Category Archives: Fashion

Patterned tights for the win!


If there’s one thing I love about cold weather, it’s wearing cute outfits with even cuter tights! A couple years ago at Ross I found a black pair that had a leopard print and I love them. I still have them, but I know they won’t last always, so I searched online and happened upon this site who had a similar pair for about $6, and of course I ordered them.

And I love them! My only gripe is that they’re actually pantyhose and I haven’t worn regular pantyhose in so long, I forgot how fragile they are and my nails poked a hole in the thigh area when I was putting them on. My skirt was long enough to hide the hole, but I did order a new pair yesterday.

Patterned tights are a great way to accessorize and turn a drab look into fab easily! I’ve never ordered or heard of before I happened to find it while searching for the tights, but shipping was super fast, free, and I had no issues.

Do you guys love patterned tights too?


Shoe lover tip: shop off season


Hey y’all! It’s Friday, yay!!!! I don’t know about you, but it’s been a long week. I could hardly wait for Friday to get here. I was so excited to finally get a taste of fall, but now we’re back into the 70s and even 80s at some point this weekend here in Charlotte. I’m just ready to wear all of my coats, sweaters, and boots already! Speaking of boots, I’ve found the best time to shop for them is off season. Because the good ones are so pricey, I like to buy them in the off season when they’re cheap! 

I bought these amazeballs booties, that I’m actually wearing again today over the summer from Nordstrom Rack during one of the clear the rack sales where you get an extra 25% off clearance. They ended up being less than $15! The only thing about shopping during the off season is that you may forget what you have in your closet, so be sure to shop your closet first before going out shopping again! 

Do you guys shop off season too? It’s really a no brainer! I’ve found some great pieces over the years. Off season and clearance rack shopping is the way to go! 

Dillard’s clearance: fab shoe find


Hey y’all! Hope everyone has had an amazeballs week so far. It’s been eons since I wrote about shoes. I’ve actually been trying to do less shopping. I have soooooo much stuff it’s getting kinda ridiculous. But when Dillard’s has a clearance sale where you get extra off, it’s worth checking it out. It was the weekend before July 4th and there was an extra 30% off! I went a little nuts. I got 2 pair of sunnies, a necklace, earrings, a shirt (which I just remembered,) and these fab pair of heels! 

They ended up being like $25. You can’t beat that for a pair of Jessica Simpsons. I love her shoes by the way. I even wore a pair today. They’re affordable, always comfy, and always on sale somewhere! 

So other than sales like these, I rarely even shop at Dillard’s. But like I said, when they have these sales, you must go. You never know what you’ll find. I hear there’s also a Dillard’s clearance store in Asheville. I’ve been meaning to go, and I think I may do that on my bday this year. I always take the day off because hello, I don’t work on the national holiday that is my bday, and I need something to do that day. It’s not far away, so why not go and see what I can find. Have you guys been? 

Purse storage solution 


Hey y’all! Hope everyone had an awesome weekend. I told myself that I wasn’t going shopping for awhile, and what did I end up doing all weekend? Shop! I did find some great deals though, and I only bought one item of clothing, so I’m still proud for not buying more clothes. Y’all it’s getting out of control with the clothes, so I do need to cut back on shopping before I completely run out of room! Speaking of running out of room, I needed extra room for purse storage, especially my clutches.  In my head I had the idea of getting some sort of cute box/bin to put them in, and I found exactly what I was looking for, and even cuter at Ross this weekend! 

  They had these in 3 different sizes. This was the largest size and only 8.99. I wish I had gotten all of them because I could have found a use for them all. I love the distressed look too! 

And y’all, this thing is full now, because I added more from a different closet after I took this pic. So, what do you guys use for purse storage? I could use more ideas. 

Protect your purse handles with a scarf


Hey y’all! This year I’ve been super slack with blogging, but life happens, and I’ve been a little distracted. Anywho, I was looking for a way to protect my purse handles on my LV Speedy 30 bag because the leather can get so dirty and you have to be super careful with them. So careful that it’s annoying and I rarely carry it. But, I found a way to protect them, and add a cute, stylish look to your bag! I can’t take credit for this idea because I actually saw it by noticing someone else’s bag in a pic posted on Facebook. Then I went searching on eBay to find a cute scarf, and purse handle scarves actually exist! I paid $10 and got two pieces, one for each handle. 

I only wish I had known this sooner because I could have saved mine from getting a little discolored. There’s also this YouTube video that shows you how to tie them on. I’m going to keep playing around with mine so that the scarf won’t be so long, but I love the look, and now I won’t be so worried about ruining my bag now! 

Have you guys found other creative ways to protect your LV bag handles? 

Mules are back in style!


For the past few seasons, mules have been back in style yay! Some people hate them, some love them, and I’m one of the ones who love them! You just slide your feet in them and go! I’ve bought two new pair in the last couple of months. I’ll try not to buy anymore so that I don’t overdo it, as I usually do when I find something I love. Mules were popular of course in the 70’s, but again in the 90’s. I’m all for bringing something retro back! 

These are by Express, by way of Rugged Wearhouse. Don’t turn your nose up at Rugged Wearhouse. It’s not the most organized place to shop, but you really can find some great things for a super low price. And who doesn’t like a bargain?!

So, what are you guys hoping will come back into style? 

Belk shoe clearance – go, go, go!


What could cure my blues…at least temporarily? Shoe shopping! Or any kind of shopping for that matter. It goes without saying, I LOVE shoes! The higher the heel, the better. They really do make your legs look amazeballs. So, a couple weeks ago, I was on the Belk website and decided to look at the shoes. It was my lucky day, because there was also an extra 40% off! I found two pair, for about $50. Then, a few days later while at the mall with a friend, I found another pair that I hadn’t seen online. If you’re not a regular Belk shopper, they often have an additional amount off clearance, and there’s almost always a coupon! So, here’s what I found. 

Top left: OTK suede boots by New Direction. I believe this is Belk’s private brand. 

Bottom left: suede lace up block heels. You can never go wrong with Steve Madden! 

Right: super funky Jessica Simpson platform sandals. I so can’t wait to wear them! 

I was on the site just yesterday, and there’s still clearance shoes left, so do yourselves a favor and check them out. Also check your local stores because they’ll have styles not listed online. Some larger stores even have a whole clearance shoe room! Let me know what you guys find! 

Cute find


Happy Wednesday y’all! It’s been a dreary, rainy week so far. And even a tornado warning as I’m typing this 😳 anywho, I haven’t mentioned any recent purchases from lately because I haven’t bought anything! But every now and then I wander onto  the site to see what I can find. They really do have the cutest jewelry and other rare finds, so be sure to check them out! I swear I need to stop procrastinating and get on the ball with affiliate links so that I can stop giving free press, but I get so excited about the awesome bargains I find, it’s hard not to share! 

So, this is the necklace I found the other week, only 7.99 and hello free shipping! 

I love the colors! I’m sure this one will be in heavy rotation because it will go with just about everything yay! 

Have you guys shopped lately? And what did you find?!

Fall 2016 trend – plaid 


In case you were wondering, plaid is still a big trend for fall. I for one, did not jump on that bandwagon last year because plaid reminds me of a farmer, and I just didn’t find it all that cute. I have seen a few cute plaid print coats, but I just couldn’t see myself in anything else plaid. Well, a few weeks ago, I was at my happy place Ross, and I happened to see a cute plaid dress, it was only 9.99, I figured I had nothing to lose by buying it, and seeing if I could put together a cute plaid look for the fall! I wore this to work on yesterday. Besides cute, it was also super comfy!

I ended up wearing it with the sleeves rolled up after I had taken this pic. I wore it with the same ankle boots I was gushing over the other day when I posted about another cute bell sleeve dress I also found at, you guessed it, Ross! Hey Ross peeps, if you’re reading this, you guys should seriously think about adding me to your payroll because I’m always bragging about my awesome Ross finds! 

Are you guys in love with plaid, or do you hate it? 

My new fav brand of jeans


I’m still a little sad that summer, otherwise known to me as shorts season has come and gone. It’s now time for pants, leggings, jeans, and tights. I am a smidgen excited to start wearing my fall clothes. I have a love/hate relationship with jeans. When I find a good pair I love them, but it’s like finding a unicorn when you find a good pair. When you’re curvy, you’ve gotta deal with finding a pair that fits everywhere including the waist so that you can keep your butt crack covered when you sit and bend over, and when you’re short you’ve gotta find the right length! It’s just a never ending search! But I think I’ve found a winner. 

The brand is d. jeans. You can find them at places like Ross, TJ Maxx, and Burlington. I have nothing bad to say about them so far. They fit great, the length is right, and oh yeah, they’re cheap! 

The pair I’m wearing today are extra cute because they’re frayed at the hem and I love anything fringed or frayed! I found them on the clearance rack at Ross for $12. I also already had the same pair in a lighter wash. They’re also high wasted which I love because I hate having to constantly pull up my jeans! 

Oh yeah, the amazeballs shirt I’m wearing also came from Ross. It’s my new fav top and it was only $12. So my entire outfit is less than $25! I told y’all I love a good deal! 

Have you guys tried this brand before? If no, then you totally should! You can thank me later!