Category: Handbags

3 Ways to Achieve Work Wear Chic

Dressing for work does not have to be boring. We have way too many options to add pep to out outfits today while still remaining professional. Here are a few ideas to add interest to your work wardrobe. You can shop my outfit here! 1. Mix and match your suits. You can stay in the

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The statement sleeves trend

Statement sleeves

There was a time when we were all looking for that statement shoe — I like to call them my “speak to me shoes.” — or even a statement bag. Today however, we are all about the statement sleeves — frilled, ruffled, bubbled, bishop…you name it! (Cue Shirley Caesar’s song HA!) Its quite fascinating actually.

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The “Polished Professional”: Dressing for success

The "Polished Professional": Dressing for success

“MEL” or Polished Professionals as we  know her is the epitome of class and  grace.  Her chosen  Instagram name fits her perfectly as I’ve never seen her veer from  her personal brand. No ripped jeans for MEL! Given her chosen profession you’d quickly assume her attire is as a result of  her  legal profession. For

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The Tailored Pants

Tailored Pants - Banana Republic Sloan

Growing up I used to read a lot of Danielle Steele novels. One story in particular  the heroine never wore jeans or even sneakers for that matter. She always wore tailored pants. If you know anything about Danielle Steele novels you know her characters were always classy, well educated and well traveled. I remember thinking

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THE SHOULDER BARING FASHION TREND

Off the shoulder fashion trend

The off the shoulder trend which highlights the femininity and delicate lines of the shoulder is alive and well. We can all thank Michelle Obama and her cold shoulder look for that! When I think of the shoulders though, I don’t think of delicate. I think of strength. There’s an old proverb which says “don’t

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No time for fashionably late

Sitting waiting for the train this week reminded me that God’s never ever fashionably late. Sometimes however, the wait is the hardest part of the journey. I’m so thankful though for the promise that “they that wait on the Lord, shall mount up with wings as eagles, they shall run and not be weary, and

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Empowering women with fashion

She had been running at 70 miles an hour for weeks.  Flitting from event to event, girl trips, and blogging and sharing on Instagram all along the way. Today I caught her running to the bank to set matters in order prior to her upcoming trip to the Cayman Islands. But while in her Uber,

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When the blouse blooms

There’s an old saying that says April flowers bring May flowers. Some take that to mean that today’s hardship will soon reveal tomorrow’s joy. I prefer to rest on God’s word in Psalm 30: 5 that says “joy cometh in the morning.” What an assurance we have no matter how bleak it looks. Funnily enough

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Adding flair to pinstripes

Stripes are everywhere  especially blue pinstripes.  Don’t ignore that traditional pinstripe suit you have stashed in the back of your closet though! Though typically considered a conservative business staple you can add your own personal flair to pin stripes to elevate the look for the office. Or borrow a page from Selena Gomez and Bella

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It’s a mixed denim party

Last week  I shared that denim on denim is a definite do  and we looked at tips on pulling off this growing trend. This week I actually dabbled some more in denim and you get a visual display of my denim party — pairing chambray with white jeans – dressed up or down!  I put

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