Saturday, June 30, 2012

Leopard Lover

(Forever 21 lace crop top here / Threadsence skirt here / Nasty Gal hat here / Nasty Gal here / Betsy Johnson shoes from Nasty Gal only these are available / The usual arm party mixture from Forever 21, Asos and J.Crew)

Trying to mix up my wardrobe with cooler and sexier pieces! when I saw this skirt from Threadsence called the "On the prowl" skirt I knew it would do the trick! and it's only $42! The crop top was only $7 from Forever 21 and of course, like I said, my Nasty Gal boots are in full affect!

Currently on the hunt for more sexier affordable pieces! I have one lined up next so stay tuned!

Hope everyone is having a great weekend!


p.s I always get compliments on this hat! it's from Nasty Gal and I urge you to buy one! goes with everything and it's super trendy!

Monday, June 25, 2012

Casual Chic

 (Cotton On floral crop top/ Zara wide leg jeans/ Steve Madden Daquirii Platforms/ Vintage Gucci bag/ Gifted Vintage Gold choker/ On left arm: J.Crew chunky gold chain bracelet/ On right arm: Asos spike bracelets/ Vintage Timex watch/ F21 gold cuff/ Juicy Couture aviator sunglasses)

I love lazy Sundays! sleeping in, eating brunch  and hanging with the family. Went outside for a bit to hang with the boy in the early evening and wanted to feel chic but casual. I've had these jeans since last year and have worn them a total of two times! (really Melanee?!) I just bought this crop top for only $20 at Cotton On and the two went perfectly together. What you can't tell from all of my posts is that I love jeans! I am THE jean girl and would prefer to wear them everyday. But dressing up is just way more fun!

Since I hate flats (because I'm only 5'2), I wore my versatile 5inch platforms from Steve Madden (that I stalked for months until they were restocked!) and added one of my Vintage Gucci bags that matched perfectly. I piled on all the gold starting with my favorite Vintage gold choker that actually ended up making the whole outfit. Jewelry really does make a difference!

Hope everyone had a great weekend! cheers to a new week!


Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Floral with an edge

 (Zara jacket/ F21 crop top/ Zara skirt/ Jeffrey Campbell Foxy Platforms/ F21 pyramid bracelet/ F21 black pyramid bracelet with crystals/ Asos silver spike bracelet/ Gifted black bead bracelet)

I love this skirt that I purchased from Zara a few weeks back. It's high-waisted which is my favorite fit of the moment. Since I am bottom heavy, it really slims me down and makes me look long and lean. Not to mention it covers my thighs but makes my butt look really good! =)

 I've worn it for a previous blog post (here) but with a simple, more classic twist. I really wanted to toughen it up this time and this jacket from Zara really did the trick. How amazing is this jean jacket with leather sleeves?!!!  I then added my chunky JC platforms and created an edgy arm party with black and silver pyramid studs and my favorite go-to spike bracelet.

Oh and how could I forget to mention the orange crop top from F21 that is only $5! go get yours now in the Heritage section!

and.. ta-dah!!!! a perfectly fit, classic floral skirt with my take on an edgy twist! Hope you like it!


Tuesday, June 5, 2012

What Neon Dreams Are Made Of

                    (Motel Rocks Bonnie crop top/ Tobi skirt/ Vince Camuto boots/ F21 and Asos bracelets)

Tobi is a great online retailer that I came across a couple months ago while I was shopping stalking instead of doing homework. Their new arrivals are always 30% off and since I am always strapped for cash, I got really excited! and since one of my current obsessions is anything neon, imagine my face when I saw this skirt.

 I made a deal with myself that I can only buy two new things a month and this was one item that I really had to have. So I paired it with my favorite go-to boots by Vince Camuto that I got for Christmas and my favorite crop top of the moment that I of course got from Nasty Gal. It's on sale now!

I'm loving the challenge of using items I've owned for awhile with one new affordable item. I know it's hard ladies but if I can do it, you can do it! Dig deep in your closet and I guarantee you will find something. My fashion on a budget continues until I am done with more year!


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