Saturday, April 29, 2017

STYLE SATURDAYS: SAVE VS. SPLURGE

I had such a great response from people with last weeks Save vs. Splurge post that I decide to do another one.  All of the Save items are under $100.  Check them out and compare them to the SPLURGE pieces.  Chances are one of them will be just what you are looking for!

1) THE T-SHIRT DRESS

SPLURGE



SAVE
Knit Dress $24.99

2) BLACK EYELET DRESS

SPLURGE


SAVE
LBD $19.99

3) YELLOW LACE SKIRT

SPLURGE
Skirt $128

SAVE
Lace Skirt $69.99

4) METALLIC PLEATED SKIRT

SPLURGE

SAVE
Pleated Skirt $39.99

5) WHITE PEPLUM TOP

SPLURGE
Poplin Peplum Top $88

SAVE

Cotton Top $29.99

6) RUFFLE TOP

SPLURGE
Ruffle Top  $77

SAVE
Ruffle Top $17.99

7) STATEMENT EARRINGS

SPLURGE

Tassel Earrings $96

SAVE

Fringe Earrings $38

8) Large Tote

SPLURGE
Tote $995

SAVE
Tote $64.95

9) Black Wedges

SPLURGE


Wedges $425

SAVE

Wedges $89.95

10) ROSE-COLORED SUNGLASSES

SPLURGE
Sunglasses $98

SAVE
Sunglasses $9.99

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

What to Wear: The Turquoise Tasting at the Duke Mansion

The American Lung Association and LungForce are hosting the 2nd Annual Turquoise Tasting event in Charlotte at the Duke Mansion on Thursday, May 18th at 7:00 pm.  It is wonderful cause that raises money for lung cancer research.  Lung cancer kills more than breast, prostate and colon cancers combined.  This night is to honor inspiring women and the people that love them. The Turquoise Tasting is seasonal food and beverage pairing event that will include live music, raffle baskets, a wine pull and so much more! 
So now on to what to wear to this amazing event!  The men should wear a nice suit and the women could wear a fabulous spring cocktail dress.  Color is everywhere right now so, of course, you could wear a turquoise dress or dress that has some turquoise in it like these below.
Print Wrap Dress
Wrap Maxi Dress
Lace Sheath Dress
Cap-Sleeve Lace Dress

Maxi Dress
White and black dresses are also a great option for the Turquoise Tasting. Then you could add a pop of turquoise either with your shoes, your jewelry or both!

Popover Dress
MiniDress 
Off-the-Shoulder Dress

Large Oval Earrings

Tassel Earrings

Drop Earrings
Collar Necklace
Ankle-Wrap Pump

Get your tickets soon before they are gone!
www.charlotteturquoisetasting.org

2016 Turquoise Tasting


What will you be wearing?

Saturday, April 22, 2017

STYLE SATURDAYS: SAVE VS. SPLURGE

A couple of friends of mine asked me to do a Splurge vs. Save post.  I have never done one before so please let me know what you think!  I tried to find pieces that were pretty similar to each other to compare.  Of course they are not exactly alike but pretty close! Check out the 10 pieces and how you can SPLURGE or SAVE based on your budget!

1) A FLORAL SKIRT:

SPLURGE

VS.
SAVE
Tiered Skirt $59.99

2) OFF-THE-SHOULDER TOP:

SPLURGE
Off-the-Shoulder Eyelet Blouse $98
VS.
SAVE
Off-the-Shoulder Blouse $59.95 + up to 50% off 
20 % off with CODE GETMORE

3) DENIM TOP:

SPLURGE
VS.
SAVE
Denim Crop Shirt $59.95 + up to 50% off 
20 % off with CODE GETMORE

4) DENIM CUT-OFFS:

SPLURGE

Cut-Offs $159
VS.
SAVE
Cut-Off Denim Shorts $49.95

5) ONE-SHOULDER DRESS:

SPLURGE
Natural One-Shoulder Dress $209
VS.
SAVE
One-Shoulder Dress  $69.99

6) WHITE V-NECK DRESS:

SPLURGE
VS.
SAVE
V-neck Shirt Dress $69.95 + up to 50% off 
+ 20 % off with CODE GETMORE

7) BLACK BOHO BLOUSE:

SPLURGE
Swing Top $118
VS.
SAVE
Ruffle-Trim Top  $27


8) FLORAL MAXI DRESS:

SPLURGE
Maxi Floral Dress $218
VS.
SAVE
Floral Maxi Dress $99

9) SNEAKERS:

SPLURGE
Sneakers $64.95
VS.
SAVE
Twill Sneakers $12.99

10) TORTOISE SUNNIES:

SPLURGE
 Sunglasses $120
VS.
SAVE
Tortoise Sunglasses $12