Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Easter Ready - Floral Lace Dress

Photography by Madi Flournoy Henderson

Easter is upon up...after all, April 16th will be here before we know it.  I can't help but think about Easter because everywhere I turn, I see Easter decorations, Easter baskets, and Easter candy on the shelves.  

I always look forward to celebrating Easter Sunday...we will go to church and most likely lunch and we will also enjoy all of the fun that the Easter bunny brings!

Easter Sunday is also a time to wear our Sunday best and this gorgeous floral lace dress is perfect for the occasion!  The 3D floral lace is absolutely stunning and the soft blue pastel color is perfect for spring.  This dress is perfect for any special occasion...wedding season is fast approaching so if you are attending any weddings this year, this is a beautiful option.

From a sizing perspective, I want to share with you all that I sized up as this brand tends to run a bit small.  It is fitted through the hips zips up all the way from neckline to hemline.

Have you started planning ahead for Easter?!

As always, thanks so much for stopping by and have a great day!

p.s you can shop the pieces from today's look via the images below...just click on any image to shop!

Monday, February 27, 2017

Navy Embroidered Maxi Dress - Vici

Photography by Madi Flournoy Henderson

You've heard me say this before but I could honestly LIVE in dresses come spring and summer!  I love how easy it is to just throw on a dress and go.  Plus there is just always something about a dress that makes me feel beautiful!

Some of my absolute favorite dresses, like this gorgeous deep navy embroidered dress, have come from VICI!  If you haven't had a chance to shop VICI yet, you MUST.  Not only are their dresses gorgeous but they are so also unique and super affordable.

Stay tuned for some more fun looks with VICI soon!  

Hope you all have a great start to your week and as always, thanks so much for stopping by!

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Spring Trend - Jacquard Embroidered Blazers

Photography by Madi Flournoy Henderson


Jacquard embroidered blazers and jackets are a hot trend for spring and I'm completely on board with this trend!  In fact...I can't get enough.  Someone intervene NOW because I can't stop buying fun unique blazers/jackets like the one I'm wearing in today's post!  The colors and the textures are just beautiful and adding a fun punchy blazer to your wardrobe is a great way to instantly update your looks.

I've paired this blazer with a crisp white button down and distressed denim, however you can also dress it down even more by wearing a tee or tank underneath.  Want to elevate your look...throw a great blazer on over a maxi dress for polished, feminine, chic look.  I'll personally be wearing mine all ways but I can't wait to wear it with a pair of distressed denim shorts, a slouchy boyfriend tee, and some open back mules.

What pre-spring trends are you loving right now?!

As always, thanks so much for stopping by...hope you have a great day!

p.s you can shop this look and similar styles below as well...just click on the image and scroll through to see some of my other suggestions!

Monday, February 20, 2017

Bootcamp - 6 Weeks In - Before & After

Photography by Madi Flournoy Henderson


The last time we met here to talk about health and fitness, I shared more with you all about the program that is changing my life...the FASTerWaytoFatloss Bootcamp!  If you missed my first post, don't worry, I've linked it HERE in the case you wish to catch up on why I decided to start this particular program in the first place.  Simply put...enough was ENOUGH for me and I HAD to make a change...and FAST!

Yesterday I wrapped up my first 6 weeks of this bootcamp and today, I'm excited to share my results!  I first must say that not only has my body transformed but my mental and emotional health has greatly improved as well.  The FASTerWaytoFatloss Bootcamp has taught me more about food than I have ever known...what to eat, when to eat, how much to eat, and how to properly fuel my body.  I learned a lot about food when doing Whole 30 but I've learned soooooo much more since starting this bootcamp.  I feel so much more educated and well equipped to make much smarter food choices!

In a short 6 weeks, I have realized that I have way more willpower than I have ever given myself credit for.  In the past, I struggled with my food choices and this program has given me food freedom.  I have so much more control over my choices and I no longer spend so much time thinking about my next meal.

In a short 6 weeks, I have grown stronger and have become leaner.  I am fueling my body with the right foods and I am working hard to burn fat & build lean muscle.  I feel stronger than I have in a really long time.  I'm sleeping better at night and both my mental and emotional well being has improved so much as well. I'm a happier and much healthier me.

It's hard to describe exactly how I feel (there's just so much I want to tell you all)...BUT simply put, starting the FASTerWaytoFatLoss Bootcamp is THE BEST decision I have EVER made for my health and overall well being.  Hands down.  This has now become a lifestyle...one that I can actually maintain and one that I am

So to now share a bit about my results from my first FASTerWaytoFatloss Bootcamp...

I've got to say, it was NEVER about the scale...we actually did not weigh ourselves until our last day of the 6 week program (I lost 7lbs this first round).  It was about understanding how to fuel our bodies & working out hard to burn fat and build lean muscle.  Of course, as you do those two things, the number on the scale will drop and so will the inches.

My personal success can be seen in the before and after pictures posted below!!!  Yes I lost weight & yes I lost inches BUT what I am most proud of is the way my body is starting to transform into a strong fit body that is capable of doing so much!  It was tough for me to share these images because the before image reminds me of a place that I never want to return to.  I place of dissatisfaction, a place of embarrassment, a place of sadness, a place where I couldn't find my inner strength, a place where I was unmotivated and had zero desire to do anything to better myself.  We have all been in that "place' at some point in our lives and you may be in that "place" right now.

I share all of this because I am beyond passionate about the FASTerWaytoFatloss bootcamp...I am personally experiencing something life changing and you can too!  I loved my first 6 weeks so much that I have already signed up for my second bootcamp that kicks off on 2/27/17!  I can't wait to get started again and join so many other amazing women who have walked in the same shoes.

If any of this resonates with you and if you are looking to make a change in your health and fitness lifestyle, I highly encourage you to consider joining me on 2/27!  It would be so great to have you on board with me!  You will be a part of a supportive group of women who share many of the same goals and who offer lots of support and encouragement too!

There are only a handful of spots left for the 2/27 bootcamp so grab your spot while you can.  You can join this amazing bootcamp HERE!

If you are considering joining me in this next round yet you have questions, please email me at kbstyled@gmail.com and I'd be happy to answer them!

Thank you for being so kind and taking the time to read today's post.  I hope you will decide to join me on a personal journey to change your life too!  Have a great start to your week!

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Grey Fringe Sweater

Photography by Madi Flournoy Henderson

It's key to have a few sweaters in your wardrobe that are transitional pieces like this grey fringe sweater.  It's warm enough to wear during the winter months yet light enough to wear right into Spring.

Change up this look for Spring by pairing a sweater like this with a lighter color denim (think white denim or even a pretty pastel color like these) and a great pair of espadrilles like these.

I don't know about you all but I am CRAVING Spring!  We have had such gorgeous weather here in Nashville...I don't want it to end!  I'm slowly adding new Spring pieces to my closet...how about you?

As always, thanks so much for stopping by...have a great day!

Monday, February 13, 2017

Galentine's Day with Fossil

 Photography by Madi Flournoy Henderson

Today is Galentine's Day...a day intended to share the love with all of our gal pals out there!  I've got to say, I love that there is another reason and another day to celebrate LOVE and friendship.  After all, our gal pals deserve to be celebrated too!

I recently celebrated with a group of girlfriends...of course we stuffed our faces, laughed until our tummies hurt, and chatted about some of our best memories together.  There's just something about girl time and girl talk that feeds the soul.  And let's be honest...getting together with girlfriends is a MUST and our calendars should be filled with as much girl time as we can possibly fit in!

I've got girlfriends near and far and although I don't get to see some of my closest girlfriends as often as I would like, we always pick right back up where we left off.  One of my best girlfriends, Jenn of Carolina Girl Cooks, and I only get to see each other a couple of times a year but when we do get together it turns into the most amazing chapter of our friendship storybook.  The chapters just keep getting better and better!

So when Fossil asked me to partner for Galentine's Day and share the love with one of my bestie's, I immediately said YES!  After all, who wouldn't want a little fun bestie surprise (this adorable tassel pouch) on Galentine's Day?! So to one of my dearest bestie's...

Jenn...thank you for so many wonderful years of friendship.  For making me laugh until I cry.  For lending an ear and a shoulder when needed.  For always uplifting me and providing encouragement.  For tearing up the dance floor with me.  For never turning down a great meal together.  For dropping your plans and driving hours to just go see Beyonce with me.  For all of our great talks.  And for so much more...you are my Sister from another Mister and I'm so thankful for your friendship.

For all of these reasons...you get the other half of my Best Friend necklace. ;-)  Enjoy this personalized Fossil tassel pouch my friend and cheers to many more wonderful memories to come!  Happy Galentine's Day!

May you all celebrate those amazing gal pals in your life today and be sure to tell them why they mean so much to you!  To ALL of my gal pals...you girls RULE and I'm so lucky to call you my friend!

As always, thanks so much for stopping by...now go out and spread the LOVE!  xoxo

*Special thank you to Fossil for partnering on today's post and helping me spread the love to my bestie on Galentine's Day!

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Reversible Floral Jacket

Photography by Madi Flournoy Henderson

Don't mind me over here, I'm starting to gear up for spring and I am on the hunt for all things floral, all things embellished, and all things embroidered.  I didn't have to hunt for long before coming across this stunning reversible floral jacket!  Yes, you read that right and as you can see from my images...this jacket is REVERSIBLE!  Talk about getting a bang for you buck!

The quality of this jacket is incredible too...it truly is even more gorgeous in person!  Versatile pieces are so important to have in your wardrobe...being that this jacket is so versatile, you will end up finding that it is a piece that you will wear so many different ways.  Dress it up for work or dress it down for weekend wear...either way, you are certain to get a lot of compliments on this gorgeous piece.

Off to hunt for some more floral pieces for spring!  What are you on the hunt for this upcoming season?  I'd love to hear from you.

As always, thanks so much for stopping by and have a great day!