To Fall in love with yourself is the first secret to happiness ~ Robert Morley
I can’t believe we are half way through February! This year we didn’t have plans for Valentine’s day other than just chilling at home; I did want to share this glam yet effortless winter look that is perfect for Valentine’s day or any other special occasion. I basically used most of the items from my closet – Black top, jeans and blush pink pumps.
Falling leaves, Apple cider, Pumpkin patches, Crisp Air, Hayrides, Cozy Sweaters, Hot Cocoa ~ I call it Fall.
I love fall fashion and have been experimenting with different colors this year. However, I am always partial to hues of red – it’s my favorite. I recently went to a formal event where I wore this beautiful Burgundy Maxi Dress from Shein. I can’t resist shopping from Shein; they always have the trendiest clothes at reasonable prices. I got it in the smallest size ‘S’ for under $40. I had to alter it a bit for a better fitting. I love the ruffles on this dress – gives the illusion of a high low dress but it’s a maxi dress.
Hello Glam Fam,
Fall is here and I am so excited for everything fall. Recently I updated my living room décor for fall, check it out here. I can’t wait to do things from my bucket list. I am overjoyed to style fall clothing – sweater dresses, hues of orange, red, yellow and green.
If you want to look stylish but keep the look minimalistic at the same time, a statement clutch is a must for you. I bring to you this versatile Wonderland fold over statement clutch by Rebecca Minkoff who is known for her statement Envelope clutches. When I saw this online, I had to get it.
Day 1 – I wore this beautiful High-Low Blue dress to the Mansion to complement the magnificent beauty of it. The dress is from Zaful and is under $30. The material is not Chiffon as described but polyester so the quality is average. The color is really gorgeous and the dress is exactly how it looks in the picture.
Life Begins when you’re at the end of your comfort zone!
It has been a while since I wore a color coordinated outfit and I absolutely love how it turned out. I wore this outfit for brunch with my friends. I wanted to be comfortable and also, feel classy. The crop top is from Primark and I have worn it a few times before. The fabric quality is average.
One thing about Vintage Fashion – it always comes back with a bang. We have seen velvet, gingham and big floral prints emerge again as current design trends. Since I love vintage prints I got this skirt tailor-made. I bought this fabric from the local market in my hometown – Jalandhar (Punjab), India. The fabric is really thick and is not flowy. If you’re into vintage fashion with a modern twist, check out ‘Chicwish’. They have an amazing collection of vintage dresses & skirts, especially in floral and bold prints. Also, Etsy is another platform to look for vintage fabrics/outfits. I have linked down a few of my favorites from Chicwish in the similar prints as my skirt.
When in doubt, wear pleated!
Personally, I love wearing skirts but I find them the hardest clothing piece to style. There are so many designs that cater to all the styles and sizes. I always look for the trendiest skirts of the season and I couldn’t miss this one in particular. If you want to experiment, it has to be a skirt with ‘pleats’. If you have a wedding to attend, you can choose shades like blush pink or mint green and if you have a party to go out to at night, wear metallic pleats – This skirt is here to serve the purpose.
Blogging is fun but it is not easy especially when the weather doesn’t support it. It was raining in Boston last week making it a non-ideal situation for the photo shoot. I am still experimenting with my blogging style and I like to explore new locations to see what works the most. It takes a lot of hard work tracking down good locations and coming up with new ideas to share. I found a hidden gem just 2 miles from my place – Wollaston Beach (Yacht clubs).
After being MIA for the past 2 weeks, I am back with more summer fashion ideas. I see summer as an upbeat and cheerful time. I lean towards colorful outfits and bold prints as much as possible before getting into winter grays, black and whites. I found this beautiful halter neck dress with watercolor floral print at Shein. I bought a size ‘S’, it fits well and I like the length of the dress as well. The only downside to this dress is you have to keep pulling it down as you move your arms up. Shein has become one of the favorite online stores for clothes shopping.
I’m also enjoying the ‘end of the summer’ sales as well. Recently, I shopped a lot of stuff from Zara including these amazing Fuchsia/orange high heels. These are definitely one of favorite purchases of the summer. I love the pop of color.
SHOP THE LOOK
DRESS // HEELS // TASSEL EARRINGS (SIMILAR) // BAG (SIMILAR)
Confidence may not bring success but it gives you power to face any challenge.
One of the things that held me back from pursuing my dreams for many years was fear of failure. I clearly remember the day I did my first fashion post on Instagram and Facebook; it wasn’t easy to put myself out there. Constantly thinking what other people think made me anxious but I can say I have come far since that day. I may not be successful yet in this new venture but I am improving, my confidence keeps growing every day. Confidence is the ability to feel beautiful without having someone to tell you.
Outfit details –
Turtleneck White Top– Forever 21 (Here )
Multicolored Wool Skirt – Forever 21 ( Sold out everywhere)
Sunglasses – Quay Australia (Here)
Studded Sandals – Chalotte Russe – sold out (Similar Here)
Be Humble in your confidence yet courageous in your character ~Melanie Koulouris