Join me for this Exciting Event at Lilly Pulitzer

I’m cohosting a VIP event at the brand new Lilly Pulitzer store in St. Louis, and you’re invited! Come celebrate with me on Thursday, October 12, from 5 PM to 8 PM. Find the Lilly store on the 2nd floor of the Plaza Frontenac Mall.

This Lilly Pulitzer event is for you if you’re a fellow fan of the brand’s #Resort365 lifestyle. Bright colors. Beach-y vibes. Super chic styles. So, stop by to celebrate that Lilly is finally in the Lou. There’ll be a DJ, food from Bricktop’s, and a raffle for a hand-painted Lilly canvas.

What I’m Wearing:

Lilly Pulitzer Dee Dee dress c/0 | Kendra Scott Hattie earrings

Fenty Beauty foundation (read my review here) | Mac Heroine Lipstick

Lilly Pulitzer Event

Lilly Pulitzer Event

This is an exclusive event, so RSVP’s are required. Just let me know if you’d like to come.

Making it Work: An Easy Alteration to an Anthropologie Bargain

First things first, there’s a major sale at Anthropologie right now. Discounted items are an additional 40% off. There are some pretty cool fresh cuts too. For example, I’ve been eying this yellow long blazer since it released, and it’s now eligible for sale-on-sale pricing. In today’s post, I’m wearing an Anthropologie dress/vest (with a minor alteration). It’s under $20 (originally $148) during this sale.

Vest/Dress | Faux leather leggings (similar, similar, similar) | Pumps (old, option)

I was drawn to this piece because of its structured silhouette and its stunning t-strap in the back.

Alteration Anthropologie

But, I was also here for the option to wear it two ways—as a dress or a vest. It comes, however, with a heather grey slip that is attached. I felt limited by that slip and imagined the dress looking super sharp and sexy without it. So, I grabbed my scissors and cut that piece out!

Here’s a peek at how I wore it as a dress after the alteration. This is my homegirl, Shonte of The Brown Closet, and me at a runway event recently. Without the slip, you have the option to flaunt a deep plunging v-neckline.

So, this minor alteration was a permanent change. But, I have no regrets since cutting the slip out. I now have a piece that’s even more versatile.

Let me know if you plan to check out the Anthropologie sale. I’m going into the store on a mission to order this blazer and leave without even looking at anything else. Wish me luck.

Location: South City, St. Louis

For more cool ways to wear a vest, check this post.

Fashion-Forward Sweaters to Rock this Fall

Sweater season is upon us. Hoping to wrap up and stay in cozy in style? I’ve got you. Today’s post features 6 fashion-forward sweaters. From oversized silhouettes to turtlenecks to graphic designs to lace-up details, these sweaters represent the biggest knitwear trends this fall.

fashion-forward sweaters

6 fashion-forward sweaters (L to R):

Gray sweater | Dark green | Graphic sweater | Pink grapefruit | Cowl-neckLace-up back

For more sweater style inspiration, see posts here, here, and here.

Graphic Tees are Having a Moment this Year

Graphic tees have been dominating t-shirt trends this year. Of course, this particular style of t-shirt has been around forever. This year, though, the masses realized just how versatile the style can be. I’m not usually one to reach for a graphic tee, but I’ve gotten two this year because they’re so hip. Remember my “Resist Resist Resist” tee? Well, today, I’m featuring a new favorite. Scroll to the bottom of the post for even more fabulous tees.

Rise Up tee c/o | Black high-rise jeans | Oxfords | Hat

graphic tees

My tee is from a company called TomboyX, which specializes in underwear for every body. And, just like the underwear, the company’s tees are available in sizes XS to 4X. And, there’s more. 100% of proceeds from the sale of this particular graphic tee benefits the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Location: St. Louis Flood Wall (a new mural from Paint Louis 2017 by @the_ArtDoll)

Shop more graphic tees:

For more t-shirt style inspiration, click here, here, and here.

Fall Style Essentials That Stand the Test of Time

I have a birthday this month. Woohoo! As I get older, I find that my taste is growing more and more discerning. I also find myself feeling overwhelmed by stuff. So, this year, I’ve been shrinking my wardrobe. Of course, this can be a tricky process to navigate as a blogger because I often receive new merchandise from partners. Anyway, throughout this process, there are some items in my wardrobe that always bring me joy and hence earn permanent positions in my closet. Today’s post shares a few of those items that I’ve rounded up in a fall style essentials post.

Fall Style Essentials

Blazer | White tee | High-rise jeans | Ankle boots | Necklace

See some of my favorite classic fall looks here, here, and here.