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What DO I Wear?!?! Another Edition of Plaid

“What is the difference between fashion and style? Fashion says, ‘Me, too,’ and style, ‘Only me.’ ” ~ Geraldine Stutz Aerie  In another edition of plaid galore, I am highlighting my new favorite button down shirt. Because I am a full disclaimer kind of gal, I will share a little secret with you. Technically it is suppose to be a ….

What DO I Wear?!?! Lululemon Chic

“Yoga is a way to freedom. By its constant practice, we can free ourselves from fear, anguish and loneliness.” ~ Indra Devi Yoga Basic Sometimes I got to go yoga basic. With the weather being all over the place, I admit it is easier wearing yoga or workout wear then it is trying to find clothes that fit in with ….

What DO I Wear?!?! The Cape Crusader

“I would wear a full-length cape if I could get away with it – I do love a good swirl in a fog.” ~ Martin Freeman The Cape Kimonos, vests, ponchos and capes, are my go to fashion accessories. If it is flowy and offers a semblance of warmth while still being fashionable, I am all in. It is one ….

What DO I Wear?!?! Plaid Edition

“I’ve said this so many times, but I keep coming back to this: Trends come and go. Own them and make them your own. If it doesn’t feel right, then don’t feel like you need to dress a certain way just to be trendy.” ~ Nina Garcia The Trend Move aside black. Move aside white. Move aside blush. The it ….

What DO I Wear?!?! The Shirtdress Fall Staple

“My wardrobe staple is simple shirt dresses. They never date, and you can put them with a heel or a flat sandal.” ~ Louise Nurding Channeling Fall Vibes With only glimpses of Fall every so often, unless you go to Trader Joe’s where it has literally vomited all the pumpkin your heart can desire, the struggle is real attempting to ….

What DO I Wear?!?! Apple Picking Couture

“Designers want me to dress like Spring, in billowing things. I don’t feel like Spring. I feel like a warm red Autumn.” ~ Marilyn Monroe Fall Fashion Guys it finally FINALLY feels like Fall. (okay I am getting ahead of myself because it went back to the eighties this week, but beggars can not be choosers and I am definitely ….

What Do I Wear?!?! Not Your Prep School Sweater Vest

“He who observes etiquette but objects to lying is like someone who dresses fashionably but wears no vest.” ~ Walter Benjamin Not the sweater vest! Before you gasp in horror and start lambasting me because oh. em. gee. Sweater vests? and asking if this is the nineties (according to designers yes yes it is) or just some seventies sitcom (that ….

What Do I Wear?!?! The Leather Jacket

“Everyone should have a great leather jacket in their wardrobe. It is perfect to wear with a T-shirt and jeans and great pair of high tops.” ~ Brad Goreski  It gets colder and the leather breaks out. As a kid wearing leather was always edgy. It was the rule-breakers who wore it. Bikers and motorcyclists. The rebels without a cause. ….

What DO I Wear?!?! Mermaid Chic or a Khaleesi Do?

“Women who stay true to themselves are always more interesting and beautiful to me: women like Frida Kahlo, Georgia O’Keeffe and Anna Magnani – women who have style, chic, allure and elegance. They didn’t submit to any standard of beauty – they defined it.” ~ Isabella Rossellini What is in a label? When I first bought this dress I thought ….

What DO I Wear?!?! The Fall Transition

Guys I am over, on, and beyond, cloud nine to be kick starting lifewithlilred’s Falling For Fall Guest Bloggers Series. I absolutely adore Sarah and am incredibly honored (yes I have said that a gazillion times already) that she asked me. If you have not checked out her blog…WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU?!?!?!  Joking, completely joking, BUT seriously please check her ….