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This weekend we got a taste of spring. The sun was shining and the temperatures were in the high 50s. I was able to shed a layer, but I won’t be fooled in to thinking this great weather is here to stay. I don’t get sick very often and I want to keep it that way.

We won’t be in winter mode for long, so if you have yet to start your shopping for spring, check out what Mango has to offer with this selection of items curated by me. Enjoy!

So I was fooled by the weather the other day. It was sunny and bright and I heard a lot of people outside so I said “It must be nice out.” Well the sun was out for about 26 seconds and then it started to rain. I was already out of the house and was not going back in to change. My shoes were not rain friendly, but I had to meet Melissa of O So Chic for our lunch date at Footprints for this rasta pasta that we have been dying for!

Because I thought it was nice I decided to wear my floral print jeans that I bought from Century 21 last August and a mint green top that I purchased from Forever 21. Take a closer look at What I Wore

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These photos were snapped right before the rain storm came. We had to tie our scarves around our head and run in our heels to the car. It was funny. Oh and the highlight of the day, besides the food, was the guys playing basketball in the park BEGGING if they could be in our photos. One guy said to Melissa “Please can I take a photo with you, you can delete it later” I was in tears!

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What I Wore

Mint Green Sweater- Forever 21

Floral Pants- Karma via Century 21

Pony Hair and Leather Pointy toe Shoes- Joe Fresh for $9!! (The store was closing so I scored!)

Fringe Handbag- Ross in Florida

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I’m getting better at this posing in the cold thing. I wish the spring weather would get here fast so I don’t have too lol.

With Easter Sunday quickly approaching and the spring temperatures finally getting to a high of 50 degrees there is much to look forward to this Sunday. Easter Sunday or as many of the Christian faith  calls it, Resurrection Sunday, is probably the most important day in Christianity besides the actual birth of Christ.

So to celebrate you must of course do it in style. Easter Sunday is also the day that it seems that everyone designates as the “Must Attend Church Day,” and so everyone brings out their Sunday’s Best. So here are a few outfit ideas for this celebration.

All of the outfits feature a specific trend for this season. Either florals, pastes, peplum, polka dot, or a mixed combination.

To purchase any of the items click the image.

Look #1 Floral Print Dress and White Blazer

Easter Sunday Look #1 Florals

Look #2 Pastel Green Peplum Skirt and Black and White Polka Dot Blouse

Easter Sunday Look #2 Peplum and Polka Dots

Look #3- Pastel Pink Pants with Floral Print Heels

Easter Sunday Look #3 Flower Bomb

Which look would you rock?

Stay tuned to see a rendition of one of the looks for Easter Sunday above!

I try not to be too trendy when it comes to my style. I love classic pieces and incorporating a trend or two in my looks. Some trends last for a season or two while others turn in to classics (hello leopard print). So one of the major trends of Spring 2013 is stripes, particularly black and white stripes. I love this trend. I’ve dedicated a few posts to this trend (check them out here and here). So I’ve been on the hunt for a black and white vertical stripe blouse because I refuse to pay $80 for the blouse at Zara.

Anyway, this look was inspired by this trend. I paired my favorite faux leather skater skirt with a mixed stripe long-sleeve shirt I remembered I had in the back of my dresser drawer dedicated to casual tops (my organization is sick). Anywhoooo, here is the look.

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What I Wore

Black and white mixed striped shirt from Old Navy (purchased many seasons ago)

-Black faux leather skater skirt from Asos

-Black pumps from Brash

-Black cross necklace from Charming Charlie in Florida

-Blue Bowler hat (pictured below) from H&M

-Lipstick (OCC Lip Tar in Strutter, which has been discontinued)

Check out more pics below

Can you tell I was freezing while taking this picture? lol

Can you tell I was freezing while taking this picture? lol

I am beginning to see the definition in my legs. Woohoo, check out my HGB Fitness Posts.

I am beginning to see the definition in my legs. Woohoo, check out my HGB Fitness Posts.

My infamous look back pose

My infamous look back pose

Check out the calves :)

Check out the calves 🙂

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The sun decided to come out and play when I took the next set of photos

Marilyn Monroe anyone?

Marilyn Monroe anyone?

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Shout out tony “photographer” Dallas. He’s one of my good friends and asked me to shout out him out. lol He didn’t do too bad with these photos so he may become my official blog photog.

Check out Bloggers Do It Better Style Challenge with Black and White Stripes

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It’s no surprise that I am loving the black and white trend. I am looking for a good fitting black and white striped blouse now. I already own black leggings with white side panels. A black and white crop top may come in handy too.

With this trend you do not have to stick to stripes. You can rock polka dots, houndstooth, or just the mix and match with black and white pieces. Check out some more options under $50.

Fab Under $50 Black and White Trend