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!
Before you know it the fall season will be upon us and truth be told I can’t wait! Some of my favorite colors will back with a full vengeance: Plum, dark shades of blue, classic blacks, wine and sexy shades of red. But does that mean you have to pack away all the bright pieces you collected all year? Nope! Try blending those bright colors with fall’s warmer shades. For example, try tangerine with brown, yellow with blue, or pull out those cute printed tops and layer with blazers (like the red one below). And don’t be afraid of letting bright accessories stand out among your new fall favorites. I’ve never been a fan of being to matchy match… and this fall is the perfect season to put it all out there!
Simple earrings like these are fun and easy to inject color into fall outfits.
Keep your bright tops out and pair them with dark bottoms like corduroys and booties.
I had to throw these booties in the mix…they’re so girly, full of attitude and perfect for fall!
Navy skinny jeans with pink polka dots are a cutesy way to keep your fall tops fun!
Bright arm candy looks effortlessly chic when paired with plum colors.
Bright heels are a sexy no brainer for dresses or pants.
Shrugs are another easy way to transition anything from bright tanks or your favorite summer dresses.
Necklaces, like this bright pink one from meetmark, are a great way to either kick-up that office outfit or inject some fun into your favorite LBD.
Bright suede flats at TJ Maxx for fall – love it!
Don’t put away those printed tanks or tops just yet! Instead layer them underneath blazers and sweaters (saves money and look stylish).
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