Keeping it Chic on Casual Friday

Anyone in the corporate world looks forward to casual Friday, where you get to wear jeans and be a bit more relaxed at work. Sometimes people can take casual Friday to the extreme and not even try to have a style that day, by just throwing on whatever they find on their closet floor. Even though it is casual Friday I believe you should still look stylish and put together just in a less corporate attire. I have found a couple of outfits that fits my idea of casual Friday style and I have made them affordable too!

Royal in Purple

Work Outfit 1

Outfit Breakdown:

1. Forever 21 Boxy Cuffed Sleeve Top @ $15.80

2. Old Navy Women’s The Sweetheart Skinny Jeans @ $29.50

3. DSW G by GUESS Vianaa Platform Pump @ $24.94

4. Body Central Mixed Chain Layered Necklace @ 7.90

Total Cost of Outfit: $78.14

Blazing at the Office

Work Outfit 2

Outfit Breakdown:

1. H&M Top in Slub Jersey @ $9.95

2. Old Navy Women’s Cropped Skinny Boyfriend Jeans @ $34.94

3. Forever 21 Hook-Eye Closure Blazer @ $27.80

4. Charlotte Russe Basic Reversible Pant Belt @ 9.99

5. DSW Diba Dianna Patent Pump @ 39.95

6. Sam Moon Fashion Tote Bag @ 29.99

Total Cost of Outfit: $152.62

Don’t forget the main reason to look chic on casual Friday, Happy Hour! Since you already look fierce you can go straight after work to enjoy  extra time with friends!

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Fabulously Cozy in Fall

Boots and scarves and sweaters oh my! The season is here where you can be stylish and comfortable at the same time and it is considered fashion. On any cool day a girl, in my book, needs a good pair of jeans or leggings, a cozy sweater and most definitely a scarf to go with every outfit and I mean every outfit. I am a scarf fanatic, if you don’t have one get one! Fall fashion can be a bit tricky towards the beginning of the season with the weather never being able to decide on what temperature to maintain, so layers are key this time of year! I have selected some outfits that keep the cozy fall style in mind at a reasonable cost.

Snug with Animal Print

Fall Outfit 1

Outfit Breakdown:

1. Forever 21 Daring Cutout Sweater @ $19.80

2. American Eagle Hi-Rise Skinny Jean @ $39.95

3. Forever 21 City-Chic Buckle Boots @ $39.80

4. A’GACI All Over Cheetah Print Scarf @ $10.90

5. Sam Moon Circle Face Watch @ $16.99

Total Cost of Outfit: $127.44

Blackout with Fall

Fall Outfit 2

Outfit Breakdown:

1. Forever 21 Must-Have Sheer Tee @ $9.80

2. Wet Seal Reptile Embossed Vegan Leather Legging @ $14.90

3. Charlotte Russe Basic Cuffed Sleeve Blazer @ $32.99

4. Forever 21 Polka Dot Scarf @ $8.80

5. Wet Seal Ankle Bow Heel Boot @ $36.90

6. Sam Moon Boston Tote Bag @ $28.99

Total Cost of Outfit: $132.38

Fall outfits can seem to cost you a bit more and they do because of jeans, boots, and jackets. Just keep in mind those items are staples in any fall wardrobe and you can use them for several outfits making the investment worth it!

Music Festival Fashion

With Austin City Limits Music Festival approaching today I ponder the question what to wear? Any music festival has its challenges as a girl when it comes to outfit selection because you want to be stylish, but not over done. Additionally not to mention comfortable since you will be on your feet outside all day and if you live in Texas as I do the sun can still be very brutal this time of year. If only us girls had it as easy as the guys do, right? Well, I have selected some outfits that might provide some inspiration to make the “what to wear” decision a little easier at an affordable cost.

Pop of Color Festival Outfit

ACL Outfit 1

Outfit Breakdown:

1. Charlotte Russe Crochet Flutter Crop Tank @ $16.99

2. H&M Denim Shorts @ $19.95

3. H&M Belt with Embroidered Band @ $7.95

4. Forever 21 Free Spirited Chevron Cuff @ $4.80 & Forever 21 Raised Stripe Cuff @ $4.80

5. Body Central Thong Sandals @ $9.90

Total Cost of Outfit: $63.39

Fun with Fringe Festival Outfit

ACL Outfit 2

Outfit Breakdown:

1. Charlotte Russe Diamond Graphic Fringe Tee @ $19.99

2. Forever 21 Edgy Chain Bracelet @ $5.80

3. Forever 21 Girly Pearl Cut Off Shots @ $24.80

4. Body Central Combat Boots @ $19.90

Total Cost of Outfit: $70.49

Have a great time at whatever music festival you attend and remember comfort is key, wear flats, and always keep it classy not trashy!