The Red Dress Effect


J. Crew Red Flounce PonteDress | Leopard Pumps Similar here & hereKaren Walker Sunglasses | J. Crew Factory Pearl Necklace Similar here & here | Gucci Watch | J.Crew Earrings Similar | Michael Kors Clutch  

When I Googled the words "Why Wear Red?", this is what I found.  

"Red dress effect. The red dress effect is a putative phenomenon in which people wearing red clothing, such as a red dress, are perceived to be more sexually appealing than they are when wearing other colours."

Wow, so why don't we wear red more often? Not just for sexiness. This red dress makes me feel powerful, confident, fearless, and pretty sassy. I feel like I can take on whatever the worlds throws at me.  

A little red dress is a classic wardrobe item that can be appropriate for a variety of occasions. You don't have to be Jessica Rabbit when wearing red; just be aware of length, cut, and fit. I wore this dress to a professional event, and felt great in it! J. Crew factory has the best fit! This one fit like a glove (not too tight), and was the appropriate length! Plus, it comes in black and is on sale now!

If you want to wear a red dress, there are many options. Red comes in a variety of shades, so choose one that works for you.  As Audrey Hepburn once said, "There's a shade of red for everyone."  Pair the dress with accessories and makeup that go well with red. I am wearing Smashbox Ombre Red Lipstick, which I'm obsessed with, and I paired this dress with classic J. Crew pearls.

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Denim and Leather Together Forever


H&M Leather Skirt | BCBG Open-toe Booties Similar | J.Crew Denim Shirt | Ray-Ban Sunglasses | Michael Kors Cross Body Bag

I know that I harp a lot about denim, but that's because it's so universal! It can be comfy and chic at the same time. We all wear denim because it's just, well, ... easy! Denim shirts or pants go with literally EVERYTHING! We all have them in our closets, so let them be worn!

Leather has really made a come back in the past couple of years and now is almost as safe as wearing denim. My most favorite denim combination is denim and leather, and it's so easy to replicate.  It’s a fashionable and trendy combination that will always look effortlessly chic. You can just throw this look,  and look extremely put together. How do you wear denim and leather together?

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Sweater Weather is Better


H&M Leather Skirt  | H&M Sweater | Ray-Ban Sunglasses | T.j Maxx Slip-on's, Similar here, here, and here | Michael Kors Clutch Similar| Smashbox Ombre Red Lipstick

There's something about Fall fashion that really gets me excited. Fall brings sweater weather, crunching leaves, crisp air, and pumpkin spice everything! The only downside to sweaters, scarves, and leggings while living in the deep South, is that it's still 90 degrees in the middle of October! Oh well, I will try my best to stay in season by mixing cozy sweaters with skirts and booties. I went for a more relaxed looked with these slip-on sneakers. Mine were bought from T.J. Maxx, but I have linked more similar pairs.   This H&M sweater is the perfect hue of red. I have always hated the color orange but I absolutely love the tint of this garment. It's the perfect mix. I also adore the bell sleeve detail.  

My faux leather skirt is also from H&M. I really respect that they made this one with length in mind. I think it hits the perfect spot, and the high waist is great for showing off the waist line. I went a size up for length and less confinement. 

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The Polka Dot Mix


J. Crew Factory skirt- Similar here, here, and here | J.Crew Factory Leopard Flats | Tory Burch Bag Similar | Dolce Gabbana Sunglasses J. Crew Factory Denim Shirt

Polka Dots are one of the most versatile patterns to wear! I love this pleated one from J.Crew Factory. I didn't want to over complicate my look so I paired my polka dot skirt with a denim blouse and tied it up to extenuate the waist line.  I also love to play with prints and mix these dots with my leopard flats- fun, yet chic. 

Scale is key when mixing polka dots and prints. Once you have your larger, bolder print, be sure to pair it with a smaller, less dominate print. Two prints of equal scale will give your ensemble an overwhelming appearance and could be unpleasing to the eye. My polka dot print is pretty tiny, so they compliment my bold shoes.

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When in Doubt, Try WHEN Out!

If you've been following all the big beauty bloggers, you know that sheet face masks are all the rage! I like to use sheet masks when my moisturizer isn't doing the trick and my skin looks dull. If you watch my snapchat, I also love to run a hot bath, grab a glass of wine, throw on a sheet mask and soak in a bath bomb!

 I have trouble with dry, flaky skin around my nose and sometimes on my cheeks, especially in the winter months. Sheet masks are really helpful at adding extra hydration and brightening dull skin.

 I LOVE this new line of face masks called "When." "When" was created by Jin Han Lee, a healthcare specialist. Mr. Lee used the latest skincare innovation and research to create this breakthrough bio-cellulose skincare range that addresses the visible signs of aging, skin firmness, tone, texture and radiance.

These sheet mask come in gorgeous, colorful packaging!  The first mask I used was the 10:00 PM mask, The nose cut out was a bit awkward, and the mask itself wanted to cling to itself. However, most every sheet mask sticks to itself. It definitely rehydrated and softened my skin. My skin also absorbed it well, as well as having a noticeable cooling effect on my red sunburn from this past weekend.

What I really love about this product is that they have specific masks for each part of your busy life:

• 10:00 PM - Anti-Aging
Contains watermelon extract and collagen to protect skin and help improve skin conditions

Glamour Base - Primer (previously called Makeup Base)
Contains adenosine, collagen and peptides to help improve skin elasticity

• Snow Magic - Brightening
Contains niacinamide (vitamin B3) and aloe vera leaf extract for brighter, glowing skin

• The Last Choice- Hydrating
Contains sodium hyaluronate and saccharide isomerate to help keep skin moisturized

• Travel Mate - Rejuvenating
Contains chamomile flower water and Swiss Alpine herb extracts to gently hydrate and soothe skin

It literally tells you "When" to use the mask- which is really cool. There one for every occasion. I can't wait to use the Travel Mate! All When masks contain hyaluronic acid and ginseng extracts to help keep skin moisturized and healthy and can be found at

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It’s Not Just a Dress: Why My Clothes Are My Life

“Why do you have to have ALL your clothes there?” my Dad asked me last weekend. If you haven’t heard yet, Lance and I are moving back home! We are going to rent my parent’s beach house in the meantime before we can buy another house.  I have already moved down and started my new job, and Lance will follow in a week. I only brought less than a third of my wardrobe (as you can imagine, it’s huge). However, I’m planning on bringing my entire closet. Without much closet space at the beach house, my dad protests my decision to bring all my clothes. “Why can’t you just keep one season in storage,” he asks.  I insist that I have all my clothes with me. “But transitional wear is coming up! Right?” Maybe I’m being a little too difficult?

This discussion got me wondering. Why are my clothes so important to me? Why do I long for them to be with me?

When you think about it, they are really just pieces of cloth, just fabric and material. I know that we shouldn’t let material things come before God or become so important we can’t walk away from them. Here lately, I’ve tried to be more about the “experience” and not about “things”. When I look at something I really want, I remind myself, “You can’t take it with you when you’re gone.”

Though, besides the facts, my clothes are so much more to me than just the name brand, price tag, or the apparent statement.

They are memories. This might be why it’s admittedly hard for me to let go of most of them. I can look at any one of my garments in my closet and tell you the story behind each, even from years before.

…This was the dress that I wore on my first night out in college with my new sorority sisters.

…This is the dress that I wore when I saw my brother walk across the stage at the University of Georgia through facetime. I’ve never felt so proud.

… This is the skirt and top combination I wore in Spain (my first Europe trip) when I was anticipating 70-degree weather, but it was freezing cold. I would have rather worn my new outfit and be cold than to wear jeans that day. My pictures were perfect!

…This is the cream lace dress I wore when I received my Master’s Degree.

…This is the little black number I wore out for the first time after coming from a bad breakup.

…This is the gorgeous royal blue pea coat I wore to an outside date, and spent on it, my very last cent. I had to eat Ramen Noodles for weeks just so I could afford it. It was totally worth it.

…This is the dress I cried tears on when I found out my best friend was pregnant.

…This is the lace maxi dress I wore for my very first blog post 4 years ago.

…This is the classic black jacket my mother bought for me while shopping together on my 27th birthday. I will always cherish our mother daughter time.

…This is the blouse I wore when Lance proposed to me.


These clothes, these symbols of moments of my life, are my children. They are a collection of my life stories.  They are a timeline of memories that can be revisited every time I re-wear a piece. My clothes are tangible pieces of my life’s significance.

When I frequent an outfit, I am revisited by immense events from the past.

It’s not just a dress. It’s a feeling of that moment in time when you felt your very best-confident, smart, beautiful, courageous. In the eyes of a 20 something fashionista, clothes are a feeling… which can mark a moment in time forever.

With every new dress or garment, there is so much potential in your story. 


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Keep Calm: It's Gingham Style.

Gingham Top Morrell's Armoire | Express wedges Similar | Black Shorts Similar | Jimmy Choo Sunglasses | Michael Kors Red Cross-body Similar

I love the gingham trend because you can dress it up for the office or dress it down for a casual weekend. I even recently bought a gingham dress from TJ Maxx! From skirts to billowing off-the-shoulder tops, and gingham blazer jackets, there are so many ways to wear it.!

This Gingham Billow Sleeve Top is one of the main trends of the summer, and I've got it right here in the Armoire! This is just one of the ways I choose to style it, but there are so many more! Pairing it with a red handbag and red lips really makes your accessories POP! It is  semi-cropped, so keep that in mind when choosing your sizing. 

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Weekend Loading....

Forever 21 Mesh Dress | Adidas Tennis Shoes | Francesca's Collections Sunglasses

 I LOVE an easy dress that you can match with a pair of sneakers for a relaxed but chic look. This mesh dress is from Forever 21, and these Adidas tennis go with everything. The Adidas Superstars are becoming everyone's shoe closet staple. Superstars go perfect with many different outfits because they are simple and basic in color, which is easy to style.

The white superstars are especially stylish when paired with either dark leggings or black jeans, that are skinnier at the ankles. The black pants with the white kicks gives a real contrast that places the attention on the shoes!

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  Ray-Bans | Chanel Red Lipstick | Red Bandana Tie | American Flag
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 "Red, white, blue is in the sky
Summer's in the air and
Baby, heaven's in your eyes"
-Lana Del Rey
Happy Independence Day!  I hope you all have an exciting day spent with your family and friends. I'll be at my parent's house by the pool while the guys barbeque. Because I love this post and swimsuit so much, I'm bringing it back! This year, and every year, I'm going all out with stars and stripes. I have had this swimsuit for almost 3 years now and I wear it every year! This Target swimsuit must be very popular, because it has been in stock for three seasons now! You can buy it now and save 20% with code JULY4 at Target!  
 God bless America!
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Running on Coffee and Dry Shampoo? Here's the Review!

Hello everyone! I've been reviewing a couple of beauty products these last few posts, which came at a perfect time. I haven't been able to take pictures because of the constant rain.  If you your'e living in the 2000's, you know all about the dry shampoo trend. It has revolutionized the the showering routines of millions of women!  Before I get started, I want to let you all know that I use dry shampoo, but I don't live by it like many of my friends. I have to wash my hair at least every other day for oil control. As you have read before, my hair is incredibly thin, and it doesn't take much to make it unattractively oily.  I may wear dry shampoo about 1-2 times a week. I try to not wash my tooooooo much. 

I've been trying HASK Argan Dry Shampoo for the past three weeks. It has an extremely pronounced citrusy scent that is divine. It smells notably clean. I love the way it makes the ends of my hair feel.  However, I don't think this particular shampoo absorbed as much oil as I would've liked.  I LOVE the brand HASK, and don't get me wrong, this is not a bad shampoo. I just don't think this was the right formula for my hair type. I would like to try the charcoal formula for long-lasting oil absorption. I think charcoal would be better for absorbing oil off the scalp than argan oil, right? The argan oil formula just didn't work as good on my oily scalp. I do however like to use this formula to give my hair a little more texture for an afternoon reboot, and refresh limp locks.  I can't wait to try it at the beach and mix it with the salty air and a beach blown look. All of HASK dry shampoos are free of: sulfates, parabens, phthalates, gluten and artificial colors.

So the ultimate review:

It has a great refreshing smell. It's great for refreshing texture and adding grip, but not so great for absorbing oil on the scalp. Also, the shampoo came with this really cute bag in my middle picture above, which was definitely a PLUS! Thank you HASK for this review, because we all know that some days we are 80% coffee and 20% dry shampoo! 

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Get A Grip


This collaboration with Kenra came at the perfect time! With all this rain and humidity in the south, it's hard to keep a nice up-do. Kenra's Grip Collection  has brought me the next level of texture! This combination is a perfect rotation of airy, lightweight styling and finishing products that provide definition and all over volume.

The Whip Grip Mousse 9 provides a light hold, a matte finish and helps you build foundation and volume in your hair with its airy, whipped formula. It's more like a mousse. I usually don't wear mousse, because my hair is so thin, but this product left my hair feeling pretty airy and lighter than most mousse formulas.

 The Air Grip Spray 5 provides a flexible hold, a matte finish and more grip in an ultra-light formula. For additional texture and grip  to your curls, you can layer the product onto your hair first. I use it before I start to style. It also makes cool waves when you scrunch it with your hands. 

High Grip Spray 20 provides a great hold, and a  matte finish. This hair spray is more "powdery" than most; however, I really like the texture it leaves.  It's high definition in an ultra-lightweight formula.  

 For someone like me who is somewhat amateur at hair styling, this is perfect for experimenting with different looks. My hair is naturally thin and straight as a board, so I use these products before, between and after I curl my hair with a wand or curling iron. 

Before styling, my hair was washed and was air dried the night before. I brushed it out with some help from It's a 10. The next morning, I applied the  Kenra Whip Grip Mousse, using more on my ends for curls. It was not crunchy, like most mousse formulas make my hair. I  was going for big hollywood curls for a date night look. I then used the Kenra Air Grip Spray and sprayed it all over my hair to help with texture and holding curl. I curled all my hair, did a hair flip, and sprayed all over with Kenra High Grip Spray to seal the deal. It was the perfect combination and it held up all day and night, even in the humidity. .

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Misting is a Must!


The French always seem to have it right. Whether it's fashion, beauty or lifestyle, it all seems to be iconic, romantic, and fabulous.  French women now know the secret to beautiful skin! It's keeping your skin hydrated with evian Facial Spray! I have been using this product for over two weeks now, and I love it.
"With each misting, evian Natural Mineral Water Facial Spray helps hydrate, tone, and soothe all skin types including sensitive skin leaving the skin looking healthy. French women, famous for their beauty savvy, have long depended on the special benefits of evian as part of their daily skin care regime."
No matter the temperature outside, this spray is always cool and calming. I use it after I get out of a  hot shower to cool and clean my face. I also use it in the morning to  help me wake up and cleanse my face before my makeup routine. 
"The fine mist produced by evian  penetrates and rehydrates the upper layers of the skin. Evian water has a unique mineral balance along with exceptional purity which suits all skin types, even the most sensitive. It leaves skin looking healthy and feeling refreshed."
 I love taking this spray to work with me and giving myself a light mist in the afternoon to rehydrate my skin without removing my make-up. This spray also helps improve the color of all cosmetic products. Most make-up professionals prefer evian spray to dilute and blend make-up. Evian gives your skin and make-up a more natural look with bringing out the best color.
 I feel like the only thing I have been doing over the holidays is eat good food and sweets. It is about to be January, and you know what that means... It's time to hit the gym. My favorite use of this spray is using it after the gym.  I always try to hit the gym really hard before spring bikini season. Only this year, I will most definitely have my evian Facial Spray in my gym bag. I also cannot wait to take my evian facial spray to the beach this summer too: that cool, calming feel after a long hot day in the salt and sun is amazing . And in the winter, I will be using evian to moisturize my face after the harsh, freezing cold weather that makes my skin so dry.
You must try evain Facial Spray. This facial spray has so many uses, I take my evian everywhere with me now. I know if you try this product, you will too. Evian Facial Spray is so popular, you can now buy it at Nordstorm. 
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Ulta Haul

Hey Everyone! How are you all liking the new site and store? 

I made an Ultra store haul a couple of weeks ago to try out some new products. Here's the run-down:

0. Tarte Amazonian Clay Highlighter: 5 Stars! I am always looking for the perfect highlighter, and the one takes the cake. I have been using Becca in Pearl but I think I like the natural tone of this one. The bronzy shade gives you a very natural glow. I love it and will be using this product all the time. Plus it smells amazing.

1. St. Tropez Tanning Oil: 4 Stars. I can't lie, I like this product better than the Rodan and Fields brand of self-tanner. This oil is very nourishing to your skin and my legs felt really hydrated after one use. I felt like I had even put on lotion. This oil is also laced with a light shimmer sheen. Put it on before going out, and your legs will look sun kissed. It's perfect if you really want your skin to glow in the sunlight. Who doesn’t want to sparkle? I also like how the oil is tinted and you can see where you are actually rubbing it in. The application is not invisible like most tanning lotions and you can clearly see where the oil may streak. The oil can be a little sticky but did not stain any clothing.  However, I would still wait a while before putting on new clothing as you would with any other self-tanner.

2. Micellar Cleansing Water: 5 Stars! I use makeup cleaning wipes and I found so much residue left over from my wipes from this cleansing water. It really cleans and get all the stubborn makeup off. It never leaves my skin dry. It's kind of like a toner without the harshness.  My face felt extremely clean after use. 

3. It's a 10: 5 Stars! Seriously cannot live without this product.  The bottle says its benefits are....Instant detangling, Prevents breakage, Extends color treated hair, Adds shine, Weightless deep moisture, Heat protectant, and De-frizzes, and it really does all that and more. This is a must have to keep your hair healthy! I really love the detangling benefit! I use it EVERY DAY!

4. Not your Mother's Texturizing Sea Salt Spray: 4 Stars! For that beach wavey hair, I love this product. This spray is infused with natural dead sea salt and sea kelp.  I use this spray for tasseled waves. It works best for me when I don’t wash my hair for one day and I get more texture. It also smalls like coconuts. I

5. 24K Gold Crème Mask: 4 Stars. WOW just wow! This mask left my skin feeling rejuvenated and smooth. I felt like a queen with my face being bathed in 24k gold! I used this mask while soaking in a bath bomb. I have read reviews were this mask didn’t work well with women with sensitive skin.

6. Say Yes To Tomatoes Charcoal Mask: 2 StarsThis mask was… ok. I don’t feel like I got any purifying results. The blackheads were still there. My skin did feel smoother after one use though.

7. Rock Bottom Baby Shock Therapy: 2 Stars:  My ends are damaged from dying my hair at the ends, so I wanted to try this. I was afraid that I had damaged my hair a little too much this past time I went to the salon. There are a couple of steps for using. You must brush hair to break bonds of any product on the hair. Spray shot onto your dry hair and comb through for even distribution. I only sprayed it to the ends of my hair because there is not a lot of product in the bottle.  You are then supposed to dry hair and flat iron as usual.  I didn’t have a flat iron so I used a hair dryer. I then took a shower styled my hair as usual. I didn’t really feel any difference in my hair.  My ends were a little smoother but I don’t know if it’s worth it.

 8. Too Faced Natural Eyes : 5 Stars! I am in love with really anything Too Faced. Their products have never let me down! This pallet is so smooth. It works great for those days you just want a matte finish, and also those days you are feeling a little frisky and want to break out the shimmer.

9. Not Your Mother's Beat the Heat: 4 Stars! This product was the hit of my Sister-in Law's wedding a couple of weekends ago. All the other bridesmaids were asking about the product and if they could borrow it. The smell is kind of hard to describe but it is amazing..and very strong.  After using, I can smell it down our hall and into the bedroom in my house. However, the smell lasts throughout the day in my hair. When I wear Beat the Heat,  I find myself smelling the ends of my hair periodically  throughout the day. I will never curl or put heat on my hair without this again. It really helps hold curl, and most importantly, it protects!

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Going, Going, Blonde!


Life is too short to have boring hair. Invest in your hair, because you wear it every day! Thank you HASK for my Blue Chamomile & Argan Oil Blonde Care Collection. Ok, I know what you’re thinking. “She doesn’t have blonde hair?” You’re right, I don’t. But, I get my hair colored and ombreyed at least 5-6 times a year. Also, you may have heard in my earlier posts, when Lance and I purchased our new home, we found out that our water systemruns off of a well. We have a really great purifying system in place, but the substance of the water tends to turn my hair a really brassy color. Seriously, there is nothing worse than coming to the realization that your shower water is wreaking havoc on your hair! From the Words of Jennie Kay Beauty.

“Hard water and/or well water can often have a build-up minerals like magnesium and calcium in the water, or the issue could be too much chlorine in your water. All of these factors may have serious effects on the health of your hair,” says Jennie. “Besides potentially tinting your hair color a weird orange or greenish blue, it can create a build-up in your hair, impact chemical processing at the salon, and make hair appear dull and lifeless. It can even impact your skin and scalp!” I read more and more about home remedies and different shampoos. Not knowing what to try, it was perfect timing that I got this opportunity from HASK!

I’ve been using this product for about 4 weeks and I can truly tell my blonde highlights are popping just a little bit more. This shampoo and conditioner has blue chamomile and argan oil to eliminate brassy tones. The liquid is a deep shiny violet color, which is used to calm the orange-ish tones. This collection also comes with a deep conditioner, because most blonde strands tend to be dry from bleaching. I’ve already used all of my deep conditioner and the ends of my hair feels repaired and smooth. I love this product and I would recommend trying it, even if you only have blonde highlights like me.


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Rock the One Piece


Red Dress Swimsuit | Do not Disturb Beach Hat

A couple of years ago I watched Diana from the Red Dress Boutique on Shark Tank. Ever since that moment I have been inspired to chase my dreams. Reading her story was one event that helped me get motivated to start my own online boutique. I started researching and I finally decided to go for it… Have you stopped by the boutique yet? It is a lot of work but I love every part of it.

Anyway, I finally decided to order something from the much respected The Red Dress Boutique as I saw this AMAZING swimsuit on their feed. I am obsessed with the nude illusion, polka-dotted lace. I feel like a movie star in the South of France when I wear this one. It’s definitely blog worthy.

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Keep calm and… OH MY GOD IT’S PINK!

Pink Pom Dress |Royal Blue Tassel Earrings|  Espadrilles similar | Kate Spade Bag Similar | Karen Walker Sunglasses

Keep calm and… OH MY GOD IT’S PINK! I am so in love with this new Pink Pom Dress right here in the Armoire! It’s is absolutely perfect for a Cinco De Mayo Party, beach dinner date, or shopping on the promenade. Dress it up with a pair of nice espadrilles or dress is down with flat sandals.  The vibrancy of this pink dress will be sure to catch the eye of anyone.  Not to mention it has POMS. Poms are really in this fashion season, and it’s one trend that we are not afraid of trying! It’s safe to say we are a little obsessed. Try it for yourself. You will love the way you look in this dress.

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The Anytime, Anywhere Blouse!


Style We White Blouse | Boyfriend Jeans Similar | J. Crew Factory Heels | LV Neverfull | Karen Walker Sunglasses

A white blouse is that basic piece that every woman owns, right? Could you wear one every day? It could get kind of repetitive using the same staple day after day, but it doesn't have to be.  You might actually find that you've totally been underestimating your LWT. Oh you like that huh, LWT? (Little White Tee).  Magazines have said it, a white tee, or blouse, is THE ultimate women’s staple. I love this white blouse from StyleWe! I paired it with my ripped boyfriend jeans for a more relaxed look. It has the perfect length cut in the front to hit your jean waist line exactly, so you don’t have to bother with the tuck. It also has a sheer tail that really flows when you walk. The cap sleeves are also perfect for those dressier days when you don’t want to expose your shoulders. I have the exact blouse linked. Jeans are similar.

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Black Lace Pretty Face


StyleWe Black Lace Dress | Target Strappy Heels  | Tory Burch Purse | Dolce and Gabbana Sunglasses

The little black dress is really a wonder piece! No matter the season, a chic LBD can be worn for multiple occasions. Black is one of the most classic frocks, providing a blank canvas for the addition of statement accessories and adornments. I love this dress from StyleWe because you can wear it for so many different occasions! From a date night on the bay to a play down town, dress it up or dress it down. I paired my StyleWe dress with these red strappy heels from Target-simple and chic!

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Make It Back Home


Make it Back Home Dress: The Mint Julep Boutique |
 Rainbow Beaded Necklace: Shop the Armoire | Tassel Earrings: Shop the Armoire | Kate Spade Pink Bag | Karen Walker Sunglasses

It’s not every day that you find a dress that is as versatile as this one.  This “Make it Back Home Dress” from The Mint Julep Boutique is incredibly comfortable, and I love the way it flows as I walk. You can dress this blue number up with voluminous statement jewelry, wedges, and a bright bag like me, or keep it simple with flat sandals and natural makeup. This easy breezy fabric is indescribable. It’s bouncy, playful, and relaxed at the same time. The is the perfect piece for your Easter Weekend! If you sign up for The Mint Julep e-mails, you will receive $10 on your first order! Who doesn't love a good deal like that?

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New Hair Routine

 I have always had a problem with split ends! My hair is thin, thin, and thin, oh yeah, and fine! I am always looking for volume inducing products and products to keep  my hair long and healthy. Especially since I have my brother-in-law's wedding coming up,  I want my hair to be long and luxurious! I recently got a new ombre hair color. I absolutely love it! I have never dyed my hair before, and ever since I have had the ombre, the ends of my hair have felt super dry. I also felt like they were breaking very easily. I had been using other aragon products.  They was ok, but I never felt like I got any real results. Most of the products smelled really good, but by the end of the day, I felt like my ends had started drying out and frazzling again.

I  am now using this Argan Oil (picture above). Thank you Maple Holistic's! It has been absolutely amazing. You only need about two small squirts in your palm. I only apply it from the middle to the bottom of my hair with a focus on the very ends. After I get out of the shower I put this oil in my damp hair, blow dry and style like I always do. Even after I have applied the harsh heat from my blow dryer and curling iron, the ends of my hair feel hydrated and healthy. My hair now feels weightless. I feel more body. I also felt like my hair was much more healthy. My hair wasn't even the slightest bit oily by the end of the day either! 

One reason why I love this product, Argan Oil from Maple Holistics is that it is a clear fluid instead of a dark orange. I have been using this product for the past couple of months, and I only have good things to say.  
There are also more uses of argan oil than just hair treatment. I also use this remedy on my nailbeds because they get extremely dry and start to peel in the winter. This oil has really helped this problem. 
If you would ever like to try free samples of Maple Holistics click HERE! If you aren't sure is Maple Holistics is for you check out this great blog post on their purple shampoo, which after reading I would love to try next!
From my closet to yours, thanks for stopping by!