October 2013 - Sensible Stylista

Vintage Dior Sunnies

For today's post, I've styled a simple yet classy monochromatic look for ya'll!
I almost peed my pants when my mom offered me her vintage Dior sunglasses.  Don't mind if I do, haha!  Where do you guys like shopping for sunnies?
A closer look at my tote courtesy of Charlotte Russe. They have so many cute bags available online.  Clicky HERE if you want to see more options...
 Bag:  c/o Charlotte Russe
Knit:  Forever 21
Necklace:  Talbots Factory Outlet - old
Jeggings:  Paige via Off Saks Fifth - old
Shoes:  Jessica Simpson via TJ Maxx - old
Sunnies:  Vintage Christian Dior

The Pajama Pant Trend

For today's post, I've tackled the pajama pant trend!  
I found these pants on a clearance rack at Kohl's for $12.  They were super comfy & fit well so I decided to get them even though I had no idea how I'd style them.  I know, I know. Super hypocritical of me since I always tell ya'll to avoid making impulse purchases like that. I usually make sure I can put together at least 2-3 outfits in my head before buying a new piece.  
I have to be honest with you guys.  These pants sat in my closet for a long time because every look I styled just made me look like I was heading to the gym, haha.  I guess the stripes on the side didn't help my cause.  
This ensemble was by far the best look I had put together so I wanted to share!  I stuck to a simple black & white color scheme, but made a statement by accessorizing with bold pieces.
 What do you guys think of the pajama trend?
Bag:  Kate Spade
Earrings:  ASOS - old
Top:  c/o OMG Fashion
Pants:  Apt. 9 via Kohl's 
Necklace:  Chico's Factory Outlet - old
Shoes:  Candie's via Kohl's - old

Wardrobe Must-have: The Faux Leather Skirt

For today's post, I've styled a flirty look featuring a new top courtesy of Charlotte Russe. I've always been a big advocate of Forever 21, but I've officially switched sides.  They always have adorable stuff.  I mean, have you seen their dresses? Plus, their jewelry is so much better.  They recently sent me a couple necklaces to style, and I swear to you that they could pass for Amrita Singh designs.  
On another note, when did the weather get so cold?  It's totally freezing outside.  I promise to start featuring "warmer" looks on here soon! 
 TIP:  Black leggings/tights + black heels/boots = long legs like woah!
Bag  Prada - gifted 
Blazer:  H&M - old
Top:  c/o Charlotte Russe
Necklace:  Stella & Dot c/o LaBelleMel
Shoes:  Candie's via Kohl's - old
Skirt:  BCBGMaxAzria Factory Outlet

Fall Trend: Patchwork Denim

For today's post, I've styled a casual denim-on-denim look!
Patchwork denim is apparently one of Fall's hottest trends!  What trends are you guys into this season?
I know I've featured this necklace several times already, but I still get can't over how cute it is!  Make sure to check out Bijoux Boutique for trendy yet afforable jewelry and accessories.
A closer look at my new heels.  I love incorporating pops of animal print in my everyday garb.  Be careful though, too much can look tacky.  I always make sure to limit myself to ONE piece per look.
Bag: The Quiet Riot c/o TLNIQUE ($51.85)
Necklace:  c/o Bijoux Boutique ($32)
Sunnies:  Coach Factory Outlet - old
Shoes:  5/48 via Off Saks Fifth
Shirt:  Mudd via Kohl's ($21.99 - originally $44)
Jeans:  Bongo via Kohl's - old

The Faux Leather Jacket

For today's post, I've featured a strapless dress courtesy of Charlotte Russe.  I think summer dresses transition beautifully into the colder seasons. For a Fall-friendly look, I paired my dress with a faux-leather moto jacket.  Don't be afraid to experiment with different kinds of outerwear. Maybe you have a cute cardigan or blazer you'd rather layer with. 
I threw on a pair of sky-high heels, but BAMF combat boots would've also looked bomb.  I love juxtaposing different styles when fashioning a look. Don't be afraid to get really creative.  Style is all about expressing yourself, so take all the risks you want!  TIP: If you want extra warmth, throw on a pair of leggings or tights!
I got this necklace online at J. Crew Factory for $31 a couple months ago. They were having a big sale, so I made sure to stock up on some jewelry.  I'm a huge fan of their accessories, although I'm not crazy about their clothing.  Weird right?  Especially since I'm obsessed with the clothing at Madewell.  Anywho, they actually have a sale going on right now if you're interested!  Click HERE to shop now...
Bag:  Vintage - gifted
Shoes:  Candie's via Kohl's - old
Sunnies:  Versace via TJ Maxx
Jacket:  Ann Taylor Factory Outlet - old
Necklace:  J. Crew Factory Outlet - old
Dress:  c/o Charlotte Russe 

The Embellished Skirt

For today's post, I've featured an embellished skirt courtesy of Chictopia.  The look is pretty simple, but I still managed to maintain a trendy vibe by wearing unique accessories.  
TIP:  Fun sunnies will always take your look to the next level.  Find unique pairs that pop!
Top:  Forever 21
Necklace: c/o Lotus Blossom Design ($26)
Bag:  Michael Kors via Off Saks Fifth
Shoes:  Simply Vera Vera Wang via Kohl's
Sunnies:  c/o OASAP ($27)
Skirt:  Soie c/o Chictopia

Wardrobe Staple: The White Blazer

For today's post I've featured a flirty LWD courtesy of Charlotte Russe.  I know it's getting colder out, but I can't seem to let summer go.  I'm gonna milk my summer dresses until I absolutely cannot stand the cold any longer...and then keep wearing them with leggings, jackets, and boots HAHA! Whatever.  I do what I want.  Fashion has no rules!  Wear whatever you want, whenever you want.  Just make sure to wear it with confidence.
My new Haute Miss sunnies courtesy of Chictopia.  Super cute, right?
A closer look at my new coral necklace courtesy of Charlotte Russe.  It actually available in blue, too. Click HERE if you'd like to purchase the piece.
My dress actually came with a cute braided brown belt, but I decided not to wear it.  It was cute, but I didn't think it complemented the look.  I have to say that I'd definitely belt it if I wasn't wearing a blazer though.
Blazer:  H&M
Dress:  c/o Charlotte Russe
Necklace:  c/o Charlotte Russe
Sunnies:  Haute Miss c/o Chictopia
Shoes:  5/48 via Off Saks Fifth
Bag:  Coach Factory Outlet

Cat Eye Sunglasses

For today's post, I've styled a casual outfit for ya'll.  I juxtaposed two of my favorite printed pieces for a fun & trendy vibe - I incorporated neutral pieces for balance.
I'm totally diggin' my new sunnies courtesy of Chictopia.  I really love the way they frame my face.  If ya'll are interested, I've provided a link below.  Anywho, I've been obsessed with unique sunnies as of late.  Where do you guys like to shop for sunnies?
 Shoes:  c/o Deb
Shorts:  Madewell
Shirt:  Forever 21 
Sunnies:  c/o Haute Miss via Chictopia ($10)
Cuff:  c/o Lookbook Store ($10)
Cardigan:  Banana Republic Factory Outlet
Bag:  Vintage Dooney & Burke - gifted

The Asymmetrical Blazer

Hey errbody,  I hope ya'll are having a bumpin' weekend thus far.  Did you guys do anything special or fun?  If so, please leave me a comment telling me what you did so I can live my life vicariously through you, haha. I haven't had much of a social life as of late.  I have a bunch of concerts coming up so I've been working/practicing piano like crazy. ANYWHO, I know I don't usually blast outfit posts on Sundays, but I figured why not.
For today's post, I've styled a fun ensemble featuring a colorful blazer courtesy of Reese & Riley.  I actually won the piece in a giveaway a couple of months ago.
I totally felt like a ballerina during this photoshoot, haha. If only.  I wish I was half as graceful as a dancer.  Unfortuantely, I walk like a donkey.  Oh well, it is what it is.  Perhaps my walk will improve.  Probably not.  Yeah, definitely not.  It's ok.  I'll get over it.
Mandatory back shot!  LOVE the criss cross.  What do you guys think of this look sans blazer?  It's super romantic and feminine without it, but I like the trendy vibe the blazer adds to the ensemble.  
Clutch:  Kate Spade - old
Necklace:  c/o Brighthouse Baubles
Blazer:  c/o Reese & Riley
Skirt:  Forever 21 ($7.50 - old)
Top:  c/o Deb ($11.92)
Shoes:  c/o Deb

The Black Maxi Skirt

For today's outfit post, I've featured a sexy maxi skirt and trendy cropped top courtesy of Deb & Charlotte Russe.  If you're interested in shopping this look, links are provided below.
I had a ball styling today's look.  Ya'll know how much I love statement jewelry & animal print!  
Charlotte Russe has a fabulous collection of cropped tops available on their site. Make sure to check out their selection!  Lots of super cute yet affordable pieces, many marked down for $10 or less.  I'll share some of my favorite picks with you guys via ShopSense (scroll down to access the aforementioned widget).
I'm totally loving my new skirt courtesy of Deb.  If you're looking for a form-flattering maxi-skirt, I definitely recommend this product.  In fact, it'll be the best $13 you spend.  Seriously, you have my word!
 Bag:  Prada - gifted
Skirt:  c/o Deb ($13.52)
Cuff:  c/o Lookbook Store ($10)
Shoes:  5/48 via Off Saks Fifth 
Sunnies:  c/o OASAP ($27)
Top:  c/o Charlotte Russe ($10)
Necklace:  c/o Charlotte Russe 

The Vintage Bally Bag

For today's post, I've featured a trendy sweater courtesy of OMG Fashion.  I'm totally diggin' the arm slits.  Don't you just love them? I hope you're nodding enthusiastically, hardy har har.
Shoes:  c/o Deb
Shorts: Forever 21 
Sweater: c/o OMG Fashion ($18)
Necklace:  Stella & Dot c/o LaBelleMel
Sunnies: c/o OASAP ($17.55) 
Bag:  Vintage Bally - gifted

The Aztec Skirt

For today's post, I've featured a sleek dolman top from Deb & a sophisticated aztec skirt from SaVous.  The shimmery silver shirt complements the skirt's color scheme beautifully.  For a finishing touch, I accessorized with a vintage evening bag  & statement necklace to match.
 Top:  c/o Deb ($11.92)
Bag:  vintage - gifted
Skirt:  c/o SaVous ($40)
Shoes:  Jessica Simpson via TJ Maxx
Necklace:  c/o Lotus Blossom Design ($26)

I'm extremely lucky to have sponsors I love. Deb & SaVous always have incredible pieces available online.  If you guys haven't checked them out, ya'll need to get on that STAT!  Here are some of my favorite picks!  Which piece/s would you wear?
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