SHOP NOW!: A Versatile Velvet Shell for 70% Off!


My go-to uniform for any work or special occasion day includes a blouse & cardigan. The duo works for my aesthetic when mixing prints & solids with luxe fashion jewelry & accessories. Even though spring is right around the corner, I’m soaking up these chilly must-wear-velvet months as much as I possibly can, loving all of the end-of-the-season deals, especially this top:

SHOP: velvet double-v shell in black, silver grey, & deepest fig berry @LOFT (final sale: $39.88, extra 70% off with code: FRESH, available in sizes XS-XXL).

I bought the silver gray, which I haven’t worn yet, but I’m imagining it paired with a jeweled cardigan & houndstooth trousers, a blazer & dark denim jeans, or a flyaway cardigan & midi skirt with a textured belt. I also have my eye on the black & berry hues to add to my holiday rotation next year!

Which shell do you like best? How often have you been wearing velvet? Where are you shopping for the best final sale deals? For more stylish posts, check out: stylish Valentine’s pieces, Time & Tru dress & earrings combinations, cable knit sweaters for under $15, & cozy sweaters with a spring twist! Happy Styling!

Show Me the Shoes: 50% Off Must-Have Pumps!


I love a sleek stiletto pump! I love a pump with unique detail that offers more interest & luxury to any outfit. I love a pump in an unexpected color. I love a point toe. However, I haven’t been wearing pumps much since early in the pandemic, even though I have purchased my fair over the last year. Speaking of pumps…

SHOP: Express X Simon Spurr pumps in pitch black, stone, & electric blue @Express (on sale: $44.00, available in sizes 5-10).

I’m crazy about this electric blue, though I wish it was also made in the same croc embossed texture as the black & white options. Additionally, a wide width alternative would be helpful, as well as other neutral colors, like tan, gray, & navy to wear with a sheath dress & blazer outfit, bow-neck blouse & pencil skirt look, & jogger jumpsuit ensemble.

Which color do you like the best? Do you love to strut in stiletto pumps like these? How often do you wear embossed footwear? For more stylish posts, check out: pajama sets for under $19, final sale on sequin star cardigans from LOFT, & Time & Tru pastel sweaters! Happy Styling!

SHOP NOW!: Short-Sleeve Pajama Sets for Under $19!


It’s a slow, gray winter here on Long Island, but there have been plenty of cozy days & dreams of warmer weather. As I’ve had some down time to organize dressers, closets, & cabinets, I’ve been preparing for those warmer weather days, assessing wardrobe staples that I have & want to keep, what to donate, & what to get. Perhaps adulthood has instilled a much more regimented preparation of sleepwear, or that I’m so impressed by the ease my toddler daughter’s matching pajama sets, but I love to wear a set & have struggled to find a lightweight short-sleeve & cropped pant set to my liking…until now!

SHOP: Joyspun jewel neck flutter sleeve pajama set in 8 colors / patterns @Walmart ($18.98, available in sizes S-3XL).

I was immediately drawn to the leopard print & black with kisses sets, which are already stored for warmer months. Of course, there are so many pajama styles, including button-down tops or drawstring shorts, but I’ve always been looking for something soft without any buttons & something that colors my legs while sleeping. I’m really excited to break these out on a summer vacation or when hanging around the house for a lazy Saturday morning having pancakes with the family & cuddling up for cartoons. The material is very lightweight & I’m so pleased with the size inclusivity for the variety of colors & patterns. Joyspun has done it again!

Which set do you like the best? What’s your ideal pajama style? Do you often wear sets? For more stylish posts, check out: sequin sweaters & velvet leggings, pastel sweaters for under $18, & braided mules from Target in 12 colors! Happy Styling!

SHOP NOW!: LOFT’s Final Sale on Sequin Star Cardigans & Faux Leather Leggings!


Even though the holidays are over & everything is all hearts now for Valentine’s Day, I’m a sucker for sparkle & even stars on sweaters. Also, plenty of stores are bursting with spring-ready items, which means that there’s still prime time to get a great deal on final sale pieces, especially neutral cardigans that will jazz up any look.

SHOP: star sequin v-neck sweater in beige melange & charcoal @LOFT (on sale: $59.88, extra 60% off with code: LOVE, limited availability in sizes XS-XXL). After the code, they come out to under $24!

I have both of these & can’t wait to pair them with my printed trousers, in windowpane or houndstooth, along with brighter contrasting pieces in red, purple, or magenta. Since cardigans—especially sparkly ones—are my ultimate style weakness, I can’t wait to wear these over & over again, maybe even on date night with a metallic shell & faux leather leggings, like these:

SHOP: faux leather leggings in black & olive @LOFT (on sale: $59.99, extra 60% off with code: LOVE, limited availability in sizes XS-XXL). After the code, they come out to $24 before sales tax!

How would you style the cardigans? How often do you wear sequins? Which colors are you loving? For more stylish posts, check out: pastel Time & Tru sweaters for under $18, braided slide mules from Target, & the spring dress you’ll want in every color! Happy Styling!

SHOP NOW!: Pastel Sweaters for Under $18!


It’s still sweater season & when retailers start rolling out styles in spring colors, it’s time to click add-to-cart! The latest from Time & Tru that I can’t stop thinking about have got me inspired to pair with relaxed light denim jeans & sneakers for a weekend of errands, beige trousers & ballet flats for a day at work, a pleated midi skirt & high heels for a special occasion, or leggings & slippers for a cozy day around the house.

SHOP: Time & Tru long sleeve lightweight fashion sweater in lilac sky cheetah, pink coral cheetah, blue ash stripe, & faded rose stripe @Walmart (on sale: $16.98, available in sizes XS-XXXL).

SHOP: Time & Tru patchwork sweater in blue ash, orchid dream, peach margarita, & winter white @Walmart ($17.98, available in sizes XS-XXXL).

SHOP: Time & Tru elbow sleeve polo sweater in lilac bud, almond, mauve glow, & black soot @Walmart ($16.98, available in sizes XS-XXXL).

Which style sweater is your favorite? Do you like these warm & cool colors? Would you wear the cheetah print, stripes, or patchwork? For more stylish posts, check out: colorful mules for spring by A New Day, a must-have sequin sweater & leggings outfit, the boldest statement necklaces of the season, & stylish Valentine’s picks! Happy Styling!

Show Me the Shoes: Braided Mules for Spring in 12 Colors!


The 2020s have seen a major shift in style, especially concerning footwear as 90s & early 2000s trends are slowly creeping back. While a stiletto heel is classic, block heels have returned & we’ll be seeing them in the spring. Additionally, open slides with braiding details will be trendy once again, & why shouldn’t they be? The mule style is easy to slide on & when it comes in multiple colors, the stylish possibilities are endless.

SHOP: A New Day Basil mule heels in 12 colors @Target ($19.24-$34.99, available in sizes 5-12 in medium & wide width).

Personally, I’m a big fan of the neutral/white mix, as well as both metallic gold & silver options. I envision them with a maxi dress, drop earrings, & floral wristlet for a summer date night or family party.

Additionally, nearly every major shoe retailer has some version of these mules, as well as ankle booties & flats, for the various seasons, mostly because the braiding detail is timeless & offers a cushion around the foot. Which color do you like best? Do you prefer a chunky heel or something slimmer? How would you style this shoe? For more stylish posts, check out: a must-have sequin sweater & leggings outfit, classic denim jackets in 4 washes by Time & Tru, & spring ballet dresses in sizes XS-4X! Happy Styling!

Inside a Style Blogger’s Closet: Sequins on Sweaters & Velvet on Leggings—These are a Few of My Favorite Things!


Every Sunday night, I try to take an hour or so to outfit prep, as stated in a previous post from September. When one planned outfit didn’t quite work out this week, I had to switch things up in a pinch, so that I could still get myself ready, get my daughter up & ready & arrive at work on time. This was the original planned outfit, but the pants were noticeably too short for a 30-degree winter day on Long Island & I wasn’t about to dig out my boots from another part of the house.

Then, upon changing up the clothing & keeping the accessories, this is what I ended up wearing:

Eventually, I realized that the sweater & leggings are newer pieces that I recently purchased & they’re still available to shop for. I’ll definitely be wearing these pieces (in different ways) throughout the season as the sweater is so versatile in terms of styling & color matching & the leggings can be dressed up or down with a tunic or hoodie & paired with boots, heels, or sneakers.

multicolored sequin v-neck sweater in ivory/gold & silver heather grey @LOFT (on sale $49.99, extra 50% off with code: 24HRS, limited availability in sizes XS-L).

Time & Tru velvet leggings in rose wine & olive dusk @Walmart ($14.98, available in sizes XS-3XL).

I already have the silver sweater, but I do have my eye on the olive leggings, especially since the velvet stripe down the side adds such a dressy & luxurious touch to any stylish and/or sporty outfit.

What’s your routine for getting ready for the work week? Do you prep outfits ahead of time? What does your weekly work style consist of? For more stylish posts, check out: affordable staple denim jackets by Time & Tru, pretty ballet dresses from Target in 5 colors, faux leather pull-on pants from LOFT, & stylish bracelets from Macy’s for Valentine’s Day! Happy Styling!

SHOP NOW!: A Staple Denim Jacket in 4 Washes for Under $20!


I mean, the headline says it all! All spring, summer, & early fall, my go-to outerwear item, if needed, is a denim jacket. I’ve had the same dark denim one for Dressbarn (similar here) for years & I’ve found doppelgängers in other washes that I’ve added to my rotation. I love contrasting something sparkly or printed with a neutral denim, especially since my everyday bottoms range in pattern or texture. What’s better is that today’s featured item is made in 4 washes, (mostly) available in a wide range of sizes, & is currently under $20!

SHOP: Time & Tru denim jacket in black, medium wash, brown (really the dark denim on the bottom left), & light wash @Walmart (on sale: $19.99, limited availability in sizes XS-XXXL).

I spotted them recently in stores, too, & the denim washes differ in person than they do when ordering online or through the Walmart app; however, my local store is full of denim jackets, so if you don’t have one just yet, you know where to find them!

How would you style a denim jacket? Do you have one already that you love? Which wash did you prefer most? For more stylish posts, check out: the spring dress you’ll want in every color, faux leather pull-on pants from LOFT, & Valentine’s bracelet gift ideas! Happy Styling!

SHOP NOW!: The Spring Dress You’ll Want in Every Color!


Currently, I’m never thinking about springtime until I log on to social media & see Style Darlings across the country, especially those in warmer locations, donning lightweight floral-printed tops, dresses, or pants. However, retailers are ready for pastels & preparing shoppers for Spring Break!

All late spring & summer long, I’m wearing a dress! It’s one piece & great for casual or dressy occasions, depending on how it’s styled. I love being able to share a dress that not only comes in several different colors, but is an inclusive option for all sizes! Case in point:

SHOP: A New Day sleeveless ballet dress in black, green, dark blue, pink, & taupe @Target ($28.00, available in sizes XS-4X).

I’m especially excited about the green dress, as it is my favorite color, but I can picture any of these styled with a cardigan & ballet flats for work, a denim jacket & slides for weekend, or a metallic shawl & strappy wedges for date night. The flattering fit & flare silhouette combined with the midi length makes for a classic dress option that’ll make for a fashionable spring season.

How would you style this dress? What color do you like best? Are you already refreshing your spring wardrobe? For more stylish posts, check out: faux leather pull-on pants on sale now, classic & stylish bracelets for a Valentine’s gift, & cozy sweaters with a spring twist! Happy Styling!

SHOP NOW!: Faux Leather Pull-On Pants from LOFT!


If there’s any kind of pant that I love, it’s a pull-on pair, especially after experiencing the changes in my body after having my daughter. Since last fall, I’ve been searching for pull-on styles in all different materials & patterns to alternate throughout the changing seasons. However, winter styles are currently hitting the clearance racks & spring is bursting through retailers’ doors!

SHOP: faux leather pull-on slim pants in black, rich aubergine, & lustrous olive @LOFT (on sale: $59.99, 70% off 3 styles with code: YAY, limited availability in sizes XS-XXL).

Loving these velvet pants from LOFT that seem to be in the same cut & a similar color scheme, I’m all about the faux leather option, but unfortunately, the black—which is what I’d experiment with—is no longer available in my size. I say “experiment” because I’m usually warm at work, giving a lecture or running from classroom to office, so I’d be reluctant to order the other colors if I couldn’t quite commit—but they sure are cute!

How would you style these pants? Which color do you like the best? Are you shopping end-of-the-season deals right now? For more stylish posts, check out: classic bracelets for Valentine’s Day gifts, cozy Time & Tru sweaters with a spring twist, & puffer coats for under $13! Happy Styling!

Accessories Access: Classic & Stylish Bracelets for Valentine’s Day!


I’m always on the lookout for dazzling baubles to add to my collection or recommend to readers & that includes classic pieces that can be worn for a day at the office or special occasion. Obviously, I love accessories that come in a variety of colors too, which brings me to today’s selection:

SHOP: Charter Club pavé & imitation pearl slide bracelet in tri-tone, gold, navy, pearl, rose, & red @Macy’s (on sale: $14.70).

Personally, I love mixed metals & rose gold, but I’m drawn to the red & navy options to pair with a blouse & pencil skirt with a cardigan & heels for work. For the discounted price, why not?

How would you style this bracelet? Which color do you like the best? Are you shopping for fashion jewelry for Valentine’s Day? For more stylish posts, check out: cozy Time & Tru sweaters with a spring twist, W magazine’s best performances portfolio with Ana de Armas & Danielle Deadwyler, quilted coats for $20, & sequin leggings & skirts from New York & Company! Happy Styling!

Red Carpet Review: Breathtaking & Bold Beauty, Hair, & Jewelry at the Critics Choice Awards, Including Julia Garner, Madelyn Cline, Kerry Washington, & More!


Last night’s Critics Choice Awards might’ve thrown cinephiles for a loop with the Oscar race, but the red carpet game was a head-to-toe win after win with stunning beauty, hair, & jewelry on the most acclaimed celebrities. Some of my favorites include Sadie Sinks gentle waves, Madelyn Cline’s side part & statement earrings, Lily James’ bangs & winged eyes, Kerry Washington’s lush curls & drop earrings, Janelle Monae’s modern earrings & glossy lips, Niecy Nash-Betts’ EVERYTHING, & Cate Blanchett’s golden ‘do & earcuff. See below for more inspiration:

Who wore your favorite jewelry of the night? Whose beauty look inspired you? Who had the best hair? For more stylish posts, check out: the Critics Choice red carpet, a fashion flashback with Amanda Seyfried, & Priyanka’s Chopra-Jonas’ most glamorous red carpet gowns! Happy Styling!

SHOP NOW!: Cozy Sweaters with a Spring Twist!


Of course, sweaters come in all shapes, patterns, & colors; we know they’re not exclusive to winter, but they’re definitely a go-to this season. If you’re looking for a sweater that seems to whisper springtime in that stylishly playful way that pastels do, check this out:

SHOP: Time & Tru long sleeve crewneck embroidery sweater in winter white & dark navy @Walmart ($22.98, available in sizes XS-XXL).

As much as the love the lightness of the white with the pink & blue details, I’ve got my eye on the navy to wear with various menswear-inspired navy trousers this season, especially as the spring semester is just around the corner. Either sweater can be styled with pants, jeans of all rises & cuts, as well as joggers or leggings.

How would you style this sweater? Would you dress it up or wear it casually? Do you prefer the white or the navy? For more stylish posts, check out: W magazine’s best performances portfolio with Stephanie Hsu & Kate Hudson, bold & colorful statement necklaces, must-have leopard pullover sweaters, & stylish earring sets from LOFT! Happy Styling!

Red Carpet Review: The Glamorous 2023 Critics Choice Awards, Including Amanda Seyfried, Janelle Monae, Stephanie Hsu, & More!


Tonight’s Critics Choice Awards bring us one step closer to the climax of awards season for film, but this particular ceremony includes stars of both the big screen & small screen to unite & celebrate their talent, accomplishments, & of course fashion! There were so many trends of the night, continuing the glitz that we saw last weekend at the Golden Globe Awards, including dramatic metallic gown, classic black dresses with cut-outs, neutral / champagne tones, midi-length designs, variations on the naked dress, bold pops of color, & multicolored dresses.

Some of my favorites of the night include Abbott Elementary actress Sheryl Lee Ralph–who arrived in what I like to call “a winner’s dress” by Jovana Louis, Glass Onion star Kate Hudson‘s silver sheer halter gown by Oscar de la Renta, Pam & Tommy nominee Lily James modernizing another Old Hollywood look by Oscar de la Renta, The Whale‘s Sadie Sink in a youthful Chanel frock, host Chelsea Handler in a chic orange Maticevski design, along with Everything Everywhere All at One supporting actress Stephanie Hsu in a classic tangerine Valentino gown, Niecy Nash-Betts shimmering in a Jason Wu confection, & the always glamorous Angela Bassett in a black velvet Christian Siriano design (& she nabbed another award for her gripping performance in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever). Scroll through the

Sheryl Lee Ralph in a gold one-shoulder Jovana Louis gown with Vince Camuto shoes & Misho Designs jewelry, Michelle Williams in a gold one-shoulder Louis Vuitton dress with Tiffany & Co. jewelry, Viola Davis in a shimmering brown cape gown by Valentino, Kate Hudson in a silver Oscar de la Renta gown with Bulgari jewelry & Christian Loboutin peep toe platforms, & Aubrey Plaza in a spaghetti strap Louis Vuitton gown with Pomellato jewelry at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards.
Elle Fanning in an ivory Alexander McQueen structural gown with Irene Neuwirth jewelry, Amanda Seyfried in a gold Christian Dior gown with Stuart Weitzman shoes & Cartier jewelry, Anya Taylor-Joy in a midi Dior dress with Tiffany & Co. jewelry, Cate Blanchett in a khaki Max Mara shirt/gown with Louis Vuitton jewelry, & Britt Lower in a cream Harith Hashim suit with Delfina Delettrez jewelry at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards.
Renee Elise Goldsberry in a multi-metallic spaghetti strap gown, Thuso Mbedu in a custom Louis Vuitton gown with jewelry (by REZA, Rainbow K, Anita Ko, Delfina Delettrez, & EERA), Daisy Edgar-Jones in a sparkling Gucci gown, Jenny Slate in a patchwork metallic Olivier Theyskens gown, & Danielle Deadwyler in a custom silver Louis Vuitton gown at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards.
Lily James in a black striped midi gown by Oscar de la Renta & Janelle Monae in a custom crinkled Vera Wang cut-out gown at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards.
Angela Bassett in a black velvet Christian Siriano dress with Messika jewelry & Kaley Cuoco in a black velvet bell-sleeve dress at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards.
Rhea Seehorn in a silver deep-v gown, Dichen Lachman in a silver Grecian-inspired one-shoulder gown, Milly Alcock in a strapless Dior dress with Giuseppe Zanotti shoes & Pomellato jewelry, & Lea Thompson in a short printed dress at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards.
Quinta Brunson in a Robert Wun dress with jewelry by Amrapali & Graziela & Reza & Sadie Sink in a black strapless Chanel midi dress at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards.
Jen Tullock in a yellow deep-v gown, Emily Uribe in a yellow deep-v Alex Perry dress with Stuart Weitzman shoes, Melanie Lynskey in a yellow gathered gown, Dominique Fishback in a yellow Greta Constantine ruffled gown with an Emily P. Wheeler ring, & Amber Ruffin in a yellow sequin suit at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards.
Stephanie Hsu in an orange Valentino pleated gown, Chelsea Handler in a one-shoulder Maticevski design with Stuart Weitzman shoes & Norman Silverman jewelry, Anna Sawai in a caramel Acne Studios gown, Monica Barbaro in a floral one-shoulder gown by Del Core, & Niecy Nash-Betts in a champagne shimmering Jason Wu gown at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards.
Laura Prepon in an olive one-shoulder midi dress, Patricia Arquette in a sage green Grecian-inspired Valentino design, Marcia Gay Harden in a green & black printed hi-low dress, Claire Foy in a printed Prada strapless dress with Messika jewelry, & Rosa Salazar in a printed sweetheart gown at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards.
Ruth E. Carter in a purple embellished gown, Judy Greer in a black & yellow Greta Constantine design, Julia Garner in a red Ferragamo mini dress with Bulgari jewelry & Stuart Weitzman shoes & a Skims bra, Michelle Yeoh in a red & black Carolina Herrera design with DeBeers jewelry, & Abby Elliott in a shimmering blue St. John turtleneck gown at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards.
Melanie Zannetti in a floral printed strapless gown, Kerry Washington in a sequin & bead embellished Giorgio Armani Privé sweetheart down with Santoni platform sandals, Trinity Jo-Li Bliss in a black embellished gown, Julia Roberts in a black & gold embellished Schiaparelli gown with Chopard jewelry, & Zoe Kazan in a white with black lace Rodarte dress at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards.
Amy Brenneman in a Tony Ward ensemble, Krista Marie Yu in a champagne lace gown, Phoebe Dynevor in a printed Louis Vuitton gown, Eve Hewson in a black & white Cong Tri ensemble with Bulgari jewelry, & Busy Philipps in a gray St. John dress at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards.
Janelle James in a chocolate gown by Mindi Mond NY with Rahaminov Diamonds jewelry & Kerry Condon in a brown gown with Briony Raymond jewelry at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards.
Jennifer Coolidge in a black custom Dolce & Gabbana dress, Madelyn Cline in a feathered black Givenchy dress, & Jessie Buckley in a black layered off-the-shoulder dress at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards.
Sarah Hyland in a black cut-out Stella McCartney dress with Stuart Weitzman shoes, Rachel Bloom in a black gown, Carla Buono in a black deep-v gown, Monet Mazur in a cut-out black gown, & Amber Midthunder in a black one-shoulder gown at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards.
Ayo Edibri in a black custom Thom Brown tuxedo outfit, Natasha Lyonne in a black sparkling Gucci gown, Sarah Polley in a black suit, Kelsey Asbille in a black Saint Laurent design, & Liza Colon-Zayas in a black gown at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards.
Nina Hoss in a tuxedo & Samantha Logan in a tuxedo & bralette combo at the 2023 Critics Choice Awards.

Who wore your favorite look of the night? Did you top choice performers win? Who are you rooting for to win an Oscar? For more stylish posts, check out: W magazine’s best performances portfolio with Ana de Armas & Margot Robbie, the boldest & most colorful statement necklaces from New York & Company, a look back at past Golden Globe red carpets with Emma Stone & Reese Witherspoon, & the top 10 Style Darlings of 2022, including Florence Pugh & Jodie Turner-Smith! Happy Styling!

Accessories Access: Stylish Earrings Sets in Gold & Silver!


It’s a very rare occasion that I’m actually stuck with no idea what to wear, despite my plethora of options. When it comes to jewelry, I usually decide on the finer details the morning I am getting ready, especially for the work day ahead. Also, I have 5 piercings in each of my ears, which I fill every single “leaving the house” day & my collection continues to grow & sparkle. While I do love a long, dangly drop earring for a more dramatic look, my go-to for all 5 piercings is a stud. I love finding different stud sets so that the options coordinate together, but I also love mixing up new picks with some old favorites. For example:

SHOP: shooting star stud earring set in gold & silver @LOFT (on sale: $22.50 with code: TREAT).

What kind of earrings do you like to wear? Do you have multiple piercings that you style regularly? Where do you shop for the prettiest sparkles? For more stylish posts, check out: a fashion flashback with Wicked star Cynthia Erivo, quilted coats in multiple colors for $20, & sequin pants & skirts from New York & Company! Happy Styling!

Fashion Flashback: Happy 36th Birthday, Cynthia Erivo!


Emmy, Grammy, & Tony-winning actress & singer Cynthia Erivo celebrates her 36th birthday today! What an accomplished & impressive career she has lead, in addition to earning 2 Academy Award nominations. The British star is expected to wow audiences in the big screen, two-part adaptation of Broadway’s Wicked, playing the green, evil Elphaba, but it’s her flair for drama on the red carpet that I’m most excited to discuss. She’s a fearless, one of a kind lover of fashion, bold when it comes to patterns, proportions, feathers, silhouettes, towering footwear, & extra sparkle. Her red carpet signature is her long, adorned nails, which only adds to her already stylish & progressive aesthetic. Take a look at the gallery below of Cynthia’s most stunning red carpet looks:

What do you think of Cynthia’s style? Which is your favorite look? Do you prefer her sleek, fitted gowns or bolder, bigger dresses? For more stylish posts, check out: quilted coats for $20, a fashion flashback for Florence Pugh’s birthday, & the top 10 best dressed stars of 2022! Happy Styling!

SHOP NOW!: Quilted Coats for $20!


Winter is in full swing & every day requires a topper, at least here on Long Island. There’s nothing wrong with a go-to coat that does everything you need it to, but isn’t it fun to try something different? I love the quilted look on outerwear, so this coat, in 7 stylish colors, has me hitting add-to-cart!

SHOP: Time & Tru quilted barn coat @Walmart (on sale: $20.00, limited availability in sizes: S-3XL).

I’m very drawn to the green or berry hues, but a classic black is always a great staple for mixing up your printed & textured cold weather accessories. What an awesome deal for a coat that was already an irresistible price originally at $29.98! How would you style this coat? What color do you like best? Do you like quilted designs? For more stylish posts, check out: a fashion flashback with Florence Pugh, sequin leggings & pencil skirts, & a chic houndstooth wrap for under $25! Happy Styling!

SHOP NOW!: There’s No Such Thing as Too Much Sequin!


Even though the holiday season is behind us, that doesn’t mean our sparkle must dull. Now, more than ever, it’s important to embrace the joy of the season & keep celebrating into the frigid months of winter as stylishly as we can! This means not to hang up or store the sequins in the until-next-year section of your closet as there’s still plenty to sparkle about!

SHOP: sequin high-waisted ankle leggings in black, gold, coco red, & fuchsia glow @New York & Company (on sale: $41.97, available in sizes: XS-XXL).

SHOP: reversible sequin pencil skirt in pink / silver @New York & Company (on sale: $35.98, available in sizes: XS-XXL), rainbow sequin pencil skirt @New York & Company (on sale: $35.98, available in sizes: XS-XXL), & sequin stripe pencil skirt @New York & Company (on sale: $26.98, available in sizes: XS-XXL).

How often does your outfit sparkle? Do you prefer the leggings or one of the pencil skirts better? How would you style sequined bottoms? For more stylish posts, check out: a must-have sequin blouse by Time & Tru, a chic houndstooth wrap for under $25, & velour pajamas by Joyspun! Happy Styling!

Fashion Flashback: Happy 27th Birthday to Florence Pugh!


Actress Florence Pugh celebrates her 27th birthday today! As the new year gets started, we’re likely going to get a whole lot more amazing style this awards season & with more upcoming films! She’s fearless on screen, but also when it comes to highlighting her sculpted legs, midriff, petite powerhouse frame, & honey blonde locks! She gravitates towards sheer fabric, dramatic proportions, bold colors, platforms & high heels, crop tops, & sultry makeup! Take a look at the gallery below of Florence’s magnanimous style profile on the red carpet & press appearances, ranging in gorgeous gowns, sleek mini dresses, & chic outfits!

What do you think of Florence’s style? Which is your favorite look? Have you seen Don’t Worry Darling or The Wonder? For more stylish posts, check out: cozy velour pajama sets by Joyspun, the top 10 best dressed stars of 2022, & a fashion flashback with designs by the late Vivienne Westwood! Happy Styling!

SHOP NOW!: Puffer Coats for Under $13!


There are a few requirements that I have when it comes to investing in cold weather outerwear, including a hood & being hip-length; however, I am willing to forego said requirements if there’s a great bargain before me. Such is the case for this end-of-the-season marked down coat in 13 varieties!

SHOP: Time & Tru puffer jacket @Walmart (on sale: $12.98, limited availability in sizes S-3XL).

I’m especially fond of the olive green, red floral, or black / white / beige gingham varieties, but can’t decide, especially when I have about 4 or 5 coats that I alternate throughout the cold weather months. Either way, these coats are selling fast & all over Instagram with their 50% off price tag! Which jacket do you like the best? How would you style it? Are you interested in buying one? For more stylish posts, check out:

SHOP NOW!: Velour Pajamas to Ring in a Cozy 2023!


It’s been an especially cozy week off from work at home in my favorite loungewear pieces by day & snuggly pajama sets by night. It seems I’m not the only one too! One of my resolutions for the new year is to embrace the combination of cozy & style with an only pieces that bring me joy. That’s exactly what I’ve picked out below:

SHOP: Joyspun velour pajama set with eye mask @Walmart (on sale: $15.00, limited availability in sizes S-3XL).

As stores are getting ready for Valentine’s, some of these options are perfect for a wintry night in watching Netflix or weekend of crafting. Which style do you like best? Do you wear matching sleepwear sets? Do you like velour pieces for winter? For more stylish posts, check out: the top 10 most stylish celebrities of 2022, Draper James dresses on clearance at Kohl’s, & Valentine’s sweaters by Time & Tru! Happy Styling!

Top 10 Best Dressed Stars of 2022: Florence Pugh, Sadie Sink, Jodie Turner-Smith, & More!


As 2022 comes to an end, let’s take a stylish look back at the most stylish & best dressed stars of the year! This list, in no particular order, showcases entertainers whose red carpet choices have pushed boundaries, made headlines, & furthered their stylish legacy!

First, actress Jodie Turner-Smith turned heads in a variety of bold, powerful, & modern looks, channeling old Hollywood with a futuristic twist. Most notably, the White Noise star dominated the Venice Film Festival red carpet. Additionally, she wore designer names to other star-studded events, such as Gucci, Christopher John Rogers, Christian Siriano, & more!

The 36-year-old British star can be seen next in the Jennifer Aniston-Adam Sandler comedy sequel Murder Mystery 2, which will surely invite more breathtaking style to the red carpet.

Next, Pam & Tommy star Lily James rose to a new level of bombshell that we hadn’t previously seen in such quiet, sweet period depictions the actress presented in Downton Abbey, Cinderella, or The Pursuit of Love; however, portraying Pamela Anderson in the Hulu miniseries showed the British leading lady’s sultry, dramatic, & mature style.

Whether she’s decked out in Valentino, Burberry, Roberto Cavalli, Versace, or Miu Miu, she’s constantly appeared on best dressed lists throughout 2022. Up next, Lily will be promoting the romantic comedy What’s Love Got to Do with It? & starting alongside Willem Defoe & Joe Keery in Finalmente I’alba. Also, Lily is nominated for a Golden Globe, so she’ll continue her style streak into 2023!

Academy Award nominee Florence Pugh is unstoppable on the big screen with such masterful performances in Don’t Worry Darling & The Wonder. Time & again, she’s proven her enduring, youthful, & dazzling sense of style on the red carpet, especially during her nipple-baring appearances. She’s not just another British star topping our list, but a force who kills it in Victoria Beckham, Valentino, Dior, Emilia Wickstead, & more!

There’s so much buzz about Florence, which is no surprise after she ruled the Venice Film Festival, British Independent Film Awards, 13th Governors Awards, & 66th BFI London Film Festival. For 2023, Florence has multiple projects in the works, including A Good Person, directed by former beau Zach Braff, & Christopher Nolan’s Oppenheimer.

It’s no secret that I adore everything that Cuban actress Ana de Armas wears. The ease with which she graces the red carpet is reminiscent of Grace Kelly…or dare I say, Marilyn Monroe?! The Blonde star is far from resting on the stylish path she’s forged as she’s nominated for a Golden Globe Award, which will surely present the opportunity to sport more Louis Vuitton!

The Oscar hopeful is currently I production opposite her Knives Out co-star Chris Evans in Ghosted & will portray a dancer-turned-assassin with Keanu Reeves in Ballerina.

One of 2022’s major breakout stars is Bridgerton actress Simone Ashley, who seemed to pop up everywhere there was a camera & red carpet, & for good reason too! Also, appearing on Sex Education, Simone pushes the line between elegance & temptress in designs by Giorgio Armani, Jacquemus, Moschino, Gucci, & Burberry, adding some much-needed fierceness & poise at every turn!

Also, Simone will be lending her voice to some upcoming animated productions, including 10 Lives, as well as appearing in the third season of Bridgerton.

Actress-turned director Olivia Wilde may have been splashed across headlines in 2022 for criticism of her relationships, but that did stop her from proving her style prowess every chance she had. While promoting the controversial futuristic thriller Don’t Worry Darling, as well as walking the red carpet of the Women in Film Awards, ELLE Women in Hollywood Celebration, 2nd Annual Academy Museum Gala, San Sebastian International Film Festival, or the Venice Film Festival, Olivia’s boho goddess gowns stunned.

Often going for a deep-v, long sleeves, or crop top, Olivia’s fashion was designed by YSL, Vera Wang, Alexandre Vauthier, Valentino, Gucci, & more! Up next for Olivia, she will direct Perfect about Olympic gold medalist gymnast Kerri Strug & can currently be seen in Babylon with Margot Robbie & Brad Pitt.

Stranger Things star Sadie Sink has not only ruled 2022 because of the hit sci-fi/fantasy Nextflix show as the brooding & tortured Max Mayfield, but the 20-year-old is gaining major attention for her big screen performance in The Whale, opposite Oscar front-runner Brendan Fraser. The Texas native sparkled on the red carpet, for press appearances, & on magazine covers, especially wearing unforgettable looks by Chanel, Alexander McQueen, Stella McCartney, & more!

As we’ve already seen from Sadie’s Stranger Things role & tour-de-force portrayal in Taylor Swift’s “All Too Well: Short Film,” her style is only getting better & she’s one to watch in 2023 with an upcoming role in Berlin Nobody opposite Eric Bana.

Next on our list is comedian, actress, & writer Mindy Kaling who took 2022 by storm via red carpet & her Instagram with confidence & a major style turnaround from what we’ve previously seen. Whether she’s presenting at the Emmy Awards, posing for photogs at the Met Gala, turning heads at museum galas, heading out to a boutique opening, Mindy is all about showing off her style & happiness in an array of classic gowns with bold colors & patterns for outfits that we’d kill for!

Some of the famous names she’s worn this year include Oscar de la Renta, LaQuan Smith, Tory Burch, Magda Butrym, & more! We can’t wait to see what Mindy has in store for us in 2023!

This year’s Oscar-winner for Best Actress was awarded to Jessica Chastain & she’s definitely not slowing down her style, nor should she! The gorgeous redhead continues her glamorous fashion streak in fitted gowns in hues across the rainbow & plunging mini dresses! The actress has previously been nominated 3 other time & she’s no stranger to the red carpet, having donned every style of ball gown for last decade & more! She’s true to who she is, taking risks in neon tones, but also playing with lace, feathering, & ruching, which suits her shape.

This year, Jessica was seen wearing a whole lot of Gucci! Currently, Jessica can be seen portraying country singer Tammy Wynnette in the Showtime miniseries George & Tammy, opposite Michael Shannon. Coming up, Jessica stars in Memory with Peter Sarsgaard & Mother’s Instinct with Anne Hathaway.

Last, but not least is Zoey Deutch, who stole hearts in the Netflix holiday romantic comedy Something from Tiffany’s, wearing looks inspired by the Tiffany & Co. signature blue box! The 28-year-old blonde certainly knows how to steal the scene & rule a red carpet in designers, such as Oscar de la Renta, Giambattista Valli, Valentino, Carolina Herrera, & more!

2022 was really just the beginning for Zoey, a natural Style Darling, but I can’t wait to see what she wears next. Some of her future projects include the comedy Most Dangerous Game with Glen Powell & the drama Hound.

Who is your favorite Style Darling of 2022? Who should have been included on the list? What was your favorite red carpet moment? For more stylish posts, check out: the perfect New Year’s Eve dress by Draper James on clearance now at Kohl’s, pretty bowed flats from J.Crew Factory, & Valentine-themed sweaters for under $17! Happy Styling & Happy New Year!

SHOP NOW!: Draper James NYE Dresses on Clearance at Kohl’s!


New Year’s Eve is the perfect occasion for going all out with sparkles, frills, & metallics, but if your style is more classic & fuss-free, then Reese Witherspoon’s Draper James brand has just the dress for you!

SHOP: Draper James RSVP v-neck sequin dress in gold & black @Kohl’s (on clearance: $34.30, limited availability in Misses sizes 0-18 & Plus sizes 16W-26W).

I love the classic fit & flare silhouette with a flattering v-neck & all-over sequins; however, the plus size version is only available in black. For a dress that’s regularly $78.00, this is a great buy to ring in the new year, but to also keep handy for your next special occasion with drop earrings & satin platforms.

How would you style this dress? Which color do you prefer? Where are you headed for New Year’s Eve? For more stylish posts, check out: bowed flats from J.Crew Factory, Valentine’s sweaters by Time & Tru, & Lily Collins’ 6 magazine covers for January 2023! Happy Styling!

Fashion Flashback: Remembering Vivienne Westwood’s Legacy on the Red Carpet & Screen!


British fashion legend Vivienne Westwood passed away today at the age of 81. Her career began in the 1970s, proving relevant every decade with its blatantly refreshing combination of punk meets glam. Westwood’s signature corseted design with a deconstructed sweetheart neckline has drawn the attention of celebrity A-listers for good reason, especially as many stars have returned to the label time & time again, including Euphoria’s Zendaya, singer Gwen Stefani, Oscar-winner Jessica Chastain, The Crown’s Helena Bonham-Carter, Wednesday actress Gwendoline Christie, the always stylish Kate Beckinsale, Disenchanted star Amy Adams, The Great lead Elle Fanning, pop singer Katy Perry, Westworld actress Thandiwe Newton, & of course, Sarah Jessica Parker’s iconic Carrie Bradshaw in her gown from the Sex & the City film, which reappears in the upcoming second season of And Just Like That.

Take a look through the images below as we honor Westwood’s creative contributions to fashion & the inspiration she imbues on Style Darlings everywhere.

Sarah Jessica Parker in Vogue, as Carrie Bradshaw in Sex & the City, & as Carrie Bradshaw in And Just Like That, wearing Vivienne Westwood.
Kate Beckinsale, Naomie Harris, Scarlett Johansson, Marisa Tomei, & Jessica Chastain in Vivienne Westwood.
Kirsten Dunst, Helen Mirren, Amy Adams, Cate Blanchett, & Jessica Chastain in Vivienne Westwood.
Andrea Riseborough, Kim Kardashian, Natalie Dormer, Angelina Jolie, & Daisy Ridley in Vivienne Westwood.
Gwendoline Christie in Vivienne Westwood.
Rachel McAdams, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson, Emilia Clarke, & Kerry Washington in Vivienne Westwood.
Michelle Rodriguez, Demi Moore, Amy Adams, & Kate Beckinsale in Vivienne Westwood.
Salma Hayek, Missi Pyle, Kate Hudson, Thandiwe Newton, & Nicole Kidman in Vivienne Westwood.
Gwen Stefani in Vivienne Westwood.
Anya Taylor-Joy, Eva Longoria, Zendaya, & Viola Davis in Vivienne Westwood.
Zendaya, Katy Perry, Thandiwe Newton, Zendaya, & Christina Ricci in Vivienne Westwood.
Diane Kruger, Katy Perry, Marlee Marlin, Kelly Osborne, & Olivia Rodrigo in Vivienne Westwood.
Daisy Ridley, Jennifer Aniston, Blake Lively in Vivienne Westwood.
Elle Fanning, Tina Fey, Winnie Harlow, & Lashana Lynch in Vivienne Westwood.
Gabrielle Union, Georgia May Jagger, Halle Berry, & Dua Lipa in Vivienne Westwood.
Helena Bonham-Carter in Vivienne Westwood.
Natalie Dormer, Billie Piper, Doja Cat, Kim Kardashian, & Rachel Zegler in Vivienne Westwood.
Elle Fanning, Karlie Kloss, Berenice Marlohe, Olivia Rodrigo, & Marion Cotillard in Vivienne Westwood.
Lana Del Rey, Camila Cabello, & Dita Von Teese in Vivienne Westwood.
Jennifer Aniston, Jessica Alba, Anna Kendrick, & Amandla Stenberg in Vivienne Westwood.
Alexandra Daddario, Priyanka Chopra-Jonas, Paris Jackson, Jamie Chung, & Ashley Madekwe in Vivienne Westwood.
Sza, Camilla Alvez McConaughey, & Sarah Silverman in Vivienne Westwood.

Which look is your favorite? What do you think of Westwood’s signature design? Who do you think wears the designer best? For more stylish posts, check out: bowed flats from J.Crew Factory, Valentine’s sweaters by Time & Tru, & Meghan Trainor’s most stylish music videos! Happy Styling!

SHOP NOW!: Valentine’s Pullover Sweaters for Under $17!


It doesn’t have to be close to Valentine’s Day for me to don hearts on my outfit. It’s not even technically close to February 14th, but retailers are already moving forward with fashion for the latter part of the winter season. I’m kinda NOT upset about it either!

SHOP: Time & Tru fashion sweater @Walmart ($16.98, available in sizes XS-XXL).

I’ve got my eye on the black leopard heart sweater & red & white combination to add to my heart-sweater arsenal. These would be especially stylish for over a button down shirt & paired with skinny jeans or even a pleated midi skirt & ankle boots. How would you style these sweaters? Which one is your favorite? Are you scoping out Valentine’s style yet? For more stylish posts, check out: a peplum sweater with built-in jewelry from New York & Company, statement necklaces from Macy’s, & stylish jewel-button cardigans! Happy Styling!