Cheetah Print Dress 

My summer wardrobe consists mostly of cute patterned dresses in comfortable fabrics. My body shape doesn’t really fit into the whole high waisted shorts and crop top trend, and that’s totally okay with me! As I was shopping for a dress for my bridal shower yesterday, I was reminded of why it is important toContinue reading “Cheetah Print Dress “

Patterned Romper

Rompers can be a bit of a challenge for me to wear since I am short and curvy. This one works because of the pattern and fit. A simple black and white pattern that is proportionate to my body size is slimming and adds visual interest. The waist line ties at the thinnest part ofContinue reading “Patterned Romper”

Collaboration With ilymix.com

 Just in time for cute summer accessories, I have collaborated with ilymix.com to give my followers a special discount code for their orders! Their beach inspired hats and retro sunglasses are my favorite items. When ordering, just use the discount code theemmakat to receive 10% off. XOXO

The Meaning of Colors and When To Wear Them

Colors are a powerful tool used in every aspect of our life from the restaurants we eat at to the shows we watch. Besides being a crucial part of marketing, colors can also be useful for our wardrobe. Knowing their meaning and when to wear them can attribute to how people respond to you, andContinue reading “The Meaning of Colors and When To Wear Them”

Long Vest

Vests are a favorite of mine, for their ability to add polish to any outfit. This long vest makes me feel professional yet modern. It easily transfers from work to more casual wear. My favorite way to wear it is with skinny jeans and stilettos, using the vest to visually create “length” in my torso,Continue reading “Long Vest”

Fashion Meets Fitness: 3 Instagrams to Follow

I love that athletic wear is becoming a part of casual street style. It’s so nice to be able to layer sporty leggings and sneakers with over sized tops and be able to go from morning coffee with a friend to yoga. The three instagram accounts shown here feature women who balance family, running theirContinue reading “Fashion Meets Fitness: 3 Instagrams to Follow”

Light Layers For Fall

Happy Friday, everyone! This outfit shows my slow transition into fall wear. It’s still hot enough for light layers, so ripped jeans* and a graphic tee are perfectly complemented by a flowy chambray shirt. I imagine my weekend uniform will be the same formula. *Look for a DIY on how I deconstructed these jeans comingContinue reading “Light Layers For Fall”

Denim For Your Fall Wardrobe

Denim is a go-to staple for every season. Everyone needs good quality denim pieces in their wardrobe that go beyond jeans or jean shorts. I have put together some simple ways you can style denim for your fall wardrobe, and incorporate such a timeless look into what’s trending! The most obvious way to wear denim…aContinue reading “Denim For Your Fall Wardrobe”