Paisley Shift Dress

This fall, as you start putting together your cool weather wardrobe, start thinking outside the box.  You know that summer dress you love?  Well, don’t relegate it to the back of the closet!  

Pair it with gem colored tights and booties, or knee high boots.  Picture this with a jean jacket.     

This dress,  from SheInside isn’t the first one I bought nor will be the last. I’ve been happy and impressed with their quality and style. The clothing is affordable and trendy so you don’t have to invest a fortune in them. Don’t these booties contrast with this dress beautifully? The colors of this dress are so bright and and showy. A great way to bring a little summer into fall.

Photography by Jennie Slade 


Shift Dress: c/o SheInside Booties: Sole Society Tights: Target Necklace: Sole Society, similar BaubleBar Clutch: Kate Spade Saturday Similar Sunglasses: Target






Here are some great shift dresses that I love as well!


Jacquard Midi Skirt

Midi skirts are great for all body types. It instantly slims your waist due to the high rise. The flare hides any pooch, hips, or that big burrito you had for lunch. It’s a non-judgmental skirt. I was a bit worried that being so small this skirt would drown me, not the case. I need more just like it. Be sure you pair it with heels to elongate your legs!

Not only are midi skirts flattering they are timeless. I love how I keep hearing how “on trend” they are. Sorry to burst everyone’s bubble but these skirts have been around since my grandma’s high school days. The waist style, paired with a tight button up shirt back in the 50’s was “on trend”.  This classic style will always make women beautiful.

I added some great fall midi skirts at the bottom of this post. They are perfect for holiday season, parties and taking a note from your grandmas fashion “to-do” this season!

Photography by Jennie Slade



ASTR Midi Skirt, Similar / Forever 21 old / Kate Spade Purse / Belt- Ebay / c/o iCrave Jewels necklace / Karen Walker Sunglasses / Nordstrom Earrings / Marc Jacobs Lipstick / Nine West Heels







Fall in love with dots

Although fall is official on September 22, summer is definitively over.  Cut and paste sad face here. It’s not because the shorts, flowy dresses and sandals will be packed away in the closet any time soon. It’s because I live in this Nevada desert where it will be 100 degrees for another 19 days.  We’ll get a break down to 80 in a month or so, and then finally it’s cold! I’ll want to wear warm, cozy scarves all day.

Now with the promise of changing weather, I’m anxious to break out the fall/winter clothes. I’d like a change of pace but I’ll just stare at my winter wardrobe, pouty, because I can’t wear it.

Here is another look from our weekend in San Diego. Although my dark fall outfit didn’t fit the HOT hot weather southern Cali was experiencing, I couldn’t resist.

Perhaps I need to just enjoy the coming cooler weather and just keep the closet closed for now.  I’ll dream of crisp cold temperatures, cuddling with my kitten, with a soft blanket on the couch and the AC blasting at 72 degrees!


Loft Polka Dot Skirt Obsessed / Black Blouse /  Heels old similar / Kate  Spade Purse






Thanks for reading!


Two for Tuesday- Sales

Kate Spade is having a SALE!!  I truly think Kate Spade purses have the most impeccable quality for the price. But when they have a sale, it’s like frosting on the cake. You know me, I’m not going to go out and buy something, anything even though I love, love, love it, for full price.  Not even for a sort of unsatisfying % off.  But during her 75% off secret sale?  I cannot refuse.

I’ve purchased every Kate Spade purse I own during this 75% off sale!  It starts right now and ends tomorrow at midnight.  Don’t miss out!


My Picks:

This beautiful blush pink purse is so classy and will never go out of style.


Allen Street Neil

Originally $268 – Sale $ 119.00

A great wallet with a zipper!  I think this purple is perfect for fall!


Mikas Pond Lacy

Originally $178- Sale $79

This is my favorite purse with a classic style.


The Hamilton Heights Canteen Originally $328 – Sale $159.00

It comes in black, olive and navy and is a perfect fall/winter purse. It even has a long strap so it can be converted to a cross body.

Dorothy Perkins is one of my best kept secrets. Her styles are so original and today she’s offering 24%  off ALL of her clothing.

Here is a round up of some truly wonderful peices for any body type to add to your fall and winter wardrobe. All dress are below $50.00 (with sale).


Happy Shopping!