Frumpy To Fabulous

Frumpy To Fabulous

J Crew top
factory.jcrew.com

Old Navy piping bag
oldnavy.gap.com

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Are Flip-Flops A Shoe Option?

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It’s that time of year again when you’re tempted to just throw on those flip-flops and run at the door! Many people ask, is this acceptable footwear or not?? I will blatantly answer this question with this simple answer…FLIP-FLOPS ARE NOT A SHOE OPTION, they are not shoes! They are a flimsy piece of rubber or plastic to serve only for the following purposes;
Going poolside
A trip to the beach
Walking your dog in your yard
Getting the newspaper or mail from the end of your driveway
And with a stretch….a backyard barbecue

Here’s where they are absolutely unacceptable;
Work!
A wedding
Walking in a city
On a walk period!
Shopping
Lunch with the ladies
Dinner out

The obnoxious flippity-flop, clippty-clop sound they make should be a signal to you that they won’t give your body the healthy support it needs, let alone give you a pulled together look!

There is such an array of great foot attire out there to substitute your flops for that will have your feet looking good and feeling good! Here are some alternatives…
Are Flip-Flops A Shoe Option?

xo-Robin


Sergio Rossi red shoes
modaoperandi.com

Leather shoes
piperlime.gap.com

Gentle Souls leather shoes
piperlime.gap.com

Frye flat shoes
lorisshoes.com

Pink shoes
$135 – aspiga.com

DV by Dolce Vita sandals
piperlime.gap.com

Lucky leather shoes
modcloth.com

Sam Edelman flat shoes
piperlime.gap.com

TOMS sandals
toms.com

Moda In Pelle flat shoes
$69 – psyche.co.uk

Sole Society flat shoes
solesociety.com

Ilse Jacobsen Hornbaek cross strap sandals
$60 – question-air.com

Strappy sandals
overstock.com

Express flat shoes
express.com

Wide shoes
maurices.com

Update Your Wardobe For Spring 2014

Keep your self current for the upcoming change of season with a few simple items. Once you have built the foundation of your wardrobe with essentials. Adding what’s current and on trend is not only easy, but also time efficient and affordable! Here is my list of Spring 2014 wardrobe must-haves!!! Add some of these to your closet and I promise they will not only have you looking good, but feeling good!xo Robin

Update Your Wardobe For Spring 2014

Floral dress
$33 – newlook.com

Tory Burch pants
toryburch.com

H M patterned legging
$17 – hm.com

Stuart weitzman shoes
piperlime.gap.com

Gentle Souls pink shoes
lordandtaylor.com

Ted Baker flat shoes
$215 – johnlewis.com

Converse shoes
piperlime.gap.com

Michael kors jewelry
piperlime.gap.com

Dolce Vita Fray
piperlime.gap.com

Update Your Wardobe For Spring 2014

Update Your Wardobe For Spring 2014

Floral dress
$33 – newlook.com

Tory Burch pants
toryburch.com

H M patterned legging
$17 – hm.com

Stuart weitzman shoes
piperlime.gap.com

Gentle Souls pink shoes
lordandtaylor.com

Ted Baker flat shoes
$215 – johnlewis.com

Converse shoes
piperlime.gap.com

Michael kors jewelry
piperlime.gap.com

Dolce Vita Fray
piperlime.gap.com

Update Your Wardobe For Spring 2014

Update Your Wardobe For Spring 2014

Floral dress
$33 – newlook.com

Tory Burch pants
toryburch.com

H M patterned legging
$17 – hm.com

Stuart weitzman shoes
piperlime.gap.com

Gentle Souls pink shoes
lordandtaylor.com

Ted Baker flat shoes
$215 – johnlewis.com

Converse shoes
piperlime.gap.com

Michael kors jewelry
piperlime.gap.com

Dolce Vita Fray
piperlime.gap.com

Update Your Wardobe For Spring 2014

Update Your Wardobe For Spring 2014

Floral dress
$33 – newlook.com

Tory Burch pants
toryburch.com

H M patterned legging
$17 – hm.com

Stuart weitzman shoes
piperlime.gap.com

Gentle Souls pink shoes
lordandtaylor.com

Ted Baker flat shoes
$215 – johnlewis.com

Converse shoes
piperlime.gap.com

Michael kors jewelry
piperlime.gap.com

Dolce Vita Fray
piperlime.gap.com

Floral…Trending This Spring!

Floral...Trending This Spring!

H&M slit dress, $48 / H&M zipper dress, $40 / Bardot peplum top, $95 / Armani Jeans racer back tank, $40 / H&M sleeveless shirt, $21 / Stella McCartney / Marc Jacobs lightweight jacket / Matthew Williamson , $1,265 / Dolce & Gabbana woven shirt, $1,050 / Stella McCartney short mini skirt, $605 / Jean Paul Gaultier string bikini swimwear / Current/Elliott denim shorts, $110 / Floral legging / H&M , $40 / Prada high heel shoes, $625 / Kate Spade wedge heels / J.Crew wedge shoes / Gentle Souls wedge heels / Betsey Johnson / Steve Madden low heel booties / Dr. Martens boots / Chunky heels / Blue shoes / Topshop high top sneaker / Ben-Amun ruby bracelet / LOFT flower necklace / Accessorize floral jewelry / American Eagle Outfitters circle scarve / Oversized scarve / Nail treatment / Old Gringo Mini Sora / Indigo Flower Earrings Handmade Earrings Polymer by PiggleAndPop

The Summer Checklist

Summer is about, easy living and easy dressing…here are my top must haves for summer…
* A chino short, you choose the color…most stores like J. Crew make these classics in varying lengths which I love as some of us want to show more and some of us want to show less!
* A simple ribbed tank…my advice, stock up on these.  They are great for layering or wearing alone. Don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone here and choose some neon colors to amp up your summer wardrobe!
* Basic cotton t-shirts…you’ll wear them all year round, I promise!
* A broken in pair of denim…whether you choose a high-end brand like J Brand or a lower end like Levis…there is nothing like a worn out pair of jeans that makes your ass look good…
* A  chambray shirt…a season essential! Wear as a layering piece over tanks and dresses to keep you warm on chilly nights or when the a/c is blowing too hard.
* Shoes in neutral hues to pair with all the color we are seeing this season! I recommend a great comfy gladiator, a fabulous wedge, and this season’s biggest trend…a summer boot! I personally own all 3 of the shoes in this photo and LOVE them all!
* Fabulous sunglasses…I love these Oakley’s they are so flattering and your purchase will support The Young Survival Coalition, an organization very near and dear to my heart!
* A fun, colorful wrap bracelet or a wrist filled of stacked bangles will add a punch of style to your basics..
* A belt is another great accessory that will allow you to add some personality to a simple outfit…
*  Bright hued make-up will look amazing against sun-kissed skin!
Enjoy,
xo Robin
The Summer Checklist

J Crew striped sweater
$85 – jcrew.com

Madewell boyfriend shirt
$68 – madewell.com

J Crew fitted t shirt
$20 – jcrew.com

J Crew cotton tank top
$18 – jcrew.com

J Brand slouch jeans
$218 – bloomingdales.com

J.Crew chino shorts
$35 – jcrew.com

Alberto fermani boots
$475 – nordstrom.com

Gentle Souls flat heels
$185 – piperlime.gap.com

Turquoise beaded jewelry
$25 – etsy.com

Oakley shades
$160 – oakley.com

Forever 21 wide belt
$6.80 – forever21.com

NARS Cosmetics matte lipstick
$24 – sephora.com

NARS Cosmetics nail polish
$18 – nordstrom.com

Kork-Ease Bette
$150 – piperlime.gap.com Continue reading