Floral Peplum Day

“Lord, when I feel that what I’m doing is insignificant and unimportant, help me to remember that everything I do is significant and important in your eyes, because you love me and you… Continue reading

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Galaxy Skater

“The problem, simply put, is that we cannot choose everything simultaneously. So we live in danger of becoming paralyzed by indecision, terrified that every choice might be the wrong choice.” ― Elizabeth Gilbert… Continue reading

Bahama Mama

“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” ― Bryant McGill Featured ISLAND DREAM MAXI DRESS : Style Era Boutique Makala: Bakers Shoes

Fits Like a Glove

“Emotions come and go and can’t be controlled so there’s no reason to worry about them. That in the end, people should be judged by their actions since in the end it was actions… Continue reading

Lady Matador Olé

“Self confidence is the most attractive quality a person can have. How can anyone see how awesome you are if you can’t see it yourself?” Featured ZIPPER MAXI SPLIT SKIRT : Dope Girl… Continue reading

Lost in Paradise

“It is better to live your own destiny imperfectly than to live an imitation of somebody else’s life with perfection.” ― Anonymous, The Bhagavad Gita Featured Tropical Floral Shorts | FOREVER 21 Cropped… Continue reading

If shopping is wrong…I don’t want to be right!

“I think if I’ve learned anything about friendship, it’s to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don’t walk away, don’t be distracted, don’t be too busy… Continue reading

If shopping is wrong…I don’t want to be right!

“I think if I’ve learned anything about friendship, it’s to hang in, stay connected, fight for them, and let them fight for you. Don’t walk away, don’t be distracted, don’t be too busy… Continue reading

Sexy Swing Chiffon Summer Cutout Back Cocktail Dress Skater

Skater dresses are made for women of all shapes. A little bit of history and some fashion advice on how to wear the versatile.  Found a few dresses that is similar style from what… Continue reading

Work of Art

“Give up defining yourself – to yourself or to others. You won't die. You will come to life. And don't be concerned with how others define you. When they define you, they are… Continue reading


Any action is often better than no action, especially if you have been stuck in an unhappy situation for a long time. If it is a mistake, at least you learn something, in… Continue reading

Artistic Reflection

“Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think you're supposed to.” ― Susan Cain href=”http://www.heels.com/womens/shoes/2-lips-too-red-shoes.html&#8221; target=”_blank”>2 Lips Featured: Shirt: Talk Less Jeans: Guess Shoes: <a title="2 Lips" <a… Continue reading

Forever in Blue Jeans

“Not everything worth doing is worth doing well. Some things are just worth getting done, some things are worth doing pretty well and other things are worth doing extremely well. Priorities help you… Continue reading

Mother Mary – Rihanna

“Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are.”  Marianne Williamson   Featured: Skirt: Instagram @certifiedapparelboutique Cross Necklace: populherboutique Shoes: teamwardrobe   Mother Mary – Rihanna… Continue reading

Yippee-ki-YAY with Style

“Fashion is a silent language. You walk down the streets conveying your personality without saying a word.” — Njood Alkhalifa Featured Certified apperal Boutique: Tie Dye Denim Contact via Instagram Forever 21: Crop… Continue reading

Dripping Chanel

Fashion has two purposes: comfort and love. Beauty comes when fashion succeeds.” Featured: Dripping CC Top: Vertdes High Waist Jeans R31nvented Modern Boutique Shoes “The Crush”: R31nvented Modern Boutique Dripping CC (CoCo Chanel)… Continue reading

My Classy Closet

“To be noticed without striving to be noticed, this is what elegance is about.” – Luciano Barbera Featured: Peplum Skirt: My Classy Closet Chiffon Blouse: Forever 21 Gold Belt: Forever 21 Berry Pumps:… Continue reading

Paint Me Over

Stepping Up To Fashion

“What if you gave someone a gift, and they neglected to thank you for it – would you be likely to give them another? Life is the same way. In order to attract… Continue reading

Blowing In The Wind

“The only thing more powerful than knowing what to do is doing it.” Featured: Green High Low Dress: Fashion Bar 3 Chainz Necklace: Fashion Bar

Love Blooms Here

“Use your past as a springboard instead of an anchor. Deal with the issues that are holding you back.” Featured Items: Lavender Peplum Skirt: The Chic Shack Top: Swimsuit Belt: Coming soon to Vanity… Continue reading

Growing Beauty

“To keep growing you need a healthy form of skepticism that can be summed up in these words: Answer your questions, but question your answers.” Featured: Top: Vanity Thrift Balloon Red Easy Jean:… Continue reading

Floral Denim Doll

“I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.” ― Oscar Wilde This is what I consider the perfect… Continue reading

Something Wonderful Has Sprouted

“The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.” ― Terry Pratchett Featured: PrittiSkelli Hand Armour Gold: prittiGEMZ… Continue reading

Class Act

  As much as you want to plan your life, it has a way of surprising you with unexpected things that will make you happier than you originally planned. That's what you call… Continue reading

TRON Neon Peplum

“I do struggle because I’m attracted to beautiful things, yet at the same time I am actually very aware, in some sense, their lack of value and that the most important things in… Continue reading

“Extremely Blessed”

“Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.” – Elizabeth Bibesco Featured: Skirt: Love Shopping Miami Boots: Bakers Shoes Top: Forever 21

Everything Sprouts In Spring

“You live but once; you might as well be amusing.” ― Coco Chanel Featured: Laura Dress: Vertdes Crossbody Bag: Michael Kors

Neon Me!

  “No one truly knows what they will do in a certain situation until they are actually in it. It's very easy to judge someone else's actions by what you assume your own… Continue reading

Vanity Thrift


Tribal Life

Featured: Necklace: LastNameDiva Joslyn Tribal Top: Torn Taffeta Pants: eBay **** Disclaimer: The pants run very small. Recommend going up a size.****** Blue Heel: makemechic

Blogging Tips, Tools, and Tricks!

Tools: Nikon D5100 16.2-Megapixel DSLR Camera: Various retailers, including Best Buy Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G Fixed Focal Length Lens: Various retailers, including Wal-Mart IR Wireless Remote Control for Nikon D5000/D5100 ML-L3: Various… Continue reading

Thuggin in LA

We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us. – Joseph Campbell Featured: “Two Chains” Gold Chunky Necklace Set: LastNameDiva Thuggin… Continue reading

Denim Nights

“Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.” ― Rita Mae Brown

Simplicity Me

“Simplicity is the keynote of all true elegance.” ― Coco Chanel Featured: Shoes (Jeffrey Campbell Solitare): Free People Clothing Boutique Pants: Vertdes Top: Plush Life Boutique Belt: LastNameDiva Necklace: LastNameDiva

I Can Deal With Anything As Long As I Have The Right Shoes

“Pain is a pesky part of being human, I've learned it feels like a stab wound to the heart, something I wish we could all do without, in our lives here. Pain is… Continue reading

Blue Mesh Skirt

“When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way.”… Continue reading

Harem Time!

“There’s nothing like deep breaths after laughing that hard. Nothing in the world like a sore stomach for the right reasons.” ― Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower Featured: Top: JazzeeCandee… Continue reading

Breezy Days

“Many people lose the small joys in the hope for the big happiness.” ― Pearl S. Buck When we can hide who we are easily by the lies we tell ourselves but that… Continue reading

Justin Bieber

“It’s what you choose to believe that makes you the person you are.” ― Karen Marie Moning “I got that Justin Bieber please believe it” – Rick Ross Featured: Leggings: Plush Life Boutique… Continue reading

Fearless Tiger

“There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with… Continue reading

@hiaddie’s Instagram March Madness Giveaways

Note: Your Instagram cannot be private to be eligible! Three Rules 1. Follow @vertdes and @hiaddie 2. Subscribe to my blog: Style Fluency 3. Repost & Hashtag this post: #VertdesGiveaway Contest ends March… Continue reading

As Fresh As Springtime

“The problem, often not discovered until late in life, is that when you look for things in life like love, meaning, motivation, it implies they are sitting behind a tree or under a… Continue reading

March Shoe Madness

iSpot Fashion

“The most important thing to remember is that you can wear all the greatest clothes and all the greatest shoes, but you’ve got to have a good spirit on the inside. That’s what’s… Continue reading

Touch of Elegance

“I believe the world is divided in three groups: givers, takers and the few that can balance both impulses. Giving and loving is a beautiful thing. It is the currency of compassion and… Continue reading

Dots or Stripes Why Not Both!!!

“When you judge another, you do not define them, you define yourself.” Wayne Dyer

Spring Mix

“Don’t sacrifice yourself too much, because if you sacrifice too much there’s nothing else you can give and nobody will care for you.” ― Karl Lagerfeld Featured: Top: Vanity Thrift Skirt: Vanity Thrift Shoes:… Continue reading

Plush Peplum

“If you want to turn your life around, try thankfulness. It will change your life mightily.” -Gerald Good Featured: The Blair Top: Plush Life Boutique The Amber Skirt: Plush Life Boutique Shoes: eBay… Continue reading

Check Mate Me!

“If you feel that strongly about something, you have an obligation to try and change my mind.” ― Aaron Sorkin Featured: Wine Top: Trendextendclothing High Check Leggings: Trendextendclothing (Great material with a really good… Continue reading