What to Wear When You’re Broke – 3 Pieces that Make You Look Expensive {instantly!}

Posted On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide

I’ve pretty much been broke my entire life. And you know what? I have no shame in saying that! But over the past decade I’ve learned how to not always look broke. Aha, that’s the key!

I realized it wasn’t about how much money I did or didn’t spend, it was always about the choices I made when I did drop some cash on clothes. I’m back to making videos and this one’s all about what I wore when I was broke!

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How to Create DIY Gift Baskets for Everyone on Your Holiday List

Posted On Friday, December 8th, 2017
Filed Under: Deals & Steals, Fab Under $50, shopping
A few days ago I made another appearance on Essence Now, Essence magazine’s weekly digital show. Last year I showed affordable style options to decode your holiday party dress code. But this time around it was still holiday related, but all about gift baskets.
While you can buy a ready made gift basket, there’s nothing better than creating a custom DIY gift basket. One that’s really tailored to the person and the things they want or even need.

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Your Dreams Can Change and That’s Perfectly Okay

Posted On Thursday, November 9th, 2017
Filed Under: Looking FLY on a Dime

*taps mic* This thing on?

It’s been almost six months since my last blog post. 6. Long. Months. Back in the day I would have never gone longer than six days, let alone six months, without having new content. So why did I stop blogging with no notice or explanation?
One month passed. No new posts. Then another two months passed. No new style posts. Then my six or seven year blogiversary came on September 1 and I still didn’t blog and really didn’t care.
Well, I was tired. But it was more than that. I’v been tired before, downright exhausted and I still managed to push through. This was different.

The $7 Dress I’m Obsessed With {& Tips to Buy Fab, Cheap Clothes on Amazon}

Posted On Friday, April 14th, 2017
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide, Thrift Stores
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It’s rare that I’m surprised. And it’s also rare that I shop online for clothing.
So when I bought a $7.25 dress from Amazon and was amazed at the fit and quality? Yeah, my mind was blown!

The Perfect Cheap Chic Dress for Spring and Summer {and Even Fall}

Posted On Friday, April 7th, 2017
Filed Under: shopping, Style Guide, Thrift Stores
My favorite season is officially here and I couldn’t be happier. Though the cold shoulder trend isn’t new, it’s still going pretty strong. Cut outs, off the shoulder tops and more continue to be huge for spring and summer.
And I found a dress that’s embracing that trend on a dime!