Chanel and Champagne Inspiration

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Hello loves! I was browsing Instagram earlier and found this adorable “Chanel and Champagne” tee from the Foi Clothing Boutique! It’s $32 right now and I’m so in love with it. I’m calmly resisting from buying it but I feel like my closet needs this cute little phrase in it for some pep in my wardrobe.

I decided I needed to create an outfit around this tee and what I put together surprised me! I would never think to pair a laid back shirt with such a glamorous skirt. Adding Valentino studded heels and a big statement necklace surprised me even more. The Tom Ford lipstick however, was going with this outfit whether it matched or not!

It did get me wondering though, where on Earth would you wear an outfit like this? After thinking about it for awhile, I came up with a short list of places.

  • Paris- The fashionistas there would understand this dramatic look and hopefully approve.
  • New York Fashion Week- Bold is the new black.
  • A glamorous hotel- The Waldorf-Astoria loves their posh clientele.
  • One of Los Angeles’ famous restaurants- Consider dropping in Lisa Vanderpump’s SUR restaurant in West Hollywood and give the English beauty queen a run for her money.
  • An outdoor, daytime wedding- The look combines both casual and elegant in a unique way, making it appropriate for a daytime event.
  • Blogger head shots- The big name bloggers take professional photos of themselves weekly. Why not treat yourself to a photo shoot that you can use professionally (head shots only) and on your blog?

I love dressing up and looking pretty but life doesn’t always hand you opportunities to do. Often, I have to create my own!

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Being the Boss Lady

The Boss Lady

Seriously, what girl doesn’t dream of being a princess or at least the boss of something? I know I have. Both actually. However, I think the standard pant suit is boring for women. I prefer to embrace something more feminine and flattering. A wrap dress like this Diane von Furstenberg is absolutely perfect. Pairing it with pastel accessories and the all-important cup of tea (or coffee if it was for me) signals that this lady is also a power player and game changer. You aren’t one of the boys, but you’re not a demure thing either. You are YOU. And in this case, you’re the boss. Own it.

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Church on Sundays and Fashion Faux Pas

Church on Sundays
Sunday mornings (particularly in the south) are reserved for church and then a late lunch following the service. I grew up this way and many of my friends did as well. My favorite part of this tradition as a young teen was picking out what I wanted to wear! It irks me to think of the hideous outfits I wore assuming that I looked super cute. I vividly remember a blue, flowery dress that I was convinced would look amazing with this pink cowboy hat I had (totally Lizzie McGuire style). I cringe at the thought. Luckily, my style is a bit more sophisticated now. I put together this outfit hoping to redeem myself from those days of bad fashion. Most of what you see here none of us can afford but a girl can dream (and duplicate with something cheaper if she must). Tell me what you think! Any funny memories of fashion crimes you committed growing up? Let me know with a comment below!
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Miss Fabulous- Wearing Pink Today!

Miss Fabulous

Pink with Envy

I saw this dress browsing through Polyvore and I had to create a set for it. I love the uniqueness of it! I’ve never seen anything quite like it. Not to mention I also was looking for an excuse to include these shoes! They’re a Valentino creation I think but I know Torrid made a knock off version of them for much cheaper. Enjoy!

~Liz