Porcelain Print Pencil Dress

Hi Lovelies,

You know the traditional English dishware Chinoiserie print combining white and vintage blue? I own at least three different sets of porcelain dishes with it… Being such a fan, I could not help but falling in love with this porcelain print pencil dress by ROMWE.

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Of course, it first caught my eye with it’s beautiful print and color combination. I then took a closer look and noted two other attributes of the dress that speak my language: 1) the midi length and 2) the bodycon shape. It is elegant and sexy while still being very classy. The 1/2 sleeves make it a perfect fall contender. I was hoping to be able to wear it with a denim or a white blazer to show you how beautifully the two combine, but it was 100F the day we were shooting… CRAZY LA weather! πŸ˜‰ I chose to style this dress with red pumps and a blue Chanel bag, but could see how you can flip that and wear blue or white shoes and a red or white bag. I love the combo of white, blue and red, and not just for the fourth of July, hehe!

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A couple of details on this beautiful dress:

  1. It is under $15!!!
  2. I am wearing a size Small (my usual) and it fits me quite well.
  3. I recommend wearing it with beige or light grey undies, because somehow if you wear white (my first inclination), it will show.
  4. Have you checked it out yet?! πŸ˜‰

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Have you purchased anything run from ROMWE recently? If not, check them out!

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Till next time lovelies!

Love Always,

Marieta

 

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Blush into Fall

Hello lovelies,

I have been thinking about Fall fashion and the fact that I do not want to give up pretty colors because summer is over. One of those colors dear to my heart it blush–it is so soft and feminine and could work perfectly with a light fall color palette of creams and beiges, as well as soft grays!

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Today I am showing you a look that combined all blush with some cream and denim. This dress from VIP.com is the main act and outfit inspiration. I could not help, but fall in love with the soft lines it forms and that beautiful pear detail along the sleeves and on the belt. Don’t you think it is darling? Once I received the dress I could also appreciate how soft and comfy it is (I am not a huge fan of pretty clothing that is torturous to wear!).

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Outfit details: Dress | Flats | Denim Blazer | Necklace and Bracelet | Watch | Similar Earrings | Sunglasses | Similar Bag

Unfortunately, this dress is now sold out, but a beautiful long-sleeve blush dress is here and another similar option is available here. To receive $5 OFF your orders over $50, please use code code “Marieta756” at https://us.vip.com/.

VIP.com Blush Midi Dress, H&M Velvet Flats, Clubrounds, Ralph Lauren Handbag, Starfish Project Jewels, Denim BlazerAre you thinking of preserving some of the summer colors into your fall wardrobe? What are some of your favorites?

Love Always,

Marieta

The shirt that has it all!

Hello lovelies,

Happy October! Pumpkins are now front and center in all stores, houses are decorated with those and the smell of pumpkin spice lattes is sure to catch your nose everywhere you go–still cannot believe how fast September few by! You?

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This week I have partnered with ROMWE to bring you the perfect Fall shirt! It really has got it all: vertical stripes, embroidery, ruffles, a Victorian collar and an overall style that is suitable to take to work or run errands in during the weekend!

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Let’s talk about each feature:

  • Vertical stripes were BIG in the 80’s and have made a major comeback the past couple of seasons. The ones on this shirt are a smaller size which give it an office-appropriate feel I like, as I have to dress up for work Monday trough Friday.
  • Embroidery is another trend that has been going strong for the past coupe of seasons. We have seen embroidery on jeans, tops, jackets, and now even booties. The flower embroidery on this shirt is very appropriate for Fall as the colors are in beautiful earthy tones. ROMWE Vertical Stripe Embroidered Ruffle Shirt, Armani High Rise Denim Skirt, Banana Republic Golden Pumps, CK Sunglasses, Fall 2017 (16)
  • There is a ruffle that runs from the front middle of the shirt all around trough its back, adding yet another feminine touch to this pretty shirt!ROMWE Vertical Stripe Embroidered Ruffle Shirt, Armani High Rise Denim Skirt, Banana Republic Golden Pumps, CK Sunglasses, Fall 2017 (8)
  • Should you decide to button up this ROMWE shirt, you would display the Victorian collar, which has an additional ruffle further enhancing the girlishness of this piece. ROMWE Vertical Stripe Embroidered Ruffle Shirt, Armani High Rise Denim Skirt, Banana Republic Golden Pumps, CK Sunglasses, Fall 2017 (11)

To achieve this office-appropriate look, I decided to pair the shirt with a pencil denim skirt, golden open-toe pumps and a blue and gold Chanel bag. This shirt would look amazing with some high-rise dark wash, red or white jeans and a pair of booties–looks I am sure I will share with you later on this season.Β ROMWE Vertical Stripe Embroidered Ruffle Shirt, Armani High Rise Denim Skirt, Banana Republic Golden Pumps, CK Sunglasses, Fall TrendsROMWE Vertical Stripe Embroidered Ruffle Shirt, Armani High Rise Denim Skirt, Banana Republic Golden Pumps, CK Sunglasses, Fall 2017 (18)ROMWE Vertical Stripe Embroidered Ruffle Shirt, Armani High Rise Denim Skirt, Banana Republic Golden Pumps, CK Sunglasses, Fall 2017 (14)

Have you checked out the trendy, chic, and affordable items ROMWE has to offer? If not can do so here. πŸ™‚

Shirt: ROMWE | Skirt: Armani (similar here) | Pumps: Banana Republic (similar here) | Bag: Chanel | Sunglasses: Calvin Klein | Watch: Raymond Weil | Earrings: Lucky Brand

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Love Always,

Marieta

Vintage Gingham

Hello lovelies,

Has has your week been thus far? Mine has been a bit nutty… Let’s just say, I am looking forward to the weekend, hehe! πŸ™‚

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I was not planning on writing a post today, but putting on this gingham midi dress (VIP.com) in the morning really inspired me. So what is a girl to do but grab her mom away from babysitting duties and ask her to jump into her photographer shoes!

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As I was going trough my closet I needed to find something that would work for a day in the office and would transition well to a dinner with a friend I am meeting after. And there is was–my vintage charmer! Why do I say VINTAGE? The dress is brand new but gives me a very 20’s-50’s feel–the shape, the length, the print.

  • The Shape – As a matter of fact the term A-line was first introduced by Christian Dior as the label for his spring 1955 collection. The silhouette, as we know it today, was popularized by Yves Saint Laurent three years later. In his spring 1958 line, he showed off dresses which flared out vividly from a fitted shoulder line.VIP.com A-line Gingham Paneled Dress, Lucky Brand Kabott Heel Booties, Dolce Vita Suede Bag and OOTD in StyleVIP.com A-line Gingham Paneled Midi, and Calvin Klein Red Sunglasses
  • The Print – Gingham as a checkered pattern originated from the mills of Manchester, England where fabric was woven in a plaid pattern sometime during the 18th sentry. VIP.com A-line Gingham Paneled Dress, Lucky Brand Kabott Heel Booties, Raymond Weil Watch and Calvin Klein Red Sunglasses, Vintage, Trendy, Fall, Outfit of the Day
  • The Length – The midi first came on the scene in the 1920’s after WWI was over and before the Great Depression hit. The economy was doing well, the world was out dancing, and ladies replaced their modest Victorian floor-length garments with midi dresses and skirts.Β VIP.com A-line Gingham Paneled Dress, and Calvin Klein Red SunglassesVIP.com Gingham Paneled Dress, Lucky Brand Kabott Heel Booties, Dolce Vita Suede Bag and Calvin Klein Red Sunglasses Vintage, Outfit of the Day, Fall Style

Enough history for now… A bit more of what I like about this dress… The panel detail brings a lot of visual interest, and so does the delicate ruffle around the solid sweetheart portion of the neckline, which continues up into a mesh section around the shoulders and neck. The mesh detailing is also repeated around the high waistline, which creates a nice bodes-like top. The pleats under the waist line add volume and make me want to twirl all day long… I can go on and on…

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Do you have a vintage-like piece that inspired you? Oh and before I forget: to receive $5 OFF your VIP.com orders over $50, please use code code “Marieta756” at https://us.vip.com/.

Dress: VIP.com

Sandals: Lucky Brand

Bag: Dolce Vita (similar here)

Glasses: Calvin Klein

 

Love Always,

Marieta

 

Falling for Fall

Hello lovelies,

How has your week been? Temperatures here have hit 100F the past few days, and although Fall is around the corner it sure does not feel that way.

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As much as I want to hold onto summer, seasons change… Embracing Fall has to happen and what better way that IN STYLE! πŸ™‚ Isn’t it funny how one wardrobe find can get you excited for what it ahead?! This teal green midi dress by METISU did it for me–it has made me “fall for Fall!!”

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This dress immediately grabbed my eye with it’s classy silhouette–simple yet feminine, not lacking details, yet keeping those from stealing all of the attention and rather speaking to the appeal of the dress as a whole. The puff sleeves, bow belt decoration, and front stitching add definition to the waist and bring in a feeling of vintage charm. Here, I have styled this dress for a day at the office, but could see myself adding a boater hat and turning it into my main act for a boho Sunday look!

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Have your found your first Fall 2017 favorite yet? Drop me a line and let me know what it is! And if you need ideas–here are a bunch!

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Dress: METISU (True to size – wearing a size “Small”)

Shoes: Sam Edelman

Bag: Lucky Brand (similar here)

Earring: Lucky Brand

Watch: Raymond Weil

Rings: Lucky Brand and Sundance

Sunglasses: Polaroid

Love always,

Marieta

 

She Can Do It All!

Hello lovelies,

We still have till September 22nd to enjoy summer and I found the perfect dress to celebrate these last few days of my favorite season in. And “YES!” those who have followed me a while probably guessed right–it is WHITE and EYELET, cause you know I have a crush on anything white or creme, that is lace, crochet or eyelet!

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This Snow White by Metisu can do it all. She can be your sporty girl partner when paired with a pair of sneakers, a leather duffel bag, and some aviatiors, or your classy evening attire when worn with heels and a clutch.

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Why did I set on this dress as my final summer wardrobe addition for this season?

  • It is made of cotton, so it provides a natural and comfortable feel and a look that could be either casual or dressy.
  • Midi dresses can be worn on so many occasions.
  • The eyelet pattern is unique.
  • The solid patches around and on the side of your waist are very strategically placed to give your figure a nice shape.

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I added a bit of sparkle to the look with there gorgeous Henley drop stud earrings by Blush & Bar.

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MERISU is hands down my favorite shop for dresses. Have you checked them out yet?

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Dress:Β METISU

Sneakers: Levis (similar here)

Heels: Calvin Klein (similar here)

Blue Bag: Italian find (similar here)

Cream Clutch: Banana Republic (similar here)

Black Sunglasses: METISU

Avaiator Sunglasses: Guess (similar here)

Earrings: Blush & Bar

Love Always,

Marieta

Long Enough?!

Hello lovelies,

Hope your week has been going well. And “YES” I am posting for the second time this week! The solar eclipse must have gotten me, hehe!

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Not sure if you can tell by the photos, but this girl is pretty tall–5.9′, some days 5.10′ (no heel height added), so when it comes to finding a maxi I never know if it would be long enough or sort of that awkward, show-your-ankle length that drives me insane… Well, tall girls, I have found the answer: the Burgundy Print Draped Maxi Dress by the trendy online boutique, PinkBlush!

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Main reasons for loving this dress:

  1. It is long enough for tall girls – size Small, which is what I am wearing, measures 58 inches from high point of shoulder to hem–wahoooo!
  2. It is very flattering on your figure as the dress is draped, so it is perfect for brunch when you want all that yummy food. πŸ™‚ The sash can be ties tight for waist definition or kept looser for a more comfortable feel.
  3. The material feels very gentle against your skin.
  4. The colors and pattern – both are perfect for Fall, so this dress would be making it to the office with me this coming season!
  5. Bonus for NEW MAMAS: The V-neckline and crossover design makes this dress perfect for nursing.
  6. PinkBlush Maxi, Lucky brand Bucket Bag, Calvin Klein Red Cateye Glasses, Lucky Brand Flats (3)ootd in style PinkBlush Maxi, Lucky brand Bucket Bag, Calvin Klein Red Cateye Glasses, Lucky Brand Flats (1)PinkBlush Maxi, Lucky brand Bucket Bag, Calvin Klein Red Cateye Glasses, Lucky Brand Flats (2)PinkBlush Maxi, Lucky brand Bucket Blue Bag, Calvin Klein Red Cateye Glasses, Lucky Brand Flats

Have you recently found something you were looking for that fits your figure the way your desire?

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Dress: PinkBlush

Flats: Lucky Brand

Sunglases: Calvin Klein

Bag: Lucky Brand (similar here)

Earrings: Lucky Brand

Necklace: Sundance

Ring: Sundance

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Happy almost-weekend, lovelies!

Love always,

Marieta

New Girl

Hi lovelies,

Are you fans of the show “New Girl?” I love the light and easy humor and tend to watch an episode or two after viewing something a bit heavier like “House of Cards” or “Breaking Bag!”

Well, for those of you who do love “New Girl” the photos from this week are taken in front of Nick’s Bar–the Griffin!

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The other new girl reference is to thisΒ good-looking olive green dress, from PinkBlush, as she is the “new girl” in my wardrobe. As I have said before, I ADORE summer, but this classy beauty is making me look forward to Fall days a cooler temps. It is perfect for the office or a dinner date night. The under-the-knee length is excellent for any occasion, the olive green lace material is textured for added visual appeal and the fitted silhouette hugs your curves to perfection.Β PinkBlush Olive Midi, Lucky brand Bag, Lucky Brand Hat, Ray-Ban Clubrounds, Banana Reppublic Heels (10)PinkBlush Olive Midi, Lucky brand Bag, Lucky Brand Hat, Ray-Ban Clubrounds, Banana Reppublic Heels (14)PinkBlush Olive Midi, Lucky brand Bag, Lucky Brand Hat, Ray-Ban Clubrounds, Banana Reppublic Heels (5)PinkBlush Olive Midi, Lucky brand Bag, Lucky Brand Hat, Ray-Ban Clubrounds, Banana Reppublic Heels (17)

The dress is double-lined to prevent sheerness and pairs up perfectly with other earthy tones, such as beige, different shades of browns, burgundy, cream. Metallics would also partner up well with the dress as it has a tad bit of a shine in some areas on the lace. This outfit makes me feel elegant and sophisticated in a way any woman in her 30s and 40s could appreciate. PinkBlush Olive Midi, Lucky brand Bag, Lucky Brand Hat, Ray-Ban Clubrounds, Banana Reppublic Heels (2)PinkBlush Olive Midi, Lucky brand Bag, Lucky Brand Hat, Ray-Ban Clubrounds, Banana Reppublic Heels (9)PinkBlush Olive Midi, Lucky brand Bag, Lucky Brand Hat, Ray-Ban Clubrounds, Banana Reppublic Heels (11)PinkBlush Olive Midi, Lucky brand Bag, Lucky Brand Hat, Ray-Ban Clubrounds, Banana Reppublic Heels (8)

Psssstttt, can I tell you a secret?! This dress is actually from the maternity section, but I just loved it so much, I decided to order it in hopes it would fit my body well enough, given that my belly has no reason to grow right now, hehe! I believe this olive beauty would be the perfect piece of clothing to make a mama-to-be glow and feel confidently radiant!! As humans who can grow other humans we need to remember that we are special and beautiful, so I salute you mamas, mamas-to-be, and ladies who will be mamas when the time comes! πŸ˜‰Β  PinkBlush Olive Midi, Lucky brand Bag, Lucky Brand Hat, Ray-Ban Clubrounds, Banana Reppublic Heels (13)PinkBlush Olive Midi, Lucky brand Bag, Lucky Brand Hat, Ray-Ban Clubrounds, Banana Reppublic Heels (3)PinkBlush Olive Midi, Lucky brand Bag, Lucky Brand Hat, Ray-Ban Clubrounds, Banana Reppublic Heels (16)PinkBlush Olive Midi, Lucky brand Bag, Lucky Brand Hat, Ray-Ban Clubrounds, Banana Reppublic Heels (18)

Dress: Pink Blush

Bag: Lucky Brand

Hat: Lucky Brand

Glasses: Ray-Ban Clubrounds

Earrings: Lucky Brand

Pumps: Banana Republic (similar here)

Skinny Belt: Banana Republic (similar here)

I just discovered PinkBlush and found quite a few dresses perfect for Fall. Stay tuned to see more!

Love Always,

Marieta

 

Oh… So LUXE!

Hello lovelies,

Have you ever found a boutique that you fell in love with right away? I just did!! LUXE Boutique is IT–so excited to visit their page and discover tons of cute pieces and new items fly in so very frequently that I consistently want something more… and more…

So what did I finally set my eyes on?

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To see what is new at LUXE Boutique – check here and enjoy getting to know the awesome pieces they have to offer! Drop me a line to let me know what your LUXE favorite is! ❀

Love Always,

Marieta

From Cocoon to a Beautiful Midi

Hello, beauties!

Happy mid-week! Doesn’t is feel joyous to know you are getting over the hump and half-way trough to the weekend?! On that note let me share a few fun facts about a fabric I love–SILK!

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Did you know thatΒ silk is obtained from the cocoons of the larvae of the mulberry silkworm? It is a natural protein fiber that can be woven into fabric. Silk textile was first developed in ancient China and has been considered a luxurious material since 3630 BC, but is currently widely used in the medical field as well (magical properties, I tell ya!). It is very comfortable to wear in warm weather and while active, because it is very absorbent. It is also great for cold weather, as its low conductivity keeps warm air close to the skin. OK, so why am I going on and on about silk?!? Well, because I am in love with my new silk midi dress from METISU.

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Why is this dress my new favorite?

  • Silk is perfect for the summer heat and it does indeed give the dress a luxurious look, while my skin enjoys its softness;
  • If you have read my prior article you know I love dresses that can go from a day in the office to a night out and this one fits the bill as it has midi length, half-sleeve, scoop neckline that all feels conservatively-elegant;
  • The dress may look simple, but has so many details to enjoy: paneled design, tied waist, a split front and pockets! Yes, pockets – and I so LOVE having those!! Let’s be honest – I never use them as such, but just knowing they are there makes me feel cool!
  • The color is not something you see every day and I know I will be wearing this dress well into Fall (when the weather permits that is) as it combined perfectly with earthy neutrals.

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Have you checked out METISU’s dresses yet? They have trendy, new items (not just dresses, but I am just a sucker for those) every week! Let me know if you find anything you like on their website! There is an up to 70% mid-season sale right now! Would love to see it!

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Dress: METISU

Heels: old Banana Republic, similar here

Clutch: old, similar here

Sunglasses: Polaroid

Earrings and Necklace: Lucky Brand

Ring: Sundance

Watch: Raymond Weil

Happy rest of the week, beauties!

Love Always,

Marieta