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A 3 Step Outfit: Vacation Style

I have been slowly getting back into the swing of things after a much needed vacation. I don’t know what it is about coming back after a 5 full days of absolute relaxation, but damn…I am feeling like I need a vacation FROM my vacation. I enjoyed time with family, incredible beer from local breweries, […] Read more…

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Groutfit Game Changer

Happy 4th y’all! Let’s drink, surround ourselves with amazing people, & treat ourselves to some grilled grub. I found the perfect outfit to let me enjoy all of that, without any restrictions. I am talking about the ultimate groutift—YES, A GROUTFIT.  How perfect is this romper? It totally puts ALL groutfits to shame! It is […] Read more…

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Charming Chartreuse

You know what I love about bargain pieces? You can buy multiple pieces at a great deal that can add spice to any outfit.  I bought this amazing flowing cardigan at an H&M sale for only $10. It is a total statement piece in itself. The chartreuse green is not only perfection, but it added […] Read more…

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New Orleans 2017: The Boozy Guide

Okay, if you’ve been following along: you’ve seen my total obsession with NOLA! This past week we celebrated my boyfriends birthday in New Orleans & holy hell was it a blast. (I think we had too much fun…from what I can remember.) This coming weekend is Mardi Gras & if you’re there, I wanted to […] Read more…

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Patience in Plaid

Hey Fashion lovers. How is everyone handling this up & down weather? It’s been taking everything in me to one: go out, & two: go out in something other then leggings. Yeah, I said it. The other day I was inspired to go out & enjoy myself in something other than sweats because the temp […] Read more…

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Blanket Scarf Bargain

Hey bargain babes. So, if you watched my insta-story yesterday, (you can check me out here!) then you’ll remember I talked about the blanket scarf trend. To recap, I get it, everyone is creating posts about blanket scarves. I am not original here y’all, BUT I do think it is important for you to know […] Read more…

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Fringe & Flow: Feat. Moonfish Mama

Y’all, as a new business owner, I am seriously so inspired by every business woman I come across. Let’s talk about Sarah Kotek from Moonfish Mama. She is the ultimate inspo. She supports fabulous local & nonlocal brands that are unique, on trend, & have a inspirational story behind it. Every couple of weeks (depending […] Read more…

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The Blanket Bandwagon

I don’t think anything makes me happier then scoring major deals during one of my shopping sprees. You know how I sometimes hate that people just follow trends because its the thing to do. Well, I’ve tried, but there is no way around the blanket scarf trend. They are an essential addition to your winter […] Read more…

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Gamin’ Glam: Arcade Style

  Does anyone else get excited before they head to an arcade? No judgement here. I wore this get up before heading to Dave & Busters for a birthday get together with friends & I am glad I did. I was feelin’ stylish yet glamorous all at the same time. Who say’s you cant be […] Read more…

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2 Ways, My Way: Screw it.

Hey Octob…..oh, wait. Where the hell did it go? November has crept up on me & I’m still wanting to wear as many Fall outfits as I can. With that being said, I decided to style a fab fall floral dress that I got from Target for only $10, TWO WAYS! I wanted to get […] Read more…

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Fall Flare on a Budget

The day’s pass & it keeps getting colder. I am LOVING it. What better way to start my sweater style out then with this fab sweater that I got for only $10? There is none. Let’s do this. I’ll admit, I am starting a company so I have to really be aware of what I […] Read more…

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Fall Remix: Statement Pieces

HAYY FALL WHATS UP GIRL? Ugh, it’s here—- & I LOVE it. Rainy days, colorful leaves, & hot coffee is all I need right now. Let’s take a look at my intro to Fall look that I hope inspires you all! Okay, how fun is this top? It’s flowy, it’s comfy, AND it’s off the […] Read more…

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Slowly Fallin’

Hey Hey Fall obsessors! Writing this as I drink a hot coffee, because it’s Fall now- so why not?! Alright, although our calendars say, “First day of Autumn” (well, yesterday)-Mother Nature is still trying to squeeze out every little bit of Summer she has left. So, where does that leave our wardrobe? No fear y’all, […] Read more…

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A Summer Style Farewell

Ohh Summer. You have been good to me yet you have gone by so fast. Trust me, although I am such a Fall person, I really am going to miss my days laying by the lake in this beautiful city & enjoying out door lunch dates. Anyone feel like there are so many great outfits […] Read more…

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Goin’ Overboard with WCBC

Whoever made up the term boozing’ & cruising’ is a damn genius. Especially if you live in a city as beautiful as I do. And let me tell you, I was boozing’ & cruising’ HARD. I know its a successful time when I don’t fall overboard. With that, I am totally overboard in love with […] Read more…

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A Casual Statement

Sometimes there are pieces that you know you totally need in your life. So let’s cut straight to the chase.  These earrings I had to have. They are literally candy for your ears. I got these in my Le Tote package and couldn’t be more obsessed. They are totally versatile, too! Let’s take a look […] Read more…

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Miss Muse

Muse: a woman, or a force personified as a woman, who is the source of inspiration for a creative artist. Well, it is safe to say I am obsessed with my new tee. I think its important to be a strong woman, especially in my 20s, & inspiration for others (doesn’t have to be for […] Read more…

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Running Around In Style

Does anyone else feel like their Summer is already booked?! I sure do. I am in a show right now (which I am ecstatic about….read the details & get your tickets HERE!) So I feel like during the day I have limited amounts of time to get things done! With that being said, the last […] Read more…

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3 Style Essentials

Alas, it seems like we are in our last stretch of Winter weather. What does that mean? It means you may be able to ditch your heavy winter coat & let some of your lighter jackets shine. It was about 42 degrees out yesterday so I was a little stumped on what to wear. Struggling […] Read more…

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Dressing For You: V-day Style

Single or not, Valentines day is all about appreciating the ones you love AND appreciating you. I think often times we stress out when it comes to picking out an outfit. We are all past those days where our parents would get us a valentines t-shirt from old navy. (Thankfully.) Us fashionistas are adults now, able […] Read more…

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NYE Style

Happy New Year, Fashionista’s! Tis’ the season where we reflect on all of our adventures in 2015, take a deep breath, and maybe even try to discover a new wardrobe! But, that is for a future post where I will be sure to help you with some 2016 fashion essentials. For now, lets reflect on […] Read more…

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Greyscale Glamour

Winter is coming. And those grey skies are starting to push themselves through & over stay their welcome. So let’s own it. Get your grey on. Grey has transformed itself into a popular neutral & I decided to rock it the best way that I knew how- by adding more grey.  I call this my […] Read more…

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The Fashion Blues

                              Getting blue-sy with this outfit.  I say that in the lamest way possible. I’ve been feeling pretty down lately (no this is not going to turn into a journal entry) So I decided to own the way I felt by […] Read more…

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A Plaid Twist

There’s something about this cool weather that makes me crave all things Fall. Pumpkin Spice lattes, Pumpkin beer, soup, ohhhhhh & some Fall fashion.  It doesn’t help that Zac Brown Band was playing the same night just two doors down from my apartment; kick starting my Fall obsession. Now, although I had to go to […] Read more…

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Camo & Fringe: Fall Fixations

Who has been teased by a 60 degree breeze? I have. and it’s killing me. Summer, just give in already. Let me rock a comfy sweater, a dark lip, & some booties. But, Summer, since you’re not ready to give up the spot light just yet, camo green SOMETHING & open toe booties will have […] Read more…

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Good Vibes: Summer Style

                      I think we can all agree that having good vibes around you at all times is a must. Whether it’s the people you surround yourself with, bathing in the sun, or wearing something that makes you feel positive about yourself. As a 23 year old […] Read more…

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Get Fringe-y With It

You know when you have that one bag, that you don’t want to overuse, craving to keep it fresh & new forever? Well, I am having an affair with a bag like that. It’s a marvelous relationship, with fresh real leather, red suede, and some fringe that forever keeps that lustful spark. Thanks to Ayda & […] Read more…

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Get Your Freddy Krueger On

a Rafflecopter giveaway   What better way to celebrate 25 degree weather then with a new piece I received from the fabulous online Mint Julep Boutique! From sweaters, to basic tees, and even dresses, Mint Julep has all pieces to fulfill your Fashion cravings!  Taking me back to my childhood days of absolute terror from A […] Read more…

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Holiday Shopping Soiree: WCBC

Last night was an absolute BLAST. I had the privilege to enjoy some bubbly & fabulous people at my first Windy City Blogger event! I can’t thank the Windy City Blogger Collective enough for creating an outlet to connect so many awesome bloggers, photographers, & brands! Hosted at Del Friscos, it is safe to say that this […] Read more…

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Kisses & Kimonos

Last weekend was an eventful 3 days spent in the city! I caught up with old friends, celebrated a birthday, met the most fabulous taxi driver, and even….well, I don’t kiss & tell! (;                                           […] Read more…