Tag: chic

FBFF: Summer Trends

As we head into Memorial Day weekend, which has for me always signaled the “official” beginning of summer, I’m going to talk about summer trends, per Fashion/Beauty Friend Friday.  In the past, I cared very little about summer trends.  When…

Random Outfits: February

Winter finally came around and decided to visit the Chicagoland area in February, so it was hard to dress as cute as I had earlier in winter.  However, I still managed to work in some great outfits, despite the cold…

Budget Fashion Fix: Bright Sandals

This edition of Budget Fashion Fix is going to be a little different.  Instead of picking one shoe and showing you a few similar options for a lower price, I’ve decided to focus on a trend, and show you some…

Dup-A-Look 3

I actually wore this on Thursday, December 20, 2011, but didn’t get a chance to post about it before then because for some reason, our card reader at home wasn’t reading the card from my camera.  Bummer.  Anyway, I’d found…

Random Outfits: December

Here are a few random outfits from this month, including some of what I wore for the holiday celebrations in our families.  In the past, winter was my “fall into a rut” month where I’d just wear skinny jeans, Ugg-type…

21 Day Challenge: Day 14 & Dup-A-Look 2

Thursday’s rule for the challenge was “copycat”, or duplicate a look you love from a blog, catalog, or wherever.  I struggled with this, because I wanted to be both comfortable and appropriate for Thanksgiving.  Then I was browsing around Polyvore and…

21 Day Challenge: Days 8-11

Phew!  Long weekend of no blogging, and that means a long post with a few days’ worth of outfits and such.  For those who don’t know, I was visiting a friend in Davenport, Iowa and took a little day trip…

Fashion Challenge: Dots or Stripes

I’ve decided to give Megan Mae’s Fall Fashion Challenge a shot (and regret that I only stumbled across this yesterday, because I love the past “this or that” ideas!).  Today’s “this or that” challenge was dots or stripes. I chose……

Fashion/Beauty Friend Friday: October 14

This week’s FBFF is being hosted by Iris over at 260 Days No Repeats.  Iris has chosen a visual FBFF that focuses on the Quintessential Fall Outfit, or what each blogger considers her (or his) perfect fall look.  This one was tough,…

Traveling Chic

Is it possible to look chic and still be comfortable while traveling?  Ok, forget possible… is it practical to try to look fashionable while traveling?  With all the taking off of shoes, belts, outer layers, and even jewelry to get through security……