Style Files: Wear All Black to Work and Not look Boring

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 · No Comments

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It’s Wednesday and I’m still in recovery mode after experiencing the best homecoming ever. I celebrated by 10 year class reunion at Tuskegee University over the weekend and I’m still paying for it.  I plan to give a complete recap really soon. In the meantime let’s talk work wear as I’m holding on by a thread this work week. Typically I stay away from all black looks because the color doesn’t show well on television, but from time to time I’ll inject the dark hue into my newsroom look. Here are two recent occasions where I slayed in all black at the work place.  Continue Reading »

Steals and Deals: Here’s How I Scored Three Work-Ready Dresses Under $25.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 · No Comments

 

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It’s no secret, I love a sale. I really love deals and discounts. It excites me on a level that should probably be questioned. So imagine the foolery that went down when I walked into Sears, YES SEAR’S . The department store was having the largest sale ever. I literally lost my mind and almost all of my money. The deals were too sweet to walk away from. I’m talking dresses for as low as $3.99. I ended up trying on two baskets full of pieces, but I only walked out with five dresses on my first trip (yes, there was a 2nd trip). The best part is each dress is work-ready and office approved. I’ve already worn three of my fab finds so let’s take a look at each one starting with my favorite .

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Style Files: Transition from Summer Chic to Fall Fab with a Few Style Tips

Monday, October 3, 2016 · No Comments

 

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It’s starting to feel like a fall. Not the Rochester fall weather I’ve gotten used to, but more of the southern version of fall. I’m experiencing warm days and crisp cool nights. Dressing for the two variations of weather can be tricky. You refuse to wear longer sleeves in the day in fear of getting too hot, but a tank top at night might have you on the cold side. Tricky, right? The best way to win in this weather game is by layering! Here’s how I layered my chic summer pieces with my new fall favorites: Continue Reading »

Style Files: Stepping Into Fall Wearing the Baddest Moto Jacket Ever

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 · No Comments

 

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It’s fall but it feels like summer in Alabama. I’m ready for boots, moto, jackets , and more importantly cooler temperatures. After spending the last few years in ‘Snowmagedon’ you would think I would be rejoicing in the warmer weather, but I’m over it. I’m ready for the REAL fall weather to kick it in, darn it!!!! So this weekend I started to gear up for fall and showcased some of my fall fashion. And in true Jamiese Monét fashion, this look was on trend and on budget. Take a peek. Continue Reading »

Style Files: Five Times I Wore All White to Work and Managed to Stay Clean

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 · No Comments

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I’ve never worn white as much as I have this year and now I think I’m hooked. This applies to my weekend wear and my work wardrobe. I’ve probably worn white the most to the office and that’s pretty strange since my work day isn’t spent behind a desk. I spend most of my day around town meeting new people and telling stories that matter to the community. Sometimes that may take me to some strange places and let’s just say my all white look wouldn’t last long. Seriously, I could be a dirt ball before I make it back to the car. For instance , I spent al day Wednesday chasing house fires along side the fire department (arson). Glad I didn’t wear white. But this summer, I went against my better judgement several times and wore all white to work. Check out the five times I dressed in all white everything and managed to stay stain free. Continue Reading »

Style Files: Keep it Chic and Cheap in a Forever 21 Lace Pencil Skirt and Victoria’s Secret Bodysuit

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 · No Comments

 

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I play about a lot of things, but never my coins. That’s why I believe in keeping things chic and cheap. I work hard to find steals, deals, and discounts to make sure I’m on trend and on budget. I believe you can still look amazing without breaking the bank. Here’s example number 1,000,001 Continue Reading »

Style Files: I Gave the Culotte Jumpsuit Trend a Try and Loved It

Friday, September 9, 2016 · No Comments

 

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You ever see a trend and said, “Oh that’s cute, but it’s not for me.” It happened to me maybe a year ago when culotte jumpsuits came on the scene. I saw a cute jumpsuit on Forever21.com , but when I went to the actual store to try it on, I was over it. I hated the fit on me. The jumpsuit was super cute, but not on me. So I figured this trend wasn’t for me. Now, fast forward to August of this year I’m perusing the clearance rack at Target and the cutest little jumpsuit starts to peek through. Continue Reading »

Style Files: Here’s Why You Should Add Cargo Pants to Your Closet this Fall

Tuesday, September 6, 2016 · No Comments

 

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It’s the unofficial end to summer. Say so long to day parties and sitting pool side. It’s now time for football and everything pumpkin. But it appears the weather gawds didn’t get the message. It’s still hot down here in Alabama and I will not switch into fall mode until the temperatures make a drastic change. Until then, I’m dressing accordingly. So crop tops and cargos it is. . Continue Reading »