Macy’s must have shoe featuring Blue by Betsey Johnson

*This blog post has been sponsored by Macy’s*

I have partnered up with Macy’s today to let you know about these heels that I couldn’t pass up from Blue by Betsey Johnson I personally love a shoe that I can wear when I’m going to a romantic dinner with my man, yet also out on the town with my girls to grab drinks!

They are PERFECT for the clear/plastic trend that is super hot right now. Honestly, they are comfortable and don’t need “broken in” — which is a huge plus. There is nothing worse than buying the hottest shoes that you can’t wait to wear and then they kill your feet. I know when I first got a pair of “clear” shoes I thought they wouldn’t be comfortable.

So, ladies — do yourself a favor and buy the shoes! haha. You can wear these heels with anything. Jeans, a dress, work attire, wedding attire, girls night out… You name it!!

They also have a few other options and styles in this style.

You can purchase this exact pair HERE.

Wearing a pair of jeans and tank — you can easily add these heels and you have an outfit. These shoes will be the only thing people notice. I had 4 people ask me where I got these shoes during this shoot. Macy’s!! These also come in a flat sandal form – super cute, same style just flat.

Direct link to shop is HERE.

They also make a smaller heal version with rhinestones. The heel is 1-1 1/2 inches. Super cute for Summer and day to day! These would go perfectly with jeans and a white t-shirt or a dress.Adding some sparkle to your outfit is always a good thing. I know for me, I can’t ever be in a bad mood when I love my outfit and rhinestones are included.

Direct link to shop is HERE.

Whether you’re looking for some sparkle or a simple pair of sneakers — Macy’s is where you should head to get a new pair of shoes and a deal. Nothing better than saving money on something you’re looking to add to your wardrobe. If you have any questions on these shoes in general or how to style them, let me know and I can try to help!

XX, Tonya Michelle

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Favorite summer embroidered dresses! Sizes XS-3X!

I’m a sucker for a beautiful embroidered dress! Maybe it’s because I grew up around my grandma always making clothes, or something that was embroidered beautifully. It has a soft spot in my heart.  I wanted to show you guys some of my favorites that I have purchased and those that I still have in my cart. I love how you can have fun with how you style these. I added a hat and went with a pair of heels. You can add a belt, wear flats, even go total boho and do your hair in braids.

I found this white dress online last week and had to purchase. It’s currently 50% off with their code from the website (it changes so when you click just look for the new code that appears)

Also linked some of my favorite plus size embroidered options as well:

Have fun getting dressed everyday! Wether it’s sweat pants or a dress, embrace your style and what you love. Being able to express myself different everyday is amazing.

xx, Tonya Michelle

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Where to get cute and affordable work clothes

As you may know, I recently hired a personal assistant! Caroline is a recent graduate from James Madison University and has a fresh perspective on entering the working world. Check out her recommendations on work attire that’s not only affordable, but cute too!

Hi! I’m Caroline and Tonya’s personal assistant. Recently, I did a major closet haul, ditching my party clothes from the past four years and swapping them for work clothes since I’m an adult and all now. I went on a mission to find cute clothes that are office appropriate yet affordable on a recent-grad budget and these were my finds!

Ann Taylor Loft

Inspired by my Mom’s business casual outfits, I decided to stop at Ann Taylor Loft first. Loft is known for their work attire that fits every body type. You can’t go wrong with work pants, and Loft has some great capri-length work pants that are perfect for hot summer temps but comfy for cold office environments! I got this pair in black and khaki.

Direct link is HERE.

I also got another work-wardrobe staple that every working girl should have, a jean jacket! I love a good jean jacket, and wanted one to wear exclusively to work and this one is perfect. I bring it along with me since the office can get pretty chilly.

Direct link is HERE

Express

Express is by far my favorite store. Their clothes are quality, they always have a sale, and they have a great student discount if you’re still in college! (or still use your student ID for discounts like me). I got another pair of work pants, but these are ones that are high-waisted and tie into a cute little bow! I got these in black, but I love this striped pair! This is great for going to work and hitting a happy hour later!

Direct link to shop HERE

Some of the other tops I got from Express were also inspired by the work-to-play idea I had in mind, such as this super cute piped Hudson tank that comes in a lot of different colors! I got this one in ivory.

Direct link to shop HERE

The Express “city shirt” is the perfect work top for those hot summer days. I paired this with the high waisted black linen pants I bought. The vertical stripes are also really flattering.

Direct link to shop HERE.

Another top from Express I loved was this t-shirt with a tied waist and rolled sleeves! It was so comfy and perfect to pair with a dress pant that would otherwise look boring.

Direct link is HERE

Forever 21

My next spot was Forever 21. I love this store because you can get away with not spending too much money but walk away with more than one piece of clothing. My office environment is pretty casual, so I try to opt for a t-shirt dress like this one and pair it with some cute sandals. This dress also goes perfectly with the jean jacket I bought from LOFT!

Direct link is HERE

I also needed some shoes and this loafer is so in right now! I’ve seen the same shoe for way more at other high-end stores, and this is my go-to office shoe.

Direct link is HERE

Nordstrom Rack

Last but not least, I headed to Nordstrom Rack to wrap-up my shopping. If you’re more of a high-end brand kind of girl, this one’s for you. I needed another work shoe and maybe another top, so I headed here.

I found this textured ruffled blouse in olive green and fell in love. It’s so cute and very work appropriate. It looked so cute with the khaki capri dress pants I got from LOFT!

Direct link is HERE

Lastly, I wanted a work sandal that I could also use for other occasions like a summer party. I found these thong sandals from Franco Sarto in black that I love. They’re so comfy and sleek and I can dress them up or down.

Direct link is HERE

Some other favorites from Nordstrom Rack that are affordable:

Tonya also told me about some great online boutiques that are perfect for finding some other items that you could wear to work! Vici Dolls – she has a discount code that is: TONYA20, for 20% off anything on their site. The photo below is a great jumpsuit you can add a cardigan or blazer with!

 

Have a favorite store to shop for work clothes? Comment below!

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20-30% OFF my favorite summer must haves!

If you missed my Insta-story take over at @lolashoetiquedolls its ok! I still have you covered. I’ll be sharing some of my favorite Summer must haves and you can also get 30% until tomorrow using code: TONYA at checkout. After Monday 5/28, you can use the code and receive 20% off.

**Please note, their items sell out QUICK. 

First up I want to talk about getting yourself a MUST have two piece – not swimwear, but outfit! Whether it’s a dress or blazer / short suit. They are a great way to look like you have it all together and still feel sexy, haha. Anyone else agree?

I’m wearing a size Medium in the shorts and blazer.

Direct link to purchase the Blazer HERE and the Shorts HERE.

Don’t forget to use the discount code: TONYA for a % off!

A few others that I think are a MUST:

Divinity & Beyond Top – Red Stripe

Divinity & Beyond Pant – Red Stripe

Leisure Pleaser Set – White

Paired this look with one of my favorite heels; Naturalist! These have a thicker heel which to me, gives more support and they didn’t need to be broken in. Win-Win if you ask me. They are under $30 and even a bigger discount when using code TONYA. They come in three colors and directly linked below.

I’m wearing Nude!

NudeTanBlack

Other heels I have my eye on:

Friends or Lovers – Black

Also, don’t forget a clutch! It’s called the Kensington, this is the Rose Gold color.  It’s under $38 before using the discount code. Also comes in three other colors.

Directly linked here for you: BlackCoralRose GoldNude

Personally, I’ll be getting the Coral one next. I love a good POP of color.

A few other handbags I have my eye on currently:

Eden Crossbody – Nude Snakeskin – under $26. 

East Hampton Crossbody – Natural Stripe – Under $33.

This dress sold out SO fast but I was able to snag one in a size Medium. I was SO happy. Like I said above, if you see something you love, you need to purchase. Don’t wait. I’ve learned my lesson this way….haha. I will link some other similar styles that I adore below.

I first saw these heels and was like “YAS GIRL” – haha needed them instantly. They run true to size, didn’t leave me with blisters and didn’t need to be broken in. Again, a must! They are selling out quickly after the Insta-story take over today, two sizes left: shop them HERE.

Similar Styles:

Reality Check in Nude

Reality Check in Black

Other shoes I’m looking at currently:

Sol – In Coral

Steal The Scene – Nude

Saint-Tropez – Coral

Steal My Sunshine Dress – Peach Floral

I’m wearing a size Medium! They have Large left, direct link HERE.

Rocking my Naturalist heels again here! I love how you can easily wear these with almost any outfit.

This looks like a two piece but it’s a dress! Cute right? Here are some of my other favorite dresses they currently have:

Good Vibrations Dress – Yellow

Forever Flawless Dress – White

Tranquility Dress – White

You & I Halter Dress – Black Floral

Tropical Breeze Dress – Green

 

Hope you found a love at Lolashoetique the way I have. Remember to use code: TONYA for any purchases! I don’t get any commission, it’s just them sharing the love with my readers.

xx, Tonya Michelle

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30% OFF Spring and Summer Dresses! Sizes XS-3X!

I wanted to round up some of my favorite Spring and Summer dresses from Bobeau and they also have a 30% off discount code currently running — it’s ” GETAWAY ” Below you’ll find a few of my favorites. I know they are selling out of their sizes since this sale started so I recommend jumping on it!

This cotton dress comes in two different colors; white and denim. I personally love a good white dress for this season. It’s easy to add a denim or leather jacket on. I pair with my current favorite cut out booties which are currently $20 off but only left in a few sizes. I linked some others below for you as well.

Plus Size:

A new pair of sunnies is a must, the styles are always changing but it’s great to be able to find a company who produces the newest styles without breaking the bank. Below I’ve picked out some of my favorites and if you use my discount code it will make them under $50! Use code: tonyamichelle

I’ll be showing you more from this shoot and this brand shortly! Keep your eye out. In the meantime, enjoy shopping for some new Spring/Summer items!

xx, Tonya Michelle

 

Photos by: @BrianGove -He’s based in LA/Venice, Highly recommend him!!!

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MVMT April Favorites + DISCOUNT code!

April went by so fast and I can’t believe May is going to be this week! I’ve rounded up some of my favorite MVMT watches and sunnies for you today all in this post. All the different ways I’ve styled them and also simply wanted to give y’all a RAD discount code too!

First up some of their newest sunnies:

  1. BACKSTAGE

I rocked these on the beach, with a red dress and even with some black flares. They come in three different colors and are $45 when you use my code!

Direct link to shop: Backstage Sunnies

2. STRANGER 

These also come in black! I love the shape of these and they honestly can go with any outfit. I rocked mine with a graphic t and white jeans! They are also $45 when using my code!

Direct link to shop: STRANGER SUNNIES.

 

Other sunnies that are in right now and affordable:

Watches:

M1: This new M1 style is stunning, smaller band & great for any occasion. Under $100 when using my code! Comes in tons of colors as well.

Direct link to purchase: M1 Watch

This gorgeous pink rose is called RODEO!

Direct link to shop: RODEO

Some other favorites, click on the photo to shop:

LA Brea Marble: Black Marble – Honestly probably my favorite yet! $145 with my code!

Direct link to shop: LA Brea Marble

Here are the other marble watches in their new collection, you can click any photo below to shop!

Don’t forget to use the DISCOUNT code ” tonyamichelle ” to save $15 on any purchase from MVMT!

xx, Tonya Michelle

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Hair Food – Infused with Honey Apricot!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Hair Food. The opinions and text are all mine.

I recently discovered Hair Food – I decided to end my evening last night with a good read and pampering myself and my new hair extensions to some extra love! I’m excited to share my review below and thank you Hair Food for partnering with me on this review.

Moisture Shampoo and Conditioner Infused with Honey Apricot Fragrance is the set I decided try. My hair tends to need extra moisture with all the products and heat I have been using recently.

I’m such a product junkie so I’ve been super excited to give these a try. My hair was SO happy – always remember, we take care of our bodies and skin…don’t forget your hair! I also love how the Shampoo products are Sulfate, Silicone, Paraben and Mineral oil free! That is a huge check mark in my book and the way I take care of my hair and my extensions.

I always make my shower or bath experience all about pampering myself and taking time to relax – a good 20 mins of peace is always needed. I love how Hair Food is based around pampering and hydrating your hair!

Let’s dive into the Key Benefits of the Shampoo:

  • Uniquely infused with honey and apricot fragrance
  • Moisture Shampoo is designed for system use with the Moisture Conditioner. Use together for luxurious moisture and nourishment for healthy looking hair
  • Silicone Free
  • Paraben Free
  • Mineral Oil Free

Key benefits of the Conditioner:

  • Cleansing Conditioner Infused with Honey & Apricot Fragrance
  • Lightweight Cleanser that leaves hair smooth and soft
  • A conditioning recipe that gently smoothes the hair cuticle and helps protect hair against future damage
  • Paraben Free
  • Mineral Oil Free

The conditioner didn’t weigh my hair down — which I’m a fan of and personally NEED. I only use conditions half way down my hair to my ends. I don’t apply conditioner on my scalp, only shampoo!

For under $10 each, this is a great way to try a new product and give your hair the love it deserves. They also have some other great products in the line….a few I’m going to be trying in the future as well. Here are a few to keep your eye out for:

Hair Food Root Cleansing Shampoo Infused With Strawberry Ginger Fragrance

Hair Food Renew Shampoo Infused with Apple Berry Fragrance

Hair Food Volume Shampoo Infused With Kiwi Fragrance

Hair Food Gluten Free Color Care Shampoo Infused with Mandarin & Guava Fragrance

Hair Food Gluten Free Quench Shampoo Infused with Peach & Honey Fragrance

You can find Hair Food at your local CVS. Learn more here!

xx, Tonya Michelle

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DESIGNER DUPES UNDER $40 + 30% OFF WITH SHOPLC.COM

I have partnered up with ShopLC.com to share these designer dupes with you guys! Use discount code: “tonya30” to get 30% OFF!!!! ( Discount Valid on online Items 1/10/18 -2/28/18. Not valid on Live TV, $1 Online Auction, Loose Gemstone, Clearance or Doorbuster orders. Cannot be combined with other promo codes.)

These prices are seriously amazing. They have so many awesome deals on a daily basis.  As you know, they are also known for having fun TV hosts who will sell items quickly and on Live TV. They have an extensive range of products, from women’s clothing and bags, shoes, jewelry, DIY items, home decor, loose gemstones, and men’s items as well. Scroll down to see how I styled two of my favorite bags, plus a few others for spring and vacation!

 

The quilted bags above remind me of some of Gucci’s quilted cross-body bags, except they’re BOTH under $15! You can find them in quite a few different colors, too. Click here or here for the direct links! 

— USE DISCOUNT CODE: “tonya30” for 30% off! 

I also bought the bag in black! As you can see below, they have tons of colors to choose from — incase you’d want a staple color or a POP of color to your outfit!

Some other great handbags I found for UNDER $40 below!

 

 

I love these classic looks and low contrast colors! Plus, who doesn’t want tassels ($39.99) and fringe ($16.99)?! (The gray bag is vegan! How cool!)

And here are some more really fun bags that I love for springtime and for vacation!

Shop this Multi-color sling bag ($34.99) here! Yep, I still love poms!

Shop this Multi-color tassel bag ($34.99) here! I love this bright green!

 

Shop this Multi-color sling bag ($34.99) here! How cute is this?

 

Shop this multi-color tassel bag ($34.99) here! This pop of orange has me so excited for warm weather!

 

 

I don’t know about you, but I love a good clutch! ($14.24) Yes, please!

 

DON’T FORGET TO — USE DISCOUNT CODE: “tonya30” for 30% off! Discount Valid on online Items 1/10/18 -2/28/18. Not valid on Live TV, $1 Online Auction, Loose Gemstone, Clearance or Door-buster orders. Cannot be combined with other promo codes.

 

 

I hope this post helped you find another great place to shop online (or on TV0 to find killer deals! They even have auctions! Can’t wait to see what you get!

 

xx, Tonya Michelle 

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An Easy Way To Wear A Dress In Winter!

Wintertime would be SO much cooler (pun intended) if we could continue wearing our favorite clothes without freezing to death. Well, luckily there are a couple things we can do to keep frostbite at bay. When the cold air hits, there are still a ton of outfits we can get away with, as long as it isn’t super windy. NOTHING can get past that wind! I LOVE wearing dresses year round, so I am always thinking of new ways to style them and stay warm(ish).

As we all know, layering is so important when trying to stay warm. The dress I am wearing is from one of my favorite stores and it’s linked below! It has thin fabric, but it’s layered with a thicker slip underneath. I also like that the sleeves are long and thin, so I can wear it under virtually ANY jacket or coat.

NEXT- Leggings, tights, stockings-oh my! I picked these fun ones up at my local Macy’s Backstage inside Macy’s (thank you for the gift card!!)

You could be wearing the most simple dress but be able to jazz it up perfectly with the right pair of tights or stockings! I have found some amazing and inexpensive stockings at a few stores this season and they are linked below for you. The ones I am wearing below are flower printed, so they are edgy, but still feminine. I like pairing this dress with a black coat that runs a little longer than the dress itself, that way I can still show off my stockings, and ankle boots (or booties) !

Alright, so we will stay reasonably warm for a quick walk to the movies (or wherever you are going that night) from the car. Right? Right! What are we missing?

Yup- ACCESSORIES! One thing I will always adore about accessories is that the weather doesn’t matter! The fashion gods didn’t let us down in that department. (thank you, fashion gods!) Below the sunnies I have linked you can shop and also get $15 each or anything from their website by using code: tonyamichelle — every dollar saved counts!!

I decided to wear these round, jet black, sunnies to pull together my whole outfit. With my black boots, my belt, and my sunnies, everything comes together nicely!

Also the lip color I’m wearing is linked HERE.

So, like I said earlier, this outfit is a bit edgy, but still feminine. I kept that same vibe with my makeup as well. I was a little light on my eyes, but decided on a darker lipstick. You can also find similar circle earrings here!

Well, I hope you all like this look as much as I do!

 

xx, Tonya Michelle

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How to rock denim on denim! + win $750 to Amazon!

At first I didn’t know how I felt about denim on denim until I started to try different looks. For me it’s easy to wear denim on denim when adding some flair to it. I added faux fur and metallics to this look which made it complete! Do you wear denim on denim?

Adding a fun graphic t-shirt is my go-to. I found this one for under $10. I laughed when I saw it and knew it would be mine. I like to lighten up the mood. #BOYBYE haha.

Below are some graphic t-shirts for you to shop!

Below are some great sunnies and you can use discount code tonyamichelle to get $15 off!

Metallic is in — I’m sure you already knew that but I got these for $20! Bet you didn’t know that. Below are some of my favorites all for $20.

My denim was on sale! I’ve linked a bunch of destroyed denim pieces for you below.

 

xx, Tonya Michelle

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