It seems warm weather is here to stay loves! And nobody is as excited as I am for some sunshine, nobody!
A few months ago, I indulged in my itch to create something and hand drafted this oversized cascade jacket all by myself! Y’all know I ain’t fake humble so I definitely give myself kudos for how this jacket came out because I am a baby when it comes to sewing, talk even less of drafting. I wanted something easy to throw on for a comfy yet glam look, thus the color and fabric.
I paired my fave Spring jacket with my sporty skinnies, a lace up shirt and this super affordable rose gold heels for a chic look.
And I cannot get enough of my Neverfull GM! I know people say its a huge bag for everyday use but I adore gigantic bags and this one is no different. I just think huge bags go well with my body frame I guess lol. I have been carrying this bag everywhere and I love how I found the perfect bag organizer to give it a bit of a structured look whenever I want. If you want details on my super affordable organizer, shoot me an email!
What I’m Wearing
Jacket: OlaMoreena (DIY)
Shirt: Old (NY&Company)
Shoes: Up to size 13 (here
Spring has finally sprung and I am so excited for warmer weather!
It isn’t any new news that I love the Gabrielle Union’s designs for New York & Company and that I am a faithful customer. Today’s look is from an old collection of hers but this kimono-esque top is one of my favorite purchases from her line.
I paired it with a royal blue asymmetrical skirt also from her line and this look never fails to draw eyes.
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Shoes & Bag: Old
Happy Spring everyone! Here’s to hoping for better weather days ahead because I was ready for Spring about a month ago.
Some of you might not remember or be aware of this but just years back when I first started blogging, the fashion blogsphere was filled with thrifters. That was the big thing back then, thrifting. Now it’s all about name brands and in trend items but back then, finding great pieces at a bargain was considered a skill but unfortunately, that skill has been thrown for new and in items.
I still hone my thrifting skills every now and then and imagine my delight when a company called ThredUp
contacted me to try out their services. ThredUp is the largest online thrift store and consignment store that provides second hand and sometimes brand new pieces of clothing and accessories at a huge deal for the bargain shoppers and deal finders.
I received a $50 credit that I used in purchasing this brand new Eloquii sequin dress and a denim skirt that will be featured soon.
I love this dress so much that I would have bought this dress at full price, but to have gotten it for such a deal, you can’t beat that. The empire waist silhouette makes it such an hassle free, easy glam look and I styled it with my statement gold belt and gold heels for a formal look.
Since this is a consignment/thrift store, you most likely will not be able to purchase this same dress from there but take a look at all their other offerings, as they have a very extensive plus size section.
This look is honestly waaaay overdue since I received this package a few weeks ago but work and weather have been quite an obstacle lately.
Thanks to ThredUp for their patience!
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Belt: Sold out from Eloquii
How I wish this weather would come back, it just seems like this Winter is one of the longest Winters ehver! (according to my niece lol).
The brand I’m working with today I’m sure is pretty much a name most women who are into fashion have heard about. Their clothing has graced the bodies of celebrities and non-celebrities alike, and good news is that, unlike other successful brands, they have drastically expanded their plus section and it is growing daily. Yes, I am talking about FashionNova
If you haven’t heard of this brand, you must not be on social media because they are a fave amongst bloggers and celebrities alike and if you haven’t tried them, what are you waiting for? Please do because this brand has quick, easy and very affordable items and they carry something for everybody regardless of what your style is.
I received this blazer and pencil skirt and there was no doubt in my mind that I wanted to pair them together. I love longline blazers and unfortunately it seems like a specialty item for us plus sized women so all my longline blazers are usually thrifted. So when I saw this one, I knew I had to have it and kept he look very minimal with the crop top and the pencil skirt which fits like a glove by the way. I gave this outfit a pop of color by adding these hot pink heels.
I will definitely be adding some more Fashion Nova items to my closet.
Use code “OLAMOREENA” for a discount on your purchase!
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*Clothing was received from Fashionnova, but all thoughts are my own.
I have come to a realization, I will never grow out of the love I have for florals. I have come to peace with that conclusion and I am okay with it because I love a good floral piece. This floral set will be on heavy rotation this Spring, I just know it!
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I absolutely love a good looking peplum jumpsuit. I mean, what’s not to love? It’s a jumpsuit that enhances what you want and hides what you don’t. Whoever designed the first peplum jumpsuit deserves an award for sure. This is not my first peplum jumpsuit and it sure won’t be my last, see here
for one of my favorites!
I kept this one simple with minimal sandals but added a statement belt for some contrast to the white. I am all ready for a white party this Summer, just waiting for my invite!
Jumpsuit: Local boutique
This coat was not an impromptu purchase for me, not by any chance. I stalked it, overthought it, changed my mind about it, determined that I didn’t need it, but it stayed on my mind for weeks and I lived with the terror that it would get sold out in my size before I made up my mind! All of this nonsense over a piece of clothing? That’s how I knew, that me and this coat were meant to be together.
I have worn this coat many many times but never got around to shooting any pictures with it this Winter but it was one of my to do items before Spring so while I hate the current cold weather and crazy wind, I am glad that I still get a chance to wear my favorite coat before packing it away for the coming season.
I typically keep it really simple anytime I wear this coat, I mean just look at it, it is a statement all on it’s own and it sure does not need any help to stand out.
I actually love wearing it with sneakers for a chic, casual look and it never fails to pull in the compliments.
As with majority of my coats, I ordered it in a size bigger just because I absolutely love an oversized coat! It’s a side effect of all the Korean dramas that I enjoy, oversized coats are a way of life for them and it looks fabulous.
By the way, can we talk about these tassel earrings? Uh…I love them! I picked them up from my local Nordstrom Rack and they only had this pair left so I am currently stalking the internet for a variety of colors, because I have a feeling they will come in handy this Summer.
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