There is no denying that velvet is one of the biggest trends of 2017 & it’s a trend I can definitely get behind! My love for velvet started back in 1998. I was 8-9 years old & aside from bellbottoms & platform sneakers, my favorite fashion pieces were velvet. There were five velvet pieces I’ll NEVER forget because they were my life; 01. Purple butterfly print velvet mid-length skirt, 02. Pink paisley print velvet mid-length skirt (same brand as the butterfly one, obv), 03. Red top with a leopard print velvet collar that I ALWAYS wore with my 04. Black velvet mini skirt (also worn w black velvet heels, of course. Yes I’m proud of that head to toe velvet look), & 05. Blue velvet tee w a huge black peace sign on it. I would wear some of those pieces today, the others were sooooo gaudy, but I loved them! For today’s blog post I’m sharing my favorite velvet pieces from this decade, more specifically from this season.
Shooting today’s blog outfit was no easy task! I received this Zara fall floral dress a couple of months ago as a gift from my Hubberkins. I loved it right away. He knows floral prints are my life & this dress is the perfect color palette to bring floral print into fall. I couldn’t wait to wear it & share it on my blog. Well…easier said than done!
Certain things will always be synonymous with Fall; leaves, pumpkins, boots, & … plaid! As soon as I feel the slightest temperature drop, often only to like 82 degrees here in Florida, I basically skip from giddiness to my closet to bust out my plaid flannels! I typically err on the side of casual, but these days there are plenty of great dressy plaids to be worn as well. Let’s take a look at some of my favorite plaid pieces right now…
Sometimes we all need a little reminder that we’re wonderful the way we are. We don’t need to try & fit a certain mold. You are you. There’s no one else like you, and you are a very special creature. You are a unicorn. So love yourself for the special person you are. Continue Reading