Emerald – Pantone Color of the Year 2013


As you all may probably  know by now, Pantone announced that the color of the year for 2013 is Emerald.  Here are some of my current favorite’s in the gorgeous green color.


1. Legacy Leather Large Duffle in Emerald $398 via coach.com.


2. Jersey Tank Maxi Dress in Imperial Jade available in regular. tall and petite sizes (currently on sale)$25 via oldnavy.com.


3. Printed Flare Dress in Green Dots available in regular, tall and petite sizes $59.95 via gap.com.


4. The Rockstar Super Skinny Jean in Gestalt Green available in regular, tall and petite sizes (currently on sale) $24.97 via oldnavy.com.


5. Silk Buttoned Tank in Emerald Dream available in regular, tall and petite sizes $69.50 via bananarepublic.com.


6. Christian Siriano for Payless Camile Bow Flat in Dark Green $26.99  via payless.com.

How will you be incorporating this beautiful color into your wardrobe in the new year?

Happy Shopping!



Spring 2013 Ready to Wear : Alice + Olivia

I know you all are probably thinking, “What Tanasha, it’s not even Fall yet and you’re already talking about Spring!”  Why yes I am..lol As you all probably know or some may not know, but New York Fashion Week came to a close last week. As I was doing my review this morning of some of the collections , I came to Alice + Olivia and absolutely loved every single look.  I was so excited about the collection that I couldn’t wait to share my favorites with you all, my friends. :)



Aubergine, Eggplant, Burgundy, Bordeaux, Wine, Oh My!

Hello Friends! As we all know Fall is quickly approaching, September 22nd to be exact.  What I love most about fall fashion is the deep rich color palette.  Aubergine, eggplant, burgundy, bordeaux, wine, oh my!  As you can tell I just can’t contain my excitement.  I’ve already picked up a couple of items in this wonderful hue, that I can’t wait to incorporate into my wardrobe for this fall.  Here a few of my top picks.

H & M Fitted Jersey Dress in Aubergine $59.95 via hm.com

Zara Plaited Shopper in Bordeaux $159 via zara.com

Tall Lampshade Dress in Wine $39 via dorothyperkins.com

Tall Sleeveless Peplum Vest in Burgundy $36 via topshop.com

Faux Ostrich Leather Satchel in Eggplant $32.80 via forever21.com

Vince Camuto ‘Dacoma’ Pump in Ruby Suede (up to size 12) $128.95 via nordstrom.com

Tall Modern Skinny Corduroys with Floral Scrolls in Deep Raisin (34″ inseam) $69.50 via loft.com

MAC Satin Lipstick in Media $15 via maccosmetics.com

I’ve already picked up a blouse from Forever 21 and the MAC lipstick from Macy’s. ;)

How have you or will you be incorporating this shade into your Fall Wardrobe?



Fall Trend Craving :: “Cobalt Blue” Suede Shoes

Cobalt blue is still a very hot color for Fall/Winter.  An easy and chic way to incorporate this color into your wardrobe is through your shoes.  Here are a few of my favorites. They are available in larger sizes, at various price points.

Sam Edelman ‘Danielle’ Pump (up to a size 12) via nordstrom.com

BP ‘Sidney’ Oxford (up to a size 12) via nordstrom.com

Vince Camuto ‘Dacoma’ Pump (up to size 12) via nordstrom.com

Joan & David ‘Eila’ Flat (up to size 12) via nordstrom.com

Prada Slingback Bootie via nordstrom.com

Nine West ‘Jeneil’ (up to size 12) via zappos.com

Nine West ‘Runit’ Pump (up to size 12) via endless.com

Barefoot Tess ‘Elizabeth’ Wedge (up to size 14) via endless.com

How do you feel about blue suede shoes?  Do you already have a pair in your closet?  If not, would you consider incorporating a pair into your wardrobe?

Happy Shopping!



Fall Trend Craving :: Leather

One of the top trends for this Fall/Winter 2012 season is Leather.  Here are the five pieces I’m currently craving.

Tinley Road Vegan Leather Peplum Top via piperlime.com

ASOS Pencil Skirt in Leather via asos.com

ASOS Leather Peplum Jacket with Zip Front via asos.com

Jalate Pleather Skinny Pant via alloy.com (up to 37″ inseam)

Deluxe by LTS Premium Leather Jacket via longtallsally.com

Are there any leather pieces currently on your wish list for this Fall/Winter ? If so, please share in the comments I’d love to know. :)

Happy Shopping!



Step into Fall in Style

I wanted to show you some fabulous shoe picks that go up to larger sizes, to help you “Step into Fall in Style.” As you all know Fall is just around the corner and in preparation, I’ve already started my shoe shopping. You know the big sizes are always the first to go, so you can’t wait until the last-minute. Although to be honest, I normally am waiting around for a sale. But with a couple of pair that caught my eye the price was already right and I didn’t want to take any chances of them not having my size, I am in desperate need of some booties in my closet (made me laugh too, no, not that kind of booty)…lol You’ll see what I’m talking about below.

Christian Siriano for Payless Women’s Racquel Side Zip Bootine in black, sizes 5-13, $49.99 at payless.com (I just ordered these!)

Christian Siriano for Payless Women’s Racquel Side Zip Bootine in leopard, sizes 5-13, $49.99 at payless.com (Couldn’t help myself and ordered these as well)

Steve Madden ‘Gretell’ Boot in black also available in brown suede sizes 5-12, $169.95 at nordstrom.com

Vince Camuto ‘Dira’ Bootie in ruby also available in black sizes 4-12, $158.95 at nordstrom.com

Nine West ‘Gottarun’ in taupe suede also available in other colors, sizes 5-12, currently on sale for $107.99 at zappos.com

Nine West ‘Cosy’ in brown suede also available in other colors, sizes 5-12, currently on sale for $97.99 at zappos.com

So have you started shopping for fall already? If so I’d love to hear what you’ve already purchased. :)

Happy shopping!



Ga Ga For Gingham

Gingham is back big time and I love it! I think it can be preppy, country, chic and yes even  demurely sexy, as seen on the siren herself, Elizabeth Taylor.  The print is perfect for this spring and summer so I was ecstatic to see oldnavy.com carrying them in tall sizes.  They had a 30% savings going on at the time that I spotted them, so you know I had to scoop up more than just one color. I believe gingham is a classic print so I’m sure I’ll be pulling these shirts out year after year. Now I just need to figure out different and creative ways to style them.  I have about a week or so until my photographer aka the hubster is back from his trip and I’ll be able to share my “real life” outfit posts again, but in the meantime its kind of fun creating these “virtual” ones.  If anything I’ll have a lookbook to look back on for different styling ideas.  I hope they help give you all lots of ideas as well. I’m on Pinterest, here and you can follow me if you would like. You will be able  find these and other outfits I’ve created for the blog as well as a few others that are not used in the blog at least as of yet, under my <Style> Inspiration Board.

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