Summer Fling

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Not one to complain about the eternal Summer weather this side of the planet, but I really planned on re-styling this gorgeous pumpkin-colored BOOHOO top with my over-the-knee boots for a fun night out on the town with my girl squad.

The climate, in general, has been so troubling lately.  My heart and prayers go out to Haiti and those along the Florida coast affected by the devastating Hurricane Matthew.  We here in Southern California are still on “heightened earthquake alert” and advised not to let our guard down as the “big one” is just lurking around the corner (sigh!).

On a brighter note, I am looking forward to wear a Fall-fabulous outfit from STAYING SUMMER next week – so you guys must watch out for it!

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What I’m Wearing   >>     Top c/o BOOHOO   ::   ZARA shorts   ::   Tory Burch bag   ::   Lauren Conrad at Kohl’s sunglasses   ::  Sandals from Ross Dress for Less   ::   MAC lipstick (D for Danger)   ::   Hair and Smile (my own!) ;-)

Check out and join my fun and precious linkups (and meet new friends along the way!) for the week.  Thanks for the invites – love you all fabulous ladies!  ♥

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Really Rust

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Yes I saved the best for last!  This gorgeous statement lace dress in rust completes the trifecta (see the two other lovelies here and here) of my festival style campaign with U.K.-based brand BOOHOO.

Not even my DSLR camera could give justice to rust color and the intricate lace detailing of this Tara dress.  I love the length and how the swing-y shape spells freedom and hides a multitude of sins in my midsection brought about by a lot of Summer food trips here and there.  Plus the rich earth-y rust color is really making me look forward to transition already to Fall dressing.

By the way, I am again very excited to welcome with open arms a couple of brand collaborations in the coming weeks.  Special shout out of thanks go to the following brands for believing that yours truly could rock their fabulous styles:  Los Angeles-based brand TOBI, U.K-based online comparison market place OCTER, online destination for the best in resort wear STAYING SUMMER and online market place UNCOMMON GOODS. ♥

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What I’m Wearing   >>     Dress (I’m wearing a US size 8) c/o BOOHOO   ::   RAY-BAN 3025 c/o SUNGLASSES SHOP   ::   Michael Kors bag   ::   Chinese Laundry shoes from Marshalls   ::   MAC lipstick (D for Danger)   ::   Hair and Smile (my own!) ;-)

Check out and join my fun and precious linkups (and meet new friends along the way!) for the week.  Thanks for the invites – love you all fabulous ladies!  ♥

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Pretty Paisley

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I can’t be more excited to unwrap (pun intended!) another dress from my BOOHOO festival style campaign package.  And it’s a no-brainer that I would select this wrap dress in pretty paisley – my favorite boho print of all time from BOOHOO‘s huge collection of outfits that are so fun to wear in a festival yet chic and polished enough for work and other swanky soirees.

Aside from those obvious reasons, I felt so challenged to add more shape to this easy breezy dress.  But it turned out that I need not do anything to this dress to make it sexier.  All it needs are little details (like a hat) and the right attitude (a smile will definitely do) to make it pop!

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 What I’m Wearing   >>     Dress c/o BOOHOO   ::   House of Harlow 1960 sunglasses, Chinese Laundry shoes and hat from Marshalls   ::   MAC lipstick (D for Danger)   ::   Hair and Smile (my own!) ;-)

Check out and join my fun and precious linkups (and meet new friends along the way!) for the week.  Thanks for the invites – love you all fabulous ladies!  ♥

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That Festival Feeling

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Join me as I kick off another exciting collaboration with one of my favorite brands BOOHOO via its festival style campaign – a look that is totally on-trend and so in sync with Summer!

Although I’ve always thought that I was a flower child in my past life ;-) , I believe I don’t have to be at that boho playground called Coachella to rock that style.  And anyone who has been taking a peek at my evolving style here can easily surmise that I had always a huge love for anything flowy and details that scream festival style what with all the paisley, lace, ruffles, fringes, denim, etc., I’ve worn over the years.

So I count my lucky stars for being in this campaign and have a field day choosing over BOOHOO‘s enormous festival collection of the prettiest and most interesting styles here, starting with this super flirty Pheobe top  (scroll down to see the deep plunge at the back) I’ve been mixing up and down with almost everything in my closet.  ♥

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What I’m Wearing   >>     Top c/o BOOHOO   ::   Skirt, old (try this one!)   ::   Tory Burch bag   ::   Lauren Conrad at Kohl’s sunglasses   ::  Chinese Laundry shoes from Marshalls   ::   MAC lipstick (D for Danger)   ::   Hair and Smile (my own!) ;-)

Check out and join my fun and precious linkups (and meet new friends along the way!) for the week.  Thanks for the invites – love you all fabulous ladies!  ♥

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BooHoo Throwback Style :: The Little Black Dress

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I guess any throwback style theme won’t ever be complete without any allusion to the much-revered and iconic Little Black Dress (LBD).  So it’s an absolute no-brainer that it’ll be the second look I would recreate next to my favorite 70′s bohemian look which I first did here for BOOHOO‘s Throwback Thursday (#TBT) campaign.

These gorgeous style icons Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn are who I have in mind when I first laid eyes on this equally gorgeous LBD (those embellishments and sheer sleeves really had me at hello!) from BOOHOO‘s huge collection of outfits which can rival those of Mesdames Marilyn, Grace and Audrey. ♥

I’m deeply honored to be the featured STYLEBLAZER this week at FABULOUS AFTER 40 - Ms. Deborah Boland’s awesome site for empowered yet beautiful women.  Check out my full-length interview here and get some of my “look great for less” style tips and insights! ;-)

Scroll down till the end for more exciting news everyone! ;-)

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By the way, I can’t believe that I’ll be celebrating the blog’s 3rd anniversary on April 8 (it was Easter Sunday of 2012 when I first launched it).  And to celebrate this joyous occasion, I am launching a giveaway courtesy of my friends from AMI Club Wear.  So don’t forget to again drop by and join me this Easter Monday, April 6 for details on how to join. :-)

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What I’m Wearing  >>  Dress c/o BOOHOO   ::   House of Harlow 1960 sunglasses and Nila Anthony purse via Marshalls   ::   JustFab shoes   ::   MAC Ruby Woo lipstick   ::   Hair and Smile (my own!) ;-)

Do check out and join my fun and precious linkups (and meet new friends along the way!) for the week.  Thanks for the invites…..love you all fabulous ladies!  ♥

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