Holiday Look #1

Shop: Blouse |  Pants |  Clutch | Heels | Earrings | Bracelet (one, two) | Lipstick

It’s holiday time! So what are you going to wear? Let me help. From now until the holidays I will be doing holiday looks on the blog that are easy to recreate. Some casual, some dressy and some in-between.

My first holiday look starts with a simple black skinny jean or a skinny pant, something that we all have in our closet. I paired it with a cranberry or merlot colored silk blouse that has sheer cape sleeves. This statement piece is too die for and will be on heavy rotation this season. I’m pretty sure this color is the color of the holidays. I added leopard print heels for texture and flair. So if you are looking for a holiday outfit you can wear to work as well as attend a social function, after hitting the grind, this is my outfit of choice.

The holidays are coming do you have do you have your outfits ready? Shop one of my favorites below.

XoXo
Alli

Purple is my Favorite

Shop Outfit: Jeans | Jacket | Clutch | Tank | Necklace | Bracelet | Heels

With the weather being so up and down it is hard to decide what to wear. I mean it’s 70+ one day and then 30 something the next. So when mother nature is confused it’s best to dress in layers, like I did in this outfit below. Wearing a tank and adding a blazer or jacket makes it easy to shed clothing through out the day if it turns from cold to hot. I paired a dual colored jacket with a bold purple ruffled tank and black skinny jeans. I accessorized the outfit with my favorite leopard clutch, black heels, and gold jewelry (necklace, cuff). My favorite part about this outfit is that it can be easily recreated with many items already in your closet. 
What is your favorite piece you keep on rotation right now??
XoXo
Alli

Business with a Side of Flare

This cute mod look is one of my favorites. It is stylishly appropriate for business wear and social functions. The fuchsia color of the dress pops when paired with leopard print booties and a clutch. But what about the sunnies? Aren’t they perfect from this outfit? You can try them out from Shop Ditto, where you can rent sunglasses before you commit to buying, use code: ABSOLUTELYALLI for a free month. I finished the outfit with gold earrings and a bracelet. What is your favorite mod inspired look? Shop mine below.

XoXo
Alli 

Valentine’s Day Outfit Inspo

Valentine’s Day is around the corner. Do you have your outfit ready? If not let me help you with a little outfit inspiration. As you know red and pink are the colors for the occasion, but I usually enjoy them more as accents instead of having an outfit that is one solid color.
For this Valentine’s day outfit inspo I am loving a dress, so this gold and ivory one is perfect. Find a similar one here and here.  I paired it with my red accents, which include a blazer and a statement necklace. I finished the outfit with a little leopard print, which are my favorite pair of heels and this clutch. What is your outfit inspiration? Shop mine below.
XoXo
Alli

Photography by: Lydia Hudgens 

All Things Leopard & Rafflecopter Giveaway

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Leopard print has always been a trend that can be added to your wardrobe, accessories and home decor. Most think that it is a neutral and can be added as an accent to many colors, I definitely agree. I have been known to say leopard print is my favorite color, if you can consider it a color. Below I have outlined some of my favorite leopard print attire, accessories, and home furnishings that are very popular at the moment. Also I have partnered with a great group of bloggers to bring you an amazing giveaway. $500 Nordstrom gift card. So make sure you enter below. The more links you follow the more chances you have to win. Good luck!
XoXo, 
Alli

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Fall Alternative


                    


Cold mornings, cool nights, football games, and hot chocolate…Fall is in full swing. The leaves are turing and the layers of clothing are starting to come out. But some days it is still in between cold and deciding if you want to sweat all day in the perfect outfit you just cannot wait to wear . So lately I have been choosing  what I would call a fall alternative outfit. It is cool enough to let air in but you are covered up if that blast of cold comes through. I paired skinny jeans (here), which are great for cold or warm weather, with a light long sleeved button up (similar here), along with open suede flats. I accented this outfit with leopard (clutch, belt), and a necklace and sunglasses to finish the look. What is your favorite fall alternative outfit? Shop mine below.

XoXo
Alli

Photography: Portraits By Bridget

Courier Journal Stylemaker

                        
                                          
                                        Dress | Belt | Clutch | Shoes | Watch | Bracelet | Lipstick 

Yesterday I was in our local paper, The Courier Journal. It may not be a big deal to some but I am honored about the exposure. Every Sunday the paper runs the Scene section, which basically covers beauty and style trends. In this section they feature a Stylemaker, a man or women with unique personal style. You have to be nominated by someone. One of my best friends was gracious enough to nominate me, Thanks Audrey! Check out the article online here and shop my outfit below.

XoXo
Alli

                                   

                                                              
                                     
                                      
                                       
                                         
                                       

Romper Style

I am a big fan of rompers. They are just such an easy outfit to put together and since you can find causal ones and more dressy ones you can wear them to many social functions. 

The one I am wearing in this post (found here), I consider to be a more dressed up romper. Since it solid black and has cape sleeves, which give it more detail, it is suitable to wear for a night out with friends or on a date with your significant other. I personally wore this outfit to a bachelorette party.

Leopard and black go great together. The black makes the pattern pop. I paired this romper with a pair of leopard heels (here) and a leopard clutch (found here). I further accessorized with a multi-colored necklace (similar one here), plum earrings, and sunnies (similar). This look is easy to create and super stylish and comfortable. Are you romper girl? Shop the rest of my look below.
XoXo
Alli

Photography by: Portraits by the Bridge

Insta Round Up 5/16/16

                           
It has been awhile since I have did an Instagram Roundup. So I roundup as many outfits as possible in this post. Enjoy!

I wore this outfit for a blogger shoot in Palm Springs. A pair of white Jeans are a staple for summer.
Outfit Details: Shirt: here | Pant: here | Shoe: here | Bag: here  | Jewelry: Necklace, Earrings
Accessories are a must to finish an outfit. Watch from Wristology. Use Code: AA20 for 20% off.
Outfit Details: Bracelets: here | Bag: here | Watch: here
                               
Favorite Summer maxi. I love a good maxi and they are always on rotation in my wardrobe.
Outfit Details: Dress: similar | Bag: here | Shoes: here | Sunglasses: here  
                     
A day at Keeneland Spring Meet. A skirt is always a great alternative to the typical dress.
Outfit Details: Skirt: similar | Tank: here | Bag: here | Scarf: here | Sandals: here | Sunglasses: here | Jewelry: Earrings, necklace
                               
Navy Museum in San Diego California. A maxi is easy for travel and very comfortable.
Outfit Details: Maxi: similar | Bag: here  Jewelry: watch | Sunglasses: here  | Jacket: here
Navy USS Midway San Diego California. Worth the visit if you are in the area.
Outfit Details: Shirt: here | Bag: here | Jeans: here | Sunglasses: here
                       
Great outfit for date night. Black skinny jeans and a colorful tank.
Outfit Details: Jeans: here | Tank: similar  | Flats: here | Bag: here | Jewelry: Earrings, Watch
                       
Weekend flow. A button up is an easy quick way to look put together with little effort.
Outfit Details: Shirt: here | Jeans: here | Bag: here | Shoes: here | Scarf: here | Jewelry: Bracelet, Watch | Belt: here
                  
Casual workflow but still professional. I love a trouser jean.
Outfit Details: Jacket: here | Jeans: here | Shoes: here | Bag: here | Jewelry: necklace, Fitbit | Tank: here
               
A day at the races. The Kentucky Derby is always a good time and is all about the hats and fascinators. This fascinator was made by a friend. Find her Facebook here.
Outfit Details: Dress: here | Shoes: here | Lipstick: here | Jewelry: necklace, earrings | Sunglasses: here 
                   
Workflow. A pencil skirt is a great look for a business meeting.
Outfit Details: Skirt: here | Shoes: here | Blouse: similar | Sweater: here
                      

The ultimate preppy outfit, seersucker and scallops.
Outfit Details: Skirt: here | Tee: here | Jewelry: bracelet, watch, earrings | Bag: here