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Ask The Fashion Experts

Katie Fokken is a fashion blogger and creator of Curate Fashion.com. This idea started when she got a message from a friend saying, "Can you come up with a website telling me what would look good on me and I’ll buy that?" So she did. Fashion style expert, Katie Fokken answered your questions and shared tips on what to splurge and save money on in your closet.

1.What are some semi- professionally dressed ideas?

All items for this outfit were purchased at Evereve.

Blazer: Matty M Boyfriend Blazer- $98 (on sale now for $59.99)
Top: Allison Joy Stripe Top- $58
Pants: AG Ankle Legging Jean- $178
Shoes: Jessica Simpson Balla Heel- $98

Tips for dressing professionally:
1. Invest in a blazer- it can be worn with almost anything
2. Buy an iron and use it
3. Don't be a slave to fashion- find pieces that work for you instead of focusing on what works for other people

2.What is are better quality leggings?
               Target: Mossimo leggings- $10
                Nordstrom: Hue Ultra leggings- $36
                Spanx.com: Spanx Look at Me Now Seamless leggings- $68

3.What are some great stores for plus size for someone in their 30's?

ModCloth: From Curate Fashion --
Sheer Button Up Blouse- $49
Pleated Midi Skirt- $69

Nordstrom: From Curate Fashion--
Plus size outfit details:
Nordstrom outfit:
Caslon Long French Terry Cardigan- $68
Sejour Swing V-Neck- $49
Spanx Jean-ish Leggings- $102
Sole Society Harbor Bootie- $99.95

4.Which pieces should you spend the most money on?
Booties: Splurge vs. Save

Target: DV Emerson Bootie- $37.99
Nordstrom: BP Lance-Lea Bootie- $89.95
Nordstrom: Vince Camuto Destilly Bootie- $149.90