Trendy On A Budget

Looking good shouldn't cost that much!


prada_lilly pulitzer_loft_kate spade2It might be somewhat passe, but I still follow the ‘no whites until memorial day and no whites after labor day.’ However, it is often difficult to find the right occasion to wear a white dress. I mean, no white dresses at bridal showers and absolutely not at a wedding. It’s funny to think that such a simple color could come with so many don’ts. But low and behold, the opportunity finally came for me to debut my white Lilly Pulitzer dress that I forgot I even owned; it still had tags on it!

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Like a Boss!

bauble bar_old navy_bcbgLooking at this outfit, I am sure you can already tell that something is a bit off.  Yes, I am in something other than an outfit that consists of a dress or skirt. Decided to put on my big girl pants. And second, I picked out of my closet a pair of pants with the widest legs, which is the complete opposite of the current trend of slimmer and skinnier pants. Even though I was going against the grain, I relied on my accessories to keep this outfit feminine, current and most importantly, office appropriate.

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Holy Shift!

chevron shift dress_banana republic_arturo chiang_pradaThe wedding season has officially kicked off for me, with the first one of the year taking place last weekend in the ‘burbs. The weather was perfect; sunny and warm, but not too hot. It was an early ceremony followed by an outdoor reception underneath the tents. With the weather forecast and venue in mind, I knew I needed a dress that would be comfortable: a) in the heat and b) for all the dancing that was sure to follow. I mean, how can you stay seated while Gangnam-Style or Call Me Maybe is playing?

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