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Stephanie Hayes, Katie Sanders, Kameel Stanley, & Keyonna Summers

My Outfit Monday: Did you hear the one about the stripes?

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February

I know you’ve heard this story from your beloved Deal Divas before.

But I just had to confirm that I’m with fashionistas Letitia and Stephanie on this one: Stripes are where it’s at!

And so, my lovelies, today’s M.O.M. post features one of my latest obsessions – my black-and-white striped top ($13.80 at Forever 21).

To steer my outfit away from prison inmate and more toward professional, I figured I’d style it using some tips from Steph’s handy tutorial on this spring’s hottest trend.

Waist-cinching belt? Check. Vertical line-inducing blazer? Ummm. Sort of check.

I usually pair this top with my hot pink blazer, but today I was feeling another recent favorite of mine: A pea green cardigan, also from Forever 21.

I love this sweater because the cut and length make it lay just right and because the color is so different that it’s great for infusing a jolt of color into outfits that follow a neutral palette.

Perhaps the fashion gods wouldn’t approve, but I went for all blue and silver jewelry. As I eyed my reflection this morning, I felt like the outfit needed extra OOMPH and this long double-strand necklace (a gift my mom picked up at New York & Company) seemed to fit the bill. To match, I threw on droopy blue earrings and a bracelet I’ve had so long that I can’t remember where they came from.

I know I’ve got a lot of color and patterns going on here today, deevs. What do y’all think of this outfit: Is it raring for a walk around town or should it be put under house arrest?

Deal Diva Keyonna



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