Wednesday Words of Wisdom (Take 2)

Sorry for the malfunction! I was trying to post from my phone and published before I was ready.

Anyone else having trouble getting through the week after such a nice Thanksgiving holiday? I know I’m ready for the upcoming weekend, but here are some words I found helpful in motivating me to power through the week past.

Some hump day words of wisdom, courtesy of Pinterest

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“The harder you work, the luckier you get”

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“Be so good they can’t ignore you” – Steve Martin

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“Your future is created by what you do today, not tomorrow” – Robert Kiyosaki

8 Party Dresses for the Holidays

The holiday season is officially among us! This busy time of year calls for many family gatherings, social events, and much more. With the little time we have between cooking Thanksgiving dinners and checking off gift lists, we have to make sure we are looking our best at all the upcoming holiday parties.

Here are eight edgy party dresses that are fashionable yet easy to transform from casual to sophisticated. These dresses could be used for multiple occasions, preventing them from sitting at the back of your closet untouched. Dresses from $20-$150.

From left to right:

  • Dolce Vita Kali Swingback Dress // This dress has more of a casual beach vibe than formal party dress. Send some laid-back and relaxed vibes with this dress. Easy to wear, and looks effortlessly put together.
  • TFNC Babydoll Dress With Sequin Bodice // Sequin Bodice dresses are also on trend this season. This particular combination comes in gold and black, which makes it regal enough for a holiday party, but still perfectly nice for birthday parties and other social events.
  • Goldmine Sequin Dress // This dress is the creme de la creme of sequin dresses. Full sequins, flashy color. Perfect for New Year’s.
  • Eight Sixty Colorblock Dress // This dress provides a slimming effect due to the way the dress is colorblocked.
  • ASOS Mini Dress with Fit & Flare Skirt // This red dress brings together the most current trends of a lace dress and mixes it with the sweetheart top and sheer paneling. Surely this dress will impress!
  • Velveteen Skater Dress // Simple yet sophisticated, this dress is for the lady who wants to look casual, or really wants to accessorize her look. This dress can be used as part of one’s everyday wardrobe, making it a versatile piece.
  • Studded Bodycon Dress // If you’ve got the body type, there is almost nothing more flattering than a bodycon dress. Ladies with curves—this one is for you! This one is simple yet has gold studs and comes in a very hot color this season (oxblood!).
  • ASOS Swing Dress in Teardrop Sequin // “Your dress has WAY too many sequins,” said nobody, ever. Especially at a party. This flowy dress is a great way to show off your legs but keep your midsection hidden, or this can be paired with a belt to cinch the waist.
Which dress do you like best? Leave a comment to let us know!

Hello Kitty Forever® Collection at Forever 21

I have been a huge Hello Kitty fan for as long as I can remember. Since I was a little girl, I have had countless Hello Kitty/Sanrio items from stationery and pencils to umbrellas and tote bags. So, you can imagine my excitement when I found out that Forever 21 would have a Hello Kitty line at their store.

Photo Credits: Forever 21 (http://www.forever21.com)

Here are my top 5 picks from the new collection:

  1. Chococat® Beanie
  2. Badtz-Maru® Comic Strip Sweater
  3. Badtz-Maru® Flip Flops
  4. Hello Kitty® Filigree Print Jacket
  5. Hello Kitty® Filigree Print Miniskirt
The Chococat® Beanie and the Badtz-Maru® Flip Flops make great holiday gifts for any Sanrio® lover. For hardcore fans, the sweater, jacket, and miniskirt are great picks. Personally, I’m a big fan of the sweater since it’s casual and can be worn every day. The jacket and miniskirt bring a street wear twist to the usual bubbly Hello Kitty® items. They’re great for those who don’t want to wear huge cartoon characters across their clothes but still want to show they are fans. What are your thoughts on the collection? Will you be purchasing any Hello Kitty Forever® items?