Check and Check.

check1 check2 check3 check4 check5 check6 check7 check8Top: Forever 21 | Pants: c/o Windsor Store (on sale!) |  Shoes: ShoeDazzle | Sunglasses: Studio LX | Thumb ring: c/o JV Jewels

I LOVE mixing prints! Checkered prints are super in for fall so it’s always fun to mix to mix two different versions of a similar print. But don’t forget my advice, when mixing prints, always make sure one bring is smaller or bigger than the other. This stops you from looking like a crazy lady!

xo

 

#theshoppingblock

r291 r292 r293 r294 r295 r296 r297 r298 r299 r2910Screen Shot 2014-10-11 at 12.20.58 AMSweater: Forever 21 | Button Down: Forever 21 | Shorts: Blush Boutique (similar here) | Necklace: Market Miami | Sunglasses: c/o Italia Independent | Rings: David Yurman | Purse: Alexander Wang (similar here)

This past Saturday, the always fabulous Refinery29 curated a fun little shopping block in the middle of Dadeland Mall. There were local boutiques, a MAC station and a cool little DIY station. It was a great place to hang out with my fellow blogger babes. I even got featured on Refinery29.com! (YAY)

I absolutely love this cool floral sweater from Forever 21. It’s thin so it’s perfect for layering in Miami. Plus, my favorite necklace right now – it was the perfect edgy outfit for a daytime event. Layering can easily be done in Miami! Just try light layers or pairing those layers with shorts.

xo

I’m a Working-Class Person Working with Class.

karl1 karl2 karl3 karl4 karl5 karl6 karl7 karl8 karl9Top: Nordstrom | Jeans: Blank NYC (similar here) | Denim top: Forever 21 | Bag: Saint Laurent | Sandals: Steve Madden (similar here) | Sunglasses: Ray-Ban

When I saw this top, I knew I had to have it! I am definitely a working-class person working with class. 😉 Graphic tees are so much and so easy to wear! They add a sort of edge to an outfit and can easily be dressed up or down. For example, pair this top with a mini skirt and some cool booties and you’re ready to take on the night! Find a cool graphic tee that describes you.

xo

 

Floral & Fringe.

floralsh1floralsh2floralsh3floralsh4floralsh5floralsh6floralsh7 floralsh8 floralsh9 floralsh10 floralsh11 floralsh12Top: Forever 21 | Shorts: c/o Umgee | Booties: c/o Missguided | Sunglasses: Ray-Ban

This past Friday I had the awesome opportunity to host another Fashion Happy Hour. This one was a little different. Instead of local vendors selling their clothing, bloggers got together and sold items from their closet for charity. We raised over $1,000 for Style Saves. Style Saves raises funds through fashion focused events in order to provide underprivileged students with clothing, shoes, and accessories. I also donated everything I didn’t sell to Style Saves. I was so excited to be able to be a part of such an amazing event!

I wore this outfit to the event. I lucky enough to be a brand ambassador for Umgee! They NEVER disappoint. 🙂 Love the colors, print and flowy feel. The shorts also went perfectly paired with my new MissGuided booties. You HAVE to go check out their new shoe collection. It’s affordable and oh so chic. Stay tuned because there’s more goodies from their shoeseum!

xo

 

Wrap It Up.

scarf1 scarf2 scarf3 scarf4 scarf5 scarf6 scarf7 scarf8 scarf9 scarf10Top: Brandy Melville | Scarf: DVF (similar here) | Skort: Zara (similar here) | Combat boots: Steve Madden (similar here) | Sunglasses: c/o ZeroUV

This outfit is the perfect transitional outfit for fall in Miami. Bright colors are in for fall so adding a bright colored chiffon scarf to a neutral outfit will add the pop of color that you need! Have fun with scarves this season! Try different styles and different prints. I recommend YouTube for finding cool techniques to wrap a scarf. I absolutely love this tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vs40P0dasGU. It helps you turn your scarf into a vest!! So cool. 🙂

xo

 

Little Lacey Things.

fp1 fp2fp4 fp5 fp6 fp7 fp8 fp9fp3fp10 fp11Dress: Free People | Bag: c/o Milano Bags | Booties: MIA (similar here) | Sunglasses: Retro Super Future | Nail Polish: OPI Good Grief! | Watch: Michele 

As I’ve said several times, transitioning into fall is almost impossible in Miami with this 90 degree weather. Little slip dresses like this make it seamless. Grab a light, flowy dress in a fall color, add some booties and you’ve got a chic fall look you won’t die of a heat stroke in.

xo

Texas Tux with a Twist.

texastux6texastux1 texastux2 texastux3  texastux5texastux4texastux7Top: Forever 21 (similar here) | Overalls: BLUSH Boutique (same here & similar here) | Flats: DVF | SUnglasses: c/o ZeroUV | Bag: 3.1 Phillip Lim

A Texas Tux is essentially a denim on denim outfit. And, as you can see, there is a million different ways to channel this look. My #1 recommendation is the denims should never be of the same shade. You want to avoid looking like a cowboy (trust me.)

Here I did acid wash overalls with a darker wash denim shirt but you could do darker overalls with an acid wash denim shirt OR dark overalls with a light wash denim shirt…really, the possibilities are endless!

I hope all of you test out the Texas Tux! It’s easy when you’re not sure what to wear. 😉

xo