Spring Finds!!!!!

Spring Finds!!!!!

Spring Finds!!!!! by fashionablechicks

So I don’t know if you have noticed, but its getting awfully close to March. Growing up, March always meant one thing… Spring Break and spring weather! However, someone forgot to mention to me that lawyers do not get Spring Break! If I had known this I might have re-thought my career choice.  
However, given the recent weather trends lately and our 65 degree days, I think it is safe to say that even without spring break, sunny skies are around the corner. While at Poppys of Atlanta last weekend I saw all these beautiful spring pieces and decided I had to share some of my favorites.
1. Hudson White Jeans
These are a spring necessity.  White jeans seamlessly transition you from early spring when the weather is just becoming warm all the way through summer. They look great with anything and like all denim, can be dressed up or dressed down. 
2. Rebecca Taylor floral top
This beautiful Spring top can be put on with white jeans, dark jeans, or even under a suit. The ruffling details and the cut make the fit great and allow it to still be flowy without looking like a bag. 
3. Trina Turk Yellow Jacket/Blazer 
Ya’ll know I am a sucker for a good jacket. This one looks great on but is super lightweight and can be worn with jeans and dress pants for work. 
4. Trina Turk Accessories; Necklace, Ring, and Cuff
Trina Turk is relatively new to the jewelry business but like their clothing, they are right on the mark. This necklace, ring, and cuff could be worn for lunch with friends or to dress up a flirty dress for a night out on the town. The best part about Trina Turk jewelry; its all very reasonably priced. 
5. Ali Ro Rain Jacket 
I know Leslie has told ya’ll about these before, but they are AMAZING. I actually have ammm… four. They are lightweight, look great on, don’t wrinkle, and will go with anything. Especially in Atlanta where our summers tend to be monsoon like, they are a life saver.  
6. Joie Striped Top
I am so happy the striped trend is here to stay. Stripes are always more fun to put on than just a solid shirt and add a bit of interest under a blazer or open sweater. Since it is still early spring, this top is great when it is not quite warm enough for sleeveless shirts yet. 
7. Rebecca Taylor Sweater
Every wardrobe needs one of these. In the early spring, there is still a crisp in the air and a light sweater will keep you just warm enough. In the summer, if you are like me, you always have a sweater like this in your purse because the air condition seems to always be set on freezing. 
8. Trina Turk Crochet Dress
Spring wouldn’t be spring without a great spring dress. This one is super cute with its colored stripes and could easily be worn to an afternoon wedding or with flats on a Saturday. Throw a blazer over this and you are set for work too.  
8. Jbrand Skinny Jeans 
I’ve said it before. A good pair of skinny jeans are your best friend. These are simply perfect. Wear them to the grocery store. Wear them to work on Fridays. Wear them with anything else you see. You just can’t go wrong.  
 9. A Great pair of shoes!
During the summer, I live in two types of shoes; wedges and flat fun sandals. You can’t go wrong. The ones shown are just two great examples of these. 
Happy Spring Everyone!!! 
xoxo,
Jennie 

Vegas Baby!!!!

Vegas Baby!!!!

Vegas Baby!!!! by fashionablechicks featuring clutch bags

Ok sooooo, I guess my last post about what to pack was quite a hit! I’ve had dozens of people ask me to do one for them. My other sista cousin is heading to Las Vegas with a big group of friends this weekend. My question is- when do I get to go on a trip???

Although in Vegas you can go a little crazy with clothes, I wanted to put together outfits that I knew she would feel comfortable in and also wear back home.
1. Day wear- Something casual and easy to walk around in. I picked this cute blazer that will transition so well into spring. I’m always cold in casinos so I paired with a cute pair of jeans and these super cute Kade Spade wedges. I added a pretty spectacular bag- but this Marc Jacobs bag will NEVER go out of style. Its fab. Add a cute cuff and the coral necklace for color and you are good to go.
2. Night- Again Im always cold in Vegas so I paired skinny J. Brand jeans with a great beaded top. Add a super high pair of stilettos and honey you will win BIGGGGG! Grab the same cuff and add a clutch. You’ll look so hot!
3. Dress Night- I love a dress. One stop shop, easy to pack. Grab the same clutch, add a Loren Hope necklace, a bunch of bangles, great bold cocktail ring. More, more and more accessories!
4. Don’t forget a great pair of shades-it is BRIGHT in Vegas BABY!
Did I mention that all of these clothes came from Piperlime? Well, they did! Shop away!
XOXO,
Happy Shopping Girls and Bet on Black for me!
Fashionable CHICK
Leslie

What to Pack…..

What to Pack.....
My cousin is heading to Costa Rica next week and I told her I would help her shop and pack.
I put together a few things that you can mix and match in order to get a bunch of different looks without packing a ton. I have to admit I am a terrible packer but if you plan ahead and lay it all out it will help!

1. Evening wear- Resort Casual, mix it up with shoes and jewelry. This JOIE jumper is so cute!
(Rebecca Taylor, Joie, Velvet)

2. Day wear- I love a denim shirt, they are great to throw in your purse or beach back, use it as a jacket or coverup as the sun goes down. Pair it with a cute pair of white shorts, hat and a wedge and you are good for a great excursion! Love the K. Jacques sandals- I promise you will wear them out! (J. Brand, J.Crew, K.Jacques)

3. I love Missoni and I especially love their bathing suits! This cover up is great because it is sheer and you still look sassy without feeling completely covered up. (Missoni, Michael Kors)

4. A definite is a pair of white jeans- you can wear these with a great top for dinner or with a tank for daytime! A must!! (Old Navy, Spendid, Kate Spade)

-These three pairs of shoes should do the trick for all of the outfits!
-Add a great clutch and you are good to go!

Happy Shopping!
XO, Fashionable CHICK

From 9-5 to Weekend Chic

From 9-5 to Weekend Chic

From 9-5 to Weekend Chic by fashionablechicks

As I mentioned before, I am a lawyer. (Insert your favorite lawyer joke here :).  Let’s be honest, lawyers are not known for their “fashionable wardrobe.” Think your typical, drab, pant suit, and multiply that by your three color options; gray, brown, and black, and that’s about the extent of your wardrobe.  To make matters even more interesting, I work for the government, and when the Georgia Legislature is in session, I have to be in some form of a “suit,” so dress pants and a jacket, every day.  The legislatures even limit my jeans days…. sheeshh… 

But never one to be held back by “office dress codes” I have discovered the secret to working in a conservative profession and still feeling fashionable and fabulous.  Behold…. the “Blazer/Work Jacket.” I promise it will solve all your work-weekend problems.  


All you need to have a work wardrobe and a weekend look you will love is a few key pieces: 1. A great pair of black work pants. I prefer Theory – seriously. They are expensive, but they NEVER WRINKLE… I kid you not. I don’t know how they do it, but they manage to fit and look nice week after week. 2. A great white shirt. This Bellatrix shirt I have shown is only $78.00, looks fabulous with jeans and work-wear, and most importantly, is machine washable. 3. Some great skinny jeans – like these JBrands. Anyone who knows me knows I LOVE jeans. I think I honestly am verging on 25 pairs at the moment…. that is for another post. 4. Some great black pumps. They are work appropriate and look great with your jeans. They almost become your “uniform shoes.” 5. Finally – some great accessories. A classic black purse, great statement watch and beautiful diamond earrings. All work appropriate that can easily transfer to a Saturday lunch date.


The best part now, picking out a fabulous blazer/work jacket.  Your options are limitless! And the best part, you can wear it with black pants for the week and jeans for the weekend. I personally think jeans and a great blazer/jacket is probably one of the best outfits a woman can put on. You always look put together and chic. And with Georgia weather not being super cold – you always manage to stay warm as well.  


My dream blazer/work jacket…. The classic Chanel Jacket. The black/white above is not a Chanel but modeled after one. I am not sure my law career will ever take off to afford a Chanel beauty but one day! 

So that is how this lawyer makes it through the work week. And even sometimes, I get a celebratory jeans day on Friday.  

XOXO
Jennie

5 Ways to Instantly Feel Put Together

5 Ways to Feel Instantly Put Together

5 Ways to Feel Instantly Put Together by fashionablechicks featuring faded jeans

1. If you grew up with my Southern Mother you would have known this since the time you turned 13! Don’t leave the house without mascara and lip gloss. Seriously, she knew what she was talking about! Nowadays I may add CONCEALER to that list too.

2. It doesn’t have to be a professional MANI, but take a moment every couple of days to either file and or add a coat of polish. It doesn’t take long and it really helps you look and I swear feel better either around town or in the office.

3. Bling!! If you know me you know this may be my actual number one! Accessories really make you feel put together. Even if you throw on the exact same watch, bracelet and earrings everyday it will make you feel like a lady. Trust me! If you want to get really crazy grab one of your cute clutches that you usually save for a night on the town.

4. They don’t have to be super high heels but even a wedge with a cute pair of shorts or jeans make all the difference.

5. Get out of the sweats and into a pair of cuffed jeans to wear to the ballpark or run errands, throw on a comfy white t-shirt and a scarf and you will be the most Fashionable CHICK in town. Hey, if you look so cute no one will notice the fact that your hair is in a ponytail and you haven’t had a chance to take a shower!

You will be ready to conquer the day and feel like a million bucks! Don’t do it for anyone but yourself!
XO, Fashionable CHICK

Every One Needs A Little Sparkle

Every One Needs A Little Sparkle



Since old man winter decided to come a little early, I thought we all needed a little SHINE to get us to the weekend! 

I have a party on Saturday and Im really wanting to find a sequin skirt to wear! Add a cute tuxedo jacket with it to dress it up or add a denim shirt tied in a knot with a cute pair of pumps and you are ready to hit the town with the girls!! 

Ignore the fact that this jacket cost a bazillion dollars, you can find them anywhere. Try your local vintage store. And remember what I always say about blazers, buy a size smaller. It will be a lot more sexy and feminine for sure!!

Muah,
Fashionable CHICk