Hey babes!!! I love being able to shop without breaking the bank!
I always loved to follow trends, and I’ve always been a admirer of designer & trendy fashion. While I love fashion my mom and I didn’t have a large budget for it. I wasn’t the cool girl in school wearing Coogi, Dooney & Burke, Coach, or Ecko… so needless to say I had to learn how to work with what we had in the bank.
I knew how to spot quality pieces and determine when to save, splurge, and/or pass. So how do I shop?!
I tend to not invest too many coins into trendy pieces for clothing. I splurge on bags and accessories every now and then. I tend to try to find designer inspired shoes. For splurges I tend to think about the cost per wear (CPW) to see if it’s really worth it. For example a pair of classic black pumps for $100 that you can wear to work 3 times per week for a year will be a CPW of 64 cents. (100/3= $33.34 per day and $33.34 per day/52 weeks = $0.64) Hope that makes sense 😉
My go to place for fashion at a price is Nordstrom Rack. I have done a lot of budget shopping at Nordstrom Rack for years and it’s worked quite well for me because I can find what I need to cure my fashion addidction. I was always able to find quality for a decent price at Nordstrom Rack. I also love that you can shop Nordstrom Rack online.
Where is your favorite place to shop deals?!
❤Items I was able to find online!❤
Dual Nature Kimono here |Lush Dress here | BP. Cardigan here | Slippers here | Shoes here
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Duster: boohoo.com | White T-Shirt: Target | Shorts: Nordstrom similar here | Boots: Steve Madden similar here | Bag/Mini Backpack: Zara | Sunglasses: Saint Laurent SL57 | Necklace: HRH Collection | Earrings: CZ hoop earrings similar here
I am so excited to be writing an outfit post and it’s well overdue! Recently in December I was craving to find a blush pink duster! So I know you may be wondering why I had the immediate urge to find this item…
Dusters are perfect and so in right now regardless of the climate you live in. Most silhouettes are available is light-weight fabrications. A duster is super sleek and elevates your style.
This shade of pink is EVERYTHING and is my power color (when I wear it, it’s an immediate confidence booster). This shade of pink is like a pseudo-neutral and can work with a multitude of skin tones and wardrobe needs. If you’re like me and love white, black, and gray you can pop this color into your closet and easily fall in love.
The one I’m wearing is from boohoo.com and is under $40! My exact style has sold out but there are soooo many options on boohoo.com here. I did experience a delay in receiving my items in the states since this retailer is based in the UK. Nevertheless, the items I purchased were beautiful in person for such a good price.
These OTK (over the knee) boots I snagged last year from Nordstrom and they are designer dupes! This style isn’t available but here is pair that is similar and $100.Other pieces I styled in my look are from my closet; they are a combinations of older pieces and new 🙂
Photo taken by @kingandrales check him out on Instagram for some fashion inspiration too ❤
Which season do you look forward to the most? For me it’s Fall. There’s not one single thing I dislike about Fall and that’s hard for a picky girl like me. The change in the air brings something alive within me each year, and I can’t help but smile about it. To be honest it’s probably the caffeine that kicks in after the iced pumpkin spiced latte, but oh heck who knows?!?! Speaking of those iced pumpkin spiced lattes, a cult favorite… Fall is full of year-after-year favorites for me that I had to share!
I had so much fun creating this video and sharing my seasonal favorites. I hope you enjoy this and get to know me a little bit more. Don’t forget to let me know some of your favorites too! Below will be shopping links in case you see something that you want to buy. Stop by my YouTube channel and subscribe too l so you will never miss out on weekly videos 🙂
Shop my featured items below:
Bath & Bodyworks Mahogany Teakwood Candle
Diptyque Baies Candle http://go.magik.ly/ml/2e5s/
Sephora Always Red http://go.magik.ly/ml/2e5t/
MAC Fever Blush http://go.magik.ly/ml/2e5q/
Topshop Camo Jacket http://go.magik.ly/ml/1rq3/
Rhianna Rogue Fragrance http://go.magik.ly/ml/2e5u/
Steve Madden Edit http://go.magik.ly/ml/2e5m/
Fall Favorites List
Favorite fall candle, favorite fall lip color, favorite fall drink, favorite fall blush, favorite fall clothing item, favorite fall movie, favorite fall TV show, favorite thanksgiving food, favorite Halloween costume, favorite fall activity, favorite fall fragrance, favorite fall shoe, favorite fall accessory, favorite fall hair style.
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I’m completely obsessed with this choker trend! I know this trend has made a comeback a hot minute ago and I am a little late to the party, but my collection of chokers is something serious! In general, chokers are game-changers that instantly takes an outfit from basic to interestingly sexy and there are so many different types. What more can you ask for? My favorite way to wear them are with clean button up blouses, off the shoulder tops, easy shift dresses, and a classic v-neck.
On my YouTube channel I have a full haul of my personal favorites that you can shop now!!! Don’t forget to subscribe to my YouTube channel so you will be in the know FIRST about my weekly content!
Hope you enjoy and get inspired!
xoxox A ❤
Click links below to shop!
CHOKERS/NECKLACES (listed in order from video)
Black Lace Chain Drop Choker
BP. Faux Suede Beaded Wrap Necklace
BP. Faux Leather Choker
Forever 21 Heart Crochet Choker
Gorjana Taner Necklace
Ettika Woven Suede Choker
HRH Collection Dripping Crystals
HRH Collection Sleek Dash Lariat
Forever 21 Faux Stone Ring Set
Forever 21 Classic & Midi Ring Set
HRH Collection Channel http://bit.ly/28Krnvt
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Drug store makeup companies have literally STEPPED the game completely up! Well FI-NA-LLY!
I usually wear a mixture of high-end and drug store makeup, well mostly drug store lipstick, so I’m happy to see palettes start hit the scene. I never purchased the drug store palettes before and I guess it’s because I have high end palettes from both Smashbox and Urban Decay; therefore never really gave it a thought to try a drug store palette…. but that changed. When I saw the L’oreal palette the total appearance of the palette caught my eye. Sometimes the quads from drug store makeup brands look, well, cheesey, and the others that look nice I just wonder if they will look good on my skin tone. I’m always cautious in purchasing ANY palette, let alone a drug store since I can’t swatch it in store, because I don’t want them to look ashy or overall unflattering for my skin tone. So it took an hour of walking around Target to convince me to take a risk and try the palette. The Palette was $16 USD for me in Target, I’ve seen on other blogs that it being priced at around $20 USD. So here’s a look at the palette below!
So the palette has 10 colors. These are all rosey, cool tones, so yes it reminds me of the Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette. I like to think of the selection of these colors in the palette as an extension of the UD Naked 3 Palette, not a dupe per say. There are 4 shimmer colors and 6 mattes. I love the fact that the shimmers are flaky at all. The over all consistency & formula of the shadows are perfect, they blend easily and the pigmentation is decent. If you want to the color to sit more strongly on your eye I suggest not only a primer, but also a dense brush for application.
Colors 1 through 5 on my hand without primer.
Colors 6 through 10 on my hand without primer.
Tell me, have you tried any drug store palettes? If so, which is your favorite?!?! I hope you’re as excited as I am to see what else is next for drug store makeup as we see that fabulous makeup doesn’t have to cost a fortune nowadays. If you would like to get the palette yourself, check it out here.
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See you soon glamazons!
I love anything that can be worn multiple ways, don’t you?!? It feels like I’m getting my money’s worth! The infamous Rebecca Minkoff 5-zip cross body is one of those items that will make you feel exactly like that. Check out my video below to learn the 3 ways you can wear this bag and look great doing it and shop the bag here 🙂
Gorjana is my go-to jewelry brand right now. I literally fall in love with each piece, and there’s almost something for everybody. Unless you don’t like gold. The line is mostly gold styles, so dare to be get out of your comfort zone silver lovers and look damn good in GOLD!!! The jewelry is fun for layering, so you can mix and match pieces to make it your own! What’s even better about the line is the quality. The jewelry is 18k gold plated and is impeccably made! Most people think that I’ve paid well over 3x the actual cost when they see me wear this jewelry; so when they find out how great it looks for the cost they nearly have a heartattack. I love to look luxe for a fraction of the cost. I’ve recently added the pieces in the picture to my jewelry wardrobe for this summer. What is your favorite jewelry for the summer?
Not familiar with the brand, just stop by the site and Gorjana will teach you how to #livelovelayer
In Photo: Marmont Pendant Necklace, Maya Cuff, G Ring Earrings