Wearing My Mother’s 80s And 90s Clothes: Black Mules​ (5/20/2020)

Hey fashionistas! I had recently helped my parents clean out their attic. This was a ton of hard work and luckily I had the help from Ryan and my friend. I was actually really excited to help them do this because I knew that my mother’s clothes from the 80s and the 90s were up there. 

Needless to say every box, bin and bag we had gone through I was desperately searching for those clothes. My mom was convinced she had gotten rid of her clothes but I had a feeling that they were up there. I was really hoping to find vintage jeans (a hot commodity nowadays in the fashion world).

Well, after we were almost finished with cleaning up the attic it seemed as if all hope was lost. That was until my boyfriend shouted down that he found two bins of women’s clothes. I was so giddy I almost screamed. I took the bins down and alas it was the 80s and 90s clothes my mother wore.

Some stuff was a little too old to salvage but I took as much as I could. I also hit the goldmine once I found a pair of 90s square toe black mules. I was going to spend money on buying a new pair for myself, I’m glad that I held off! They were perfect but they did need a little TLC.

I actually made a TikTok of my fixing the shoes up. Although, I did a little more than what the TikTok shows. The heel of the shoe had to be replaced, the fabric needed to be glued on, and there were white splotches that had to be colored in. With some DIY magic I was able to fix the cute mules for only $7 (The cost of the replacement heel and the liquid stitch).

I felt super cute after pairing it with a pair of vintage Calvin Klein Mom Jeans I got from Poshmark. I wore an oversized black long sleeve (which is actually Ryan’s tshirt I had stole) and to top off the look I wore some white cat eye sunglasses as well as a Gucci purse I got from the amazing thrift account @thriftinthe_city_!

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– Stay Chic,

Vegas Day 1 Outfits (1/26/2020)

Hey fashionistas! I’m so happy to have had the opportunity to go to Vegas with my friends. I wanted to make sure that I was super focused during the trip because I didn’t want to miss anything but I wanted to share my outfits and experience now that I’m back!

Day one was full of a ton of fun activities like exploring the city, going to The Happy Place and going to an amazing dinner at the Top Of The World Restaurant in the Stratosphere Hotel. The experience was so incredible.

At the beginning of the trip I wore a super cute shaggy faux fur jacket and wide brim fedora from Amazon. I also wore a super cute tank top from Shein that can clearly be dressed up or down. I then wore some amazing jeans from Showpo. I then paired it with my cream converse.

For our dinner at the Top Of The World Restaurant I wore a beautiful rust colored dress that I got from PrettyLittleThing. I wore white heels with this dress from designer BCBG and a Kate Spade gold pendant necklace.

I had so much fun during the first day of Vegas! I hope you enjoyed this post and remember to subscribe for email notifications for when I post new content and make sure to comment down below what your thoughts are on these outfits.

-Stay Chic,

Cute Christmas Party Outfit (12/2/2019)

Hey fashionistas! I hope you are having a great day today. So last night I decided to dress up and get into the holiday spirit. I really felt that the outfit I chose looked cute for a possible Christmas party (yes I basically play dress up when I’m bored).

I decided to wear a pair of ripped jeans I got from Francesca’s (they cost me about $27 on sale), I then paired it with a white long sleeve shirt. It seemed like there was something missing in the outfit so I wore a white fuzzy vest I got from Rainbow Shops (this only costed me $12, what a steal)! The look still wasn’t Christmas-y enough so I needed to do my makeup.

I did my makeup with the Tarte Toasted palette to give me a nude but warm eye look. I absolutely love that palette because of their warm tone nudes. I used the shade smore on my whole life as a transition color and then cashmere in the crease of my eye. To darken the look a little I also used latte in the crease of my eye. To pull the whole look together I added the gold sparkle shade candle to my lid and topped the look off with a sparkle red lip called Poinsettia from Jeffree Star Cosmetics.

The look still just wasn’t Christmas-y enough and then I remembered that I was just at the Dollar Tree. I made a super cute purchase which was a pair of Christmas “light” earrings that actually light up! So, I added those earrings to the look and it was truly a perfect Christmas party outfit! I ended the look with a pair of red pointed toe flats.

Feel free to use this outfit idea for any upcoming holiday parties! I hope you enjoyed this post and remember to subscribe for email notifications for when I post new content and make sure to comment down below what you think of this outfit!

-Stay Chic,

Big draped scarf outfit (11/26/2019)

Hi fashionistas! I hope today is a fabulous day for you and I hope you are excited to read today’s post. Today I decided to write about the outfit I wore to work which was a huge draped scarf that I have been absolutely adoring.

 I recently found this scarf in my mother’s closet and she had no idea that it was even there. So of course, I did the only thing any daughter would do in that moment, and claimed dibs for the scarf. My mother is reluctantly sharing the scarf rights with me now because it is too cute to give up.

I decided to wear this rose gold and white blanket scarf with a cool tone brown knit sweater. With this, I paired the outfit with a pair of light wash skinny jeans and matching brown tassel booties.

When I wear large draped blanket scarves I always try to make sure that my hair is up in a ponytail or in a bun because I feel that the messy look of a loose pony or bun really brings the outfit together. So with this outfit I wore my hair in a loose bun with pieces of hair collected around my face for structure. I also did my make up naturally to really help the scarf pop.

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-Stay Chic,

Outfit Of The Day 14 (11/24/2019)

Hey fashionistas! I was really feeling this outfit I was wearing today. I just HAD to share it with you all! Since yesterday all I did was really lounge at home and do some Christmas stuff I felt that I should be a tad bit more productive.

Today we are going to the aquarium and I was having a slightly bad hair day (anyone that has even a slight wave to their hair understands once it’s humid it’s over for your hair). But I still made this outfit work even with the hat!

I wore a gray plaid hat that I got for only $4 at five below (I definitely recommend going there for some cute clothes/accessories for cheap). I paired this with a tan Express sweater turtleneck and a pair of slightly ripped jeans from Forever 21. I then paired this with a pair of dark gray booties I got from Just fab.

I don’t know what it is about this outfit but I’m honestly feeling so hip. I actually got a ton of compliments on my outfit as well while we were out. For my makeup I kept it pretty natural with some brown eyeshadow, a nude lip and some mascara.

I hope you enjoyed this post and remember to subscribe for email notifications for when I post new content and make sure to comment down below what your thoughts are on this outfit.

-Stay Chic,

Casual Weekend Outfit (11/23/2019)

Hey fashionistas! I hope you all are having a terrific weekend. Luckily today I have a little bit of time to spend at home. With working full time I feel that I never have time to just sit back and relax! Today is like the first day in a while where I was able to wear a pair of yoga pants all day.

It was amazing because today I was able to finish decorating the house for Christmas, do some Christmas shopping, watch some Christmas movies and do some yoga! So yes, I was wearing yoga pants all day but I actually did yoga! Although, I completely support the movement of wearing yoga pants and exercise pants when you’ve barely moved from the couch all day.

I love dressing comfy especially when all I do is wear work clothes! Here is my casual weekend outfit:

I wore a comfy rust colored tshirt from Target. Let me tell you, this tshirt is so cozy and soft. It almost feels like suede. I then paired it with a pair of navy blue and rust floral print yoga pants from Forever 21. To match my rust colored pants and top I did my makeup with some rust colored eyeshadow and mascara to top it all off!

I feel like the eye look really pulled the whole outfit together. I always try to do my makeup even when I’m not going to do anything because it personally makes me feel better about not being as productive as I usually am.

I hope you enjoyed this post and remember to subscribe for email notifications for when I post new content and make sure to comment down below what your thoughts are on this outfit.

-Stay Chic,

Cutest Fall Outfits (11/22/2019)

Hey fashionistas! I’m here so excited to write about the cutest fall outfits. Fall isn’t just the time to breakout those red wine lippies or engage in a ton of fun fall activities. It is also for the fashionable fall outfits to come into play. Fall is one of the biggest times for fashion. I live on the east coast so fall is my second favorite season. I get to enjoy wearing those cozy warm outfits while the weather turns cold and the leaves start to fall and change.

Here are the cutest fall outfits:

The first outfit is cute for a lunch date, going out to a local dive bar or even something to go shopping in. I paired an oversized cream sweater with a pair of mom jeans. I then paired the outfit with some super cute tweed plaid and floral booties.

The second outfit is great for a cup of coffee, going to class, or just running errands ensemble. I chose an olive green long sleeve crop top with a pair of straight leg jeans square pocket details. I then paired it with some tan slingback kitten heels.

The third outfit is a perfect work outfit, a business meeting outfit or even something to wear for a nice brunch at an upscale restaurant. I chose a khaki colored skirt, with a black dress shirt with white piping. Then I threw some pale teal pumps with the outfit for a little flare.

The fourth and last outfit is my favorite for the season. I chose a black turtleneck top to pair with black and multicolored pattern skirt. I paired this with a red Gucci bag and a pair of black rubber Chelsea boots. I love this outfit for the fall feel it gives but also because it is so universal it can really be worn almost anywhere.

I hope you enjoyed this post and remember to subscribe for email notifications for when I post new content and make sure to comment down below what your thoughts are on these outfits.

-Stay Chic,

Modern Boho Chic Outfit (11/6/2019)

Hey fashionistas! Today I wanted to bring together two fashion styles that kind of rarely are seen together. I was thinking of a ton of different styles like beachy gothic or even retro sporty but I came up with modern boho. I wanted to have fun with fashion and just show that you can have fun with different aesthetics and even show that all styles are beautiful! Fashion is supposed to be fun, so why not!

This outfit I wore a very modern pair of black and white checkered plaid pants. I actually got this pants and a matching shirt set from Shein for only $15 (WHAT A STEAL)! Better yet, the quality is there too. I totally get weirded out sometimes buying off of Shein because you never know if it will turn out good or not but this one turned out amazing! I then wore a button up white dress shirt from Express I got for $39.98. Just to add that boho effect I wore (Not Pictured) a pair of black western booties and a cute pair of boho silver and white earrings I got from a woman that sells Paparazzi Jewelry.

I thought this mix of fashion aesthetics went over really well and actually looks super cute! I hope you enjoyed this post and make sure you comment below your thoughts on this! Remember to subscribe for email notifications for when I post new content!

-Stay Chic,

The Cutest Monochromatic Outfit (11/4/2019)

Hey fashionistas! I hope today is going well for you all and I hope that the day hasn’t dragged on too long. Sometimes days seem to go on forever but I am so glad you’re here with me and I am pushing to bring a little pep to whatever kind of day you’re having with these daily posts! So, today I wanted to write about this super cute monochromatic outfit I wore today. I don’t know what it is but I am just super feeling it today.

Today I wore my favorite gold R necklace pendant from Kate Spade New York. I got this from a Kate Spade store for $58 and of course I got an R to wear Ryan’s first initial around my neck. I then threw on a camel colored sweater that I got from Forever 21 a while back. It is such a great sweater and I honestly love the color so much that I wear it a ton. I then threw on some pants also from Forever 21 (It is clearly apparent that I’ve been going on Forever 21 shopping sprees very frequently, lol). It just so happens that these pants are the same camel color as the sweater and I am so loving the black stripes on them as well. (Not pictured) The shoes I wore were a pair of flats that were again that same camel color.

For me I love monochromatic outfits, they are just so interesting and fun to wear! Some people even compliment you on your color-matching skills. I think this monochromatic outfit works really well because the black stripes on the pants do a really amazing job breaking the outfit up. I tried to just keep my makeup natural as well to keep everything neutral colored (sadly the green eye-look I wanted to try out had to wait a little bit)!

I hope you enjoyed this post and remember to subscribe for email notifications to be notified when I post new content! Comment down below other colors of monochromatic outfits you’d like to see me do!

-Stay Chic,


Brunch Outfit (11/3/2019)

Hey fashionistas! If you read yesterday’s post (which of course you should) it was all about how brunch dates are a great idea and different ways you can go about doing them! Well, like I said in that post Ryan took me out to brunch on a Sunday we had nothing to do and it made that day a little extra special. I actually dressed up for brunch in a cute outfit I am currently obsessed with.

I first threw on a plain white t-shirt which I got from Forever 21 for only $5.99. I was kind of sad that it was see through BUT that is nothing a tank top can’t fix. I wore an R pendant gold necklace I got from the Kate Spade New York store for $58! I paired it with a cheetah jacket I got from Kohls for $18 by the brand Mudd. The jacket is great quality and it is basically a cheetah denim jacket which I love. Plus side, it can truly be used in any season. I wore a pair of light wash heavily ripped denim jeans from Forever 21 that I got for $15 and I paired it with some brown tassel boots I grabbed from Primark for $5.

Here are the items or similar items to what is in my outfit:

Brown Tassel Boots

Letter Kate Spade Pendant 

Cheetah Denim Jacket

Light Wash Ripped Jeans

White Tshirt 

I really loved this brunch outfit, I felt it was the perfect sunny fall Sunday ensemble. I hope you enjoyed today’s post and remember to subscribe for emails to be notified when I post new content. Comment below what item you like best from this post!

-Stay Chic,