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How To Wear Floral Print For Fall?

Outfit of the Day #61: Chocolate x Roses
4fatshionforward_ootd61 Hey Girl Hey ! Here is my first OOTD since my return. I’m so excited Florida is finally getting chill enough for my fall wardrobe. This chocolate brown sweater  is one of latest thrift finds. Sweater features a cap sleeve and a cowl neck sweater. I love thrift shopping, it allows you to add a ton of style, fun, and vintage to your wardrobe but on a budget. You can find some rare gems that are no longer in store inventory. Remember one woman’s trash is another woman’s vintage treasure.
2fatshionforward_ootd61 I had a reader recently email me asking how she incorporate her summer floral into the fall and winter season. I told her to conquer the dark floral first since they are easier to match with the seasons color palette. But if your looking for a real challenge grab a floral with pinks, purples, blues and other bold colors. Pick a solid color within the floral print to highlight by wearing a top of the same color. Or you can just go for something neutral like white, black or nude. I wanted to go bolder so I chose this rich chocolate brown.
1fatshionforward_ootd61 This skirt is a Fatshion Forward original designed and made by me. Not sure how many of your know Wal-Mart sells fabric but they do and sometimes when I am just cruising for groceries or picking up from the Pharmacy I check out their inventory. They had this crepe back satin on sale for summer clearance during my last trip. I purchase all the yardage that was left which was only 4.5 yard. I decided to make myself a pretty floral skirt out of it and inspire you fatshionistas not to pack up your summer floral just yet. Satin skirt features roses of various sizes and colors but in a mirrored effect pattern. I absolutely fell head over heads for this fabric the moment I laid eyes on it. Something about the roses and the mirrored pattern made the floral print feel so graphic and modern. 
3fatshionforward_ootd61 5fatshionforward_ootd61Last but not least I accessorize neckline with a bow necklace and flower midi rings from Miss A.com. If you have never heard of Miss A you should check out the site, everything is $1 so extremely budget friendly. I mixed together to Wet N Wild Lipsticks to achieve this cranberry colored lippie. Never be afraid to experiment, Let your creative flag fly. Happy Fatshion Friday loves ūüôā

Sweater: US Sweaters | Skirt: Fatshion Forward (by me) | Boots: Wet Seal |Necklace & Midi Rings:  Miss A | Earrings: Betsey Johnson
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Fall into Fashion: Summer to Fall Look

Outfit of the Day #58: Ross x Pink Club Wear
2fatshionforward_ootd58Happy #FatshionFriday my loves. Today’s outfit of the day is very fall forward, I’m showing you babes how to wear a summer piece for fall. I’m also tackling two trends in one look: Trench coat trend and Rust: color trend. Rust is like a burnt orange shade from¬†Pantone’s fall palette. I came across¬†this dress during my latest shopping venture through Ross Dress for Less.¬†I just had to have it especially since the price was unbeatable. The shift dress was priced at $12.99 and is available in sizes small – 3x.
4fatshionforward_ootd583fatshionforward_ootd58I purchased dress in a size 3x which runs true to size and¬†although it’s a¬†stretch knit¬†I don’t recommend sizing down simply because of the style. The shift dress has a loose fit and it will lose it’s shape if it’s stretches up more then a half a¬†size up. My favorite detail of this dress is the faux laced neckline which flatters your bust. Dress features long sleeves and the hem dances right above the knee making it a great staple pieces for the season.1fatshionforward_ootd586fatshionforward_ootd58I layered a¬†black trench vest by Pinkclubwear over the dress, for a autumn chic approach. I bought this trench during PinkClubWear’s summer clearance sale. When I saw this sleeveless trench I thought it would be the perfect transitional piece. The vest embodies minimalist style and was an easy piece to layer.¬†Because it’s sleeveless it layers well with the thicker fabrics of the season and fits comfortably over long sleeves, cardigans, sweaters and over outerwear. Trench vest featured waist tie belt, pockets and and buttons along center front as closure. Vest runs one size smaller (3x = 2x) so if they don’t have your size you can just tie it closed or wear it open like I did.
5fatshionforward_ootd58I accessorized my look with a chunky statement necklace with matching earrings, midi ring, and a cognac faux leather satchel. I completed the look with cognac faux leather booties by Charlotte Russe. Slip on booties featured braided band detail with buckle at ankle and slouched shaft. I mixed two lipstick colors to achieve the¬†lip color I’m wearing.
7fatshionforward_ootd58Dress: Ross Dress For Less| Vest: PinkClubWear (Sold Out) | Shoes: Charlotte Russe | Earrings: Thrifted |Lipstick:
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Hot Cocoa x Marshmallows

Outfit of the Day #24: Hot Cocoa x Marshmallows

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It’s Tuesday¬†dolls!!!! One day closer to Fatshion Friday. Today I’m wearing a color combination I like to call hot cocoa with marshmallows. This¬†brown and white tweed crop jacket features¬†a peter pan collar and 3 large button down center front as closure. Snagged this piece during¬†a thrift shopping trip it’s by a brand called COURTENAY. Jacket features 3/4 sleeves and satin lining. I started with this 26W tweed jacket and continued to build on the look.¬†Remember when shopping to always purchase outerwear one size up so that you can comfortably layer your look. Jacket ran a full size smaller than label stated so I went two sizes up.

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I paired jacket with white fit and flare dress size 24W by TIANA B. Dress features round neckline, cotton lining, zipper closure at center back. Detachable braided brown¬†belt came with dress and added definition to the waist.¬†Accessorized by with pearl rings, and 6 layer pearl and gold chain necklace. Found this great linen dress on the clearance rack for $3, shout out to those who don’t wear white after Labor Day.

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Brown faux leather wide calf Riding Boots with exposed bronzed zipper detail. Boots are priced at $39.90 and are available in black and brown sizes¬†6 – 10 ! Boots have a zipper closure, textured sole, and lightly padded footbed. The¬†buckled strap, exposed gold zipper, and stylized stitching adds¬†personality and style to any look.¬†Command the room when you walk-in, in these 20″ riding boots.

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Beauty
Eyes: Elf Cosmetics “Baked Eyeshadow Palette
Blush: Elf¬†Cosmetics “Light Blush Palette
Lipstick: Colour Pop Ultra Matte Lipstick “Limbo
Mascara: Maybelline “Volum’ Express Colossal”
Foundation: Black Opal Stick Foundation
Concealer: “Light Studio Concealer¬†Palette

I reviewed this Ultra Matte Lipstick by Colour Pop Cosmetics yesterday check it out here.

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Dress & Belt: K & G’s¬†| Jacket: ¬†|¬†Shoes: Wet Seal+ | Rings: Miss A

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Waves of Emerald

Outfit of the Day #21:  Waves of Emerald

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Leopard print cardigan by Nine West ‘Woman’. Cardigan features 3 big black button  along center front as closure. Cardigan also has a reversible collar, think knit fibers and a straight hem. Knit fabric can stretch twice it’s size.

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This caged crop top by Society+ is available in sizes 14 – 32 to accommodate a variety of bust sizes. Crop top is made out of a stretchy and breathable, scuba fabric. Also available in colors navy, burgundy and white (I’m wearing the black).

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Emerald green circle skirt by G’wan by Charon provided a pop of color and some sass to my look. The flirty circle skirt fit like a dream. The fabric gave the waist a spanx like security without the discomfort. Skirt is a size 3x and runs true to size. If you haven’t heard of designer Charon Richardson definitely check out her shop.

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Wanted to turn the fierce up to 1000 so I added this Bull Chic Lipstick by Colour Pop Cosmetics. I will be reviewing some other fun lipsticks by Colour Pop so stay tuned for that. Lipstick rubs on smooths and keeps your lips feeling soft and moist. Accessorized with a green leopard print bow necklace by designer Betsey Johnson.

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Top: Society+ | Skirt: G’wan by Charon | Jacket: Nine West| Necklace: Betsey Johnson | Shoes: Wet Seal+ | Lipstick: Colour Pop

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OOTD #20: Houndstooth

Outfit Of The Day #20: Houndstooth

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Black flyaway blazer features flattering princess seams on front and back. Also has a double lapel adding a very stylish take on a knit blazer. Although blazer is a knit it is very thick and great for the season transition. The stretch factor allows great movement to work especially in the upper arm and back area which are common problem areas when shopping for blazers. Blazer by Kate & Mallory designs is a size 2x. 2-copy

Accessories: Black quilted leather satchel Betsey Johnson.  Handbag features patent handles, snap closure and satin lining. Betsey Johnson stud earrings.  Black bangles. Black faux leather booties by Wet Seal.
Beauty Details:
Cheeks and eyes are palettes by E.L.F. Cosmetics.
Lipstick by Estee Lauder.
Maybelline Mascara.
Foundation: Black Opal

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Shoutout to my sister for finding this dress for me during our last shopping trip in New York. You know that annoying moment when everything on the rack is straight sized and you give up looking through it. My sister found this fun little¬†needle in the haystack for me. 3x grey and tan houndstooth dress by Last Exit. Fabric is made up of 95% Polyester & 5% Spandex. Dress features¬†cap sleeves,¬†round neckline and flare hem. I love this blazer’s double lapel and soft hand.¬† 4-copy

Dress: SOLD OUT | Blazer:Kate & Mallory  | Handbag & Earrings: Betsey Johnson | Shoes: Wet Seal+

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