Three Must-have Tops for Fall

Whether it’s hot where you’re at or not, Fall is here and I’m here for it! Fall fashion is my favorite season to style! This year, I’m into fun tops, statement sweaters, denim, and animal print booties!

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This back bow-tie top from Chicwish is a real show-stopper! There’s nothing I love more than a “Business in the front, Party in the back” piece!

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Wearing work style, featuring this gorgeous lace top by Chicwish! I paired it with a classic black pencil skirt, but you could wear it with anything and everything... even jeans.

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Last, but not least, let me introduce to you the most versatile top for fall! This chic wrap top from Chicwish can be worn for business, work, play, nights out, or a girls brunch. There are countless ways to wear! I’m making this one a closet staple

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-Morrell

The #1 Sweater for Fall!

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When it comes to switching out our summer closets for fall, we’re all about major transitional pieces, but there’s nothing quite as genius as Cuteness on the Sleeves Sweaters from my favorite, Chicwish! As you start to incorporate more and more warm-weather pieces into your regular outfit rotation, this knitwear trend is most definitely welcome. I’ve been in love with these Cuteness on the Sleeves Sweaters for a while and I don’t believe these will be going anywhere this season! I bought the the white last season, and now I’m really digging the tan.

I definitely can see styling this one with a graphic tees, camis, and even a midi skirt. It’s certainly a must have piece for fall!

It comes in many colors as well. I’ve linked mine and some other similar options I love!

From my closet to yours, thanks for stopping by.

-Morrell

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How to style a White Top for Professional and Play

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Gals, I’ve been on the hunt for the most perfect versatile white top that can be worn with anything and everything. With the help of my friends at Chicwish, I’ve found just THE ONE. This Forever Chic Wrap Top in White is a dream come true! I have styled it two ways, although there are countless ways to style it.

First, I paired it with some fun pearl embellished jeans for a casual weekend “play” look-great for a party, or a get together. This fun and flowey top really makes these jeans and shoes pop! Plus this top is comfortable! No pulling and tugging here.

For the second look, I took it to the professional side. This top was so easy to style in a professional way. I paired it with a long cardi , black dress pants, and some block heels. I could also see myself wearing this top under many blazers to come.

A white tee is a closet staple, but this takes that staple to whole extra level.

From my closet to yours, thanks for stopping by.

-Morrell

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Smile Brilliant: GO Electro!

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As I start this post, I can only think about the tooth brushing song, my brother and I used to sing while growing up and my parents trying desperately to get us to brush our teeth. “Brush a, Brush a, Brush aaaaaa..” At a young age, I wasn’t the best at taking care of my teeth. I can remember one time as a 10 year old, going to the dentist and having 10 cavities! My parents were so disappointed. How embarrassing! That day scared me.

As I grew older and got into middle school and high school, I started to care much more about my smile and dental hygiene. How would I smile and the cute guy across from me in Math class? Sorry, Lance!

It was a huge priority to have a great smile and the best oral care. I mean, heck, I was on the dance team, and I needed a big bright white smile while performing. Then in college, when I went out for sorority, I was obsessed with having whiter teeth. Looking back I can’t believe I never once thought to try out an electronic toothbrush. I guess I just thought that it wouldn’t make much of a difference. Well friends, let me tell you, I was SO wrong!

I was so happy when Smile Brilliant reached out about their cariPro Ultrasonic Electronic Toothbrush! It was sincerely life-changing. I will NEVER go back to a regular toothbrush. I feel like this brush really gets down below the surface for some intense cleaning. This pulse action is not the regular “vibrating” you get with any old battery-powered toothbrush. This the Mercedes of electronic toothbrushes. It’s smoother than you can imagine! It’s like going to the dentist! It even has 5 brushing modes: clean - Standard mode for superior daily cleaning, white - most powerful cleaning mode for removing surface stains, polishing and vigorous deep cleaning ( the one setting I use the most), massage - gentle gum pulsation mode for gum stimulation, gum care - gum mode for gentle cleaning along the gumline, and sensitive - ideal for users for that have very sensitive gums and teeth.

I also LOVE this brush because it doesn’t use batteries like most electro brushes. It charges for 24 hours on its sleek charger and it’s ready to use for about 30 brushes before it needs charging again! Don’t worry about getting the handle wet either. It’s waterproof! The toothbrush heads are easily replaced. You can buy a pack of 8 heads that could last you all year! I am literally never buying a regular toothbrush again!

With my cariPro, and my charcoal-infused whitening toothpaste, I honestly feel like my teeth are cleaner, healthier, and overall whiter. It’s so easy to use, with no hassle involved. What have I been doing all these years without it?

I now truly feel like a great smile is the only makeup I need some days. This brush was a game-changer and has improved my overall confidence.

Want your very own cariPro? Smile Brilliant is giving away this very toothbrush, the cariPro Ultrasonic Electric Toothbrush to my followers! All you have to do to enter is visit this give-away link here!

If you are just dying to go ahead and try out the cariPro, Smile Brilliant is giving my followers 20% off the cariPRO Ultrasonic electric toothbrushes with the code “morrellsarmoire20”!

From my bathroom counter to yours, thanks for stopping by.

-Morrell

Femme Luxe: A Knitted Lux Dress

Orange Cami Knitted Side Split Maxi dress - Thea | Hat | MVMT Sunglasses

Hey gals, I am switching gears today from professional wear and interviews and talking about the hot, hot, hot clothes from Femme Luxe! Femme Luxe gifted me this gorgeous Orange Cami knitted side split dress. You can find it right here in “dresses”. I love pieces like these that are highly versatile, and this dress is definitely one of those! This dress was probably originally made to wear out, but my first wear, I took it out to the beach. I ended up wearing my knitted dress over my swimsuit and even wore it out to dinner that night.  As dresses like these, not only easily transition from day to night depending on how you style them, but also from winter to spring depending on the fabrics. I really loved this as a beach dress. The split up the side really added some flair.

 

Whether you are a “sweater” dress lover or not, I have a couple of fashion tips and tricks on how to wear a sweater dress right!

They are cute with both sneakers and thigh-high boots in the fall and sandals go perfectly with a summer one like mine. A knitted dress is warm, cozy, and stylish, meaning that it is just the perfect option for the upcoming long and cold winter days. However, the way that this particular one fro Femme Luxe is cut makes it perfect and breathable for summer.

 

One tip on styling your knit dress is maximize mixing and matching. Think of your solid-hued sweater dresses as a canvas. Accentuate with a jacket or sweater in a statement-making pattern. Break up the look with a solid scarf and tights. Get creative with your layering here. I could defiantly see myself wear this same garment in the fall with a leopard print scarf and a bomber jacket, or maybe even with a G belt,  a leather jacket, and booties.

 

This summer, I got so many compliments on the gorgeous color of this garment. I call it Orange Crush. For this dress, I would go two sizes up for length and stretch. I think if I order my normal size, it would be much too tight for my liking.

  

Knitwear dresses are one of this year’s biggest hits, and there’s one great reason behind their success, mainly that you can wear your sweater dress just however you prefer, with whatever you want, and, of course, whenever you like.  That’s why we see them season after season, after season, and year round.

Femme Luxe not only offers luxurious dresses, but they also have many options for a lux combo. They even have lounge wear. I am so in love with the lounge jumpsuits and matching combos. Matching sets are here, and I’m here for it!

Along with lounge wear, Femme Luxe offers, shoes, tops, bottoms, accessories, blazers, tee-shirts, leggings, jumpsuits, active wear and even lingerie. Right now, you can qualify for free shipping to the US by spending $100. Lucky for you, Femme Lux is having a sale right now were EVERYTHING SITEWIDE is 50% off! Students get an extra 10%!

Happy shopping ladies, and keep it luxe!

 

From my closet to yours, thanks for stopping by.

-Morrell

How to Dress Professionally for an Interview

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Hi friends, as if you may not have known, I am also a Career Coach in the professional world. I help high school students with jobs skills, college applications, financial aid, essential job skills, career placement and more. 

One of my favorite things is when I can marry my two passions- career coaching and fashion! 

So today, I am going to talk about the professional way to dress for an interview. Because, believe it or not, there is a right and a wrong way to dress for a job and especially an interview.  As the fashion world is ever changing, l think so many young girls may need help with their appearance. I truly hope that you may find this helpful if you are about to interview fro your first “big girl” job.

While you don't have to spend a lot of money on your wardrobe, putting in a little extra effort will pay off in the long run for your professional life. 

As much as we fight against judgement in today's time, you WILL be judged solely on your appearance with in the first minute when it comes to your interview , so make it a good first impression. First impressions are huge in interviews, and can sometimes make or break your outcome. 

 In general, the candidate dressed in a suit and tie, or dress and heels, will make a much better impression than the candidate dressed in jeans and sneakers. You will also be judged on the way you carry yourself. Are you confident, or self-conscience?

In the words of a Fashion Blogger/Career Coach, I always say dress “nicer” than what that company wears on a day to day basis. DRESS TO IMPRESS or DRESS FOR SUCCESS. So if you are going to interview with Jake at State Farm, I would wear something dressier than a polo and khakis. DRESS FOR THE JOB YOU WANT. Over-dressing and under-dressing are also a thing…. From the lessons of the “Stepbrothers” interview, you don’t want to wear a tuxedo to a job that requires you to clean bathrooms. Dressing professionally shows respect for yourself, the interviewer, and the company. You may not have to dress like this every day, but you are more likely to be taken seriously when you present yourself in a professional manner and take the time to attend to details.

So ladies, there’s a lot to learn so let's get going. Here are my top tips with my little spin on how to dress professionally for an interview.

  1. When in doubt, wear a suit

You would rather be overdressed than under... Take pride in the way you look on your interview day. Try pants or a pencil skirt with a matching blazer, or a nice blouse. Dresses are acceptable as well.

2. Purple Pimp Suits aren’t poppin’

Try to avoid flashy colors. These colors are distracting to the interviewer. Stick with dressing in conservative colors such as nudes, navy, grey, black, white, possibly tan. Stay away from leopard prints, lacey, and sheer tops. 

Great Interview Suit Options

3. “The higher the heel, the closer to God” is only true on The Real Housewives

Ladies, you are going to an interview, not the club. I would refrain from the 6 in. stiletto heels. Lower, thicker, heels are best, mainly because they are easier to walk in.

4. The Closed Toe Shoe Game 

Closed toed shoes are simply more professional. You can even wear flats.

Try to refrain from sandals. Some dressy sandals, and peep toe pumps are ok, but the closed toe is the safest option. NEVER EVER wear tennis shoes or flip flops.

Great Interview Shoes

5. Did you Bathe?

I probably shouldn’t have to recap this, but you would be surprised. I know that dry shampoo is our great and best friends these days, but always make sure to have your personal hygiene under control before your interview. Take a bath. Brush your teeth. Brush your hair. Wear Deodorant. You get the picture.  

6.  Keep Your Heels Long, and Your Skirt Short!

Hah! Got you, didn't I? Actually keep your heels short, and your skirt long! Listen ladies, if you have to stand in front of the mirror in the morning and ask yourself, “Is this too short?” then it probably is, so don’t wear it!!! Girl, you think that pencil skirt is too long? It’s probably exactly were it needs to be on the knee. Get used to the non-mini skirt.

The going rule for skirt length is three inches above the knee, or well past your fingertips. An interview is not the time to feel sexy. We have date nights for that. Keep it conservative. Keep it classy. 

Great Interview Skirts

7. Cover up!

Can you bend over without having to put your hand over your chest? If you can’t, your shirt is TOO LOW. I keep going back to this, but conservative is key! Never wear tube tops, tank tops, or spaghetti straps. It’s always most professional to cover your shoulders. Nobody wants to see your bra straps.

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8. You Gaudy Girl!

Leave the statement jewelry at home. I love big statement pieces, like my big jeweled J.crew colorful necklaces. However, these can be very distracting to the interviewer. If I have chandeliers hanging from my ears, what are you going to be looking/thinking about the majority of the time? Stick to those that are not flashy, distracting, or shiny.  Dainty jewelry, like a small strand of pearls, would be great!  

Great Interview Accessories

9. Nailed it!

 If you wear colored nail polish, make sure it's a neutral or natural shades. Fire-alarm-fire red hues and frozen-pop pinks aren't likely to be good colors for an interview as a lawyer, accountant or engineer, or any paraprofessionals in these fields. Stick to sheer colors, taupe, beige or clear nail polish and ensure your nails are well-manicured. Also avoid really long nails. 

Great Interview Nail Colors


10. Get comfortable.

Wear clothes that you are comfortable in. You don’t want to be pulling on your clothes the entire interview. This may cause distractions for you and the interviewer.

11. Dress Codes are for High School!

Wrong! Know the company dress code. You may want to know if you should dress business casual (slacks and a blouse) or business professional (two-piece suit).There is a big difference. Some companies may regard open toed shoes, or heels, as a safety hazard. 

12. Go All-Nat-ur-al.

Stage makeup for an interview has a different meaning. Don’t overdo it like you just watched a Youtube tutorial.  I would recommend natural makeup looks for your interview. Dark eye shadows, and lipsticks are for other events like date night, dinner with the girls, or shopping and lunch. 

Natural Makeup Options

13. You Smell like the 8th Grade Locker Room!

Just like the jewelry, don’t over do the cologne or perfume . Don’t “bathe” in it where we can smell you coming down the hall 9 miles away. I love perfume. I wear it everyday, but I keep it to a minimum. I’m thinking two pumps will do! You don't want to have such a strong smell that the interviewer is choking across the table. Perfume is most pleasant when light. 

Top Pleasant, Not Overpowering Scents

14. Do you mind if I strap your phone to my head so I can pretend that you are listening to me?

Don’t ever take your cell phone or earbuds in an interview. This fashion accessory is best when left in the car. Otherwise, you risk seeming distracted and unfocused, and you certainly don't want to be fumbling with tangled cords as you meet and shake hands with your interviewer.

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-Morrell

10 Reasons Why Every Southern Girls Needs to Own a Lace Dress

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Chicwish Pleasant Surprises Tiered Crochet Sleeveless Dress in White | H&M Headband | Shoes | Bag | Earrings

I don’t know why, but I've always ben drawn to lace looks. Even my wedding gown was alllllll lace. With this Chicwish layered, tiered design, I have found the perfect lace dress for this summer!

Lace is timeless, romantic, and very stylish. I love this fabric for the texture and femininity. I could go on and on, so here are the TOP reasons why every southern girl needs to own a lace dress.

  1. IT SCREAMS classic southern.

  2. You can edge it up with a leather belt or jacket.

  3. Lace’s calm, cool texture is ideal for summer months.

  4. Embellished black lace can be sexy and sophisticated.

  5. It’s timeless! It doesn’t look like this trend is going anywhere for a long time.

  6. It provokes so many symbols because it is one of the most complex and intricate fabrics to create.

  7. Peek-a-boo, bare-yet-veiled exposure… “There really isn’t any other fabric that can suggest so many different visual assumptions."

  8. Lace and denim is a style match made in heaven. Pair it with denim jackets, jeans, etc….

  9. Just as this Chicwish dress is tiered, layer your lace.

  10. You can wear it year round! Lace isn’t just for the summer months. Layer a chic moto style leather jacket over a midi dress and closed-toe shoes outfit!

From my closet to yours, thanks for stopping by

-Morrell

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Timeless Chicwish Chiffon

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Chicwish Chiffon Skirt | Chicwish Bowknot Crop Top

Sometimes the simplest of outfits can wow. This has to be my new favorite duo from Chicwish. I didn’t realize the magic of a chiffon maxi skirt until I took it out to the beach. Chiffon maxis appear light and breezy, making it the perfect piece during the hotter months. The way the wind catches it…. wow!

For the beach, single-layered designs work best. Keep it simple but chic. The high waist of this skirt also completes a gorgeous and flattering appearance. Don’t get me wrong, the beach isn’t the only occasion you can wear this skirt. A chiffon maxi can also work beautifully for casual and evening events. I would wear this to dinner, brunch, even shopping with friends.

From my closest to yours, thanks for stopping by.

-Morrell

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Trending: Button-down Dresses

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PopJulia Button-down Dress | PopJulia Sandals | Hat

Hi everyone! Thanks for stopping in today. Today is really the first day in about a month that I have had time to stop and sit down to write a blog post. We have been moving and settling in our new house for the past 4-3 weeks, and today is the first day that I finally feel settled enough to post. Things are still coming together, slowly but surely. Next stop, gallery wall….

I took a break from unpacking boxes two weeks ago to shoot with my bestie, Candice Brown Photography, at the beach. I was so thankful, because she took time away from her family vacation to meet me. We met at the crack of dawn, ok it was really more like 7 a.m., on the beach and we got the best lighting I’ve ever seen.

I was more than thrilled to be able to photograph my new button-down dress from PopJulia. As I have said before, these button-down dresses are my “go-to” for the summer. My closet is filling up with them! It’s a one stop shop for an easy flawless look. The buttons add a hint of vintage as well. I paired my button-down midi with leopard espadrilles from PopJulia as well. These shoes are so stylish and incredibly comfy, that my mom wants to steal them. Sorry Mom, I can’t take these off! It’s the perfect combo for a beach day or vacay getaway.

Thanks PopJulia for the look!

As always, from my NEW closet to yours, thanks for stopping by.

-Morrell

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Summer Chicwish Roundup

I’ve been living in Chichwish lately, and here are my favorite, and best selling wears for the summer!

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-Morrell

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Top Summer Picks From Amazon!

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-Morrell

4 Easy Ways To Wear the Silk Scarf

Ladies, the 50’s scarf is back and bigger than ever this spring and summer. The silk scarf is the number one accessory of the season! From endless hair accessories, wrapping it around your bag, and sprucing up your outfit game, a silk scarf is the ultimate versatile accessory of all time!

Here are a couple of classic ways to wear your new scarf!

  1. Headband

    With the scarf rolled, tie into a knot at the crown of your head and give yourself the cutest bunny ears. Rosie the Riveter just got a make-over!

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2. Around the neck

Roll your scarf diagonally, wrap once around your neck with the ends facing back, loop and tie loosely on one side. This is the perfect way to class up a blazer or dress.

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3. Bag Accessory

Tie it in a knot around the strap of your bag for the perfect pop pf color.

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4. Pony Tie

Tie it in a knot around your pony for a colorful hair accessory, sure to turns heads. If you're an entry level scarf wearer, try this easy look. Reach for a long, skinny silk scarf if you want to tie it in a bow.

You can even wrap this look around a bun for a fun look.

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-Morrell

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Spring Sensation

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Chicwish Only In Dreams Floral V-Neck Dress | Karen Walker Sunglasses | Sandals | Tory Burch Bag

Springing into spring fashion is not hard when you’re flaunting some florals. This dress from Chicwish feels like a $500.00 designer dress , but is actually only $70.00. I love the lace detailing on each layer. I wore it to my friends’ baby shower, and I would also wear it to church, teas, bridals parties, a fancy brunch, and more! The chest is cut a little low, but can be easily styled with a nude cami or bandeau. To not overpower the floral details, I paired this dress with a pair of nude sandals.

From my closet to yours, thanks for stopping by.

-Morrell

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Taste for Lace

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Chicwish Captivate All Eyes Halter Neck Lace Maxi Dress | Shoes | Shell Straw Bag

I can’t rave enough about this halter dress from Chicwish. As you may have seen on my Instagram, I wore it this past weekend for Easter! It was everything I had hoped for and more, because you know, the most important dress of the year is the Easter Dress for Southern girls! I don’t know why, but for Easter, I am always drawn to lace frocks. There is something so classic, so nostalgic, about this timeless fabric. That is why I will be wearing this many more times other than just Easter. I wish I could go back to my wedding because it would be perfect for a rehearsal dinner, or wedding shower.

This dress takes the cake with it’s midi length, open back, and detailing. It fits like a glove too. True to size. I am wearing a small.

From my closet to yours, thanks for stopping by.

-Morrell

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Farmhouse Lighting

We are getting close to our move in date! It was time for me to hunker down and get some things that we needed ordered. Our builder let us have free reign on picking out the lighting for our house. That can be good for getting what you really want, but bad for the budget, if you’re me. I tried to stay within a reasonable amount on what we spent on our light fixtures. I actually ended up getting a lot of our fixtures off of Amazon, because as always, they seemed the have the best pricing.

As we are in South Alabama, and I’ve always dreamed of a modern farmhouse, that was the theme I stuck with throughout the entire house. Let’s have a look at our lighting…

From my house to yours, thanks for stopping by.

-Morrell

Etsy Round-up: The Coolest Gifts Sitewide!

I got a little crazy on Etsy yesterday, so I thought I would make a gift list of some of the best hidden gems!

From my closet to yours, thanks for stopping by.

-Morrell

10 Reasons Why You Should Own a Red Dress

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Chicwish Dress | Similar Shoes | Tory Burch Bag | Karen Walker Sunglasses

Listen here ladies, EVERY woman should own a red dress and wear it… not just for times when you’re seeking romance. I know you’ve heard of the LBD (little black dress) for the times when you felt you have nothing to wear, but what about the LRD?

Here are 10 reasons why everyone needs a Red Dress!

  1. The red dress effect is real!

    “It’s 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 colors”

  2. The color red is associated with confidence, sexiness, and power!

    There is power in red. Nothing says girls boss like red!

  3. You can literally wear red in any season!

    There are not many colors that can do that! Wear it All. Year. Long.

4. It symbolizes love and romance.

Single? Rock it! Taken? Rock it!

5. It gets you noticed!

Whether it’s a leadership position at work or a romantic date night, you will always turn heads in red.

6. It’ s extremely versatile!

Wear red during in the day and night! Wear it to brunch with the girls in the morning, or at night for a night on the town.

7. Red is not just one shade.

There are deep reds, such as burgundy, and light shades of red, such as rose. Like they say, there is a shade of red for everyone.

7. You can really pump up the look with red lipstick!

As if you needed another reason to wear red lipstick?

8. Wearing Red changes your attitude.

When I put on red, I feel like I can conquer the world.

9. Red is luxe.

It just can’t be explained; red looks rich on its own. Cha-ching!

10. If you don’t own a red dress, you’re missing out!

Everyone needs a dose of the vivid, vivacious pulse of energy that will instantly engulf you when you put this on.

My gorgeous LRD is from Chicwish. I love the lace detailing which makes it more sweet than sexy-perfect for a fancy brunch. It’s the perfect combination of feminine and edgy. I am wearing a small.

From my closet to yours, thanks for stopping by.

-Morrell

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A Sunday Spring Staple

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Chicwish Ruffle Skirt | Chicwish Crochet Top | J Crew Sandals Similar | Tory Burch Bag | Karen Walker Sunglasses

Hi friends, I am writing you after a busy week working with Access Magazine and New Orleans Fashion Week! It’s been a heck of a week, but I’m happy to get settled back in. Before I walked the runway in the New Orleans Fashion Week Kick-off event, my brother’s girlfriend, Mackensie, joined me for a fun day walking the streets of Nola, eating and drinking up the culture. (All photos courtesy of Mac). We ate at Auction House and it was DIVINE! I was so excited to finally get to wear this outfit. It was perfect for a Sunday afternoon stroll. I am a huge fan of ruffled skirts and heres why..

Adding some random symmetry to your look can make you look super stylish, and a ruffle skirt can do just that! Depending on the length, these babies can be styled quite differently in their own way. They are so easy to pull off for a flirty, feminine look. In the history of skirts, this one from Chicwish is my FAVORITE of all time. It really is the epitome of effortlessly chic. I am wearing a XS so it fits better around my waist. I paired this look with an open-toed heel for a more elegant and dressed up feel. The white crochet top is also the perfect topping for clean tasteful style. I would wear this outfit to brunch with friends, to a day at the park, a gathering, dinner… Moreover, it’s so versatile that I would even wear this to Easter Sunday! This is a must have closet staple for spring soirees.

Thank you Chicwish for keeping me Chic!!

From my closet to yours, thanks for stopping by.

-Morrell

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VIIcode Skin Care Review

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Hey gals, I know I’ve talked about this before, but in my late 20’s I am becoming super skin care obsessed. I want the best of the best when it comes to keeping my skin looking younger, because oh my gosh, I’m almost 30! What?

I could kick myself for all those days I went to the beach or was outside and I wouldn’t use sunscreen. Even just the minimal times that I did, I can see the impact that is has on my skin-uneven tones, early wrinkles, etc..  The time of night when wash my face and start caring for my skin, I could spend hours in the bathroom. It’s a new obsession. To me, good skin is the base to good makeup and all beauty looks.

VIIcode Skin Care could not have  reached out to me at a better time!

I was recently at a photoshoot where the makeup artist stated that the skin around my eyes was extremely dry, which can make your undereyes look darker and start the set of early wrinkles.

When VIIcode said their company specialized in eye creams, I thought about the attention I show to the skin around eyes, and it was most certain that I had not been caring for them enough. The skin under and around our eyes is the most sensitive skin on our face and can be damaged very easily. I wanted to take this opportunity to start caring for my skin around my eyes better.

Over the past month and a half, I have been using VIIcode T2 under and around my eyes every night before bed.  VIIcode is an oxygen eye cream that moisturizes and helps eliminate wrinkles, dark circles, and puffiness. I am telling you when I was amazed, I was amazed! The cream itself is thick and rich, yet, it has an airy and lightweight texture.  The smell is also really great. Normally, I have irritation, like burning, with other eye creams as my skin around my eyes is extremely sensitive, but VIIcode did not cause irritation.

What's more? The cream is alcohol-free and safe to use with pretty much every skin type, even with the most sensitive ones!

I have learned through this process that the key of this eye cream is that VIICode T2 uses “a stone mortar extraction process", which “facilitates the healing and regeneration of damaged skin cells near the eyes by protecting this delicate area of the face and by fading away the first visible signs of aging.” It has been absolutely great to minimize the look of fine lines and wrinkles. When I put it on, my skin feels like it’s instantly drinking water and getting hydrated. I am now fighting against dark circles, bags, wrinkles, crow's feet with the help of VIIcode T2!

All the ingredients, which include avocado, elderberry, primrose extracts, and some natural antioxidants. These ingredients put together help boost blood circulation around the eye,  smooths wrinkles, and helps maintain glowing, younger skin

The VIIcode T2 Routine:

I like to do a lot of my skincare routine at night before bed. I feel like the products stay on my skin longer and it really gives me a clean slate to work with other than immediately piling makeup up on top. Overnight my skin has 7 hours to drink up and hydrate!

However, you can use this cream more than twice a day. It’s up to you how frequently you want to apply and how fast you want to see results. Every night, I cleanse my face as normal.  I use toners and then micellar water around my eyes to get the stubborn eye makeup off. After making sure my skin is squeaky clean, and there is no makeup residue, I gently massage VIIcode T2 oxygen eye cream onto the skin around my eyes.  I let it set in a couple of minutes and then go around it with my other face serums for my forehead, cheeks, and chin. I then go to bed with the most hydrated skin. My makeup even goes on better now that my eyes are getting the hydration they need. The natural elements in this cream have been essential in transforming my skin into my younger self.

Thank you so much VIIcode for sending this eye cream for a review. It could not have come at a better time.  This review was definitely a winner. My skin care routine has been changed for the better.

From my closet to yours, thanks for stopping by.

-Morrell

Sponsored post. All opinions are my own!


Designer VS. Amazon Designer Dupes

Good afternoon! I am so happy to catch up on here while we are off for Mardi Gras for a couple of days. I don’t know about you, but here lately, while trying to save money on my fashion finds because of building a house, I have relied heavily on Amazon Fashion. It has actually NEVER disappointed me. I will start off by saying that this post is not in anyway sponsored. I am just giving you my true thoughts, and want to help you look fabulous while not breaking the bank.

Here’s what I found…..

This necklace was created by a famous designer and was not selling for under $200.00 This is an exact dupe above and is ONLY $10.00

Designer: Tularosa's Claudia from Revolve

Top: $68.00

Bottom: $86.00

Total: $154.00

Celine Bag

$3,100.00

I hope these Amazon finds have amazed you!
From my closet to yours, thanks for stopping by!

-Morrell