Fall… In Love With Long Vests

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The sleeveless long waistcoat or vest is one of my fall staples. It is great for layering and adds instant chic to any outfit.

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For my look today I started with a form fitting base of leggings and fitted crop sweater. Finding the perfect outfit is all about playing with proportions. By pairing my fitted crop sweater, with high waisted leggings, I create a long and lean look. This balances out the oversized vest. Bringing all of the colors in my outfit together, I added my favorite leopard print scarf and wool hat to accessorize.

Ohh… last but not least… How awesome are these pointed toe booties from Zara? They totally remind me of the Alexander Wang booties. LOVE!!

Black Sleeveless Jacket/Vest, Relaxfeel- Click Here

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STREET STYLE SNEAKER TREND

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In 2014 sneakers paired with dresses were all the rage. The trend was not so present this year on the runways but hot, hot, hot in streetwear. Today I show you how you can rock the streetwear trend too!!

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For my look today I paired an ultra femme Tibi dress with my Converse Chuck T’s. These Chuck Taylors are high-top but I folded them down to get some ankle action. While pairing high-tops with a longer skirt may look cool proportionately, I don’t think it’s the most flattering for first timers. I’d go with a lower rise like I did today with my Converse. I also chose to stick with a monochromatic look, black dress, black kicks. This gives a more streamlined look instead of, “Hey I’m here, and so are my white sneakers”!! For the finishing touch I added some power girl bling.
Now rest those tootsies and step out in street style sneaker fashion!

Simone Silk Pleated Midi Dress, Tibi- Azuz Boutique (In Store)

Ring Bling, Lauren Craft Collection- Click Here

Cinco de Mayo Sparkle

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There is nothing a southern girl loves more than a holiday which requires margaritas, oh yea, and sparkles. Today I want to share my glitter iPhone case with you. It just makes me happy!! It makes Suzanne Somers, you know Chrissy Snow a.k.a thigh master, the savior of women’s thighs everywhere, well it makes her happy too. In a recent run-in she stopped me to admire the sparkly flow.

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Want some sparkles of your own? Email me fashionbillie@gmail.com

Happy Cinco de Sparkle!!!

I have to give credit to my girl FiFi from We Wear Things. The original finder de sparkle:)

Paint Box: The Perfect Manicure

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I have found the best nail place and manicurist IN THE WORLD!!!! Paint Box caught my attention because of their really creative nail art. They have really trendy yet sophisticated options, no flowers and palm trees here. If you live in New York or are even here on vacation, you have to try them out.

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My manicurist Elissa gave me the perfect Rhi, Rhi inspired pointy cat like claws. If you get your nails did on the reg, you feel my pain, as to how hard it is to get someone who can do this right. In fact, she shaped them so perfectly, I skipped the cracked gold overlay nail art and left them with the base coat only. Funny enough it’s called “I need a tan”, which I do.  These are my real nails btw.

FashionBillie Bit: Make your appointment a few days ahead of time. They do book up.

Check out all of the cool styles at Paint Box- Click Here

Somewhere Over The Rainbow with Flora + Mia

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I’m a huge fan of jumpers and rompers, anyway I can get out of the door quickly and looked polished is ideal. My colorful tuxedo jumpsuit today, is a complete outfit in one. Simply add the right shoes, jewelry and go! The snakeskin print has hits of blue throughout, so I added my cobalt pumps to make the subtle hues pop.

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Cafe Habana- Yummiest Street Corn in NYC

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Jumpers are also very transitional which is great for me running around the city. This is my look today during my commute.

Emma Jumpsuit, Flora + Mia – Click Here

FashionBillie Bit: Flora + Mia has tons of great looks online.  Need a little help?  Their showroom in Katy, Texas offers personal styling.

Photo Cred, Tami Eiserer