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Style Me Friday: Preppy in Red

February 1, 2013
Happy Friday!  It’s time for my new obsession…. Style Me Friday with my girl Eboni of The Fashionista Next Door.  This is the post that almost wasn’t!  But I am going to keep real and post it anyway!  I look thicker than a snickers in this skirt!  This was my only red skirt…. now I know why I have not worn it! LOL! 
Shirt, Brooks Brothers/ Pencil Skirt, F21/ Infinity Scarf, F21/ Booties, “shoe guy”/ Bag, Louis Vuitton

Sorry for looking like a stuffed sausage!  LOL!  I liked everything about the inspiration look except for the black tights so I ditched them!  Instead of a chambray shirt I put on a blue striped blouse since the skirt was tight fitted.  I already got enough going on under there!

My old booties from my shoe guy with a classic LV speedy bag.

Besides looking extra stuffed, do you think I pulled off the inspiration look?  If not, please give me a pass for this week : ).  Head over to the Fashionista Next Door to check out the Style Me Friday participants and link up!  If you are looking for me this weekend… I’ll be at the gym!

BTW: February 1st is National Wear Red Day helps raise awareness about women’s heart health.  Perfect timing!

  • The Fashionista Next Door
    February 1, 2013 at 3:25 pm

    Heeeeey hot mama! You do NOT look like a stuffed sausage…you look cute! and I almost took of my tights, too. Lol! But, I kept ’em on because it was COLD!

  • mychicstyle
    February 1, 2013 at 4:00 pm

    Super chic. I love it! I have three of that skirt. Fits so well

  • thereinventshop.com
    February 1, 2013 at 5:03 pm

    LOL I don’t think you look stuffed at all. I’m live for that scarf though very butter-FLY.

  • Charee Hall
    February 1, 2013 at 6:01 pm

    Girl you are killing me…. You are HAUTE!!!! Love that skirt on you!!!!!

  • Rhonda
    February 1, 2013 at 6:18 pm

    So nice! I have a similar skirt for the limited!! I love the booties with this!

  • My Kurves
    February 1, 2013 at 6:42 pm

    Saw your style on the Fashionsita Next door and had to check out your blog.
    Love your skirt!!!


  • Chicago Mom (Heather)
    February 1, 2013 at 7:00 pm

    You don’t look like a stuffed sausage. You are looking super trim these days!!

  • InspiredbyFrench
    February 1, 2013 at 8:23 pm

    Girl you don’t look like a stuffed sausage! You got curves like most women of color. I like your version better. I prefer the look without the tights too.

  • Jen
    February 1, 2013 at 8:26 pm

    Luv your inspired look!

  • Style & Poise
    February 1, 2013 at 9:18 pm

    Love your take on this look! So chic!


  • Kathy
    February 1, 2013 at 10:35 pm

    I really like your take on the look better! And yes, it they are called curves and many women wish they had them.

  • Sheerilee
    February 2, 2013 at 12:33 am

    You look adorable. A lot of women would like to have curves. They’re even getting behind implants!

  • Erika L. Thomas
    February 2, 2013 at 1:06 am

    You look AMAZE! I have to add red pencil skirt to my list.

  • Katherine Phillips
    February 2, 2013 at 6:21 am

    Love this outfit!!

  • BonBon Rose Girls Kristin
    February 2, 2013 at 2:31 pm

    Gosh your gorg! Love your interpretation of the look!

  • Megan, TfDiaries.com
    February 2, 2013 at 5:34 pm

    hottie alert Xo Megan, http://www.TfDiaries.com

  • Niceno Larsen
    February 3, 2013 at 6:30 pm

    You rocked it well 🙂 x

  • tasha
    February 3, 2013 at 7:46 pm

    You look great my dear! Excellent styling. I totally want your scarf.

  • LoveNWright
    February 4, 2013 at 2:29 am

    Love the new look!! I too also did a facelift on my blog!!


  • Our Delightful Home
    February 4, 2013 at 11:57 am

    I think you pulled off the look.

    Mrs. Delightful

  • Tye
    February 4, 2013 at 3:45 pm

    You look great and you are wearing that skirt lady! 🙂

  • Tye
    February 4, 2013 at 3:45 pm

    BTW I’m loving the new look of your blog!

  • Mimi
    February 5, 2013 at 12:42 am

    You rocked it. I love the feel the scarf added and how it picked up the color in your bag.

  • StilettosAndDiaperBags
    February 5, 2013 at 6:30 pm

    I love this look on you! You are one hot mama! What are you back in chicago? we must meet up again! xo

  • Tia Lou
    February 9, 2013 at 12:39 am

    You killed this look!

  • Stylerug
    February 14, 2013 at 12:16 pm

    Nice Blog