Chic Critique :: What to Wear to a Funeral

what to wear to a funeral

Later this week, I am heading to a funeral for my husband's grandma and I have no idea what to wear. If I was giving someone else advice on what to wear to a funeral, I would say: 1. Be comfortable. This day will be hard enough without you having to worry about your clothes. 2. Wear something … [Read more...]

A Little Sparkle for New Years Eve


For New Years Eve, you can add a little sparkle.... little sparkle for new years eve by allthingschic featuring jeweled handbags or a lot! sequin dresses for NYE by allthingschic featuring asos dresses Don't be shy! Will you be sparkling on New Years Eve?   … [Read more...]

What to Wear for Family Photos *GIVEAWAY*

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Every year, The Holiday Card Photo causes mothers everywhere undue stress. Why, WHY, is it so difficult to get your whole family looking pleasant for 1/1000th of a second?  Children in terrific moods are suddenly pulling hair and crying. Perfectly clean clothes get mysterious stains from thin air. … [Read more...]

Fashion Friday: Building an Affordable Business Wardrobe


A good friend of mine is going into freelance work and she asked me to help her find some great business casual looks on a starting-her-own-business budget. My first tip - build your basics. We've chatted here before about wardrobe basics - white button down shirt, black pencil skirt, trouser … [Read more...]

Dress up a Simple Dress with Statement Necklaces

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A friend of mine was just asking about what statement necklace she should wear with a gray sheath dress for an upcoming wedding.  It's a fairly simple dress, and she's right on the mark -- a statement necklace is the perfect way to jazz it up for a wedding! Statement necklaces can be expensive, … [Read more...]

Fall Workout Gear

TheGirlsApparel.Com Tummy Control Bermuda $26.99

Kids are back in school, so it seems I find myself planning more workouts into my schedule. Just because the children are occupied doesn't mean I have extra time during the day; it just means I'm feeling extra guilty about all the summer gluttony. So, the workouts have to be squeezed into an already … [Read more...]

Accessorize Grey!

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One of my favorite colors for fall? GREY! (Since I can't wear black every day, right?) Grey is such a great neutral - you can't go wrong buying any classic piece in grey. Plus, its GREAT fun to accessorize it! Pair it with teal:   grey and teal by allthingschic featuring satchel … [Read more...]

Fall Looks

Its only 60 degrees here today. And rainy. Some might be sad, seeing an end to sunny summer weather. I say "Look on the bright side! Its time for FALL FASHION!" Sweaters, boots, layers, pea coats, dark colors, scarves, jeans, BRING IT ON!   fall weekend by allthingschic featuring … [Read more...]

Wedding Looks for under $100

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The late summer and fall wedding seasons are fast approaching. But never fear - we haev some amazing looks for you that won't break the budget! Maybe you'll even have enough left over for an amazing wedding gift! Short Sleeve Carla Ruffle Sheath by Loft ($89), Pleats and Panels Shift by … [Read more...]