Impress For Less: Get Mary Jane Paul’s Yellow Blazer and Black Sheath Dress #BeingMaryJane

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 · No Comments


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Did you watch BET’s “Being Mary Jane” last night? I tuned in for many reasons, but initially I was drawn to the show because the main character,  Mary Jane Paul ( played by Gabrielle Union) is a news anchor. I’m a television reporter and wanted to make sure the role stayed true to the day-to-day operations of a newsroom. It did. Continue Reading »

Style Files: Wet N’ Wild “Bare It All” Nude Lipstick Is My New Favorite Lippie

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 · No Comments

When it comes to lipstick, my motto is  the brighter the better!  I want my lips to “pop”! I typically rock pinks and purples and shy away from neutral toned colors. So imagine my surprise when I found a nude colored lipstick that quickly become my new favorite lippie.  Wet n’ Wild’s new Mega Last Lip Color Collection has some true gems and  is one of my favs. Believe me when I say it, this color is everything!  The last time I rocked a neutral lipgloss was years ago.The great thing  about this lipstick is the price. The lipstick is $1.99.  You can grab it at Walmart, Walgreens, CVS, or any other drugstore.  Not sold yet, take a look at the swatches. Continue Reading »

Real or Steal: Steve Madden Lipstyck Pumps VS. Giuseppe Zanotti Silver Heel Pumps #FrugalFriday

Friday, December 14, 2012 · No Comments

Do you remember when Jordin Sparks gave us that red on red moment at the NYC Premiere of Sparkle?  Jordin rocked a cute red Alice & Olivia peplum dress paired with equally amazing red patent leather Giuseppe Zanotti pumps . I fell in love with the heels because of that mirror heel.  Well the $650 pumps now have a run for their money. Steve Madden is offering an identical pair of pumps for $110. Just for fun can you tell which shoe is the REAL deal and which pumps are the STEAL? Continue Reading »

Real or Steal?: Walter Steiger Taper Toe Pumps VS. Forever 21 Curved Heel Platform Pumps #FrugalFriday

Friday, December 7, 2012 · No Comments

Yes, we finally made it to Friday! Before we toast to the weekend  let’s talk about these deals! Yes, Frugal Fridays are back and I’ve got some STEALS in store for  you guys today. First up are these super stylish curved heel pumps. Walter Steiger’s Tager Toe Pumps introduced me to the curved heel  a while back and I can remember the first time I laid eyes on these beauties. I’m a shoe freak so I was in love day one and I guess my favorite style stars were too. Everyone from Tyra Banks to Serena Williams have stepped out in these curved heel pumps. It seems  Forever 21 is trying to get into this curved heel moment. The store is now offering an almost identical pump for $33, while the original retails for $845. Continue Reading »

Real or Steal: Zara Body Con Dress VS. Alexander Wang Tweed Tunic Dress #FrugalFriday

Friday, November 16, 2012 · 1 Comment

I’ve been counting down the days to Friday since Monday…WELP!  I love my job, but I live for the weekend. Before we jump to Saturday let’s take care of Friday and that means “FrugalFriday” baby!  Our first deal of the day is this cute Zara body con  dress that’s been spotted on Adrienne Bosh.  The Zara dress is a score at $80.  But doesn’t this cute  dress look similar to Alexander Wang’s tweed tunic dress ?  I know right, the  body con dress features the same grey and black color combination with identical paneling. The Alexander Wang dress will run you about $585.

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REAL OR STEAL: Target’s Xhilaration Susan Hiker Boots VS. Alaïa Lace-up Calf Hair Ankle Boots #FrugalFriday

Friday, November 9, 2012 · No Comments

It’s ” Frugal Friday” Sweeties and  I’m super excited to tell you about all the deal and steals I spied this week.  Let’s get right to it. Check out these super cute Azzedine Alaïa booties.  I’ve been in love with Azzedine Alaïa calf hair dalmatian printed ankle boots since I spotted Beyonce in them  earlier this year so I was thrilled  when I found out Target offered a similar shoe for a fraction of the cost.  Y’all should have seen me in Target when I spotted the Xhilaration Susan Hiker Boots. I had the this can’t be real face going on. Seriously the shoes have so many similarities it’s crazy! From the gripped sole to the round toe and even the safari inspired print is in the same family.

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Real or Steal: Givenchy Shark Sweater VS. Shark Pullover #FrugalFridays

Friday, November 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

Givenchy is the  go to brand for men’s fashion this year. First it was the Rottweiler printed shirt, then the star and stripes sweaters came on the scene, and now everyone is sporting Givenchy’s Shark Print Sweater. From Kanye West to Lebron James men are definitely rolling with Givenchy this fall.

The fit of the sweater seems like its suited for a man instead of woman, but for those ladies who are interested in rocking a Shark printed sweater has one for the fraction of the cost of Givenchy’s. Check out the STEAL Continue Reading »

Real or Steal?: Isabel Marant “Milwaukee” Boots VS. Aldo “Jodetha” Boots VS. Zara Studded High Heel Boots #FrugalFridays

Friday, November 2, 2012 · No Comments

Isabel Marant’s ” Milwaukee” boots are so freaking cute. The first time I spied the booties, I pictured myself rocking them with a chunky sweater and skinnies or a cute skater skirt. I’m telling y’all I was head over heel for the boots, until I laid eyes on the price. EWWK! Okay I’m not cheap, but $1,500 is pretty steep for boots. Thankfully there are some inexpensive options. Aldo and Zara have similar style booties so you know I’m super stoked!Check out the close similarities, but more importantly check out that price tag. Continue Reading »