The Evening Suit

For an evening in Los Angeles I wanted to wear something that had the feel of an evening suit. The core pieces are your jacket and trouser, and ideally they would each be a little dressier than your office suit. Think slim lapels, color, or refined textures. I debated about which top to wear until I pulled out this lace and satin camisole with a built-in bra from my dresser. Technically, it’s a piece of lingerie-inspired shapewear, but wears like a supportive cami. I’ve had it for years and it still had tags on it! I wore this outfit to a fall fashion preview hosted by UK brand Simply Be.

plus size suit

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plus size pants and jacket

Pants: Sejour, Jacket: ASOS, Top: Torrid, Heels: Louboutin, Bag: Rachael Ruddick

Want to recreate the look? Check out these handpicked lace and dressy separates – all in plus-size.


Nordstrom Sale

It’s that time of year again! Off-season shopping is in full swing. I had to pick up these two things: the prettiest faux leather and ponte top and this contrast stripe long sleeve tee. Both of these will look so cute with boyfriend jeans. By the way, if you’ve been looking for a great plus-size… 

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plus size skirt outfit

My Thighs Kiss

 Skirt, Crop top, Peplum jacket, Bow Heels, Sunglasses, Bag This outfit was inspired by a scoop of neapolitan ice cream–well, the strawberry and chocolate parts which are my favorite. I snapped up this Rachael Ruddick crossbody bag when it went on sale recently. It came in several leather options but embossed croco is my favorite… 

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My Summer Style

Lace dress, Mexico bag, Ankle wrap flats, Sunglasses, Glass water bottle, Lip balm, Bangles I’m ready for warm days, a fresh face, and a pedicure peeking out from my sandals. Sometimes I have difficulty reconciling my style (feminine, often overdressed) with my lifestyle (toddler-chasing mami). I wanted to feature a look that is beautiful, but… 

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Weddings, Love, and Dresses

When it’s spring and summer, life is beautiful. It’s June, prime wedding season and time for good company, dancing, rose petals, and literally being drunk in love. I have to say, I love weddings. Seeing people make the ultimate commitment to each other is inspiring. Falling in love is brave. Declaring it before all others… 

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