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October 2016

Fashion

15 Ways to Wear a Black Blazer

If you have a black blazer it’s time to dust it off and rework it to take full advantage of it’s possibilities! I’ve gone over how to wear a pink blazer, a white blazer post is coming soon, and here is how to wear a black one! 1. black blazer + graphic tee Here I bring you edgy chic. Not totally edgy? Not totally chic? Here’s a good in-between. Pair the blazer with a graphic tee, leopard heels, and a pretty necklace. The  ...

Fashion

7 Ways to Style a LBD for Fall

A LBD (little black dress) is the starting ground and epitome of basic chic. You can wear it so many ways and you will always, always be in style. Take it from Karl Lagerfeld who said, “One is never overdressed or underdressed with a little black dress.” I did a recent collaboration with thredUP and out of that I chose a LBD which inspired this post. First, I just have to say that thredUP is pretty awesome! For those that  ...

Lifestyle

Things I’m Crushing On | My Latest Obsessions

I’m writing from a very happy place right now. My feet are propped up on the coffee table with a blazing fire in my fireplace in front of me. I’m sipping on hot apple cider and munching on cookies leftover from a visit from sweet family. Whether 10 people read this or 1,000, I’m feeling pretty blessed to be able to do something I like to do and have the freedom to work where I want and I’m thankful to God for all of  ...

Fashion

Skinny Jeans + Motorcycle Jacket + Heels Outfit

This is now one of my favorite outfits! Now I’m not a “cool” person by any means…but this outfit just makes anyone look cool, ya know? Give it a try for yourself.       I found some decently priced items for you to recreate this look! No affiliate links, just good prices I wanted to share. I haven’t ordered from this company yet, but I’ve been seeing them all over Pinterest and I love the cute styles + the  ...

Fashion

10 No Fail Outfit Formulas

Wouldn’t it be great to have “go to” outfits on days where you just can’t even? Knowing the classic combos to a no fail outfit could be the difference on whether your day starts off frantic and stressed not knowing what to wear or smooth sailing because you already know the combos that look good! Just pick one of the outfit formulas below for a no fail outfit combo! 1. White Button Down + Jeans 2. Denim + Denim 3.  ...

Home Chic Home

DIY Cake Stand for the Kitchen Sink

I’ve had my eye on a pretty stand to put right next to the kitchen sink for a little while now. TJMaxx truly has the best stuff and I was thinking about getting one from there, but decided to make a DIY project out of it instead. because a.) I love DIY projects and b.) it’s really just a plate with a stand. So after a trip to Dollar Tree I spent only $2 on mine instead of $20. I got a white plate and a candle stick. All you have  ...

Fashion, Home Page

How to Make Your Outfit Pop with Accessories

Accessories can make or break an outfit. Sometimes the hard part is knowing when to wear what and what to wear it with. I’m going to show you how I would accessorize a tassel necklace, a metallic cuff, and a sparkly choker. These accessories are not just trends, but also staples from Amrita Singh.  You could just get lost on their website because everything is soo gorgeous. 1.  black shirt + black jeans + black boots + choker So by now  ...

Fashion

DIY Ripped Skinny Jeans

You’ve probably seen this style around, right?   I wasn’t really sure how I felt about it at first, but after seeing it around more and gaining popularity, I knew I wanted to try it out myself. I didn’t want to pay premium price for ripped jeans, so I took an extra pair I already had. They were pretty old and faded so I thought that would be extra perfect for this grungy look. 1. First I tried my jeans on and marked  ...

Lifestyle

Travel Packing List for Paris & Barcelona in the Fall

I can’t believe I’m packing for a trip, and not just any trip, but PARIS and Barcelona! It’s been my life dream for yearsss to go to Paris and it’s actually happening in less than a month! Barcelona is a happy, fun add on I get to experience as well. No doubt I’m going to take a million pictures and post about it so make sure you’re following me on Instagram to get the full experience (@mychicobsession)! 😉  ...