Polkadots and Mint Outfit + Giveaway Winner + Links


I have come to realize that I have been woefully lacking when it comes to outfit posts, what with the giveaways and other things that have been going on. I definitely still have a huge heart for dressing modestly and encouraging others that it is possible to do and stay on a budget and look great at the same time. I have lots of outfits that I have pictures of ready to share that I am very excited about. I wore this outfit out shopping recently and I absolutely Love it!








I got this silky polka dot high-waisted skirt from a thrift store and It was an awkward length, so I cut it down to the same length as my fave black skirt from E-shakti that I posted about here. It is now the perfect length and lovely for summer. I have worn it before on the blog in my Fourth of July Outfit Post.  I have been enjoying it so much! I paired it with this mint t-shirt and used these adorable sneakers for a casual and comfortable “shopping” outfit. I just love polka dots! I don’t what it is but when I am shopping or going through fabric, I find myself instantly drawn to polka dots and stripes a lot. I now have 2 polka dot skirts in my wardrobe! This one is navy and the other is black so I am ok with it. Plus, they are different cuts. This one reminds me of a 50’s silhouette.  I Just love that look and it seems like a style that fits me really well. It has become a silhouette that is a trademark of a part of my style.

If you know me, you also know that I love doing hair and I loved this style. It was my take on a Mohawk bun, and it is so easy and pretty. I love the way that it was loose around my face, was quick to put together and looks sophisticated yet messy at the same time.


Outfit Details:

Polka dot Skirt: thrifted $5

Mint T-shirt: Forever 21 $2.99

Levi Tennis shoes: Costco $21

Earrings: Jewels by Julia


Now, without any further ado, the winner of the custom made “Readers gonna Read” tote is:


Congratulations Trish!


Also, for those of you who may not have noticed, two of the bloggers that I tagged in my most recent “Get to Know me post” posted their response to the tag! You can check out their posts, you will thoroughly enjoy them and I loved getting to know these beautiful and great bloggers!

Madison from Minnie Muse ( I love this girls blog! It is so beautiful and I love her posts! I find so much inspiration on her blog!)

Melani from Reflections of the Heart ( Melani shares a lot of great outfits and posts on modesty. )


Do you like polka dots? Do you like doing your hair?

By God’s Grace,


Black and Classy Outfit


Finally! An outfit post! I have trying for weeks but it hasn’t worked out. We have been super busy. Our Family’s “Barn Boutique Sale” was this past weekend and everything revolved around that for two weeks leading up to it. Plus, we have had my little niece and nephew (4 and 3) a lot. They are such sweeties and I have enjoyed having them around! They call me “toria” because my name is a bit of a mouthful. Reminds me of when my siblings were little and couldn’t say my name either.


I wore this to an eye appointment and you might notice that I am not wearing my glasses! I got contacts! I am slowly working my way up to wearing them. This morning was really hard, my eyes were all dry for a while. And I thought I had put the contact in inside out. LOL! Wearing contacts is a bit of an art and takes some practice and getting used to.


I love this outfit! It is just so effortless, but so put together and classy at the same time.


I had a lot of fun with my hair. These crown braids took a little extra work, but they were so worth it! They lasted great all day and I just loved them! I am hoping to doing a video tutorial on them soon! 



I got this skirt from E-shakti. I have been looking for a black high-waisted gathered skirt for a long time. Like, several years. I also wanted to make one, but that didn’t pan out. I couldn’t find the right weight of fabric, so I bit the bullet and purchased this from E-shakti. I couldn’t be happier! They aren’t paying me to say this, but I love this skirt! Is a definite staple in my wardrobe and it goes with pretty much everything. You can pair it with a floral, stripes, solids, flannels. . . you get the idea. It is also a good weight that it can cross over from winter to summer. You can find it here and if you click here you get $30 off your first order! Here are two that are similar. They might seem a bit pricey, but the quality is fabulous and the customer service great. I ordered the wrong size and they paid the shipping back for a return and I received the right size. They want to make sure that you love what you get and that it fits perfectly. With the $30 off you can get one of these skirts for actually a decent price.




Outfit Details:

Skirt: Eshakti $20 similar here and here

Top: Thrifted $3

Earrings: Antique Market $4

Flip-Flops: Flojo’s brand from Costco $10

Necklace: $3


Anyone have any contact wearing tips?

Have you tried Eshakti? Did you like them?


By God’s Grace,