Style Cap: Color Blocking

“Color Blocking” is very big fashion trend as of right now. On my last trip to Goodwill, I found this crazy colored striped Jones New York shirt. My mom kept telling me the shirt was ugly, but I saw so much fashion potential.

I paired the shirt with green skinny jeans from Target, which actually were my sister Brandy’s christmas present. LOL.
For accessories, I paired it with black cross earrings from Forever 21 & black and red bangles.

My outfit could’ve gone for a tribute to the late 80s/90s too, right?

How did I pull off my color block inspired look?

xoxo, TTF.

Christmas 2011

I feel the older you get the less the presents mean to you for Christmas. I really enjoy watching the excitement my siblings get opening their gifts. Well, my family decided to do “Secret Santa” within the family and my gift from my S.S. were three bags of watermelon sour patch kids (exactly what I asked for (-: ) and a houndstooth scarf.. My S.S. did a great job on my gift! I was very happy with that and watched everyone open their gifts.

During that time, my mom disappeared for a little while as we start to clean away some of the wrapping paper. She came back downstairs with her hands behind her back, she tells me since im the oldest she wanted to give me a nice gift of quality… and hands me an orange Hermes bag from around her back. It’s somewhat a blur of what happened at that point, but im pretty sure there was some screaming & maybe jumping involved.
It took me a few minutes to actually open the box, but when I did I opened it to the ‘H’ Hermes cuff… Ahhhhhhhhhhh!!!!

What’s crazy is that I was just on the Hermes website with my mom a few nights ago looking at all of the accessories… I am beyond words of thanks to my parents for such a wonderful. It’s only the start to my Hermes collection. 🙂

I also got myself a pair of Jeffrey Campbell Lita’s… not the spiked pair that I put on my Christmas list, but the pair that I feel embodied me more.

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday with the people that mean the most to them! 🙂

I will post more of the holiday fun later… Stay tuned!

xoxo, TTF

Denim boxers?

The lovely designers at DSquared have designed these boxer briefs that look like manly daisy dukes?… Not sure if that was the look they were going for, but this picture definitely gives me a laugh.

The price is no joke though, $560. Yikes!

Dear Diary? My shopping day at work.

This past weekend, We had a special employee shopping day where we got 30% off all of our purchases. I definitely used it to my advantage… I purchased lots of great classic pieces to add to my wardrobe.

1 & 2- Nike plaid print running short & yoga capris. Both pieces were on sale and were definitely needed for working out & going to yoga.

3- Kate Spade ‘Nellie’ Dress. This was the puchased tht I had to really think about being that the dress was $395, even though I did have my 30%. I never had spent tht much a dress before, but the quality of the dress was so nice that it would be a wonderful investment.

4- Frenchi Peter Pan Blouse. This shirt was giving me such a Chanel feel.. I couldn’t resist purchasing it. I’m thinking about purchasing a second shirt.

I also purchased a pair of black slacks, the camel colored skirt that was featured in my last style cap, & the matching nike sports tank top to my shorts & capris.

Style Cap

I can’t even remember the last time I wore a skirt… lol.

I purchased this skirt from my job this past Saturday. I really want my style to become more clean, classic, & filled quality. Meaning no more big purchases from Forever 21…. Now it’s more about the quality of the clothing.

The look was aimed to be a smooth, almost seventies inspired… do you think I did?

Turtleneck- My mom’s closet… I believe it was from Banana Republic
Skirt- Nordstrom (BP dept)
Boots- Target
Accessories- Material Girl line, Claires, Charlotte Russe

xoxo, TTF.

Follow Up of my DYI project…

To recap from the first post, I am currently trying to “recreate” this pair of black studded boots I spotted on a girl.

Here are the original boots:

On Sunday, Tee (the coworker that was with me when I saw the boots) had to go to Nine West for boots for herself and came back with good news. She found black boots for me and on top of that Nine West was doing a “Family & Friends” 25% off special on all of their shoes in store.

When I was able to go on my break I went straight to Nine West and saw these beauties…

The perfect boot, right? The boot was originally $179… then it had an 50% sticker.. and the additional 25% off. Adding up the a grand total to about 69 dollars with tax.
You can’t tell me i’m not a fashionista on a budget! 🙂

This project is starting off in the right direction. Now I’m just working on find the right studs & spikes to order for the boots. I’ll update with more information soon! 🙂

xoxo, TTF