Versatile Fashion Pt. 1: 1 Skirt 5 Ways

1 skirt 5 ways: If you are anything like me, versatile pieces take up a large part of your wardrobe! I need my clothes to take me through each season if possible, so I can mix and match to create new looks all the time! I tend to hold onto my clothes for years so I really look for items that can work hard for me and that flatter my petite 5’2 figure.

When I found this rust colored corduroy skirt with buttons, I knew I had to have it! There is just something about this color that calls my name! This length of skirt really helps me feel as tall as possible and this one especially feels sophisticated, fun, and is SO versatile! I could have done 10, 15, 25 looks or MORE, honestly! I am really looking forward to styling this skirt a TON this fall! I’m not a celebrity, so there’s no “one and done” around here when it comes to fashion! 😉 When I love something, I wear it like crazy!

SO, here it is: 1 skirt, 5 ways.

DAY: BRUNCH//ERRANDS//SCHOOL FUNCTIONS//The sky is the limit! And this would also be adorable with a black bag and a pair of kicks like these

Shirt ,  Skirt & more options: here and here , Denim Jacket (Jcrew old) Similar here ,  Sandals ,  Bag & more option here & black option here , Sunglasses (old) similar options here

DAY TO NIGHT: LUNCH W/HUBBY//DINNER W/THE GIRLS…….Where would YOU wear this look?

Shirt , Skirt & more options: here and here , Jacket (old) Similar here and here and here and here , Booties (old) Similar here and here , Sunglasses (old) Similar here , Necklace , Wood Bracelet: Boxx Jewelry (code thefamilyof3) for a large discount off your first box!

PARTY or NIGHT: PARTY//SHOWER//HAPPY HOUR//DATE NIGHT…… In fact, I wore this to Girls Night last Thursday at The Statler!

Shirt (old) Similar here and here , Skirt & more options: here and here , Shoes (old) Similar here and here and here and here and here , Earrings (old) Similar here and here and here and here

LISA’S FALL DAILY UNIFORM: That’s right. THIS was the first thing I put together when I got this skirt and as soon as I put it on, I fell madly in love! This is so me, and something I will wear OFTEN, with MANY variations! I just ordered 4 new tops ( here and here and here and here ) and I am super excited to pair at least a few of them with this versatile skirt!

Shirt (old) Similar here and here , Skirt & more options: here and here , Booties( sold out – 1 pair size 8 here ) Similar here and here , Sunglasses (Adrienne Vittadini Old) Similar here and here , Earrings

 

NIGHT: DATE NIGHT//GIRLS NIGHT…… Full disclosure, I put this together in a pinch after scrapping my first idea and while it isn’t my favorite (due to me not thinking it through enough, and forgetting that I was going to slide the skirt over to make the buttons be on the side (SUPER CUTE by the way), I love how easy it pairs with black and of course I am obsessed with my earrings and bracelet from one of my very favorite local small businesses, BOXX JEWELRY. I can envision SO many date night variations with this skirt and intend to try them out for sure! Just imagine…….black booties like these: here and here , with a cute black bodysuit like one of these: here and here and here , and a black leather jacket: here and here …………Y E S!!!!!!

Shirt (old) Similar here and here and here , Skirt & more options: here and here , Bag & more options: here and here , Shoes (old) Similar here and here and here , Ear cuff , Black & Gold flower earrings and black bead & tassel bracelet: Boxx Jewelry (code thefamilyof3) for a large discount off your first box!

CHALLENGE:

SO, go and grab this skirt or a similar one and put your spin on it! If you post a picture to Instagram, use the hashtag #thefamilyof3styleinspo and @thefamilyof3 in your caption for a chance to win a little Fall gift! 😉
Thanks for hanging out today! I can’t wait to see what you put together!

xoLisa
As always, you can shop my looks here!

*And thanks to my awesome hubby for taking these pictures for me! <3

Moms, Keep Time with a Unique Wood Watch by JORD

Keep Time with JORD

Moms, how many of you feel like you would give anything to stop time when it comes to your babies? Our youngest, and most adorable best friend turned SIX yesterday!

Sometimes I can’t even breathe when I think about how fast time is flying, but just like any parent, we are soaking up and counting every second that we can! What better way to keep track of those precious seconds, than with this gorgeous wood watch by JORD? I have had some beautiful watches in my life, but none compare to the unique and elegant styling of this ( JORD Zebrawood & Maple Watch ) from the Fieldcrest series. So, even though we can’t actually STOP time, we CAN keep time, with this beautiful series of watches.

I’m so lucky to have been able to partner with JORD on a giveaway for $100 off of your very own unique wood timepiece! I know I’ll be wearing mine consistently throughout these next couple of seasons, especially with its’ lightweight design! And if you’re looking for the perfect gift for a ( guy or gal ) in your life, you have truly found it here with JORD!

E N T E R

On top of the gorgeous watch itself, the packaging is more special than anything I’ve ever seen! I’d say that the box is a gift in itself! You can even engrave the back of your watch with a special date, name, or quote to mark any occasion! They really have put so much care into their product, design, and packaging! Even if you don’t win, JORD will supply you with a discount code to shop anyway! Sweet deal!

——> Just click to —> E N T E R

And then….. send some good, no tears, momma vibes this week as we celebrate another trip around the sun for our precious boy! 🙂

Shop my looks: HERE

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Wooden Wrist Watch

Fashion – Gingham Obsession and a HUGE sale

While I have always liked gingham…. I didn’t know I was obsessed until I spotted this skirt. You may have heard me talk about my love for SIC Couture in Dallas, but did you know that SIC Couture is a brand made in NYC, not just a boutique? I always count myself extra lucky when I can nab one of her pieces and this skirt was a huge score for my wardrobe! I already have a million ideas of what I want to pair it with and I know it’s going to get a ton of wear!

If you’re into sales…. (who isn’t) 😉 and are scoping out Black Friday sales, you won’t want to miss hers! 50% OFF REGULAR PRICED ITEMS!!! Wed-Fri until 2pm, using code THANKYOU and 3 steals and deals sections featuring items marked down to: $15, $25, $35

That means this gingham beauty will only cost you: $53.58 with tax! I bought it for more and don’t even feel sad about this! I’m just glad I have one! (Wearing a small, for reference).

Jacket (similar): Fleet Jacket, Military Jacket  Shirt: Denim Shirt   Skirt: Milli Skirt  Bag: Frye Melissa Satchel  Booties (similar): 1, 2, 3, 4  Jewelry: necklace 1, 2, ear cuff, earrings, ring

 

Jacket (similar): Fleet Jacket, Military Jacket  Shirt: Denim Shirt   Skirt: Milli Skirt  Bag: *I am OBSESSED with this thing! Frye Melissa Satchel  Booties (similar): 1, 2, 3, 4  Jewelry: necklace 1, 2, ear cuff, earrings, ring

***And while browsing the website this morning to see all of the goodies on sale, I saw that this dress is also 50% off with code THANKYOU!!! (Wearing a medium) *Booties: Lucky, Target

So happy shopping everyone, and a VERY HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! xoxoxoxox

Lifestyle – Breakfast with Sis Podcast

I am going to call this one of my life highlights. A blip of time that shined for me and felt really special. I was a guest on a podcast. A podcast called ‘Breakfast with Sis’. Two of my favorite people run this fun podcast, and it was such an honor to be on with them! We started the morning with a photography session to capture this adorable father/daughter duo for promotional purposes and it was so much fun! Here is the first sneak peek!!!

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Once we finished the photo session, we headed back in to Chick-fil-A (have I mentioned their intense love for the Chick?) and had our breakfast before recording the podcast. It was truly, SO much fun, and I would love for you to check it out when you can! It’s a perfect listen for a workout, drive to work, or anytime you can spare about 50 minutes 😉 I think I may have the ‘on air’ bug, because I really, REALLY want to do it again!
Breakfast with Sis – episode 31 with @Thefamilyof3

After the podcast, we all drove over to Alli K Designs newest Dallas wall(s) mural in Uptown! Here are some pictures from our trip over!

Alli K Design is such an incredible artist and it has been a whirlwind few years for her! Watching her grow this business and see her success has been incredibly fun! You should follow along, because who doesn’t love florals?! 😉

Find us on Instagram:
Alli K Design
Tony Bridwell
The Family of 3
Breakfast with Sis

The books you need to own:
How to Draw Modern Florals
The Maker Series

My outfit details:
Shirt, Jeans, Booties

Photography:
Lisa Michelle Photography
On Facebook: Lisa Michelle Photography

Alli K Design website:
Alli K Design

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Fashion – Carry on woes, for two weeks in Malta

Best laid fashion plans….. I had so many wonderful intentions for my wardrobe on this lovely Malta vacation with my family! From beautiful off the shoulder dresses, to the cutest ripped black skinnies, and accessories to mix and match with it all!

Then, I started packing and quickly realized that fitting two weeks worth of outfits, some of them requiring three pieces, in a CARRY ON SIZED SUITCASE…. just wasn’t happening. Cue the tears. Wahhhhhhhhhhhhhh…… (my tiny violin was playing a tune, I tell you what!). 🙁

So, I pulled myself together and started to whittle down my big plans. This first picture was after whittling down (THE FIRST TIME) sheesh…

I won’t lie….. this collection didn’t really move me. It didn’t feel as special as I wanted it to, even though some pieces were great new finds! At the very least, it felt easy, and after checking the weather, I knew I needed sleeves and a light jacket for most of the trip. I would soon find out just how cold it actually was there in the spring…….. 😐

After deciding on this collection, I had to whittle it down AGAIN. Seriously how little could I bring to last a full two weeks? Well, somehow I decided that only one pair of jeans (the blue ones) would suffice! After all, I was bringing an adorable romper, and three dresses so surely I would be ok. But then I removed a dress. And a shirt or two. You know…. those carry ons fill up fast. But I did it! It all fit!

Cut to the trip and while I just knew I’d get D to take pictures of me every day in my outfits….. I definitely did nothing of the sort! ONE DAY toward the end of the trip I finally made a point to go out and shoot. I’m telling you, best laid plans. On top of that, y’all…. it was CHILLY. I ended up wearing those dang blue skinnies for almost the entire trip! Talk about a bummer. Toward the end I just forced myself to get through the chill and goosebumps and made those dresses and that romper happen!

SO, here are the pictures that I have of what I wore while vacationing in Malta in April! Some days didn’t get a picture, but that’s ok. I did find myself putting things together that I may not have normally, and I enjoyed that.

^ Off the shoulder swing top (in red), Diaper Bag (ie. best travel bag ever!)

^Faux leather espadrille sandals (Just $12!!)

My travel outfit consisted of this great gray hoodie (similar), and my denim jacket (similar), as well as my joggers (similar) and Nikes! That allowed me to have athleisure pieces to use throughout the trip!

 

^The kiddo is in head to toe H&M Kids!

^Diaper Bag/Travel Bag

^Striped Top ($14!!), Bar necklace (my every day favorite!!), “A” necklace

This floral bomber was just about the best buy ever, and I luckily found it right before we left! Yay Ross!!!

^Chambray dress ($14.97!!), Floral bomber (similar) and the cutest denim version, Peep toe bootie

^Olive romper ($24.99!)

 

^Chambray Dress

 

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