Street Style Squad hits 2017 New York Fashion Week. This is one of my favorite times of year ever since I was a little girl. I remember always watching and being enamored with highlights from all the fashion shows for as long as I can remember. This was my second trip to NYFW, last year being my first as a fashion blogger. I just love traveling with my sweet dallas blogger friends to NYC and meeting so many bloggers while I’m there. We never get much rest during this week and we spend most of our time with meetings, shopping and of course drinks and dinner with all of our blogger friends that are also in town. The highlight of our trip was no doubt the amazing rooftop rewardStyle party on our last night in the big city. You might also remember my posts from last year here, and here. Plus don’t forget to head to the very bottom of the post because one lucky reader will win a $650 gift card to Amazon.
ARE YOU IN THE CLEAR? + WAYS YOU CAN HELP OUT WITH HURRICANE HARVEY
I want to start out by saying that Street Style Squad is based in Texas and we are hoping and praying for the best for all of our family and friends especially in the Houston and Rockport areas. If you’re wondering how you can help out there are several very easy ways to do so: from the American Red Cross, The Salvation Army & Local Food Banks to name a few. On that same note I’m so proud of the hospitality that my alma mater The University of Texas at Austin has shown to The Houston Cougars. Tom Herman no longer coaches at Houston but his new program is still welcoming his former school with open arms in anticipation of Hurricane Harvey. They have been practicing at their indoor facilities all week. Not only UT offered help to the Cougars but TCU, Baylor & SMU as well. I am no doubt #TEXASPROUD! On that note did you know that a Clear Bag Policy is becoming a widely-accepted security standard for college athletics, large event venues, concerts, NFL games, and beyond? Now more than ever, collegiate groups, stadiums and arenas across the nation are implementing a Clear Bag Policy that regulates the type and size of bags permitted for entry. I’ve got the answer for you! Super fun and always fashionable clear bags from Kristyn Chambers in all of your favorite team colors designed to get you into the game…in style. I have the Kristyn Chambers Clear Victory Bag in rust. You might remember another gameday post I did THE TEXAS STATE FAIR AND TEXAS/OU WEEKEND last season.
I’ve completely finished rounding out my top sale picks for this year’s NORDSTROM ANNIVERSARY SALE. If you haven’t had a chance to hit the sale yet there is still time but things are starting to sell out already. Some of these items may or may not be restocked so if there’s something special that you’re looking for I wouldn’t waste another minute. As you hopefully already know these are not Summer items at all but brand new just stocked Fall staples such as jeans, sweaters, boots, booties, jackets, handbags, accessories, beauty products, athleisure wear/workout wear you name it it’s there. And I’ve got you covered with an in-depth list of all my NORDSTROM ANNIVERSARY SALE PICKS PART TWO favorites in each category (including my fabulous Frame black jeans pictured above). In my last post NORDSTROM ANNIVERSARY SALE PICKS FOR 2017 I had not yet added my Top Sale Picks, Favorite Handbags, Favorite Accessories/Beauty, and Favorite Athleisure/Workout Wear. Those have all been added now. For the full list just click here. For all the new categories that you might have missed see below…
Well just in case you’ve been living under a rock these last few days and haven’t heard…the BIGGEST sale of the year is here its the first day of the early access sale of the NORDSTROM ANNIVERSARY SALE which goes from today through July 20th and it’s oh so good. The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale has begun and early access for Nordstrom card holders is in full affect. Nordstrom cardholders gain access to the sale 8 days earlier than those that aren’t card holders. And since items sell out fast I recommend shopping as early as possible because honestly nothing is better than the NORDSTROM ANNIVERSARY SALE in my opinion. In this post I have included some of my top NORDSTROM ANNIVERSARY SALE PICKS FOR 2017 from each category from the sale (another words I’ve done all the dirty work so that you can go straight to the good stuff, without wasting any more time). You can view the entire catalog by clicking here.
If you’ve ever met my mom you would understand why she’s the woman I admire most in the world. She truly is such an inspiration and gives of herself each and everyday. In 1962, my mom, Sue Wade, founded Wade College in Dallas, Texas for those students who wanted to join the fashion and merchandising industries. She became interested in fashion at the age of 15 while working for a local department store. Her high school program allowed students to attend school half a day and then work half a day. Keep reading more about my inspirational mother and learn more about my amazing white ruffle eyelet blouse. You might also remember another post where I discussed my background as well REWARDSTYLE’S BEHIND THE SCREEN WITH STREET STYLE SQUAD + THE GUCCI GIVEAWAY.
One of my favorite sales of the year is here and it’s just in time for Mother’s Day. It’s the Neiman Marcus FRIENDS & FAMILY Sale where you will receive 25% off any regular-priced purchase with code: NMFRIEND. Plus I’m sharing a $500 Amazon giveaway as well. This is a fabulous time to shop for your mother, sister, best friend, grandmother, you name it and get her a fabulous Mother’s Day gift and of course save a little money as well. I’ve taken the time to go through and pick my sale favorites so you don’t have to waste any time searching for yourself. You might also remember one of my other posts MY SHOPBOP ‘EVENT OF THE SEASON’ SALE PICKS that I also recently did as well. Click ‘CONTINUE READING’ for all my sale picks + don’t forget to scroll down to the end of the post and sign up for the $500 Amazon Giveaway…
Last weekend I accomplished a major goal of mine since starting my blog, Street Style Squad. I was thrilled to be invited to attend the 5th annual rewardStyle Blogger Conference. It is only held once a year and last year’s conference was held only a little over a month after I launched my blog. I told myself that I would do whatever it took to work hard for you (my followers) to get invited this year. And I’m very proud to say that out of the 12,000 bloggers affiliated with Reward Style around the world I was ranked in the top 200 and therefore was honored and beyond excited to attend the rStheon Conference. I owe each and everyone of you a BIG THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVE AND SUPPORT of my blog Street Style Squad. Because without each of you reading and shopping my blog none of this would be possible! I thought it would be fun to share a quick round up of my RewardStyle conference looks that I wore and a little bit about where I wore them. You might also remember my recent post that rewardStyle did on me: REWARDSTYLE’S BEHIND THE SCREEN WITH STREET STYLE SQUAD.
Black & White Transition + A Gucci Handbag Giveaway
In today’s post I will be sharing with all of you a great ‘Black & White Transition + A Gucci Handbag Giveaway’. Just by glancing at my blog or instagram you can easily see that right now I am slightly obsessed with anything and everything Gucci. Therefore I am especially excited about bringing you this amazing giveaway! You might also remember another recent post of mine VALENTINES LINKS + A $500 NORDSTROM GIVEAWAY (that is also still going on but ends in 4 more days).
I’ve got you covered with Dressy Or Casual Valentine Looks For All in the latest from Street Style Squad. Here I am wearing a blouse by one of my favorite local designers Tish Cox (her line can be found at Cabana). Tish Cox was recently written up in D Magazine about her unconventional new partnership with the Dallas Lighthouse for the Blind. The Lighthouse employs people that are blind or visually impaired to sew Tish Cox’s amazing high-end line. “Cox made a five-year agreement with the Lighthouse’s newly appointed CEO Hugh McElroy, and they swiftly assembled a team including Forest Bell, the design division director at Wade College, who created a 10-week training course and figured out how to translate Cox’s garment construction into a process that worked for blind and visually impaired employees.” Therefore don’t wait another minute and get out there and purchase something from Tish’s amazing line because you no doubt will be supporting a wonderful cause. You might also remember when I was written up in DFW Style Daily For Best In Dallas, head there to find out a little bit more about me. Plus Keep scrolling for all my Valentine or Galentine outfit ideas for all.
Today I am sharing with each of you some amazing Valentines Links + a $500 Nordstrom Giveaway. You might also remember in one of my last posts where I also covered VALENTINE’S OR GALENTINE’S OUTFIT IDEAS FOR ALL. I hope that each of you will go check that one out if you haven’t already. So many great options at all price points and not just your expected red or pink (if that’s not your style) I’ve also got whites and blacks on the list as well. Scroll down for all my outfit details below (fyi my faux fur coat was $455 & its now $191) and to enter The Nordstrom Giveaway.
Fab One Shoulder Top Perfect For Spring Break & Beyond
This amazing ruffle, one shoulder, striped blouse will definitely be on repeat all through the Spring and Summer months for me no doubt. I can’t wait to share this post with you because it’s such a Fab One Shoulder Top Perfect For Spring Break & Beyond. And the best part is this top is less than $100! Can you believe it? And wait till you hear this…it’s an exact dupe for a Johanna Ortiz blouse that seriously costs $795. Making my dupe almost $700 dollars less than the original. I just love a good dupe buy more than anything, especially when you cannot tell the difference between the two until you practically look at the labels. You might remember my last post TAKE YOUR LOOK TO THE NEXT LEVEL WITH ONE ITEM: A BALMAIN BLAZER DUPE as well where I shared with you another exquisite dupe. I think both of these pieces are beyond phenomenal and look forward to sharing many more dupes with all of you in the future.
Not sure about you but I just recently learned about ‘Galentine’s Day’ and I absolutely love this. If you haven’t ever heard of it it’s all about celebrating Valentine’s Day with your girlfriends if you don’t have a significant other. I just love this idea! Why be sad, lonely or feel sorry for yourself when you can embrace this day and enjoy it with a fun and liberating GNO instead. I wish this was around back in the day when I was single. lol With this post I want to share with you some fabulous outfit ideas for ALL no matter who you’re celebrating with.You might remember the last time I did this type of post was MY PICKS FOR THE NORDSTROM HALF-YEARLY SALE + OTHER NOTABLE SALES. And I received some great feedback from that one so I thought I would do another one for this next fun holiday coming up.
Smile Brilliant is an at home teeth whitening customized kit that will not only save you time but money as well. We all know that I can’t live without my cup of coffee each morning (I’d never make it through the day without it, along with my Crucial Four Shake), green tea every afternoon, and finally some red wine as well a couple of nights throughout the week. Yes, I do still drink my 75-100 ounces of water each day. However any combination of coffee, tea and red wine can and will wreak havoc on the color of your teeth. I used to think that my teeth were pretty white but then I started noticing some of my friends teeth and I soon realized that they in fact were no longer what I considered “white” to be. Being a fashion/lifestyle blogger and having to constantly take pictures all the time, it obviously is very important to me to have nice, pretty, white teeth. I’d like to take this time to tell you a little about Smile Brilliant~How To Make A Lasting Impression.
Merry New Year To All + A New Collab On Fitness And Food
As 2016 comes to a close I am reflecting on my past year with Street Style Squad. As I am getting close to my 1 year anniversary I am also looking forward to all the many new adventures and goals I have set for myself for 2017. I would like to focus on some new areas on my blog as well as learn new things. I hope you all had a wonderful holiday with loved ones and enjoy my latest post Merry New Year To All + A New Collab On Fitness And Food. I am happy to announce a new collaboration with dear friend and fellow Lifestyle Blogger, Alicia Wood, of The Lush List. You might also remember some of my recent wellness posts STAYING HEALTHY DURING THESE WINTER MONTHS, WORKOUT WEAR/ATHLEISURE + WELLNESS TIPS, and CRUCIAL FOUR MBREAKFAST SHAKE.