How to Master the Urban Street style — July 20, 2017

How to Master the Urban Street style

Hello friends welcome to my blog, I hope you’ve been having a fun and wonderful summer.
So, Today we’re talking everything urban from a New York perspective.yay!!My city!!

So you know we’re gonna have a blast right!

let’s get started shall we.

I’ve been wanting to write this post for quite some time now and all sumner I’ve been researching this topic for ideas however nothing really stood out to me.

See, as I stroll through the internet looking for urban style I was surprised what i stumbled upon. Altough I found  myself gravitating towards all kind of different stylish looks, ooing and awwing over the latest fashion trends from some of the best  bloggers out there,I realize that none of them where really truly urban or even close.

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Picture of model style by me I call this look Urban chic.
I saw plenty of street styles and boho chic styles all claiming to be urban but are not.Although, these blooggers all look fantastic in their fashion attire ‘while twirling around and posing fiercely in  colorful vintage outfits, holding their Starbucks coffee” very rarely did I stumble upon a true urbanista I know they’re probably out there, girlfriend- however I haven’t found any.

Well, if you happen to know of one or two urban bloggers please share their info below. Cause, Inquiring minds want to know, Darlin

This look is boho often mistaken for urban

So let’s start with the basics -What is Urban fashion

The Urban look like every other look  varies. We have Urban street wear, Urban chick, Urban hip hop and everything in between.

Urban style should be a combination of old black Harlem street style mixed with modern and hip hop style. Although main Street fashion have adopted this style as theirs- please know this trend was inspired  by Black fashion forward fopks from Harlem. You can read more about the history of Urban fashion here if you’re interested and if you are a urban blogger you should definitely know the history of this trend.

 The above picture is perfect example of  Urban vintage

How to master the urban look

I have noticed especially in New York that the Urban style is the  most popular sought after look among bloggers, artists and fashion trendy folks,.

To pull this look off requires  certain patterns of fabric, a perticular hair style that defines the overlook and a certain type of cool and artsy  accessories, it’s no wonder this style can be tricky to pull off, Until now Darlin, because I have listed all the staple  pieces you’ll need to turn yourself into a total Urbanista.

The urban streetlook requires 3 key elements 

  • Hip hop clothing such as joggers rip jeans and boyfriend Jeans
  •  sporty chick top mix with chunky and modern jewelry
  •  To perfectly execute his look think of mixing sporty and modern than add your own spin to it.

See pics below for inspiration

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For a unique urban look I recommend addedung  these  5 key items to your look.

Lets start with a cool hair style and hair accessories that represent your unique style
 

 

 

Being an urbanista is more than just about clothes and accessories it’s a lifestyle Darlin- urban ladies are highly into culture, art, and music. These fascinating women are also free spirited and and it’s shows not only in their style but also in their living environments. So therefore,it’s only fitting that an urban sister carries a signature bag. Whether you prefer a Clutch or hand bag Rest assure that this bag will represent her individual style and flavor to the T. Urban women are very perticular about their accessories -accessories will make or brake your look. So choose them wisely ladies.

Thank-you all so much for stopping by and hangout with me! 🙂 Darlin

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keep it cute casual and fashionably stylish! — May 25, 2017

keep it cute casual and fashionably stylish!

Hello, friends, are you having a hard time finding an outfit that’s casual, easy going and yet totally stylish?IMG_4599.JPG

Well, dolls today I have just the inspiration you need. Today’s look is carefree and fashionably laid back.

I actually wore this cute and color outfit to class on Tuesday. I wore a casual blazer and a fitted leather jacket and layered with a colorful Aztec scarf.

Darlin, I know it’s May, so why am I wearing a blazer and a jacket you might ask?

well, for the past few days its been quite chilly here in New York. I kid you not The weather in New York is bi-polar -one day it’s 97 degrees and the next day it’s 50 degrees.

I know! its Cray Cray 🙄

Anyway, Back to the outfit

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           well that’s all the fashion for today Darlings

                          I hope you’ve enjoyed this post

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Happy Birthday To Me!! — May 24, 2017

Happy Birthday To Me!!

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Hellooooo my fashionable friends welcome back to my blog. I hope you’ve been well.

So last week Thursday was my birthday, yippie!! I turned 30 for the umptif time.lol

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For some reason Birthdays always make me emotional,  However, to be honest ever since I’ve turned  30 birthdays only reminds me of how much I have yet to still accomplish in my life.

Although I am thrilled to be celebrating another birthday I can’t say I’m thrilled about getting older.So I have decided I will be turning 30 for next 10 years.

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Growing up I used to make a  big fuss over my birthdays, however, now I’d rather spend it at home with my family over an intimate dinner. This year my husband and kids prepared me a lovely dinner We had A HUGE CAKE the kids sang happy birthday and I love it.

So let’s talk about the Birthday outfit, shall we?

for starters, I had a class that day and yes Darling I wore my tiara to class.
I wore a white fitted lace dress and for a pop of color, I paired it with a fun yellow necklace since yellow represents new beginning and birthdays signifies new beginning to me. I also rocked a pair of (glass) clear heels.I guess you can say I was going for a modern Cinderella look. I felt like a princess all day!!

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Contrast Trim Peep Toe Clear Chunky Heels


White Off The Shoulder Lace Dress



Grommet Lace Up Eyelash Lace Dress

Hope you’ve enjoyed this post

I just share my birthday pics with you /share yours with me on Instagram and tag me                                                        can’t wait to check them out!

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BEST DENIM DRESSES FOR UNDER $50 — May 17, 2017

BEST DENIM DRESSES FOR UNDER $50

Hello stylish friends, I hope you are having a fabulous day!!  Today was such a beautiful sunny day out here in New York! The past few weeks was raining and cold, so I thought today I  better make the best out of it and write a post. (I know you’ve missed me right, believe me, I’ve miss yall too,

I have this awesome and chic denim dress that I’ve been looking forward to wearing since I bought it a month ago -I have been waiting for a nice warm day like today to do so,  since it was a little breezy this morning I paired it with a pair of ankle booties and an army jacket. by the way, I am obsessed with this army jacket it’s one of my favorite !!!

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The dress I’m wearing in this post believe it or not it’s actually under $30!!! I know your probably thinking “no, shut the front door” but Darlin, it’s true,
this dress is a steal and now you can get yours- Darlin you’re welcome!

 

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Blue Round Neck Denim Dress with Shredded Rips Details


Block Heel Peep-toe Ankle Boots

I love these black peep-toe ankle boots, they are so comfortable I can practically live in them, love love it!!

I found this dress online at a very affordable clothing site- you can Shop for Dresses at Romwe.com for more great finds!

Blue Ripped Raw Hem Denim Overall Dress With Pockets

I love this super cute denim dress!  Of course, the boxy style and distress look is one of my favorites and also very on trend right now.

Fray-Edge Half-Placket Denim Dress

so I saw this dress and fell in love, I couldn’t resist I had to order it.I can’t wait for my order to come so I can show yall. It’s also a great dress to have for right now and you could probably wear it all year round-I don’t know about you, but I will definitely be wearing this dress in the fall with my brown ankle boots and I’ll probably pair it with a leather jacket for added chicness.

Faux Denim Printed Round Collar 3 4 Sleeve Bodycon Dress

I hope you enjoyed reading this post, and it  inspired you to purchase one of these cool dresses – if you like the items on this post pease let me know

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Stylish Trends Under $ 100 ! — March 25, 2017

Stylish Trends Under $ 100 !

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When it comes to accessories statement pieces are my all time fav.
Ladies, a cool statement bag is your key accessories for adding pizzazz to your overall outfit. However, I would never consider purchasing a bag no matter how cool it looks if it is not practical. I personally need a bag that provides me with ample space to carry all my makeup and goodies
. Confession time: I carry everything but the kitchen sink in my bag

Set: Tasseled Bucket Bag + Faux Leather Shoulder BagSet: Tasseled Bucket Bag + Faux Leather Shoulder Bag

Prints Sale – All Items starting at $6 at SheIn.com! Ends 3/27

2.One Shoulder and –off-the-shoulder style.

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This year’s favorite trend on the runway was the one-shoulder look.Ladies, This one is going to be phenomenon: the one-shoulder look comes in all sorts of delicious and flirty styles. The options range from From tops and dresses to jumpsuits, you’re sure to find a ton of options that will fit your style and budget.

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Yellow Ruffle Off The Shoulder Shift Dress – $16.99Yellow Ruffle Off The Shoulder Shift Dress

3.Want to make a statement this summer?  Well, I’ve got a super chill trend for you that will speak to your soul and your fashion sense!!

Darlings, welcome to Pajama dressing 101.

Before you start thinking ’ what the heck is up with shay -here me out Darlin, these stylish pajamas are a bit more sophisticated than the ones your grandma might be used to- so trust your girl on this one, wearing your sexy pajamas in public are very much on trend this season. So Whether you wear it as a set or separates follow my styling tips for pajama dressing and you will look effortlessly cool-that’s cooler than cool Babe!

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Model instagram  j.scud@marielacanela photograph by @rkm_photography_

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 Rule to Pajama Dressing

  1. for a casual stylish look chose a  colorful silk kimono-style robe. Belt it with a thin belt over a pair of ripped jeans, or wide leg pant to complete your look chose a pair of stylish heels, classy clutch or elegant bag- for a sophisticated and grown up vibe.
  2. I am obsessed with the matching pajama set look. If you’re going to nail this look its important that you have the right accessories -less is more when it come to jewelry and Your best bet would be to match your look with a pair of stilettos, or heels.
  3. Dos and don’t-do wear your pajama set with heels -don’t wear your pajama set with flip flop – to avoid looking like you’re going to a slumber party in the day time
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SAY HELLOOO TO OVER-THE-KNEE BOOTS

Over the new knee boots are exactly a new thing- however, the distressed denim ripped look sure is. I am totally obsessing over this look .I surely hope this trend will stick around for another year or two.cause sugar, these boots are about to become part of my fashion uniform for this year.(I plan on wearing them till the heels fall of)  My favorite way to wear them is with a pair of cut off leather shorts with a vintage t-shirt and a modern or vintage blazer.

My favorite way to wear them is with a pair of cut off leather shorts with a vintage t-shirt and a modern or vintage blazer.

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Denim Distressed Thigh Boots

Friends, Thank you so much for stopping by ! . I surely hope you’ve enjoyed this post Please  Let me know your thoughts below on the new trends I’ve shared with you,  let me know as well,  what you would like to see more of on this blog. looking forward to reading your comments and chatting with you. later Babes!!

xoxo,
                                                                                                               Shay

Pajama Dressing 101 — March 24, 2017
Michelle Obama’s Fashion Legacy — January 12, 2017

Michelle Obama’s Fashion Legacy

Michelle Obama's Fashion Legacy

‘Some people are beautiful. Not in looks, not in what they say Just in what they are.’ – Markus Zusak

On exiting the white house Michelle Obama will be leaving behind a tremendous legacy as the first lady and as a style icon. As the first lady, Michelle inspired our nation, women of color and young people around the world to Reach for Higher education by staying in school and to complete their college education. Michelle Obama also encouraged us to be healthier human beings, to be engaged citizens by being a positive force in our communities, to lead and to stand up for our proud American values.

Michelle Obama Makes Two Narciso Rodriguez Pieces Look Like One Flawless Dress

As a fashion Icon Michele Obama’s legacy started nearly a decade ago, her beauty and style caught our attention from the moment she elegantly stepped out onto the presidential inaugural ball in 2009. She arrived poised with incredible style wearing a custom-made Jason Wu one-shoulder white gown, embellished with organza flowers and Swarovski crystal.The white gown she wore is now part of our nation’s history at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.

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Right from the start, Michelle started to establish her public persona by using groundbreaking and powerful style to define her image. By simply being her poise and stylish self-Michelle has captivated the world and have become the most photographed first lady in American History.

Michelle Obama’s Stunning Outfits as Told by Designers Who Dressed Her

   When it comes to Michelle Obama style, here are a few of my favorite looks!

 

The first lady looks fierce, confident and trendy.I am obsessed with this outfit!

 

 

The color, the print, the Length, this dress screams Michelle Obama’s name -I love it!

Color Me Beautiful:

                      Michelle Obama Colorful Style Moments

Michelle is known for wearing daring cuts and bold colors these are two of my favorite jewel tone  Gowns worn by Michelle Obama-

         I just LOVE these cheerful vibrant dresses on her!

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                   best Pictures of all Michelle Obama’s Gowns

Michelle Obama’s Style Evolution—8 Years in 120 Seconds | Vogue

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