Mock Neck Must Have

Happy Weekend Fash Dolls! I apologize for the little 2 week hiatus. A girl just needs a break sometimes especially in light of the election. I'm sure I'm not the only one that avoided social media this week.
Anyway let's move on to fashion! I have never been a super big turtleneck or mock neck* fan. I just felt restricted but as my personal style has grown I have learned to appreciate them & got over the restricted feeling. Turtlenecks & mock necks* have become fall/winter staple, it is a sophisticated look! I am personally loving the long sleeveless mock neck sweaters perfect for layering.

I have paired mine with some faux leather leggings. These leggings are a party in the front & business in the back as the back features a ponte knit fabrication. Completing the look are these wedge booties, scarf, & faux leather jacket. To make this more business professional the other day I swapped the faux leather jacket for a blazer for a work meeting.
Well Fash dolls I hope you were able to glean some fashion inspo. Always remember to stay true to your personal style because you are fabulous & beautiful. Till next time my friends!
Stay Sassy + God Bless!
Gigi xo
*mock neck: is a more simple version of a turtleneck. It does not include the fold over fabric of a turtleneck.

Window Pane & Faux Leather: These are a few of my Favorite Things

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Hello fash dolls! Today's article title is inspired by none other than the Sound of Music. A couple of my favorite trends currently are window pane print & faux leather.
Window pane has been around for a couple of seasons but it looks like it's here to stay. This print is still prominent & was one of my best selling prints for the catalog I work on. I paired this window pane blouse with a flounce faux leather skirt. This skirt color is a great for fall. I love how flattering the shape is. Faux leather comes in many forms, it can be seen on skirts, leggings, vests, jackets etc. I completed this look with wedge back zip booties & a snake cross body.
Give windowpane or faux leather a whirl for yourself! These are 2 trends that have been around & are here to stay! Whether you were them together, separate, or just try one trend is entirely up to you. Don't forget to stay true to your personal style.
Well fash dolls till next time!
Stay Sassy + God Bless!
Gigi XO

Let me Tell you Something About my Vest Friend

Happy Friday Fash Dolls! Although this week was a short one it was still just as busy as a full week. Let me take a minute to introduce you to my furry vest (best) friend, Audrey Hepburn Williams. She was finally ready to make her blog debut as the newest member of the Williams family! Anyway let's get to the fashion.

My favorite fall fashion item is a good flannel. I got this one at Macy's last year. Another item I am totally loving is the military inspired vest. This utilitarian chic number is perfect for fall actives like apple/pumpkin picking, hayrides, long walks with your dog, etc. It is fashionable yet functional. I love the fact that I have pockets to put my phone, keys, or even some money for hands free adventuring. This vest I got at my office's sample sale for only $3, what a steal?!

Well fash dolls I inspire you to find your own vest or flannel as they are the perfect fall pieces for your wardrobe.

Till next time!

Stay Sassy + God Bless!

Gigi xo

Twirl into Fall

Hi fash dolls! I hope this week has been treating you well. I did treat myself to a pumpkin spice latte as the air has been cool & crisp. There is no denying that fall is in the air. I think that every gal needs a dress to twirl into the new season.

This dress I actually got for $3 at my office’s sample sale. Good news for you! There is a ton of trapeze style t-shirt dresses like this one out there now. They make the perfect transition piece. I am wearing mine right now with open toe booties & a fabulous fall hat. When the colder months roll in you can pair a dress like this with tights, tall boots, & a fur vest!

Not to mention this dress is super comfortable. Pick up a dress like this for yourself; it is the perfect fall/winter staple.

Well till next time dolls!

Stay Sassy + God Bless!

Gigi xo

Jump{suit} On It

Hi babes! There is no denying that fall is approaching. The morning air is getting crisper & pumpkin spice is out! The weather doesn't change over night, it is a transition. Meaning you can't just swap out your summer clothes for your fall clothes September 1st, you need to ease into it because that is exactly what the weather is doing.

Jumpsuits are a great transition piece! This one is sleeveless but on the chillier days I can cover up my arms with a denim jacket & add a scarf. Bonus, this one has pockets. Polka dot & sleeveless not your cup of tea? Fear not fash doll! Jumpsuits are a trend that are here to stay, there are so many available to you. I was hesitant to try a jumpsuit because I am 5'2, I thought I was too short to pull this off! Shorties you can overcome this by getting your jumpsuit hemmed to your height.

Give jumpsuits a try for yourselves! Find a solid in a your go to color & your favorite sleeve length. Be bold, be you, be beautiful!

Well fash dolls till next time. Thank you for reading!

Stay Sassy + God Bless!

Gigi xo

Channel Your Inner Animal

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We all have a part of us that can't be tamed. It was May in New York City, I was there doing fall buying for the shop. My boss and I had stopped by one of our vendor's booths when I spotted this faux fur vest, nothing was going to stop me from purchasing this one for myself. I had been longing for the perfect faux fur vest and had almost given up hope. Being 5'2 with curves its difficult to carry any heavy fabric without looking like a fur ball. Once I tried this vest on I knew it was a fashion risk I was willing to take. Faux fur is a trend worth buying into and can be versatile. I could dress down this outfit by simply pairing it with jeans and boots or spice it up for a dinner date with leather leggings and stilettos. Feeling fierce but, don't want to completely take the chance with a vest? I suggest trying a faux fur scarf or poncho with faux fur trim. It will be subtle yet still accomplish the fashion forward look. Channel your inner animal by trying the faux fur trend this season!

Till next time dolls! Stay Sassy xo

Pictured: Vest {Adore}, Flannel {Pacsun}, Skirt & Bag {Marshalls}, Shoes {Madden Girl}

Thirsty for Sangria

 

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"Sangria, an exotic red that evokes a sense of glamorous adventures and faraway destinations..." (Pantone)

Sangria is smooth, fruity, and delicious; making it one of my favorite drinks. Not only is it an enjoyable beverage consumed by many, it happens to be a chic color that is making a splash this fall. According to the world's color authority, Pantone, Sangria is one of the "it" colors for fall. This beautiful deep red does not wash you out and looks great on most skin types. To give you some inspiration, pictured is a variety of clothing pieces in the latest color trend. Want to give this shade a taste test? Interested in playing with Sangria but, feel a little hesitant experiment with accessories. I would suggest trying a scarf, statement necklace, earrings, tights, or a handbag! When wearing Sangria colored clothing you can accessorize with either silver or gold jewelry. This color is rich and perfect for fall. I dare you to give Sangria a fashion sip!

Stay Sassy xo

PS. Thanks to Kendall, Nikki, and Kendra for joining me in this photo shoot, you ladies killed it! Another giant thank you to Chelsea of Chelsea Lowe Photography for always capturing the vision!

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