janelle monae

All Mixed UP!

Hi Stylenista's,

There's a certain classicness (is that a word?) to black and white.  Subconsciously, I tend to lean more towards the black/white combo.  I like the versatility that this color combo has.  One of my favorite style enthusiast's, who I deem the queen of black and white, is Janelle Monae.  She can wear the heck out of an black and white outfit.

Following me you see I'm a huge fan of prints.  Outside of polka dot's, window pane print has become my fave.  As an avid thrifter, my primary goal was to find them for less than $5.00.  Well, that didn't happen.  While out and about with my boo, I walked into the store and there they were; front and center.  I felt like a kid on Christmas.  They were not the $5 that I was hoping for, BUT I got want I wanted.

Outfit Details
Polka-dot button down - Thrifted - < $2.00
Window pane print pants - Old Navy - $35.00
Floral print tie - Thrifted - < $1.50

Masculine Chic

Hello Stylenista's,

It's Christmas eve and I haven't done any shopping.  Why? You Ask!  My husband did it all because he says that I'm a horrible gift giver.  (shrugs shoulders and slightly tilts head)  Any-who, I wish you a very safe holiday season.

You may not know, but I love the masculine-feminine look.  I have two people that really embody this style - Esther Quek and Janelle Monae.  Both of these lady's have really owned the menswear for women style.  What's really cool about JM is that she manages to pull off this look with only two colors.  Esther on the other hand is a beast hands down.  I can't wait to meet my personal designer.  We have some work to do.  Now the one up that I have on Esther and Janelle is that I achieved my look with thrifted pieces.  Can you guess which piece I paid the most for?

Outfit Details
Navy Blazer - St. Vincent de Paul Chamblee - $1.00
Polo Button-down Shirt - Park Ave Thrift Duluth - $1.75
High-waisted Navy/Burgandy Gingham Print Trousers - Park Ave Thrift Outlet Woodstock - $1.50
Plaid Scarf - Forever21 - $12.00   
Shoes - Justfab



Men's Fashion: Women's Wear!

Hi there Stylenista!

There is something to be said of a woman who can take the look of a man and make it her own.  Even before I knew about Janelle Monae or my new style crush Esther Quek, I rocked my own version of the menswear inspired look.  

Check me out...

Outfit Details...

Suit - Thrifted - St. Vincent de Paul Society - $5.00
Polka Dot Shirt - Thrifted - Park Ave Thrift - $1.50
Tie - Thrifted - Last Chance Thrift - $1.00 
Shoes - Shoe Dazzle