My One of a Kind Shopping Style

March 5, 2013 by  
Filed under Fashion Tips & Finds

The Diet Dr Pepper One Of A Kind Style Sweepstakes is on and to help celebrate the kickoff this time I decided to highlight my personal way of shopping.  My love for shopping is like an art form and the way I shop has really defined my one of a kind style. I shop clearance aisles first and when I spot something I like it has to meet a certain criteria – like the ability to be worn at least two different ways and be easily worn for day or night (I have a tendency to “build” outfits piece by piece).  Also, while the new arrivals that are placed right smack in the front of the store may be the easiest choice, it can also leave you looking like everyone else.  Sure, It can be challenging and at times frustrating but it’s what sets my outfits apart from others. Another habit of mine is to mix and match high-end pieces with affordable finds that will get me the most wear. For the most part when I see something on the rack I can envision what I’ll be wearing it with before I even walk out the door…and those are the pieces I wear to death and the pieces that make my style one of a kind.

Just last weekend I went shopping for some spring shoes and I knew I wanted booties.  At first I was looking for a black and brown pair, but then I saw this tan suede pair with a gold platform and they were only $20!  Right away I knew that they’d be perfect to dress up or down so I snagged them right away.  The first outfit I wore them with a pair of mint green skinny jeans, a simple white tee, a boyfriend blazer  and a polka dot scarf.  For my second outfit  I wore the booties with my go-to skirt and a chambray top.  I love the way it gives the black skirt a more laid back look without taking away the dressy part. This particular outfit was under $100 and I’ve worn each piece a ton of different ways.

 

Not bad for a pair of booties that cost only $20!  Check out some of my other day to night looks below.

Striped Dress for Day or Night

Polka Dot Skirt for Day or Night

 

Don’t forget Diet Dr Pepper will be running its One Of A Kind Style Sweepstakes where for three weeks you’ll be able to enter to win thirty stylish prizes.  For more info visit http://drpepper.com/oneofakind/sweeps

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Mi Insta Life: 2/15-2/20

February 20, 2013 by  
Filed under Fashion Tips & Finds

This weekend after I celebrated my sons 8th birthday I decided to take a few days off and do what I do best…SHOP! I took my time and hit a bunch of local Tampa boutiques that I love and found a ton of great stuff on sale.  Although I never made it to a mall, I did make my obligatory stops at Ross, Marshalls and of course T.J. Maxx.  My favorite purchases were the gray booties and chambray top seen below that I found for only $5 at T.J. Maxx.  I’ve been looking for this particular worn-out grayish/taupe colored booties for some time now, and I finally found them on sale for only $20!  The built in wedge gives me the height that I always want but still keeps me super comfy.  I can’t wait to wear them with my shorts and skirts this summer (actually this weekend because it’s going to be in the 80’s).  Click here for some outfit ideas.

I can’t believe he’s 8 years old!

Must Have Monday: Contrast Trim Clutch

January 21, 2013 by  
Filed under Accessories

I tend to buy a handbag and wear it to death BUT I’m constantly on the look out for a cute clutch (especially one’s that have a detachable strap – that’s double win for me).  Clutches are fun, great for day to night looks, and easy to grab and go, which why I usually have one stashed inside my handbag.  This contrast trim clutch from Yeswalker is PERFECT!  Not only does it have the detachable strap that I love but it also has a strap on the outside flap that makes it that much easier to run around with.

Contrast Trim Clutch – $28 at Yeswalker.com

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