Tag Archives: platform shoes

Animal Instincts

31 Oct

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Love the richness of a burgundy/wine color! It pops well against this animal print skirt. Wanted to dress the skirt down by styling it with this tee and platform sneakers. These sneakers are the same the ones I posted here with the stars. I initially purchased tan ones like these but with the stars. I never wore them so I returned them when I got back from Chicago after purchasing these and the white ones with the stars for both pair for less than the one other pair. Steve Madden was having a great sale! Well, thanks for stopping by! God Bless!

Tee: Arizona (JCP)

Skirt: Buffalo by David Bitton (JCP) (I probably got that name wrong but you can find that brand at JCP)

Platform Sneakers: Steve Madden (Chicago)

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Stars and Stripes

26 Oct

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This is one of the vintage pieces that I picked up in Chicago. I like to hit up the thrift stores and go vintage shopping whenever I visit a different city. I do my research online before I get there so that I have a well executed plan as to where to go, store hours and the best way to get there. Wicker Park was the neighborhood. They had several stores up and down the street. I spent my time going in and out of stores (while the hubby patiently waited). He knows that’s my thing when we travel! It’s also where I picked up this awesome Stella McCartney look-a-likes from Steve Madden. I think they are too trendy and not worth the hundreds of dollars asked for by the designer ones. But that’s just my opinion. Do what you like with your own money ;). Thanks for reading! God Bless!

Dress: Vintage (Ragstock in Chicago)

Shoes: Steve Madden (Chicago)

Texturized

23 Oct

I am in love with this piece! I didn’t exactly know what it was while hanging on the rack but I knew it was something that I wanted! I love that it has two different textures, one pretty smooth and the other a bit rough. The rough side is what I preferred but that was the side that had the label designating that it is the “wrong side/inside” of the garment. So guess what, that’s the side I wore it on any way! And the sneakers! What can I say? I know they are not a lot of people’s style but I love them and they are my “personal style”. Anyway, thanks for stopping by! God Bless!

Dress: Urban Renewal by Urban Outfitters

Platform Sneakers: Jeffrey Campbell

African Beaded Choker: Vender at a show

Just Do It

10 Dec

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Ok, who doesn’t love a sweatpant? I’m usually the person who only wears sweats around the house or to run out real quick for coffee or the market early in the a.m. If I am in sweats it’s usually a pair of the trendy athleisure type of joggers. Anyway, I recently acquired two pair of the most comfortable pants in the world. Men’s Nike joggers that were handed down to me from Javar. I’m sporting the gray pair here but I also have black ones that are a different fabric. Since I really didn’t feel like leaving the house today let alone getting dressed, I knew these joggers were the perfect solution! I styled them with this cozy Christmas “sweatshirt” that is extremely soft! I felt like I was in a pair of comfy pjs. And I just couldn’t go all out and wear sneakers too so I amped up the look with these crazy high platform booties. And for some reason, by throwing on a chic fedora it just makes you look more put together! What do you think? God Bless!

Sweatshirt: Boscov’s

Joggers: Nike (men’s)

Booties: Speed Limit 98

Cream of the Crop

24 Jun

I’ve had these high waist pants for quite a while now and had actually planned on styling them with a different top. But when I purchased this crop top a few months ago, I instantly knew that I would style it with these pants. The top has that tribal print that’s on trend at this time. I like that the fabric makes it feel as though I actually bought it while traveling abroad. Thanks for stopping by! God Bless!

Top: Forever 21

Pants: H&M (old)

Shoes: I can’t recall the brand right now (check back on another post)

Black Lily

19 Jul

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Sunday: I finally decided to wear one of the several maxi skirts that I purchased at the beginning of Spring. I love that this one is super long and that I need to wear very high platforms in order for it to not drag the ground. That could be a good thing and a bad thing. The bad thing about it is that I will never be able to wear this skirt with flats. Anyway, I love a lily so the black lily print just gives the skirt a more mysterious feel. Just styled it with a simple black tank to let the skirt be the main attraction and not have to compete with a fussy top. Oh yeah, I almost forgot to talk about the body chain/choker combo. I purchased a few different body chains over the last couple years or so but just haven’t felt inspired to wear them until today. I like this one, a more edgy, choker neck chain/body chain combo. I like that it’s an unexpected touch to such a whimsical look. What’s a trendy accessory that you’ve tried recently? Thanks for stopping by! God Bless!

Tank: H&M (old)

Maxi Skirt: BCF

Platforms: ? (Piperlime.com)

Body Chain: Mandee’s (I think)

Modernly Mod

20 Jun

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Sunday: Another lighting issue, sorry. I had been watching this sheath dress for some time so when it got marked down, I had to snatch it up. A sheath dress is always so classic. It looks good on any size and shape. I loved the bold colors and floral details of this one. The shoes keeps it fresh and modern but with a hint of a mod touch. Thanks for stopping by! God Bless!

Dress: Worthington (JCP)*always has great dresses!

Shoes: Circus by Sam Edelman (BCF)