A Little Peplum In Your Step

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I’ve had the craziest, busiest, most exciting week so far. Twelve hour days, adorable ballerinas, and sore muscles, but I wouldn’t ask for anything better. Another exciting thing is this adorable outfit. The peplum tee trend has been in full force for me lately. It’s cool, comfortable, and flattering. I found this one on sale at TJMaxx for less than $10 – so I bought 3 colors; this red, a blue, and a black one…*whoops*. I’ll share several similar items from this outfit below. I’m so grateful that you stopped buy and took the time to read my post!

Top: TJMaxx (similar here, here, here, and here) | Jeans: Gap | Shoes: Lucky Brand | Necklace: Amazon (similar here) | Sunnies: Rue 21 (similar here) | Watch: Kate Spade (similar here) | Chain Bracelet: JCrew | Rope Bracelet: similar here | Ring: TJMaxx (similar here) | Earrings: Belk (similar here)

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Think Pink!

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I’ve spent the week cheering on my mom as she completed her first cycle of chemotherapy. She’s had four treatments and will start a new chemotherapy in two weeks. To say she has been a trooper is an understatement. I’m so proud of her! To “celebrate” the completion of part of this journey, I’m sharing this pink number! It’s the perfect casual outfit with flares of patterns and pops of bright color – I feel like that could also describe my personality haha. I love, love, love the top – it’s ridiculously inexpensive and I’m fan-girling over these Guess sunglasses. You can shop this outfit below!

Top: H&M | Jeans: Kensie Jeans | Belt: It’s Fashion Metro (similar here) | Shoes: Ross (similar here) | Necklace: It’s Fashion Metro (similar here) | Clutch: It’s Fashion Metro (similar here) | Sunnies: Guess | Watch: Kate Spade (similar here)

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Back To School: Sage Sweater

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I’m beyond bummed that I’m not returning to school this fall, but I am hopeful that I’ll be attending graduate school soon! I thought it would be fun to share an outfit that is great for going back to school or simply a cute outfit to wear out and about. While it’s an outfit that is more for cooler weather,  planning for fall is always an exciting time. I made a few purchases from Forever 21 and found this sweater at an INCREDIBLE price. I’m serious. You absolutely cannot beat the deal of this sweater. At any boutique this top would be almost triple the price. I love the sage color and cable knit fabric. I’m also in love with the cut out back. I think it’s very business in the front, party in the back! You’ll definitely love this sweater as much as I do.

Jeans: Gap Factory | Sunnies: Rue 21 | Earrings: It’s Fashion Metro | Booties: DibaTrue

(similar or exact items are linked below!)

Tortoise Shell Aviator Sunglasses •

Diba True Java Time (Women’s) •

Super high rise true skinny jeans •

Chunky Drop Hoop Earrings •

Cutout Back Sweater •

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Hand-Me-Down Turned Up

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Nothing beats getting clothes for free, so hand-me-downs are always one of my favorite things. This romper is the product of one of those hand-me-down times! I love the floral details and that it buttons down the front. It’s a skort romper (very 90’s) and is beyond comfortable. It reminds me so much of the rompers made by Show Me Your Mumu – a few similar ones can be found here and here. I paired it with a hat from Forever 21 (similar here) my favorite Lucky Brand Shoes from Belk, and sunnies from It’s Fashion Metro.

“My flesh and my heart my fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.” Psalm 73:26

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Striped Peplum Top and Pink Purse

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I’ve been seeing a ton of Instagram bloggers share a super fun peplum top. Of course I wanted in on the action, but I wasn’t going to spend the money that these Insta-bloggers dropped, so I went thrifty. By thrifty, I mean TJMaxx! I found this dupe for $15.00 and I’m in love. I’ve worn it so many times in the last couple of weeks. It’s such a staple piece and will be a bomb transition item for Fall. You can wear it with anything – jeans, shorts, leggings – it’s so versatile.  I paired it with white jeans, also from TJMaxx, white pumps from Rack Room by XAppeal, a necklace from H&M, earrings from It’s Fashion Metro, watch by Kate Spade, and my purse is by Issac Mizrahi from Rugged Warehouse.

“May I never forget the good things He has done for me.” Psalm 103:2
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Cold Shoulder Look

Image 7-5-17 at 9.03 PM (1)Image 7-5-17 at 9.02 PMImage 7-5-17 at 9.03 PMImage 7-5-17 at 9.03 PMI am actually really in love with this outfit. It’s beyond adorable, affordable, and I think it will transition perfectly into Fall. My top is a cold shoulder number from It’s Fashion Metro. It’s actually a crop top, but I opted to purchase a size Large to make sure it stays at an appropriate length. I purchased it on clearance for around $11.00. My earrings are also from It’s Fashion Metro, and are my favorite earrings for the Summer and were well under $10.00. My jeans are $7.99 from Forever 21 and my wedges are by Guess. I plan on styling this top with a skirt soon, so stay on the lookout and be sure to hit “follow” to receive updates when I post.I hope these outfit posts inspire you and help you find your own style. Happy Wednesday y’all!

“God didn’t design us to be sad. He created us to have joy!”

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Lazy Day – Atheleisure Outfit

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It’s a new week y’all and I’m sharing an outfit like I’ve never shared before! There is an AMAZING trend going around called “Atheleisure”. It’s a modge-podge of athletic and leisure attire. Going to the gym? Atheleisure. Going to the grocery store? Atheleisure. Going for a run? Atheleisure. Taking a nap? Atheleisure. It’s always the answer. As a dance teacher, I basically live in athletic attire, even when I haven’t been “athletic”. This is one of my favorite outfits.

I found these amazing cropped leggings from Target and I die for the white color blocking. This precious graphic “lazy day” shirt is from Rugged Warehouse, but is by Express. It’s longer in the back, so I love it for teaching! My favorite tennis shoes are Nike’s and are literally 5 years old. They don’t have laces and are the most comfortable get-ups ever – I think they are called Free Runs.

What’s one of your favorite fashion trends right now?

“I know now Lord, why You utter no answer. You are Yourself the answer.” C.S. Lewis

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