Tag: CAbi

Attending a cabi Fashion Experience

Fall Fashion Fashion Advice

I learned about cabi in 2011 when my friend became a stylist. This year, I really got to know cabi and the people behind the brand. I was invited to attend cabi Conversations where I chatted all night with founders and staff of cabi. I was also invited to attend Scoop, cabi’s twice-yearly conference that includes Stylist training and a fashion show of the upcoming clothing collection. However, I hadn't…

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What I Wore: Regent Regal

Fall Fashion Outfit Posts

By now you know I am a cabi fan. I've been wearing their clothing for several years, but after this summer when I got to meet the people behind the brand at cabi Conversations, and then when I was able to attend their twice-monthly conference The Scoop, I really fell in love. I think the clothing is well made, quality fabrics, and designed to flatter a variety of shapes. But…

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What I Wore: Embellishment

Fall Fashion Outfit Posts

My friend Carletta shared this very jacket on Twitter the other week, annoyed that the only real leather jacket ASOS offered in plus sizes was covered in embroidered flowers. I didn't realize when I bought this jacket back in March that it was the only plus size leather offering, I was just in awe of all of the embellishment. Because there's two Allies, one who likes tasteful and stylish, and…

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What I Wore: Weekend Warrior

Fall Fashion Outfit Posts

If you attend cabi's The Scoop conference, they have a huge room dedicated to shopping previous seasons of their clothing. The prices are amazing and you can find some real gems you may have missed out when they were in stock. I saw this sweater and HAD to have it. I loved the subtle camo pattern and saw how it would be great for work with trousers or a pencil…

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What I Wore: Not for Sale

Outfit Posts Summer

Nothing in this outfit is for sale. Nothing is currently available in stores, and most pieces are over two years old. Not only that, this is the end of summer and stores and full of booties and sweaters, not sundresses and sandals. So finding “similar” pieces is near impossible.  But I'm sharing this outfit because these pieces are several years old. Because they are good buys, and proof that you…

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Capsule Wardrobe: Fall Weekend Style

Capsule Wardrobes Fashion Advice

Many have written me asking for a casual weekend look for fall. More polish than jeans and a tee shirt, more refined than leggings and a tunic. This capsule wardrobe is for you – weekend style refined. This capsule wardrobe is all about layering, so it can work now in late summer when it’s a bit breezy, and continue until there’s frost in the morning. However, most of these pieces…

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What I Wore: White After Labor Day

Outfit Posts Summer

I think the rule of no white after labor day is so dated and this outfit shows how you can take your white jeans and make them work during this transitional season.  By pairing with a darker color top and shoes, it doesn't scream middle of summer.  I think white jeans look fantastic with a grey or black turtleneck sweater and black ankle boots, with a camel blouse or sweater…

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