Tuesday, August 4, 2015

COUNTRY ROMPING

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When I was younger and more of a busy body than I am now (if that's even possible) I didn't really appreciate my time in Louisiana, which is where both of my parents are from. I mean of course I love being around my family and eating yummy food, but no wifi, and no dvr? That was tough for me, but now I appreciate it. I like being able to unplug for a bit, read more, take naps and romp around on all of my grandmother's land and have photoshoots with barns, horses and big red lawnmowers ;)

WEARING: forever21 romper (CUTE SIMILAR OPTION)

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

GROUPON COUPONS

Unless you are living under a rock, you definitely know what Groupon is, but do you know about Groupon Coupons?! 

Let me fill you in. Groupon Coupons is great for busy, budget conscious fashionistas like ourselves because it allows us to find deals and sales with not much effort. The easiest way is to Sign Up Via Email and have deals from various retailers and brands such as Macy's and Victoria's Secret (currently offering a getaway bag with a purchase of $75+) sent right to your inbox.


Or if you prefer to browse on your own, you can go on the site and search by category or store name to see what sales are going on and what discount codes are being offered.


Groupon Coupons came in handy for me this week because somehow the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale fell off my radar...UNTIL I went to Groupon Coupons Monday morning to see the sales for the week and there was the reminder right in my face! And of course I headed straight to Nordstrom during my lunch break and walked away with this little set


...and am strongly considering this vegan leather skirt

Thanks Groupon Coupons for reminding me of this sale and helping me cheat on my shopping diet! It was totally worth it.


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Monday, July 20, 2015

JUST BEACHY

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I'm backkkkkkk and this is what I wore to the beach during my mini getaway to LA for the extended 4th of July weekend. Do you remember when LA used to be hottttttttt all summer long? Well the last two 4th of July's I spent there the temperature was pretty mild (ahem #globalwarming). But that's ok, because who wants to be at the beach when it's 88 & sunny? The slightly cooler temps made it easy to lay out with out needing to run for shade every 5 mins & I was able to pair my bikini with my favorite mini sweater skirt, and not be too warm.

WEARING: MOSSIMO BIKINI TOPf21 sweater skirt (WANT THIS SET)

**Simply Chic Travel Tip: Los Angeles**
If you're looking for a quiet, less touristy beach try Playa Del Rey. Parking isn't terrible and the sand is virtually pebble free. I highly recommend! 

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Thursday, July 9, 2015

BRB

It's been a while since I've had a blogger break, so I'm taking one! I've been travelling, and I'm doing some more travelling soon so see you when I get back  unless of course you follow me on INSTAGRAM where I'm posting daily! 

(Me in LA, last weekend...image via  INSTAGRAM )

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Monday, June 29, 2015

ANGEL IN A BLUE DRESS

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As of late, I have a thing for bodycon dresses in solid, bold colors. It's a way to be chic without putting much (or any) thought into the look, and right now the less energy I can put into figuring out what I'm going to wear, the better.
WEARING: FOREVER 21 BODY CON DRESS, nordstrom necklace, neiman marcus bag, dolce vita sandals (SIMILARVERY SIMILAR), DAVID YURMAN OVAL LINK BRACELET
WORN: for girl's night out, MICHAEL KORS TORTOISE SPORT WATCH

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Friday, June 19, 2015

ESHAKTI: WHAT'S YOUR STYLE?

You all know I am a fan of eShakti (check out all of my posts HERE) and if you think it couldn't get better than cute, customized, affordable clothing, you my friend are wrong. First let me start off by saying eShakti now carries one of my favorite clothing items on the planet — JUMPSUITS!!!!

Secondly, they now make it easier for you to shop by providing you with thematic categories to shop from.

CONTEMPORARY





And lastly, if you create an account you'll get a $30 shopping credit and for this weekend only if you use the code SIMPLYCHIC35, you'll get $35 off your order!

So what's your favorite item? What style do you most identify with — Contemporary, Bohemian or Retro Modern? I see a bit of my schizophrenic style in all 3 :) Maybe the next theme will be Urban Chic or Cali Cool!

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Monday, June 15, 2015

LBD

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Remember in THIS post when I told you I would show you the dressed up version of my zara sweater jacket? Well here it is...me in my LBD (leather black dress). It's the complete opposite of pairing it with sweater joggers but it's so versatile that it still works. I especially love how the leather panels coordinate so perfectly with the leather cutouts on the dress and my Zara strappy sandals & statement necklace from ROCKSBOX pull it altogether.

WEARING: perry street necklace via ROCKSBOX, zara heels & jacket, banana republic dress, bag via tj maxx
WORN TO: party & drinks at the DRAKE

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Monday, June 8, 2015

WHAT TO WEAR: WINE TASTING

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Every time I go to Napa, I discover a new favorite winery. During last month's visit, that new winery was ARTESAThe grounds are breathtaking and the wine is sooooo good that I looked into becoming a member :) A detailed Napa post coming soon to a blog near you...

WEARING: american apparel crop top, skirt from marshalls, dooney & bourke bag, MIA TAYLOR SANDAL (UNDER $30!!!), necklace via ROCKSBOX
WORN: wine tasting in napa

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SWEATER SET

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I don't know what I love more — my sweater jacket from Zara, or my sweater joggers from Gap. I wear the jacket a few times a week because it makes everything a bit more chic. You will see how I dressed it up in a future post.

And, the joggers are soft like cashmere, for a fraction of the price. In fact, I enjoy them so much, I went back to get them in black. They are perfect for travel, running errands or of course you can dress them up a bit with heels like I did here.

I highly recommend both!

WEARING: zara sweater jacket (SIMILARSIMILAR UNDER $30), GAP SWEATER JOGGER PANTS, nine west booties, sample sale scarf, DAVID YURMAN LINK BRACELETTARGET SUNGLASSES
WORN TO: watch the WARRIORS game

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Monday, May 25, 2015

WHAT TO WEAR: MEMORIAL DAY

When you want to dress for the occasion, but not be so obvious, go with stars in black & white. Happy Memorial Day!