Fashion, Spring

Come Together

When everything works out perfectly…

Hey, guys!  Welcome back to Talk Fabulous!

Don’t you just love when everything comes together?  I sure do.  It doesn’t happen that often, so when it does, it calls for a celebration!  Let’s celebrate!


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It all started with this gray shirt my mom gave me for my birthday (thanks, Mom!).  At first, I thought I’d pair the shirt with a teal tank.  As it turned out, my teal tank was in the laundry.  What a serendipitous turn of events!  Instead, I reached for this orchid tank that happened to go perfectly with this choker from my grandma!  Talk about a look coming together!  Love it!


Who has the song Come Together in their head now?  Just me?  Oh okay.  😉

That’s all for today.  Thanks for stopping by!  See you all in my next post!

lylas,

MissyAnn

Fashion, Spring

Spring Fling

The hot new color combo for spring

Hey, guys! Welcome back to Talk Fabulous!

Today, let’s talk about a new color obsession…pink and navy. Oh yeah! This fabulous idea first hit my radar while reading Bright on a Budget blog. She styled the cutest stripped navy dress with some pops of pink. I know I’ve been out for awhile, but I think we all remember how much I enjoy a good pop of pink! 😉 I loved it at first sight and was like, yes! I need that color combo in my life! Straight to my closet I went to recreate the look.

Recipe Style:

From Bright on a Budget

My Style:

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For the restyle, I paired a light pink tee with a navy cardigan, a navy necklace, bootcut jeans, and some blush ballet flats. This will be on repeat this spring for sure!

Would you wear navy and pink?

That’s all for today. Thanks for stopping by! See you guys in my next post!

lylas,

MissyAnn

Casual Style, Everyday Style, Fashion, Fashion Quickies, Spring

Spring and St Patty’s

Hey, guys!  Welcome back to Talk Fabulous!

Spring and St. Patty’s day are upon us!  Today’s look encompasses both.  I love light and breezy scarves for spring.  This one certainly fits that bill.  Layering is a must in the spring, so this white sweater over the brown tee is perfect.  Of course, the tank is the perfect pop of green for St. Patty’s day.  We don’t want to get pinched now, do we?  Is that even still a thing?  Skinny jeans and tall brown boots finish off the look.  There you have it, a springy, St. Patty’s look!

Do you wear green on St. Patty’s day?

That’s all for today.  Thanks for stopping by!  See you guys in my next post!
lylas,
MissyAnn
Casual Style, Everyday Style, Fashion, Fashion Quickies, Spring

Spring Fever

Hey, guys!  Welcome back to Talk Fabulous!

Spring is in the air!  *does a super happy dance*  So excited about spring!  To reflect my springy mood, I went for a pink long sleeved tee, a floral scarf, bootcut jeans, and some brown flats for today’s look.  I even took to my new backyard for a few pics!  
What’s on your to do list this spring?
That’s all for today.  Thanks for stopping by!  See you guys in my next post!
lylas,
MissyAnn
Everyday Style, Fashion, My Style Monday, Real Life Style, Spring

Dress It Up

My Style Monday

Hey, guys! Welcome back to Talk Fabulous!
We all know I love an outfit that does double duty. It’s fabulous to have outfits in your closet that can be dressed up or down with ease. I decided to put one of my summer favorites to the test. Our inspiration photo today is the casual version of this outfit (see post here). Let’s see how we can make this dressier, shall we? To dress to the casual version, I added a short sleeved shrug, heeled sandals, some bold accessories, and wore my hair down. Can you believe the difference that made simply by adding a few different pieces? Now, it’s your turn! What outfits in your closet can you easily dress up? Feel free to share them on the Facebook page. I can’t wait to see what you guys come up with!
Recipe Style:
Talk Fabulous: Inspiration is Everywhere

My Style:


I hope you all are having a lovely holiday weekend! I’m spending time with my family in Kansas. What are you doing this weekend?
That’s all for today. See you guys in my next post!
lylas,
MissyAnn
Accessories, Budget Shopping, Casual Style, Everyday Style, Fashion, Spring, Thrift Store Finds, Thrifty Thursday

Coral Explosion

Thrifty Thursday

Hey, guys!  Welcome back to Talk Fabulous!
Welcome to Thrifty Thursday!  Thrifty Thursdays are days when we put the spotlight on pieces purchased from thrift stores.  This is going to be a fun series, so let’s get into it!  I love the simplicity and chicness of today’s inspiration photo.  The coral jacket with the animal print shoes gives the outfit just the right amount of pop without being over the top.  It’s just fabulous!  To recreate the look, I opted for a short-sleeved coral sweater, a coral and white striped tank, bootcut jeans, animal print flats, a few bracelets, and as many necklaces as I could layer around my neck.  On a side note, I’m really loving the layered necklace look lately.  Case in point, I found an outfit picture from last spring (see below).  Ironically, it’s almost the exact same outfit, which was not planned at all.  I didn’t find the picture from last year until after I took this year’s picture.  The major difference is the lack of necklaces in the rendition from last year.  I guess we all go through phases.  It’s just funny to see that front and center.  Anyway, back to the outfit.  The coral sweater and the tank are both thrift store finds.  I love that you can find nice pieces that will really enhance your wardrobe for cheap.  Plus, you’re giving those pieces a new life.  Otherwise, they would end up in a landfill somewhere and it’s much better that they land in my closet instead.  We all know I love the coral, and this is an outfit I’ve clearly had on repeat for awhile now.  Love it!
Recipe Style:
Coral Jean Jacket & Leopard Flats for Spring:
From Jo Lynne Shane’s blog My Life & Style
My Style:
Spring 2017

Spring 2016

Do you thrift shop?  What are your favorite thrift store finds?
That’s all for today.  See you guys in my next post!
lylas,
MissyAnn
Accessories, DIY, Fashion, Spring

Derby Day

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The Kentucky Derby was this past Saturday.  I love going to our local horse racing track to watch the race.  While the guys are worrying about which horses to place their bets on, the girls are admiring all the lovely outfits and hats.  I saw a quote on Pinterest the other day that said, “if you’re not looking to stand out at the Derby, you’re doing it wrong.”  Apparently, some ladies took that advice to heart. There were some fancy, fancy hats for sure!  If people were dressed to the nines here, I can’t imagine what it must be like in Kentucky.  Someday I’m going to find out, but this year I’ll settle for my hometown track.  Also, for the first time this year, I decided to wear a hat.  I decorated my straw sunhat for the occasion with some pink ribbon and flowers I found at the Dollar Tree.  My hat looked like child’s play compared to some of the other hats I saw, but no matter.  Now that I had the hat, I needed an outfit.  I wasn’t feeling a dress, partly because I wasn’t ready to quite go all out.  Maybe next year, though.  As usual, I took to Pinterest to find some inspiration.  I found this number tucked away in the depths of my Spring/Summer outfit board.  I loved the bright colors and even though I didn’t have the exact pieces to recreate the look, it gave me an idea.  I paired a super colorful flowy top with a white tank, dark blue jeggings, and pink heels.  I also threw on a white sweater for warmth. I ended up really loving this look!  It was so fun dressing up and I was excited that my hat turned out so well!  All and all it was a fabulous afternoon at the track!
Recipe Style:
Neon top with floral skirt
From J’s Everyday Fashion
My Style:
Have you ever been to the Kentucky Derby?
That’s all for today.  See you guys in my next post!
lylas,
MissyAnn
Product Review, Spring

Fabulous Finds Friday: Bug Soother

The Best Bug Repellent Ever

Hey, guys!  Welcome back to Talk Fabulous!

Today, let’s go outside!  But first, don’t forget the sunscreen and bug spray. No one likes the idea of dousing themselves in who knows what to protect themselves from the creepy crawlers outside.  Plus, most of that stuff smells terrible.  A few years ago, my husband’s family were all back home for a long weekend.  The gnats were awful that year and we couldn’t even go outside for a minute without being attack by hundreds of them.  Then, one of my sis-in-laws changed our lives forever.  She brought home Bug Soother (find it on Amazon here).  This stuff is amazing!  We could finally go outside without being bothered by all the bugs.  Even better, this stuff is all-natural, DEET-free, and smells great!  Plus, not only does this repel gnats, but also mosquitoes.  That’s all a big win in my book!  You can find it pretty much anywhere and I would definitely recommend picking up a few today!


The only downfall to Bug Soother is that it doesn’t protect against ticks and chiggers.  This would not be something you would want to wear hiking or in situations where you would be exposed to ticks or chiggers. For those instances, I like Repel Insect Repellent Family (find it here).  This stuff is 23% DEET and repels mosquitoes, ticks, chiggers, etc.  I can say from personal experience that it works great.  The smell is actually quite pleasant as far as bug sprays go, too.  The one I have is a spray bottle as opposed to an aerosol bottle shown in the link.  I prefer the spray bottle, but that’s just me.  I would highly recommend this for hiking and other situations where ticks and chiggers are prevalent.
Do you use bug spray?  Which products would you recommend?
That’s all for today.  See you guys in my next post!
Have a fabulous weekend, lovelies!
lylas,
MissyAnn
Accessories, Casual Style, Everyday Style, Fashion, Spring

Spring Revisited

Hey, guys!  Welcome back to Talk Fabulous!

Today, let’s talk repeating ourselves.  Sometimes that’s super annoying, but when it comes to fashion it’s a good thing.  Repeating outfits you love guarantees you’ll feel cool and confident all day long.  So, why not do that more often, right?  I love the scarf from the inspiration photo (see the original post here), so I decided to recreate the outfit.  It was actually warm and sunny today (finally!), so I opted to wear a short-sleeved white shirt, skinny jeans, and ballet flats.  It’s hard to see, but I added some more bling with a necklace and some sparkly earrings.  Although I love this look, I think it would’ve worked better had I switched out the skinny jeans for some bootcut ones. The flowy white top needs to be balanced with a wider pant leg.  That’s okay; next time I’ll know.

Recipe Style:
From my Spring Fever post
My Style:
Happy May the 4th be with you day!  Have you seen all the Star Wars movies?  Confession time, I’ve only seen the first one.  I know, I know, it’s crazy.  Don’t worry, my bro-in-law is on a quest to remedy this unfortunate situation.  I’ll keep you posted.
That’s all for today.  See you guys in my next post!
lylas,
MissyAnn
Casual Style, Everyday Style, Fashion, Spring, Tuesday Shoes Day

Introducing Tuesday Shoes Day

The Return of the Boots

Hey, guys!  Welcome back to Talk Fabulous!

Well, I think I spoke too soon about bidding farewell to winter clothes (see the post here).  Luckily, I hadn’t packed my boots away yet, because I’ve been wearing them non-stop the past few days.  I figured, why not feature them in my inaugural Tuesday Shoes Day post.  Wait, what?!  Tuesday Shoes Day?  What’s that?  As you can probably guess from the title, every Tuesday my posts will put the spotlight on shoes.  After all, shoes are so fun they deserve their own day!  Now, onto the outfit!  With the chilly weather, I wanted to wear my cognac boots.  Naturally, I took to Pinterest to find inspiration and there it was; today’s inspiration photo.  It perfectly matched my current vibe, a little blue because it just keeps raining (although I think I see the sun! *gasp) and a little color for the hope that it is indeed May and we will see the sun again and feel the warm spring breeze on our cheeks with the scent of lilacs in the air.  Ah, now that’s more like it!  For my version, I opted for a blue blouse, a coral tank with a matching coral scarf, and a cream cardigan sweater.  Oh, and, of course, the fabulous cognac boots!

Recipe Style:
fall casual:
Created by kswirsding on Polyvore
My Style:
Have you packed away your winter clothes yet?
That’s all for today.  See you guys in my next post!
lylas,
MissyAnn