Do Not Forget About Your White Pumps.

Happy Summer Lavish Ones!

I am sure that you have pulled out all of your lovely bright white maxi dresses, tank tops, halters, shorts, and accessories.  Well, while you are getting all of your beautiful whites out, do not forget about your white pumps.

I never gave much thought to anything white below the ankle (excluding a great white sneaker).  I often equated white pumps to my high school graduation.  We were mandated to wear them or we would NOT prance across that stage.  I am from Texas, so we do everything big or go home (figuratively and literally).

I am not sure when my feet began to tingle at the thought of white pumps.  Was it a gradual white out or was it an explosion of white stars? Whatever way this thought transpired, the end result is F A B U L O U S.  As I looked for style inspiration, I noticed that white pump transcends across seasons, every dress length and all occasions.  These fashionable pumps can be worn with the most luxurious of trouser and the most distressed jean in the world. Some are even hailing the white pump as the new neutral. I am not quite ready to make that statement; however, I am willing to test it.

So the next time you bring out your easy breezy summer whites, do not forget to make your feet smile by encasing them in a bright white pump.

Until the next time…

Stay Lavish!

Provided below are links to my to other favorites and how to style white pumps:
Christian Louboutin So Kate 120mm
Sam Edelman Hazel Pump
Guess Braylea Pointed Toe Pump
Steve Madden Daisie Pump











The Cut

Who What Wear

InStyle (old article, but it is a goodie)



The Fanny Pack is Back

Hello Lavish Ones!!

The 1980s fanny pack is BACK and it is back with a fashionable vengeance! This fashion restatement is also known as: belt bag, waist belt, or bum bag.  Whatever term you choose to use, the reemergence of this accessory is feverish. As of late, every magazine had a beautiful woman gliding across it’s pages looking fabulous with a pouch hanging off her waist or strapped across her chest.

These pouches were continually calling my name.  The stress! The pressure!  Well, it goes without saying; I succumbed to the pressure. What was one to do!  I  even thought about resurrecting one that my uber stylish mama owned in the 80s, but I did not have the energy to search the nearby landfills. So I bit the bullet, logged on to my favorite pre-loved luxury site, and entered the belt bag world.

Here is a tad bit of history on the fanny pack. The fanny pack is a small fabric pouch usually secured with a zipper and worn by use of a strap around the hips or waist. This peculiar little accessory dates back to the 15th century France. However, it was not until the 1980s that Americans embraced the fanny pack in all of its glory.  The American and British names derive from the fact that they were often worn with the pouch above the buttocks, for which “fanny” and “bum” are the slang terms in each country, respectively.  The British consider the word “fanny” to be vulgar,  hence the name “bum” bag versus “fanny” pack.

Today, these practical bags are worn slung to the side on a hip, clipped at the back, fastened across the body or worn directly in the middle of the waist. Everyone from busy mommies on the go to the fashionably elite can be seen strutting their stuff in this nifty trend.  If you really ponder on it, it does make perfect sense to clip one on.  Fanny packs give you the freedom to be hands free while having all of your essentials nearby.

So long story short ladies…get on this fanny pack, belt bag, waist belt,  bum bag bandwagon before the 1980s calls and asks for their favorite accessory back!

Until the Next Time…

Stay Lavish

Links Provided Below:

DRESS ~ Target // SHOES ~ Just Fab // GUCCI WAIST BAG ~ Tradesy


Zazzle Butterfly Bag
Tory Burch Floral Modern Fanny Pack
Louis Vuitton Monogram Canvas Pochette Florentine Belt Bag
Chanel Crumpled Lambskin & Gold-Tone Metal Waist Bag
Chanel Waist Pack Fanny Pack Materasse Lambskin
Moschino Fanny Pack



GG Marmont Matelassé Leather Belt Bag













*Articles on Stylish Ways to Wear Your Fanny Pack*

Harper’s Bazaar

The Cut



*Designer Options (NEW)*



Louis Vuitton

Yves Saint Laurent


*Designer Options (PRE-LOVED)*

The Bag Lady



*Budget Friendly Options*



TJ Maxx

Forever 21

My Companion’s Name is Louis

My favorite has been and will always be one of my favorites.  Actually, it is a every day staple.  My life would be quite sad if I did not have my constant companion by my side. This companion’s name is Louis…to be exact Louis Vuitton.  Louis has been with me through so much.  Good times…there is good ole Louis to join in the laughs.  Trying times…Louis is readily available with a tissue, pain reliever, or a sleeping pill.  Husband does not quite understand how Mr. Vuitton fits into our retirement plan; therefore, he is not impressed (insert confused emoji face).  I do not understand how hammers, wrenches, and screwdrivers fit either (insert indifferent emoji).

I have a complete come apart when I see the letter “L” and “V” combined…kind of looks like an ugly cry.  Remember, no judgement  here!  Louis Vuitton is known for crafting beautiful handbags; however, my love extends way past purses.  I adore everything this fashion house creates.  Handbags, luggage, scarves, shoes, planners, sunglasses…the list is endless (just as I would like collection to be).

Husband and I have had serious discussions about my relationship with Louis and his shrinking space in our closet.  Well, he is talking and I am admiring my stuff, sooooooo, the conversation is always a tad bit one sided.  By the end of husband’s soliloquies, Louis and I conclude that we need our tiny house.  However, if I had to choose between my two men, I would choose husband every time…but Lord I pray I never have to!!!

I am not sure why I love Louis Vuitton as much as I do.  If we could control who we love…life would be so uncomplicated and since I can not control my adoration, I will continue to keep my companion close at all times.

Until the next time, have a great week and remain LAVISH!

*Link to a great youtube video and Louis Vuitton website.



You Get a Scarf…You Get a Scarf…You Get a Scarf

Hello Ole Lavish Ones!

My obsession this season is everyone’s obsession.  Scarves, scarves and more scarves.  These accessories are a staple in for any woman in the fall and winter months…rightfully and fashionably so.

The origin of the scarf was to clean one’s self rather than to keep warm. They were worn by male soldiers to wipe the sweat off their face and necks during hot weather.  Hmmmm…it seems that all accessories were first designed for men; however, women took over and make them incredibly fabulous (just another example of Girl Power)! So fashionable and versatile these pieces of cloth are. They are worn for warmth, cleanliness, religion, or just plain style.  Whether you choose to rock it around your neck, on your head, around your waist, tied to a belt or handbag, used a shirt or sarrong…Girl,  it is all good!

Just as everything I love, I have way too many (yes, I admit it…LOL). But scarves are an investment and not an expense; they will never go out of style. That is my truth and I am sticking with it. Oooo Husband, I hope you are listening!

Do yourself a favor, make it a point this week to add a couple of scarves to your ensemble.  You will love yourself for it and others will be in awe of your style! Remember… No matter why you wear it or how you rock it, wear it with confidence while ALWAYS channeling your inner lavish.

Below are photos of me and some of the ways I have worn my scarves.  Also, there are links on how to tie them and other amazing ways to design them.

Until next time, have a great week and remain lavish!

25 Ways to Tie a scarf || 20 Ways to wear and tie your scarf ||15 Chic and Creative Ways to Tie a Scarf

Let’s Spice it Up!

Hello Lavish Lovelies! I know…I know. It has been a long time since I posted my favorites.  Don’t be too hard on me.  Hopefully, this will make up for the time we have been apart.

This favorite is an every time and all time obsession. I use it when I want to add a tad bit of spice to an ensemble.  This small piece of art can produce enormously beautiful results.  It comes in all colors, shapes, and designs. The price can take a couple bucks from your pocket or a large chunk from your savings. It can be stunningly simple or mesmerizingly complex.  By simply attaching this to your clothing, you can turn an outfit from Blah to Bling or morph a thrift find to runway couture.

What is this fabulous accessory…you ask?! It is a BROOCH! Oh how I love these things!  You can wear them in various ways to bring an instant slap of glamour to any outfit.  Brooches are also known as pins and fibulas.  They can be worn on a hat, attached to a sweater, fastened to a shirt collar, secured in fancy updo…the possibilities are ENDLESS.  Whatever you call them or choose to put them, there is no denying they are magnificent.

These photos are of my collection of my slice of accessory heaven. I have also provided a link to creative ideas on how maximize your styling spice.

Until we meet again…have a great week and remain LAVISH!


How to style your brooch: CLICK HERE or HERE