By BLAKE RHODES
Stacie Moore sports her new looks from a day shopping with Blake Rhodes.
Although the dog days of summer may be coming to an end according to your calendar, the temperatures outside might suggest otherwise. Alabama weather can mean summer through mid-October. All of you fashionistas know that while adorable fall clothes may be displayed in the windows of your favorite stores, you don’t necessarily get to wear those sweaters and tights right away. But what you can do is supplement your summer wardrobe with some fall updates. My good friend and neighbor in Homewood, Stacie Moore, admitted to me that she was struggling with what to buy for fall. So one Saturday I kidnapped her for a little fashion spree to her favorite stores. A little leery due to her dislike of shopping, she set some ground rules for me to follow:
• Must be cost-conscious
• Must compliment a curvy figure
• Need items for work & play
• Must stay true to her Bohemian-Chic style Continue reading
By Blake Rhodes
Soca Clothing’s Nikki Picha models a gold multi-chain necklace on a simple white tee.
Bye Bye Boots! It’s time for your feet to come out of hibernation. Say goodbye to the snow, go get a pedicure and begin your spring shoe shopping spree!
I discovered some amazing shoes while shopping at Shoe Fly. For a daytime look, I found these adorable woven wedges in gold (also available in black). Also, I spotted these animal print platform wedges that made me swoon followed by Carrie Bradshaw’s voice in my head, “Hello Lover.” The perfect pair for a Saturday of running errands would be a pair of ultra cool gladiators. And for a night time look, I found these sexy black and silver heels with a side buckle – great price too at $49! There are so many options for spring shoes. But if your budget doesn’t allow you to buy them all, you need to decide what your closet is missing most. My suggestion would be to invest in a pair of nude peep toe pumps and a pair of black or brown gladiators—they go with just about everything.