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The 5 Tote Bags Every Mominista Must Own

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A fashionista is known for her effortless style and impeccable taste. That applies not only to her choice of clothing but also to her accessories, and nothing makes a statement more than a fabulous bag. Moministas and Preginistas will not let go of their style just because they are moms and moms-to-be. They just adjust and get a bigger bag!

I searched my partners at Shopstyle and identified what I think are the 5 bag (or types of bags) that every Mominista must own. Here they are, in no particular order of gawgeousness:

The Everyday Bag

I like this Madewell cowhide tote because of its earthy color and the fact that it is also versatile and would complement any outfit. It’s made of pebbled leather. and is spacious inside so it would fit all of your stuff and more! You can get it at ShopBop for $168 which is a steal for an everyday bag.

The Weekender

This Longchamp bag Le Pliage Nylon Backpack also retails for $168 and is great on those trips to the shopping mall, grocery shopping, a casual day event or a stroll down the boardwalk on a cool night. It keeps your hands free in case you’re pushing a little one in a stroller or plan on shopping and having a lot of bags to carry about.

The Travel Tote



If you want a durable bag that will stand the test of time and is also an iconic luxury bag, then the Louis Vuitton Monogram Cabas Piano Tote is your bag. It is spacious, and has well stitched straps which can withstand the weight of your mini laptop, changing pad, a few diapers, your wallet and more. Right now this $1,045 retail bag is on sale for just $475 at TheRealReal but I’m not sure how long that sale will last. Good luck getting your hand on one before they sell out.

The Earth Friendy Bag

If you are one of those people who dislike wearing animals and are a vegan, there are options out there in synthetic bags that resemble genuine leather like Urban Outfitter’s reversible vegan tote. You can use the black or tan side and it is a really great deal at just $59.00. It comes with a removable strap for those times you need to wear it across the chest and remain really hands free.

The Glam Bag



When you’re going to a more formal occasion, such as a reception or a fancy event, you want to go more upscale with your tote. Sometimes a clutch just isn’t large enough so you can get a tote that can also fit on a red carpet. Christian Dior’s Mini Cannage tote will work and it too is one sale for $42o

There you have it.  Do you own one or more of these totes? Are you an official mominista?

Frugal Fashion: Top 5 Affordable Online Stores for Stylish Moms



If you’re a busy mother with a love for life and a desire to look beautiful, you should never sacrifice your passion for fashion and glamour! While you may not have the time or energy to create runway looks, there are tons of online store options that can help you create fantastic outfits. With the right prices and apparel, these stores make it easy to juggle work, kids and/or errands with looking stylish, allowing you to look great on a budget.                           
     
Here’s our list of the leading budget friendly online stores for moms who want to both look and feel chic and sexy:
10dollarmall is the ideal answer for moms searching for an easy way to look fantastic for under ten dollars! Perhaps you’re a mother who gave birth and still wants to feel sexy, or the woman whose body has changed over time, but still wants to turn heads. Regardless of your scenario, 10dollarmall offers all the latest trends to make you feel like one hot lady!  
All the clothes featured at 10dollarmall are designed with the wearer in mind. So, while the clothes are alluring, they also have a classy touch, which makes them easy and comfortable to wear. As a result, you can feel confident wearing the latest must-haves in a way that feels right. Whether you’re looking for maxi dresses, sheer blouses or black leggings, this online store carries all your fashion cravings at an ultimately low cost.               
10dollarmall is also fantastic for finding affordable, yet stylish handbags. From metallic totes to  slouchy boho satchels, there is a design for every occasion and personality! Women can also indulge in the store’s elegant statement jewelry. You can find necklaces which are inspired by flower motifs and tribal themes as shown on this season’s runways.
                           
2.Overstock  Overstock is an American online retailer selling surplus and returned merchandise at below-wholesale prices. With amazing discounts on designer apparel, the store specializes in providing affordable and stylish clothing for practical wear, allowing the everyday mom to feel luxurious both inside and out. 
This store is especially known for their chic outerwear collection. You can find amazing deals on all the latest crazes like leather jackets, bombers, peacoats and trench coats.  Women can also feel comfortable investing in these items as the pieces are selected from quality designer brands, so you can’t go wrong! This store also offers an outstanding variety of shoes to address dozens of different tastes and preferences. There are sexy strappy stilettos, chunky, edgy platforms and sophisticated sandals, allowing mothers to select the right styles to meet their lifestyle needs.  
3. 6pm.com For ladies who wants to look sexy and classy all at the same time, 6pm is an excellent choice. With free shipping and savings of up to 75% off top brands, this store offers excellent discounts on  shoes, clothing, accessories, and more! 
6pm is adored for its wide range of classic apparel for a timeless touch of style. You can find great pieces like Calvin Klein™ dresses or sexy boots by Donald J Pliner™ or hot shoes from Cole Haan™!  You are also encouraged to complete your outfits with the store’s brand name accessories by illustrious designers like AK Anne Klein™ or Jules Smith™. Overall, this store makes it easy and convenient to stay  true to your personal style at a low cost.
6pm also features a variety of flattering, yet comfortable, casual apparel for everyday lounge or workout purposes. In addition to comfort, the store offers pieces that follow the leading trends in colors, cuts and materials. You may choose from great finds such as nautical stripes, V necks and sheers to keep you both cozy and chic throughout the day!
4. Sammydress.com There’s no reason to pay outrageous prices for beautiful clothes. At sammydress.com, women can find flirty and luxurious apparel for less, allowing you to save a bundle and look great doing it! The store is known particularly for their lavish dresses, offering a huge selection of styles for different occasions.    
For everyday wear, you can find elegant sun dresses in this season’s trendy jewel colors. Many dresses also feature a scoop neckline and high waist cut, which is wonderfully flattering.  For ladies who want to put the sizzle back into date night, the store also sells dresses that are both sexy and elegant. And, of course, they do carry the little black dress!  With these exciting options, sammydress.com can surely help you keep the flames burning in a marriage. 
At sammydress.com, ladies may also find formal wear for less. Inspired by the latest designs, the store’s formal dresses will make every mother still feel like a total smoke show. From sleek pencil dresses to lacy cocktail dresses, this store offers terrific options for glam evenings out. You can also adorn your outfits with jewelry offered at the unbelievably low prices. The store features all the hottest jewelry trends such as geometric pieces, metallic bibs and stone necklaces. With such affordable prices, there’s no reason you can’t cast off your apron and transform into one stylish fox!                 
5. Moddeals.com  If you love looking feminine and  polished, moddeals is your ultimate choice. At the low cost of $10, you can find tons of trendy apparel to fit your budgeting and fashion needs. The store offers a variety of looks to fit  every woman’s unique style. Whether you’re a free spirited wife, a cheerful mommy or a sassy woman, this online store has it all!
      
For women looking for flattering, yet fashionable pants, you don’t need to look any further! Moddeals feature lots of easy-to-wear options that are both comfortable and affordable. You can choose from cutting-edge styles like animal-print skinny cut, tapered trousers, patterned wide-legs or metallic crop pants. Each piece is designed to bring out your confidence and make you feel hot. 
Moddeals  is also known for their beautiful blouses, which can add elegance to your ensemble. As the pieces are well-designed and comfortable, it’s easy to put outfits together in no time. Moddeals also offers an excellent selection of active wear for women who love to work out. You can choose from different styles such as cozy sweats or fitted yoga pants to suit your exercise needs.  Simply throw on a pair of these puppies, and you’ll feel great giving a warm “welcome home” to your hubby.
Rachel Esco, a stylish Arts & Culture writer, is known for her witty and flavourful articles on entertainment, lifestyle and culture. You can follow her via her fashion, beauty and dating website Ladies World.

Trend Alert: Look smart and trendy with a Book Clutches ( From Couture to DIY)

Book clutches are all the rage these days among fashionistas, celebs and on some European runways.  They have curious onlookers who spot well-dressed women toting one of these asking, “Is that a well-read woman or a fashionista or both?”

With book clutches you can look smart and trendy at the same time.

Clutches from couture labels like Farfetch, Nina Ricci, and Olympia Le-Tan cost between $1,000 and up. A pretty penny for a woman on a budget.

As an alternative, you could rent a $450 Kate Spade book clutch for just $15 at Rent the Runway, or get a Betsey Johnson book clutch for just $68 or an Aldo book clutch for just $40.

Finally, if none of these are an option or  you don’t care for the books featured, you could always make yoru own. using tutorials from DIY Runway or at ThanksIMadeIt.

 have fun!

photos courtesy: Pinterest, E!Online, ThanksIMadeIt

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