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Styling Cozy Cardigans [dressy & casual]

September 11, 2018

With cooler weather right around the corner who doesn’t like wrapping themselves up in an oversized, cozy cardi?! It’s like wearing a socially acceptable blanket out of the house. You can definitely wear these sweaters more casually or you can dress them up and they can be work appropriate too!

Today we’re styling two of our favorite cozy cardigans from Chicwish. We know they will be on constant repeat during the fall and winter months! They’re neutral and sooo soft. We’re sharing two different ways to style them-cute, casual and dressed up for a night out or work.

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Ready for fall //

August 29, 2018

Ok so we get it, we live in Florida where the fall season really isn’t a thing. Nevertheless we love fall trends! It’s always around this time of year that we’re ready to share our must haves for the new season (here and here). We try to incorporate pieces that can transition from these sweltering hot summer temps and work for the cool down we (fingers crossed) will receive.  Continue Reading

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Amazon Favorites //

August 27, 2018

Ok so we maaay have a slight Amazon problem. I mean Prime is LIFE. What did we do before Amazon Prime, i have no idea!! I have so many must have products that are from Amazon that I knew a post was necessary. I categorized my ultimate favorites to share with you and why they are SO good.

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Date Night // OOTN

August 23, 2018

With the weekend just around the corner we are ready for cute Saturday night outfit inspo! Whether you’ve got dinner & drinks planned, or casual daytime fun, we have the outfit for you.

We are partnering up with Chicwish to share some super cute date night looks! Chicwish has seriously become one of our favorite online shops-they have the cutest dresses & tops.

Dressy Date Night

This gorgeous little black dress is perfect for a dressy night out! It is the nicest quality and I love the sheer polka dot details. It would be the perfect dress to transition into fall because the sleeves are long, but sheer.

     I styled this dress with some black lace up pumps and blue earrings for a pop of color, but you could even keep it classic with a pair of nude heels.

Casual Date Night

If you have a more casual date night planned or even a day date, this top is for you! Tee fell in love with the bell sleeves and the cute tie details. You can never go wrong with blue & white stripes!

Tee styled this top with some distressed denim and nude flats, but you could totally dress it up with a pretty skirt and heels! Once some cooler weather kicks in, it’ll look great with some dark denim and nude ankle boots. Such a versatile piece!

We’d love to hear your upcoming weekend plans!

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Pieces are c/o of Chicwish but all opinions are always our own.

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Event Ready with Chicwish

July 31, 2018

After my closet reorganization post I’ve really been trying to ‘shop’ my own closet. I feel like it is so easy to have an event come up and feel the need to go out and buy something new. It is nice to have a versatile dress in your closet that you can just grab for an upcoming event. You know it will work for so many different weddings, parties, showers, or date nights and you don’t have to run out and buy something last minute!

Today we’re featuring two gorgeous dresses {that won’t break the bank!!} and will carry you through all your upcoming events, from summer into fall!

Both of these dresses are from Chicwish, a women’s clothing brand featuring some of the most beautiful dresses ever at affordable prices {can i get an AMEN?!}. I’ve always seen Chicwish dresses on Pinterest but never really took the plunge. I wasn’t sure if they’d be as gorgeous in person, but they seriously are!

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Closet Organization on a Budget

July 30, 2018

I love the place we live in, but it is seriously lacking in the closet/storage space! Now being the clothes lover that I am I have to get kind of creative when organizing my closet space. I don’t use any dressers and have all of my items solely in this closet, which is like a mini walk in.

Strategically organizing it has been key! If you don’t see your clothes, your forget about them and never end up wearing them. At least that’s how it is for me. So here are a couple tips that hopefully can help you organize your own closet space to make the most out of what you have!

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Summer Staples featuring 8.28 Boutique

July 16, 2018

In the middle of summer, we’re all striving to look cute while staying cool! We want to find pieces that are still stylish, but won’t make us feel hotter than we already are.

This week we’re featuring two gorgeous pieces from 8.28 Boutique that will take you through the summer months and have people asking ‘where’d you get that?!’. Both of these items are staples for a summer wardrobe-a pretty maxi dress and a classic white top!

We’re looking for materials that are breathable and light, but still high quality!

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Nordstorm Anniversary SALE

Nordstrom Sale // Early Access Finds

July 12, 2018

It’s time!! The Nordstrom Sale is hereeee!

I went through the entire sale for you and picked out our must have picks. Now this is the time if you love something buy it!! It may not be there tomorrow-and Nordstrom’s return policy is amazing. So if doesn’t work out when you get it in the mail or pick it up in store, you can easily return it. (Don’t forget Nordstom allows you to buy online & pick up in store!)

We are all about affordability here at Fashion without the Fortune and the best bang for your buck, so our mission is to help you find the best buys from the sale!

We’d love to answer any questions you have about the sale, so don’t hesitate to reach out here on the blog or through Instagram!

Purchases // 

Zella Leggings

These leggings are legit THE best! I have a few pairs now and nothing compares.

BP Raw Edge V Neck

This T is super comfy and lightweight. I love this mustard shade and bonus it’s UNDER $12!!

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Summer Favorite // Frozen Strawberry Lemonade

July 10, 2018

I love summer-schools out, beach days, summer drinks! One of my favorite summer drinks has always been frozen lemonade. When good old Mcds brought out frozen strawberry lemonade a couple years back we were obsessed! It was SO good. So when it disappeared from our lives we needed to figure out could it be recreated….

aaaand it can!

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Nordstorm Anniversary SALE

Nordstrom Anniversary SALE!

July 7, 2018

Ok guys the sale everyoooone talks up is about to start! I really wanted to get feedback on how you all felt about this sale before we bombarded your feeds with Nordstrom Anniversary sale updates, tips, and tricks. Since we received a resounding yesss to share sale info, we are here for you!!!

On July 12 our sale picks will be LIVE so make sure you check back here!

Now this sale is super fun for a couple of reasons:

-You get new brand new merchandise at a discount before it’s sold at regular price

-You get excited for cooler temps, seeing all of the pretty fall & winter pieces

-You get to share in the experience of being a shopping addict like the rest of us

Now that last one miiiight be a stretch haha, but in all seriousness this sale is super fun to shop! There are sooo many pieces in every category you can think of that it can definitely get overwhelming though.

Luckily we’ll go through the sale for you, pick the must have pieces, the best bangs for your buck, and of course affordable finds!

Here are a couple of important dates for you to remember:

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Our tips for shopping the sale:

Tip #1

Keep checking back. If you love something and it sells out quickly there will most likely be more that come in stock or people will return items! I bookmark the page for the item I love and check back a couple times a day.

Tip #2

You can always return! One thing I love about ordering or shopping in Nordstrom is that the return process is so simple. So if you have doubts order the piece and make sure you return it if you don’t love it when it arrives.

Tip #3

Think ahead. Tee and I always shop for Fall and Winter pieces during the Summer regardless of the store. It is seriously the best time to scoop these types of items {cardigans, coats, boots, scarves} up because in a couple of months you’ll need them and they will be double or triple the price.

So don’t fret that you won’t wear it for a little while. Put it in your closet and you’ll be so happy to have the pieces in a couple of months.

Tip #4

Do not buy something just because it is on sale!!!

Now this can be very hard for us to even do but it is important. Just because something is on sale and there is the element of scarcity don’t buy it. Buy pieces you know you’ll wear and love. During sales like this it’s hard not to go crazy with all the hype.

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We will continuously update this post throughout the sale! Under our shop tab we will have all Nordstrom Sale info so it’s easy to find. We can’t wait to shop with you throughout this sale!

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