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Shimmer Booties for Fall

I'm getting ready for fall and out came my boots, fall gear, and jackets.   One of the best things about fall is of course the weather, but fashion wise, it is all about boots. You can be comfy and chic and boots looks great with so many looks.  These Hush Puppies Shimmer booties are cute and super comfortable!  Right now Hush Puppies is giving away 100 of these booties.  

Gilt City x Blowout Junkie - GNO

Being a busy working mom, two of my favorite things to do on a night off is #1 spend time with my girlfriends and #2 get pampered.  Last Wednesday night was exactly just that.  I partnered with Gilt City Chicago and Blowout Junkie to pamper my girlfriends! We drank champagne and each of us got a fabulous blowout of our choice. I've been to other blowout hair places and this experience was my favorite.

How to Style A Graphic Tee in 3 Simple Ways


How to style a graphic tee for a glam look, casual look, and a girly look?

How to Style Sequins in 5 Steps

I am definitely a sequin girl and always have been.  As a little girl, I loved sequin dresses, projects with sequins and anything shiny so in designing T&J Designs, we launched our first collection last year with sequin skirts and this fall we've continued this tradition with a slew of fabulous designs with an all over star and this leopard pattern.  

A question I get often is how to wear and style sequins or the statement "I can't wear sequins".  I'm a big believer any one can wear any trend or item. It's all about styling things to your taste and in a wearable way.  My top tips:

The Cutest Ruffle Top & My Struggles Lately

This top is one of my favorites lately and I wish I designed it myself.  It's a great color and affordable.  Two combos that I love and I've been trying not to buy too much and focus on my own fall/holiday line.  I told myself I needed to do a closet cleanse before shopping (this has been sooo hard :).  My closet looks like a junkyard with piles and piles of stuff and with my travels this summer I avoided it like it was my job.  This leads to my struggles lately, which in general I am just struggling in opening up about . . .