit in the back.

Faux Leather Pants – $29.99 at Jcpenney.com

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