Pom-Poms are Back for 2017!

DIY Pom Pom Sandals
Remember THIS DIY I posted last year showing you how to make the CUTEST Pom-Pom lace-up sandals?  You should still totally make them because pom-pom are even hotter now than they were last year!  Not only are they on your favorite lace-up gladiator sandals but they are all over tops, hats & bags too!

DIY Pom Pom Sandals
DIY Pom Pom Sandals
Pom embellishments are literally one of the easiest DIY‘s you can do!  You don’t even have to sew them on like I did…..because some hot glue is perfectly acceptable too!  One thing I love about DIY ……is that you can customise the color’s.  A lot of the sandals out right now are very bold and bright but if you are intimidated by so much color you can always do yours with neutral colors!
If you still are not a DIY lover like me and just want to purchase instead here are a few of my favorite pom-pom goodies right now….
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Why I Cancelled Stitch Fix

Happy hump day! Thank god the week is halfway over! Tomorrow is the Anthropologie fashion show down at Lenox Mall and I’m stoked!  Then I work from home all next week since my little people have spring break, YAY! Let’s hope the remainder of this week goes by fast so I can bust outta here!

This post won’t have any pretty pictures and it’s kind of a vent.  Well Not a vent just facts really so feel free to comment with your Stitch Fix thoughts.  I know most of you love your stitch fix subscriptions and that’s cool. I gave it a shot for about 6 months and finally I have decided cancel my Stitch Fix subscription….for good!

Being a fashion/style blogger my main goal is to “share” my style with my readers in hopes of giving them tips and inspiration.  I know myself as a reader of many other style & beauty blogs…….I look to bloggers for style inspiration or products referrals.  If they have a piece that I love or a product they swear by most likely I want to purchase the same item.

While my stylist eventually sent me items that I did “like” 99.9% of them are no where to be found online. ANYWHERE.  They say they have the hottest name brands or brands you will find in stores.  Most I could not find anywhere.  The only time I ever found a brand was when I receive a pair of Steve Madden mules.  Other than that, each month I would receive my box and search high and low for the item and no luck.  I sometimes would even search for the brand and still nothing.  The only thing I would turn up would be other bloggers reviewing the same items they got in their fix.  But no place for anyone to purchase online.

This also has nothing to do with not being able to use affiliate links.  Take those out of the equation completely.  Here’s an example ….Remember THIS POST?  I showed you the cutest mustard colord fringe bag.  It was a dupe of the Chloe Hudson Bag.  I wanted to purchase a second one for my friend since she loved it so much but it was NOWHERE to be found online.  I found similar ones in different colors and even a came one that came close but not a mustard colored one like this.

I mean from what I can see they don’t even seem to be items from the prior season or year.  There is just literally no trace of them online ….unless like i said you request a pair of shoes ……usually you get something like lucky brand or Steve Madden.

Two months ago they sent me the most fabulous layered gold choker known to man.  I wanted to share it online.  But seriously why get my readers hopes up that they can but it?  The brand was literally non-existent online and I couldn’t find anything similar at all.  Very disappointing.  On top of that I felt like I was throwing away money every month because I rarely kept anything!

Now I still love the concept of monthly subscription boxes especially when it comes to clothing which is why I am going to try out Trunk Club! What I love is that they are part of my favorite department store Nordstrom and they get all of their items there so I’m positive you will be able to find the items online.

Have any of you ladies tried Trunk Club?  What are your thoughts?

Tory Burch Private Sale – Up to 70% OFF!

One of my favorite things on the planet is when designers have sales ….. especially when they are big sales and TORY BURCH never dissapoints.  Last years FALL SALE was simply amazing and right now you can save up to 70% on my top picks for the Private Sale going on now! You can also shop by clicking your favorite pieces below! I’ve included lot’s of pinks, blues & neutrals since those are the “IT” colors for Spring ’17!
The Sale is going on through Monday so grab something special for yourself or your bestie or even your mom while you have time!
Happy Shopping Lovelies!

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Tobi Sweater Dress

Black Tobi Sweater Dress
I always love finding new brands and shops online.  It’s so much fun stepping away sometimes from the big box retail stores and finding fun unique pieces from smaller brands online,  Recently I found Tobi and their online shop has tons of adorable pieces to choose from! I ordered 3 adorable dresses and they are perfect for spring!  Two of them are sweater dresses and one is a cute floral fit and flare.  Today I’m sharing this black sweater dress.

Gold layered choker

Tobi Sweater Dress
Booties:  H&M (Old) // Necklace:  BaubleBar // Bracelet:  The Styled Collection // Bag:  BCBG via Marshalls // Earrings:  Kendra Scott via Rocksbox // Sweater Dress:  Tobi // Sunnies:  Nordstrom
I absolutely love this dress and right now is the perfect timing because as much as we all wanted spring time temps to stick around …..the weather God’s in Atlanta just reminded us it’s still technically winter and the highs were only in the 50’s! Too cold for my liking!
Anywho…..the back of this dress has buttons that go all the way down the back and it’s super thick and cozy for when you want a cute LBD but still want to keep warm! It also works for any body type because it’s not super fitted so it’s more like a shift dress! I wore this with black ankle booties but you could also pair it with OTK’s as well!
Stay tuned for more looks from Tobi and in the meantime check out their awesome spring line!

Clamato Ceviche Cocktail

Generally my blog focuses around fashion & style but every so often I like to mix it up a bit and share something different.  At home in our big latin family we love to cook….a lot! So we’ve partnered with Clamato and Wal-Mart to bring you this simple lent-friendly recipe that is sure ot be a hit in your household!

– Clamato (aisle 14 at Wal-Mart)

– 2 cups fresh cooked shrimp or mixed seafood
– 1 cup chopped tomato
– 1 cup chopped green pepper
– 1 cup chopped red onion
– 1 cup chopped celery
– Juice from 2 limes
– Juice from 2 lemons
– Zest from 1 lemon & 1 lime
– Salt and pepper to taste

Add pre-measured ingredients one by one to your seafood mixture, then add your Clamato, mix well and refrigerate at least 1 hour ….but tastes even better the next day! Serve with saltines and fresh avocado!

Buen Provecho!!! Enjoy!
***This post was sponsored by Clamato & Wal-Mart, receipe created and filmed by me.***

Full Embroidered Skirt Look

Shein Mini Skirt with Embroidery
Hey lovelies….sorry I’ve been totally MIA.  I’ve been super slammed with my day job and camera issues to boot but thankfully I’m back and I should have a more consistent posting schedule now!
Mini Skirt & Jules Smith Cuff Bangle from Rocksbox
Embroidered Mini Skirt Shein
Embroidered Mini Skirt Shein
Embroidered Skirt:  SheIn | Sunglasses:  BP Nordstrom (only $12!!!) | Block Heels:  LOFT Last Season (Similar Here & Here) | Blouse:  LOFT (40% Off!!!)| Earrings:  Kendra Scott via RocksBox | Bracelet:  Jules Smith via RocksBox | Cross-Body Bag:  Charming Charlie (Similar Here)
Anyway last post I showed you a few embroidered skirts and here’s one of them.  This one is from SheIn and fits like a glove.  It does run a bit small.  I’m usually 24 in Jeans and XS-S in skirts.  I actually got both the small and medium because I was unsure on the sizing.  The Medium was a tad big so I stuck with the Small for this design.  If you happen to get the other style (from Goodnight Macroon) definitely size up because that one runs small and I took a Medium in that style.

Embroidered Skirts are so gorgeous and can work for any season depending on how you style them and you all know embroidered anything is huge this season so you need to snag one of these skirts while you can!

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Linking Up With:
Sincerely JennaMarie // By Lauren M // Pink Sole // Claire Justine // Not Dead Yet Style //  Style Nudge // I Do DeClaire // Walking in Memphis in High Heels // 

**Thank you to SheIn for Sponsoring this post!!! All opinions are my own!**