What to Wear: Disney Social Media Moms Celebration 2014

Disney Social Media Moms Celebration 2014

Going to a blogging conference can be challenging when you don’t know what to wear! You want to be professional, but comfortable. Nothing is more accurate when you are talking about the Disney Social Media Moms Celebration 2014 in Disneyland! This year I am going for the second time and, needless to say, I am […]

Five Jeans to Have in Your Closet Right Now

Jean Trends 2014 Jeans are the staple of everyone’s wardrobe. Whether pair with heels or flats, a blazer or a sweater, a t-shirt or a vest, they go with everything and go everywhere. But if you are looking to add to your skinny jean/straight leg jean collection, here are some new jean trends in 2014 […]

Spring 2014 Fashion Trends

Wondering what to shop for, buy for, and wear for spring 2014? After scouring style blogs, fashion forward retailers and, of course, celeb watching, here are my Spring 2014 Fashion Trends top six picks. {Click the images to be taken to the affiliated product website.} 1. Draw String Bucket Bags: A fun and carefree handbag […]

Spring 2014 Color Trends

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With white out conditions outside my window as I type, I am already thinking ahead to spring and what key pieces I want to add to my closet for the season. This season, colors are really taking hold, and, if I’d be so bold, even more so than structure or texture trends normally do. Here […]

Pointed Toe Flats Trend

The Pointed Toe Flats trend is the big shoe trend for spring and summer 2014. Yet, whether it is high heels or flats, the pointier the toe, the better for all heel heights. I especially love the pointy toe look blended with the D’Orsay style. (You pronounce D’Orsay “door-say”). So if you can find a […]

Fall Fashion 2013: Camouflage

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Camouflage is a big fashion trend for fall 2013. Yet, I am torn about this one. It can be tacky if you don’t pull it off correctly. Stay away from the true fatigues. Perhaps with my father and grandfather being in the military for so many years, I think it should be reserved for the […]

The 9 Items to Have in Your Closet this Fall

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Sometimes we need a shopping list when we hit the stores. And with all of the fall trends, a targeted list is even more essential! So here is one guide to consider with the 9 top items to have in your closet this fall. 1. VaVoom Day Dress Being glam has gone to daylight. The […]

Three Black Leggings Outfit Ideas

Let’s face it, black leggings rock. A super comfortable staple that looks great at the gym or with an oversized sweatshirt. But how can you glam them up? Here are three black leggings outfit ideas where you can pair a black pair of leggings for the weekend, a night out and casual Friday! (Just click […]

Denim Vest, T-Shirt Dress: Better Together

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This is a sponsored post. As I stroll through the mall, I’ve been seeing a lot of denim vests over a t-shirt dress pairing as an adorable summer outfit idea. Frankly, I’m not a fan of them as single, individual pieces. I think they definitely look better together.     While denim vests invoke the […]

Spring Trends 2013: Florals

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Spring is upon us and flowers are blooming everywhere. Including fashion. Spring 2013 Trends is also on Florals. Big and Bold, or tiny and dainty. Shoes, scarfs, jeans or jackets. It is easy trend to follow. One idea is to find simple accessories, like a floral print scarf or a pair of flower earrings. If […]

How to Wear Red Pants and Other Red Items

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February is Heart Awareness Month and it is also a month of Valentines! Everywhere you go, you’ll see red: red pants, red sweaters, and red jackets to name a few. But how do you wear red pants, or what outfits with red pants can you throw together? What about outfits ideas for a red jacket? […]

Fashion Trends for Fall 2012

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I had great show yesterday on Mom TV with Kelly from Tiny Sophisticate. We chatted about the top fashion trends for fall 2012. Think leather, colored pants, military inspired jackets and leopard. For accessories, think about booties and scarves as your go-to staples. Whether you splurge or save, think about looking for classic silhouettes so […]

Summer Beauty Trends

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Thanks to Walgreens for underwriting this post. I was paid as a member of the Clever Girls Collective, but the content is all mine. Visit http://www.discoverbeautywithin.com/. It is hard to believe that summer is almost here, but this year I’m more acutely aware of the start of summer because that is when this baby bump […]

Fashion Forward Pregnancy at Mom 2.0

The recent chatter about the Mom 2.0 fashion scene really doesn’t apply to me this conference go-around. Why? Because I’m 32 weeks pregnant. At this point, my main goal is not fashion. For anyone who’s been pregnant, you know wardrobe options are limited even on a good day at home. Add a beach-front White Party and […]

Kid Jewelry Can Be Toxic

If you are a parent of a girl, you know that they love to play dress up and wear jewelry. However, if you shop at Target, Walmart or other low cost retailers, they may be wearing more than just jewelry & may be wearing toxic chemicals too. Since we aren’t about to give our little […]

Pop of Pink this Spring

This vibrant pink hue is a perfect color for spring sweaters.

March is a tough time to know what to wear. Especially here in New England when you have no idea if it will be 30 degrees or 60 degrees outside. Add to the fact that you are probably sick of wearing neutrals all winter too. The solution this spring is to think Pink. Bright pink. […]

Animal Prints

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Anything animal print is a hot find this fall. Here are some of my recent finds that can add some “jungle pop” to your Momdrobe! Sources: Nordstrom Rack, JCrew Related articles Animal Print (fashionhogger.wordpress.com) The Do’s and Don’ts of Wearing Animal Prints (blogs.smarter.com) How To Wear Animal Prints (thegloss.com) Image Credit: Favim.com

MetrowestMamas and CharleneChronicles

After a post from a Facebook fan, I realized I better explain more about the resurgance of Metrowest Mamas. It has been on my list of things to write, but something has always popped in front. For those of you who have been with me since the beginning, you first knew me as Metrowestmama on Twitter, […]

Spring and Summer Fashion Trends

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For Beauty and Fashion Week here at CharleneChronicles, we have talked about beauty. Specifically, skin care and makeup routines. Now let’s talk fashion. What are the trends for spring? And how can we fit it into our wardrobe without breaking the bank? I am a huge fan of Marshalls and T.J. Maxx, even since I was […]

30 Second Makeup Routine

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The second Fashion and Beauty Week post is about a quick 30 second make-up routine. For work-at-home moms and stay-at-home moms, wearing makeup is not necessarily at the same priority as when working in an office. Nor is the amount of makeup. For working-moms, getting the kids ready for daycare, as well as yourself for […]

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