Show Your Stripes!


I would so wear this…

Not sure what it is about stripes. Perhaps I see them as a “classic”, or safe neutral, but they are my go to on days when I find myself staring at all of the clothes I own, thinking of how I have nothing to wear.


1) The Kiki, Kate Spade 2) Viva Striped Tote, Tory Burch 3) Dolce & Gabbana 4) Tory Burch phone case 5) FAKE/REAL Forever 21

Stripes don’t have to always be in black and white to be classic. Check out the below examples of stripes in fashion colors. I love how a good navy and white stripe can make any outfit look polished and instantly put together.tumblr_me0ah1ZwlD1rrhfopo1_500


colored stripes

1) Archival Dress, Anthropologie, 2) atlantic-pacific blog, 3) 4)

me in stripes

Me, mixing navy/white stripe top with floral skirt, and alligator belt


Never would have thought to pair with a fur vest, but it works!

Here are some good black and white dresses:


Some cute top ideas:


Me in stripes for girl’s night. Dress by Virginia Taylor

New Waistline, New Wardrobe: My Top 5 Summer Style Essentials

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You may remember that I’ve been trying to lose weight. Last time I checked in with y’all, I was down 5 pounds. Well … I’m happy to announce I’ve lost 21 pounds. Last time I did an inch count, I’d … Continue reading

5 Things You Need to Buy at the Dollar Store & 5 Things You Shouldn’t Ever

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I’ll admit it. I shop at dollar stores. Dollar Tree mainly. And while my trips aren’t frequent, there are a handful of things I won’t buy anywhere else. I thought I’d share these with you in hopes of saving you … Continue reading


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Hi Readers! I’ll be posting on Friday, but wanted to let ya’ll know first….I am having an Easter sale on onesies via my etsy store! Here is a coupon code for $3 off… if you are interested. The code is: … Continue reading

{GIVEAWAY} The Next BIG Thing: Treatsie, a Couture Candy of the Month Club

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I’m only just a little obsessed with chocolate (and spicy cheetohs, but that’s another story). And aren’t we all? I know my fellow Mrs. are (remember our Super Sweet Blog award Q&A about our favorite sweets?)! Well, a few weeks ago, … Continue reading

Drumroll please…

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Today I am excited to share with you, my new boys line: loveme apparel. Five years ago I would not have thought I’d be where I am today, however…that was 5 years ago! Q&A: Q: Why start a company? A: … Continue reading

UPDATE: The Crossbody Bag I Chose Revealed

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Originally posted on mrs. and the misc.:
It’s my birthday. I’m 27 today. To celebrate this achievement in aging, I plan to reward myself with the purchase of a designer crossbody bag, and I’m just giddy about it! You see.…

In My Suitcase: Las Vegas Inspired Neons & Maxi Skirts

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Good morning from sunny Las Vegas, blog friends! I’m here in Sin City getting my shop, golf and gamble on for a short little vacation. We arrived Saturday to beautiful weather, neon lights, 24-hour fun and shopping paradise. In fact, … Continue reading

My fashion predictions for Fall/Winter ’12:

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This Fall I am so excited. 1) Because color is being used everywhere in fashion & 2) I’m from Texas and its hot. REAL hot. Except for the few months we “label” Fall that also sort of morphs into Winter. This means its time to unpack … Continue reading