Welcome to Shoot Me Fashion!

My name is Desiree and I created this site to share some of the fashion tips and advice I've picked up through the years. I'm always looking for new ways to stay trendy and fashionable, and will be sharing anything I pick up here with you.

One of the most frequently asked questions I see online is where are the best places to shop for clothing, shoes or accessories online so I've wrote a quick primer that I'll keep here on the homepage. Read my tips below and then continue on to the blog to read even more!

Look Hot on the Cheap: Part 1 – Jewelry & Accessories

I’m going to be doing a three part series going over my top tips for how to look hot and save money at the same time. I’ve found some great resources over the years and have saved tons of money shopping for fashion and beauty related products both online and in stores. So without further ado, here is part one of the series and how you can save money when buying your jewelry and fashion accessories…

I’m going to come right out and tell you my favorite place to buy a pretty wide range of affordable jewelry and accessories is through the retailer TJ Maxx. Unfortunately they don’t have much in the way of online shopping, but if you’re looking to buy some jewelry or accessories such as sunglasses, handbags, leggings, gloves or scarves then see if there’s a store in your are and give them a try. I’d recommend following them on Twitter too as they announce deals and savings pretty regularly.

Now if you absolutely must shop online for your jewelry and accessories, then keep reading to see my favorite place… (more…)

Look Hot on the Cheap: Part 2 – Shoes & Footwear

Next up on my “Look Hot on the Cheap” series is one of my favorite topics… Shoes!. As I am sure most women will agree, having a diverse selection of shoes is key to any woman’s wardrobe. You need to have the right footwear for every occasion and outfit, which can get pretty expensive if you’re not careful. I have a pretty big selection of shoes ranging from flats, mid-heels, sky high heels, boots, booties and sandals and I didn’t have to break the bank to build up my shoe collection over the years. One of my secrets is buying during sales (which I will get into later) and the other is shopping online. I’ve found that I can get some pretty nice looking and quality shoes from buying online and will share with you a couple of my favorite destinations.

The first site that I have absolutely fallen in love with over the last few months is JustFab. I linked to their profile on Crunchbase because they aren’t your standard eCommerce site and could use a little more explanation. They primarily sell womens shoes but over the last little while have expanded into other areas such as jewelry and even a nice line of denim jeans. They also carry a pretty big selection of handbags as well. In a nutshell, what makes them different is they have a team of stylists that actually pick out shoes for you each month based on your fashion tastes. You aren’t limited to these stylist selections though and can browse through a pretty huge selection of shoes, sandals and boots. But the great thing about JustFab is that all items on their site are only $39.95 and for that price, you can really build up a good shoe closet quickly. The quality of the shoes is very good for the price I might add, which makes them one of my favorite online places to shop for shoes. (more…)

Look Hot on the Cheap: Part 3 – Women’s Clothing

I’ve found shopping for women’s clothes online to be quite a bit more difficult than both shoes and jewelry/accessories. You can find some good deals out there, but the problem I face (even more so than buying shoes) is with the sizing. I find that a good portion of clothes I buy online I end up having to return or exchange because they just don’t fit correctly. So one thing you’ll need to be super careful about when buying online is to only buy from stores that offer free returns and exchanges. That being said, you can still find some pretty good deals if you’re willing to deal with the hassle of having to return the odd item due to it not fitting correctly.

My top place to shop online for clothes has got to be Zappos. They have a huge selection of clothing ranging from shirts & tops, dresses, pants & jeans to a pretty big selection of outerwear. To be honest, Zappos is really the only place I actually buy clothes online because they do offer free returns and exchanges and they have an incredible selection of clothing. You can find clothes for work, casual outings or dressy occasions and the user reviews on their site are very informative. Because of all this and their great prices I would have to make Zappos my top shopping destination for clothes and apparel online. (more…)