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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?!?! 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 ….

What DO I Wear?!?! The Summer Sundress

“Your dresses should be tight enough to show you’re a woman and loose enough to show you’re a lady.” ~ Edith Head The Term Sun-dress I do not know what it is, but I kind of hate the word sun-dress. It invokes images of when I was little and my mother use to dress me in gingham sun-dresses. With lamb ….

What DO I Wear?!?! The NEW LBD

“The little black dress expresses a moment of freedom and individuality every time.” ~ Andre Leon Talley Anthro Addict In June, I got royally spoiled and peppered with an arsenal of gift cards and shopping trips to my favorite store, Anthropologie since it was my birthday month. My family, friends, and love, know me well and hooked this girl up, ….

What DO I Wear?!?! The Perfect Travel Dress

“Fashion is about comfort and feeling good.” ~ Max Azria What DO I Wear?!?! Column Inspiration  I owe a huge thank you to Jenny over at SitBackandJustLive for inspiring this column. She had seen this dress in a travel post I had done last month and asked me if I was going to blog about it. Well I could not ….

National Lipstick Day

“I came out of the womb waving red lipstick.” Rose McGowan National (RED) Lipstick Day Today is the day Christmas comes again and again. It is pucker up and pout! It is is throw that gloss on and smack your lips! It IS National Lipstick day! Now I know with the rise of social media there are a lot of ….