Style Files: Color Crushing

Thursday, April 16, 2015 · No Comments


Do you remember when I told you ladies I wanted to take more risks in life, well that also included my closet.I’ve been making bolder style choices and I make no apologies about it. Playing it safe gets you no where and I’m starting to notice that blending in so blah. So when I decided to try a monochromatic look I skipped the traditional route and tried a bolder approach. And nothing says bold like a head-to-toe red look. Continue Reading »

Style Files: Lusting Over Loafers

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 · No Comments


There’s nothing sexier than a pair of heels to elongate your legs, but there comes a time when you have to push the stilettos to the back of the closet and pull out sensible flats.

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Style Files: Dear Summer, I Miss You

Wednesday, April 1, 2015 · No Comments



Dear Summer,

I miss you.

Seriously, I really, really miss you. The sun is out and shining brightly against my brown skin, but the wind is whipping me like I’m in a street fight. It’s brutal.

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True Life: I’m Obsessed With My Little Black Tee

Thursday, March 26, 2015 · No Comments

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Confession: I’m absolutely,  positively , without a doubt obsessed with my little black tee. Not just one little black tee, I have a stock pile. The t-shirts are typically fitted, but occasionally I’ll pick up a more relaxed fit t-shirt. I have them in long ,short, and even cap sleeve. Here’s the extent of my obsession , if I’m out shopping and can’t find anything,  I’m definitely leaving with a black tee. I can’t help it. The little black tee is the perfect basic. Continue Reading »

Style Files: Living Fearlessly

Wednesday, March 18, 2015 · No Comments


No more playing it safe. That’s what I told myself a year ago. I promised myself that I would push boundaries and have more fun in every aspect of my life.This was my New Year’s resolution in 2014. I was so sure I would stick with it, I even wrote about here on Ooh La La Blog. It’s something about a public announcement that puts the pressure on you to stick to your word. Continue Reading »

Style Files: Here’s How to Look Fierce In Fringe

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 · No Comments

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When 41 degrees feel like a heat wave, that’s a sure sign you might live in one of the coldest places in the country.Yesterday I probably tootsie rolled across town with the biggest and brightest smile simply because the weather is getting warmer and our days are longer. Continue Reading »

Style Files: 50 Shades of Grey

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 · No Comments

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Unlike the racy book or movie, grey isn’t the sexiest crayon in color box. Despite that dreary connotation connected to the color grey I’m still crushing on it big time. In the last month I’ve added three new grey pieces to my wardrobe, including these heather grey pants. Continue Reading »

Style Files: It’s the Little Things That Matter Most

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 · 1 Comment



Sometimes it’s a surprise text, a sweet gesture from a stranger , or even something as simple as me nailing my at-home manicure that brings a smile to my face. As of late it’s the small things that are bringing the most joy to my life. But in this case , my small burst of happiness came in a big package. This over sized faux fur hat is bringing me unexplainable joy. Crazy , right? It’s just a hat gurl, but I light up every time I wear it. . Continue Reading »