New Desires

After taking time off for a much needed “me time”, I learned that I should do that more often (okay, maybe not every week) but in doing so it allows me to discover and imput new things that I probably would have never thought of, or even pictured myself wearing into my everyday life. This of course leads me to sports bras.

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Now I personally have always had a great body, that obviously was before I got pregnant,  and to be super honest….I had been avoiding wearing anything that could possibly show my stomach. Even the tiniest peekaboo, I would pass on it. It never occurred to me that after being a mom I was not going to be myself again (body wise). I tried a ton of ways to lose my flabby belly skin. I even got to the point were I was willing to take pills in order to lose my fatness. And it turned out to be the greatest thing that I could have stumbled upon.

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I learned that being a mom does not mean that you are restricted from wearing certain things. We (moms) are the rocks of our families, and sure we may never have some alone time ever again, but that is the beauty of motherhood. And since we always put ourselves last, in fashion we should put ourselves first! Respecting and learning to love our bodies is worth more than any  materialistic object. So go ahead and wear your favorite sports bra with your office blazer or coat! Our bodies deserve to be flaunted ❤

SHOP IT —->  SPORTS BRA 

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Much Love, Karen ❤

 

 

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Let The Layering Begin

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I know everyone says it. You are probably tired of hearing it, but I can’t believe its finally October! Crazy right! (you’re like um.. not really) Anyways, the weather is still a bit so so, and you can start to feel the freshness hit quite a bit. I was actually pretty cozy in this outfit, since we shot this in the mid afternoon. This layering experiment worked out quite well.

The idea of layering has always been thought of and seen as working with only sweaters. I on the other hand think it is time to step it up a bit. Mixing all sorts of long sleeves with summer dresses, or lacey maxis is going to pretty much explode all over social media in less than we know.

Jackets are another great way to layer this look with, but I opted for a blazer because I don’t think they get enough credit. Even though I may not work at an office, that doesn’t mean I should strictly stick to using blazers for special events, they need to have some fun too 🙂

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BLAZER / JEANS / SHEER MAXI / HEELS

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What do you loves think of this outfit?

Much Love, Karen ❤

Black For Fall & Summer

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Although fall has already arrived, I still can’t help but to slowly transition out of the summer phase. The weather has not been much of a help either, and yet I usually take for granted the summer nights and days. While I already want to get fall started, I know ill have those mixed feelings of being stuck between hot and cold. So….here is my mixture combined into one. And of course you can never go wrong with black right?

A touch of oxfords and scarfs make the final result look great for both summer and fall.

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WEARING:

WHO WHAT WEAR Pajama Shirt

 

A Moment Of Fashion Silence

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So much has been going on these past couple of days. With Mexico being hit with a horrible earthquake on Tuesday, I can not help but to feel deeply and immensely sad. Not because my family is from there but because I feel for those who have lost everything, lost their families, lost their loved ones, be it animals, neighbors, colleagues, etc. No one was ready for this tragedy, and actually no one ever is.

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In these moments all I can think of is of the ways I can help. Donating and praying is what everyone needs at this moment, even if its a little bit. Fashion can wait. Its what you feel in your heart that matters the most. Sure the world and life goes on, but we can not ignore those who are in need. For now, positive thoughts and prayers are what I will be doing. With a smile on my face because I know Mexico will get back up, not forgetting, but pushing forward. Fashion goes on no matter what, but Im deciding to pause and be silent. The well being of others is far more important.

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Much Love, Karen ❤

Target Does It Again

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Color has been hitting me hard lately. It has given me an uplift in a way that is helping me see life in a more exquisite way. Sure, what do I know about life, but Ill tell you that I know far enough to say that each minute spent with your loved ones is far more important than whatever you’re stressing about right now. And yes, bills are important but there is more to life than bills. Anyway, enough about that, lets take a moment to admire the beauty of this colorful striped skirt.

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Target sure did do it again! I mean I just sit and stare at my skirt when I feel like I lack inspiration in my life, and boy does it give me life. I just knew I had to have it the second I bumped into it. It’s also great because you can pair it with whatever your heart desires. I used to see life pitch dark two years ago, but ever since then Ive learned that a little color never hurts.

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Much Love, Karen ❤

WEARING: On Sale!!!

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Two Sides

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While it may be true that a true human can exist, it does not mean that most can do it. This dress reminded me of the importance of all human beings. No one is perfect and we all have two sides.



Our two sides obviously reflect the good and dark side of our nature. I don’t know about you but I personally am sick and tired of being criticized. We all are different and it is okay to admit it and accept it. But one thing we must realize is that without our two sides, we would not be who we are (and we would also be in heaven) which means no PERFECT human beings are on this earth. So enjoy your two sides because that’s what makes YOU. All of course, with precaution. ☺️

Dress , Boots , Bag Nine West

Much Love, Karen ❤

Turning Dresses into Shirts

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Monday calls for a new wardrobe check. My closet has not been getting any updates recently so a girls gotta so what a girls gotta do lol. That means getting super creative, which is the beauty of fashion. Certain dresses that are not so lengthy are a big plus in my book because it means they can double as tank tops. And with the hot weather staying until September, finding ways to reuse my clothes is on my list. Adding high heels is the glam finishing touch.

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Much Love, Karen ❤