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Payday Splurge (Fall Wedges)!

Wedges are the must-have shoe silhouette for summer and not only are they cute, but they help elongate the leg while being much more comfortable and sturdy to stand and walk around in than it's stiletto pump counterparts.


And now that summer is slowly coming to a close, many of us may be sighing about having to pack away our cute wedge sandals til next season.


Wait! Before you retire this practical but still sexy shoe shape, take a look at some of our favorite wedges that are perfect for fall!


Here's five to-die-for styles at varying price points so we can all transition from sunny days to windy weather in a breeze!

Payday Splurge (Work Wardrobe)!

Whether you're looking for an office attire makeover or you're starting a new job and want to make the right style statement, our work wardrobe is extremely important. It helps us express ourselves and makes us stand out, it conveys to others how professional and capable we may be and it's something we put on five days a week.


So with the Fall season closing in on us, now is a good time to rethink a few office place ensembles to match the seasons. We've got together five versatile but unique staples at varying price points that will stay in fashion year after year and lets you mix and match for more creativity and options when getting dressed for the 9-5 in the morning. Check 'em out!

Payday Splurge (Lucite Accessories)!

We've been seeing seeing lucite popping up everywhere from shoes to jewelry.


And while we can't help but still think of exotic dancers when it comes to lucite heels, we're completely smitten with accessories made of this transparent material.


It's unique and eye-catching while still being subtle. The lightweight look and feel makes it a great summer accessory, but with a few simple changes in ensemble, it's just as stylish for the up-coming cooler seasons!


We've found five great lucite accessories at varying price points so we can all partake in this chic jewelry trend no matter what are budget may be!

Payday Splurge (Stripes)!

It's a classic pattern that transcends seasons, styles and generations. Year after year, it keeps you looking as stylish as the last. It can give your ensemble a timeless feel or it can lend your style an edgy vibe.


What magical pattern are we talking about? Stripes, naturally! Whether you're going for a nautical theme, or as way to add a little texture and excitement to your outfit, stripes are always a good choice for the summer season!


Take a look at our five fave picks at differing price ranges so we can all get our stripe on!

Payday Splurge (Shop Through Carmageddon)!

Today is the start of the I-405 closure in LA, otherwise not-so-affectionately referred to as 'Carmageddon'.


What does this mean? It means total gridlock and bumper to bumper traffic for all those who dare to venture out. Lots of road rage, tearing of the hair and probably an internal scream or two, chastising yourself for even trying to get anywhere.


So ... why go anywhere then? Stay home this weekend and satisfy your splurge urge by exploring the world of online shopping! And who better than to you bring you some lust-worthy must-haves for summer at every budget then your favorite online shopping resource (um .. we're talking about StyleHive, of course ... )?

Video Style Steal - Rihanna 'Man Down'

The Queen of transformations and re-inventions, Rihanna takes it back to her Caribbean roots with her single, 'Man Down'.


Filmed in a mini-movie type style and with a deep subject matter, Rihanna's shows that both her creative flow and vocal abilities have matured. With a heavy Island influence in this reggae-inspired song, it's only natural that it would take place in the tropics.


While Rihanna has been facing quite a bit of controversy for this video, there's no denying that her summer get-away style is perfect to pack into your carry-on!


Check out Rihanna's video, 'Man Down', then click on the slideshow to see our fave picks after being inspired by her Island style!

Payday Splurge (Summer Shorts)!

We have nothing against a comfortable and familiar pair of denim cut-offs. They definitely have their place in your summer wardrobe.


But for those of us that still need to make it to the office during these sunny days or just want a more grown-up look, there are many different shorts styles that allow us to flaunt our legs while still looking feminine and chic.


From a pleated waist-tie version perfect for meeting the boys parents, to a bright pair of short shorts that will make you the center of attention during your girls day out, we've got a variety of shorts styles at a variety of price ranges so everyone can get a cute pair with this paycheck!


Go ahead and splurge on yourself! Check 'em out!



Nicole Miller - Indego Africa Shorts, $65.00



3.1 Phillip Lim - Zip Pocket Shorts, $395.00



WISH - Mile Shorts, $102.00



180 by Jean Yu - Cuff Stretch Silk-Chiffon Shorts, $200.00



Forever21 - Draped Tropical Shorts, $19.80
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Payday Splurge (Cover-Ups)!

Aah ... it's a three day weekend and in this warm weather, that means pools, beaches and other water activities.


And while we've found the cutuest bikinis (or monokinis) to frolic around in this summer, sometimes, a little coverage is appreciated. But who says that your cover-up can't be as pretty and flattering as your swim wear?


Plus, while we've been doing crunches to get the perfect swimsuit-ready tummy, sometimes, a little extra cover is appreciated! So check out our five picks for gorgeous beach cover-ups, one at every price range so no matter what your budget may be, you can lounge poolside in style and confidence!



Emilio Pucci - Printed Cotton Voile Sarong, $450.00



Topshop - Turquoise Shell Print Playsuit - $52.00



Tibi - Malawi Caftan, $148.00



Missoni - Durban Crochet Knit Patchwork Caftan, $945.00



Asos - Chiffon Tie Maxi Beach Dress, $22.41

Payday Splurge (It's All In The Wrist)!

Bangles, cuffs, bracelets ... it's all in the wrists!


Add a little flair to your handshake or wave by donning an eye-catching piece! From sleek and simple styles to shiny and embellished looks, a pretty bracelet that compliments your ensemble can really pull your look together.


Plus, with all the different wrist wear out there, you're sure to find one that matches your personal style ... and budget! Check out these five bangles and bracelets that we're absolutely in love with, each one at a different price point so we can all wave a memorable au revoir!



Juicy Couture - Leather Charm Cuff Bracelet, $68.00



Marc by Marc jacobs - Gold Bright Orange Charm Bracelet, $120.00



Mark Davis - Jane Bangle, $1390.00



Ben Amun - Striped Bangle, $25.00



Alexis Bittar - Zaire Small Silver Druzy Droplet Rhodium Cuff, $445.00

Payday Splurge (Sundresses)!

Jeans are always great, but when it comes to the sunny days ahead, there's nothing more feminine and flattering then the perfect sundress!


They're breezy, comfortable and you can just slip it over your head, pair it with some cute heels or flats and you're ready for anything! Bold colors, fun prints, varying lengths ... there's so many styles to choose from!

We picked five of our favorite sundresses at varying price points so there's a cute style for any budget! Check them out and get dress-ed!



Elizabeth and James - Phoebe Jersey Kaftan Dress, $365



Richard Nicoll - Two-Tone Silk Crepe de Chine Dress, $750



Forever21 - Oasis Empire Sundress, $19.80



Topshop - Red Floral Print Wrap Sundress, $75.00



Juicy Couture - Knot Front Slub Knit Jersey Maxi Dress, $160.00