Paula Abdul knows how to sparkle. This week this diva is part of the inspiration for Monday Mingle. Back when Sandy raged through NYC I was supposed to have lunch with Paula at a swank NYC restaurant. Here's just one more reason to hate Sandy--my lunch was cancelled. But the lovely Paula sent me a HUGE goody bag full of samples--including the Star-Studded handbag I am modeling this week.
The hurricane is past and I'm kind of over missing my brush with stardom. But I'm not over this fun bag. I was heading out to meetings last week and added it to my outfit. Paula has had her share of interesting fashion moments over the years--from a Laker Girl outfit to super trendy 80s clothes, to glitter judge on Idol--she knows how to have fun with her looks. She's infused this jewelry collection she curated just for Avon with the same lively spirit.
As for me, the outfit was meant to be businesslike--I don't know if I even came close. These days I just dress to make myself happy. It's so nice to be your own boss. Here's what else I've got in the mix:
Get Out and Play with a Smarter Set of Wheels
Our family has been through many wheels over the years. Since we are mostly an urban family, our kids found scootering the best way to get to school. My kids got bigger, so I’ve been researching options for them. Now it's time for an upgrade to our wheels and we've got some ...read more
The Best Diaper Pails and Accessories
I do believe diapering is the one activity we do the most of when our kiddos are young. For more months than I care to remember, I changed diaper after diaper after diaper. An all inclusive list of the best diaper pails and diaper accessories would have been so very helpful. ...read more
Breast Cancer Awareness Tips to Empower Yourself
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we are all about sharing tips to keep our busy moms healthy and at the top of their game. I think it's safe to say, we are all aware of Breast Cancer, but when it comes to breast-cancer prevention, we are sharing tips to help you feel ...read more
New slimming jeans from Jones NY.I loved that I didn't have to tailor these. Just slipped them on. I'm not sure how often I will wear the boot cut, but I think it's ok with flats.
Aerosole navy suede flats. Comfort won out here--I had a lot of walking to do.
Necklace from Lands' End. Check out this "How to Add Color to Your Wardrobe Video"to find out more.
Club Monaco black silk blouse--ancient.
COACH wannabe Channel blazer. Maybe some day I'll be able to afford the real deal. For now I love this interpretation.
Win it! I know you are insanely preoccupied this week. So I'm giving you a great reason to stop by and link up. I've got $100 worth of fashion goodies from Paula Abdul's FOREVER Avon Collection and Avon Beauty goodies to giveaway. Winner will get this fabulous star-studded bag (just like mine!) and jewelry from Paula's newest fashion endeavor.
Monday Mingle is a fashionable collaboration between slightly obsessed women--yours truly, Editor of Momtrends, Kristin from BonBonRoseGirlsand Jill from Glamamom. Each Monday we post about our personal style and invite others to join in the fun. This week I get to play host. Be sure to join in the fun every Monday.
Momtrends was not paid for this post. I did get samples. So many samples. Does anyone have closet space I can borrow? Oh yes, I am an Avon Ambassador, but this post was not technically part of any requirement. I just like the bag.