I'm HERE and I'm BACK!!


I’ve been on hiatus for a couple of months ONLY because I needed to focus on the final planning of our 14th Anniversary RE-DO-WAL (our dream wedding/renewal). I got to marry my Prince all over again!! ‘)


I most definitely will share more photos and details once we receive them from the photographers. I’m hanging on by a string and trying to be patient as I nibble at my nails in great anticipation. lol…

Right now we’re living through the eyes and photos of our dearest friends and family that shared the day with us.


 I’ve missed sharing my thoughts, tips and pics with you, BUT that’s being fixed right now! ‘) Another exciting thing that happened, was the launch of our

CHICified Facebook Page. (link)

It has been doing really well so far. Please check it out and press LIKE to enjoy our page and the great things happening! ‘)


 Well, it’s CHICified Time…oops, I mean Summer Time!! ‘))

The perfect time and platform for Amazing Style, Incredible Deals and tons of







I remember the evening clearly, I was super excited and preparing “my cozy space” for my Annual Award Season Routine, the highly anticipated… Red Carpet PRE SHOWS!!!


It was the Golden Globes and there was a brief moment that I stepped away from the TV (more than likely for some ice cream 😉 ) and upon returning, I was literally stopped in my tracks and my breath was taken by this incredibly stunning women on the screen. I had no idea who she was ( I don’t get out to the movies as regularly as I would like, so at this point I had not yet seen12 Years A Slave).

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 12:  71st ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS -- Pictured: Actress Lupita Nyong'o arrives to the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 12, 2014 --  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/NBC/NBC via Getty Images)

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – JANUARY 12: 71st ANNUAL GOLDEN GLOBE AWARDS — Pictured: Actress Lupita Nyong’o arrives to the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 12, 2014 — (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/NBC/NBC via Getty Images)

I called out to my hubby, “WHO IS THAT??? NOW SHE’S A PERFECT EXAMPLE OF CHICified!” She was radiating through my screen, I felt my eyes immediately zoom in to her piercing eyes, her gorgeous smile and lips, her incredible bone structure and her flawless skin.

Jan. 13, 2014 - Los Angeles, USA, USA - Lupita Nyong'o attends the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards aka Golden Globes at Hotel Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, USA, on 12 January 2014. Photo: Hubert Boesl (Credit Image: � Hubert Boesl/DPA/ZUMAPRESS.com)

Jan. 13, 2014 – Los Angeles, USA, USA – Lupita Nyong’o attends the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards aka Golden Globes at Hotel Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, USA, on 12 January 2014. Photo: Hubert Boesl (Credit Image: � Hubert Boesl/DPA/ZUMAPRESS.com)

There are many attractive people in the world, but ever so often there is one that is extraordinarily striking and captivating.


Lupita’s effortless presence and ability to make every garment that she wears look like perfection, is and has been quite the treat for a fashion and beauty obsessed girl like me. ‘)


Immaculately paired with her beauty are the vibrant and most sartorial garments brilliantly selected by her stylist Micaela Erlanger.  Topping it all off, is Lupita’s humility, humor, grace and willingness to become transparent for the world to see.


Lupita’s sincere reveal of the moments in her life when she felt “unbeautiful”, when she was faced with uncertainties and insecurities, dreams and wonders, along with her smarts, tenacity, talent and grace, has formulated an inspirational and powerful gift that she now charmingly passes on to millions.


I always take such pleasure in the stories of journeys, dreams achieved, awards received and hopes believed.


It’s more than just the clothes, makeup, and material things, it’s the dreams as reality, goals rightly achieved, confidence to try, determination to be and moment of arrival that makes life rich and beautiful.












Hello my name is SHAYZON and I AM A SHOE ADDICT! ‘)

Wondering if you may be too??

a27ce01fb691b4f0a61c902b68304a5f-1Well…let’s see:

1. Do you literally get goose bumps or chills when you see that certain pair of shoe goodness?

shoeblog3edit-200x300tumblr_lxnxdyyOOj1r8qecvo1_500-231x3002. Do you have visions and dreams about those killer pairs of shoes that you may have decided not to purchase?

3. Do you store your shoes in boxes or bags in your closet?

4. Do you place your newly bought shoes on the passenger seat so you can take yet another look at them before you get home?

5. Do you have multiple pairs of shoes that have not yet been worn?

shoeblog6-195x300a338a58abdd3b289de9f1012e6498189-1-300x2256. Have you EVER taken your shoes off during bad weather so your “shoe babies” don’t get soiled?

7. Do you have driving slippers in your car so the heels and back of your shoes won’t be scuffed?

8. Do you know where every single pair of shoes reside in your closet?

9. Do you plan your outfits starting with your shoe?

10. Do you have names for your shoes or shoe collection?


Drum roll please?? Eeeeeeeeeee ‘)

If you have answered yes to 5 or more of these questions, then my darling………. You are officially a SHOE ADDICT!!

Not to worry, SHAYZON has your FIX!! ‘)

TIP 1. If you love stylish shoes and budget is a priority, please don’t deny yourself of blissfully scouting designer stores or browsing online. Keep yourself abreast of the styles you love, because many times off price stores, inconspicuous boutiques and even thrift stores will surprise you with that style you love for a whole lot less. That’s what I call a SHAYZON FAB FIND!

7e7422241e1e0b7f7437626ddb101e7a-200x300TIP 2. Keep a mental or written list on hand of the shoe(s) you feel are necessary but missing from your shoe collection, so when you’re out and about you can be an intelligent shopper by adding not only the shoes you want, but the shoes you need.

TIP 3. If budget is no issue, then shop away! Try not to continuously buy the same pair (same style & color) multiple times! (You’re wasting a new style opportunity.) 

We SHOE ADDICTS cringe when that favorite shoe has given it’s all and you realize you can’t find a replica!!

* If…. there is that special pair that you wear frequently or have as a staple shoe (very comfy, goes with everything) in your collection, if possible, I do recommend getting that second pair. Reserve it for when the other one must be placed into retirement. ‘)

SHAYZON’s Tips on how to resuscitate and prolong the life of your favorite shoes, coming soon!!



 H2T (head to toe) PEARLS!!


Gone are the days of Breakfast at Tiffany’s, 

when elegant strings of pearls like those donned by the great Audrey Hepburn, deemed adequate to making a girl feel feminine and noteworthy.


NOW, it’s ALL about PEARLS FROM H2T (head 2 toe)!!

Who can forget Lady Gaga who took it most literal a few years ago! Well since then, designers have continued to creatively incorporate this delicate gem into every aspect of fashion.

From the edgiest to the chicest, priciest to the cheapest, pearls are now attainable by all and has been embraced by many.


Are you a Pearly Princess??

I sure hope so!  BUT….

If not, you most certainly should give it a try!! ,)


Well you know SHAYZON has got you covered with tips!


A simple way to try a trend or experiment with fashion, is to start with accessories.

For the daring, try pearl shades! (Total DIY project that can cost you under $10) .


For the fashionista, strings of pearls (genuine or faux) will always be a hit!


For the confident, a wedding gown adorned with pearls from H2T is a sure way to make a statement of your PEARL PASSION!!  ‘)

Don’t ever be afraid to experiment with something new!





Will You "P" This Fall?

PSST!! ‘)

Plaids, Prints, Polka Dots & Patterns…


If so……

Which one will it be?

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From the Runway to your everyday, it’s undeniable, this fall will be filled with Plenty of Pizzazz!  

You may be wondering, can I wear this?

OH YES you can! ‘)

How can I wear this?

Well… as a part of your ensemble (shirt, pants, skirt or dress), an outer wear (coat), an accessory (shoes, scarf, etc.) and/or a staple piece for the season (handbag, wallet, electronics case, etc.). 


There are many ways you can tap into the trends of the season.  Be it boldly or discretely, you can most definitely “P this Fall!!


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