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31 Oct

Forbidden Fruit

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Dressed like this, I feel  I have beamed from the confines of my 1800's Victorian home and landed in America, specifically Chicago. The look is so vintage and very old world British, which wasn't intentional, (ig's @joannethescammer voice) honestly, truly. Perhaps my unexpected embark on the Victorian era style sense, bares all the proof that Target is becoming more and more classic within their design layouts. Target's fall fashion naturally takes us back in time, with a modern twist. I say encore! To be completely frank with you, I knew I liked this snake print blouse and faux skirt together, but after styling it, "Like" was an understatement. I am in fashion love! Considering I decided to coordinate the same...
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28 Jun

Victoria Beckham -Cape Daisy

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You want classic? Well I think you've found it. Victoria Beckham was definitely in for creating timeless, soft, & eye catching pieces. I believe this was by far my fave! Talk about bringing the outdoors in, in this case lets say putting the outside on. Victoria Beckham really captured the art of femininity through nature, by playing with Earth's most beautiful asset, flowers. I dare to say you'd find these pieces in the closets of  Twiggy & Audrey Hepburn back in the 50s and 60s. It's the perfect heirloom because of its modern swing. The entire collection blossomed with preppy adorable brights & clean patterns all watered in sass. Speaking of blossoming & sass, does this skirt love me or...
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9 Jun

Sheer Bronze

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I am so in love with this look! I have been dying to wear the partially nude look that's trending all over the place. Even if you're not the type of girl who would wear anything that remotely exposes undergarments, you still sit back and think okay, yea its cute when worn classy. I’m just glad I managed to wear the look so well. Now that summer is arriving, we all have two weddings to attend, 4 cocktail parties, and bae is definitely in vacation mode. All I have to say is cheers to this outfit, because it’s perfect for any special occasion. Although shimmer and sheer screams “I'M SPECIAL” this look is far from over dressed and under dressed. It...
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17 Mar

Bad and Boujee

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Is it me or can I speak for all of us when I say “I am all kinds of over the winter season” spring, where are you dear? On a brighter side, hibernation hasn’t exactly been torture, it most certainly has given me time to stack up on some spring 2017 inspired pieces. All I can say is this spring seems to be a bit bored with the basic waist.  Waistlines are making some boisterous statements this year and I am here for all of it! From the dainty high waist wrap around bows, utilitarian paper bag waist, to the killer sharp fold over waists, will literally have you never looking at a zipper and button again, and lets not...
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11 Feb

Blacker the Berry the Sweeter the Juice

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Happy Valentine's Day!!! Can you believe its Val day already?! I know I'm stunned and I feel even more stunning in my all black ensemble.  Last year I was all about pink and florals, with the perfect touch of red. The concept was all cute and dainty but the mood this year is all about being sexy and mysterious, black is giving me all that! Ladies, black is the anointed color for any silhouette. It glides along every curve with ease and sensuality. Black is definitely the man catcher no doubt, which brings me to this uber cute piece. Now you know I had to show a hint of skin for that extra flirtation. Gitionline had me in love at...
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8 Nov

Pretty Woman… Big Mistake. Big. Huge

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I totally had to borrow those words from Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman (one of my favorite movies). Christian Siriano amazed me yet again, with his poised classics.  All I can say is, it'll be a big mistake if he lets it end here. I must admit I owned nothing this classic until now! As you know this girl is all about details, and apparently Siriano is too. Do you see this over sized collar, scooping decollete and the frontal draping of this wrap dress? If this isn't 50s swing I don't know what is. This look is so soft and feminine yet powerful and distinct. Shenell who...
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7 Nov

Crossing the Vest

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Christian Siriano completely gets the body of a plus size gem. Shopping the Christian Siriano for Lane Bryant collection pulled me into a world of luxury, just what a girl like me looks for. The collection was nothing shy of Julia Roberts, Pretty Woman and Jackie O. The garments were definitely role catchers.  I swear as soon as I tried them on I instantly turned into another persona- Shenell, who? Call me She-neilah lol. Okay I admit I love when people give me that confused who she think she is look, which I got a lot of in my royal blue faux fur vest. Smh, I marvel at the fierceness of this vest, look how daring and demanding it is....
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27 Oct

Autumn’s Bestie Summer

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Hey guys,I'm so glad the blog is up and running again. As you know, although we were fresh into Autumn, I wasn't exactly ready to let go of all my summer brightness. I just had to binge on bright colors once more. Yeah, this was suppose to be a three part series but it ended up being two because the weather totally flipped on me. I swear it went from 0 to 100 real quick, hence causing this series to be shortened. This series is all about bright loud vibrant colors. Clearly I decided to go with denim as it is season transitional. The blue denim was my fave, all the shades of blue and my tweed jacket was what I...
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