express_bellejheanell_tweedskirtEarrings: F21 | Necklace: F21 | Bracelets: F21 | Sweater: Express | Skirt: Express | Stockings: Burlington Coat Factory | Pumps: Burlington Coat Factory

When I entered the mall last Saturday to find an outfit for Tutti Bambini’s Miami Ultimate Baby Affair, I was immediately caught by all the SALE signs at Express! Digging through the sales area, I found this tweed skirt with leather detailing and knew that it had to be mine. The top that I LOVED turned out to be too small (and it was the last one left), so I found this sweater hoping that it would work – and it did! I didn’t really know what to expect as a panel moderator but I knew that a killer outfit always calms my nerves. It’s incredible how much the right ensemble can heighten your confidence. Am I right ladies?

I love to mix prints, but I also love to mix fabrics in a monochromatic outfit to give it more depth. While the sweater is cotton and the skirt is tweed, the leather detailing on each of the separates tied the look together. The gold zippers on the skirt called for gold accessories with black and white elements. I also love to pair black stockings with black pumps because it gives the illusion that my legs are thinner and longer than they really are.
bellejheanell_express_expressrunwaybellejheanell_tweedandleatherbellejheanell_expressskirt_leatherI definitely felt bold, fearless and even a little sexy. When your having a bad day or not feeling so confident, I challenge you to rock a compelling outfit on those days!

As we wrap up the week, it’s my pleasure to announce that the winner of The Montaque Candle Company giveaway is Tameka Horton! Congratulations! Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter.

DON’T FORGET: Head to and enter the coupon code BJGA20 at checkout to receive 20% off your order. This promotion only lasts until January 30th!


4 Comments on The Power Ensemble!

  1. LaToya
    January 24, 2014 at 12:50 pm (4 years ago)

    You look fabulous!!!! I love the skirt, love the shirt!

  2. Tomes Edition
    January 24, 2014 at 6:37 pm (4 years ago)

    I love that skirt! The whole outfit was put together very nicely.

    • Belle Jhéanell
      February 1, 2014 at 8:20 am (4 years ago)

      Thanks, I’m glad the outfit worked out because I was initially nervous about it


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