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Invested

April 9, 2017

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One of the things that I try to display with my blog is how putting together outfits doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Although it can seem overwhelming finding stylish garments to wear on a regular basis, it is possible to do it with a relative amount of ease. The key is to invest (pun intended) in simple yet staple pieces that you can get a lot of use out of. Although we all love an ultra-fabulous outfit, those aren’t always practical. I would venture to say that the majority of us dress casually more often then not. So it’s great to have some go-to pieces that you can throw on and it always look stylish.

This is one of those looks that takes little to no effort to put together. Waterfall dusters and vests are my secret weapon when it comes to easy styling. The draping effect does all of the work for you so that you don’t need to add much else. Olive is a great color to wear all year long and can be paired in a variety of ways. Since this is a more casual look, I went with my favorite white tank top (also another staple), boyfriend jeans and brown accessories. Simple, stylish and comfortable – just how I like it!

Outfit details:

Vest: Simply Be | Tank Top: Old Navy | Jeans: Eunina (Similar here, same brand) | Bag: Similar here | Shoes: Similar here and here

Photographer: Steve Suavemente

Spring Sleek

April 2, 2017

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How many times have you heard me talk about blazers? Is this becoming an obsession now? Well, obsession or not, blazers are a must have in your wardrobe. I’m partially biased but it’s true! Because of their ability to be worn with so many different looks for so many different occasions, blazers are almost as versatile as denim. Today though, I’m focusing on what I think is a Spring must-have which is the white blazer.

Crisp, clean and polished, white blazers just have a tendency to make you look expensive. Essentially, all that I’m wearing is a simple tank and jeans however the white blazer takes this look to a whole different level. There’s something so classic and timeless about this style that transcends size and shape.

Outfit details:

Blazer: Alfani (similar option here) | Tank Top: Old Navy | Jeans: JcPenney | Clutch: Similar here | Shoes: Similar here

Photographer: Steve Suavemente

Stitch Fix Plus Behind The Scenes

March 29, 2017

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If you have been following me on social media, you know that I was a part of a very exciting launch for a company called Stitch Fix. For those that may have missed my initial announcement post, you can view it here. To give you a general summary, I was a part of Stitch Fix’s Curvy Style Council which also included Allison of Curvy Girl Chic and Alexandra of Learning To Be Fearless. What you will see in my previous post is the big photo shoot that we participated in back in February but what you don’t know is that we took another trip to Stitch Fix’s corporate office in San Francisco before the shoot to get a behind the scenes look into the inter-workings of their company. So I got to see first-hand how you go from filling out an online profile, to receiving your first fix…

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to slaying the streets like this!

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So when we arrived at Stitch Fix for the first time, our day was jam packed. We met with so many departments to really get an in-depth understanding of how the company works. This includes everyone from the marketing team, to the trends team, to the stylists and more. I quickly realized just how much time, effort and research goes into creating the perfect fixes. Although it may seem like a simple concept to select stylish clothing to send to customers, Stitch Fix relies heavily on data to determine demographics, style, market trends, geographic locations, etc. to really personalize your Stitch Fix experience.

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Once we finished learning the science behind Stitch Fix, we took a trip to their warehouse to see how that information is transferred to actually packing a fix. This was probably my favorite part of the trip. Stitch Fix has a massive warehouse with hundreds (maybe even thousands) of styles for each of their customer bases. We got a glimpse into their intricate system of pulling stylist picks. We even got to pack our own fixes! That means someone out there received a fix that was pulled by me. Let’s hope they received the correct garments!

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Then, it was time to have a little fun trying on the clothes! We provided our honest feedback on the styles and fit of the garments and what common problems that we, as plus size women, face with clothing.

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Finally, we took the clothes to the streets of San Fran, looking cute every step of the way!

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Having worked with Stitch Fix in such an extensive way AND having received my very own fix of pre-selected clothing, I can genuinely say that they just get it. They understand the need for more clothing options and they have taken every step to ensure that their plus customers feel and look great. You can sign up here to receive your first fix!

*This post is a part of an ongoing partnership with Stitch Fix. All opinions are my own

Cold Shoulder

March 26, 2017

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You would have to be living under a rock to not have noticed the influx of the cold shoulder trend. With a small cutout in the shoulder area (hence the name), this style has become popular due to the ease it offers when transitioning from season to season. Just a small peak of skin allows some coverage while still being breathable for those in between temperatures.

I stumbled upon this cute black and white cold shoulder top while browsing online. It was a great blend of some of the top trends for Spring which are the cold shoulder, stripes and black and white. All of that in one top! And of course a mainstay for every Spring is a pop of color so a pink pump was the perfect accessory to complete this look!

Outfit details: 

Top: INC International Concepts | Skirt: ASOS | Shoes: BCBG (very similar here)

Photographer: Steve Suavemente