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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?!?! A Winter Dress Staple

“Fashion is about comfort and feeling good.” ~ Max Azria  What Makes a Staple Piece  When I shop for clothing, I look for three things, versatility, comfort, and pizazz. As a Gemini, I am all about pieces that are versatile, not only does it make it easy when traveling or transitioning from day to night, but it also cuts down ….

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 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 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 ….

What Do I Wear?!?! My Outfit from Santa

“Your dresses should be tight enough to show you’re a woman and loose enough to show you’re a lady.” ~ Edith Head Santa had mad styling skills this year. He brought me almost a whole entire outfit! Seriously! From a gorgeous off the shoulder dress to accessories the only thing that was missing was shoes and well I have plenty of ….

What Do I wear!? Summer Engagement Party Edition

Attending parties can cause a certain amount of stress. Especially with what to wear. And if it is an engagement party? Forget it? You don’t want to be over dressed, especially if you are rivaling the bride. I also don’t recommend wearing white. Being the brilliant person I am (wait for the sarcasm) I had bought two dresses and instead ….

A lil Peplum Pep

“Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak” ~ Rachel Zoe First let me begin by saying I always want to pronounce it, like the vegetable pea as opposed to pep as in your step. While I have always loved the word, and the fun you can have with it. I have always admired this ….

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