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ALL OVER THE GRID

So today I made my first ever television debut. I spoke about my blog and recent feature in People Stylewatch Mag at a local news station (clip here). Of course my first thought when I was asked to come was — what am I going to wear?! I wanted to look sophisticated, sporty, edgy, yet girly at the same time. So I went to my best friend (the internet) and found this amazing skirt at ASOS.

The grid print, also known as “windowpane,” is a classic yet refreshing graphic. You can easily pull this print off for anything; at the officeor easily transition it for a night out.

If you’re a little over stripes and plaid this may be your next obsession.

xo

  • Sheer Midi: ASOS
  • White Crop: ASOS
  • Black Shopper: Zara
  • Black Leather/Metal Pumps: Steve Madden

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NIGHTS LIKE THESE

So I was happy to learn that A’GACI recently launched a plus-size line. The new line has officially unveiled and is available to shop. A’GACI’s new expansion offers sizes up to 3X. This is a welcomed treat for many women looking for a wider range of on trend fashion without blowing the budget.

I chose this bandage style bodycon and this super chic and easy chiffon romper. I was pleased with the fit, feel and quality of both pieces. I figured these pieces would be perf for a date night or for hitting the town with friends.

Shop these looks and much more at agacistore.com

  • Scuba Clutch - Zara
  • Neon Sandals - Prabal Gurung x Target
  • Arm Accessories/Silver Doorknockers - H&M/Forever21 (old)
  • Black Stilettos - St. John
  • Black Handbag - Vintage Gucci
  • Gold Dog Tag Earings - It’s Fashion Metro

Dress and Romper courtesy of A’GACI. All opinions are my own.

AMO A MEXICO!!

Hola Amigas! I’m back from the BEST VACATION EVER and wanted to share a little of my vacation style with you guys. Of course some (most) days were lazier than others — in which case I swapped heels and beach waves for flip flops and trashy wet hair. For more vacation pics visit my IG (iambeauticurve).  

  • Straw Fedora - Tory Burch (actual below)
  • White Crop - Custom by Nigerian Hippie (similar below)
  • Printed Palazzo Pants - It’s Fashion (silimar below)
  • Pom Pom Bracelets - Old Navy (similar below)
  • Winged Handbag - Michael Kors (actual below)
  • Platform Sandals - Aldo (similar below)
  • White Wrist Watch - Michael Kors (similar below)
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HELLO DARLING
Sashaying Around the Ritz

It’s pretty much the perfect party dress. S
o cute it will make you find something to celebrate! ModCloth had me off the bat with this chic, glamorous, playful yet sophisticated number. I’m obessed with stripes, so of course I leaped at the opportunity to wear a striped party dress. With all the summer weddings and parties I plan to attend and due to  the fact that all my striped things are more slouchy and cotton, this turned-up version was a welcomed change. One of my favorite things about the dress is that it has hidden pockets! The cut is really flattering but the dress has no stretch and could be a little tight in the chest so if you have a wide rib cage or a big rack, you might want to consider sizing up. 
I love ModCloth. Not only does ModCloth provide an huge amount of styles from size 0 to size 30 (XS to 4X), they have plenty of variety with their range of clothing pieces, shoes, accessories and even fun apartment decor. Many pieces are vintage inspired, creating very cute and feminine looks.
So be sure to check out ModCloth for this look and tons and tons more.
This is a sponsored post on the behalf of ModCloth. All opinions are my own.
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SUMMER BREEZY

Don’t know about you but nothing says summer quite like a good ole Maxi Dress. Perfect for those Saturdays when you want to look put together but with little to no effort. The Maxi Dress is super simple to style and is flattering on all body types. Toss on your favorite shopper/crossbody, sandals, maybe a hat, a dash of arm candy and your ready to roll.

This color block, chevron flowy floor grazing maxi is from eShakti, an online women’s apparel company that offers Size 0-36W and specializing in fit customization.

So twirl on over to eShakti for your very own perfect summer maxi now! (link below)

Dress courtesy of Eshakti. All opinions are my own.

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BRUSH YOUR SHOULDERS OFF
With Bronzer and Illuminating Powder ;)

A fab one-shoulder dress = instant Grecian knock-out! This look has been around for centuries and still manages to maintain its fresh, sexy, flirty, and unexpected air. So glad these looks are back with new solutions and asymmetries.

I was super excited when I was asked to work with City Chic for a product review. It was love at first sight when it came to this ultra-soft graphic one shoulder number. The dress skims beautifully over curves and is made from a stretch jersey material. I added a belt to define the waist a little but will definitely wear belt-less with gladiator sandals on my upcoming trip to Mexico! The one-shoulder is already a fashion statement in itself so adding accessories that compete with the neckline will veer on the side of doing too much. Instead, go for earrings, bangle, a sexy armband or a giant cocktail ring.

So, here’s to a few more shoulder press reps at the gym and to you scoring a coupon for your favorite Walgreen’s bronzer. Head over the City Chic for this look and tons more.

  • One Shoulder Dress - Here
  • Black Leather Clutch - Michael Kors: Similar Below
  • Black Suede Sandals - Zara Similar: Similar Below

Dress courtesy of City Chic. All opinions are my own. 

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1-800-FLOWERS
Florals… not the most unexpected trend of the season, however the look is most definitely blooming in a serious way this spring/summer— and in new silhouettes, styles, and unique prints.
If you think this trend is not exactly your thing, try adding the print in smaller doses. Try a floral clutch or a pair of cute floral pumps. The point is to embrace the power of the flower. Pick from the crazy bouquet of floral inspirations for your perfect summer wardrobe additions. Shop this look and others at Cori Coren Boutique.
  • Floral Midi - Cori Coren
  • Black Pumps - Tom Ford (Similar Below)
  • Structured Bag - Vintage Gucci (Similar Below)
  • Oversize Sunnies - Fendi (Actual Below)

Dress courtesy of Cori Coren Boutique. All opinions are my own.

THAT CROP SET THO

So maybe my last few post have featured a crop top and a high-waist bottom, but this crop set tho…  

I couldn’t wait to wear this perfectly matchy, matchy ensemble. I think this set is one of the most chic, high-style cropped combinations I have seen this year. I do think that I may be bingeing on crops like I binged on peplums in seasons past. I think it speaks to the versatility of the crop and to my OCDish shopping behavior.   

  • Tribal Crop Top: SimplyBe
  • Tribal Midi Skirt: SimplyBe
  • Artsy Fartsy Necklace: Anthropologie (similar below)
  • Lace Up Cut-out Heels: Target - Prabal Gurung (similar below)
  • Winged Bag: Zara (similar below)

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CREME OF THE CROP 

This year the only trend that can come up short and still win is the crop top. Whether you choose to bare your stomach in all it’s glory or class it up with a high-waisted bottom, don’t be afraid to embrace the trend. If you feel confident wearing it, then it will be pulled off seamlessly.

For more crop top inspiration be sure check out more recent post here on the blog and also my IG: iambeauticurve

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