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Category: What DO I Wear?!?!

Designed to inspire and create outfits from the every day to the special occasion. Because after all some times we just have no idea WHAT to wear!

What DO I Wear?!?! False Eyelashes

“Honey, I am going to my grave with my eyelashes and my makeup on.” ~ Tammy Faye Bakker Pause I need to pause my San Diego commentary by discussing a life changing event that occurred on my birthday. Guys I owe you a huge heart felt apology because I have failed. I have failed as a beauty blogger. I am ….

What DO I Wear?!?! Power of the Polka Dots

“Polka dots are fabulous.” ~ Yayoi Kusama Power of Polka Dots I am not a pattern gal. I typically shy away from them. The prints are to bold, and there is not enough versatility in my opinion. I like clothes that are essentially colorful blank spaces that I can accessorize to my hearts content. BUT. There is an exception to ….

What DO I Wear?!?! White Jeans

“Confidence is everything. Confidence is what makes that simple white tee and jeans look good.” ~ Ciara The Rules of White We have all heard the, “No white before Memorial Day or after Labor Day” rule. Well in my book rules, especially in fashion, are meant to be broken. While most people shy away from white, I tend to embrace the ….

What DO I Wear?!?! The Floral Shift

“To wear a floral shirt is an experience.” ~ Brian Wilson Out of the Floral Comfort Zone It seems that I am coming more and more out of my comfort zone when it comes to florals. I have bought more floral patterned clothes this season, then I think in my whole entire life. And no, my mother dressing (and scarring) ….

What DO I Wear?!?! Sunshine Yellow

“Just living is not enough… one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower.” ~ Hans Christian Andersen Spring Has Sprung Guys, I think finally, FINALLY, Spring is here! While I have been in a battle of epic proportions for all that is good and just to wear Summer dresses and espadrilles, over the evil that is Mother Nature and ….

What DO I Wear?!?! Spring Layers

“The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.” ~ Harriet Ann Jacobs Finding The Perfect Spring Layers I always find transitioning Winter to Spring much more difficult then Summer to Fall. For one, it is much easier to add layers, then to take them off when it starts to get ….

What DO I Wear?!?! Jane Iredale Make-up

The most beautiful cosmetic you can wear is a healthy skin.— Jane Iredale     Meeting “Jane”  My best friend and fellow Jetsetting Blonde, Sarah has been singing the praises of Jane Iredale since I met her. An extremely talented cosmetologist, she knows the ins and outs of good, long lasting, healthy make-up. I was flabbergasted, when after dragging Sarah ….

What DO I Wear: Easter Florals

“Holy darkness, blessed night, heaven’s answer hidden from our sight. As we await you, O God of silence, we embrace your holy night.” Happy Easter Everyone!  I hope everyone is having an amazing Easter, and if you don’t celebrate an amazing weekend! Easter has always been one of my favorite holidays. It is a true celebration and melding of spring, ….

What DO I Wear?!?! More Spring Transitions

“Clothes is just something you put on to cover yourself… fashion is a way to communicate.” ~ Dries van Noten Transitions Its beginning to feel a lot warmer… okay, okay it might be a touch of wishful thinking. But after four nor’easters in two weeks, I am grasping and not letting go of every degree and sun ray. The struggle ….

What DO I Wear?!?! Transitioning to Spring

“I love the idea of embracing your curves and loving yourself while expressing it through fashion.” ~ Hayley Hasselhoff Transitioning Seasons While the weather may have reached a Winter impasse, my mind is solely focused on Spring. With that comes switching my wardrobe out to items with brighter colors, lighter materials, and maybe the occasional floral piece here and there. ….