What I Wore: LA Living

November 15th, 2012 | Posted in Fashion by Meli

I’m back from vacation, and I come bearing gifts! Namely, an outfit post! It feels like centuries since I did one, but I’m glad I was able to squeeze a few minutes out of our hectic visit to LA in order to shoot one. We were there for a friend’s wedding and had entirely too much fun. The weather was spectacular as well, allowing me to pull out all those new winter items I never get to rock back home. Leather jackets, boots, scarves and this immensely comfy sweater tunic. And yes, I’m bringing back jeggings (did they go away?) because they are possibly the best article of clothing when you are jet lagged, tired and hung over – not that I was any of those things when these photos were taken. I promise. ;)

Sweater; c/o Conversation Pieces
Jeggings; Nordstrom Rack {similar}
Boots; Shoe Dazzle {similar}
Headband; c/o Ban.do
Necklace; Ebay {similar}
Sunnies; Ebay {similar}
Nail decals; Sally Hansen’s Mod About You

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What I Wore: Rock ‘n Roll Lifestyle

May 24th, 2012 | Posted in Fashion, Personal by Meli

Welcome to Miami summers: humid, disgusting and bright. I’m pretty sure the morning these photos were taken, there was hail. Unless, of course, I was having some twisted nightmare. So, naturally, it was a great idea to rock the full on black rockstar look. I’m a Miami native, so I can handle it, but I’m pretty sure the hubs was ready to go on strike!

I channeled my inner Alison Mosshart (I want to be her when I grow up) and played the part of the tortured and cool rockstar. Did I pull it off?

Tank; Marshalls
Jeans; J. Brand via Plato’s Closet
Jacket: c/o Anika Burke (here)
Shoes; Shoedazzle
Spiked bracelet; c/o Anika Burke
Striped cuff; The Limited
Necklace; PetiteCo (here)
Purse; Target (here)

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What I Wore: 2012

January 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Fashion by Meli

What’s up, 2012!

I hope all of you rang in the new year in the best way possible – whether it was in your pj’s with a bottle glass of champagne or living it up with friends while out on the town. I started the year with this fun photoshoot courtesy of the hubs in the design district of Miami, followed by some cleansing of sorts: starting to clear out our garage and move around some stuff in the house (one of my wishes, remember?).  I keep telling myself it is the beginning of a fantastic year, even though I have already managed to be glutened and break glass.

Dress; c/o Conversation Pieces
Tights; Target
Wedges; Shoe Dazzle
Bracelets; gifted

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Sprightly: ShoeDazzle Review

October 6th, 2011 | Posted in Fashion by Meli

I know I had already done a review for the ShoeDazzle service back when I received my first pair, but since I’ve been a member on the site for several months now, I thought my opinion would be more valuable this time around. I have to say that I have been pretty happy with the site. The older I get, the less time I want to spend in malls dealing with large quantities of frustrating people, so the fact that I can order a new pair of affordable and adorable shoes with just one click is so appealing. Plus, I was able to make some adjustments to my showroom and now am receiving way more fun selections, which was one of my main gripes.

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Squeeworthy: Fall Booties

September 29th, 2011 | Posted in Fashion by Meli

Fashion confession: I have thick legs. So thick that I often cannot fit in all those trendy, hot knee high boots. This has made me sad for a very long time. Sure, we don’t have a whole lot of “sweater weather” down here in Miami, but when we do, my footsies ache to wear a beautiful pair of boots. I guess you can blame it on the you always want what you can’t have theory. This is where booties come in to save the day – now these I can wear without a problem and they still have the look and feel of a good fall boot! Plus, they are more than appropriate for our tropical weather as they aren’t as intense as their taller counterparts. Here are some of my favorites that I have stumbled on the web:

ShoeDazzle $39.99

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