Sunday, September 28, 2014

Plus Size OOTD: Black Dress with Plaid Shirt


I found this black dress at Target earlier this spring. It's a black tank dress with a textured chevron design on it. It's stretchy and very comfortable. I love it because I can wear it dressed up or dressed down and casual. 

I have been having a love affair with these shoes for at least three years now. I bought them to wear to a Steve Madden event. I wanted to make sure I was wearing some Madden shoes, of course! These are some of the most comfortable wedges I have ever owned. I don't think I will ever be able to part with them. 

I found this red and black plaid shirt at Wet Seal Plus. I love it because it's lightweight and sheer. That means it's totally perfect for the current weather situation. I want to wear fall stuff so badly, but it's still quite hot outside. This shirt is the perfect option for days like this!

This is my favorite bag I have had in a looooong time. Bucket bags and fringe are both super hot right now, and having the two styles combined in one bag is just perfect! This bag is also very roomy, and I totally love that!

All the details:
Dress: Target
Shirt: Wet Seal Plus
Bag: Marshalls
Shoes: Madden Girl
Sunnies: Forever 21
Earrings: Target

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Plus Size OOTD: Tbags Los Angeles Handkerchief Hem Tank Dress

OOTD Details:
Dress: Tbags Los Angeles via Gwynnie Bee (Try Gwynnie Bee FREE for 30 days here)
Cardi: Old Navy
Shoes: H&M
Necklace and Bracelets: Target
Watch: Jorg Gray

*I am a Gwynnie Bee blogger affiliate.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Plus Size OOTD: IGIGI Francesca Dress in Ruby Deco

I have been so excited about wearing this dress! The Francesca style from IGIGI is one of my favorite styles I have ever tried. You may remember, I wore a black Francesca dress earlier this year to a Kentucky Derby red carpet event.  It's just such a great design- the style, the movement, the lightweight feel...just perfect! When I saw the new Francesca dress in Ruby Deco, I had complete heart eyes! I am always in awe of the gorgeous styles, fabrics, colors and designs that I see from IGIGI, and this one really stopped me in my tracks. I thought it was sooooooooooo incredibly beautiful, so I couldn't wait to try it.
I think this dress would be perfect for many occasions, both day and night, but I decided my first wear would be out on a dinner date with my hubby. We decided to stop by the waterfront for a romantic stroll and to take some outfit pics, of course. Even though it was hot outside, I felt completely cool and comfortable thanks to this lightweight dress. It was also very windy, but this dress managed to still lay as it should and not cling or look too weird and wind blown lol. The dress really has beautiful movement to it.
I love the three quarter length sleeves and the color palette because I will be able to wear this all year. As a 5'1" girl, the dress hits me below the knee. Before I tried IGIGI, I never would have considered a dress at this length, I always liked super long or above the knee. I always feared the in between length. However, I have since realized, that this length can look great on anyone. All it takes is the right design and construction.
I also love the defined waist band. I don't even need a belt with this one! The design makes it easy to wear all on it's own.
For styling this one, I kept the jewelry to a minimum and decided to make my new fringe shoulder bag from H&M my main statement accessory. I am so in love with this bag! I think it accents this dress perfectly.
OOTD Details:
Dress: c/o IGIGI (here)
Shoes: Dorothy Perkins
Bag: H&M (here)
Bangles: Dots

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Yay! Ross Dress for Less opened another location in Louisville! Pics + Haul

It was just a couple of years ago that Louisville got its first Ross Dress for Less location and my love affair with this store began. I love affordable fashion, and Ross Dress for Less is easily the most affordable retailer that I shop from. It was so exciting to finally shop there for the first time and to have a store close to home. Recently, they opened their third Louisville location and another nearby in Clarksville, IN. I stopped by the new Dixie Hwy. location on opening day to check it out, of course!

I was so excited to see so many new and current trends and styles. Here are some of the top trends I saw:

 1. Stylish sandals

2. Bold backpacks

3. Retro floral- 90's inspired

4. Printed leggings

5. Chevron

I thought I would also share with you what I picked up on that trip and another recent trip from the St. Matthews Ross Dress for Less. I ended up getting some things I thought would work perfect with my summer style- dresses, shoes and a bold headband.

Above, black and white maxi dress with embellished halter.
Below, geometric hi-lo dress.

Above, sparkling gold flats with gemstone accents.
Below, pink patent leather flats.

Above, a bright pink headband with chain design.

Can't wait to go back and do some more shopping very soon!

The new Louisville area locations are:
 10391 Dixie Highway
Louisville, KY 40272

1020 Veterans Parkway
Clarksville, IN 47129

Store hours are:
Monday – Thursday 9:30 a.m. -10:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday 9:00 a.m. -10:30 p.m.
Sunday 9:30 a.m. -9:30 p.m.

*Ross was kind enough to provide me with a gift card  to use at the store opening.


Saturday, August 2, 2014

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Plus Size OOTD: Spruce & Sage Abstract Fit & Flare Dress

Dress: Spruce & Sage via Gwynnie Bee (Try Gwynnie Bee FREE for 30 days here)
Shoes: Dr. Martens
Belts: Dots
Sunnies: Forever 21
Necklace: Forever 21

*I am a Gwynnie Bee blogger affiliate.

Plus Size OOTD: Lucie Lu Pink Chevron Dress

Dress: Lucie Lu via Gwynnie Bee (Try Gwynnie Bee FREE for 30 days here)
Blazer: Target
Shoes: Target
Belt: Dots
Sunnies: Forever 21
Clutch: NY&Co.

*I am a Gwynnie Bee blogger affiliate.