I am a expert shopper and can find a outfit anywhere, rather its a department store, plus size chain or thrift store. I have mastered what looks good on me and I know what I like. I am into black and white, bright colors, and khaki this summer. These are my summer wardrobe colors. I found these great quality wide leg pants in www.itsfashions.com
I haven’t been in itsfashions in a long time, I was hoping it’s fashions website was connected to their merchandise by now, but no such luck. The off shoulder scuba crop top was from their as well. The prices are phenomenal at itsfashions and I tried to link equal value items however I have to say I am eyeballing those Eloquii black and white pants (link below) they are gorgeous. Eloquii quality is amazing if you don’t know, just check the size chart.
Instagram theme is Statement tops this week. I will be showing my favorites. @TheshoppingSlayer
Get the look with similar items below
Wide leg black and white pants
Plus size wide leg pants
Eloquii Black & White pants
Rainbow Shops stripe pants
I love this 1 from NYCo.
Plus size crop top with ruffles (Forever21)
Debshops ruffle/lace crop top
Polka dot scarf on sale
Plus Size Single-Breasted Houndstooth Blazer
I pulled this simple outfit together in a flash to go to brunch with my friend. I always have my clothes prepped for the week so I pulled this fit together in seconds. We are going to have another gorgeous day in Dallas Texas so I wanted something cute and weather appropriate. I took my lane Bryant polka dot scarf and tied it around me to make a top. This scarf is currently marked down. I knew when I purchased this scarf it would end up on my head as a wrap and I envisioned wearing it just like today. I finished the look with my Forever21 Houndstooth Blazer and a pair of black jeans (old) HM high waist.
Black Caged Belt Link
This fabulous belt is $7 grab it! It is so comfortable and the best corset style belt I’ve ever worn. Don’t sleep on this belt ladies! My leggings and Longline Black T are also Asos curve and caught them on sale.
Link to Ms. Coffee (skirt)
Link to activewear open back cardigan
Tan Thong Sandals
I’m back for Fifty Friday series where I feature 1 or several fabulous items under $50. Today I have to tell you guys about this skirt I’m wearing. I can’t say it’s a maxi or midi because of the length and where it hits me. I’m 5’8 3/4 tall. I do love every single thing about this skirt. I briefly touched upon I have started to build what I call a capsule wardrobe rack seasonally. This is where I buy basic pieces, and add in a few statement colors to compliment my spring/summer wardrobe. I did this last fall/winter and had a very successful dressing season. My method was keeping everything on one rack, color coded and built my outfits off this rack for a few months. This fall/winter I used colors green, tan, grey, black and denim. These colors blended together well and matched quite nicely. When I would get a item cleaned I would hang it right back on my rack staying organized. Also I started editing my closet, passing clothing along to family members. I have at least 50 cousins btw the age of 25-60 here in Dallas Texas that appreciate me passing along my clothing I no longer want or wear.
Getting back to this FashionNova skirt they call the Olive Oil Skirt Il Coffee. I refer to her as Ms. Coffee. I ran across this skirt looking for neutral color items as my foundation color for this spring season. It took me 2 months to get my hands on this skirt. The 1st time I went to order size 3X it was sold out so I signed up for the email alert. Approximately 2 weeks later I get the email from FashionNova the skirt is back in stock. I put the skirt in my cart and decided to browse the site for another item to add to my cart. In less than 5 minutes the skirt was snatched out of my cart and sold. Whoa now I was intrigued. I went back to the skirt link and thought to myself I can probably get the 2X. I hit the size link everything was sold out from 1X-3X! I signed up for the email alert again. Another 2 weeks went by and I received a email alert that Ms. Coffee had made her debut back on the FashionNova site. I hopped my fingers over there so fast and ordered this skirt! Ms. Coffee was not going to slip away this time. I have to say I have ordered around 5 items from FashionNova the shipment for me has been literally 2 days. Excellent shipping! I have no idea who is handling their mail system but it is on point.
Now let’s get into Ms. Coffee. The fit= Comfortable! The color=amazing! Exactly what I was looking for. Fabric is my favorite combo of spandex/Lycra, feels so good. I understand why Ms. Coffee is so in demand, she lives up to her reputation. I’m just curious is to where are all these skirts going because I being a blogger, active on Instagram and constantly looking at the latest fashions never noticed anyone else wearing Ms. Coffee.
So to wrap this post up I highly recommend Ms. Coffee that comes in around $24, if you buy her today you can use the code “semi” and get her for around $15 a basic neutral skirt should be in everyone’s closet. This is not a sponsored post I truly love this skirt and had to share her with you guys. Also the beauty of a skirt like this is it could be worn year round.
Polka Dots will be all over this Spring/Summer season. They will appear on pants, scarves, tops, camisoles, sweaters, hats, shoes you name it you will see polka dots. I have always loved a great polka dot item especially black and white. Black and white polka dots are so timeless. You can mix and match the color polka dots with the classic black and white and create a beautiful palate. Just adding a polka dot scarf to a basic trench coat or muted outfit will give you a instant fashion boost. Check out some polka dot items I pulled from around the web as well as the top and scarf I’m rocking in this post.
Ivory Polka Dot Tunic sizes 00-6
*I am wearing s size 3 polka dot tunic
My yellow jeans Yellow Jeans are from Lane Bryant, I am wearing a size 20. Theses are the new denim that come in several spring forward colors. I am all for the blues, black and white staple color jeans. However I was very happy to see Lane Bryant add these colors. These colors you can wear to work and get away with having on a comfortable pair of jeans. I paired mines with this tunic and I can absolutely get away with wearing this outfit in the corporate world with a blazer or cardigan like shown.
Check out this new style and color with the funky hem. These would look amazing with high heel sandals Cropped jeans with ruffle hem
This cardigan Polka dot flyaway cardigan with zipper detail
was actually the first polka dot item I purchased. After buying this cardigan it seemed like I was seeing polka dots everywhere.
I was invited to stop by my friends at Lane Bryant, which is always fun. Lane Bryant has out did themselves in the active wear department. Casual with extra, extra chic. I could easily wear these pieces with heels or sandals and go out somewhere fancy. If you have not tried their leggings they are guaranteed to make you feel like a super hero. I had to snag up this grey soft as butter leisure fit. I will be wearing this on my cruise this summer around the ship. It’s chic and so appropriate for any time of the day. I kept asking the associate is this really lounge wear? I couldn’t believe it.
Spa open back cardigan
Side mesh leggings leggings have a pocket for keys, money, phone the fit is superb
Scuba bell sleeve active Jkt black and white
black nylon bomber This Jkt is cropped, though it’s a light Jkt it will keep you warm because of the nylon, great for spring to wear with skirts for a kool athletic leisure look.
Strappy back sleep tee with pink straps
Grey kimono wrap
Honestly my nightgown and lounge wear game is less than impressive. Actually boring and predictable. Only lane Bryant can get me to try on something out of my comfort zone and love it. Every time I go visit my friends at lane Bryant I try something I never would. I fell head over heels for this lingerie set. Yep time for me to look as sexy as I feel.
Balconette floral bra
Men are so easy to dupe, their style is easy, classic, simple, chic and basic. We women should have the same basics as the men. Great staple, timeless pieces that last forever. Like a great pair of chinos, white jeans and a black blazer.
Plus Size Vlogger Lisa Scott aka “The Shopping Slayer” Shops The Men’s Department
light green chino pants
Green Military Jacket
Boyfriend Black Blazer
White jeans size 12-38
Black turtleneck size 12-32
I am a fan of shopping the men’s department. I’ve been talking about this forever here’s a blog post I did in 2014
This week I have a few men inspired looks for you guys. Let’s start with this incredible chartreuse yellow coat, is there anything more dynamic than a statement coat or jacket. Of course not, and this neon yellow one does not disappoint, though this is a regular size UK18 it will fit up to a size 22 plus body easily. Only one word to say about this coat it’s FABULOUS! I recommend snatching it up before it’s gone.
***********Link to Chartreuse Coat link*************
I will be back tomorrow and a few more times this week with more styles borrowed from the men.
Thank you for stopping by.
Today is the beginning of my new series, every other Friday find one or more great items $50 or under. This week I bring you (2) cuties from Boohoo. These flare pants ($15) fit great, I’m all into the flare leg 60’s thing. This orange wrap off shoulder top ($22) is so cute and dare I say this wrap top is very nice on a full mid section with a fupa like mines. Some days I embrace my fupa and some days I like to camouflage it. Depending on my mood, this wrap top effortlessly smooths over a curvy girls bumps and makes you look sleek and elongated and that is always a good thing.
Plus Katy off shoulder wrap top
Black cowl neck sweater (sold out) Blk sweater
All over blk faux Leather jeggings black faux leather pants
Fit Details: Unfortunately the sweater sold out fast because it looks so much better than the picture on the site. These pants fit like a glove, look exactly like leather in person. They fit so amazing and feel so comfortable, no roll down. These pants have a wide flat elastic waist band Highly recommend! Also they are currently buy 1 get 1 free.
This month I’m doing a Back to Black Collaboration with fellow bloggers, here are their Instagram handles. Tia @millennialwivesclub Bianca @curvaceouslybee Keke @kekesbudgetkloset