** Happy 4th of July!! **

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The Fourth of July is right around the corner. And it’s going to be a hot one this year! To keep cool and still represent our traditional flag colors I’ll be wearing these light weight pajama style pants ($24.99).  Their little printed flowers remind me of bursting fireworks which is perfect for Independence Day. The pants are cropped and hit my legs at a weird spot. Continue reading

Tee Time

I’ve been trying to build my graphic T collection for some time now. I love to contrast a casual T-shirt with heels or a blazer.  This Notorious Big graphic T ($7.99) is my newest addition. I thought the cotton portrait of the legendary hip hop artist coupled perfectly with my distressed jeans. I chose a simple watch, gold bracelet, and earrings to accent Biggie’s

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Block Party

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I have a huge crush on the combination of blue and orange. So when I saw this royal blue and coral, block-colored blouse ($8.99) I had to have it. I paired it with white lace shorts to create three solid blocks of vivid color. The lace shorts add a bit texture.  Neutral wedges keep all the color up top. To finish the look, I chose a long gold necklace with a blue anchor charm for a slight nautical feel. Do you have solid pieces in your wardrobe to create a block party? Continue reading

Pleating Guilty

Another orange and blue ensemble?? Guilty as charged! You guys know about my love affair with orange and blue. This outfit is yet another example of that. I found this navy, coral, and cream pleated skirt for $10.50 and of course, I had to have it. I decided to pair it with a light-weight button up cardigan that I tucked in to create clean lines. For accessories, I’m wearing one of my favorite statement necklaces and a gold bracelet. A nude purse and shoes allow the other colors to shine while matching the cream hemline of the skirt. How do you style your pleated skirts?

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School House Rock



Pencil skirts can be such fun and feminine pieces. I scored this plaid pencil skirt for $7.99. Its classic pattern reminds me of my elementary school uniform.  So to break up the school girl look, I added a little bad girl flare with this denim military vest. I chose a simple white tank top to wear under it to keep the outfit from looking too formal. (And because it was a 95° California day.) For arm candy I’m wearing June Cleaver pearls with a gaudy rhinestone bracelet and a black- Continue reading