how to score the best online shopping deals

Black Friday + Cyber Monday mean bargains galore. So what better time to let you in on this delicious money-saving secret I use all year round? Read on if you’re ready to shop + prepared to save. //

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5 ways to dress-up on a budget

Halloween may be over, but the slew of Holiday Extravaganzas have just begun. Read on to learn the “Top 5 Ways” to DRESS UP for these epic events while keeping the COST DOWN. //

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OOTD: Zara Did Me Dirty

FUN FACT // PATHETIC FACT?: Whatever. The fact is, I have never, in my fashion-obsessed existence purchased an item from ZARA. #locomuch? Well, the tides have shifted my Fab. ZARA is simply a dream. Their brand + various lines are the definition of chic, unique, qual-it-tee fashion . After causally popping into my local ZARA Retailer, I turned to ask my new friend Gordon, ZARA Salesman-Extraordinaire, if I was in the Outlet. Nope, just in the middle of the most epic sale I’ve seen since my first visit to T.J. Maxx. So please, this is the time to polish that wardrobe of yours and decorate it with quality bargains from ZARA. Also note, be sure to visit a ZARA Retailer, as the SALE section on their site lacks the plethora of markdowns waiting for you to get your hands on. Get after it Fab! //

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OOTD: “The Coat Speaks for Herself”

The Nordstrom Half-Yearly Sale left me with this Pale Pink Double-Breasted work of art by Topshop. The best part is, I snagged this classic coat for only $108.00. Click here to find where to purchase the other fabulous bargain items from this OOTD. //

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Do I Have to Take It Off?

You may or may not be familiar with the fashion movement, “The Capsule Wardrobe.” Either way, in this post you will learn how this movement showcases the necessity for simple, quality, basic items in our wardrobe. By learning about the key foundations of “The Capsule Movement,” you will see how versatile staples save you both time and money. Go ahead and take a look at how I tapped into my creative side by partaking​ in my own little version of “The Capsule Challenge” as well. //

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THRIFT STORE FIND OF A LIFETIME:”If It’s Good Enough for Marilyn, It’s Good Enough for Me.”

Who knew this $14.00 Thrift Store Find would throw me into a tailspin of examining how history influences fashion + fashion influences history? ‘THRIFTING’ has become a “thing.” Another term for shopping at consignment, antique, or thrift stores, there is a lot to be said for this new “thing.” Find out why these vintages pieces blend bargains, quality, + a history lesson all in one. //

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Big MAC Savings: “Recycle: BACK-TO-MAC”

Big MAC Decision: see why I have two huge decisions to make! Recycle, reduce, reuse + get rewarded with a lipstick of your choice! See how this little beauty secret goes down on the blog. //

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OOTD: “Slightly Simple // Completely Chic”

OOTD: Minimal Street Style is nothing new. Minimal: Simple + versatile statement pieces in subtle colors such as a white v-neck tee,​ grey sweater, a pair of dark wash Paige Denim, olive jacket, + of course, an ‘L.B.D.’ These timeless basics are blank canvases. Throw on a necklace, switch shoes from leopard flats to leather booties, or add a funky fedora + there you have it,​ an entirely new outfit. Why are these basics so ideal? When trying to squeeze all of one’s possessions into an overpriced 400 Sq. Ft. apartment, ‘just the essentials” will have to do. // It’s almost like creating a Capsule Wardrobe without any intention of doing so. Keep it minimal + chic Fabs; you’ll look like you own the place. Okay, maybe not necessarily own the place but at least pass as the real deal: a city resident​. //

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Hello Bell Bottoms: “We Could All Use a Little More FLARE in Our Lives”

Bell Bottoms are back in full force + we don’t hate it. Not only do they balance out our figure; but the variety of styles, ie. prints, fabrics, flare, is endless! After all, we could all use a little extra ‘flare’ in our life. Am I right, or am I right? //

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