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Black Tie Event

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It’s a big challenge for everyone to find the right outfit for a special event, especially to us women because we always want to stand out from the crowd. We don’t like to wear the same dress that we wore from another event. That’s a big no-no. Here comes the budget and style issue with unending questions like “Where can I find a dress that will look good on me?”, “How much will be my budget?”, “Should I go for a long dress?”, “What color suits me?” and a lot more. But worry no more because those questions will be resolved with www.okdress.co.uk!

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For a Black Tie Event it’s best to wear a Black Long Dress. Black is elegant; It compliments on all skin tones; It matches with any accessories and hair style; It makes you looks slim and sexy; and you can never go wrong with Black.

Check out this Black Full-Length Dress from www.okdress.co.uk:

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With this dress you it can help you hide certain body imperfections for all sizes of women, whether you’re skinny or not. It’s always a best decision to wear a full-length dress during a formal event.

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Match your dress with a pair of sparkling heels from ASOS (http://www.asos.com/?hrd=1).

Can’t make up your mind? There are still a lot of designs waiting for you at www.dresshop.com.au.

Here’s a sneak peek of what’s waiting for you in store:

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What are you waiting for? Visit their site now and don’t forget to like their Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Okdress/528805710507101

CoziBear Boutique {Giveaway} – CLOSED

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I’ve mentioned before that I’m not incredibly crafty with much of anything (sewing, scrapbooking, cake pops, etc.), but I’d like to think that my lack of talent in this area just means that I appreciate others’ skills in these areas that much more!  A friend of mine said that she looks through Pinterest and pins pictures/websites with the intention of recreating them herself — that thought simply never crosses my mind!  Plus, when I find a shop like CoziBear Boutique on Etsy with such reasonable prices and high-quality items, I don’t feel the need to recreate anything at all!

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CoziBear Boutique gives us the chance to “Wear something Cozi from CoziBear Boutique” and at first, I wondered if I really wanted something cozy during the summer months or if this shop was more seasonal for colder temperatures.  Not the case at all!  I was amazed to find how the shop owner was able to add cozy elements to lots of summer items to make them unique.  Here are some of my favorite pieces:

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Women’s Lace Peek-A-Boo Socks — I honestly didn’t even know that a product like this existed until Camille brought them to my attention a few months ago, but I love the little pop of femininity that these peek-a-boo socks can add to otherwise common flats and heels.

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Women’s Solid Hi-Low Skirt — I’m really loving this mint color (along with coral!) this summer, and the Hi-Low Skirt is a great way to have a piece that will transition from summer to fall in a stylish way.

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Girls Open Knit Leg Warmers — How adorable are these??  And, really, I think that these leg warmers are so practical on little girls so as to extend the use of cute summer skirts and dresses into fall and even winter.

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Women’s Lace Shoulder Dolman Top — This was one of my favorite pieces that showcases the “Cozi” side of “CoziBear Boutique” in a summer outfit!  The top is flowy and lightweight, and the lace turns this “shirt” into a fun and stylish top that can be dressed up or down.

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Women’s Slouchy Button Down Leg Warmers — These leg warmers immediately caught my eye, and I love the potential and versatility of these cute wardrobe additions!!  Never would I have considered wearing leg warmers with heels, but the lace dresses them up and makes this look work well.  I received these leg warmers for review, and I LOVE them — while it’s still a little too warm to wear them now, I can easily see myself wearing them with heels in the next few weeks and then again during the winter months on the outside of my jeans but inside of boots with that fun burst of lace.

Enter below to win a $15 gift card to CoziBear Boutique!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

** This giveaway is open to U.S. entries  only.

** The winner of this giveaway will be drawn  no later than the evening of August 17th and will be emailed within 24  hours.  If the winner does not respond within 48 hours, a new winner will  be drawn.

** This posting and giveaway were sponsored  by CoziBear Boutique, but all opinions  are strictly my own. 

 

Shh-oes {Review}

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The last time I sat and enjoyed all 3 hours of church without getting up in the middle was the day before my son was born.  Since then, church has been an endless take-the-baby-out fest of feedings, temper tantrums, and diaper changes.  I take the kids out so as not to disturb the quiet calm in the chapel, yet I find myself sometimes contributing more noise than the baby, and with my shoes of all things!  Click, click, click, click.  I try to walk as softly as I can, but sometimes nothing will help save taking them off and walking barefoot.
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I love the sound of heels on pavement, but there are certain occasions where a quiet shoe is needed.  Now could there be a more perfect name for a brand of quiet shoes than “Ssh-oes“?  How great, right?  Well, they stand up to their name, let me tell ya.  I was more excited than Christmas morning when a box of two pairs of Ssh-oes arrived.
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I didn’t know what shoes I’d be sent, and my first thought when I saw they were ankle strap shoes was, “Oh no!  I hope they are tight enough!” Having skinny ankles makes it hard to find straps with enough holes and a secure fit, so I usually avoid them, but these are totally great!  The fit was snug and exactly right on the first hole.  These are the Stacy shoes in black, sold for $89.00.  PS–I’m a true size 6.5, and these in size 7 were a PERFECT fit, so order a half size up.IMG_4486I think ordering shoes online without trying them on is VERY scary, but this brand must have been tested tried and true because they are instantly comfortable and well-fitting.  I didn’t need a day or two to break these black heels in, and three hours at church while roaming the halls with a baby and a bag was nothin.  These heels are so slick!  I think they look very ‘designer’, and are so lightweight.  They are made with blister-free lycra and leather lining, and I was SO IMPRESSED with the two extra heel stops included in the box.  What an unexpected surprise that will hopefully avoid a trip to the tailor’s when I wear these out after months of use!
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Next up are the Rita shoes, sold for $69.00.  See, I really was JUST thinking about how I needed to find some cute summer wedges, and almost hit “purchase” on a Payless order.  So glad I didn’t.  These are exactly what I had in mind for some fun outfits.
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Now let’s get back to the “comfortable” feature.  I have several really gorgeous pairs of shoes that I don’t wear for more than a 5-min photoshoot because they hurt like a bear.  I could wear either of these pairs all day.  They are truly designed well, and extremely lightweight.
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I am happy to report that these are every bit as quiet and comfortable as they claim to be.  Everywhere we walked, I kept pointing out to my husband how loud his shoes were and how utterly silent mine were.  On the way out the door, I kept tip-toeing on our hardwood floor so as not to bother our downstairs neighbors, then remembered I could put my heels down if I wanted to because they don’t make a sound.
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Ssh-oes Spring collection is full of some fun colors and styles!  I would wear any of these and love them.  Cute, huh!  Go check them out!

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*This posting was sponsored by Ssh-oes, but all opinions are strictly my own
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