Zelle Boutique Blogger Meet-Up

Yesterday I went to a pop up shop in downtown San Antonio for  Zelle boutique, an online boutique based in San Antonio who got chosen by PopUpSA to have a pop up shop downtown from December 11-19th.

Zelle boutique is owned by 2 twin sisters Michelle and Christine. They started their boutique a little over a year ago and already have a huge following base. You can find them on social media @ShopZelle and find their website at shopzelle.coChristine said although they had a huge online based following, they wanted to interact more with local bloggers. The pop up shop was the perfect opportunity to get us all together in the same place to network and of course do what fashion bloggers love to do, shop!

Right when I walked in I was greeted by the twin sisters and offered snacks that ranged from Macaroons, Poinsetta Punch, a variety of other cookies, and crackers with ham and cheese. The shop was set up so cute and artsy, you would think that they were permanently housed out of this location with the way everything was so beautifully set up. One thing I loved most about the decor is that most of it was hand made, Christine told me that shes very into crafts and she said she made a majority of the decorations. The shop was on the river walk with some stairs leading up looking into the shop so Christine made window decorations that were made out of white cone solo cups attached by fishing string and had letters from Urban Outfitters that spelled out “Z-E-L-L-E” as shown behind me in this picture.

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The accessories wall was definitely my favorite though with the string lights and the picture frames of different art work. They had a wide range of accessories from different styles of sunnies (one of which I bought), bracelets, necklaces, earrings, and fall accessories such as headbands and scarfs.

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I love that Zelle caters to everything you could want from all kinds of clothes, accessories, and shoes. They are a shop that offers it all! Many boutiques have very  cute clothes and jewelry but a majority of them are very over priced, I love that Zelles shop is affordable and everything is good quality! I got two tops, sunglasses, and a bracelet for around $5o, which is usually how much I would pay for one shirt at any other boutique!

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Sunnies – $15

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I tried on this top and absolutely loved how comfy and versatile it was! I can dress it up or dress it down and accessorize it in anyway. I originally had just purchased the black one but then I thought about it and talked myself into getting both colors because it was so hard for me to decide which color to get! The tops were only $20 which wasn’t bad at all! I think they will definitely be my go-to tops this winter.

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Gold spikey bracelet for arm candy – $10

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With the lovely Wong sisters, Christine (left) and Michelle (right) – Owners of Zelle Boutique

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Before leaving, I was handed a goodie bag which included free earrings, sunnies, a clutch, a coupon with 20% off my purchase, their business card, and a note pad tat says “Hello Holidays”.

Zelle is the place to shop, with two amazing sisters who are sharing their passion for fashion with all their products, they are so caring and easy to talk to and they love to talk fashion with you! One thing that really stuck with me was when Christine told me that they own this shop as a hobby, they aren’t trying to just make a profit from it but they truly care about their customer relationships and making people happy! If you’re in the San Antonio area be sure to check out their pop up shop until December 19th at 140 E. Houston St. Suite 40 , San Antonio, Tx 78249. Even if you aren’t in the San Antonio area I recommend you check their trendy shop out online, I’m sure you will fall in love with their collection!

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Happy Holidays!

xoxo, Lori Allison

Saturday Outfit of the Day

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Hi Loves!

Today I finally was able to wear one of my favorite skirts that I bought from Posh Square. I bought this skirt a few months ago and I just haven’t worn it yet because I hadn’t found a perfect top to wear with it. However, I went to Charlotte Russe for their 40% off sale going on this weekend and found this off the shoulder black and white stripe crop top. I love how off the shoulder tops look with midi skirts so I went ahead and bought it to try it out. I ended up loving how it! Since the outfit was mostly black I decided to add a pop of color and wear my hot pink heels from Go Jane. For my accessories I wore a blingy necklace from Charlotte Russe and then a black hair bow in my hair from Forever 21.

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I got so many compliments today from my boss, coworkers and strangers saying I looked very Sex in the City which was a great compliment!

I hope you all enjoyed this outfit and it will bring you inspiration on how to pair midi skirts!

XOXO, Lori Allison

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Outfit of the Day

IMG_8469Accessories: Clutch – Sam Moon Trading. Jewelry – Charlotte Russe.

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Outfit Details:
I love the color scheme forest green, maroon, and white together especially during the fall season. It is soo hot here in Texas especially now at the end of summer! I decided to wear my white halter crop top from American Eagle. I played around with a lot of different bottoms to pair it with until I decided to style it with this forest green skater skirt from Charlotte Russe. The other day when I went to the outlets I was wearing heels, idk why I decided too wear heels but by the middle of the day I was dying! I had gotten an email that Charlotte Russe had a sale on shoes so I went in there and finally found cheetah flats that I really liked! So I decided to complete my outfit with these cheetah print flats and added a maroon lipstick from Sephora.

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xoxo, Lori Allison

Outfit of the day – Comfy Mondaze

Lets face it, Mondays are always slow and being the day right after the weekend everybody is trying to recover from the weekend whether it was full of drinking or it was a relaxing one. First you dread your alarm clock going off, and then once it has gone off for about 3 times comes the part of dreading to get out of bed. Although my weekend wasn’t crazy, I still wanted to be comfy this Monday so I put this outfit together and I was trendy and comfy the whole day 🙂

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My crop top is from the Forever 21 outlet store in San Marcos, TX and it says “I believe I love fashion much more than anybody I’ve ever met” when I saw this top I just had to get it because it was so true! My pants are from American Eagle and still my favorite pants I own right now. My sandals are from Guess that I got for a really good price a few years ago and still wear them every once in a while, as you can see they have gold spikes all over the straps.

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My necklace is from a jewelry store located in Austin called Shira Melody Jewelry, you can find them on IG at shiramelodyjewelry

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My purse is from Sam Moon Trading and for those of you who have never heard of it, it is a HUGE accessory store with lots of jewelry, purses, belts, socks, phone cases, literally anything you can imagine! You can find them on IG at Sammoon. And lastly my bracelet is from Shira Melody as well!

Hope you enjoyed this outfit! Follow me on Instagram at itsoxoxloriallison

Everybody have a great Tuesday!

xoxo, Lori Allison