When Happiness is Free

PhotobucketNew skirt/skort – c/o Romwe, New belt – c/o Oasap, top – H and M, bracelet – c/o Trend Essentials

heels – Steve Madden, bag – Aldo

While any color looks good with white, and the same for black, sometimes the best match up is black and white together. I added a pop of pink and touches of gold to make this interesting, and tada! I love this outfit. Simple, clean and cute, don’t you think?

This Romwe skirt looks and feels like a skirt, but hey tricked ya– it is not a skirt. I think it is what you would call a skort since the front covers up the loose shorts underneath. However, there is so much material, no one even noticed the back was not like the front til I told them. I love the light material and flowy style. It makes a bit of a swishing noise when I move too 🙂 There is only one left on Romwe right now, and it is such a nice piece I would recommend requesting on their Facebook wall for them to restock.

Yesterday I spent a lot of time making a photo tutorial for my eye makeup. It is ridiculously simple, I mean six steps is not very many right? I did throw in some personal tips though, so hopefully you ladies find it useful. I’ll be posting it very soon 🙂

And about my post title – it’s from a Shania Twain song. I’m not really into country music, but I do have a lot of good memories listening to her on road trips from when I was younger!

P.S Don’t forget to enter the Romwe giveaway, and please note you do have an option to vote for my Akira contest entry everyday, and get an extra point for it. 🙂


  1. Irene Buffa
    May 28, 2012 / 10:50 pm

    i am happy when i see u beauty :Dwww.ontomywardrobe.comwww.ontomywardrobe.com

  2. Adeola Naomi
    May 28, 2012 / 11:04 pm

    Beautiful!!!!Love your romantic skirt!!

  3. ~Jeimy~
    May 28, 2012 / 11:59 pm

    gorgeous outfit love the colors you look amazing!

  4. Yasmeen
    May 29, 2012 / 12:56 am

    I love the skirt..or skort? I remember wearing more of those when I was younger; they should totally come back! :PYasmeenCastle Fashion

  5. Ashley K
    May 29, 2012 / 1:09 am

    I love this look, I totally wouldn't have been able to tell it was a skort. Can't wait to read your makeup tutorial!Btw I really like your new header!

  6. MyChampagneTaste
    May 29, 2012 / 1:28 am

    Hey Jesscia I found you through Chictopia…I recently launched a fashion online store and Im from Bay Area too :))) our website is http://www.rulehim.com and I would like to host a giveaway on your blog ThxRasha Moussa

  7. Sabrina
    May 29, 2012 / 1:32 am

    As a girl whose wardrobe mainly consists of the monochrome spectrum, I say yay for a classic black and white outfit! And I love deceptive skirts–as someone who's mildly addicted to billowing shorts that appear like skirts. 😉 Gorgeous look as usual, girlfriend!Sabrina xhttp://www.thepetitestyle.com

  8. Duchess Gabrielle
    May 29, 2012 / 1:46 am

    I love how simple yet elegant this look is. Just saw it on Chictopia and came for more pics. New follower :-)Gabriellefashionbeautyinsight.com

  9. BelatedBloomer
    May 29, 2012 / 1:52 am

    I agree. Sometimes, the best match-up is black and white. It looks so clean even if it's a simple tee and jeans.http://thebelatedbloomer.blogspot.com

  10. sbl
    May 29, 2012 / 1:56 am

    killer legs woman!!!! xxwww.thehautecookie.com

  11. Ashleigh Nicole
    May 29, 2012 / 2:02 am

    Love the skirt and heels! xowww.thedaileigh.com

  12. Fashion Lookbook
    May 29, 2012 / 2:18 am

    Love your heels.

  13. tineey
    May 29, 2012 / 3:15 am

    This is such a cute outfit! The pink belt just makes it the look + your hair is gorge <3

  14. Squared
    May 29, 2012 / 3:56 am

    wow!! I love the whole outfit!!! Very cutee! <3

  15. Shirley
    May 29, 2012 / 3:59 am

    This is a beautiful outfit! The pop of color from the belt is so nice too(: and you're sooooo gorgeous! Followed(: Hope you can check out my blog or follow back! Love your blog! I can't believe I haven't been following, haha. Have a nice day!♥-Shttp://classifiedcloset.blogspot.com/

  16. Miss Daisy
    May 29, 2012 / 4:01 am

    I love these colors! Perfect outfit! The skirt is so gorgeous!xoxowww.secretsofmissdaisy.blogspot.com

  17. chocoandpink
    May 29, 2012 / 4:08 am

    Ow..amazing.You look so pretty with this outfit.I love your style dear..;)Lovechocoandpink.blogspot.com

  18. Nieszka
    May 29, 2012 / 5:17 am

    a swishy skirt… I mean skort!! Who knew?! Sure does look like a skirt 🙂 I got a red swishy skirt and a navy one from Romwe and think they are so cute. The shorts would be a nice addition! Looking forward to seeing your makeup tutorial! yay 🙂 And I voted for you again 🙂 good luck. memoriesoftimespast.blogspot.com

  19. XAVER
    May 29, 2012 / 5:19 am

    Nice look…amazing skirt…and I like ur eye makeup..you can show how you do it? ))))

  20. Jenee C.
    May 29, 2012 / 5:48 am

    I love a classic black and white outfit. It always looks chic and works great in any season. You look gorgeous as usual. That skort makes your legs look like they go on for miles. xx http://camomeetscouture.blogspot.com/

  21. Viktoriya
    May 29, 2012 / 7:25 am

    so wonderful outfit!Love the skirt.visit me in free timehttp://viktoriyavinstonova.blogspot.com/

  22. Misseblog
    May 29, 2012 / 7:59 am

    Such a pretty outfit! You're gorgeous x

  23. Well...
    May 29, 2012 / 8:07 am

    Described this look perfectly. Very simple, clean, and cute! I love the chic mix of black and white and the fun pop of pink you added with the belt.Haha, and tricky indeed! Who knew there was skort in that skirt? xDAnyway, can't wait to see this eye makeup tutorial and try it! You always look so striking in your photos 🙂 Enter to win a $50 voucher for Dark Horse Jewelry! Trendy Teal

  24. Captain Bubblegum
    May 29, 2012 / 9:31 am

    I like your shoes 🙂

  25. Katrine
    May 29, 2012 / 9:32 am

    Looking good! Love the colors black, white and pink <3

  26. Anonymous
    May 29, 2012 / 10:06 am

    nice shirt! :D++ If you want I wait you on “The Reality Of A Dream”. With love. Ines

  27. Ka Mila
    May 29, 2012 / 10:48 am

    so nice; ))www.live-style20.blogspot.com

  28. Agynes
    May 29, 2012 / 11:12 am

    Jestes taka piękna ! 🙂 a Połączenie ocisłej czarnej góry z lekką zwiewna bielą świetne 😉

  29. Tippy
    May 29, 2012 / 12:17 pm

    I love this outfit! One of my favorites!!

  30. laura albó
    May 29, 2012 / 2:13 pm

    ooooh beaoutiful! I love those skirt!Laura xxxhttp://vivelamodaa.blogspot.com.es/

  31. Amy
    May 29, 2012 / 2:45 pm

    love your shoes, so jealous! really like the pink belt too, such a nice colour :)http://amyelizabethmartin.blogspot.co.uk/

  32. InfinitaWishlist
    May 29, 2012 / 3:02 pm

    Madre mia estas fantastica en las fotos, me encanta tu look!www.infinitawishlist.com

  33. The Simply Kelly
    May 29, 2012 / 4:04 pm

    Hi Jess !!!!! thanks for stopping by my blog and u really make my day because u r one of my all time fav fashion blogger!!!!! This outfit looks so simple but yet very pretty on you….I especially like the pink belt style with it !!!! 😀

  34. Evey
    May 29, 2012 / 4:11 pm

    Love the skirt!

  35. Anonymous
    May 29, 2012 / 4:30 pm

    you're so pretty and you've lovely hair ❤

  36. Tere Ávila
    May 29, 2012 / 5:13 pm

    great skirt honey, i really love itttttt!xx

  37. Blog Official Girl
    May 29, 2012 / 9:51 pm

    Você é linda demais!Amei seu look, ficou ótimo!beijos

  38. Helena Resende
    May 29, 2012 / 10:20 pm

    So lovely! 🙂

  39. Bruna Melo
    May 30, 2012 / 12:27 am


  40. Lacee Swan
    May 30, 2012 / 12:53 am

    so adorable on you! I love long sleeves and short skirts together, they compliment each other so well.

  41. Fashion to Go
    May 30, 2012 / 1:52 am

    Cant wait to see your make up tutorial m'dear 🙂

  42. Lubna
    May 30, 2012 / 8:22 am

    That outfit is so cute! Love the skirt and belt :)LubnaELLE VOX

  43. DIANA D.
    May 30, 2012 / 9:09 am

    lovely outfit! I'm in love with your cute skirt! <3

  44. B-Girl in THE B WORLD
    May 30, 2012 / 11:12 am

    Nice look!!!XOXOhttp://thebworld-byb.blogspot.com.es/

  45. Jessica
    May 30, 2012 / 4:44 pm

    love the belt with the chain! you are so pretty!-Jessicahttp://runninginsideus.blogspot.com/

  46. Nari-Elle
    May 30, 2012 / 5:51 pm

    Love your header, great post 🙂

  47. Kelly
    May 30, 2012 / 6:30 pm

    what I would give to raid your shoe closet…. :Owww.littlebirdbelle.com

  48. Giovanna
    May 30, 2012 / 7:32 pm

    Cute look! I love how that's a skort! Too fun!xxGiovannawww.oliveandanarrow.com

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    May 30, 2012 / 8:15 pm

    Such a beautiful styling again – you look wonderful!CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN GIVEAWAY & LANCOME Cosmetics GiveawayVan – PureGlam.tv / Bloglovin / Facebook / Instagram

  50. Ángela
    May 30, 2012 / 8:58 pm

    I almost never seen you with long sleeves, even in winter, and almost in summer you wear it! This outfit is soooooo sweet, like you!! =D

  51. Anonymous
    May 31, 2012 / 12:11 am

    Your legs are never ending! Love this look xxKisses from Canada,Carly + Staciewww.theislandsecret.blogspot.com

  52. Jacy
    June 1, 2012 / 4:24 pm

    This outfit is so simple, but so gorgeous! I also love pairing black and white together because they Always look crisp and chic. Great styling with the slight pop of color as well. You look gorgeous and your waist looks tiny! :)~Jacyhttp://laviedelenore.blogspot.com

  53. Josie
    June 2, 2012 / 5:18 am

    LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!!! this outfit! This is something I can easily relate to and totally see myself wearing!! I am looking for adorable flare skirt like that but I was having a difficult time! And I am so excited to see your tutorial! I have been curious ever since I found your blog. It never crossed my mind to ask lol

  54. Anna
    June 2, 2012 / 7:05 am

    I L.O.V.E. your outfit!

  55. Jessi
    August 1, 2012 / 6:47 am

    Oh my goodness! Just found your blog and I'm your newest follower. I love your simple chic looks and you are incredibly gorgeous! Love that skirt with the pink belt! Excited to see more from you.-Jessihaircutandgeneralattitude.blogspot.com

  56. Anonymous
    November 29, 2014 / 2:20 am

    OMG!! So hot!! Love this look!!

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