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In the beginning, God created………..FASHION!

BACK TO BASICS! May 11, 2011

Monday, I was having one of those mornings that you sometimes have.  *so now you know this isn’t a OOTD, but more like an OOTOD-Outfit of the Other Day* I didn’t know what to wear to work, but I know I wanted to look good to lift my spirits (you know, the Monday Moanin’ Blues).  I winded up throwing on my go to color and last summers go to pants.  I felt so cute all day!  I had to kinda stay out of the limelight, because the tank I wore was a little boobalicious.   When I had to come out of my office, I made sure to keep my jacket closed out of respect for the raging hormones of middle school boys (and middle aged men).

Tuxedo style Blazer-Roaman's, Tank-Macy's, Harem Pants-ASOS Curve, Wedge Sandals-Nine West @ Macy's, Rhinestone Ring-ForLove21 (if you can see it. LOL!)

 

I just felt so good in this outfit and what better way to start the work week off, than feeling confident and uber-attractive *wink*.  Tell me what you think, y’all.

Coach Sabrina Bag-Macy's

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Me love color long time! April 15, 2011

Hey y’all! It has been so long since I did a post!  I am excited about spring/summer and have just been enjoying the warmer temps.  Anywhoo, I have mentioned in previous posts, that I want to add more color to my wardrobe.  I tend to stick to black and black is my favcrite color, but I was really intrigued by the pops of color I was seeing all over the place.  I decided to pick up colorful pieces, where I could, and try out a different look.

Coral Top-Dots, Grey Jeggings-Levi's@Macy's, Blue Suede Pumps-Steve Madden@Macy's

Now the outfit above, is one I wore to work on yesterday.   

The shoes got a little dusty when I walked thru the staff parking lot, but they are still super cute and I got a lot of compliments on them.

I got the shoes about a month ago, while shopping with a friend at Macy’s.  I saw them on another young lady in the shoe dept. and begged her to buy those shoes for herself, because they were gorgeous on her.  I thought about it and said to myself, “Step out of the box and see if they have the shoes in your size!”  You see the result.  The coral top, similar story. Standing in line at Dots, the woman in front of me had the top in her hand and I asked her if it was plus size (she was kind of in-between. She could go XL or 1X *shrug*).  She said, “Yes” and pointed me to the back of the store where they were hanging.  I grabbed my cute wedges I was picking up (the one and only 11 in the store) and hustled to the back to find my size.  The rest is history.

So……….this is my attempt at A) adding color to my life and B) doing a color block thing.  I have to say, I am really loving wearing color,  doing some new things with my wardrobe, and stepping outside of my black box.  Tell me what you think, people.

 

Don’t Mess with My TuTu! November 30, 2010

This is a quick post.  I finally wore my ASOS Curve Asymetric Tutu skirt.  I so LOVE it and I wore it to work (at the retailer that shall not be named).  I rocked it with a black tank, faux leather moto jacket, moto style boots, and black tights.  I got so many compliments (and sales *sly grin*)! These pics are not the best, but I want to thank my daughter for taking them for me.  I WILL  be wearing the skirt again real soon and I will post better pictures.  Ta-ta!

Tutu skirt-ASOS Curve, Faux Leather Moto Jacket-Dots, Black Tank-Ross for Less, Etienne Aigner Moto Style Boots-DSW, Tights-Ashley Stewart

 

Once you go Black………… November 18, 2010

*big sigh* I really thought I was looking cute when I wore this outfit the other day (*giggle* I did look cute), but looking at the photos below,  I had an epiphany.  I need to add some more color to my wardrobe.

Black is my favorite color and a requirement for my part-time retail job (at the retailer that must not be named).  I back off of it in summer months and wear all white.   However, my fall/winter wardrobe is 90% black.  In the next few weeks, I am going to make a concerted effort to add some color to my closet.  What’s your favorite color?

My all black, as usual. LOL! Jacket-Ralph Lauren, Pants-Gap Premium Collection, Turtleneck-Lane Bryant, Shoes-Nine West, Chandelier Earrings-ForLove21

 

I love these shoes!!!

 

OOTD-Churchin! November 1, 2010

This is just a brief post.  I went to church today (self-righteous smirk-JK!).  I love to look nice on Sunday morning.  Now I don’t hit the mark every Sunday, but I give it a good faith effort.  I sing on the Praise and Worship team, so I am out front every Sunday morning, and that takes planning and preparation ( I’m not just talking about the singing).  I need to be dressed for comfort and movement.  I can’t just stand there like a statue, so I am moving around and dancing; sometimes working up a sweat.  So………you dress in layers and wear shoes that are comfortable.

Most of the time we have to wear all black, with simple jewelry.  This is so we don’t distract the audience while we are singing.  If you notice, alot of background singers wear all black, the focus is supposed to be on the star.  It helps that black is my favorite color.  However, sometimes we (I) deviate from the norm.  Today, I stepped out in grey instead of black.   I wore a really cute sweater I picked up from Target for about $4, a satiny pencil skirt I pilfered from daughters closet, my Jessica Simpson black pumps ( I stood in those shoes for almost an hour; my feet eventually just went numb) and some accesories from ForLove 21. Tell me what you think.

My Sunday Go To Meeting Outfit. Sweater-Target Skirt-Ashley Stewart Shoes-Jessica Simpson (Thrifted)

My Churchin accessories. Necklaces-ForLove 21 Ring-ForLove 21