Dec 18, 2020

Beauuutiful Bling

Posted By: Terri
Category: Fashion

It’s been a week…that’s all I can say for now. Bearing in mind that the holidays are fast approaching and there is still sooooo much to do ,I leave you with a moment of beautiful bling to view.

Enjoy.

Take Care…Be Well and take a moment to enjoy anything and anything that brings some Sparkle into your life.

Image courtesy of Reem Acra

Image Courtesy of Burberry

Image Courtesy of Chanel

Image Courtesy of Elie Saab

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Nov 17, 2020

So Very Velvet

Posted By: Terri
Category: Fashion

I know we’re all changing up our holidays plans BUT I will stand by the notion that it’s always a good idea to have just a little special something on stand by in the closet…just in case.

Below I’ve sourced 3 styles, all in velvet that should lift your spirits this holiday season and if per chance you don’t wear them this year…there’s always next Xmas.

Tadashi Shoji Panit Velvet Evening Gown Couture Candy $606.00

Azezza Cirrus Dress Shopbop.com$895.00 SALE $626.50

Tarik Ediz Floral Embroidered Dress Couture Candy $616.00

 

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Nov 13, 2020

Beautiful Autumn Hues for YOU

Posted By: Terri
Category: Fashion

Ending the week with a glimpse of autumnal outfits in beautiful hues.

 

 

 

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Nov 10, 2020

Tuesday’s Tips

Posted By: Terri
Category: Fashion tips

Give your Mood a BOOST

Tuesday is tip day on the blog and bearing in mind that we have collectively been through the ringer between Covid, the Election and .. oh let’s just say it- a number of other things that have disrupted our daily rhythm- I thought a collection of timely tips might be of help to make you feel better and at the very least give you a smidge of knowledge that  may help in getting you back on track.

DIET

To quell that notorious Covid 15: Rumor has it  that some people have gained weight due to stress, anxiety and gyms being shut down.  Sooo let’s start with a little metabolism booster.

Foods for relieving stress

Exercise (Without the GYM)

 

And last but certainly not least…If you’re having trouble getting your Zzzzzz’s. 

 

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Nov 5, 2020

Moment of Pretty with a “Side of Sparkle”

Posted By: Terri
Category: Fashion

Happy Thursday! How are you holding up? Have you been glued to the Election results ,which are now in day  3 and counting (literally). I  don’t know about you, but I am exhausted. Bearing in mind that we are all holding our breath until the final results are in, I thought you might enjoy a Moment of Pretty just to get your mind off things. Enjoy a little Sparkle today and everyday.

Image Courtesy of Chanel

Image Courtesy Vogue.com

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Nov 3, 2020

Cute Capes Courtesy of Zara

Posted By: Terri
Category: Fashion

I wanted to take a quick minute today and spotlight one apparel item that is sooo stylish and comfortable. Hello fabulous Capes courtesy of Zara. Each and every cape is beautiful and (here’s the best part) Affordable.  Have a great day and if you haven’t already…get out there and VOTE.

*Click on the image to go directly to the item on the Zara site.

Cotton Blend Cape Coat ($89.00) ZARA

 

Limited Edition Wool Blend Cape $219.00

Cropped Knit Cape $35.90 @ ZARA

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Oct 29, 2020

Monogram with Mark & Graham

Posted By: Terri
Category: Fashion

Stella Cape $299.00 SALE $129.99 ADD code FRIENDS for an additional 20% off

Pleazzzzz don’t hate me for jumping the gun on gift buying BUT when a sale is happening and you can have your item monogramed with an additional discount of (wait for it)

 20% off  EXTRA on your entire order by using  the code FRIENDS at checkout

I think it would be negligent on my part not to share this info with you my lovely readers.

Mark & Graham is a beautiful site filled with well made items that are perfect for gift giving to yourself or someone else. In addition to the already lovely items on their site, Mark & Graham offer monogramming -which adds that personal touch and  is perfect for gift giving. I highly recommend that you run not walk to this sale- that P.S. happens to be perfect timing for some  major destressing in addition to getting your Christmas list  checked off before Thanksgiving. I think 2020 has been stressful enough..so let’s all take a collective breath and do a little holiday sale shopping.

Mark & Graham.com

Check out everything they have to offer on the site by  clicking on any image in this post. 

 

Women’s Classic Leather Gloves (Monogrammed) $120.00 SALE $89.99

Monogrammed Fillmore Tote $99.00 SALE $49.99) *Oodles of color options

 

Monogrammed C0lorblock Cuff $59.99 SALE $22.99

Leopard Zipper Wristlet $149.00 SALE $49.99

Typographer’s Dinner Napkins $69.99 SALE $54.99 6 multicolor napkins in a pack

Plaid Print Lacquer Tray $79.99 20% extra with code FRIENDS

Wood Marble Cheese Rectangular Board $59.00 20% off (entire order) with code FRIENDS

 

 

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Oct 21, 2020

Party Prep-Mask Bling

Posted By: Terri
Category: Fashion

A little bling to get you through Hump Day (and  also in party prep for the holidays) because let’s face facts: This mask business will most likely extend until the New Year.

If you’re in need of some sparkle for the upcoming holidays, there’s no better way to add a little bling to your outfit then with a sparkly facemask.   I have sourced four ornate face masks on the Etsy site and hope in some small way this puts a little bling in your day.

*Click on image  & go directly to the Etsy shop to purchase and peruse other options..  

Crystal Face Mask@ Etsy

Neith Lavender and Black Satin @Etsy$69.99

Off White Bedazzled Bling @ Etsy $69.99

Mirrored Facemask @ Etsy $97.00

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Oct 19, 2020

Let’s talk about …The Leopard Print Pencil Skirt

Posted By: Terri
Category: Fashion tips

Happy Monday. My day started out with a wonderful style question:

What does one pair with a leopard print pencil skirt?

First off-I L.O.V.E. animal print and have a few basic style rules that should help you navigate on how to wear this print to your best advantage:

1. Wear only ONE animal print at a time. Translation. The only time  different animal prints should be paired together is at the Zoo and even then it can get dicey.(Translation) I don’t recommend pairing a leopard print with a zebra print. Choose one print and stick to  that as being your statement piece.

Only wear ONE animal print at a time.

2. Leopard is a neutral.. Feel free to pair your animal print item with just about anything and everything but use restraint. Leopard can be paired with solid colors from black to vibrant hues, stripes, plaids and denim. However, it’s best to choose ONE and make your outfit cohesive.

Plush pairing: Plaid & Animal Print

3. Fit is Key  This rule is the number one mantra for looking chic! Like anything and everything you wear fit is the absolute deal maker or breaker when it comes to looking your best.

4. Faux is the ONLY way to go! I am a major animal advocate so I must say that FAUX is the only way to go when it comes to purchasing animal print anything. Faux animal prints have gotten so high tech they look like the real thing and nobody gets hurt

Top it OFF: A basic white blouse or tee, a beautiful red sweater or blouse, basic black crew, sweater or jacket  or opt out for a tan plan.

Jacket options to layer over animal print skirts  are endless:  Go bright to black, denim and motorcycle styles. All work well just make sure you check proportion for your body type. 

Image Courtesy of Stylish Petite

Footwear: Depending on your look -(sporty, casual, dressy) pair your animal print skirt with  a bevy of beautiful footwear options from sandals to sneakers, flats, pumps and boots .

Image courtesy of Stylish Petite

Image Courtesy of The Savvy Camel

Image courtesy of Ginger Baker

  • For a look of sophistication and elegance: Add a solid color sweater/blouse and coordinating Blazer/Jacket to elevate your look. You could also add pumps to match. However I do love the basic black strappy pointed toe pump.
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Oct 5, 2020

Stuck in Neutral…Not such a bad thing after all!

Posted By: Terri
Category: Wardrobe basics

Stuck in Neutral..is NOT always a bad thing. Case in point the outfits below  are these lovely outfits perfect for fall and all in neutral tones.

Neutral tones  when paired together in an outfit allow a blank slate  for you to add a POP of color or texture for interest. At the same time when  neutral tones are worn from head to toe -can be verrrrry slimming. Sooooo it’s your basic win win combo.

Here are just a few  examples to get you inspired . Pair your neutrals together and add that extra special accessory to amp your style up just a tad. Happy Monday and have a beautiful week ahead.

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