Soooo Miami

If you follow me on Instagram you may have caught on to the little love affair I’ve been having with flamingos!

There’s a certain nostalgia about flamingos that just tickles me pink! Flamingos bring back childhood memories of family trips to the Miami Metro Zoo, where upon entry patrons were greeted by flushing flocks of flamingos! I remember my fascination with the different shades of pinks and corals radiating from their feathers, as well as my admiration of their flirty, one legged stance.

I also love that flamingos are just soooooo Miami! I dare you to find a postcard from Miami that doesn’t have a flamingo somewhere on it. So whether it be thoughts of my childhood or thoughts of my hometown, flamingos have the power to make me feel some type of way.  So why not wear them emblazoned on my blouse, T-shirt, handbag and necklace?

photo 1Flamingo print blouse: Express; White A-Line Skirt: Halston Heritage via Amazon; Sunglasses: ALDOLeather Fringed Clutch: Steve Madden via Marshalls; Sandals: Yves Saint Laurent.

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Head-to-Toe Fall Faves

Today’s look is comprised of my Head-to-Toe Fall Faves!

1.  Wool Fedora – Perhaps my #1 favorite Fall accessory! Perfect for Miami’s sunny fall weather! Look fierce while protecting that gorgeous skin from the sun!

2.  Blood Wine Lips – Bold, bloody lips scream Fall and I can’t tell you how many compliments/questions I get about this lip color combo.  To achieve this look I use a MAC lip pencil called “Currant” and a Wet-n-Wild lip color called “Sugar Plum Fairy” #908C.

3.  Dual Pearl Studs – As seen on virtually every single fashion blogger in the universe at the moment, these dual pearl earrings are the perfect combination of femininity and edge and I just can’t put them down!

4.  Chambray (Denim) – Denim, chambray and more denim! Head-to-toe denim a/k/a The Canadian Tuxedo is one of Fall 2014’s most popular trends and this light Chambray button down from Forever 21 is the ideal tone to pair with slightly darker denim to achieve that perfect Canadian Tuxedo look.

5.  Leather- Leather is a no brainer for Fall, but full blown leather leggings in Miami’s “Faux Fall” are still impossible to endure (maybe in January), therefore these black leggings with faux leather paneling are the perfect alternative!

6.  Wedge Booties– I have to admit wedged boots are something that have slowly grown on me.  Comfort is perhaps the #1 reason for my newfound love of them.   Living in Brickell and working in Downtown call for a heavy pedestrian lifestyle and I can walk for miles and miles in these rock star-ish Vince Camuto wedge booties.

Also wearing: Gold Shark Tooth Necklace; Tan Envelope Clutch; Wraparound Leather Cuff Bracelet; Pave Criss-Cross Ring; Shark Mouth Midi-Ring.

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Fancy Wednesday: Birthday Wish List

So tomorrow marks 31 years of beautiful chaos! Yup tomorrow is my birthday!  I’m normally not the Birthday Wish List type of person, everyone who knows me knows that ACCESSORIES are one of my favorite gifts to receive, followed by food and drink.  However, it being Fancy Wednesday and all I figured it was only appropriate for me to share the gadgets that are currently tickling this birthday girls fancy! As usual, click on the pic for shopping and purchase information!

Adidas WatchJagger Edge Iphone Case

Stella McCartney Wallet

Baublebar Headphones

Forever 21 Barbie Doll Varsity Jacket

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Fancy Wednesday: Booties

As much as I would LOVE to start posting “Fall Fancies” to include my favorite fall trends such as moto-jackets and over- the-knee boots, let’s face it, what kind of psycho would I appear to be– considering I live in Miami!

BOOTIES, however, are the perfect way to slowly ease into Fall without suffering from heat stroke.  Whether you prefer sheer, zippered, lace-up, studded or fringed booties, pair them with your short skirts and shorts (for the time being) for a sexy and edgy Semi-Fall look!

Check out my Bootie “Fancies” below and click on the pic for shopping info!

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Can’t Get Enough

I love finding new ways of wearing my favorite statement pieces. This yellow skirt from Forever 21  is one of my favorite F21 purchases.  You’ve seen it on the blog before here and on IG here and since I just can’t get enough of it, you see it here again paired with a solid black sleeves blouse and my go-to white Calvin Klein blazer! I’ve also worn this skirt with a white/black striped tee for a little pattern play. It’s a really fun skirt and you can bet you’ll be seeing it again and again!

Yellow Floral SkirtYellow Floral Skirt: Forever 21 (old) (very similar) Black Sleeveless Blouse: MarshallsWhite Mesh Collar Blazer Vest: Calvin KleinBlack Strap Heels: American Rag via Macy’s (ON SALE);

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Color Happy

What can I say … I’m Color Happy!! I perpetually feel the need to throw in a pop of color. Not that I can’t see myself in a head-to-toe monochromatic look, I’m just saying it rarely happens. Be it by way of jewelry, handbag, shoes or accessories there is always room for color in my world! In today’s featured look I went for all of the above, but balanced things out a bit with a classic black pencil skirt and satchel.  What do you think?

I wish you all a colorful and happy day!  Thank you for stopping by!

Color HappyColor Paint Stroke Blouse: Loehmanns (similar);  Black Pencil Skirt: Marshalls (similar); Mustard Satin Pumps: ZARA, (similar, similar); Crystal Color Necklace: ILY Couture; Black Leather Satchel: Tory Burch (love this one); Arm Candy: Lovestrung and Stella & Dot; Watch: Michael Kors (exact); Blue Honeycomb Ring & Earrings: Sale Rack.

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Pastelitos

As you may have already figured out, I tend to gravitate towards ultra feminine pieces. When I first saw this floral pastel dress at Zara, I knew I had to take it home with me!  I just love the feminine silhouette, soft pastel colors and flirty ruffled bottom. Perhaps that is why I can’t stop myself from finding as many different ways of styling this dress as possible.

You’ve seen this pretty little thing before here when I wore it the Lucky FABB Conference in Los Angeles.  I remember walking around L.A. saying “I’m bringing the Miami Pastelitos to Lucky FABB”! Lol! For those of you who are not from Miami, “Pastelitos” are delicious Cuban pastries, but I see no harm in using the word to describe the adorable pastel color palette of this girly dress! What can I say, I’m a dork!

I hope you all have a wonderful weekend and thank you for paying me a visit!

Miami Pastelitos

Floral Ruffle Dress: ZARA; White Mesh Collar Blazer Vest: Calvin Klein; White Pumps : Charles David; Powder Blue Statement Necklace: Macys, similar styles here; Powder Blue Structured Handbag: DKNY via Marshalls;

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Independent Woman

Today is our Independence Day! Be Bold, Be Wild, Be Free!  But most importantly, be safe!  Happy Weekend ‘Merica!

Independent Woman-Happy Fourth of JulyRed Tweed Jacket: Forever 21; Cobalt Blue Jacquard Skirt: ZARA; White Cotton Top: Marshalls; White Handbag: Frattapolesine via ALDO Shoes; White Pumps: Charles David via Amazon; Pave Gold Chain Link Necklace: ILY Couture.

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Sunnies Delight

Good morning! As you all know, most of my posts are usually about my outfits and although I have every intention of sharing the full details of my outfit today, today’s post is all about my new “sunnies.”

If you’ve flipped through the pages of just about any fashion magazine lately you have probably noticed that the hottest trends in sunglasses this year are retro, oversized, decorated, cat-eye and mirrored lens. Being a Miami girl, a great pair of “sunnies” are much more than a trendy accessory, they are a bare necessity and driving essential.

Of the five sunglass trends mentioned above, the cat-eye and mirrored lens were the two trends I was highly coveting before coming across these TO DIE FOR, Tom Ford sunnies which just so happened to be the perfect marriage of cat-eye frame and mirrored lens delightfulness! Never, have I ever been more in love with a pair of sunnies as I am with my Tom Ford Nastasya, Shiny Rose, Gold Mirror Lens.

P.S. I got mine on Amazon (here) for 25% there are only 2 left! Go get em!!!

P.S.S. My boyfriend’s shirt is NIKE… Lol! Just Do It!

 

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Cat-Eye Mirror Lens Sunglasses
: Tom Ford via Amazon (here)

Sheer Leopard Print Top: Marshalls

Leather Panel Leggings: Romeo & Juliet Couture c/o Loehmanns

Lace/Studded Booties: Shoedazzle

Tiger Claw Necklace: Stella & Dot

Leather Cuff Bracelet: Old, can’t remember from where :(

#lucky