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The Golden Rules

OUTFIT OF THE DAY #81: The Golden Rules
Happy Fatshion Friday loves πŸ™‚ With the Fall season approaching rapidly I wanted to give you babes my golden rules to transitioning your waredrobe from summer to fall.
Rule #1 : Thou Shall Layer: Tanks , Camisoles, and short sleeves shirts can be layered over a long sleeve shirt or turtle neck. Short sleeves can also be layered under cardigans, blazers or sweaters. Add leggings or tights under short skirts and dresses.
Rule #2: Thou Shall Play Up Colors : Play up the darker shades in your summer prints like I did with this look. 
Rule #3: Thou Shall DIY: Get creative ! Dye your light spring and summer colored clothes a darker tint. Whites to Nude. Yellow to Mustard. Pink to Red. Purple to Eggplant.
Show me how you transition your fall waredrobe using #FatshionForward


 Dress: Rainbow | Skirt: Fatshion Forward (by me) | Shoes: Charlotte Russe | Lipstick: Kat Von D

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My looks for the TCF Style Expo

OOTD #78: On Day 1 of the TCF Style Expo I wore a leopard print button up shirt with cold shoulder cut outs paired with a burnt orange circle skirt for the day event. I accessorized look with Betseyville by Betsey Johnson black bow sandals and glitter leopard purse shaped like lips. 

 

Hello Georgia ? Happy #FatshionFriday I’m omw to the #tcfstyleexpo. Hope to see you there

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OOTD #79: Look #2

 

I purchased this dress at the expo from LYfeStylzPlus’s boothe. The gold lace design initially caught me eye by the long train and the stretch scuba fabric sold me on it. Dress featured long sleeves, body con skirt with an floor length train attached the back, it also had flyaways peplum style right at the waist. The short length flattered my legs and the flyaways flattered my hips. I absolutely loved this dress, the long train made me feel like royalty.

OOTD 80: Look #3


I mashed up the matchy matchy trend with the mixed prints trend and here is the outcome. Mixing the same print at different sizes was a first and fun, can’t wait to try it with stripes.

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WHAT I WORE TO THE DINNER

OUTFIT OF THE DAY #77: Something New
My family was in town so we all got together and went to Sushi & Grill Restaurant for dinner.  Since we we’re trying some new food, I was inspired to try a new look. I’ve been dying to wear this new skirt I made, so I based the look around it. I purchased this lavender color fabric in the Spring during a trip to NYC. I fell in love with the fabric’s subtle giraffe print and soft hand.  Last week blogger and designer Mone convinced me to try pastel colored lipstick. I thought this look would be the perfect time to bust out  my NYX lavender lippie I bought at the Make Up Show Orlando earlier this year.Keeping the train rolling with these fashion firsts,  I accessorized my look with a black knit turban, pointed toe flats and Betsey Johnson Camera Kitsch Bag. Kitsch Camera bag was a gift  birthday gift from my mom, it’s been one of my most steady summer accessories. The cross body strap allows hands free carrying which I love when I’m on the go. I can have my hands free to snack, take selfies, or text. I fell in love with the turban it added a cultured yet chic element to the look, this piece will definitely be a repeat offender.  Tank: Ross | Skirt: Fatshion Forward (by me) | Handbag: Betsey Johnson | Shoes: Charlotte Russe | Lipstick: NYX Pin Up Pout Lippie (Wisteria – Neon Lavender)

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S/S Color Trend Report by PANTONE

Hello sunshine πŸ™‚ Today I’m bringing you babes Pantone’s Spring/Summer Color Palette. This palette features the top colors in fashion for the season. Familiarize yourself with these ten shades as they infect the trends of apparel, accessories and footwear. First up, PANTONE #17-4123 Niagara: Comfortable and dependable describes denim but it also describes our first color Niagara. Niagara is a classic denim blue will be seen in shorts, jeans, and vest this summer. Niagara speaks to our desire for ease and relaxation.
Second is PANTONE #13-0755 Primrose Yellow: Enthusiasm, good cheer and sunny days in your forecast with this warm, joyous shade. Primrose Yellow sparkles with heat and vitality. This shade is perfect for skirts and swimwear cover ups. Swimsuits, bodysuits, skirts and tanks this color can be worn so many ways. Following is PANTONE #19-4045 Lapis Blue: Conveying even more energy is Lapis Blue. Strong and confident, this intense blue shade is imbued with an inner radiance. This color is the calm after the storm and looks good in the form linen pants, crisp oxford shirts and kitten heel pumps. One of my favorites from this palette is PANTONE #17-1462 Flame. A red-based orange, Flame, is gregarious and fun loving. Flame will be a popular lip color this season. Flamboyant and vivacious, this wonderfully theatrical shade adds fiery heat to the season. Next is PANTONE #13-1404 Pale Dogwood: Continuing on the path to tranquility, Pale Dogwood is a quiet and peaceful shade of pink that engenders an aura of innocence and purity. The unobtrusive Pale Dogwood is a subtle pink whose soft touch infuses a healthy glow. Trendy as canvas kicks, maxi dresses and sundresses.
Next up is PANTONE #15-0343 Greenery is a tangy yellow-green that speaks to our need to explore, experiment and reinvent our environment. Floral print, graphic palm trees, cactus and pineapples, flourishing foliage, the fertile attributes of Greenery signals one to take a deep breath, oxygenate and reinvigorate. PANTONE #14-4620 Island Paradise is another favorite of mine. Island Paradise is a refreshing shade of aqua blue that lives up to it’s name. This cool blue green shade is a breathe of fresh tropical air.PANTONE #17-2034 Pink Yarrow is a tropical, festive, whimsical and unignorable hue that tempts and tantalizes. Bold, attention grabbing and tempestuous, the lively Pink Yarrow is a captivating and stimulating color that lifts spirits and gets the adrenaline going. This color describes my style and speaks to my soul, plus I can’t resist the color pink. This next one is for my active babes, PANTONE #18-0107 Kale promotes the great outdoors and living a healthy lifestyle. Kale is another foliage-based green that conjures up our desire to connect to nature, similar to the more vivacious Greenery. And, just as we see in nature, this lush and fertile natural green shade provides the perfect complementary background to the more vibrant tones in the palette. Last but not least PANTONE #14-1315 Hazelnut, a natural earthy base shade for the palette. Hazelnut is neutral, classic tone great for career-wear or resort-wear depending on where your summer will take you. Unpretentious and with an inherent warmth, Hazelnut is a transitional color that effortlessly connects the seasons. 

Can’t wait to see how you babes mix and match this color palette for the season.  Remember β€œlife’s too short to wear boring clothes.” – cushnie et ochs”

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Live Your Dream

OUTFIT OF THE DAY #74: Bealls Outlet x Betsey Johnson

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Hey girl hey ! I’ve been browsing the racks for athletic wear simply because of comfort. I can always survive a crazy long day in leggings, a graphic tee and kicks. I’m loving this athleisure look it’s effortless, sporty and I feel unstoppable in it. Isn’t feeling something when you wear your clothes what it’s all about?
I started my outfit with black Performance leggings by Betsey Johnson. Leggings feature cheetah print with pink roses down the side panels and a mesh window on your calf allowing your legs to breathe. These leggings are so purr-fect with their 3/4 length, high waist, and control fit. The best part is they don’t ROLL down!
I paired leggings with a pink tank from Beall’s Outlet that says “Live Your Dream”. Not only will this tank keep me at a comfortable temperature but it’s also a motivational reminder. I completed the look with a pair of black kicks with whimsical patches along the sides. These kicks are a subtle way to try the patch trend.
How cute is that little silver heart printed on the back calf? Guess who is wearing their new Kat Von D lippie. This girl ! Check out my review here if you missed it.My entire look cost me about $45 including tax, athletic wear should be affordable. Focus on health not fitness.
Top: Bealls Outlet | Bottom: Betsey Johnson | Shoes: Bealls Outlet | Lipstick: Kat Von D (Piaf)

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