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

 

‘Little Black Boots’ Inspired.

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Top: c/o Market Miami | Dress: Lush (similar here) | Necklace: c/o JV Jewels | Booties: Sam Edelman (similar here) | Sunglasses: Ray-Ban

Jill Wallace, blogger of Little Black Boots, has the best bohemian, free-spirited and effortless style. While I sound very mean girls, I saw her wearing a peasant blouse and an overall dress, so I had to wear a peasant blouse and overall dress. Of course, I added my little flair. 🙂 Plus, I had to top it off with little black boots.

This outfit truly made me feel like it was finally fall! I love prints but I especially love leopard for fall. Where it’s a little chillier, feel free to wear a cute sweater and tights under an overall dress like this. We’re still hitting the high 80’s here in Miami, so this is the best I could do (and I was still sweating!) Can’t wait till it gets colder here so I can definitely try this outfit with a sweater.

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.

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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