How To Style A Long Skirt x NYFW Outfit 3

I believe you can rock anything and make it fashionable. Short skirt or long skirt. It’s all on how you style your outfit and also be confident! I even thought twice before buying this skirt but I’m so glad my friend Sofia talked me into it. It was one of my favorite pieces for NYFW. I will be rocking this all season long.

Below you’ll find all items linked for you as well as similar items.

This skirt is still in stock and runs a little big, I usually wear a size 4, I could of done a size 2! I wore it more high-waisted with a bodysuit. It’s less than $35! (Faux leather.)

Click  HERE to shop.

Let’s talk accessories! I honestly threw together mine as I was getting dressed to take these photos. I believe when I plan something out, I try to hard to match and not just wear what I’m feeling. I paired these glasses and earrings together and I thought it was perfect for that moment. Whatcha think?

My glasses are sold out, but will restock (you can be emailed when restocked), direct link is HERE. You can use coupon code TONYA15 for $15 off anything on their site! Below I’ve linked some similar ones for you!

I’ve started to really love earrings this year, I used to always wear diamond studs and be a plain Jane. lol But now, I’ve embraced the fun trend and the fun you can have with adding a pair to your outfit! These come in silver or gold, currently on sale for $15! Direct link is HERE.

Linked some similar fun pairs below!

These suede booties are my obsession! They run true to size and don’t need “broken in” — don’t we all love that? I’ve linked these HERE for you to shop and again below are some other fun choices that are in a lower price bracket!! Win-Win!

My big purchase while I was in NYC was my GG Marmont matelassé mini bag. It’s a bag I’ve had my eye on for awhile now and decided I deserved it. I’ve linked it HERE for you. I’ve also linked some similar bags below as well.

Last but not least my bodysuit is from Yummie! It’s one of my favorite brands for staple pieces and workout gear. I’ve been posting about them for over a year, products are great and truly hold up after wearing and washing. Items run true to size, in the bodysuit I do a medium! I’ve linked it HERE for you and below is similar items!

Hope you loved this look and found some pieces to add to your Fall collection!

xx, Tonya Michelle

 

Photos by: @paigenicollephoto

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Yotel Hotel – My first NYC Stay!

Where do I even begin? I can’t even explain how I’m 31 and have never been to New York City! But, I had an amazing first time and I don’t think it could have gone any better. Not only did I get to meet my blogger bestie Adaleta (click HERE for her Instagram) for the first time in person, we also got to stay at Yotel Hotel! Yotel Hotel is thee cutest hotels I’ve ever stayed in. Below I will share with you why I truly LOVED my stay and was so blessed to have them host us!

The first thing you notice when you pull up is this YOTEL sign lit up in purple, at night you can see if from every corner of the block. (Thank goodness — I couldn’t get lost “follow the purple lights”) Soon as you walk in the hotel front lobby is gorgeous! It’s CLEAN ( Being in NY, I have no idea how they keep it so spotless) and there are computer to check into if you haven’t used their app already. (I plan ahead and used their app! It’s called Yotel in the app store.)

Customer Service is ON point!

There are friendly faces greeting you when you first walk in, asking if you need any assistance. Youssef was someone Adaleta and I had the pleasure to speak with a few times, he was amazing. Always had a smile on his face, helped us with our bags and kept them for us the day we checked out while we went and grabbed lunch.

I appreciate no matter how many questions I asked the staff, they were always willing to help and always had a smile on their face. They could of been slammed with people but they kept their cool, and to me, thats everything!

Every time I grabbed the elevator for level 4, which is their main lobby and when the doors opened, I was in love…with every piece of decor. (Please feel free to ship to my home!)  Just look at this!!! 

Everything had such flair, it’s own special place and they mixed and matched different styles. It was done beautifully. I still want this daisy stool for my office!!

Adaleta and myself had a few meals at the hotel when we needed something quick and didn’t feel like putting real clothes on. Below you’ll find their outdoor patio and how we got down and grubbed.

Yes, I know what you’re thinking — That IS a beer pong table! haha This outdoor space is a HIT. People who don’t even stay here come to hangout when the night life starts. They have a full bar outside as well as a food menu. I had tried their burger/fries and also their brunch — both were delicious! I’m such a foodie and was very pleased with everything. You’re welcome for adding a food photo & nowwww you’re hungry!

Our room/cabins were so cute and had the best view! I can’t complain waking up the hustle and bustle of NYC. Not only is it gorgeous, its so motivating. The floor to ceiling windows and the bed was motorized where you can lay flat or sit up straight. I also need one of those sent home too. haha!

I stayed on the 20th floor and Adaleta was above me on the 22nd. We both had gorgeous views!!! You can view mine below, and yes…Rocking my Steeler slippers like a champ.

I must admit, I kept my windows open every night so I could see the city lit up at night. I feel asleep to it and woke up to it. I fell so in love with NYC in the week I stayed and I’m counting down the days until I can go back to Yotel and visit where I’ve always belonged!

I adore how this is downtown Manhattan but NOT in the middle of Times Square. Every place that Adaleta and myself needed to be was 15-20 mins in one direction or another. It was easy for us to get around and theres a bunch of places within walking distance. Chase Bank, Dry Bar, Fed Ex, a lot of different restaurants and coffees shops. (There is a coffee shop inside the hotel on level 4. They have everything you’d want and small treats!) Location is key when choosing a hotel and we were both very pleased with their location.

Let’s get back to how much fun Adaleta and I had together here at Yotel. We had brunch Sunday morning together before our photoshoot! We even had a mimosa, well she did and mine…actually she knocked mine over. haha

Our brunch was delicious! She went for the burger after I told her how amazing mine was earlier in the week and I got the steak and eggs! I know just uploading this photo made my mouth water. Yotel, please send some to VA! K, thanks!

If you’re looking for a new place to stay for your next New York City trip, I highly recommend you check out Yotel Hotel and enjoy every aspect they have for you. It’s more than a hotel, it truly feels like a home away from home. Couldn’t be happier with my 6 days there. Yotel also has hotels all over the US and internationally as well. Where’s you next vacation? Take a look HERE and see if Yotel is there! I promise, you’ll have a blast and won’t be let down. Hotels need to feel more than just a room to stay in, Yotel created an atmosphere you’ll want to spend time in. This makes all the difference!

Thank you Yotel Hotel in NYC for letting Adaleta and I have the time of our lives here in New York for Fashion Week. It was a vacation we will never forget. 

 xx, Tonya Michelle

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MAKE FASHION GREAT AGAIN; NYFW OOTD #2

This was one of my favorite outfits of NYFW, “Make Fashion Great Again

Express yourself, everyday. No matter what people say.

These booties are AMAZING, I wore them all night and my feet didn’t hurt, I was as surprised as you are. I’m all about shoes that you don’t need to break in. I’ve linked them below and also some other you can make a statement wearing this Fall!

My handbag is by Kendall & Kylie but SOLD OUT most places I could link but I have some websites I did find the medium sized bag which I’m carrying and then the mini one as well. I lucked out and found mine at my local TJMAXX for $99!!

Mini Tote: Click HERE.

Medium Tote: Click HERE.

Another Mini Tote: Click HERE.

Metallics are EVERY WHERE!! If you don’t own something Metallic yet, you need to. As long as it’s something you like. I felt like Barbie when I first put this skirt on and I ran with it! I linked my exact skirt below and then some other gorgeous ones. I am ALL about taking a statement piece and then adding a graphic t-shirt. Also, every item below is 50% OFF! Use code “GET50”

My t-shirt was a hit, it was a little expensive than the usual t-shirts I buy BUT the material is SILK, which explains the price point. It’s light weight and feels amazing on. I can also wear this t-shirt with any bottom and it will be a hit! I love pieces you can wear different ways. I purchased this shirt from Undeniablebtq — located in Fairfax. You can shop from the direct link HERE.

Follow them on Instagram for their new releases: @undeniablebtq

My sunnies have been one of my favorites since my bestie @hauteoffthebrush surprised me with them. My boyfriend even has them in black! I’ve linked them below and some similar!

Photography By Paige! Here Instagram: @paigenicollephoto

xx, Tonya Michelle

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