• Staud Nautical dress

    The Art of Nautical Dressing Explained Here

    There is an art to nautical dressing.  You can quickly go from cool to cutesy if you don’t coordinate right. Nautical dressing is inspired by the ocean, sailing, and ships. It is a classic summer style. Navy blue, white, and red are the traditional colors used. Ocean themes such as fish, lobsters, and anchors can add a fun twist.  Whether it is your accessories, color theme, or pattern that inspires your look, you don’t want to overdo it. Understated is the key to success here. When selecting your nautical outfit you should consider 3 things.  Where you are wearing the outfit, the comfort, and the overall feel you are going for. …

  • Fashion

    Summer bags you need to know

    There are so many great summer bags to choose from.  I wanted to help breakdown some top picks and brands that you need to know.  These are all great for summer or any warm weather getaways. Nannacay Nannacay bags are more than just bags. They are works of art.  The inspiration behind the Nannacay brand comes from founder Marcia Kemp’s travels to exotic destinations, where culture and people were the highlights.  During one of her visits to the tribe of Massai in Africa, she witnessed the local craftsmanship and wanted to share this beauty with the world.  This idea lead to the creation of Nannacay which means sisterhood.  Today Nannacay products…

  • Asymmetric garden party dress

    Choosing a dress length

      Choosing the right dress length can be difficult. You need to consider the formality of the event, weather, and comfort.  Most important, is what you are comfortable in.  There are no set rules.  Here’s a guide to help you choose for your next event. Mini While there are no rules for the length of your dress, my own rule is that the more casual the event, the shorter the dress. A shorter dress can be styled down with flat shoes or kitten heels.  I love this mini dress for a family picnic or graduation party. The print just screams summer! Pair it with these yellow sandals and you have the perfect summer…

  • red accessories

    Choosing the right accessories for your style

      Accessories, you either love them or you hate them.  There are so many options for accessories out there, that it can be overwhelming.  You have shoes, bags, and jewelry.  How do you know what colors and styles to choose from?  And when do you know when enough is enough?  Let’s break it down. First, think about what type of outfits you normally wear.  Are you a neutral outfit wearer, or do you prefer lots of bold color?  If you are looking to just add a few staples accessories into your wardrobe, I would say that you neutral loving gals should try adding some color into your looks with bold…

  • Effortless chic style

    Essentials for summer chic dressing

      Summer dressing is usually a little more relaxed.  It can be easy to just throw on a pair of shorts and a tee.  Pulling together a look that is chic and comfortable it easier than you think. Here I will break down the essentials you need for effortless chic summer dressing. Essential #1: Sunglassses Investing in a good pair of sunglasses is essential for getting that summer chic look. When I say good, I don’t mean expensive. I mean a pair that fits your face well. Just like our faces, sunglasses come in all shapes and sizes. Some people seem to be able to pull off any pair. I…

  • Karina grimaldi white jumpsuit

    The Jumpsuit for effortless chic style

    The jumpsuit is the chic answer to effortless dressing. Nothing says confident more then when a woman walks into a room wearing a jumpsuit.  They are super easy too.  There is no coordination involved because the outfit is already created for you. They are easy, classy, and virtually impossible to mess up. All you need to do is choose your shoes and bag. Can it get any easier? There’s something about a one-piece look that is so sophisticated.  I immediately think of French girl chic. Always looking effortless, put together, and so cool. If you are having a little French girl envy, a jumpsuit should set that straight. It’s instant…

  • Fashion,  Lifestyle

    How you can buy a Dior dress for less

    Owning a Dior dress has been a dream of mine for ages. The quality, fabric and designs are impeccable!  Have you ever skimmed through the pages of Vogue and dreamed of owning one of the beautiful couture pieces featured? I’ve discovered a way you can!  Read on to find out how I got this authentic Dior dress for way under couture prices. Shopping online for a designer item can be daunting. Whether shopping new items or second-hand, being unable to feel the fabric and look for signs of wear can be a deal breaker when purchasing an expensive item.  How do you know it’s authentic? With Vestiaire Collective, you don’t…

  • Floral top
    Fashion,  Lifestyle

    Floral prints never go out of style

    Floral prints and summer go hand in hand.  They are a timeless trend that never really goes away. Trends and clothing are like a revolving door. The styles come in and go out, then come around again in a little different way. Floral prints are the trend that you can always count on. Guaranteed if you buy a floral print this summer, 3 summers from now it will still be wearable.  There is a reason for this.  Florals are featured at most of the important events in our lives.  They remind us of these happy times such as weddings, birthdays, and other special occasions. Memories can bring on a little nostalgia.…

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  • Pajama Pants street style

    Casual chic with pajama pants

    Casual chic just got a whole lot chicer. Who doesn’t like the feel of silk next to their skin? It’s soft, light weight, and so luxe looking. Introducing the pajama pants. The next level elevated in casual style.  You may look at these and think twice. Are they really made to be worn in public? The answer is a loud yes! Let’s not get carried away and actually wear them to bed, wake up the next morning, and head out the door. Although you may want to. The pajama pants are a cleaner and chicer alternative to yoga pants. They have the same comfortable and casual feel. But pajama pants…

  • Fashion

    Iconic Black & White

      Black and white is such an iconic pairing.  The bold contrast makes a classic yet powerful statement. It is the epitome of French girl chic. Always in fashion without too much fuss.  The first image that pops into my mind when I think of a classic black and white outfit is brunching on the Italian coast in my sunglasses.  Doesn’t everyone think of that? Black and white can be incorporated into your wardrobe in so many ways.  One fun option is with polka dots.  Another timeless classic, polka dots have been on the fashion scene forever.  Think Marilyn Monroe in her famous circa 1950’s swimsuit.  Each decade has had a…

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