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Nothing is better than finding a dress that work for multiple seasons. A piece that transitions helps you save money and space in your closet. Plus, there is a good chance you can find fall dresses on sale in November that would be perfect for the winter when layered. Look for pieces that you can either wear by itself or something that can be layered. Recently I found this maroon tunic by Roxy in Hawaii and loved it for a couple of different reasons. The first is its’ color; I love the merlot color trend this year. Secondly, the fabric is a light cotton, which I usually run warm so this is nice and breathable during the warmer days and the cooler days when I have a jacket over it. And third, I can throw on tights, boots, a jacket and my casual fall dress turns into a work outfit for the winter. For a winter look more towards the darker colors to pair with it. The darker colors will turn the beachy tunic look more into a wintery dress.

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Outfit details

Dress // Roxy

Necklace // Stella & Dot

Necklace // Taken from a vintage coat of mine

Shoes // Zara, rumage sale for $2

Sunglasses // Flower Child Vintage

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From skinny jeans to these loose fitting “palazzo” pants, style is alway changing, and that is why I love it. Skinny jeans will always be in my wardrobe, but I have added a couple of palazzo pants this autumn. Although they are loose, when worn with heels and balanced out with a more fitted top, they can have a slimming effect. Shops are selling them in all different kinds of patterns and colors. I’d suggest finding a pattern that matches best with your wardrobe or going for a good old black pair. Now I’m on the shorter side, about 5’4, so I love pieces that give me a little height and make my legs look longer. When I paired these pants with about a 1 1/2 inch heel, it elongated my legs and gave the outfit a bit more of a flare. Confidence is key, wear clothing and trendy pieces with confidence and everyone will be saying “wow you can pull those off!” I’m a true believer that everyone can look stylish as long as they remember to wear clothing that fits your body type, are comfortable, and strut around like you are a million bucks.

Outfit details below:

Kimono: H&M // Sejour (curvy), Sam Edelman Nasty Gal

Top: Target //, TheoryLanston ELOQUII (curvy)

Pants: Target // Alfani MANGO Boohoo

Shoes: Target // Nordstrom RackJCPennyKolhs

Sunglasses: Clover on High // Nordstrom Mango Urban Outfitters


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How to get Anne Hathaway’s look from Warner Bros. Entertainment’s new movie The Intern! Now out in theaters everywhere, The Intern is about a 70-year-old widower, Robert De Niro, who is looking to come out of retirement and applies to be an intern at an e-commerce site founded and run by Anne Hathaway. Anne Hathaway’s character in the movie, Jules Ostin, has a sophisticated, yet trendy style. Now I’ve had my fair share of fashion internships, some paid, but mostly pro bono work, so I wanted to share with you ways to dress like the head of a fashion company, even if you are still the intern.

  1. This past year I purchased a white cotton button-down from Gap; it is casual fit and super comfortable. It has been so versatile and can be worn both to work or out. It also gives you a more professional look, even when worn with jeans or, in this case, leather pants. Layering the shirt is a great way to give you a more sophisticated look.
  2. Many people already have a pullover sweater, so try layering that with collared shirts underneath. Look at mixing colors and prints when layering, it won’t be overwhelming because the undershirt doesn’t show much.
  3. On to the pants. Leather or pleather pants are a perfect way to make your outfit look trendy. They have that bold aspect about them that shows you are cutting edge.
  4. And then the heels, I’m a big fan of colorful shoes, especially when worn with neutral colors, they pop nicely. I feel more professional when I wear heels, but they aren’t for everyone, so try out what style shoe you feel confident in and roll with that. (I included three different heights of shoes below)

In the end, don’t be afraid to dress like a founder of a successful fashion company, like the saying goes “fake it until you make it!”

Outfit breakdown below:

Shirt: Gap // Joe Fresh , Curvy fit ELOQUII J.Crew , Petite Ann Taylor

Sweater: Old Navy // Line Vince

Pants: Pac Sun // Asos NYDJ Forever 21

Shoes: Target // Jessica Simpson,  Flats American Eagle , shorter heel Dorothy Perkins

Coat: Old Navy // Love Stitch Missguided

Sunglasses: Sperry //  Isaac Mizrahi Le Specs

Purse: Chanel // Co-Lab by Christopher Kon
Neiman Marcus

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Spring is approaching and I can’t be more excited to sit in the sun, be able to take my dog for a walk in the park, and the style. Spring outfits are fun to play with because you can show off more of your look. You are able to mix and match scarfs, jewelry, jeans, shoes, and jackets without having to think too much about “am I going to be warm enough, will I get frost bite”. One of the reasons I love living in the midwest is that first day of warm weather after the winter. Everyone is happy, exercising, walking just because they want to be outside, sitting on their porch, and going to whatever bar and restaurant has an outdoor patio. You can just see everyone’s pure appreciation for the sun. So Spring on and soak up that vitamin D you have been missing.

Outfit details below:

Coat: Burlington Coat Factory // Steve MaddenBernardo

Scarf: Forever 21 // Phase 3Roffe

Necklace: Forever 21 // ChicNovaForever 21

Jeans: Target // BoohooVero Moda

Shoes: Aldo// Aldo Aldo

Sunglasses: Nordstrom Rack // Steve MaddenKate Spade

Purse: Kate Spade // Saks Fifth Avenue Kate SpadeKate Spade

Earrings: Francesca’s //Betsey JohnsonPretty Little Things


Flash that Gold and wow everyone this winter. Flash tats are a fun way to make you feel a little rebellious with no commitment. Style them around the wrist like a bracelet or line them up the arm for more of a tattoo look. Whatever you choose, they are easy to remove after one night or you can decide to keep it on for the rest of the week! Outfit breakdown below

Target Xhilaration gold and black striped skirt: $22.99

Target flash tattoos: $15 pack of gold and silver

Zara leather peplum top: birthday gift, thanks!

Goodwill black dress jacket: $4.99

Gold “Make Things Happen” necklace: borrowed, thanks!

Dolce Vita nude bow heels: $10 from Treasures and Trivia rummage sale