Victoria Beckham *London Store*

A store has been on the cards for a while. ‘It’s taken about two years,’ says Victoria. ‘We looked at a lot of different spaces but I fell in love with this one – it feels like my second home.’

The decor is a mix of graphic minimalism and welcoming touches – think raw polished concrete floors and an abundance of floor-to-ceiling mirrors. All the better for admiring yourself in her full catwalk collection, the (slightly) more affordable Victoria, Victoria Beckham sister line (or ‘VVB’ as she calls it), plus her handbags, debut collection of shoes and those sunglasses she is so often spotted wearing.

I don’t want people to feel frightened or scared to come in, While Victoria has joked ‘I’ll be behind the till, David will be on the door, with Brooklyn working as a Saturday boy’, we took this with a pinch of salt (the place would be mobbed!) But you can rest assured that it won’t be a snooty boutique and there won’t be any Pretty Woman moments.

‘I think we’ve all been into stores where we’ve been made to feel like we shouldn’t really be there,’ she says. ‘I don’t want people to feel frightened or scared to come in. The public have come on this journey with me and continue to be on this journey with me so I want them to feel welcome.’

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Despite showing her collections as part of New York Fashion Week, there was never any doubt that Victoria’s first store would be in London. ‘I grew up in London, my family live in London and my kids go to school in London. I’m proud to be from here,’ she says.

There’s even a chance that she might leave the Big Apple to show during the next London Fashion Week. ‘The space definitely lends itself to it. I’m not sure if it’s big enough for a show but definitely a presentation,’ she says.

Rubbing shoulders with some of the biggest fashion houses in the world (Dover Street Market, Christian Louboutin and McQ are all glossy neighbors’), the new store feels like the final stamp of approval. ‘Yesterday I was standing in the window and I was looking out and I thought: “Wow, a store on Dover Street.” If someone had said to me five years ago that I’d be in this position, I wouldn’t have believed them.’

Vintage Rustic Butler’s Tray Coffee Table

I found this amazing Vintage Rustic Butler’s Tray Coffee Table, i just love the rustic look, i did clean it and rubbed Murphy’s Oil on the table, but i do not want to add anything to it for now, i like this look especially since its FALL here in New England. My favorite time of year :)

*Here is how i decorated this amazing coffee table*

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Tuesday’s Treasure Trove

I love the Fall, it’s my favorite time of year. I know your probably saying to yourself but its still July and summer and this is true, but for me posting about fall fashion trends, speed up the process (even if it doesn’t LOL). Working at my fabulous job i can wear anything from a 3 piece suit to a Maxi dress and I like to change it up every day. Here are some of my favorite outfit ideas, what do you like?

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What i wore on 7-26-14

Fun and Flirt brand via T.J. Maxx, Skirt Sheer Peach Maxi skirt via Burlington Coat Factory, Shoes Cream laced wedges. This is a fun and flirty ensemble, i love this top, great bright colors. Today was a great sermon, Pastor preached about “letting go and letting God, and forgiving those that offend us, even when we know we are right, still loving them”. Have a blessed and Happy Sabbath :)

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*ARC PLANNER*

I love to plan and i like to be organized, I’ve always had planners, agendas or calenders, but lately I’ve been seeing a lot of planner s like (Filofax, Erin Conrad, Vera Bradley, ARC Staples, Franklin Convey, Day Timer, etc, etc). And some seemed nice or to expensive etc. I wanted something versatile, easy but most of all something i could make my own. Since i’m very into scrap-booking, i wanted to decorate my own planner. The ARC planner by Staples is nice, sleek, comes in various styles and sizes and is affordable. Plus i can sticker it, washi tape it or decorate as my heart pleases. So here are some ideas that I used for my ARC daily planner. What kind of a planner do you use, what do you like or not about using a planner, binder, agenda book or calender.   ARC STAPLES (2) ARC STAPLES (3) ARC STAPLES (6)  ARC STAPLES (8)

What I wore on 7-12-14

Happy Sabbath, the sermon today was amazing, I really felt the Holy Spirit and trust me I’ve had a very difficult week. It felt great going to church, praying listening to uplifting music, now i am re-energized and ready to start a new week soon to come. This is my favorite Liz Claiborne white blouse,  Isaac Mizrahi for Target Front Pleated Hot Pink Skirt, Nude tights, Nine West Nude Pumps.1 2 3 4 5 6

What i wore on 7-5-14

*Happy Independence 4th of July*

*Today i had a great Sabbath, i was truly blessed, this is a great outfit and i have been trying to wear brighter colors and patterns (dressing outside the box). So i put this purplish outfit together. White top Croft&Barrow brand, Purple Top, Paisley skirt Charlotte Russ brand, Hot Pink Wedges Kohl’s.*

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What i wore on 6/21/14

Today we had Communion Service in Church, it was really great, i felt truly blessed, i like the washing of the feet ceremony it really teaches us to be humble ask for forgiveness and forgive those who have offended us. Have a Wonderful Sabbath. What i wore today, Kohl’s Apt 9 Brand Lace Front Peach Blouse, Old Navy Black Wrap around skirt, Checkers Heel Shoes Marshall’s.

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*Weight Loss 1 Year After*

 *ONE YEAR LATER ON MY WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY AND I HAVE BEEN ABLE TO MAINTAIN MY 50 POUND PLUS WEIGHT LOSS, IM VERY THANKFUL TO GOD WHO HAS GIVEN ME THE STRENGHT TO KEEP IT OFF, MY WONDERFUL HUBBY WHO IS MY #1 FAN AND SUPPORT. IT HAS NOT BEEN EASY BUT I FEEL AND LOOK FABULOUS* THANK YOU TO ALL OF MY WONDERFUL FRIENDS HERE ON MY FASHION BLOG FOR ALWAYS BEING VERY UPLIFTING AND SUPPORTIVE :)

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What i wore on 6-1-14

My husband and I decided to go for a nice walk in our beautiful Downtown, their are so many great sculptures, lights and so many quirky thinks in our small city. Here are some great pictures of the highlights and what I was wearing. Maxi Flower Dress Rainbow’s Store, Silver Sandals T.J. Maxx, Black Cardigan Dots Stores, Steve Madden Crossover Bag T.J. Maxx. It was such a beautiful fresh night :)

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What i wore on 5-17-14

Spring is here and i love pink its my favorite color, i was thrifting and i found this beautiful blouse and skirt. Liz Claiborne white short sleeve blouse with pearls in front and pearl buttons on the back, sheer pink wrap around skirt, blush tights, and Nine West Nude pumps. Have a Happy Sabbath, Be Blessed :)

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What i wore on 4/26/14

Navy blue flower dress purchased while taking a day trip to NY City, Navy Blue sweater thrifted, blue tights CVS, Brown Heels American Eagle Brand. My son and I worshiping at Shiloh Seventh Day Adventist Church.

HAPPY SABBATH :)

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What i wore on 4-19-14

Love this dress, Simply Vera Wang V-neck, sleeveless, pleated, blue, white and black dress. Button down Cardigan with lace trim thrift-ed Spense Knit brand, Turquoise Shoes from Ebay Quipid brand. Today was a beautiful day, I love Sabbath, a day to Worship in church and glorify God’s Name. SimplyVera-only-logo-350borderkohlllkgrhqnhjbme63uw2cc-bo6nvztys60_3 IMG_8989IMG_8975IMG_8983IMG_8977IMG_8976

What I wore on 4/12/14

Cynthia Rowley thrifted purple dress, White Top Apt 9, Kohl’s, Nude Tights Walgreens, Nude Pumps Nine West. I love this dress so cute comfy. Love the Gold Zipper in the back, great detail.basic logo black enhanced_full

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