You Can Start Again: Happy Blogiversary!

Every anniversary is an opportunity to celebrate and reflect. Celebrate another year. Celebrate the fact that you made it through. It’s a time to reflect. Reflect on what you did and how you did it.  It’s also an opportunity to hit the reset button and make new commitments. So I am doing just that. I […]

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Fresh Squeezed: Feeling fresh and perky in my Eva Mendes dress

Each time I wear this dress, I get plenty of compliments. I’ve worn it to work and it makes me feel so feminine and empowered. I call it my June Cleaver dress because it reminds me of the character on Leave it to Beaver. The wise, sophisticated homemaker that did it all while looking fierce. […]

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Spring’s Must Haves

  Welcome to Spring. Time to renew…restore…rejuvenate your mind, your body, your soul and of course your wardrobe. But where do you start? All those warm weather clothes are hogging your closet and your dresser drawers runneth over. You don’t have anywhere to put your latest trends. Add these hot looks to your collection.   […]

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Spring-Cleaning: Making Room for the Latest Trends

It’s amazing how much stuff one person collects over a lifetime…over a season for that matter. Because I love the ever-changing world of fashion, I admit I do like to shop and stay current on trends. I try to add just a few key pieces each season. Actually, check out some of the hottest trends […]

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Cast A Spell: Last Minute Halloween Look

Ghouls and goblins…witches and fairies, it is time to celebrate the spookiest day of the year! I will admit, I am not a big Halloween person but I do love the costumes and the candy and I like a good party. So when the Fairmont Hotels – San Francisco contacted me and asked me to […]

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Magic City Sip & Shop: October 28, 2015

Disclosure: I have been asked to cover this upcoming event in exchange for entry, however all opinions expressed are my own.  What are you doing next Wednesday? Need to unwind and get ready for the weekend? Want to have some fun with your girls?  Still looking for that Classic outfit? Then come out to the […]

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4 Fall Must Haves

  Fall officially began last week and the weather made a subtle shift from dry and hot to cooler and damp. One day my friends and I were debating whether it was time to pull out the boots to actually donning a pair of booties the next (and it was well warranted.) So with the […]

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Saturday Shenanigans: Same Old Chic Different Day

If you know me, you know that it is rare that I dress down. But since I was running a few quick errands today, I decided to go for a really relaxed look. After spying this “Same Old Chic Different Day” graphic tee in Macy’s and copping it for under $6.00, I had to find […]

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MAXImum Effect: The Benefits of a Maxi Dress

Sometimes the rain can cause you to change your plans and even your outfit. But this look is so effortless that not even the rain would keep me from wearing it. I love maxi dresses for a number of reasons and I wanted to share why you should too. #4 Coverage If you want to […]

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A Night with a Cover Model: Celebrating a Fellow “Jane”

Last year I started on this blogging journey and along the way, I have met some fantastic women. And to think it all started with a group named See Jane Write. The group is designed to inspire and empower the female writer/blogger/entrepreneur. The bonus is that you get to connect with like-minded creatives who support […]

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The 3rd Piece is Key: Elevate your style with this simple tip (Part Deux)

So I have mentioned this before but one of the things anyone can do to elevate their style is to add that third piece. Adding a “third” piece pulls your look together. It makes you look complete and gives you style credibility. This is the reason that some retailers have their associates employ this simple […]

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What I Wore Wednesday: Love at First ‘Site’ (The Canals of Venice)

When I first saw this skirt I was in love! Love the whimsical art and the fact that it is one of my favorite sceneries – the canals of Venice. Gondolas! Tranquil waters! The serenade of my personal gondolier! I have a serious wanderlust. So when I saw this skirt on the website FabFourFashion, I had […]

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Sizable Chic Meets Vineyard Vines

So I have a confession…I thought Vineyard Vines sold just t-shirts and polos and nothing else. Ahoy I meant boy was I wrong. Last night I attended a Girls’ Night at Vineyard Vines at the Summit with my fellow Birmingham Bloggers. And I was impressed with what I saw. Vineyard Vines started with ties but today […]

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My concert look: Rockin’ a 2 Piece Set

I love a good concert. The lights, the music, the crowd, the anticipation! Waiting for that moment when the artist walks out on the stage and the audience goes wild, I…get…chills. (Kinda like the hyena in The Lion King when she hears Mufasa’s name.” I love it! And I love the smiles and laughs the […]

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Stars! Stripes! And Sales!

With a 3 day weekend upon us, there is so much to do. Relax poolside! Cookout (I can use a good grilled burger right about now)! Hangout with friends and family! See a blockbuster (Jurassic World was incredible!). Even with all of this going on, the bargainista still has to find time to check out […]

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Pennys Can Make You Bloomin’ Hot: JC…JCPenney That Is

I don’t know about you but when I was growing up. It was called Pennys. And til this day, I will admit that sometimes I still shorten it to just Pennys. Perhaps it is a fitting name because may recent trip had me smiling. I was excited to find the cute looks I scored but […]

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Sizable Chic Savings @ Birmingham Boutique Blowout

So I had a lot to do on Saturday and only had a little time to head over to the Pelham Civic Complex to check out the Summer Birmingham Boutique Blowout. So glad I did. Saw so many great deals that I didn’t know where to start. After walking in and grabbing my VIP shopper […]

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Birmingham Boutique Blowout: Saturday, June 20, 2015

****Please be advised that this post is sponsored by Birmingham Boutique Blowout. All of the views expressed are my own.*** Happy Wednesday! You know what that means? Just 2 more days until the weekend. Can’t wait. Looking forward to it and a few things I have planned for Saturday. Starting with the Birmingham Boutique Blowout […]

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Sizable Chic Eats: Zoes Kitchen

***Please be advised that this giveaway and the post are sponsored by Zoës Kitchen. All of the views expressed are my own.***   Guess who’s turning 20? Zoës Kitchen! And they are celebrating this milestone with the #ZoesLoveBham campaign. This celebration kicked off on June 10th and runs until June 29th. You seriously want to check out […]

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Sizable Chic Eats: Brunch at Yo’ Mama’s

So a few weeks back I was in search of a good place to take two of my favorite ladies, my mom and my grandmother. I wanted to celebrate Mother’s Day.  After asking some of my foodie friends for suggestions on where to get brunch, I finally settled on Yo’ Mama’s. (Yes! That is the […]

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What I Wore Wednesday: April 22

So yesterday was Earth Day! Did you hug a tree? Recycle? Eat something healthy? We all probably need to work on at least one or two of these. But I did recycle some paper and I am eating more green lately! So I thought it only fitting to wear green, from head to toe. The […]

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What I Wore Wednesday

When I put together an outfit, I take inspiration from everywhere. It can be textures or shapes or color combos that spark my creativity. With my azaleas blooming, I couldn’t help but take note of the pretty pink and green tones. For those who know me, you know I love my pink and green! This […]

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Sunday Pinspiration

I love Pinterest! For the longest I tried to resist pinning but I couldn’t. It is so much fun and I love all of the ideas I get. From home to travel, from food to fashion, it is a great place to get inspired. So I have decided that from time to time, I will […]

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Trend Report: Spring 2015 – The Kimono

kimono; obi; Birmingham Fashion Blogger

Long before designers forecasted that the kimono and obi belt would be one of the essential looks for the season, I was sporting an obi. I purchased my first one in a boutique in Las Vegas years ago. I thought it was one of the most unique accessories and had to have it. Over the […]

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Trend Report: In the Navy

Navy Jumpsuit Birmingham Fashion Blogger

I have said this before. I L-O-V-E NAVY!!!. And when I came across this navy jumpsuit, I was ecstatic. When I tried it on, I was in love. It has an old school vide with the wide legs and I adore the hardware. Zippers are the coolest! (I think I look like a Charlie’s Angel. […]

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WHAT I WORE WEDNESDAY

Yesterday’s look was very casual but had a few finishing touches to take it to the next level. Remember the key to looking stylish is taking your look higher. Like Sly and the Family Stone said, “Let me take you higher!” You all probably don’t know who that is but it’s a great song that […]

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Spring has sprung or has it! (How to dress for this crazy weather)

Did the weather get the memo?  It is supposed to be Spring! With lows in the 30s and highs in the 50s one day and highs in the 70s the next, what is a girl to wear? Officially, the season changed. Plants are blooming and grass is sprouting and other signs of warmer weather abound, […]

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What’s Next for Spring 2015: A look at the hottest looks for the season

Last Thursday, I was a girl about town.  On the lookout for the hottest fashions for Spring,  one of my stops took me to Saks Fifth Avenue at the Summit in Birmingham. With a fashion show showcasing some of Spring’s rockstar inspired, floral infused, and other great looks, the night gave me great style inspiration. […]

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WHAT I WORE WEDNESDAY

Today’s look was super comfy and easy to style. For those who have been following along with this blogging journey, you know at least two things about me. One thing is I love stripes! Absolutely, positively have to wear stripes. The nautical look is my all time fav. I don’t care the season or the […]

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WHAT I WORE WEDNESDAY

With all the gloomy weather lately, today I decided I needed comfort. So I put together a sporty chic look for hump day. I know what you are thinking – another day of grey and black. Yes. Ha! Ha! I sure do love my neutrals. But I am ready for the doom and gloom to end, […]

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The 3rd Piece is Key: Elevate your style with this simple tip

You know the old saying, “Less is more.” Well, not in this case. More is best or at least it can be better and the key to elevating your style. WhoWhatWear recently wrote a post on this very thing. Apparently, in the retail world, there is a little tip that is shared with employees to […]

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WHAT I WORE WEDNESDAY

Actually, you don’t want to see what I am wearing. Trust me!!! I still haven’t returned to the world of the living so no chic outfit to post from today. I’m just warm and toasty, watching the weather in my pajamas and doped up on cold meds. So it’s the perfect time to recap the Fab’rik […]

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What I Wore Wednesday

I know I am late but I am finally able to sit up and post Wednesday’s outfit. Hope you enjoy! Cable Knit Hat: Charlotte Russe Infinity Scarf: Faded Glory Grey Plaid Cape: The Scandal Collection for The Limited Black Cashmere Sweater: Macy’s Black Slacks: New York and Company Suede Flats: Franco Sarto via DSW

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WHAT I WORE WEDNESDAY

Welcome to a new Sizable Chic feature: What I Wore Wednesday. Every week I will post a look that I love. It will be an outfit that I am loving at the moment or a great new addition to my wardrobe.    So check out today’s look and enjoy! Sweater: Banana Republic Blouse and Necklace: […]

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it. All here in Black and White!

I can’t wait for Spring! I love the sound of birds chirping, crisp warm air, the brightness of the sun, the smell of fresh cut grass and the myriad of colors blooming on the trees and plants. There will be lighter coats, boots will make their last showing in some parts of the world and […]

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Sizable Chic Meets: Ashley Stewart

When I started this blogging journey, I wanted a way to express myself. I wanted to put down into words what I was thinking and feeling and share with the world the things I love – food, travel, fashion and so much more. Never did I imagine it would be a vehicle to this… On […]

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Love is in the Air. Happy Valentine’s Day!!

I’ve teamed up with bloggers from Birmingham Bloggers to bring you a Valentine’s giveaway! Enter below for your chance to win a $165 giftcard to Target. Happy Valentine’s Day! a Rafflecopter giveaway Visit http://www.bhambloggers.com and all the bloggers in the giveaway here: LCB Style, A Pinch of Healthy, The M Studio, Hey There Sunshine, Eat […]

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Chic Eats: Bottle & Bone

So I have a confession. I am addicted to crispy, crunchy…bacon. I have bacon most mornings. When I decided that was too much, I couldn’t quit cold turkey. No. I went from two pieces to one. It was hard but I did it. Despite how delicious the taste of warm bacon, I learned to resist […]

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Earning my stripes!

There are those who will tell you to stay away from stripes especially horizontal ones. “Stripes make you look bigger,” they say. And who wants that? But I am here to say, “Forget the haters and get your stripes on.” For those who really know me, then you know that when it comes to fashion, […]

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In 2015, write the story of you!

It’s that time of the year when everyone starts making resolutions and deciding that somehow they fell short of (insert goal here).  You proclaimed that 2014 was going to be your year and then as you wait for the ball to drop, some of you wonder what happened.  Maybe you didn’t pass that exam or […]

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Scarves! To Infinity and Beyond

When the weather gets nippy, the first thing I reach for is a scarf. Not only does it keep a girl’s throat from getting scratchy, but it can dress up any look. That’s why I have an abundance of them…too many to count. And it doesn’t matter the length, the style, the pattern, or the […]

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Chic Eats: The Southern Kitchen and Bar

So during this month of #bloglikecrazy, I decided I would explore other topics on my blog.  And one thing I love, all most ags much as I love fashion is football. So today I am reviewing the restaurant I dined at on Saturday. While many of you were tailgating on college campuses, I was in […]

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Capes are for more than just superheroes and other lessons learned!

It is finally here. Cooler temps have officially arrived and they came with a vengence. Baby, it’s cold outside!  And you know what that means? Time to pull out your winter wear and get ready for the season. Since I love the cold weather and I am dreaming of a white winter (despite the snow and […]

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It’s handled! No further explanation needed.

Well, maybe a little, for those who have yet to join the league of gladiators. And I am not talking about a strappy sandal or a strong strapping sweaty man clenching a sword and slaying a beast in an arena for the amusement of others. No I am talking about you – the strong, fearless, […]

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