Thrifty Thursday – Versace Inspired Thrift for $2

Versace inspired clothing immediately catches my eye whenever I’m at the thrift store. I have 2 or 3 blouses in my wardrobe that can easily be mistaken for a Versace original (ha!), but this vintage Versace inspired blouse is my favorite, hands down. Purchased for a whopping $2, this piece has hung in there with me for… 

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Style + Lifestyle Feature: Lydia of Chic on the Cheap

My favorite style bloggers are the ones who are so effortless with their style. Lydia of Chic on the Cheap is one of those bloggers; her style is simple, chic and practical. When I 1st started blogging I began following Lydia and I’ve been a loyal reader ever since. I love the way she styles… 

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WNJ Inspires – 7 Ways to Detox Your Life

I’m a firm believer that every now and then, detoxing your life (in some way) is necessary. It’s no surprise this topic has been on my mind for a while. Every year around this time, I find myself reflecting a bit more and focusing on positive change. As I approach 28, my goal is to continue living… 

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Personal Style Monday – July Style Recap

Happy Monday, friends! I hope you had a fantastic weekend! I was in NYC for most of the weekend; my little sister was in her 1st high fashion runway show. We had a really good time and she did SO well! I can’t believe how much that little 12-year-old has accomplished and experienced at such a… 

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Spread the News – Nic’s Picks Summer Shopping Event

Happy Friday! Just popping into let you know that my vintage online shop is hosting it’s 1st summer shopping event next month! I’m really excited about it and I hope to see all my DMV (DC/MD/VA) readers there. This free event is one of many to come! Check out the details below. Aside from the… 

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11 Reasons Why You Should Be Thrifting

Happy Thrifty Thursday, friends! I want to jump right in today, so I’ll cut to the chase. Yes, I love to thrift and you know it. Of course thrifting saves money and thrifting can also be a joyous “treasure hunt”, once you get the hang of it. But why should YOU start, if you haven’t already? Glad you asked! Here… 

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FabEllis Beauty Chat

Beauty Chat with FabEllis

I’m no beauty expert, but I do love trying and sharing my latest product faves every now and then with my family, friends and WNJ readers. I mean what female do you know who doesn’t like trying new beauty products? Today I have the pleasure of introducing you to someone who I call a beauty expert –… 

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Curves Rock Fashion Weekend Fashion Show Recap – Showcasing Plus Size Women in a Positive Light

This past weekend I had the pleasure of attending the Curves Rock Fashion Weekend Fashion Show. This was my 2nd time attending the show; my 1st time was 2 years ago, thanks to the tickets I won from The Curvy CEO! This years show was held in my hometown of Baltimore, Maryland at the Hyatt… 

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Summer Blogger Love

Personal Style Monday – Mid Summer Review & Showing Some Blogger Love

Happy Monday! In lieu of an outfit post today, I want to do a quick mid-summer review on my #summerwithnic features, as well as show some (more) blogger love by showing off my favorite link from last weeks Personal Style Monday. If you haven’t noticed, I’ve been having SO much fun with these blogger features and I’m so happy… 

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