Tom Ford





redleopard4{Photos by NR}

Top: Aqua jeweled sweatshirt | Bottom: TopShop leopard skirt | Shoes: Christian Louboutin | Bag: Valentino | Glasses: Tom Ford

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Whenever I feel like my outfit has too much of one or the other, I’ll swap it out for a substitute until I find my balance. I think it’s important to experiment, mix and match your favorite pieces to find the look that works for you.

Those Last Warm Days




mintswim5{Photos by NR}

Swim top and bottoms: Mint Swim | Hat: Victoria’s Secret floppy hat (similar here) | Glasses: Tom Ford Nikita cateye

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I know it’s fall and you’re probably wondering why on earth am I talking swimwear. Well, hear me out. This is the time of year when everyone’s bundled up and all the stores are releasing their winter collection. That means, all the swimsuits goes on sale! If you’re a swimsuit fanatic like me, this is the perfect time of year to grab some of those awesome deals for next year.

But before you rush out to grab that itsy bitsy, teeny weeny, little polka dot bikini, consider investing in something a bit more unique: the high waisted bikini bottoms. Some people may not like the idea of bringing back a style that was all the rage in our grandmas’ days, but I think the style is quite refreshing and not all high waisted bottoms are considered “old school.” Well as you can see, this Mint Swim I’m wearing has quite the modern twist with all all over mesh design and strategically placed over-sized dots to covered up the goods. It’s really sexy yet fun, retro, classy and it’s currently on sale for $40 off. I had to quickly snagged this up before it sells out. :)

Here are a few others I have on my wishlist

1) Leopard top & bottoms | 2) Floral studded top & bottoms 3) Floral print top & bottoms


The Midi Skirt







themidi9[Photos by NR]

Top: Forever 21 “Lover Not Fighter” sweater | Bottoms: ASOS pencil skirt (similar here) | Shoes: Steven Madden ReaLuv sandals | Bag: B Brian Atwood metallic bag | Hat: H&M | Glasses: Tom Ford | Necklace: Aqua initial pendent

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I used to be a bit wary about wearing midi skirts because I was told it will make me look stumpy but in the last several years I can’t get enough of them.

Tip: Make sure your skirt is high-waisted and paired with heels.

I think mid-length skirts are universally flattering that instantly evoke a retro vibe and a stylish element that can be classy, funky, or dramatic. Don’t get me wrong, I love showing my legs with the mini, but there’s a quiet sex appeal with the mid length that’s so much more alluring when less skin is shown.I know it’s a style that’s not for all. I’m curious what you think about the midi and why you prefer not to wear it..?

Where The Wild Roses Grow









When I first saw this pattern I wasn’t sure what to think… Christmas, Chinese New Year, vintage…so I passed. A few weeks later I visited the same store and there it was again, starring at me from across the room with it’s eye-catching mix of cobalt blue, ruby red and the little dashes of green. The colors are so vibrant, happy and I know right away what I wanted to make…One of my favorite things, crop tops and skirts. :)

I always love combining a crop top with a high waisted skirt, but when it’s done in the same print, it can create an illusion of a dress, with the unexpected break in the center to expose just the right amount of skin. However, I think the best part about a two piece if the versatility of pairing the top and skirt together or separately with other pieces. Gotta maximize each piece in your closet! :)

rosegarden3[Photos by NR]

Top/Bottom: KTRcollection Wild Roses two piece | Shoes: Christian Louboutin | Glasses: Tom Ford Nikita cat eyes | Bracelet: Michael Kors

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It’s been a while since I held a contest so here is one for you guys! Good luck love bugs!

To enter for your chance to win this customized two piece set crop top and pencil skirt  please use the Rafflecopter below:

1) Log on either via facebook or with your email address (your email will not be public, it’s just for me to contact you if you win).

2) Enter the options provided. (Tip: The more options you enter, the more chances you’ll have to win when Rafflecopter automatically picks a winner.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

One winner will be announced on Friday, August 9th and will be contacted via email for measurements.

Weekday Wear







weekdaywear6[Photos by NR]

Top: H&M peplum top (similar here) | Bottoms: Express pencil skirt (similar here) | Shoes: Classique Entier | Bag: Therapy (similar here) | Belt: from DVF dress | Glasses: Tom Ford Nikita | Rings: RiskyB Designs wide band rings

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I work in a pretty conservative office so my 9-5 outfits usually consist of a pencil skirt, blouse and sweater, but that doesn’t mean it has to be boring. To be honest, work attire bores me to sleep. Ok maybe it’s not that bad, but I rather be in cut-off shorts and a tee. So for the most part,  I keep work attire pretty simple but will try to insert elements of my personality by using colors, textures and shapes. I love this pencil skirt because of the length and fit but since it’s a bit tight, I opted for a flared peplum top that covers my hips, added a small belt to cinch my waist and kept the rest pretty basic with black and white.