clothing

Plaid Accents…

 

  
  
  
  
   WHAT IM WEARING:

Top: Forever 21 (last season)

Jeans: Missguided

Heels: Missguided (On Sale!!!)

Plaid Shirt: Charlotte Rousse (last season)

It’s an extremely gloomy, rainy day here in DC. As soon as I was ready to take some pictures, it started to pour 😦 Lucky enough, it cleared for the rest of the night! My lovely boyfriend was my photographer and actually did so much better than I expected! Although he made fun of me most of the time, I think I’ll keep him (; This is such a casual chic outfit that can be worn for a night out, or with a pair of sneakers for a day having lunch with some friends. I haven’t had many opportunities to expand my closet recently (aka go shopping :P) so I’ve done a lot of playing around with the pieces I have. I think that’s one of the key necessities to being a stylish individual. Spending isn’t always available and we don’t all get clothes for free like the many blogger inspirations we see with new pieces nearly every other day. Making the most of the pieces you have is key. One pair of jeans can make 5 different significant outfits that never look the same! Keep an open mind 🙂

XO,

Al

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Wish List: DressLink

DressLink is an affordable online clothing shop that is up to trend and always keeps you in budget. They have all the basics you could ever need and the outfits you’ve always wanted but didn’t want to spend large sums on! Here are some of my favorite finds and my current Wish List…

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Bomber Jacket

Leather Skirt

Animal Flats
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Polka Dot Two Piece

Kyle Jenner Red Dress

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See more fab finds on their website!
XO,
A

Ice Cream Sunday’s…

            

Dress: Hollister

Bag: H&M (similar here)

Sunnies: H&M (similar here)

Sandals: H&M

This dress was such a lucky buy – I’m convinced it was just meant to be! Only available online, someone had returned it in stores and it accidentally was put in clearance where it was found and given to me at an honorable price 🙂 Haven’t always been the biggest fan of Hollister and their signature generic flowery printed items, but after visiting there for the first time in years I fell in love with quite a few things and was really surprised (definitely more posts to come!) So I do recommend giving their website a look. I went for brunch and ice cream with a friend in this dress – the fit is amazing; it’s unbelievably comfortable and I feel absolutely adorable in it. What more could you ask for from a dress!?

Hope you love it as much as I did! 🙂

XO,

A

GNO…

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Bodysuit – Missguided

Jeans – H&M (similar)

Cardigan – American Eagle

Heels – Aldo

Necklace – Rocksbox (first month FREE with code TATIMORETOXOXO at checkout!)

My lovely friend took me out for a nice dinner for my birthday, and being the fashionista bloggers that we are, we of course had to take pics of our outfits! I am in absolute LOVE with this Missguided bodysuit. It truly fits like a gem and can be dressed up or worn casual with some cute high waisted shorts. Also – my friend Gabby just started her own blog! Check out her page!

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XO,

A

Fur Vest Take 2…

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Faux Fur Vest: H&M

Jeans: Tommy Hilfiger

Heels: Aldo

Hat: Forever 21

I haven’t worn this vest since the fall, so I thought it absolutely necessary to take it out of my closet for the day. I paired it with all black (a go-to to always look stylish), including this adorable wide brimmed fedora. We are finally settled in our new house! Yay! So, back to the regular old work grind (+ I joined the nearby gym (; super excited to get into that summer shape!)

xo,

A

Fashion Blogger Spotlight: That Pommie Girl

Instagram is my favorite place to explore new stores and bloggers. I always find the best deals, special/unique brands, and outfit inspiration. One of my favorite bloggers of the moment is Sarah Ashcroft, the UK fashion blogger for That Pommie Girl. She doesn’t only have to-die-for style, but her makeup is always gorgeous! Trust me, I wouldn’t waste your time… Her page is really worth checking out. She posts makeup tutorial videos on youtube, and even gives you pay-day inspiration from multiple different stores. In case you’re just a bit curious, here are some of my recent favorite looks from her page…

Colour Pop…

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Lilac Love

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First World Problems…

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Side Split…

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In the Pink…

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Big Knits…

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You can also find tons of great posts and inspiration on her Instagram page (@sarahhashcroft).

Enjoy loves!

XO,

A

Holiday Outfit Inspiration

Hey loves!

I’ve been working to write a post of some gorgeous pieces that are great to wear for the holidays. While I was looking through my 115 online stores on my Delicious page (it’s a website where you can make a profile and keep a list of websites. I use it to keep all of the cool stores I find in one place. You can make a page and even check out mine at Delicious.com). After finding a few things, I landed on my next link to the store, Chic Wish. I totally forgot about this store so when I skimmed across their pieces I fell in absolute LOVE (seriously. I was peeing myself and so was my close-to-empty bank account).

So for this Holiday outfit inspiration, I chose more than a few items from Chic Wish for you to fall in love with too.

Sapphire Blue Floral Jacquard Dress – $44.97

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Tassel Blue Sky Trim Tweed Dress – $67.92

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Two-Tone Faux Leather Panel Dress – $56.02

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Roll Up Green Plaid Skirt and Top Set – $53.47

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Loving Blouse in Sakura Pink – $36.47

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Wrapped Off One-Shoulder Knit Top – $53.47

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Ruffled Off One-Shoulder Top – $36.47

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Textured Faux Leather Midi Skirt in Red – $42.42

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OR the Quilted Faux Leather Mini Skater Skirt – $39.87

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Glorious Baroque Midi Skirt – $49.90

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Flap Pockets Airy A-line Skirt in Grey – $42.42

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Faux Fur Bubble Scarf – $25.42

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Detachable Faux Fur Collar Ruffle Cape in Pink – $110.42

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Crystal Blue Wool Coat with Fur Coats – $93.42

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Retro Edition Elasticated Bracelet – $13.52

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Crystal & White Gem Bib Choker Necklace – $25.42

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Chic Bucket Bag with Tassel Decor – $48.37

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They have so much more on their page as well, enjoy.

XO, A

VMA Style You DON’T Want to Miss

The VMA’s are always a night that tends to be filled with celebrity drama — I mean, what award show doesn’t have some drama? But these celebrity red carpet looks are the type you definitely don’t want to miss; from the major NO-NO’s to the ultra rad looks that will never be forgotten, and some sexy attire that has hit the trend meter, check them out here:

Lets start off with Riff Raff & Katy Perry. This is a look the pair will certainly be remembered for throughout style history, as was Britney Spears and Justin Timberlake’s infamous look from the 2001 American Music Awards. They pulled off the look quite well, and even got Britney’s approval.

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This next look is one that I definitely feel could have been pulled off a bit better with someone who has a little more height. Kim Kardashian in this short, beaded dress looks too much like an oompah oomph (no offense Kim!). The dress itself is gorgeous, but she was showing too much cleavage and almost drowned in the largeness of the sleeves. She is already a very short, small woman as it is and this dress didn’t help, especially paired with the high ankle heels, which resulted in her legs looking even shorter.

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Jennifer Lopez looked absolutely stunning in her revealing Charbel Zoe gown. Looking younger than ever, she is in amazing shape and has no worry showing off a bit of skin!

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Kendall Jenner looking amazing, as usual, in this Alon Livne mesh top and high waisted pant. Fabulous style is her second nature!

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I was very impressed in Nick Jonas’s unique suit, and of course had to add him into this post simply because of his fabulous Rhode Islander girlfriend, Olivia Culpo. Who couldn’t love her!?

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Ariana Grande channelled her inner sexy side in this tiny, leather Moschino dress (well, she is tiny) and her signature thigh high boots. She still looks adorable! (Don’t forget to check out her new album My Everything, which just came out last night! Get it here –> http://smarturl.it/ArianaMyEvrythnDlxDA …   It’s just as amazing as her xo)

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Sarah Hyland looked unbelievably STUNNING in this Kaufmanfranco dress. This was absolutely my favorite look of the night.

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To be honest, I didn’t know Charli XCX was wearing a onesie or an outfit for a build-a-bear. Not impressed with this look at all, and don’t expect many of you with fashion taste to love this look either.

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Another look that had me gasping “No – no really, WHY” is Amber Rose. This is just way too revealing in the worst ways. She looks like a stripper, ready for the best performance of her life.

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Solange Knowles looking gorgeous in H&M. From hair-to-toe, she rocks this look amazingly.

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Both Jourdan Dunn and Victoria Justice (and the little bow ties on her heels- so cute!), wearing crop top pieces and long skirts, looked stunning in their ensembles. jourdan-dunn-mtv-vma-20141 victoria-justice-amber-rose-mtv-vma-2014

 

Although the entire night did seem like the Beyonce Music Awards, I give the woman some credit on her Press gown. She looked amazing (as usual).

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A few moments of the night that can’t be forgotten:

Nicki Minaj humping the floor with dancers to her new song, “Anaconda.” If you haven’t seen it yet, youtube it. It won’t be hard to find.

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Another moment created by the infamous Nicki Minaj was during her performance with Usher, as he knelt down and bumped his head against her butt during their performance.

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And lets not forget about her wardrobe malfunction during her performance with Ariana Grande and Jessie J, where the zipper to the front of her dress broke and she had to hold it together the entire time.

Another memorable moment was made by Miley Cyrus. The crazy artist had her award accepted by a homeless artists by the name of Jesse, who made a speech about the numerous homeless teens and young people in LA who are aspiring artists, and encourage viewers to donate to giving them better lives.

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See more pics from the night on Hollywood Life here.

 

-A·xo

Outfit of the Day: June 3rd 2014

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So my birthday recently passed and every year for my birthday my family and I go to NYC to do some birthday shopping! Like every other year, LF Store in SoHo was a major hit. I spent nearly my entire spending money in the store and fell in love with more than I could afford! Both the top and the bottom are from their line and my shoes are Converse (can never go wrong with a pair of Converse’s… or three!). Check out more of their clothing and their Instagram for a lot of their looks http://www.lfstores.com – @lfstores

Outfit of the Day: May 2014

This is my first “outfit of the day” post!

Every so often (hopefully at some point every day) I’ll be posting a picture of a great outfit either I, or someone in the community is wearing and where you can find their pieces!

Today’s post:

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(ps. Sorry for the bad iPhone 4 quality… Upgrading soon! My 4 year old sister took this picture for me in my families home in RI :))

This is an every day spring outfit with an edge! It took some personal pep talk to buy them, and many comments from my little sister calling them the “clown pants” but I rocked them today and got many compliments! I wore them with a set of low too converses and a short cropped white lace halter top with a bandeau underneath. When I got a bit cold I wore a black button up cardigan (unbuttoned of course) and let it hang off one shoulder a bit to create a relaxed, grunge look.

I got both the top and pants from LF clothing store in SoHo NYC this past weekend.

To get both the top and pants, and to find more cute pieces, check out
http://www.lfstores.com

Check out their Instagram page to preview some looks: @lfstores