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Hello December

December 1, 2019


Hellooooo December! Wow, we are officially in the final month of 2019! Time, as always, has flown by but I do really love this time of year. Not only is it the holidays but it’s also a time to reflect and look back on the year you’ve had. I don’t know about you but I’m always feeling incredibly blessed and grateful during the last few weeks of the year. Whether it was an amazing year, or a “not quite what I’d hoped for” year, it was still a year that I made it through. And that’s what’s most important.

Of course, with the holidays comes sparkles, sequins and the whole glam. I am easing my way into that but don’t you worry, it’s coming! (hint, hint..wink, wink…nod to KIN by Kristine). So with this look, I am taking advantage of December green but in fun leopard print kinda way. I’m also adding a little bling with the gold belt.

This sweater skirt is perfect for this time of year. I love the material and it has so much stretch that it makes it super comfortable to wear. It’s perfect for a holiday party or any other festive event that you want to rock it at. I paired it with a black turtleneck because I just love how it pairs with pencil skirts. Simple and sleek, just how I like it.

Be sure to check out all of the outfit details below!

Top: Ralph Lauren | Skirt: NY & Company (wearing an XL) | Shoes: Torrid | Belt: Amazon (similar)

Photographer: Steve Suavemente

Holiday Sparkle

November 24, 2019


Ladies and gentlemen, friends and foes, the time has officially come. Sequins season is here! This is not a drill! I repeat, this is not a drill! In all seriousness, the holiday season is one of my favorite times of the year and one of the reasons is because of all the glitz and glamour. It’s probably the only time of year where full sequins garments are acceptable (and encouraged). I mean, I personally try to sneak in sequins at different times of the year as well but this is the moment where you can literally shine (pun intended).

A sequin skirt is always a staple for me. Although they are seen as a fancier item, you can really dress them up or down. I decided to style mine more dressed up with pumps and the whole nine. However, you can pair this with a graphic t-shirt or a chambray top to give it a more casual flair.

This particular skirt is not a plus size item so I’ve listed some other favorites that do come in plus below.

There are so many ways that you can wear sequins. It’s one of those things that can translate to anyone’s style. If you’re edgy, just add a leather moto jacket to the look. If you’re more feminine, dial up the glam with a sparkly clutch and a statement shoe. The options are endless. Check out the outfit details below and get your sparkle on!

Outfit Details:

Top: Nordstrom Rack| Skirt: NY & Company (wearing an XXL) | Shoes: DSW (similar)

Photographer: Steve Suavemente

Fringe Benefits

November 17, 2019


This post is sponsored by Walmart. All opinions are my own

It’s officially time to break out the knee high boots and chunky sweaters. With the temperatures continuing to drop, these two wardrobe essentials are becoming more and more of a staple. Luckily, you don’t have to break the bank to achieve great style. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, I’ve had the opportunity to partner with Walmart to highlight their “We Dress America” fashion offerings. I was pleasantly surprised at the trendy clothing that Walmart had to offer and is continuing to offer as the seasons progress.

Now that we are starting to head towards the end of Fall and into Winter, it’s great to have affordable options that are both functional and stylish. Walmart has a great selection of sweaters and cold weather essentials, as well as statement boots and booties!

I have been on the hunt for wide calf boots and found these suede ones on Walmart’s site. Anyone that has wide calves like me knows how difficult it can be to find them. These are a beautiful beige color that can be paired with an array of different looks. I thought that it paired well with this Aztec fringe sweater also from Walmart.

Check out all of the outfit details below, as well as their full selection of seasonal style!

Outfit details:

Photographer: Steve Suavemente


November 10, 2019


Who doesn’t love a good blazer?! Blazers are one of my favorite garments for many reasons. First, I love how they are so classic and timeless. I have blazers in my closet that I bought years ago that are still relevant and stylish to this day. I also love how you can dress them up or down. Long gone are the days where blazers are solely for the work place. Now, blazers can be worn just about anywhere from casual outings with sneakers to girls night out in heels.

So, of course, in the KIN by Kristine debut line, I knew that I had to have a blazer. One that made a statement but that was still a piece that can be worn over and over. I love the color mustard in the Fall. It’s rich, vibrant and definitely makes an entrance. Mustard pairs so well with other Fall colors and prints, such as this leopard print that I’m rocking. Olive, teal, burgundy all blend seamlessly with this color.

In my typical “simple but chic” nature, I went with a crisp, white tank top and one of my favorite skinny jeans from LOFT. It’s simple, anyone can wear it and it will always look great!

Outfit Details:

Blazer: KIN by Kristine | Jeans: LOFT (similar jeans but from the same brand) | Shoes: Sam Edelman | Bag: TJ Maxx

Photographer: Steve Suavemente