Haute Haute Haute

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I was super thrilled last week to finally be able to cash in my Haute Cash rewards at Torrid.  I had been waiting patiently for almost a month, so when I got a call from them to come into the store to redeem, I was super stoked!

My mind was set on what I was going to purchase, which is a rarity for me cause I love browsing!.  Since I love Halloween and Torrid had sent me an email advertising clothing inspired by the movie The Book of Life (Day of the Dead themed animated movie), I couldn’t pass up the chance to use my discount on those items.  Of course, they did not have it in-store, but the wonderful sales girls, ordered my two items online with free shipping to the store.  In the end, I did succumb to some impulse buys that included a beautiful fringe front kimono that inspired me to start my fashion homage to looking like Stevie Nicks, and an Ariel sweatshirt for my Disney Halloween night!

Thank Goodness for Torrid Haute Cash!!!

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Find it here:
Aerial Sweatshirt, Velvet Floral Kimono, The Book of Life Tulle Skirt

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The New Year Golden Girl

The end of 2013 is here!

 So let’s get rid of all the bad and only focus on the new and good and what better way to do this than by glamming into the new year in Gold!

 Here is how:

I ravaged my closet in search of the perfect glamazon New Year’s outfit, and I dug up my vintage faux fur Torrid shrug that I bought a couple years ago.  I wanted a new dress, so I found this fun and flirty brocade dress at Lane Bryant to go with my shrug. I matched it up with some Easy Spirit flats because it’s all about being comfortable while looking great.  Jewels are the name of my game, so when I was given the Mark bracelet and ring as a Christmas gift, it was as though they were destined to be worn for this day.  The last thing on my agenda was finding the right clutch to store my valuables in, so I was ecstatic when I found this beautiful shiny golden metallic purse at Lucky Sensation to close out my outfit.

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Just call me the Golden Girl!

What will you be wearing into the New Year?

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Picks to Prepare you for the Winter

Winter is Coming!!!

I have this beautiful snake charmer necklace/belt that I picked up from Avon that I have wanted to break out and debut, but I didn’t know what to match it up with.  Since it’s getting increasingly Brrr…out here in no man’s land California, I decided it was finally time to delve into my stored winter wear stash.  I mean what a better way to welcome winter, than to dig through my toasty clothes and find forgotten treasures to match up to new ones!

In my finds, not only was able to put together a fun outfit that matched my new statement necklace, but it gave me inspiration to redefine my holiday wardrobe for the entire season.

But before I get into all that, here is what I came up with to add charm to my snake:

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1. You can never go wrong with a pair of boot leg jeans during this time $68.50 @ Torrid

2. I’m obsessed with skulls, so it isn’t a surprise I paired my cozy cardigan with this Tunic TankTop $38.50 @ Torrid

3. I found the cozy cardigan over at Kmart which was a great steal (who knew they had cute clothes) $23.09 @Kmart Jaclyn Smith Collection

4. I paired the look with a jeweled knitted beret that I found at Ross for like five bucks, but since I couldn’t find a direct link the actual one I have, I found this cool handmade one from an Etsy shop! $31 from MarkadecorPremium shop

5. And finally the pièce de résistance, Avon’s Snake Charmer Necklace/Belt which you can also use as a bracelet $26 Avon’s Mark Collection

A Divalicious Summer

Summer is knocking at the door, and all the major stores are making room for the new season.

I’m not a summer person because that means more heat and less clothes.  I typically I’m the layering kinda of gal, but I know it’s important to have day and night looks that are comfortable and fresh for this upcoming weather.   Old Navy and Torrid are my go-to places for light, loose-fitting clothes that will make me feel refreshed and at ease.  Here are my plus-size picks (that you can combine however you’d like too)  that I know will make me feel like a Summer Diva.  I think it will make you  feel like one too!

Now say, “I Look Hot and Cool!”

Summer Divas

Night Look

Navy Floral Braided Knot Strapless Top- Torrid

White Lace Drawstring Shorts- Torrid

Cream Lace Espadrille Wedge- Torrid

Gold & Ivory Flower Cuff- Torrid

Gold Textured & Ivory Stones Bangle 2pk- Torrid

Beach Look

Blue w/ Buttons Halter One-Piece Swimsuit- Torrid 

Women’s Plus Smocked Romper- Old Navy

Women’s Crochet Hat Fedora- Old Navy

Day Look

Women’s Plus Shirred Tank- Old Navy

Women’s Plus Printed Twill Shorts in Tropical Breeze- Old Navy

Women’s Slouchy Canvas Sneakers in Blue Lagoon- Old Navy