New Year, New Me

Hey Fashionistas,

So this happened….


Yep, I went blonde!!! Really blonde….go big or go home right??

**Photo credit: Holiday Office Photographer

Lols ok…ok…so it’s actually a wig. The wig was part of my costume for the annual holiday office party. The theme was pop stars so a couple of my coworkers and I decided to be The Voice judges. Can you guess who I was???



So how was it being blond? Do blondes really have more fun? Maybe…I definitely got a lot of compliments and attention. By the end of the night, the blond hair had really grown on me and I actually felt like Barbie. My selfies were most certainly on point so that’s always a plus #selfiequeen


But honestly, I can’t really say for sure how it would feel being a blonde since throughout the night, my head was starting to get really hot under the wig. I do know though that I think I look better with my natural dark hair than Barbie blonde.

But…in the spirit of the “New Year, New Me” mantra, I did get a haircut. I just didn’t go blonde. I went a more subtle route and got layers instead 🙂


Chrissie Carly (*new signature)

**Not all photos are taken by me. Photo credit: Holiday Party Photographer & my coworkers

Fashionista Thoughts:

Have you ever worn a wig? How did it look?

What are you looking forward to in the New Year?

Did you make any changes for 2017?

Workin 9 to 5 Fashion

Hey Fashionistas!

For all my working professionals who recently graduated (…aka about 9 months ago), going from college life to working life can be quite a change. From waking up at 11am for class and ending your day at 3pm to waking up at 6am everyday, heading to the office around 8 or 9am and working to 5pm, it can be a…uh… you know..uh…fascinating transition!


So how do I deal with this transition? By focusing on the the new fashion changes of course! After all, when the going gets tough, dress to beat it 😉 As much as I love getting to wear casual and cute clothes that might not necessarily be work appropriate, there is nothing better than feeling like an adult wearing clothes that just scream business!

The dress code at my job is business casual, so I have a little bit more leeway when it comes to dressing for work. Some days I can wear a nice sweater with some black slacks. Other days, I can dress up it a little more and wear a nice blouse, black skirt and heels. For me, I like to spice up business casual wear with accessories and pops of color!


Because last week was actually warm??

Another great fashion perk at my job is that we have Casual Fridays! Depending on what I’m doing after work or how I’m feeling, I’ll go super casual and laid-back or trendy and chic.


Bringing some more Boston love to work ❤


Casual trendy with navy lace peplum top and classic blue jeans

One thing that I always find a bit tough is going from a day to night look – one that looks professional at work but fun and trendy for a dinner with the girls. My advice is to keep the outfits simple but play with the accessories and make up after work! Another trick you can do (on a warmer day) is to wear a blazer or cardigan in the office and take it off after work.


A simple updo to pretty waves and I’m ready for happy hour!


From the office to a Thai dinner with Alison (blogger of Daily Moves and Grooves)

Overall, business attire can be pretty trendy, of course taking into consideration the company environment you are in. Remember, if you’re dressed the part, “workin’ 9 to 5 doesn’t have to drive you crazy” ❤

*Disclaimer: Business casual attire can vary depending on the work environment. The outfits you saw may not work for all business casual work environment.



Fashionista Thoughts:

What kind of work environment do you work in and how do you dress for it?

What’s your day to night look?

For all my country fans out there, does anyone recognize that last quote from somewhere? 😉