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Royalty for Me Review!

February 2, 2015
When Royalty for Me contacted me about doing a review, I was excited and nervous. Pants aren’t usually a thing that I can order online, but I loved their selection and wanted to give it a try.  How delighted was I when their hyperstretch skinny pant fit like a dream!?
These fab pants are comfortable like leggings, but the fabric has substantial weight and stretch to give you a smooth silhouette.
Don’t you just love the on trend maroon color?  
You can tell how much fun I had styling these!
Then of course black pants are always super flattering, right? I’m feeling absolutely svelte in these Zippered Pull-On Hyperstretch skinnies
Great for a sexy date night look …
Or dressed down for a cute casual ensemble. 

Along with these fab hyperstretch skinnies, Royalty for Me has a chic denim collection called “WannaBettaButt” that promises to “lift and shift” the booty and skinnies called “InstaShape” for slimming. They didn’t have my size or I definitely would’ve tried those as well, because who doesn’t want a little extra help when offered?!

Check out the website:
Along with amazing products, the Royalty for Me team was a joy to work with. Top-notch customer service AND super flattering pants? 
Yes, please!

Dawn Lucy

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Firmoo Review

January 26, 2015

One of things I’ve been meaning to do (how long is THAT list?!) is get some new prescription glasses. I’ve had the same old pair forever and because I wear contacts (with a side of readers) more often than not, I just haven’t gotten around to getting new ones.  But then FIRMOO made it soooo easy! They have fun and classic styles.  And all you do is order from home and your pretty new glasses show up on your doorstep. 

I took a fashion risk with these blue and tortoise frames and I love them!  

What do you think, Dolls?

Not only are the glasses wonderful and convenient, but Firmoo also sends along a nice case, a pouch, a cleaning cloth, and even a cute little screwdriver for eyeglass CPR!  Great customer care for a very (VERY!) reasonable price.

And who doesn’t need a spare pair of glasses?

Check out the Firmoo website here …

Get a new pair!


Long Elegant Legs!

January 15, 2015

So to be honest, in the past I haven’t gotten too excited about blog giveaways. That’s probably because I never won one. 
Until now!
 Thanks to Gracey from Fashion for Giants and Long Elegant Legs clothing company, I’m the proud winner of this pretty and chic sweater! 

Long Elegant Legs (LEL) specializes in fashion for tall gals. At 5’7″ I’m a bit of an “in-between-er” … many regular lengths are a bit too short for me, but I don’t quite reach official tall status either (which is usually 5’10”).  I often buy tall sizes at The Gap and Old Navy and now I’m excited to find an online store that totally focuses on and specializes in chic fashion for tall women.

(Outfit details: Sweater – LEL, Jeans – Old Navy Flirt, Boots – Areosoles, Bag – Carlos Santana)

I love that this long sweater covers my booty.  It’s so unflattering to have a sweater stop at the widest part of my hips.  Be sure to check out Long Elegant Legs’ lovely selection of long sweaters.

Along with styling it with jeans above, I also styled it with my faux leather trim stretch pants below.  Over forty, a woman really appreciates a long sweater with leggings or stretch pants.

How cool is the zipper detail!

(Outfit details – Sweater – LEL,  Pants –  Celebrity Pink, Boots – Adrienne Vitadini, Necklace – Lucky)

Which way do you like it styled best?  

Have you ever won a giveaway? Isn’t it fun?!

Thanks again to Long Elegant Legs and to Gracey at Fashion for Giants!

And look out ladies, maybe I’m on a lucky streak!  


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Black Vintage

December 26, 2014
Missing my mom this Christmas, I found myself really wanting to incorporate her vintage coat into an outfit this season.  I love this fabulous wool coat and the cool silver buttons. It’s a bit large on me, but I figured with the oversize coat trend, I could get away with it!  

I started with my favorite basic LBD from New York & Company.

I added classic pumps and a vintage snakeskin clutch.

And I did the messy up-do (thank goodness messy is in, since I can’t seem to make a neat one to save my life) with vintage-inspired marcasite earrings.

Mom would’ve loved the classic simplicity.  Sometimes less really is more, right?

Hope all my dolls had a very wonderful holiday celebration!  In my next post, I’ll be sure to feature some of my Christmas gifts.  Can’t wait to see what Santa brought all my fav fashionistas this year!
Dawn Lucy
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Python Dress – Day to Night

December 19, 2014

When Altuzarra for Target was launched, I loved this glam python print dress, but passed it by since I don’t have much use for a dressy dress in my casual lifestyle.  But when I saw it on the 70% off rack a month later, I couldn’t resist! I decided it would be fun to try to do a day to night look with it.  

For a daytime look I went with tights and riding boots with a boyfriend cardi. I threw on a scarf for some extra warmth and neckline coverage.

Outfit details:
Python dress – Altuzarra (Target)
Riding boots – Nine West American Vintage (DSW)
Cardigan – Lauren Conrad (Kohls)
Earrings – Tilly’s
Bag – Oryany (TJ Maxx)

I wore this look to work and then to a holiday lunch with the gals.

With my work bestie and IG fashionista, Lynn (@lynnnie34).

With very dear friends, Glenda and Sherry.  
(Looks at all those presents!)

For the evening, I added classic black pumps, a snakeskin clutch, and a statement necklace.

Perfect for a holiday party or fancy date night.

Outfit details:
Dress – Altuzarra (Target)
Classic heels – Apt 9 (Kohls)
Snakeskin clutch – vintage (thrifted)
Collar necklace – Tasha (Nordstrom)

One more very busy day of finals for this teacher and then two weeks off!  Woohoo!  Bring on the holiday fun!

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Dawn Lucy

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