MY STYLE: SUMMER SKIRTS

I am a skirt lover – short, long, flowy, or twirly, I don’t discriminate! So when the end of summer rolls around, I go on the hunt. I know what you’re thinking: “Why would you buy skirts once summer was over?” One word: CLEARANCE! Stores are making room for their fall pieces, which means the clearance racks are piling up with summer clothing.

On my recent trip to Buffalo for a girl’s weekend, I knew where my first stop would be: Lane Bryant, one of my favourite American plus size stores that hasn’t yet made its way to Canada (they ship to Canada if you shop online, but I’m a try-things-on kinda gal). I headed straight for the clearance section in the back of the store, and as I had hoped, there were skirts galore! I picked up two fabulous skirts, one of them being this super fun Wonder Woman-esque piece. Inspired by Margot Meanie’s recent post about elevating a basic look with accessories, I paired this skirt with fun accessories for a day look, and something a bit more dramatic for an evening look. Which look is your favourite?

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Shop Look 1: Skirt – Lane Bryant | T-Shirt – Your Big Sister’s Closet | Necklace & Bracelet – Atomic Annie Designs | Shoes – Payless ShoeSource

Shop Look 2: Necklace – Ardene | Bracelets – Avon | Shoes – DSW

GOLDEN GLOBE STYLE: SEQUINS

There were so many trends that I love on this year’s Golden Globe red carpet, that I simply couldn’t share just one. Earlier this week, I put together a daytime looked based on Jennifer Lopez’s stunning mustard-coloured gown. I’m switching gears for today’s inspiration and have put together a fun evening look with a little glitz and glam.

Sequins were sparkling under the flashbulbs of the press as star after star made their grand entrance. From to Olivia Wilde to Kate Hudson, the ladies of the red carpet knew how to shine. I was particularly drawn to the deep, midnight blue number that Julianne Moore wore, and have based this glittery ensemble off of her. It’s the perfect look for a night on the town!

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Shop this look: 1. Sequin Fit And Flare Dress by Eloquii |2. Statement Earrings by Olive+Piper | 3. Heels by Penny Loves Kenny | 4. St. Mark’s The Spot by OPI | 5. Ring by Tarina Tarantino

Stay tuned for one last Golden Globe look later this week. Until then, you can Explore this look on Polyvore.