“Love it or leave it”

So I’ve been wanting a gold waist belt for the longest and now that I’ve finally found it, I find myself debating whether or not it’s worth its price tag. When I spotted it on Shirley of Shirley’s Wardrobe, I just knew I had to have it. She styled it oh so perfectly by cinching the waist of her lovely mustard coat and finishing the look with a leopard print clutch.

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“A bientôt…”

“The reason it hurts so much to separate is because our souls are connected. Maybe they always have been and will be. Maybe we’ve lived a thousand lives before this one and in each of them we’ve found each other. And maybe each time, we’ve been forced apart for the same reasons. That means that this goodbye is both a goodbye for the past ten thousand years and a prelude to what will come.”
― Nicholas Sparks, The Notebook

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“Colorblocking: Fuchsia & Orange”

“Fear stifles our thinking and actions. It creates indecisiveness that results in stagnation. I have known talented people who procrastinate indefinitely rather than risk failure. Lost opportunities cause erosion of confidence, and the downward spiral begins.” – Charles Stanley

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“Mixing stripes & dots”

“The greatness of the man is in his decision to be stronger than his condition” –  Albert Camus

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“Fit and flare”

“May your life be crowded with unexpected joys” -Unknown

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“10 statement necklaces: $50 or less”

Last week, I posted statement earrings under $30 that a fashionista on a budget can use to amp up her wardrobe or add a sophisticated look to her casual outfit. Well, there is definitely more where that came from because I found you guys plenty of statement necklaces for when you want elevate your look without breaking the bank. Enjoy!

1. I find this Zara jewel to be absolutely breathtaking for only $49.90.  The Emerald stones and the pearls form a flawless combination.

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“Casual chic: Chambray dress”

“Go confidently in the directions of your dreams. Live the life you’ve imagined” – Thoreau

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“Leather details & bold accessories”

“I am in competition with no one. I run my own race. I have no desire to be better than anyone in any way, shape or form. I just aim to improve, to be better than I was before. That’s me and I’m free.” – Unknown

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“Currently Craving: 6 Statement earrings under $30”

Statement necklaces and earrings are a must in every fashionista’s jewelry collection. They instantly add a bit of glitz and glamour to any casual outfit.

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When I stumbled upon these gorgeous marbled stone drop earrings from Asos, I instantly fell in love and couldn’t resit sharing with you guys. The fact that they are on sale for only $21 is definitely the icing on the cake.  I am including the link to a few more gorgeous pieces from Asos, all under $30.

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“Pastels & whites”

“Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting.” – Christopher Morley

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Hello everyone,

I have been gone for so long so it’s safe to say that you guys miss me; come on! Admit it. Lol!

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“Denim shorts + Snake Skin Sandals”

“Just because something ends doesn’t mean it never should have been. Remember, you lived, you learned, you loved, you grew, and you moved on.”-Anon

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Hello everyone!

I’ve been so busy planning my Florida trip that blogging has been put on the back seat for a little while. I fly out in two days and I have yet to pack and I’m not even done shopping. Sigh!

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“Neutral OOTD with teal heel less wedges”

“Believe in yourself! Have faith in your abilities! Without a humble but reasonable confidence in your own powers you cannot be successful or happy.” Norman Vincent Peale 

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“Who wears short shorts?”

“Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.” – Brian Tracy

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Hello everyone,

You have seen these yellow shorts already in this post where I wore them as a short suit but I’m loving yellow so much this season, it was time for a wardrobe remix. It’s always fun to see the different ways you can wear one item and mix up your wardrobe without having to shop nonstop. Lately, a lot of my posts have been featuring shorts of many styles and lengths (in white here and in blue here) because they are the perfect things to wear in this scorching weather we are having in NY. The Caribbean girl in me is THRILLED!

If you are one of those people petrified to wear shorts, I say take the risk this summer. They don’t need to be super short or super tight; A comfortable length and breathable fabric are what to focus on when choosing the best pair. Move out of your comfort zone. The above quote is for you!

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“Safari fashion”

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” -Arthur Ashe

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Hey guys,

This is the skirt from Topshop that I ordered to wear for my birthday but it wasn’t delivered until the day after. I love Topshop but their standard delivery is easily 20+ days. Just terrible if you have time constraints! Anyway, when I wore it, I was asked three times if I was African. Lol! I love my African prints but I am very much Haitian. Same motherland though so yeah, I’m kind of African. Continue reading ““Safari fashion””

“Gone with the wind”

“Normal is getting dressed in clothes that you buy for work and driving through traffic in a car that you are still paying for, in order to get to the job you need to pay for the clothes and the car, and the house you leave vacant all day so you can afford to live in it” Ellen Goodman
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