new bag designers to know, all under $500.

i will fully admit that when it comes to shopping and fashion, i love bags and i probably have way too many. it started in high school, when it was about either monogrammed liz claiborne bags or little vuittons (like the pochette). after my grandmother passed away, i inherited a few of her vintage gucci bags (seen here and here),…
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transitional wardrobe picks


2018 met gala: heavenly bodies.

color me surprised: this year’s met gala red carpet was one of the best in years. not just the best met gala red carpet, but red carpet period (save the black panther premiere). i was fully prepared to see a bunch of celebs and models wear basic gowns and add a cross or rosary. not so. there was so much…
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dots and culottes.

happy monday! i’m here with something a little different, i was asked by sheela to part of the fab 40s monthly link up. every month a member of the group picks a theme, for example menswear, velvet, or leopard, and the members post new looks that are based on this theme. this month’s theme was culottes, which as a person…
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check coatdress.

i love a good dress, and especially one that does double duty (like this lace one). this check coatdress from pixie market can not only be worn as a jacket or oversized blazer, but all buttoned up as a dress. i really like that the closure on this one isn’t too deep, so it shows off just enough skin. the…
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the friday five.

and we’re back after a few weeks away! how was your week? mine was actually pretty mellow…i attended the opening party of a new pop-up tiki bar in the marina, and had a chili night with some girlfriends (and made my nana’s cornbread). the weekend should be also chill, watching some playoff basketball (go sixers!), and i’m running a 5k…
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