Polka Dot Midi Skirt

One of my favourite Kate Spade quotes is “You can’t have a bad day in polka dots!”  I have made it one of my fashion mantras.. LOL! I am a sucker for anything with a cute polka dot print.  I feel like my closet might be getting a little full of black and white polka spots though… which is why I was so excited when I found this pretty blue and back polka dot skirt!

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I feel like it is going to be one of those great Spring transitional pieces! It was actually snowing when we shot these photos so I wore it with my cozy turtleneck, but it will also be adorable with sandals and Spring tops as well!  I adore its retro vibe 🙂

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Blue Polka Dot Skirt                  Turtleneck                                  Block Heel

Green Polka Dot Skirt                                                     Block Heel

 

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Shannon xx

Spring Finds Under $50!

Denim skirt & straw hat

Straw Boater Hat // Striped Tank // Jean Skirt // Leopard Slides

 

I feel like this has been the longest winter EVER! So naturally I started dreaming about tropical vacations and warmer weather. Which then lead me to looking at Spring clothing.  I thought it would be fun to share some of my favourite finds, all of them under $50! There are so many cute items starting to appear in stores… bring on all the floral print!! 🙂

 

Spring Finds Under $50.00

 

One. Cat Eye Sunglasses // Two. Espadrille Wedge // Three. Corduroy Skirt // Four. Scarf Headband // Five. Midi Kimono // Six. Ruffle Trim Shorts // Seven. Striped Button Front Midi Dress // Eight. Embroidered Dress // Nine. Striped Romper // Ten. Reversible Shopper // Eleven. Lace-Up Swimsuit // Twelve. Wide Leg Chinos // Thirteen. Straw Hat //  Fourteen. Bow Mule // Fifteen. Beaded Hoop Earrings

 

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Shannon xx

My 10 Favourite Designer Dupes on Amazon!

 

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all had a great weekend 🙂  This was such fun post for me to write. If you are someone who loves designer items but not the price tag that comes along with them, then this will be a must read!  I have rounded up my Top 10 favourite Amazon dupes!  Some of them are so good that it’s tricky to spot the difference between the original inspirational item and the Amazon dupe.

1. Manolo Blahnik- Hangisi Satin Pumps $995.00, Hangisi Satin Flats $995.00

DUPESatin Diamonds Heels $49.99, Rhinestone Satin Flats $49.99

2. Chloe- Faye Leather & Suede Bag $1950.00

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DUPE Crossbody Shoulder Purse Chain Link Bag $84.99

 

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3. Gucci- GG Leather Belt $450.00

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DUPERetro Vintage Black Belt $17.99, Gold Buckle Brown Leather $29.98

 

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4.  Gucci- Princetown Leather Slipper $820.00

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DUPEOxford Flat Shoe Loafer $15.99

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5. David Yurman Bracelets $2100.00 + $595.00

 

 

DUPECable Wire Vintage Bracelet $16.99, Cable Wire Antique Bracelet $16.99 

 

6. Chloe- Round Sunglasses $396.00

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DUPEDouble Circle Oversized Round Sunglasses $9.99

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7. Gucci- GG Maramont Matelasse Shoulder Bag $1980.00

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DUPECrossbody Latice Leather Purse $39.99

 

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8. Valentino- Rockstud Cage Sandals $1045.00, Rockstud Leather Sling Sandals $1075.00, Rockstud Cage Leather Flats $995.00

 

DUPESStudded Strappy Block Heels $79.98, Studded Strappy Pumps High Heels T-Strap $52.99Metal Studs Strappy Buckle Pointy Toe Flats $49.99

 

 

9. Saint Laurent- Heart Shaped Sunglasses $420.00

 

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DUPE- Heart Sunglasses Vintage Cat Eye $9.99

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10. Louis Vuitton- Neverfull Handbag $1400.00

 

 

DUPECanvas Neverfull Tote Bag $118.00

 

 

Do you have any Amazon favourites that I’m missing? Let me know in the comments!

 

Thank you for reading!

Shannon xx

Instagram Outfit Roundup

Happy Monday everyone! I wanted to do a recap of my Instagram outfits over the last couple weeks. You can simply click on the picture below and it will give you a direct link to the item.  If something has sold out I have tried to link a comparable article.  I hope you all have a wonderful week 🙂

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Shannon xx

 

New Years Eve Outift Inspiration!

I love New Years Eve! Quite honestly, I love any occasion to get dressed up 🙂  I mean, I suppose I could wear sequins to the office on a Wednesday morning, but I might get some funny looks! That is why choosing outfits for NYE is always so much fun.  Whatever your plans may be… a quiet evening in at home, dinner at a swanky restaurant, or my personal favourite way to spend it is a gathering at a friend’s house for an evening full of laughter and champagne!  I have rounded up a bunch of affordable and fun outfit ideas.  I am like a magnet to sparkle… LOL!

 

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One. Moonlight Drop Earring // Two. Glitter Block Heel // Three. Faux Fur Jacket // Four. Glittery Jumpsuit // Five. Embellished Sweater // Six. Knotted Sequin Skirt // Seven. Ruched Front Dress // Eight. Faux Patent Leather Leggings // Nine. Off the Shoulder Jumpsuit // Ten. Velour dress with Beads // Eleven. Sequin Box Clutch // Twelve. Sequin Jacket // Thirteen. Molten Metal Drop Earrings // Fourteen. Mary Jane Mule

 

Wishing you all the best for a safe and happy New Years!  All the very best for 2019 🙂

Thank you for reading!

Shannon x

Fall Favourites Under $50!

I am loving all of the colours and trends of Fall 2018.  I previously blogged about my love of leopard and all things colour blocked.  Today I have rounded up a bunch of my favourite Fall clothing and accessories all in the under $50 range!

Fall Favourites under $50

 

One. Beaded Drop Earrings // Two. Leopard Sweater // Three. Shoulder Bag // Four. Plaid Shirt // Five. High-Rise Black Jeans // Six. Over the Knee Boots // Seven. Oversized Turtleneck Sweater // Eight. Fluffy Cardigan // Nine. Leopard Scarf // Ten. Denim Girlfriend Jeans // Eleven. Dark Green Sweater // Twelve. Pompom Beret // Thirteen. Felted Wool Hat // Fourteen. Black Bootie // Fifteen. Pink and Yellow Plaid Scarf

 

I own about half of the items on this list and I guess I could call the other half my wish list! LOL

Thank you for reading!

Shannon xx

Trend I am Loving: Color Block!

One of my favourite trends right now (besides leopard!) is colour block everything.  Colour blocking is essentially when you pair two or more contrasting, yet complementary colours together.  This trend has been around for a while, but this year it seems to be in abundance everywhere and available in all sorts of clothing and accessories.

 

There are so many adorable sweaters, dresses, accessories and skirts.  I am trying not to go overboard! I actually recently returned a super cute colour block cardigan that I recently purchased because when I unpacked my winter clothes I realized that I had bought an almost dental one at the end of last season… Ooops 😉 LOL!  I have rounded up a ton of more affordable and adorable colour block pieces if it is a style you are loving as well.

 

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One. Beige/Pink Sweater // Two. Shoulder Bag // Three. V Knit Sweater // Four. Pom Pom Beanie // Five. Tassel Detail Mules // Six. Navy/ Grey/ Black Cardigan // Seven. Bodycon Maxi Dress // Eight. Pleated Midi Skirt // Nine. Leggings // Ten. Tassel Drop Earrings // Eleven. Green/ Brown Sweater // Twelve. Hooded Sweatshirt Dress // Thirteen. Blue/ Grey Cardigan

 

What trends are you loving this Fall? I would love to chat in the comments 🙂

Thank you for reading!

Shannon xx

Instagram Outfits

Good morning everyone! Today I have a HUGE roundup of some of my more popular Fall outfits 🙂  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend.  We took advantage of the gorgeous weather we are getting right now and spent most of our time outside! It has been amazing.  I am seriously loving all of this glorious sunshine before the inevitable rain we will be getting any day now.  Happy shopping and have a wonderful week!

Polka Dot Dress

Polka Dot Midi Dress // Black Block Heels

Cutest Red Plaid Shirt

Red Plaid Shirt // Ripped Jeans

Houndstooth Pencil Skirt

Houndstooth Pencil Skirt

Leopard Tee

Leopard Top // Jeans // Pearl Slide

Green Floral Midi Dress

Floral Midi Dress

Color Block Sweater

Color Block Sweater // Hunter Boots

Striped Ruffle Blouse

Striped Blouse

Plaid Blazer

Plaid Blazer // Leopard Clutch

Pastel Color Block Sweater

Color Block Sweater // Jeans // Ankle Boots

Home Sweet Home Doormat

Doormat // Gold Penny Loafers

Blue Plaid taffeta Dress

Plaid Taffeta Dress // Sock Boots

Grey Leopard Sweater

Leopard Sweater // Pleated Midi Skirt // Sock Boots

Leopard Tie Waist Pants

Black Top // Leopard Pants // Gold Penny Loafers

Jeans and a Henley

Ribbed Henley Top // Slouch Ankle Booties

Pumpkin Sweatshirt

Pumpkin Sweatshirt // Black Jeans // Frye Harness Boots

 

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Shannon xx

The Cutest Leopard Cardigans!

As you may or may not have noticed, leopard is EVERYWHERE this Fall! It makes me giggle when I hear say someone say that they are so excited that animal print is back in style this year.  I guess I never got the memo that it wasn’t always “in”… LOL! I have always loved leopard and consider it to be one of my neutrals! I recently picked up a gorgeous leopard cardigan and am almost embarrassed of how often I have been wearing it!

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Shop: Leopard Cardigan // Flower earrings

 

I have rounded up a bunch of other affordable leopard cardigans below if you are thinking this is a staple you need in your closet! Just click the number below to shop the link.

 

Leopard Cardigans

 

ONE. Boyfriend Cardigan // TWO. Long Cardigan // THREE. Long Grey Cardigan // FOUR. Pink Maxi Cardigan // FIVE. Black Cuffed Cardigan // SIX. Crewneck Cardigan // SEVEN. Reversible Snap Cardigan // EIGHT. Brown maxi cardigan // NINE. Buttonless Cardigan

 

Thank you for reading!

Shannon xx

 

Colour Predictions for Fall 2018 Part 5

For the last few weeks I have been writing about the Pantone Institute’s Fashion Colour Trend Report predictions for Fall 2018.  I have covered the first eight colours so far: Red Pear and Valiant PoppyNebulas Blue and Ceylon Yellow, Martini Olive and Russet Orange and Ultra Violet and Crocus Petal.  Today I’ve got the last two forecasted shades: Limelight and Quetzal Green.  This has been such a fun segment for me to write as I always get so excited to see what the colour trends are going to be 🙂

Pantone 2018 Fall Colours

(Image courtesy of the Pantone website)

 

PANTONE 12-0740 Limelight

“Animated and effervescent, a pungent yellow-green becomes the center of attention.”

Description courtesy of the Pantone website.

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One. Off the Shoulder Top // Two. Roll Tab Sleeve Shirt // Three. ‘Somewhere Sunny’ Sweatshirt // Four. Ruffle Tank Top // Five. Tie Cuff Top // Six. Lace Dress // Seven. Skinny Jeans // Eight. Pleated Maxi Dress

 

PANTONE 18-5025 Quetzal Green

“A deep elegant blue-green hue suggestive of rich plumage.”

Description courtesy of the Pantone website.

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One. Open-shoulder Blouse // Two. Mohair Blend Sweater // Three. Tassel Earrings // Four. Checkered Shirt // Five. Off-the-shoulder Blouse // Six. Handbag //Seven. Satin Camisole // Eight. Long-sleeved Blouse

 

Thank you for reading!

Shannon xx