Sunday, May 15, 2011

Outfit Idea of the Day: Anti-Boring Businesswear

 No plain white button up shirt and khakis look on this blog! Make your business dress more fun and more colorful with this easy to pull together look.

This shirt is beautiful with its black and white ruffles and is an extremely easy shirt to put on and not need to accessorize much, if at all.

Ballet Neck Chiffon Flower Top
$19.99 at

Whoo hoo. A bright red pencil skirt! I am way excited for a colorful and shapely skirt. This red will pop nicely from the black and make you instantly more stylish.

Bow-Pocket Skirt in crimson red

$27.50 at
 This outfit screams for zebra print shoes. :) I like these with the bows on the side, however, I have also run into many a pair of cute zebra print flats at good prices if heels aren't your thing.

Classified Zebra Peep-Toe Patent Heels

$26.99 at

Pull the whole outfit together with a pretty white bag. This one is simple and functional.

Ashlyn Tote in pearly white

$20.99 at

What do you think?

Saturday, May 14, 2011

Super Cute Clearance Accessories from JCPenney and Von Maur

 Well I just happened to be hunting through the clearance accessory sections of Von Maur and JC Penney and found some really cute stuff for some pretty good prices. There is no rhyme or reason to these, they don't all go together or anything. I just picked some of the items I really liked.

I love this turquoise and blue flower bracelet with the butterfly on it. Cute and unique a great way to springcessorize (yes I went there) your jewelry drawer.  Butterfly Cuff Bracelet $6.00 at
 I love a bright statement necklace and this one doesn't disappoint. With multiple jewel  tones this necklace would look great against any skin type. Add wow factor to your LBD or even just with a plain t-shirt and jeans.

Aris by Treska  Jewel Charm Necklace $14.40 at

Add some drama to your outfit with these beautiful gray and black tone chandelier earrings. Beautiful, sophisticated with a little bit of edge I think you would find yourself rocking these a lot.

Liz Claiborne Chandelier Earrings $8.80 at

 Another statement necklace this a nice neutral palate that would really punch up the look of your white t-shirt and khakis this spring/summer. This is also goes along with the big tribal trend and is an easy way to pull of the statement necklace.

Liz Claiborne Green & Brown Necklace $12.00 at

                                 Animal Print Alert. I love Leopard/Cheetah Prints and I love this little purse. Edgy and Sexy, you can use this with dresses or casual outfits. Nine & Co. Zip it Cross Body Purse $23.99 at

If you haven't noticed by now, I am a tad in love with all things bows. This little ring is adorable and sophisticated. 

Orion Pearl Bow Ring $6.00 at

 Silver Bangles could be your next best friend. I wear my sets of bangles quite frequently as it adds instant glam to an outfit. The difference between each layer in these makes them really pop.

Orion Metal Bangles $6.00 at

 Do you have your summer sunglasses yet? I love the color and trendy shape of these ones. A nice neutral color that will go with all of your outfits.

A.J. Morgan Sahara Wayfarer Sunglasses

$6.00 at
A hat to shade your pretty little faces from the sun this fun fedora comes in 5 different colors pink, blue, olive, black and brown (shown). Wear it with a side braid or to cover up a bad hair day. :)

D&Y Contrast Straw Fedora                            $12.00 at

Have I mentioned that Von Maur's shipping is free? It doesn't even matter how much you spend! Gotta love that!

There are other super cute accessories on these sites that I haven't featured so go to the websites and check them out! Happy Accessorizing!

Monday, May 9, 2011

Outfit Idea of the Day: Tribal

 Tribal is huge for this spring/summer. A lot of colorful prints and fun accessories. Here is an easy and affordable way to rock the trend.

I love this tank with the beading around the color it does part of your accessorizing for you and the print is really fun in a fresh color palate.

Wooden Beaded Bib Tribal Tank $17.80 at

A simple pair of wearable khaki like pants in a pretty grayish brown like this one are very versatile and a departure from the conventional khaki or brown.

Women's Perfect Khakis in Barnswallow $25.00 at

(in addition to regular length, these also come in petite and tall) 

Yes I am back to some more coral but I just love this color and these wedges are fun and would not be hard to wear as a pop of color for outfits, but not so bright that you couldn't wear them as a neutral.

Madden Girl Women's Huntter Espadrille Sandal in Coral Paris


A simple set of tribal like bangles will really set this outfit off.
Subtle yet chic and very wearable for everyday.

Faux Panel Bangle set $5.80 at
 I am beginning to have a love affair with big floppy hats. They are just so classy and a perfect shade from the sun. This hat would really put the exclamation point on this outfit :)

Sunny Afternoon Floppy Hat $6.99 at
Are you feeling the tribal vibe?

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Trending Now: Coral Accessories

 Okay ladies, So I really am loving all of the bright and interesting accessories that are popping up this spring and one of my favorites is coral. A girly, bright and refreshing color that will ramp up for spring wardrobe.

This bracelet uses the beautiful combination of turquoise and coral. An easy accessory to add some life to your outfit.

Semi Precious Cuff Bracelet in coral/turqoise
$5.95 at
(Sam Moon is a great and affordable website for accessories)

A simple yet beautiful pair of earrings will add a feminine and colorful touch.

Opaque Beaded Circle Earrings

$5.80 at
 On the lighter side of the coral color is this chunky statement necklace that would compliment a spring dress or even throw it on with a plain white t-shirt for an easy, casual look.

Double Flat Stone Necklace

$6.50 at

Floral and Coral. Love this purse! A unique way to carry all of your junk, this is just too pretty and it comes in a ton of colors if you aren't as into coral as I am.

Rene Flower Handbag by Veneta

$29.95 at

Well hello statement ring :) Add a cocktail ring like this one for a more architectural look. 

Tall Pieced Coral Ring

$4.00 at
And last but certainly not least, shoes. These studded coral flats will give any outfit a little pizazz. Loving these :)

Miss Me Women's Mooz Flat

$16.90 at

What are your thoughts on putting some coral in your wardrobe?

Monday, May 2, 2011

Outfit Idea of the Day: Spring Printed Dress

 A spring-inspired dress is one of the easiest looks to throw together and still look really put together. I liked the deep navy and gold colors in this one and the length is appropriate for work. Throw a navy, gold, beige or whatever color cardigan over it for work or cold days and you have a cute outfit that will ensure you look polished.

Charm-Print Wrap Dress

$28.99 at

I love this ornate looking bib necklace in gold it will really play off of the pattern in the dress and give the look a modern-vintage feel.

Metal Lace Bib Necklace

$6.50 at

                A simple pair of delicate strappy wedges will give you a comfortable yet cute way to do heels with this outfit. This particular color will go with pretty much everything and would be a great wardrobe investment.

Strappy Leatherette Wedges $25.80 at
 To add a little bit of color to this outfit I chose this aqua clutch, it's not matchy-matchy but it really compliments the tones in the dress.

The Phoenix Clutch

$12.88 at

I haven't had a ring on this blog yet and I'm a bit shocked by that since I love cocktail rings. This one is cute and classic and goes with the modern-vintage theme of this outfit.

Springtime Stretchy Ring

$6.80 at

What are your thoughts on this outfit?