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Wednesday Wish List: Spring Dresses

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I realized this past week that I mentally associate each season with a specific type of fashion:

For Winter, I’m all about sweater knits.

Fall calls for all of the cute boots and booties.

Summer is 100% about the swimsuit.

… and Spring goes hand-in-hand with the dress.

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Find Of The Week: Black Satin Slip On Mules

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Nothing like a it’s-too-good-to-be-true shopping find to get your week started.

Let me give you a small spoiler alert: they’re satin yet casual enough for everyday wear, they’re one of this season’s most sought after styles (mules, for those of you curious!) and they’re under $30.

Intrigued?!

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Granny Chic: Cap-Toe Pumps

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It should be of no surprise that the sleeper shoe of the past two seasons come to us directly from the chicest of granny fashion: Chanel.

Women young and old flock to the French designer for a taste of the classic, refined and impeccably crafted. I’m pretty sure THESE SHOES check all of those boxes — for a fraction of the designer Chanel price.

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Check, Please.

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Did you ever have a strong opinion and/or dislike for something and then one day, wake up and decide that you were wrong all along!?

A girl can change her mind, you know… AND in case you were wondering, no, I haven’t changed my opinion on THIS.

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Spring Office To Off-Duty

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One of the challenges of gainful employment is finding a balance between your office wardrobe and your off-duty style.

Even if you work in the most casual environment, there is generally a notable difference between the types of clothing you’d wear to the office and the fashion you’d wear during your off-duty moments. Buying two separate wardrobes is not really a practical option — for both closet space and financial reasons.

So what’s a working gal to do?!

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An Off-The-Shoulder Style You Should Wear NOW

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I come to you this Thursday with very good news in hand.

If you’re anything like me and have been longing for the day Spring weather finally arrives to bust out all of your new off-the-shoulder and more skin-exposing clothes, wait no more. There exists an off-the-shoulder style top that is perfectly appropriate for this late winter freeze.

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One Look, Three Budgets

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Money… money changes everything.

(Thank you, Cyndi Lauper & Sirius/XM 80’s Channel for getting that song stuck in my head.)

When we see celebrities, fashion editors and street style fashionistas, we’re often tempted to say that they can look as good as they do because of their unlimited funds. “Real” people could never pull that style off without taking a second mortgage on their home, or going without food for a few weeks.

You know what? That’s only partially true.

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You’re Only 5 Items Away From A Fresh Spring Wardrobe

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Regardless of the generally mild season we’ve had, Winter is not leaving without a fight… and a few Winter Storm Warnings.

Honestly, this bi-polar weather is really cramping my Spring style. Luckily, these few “bonus days” in heavy knits and boots has given me a chance to fine tune my Spring wardrobe. I’ve curated a tight collection of 5 versatile pieces that will give your wardrobe that fresh feeling — once all this snow melts!

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The Modern Way To Style A Tweed Jacket

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Since Coco Chanel introduced the little, tweed jacket in 1954, it’s practically become a hallmark of classic style.

The boxy, cropped silhouette lends itself well to the conservative, ladylike fashion our mothers and grandmothers would most certainly approve of. However, this versatile piece is a great investment for any kind of woman’s wardrobe. Whether you’re going for a polished, country club look, or simply downtown cool, a tweed jacket should definitely be involved.

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