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Why Plus-Size Models on the Runway Matter

When the news of plus models walking the runway during New York Fashion Week hit social media, it seemed like the internet exploded for a moment. Everyone had an opinion about it. Some good, some bad, and some right-on-point. The minute I read my friend Ivory’s Instagram status, underneath a photo of model Denise Bidot walking the Chromat runway, I couldn’t help but laugh and instantly agree with her. Read more

5 Ways to Refresh an Office Wardrobe

Does your office wardrobe needs some refreshing? Are you wearing the same things over and over? Don’t worry, it happens to everyone. Believe me, you’re not the only one. And because I love ya, I’m here to help you wake things up in your closet.  Here are my five favorite tips on how to refresh an office wardrobe.  Read more

Fashion Tips for Lazy Girls / Guest Post

Hey everyone! I’m Maya from Mayainthemoment.com! Monique asked me to guest post this week and of course I had to say YES! Since I’m a fashion “n00b”, I consider myself  a “lazy girl,” which is basically someone who is low maintenance when it comes to all things fashion. This summer I went through an experience that pushed me out of my comfort zone and forced me to dress up! Check out that story in the video below along with my own fashion tips for lazy girls! Read more

Rocking Latino Fashion Week with the Tu Vida App

Disclosure: This is a compensated campaign in collaboration with Latina Bloggers Connect and the TuVida App.

When it comes to Latinos in fashion, you can’t help but think of designers like Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera, or even Isabel Toledo. They may be the biggest names in fashion today, but do you ever think about how they got their start? This is why I love events like Latino Fashion Week (LFW). They are created to introduce us to emerging and talented Latino designers. Fresh off their Dallas show, LFW came to Los Angeles! I was invited on behalf of the new Tu Vida app, to check out and share my experience. Read more

My Favorite 90’s Fashion Trends

Are you ready? Let’s go back to the 90’s. I just realized that was ummmmm…over 20 years ago. I’m proud to say I was killing it back then with my style! Thanks to my mom of course. I think what I loved the most about 90s fashion trends were the floral baby doll dresses and Dr. Martens boots. Yes, I went there. Well, just like all trends, they tend to circle back and this seems to be the style of the moment. Read more

A Shopper’s Dream! OCRF Super Saturday Los Angeles

Imagine a world where your favorite designer brands are on sale for up to 75% off, free food and drinks, a cool place to lounge, celebrities, and every single dollar goes to a worthy cause. It’s not an imaginary place, I’m describing the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund’s (OCRF) Super Saturday Los Angeles (AKA Designer Garage Sale) event that I was lucky enough to be invited to. Located at the famous Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, I was in shopping heaven!  Read more

Bené: Fashion that’s Made to Order and Empower

I’ve always been a fan of fashion that helps others and makes a difference. Today, I learned about Bené and I knew had to share them with you. Created by Michelle Blue and Sasha Matthews, they not only offer customizable scarves, but they are creating educational opportunities that empower girls in Ghana. Read more

Bright and Merry with Fossil (OOTD)

Bright and merry is just the way I like it, when it comes to my outfits. I love adding a bright accessory here-and-there. It can really bring a look together (especially one you’ve worn before). When Fossil contacted me and asked me to choose a few of their latest accessories, I immediately looked for something that would stand out. As you’ll see below, I think I selected the perfect pieces. Read more

Have You Taken My Style Scavenger Challenge Yet?

Who loves a good fashion hunt? Meeeeeee! Yes, I’m a just a little excited right now. Because, my friends over at 365Hangers.com, created a really cool and fun app for people like us. It’s called Style Scavenger. And I’m a featured blogger with my very own challenge that gives fashion lovers like you a chance to play and win! It’s already started but you still have time to get in on the fun! Read more

Liven Up Your Office Wardrobe

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It’s true, I don’t work in an office. I sadly work from home. Yes, I kind of wish I had an office to go every day. Don’t judge me. There’s just something about it that I love. It just might be the idea of wearing career wear! If I did have to dress “professionally” I’d definitely do it with a little twist. Of course I’d have my  basics, but there are a few ways I’d liven up my office wardrobe. Read more

The Little Black Dress is the Perfect Canvas

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Fashion does not have to be frustrating. That’s my new motto. In fact, I’m doing all I can to make things easier on me, my lifestyle, and my wallet. One of the ways I’m doing that is by outfitting my wardrobe with clothing that can be styled many different ways. And there’s no other piece of clothing more versatile than the little black dress. That’s why I call it the perfect canvas. Read more