Baciano Summer

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Hello everyone!   I am quite back and I can’t believe that the blogging landscape has dramatically changed since I logged out in March.  Last time I checked (I did a research for about a week now, when I started working on this post), even my favorite top bloggers who used to pull in about a hundred or so comments, are now down to just 50-ish comments or so.  What is going on?  Does nobody read blogs anymore?  Is everyone really just stuck at Instagram? (I love it though! Follow me here)  Even Facebook pages are lagging behind!  So many questions but one thing I am sure of is,  I am totally enjoying a pressure-free life outside of blogging.

And it is now so obvious that only Los Angeles-based indie brands like BACIANO could pull me out of blog hibernation.  Who can ever say no to this gorgeous palazzo pants that I can’t stop wearing since I got it from the mail?  I have been mixing and matching it with almost everything in my closet and I even bravely marched to work this week wearing it! ♥

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What I’m Wearing   >>      Anahi Pants c/o BACIANO (I’m wearing a medium)   ::   RALPH 4107 c/o SUNGLASSES SHOP   ::   NYX lipstick (Merlot)   ::   Hair and Smile (my own!) ;-)

Still Summer

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Fall may be just around the corner (this Thursday to be exact!) but I will always be in that Summer state of mind, especially now that I was introduced to this fun and chic global brand STAYING SUMMER.  And I can’t be any happier to open another three-part collaboration with this global destination for the fashion forward crowd for Summer and beyond!

Since I started blogging, I always welcomed the idea of transitioning an outfit to the next season.  And I believe the challenge in wearing this flirty floral swing dress lies in making it more Fall- and street-friendly which I just did by layering it with my ever-reliable black cotton camisole which I wear underneath anything.

Aside from the floral prints and the fabric, I simply can’t get enough of the sexy details of this dress like its hi-lo hemlines and the lace-ups at the side making it perfect for the beach, poolside and party.  So expect to see this super versatile dress sometime again this Fall as I could also see wearing it with either booties or OTKs plus a cardigan – the possibilities are really endless!

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What I’m Wearing   >>     DRESS (I’m wearing a Large) c/o STAYING SUMMER   ::  RALPH LAUREN 4107 c/o SUNGLASSES SHOP   ::   TOPSHOP black tank dress (inner)   ::   Chinese Laundry shoes (old) 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!  ♥

MONDAY   >>   Shoe and Tell   ::   #HowISummer   ::   Hello Monday   ::   Visible Monday   ::   Creative Mondays   ::   Beauty by Miss L   ::   Let It Shine   ::   Start of the Week Stylish   ::   Classy Monday   ::   Monday Fashion   ::   Grace + Lace   ::   Mix it Mondays   ::   Weekend Snapshots   ::   My Red Carpet Fashion   ::   Link Up with Lisa   ::   Monday Mode   ::   #iwillwearwhatilike   >>   TUESDAY   >>   Turning Heads Tuesday   ::   Layers & Lipstick   ::   Confident Twosday   ::   Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me   ::   Tuesday Fashion Party   ::   Style Swap Tuesdays   ::  Trend Spin    >>   WEDNESDAY   >>   Midweek Inspiration   ::   Whatcha Wearing Wednesday  ::   Oh, Hey Girl!   ::  Style Me Wednesday   ::  Color and Grace   ::   Fresh Fashion Forum   ::   Trendy Wednesday   ::   Jersey Girl Texan Heart   ::   What I Wore   ::   I Feel Pretty   ::   Fashion Frenzy    >>   THURSDAY   >>   Thursday Fashion Files   ::   #WIWT   ::   Spotlight of the Week   ::   Top of the World Style  ::   A Labour of Life   ::   Thursday Moda   ::   No Rules Weekend blog Party   >>   FRIDAY  >>  Fun Fashion Friday   ::   Flashback Fashion Fridays    ::   Passion4Fashion   ::   Fridays Fashions   ::   Weekend Wear   ::   Weekend Blog Hop   ::   On the Edge of the Week   ::   Friday Finds   ::   Fancy Friday   ::   Weekly Style Edit   ::   Friday Favorites

Sheer Gem

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Better late than never but I am all too happy to finally hop on to Summer’s (or whatever is left of it) off-the-shoulder bandwagon.  I have actually given up hope that I will ever wear this hot trend because the ones I see online and in stores just don’t fit my style, quality and price quotas.

So I know I hit the style jackpot when I found this alluring and statement piece off-the-shoulder embroidered top amongst TOBI‘s awesome collection of the most swoon-worthy looks this side of Los Angeles.

Be amazed and waste no time in checking out TOBI‘s huge online collection of the most to-die-for shoeslingeriebridesmaid dressessandalstopssunglassesgold white dressesblazersswimsuitsformal dressesleggingstriangle bikinisblack blue dressesmaxi skirtswrap dresses - the list is endless!  Plus new customers get 50% off their first purchase. :-)

And via this post – I am taking a mini-blogging break (my 1st in 4 years actually) to give way to my 2-week Philippine sojourn starting this Saturday to celebrate my lovely mom’s 85th birthday!  Follow me at Instagram and/or Snapchat (redtagchicla) for fun snaps and updates.  Regular programming will start Monday, September 5 – see you all soon! ♥

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What I’m Wearing   >>     GEM OFF SHOULDER EMBROIDERED TOP (I’m wearing a Medium) c/o TOBI   ::   RALPH LAUREN 4107 c/o SUNGLASSES SHOP   ::   Abercrombie & Fitch shorts   ::   Badgley Mischka bag   ::   Chinese Laundry shoes (old) from Marshalls   ::   MAC lipstick (D for Danger)   ::   Hair and Smile (my own!) ;-)

TOBI’s must-haves >>  ShoesLingerieBridesmaid DressesSandalsTopsSunglassesGold White DressesBlazersSwimsuitsFormal DressesLeggingsTriangle BikinisBlack Blue DressesMaxi SkirtsWrap Dresses

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!  ♥

MONDAY   >>   Shoe and Tell   ::   #HowISummer   ::   Hello Monday   ::   Creative Mondays   ::   Beauty by Miss L   ::   Let It Shine   ::   Watch What I’m Wearing   ::   Start of the Week Stylish   ::   Classy Monday   ::   Monday Fashion   ::   My Red Carpet Fashion   ::   Link Up with Lisa    ::   Grace + Lace    ::   #iwillwearwhatilike   >>   TUESDAY   >>   Turning Heads Tuesday   ::   Layers & Lipstick   ::   Confident Twosday   ::   Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me   ::   Tuesday Fashion Party   ::   Style Swap Tuesdays   ::  Good Hues-Day   ::   Trend Spin    >>   WEDNESDAY   >>   Midweek Inspiration   ::   Whatcha Wearing Wednesday  ::   Oh, Hey Girl!   ::  Style Me Wednesday   ::  Color and Grace   ::   Fresh Fashion Forum   ::   Trendy Wednesday   ::   Jersey Girl Texan Heart   ::   Summer Style   ::   I Feel Pretty    >>   THURSDAY   >>   Thursday Fashion Files   ::   Throwback Thursday   ::   #WIWT   ::   Spotlight of the Week   ::   Top of the World Style  ::   A Labour of Life   ::   Thursday Moda   >>   FRIDAY  >>  Fun Fashion Friday   ::   Flashback Fashion Fridays    ::   Passion4Fashion   ::   Fabulous Friday   ::   Fridays Fashions   ::   Weekend Wear   ::   Weekend Blog Hop   ::   On the Edge of the Week   ::   Friday Finds   ::   Fancy Friday

Black Beauty

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Repeat collaborations, especially when it is as extraordinary as the first time (check out the 1st round here, here and here) will always be special and close to my heart.  So I can’t be more excited to open another round of campaign (4 outfits yay!!) with my favorite Los Angeles-based brand TOBI.  With its uniquely alluring styles like this flowy TURN ME OUT wrap top, it’s not a surprise that TOBI has quickly become synonymous with the casual, cool and sexy vibe that the City of Angels exudes.

I am totally sure that you’ll have a blast and go nuts shopping TOBI‘s huge online collection of the most to-die-for shoeslingeriebridesmaid dressessandalstopssunglassesgold white dressesblazersswimsuitsformal dressesleggingstriangle bikinisblack blue dressesmaxi skirtswrap dresses - the list is endless!  Plus new customers get 50% off their first purchase. ♥

And I count myself blessed to find a high-waist match for this Summer-perfect wrap top via this fabulous pair of TOPSHOP leather shorts (the quality and side stitch details are to.die.for!) courtesy of OCTER – a unique marketplace of the biggest U.K. stores where you can shop by departments or by store.  Try downloading the OCTER app and instantly compare products, style and prices at your fingertips.

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What I’m Wearing   >>     TURN ME OUT Wrap Top (I’m wearing a Medium) c/o TOBI   ::   TOPSHOP Shorts (I’m wearing a Size 6) c/o OCTER   ::   HAMMOCK & PALMS bamboo sunglasses (I can’t find their website anymore :-( )   ::   Michael Kors bag   ::   Shoes (old) from Marshalls   ::   MAC lipstick (D for Danger)   ::   Hair and Smile (my own!) ;-)

TOBI’s must-haves >>  ShoesLingerieBridesmaid DressesSandalsTopsSunglassesGold White DressesBlazersSwimsuitsFormal DressesLeggingsTriangle BikinisBlack Blue DressesMaxi SkirtsWrap Dresses

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!  ♥

MONDAY   >>   Shoe and Tell   ::   Visible Monday   ::   #HowISummer   ::   Hello Monday   ::   Creative Mondays   ::   Beauty by Miss L   ::   Let It Shine   ::   Watch What I’m Wearing   ::   Start of the Week Stylish   ::   Classy Monday   ::   Monday Fashion   ::   My Red Carpet Fashion   ::   #iwillwearwhatilike   >>   TUESDAY   >>   Turning Heads Tuesday   ::   Layers & Lipstick   ::   Confident Twosday   ::   Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me   ::   Tuesday Fashion Party   ::   Style Swap Tuesdays   ::  Good Hues-Day   ::   Trend Spin    >>   WEDNESDAY   >>   Midweek Inspiration   ::   Whatcha Wearing Wednesday  ::   Oh, Hey Girl!   ::  Style Me Wednesday   ::  Color and Grace   ::   Fresh Fashion Forum   ::   Trendy Wednesday   ::   Jersey Girl Texan Heart   ::   Summer Style   ::   Who’s Wearing What Wednesday   ::   I Feel Pretty    >>   THURSDAY   >>   Thursday Fashion Files   ::   Throwback Thursday   ::   #WIWT   ::   Spotlight of the Week   ::   Top of the World Style  ::   A Labour of Life   ::   Thursday Moda   >>   FRIDAY  >>  Flashback Fashion Fridays    ::   Passion4Fashion   ::   Fridays Fashions   ::   Fun Fashion Friday   ::   Weekend Wear   ::   Weekend Blog Hop   ::   On the Edge of the Week   ::   Friday Finds   ::   Fancy Friday

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!  ♥

MONDAY   >>   Shoe and Tell   ::   Visible Monday   ::   #HowISummer   ::   Hello Monday   ::   Creative Mondays   ::   Beauty by Miss L   ::   Let It Shine   ::   Watch What I’m Wearing   ::   Start of the Week Stylish   ::   Classy Monday   ::   Monday Fashion   ::   Mix It Mondays   ::   Linkup with Lisa  ::   Weekend Snapshots   ::   #iwillwearwhatilike   >>   TUESDAY   >>   Confident Twosday   ::   Bloggers Who Have Inspired Me   ::   Tuesday Fashion Party   ::   Style Swap Tuesdays   ::   Trend Spin    >>   WEDNESDAY   >>   Midweek Inspiration   ::   Whatcha Wearing Wednesday  ::   Oh, Hey Girl!   ::  Style Me Wednesday   ::  Color and Grace   ::   Fresh Fashion Forum   ::   Trendy Wednesday   ::   Jersey Girl Texan Heart   ::   Summer Style   ::   Who’s Wearing What Wednesday   ::   I Feel Pretty    >>   THURSDAY   >>   Thursday Fashion Files   ::   Throwback Thursday   ::   #WIWT   ::   Spotlight of the Week   ::   Top of the World Style  ::   A Labour of Life   ::   Thursday Moda   >>   FRIDAY  >>  Flashback Fashion Fridays    ::   Passion4Fashion   ::   Fridays Fashions   ::   Fun Fashion Friday   ::   Weekend Wear   ::   Fabulous Friday   ::   Weekend Blog Hop   ::   On the Edge of the Week   ::   Fancy Friday