SCALLOPED SKIRT

There is something about this outfit that reminds me of Carrie Bradshaw. I think it might be the coat or perhaps its because I have been watching reruns of Sex And The City. I bought this pretty little skirt at Ann Taylor back in spring and I never got around to it. It’s  a pretty little skirt with the cutest little scallops on the bottom. It reminds me of the Christian Dior 2016 Ready-to-wear collection (here) white scalloped shorts. Of course, my version is much more affordable. Since the skirt fits me right on my waist, I decided to pair with a crop top and this cute spring coat. The shoes were my little pop of (preppy) color.

Thrifted Details:

  • Coat: $5.00
  • Clutch: $2.50

Total: $7.50

Happy Fashion,

Karla.

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Coat: Thrifted

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Shirt: Forever 21

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Clutch: Thrifted

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Shoes: Steve Madden

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Skirt: Ann Taylor

T H R E E M I X – Knit Crop top

This has got to be my favorite top this season. It is a knitted crop top from forever 21 and it has proven to be very versatile. It’s such a simple top but it’s definitely versatile (although I have only worn it with skirts) and the perfect summer piece. I plan on wearing this through our very mild fall and winter season.

Happy Fashion,

Karla.

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Skirt: Romwe // Shoes: Michael Antonio

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Skirt: Gap // Shoes: Shoedazzle

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Skirt: Jason Wu for Target// Shoes: Shoedazzle

Summer’s Sunshine

Nothing compares to the steamy rush of humidity sucking the life out of your skin, hair and lungs as soon as you step outside in Miami. If you’re not a native you hate it. If you are a native you probably are use to it, love it or the latter. In my case, I love it. Sure, I look like medusa within two minutes of being outside but I’ll take humidity and heat before shoveling snow any day. This summer has been so steamy, I have opted for dresses, skirts and shorts all summer long. The thought of having sweat drip down my legs and into my jeans is just uncomfortable and down right disgusting.

Today’s look is something sweet and simple to get you through this Friday. This skirt is from the Jason Wu collabortaion with Target. I did not buy this item when the collaboration came out; rather, I got very lucky at the thrift store. I happen to have stumbled across this gorgeous piece (w/ tags) at my local Goodwill.

So cheers to a simple outfit with a retro twist & happy weekend!

Happy Fashion,

Karla

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Sunglasses: CottonOn

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Top: Forever 21

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Skirt: Jason Wu  for Target

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Shoes: Shoedazzle

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T H R E E M I X – DENIM SKIRT

As I mentioned on my previous post, this denim skirt has been my favorite summer piece. I have worn this skirt a million times but here are the three ways, I have blogged about it thus far.The great thing about denim, whether it be jeans, shorts, shirt or a skirt, is that it is very versatile. Denim can be dressed either up or down, the trick is knowing: knowing how to.

Happy Fashion,

Karla

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Top: French Connection// Skirt: Gap// Shoes: Candies

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Top & Skirt: Gap// Shoes: Vince Camuto

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Top: Forever 21// Skirt: Gap// Shoes: Shoedazzle

Mini Skirts

The days of short shorts, tank tops and mini skirts is fast approaching. Since it has been pretty hot in my area, I have already been sporting plenty or shorts and mini’s. I bought this mini skirt at a thrift store last year and I have worn it a few times. I like the fact that this skirt is linen(ish) so it is the perfect skirt for summer. I hope I can wear it at least one last time since the skirt is starting to fit me large at the waist.

Outfit Details

The shirt that I wore with this skirt is chiffon like/sheer like material so it was the perfect shirt for this skirt. I added the shoes for color contrast and a black clutch just to keep it simple. The one thing I love about this outfit? The skirt, shirt and clutch were both lucky Goodwill finds :).

Outfit Total (Thrifted items): $10.50

  • Skirt: $2.50
  • Shirt: $3.00
  • Clutch: $5.00

Happy Fashion,

Karla.

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Top: Unbranded

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Bag: Bally // Shoes: Candies

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Skirt: Forever 21

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F L A M (ING) I N G O H O T S K I R T! #OOTD

Ladies and Gents, this skirt is HOTT!

Today I bring you an exciting outfit that I had been dying to show off for a while. I bought this skirt back in March for my birthday but because of some unforeseen circumstances, I was not able to wear it. However, on Friday I told myself that I would finally wear it because it just had been hanging pretty in my closet and looking at it always made me sad ( because I hadn’t worn it). I have to say the amount of people that asked me where I bought was astonishing. My boyfriend gave me the side eye when I told him I was wearing this in public and by the end of the night, he was irritated ( not really more like amused) by the amount of people that stopped me to either compliment me or ask me, “Where did you get that skirt”?

Outfit Details

I knew that I wanted a white shirt to go with this skirt because I really wanted the skirt to be the focal point of the outfit. I really did not want to use another color that would have either overshadow the skirt or made the outfit look to costume-y. I also decided to opt for a pair of matching pink ankle straps because they made this outfit look effortlessly chic.

I really hope you all love this look.

Happy Fashion,

Karla.

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Skirt: Romwe // http://www.romwe.com

 

 

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Shoes: Michael Antonio // thrifted // Purse: Vintage // Thrifted

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Sweet Pastels + Metallics #ootd

Pastels must be the long word for pastries! ( no, its not, but it should). Being a spring baby I can’t help but love pastels. The sweetness of the colors is as tasteful as cupcakes, and like cupcakes, should be worn sparingly. I only say this because lets be honest, as pretty as the colors are ( like white) they get dirty easily and are normally associated with spring. Although, this “rule” this fall season, when pastels were seen all over the runway.

Outfit Details

I revolved this outfit around my pants – I really like how flattering they are. I knew I wanted to do pastels, so I paired it with these very pretty blue shirt and my bedazzled Steve Madden Heels. The outcome? I nice mixture of pastels and metallics.  Hope you all like!

Happy Fashion,

Karla

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Trousers: Forever 21 

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Shoes: Steve Madden

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#OOTD – A simple twist on basics.

I bought this pretty lace pencil skirt a few months ago because I just love lace. The color and the fabric are very nice and I was so surprised that I found this at Forever 21. I wanted to keep things simple today because my energy levels have been quite low. I paired the skirt with a simple black stop and black heels.

Happy Fashion,

Karla.

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Top: H&M

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Skirt: Forever 21

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Shoes: Forever 21

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#OOTD – Happy Friday

Gingham has been all the rave this season and I’ve been rocking it since last season! Yes, I considered myself the fortune teller of fashion but I knew gingham was coming back. I love these pants so much because they are super comfortable and of course flattering. I purchased these at goodwill last fall, but if you see below, I was able to find a similar style.I love how the cut and the print hides my small pouch ( that I am crunching, sit upping and running to get rid of!). Today though, I decided to rock these pants with this lovely crop top I bought at Forever 21 a few weeks ago. This is definitely a  happy hour look you can rock on a nice spring evening.

Till next time!

Happy Fashion,

Karla

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Pants: Zara (Similar style to mine)

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BCBG DARRON PUMPS ARE JUST PEACHY

Spring time is Miami is a lot like summer time so that means we have very HOT days during this time of year. The big difference between spring and summer in Florida is 75 degrees! During spring time we usually get more days in the seventies and a nice breeze. Lately however, we have seen the 80’s and 90’s so its best to wear a minimal amount of clothing and drink lots of water.

Outfit Details

For this outfit I kept it nice and simple – a nice “chiffon like” flowy crop top, blue/purplish jeans and my coral pumps from BCBG. This is one of those outfits you can wear during the summer/spring time to have lunch with friends or with that special someone – it looks so simple like I didn’t even try! The only thrifted item here is that cute faux-ostrich clutch that purchased at Goodwill for only $3.00 ( total steal 😉 ).

Happy Fashion,

Karla

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