Hey friends, I believe exercise, confidence, and the ability to protect yourself, are all closely related. Because of that, I shared something fun on Instagram Stories today, a workout clothes try-on haul! Videos can be found on Instagram & Facebook and the outfit links are in today's blog post. Enjoy!Read More
Hello friends, I hope you’re having a great week! I tried this dress on just for kicks and ended up taking it home with me! Suede (and faux suede) is not just for the wild west.. today on the blog I’m sharing links to some more refined dresses as well as styling inspiration. Click the link to check out 3 ways to style a suede dress.Read More
Hi friends! It’s not quite time to say goodbye to summer clothes, but stores are already debuting their fall lines and I’m excited to do some browsing! But first, I want to make sure I’m shopping smart and choosing items I’ll wear often. I thought it would be helpful to reflect over my summer purchases, so today I’m sharing a list of my most worn items!Read More
When it comes to creating concealed carry outfits, I always like to start with an inspiration piece. In my post, How To Choose A Holster For Your Outfit, I used a blue peplum blouse for inspiration. THIS WEEK, I got my inspiration from the holster it’self! Check out the latest post to learn this dressing mindset, moving outward from the holster to the outfit!Read More
Hello Friends! In my post, How to Choose A Holster for Your Outfit, I suggest looking for a “camouflaging feature,” or a portion of the outfit that would conceal a self-defense tool well. This week I’m sharing a look inspired by a pair of Palazzo pants. Click the link below to hear my thoughts on “ankle carry” and see how these wide legged pants offer a “curtain of concealment!”Read More
Hi Friends, today on the blog I’m sharing this concealed carry OOTD (outfit of the day). Click to see all the product links, why I choose these pieces, and how they work for concealed carry.Read More
Hey friends, happy Fourth of July (a day early)! I hope you get to enjoy the day and celebrate. I know I’ll be seeing fireworks tonight.
The Latest - Soooo, I went on a date last week. Check out today’s blog post to see what I wore and how I carried like a… Granny?! You’ve got to see this new concealed carry method!Read More
Hello everyone! I hope you’re enjoying your summer. These long, hot days have inspired me to share some outfit inspiration this week. Click the link below to see how I styled my trendy drawstring shorts for a summer night out!Read More
Hi friends! Last month I attended a concealed carry fashion show where every single model showed how they were packing heat! Today on the blog I’m giving you a peek into the show, including a list of the brands that were represented. PLUS, there’s an announcement at the end of the post. ;) Click the link below to see the details!Read More
Hi friends! Searching for a fresh new look for summer? Today I’m sharing two monochromatic ensembles in cool blue. The inspiration for today’s post.. my new concealment bag! Click the link to check them out!Read More
Hello friends! Spring is just around the corner there’s something about this season that gets me in the mood to wear dresses. Anyone else? If you’re ready for a fresh dress for the season, check out my latest post. I’m sharing my favorite Easter worthy dresses, some accessories, and of course, concealed carry options.Read More
Have you ever wondered how to conceal carry in the office? Today I’m sharing styling tips for one of the newest pieces in my wardrobe… a pair of dress pants with a built-in holster! Click the link to check out this comfortable business casual look!Read More
Hello friends, hope you’re having a fabulous Wednesday! Do you find it rewarding to discover a good deal? That’s how I felt when I came across this sweater! Check out today’s blog post to find out what makes it unique. PLUS... I’m sharing a personal update! Make sure to “like” the post and leave a comment! :)Read More
So, you want to wear delicate outfits, but you practice concealed carry and feel hindered by the bulk of your gun, hmm? You might ask yourself, How in the world can I wear this considerable pistol on my body without looking like a sack of potatoes?!
Girl, don’t worry, I’ve got you covered!
Head on over to ElegantAndArmed.com to see some of the solutions I've discovered and a few outfits I've put together for inspiration!
ALSO! Read the “Chime-In” section at the bottom of the post to see how YOU can get posted on the Elegant and Armed Instagram page!Read More
Hello friends, Happy December!
I put up my decorations last week and am already enjoying the festivities of Christmas. In a season that emphasizes get-togethers of all sorts, you may be, like me, not surprised that your schedule is starting to include both formal and informal gatherings. If you are planning to attend an upcoming holiday do you already know what you’ll be wearing?!
Given I always appreciate a chance to dress up and I love pairing outfits, I’ve put together 5 festive ensembles you could wear (or mix-and-match with something already in your wardrobe) to your next holiday party! And of course, I’m including my favorite ways to “carry” with each! Click the link below to check it out!Read More
How do you conceal carry in tights?
While the season’s weather and our corresponding clothing might be changing, the importance of being safe and prepared does not! But, there’s no need to worry -- concealed carry in tights is totally possible! Check out today’s blog post to see how.Read More
I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving with family and friends. If you braved the crowds today for some Black Friday shopping, props to you! As for me, I’m inside sitting by a fire, happily shopping online. In preparation for Cyber Monday, (of if you’d like to continue your Black Friday shopping online), I have a treat for you.. a “Christmas Wish List for Her”. I hope the selections I’ve brought together here inspire you to “gift” yourself or makes your shopping easier as you choose presents for friends and family. May any gift you choose bring joy to the women in your life! Happy Shopping!Read More
Choosing the right clothing for concealed carry can be confusing, it doesn’t have to be! Start with a few easy, “go-to” items and have fun styling them in your own unique way. This week I’m sharing some great concealed carry-friendly finds from my latest shopping trip. Use these for inspiration to style your own looks. PLUS.. (for my frugal shoppers), these tops are currently on sale! Click the link for more..Read More