July 2014 - Sensible Stylista

A Town Called Paradise

For today's post, I've featured a super comfy yet cute LWD (little white dress) courtesy of Deb.  This girly number is totes adorable - don't you just love the crochet trim? This piece is also available in black HERE. They also have a BUNCH of other sweet options available on their site - clicky HERE to browse. 
Anywho, I didn't want to bare my shoulders completely so I threw on an oversized cardigan for cover.
I accessorized with neutral pieces to complement my look's overall color scheme - I threw on a stunning pearl statement necklace (from Armed & Readi) and carried a nude Celine-inspired bag (from Chicwish).  
A closer look at my vintage shoes courtesy of my mom's shoe closet, ha!  Fashionable mothers FTW, errbody.

Shoes:  Proxy - vintage
Necklace:  c/o Armed & Readi
Dress:  c/o Deb ($22.50)
Cardigan:  c/o Deb
Bag:  c/o Chicwish

PS.  Make sure to check back at 4:30 EST to see my "What's in my Bag" post!  

Remix: The Bow-Back Skater Dress

Oh hell yes, it's time for a remix.  For today's second post, I've restyled this GORGEOUS skater dress from Deb - clicky HERE if you'd like to see the original post.  Because my first pairing was mad formal, I thought I'd wear it casually this time around.
I accessorized with this trendy neon statement necklace from Accessory Mercado and grabbed my LucyMint crossbody.
Dress:  c/o Deb ($$26.25)
Bag:  c/o LucyMint ($24.99)
Necklace:  c/o Accessory Mercado ($36)
Shoes:  Coach Factory Outlet - old
Sunnies:  c/o Charlotte Russe

The Trendy Evening Gown

For today's second post, I've featured a stunning dress courtesy of Chicwish.  This beautiful number is the perfect mix of glam, trendy, and romantic!  I wish I could wear it for performances - I'm a classical pianist by day - but it's a little short!  I'll have to save it for a fancy event, YAY!
I accessorized with my edgy studded clutch from Handbag Heaven, and threw on a dainty necklace from Nashelle.  I hope you guys aren't sick of seeing me carry my HH clutch, ha!  It's a staple so I feature it often.  
OH, and the BEST part is *drum rolls* my new snake ear cuff from Kristin Perry Accessories. Isn't it absolutely stunning?  I'm obsessed!  Clicky HERE if you'd like to cop one for yourself...
Another close up for you guys...

Necklace:  c/o Nashelle
Cuff:  c/o Kristin Perry Accessories ($20)
Dress:  c/o Chicwish ($59.42)
Shoes:  Candie's via Kohl's - old
Clutch:  c/o Handbag Heaven ($37.56)

Prima Donna Girl

For today's post, I've featured a sexy look for you guys featuring Deb from Head to Toe (minus the clutch + necklace).  They have an AMAZING selection of crop tops that are both affordable and mad trendy - clicky HERE to see.  The one that I'm wearing has mesh insets & cutout detailing.  Hashtag OBSESSED!  If you're interested in purchasing the one I'm wearing below, clicky HERE.
I paired my crop top with a comfy high-waisted mini.  FYI:  the fabric is textured, and it's a polyester/spandex blend.  If any of ya'll are looking for an affordable yet solid black mini, get this one STAT by clicking HERE.
To polish off my look, I threw on a stunning flower statement necklace (from Shamelessly Sparkly).  I actually featured one of their pieces yesterday - clicky HERE to see. They're definitely one of my favorite boutiques to hit up for jewelry.  I own three gorgeous pieces from their store, and I can't praise them enough.  Jewelry from J. Crew is beautiful but WAY too expensive for my very sad wallet.  No probskies though because Shamelessly Sparkly has similar quality for half the price.  Hashtag Sensible Stylista FTW, ha!

OH, and here's a close up on my chunky heels from Deb.  These babies are MAD fierce.  They kind of remind me of Jeffrey Campbells.

Top: c/o Deb ($12)
Shoes:  c/o Deb ($27)
Skirt:  c/o Deb ($12) 
Clutch:  c/o Handbag Heaven ($37.56)
Necklace:  c/o Shamelessly Sparkly ($34.90)

PS.  Keep an eye out for my SECOND outfit post today at 4:30 EST!  


Hopeless Romantic

Super stoked to feature this gorgeous ruffled number on the blog today!  This fab number is available at Annie Jean Apparel HERE for $34.  The tulip hem is totes adorable, and the piece gives off a super romantic vibe.  FYI:  the neckline's mad deep so you may want to wear a bralette/tank underneath.
My deep-v neckline was begging for a pretty piece of jewelry soooo I threw on a beautiful statement necklace from Shamelessly Sparkly.  This piece is available HERE for $19.90.  I gots to say folks, this item is a bargain because it looks way more expensive than it actually is!  Think J. Crew quality.  
Oh, and my bag is from Paul's Boutique!  This classic bag is a serious must-have.  The quality is legit!  It's pricey but worth it in my opinion.  I've been carrying this baby around all week.  It seriously goes with everything.  Versatility FTW!

Necklace:  c/o Shamelessly Sparkly ($19.90)
Dress:  c/o Annie Jean Apparel ($34)
Shoes:  Coach Factory Outlet - old
Bag:  c/o Paul's Boutique 

Made For You

ERMERGERD!  BOWS!  Yeah, I get really excited when I wear super girly dresses.  Whatevs - don't judge, ha!  Anywho, for today's post I've featured another fab Deb dress for ya'll.  This adorable number makes me feel all sorts of giddy.  Although this piece is unavailable *sobs* Deb has a bunch of cute dress options you guys drool over.  You can browse them all HERE.
I accessorized with gold pieces (earrings + clutch + wedges) because I wanted to look glam for my frands.  Although this dress is perfect for a fun night out, I think it can easily be worn during the day.  Versatility FTW.  

Dress:  c/o Deb 
Clutch:  c/o Handbag Heaven ($46.95)
Earrings:  c/o Charlotte Russe
Shoes:  Coach Factory Outlet - old

PS.  I'll be blasting a NEW look later this afternoon - 4:30 EST to be exact!  Make sure to check back, peeps!

All Fall Down

WOOT!  For today's post, I've restyled a slew of sponsored goodies I featured previously on the blog.  I featured my Boohoo top HERE, my Charlotte Russe skirt HERE, and my fierce statement necklace HERE.  Just thought I'd share my old looks with ya'll just in case.  
Anywho, I went with a pretty standard look for today's OOTD.  Crop top + Skater skirt + Statement necklace = winning.  This seemingly "generic" formula works beautifully during the summer so if you're runnin' late, you can still look freakin' amazing.  
A closer look at my necklace courtesy of Charlotte Russe...

Top:  c/o Boohoo
Skirt:  c/o Charlotte Russe
Necklace:  c/o Charlotte Russe
Shoes:  Candie's via Kohl's - old
Bag:  Kate Spade Factory Outlet

PS.  Keep an eye out for my Daniel Wellington Sponsor Spotlight post at 4:30 EST!  I'll be givin' ya'll a special discount code *grins*  

Light It Up

Alright ya'll, for today's post I've featured a Deb dress that I got wayyyyyy back in the day!  I'd link you up to the old post, but I honestly can't remember when I first styled this piece hardy har har. Selective memory FTW.  ANYWHO, Deb has a seriously sexy online selection of LBDs. Their dresses are mad legit.  Don't just take my word for it though, clicky HERE and see for yourself!
My Deb dress is hella embellished so I kept it simple.  I accessorized with a quilted black crossbody and dainty necklace and threw on a pair of solid black heels to match.  Sometimes less is more *winks* Anywho, how would you guys style this dress?  Where do you guys like to shop for LBDs?

Dress:  c/o Deb
Bag:  c/o Charlotte Russe ($11.49)
Necklace:  c/o Nashelle
Shoes:  Candie's via Kohl's - old

PS.  Keep an eye out for my Deb haul post today at 4:30 EST - double posting FTW!  

Love Runs Out

Super excited - ya'll know how I feel about cute summer dresses - to feature this fab LWD on the blog today.  Although this piece is no longer available on the Charlotte Russe site, there are still a bunch of other fun LWD picks available.  Clicky HERE to browse...
ANYWHO, I styled the dress with a fitted zebra blazer from H&M and accessorized with a fierce statement necklace.  I threw on a pair of black heels and grabbed a classic B&W Chanel bag - borrowed of course - to top off the look.  
Dress:  c/o Charlotte Russe
Bag:  Chanel - borrowed
Blazer:  H&M - old
Necklace:  c/o Charlotte Russe

PS.  I'm currently hosting a US giveaway on Instagram with JYJZ to raffle away a STUNNING black dress!  All you have to do to enter is follow @sensiblestylista & @jyjz and repost the picture with the hashtag #sensiblestylistaxjyjz HERE.

PSS.  Make sure to check back at 4:30 PM EST to see my Sponsor Spotlight on ThirdLove!  I'll be featuring some seriously sexy lingerie~


Remix: The Strappy Backless Dress

Posting twice today because I owe ya'll for being flaky this month.  I styled this stunning strappy backless dress from Charlotte Russe last month - clicky HERE for the aforementioned post - and thought I'd do a remix for funsies. Since I dressed it up for you guys last time, I thought I'd style it for a casual summer day.  Which look do you guys prefer?
I threw on matching accessories (mint necklace + heels FTW) and grabbed my designer-inspired crossbody.  Oh, and here's a close up of my CR necklace! They have such an awesome (and affordable!!!) jewelry selection. 

Necklace:  c/o Charlotte Russe
Dress:  c/o Charlotte Russe
Shoes:  Jessica Simpson via TJ Maxx - old
Sunnies:  c/o Charlotte Russe
Bag:  c/o LucyMint ($32.99)

PS.  I'm currently hosting a US giveaway on Instagram with JYJZ to raffle away a STUNNING black dress!  All you have to do to enter is follow @sensiblestylista & @jyjz and repost the picture with the hashtag #sensiblestylistaxjyjz HERE.


The Blue Bow Dress

YAY!  Another cute summer dress for ya'll.  SIDEBAR:  if you're lookin' for summer dress inspo, clicky HERE to check out my pinterest board!  I (obsessively) pin cute dresses soooo yeah. Anywho, this adorable number is currently on sale at YRB Fashion for $15.  The oversized bow on the front is totes fab.  FYI: the dress runs a bit small so make sure to size up!  The length is aiite though.  You won't be flashin' anyone so no worries.
Dress:  c/o YRB Fashion ($15)
Bag:  c/o LucyMint ($32.99)

PS.  I'm currently hosting a US giveaway on Instagram with JYJZ to raffle away a STUNNING black dress!  All you have to do to enter is follow @sensiblestylista & @jyjz and repost the picture with the hashtag #sensiblestylistaxjyjz HERE.

PSS.  Since today's post is short, I'll be posting a surprise remix later today (4:30 EST to be exact)!  I told ya'll I'd make up for my absence *grins*  

The Satin Lace Slip Dress

For today's post, I've featured a sexy lingerie-like dress courtesy of Boohoo.  I paired it with an edgy faux-leather moto jacket for funsies.  Remember ya'll, it's all about juxtaposition.  Don't be afraid to experiment with different vibes - BAMF and sex kitten go so well together.  I'm also a big fan of rocker + girly girl. Not really sure if girly girl is a vibe but whatevs, hardy har har.  FYI: my jacket is from Forever 21!  Oh, and make sure to hit up these Forever 21 coupon codes before shopping so you can save as much moolah as possible.  Yeah, you're welcome in advance.
A closer look at my dress sans jacket.  Isn't the lace detailing totes cute? If you want to purchase this piece, clicky HERE!  It's currently on sale for $20 (originally $40).  FYI:  also available in silver.

 Dress:  c/o Boohoo ($20)
Clutch:  c/o Handbag Heaven ($46.95)
Shoes:  Candie's via Kohl's - old
Jacket:  c/o Forever 21
Sunnies:  c/o Silvano Apparel

PS.  I'm currently hosting a US giveaway on Instagram with JYJZ to raffle away a STUNNING black dress!  All you have to do to enter is follow @sensiblestylista & @jyjz and repost the picture with the hashtag #sensiblestylistaxjyjz HERE.

Teal Tulip Shorts

Soooo, I'm finally back home which means *drum roll please* I'll be posting new outfits every morning at 5 AM EST.  So sorry again for being MIA.  I promise to make up for it by posting lots and lots from here on out *pumps fist*  Anywho, for today's post I've featured a simple but trendy look centered around my new Kuriel tulip shorts.  I paired it with a plain tee (from Cotton Supply Co.) so I could go all out on my shades and shoes.
My sunnies are from C. Wonder and my gladiator sandals are from Deb.  

Sunnies:  c/o C. Wonder
Tee:  c/o Cotton Supply Co. (3 for $39.95)
Shorts:  c/o Kuriel ($16)
Watch:  c/o Klaus Kobec
Bag:  c/o LucyMint ($32.99)
Shoes:  c/o Deb

PS.  I'm currently hosting a US giveaway on Instagram with JYJZ to raffle away a STUNNING black dress!  All you have to do to enter is follow @sensiblestylista & @jyjz and repost the picture with #sensiblestylistaxjyjz HERE.

Moustache Prints FTW

I know, I know!  You guys are sick of hearing me apologize, but I gots to tell ya'll how sorry I am for my inconsistency.  I promise to be on top of it starting Tuesday!  *pinky swears*  I've been teaching at a music festival the last three weeks so please forgive me for my shadiness, hardy har har.  Anywho, here's another look from my JYJZ collection!  If you guys haven't shopped my collection yet, make sure to clicky HERE!  OH, and if you act now, you'll get an extra 30% off *woot*
A closer look at my top from JYJZ!  If you're a fan of fun prints, make sure to check this top out ASAP.
I'm such a fan of Carrington & Co.  This gorgeous necklace is beyond classy!  
My new Fjord watch - SUCH a beautiful piece.  If you're looking for a sweet new watch, make sure to check out their collection HERE.  They have so many gorgeous designs available!
Watch:  c/o Fjord
Top:  c/o JYJZ ($36)
Skirt:  Forever 21 - old
Shoes:  Candie's via Kohl's - old
Bag:  Chanel - borrowed
Necklace:  c/o Carrington & Co.

The Cascading Hemline

For today's post, I've featured a gorgeous dress courtesy of Boohoo.  This stunning piece embodies true steeze.  The cascading hemline and crochet inserts will make you feel like a true goddess. Clicky HERE to purchase (currently on sale for $40)...
Shoes:  Coach Factory Outlet - old
Dress:  c/o Boohoo ($40)
Bag:  c/o Handbag Heaven ($50)

Destination Unknown

Super excited to share today's OOTD with ya'll.  As you guys know, I'm currently working with JYJZ as a buyer.  This trendy top (with transparent details) is available HERE for $39. Make sure to check out my entire collection, and please don't hesitate to contact me with any additional questions you may have!
Anywho, I wanted to keep today's look simple so I paired the top with my Rock & Republic skinnies.

 I had a great time accessorizing though.  Arm parties are always a good time in my opinion.  What do you guys think - do or don't?
 Top:  c/o JYJZ ($39)
Bag:  c/o Charlotte Russe ($20)
Sunnies:  c/o Silvano Apparel
Bracelets:  c/o Charlotte Russe
Pants:  Rock & Republic via Kohl's - old
Shoes:  Candie's via Kohl's - old

PS.  Don't forget to enter my INTERNATIONAL giveaway with Trask to win a pair of $258 sandals by clicking HERE!

American Honey

Soooo, it's been a while since I last updated.  I've been away teaching at a music festival so things have been hectic.  I hope you guys understand!  Just bear with me for the next two weeks.  I promise I'll be much more consistent towards the end of the month!  Anywho, for today's OOTD I featured a GORGEOUS vintage floral maxi skirt from BCBG.  I found it in my mom's closet (WIN!) and just HAD to style it.  I paired the piece with a gorg v-neck from MeUndies.  Their tees are beyond comfy - super lightweight!  FYI:  also available in 8 other colors.  If you're looking for classic tees, these tops are for you.  
 A closer look at my necklace and tee...
OH, and I'm super excited to partner up with Paul's Boutique for today's post.  Their bags are seriously legit.  Think Kate Spade.  Sophisticated yet fun with trendy detailing.  Make sure to check their collection out by clicking HERE...
Skirt:  Vintage BCBG 
Shoes:  c/o Deb ($9.95)
Bag:  c/o Paul's Boutique ($137.50)
Necklace:  Off Saks Fifth
Tee:  c/o MeUndies ($25)

PS.  Don't forget to enter my INTERNATIONAL giveaway with Trask to win a pair of $258 sandals by clicking HERE!

The Pleated Pink Skirt

YAY!  I've featured another fab piece - this adorable pink pleated skirt - from my JYJZ buyer page.  This gorgeous item is just the right amount of girly - the blush hue will make you feel like a total princess.  Pair it with a crop top like I did below for a romantic vibe or style it with an edgier crop top for a trendier look.  The possibilities are endless!  Oh, and as always feel free to ask me questions below.  I love hearing from you guys.
Seriously loving my Darling bag!  It's currently on sale for $25 (originally $75).  Clicky HERE if you'd like to cop one for yourself...
A closer look at my necklace courtesy of Armed & Readi.  This stunning pearl statement piece is a must-have in my books.  Super unique, right?  Anywho, make sure to check out their selection by clicking HERE.  I guarantee that you'll find something you LOVE.
Top:  c/o Deb
Necklace:  c/o Armed & Readi
Skirt:  c/o JYJZ
Heels:  Nine West Factory Outlet - old
Bag:  c/o Darling ($25)

Sensible Stylista x JYJZ

I'm RIDICULOUSLY excited to feature another one of my JYJZ picks for you guys today!  This stunning LBD is a serious must-have.  This gorgeous dress will make you look and feel like a total goddess - a unique piece that'll be a wardrobe staple for years to come!  Please feel free to ask me ANY questions about this or any other item/s I'm currently selling on my JYJZ buyer page.  I've personally handpicked each and every one so I stand behind the quality and design!  
A close up of my beautiful accessories!  These classy pieces are timeless items I'll wear forever.  I highly recommend checking out Fjord and Carrington - their designs are so sophisticated!

Where do you guys like to shop for fine jewelry?
Clutch:  c/o Lily Rain
Dress:  c/o JYJZ
Necklace:  c/o Fjord
Earrings:  c/o Carrington
Shoes:  Candie's via Kohl's - old