• Staud Madeline Bag

    Best Bags under $500- My favorite picks!

    I’ve rounded up the best bags under $500, in my opinion.  You probably know that I love designer handbags.  I would definitely say that I am an accessory person.  I just think handbags and shoes can totally change a look and that’s what makes it fun.  But not all bags need to cost a ton of money.  Here’s my favorite finds under $500. The Crossbody Crossbody bags are key when you need to be hands free.  My top favorite of the moment is actually new for Spring 2019.  It’s the Staud Madeline bag.  I saw this while browsing the internet one day and immediately knew I had to have it.  I love…

  • fair isle color blocking thefashionhousemom

    How to Style with Color

      Styling an outfit with color can be daunting, especially if you live in neutrals or blacks.  Here I will give you some tips for using color in any outfit.  For some, this might be easy and fun, while for others this might leave you scratching your head.  Whichever boat you are in, I hope I can provide some inspiration for you to be creative in your own way. Choosing your inspiration item The first step to styling any outfit is to find your inspiration item.  The inspiration item is the one piece that will pull everything together. Now, I will be the first to say that more often than not,…

  • Rebecca Taylor street style thefashionhousemom

    Coordinating with Rebecca Taylor

      Friends who coordinate together stay together.  Or at least look cute together!  Laura of @abouttheoutfits and I decided to do another fun post together, this time in coordinating Rebecca Taylor outfits.  Rebecca Taylor is such a go-to brand for me.  I know I can always count on top quality, beautiful prints, and feminine details.  Also, for those of you who are petite like me, I can usually get away with not having to do any alterations in length (if planning to wear heels of course).  That’s a huge plus!  There are some brands out there where I know I will be in for hemming a foot off the bottom! These two coordinated…

  • Shrimps it bag Antonia

    Shrimps “it” bag

      If you have been on Instagram in the last year, you are sure to have seen the Shrimps “it” bag. What makes a bag have “it” status? I think it’s the instant broad appeal, unique design, and it’s ability to resonate with a diverse set of styles.  Whether you are classic, edgy, preppy, bohemian, etc., an “it” bag can be incorporated into any look without seeming out-of-place.  Shrimps current “it” bag is called the Antonia bag. It’s a fan favorite of fashion bloggers for good reason. It’s immediately eye-catching and so unique. I never like to tell anyone they need anything however, if you were on the fence about this…