All Black Everything





I am so excited for October and fall weather! I love the festivals and cool nights by the fire during this time!

We are finally getting a little break from the heat here in Myrtle Beach so I wanted to share an easy, fall look that looks pretty chic. (Pics were taken pre-engagement so no ring here!)

I love going monochromatic with black in the fall and winter. Pair a cute sweater with detailing, black denim, and black heels for a look you can wear to dinner with the girls or a casual date night.

If going all one color is a little much for you, add a pop of color with your handbag or a vibrant lipstick.

I have linked some similar items you can find online now throughout the post if you are curious where to find them.

This weekend we are going out for a friend’s birthday and possibly a Chili Cook Off so I’m praying for nice weather, aka, an excuse to wear fall stuff!

What are your plans this weekend?! Comment below!

End of Summer

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Labor Day Weekend was the unofficial end of summer and while I love warm weather, I am ready for fall!

I have been trying to sneak in a few long sleeves in the cool morning and evenings but it will be a while before I get to enjoy my scarves and boots.

Over the weekend, I did buy a new blanket scarf and an olive green floppy hat! I even wore the scarf around my apartment for a few hours just to enjoy it for a bit, haha. I have a feeling olive will be a big hit again this fall because I have been seeing it in everything- handbags, hats, booties, etc…

What are you looking forward to about the fall?! Flannel? Pumpkin everything? Booties?

A Holiday Look: Part 2

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Happy Monday, friends!

Today’s post is part two of my holiday look series and focuses on the most simple look that still makes a statement!

Who doesn’t love a Little Black Dress (LBD) for any occasion?! When all else fails, having this staple in your closet will be a lifesaver. I always recommend having one for a cooler season and one for a warmer season.

There are so many ways you can dress up a LBD, but I chose to keep it simple and just added bling! When wearing a monochromatic look (all one color), its nice to add a few pieces of bold jewelry to make the look your own.

I found a few gold pieces from Charlotte Russe that were under $15 for the bracelet, earrings, and rings. They usually run a jewelry sale that is great for costume jewelry pieces. And my LBD is a midi length sweater dress that I bought from Old Navy for under $40!

To make a LBD match your style, think of special accessories that you love and how you can incorporate it into your party look.

Here are a few tricks to add personal style to your LBD for any holiday party:

  1. Add a pop of color: maybe a red clutch, bold lipstick, or nails!
  2. Printed tights: there are so many fun, patterned tights in stores that will definitely make a statement!
  3. Bling, bling: a few pieces of bold jewelry can brighten up a solid color look and add some class as well.

Good luck and have fun! Remember to tag me in your holiday outfit posts on Instagram @palmettocouture!

Happy Thanksgiving!

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Happy Thanksgiving Friends!

I hope you are enjoying time with family and friends and eating lots of good food! This is such a great holiday because it not only brings people together but is a time to reflect on all the things for which we are thankful.

I am very thankful for so many blessings in my life and thankful for each of you that take the time to read and comment on my blog! Palmetto Couture has been a blast to create, and I can’t wait to see where I can take it.

Today I am taking it easy with my parents, doing some online shopping (I love some deals!) and taking a great, big nap!

I will also get a jump-start on writing out my Christmas cards and pulling some Christmas decorations out of the attic if I’m feeling energetic! What will you be doing today?

I hope you are able to enjoy your day and remember to be thankful for everything not only today but everyday. And again, thank you so much for supporting Palmetto Couture!

“That my glory may sing your praise and not be silent. O Lord, my God, I will give thanks to you forever.” Psalms 30: 12

MYTH BUSTED: Cozy can be Stylish!

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As the temperature gets cooler, we often find ourselves choosing warmth over style. I am guilty of this myself, but when I find a stylish piece of fall and winter gear that also keeps me warm, I don’t hesitate in making a purchase!

This faux fur and chunky knit wrap is going to be put on repeat the next few months! It is so warm and cozy, and I bet you won’t believe I bought it at Target! It is great quality for the price tag of about $40!

Wraps and ponchos are pieces that are easily incorporated into your closet because you can pair them with basics that you already own. Putting a fun printed wrap over a turtleneck or long sleeve shirt gives a nice layered look that will seem like you put much more effort into planning your outfit than you really did! You can always belt your wrap to accentuate your waist and have a more polished look too!

Here are a few other wraps and ponchos that I love: French Connection / Chip & Pepper / Merona

Outfit pictured- Wrap: Target/ Long sleeve shirt: Belk (Red Camel)/ Jeans: Express/ Boots: Frye/ Purse: Brahmin

And special thanks to my beautiful mother who took these pics! We are learning how to use my new dslr camera, so bear with us as we embark on this journey together.