Sunday, April 26, 2015

Oufit Of The Day: Black on Black

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What I'm Wearing:

Black Hi-Lo Shirt: Ross $8.99 (Brand: Bozzolo)
Black Sleeveless Embellished Coat: Ross $7.99 (Brand: Malloy)
Ear Jacket Earrings: Ross $4.99 (Brand: Orion) (See close up in last post)
Necklace: Fashion Connection $8 (from Centreville, AL)
Black Pleather Leggings: $20 (Brand: Asos Petite) (old)
Heels: Payless Shoes $17 (old)

I really like that mesh that goes around the bottom of the Hi-Lo Shirt. It adds some slight texture and interest to a regular black Hi-Lo shirt. And I cannot believe I found that Embellished Sleeveless Coat for $7.99! I know it's a no-name brand but I don't care. It looks great! The material isn't cheap feeling either. It's thick and has some weight to it. It also has some shoulder pads to add some structure to the shoulders. I'm loving my new earrings too. Been looking for ear jackets for some time now but they're usually expensive. I have my eye on one from a certain website but man paying over $20 for a pair of earrings that's fashion jewelry is to me expensive. So for now, this fits the bill.

So all in all I got 3 items for roughly $24 (including tax). Not bad!

I wore this outfit out for lunch at Panera Bread with my boyfriend. Pictures of me are courtesy of my boyfriend taking time out of his busy schedule. I directed him how I wanted the pictures to turn out and I must say the first shot I posted in this blogpost is my favorite one by him!

Thank you for visiting my blog. See you in my next post!
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My First Ear Jacket Earrings

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Ear Jacket: Found at Ross $4.99 (Brand: Orion)

I've been seeing a lot of people have these ear jackets and I've been wanting a pair so bad. I saw one on but it was like $28 which is out of my budget at the moment. These were just $4.99. They don't look as nice as the ones on Bauble Bar but they still look good!

The drawback? The bottom part dips too low. I wanted it to hug the curve of the bottom of my ear but I understand the "one size" thing. 

Do you have ear jacket earrings? What do you think of them?

See you in my next post!

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My Productive Day Look

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So on April 21, 2015, I wrote myself a simple To-Do list to clean the apartment. I first went to some stores to run errands and buy things I need and wore that look I have in the above pictures. Hair up in a bun, red lips, and white button down. 

Such a quick and simple look but it's effective since it's classic. 

I know you can't see my whole outfit because I don't have a picture of it. I've been having trouble lately taking pictures because it's usually someone else like my boyfriend taking the pictures for me but he's been busy doing school work so he can't take pictures for me. As far as self timer and tripod goes, the camera just did not want to focus on my outfit or face and things came out blurry. 

I'll have to find a way to do full body shots since I want to show you what I've been wearing. 

As far as beauty goes, I've just been obsessed with two lipsticks: MAC Russian Red (which is what I'm wearing in the above pictures) and Revlon Color Burst in #120 Vivacious. You'll be seeing these two lipsticks in action for a handful of posts. Hope you don't mind!

Back to the To-Do list. I completed 4 out of the 5 things I listed. I felt so accomplished! There's something about writing things down and checking them off as you complete them that is so satisfying. Usually I'm quite a lazy person but I've been doing these To-Do check off lists and it's been effective for me to getting off my butt and doing things.

Alright I will see you in my next post!

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Thursday, April 2, 2015

Selphi Boutique Purchases

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Selphi Boutique Purchases:

Red Plaid Button Down: The Hanger (brand) $9.xx sale
Multi-layered necklace: $6.xx sale
Black Sheer Blouse: BCBGeneration (brand) $20.xx sale
Anchor Necklace: $4.xx sale
Navy Belt: $3.xx sale

If you have seen my last post, I wore the BCBGeneration black sheer blouse, though I understand you probably cannot see it too clearly since the photo is at an angle. 

Anyway, Selphi Boutique has 75% off all price tags with a red slash mark on it so I got everything on sale at a great price. I've probably walked into this store a dozen times last month to the point where the workers recognize me! The store has reasonable prices, though some are pricey for what they are, but that's what waiting for sales are for. 

I've been wanting the above items for quite some time now. I have some black blouses but they aren't good quality or they are of a style I regret purchasing. The BCBGeneration black blouse shown here is more of a classic style that will go with just about anything so I had to get it. I also already have a red plaid button down but it isn't as nice as this The Hanger brand red plaid shirt where the plaids are bigger in size which in my opinion looks better. 

As for the necklaces, I've been wanting a multi-layered necklace and I've found a number of them, but the price tags scared me away. Paying just $6.xx for the one shown above is such a steal. Glad I checked every necklace on that necklace stand for the sale-red-slash mark for 75% off. For the anchor necklace, it's not that I've been lemming for one but when I saw it, it was too cute to pass. I have a thing for anchors and adorable cartoon whales so this necklace totally works for me.

Alright I have to go to work now so I will see you in my next post!

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Black and White

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A quick hello! I didn't have time to take full photos of what I was wearing the day that I took this quick photo, but I will hopefully get it done by this weekend. I took this photo right before going to work. The outfit consists of a vintage midi plaid skirt that I got last year. To complete the look I wore red lips and a small cat eye winged liner with curled hair. 

Thank you for stopping by!
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