April 2014 - Sensible Stylista

The Baroque Cardigan

For today's look-du-jour, I've featured a sexy yet polished look for ya'll.  I centered my look around my new cardigan courtesy of Crystalie.  I can't recommend this piece enough - the baroque print is tres chic!  
As I'm sure ya'll know, I'm a huge fan of statement jewelry.  If you want to see what I'm currently drooling over, scroll down below...

Shirt:  c/o Deb
Skirt:  c/o Kash Collection
Bag:  Prada - gifted
Shoes:  Candie's via Kohl's - old 
Necklace + Earrings:  c/o Trendy Trinkets ($20)
Cardigan:  c/o Crystalie ($40)

Here are my current fave jewelry picks (all under $15):

PS.  Don't forget to enter my INTERNATIONAL giveaway with Crystalie to win a $50 gift card!  Clicky HERE to enter now...

PSS.  Make sure to check out my Mother's Day Gift Guide HERE and enter the $500 gift card giveaway!

Kiss from a Rose

Dude, cheesiest post title yet, haha!  I couldn't resist though.  Gotta capitalize on my new blazer's fab floral print - from Oak 73 FYI, an American brand that sells exclusively online. Make sure to check them out STAT because all their pieces are limited edition.  Can you say originality FTW?
If you like vibrant prints, you'll LOVE Oak73's collection.  FYI: this piece is available in 4 other colorful prints.
Oh, and if you're looking for closet basics, check out the juniors section at Kohl's.  I buy most of my basics there - I think this tank was like $6?  I actually got 4 of them.  Don't judge me, I needed different colors, ha!
 A closer look at my bomb necklace courtesy of Jurate!  This piece IS pricy ($109), but its mad versatile and the quality's legit.  If you're looking for unique statement jewelry, ya'll need to check them out!

Blazer:  c/o OAK73
Tank:  Mudd via Kohl's
Skinnies:  c/o Articles of Society ($54)
Sunnies:  c/o Sunglass Warehouse ($16.95)
Shoes:  Candie's via Kohl's - old
Necklace:   c/o Jewelry by Jurate 

PS.  Don't forget to enter my INTERNATIONAL giveaway with Crystalie to win a $50 gift card!  Clicky HERE to enter now...

PSS.  Make sure to check out my Mother's Day Gift Guide HERE and enter the $500 gift card giveaway!

Albion Fit Athletic Apparel + April Playlist

Featuring garb from Albion Fit for today's fitness update.  LOVE my new shorts and top - super comfy and cute! I guess it is possible to look cute while breakin' a sweat... that is, before I start sweating like a pig, hardy har har.  Anywho, make sure to check them out!  They have tons of cool stuff.
OH, and if you need new headphones, hit up Happy Plugs STAT!  They have earbuds in a bajillion different colors in addition to cute phone/iPad/laptop accessories.
Sports bra:  Athletic Essentials via TJ Maxx - old
 Headphones: c/o Happy Plugs ($29.99)
Top ($28) + Shorts ($38):  c/o Albion Fit
Shoes:  Adidas via Marshalls - old

And of course, here's my April playlist if you're lookin' for new tunes to rock out to...

1.  Fancy - Iggy Azalea & Charli XCX (3:20)
2.  Let's Get Married - ReMarquble Remix - Jagged Edge & RUN (4:08)
3.  Everyday Birthday - Swizz Beatz, Chris Brown, Ludacris (3:31)
4.  Feelin' Myself - will.i.am (4:14)
5.  I Don't Like You - Eva Simons (4:12)
6.  Ain't It Fun - Paramore (4:57)
7.  Thunder - Rusko, Bonnie McKee (3:50)
8.  Paranoid - Ty Dolla $ign & B.o.B (3:37)
9.  Sticky Dough - Wanessa (3:33)


Look for Less: Valentino Studded Heels

Dude, can we just talk about this skirt for a sec?  I think it's seriously THE cutest skirt I've ever seen.  Hashtag truth.  I know it's a bold statement and errthang but seriously.  I want to LIVE in this. Buy it NOW by clicking HERE.  FYI:  Go a size up for the perfect fit!
 I bought this blazer at H&M a while back - along with this zebra one - and I'm obsessed.  I copped it for $20 (!!!!) - extra exclamation points for its fit.  
My new Crystalie blouse *forms heart with fingers* It has a bit of a vintage-y/uniform-y vibe to it, don't you think?  Anywho, if you're lusting after this piece you're in serious luck- I'm currently hosting an international giveaway with them right now HERE
A closer look at my Valentino-inspired shoes courtesy of OASAP!  Serious props to them for creating a pretty convincing knock-off.  These babies are available in other colors HERE....

 Blazer:  H&M
Skirt:  c/o OASAP ($19.90)
Bag:  c/o The Quiet Riot via TLNIQUE
Rings:  c/o Kristin Perry Accessories & Talbots
Shoes:  c/o OASAP
Top:  Crystalie ($35)

PS.  Don't forget to enter my INTERNATIONAL giveaway with Crystalie to win a $50 gift card!  Clicky HERE to enter now...

Sincerely Sweet

I know I don't usually do outfit posts on Sundays, but whatevs.  I'm a rebel like that...a rebel that wears flower necklaces & mary-janes, hardy har har!  I should've totally worn this look on V-day to impress...my dog?  Seriously though.  Girliest outfit I've styled thus far.
A closer look at my OOTD.  I got this necklace at Nordstrom a couple weeks ago.  SO in love wit this design!  OH, an before I forget, make sure ya'll surf Coupons.com BEFORE spending your moolah. They have some sweet Nordstrom codes available to save you cash.

Necklace:  Topshop
Tee:  BCBGeneration via BCBGMaxAzria Outlet - old
Cardigan:  Say What? via Kohl's - old
Skirt:  Charlotte Russe
Bag:  Louis Vuitton - borrowed
Shoes:  c/o Deb

PS.  Don't forget to enter my INTERNATIONAL giveaway with Crystalie to win a $50 gift card!  Clicky HERE to enter now...


Faux-Leather Accents

Faux-leather accents FTW!  This chic dress from PersunMall has just the right amount of edge, but I gotta be honest with ya'll.  I'm not crazy about the fit - the sleeves are a little loose and the  bottom is too tight.  Just givin' ya'll a heads up.
I styled the dress with a fun statement necklace + earring set from Trendy Trinkets and threw on bold sunnies and shoes!
A cl0se-up of my necklace.  Super cute, right?  They have a really nice online collection so make sure to check them out!

 A fun shot of my accessories...

 Bag:  Prada - gifted
Necklace + earrings:  c/o Trendy Trinkets ($20)
Sunnies:  c/o Silvano Apparel
Dress:  c/o PersunMall
Shoes:  c/o Deb

PS.  Don't forget to enter my INTERNATIONAL giveaway with Crystalie to win a $50 gift card!  Clicky HERE to enter now...

PSS.  Make sure to check out my Mother's Day Gift Guide HERE and enter the $500 gift card giveaway!

Left on Houston

For today's SECOND post, I've featured a casual look for ya'll.  This is how I like to "scrub it":  oversized pullover + skinnies + oxfords = polished comfort.
COLORBLOCKING FTW!  My new top from Left on Houston is legit - stylish AND mad comfy. Make sure to check them out STAT.  They pride themselves on "rejuvenating sweaters in today's marketplace".  Clicky HERE to shop their collection...
A closer look at my accessories!  Aren't my new Cat Oxfords totes adorbs?  For those of you interested, they're also available in light grey. FYI: They run a bit large so I suggest sizing down.
OH, and I want to tell ya'll about Clique.  If you're looking for cute new cases for your phone and/or laptop, make sure to check them out!  They recently sent me a few cases to review, and I LOVE their designs.  
Which one's your favorite?
Shoes:  c/o Cat Footwear
Sunnies:  Marc by Marc Jacobs - old
Phone Cases:  c/o Clique 
Top:  c/o Left on Houston 
Bag:  Coach Factory Outlet
Pants:  Madewell

C. Wonder Gift Guide + Giveaway

Partnering up with C Wonder for today's post, errbody!  Super excited to share a sweet gift guide with ya'll.  Make sure to shop the Mother's Day Gift Guide at C. Wonder to show your madres some love. Here are some of my favorite picks from their site:
I personally own the aviators and drop earrings pictured above!  The white frames are mad stylin'.  I can see why they're on the pricy side ($78) - high quality frames  for sure!  FYI:  They're also available in tortoise & black! Oh, and do yourself a favor and surf these C. Wonder  codes at Coupons.com before shopping. 

Like what you see here and want to get your hands on some great gifts for mom?  I've teamed up with Oh to Be a Muse and other bloggers to give you the chance to win a $500 C. Wonder e-gift card when you enter this Mother's Day Giveaway courtesy of Coupons.com.  The giveaway is open to U.S. residents only and ends May 9, 2014.  

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Inner Goddess

High-low pieces always make me feel so goddess-y.  I'm seriously obsessed with this dress from Deb, and I can't recommend it enough.  It's GORGEOUS, form-flattering, and easy on the wallet ($26.25).  Get it now by clicking HERE.  You won't regret it!  FYI:  Also available in black & coral.
Dress:  c/o Deb ($26.25)
Cuff:  c/o Lookbook Store
Clutch:  Coach Factory Outlet - old
Necklace:  c/o 1929 Galore
Shoes:  c/o Deb


Layered Pearls

Wardrobe must-have numberrrr...x?  Haha, I lost track!  Anywho, my point is = every girl should have a sweet pearl necklace in their closet.  I don't have any real versions yet - cut me some slack, they're mad expensive - BUT I have a bunch of fake yet totes adorable options!  The newest one being this layered piece from Accessory Concierge.  Isn't the flower clasp to die for? 
A closer look at my new dress courtesy of JYJZ.   Isn't it mad classy?  Make sure to pick this piece up while you can by clicking HERE.  It's currently on sale for $44 (originally $69).
A closer look at my bling...
Cardigan:  Say What? via Kohl's - old
Bag:  Coach Factory Outlet 
 Necklace:  c/o Accessory Concierge ($45)
Shoes:  Candie's via Kohl's - old
Dress:  c/o JYJZ SF ($44)

Embroidered Daisies

For today's post, I've featured a super girly look centered around my new strapless dress courtesy of Deb.  It even has a little keyhole cutout in the back - I totally forgot to snap a pic, sorry! Anywho, this fab piece is available in  neon yellow, but it runs a bit large FYI!  
I wanted the pink hue to really stand out so I styled the necklace+dress combo with neutral pieces! BTW, my polka dot tights are from Chicwish and my designer-inspired bag is from LucyMint (also available in powder blue and midnight black).
 A closer look at my necklace courtesy of Kristin Perry Accessories...
Where do you guys shop for spring dresses?  Which trends are you most looking forward to?
Dress:  c/o Deb ($33.67)
Cardigan:  c/o JYJZ SF ($38)
Shoes:  Candie's via Kohl's - old
Tights:  c/o Chicwish ($13.52)
Bag:  c/o LucyMint ($32.99)

Sensible Stylista x LookMazing

Alrighty guys, I need your help!  LookMazing recently asked me to participate in their "Who Wore It Best" contest, and I'd really appreciate it if ya'll could support me - they sent me this awesome graphic tee to style!  See how you can help me out by scrolling down below...
If you guys haven't checked out LookMazing, make sure to check them out!  You earn mad points for shopping - they're redeemable for items on your wishlist *woot*  
A closer look at my arm party!  I love mixing metals so much.  FYI:  The thin bangles are from Charlotte Russe, and the chunky bracelet is from Trendy Trinkets.  
My fab cutout shoes from Deb! They have such a stunning online shoe selection *drools*
Shoes:  c/o Deb
Bag:  Kate Spade - old
Bracelets:  c/o Trendy Trinkets ($24) & Charlotte Russe
Tee:  Sincerely Jules ($32) c/o Lookmazing
Skirt:  c/o Chicwish ($39.02)

Look for Less: 3.1 Phillip Lim Pashli Bag

For today's post, I've featured a flirty summer dress courtesy of Our World Boutique.  Don't you love the floral print and ruffles?  So cute and girly!  Anywho, if you're interested this dress is also available in two other colors:  aqua & orange.  Oh, and Our World Boutique has generously offered to give ya'll an extra 20% discount.  Just enter SENSIBLESTYLISTA20 at checkout!  *pumps fists*
LOVE my new bag from LucyMint.  The design reminds me of Phillip Lim!  So exciting because I've been looking for the perfect cream bag. FYI:  This bag comes with a crossbody strap and is available in two other colors!  Clicky HERE to see for yourself...
A closer look at my crochet cardigan from JYJZ.  I'm such a fan of their online boutique.  I wish I lived in SF so I could shop there in person!  No worries though because they offer free shipping for purchases and returns.  Anywho, I'm super obsessed with the crochet detailing!  This piece will be a Spring staple for sure.  
Cardigan:  c/o JYJZ San Francisco 
Dress:  c/o Our World Boutique ($36.99)
Bag:  c/o LucyMint ($32.99)
Shoes:  c/o Deb ($29.90)

All You Need Is Love

For today's post, I've featured a casual look for y'all.  I centered my outfit around my new graphic tee courtesy of Style Lately.  
I wanted to make a trendy statement, so I paired my tee with a fun skater skirt - I always have a blast wearing animal print. Anywho, if you're looking for cute summer skirts, check Deb out!  They have an amazing skater skirt selection.  Clicky HERE to see for yourself...
Oh, and I wanted to tell you guys about my latest sponsor, Vaunte.  They sent me these Marc by Marc Jacobs sunnies.  They're mad "sensible" because they're lightly used, although they look totally new.  Anywho, if you're looking to consign designer items in your closet, make sure to check them out by clicking HERE.
A closer look at my accessories...
Shirt:  c/o Style Lately ($28)
Necklace:  c/o Charlotte Russe
Bracelets:  c/o Charlotte Russe
Sunnies:  Marc by Marc Jacobs c/o Vaunte
Shoes:  Candie's via Kohl's - old
Bag:  Prada - gifted
Skirt:  c/o Deb ($8.45)

The Neoprene LBD

Alrighty guys, for today's post I've featured a hot neoprene number courtesy of Diva NY. Isn't this dress ridiculous?  This body hugging piece flatters my body in all the right places - there's just something about it.  It must be magical!  Anywho, this dress is perfect for a night out at the club. If you're nervous about showing too much skin, throw on a pair of black opaque tights. They'll elongate your legs while covering you up!
You guys need to check out Diva NY STAT.  They have an AMAZING online collection.  I'm especially in love with their dress selection.  They have items for all occasions!  If you're dying to see more - which I'm sure you are - clicky HERE!  Oh, and if you live in NYC, you're in luck!  They have four different locations in the Big Apple.
A closer look at my earrings courtesy of Style Lately.  These babies are a serious must-have.  Check them out by clicking HERE.  Chic and affordable, FTW.
Dress:  c/o Diva NY ($40)
Earrings:  c/o Style Lately ($13)
Shoes:  Candie's via Kohl's - old
Clutch:  c/o Lily Rain