Scott Disick’s Look for Less!

July 31, 2014 by  
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My favorite part about Keeping Up With The Kardashians has to be Scott Disick, I know I can’t be the only one! I love his sense of humor and his over the top extravagant style. His styles ranges from yacht club style to a little urban with big watches and leather jackets. Its impossible to not find at least one outfit that can fit your style. I chose a more urban look to recreate for less because it features two must haves for this fall, the bomber jacket and distressed jeans. ¬†Check out the Lord below ūüėČ

Scott Disick's Look for Less

Bomber Jacket | Noble Denim T-Shirt | DSQUARED2 Gray Wash Jeans | Sneakers

Disclosure:¬†‚ÄúFashiongrail.com occasionally receives vendor/brand sponsorships for selecting and mentioning brands or products in the Boys On The Side Section¬†but the opinions expressed herein are those of the author.‚ÄĚ

New Ways To Wear A Button Down

July 29, 2014 by  
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What’s a guy to do when its 100 degrees out and needs to step it up a notch; throw on a button down! You can wear swim shorts, put on a simple button and be set to go for a night on the board walk. It‚Äôs best to invest because they don‚Äôt go out of style and can literally be worn year round. Below are some easy ways to spruce up your summer basics and some must have button ups for now and later.

If you want a button down that can be worn with any pants¬†your best bet is white or chambray. If you pair the white with denim you’ll have a stylish fool proof look and the chambray will immediately give all your bottoms a preppy feel. Bonus points if layered over a perfectly worn in graphic tee.

Mens Summer Outfits

Muscle Shirt | Chambray Button Up | Reigning Shorts  | G-Shock Watch | Flip Flops

Plaid/flannels are back with a vengeance! Wear in place of a sweater on cool nights and brighten them up during the day by pairing them with white shorts, or gray and blue bottoms for a fresh spin on the 90’s classic.

Flannels

Plaid Marc Jacobs Shirt | Plaid Ralph Lauren Shirt

Prints are fun but a tad bit harder to wear during cooler weather. Look for small prints that can be worn solo or with a tee now and then under a sweater later.

Mens Stylish Outfits

Billy Reid Button Down | Shorts | Slip-Ons | Sunglasses

Mens Fall Outfits

Billy Reid Button Down | J Crew Cardigan | Chinos | Brown Belt | n.d.c. Brown Oxford 

Disclosure:¬†‚ÄúFashiongrail.com occasionally receives vendor/brand sponsorships for selecting and mentioning brands or products in the Boys On The Side Section¬†but the opinions expressed herein are those of the author.‚ÄĚ

Pinspiration: Stylish Offices

July 28, 2014 by  
Filed under Fashion Tips & Finds

Oh how I wish I could be sitting inside one of these stylish little offices right now! I’m in desperate need of some work space but with five kids I’ll take whatever corner I can get. Right now my kitchen table is my work space and while it works it doesn’t really give me the space I need or want but I do get to work from home so who am I to complain – One of these days I’ll have my dream office for now I have Pinterest.

Pinspiration: Stylish Offices

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Pinspiration: Stylish Offices

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Pinspriation

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Pinspiration: Stylish Offices

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Pinspiration: Stylish Offices

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Stylish office

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Check out my Inspirational Home Decor: Stylish Offices for more Pinspiration

Celebrity Copycat: Miranda Kerr’s Crop Top Look for Less!

July 25, 2014 by  
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Miranda Kerr keeps her crop top casual with baggy boyfriend jeans and Birkenstocks. ¬†I included the exact same Birkenstocks ¬†below which usually run for about $120. ¬†You can easily get a similar slide for way less but I personally think that if you’re going to jump on the Birkenstock band wagon it might as well be with the real deal. ¬†They’re so so comfy and they last forever!

Celebrity Copycat

Five Things

July 24, 2014 by  
Filed under Fashion Tips & Finds

I can’t believe the kids start school in less than four weeks! The summer has flown by and while it wasn’t the most eventful it was one of the happiest because Joseph has brought us all closer together and changed our lives forever. ¬†Hope everyone is having an amazing week!

Found this army green vest on sale at Shopbop. Plan to layer it up this fall.

Army Green Vest
Rediscovering Blue’s Clues with Joseph. My William, who’s going to be 16 in October, was a die hard Blues Clues fan. He carried around a little notebook all the time and had me draw clues every where we went. When he was at home he’d sit in his red chair with his bobo (what we call a binky in spanish) and scream a clue a clue! To see Joseph squeal when he hears the Blues Clues song brings back a lot of great memories.

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This week we gave Joseph peas. It didnt go to well he gagged and refused to eat which is unlike him he’s usually game for anything so we decided to stick to just cereal for a couple of more weeks.

 

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Nothing like fresh blow dried hair! ūüôā ¬†Ever since I bought my Hot Tools blow dryer ¬†my hair is so much ¬†smoother and easier to blow dry. ¬†I have lots of hair and I use to blow dry it by hand then use a flat iron to smooth out the top but now I can skip the flat iron.

Five Things

 

I have a weakness for Cup O Noodles soup and always have them handy for last minute lunches.

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Celebrity Copycat: Zoe Saldana’s Look for Less!

July 24, 2014 by  
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Zoe Saldana is reportedly expecting twins and I’m sure her pregnancy style will be just as amazing as her pre-pregnancy style (click here to see some of my pregnancy style). I picked this outfit to do a copycat because it can be easily worn during pregnancy in several ways. You can wear with the skirt for a date night and during the day with leggings and a blazer.

Zoe Saldana's Look for Less

Cute Casual Outfit by fashiongrail on polyvore.com

Meet My New Contributors + 3 Stylish Travel Outfits For Men

July 23, 2014 by  
Filed under Boys on the Side

I’ve always loved mens fashion just as much as women’s, even more so now that I have five boys. My boys are the type of kids that will wear anything I say. I’ve never been pushy with my opinion they just naturally naviagte towards me and listen to my advice. They have great taste but they always seem to come to me for final approval and I find it so sweet. Think about that for a sec, I dress 4 ( 5 if you count Joseph) guys every single day of the week. When I say I know and love mens fashion, I’m not kidding.

Not only do I dress my boys, but I also dress my husband. When you’re dressing that many people on a budget you also learn how to maximize what they have in their closet and what I buy them. When I mentioned that I wanted to bring more styling tips and finds on a frequent basis they were excited and wanted to join in!

So for the next couple of months I will have my two oldest, Evan and William (see below), contributing their stylish opinions to the post in the Boys On the Side section. I thought it would be neat to have them model for the post but they preferred to stay behind the scenes and write for now! Stay tuned but for now, you can check out three summer outfit’s perfect for traveling in style.

Evan  & William

 

Mens Travel Outfits

Floral Print Shirt | Levi’s Shorts | Ben Minkoff¬†Bag | Sand Shoes | Sunglasses

Mens Travel Outfit

Entire Look Here

Mens Travel Outfits

Striped Sweater | Chinos | Boat Shoes

¬†Disclosure:¬†‚ÄúFashiongrail.com occasionally receives vendor/brand sponsorships for selecting and mentioning brands or products in the Boys On The Side Section¬†but the opinions expressed herein are those of the author.‚ÄĚ

 

Celebrity Copycat: Amber Heard’s Look for Less!

July 23, 2014 by  
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Amber Heard’s outfit is so pretty! ¬†Love the laid back boho vibe the hat and lace skirt give her look. ¬†Tip: looking to wear this look into the fall? ¬†Pair the skirt with some booties and a slouchy sweater.

Amber Heard's Look for Less

Shopbop & East Dane Extra 25% Off Sale Items

July 22, 2014 by  
Filed under Fashion Tips & Finds

ShopBop Sale ¬† Just a heads up about a special sale at Shopbop & East Dane!¬†Take an extra 25% off select sale items at ShopBop and take an extra 25% off ALL sale items at East Dane until Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at 11:59 PST. Enter code 25EXTRA at checkout. For details, see www.shopbop.com/25extra and www.eastdane.com/25extra. ¬†See below for some items that I’m loving! Shopbop Sale

Nanette Lapor Tunic | 9seed Mini Cover Up | Born Free Tunic

East Dane Sale

Board Shorts | Tee | Boat Shoes | Sweatshirt | Seersucker Shirt

 

How To Style: Crop Tops At Any Age

July 21, 2014 by  
Filed under Fashion Tips & Finds

There really isn’t any big secret to wearing a crop top after having kids. All it takes is a little confidence and the right balance. last year I tried a crop top with a high waisted skirt and a white blazer (click here to see the entire post). The skirt and crop top were sexy and the blazer gave it a conservative touch – the perfect balance. This isn’t my day at the park outfit but it’s definitely a date night outfit. Below are some tips on how to rock the trend effortlessly.

How To Wear Crop Tops

 

Confidence

If you feel sexy you will look sexy. It’s that simple. The key is to own it! I have a belly and lots and lots of stretch marks after having babies, but life is too short to deny myself the clothes I love and want to wear. ¬† Below is the perfect example of a crop top with class!

Plus Size Crop Top

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Balance

By balance I mean that if you plan on rocking a crop top make sure your bottoms are on point and choose a crop top that falls at your natural waist. High waisted bottoms are prefered because they fall at the smallest part of your waist and in return expose a tiny bit of that area. See Kim Kardashian,  the crop top poster girl below.

Kim Kardashian Crop Top

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Layer

If in doubt or out with the kids…layer! Layering is fun and has no limitations. Try a lose crop top over a white button down, a long lean tank or even over a dress.

Layered Crop Top

 

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Always Stay Simple

Avoid prints and loud colors and/or excessive accessorizing. Instead go neutral with beige, white, black or gray and keep accessories minimal. The idea is to look effortless and Kim Kardashian again is a perfect example of how to keep it simple.

Kim Kardashian Crop Tops

Go Monochromatic

One of the easiet ways to wear a crop top is by wearing a head to toe color – black crop top and black pencil skirt – then try a white blazer over the crop top. It will draw the eye to ¬†the tiniest part of your waist. ¬†Try it. You’ll thank me later!

 

Crop Tops With Class

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