Queen of the World!

“The reason my shoes are expensive is so that I can take monumental steps”


My love for shoes…new shoes that is… quite unexplainable. I cant tell how much I time I spend just trying to choose the right pair for the day. It isn’t hard really but it does take time to think about the many things one has to do for the day. You obviously can’t wear heals for a busy day of errands and can’t wear sneakers to a fancy sh-mancy event. Sometimes it is easy depending on the outfit but shoes make the outfit for some people..including me.

You know that moment when you were little and you would see a huge rock or anything tall you could stand on, then you would get up on it and say “I’m the Queen of the World” and feel super cool. You could see so much more than usual. It was a completely new perspective and it was awesome! That’s the feeling I get when I wear any of my pair of heels. I feel naturally tall and confident. I did feel like a queen back then, but now a days I feel more like a celebrity. Its a feeling and it keeps me satisfied.

Wearing a pair of sneakers or converse is not only the most comfortable but also the most hip. I feel like a kid again. No worries. No problems. The right pair of sneakers can be so great for those days out at park or for us girls..the mall. You don’t want to get blisters while out shopping all day. (They can save you from those blisters and sores). They can be so casual and fashionable at the same time. They can show off so much more personality than you might think. I go to private school, which means we were UNIFORMS believe it or not…They only thing we can pick out is our shoes. We are all different, so obviously we all have different shoes and is the only thing we can use to show off our style and person.

Flats are one of my favorites. They can be so cute,unique, classy and comfortable at the same time. They are there when you don’t feel like pulling out socks and just slipping your feet into something comfortable, but still pretentious. (Specially when you are in a hurry.) Flats can also be conservative, and great for those chill days at the coffee shop with friends or at the grocery store with mom.

Shoes can really change the outfit. So many different combinations. So many different kinds and colors. Next time you want to ask your husband or best friend “Which pair?” STOP! And go with the one pair you are leaning towards. Always. Always. Trust you instinct..with shoes..that is.

Girls just have that sixth sense.

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Friday, Saturday, and Shopping!

The holiday season is here! That includes Black Friday! Which means…..BLACK FRIDAY SALES!!!!Its my favorite especially because it has two of my favorite words: Friday and Sale! After all that turkey and pecan pie, we must do something to burn all those calories and get the exercise we need! So walking around the mall like crazy seems a great way to go!Multitasking is what all girls are good at! Getting our exercise and shopping done at the same time is one of our many superpowers.

More leaning towards the shopping…Christmas shopping and self-shopping is real challenge during this weekend, but its the weekend you can’t miss out on. So here are some tips on how to survive the rest of the weekend without burning a hole through your wallet.

First, Don’t forget about your family and your close friends. That tends to happen when we hear the word: SALE! Try to shop for them first and make sure to keep a list of every person and what you think they might like. Trust me. By the time you get to the mall, you’ll know where to go instead of trying every store and it will save you a lot of time and a lot of money! We like to satisfy our close ones, but we can only get so much..Try to stick to one to two pieces each person. Except your mom and dad…they deserve 1000 things, but try to stick to 1 main piece and 3 or so more complementary pieces for them! Such as a framed family photo, and if they are a really great cooks…customized aprons, etc.(Just thinking at loud here..)

Second, Remember that you have a limit! And there is no getting passed it. Also remember that its better to pay with cash during this time and if its too much of a temptation..Keep your credit cards at home! Bring a friend to keep you in the loop and away from that limit line.

Third, Shopping: its a wild world! Once you step into a store, you feel like buying everything and that’s when you loose focus and can’t seem to remember why you walked in or for whom you were going to buy for. That’s what a store can do to you. You can completely loose control and try to shop for yourself before checking every person off your list. One can deny it, but it happens.

Fourth, once you finished shopping for everyone else, its all about shopping for you! You are still on a budget and still try to maintain calm when someone else grabs the last pair of shoes you wanted in your size…(try not to get in a shoe fight and risk getting kicked out..it happens) but its time to explore the stores and keep an open mind! Its also important you do your research. Try to visit the website of the stores you want to go and check what selected items are on sale. So when you get the store, you don’t have to keep guessing because trust me..when you get there, it won’t be so neat.

Lastly, if you are out of town or just too darn lazy…you know who you are. Online Shopping is also a way to get great deals and FREE shipping and who doesn’t like the word Free! The only thing that would come across your lovely relationship is that credit card bill…but hey..its for that Family and those friends!❤️And you’ll want to keep those relationships😂!

Don’t forget to get yourself something too! Like I say, We girls deserve pearls!

HAPPY BLACK FRIDAY SHOPPING! or HAPPY BLACK SATURDAY SHOPPING!

(Be safe out there!)

 

Blue Jeans & Black Jacket

“I like my money right where I can see it: hanging in my closet.” – Carrie Bradshaw


If you ask me. I have at least three must haves in my closet. They’re not necessarily my favorite things but they are vital to have in the closet all year round (at least for me). Blue jeans, Black leather jacket, and my maxi dress are my essentials. They don’t all correspond to one another but they are my basic and key pieces.

Everybody has gone through that point when they don’t know what to wear…its not fun standing in front of your closet, staring at your clothes, and wanting to scream from the top of your lungs. So I created my “emergency outfits”  so I could turn to my blue jeans and my jacket or my maxi dress for help. Like I said before in a previous post…Its totally ok to wear the same outfit twice, three times, how many ever times it takes for you to finally get sick of it which is not very likely.

Create your essential list! It doesn’t have to be three items. Remember they don’t have to be your favorites, they don’t have to correspond to one another, and they don’t forget to save them for that time of despair.

Sorry to disappoint. but that’s all for now! I’ll talk to you guys next week!!!!!

Balmain x Hurts&Me!

Many of you know that the BALMAIN for H&M Collection came out and sold out this week!!!In my opinion, it was one of the most inspiring collections I have ever seen and I couldn’t wait for it to come out! Sadly, it was gone in a blink of an eye and a dark cloud came over my head. Why it did hurt me that I could no longer purchase anything from that collection for less than $1,000!But I have moved on!😂 Sort of…

On another note, I have been thinking about how many of the designers from centuries ago to today have always had  inspiration strike them like lighting and then go on a blank period for a while. That’s how its like for many people. Artists, writers, architects, stylists, and musicians all get blocked! I would be lying if I told everyone that I had the perfect topic to write about every week. It happens and many say that the best place and time to get inspired is when you are around extravagant people and places to color those blank spots in your life. Wanting to be an inspiring fashion designer, I know what its like to be completely blocked! I have trouble thinking of new, original ideas and it gets frustrating after a while…But then I realize that no matter if it was already done before or people believe that its out style I still designed it and I love everything that I believe is good enough to get me where I want to be. Maybe for a lot of people is doing better than “good enough” but its still a work of art and it should be admired the most by the artist.

Get inspired and don’t hold back!

Outfit of the Day:
Top: Chicwish

Shorts: H&M

Suggested Shoes: Any black heels, flats, sandals, boots or any bright colored flats.

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Shop.com

“All shopping leads to shoe shopping” -Kelly Rutherford


Online Shopping turn into your worst nightmare..trust me..I know! There are so many things, so many pretty things, but its a battle trying to really decide what you really do want (what you think you need). Shopping online can really get you thinking about what you really need in your closet and how much money you can spend. SALES are you best friends!!!and don’t you forget it because they save you and your wallet.  I can’t imagine being the only one that clicks on the sale button before clicking on the New Arrivals.

Some websites have you choose how much you would like to spend. Which is perfect!! Don’t forget to always think about what you really need to complete an outfit, or what you want to have in your closet to fit the season or an event.

Sizing can always be tricky especially if haven’t even shopped at a certain website before. Always check the size chart and check the size chart on other websites that you have shopped from before. Compare. And Click.

And Finally…before checking out, go to your bag and check again that you have  what you want. Double check you didn’t click twice on the quantity button on any  item. Make sure you the total is the amount you want to spend. No more. Defiantly not $100 more, and if it is, take some items and save them for later. Think about what I said a while back, “Do I really want to spend this much for this.?”

Happy Online Shopping!!!!!

Me vs. Me

“Over the years I have learned that what is important in the dress is the woman who is wearing it.” -Yves Saint Laurent


I believe that I have more than one style and many looks that I like and enjoy putting together. Kind of like.. I like the beach but I also like strolling around downtown.I like coffee but I can also sit down with my tea.  I like going chic but also like going for that edgy look. I have many sides but they make…well…ME!I enjoy many things, one of them being shopping and when that occurs, which is pretty often. I shop for my look, but at times, I don’t always know what or which style I truly want to stick with. I realized then that I can be both because that is just me and I want to dress like nobody else but me ( and maybe sometimes like Anna Wintour…😂) At the end of the day, I know myself and I know who I am and am dressing for me..nobody else.

What I’m trying to say is…that its okay to have more than one look and still feel like you know who you are. You don’t have to choose just one style. You can defiantly go boho one day and casual the next. Like I have said before, be you everywhere you go. Some stores just focus on one style (UO, J.Crew) , but others have a mix (H&M, Abercrombie). Also, don’t be afraid to change things up! Go into stores and boutiques you haven’t even step foot in. You may be surprised! I defiantly thought of myself as very chic and classic, but I started changing up my look some days into more of a retro look.I did it because I realized that I really did like the style and the patterns and designs that came with it. One of my good friends, Alyssa, has that edgy style and she was a real inspiration because she doesn’t hold back her charisma. I didn’t change my look or myself, I built my character.

This is reality! And in reality, everyone can dress as they wish. You can merge your two, three styles. You can alternate. Just..Don’t change! (if that makes any sense..)

Outfit of the Day:

Shoes: Aldo

Crop: Pacsun

Skirt: Abercrombie

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Falling into Fall.

“Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live what is happening.” -Coco Chanel


The summer humidity fades, the leaves fall, and sweater weather is back on. The satisfaction of a thick warm sweater and knee high socks is indescribable. A Houston local like me might have to wait up for that feeling for a while longer knowing that it will be hot and humid up to November… but that isn’t stopping me from searching for my fall wardrobe. Change is good especially when it comes to fashion; great if you change your style to fit your personality better or when you change your outfit to go to a dinner party, but change is stirring when it comes to seasons. May be hard to fold those shorts and tanks and placing them back in your drawer for another year. However, the sweaters come out and so does those cute boots you’ve been dying to wear!

First, don’t take all your summer wardrobe to the back of your closet! Some pieces can totally correspond with your fall attire. T-shirts, blouses, sweaters, and skirts that matched your summer theme can totally compliment those new fall colors. Layering is such a great way to keep to those pieces, but also leaves you ready for any type of weather that day. Say its sunny but cold wind is blowing, any skirt with tights or knee high socks with your boots is a great way to go! The skirt keeps you comfortable and flexible while the tights/socks keep your legs warm.

When it comes to fall, many people think of orange, dark greens and reds, yellow, and brown…but its not always necessarily got be just dark, faded colors. Don’t be afraid or even doubtful to add some color! Like I said, those summer colors don’t have to completely go away. Add some neon or even some metallic textures to your fall outfit. Its still your style no matter what; seasons change, but they shouldn’t change you. Keep your wardrobe, keep your flair, keep your favorite colors alive all year round no matter the circumstances.

Stay cool😎 while staying warm 😬this fall season approaching!


Outfit of the Day (T.S. Concert Outfit) :

Skirt & Tank: Express

Shoes: LuckyBrand

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No Chanel Dress.

There are no words that could describe the pain when knowing you can’t afford something on a mannequin while window shopping.I get it…its hard to keep the money in the wallet, but its also totally fine to buy that one thing we really do want (as long as you can still buy yourself food that week..😂). I am a typical girl with a normal clothing budget. It is totally normal to go to the Sale section first and not feel totally shameful. Affordable fashion may be hard to reserve, hard to find, but definitely not hard to flaunt. Pieces on sale from different stores or boutiques can make such an expensive looking outfit because not all cute outfits are the expensive designer ones. I promise.. you’ll feel so much better knowing you paid half the price. It’s no Chanel dress, but it’s still fabulous!

Your whole closet does not have to sustain so many clothes from designer brands for you to feel fashionable. The clothes you have from that sale section from forever 21 can make such a great look that satisfies your style and look for the day!

Don’t forget to check the internet and look up your favorite stores and resist the temptation clicking on the new arrivals button!!! Pick out something you like that is good quality, but at the lowest price. You might think there is no such thing but there is!(I recomend Nasty Gal, Modcloth, Nordstrom) 

Affordable fashion isn’t finding the cheapest shirt but what you think is fair and how much you would like to spend. Next time you go shopping, when you see something you like don’t look at the price tag! Think to yourself what you would pay for that piece and if the price seems to be over what you thought…think again…and ask”Am I still willing to pay for this for this much?” It all comes down to this, dress for yourself also meaning pay what you think is reasonable because it’s all for you anyways. 

Don’t forget to go out this weekend for the Labor Day sales!!!

 Dress: Francesca’s 

Blazer: Anthropologie 

Shoes: Nine West