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Stuff and Fluff (Pt I)

 

 

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Seattle is getting caught up in a snow storm this weekend. I thought, what better time to do a “get to know me” post. Beyond my love for dresses and the color pink, I’ll be sharing 10 things about me, some “real stuff” and some “fun fluff.” Let’s start with the first 5, so be sure to check my upcoming post for Part II.

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1. I’m quite shy. On the exterior, you may never guess it, I can smile, make small talk and engage in conversations. On the inside, I’m rattled and having a mini social anxiety moment. I’m not one to be the center of attention although what’s on the outside doesn’t always reflect that. I like to wear bright colors and standout patterns and you would think that I have a loud, outgoing and boisterous personality. However, I’m quite the opposite. Maybe the things I am wearing on the outside is just myself projecting who I want to be internally. My love of pink and animal prints may well be a good reflection of who I really am underneath and this is my way of bringing her out.

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2. When I was younger, my dream was to be a model and a writer. I went about it the unconventional and non traditional way, but I can actually say that I’m living my dream. This may not be everyone else’s idea of being a model/ writer, but it’s mine. This is making me happy and I’m falling in love with the process. I get to wear my dresses and write about it! Always be your own star! Therefore, in my eyes, I’m  model and a writer.

3. I’m hopelessly directionally challenged. It doesn’t matter if I’ve been there a dozen times or if my GPS is on. Chances are, Ill take the street right before, miss an exit or just take a wrong turn in general. I’m not sure how it happens, but if you want to be late or lost, I’m your girl. I try, I really do.

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4. I love coffee! I’m not sure if it’s a prerequisite to love coffee if you are a Seattle-ite, given that there are Starbucks and barista stands on every corner. I started when my son was a toddler, just to keep up with all of his energy. Years later, I’m still finding excuses for my morning cup of joe. There is nothing quite like a jolt of java that gets me going into high gear.

5. I’m a vegetarian. At times, i can be a “flexitarian” but generally I choose to go meatless. It was a choice I made a few years ago and I’m genuinely happy with my lifestyle change.  Don’t get me wrong, vegetarian doesn’t always mean healthy. I can’t turn down cheese and indulge in more than my fair share of chips and candy. With meat though, I just don’t have a taste for it.

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Thanks for stopping! What are some fun facts about you? Do we share some things in common? Let me know!

***What I Wore***

  • Black A line Dress by Lulus
  • White Jacket by Aeropostale
  • Bright Pink Tall Gloss Rainboots by Hunter Boots
  • Floral leggings by Lularoe

 

In a world full of pants, be a dress~ Jules 

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A Splash of Pink

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Brrrrr… it’s cold and snowy, it’s most definately winter. I like a little snow here and there but I’m really hopeful for an early spring!  A splash of color is a fun way to break away from the bleak winter days. Pink is my favorite color. Pink can have a calming effect and can help ease symptoms of depression and anxiety. Sometimes, a bright pink can be a little challenging to pair or even a little intimidating. I’m not one to shy away from brights, especially pink. Let the vibrant color speak for itself by combining it with a shade that’s toned down. By pairing with a neutral shade, it’s much more wearable.

Can we take a minute and talk about Hunter boots? The rain boot, the ever popular Wellington’s that even the royals and everyone else under the sun that’s been sporting them. I’m in love with mine and even with the endless colors and styles, I still gravitated towards the bright pink pair. No regrets in getting a bold hue at all, I’ve worn these on repeat at least a dozen times now. Living in Seattle, rain boots are a must have. Yes, it’s true, it’s always raining in Seattle. It rains over 150 days out of the year and you can bet I’ll be wearing them a lot! Do you own a pair of hunter rain boots? Which color is your favorite?

***What I Wore***

  • Sweater Dress by Revolve
  • Bright Pink Original Tall Gloss Rain Boots by Hunter Boots

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In a world full of pants, be a dress~ Jules 

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A floral affair

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Whats better than actually receiving flowers? For me personally, I prefer my flowers on a dress. Floral prints never wilt, wither or die.  They look alive and fresh all the time. I think flowers are a true representation of romance, love or starting a new. With Valentines Day right around the corner, this is a great time to include some flowers on a dress in your closet. Or anytime, really.

 

Floral dresses make me feel graceful, flirty and forever a romantic dreamer. It’s great for dates. Dinner? Eiffel Tower? Picnic? A moonlight stroll? Check, check and check… floral dresses for the win!

 

For today’s look, I’m wearing a black pink floral dress with billowy ruffle sleeves. I’m really loving the black lace detail, subtle  Victorian, but a gorgeous standout.  Hope you add a little sparkle and floral to your day!

 

***What I Wore***

  • Floral Dress by Nine West (Macys)

In a world full of pants, be a dress ~Jules

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Not A Dress Snob

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Something I get asked frequently is “Where do you get all your dresses from?” I’m asked as if I’m about to disclose my favorite shop and I have one main supplier. Friends, I’ll let you in on my secret…..I buy my dresses everywhere and anywhere. I have dresses from Walmart, Target, mall stores, department stores, from friends, boutiques, flea markets, discount stores,online and more. I don’t have a favorite store and have been pleasantly surprised by some of the dresses and skirts I’ve aquired from some of these places. I don’t discriminate and that is how I built my dress wardrobe. I’m not a dress snob, I just love dresses regardless of where I’ve bought them from. There are some dresses that I have had in my collection for years and still wear today because of how timeless and classic they are, even with today’s fast fashion and modern trends.

I tend to shop more traditionally, I prefer brick and mortar stores over online shopping. With so many different styles, lengths and dress options out there, not everything looks like it does on the model, from your monitor. Just as if you were browsing in store, you should definately try on before you buy. Sometimes a dress could look gorgeous on the hanger and left little to be desired after trying it on.

For today’s look, I’m wearing a neutral beige dress with pockets. For the love of pockets, I get so excited about that small detail. To keep warm and keeping it in season with a plaid scarf. The scarf was actually my one and only purchase from Black Friday 2018. I’ve been wearing with a lot this past winter.  Do you have a favorite go to store that doesn’t let you down or do you shop around like I do? Let me know in the comments!

***What I Wore***

  • Beige dress with pockets by Ann Taylor
  • Plaid scarf by Old Navy

 

In a world full of pants be a dress ~ Jules

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Not So Basic LBD

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For the the love of the LBD. The “little black dress.” We all have at least one in our closet that we bring out and it’s just right for most any occasion. Black dresses are a classic and should be a staple piece in our wardrobes. It just goes with a lot and it’s chic in its own way.

I have a bittersweet love for the color black. Some time ago, I attended a beauty school. The school uniform was black… all black. In theory, black is a neutral shade, a blank canvas. Wearing black as a stylist/ artist helps ensure that there are no other colors competing with your client’s coloring or tone. In essence, your client becomes the true focal point, the star of the show.  Wearing black has a way of making you look polished and trendy. Unfortunately, I’ve had my fill of all black and wear the shade sparingly now.

When I do wear black, I like to add some color, texture or prints. These details can really take your LBD up a notch. This is also a good way to play with bolder colors that you wouldn’t typically wear. If you have a bright scarf or jacket that you rarely wear becauae it’s hard to pull off, throw it on top of a black dress. It’s a new look and not your basic LBD anymore.

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***What I Wore***

  • Black zipper dress by Andrew Marc (Nordstrom)
  • Pink Faux Fur bear by Betsey Johnson (Macy’s)

In a world full of pants, be a dress! Thanks for stopping by…..

Jules

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Bows With Fringe Benefits

There’s that accessory rule/ guideline, which states, that before you leave the house, remove one piece of jewelry. I’ve never abided to that rule, the more the better, is what I live by. I’m an over-accessorizer. In keeping true to my 2019 word of the year, I choose to “sparkle” inside and out!

I think it’s darling when a dress or skirt come embellished with details, It’s like another accessory I’ll gladly stack to my overly accessorized self. Whether it’s bows, fringe, tassels or ruffles, it’s the details that really bring your outfit to life.

For my outfit of the day, I paired a cream bow tie blouse with a checkered fringed dress. I love bows, either in my hair or on my dresses, it’s a graceful and feminine look.

***What I Wore***

  • Sheath Dress by Laundry by Shelly Segal
  • Bow tie blouse by H&M

In a world full of pants, be a dress~ Jules

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Locked In Love

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My vacation days are coming to an end and I knew there were some places I had to stop by before I leave. I grabbed a lock and headed to the Love Locket Scuplture. This would be a symbolic gesture to…. myself. The last few years have been an incredible journey of ups and downs, overcoming challenges and truly learning to love myself. I’m not attached to anyone, free as bird, and I have been enjoying this time to really understand myself.

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We are with “ourselves” more than anyone else, yet we are our own toughest critics. We put others first and lose track of our own wants and needs. There was a long period of trying to re-discover who I was and I’m still in the discovery phase. Maybe I will always be searching and looking for who Jules is…. but in the meantime, I’m going to love myself every step of the way.

I placed the lock, snapped it in place and left my mark in a heart. Something so simple, but now I am officially locked in, a reminder to love the woman I was before, now and the future.

I wore a colorful print dress by Lularoe. I am in no way affiliated with the company nor am I a “representative” for sales. I just love dresses and when one catches my eye, I’ll wear it! Hope you enjoy the look and hope you enjoy the rest of your week!

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***What I Wore****           

  • Amelia Dress by Lularoe

     •  Black fuzzy jacket by Zaful

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In a world full of pants, be a dress! Xoxo

Jules

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Fabulous Faux Fur

 

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Jackets and coats are meant to keep us warm in the winter and they can take your dresses up a notch. Unless you live some where always warm or tropical, it’s inevitable. You just can’t walk around in dresses all day in the winter without a coat. This has been my favorite season for coats and jackets. I’ve been fawning over the faux furs, sherpas and teddy bear coats. I love this blush faux fur coat and have worn this on repeat several times! I’m still on the look out for the perfect teddy bear jacket/ coat and it is on the top of my wishlist.

For traveling purposes, I find that dresses are simple to pack and you can add so much more in your carry on/ suitcase rather than multiple pants/ shirts. I roll my dresses rather than fold them and I haven’t had any issues with wrinkling. Dresses are a dream for packing and traveling!

I’ve been in Las Vegas quite a few times but never to “The Sign”.  This was high on my things to see and do list and seized the moment  to play the cheesy tourist! I wore a marbled grey dress with pleats and my new favorite faux fur. Hope you liked the look!

***What I Wore***

  • Blush pink faux fur coat by Love Letters
  • Grey Marbled pleated Dress by Dilliards (no longer available, purchased many moons ago….)

In a world full of pants, be a dress!

 

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Sparkle

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Happy New Years!! I’m bursting with energy today and feel incredibly optimistic for 2019. This is going to be one of my best years yet, I can feel it. Hope your goals, resolutions and dreams be in your favor this year.

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I’ve picked my word of the year. I’ve decided to Sparkle. I want to sparkle, shine and dazzle and let the person I’m meant to be come out. Today and for 2019, as I strive to be the best possible version of myself and all aspects of my life, Im going to sparkle every step of the way.

New Years Eve was so much fun and I wanted my dress to reflect that. I’ve been obsessed with bell bottom sleeves lately and I’ve been wearing them in my past couple of posts. Bell bottom sleeves can really add aome flair to an otherwise plain colored shirt. I’m always thrilled when I’m able to find this style. In Vegas, it’s still gets cold, so I’m glad I packed my blush pink, faux fur coat. I felt so glam, and if this is what J. Lo or Khloé Kardashian feel like, then I’m all in! Hope you liked the look and here’s to an amazing 2019!

 

***What I Wore***

  • Silver/ Black Dress by Who What Wear (Target)
  • Blush Faux Fur Coat by Love Tree

 

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Holiday Red

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Happy New Years Eve! Waking up to the bright sunshine and palm trees was a beautiful start for my last day of 2018.

I love a black and red combo. There’s something about the two together that really makes your outfit sassy and bold. I get a little hesitant when I throw white into the mix because it’s easy to venture into the Minnie Mouse territory. With this black and white dress, I took it up a notch and accessorized with a touch of red.

This was my look of the day and hope you liked it. Please tell me I’m not the only one with a macaron obsession. The colors and flavor selections get me everytime! Happy New Years Eve! Best Wishes!

***What I Wore***

  • Dress by White House Black Market
  • Red Bow Belt by Lulu’s

”In a world full of pants, be a dress!”

 

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Vegas Bound

9AD9661A-786F-4A08-9046-2882B7539749.jpeg“I’m leaving, on a jet plane….” I couldn’t be more excited to celebrate New Years in Las Vegas! It was a quick flight from Seattle, so why not make the walk to departures in a little animal print?

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I can’t wait to share my Vegas adventures with you but in the meantime, this is my quick look of the day. I’m never shy from cheetah/ leopard prints and my collection of these prints have a dedicated section in my closet.

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***What I Wore***                                                             * Cheetah Zip Up Smock Dress by Target*         * Black Bell Bottom Pearl Sleeves Shirt by Macy’s ** 

Hope you enjoyed the look! Thanks for stopping by!

“In a world full of pants, be a dress!”

 

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Plaid, Pearls and Resolutions

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Christmas has come and gone so quickly and the New Year will be here in just a matter of days. Most people have New Years Resolutions in hopes for their best year yet. I haven’t made any resolutions and I haven’t done so for the past few years. Instead, I come up with a word and live accordingly to that word for the year.

 

I take time to pick my word of the year and it’s related to what is going on in my life at the time. Here are my words I’ve used in the past and I can truly say that I did my absolute best to live by them.

  • 2016- Fabulous
  • 2017-Strength
  • 2018- Live

I am days away from New Years and I still haven’t picked my word yet. I’m torn between 2….. Sparkle or Focus. Will I sparkle or be more focused in 2019? What word would you pick to live by for the next year?

 

***What I Wore***                                                       *Grey Knit with Pearl Bell Bottom Sleeves Shirt by Macy’s                                                         * Plaid Skirt by Jcrew                                                   *Pearl Hair Bow by Macy’s 

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My Favorite Plaid

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As a dress enthusiast, it’s a moment of joy when you find your favorite plaid print in a dress. Of course, you can find plaid in an array of choices, shirts, jackets, scarves but not often in a dress/ or skirt form.

This was a meant to be moment in Target and I had my fingers crossed as I headed to the dressing room. It was a great fit and I couldn’t be happier with the traditional green/ blue, blackwatch tartan print. I also appreciated the modern and feminine touches of this dress, the sleeves were sheer and the belted bow was lovely.

 

I loved this dress so much that I also took family photos in them. Keep an eye out, I will be including those in a future post.

Hope you enjoyed the look and take a chance wearing plaid beyond the flannels and scarves. Happy holidays and thanks for stopping by!

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***What I Wore***                                                            * Green/ Blue Plaid Dress by A New Day (Target)

“In a world full of pants, be a dress”

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Ruffles and Bows

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Does anyone remember when there was a pay phone around every corner? There was a time when some of us carried around quarters or phone cards. It was really neat to come across a functioning pay phone and it even came with the yellow pages! Did I make a phone call? No…. I have a cell phone for that now. How far we’ve all come to have a device that fits in our hand!

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It’s the first week of December! Is it just me, or did the weather start getting colder? Here’s a bold yet wearable look as the temperatures keep dropping. This is quite a busy dress, there’s a lot going on here. I really like the maroon/ wine shade, it’s a nice hue for the fall/ winter seasons. I love bows, ties and ruffles and this floral, high waisted dress had it all. There really is quite a lot going on, but it is wearable. I felt so feminine and loved the movement from the ruffles. Ruffles and bows aren’t just for little girls. Just like unicorns, they’re for everyone!

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Hope you enjoyed the look. Would love to hear some thoughts on looks that you love! Thank you for stopping by…..

***What I Wore***                                                          * Floral Maroon Dress by SheIn 

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~In a world full of pants, be a dress~

Jules

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Faux Pearls Faux Suede

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I can’t get enough of skirts and OTK (over the knee boots). I’ve been wearing them untill the weather dictates it’s time for tights/stockings/ leggings. Fortunately,  I live in Seattle and while it’s definately been rainy, it hasn’t been freezing cold yet.

 

My Wednesday “hump day”, Outfit of the day is a faux pearl cream sweater and a faux suede camel skirt. Honestly. I feel that both the sweater and the skirt are closet essentials. They’re both so versitile, and you can wear or mix/ match with so much of what you already have. I usually lean towards bold, bright colors and prints but I’m learning that neutrals can make a statement too.

 

 

Hope your middle of the week is going fabulous. Thanks for stopping by!

***What I Wore***                                                     *Faux pearl embellished cream sweater by H&M                                                                                  *Faux suede Camel skirt by Forever21

~In a world full of pants, be a dress~

Jules

 

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Maximize Your Mini

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“Look in the mirror and ask yourself-what do I want to do everyday for the rest of my life? Then go do that.” Gary Vaynerchuk

 

Rise and grind… it’s Monday, grab your morning coffee and start your day. My morning routine typically starts at 530 am with a cup of coffee, and either music or a tv show playing in the background as I’m getting ready.  Feeding your mind is so important, that I decided to change things up a little. I didn’t give up my coffee but I did change the things I listened to. I began listening to Gary V while I was doing my hair/ makeup and Zig Ziegler on my commutes. Instead of a jumpstart on my day, I felt a jumpstart on my life. For myself, I wanted to stay motivated, inspired and enrich my mind. This has been a way for me to maximize my time even when I’m busy with other things.

 

The mini skirt…. it’s brazen, it’s bold, its a sexy look. It’s not just for going out, you can rock the mini day or night. Wearing a mini skirt, can make you feel a little exposed. Adding a cardigan or jacket makes it a cute and wearable look. A body suit underneath keeps everything in place all day without adjusting.

 

Maximize your day and rock that mini! What are your morning rituals and tips to stay motivated? Don’t let that mini skirt hide in your closet…. be bold, maximize it!

***What I Wore***                                                       *Pink bodysuit by Forever 21                                  * White lace bralette by Aerie                             * Black zip up corduroy mini skirt by Forever21                                                                   * Leopard/ Cheetah cardigan by Mossimo(Target)

 

~In a world full of pants, be a dress~

Jules

 

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Sassy in a Smock Dress

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Its Thanksgiving weekend! Christmas trees and lights are twinkling and it’s the official start of Black Friday. The holiday season is here! The countdown begins…. 33 days untill Christmas! I did brave the crowds to scour the deals and only bought a single item. I scored plaid scarf from old navy and I’m excited to incorporate it in a future blog post.

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Today, I’m wearing a belted, button up, corduroy smock dress. I’ve been noticing that smock dresses are popping up everywhere, in a ton of different colors, textures, and plaids. This dress was comfortable and easy to pair with pretty much anything under it. To keep everything in its place, I opted to layer this smock dress with a striped body suit.

Hope you liked the look! What are your thoughts on smock dresses? Have you been rocking them this season?

 

***What I Wore***                                                     *Belted, Button Up Corduroy Smock Dress by Charlotte Russe*                                                     *White with stripes bodysuit by Charlotte Russe*

Thank you for stopping by!

~In a world full of pants, be a dress~

Jules

 

 

 

 

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Thanksgiving Throwback

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Happy Thanksgiving! I hope everyone is enjoying their day!

As many do on Thanksgiving, I started reflecting on what I was thankful for. I’m truly thankful for so much…..friends, family, love, life….I’m grateful for my journey and experiences. It’s taught me well and I’m still learning. Thank you for being a part of it.

Today’s throwback is a reminder to live, love, laugh, not just on Thanksgiving, but everyday.

***What I Wore***                                                        *Pink Polka Dot Jumpsuit (The Santee Alley, Los Angeles)

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~In a world full of pants, be a dress~

Jules

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Bodysuit Bliss

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Hello and hope your start of the week is going great! As the weather has been getting cooler, I’ve been reaching for my skirts more often. I tend to wear skirts more in the fall/ winter seasons because it’s easier to layer.

Finding a gorgeous skirt to wear is the easy part. Pairing the skirt with a shirt can get a little tricky. Different shirts can be too bulky, doesn’t stay tucked in, bunches up or just doesn’t look right with that perfect skirt. I’m guilty of getting a fabulous skirt and then it ends up sitting in the closet because unworn and unloved because I didn’t have a shirt that looked cohesive. Enter the world of bodysuits…

Bodysuits are my version of the essential T shirt. I consider them staples in my wardrobe. They come in a plethora of colors to mix / match and coordinate a lot of of what’s already in your closet. Bodysuits are form fitting and I love how they stay in place, without tugging or the awkward adjusting throughout the day.

Pink is my favorite color and I adore all versions of it. A bold fuchsia gives a pop of flair, in time for the holiday festivities. I love a good pleated skirt and I really enjoyed the movement with ever step!

Hope you liked the look! Thank you for stopping by!

*** What I Wore:                                                              * Black bodysuit by Commando (Nordstrom)                                                                    * Fucshia Pleated Skirt by A new day (Target)

~In a world of pants, be a dress~

Jules

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A Stroll In Stripes

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Hello and happy Saturday! The fall leaves are slowly disappearing and I was thrilled to have found some. I thought I would make the most of my weekend and enjoy the sunny day.

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For my day out, I wore a striped, midi length body con dress. I liked how the dress had stretch yet managed to stay put. Stripes are generally a simply pattern.The simplicity of stripes makes it such a versatile print. Paired or alone, it’s a easy and cute look.

Ive been obsessing over olive/ moss/ mossy green these days. My favorite part is how versatile this shade is. I wanted to see how it would look with a simple striped dress for a neutral fall look. I added an olive/ moss green utility vest on top. For this cool and crisp days, this is also a way to layer an olive field jacket.

Hope you liked the look and let me hear thoughts!

*** What I Wore ***                                                                ** Striped Dress by Forever 21 **                               ** Olive Utility Vest by Mossimo (Target)**            ** Olive Jacket by American Eagle Outfitters

I appreciate you for stopping by!

~In a world of pants, be a dress~

 Jules

 

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Cozy Up to Fall

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  Hello and welcome! I love the fall. The cool, crisp air and changing leaves are almost at its end.  Fall colors are warm and rich earth tones. Think orange, yellow, deep reds/ maroons, browns and neutral green.

  The fall season is great for bringing out your jackets and sweaters. Yes, it’s sweater weather! Cozy, fuzzy knits are perfect for those bristling days.

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  Today I paired a fuzzy mustard yellow sweater and plaid/ houndstooth skirt.  The OTK (over the knee/ thigh high boots) pairs well with shorter length skirts.

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  Hope you liked the look! Thanks for stopping by.

 

*** What I Wore ***                                        * Sweater by Forever21 *                                * Skirt by Forever21 *

~ In a world of pants, be a dress ~

Jules

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Wild About Cheetah

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Hello and thanks for stopping by! If there is one thing I get excited about, it’s a good cheetah/ leopard print. Animal prints can be intimidating, because it’s bold and can go from being classy to tacky rather fast. It’s a flashier print that demands attention.

Leopard/ cheetah prints can be alluring. It’s that step away from the LBD or red dress, it’s a little naughty and unexpected.

A good start into venturing into cheetah/ leopard prints, are statement pieces. Whether it’s a shirt, jacket, pants or skirt, build your outfit around that. Tone down your other pieces and let the cheetah be the standout. Cheetah prints are so wearable, just have fun with it!

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Unleash your inner animal! Have you been loving leopard cheetah this fall? Let me know!

**** What I Wore****                                           **Denim shirt by Maurices**                             **Animal Print Tulle Skirt by A New Day (Target)**

~In a world full of pants, be a dress~

Jules

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Flannels and Fall

Hello everyone and happy fall! I took a short hiatus and now I’m back and exited to share some fun fall looks with you!

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Let’s talk about plaid flannel shirts. Growing up in the 90’s, flannel shirts were enormously popular. Fast forward to 2018 and I appreciate the modern take on this throwback piece. There is a wider variety of color and styles now,  than what was available then.

 

Moving on to body con dresses. Typically,  body con dresses are form fitting and “clings” to the body. It can be a sexy look, just by highlighting the silhouette of your frame. Due to the enhanced silhouette, sometimes I can feel a little vulnerable. It’s amazing how a dress can showcase your figure without actually showing any skin.

 

For a crisp fall day at the pumpkin patch, I wanted to keep it light and casual. A flannel is a fun  for throwing on top or tied around the waist. It’s a playful and an alternate way to incorporate your flannels with a dress.

 

Hope you liked the look! What are your thoughts on pairing a flannel with a dress? Do you prefer the pink or the blue flannel? Let me know! Thank you so much for reading! XOXO

 

 

In a world of pants, be a dress!

– Jules

 

***What I wore:

*Grey Dress by Love Culture                                   *Pink/blue flannel by No Boundaries

 

Beach Days and Romper Fun

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Greetings from Cocoa Beach! I haven’t been to the beach in over 10 years. After I moved to the Washington. I said goodbye to warm saltwater bliss. Lakes and rivers are beautiful but it just doesn’t compare to when the sun, sand and sky meet. My inner child came out full force as I ran to the shore and jumped into the waves! I’ve missed this so much. The beach is truly one of my most favorite places to be. I felt so alive and was fully immersed in the moment.

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I tried the gator! Alright, I had one, just to say that I officially tried it. I can’t say that I was a fan, but it was fun to try.

Today I am wearing yet another “alternative dress.” I can’t get enough and it was perfect for wearing over my swim wear. The cold shoulder added a dash of sexiness and the pink floral kept in breezy and casual. A bonus point because it’s in my favorite color, pink! I also loved the ruffle bottom. I’ve been obsessed with rompers and jumpsuits this summer. Everyone is excited for fall, pumpkins and cappuccino but I’m not ready for summer to be over!

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Thanks for taking the time to read my post! Hope you’re enjoying the last remaining days of summer!

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”In a world full of pants, be a dress!” (Jules L.)

What I Wore:                                                                   Pink floral romper by No Boundaries (Walmart)

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Princess Vibes

 

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I can’t believe it’s already August. I literally blinked and July was over. Fall is right around the corner. I’ll be wearing my summer dresses until the cooler weather forces me not to.

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I spent some time walking around and exploring the shops at Disney Springs. Disney Springs was lively and full of excitement in the air. I passed by a crown/ tiara shop and couldn’t resist the opportunity to try on a tiara. My princess dreams were coming true! This was my moment! A Kate Middleton inspired crown? Yes, please! I could wear this everyday.

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Im still obsessed with rompers and jumpsuits. I had so much fun wearing this romper, an “alternative dress”. I loved the floral print, so summery. Although there were no pockets, the cold shoulder ties added some flair and subtle sexiness.

Hope you are enjoying the last bits of summer. Get those summer dresses out and enjoy them while you can.

What I Wore:                                                                  Floral, cold shoulder romper by Papaya                   Kate Middleton inspired tiara

Thanks so much for stopping by!                           “In a world full of pants, be a dress!” (Jules L.)

Fairytale Dreams

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I went to Disney World and all of my fairy tale dreams came true! The Magic Kingdom was truly a magical experience! I was hoping to see my fellow princess friends, Cindy, Snow and  Belle but they were nowhere to be found. This was my first time ever at Disney and I was excited and grateful for the opportunity. These are truly the best moments in life and I’ll forever carry these memories.

I’m wearing my favorite color…. pink! I get so happy when I see that a dress is available in pink. Many dresses I’ve come across in stores are the typical black, navy and sometimes red. These are “safe” shades and I’m thrilled when there’s a pink option.

 

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What I wore:                                                               Pink and white striped midi body con dress by Papaya.

Thanks for stopping by!                                           “In a world full of pants, be a dress!” (Jules L.)

 

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Mercy Me

 

It’s National Mutt Day! Throw back today, as I show tribute to my favorite mutt, Miss Mercy. I lost my best friend, fur-ever puppy and adventure companion this past February. Mercy was 6 months old when I got her and I was blessed to have had 15 years with her. I miss her everyday and wish I could have had at least 15 more. Isn’t it amazing how a beloved pet can bring such joy in our hearts and lives? Nothing can quite prepare you for the loss. Thank you for helping raise my boys and being our protector.

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Rip sweet Mercy, you were so loved!

Throw back to short hair don’t care! My youngest son actually made me promise that I would never get bangs again.

 

Show your Mutts some love! Take her for a walk today… in a dress!                                               “In a world full of pants, be a dress!” (Jules L.)

What I wore:                                                               (Top Photo) Black and white polka dot dress with side bow by Moda International.                     (Bottom Photo) Black and White print dress by Xhilaration for Target. Gladiator sandals by Wet Seal.

Photos by:                                                                              Jordan Wessels IG@Jordanwrestles