• Fashion,  New Trends

    Add Spring Colors to Your Winter Wardrobe with Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi, Michigan

    This is a sponsored post, but all opinions are my own. Am I the only one who is sick and tired of the cold and snowy winter in Michigan this early? I know, January is not the worst, just wait for February. And then still more snow in March, and April. I remember one year it was even in early May. I swear winter here in Michigan lasts forever and it’s just plain ridiculous. Well, enough complaints. 😉 What helps me win the battle against fighting the winter blues? The answers is “colors”! At the moment, I am really into pastel colors, especially this pink on the dress I am…

  • Fashion,  New Trends

    2017 Fall/Winter Fashion Trend—Mad Plaid

    2017 Fall/Winter Fashion Trend—Mad Plaid I am currently working on getting ready for my LA trip next week, so today’s post will be short and sweet again! I know, most of my posts are maybe too long. 😉 Anyway, today I am going to share with you my take on the mad plaid trend this fall/winter. While blazers are certainly an in-the-moment purchase, everything from plaid dresses to tanks to heels and trousers are sure to make their way into your fall/winter wardrobe. 1. Plaid Skirt 2. Plaid Blazer 3. Plaid Set What is the plaid piece on your shopping list this season? Share with us and leave a comment…

  • Fashion,  Michigan Fashion events/interviews,  New Trends

    Shop Fall Floral at Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi, Michigan

    Shop Fall Floral at Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi, Michigan This is a sponsored post by Twelve Oaks Mall but all opinions and experiences are 100% my own. Twelve Oaks Mall in Novi Michigan and I have a very special connection. The story of this connection has to begin 10 years ago. When I first moved to America from Shanghai, China, I lived in a city called Howell… population under 10k. In China, we don’t call this little tiny place city, we call it small village. 😉 Anyway, if you have never been to Shanghai, you may not truly understand how huge the changes were for me. Shanghai has 24…

  • 2017 Fall/Winter Trend---White Ankle Boots
    Fashion,  New Trends

    2017 Fall/Winter Trend—White Ankle Boots

    2017 Fall/Winter Trend—White Ankle Boots The white ankle boot started becoming the statement piece to have since last fall/winter, and it got really big this summer. Now this trend is extending into this fall and winter as well. You may think white ankle boots will be difficult to wear, but it turns out they are as versatile as your normal go-to black ankle boots. Below are a few ways that I have worn them. I realized that if I needed something to spice up my outfit, but still look chic, white ankle boots are the best choice. 1. With Jeans to make a casual look more polished. 2. With black…

  • How to Wear Your Bra outside The Bras-Over-Shirt-Trend
    Fashion,  New Trends

    How to Wear Your Bra Outside with the Bra-Over-Shirt-Trend

    How to Wear Your Bra Outside with the Bra-Over-Shirt-Trend In recent years, the lingerie-as-outerwear trend has become hotter and hotter. We have seen everything from wearing a set of classic silk PJs to a red carpet event, to wearing a silk slip sleeping gown to a party. Of course, another more “look at me” trend is Bra-over-shirt. Wait… you’re wearing your bra outside of your top? Yup! Wearing underwear as outerwear isn’t anything new. Madonna was rocking her iconic Gaultier cone bra back in 1990. Lady Gaga wore a set of velvet bra and shorts outside at the 2009 ACE Awards in New York in November 2009. Her undergarment look…

  • October What to Wear Picks From Ifchic.com
    Fashion,  New Trends,  Product Reviews

    October What to Wear Picks From Ifchic.com

    October What to Wear Picks From Ifchic.com Since I turned 40 years old, one of the decisions I made was to slowly build a high quality wardrobe. I am tired of fast fashion pieces and I would rather have fewer pieces that I can count on anytime during the morning rush. I have a few places I go to for well made basic pieces. I also have some go to places for trendy, but still high quality garments. Ifchic.com is one of the places that I shop at quite often. Ifchic.com is a place to shop for unique, independent designers. I have gotten many cool pieces from there and still…

  • Stand Out With 7 Charming Sisters Jewelry
    Fashion,  New Trends,  Product Reviews

    Stand Out With 7 Charming Sisters Jewelry

    Stand Out With 7 Charming Sisters Jewelry I normally don’t wear much jewelry, but when I do, I pick the pieces which will make me stand out from the crowd. Just like the necklaces you are going to see in this post. I got this statement necklace first from 7 Charming Sisters and really loved it. I get so many compliments on it every time I wear it. I may even wear it when I go to interview Steve Madden. Yup, the famous shoe designer! You need to follow me on Instagram so you can see all the details. 😉 Its almost as if I’m wearing famous jewelry to my…

  • Fashion,  New Trends

    Fall Flair Bell Sleeves | Tutu Skirt | Fish Net

    Fall Flair Bell Sleeves | Tutu Skirt | Fish Net The best part of fall, for me, is finally being able to layer again and pulling out a lot of fun pieces to wear – getting into the trends with things like bell sleeves, tutu skirts, and fish nets. I am still a big fan of bell sleeves and I wish this trend stays longer. I remember I had a purple velvet top with bell sleeves and I wore it very often about 8 years ago. At that time, bell sleeves were considered old fashioned, but I didn’t care. Later, I gained too much weight so I had to donate…

  • Fashion,  New Trends

    2017 Fall Fashion Trend | Wide Belts

    2017 Fall Fashion Trend | Wide Belts This fall, wide belts are making a big come back. But, it is a little bit different from the wide belt that you may remember from 10 or 15 years ago. This time around an extra wide belt is the hottest piece. Hide your waist no more! It’s time to belt your favorite blouse and show off your shape. The FW17 runways were filled with wide belts over blouses, jackets, sweaters, and dresses. But please be cautious with this trend. Everyone can wear a belt, but a wide or extra wide belt may not necessarily be the best choice for everyone. If your…

  • Fashion,  New Trends

    2017 Fall Fashion Trend | Leopard Prints

    2017 Fall Fashion Trend | Leopard Prints No matter how the fashion trends come and go, leopard prints always have a spot on the hottest list for fall and winter. It is stylish by day and glamorous by night. If you are still building up your timeless wardrobe, leopard prints should definitely be on your list. But, make sure avoid head to toe leopard. This is a tricky trend, if you are trying too hard, you may look a little bit trashy. 😉 The best thing you can do is start with a leopard accessory. Once you’re comfortable with that, then you try a dress or a coat. Below are…

  • Fashion,  New Trends,  Over 40s fashion tips,  Petite fashion tips

    Transitioning to Fall With a Fun Patched Denim Jacket

    Transitioning to Fall With a Fun Patched Denim Jacket This morning when I woke up the temperature was 50 degrees. Fall is really coming. Are you the same as me? I don’t really want summer to leave so soon! Not ready to put your pretty summer clothes away? Here is a simple solution. Keep your off-the-shoulder top, your skirts, and whites, but add on a jacket. Just adding this one simple layer instantly makes you look fall ready. But for me, I also don’t like wearing boring clothes. I love to have fun. What would be more fun and universally flattering than a patched denim jacket? I can’t think of…

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