Feminine & Flirty No Amo Camo

I have been told that I am an oxymoron combination of masculine in personality and feminine in demeanor, and I think this outfit perfectly captures that! I love to pair something rough and tough with something more delicate and ladylike; that's where minor details like the sequin handbag, nude pumps and fuchsia/berry lip color come in. Even though the pattern of the jacket is masculine, the cinched waist makes it a bit more flirty than your average camo cover up.

My accessories always seem to be an afterthought, but they work! I'm obsessed with my Boston coordinate necklace and sequin crossbody. I purchased the crossbody during my college thrift store days and now that I've brought it out I can't wait to incorporate it with more fun looks!

Honorable mention: these. jeans! I can't say enough about the quality or versatility of them. They're perfect! I purchased them at Target months ago, but thanks to the extra pounds I'm currently carrying I've finally gotten use out of them. Had it not been for that, I probably would have kept it simple with my favorite dark wash skinnies. I'm glad I defaulted to a less predictable pair because I think the lighter wash and fraying better compliment the camouflage.

Additional outfit details: 
Sunnies: Ray-Ban | Necklace: Bella Jack (similar, similar) | Sweater: (similar, plus size) | Jacket: (similar, similar, plus size) | Denim: Target (similar) | Crossbody: Thrift (similarsimilar) | Shoes: Nine West (similarsimilar, similar)

Enjoying Easter in Total Motion!

Easter's here, and it’s time to gear up for the most important event of the day:
The Annual Egg Hunt - or in my case an excuse to pair pastels, prints and textures.

It's been gloomy here in Boston, but I couldn't resist bringing out pretty, pale colors to welcome spring so I grabbed a petal skirt, paired it with a lace tee and floral print boyfriend blazer. To complete the look I powered through with Rockport’s Total Motion pump in Icy Blue.

These pumps are engineered from the inside out and equipped with a built-in sport technology that have you feeling like you're wearing running shoes while rocking trendy heels which means you're never sacrificing style for comfort. They're seriously game-changing!

With a variety of chic styles and eye-catching colors, the Total Motion pumps are everything you’re looking for this Easter (and every occasion thereafter)!

Additional outfit details:
Shirt: H&M (similarsimilar) | Blazer: Vintage (similar) | Bracelet: Ann Taylor (similarsimilar) | Skirt: Kardashian Kollection (similarsimilar) | Shoes: Rockport 

This post was sponsored by Rockport. Still, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

Review: Missguided Cape Body-Con Dress

$58 / source 

I'm 5'4, 125 lbs, 34C. I ordered the US 8/UK 12 and the overall fit was perfect. The quality of the dress was nice and thick but not too heavy - perfect for a cool evening.

I'm a professional procrastinator so I waited until the night before vacation to order this for in-store pickup. Thankfully I was able to try it on and leave it behind.

The v-neck opening is so wide that my entire chest was exposed. I tried it on with a tank underneath to see if the dress could be salvaged because I really loved the cape sleeves but the tank made it look cheap.

I would only recommend this to someone with a very small chest (similar to that of the model).

Note: This review is from October 2015 (because as previously stated, I'm procrastinator).

Dating: Gender Roles

I am independent in that I am as resourceful as the sky is blue (or grey depending on the day), and I enjoy providing for myself. I don't fit the bill of the conventional woman - I don't cook and I'm not secretly planning my wedding without even having a fiance nor am I longing for motherhood.

Do I want to be spoiled within reason and according to his/our budget? Absolutely!
But I also want to spoil him!

What the dude is saying doesn't infuriate me one bit. He's old school and that is how things used to be done. 
Keywords: used to be. As in passed tense.

He's not saying he expects his woman to be a stay-at-home maid, mother and sex slave. He's saying that he wants to wine and dine his lady and I genuinely see nothing wrong with that.

Sound off: Is his take too old school for your liking?