Popped with Pink

26 Oct

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Sunday: Another overall kind of day. This pair is very comfy! There a knit pair that I picked up while vacationing down the beach. Yeah, I like to shop while on vacay. That’s my thing to do. Everyone else chooses something they want to do while on vacay, and mine is always to shop. They may have some of the same stores that you see at home but different regions have buyers that may get different pieces than you would find in your local stores. So if shopping is your thing, don’t hesitate to check the local stores when you’re on vacay! Especially thrift stores! Alright, I’m out for now. It’s been a long birthday weekend! I’ll show you some of my gifts in another post. Thanks to everyone who bought me gifts and for the b-day wishes! God Bless!

Camo Button Down: JCP last season (hand-me-down from Javar)

Overalls: Marshall’s (OC Maryland)

Heels: Rainbow (2 of the 4 other colors worn here   and here )

Griddy

26 Oct

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Saturday: Wearing these denim overalls that I picked up last year. Kept the look casual by wearing this grid pattern knit sweater. I didn’t realize it (until the temp got quite warmer than when we first left the house and I took off my jacket) but I was wearing the team colors, red and white, at Javar’s game. Anywho, pulled out these comfy Zara boots in preparation to go check out the new Century 21 store that just opened at the Gallery in Philly. Century 21 is one of my favorite places to shop! There are none locally (until now). The company has all of its stores in the New York/North Jersey area. If you’ve never heard of it, it’s a department store that carries everything from women’s wear, menswear, childrens, accessories and shoes. Unlike an ordinary department store, it has designer and high-end designer brands at 50% off and more! The prices can seem a bit steep for most people, but if you love designers but don’t want to pay full price for them, this is the place to go! They also carry lesser priced brands too so don’t be put off or intimidated by high end designer names and prices. I actually bought myself a pair of boots for my birthday present to myself! Hey,there’s nothing wrong with my yourself a b-day or Christmas present. You get exactly what you want and in the correct size, no returns necessary! Well, gotta go do another post. Thanks for stopping by! God Bless!

Side Note: I realized when I went to take them off, my boot was left unzipped from trying on footwear at Century 21. My “photographers” never tell me that kind of stuff. I guess when you get photos taken free of charge by non-professionals stuff like that slips by, lol.

Sweater: F21

Overalls: JCP

Boots: Zara (last season)

Warning: Picture Overload/Transitional Outfit

19 Oct

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Sunday: With the temperature taking a little dip today I decided to wear a “transitional outfit”. Transitional meaning you may have some warmer weather pieces that you still want to and can wear before the temps get too cold, and you wear them in a way that’s still season appropriate. For this look, the pants are lightweight but the long sleeve/rolled sleeve top and blazer help them to transition easily from Spring/Summer to early Fall. Also, the heavier shoe (which is hard to see), but with it’s chunky sole and chunky wood heel and patent leather, but also a peep toe makes it appropriate for the early Fall temps when it’s still warm enough to wear your toes out. For me anyway, some people venture into open toe/feet exposed footwear in the Winter. I might, but with socks or tights. And I love the Fall (fashion-wise), for being able to wear my hats without my head getting too hot. Sidebar: I prefer men’s hats because they’re bigger and can be seated down better on my head. Plus, the brims and bigger and wider! Do you prefer Spring/Summer or Fall/Winter dressing? Hope you had a great weekend! God Bless!

Top: A.N.A (JCP)

Trousers: Worthington (JCP)

Shoes: Michael Kors (really old!)

Hat: Scala (Boscov’s Mens’ Department)

Necklace: Mandee’s

The Secretary and the Cheetah

12 Oct

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Sunday: Nothing like a pop of color when wearing an animal print! I could have easily worn a bright pink, yellow, orange,  or other bright color blouse/top with this cheetah print skirt, but instead I opted for this red, tie neck  sheer blouse. The tie neck gives the look a retro secretary feel but the ankle booties makes it more modern. Thanks for reading! Hope you had a great weekend! God Bless!

Blouse: BCF

Skirt: Dana Buchman (gifted from my Secret Sister; Thanks!)

Booties: F21

I Heart Camo

12 Oct

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Saturday: Comfy layers for a day at Javar’s football game. I love camo pants but they can sometimes come off a bit too masculine, which is cool with me but not for others. So to make them a little more feminine I added some pink in this heart lightweight knit sweater. Of course I had to take it a little further and throw on this gingham button down underneath to do a little pattern mixing. I also opted not to do the heels thing and went with these hightops instead. Are you a fan of camo anything? I like to use it as a neutral. Until next time, God Bless!

Gingham Button Down: ?? ( I seriously don’t remember right now!–old)

Heart Sweater: Old Navy (last season)

Camo Pants: GAP (last season)

Sneakers: JCP (old)

Cooling in Culottes

28 Sep

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Sunday: Still trying to suck up the final days of this warm weather. I decided to break out these denim culottes that I purchased about 4 yrs ago. I wore them one time before way back then but that was it until today. They were a last minute decision (I already had another outfit ironed and ready to go), but when I seen that the temp. was already 65 degrees I made the last minute change. Since the culottes come up higher on the waist and stopped at the knee, I wanted to go with a shorter top to keep the proportions right. I could have also worn a top tucked in but this one would do for such a last minute decision (I had to get to church on time!). Hope you enjoyed the weekend! Until next time, God Bless!

Top: Duro Olowu (JCP)-limited collection

Culottes: Marc by Marc Jacobs (Loehmann’s)-very old

Gladiator Heels: Diba (DSW)

Big Bang

21 Sep

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Sunday: Trying to get the last wear out my warm weather clothing before the weather really changes (tomorrow night is the 1st day of Fall/Autumn). The tee I thought was interesting and quirky. I am not a fan of the Big Bang Theory tv show. Michelle and others rave about how funny it is but I just couldn’t get into it, the couple of times I tried watching. I’m gonna try to give it another chance since the new season starts tomorrow. Are any of you fans of the show? The inspiration for wearing this color nail polish came from watching E! Channel celebrating Joan Rivers. She was wearing a similar color in one of the highlights of the Fashion Police that they showed. She was soooo hilarious and I am going to miss her so much on the Fashion Police. Her jokes was ridiculous! Although I will always watch and be a fan of the show it just won’t be the same without her! They are in hiatus right now but will resume in January 2015. R.I.P. Joan! God Bless!

Tee: Hot Topic

Skirt: I Heart Ronson (JCP)

Shoes: Michael Kors

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