What I’m Wearing: Love/Hate Bodycon Skirt

Hey y’all! I’ve been feeling pretty yucky lately and I wasn’t able to show off my cute, comfortable, and fabuless casual outfit yesterday. But, I’m feeling a bit better and feeling pretty cute so I’m gonna show it off!

  
The racerback tank, Love/Hate pencil skirt, and leaf necklace are from Forever 21 and even though I’ve had them at least a year, I remember the skirt being $4. I think the tank was $7.80 and I’m pretty sure the necklace was $3.80. I got the black thong jelly Michael Kors sandals last year from Dillard’s and they were a few dollars shy of $30! The shawl collar cardigan is also from Dillard’s and I’ve had it for YEARS, though very sure it wasn’t expensive.

So, there you have it! My cute ootd! 😉

–Nikki ❤️

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Post Memorial Day

Hey y’all, hope everyone enjoyed the holiday! Maybe you spent time with family and friends intimately or maybe you went out and took advantage of the weather. Whatever you did, I hope you made the best of it. 

I spent the day out and about in the streets of Charleston. I started my day in Mt. Pleasant’s Towne Center where I took advantage of Old Navy’s buy one get one free shorts sale. I then had to talk myself out of the Lily Pulitzer section of Belk’s. That was the point where I knew I had to leave the entire shopping center because broke. I can to browse, not break my entire broken anyway bank.

I went down on King Street to see what Forever 21 and H&M had to offer. I need a blouse to go with a gold sequin skirt, but both stores were so cluttered that I couldn’t concentrate. I ended up with 2 of Forever 21’s basic v-neck tees and nothing from H&M. I did get a short sleeved peplum top from the clearance section of the GAP.

It wasn’t really about buying anything for me, but just getting out and being productive when I’d normally be inside at work or at home. It felt nice to just walk around and enjoy the weather and the sights even if I didn’t do the typical beach thing. 

Anyway, here’s my haul:

Old Navy–buy one get one free shorts , roughly $23   

Forever 21–$3.80 each  
GAP–$10  
Hope you guys racked up at those sales yesterday, too!

–Nikki ❤️ 

Wardrobe Building 101

The White Button Down Blouse

A simple white blouse could be the most versatile piece to have in your wardrobe. It can be dressed up in a suit, paired with slacks or a skirt, and even dressed down with a pair of jeans or shorts. There’s seemingly no wrong way to wear a white blouse.

Since The Limited is having a really good sale, I decided to pull some pieces from their site for examples.

The Essential Shirt:

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Dress it up with a suit and heels:

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A pencil skirt and heels:

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Slacks and heels:

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Dress it down with jeans and flats:

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Shorts and sandals:

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Accessories can make or break an outfit, so with the Essential shirt I’d more than likely stick with a short necklace–could be as simple as a solitaire type piece or more a more advanced statement piece. I’d wear studs or small hoop earrings, too–depending on the necklace; statement necklace would call for simple studs, but with a simple solitaire type necklace I’d go for the hoops and the size could vary with hoops depending on your hairstyle.

As previously stated, these pieces are all from The Limited but you can find dupes anywhere. I’d probably try H&M if you’re looking for a less expensive suit. The shoes are all pulled from The Sole Society. These are just pieces to get your creative juices flowing. This is just how I’d wear the basic white button down blouse and is representative of my style. If y’all have any other ways to wear it, I’d love to see  and show you off–e-mail me at lookfabuless@gmail.com!

–Nikki ❤️

Today’s Deals and Steals

Hey Y’all! I hope everyone’s enjoying this three day weekend and understanding the reason for it. I’ve got some info on holiday sales to help you save while you build your wardrobes.

Express: online only, starting at 6 pm and ending at midnight get an additional 50% off clearance items; 40% off everything sale ends 5/25/15

Forever 21: online only buy one get one 50% off select items using code: B1G150OFF; free shipping over $21

Charlotte Russe: 30% off dresses; $5/$10/$15 sale items; tees, tanks, and crops starting at $5; free shipping when you spend $30

The Limited: in-stores and online 50% off full price items; select accessories now $15; $34 and under must-have sale styles; in-stores and online get an extra 40% off sale items

ASOS: up to 60$ off going out gear; 20% off full price items using code: LONGWKND

New York & Company: in-store and online get up to 50% off everything; all shorts and crops buy one get one free; the Park Tote $29; today, in-stores and online get $20 off $100 or more using code: 2028 or get $10 off purchases of $50 0r more using code: 2132

Loft: 40% off everything: in-stores and online earn two $25 Loft Cash Cards for every $50 you spend

Old Navy: in-store and online get up to 50% off everything; online only take an extra 30% off your order ends 5/25/15; today only in-store and online up to 60% off tanks, tees, and grapic tees for the family; up to 75% off clearance

Kohl’s: $10 off your entire purchase of $30 of more in-store and online until 5/25/15 using pin code: 4980

H&M: up to 60% off select styles: get free shipping on all orders over $50 using code: 3051

Victoria’s Secret: 7 for $27 panty party (includes PINK); in-stores only get $10 off a bra when you buy $7 for $27 panties

Splurge:

Juicy Couture: take 40% off sitewide through Memorial Day using code: JUICYSUMMER

As always, check with each retailer for terms, conditions, and exclusions. Happy shopping!

–Nikki ❤️

What I’m Wearing: The Basics

It’s been a very long and draining week due to family issues, so the last few days have honestly seen me just throw on clothes and a jacket for work. Since things are starting to wind down, I decided to get back to looking pulled together. 

  
My outfit is entirely from Forever 21 and is comprised completely from basics. Nothing is new and aside from my accessories, nothing was more than $10. 

My white v-neck tee was $3.80, dark wash skinny jeans were $7.80 (store sale), brown swing cardigan was $7.80, and my gold thong sandals were $7.80. (Neclace from Express, bangles from Alex & Ani, studs from Juicy Couture are all older purchases as well–don’t remember price points BUT my bangles range from $25 to $35)

–Nikki ❤️