Outfit: Sunday Best - Heart Disease Awareness

Greetings Fashion Pad Readers,

Happy Monday! How was your weekend? I hope it was good. I spent some time with my fabulous uncle who had to have emergency surgery. He had surgery last Thursday, was up walking on Saturday, and went home in time for the Superbowl. God is so good!!! And, our team won! Go GIANTS!!! That was such an exciting game. We fought hard and let's just say I'm glad my risky bet of $5 bucks paid off, LOL. Yay me! But seriously, to the team and my fellow NY Giant fans, congrats!

Today I'm recapping my outfit I wore to church yesterday. I'm making sure that I make you aware of a very important project that is very dear to me.....

At church, we were asked to wear red in honor of National Heart Month. Did you know that heart disease is the #1 killer of women in the United States? One in four women dies of heart disease. I'm on the health ministry at my church and we decided to implement "Red Dress Sunday" to increase awareness of this group of diseases. Heart disease is more prevalent among African-American women than Caucasian women. Factors that increase the risk include high blood pressure, obesity, and diabetes. I sincerely implore you to take care of yourselves NOW!


Haaa! This is my disheveled look after my twirling, LOL! My mom shortened this dress for me because I did not care for the midi length it was previously. Made me look like a little girl playing dress up. And no, I'm not linking back to that post. Smh



Obviously, I do not own a conservative red dress so I had to bring out my red accessories.....got to find a red dress at the thrift store (I'm trying to increase my "thrift" purchases).



I don't know how I managed to smile with these evil heels on. I swear they fought me tooth and nail from the moment I got into my car (go figure) until I got home from church. Let's be clear, I LOVE fashion. However, my style does not include pain....I repeat, my style does not include pain. As a result, these heffas will be in the next family yard sale.


Earrings - Street vendor
Dress - H&M
Belt - Vintage
Handbag - Furla
Evil Pumps - Jessica Simpson




Arrivederci!

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Our Delightful Home said...

Classic attire! I wish they would stop putting shoes on the market like that!

~Mrs. Delightful
ourdelightfulhome.blogspot.com

Style4Curves said...

I love this outfit!!
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SAZI'STOPSECRET said...

i want the bag and shoe....wink wink

http://www.sazistopsecret.blogspot.com/

A Haute Mommy said...

Beautiful dress and great cause. Thanks for the info.

RochellekeCloset said...

You look gorgeous with that pretty dress ;-)

~Style Bot~ said...

What an awesome cause that you guys highlight at your church! I love that there is a health ministry at your church. That's awesome. This dress is so whimsical and feminine...love it. I am cracking up at you and the "evil red shoe", LOL! My style does not include pain either. If you see me in an 8ft heel you better believe it has been tested for comfort first.

With Class & Sass,
~Khalilah~

Thick Chick said...

Uhm... "Evil Pumps - Jessica Simpson" HILARIOUS!!

Crystallized Elements said...

Lovely outfit.
:)





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Baby Budget Blog said...

It really was a fabulous game!! Loving the pink and red combo and especially that belt!!

www.plentyforpennies.blogspot.com

High Heels & Good Meals! said...

Gorgeous look! I love it!

xoxo Kellz* said...

pretty girllllllllllllll

Pretty Dark Girl Style said...

Gorgeous Dress Doll.. lOve the red accessories too.. you are always so funny, you brighten my day with a good laugh. I commend all that you do you seem to have a helping hand in so many areas which is great!

Toni

Sunny said...

LMBO! I don't do pain either. Love the outfit, chica.

Mrs. T. Mac. said...

LOL @ them heffas being at the next yard sale. Funny! NEW YORK GIANTS BABYYYYYY!

I love this outfit! It so chic. The dress is super cute!

Good look doll!

~Tavia
www.ninetofly.blogspot.com

Tereza {Drastic Plastic} said...

Oh, you look so BEAUTIFUL, these colors work so good together.

yiqin; said...

nice red bag <3

Miss Dre said...

It's a shame that the pumps had to be evil as cute as they are! It's like that sometimes, though!

You look fabulous! I like that you opted to wear red accessories since you didn't have a red dress. I'm very glad you shared your support for such a wonderful cause. We women have to take care of ourselves and take care of each other by spreading the word and sharing information (especially health-related).

Lovely post, diva!

xoxo,
Dre

That Girl E... said...

Love your dress, and that red makes it pop more.

HeelsNposes said...

Awesome colors and I really love your Furla bag.

xoxo (till next time)
T'wana (HeelsNposes)

C'est La Viii said...

You are rockin those pleats, girl!

www.cestlaviii.blogspot.com

hautepinkpretty.com said...

Love the dress!! & The ministry you're a part of at church <3 taking care of our health is important especially while we're young! Xox

LA Lynn's said...

Look at youuuuu looking all HEART FELT!!!! *_*

The pleats are sooo classy and Mom did a great job with shortening it!!!!

Ticka said...

That dress with the red accessories is too cute! Sorry the shoes were a bust. =(

http://ticka-spoonfullofsugar.blogspot.com/

E. Louise said...

Crying Laughing at them Heffa shoes!!! LMBO Want me to leave the spot early...let my feet start hurting...CHILE!!!

Cute Dress though!

E. Louise

www.shapelylouise.com

Fifth N Sixth Closet said...

You look great..the dress is a great buy you look lovely in it & I love how you styled the outfit! I'm a patriots fan so i'm not happy the giants won the big game but go giants!

Fashion Pad said...

Thanks to everyone for the support! Spread the word about heart disease. And yes, I'm super sad about my $20 heels but another man's trash is another man's treasure right? I just hope those demons get exorcised.....real talk!

simplychic said...

omigosh i love the pleats!

Sincerely Mally said...

So elegant! Love the colors and that dress is so cute!

Mally
xox

E. Harness said...

Simply adorable! Great post!

Bridge Parker said...

Very nice! Love the bag!