Jetset in a Jumpsuit
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Jetset in a Jumpsuit

It is finally time to talk about my favorite of all wardrobe staples: The black jumpsuit. The black jumpsuit is the “Little Black Dress” (i.e. LBD) of the every-day woman’s world. You can wear a properly tailored black jumpsuit so many different ways, which places it firmly in the ‘must-own’ column, and can justify a higher price, along with a place of honor, in your closet. My first piece of advice for finding the perfect black jumpsuit is to take on the assumption that you will not find the perfect fit right off the rack. Assume you will need to have this…

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I Cut Up Two Pieces of Clothing from the Victoria Beckham Target Collection!
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I Cut Up Two Pieces of Clothing from the Victoria Beckham Target Collection!

I can’t remember the last time I purchased a piece of clothing (used or new) without altering it in some way! I love re-designing clothes so they’re uniquely mine. If you’ve been reading this blog long It’s probably not surprising to discover I had something special planned as soon as I saw what the Victoria Beckham x Target collaboration looked like! From the minute I laid eyes on the scallop sleeve blouse and the shoulder bow dress I knew there was no way I’d wear them as-is off the rack, and I’d enjoy cutting them up!

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Cocoa Couture Inspired DIY Easter Crafts
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Cocoa Couture Inspired DIY Easter Crafts

How does someone who doesn’t like colors other than black and white celebrate a hue saturated holiday like Easter? They DIY everything in black and white of course! Being Catholic I love Easter; Couple that with my love of spray paint and you get my version of Easter gifts and décor! I took a plain bunny ears headband ($2) and a plastic bunny container ($2) from Walgreens and gave them a little makeover. Scroll down for instructional photos and a video tutorial 👯

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Fitness Gear for Fashion Girls
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Fitness Gear for Fashion Girls

As someone who isn’t a fan of bright colors, or giving up my fashion style identity while working out, it’s difficult to find fitness gear that reflects my personality! I understand the psychology behind eye catching fitness clothing (i.e. bright colors = happier mood!) but it’s the opposite case for me! When faced with bright colors I become discombobulated and unfocused, thus making my workouts less effective! I need calm tones, muted shades and a sense of serenity when working out. Recently I started the hunt for “the perfect” workout outfits for myself and realized there are probably a lot…

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No-Sew DIY Ribbon Boxed Pillow Sham Tutorial
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No-Sew DIY Ribbon Boxed Pillow Sham Tutorial

I’ve been seeing these elegant, crisp black and white bedrooms on Pinterest lately and especially like the ‘boxed’ ribbon pillow shams they share in common. You may be lucky enough to find a set of these black-edged shams at HomeGoods or the like, but I haven’t been so fortunate, and I’m unwilling to pay $50 -$120 for a set of these chic shams. So we’re going to DIY them! Adding ribbon boxed shams is a fast and cheap way to elevate and personalize your bedding.

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