It’s time to get our bag game together for spring. I’m an advocate for extra large bags and totes, but sometimes I want to be hands free, so a shoulder bag like this Lisette bag from Sole Society is perfect.

Lisette Shoulder Bag by Sole Society

Lisette Shoulder Bag by Sole Society

Description: Flap top shoulder bag in genuine leather with turnlock closure and stud detail. Dual carry option with top handle and removable leather and chain shoulder strap. Dust bag included. Material: Leather

The bag comes in two colorways- grey and red and both will be great for the spring. Pair the red with subtle colors to add a pop of color, or create a color block look. Pair the grey with pastels or a bolder look.

lisette lisette2This leather bag retails for $99. You can’t beat that price for a quality handbag.

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Pictures130I know the holidays are over, but I spotted the cutest little clutch from Lulu Townsend. The Sequined Bow Box Clutch is described as “Elegant and Sweet” and it is a great choice for your next evening out or special occasion.

This bag is available through DSW for $50.

Would you rock this clutch?

Hey my loves! Let’s start the year off right with some of my top picks in fashion, hair, and beauty for the month of January!

Pictures129Many stores are releasing their spring clothes, but we all know that it doesn’t get warm until the end of April/May. March feels like winter to me so I will still be wearing my sweaters and riding boots which is why these are my picks for January. I love the print on the Fair Isle Sweater from Forever 21 and I was sold on these riding boots with the chain detail and mixed textures. You can never go wrong with a satchel bag, and this Rachel Zoe bag is sleek and chic! A statement necklace can glam up any look this can even be paired with the pink cable knit sweater. Lastly, the CoverGirl Blast FlipStick Duo in Flashy is one of my favorite lipsticks. It’s a highly pigmented purple and I use the pink for a little ombre look. It is long lasting and even acts as a lipstain!

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So on September 15, 2013 at 4:21am I magically awoke from my deep sleep and checked twitter to see if they released the Phillip Lim for Target collection online and to my surprise they did. I stumbled out of my bed to get my computer to shop my little heart out. I did not want to deal with the lines and the crowds so I thought online shopping was my best option. I knew which piece I wanted definitely (The Boom Sweatshirt), but I was still conflicted on what else to purchase. Many of the New York bloggers that I follow happened to shop the pre collection during fashion week and started wearing their pieces already, and although they looked great in everything (Shout out to Glam Nikki) I wasn’t sure if the pieces I thought I wanted were for me. Plus I’m trying to be a “smarter shopper.” Many of the pieces that I wanted I knew that I wouldn’t get that many wears out of them because of the distinct patterns. I needed to get the pieces that were the most functional for my wardrobe and the pieces that I absolutely loved, not just liked. I also set a specific budget that I did not want to break.

So I ended up choosing four things. After weeks of waiting for my purchases to arrive they finally came last week! I was so excited. Although online shopping is less of a hassle, the waiting time sucks.

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Later that day I went to Target with my mother and there were tons of pieces left and in my size. They were all over the place but I was able to see if I missed anything online and I didn’t. I got everything that I wanted and needed, with the exception of one handbag. I was looking for a presentation clicker in electronics and saw one of the workers stashing bags behind the register to purchase later. If she had the bag that I wanted you know I would have said something, but she didn’t so I let her slide lol.

I’m just happy that I can finally wear the things that I purchased and carry the oh so fabulous bags! Ok I know I’m about 2 weeks late, but hey it’s better late than never.

I’m always coming up with random new posts series. Today I present to you Wish List Wednesdays where I will feature some items that I would like to add to my wardrobe. I will try to keep the items focused on a specific theme like to day is “For the Office.” I will be going back to work soon and this year I have a new direction for my fall fashion wardrobe. Take a look at the items that made my wish list…oh and everything is under $50. I have to stay within my budget!

Wednesday's Wishlist: For the Office

 

I love tortoise shell glasses. The are so chic! I think this pair would frame my face nicely. You guys already know how I feel about large handbags and this chocolate brown number from Zara is on point. I love the blue Worthington dress from jc penney because of the bow detail. It is super feminine and with a change of shoes would be perfect for a dinner date. You all know I’m a sucker for leopard print so the Gap flats shouldn’t be a surprise. I’m going for a more functional look this year so I need more cute flats. bareMinerals has some great products and this champagne colored lip gloss will compliment just about anyone who wears it.

What do you think about today’s picks?