5 Fresh Ways to Wear Black

Hello friends :) I was going to post something a little more “springy” today but seeing as I woke up to 3 inches of snow on Friday-I decided against it ;) So, here are five ways to wear Rocky Balboa’s favorite color (and possibly mine) hehe Dressed Down- With a nice pair of dress jeans and booties. Black accessories are always a good idea. A nice black tote will get you through every season! With Red – You just can’t go wrong with a pop of red. :-) With Brown & Gray – I know it’s scary to try new […]

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3 Pinterest Looks Recreated in Unexpected Ways

Hello gals! So, if you haven’t jumped on the Pinterest train yet… well, that’s just weird. But if you, like so many girls including myself, look to Pinterest for a bit of outfit inspo and find yourself overwhelmed… fear not! I think when looking at Pinterest for outfit planning you really have to keep a wide perspective. If you get too carried away you’ll want to buy the exact piece of every outfit you like. And we all know that is jusy not practical. *BUT* it is possible to recreate outfits with the basics you already have in your closet! […]

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How To: Create an Epic Barrette

Hi friends! Today I have a fun DIY for your hair! Barrettes are making a SERIOUS comeback and I’m definitely pumped about it! I got this idea from Pinterest, here, and decided to have a go at it. Sometimes you see DIY projects and you’re like… yeah that’s cool but I don’t think I would actually wear that in public. But when I saw this- I was like, um YES PLEASE! What you’ll need: -Glue gun –Stone beads -Hair barrette (I got mine at Pat Catan’s) Ok, brace yourselves. Because this is super complex and hard to understand. Step 1: […]

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How To: Remove Old Coffee Stains from your Clothes

Let me guess what you are thinking right now- just from reading the title of this post… “She’s speaking from experience”. . . . YEPPP! OK, this is like super embarrassing and really not like me- but I was shopping at Nordstrom Rack (the actual store… it’s super cool) anyways, I had coffee because morning time duh… and I couldn’t hold all of the THINGS. So I went and got this super awesome cart that you hang things on and you can put stuff in the buggy AND there was a cup holder… SCORE. Ok, well, in the areas where […]

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DIY: Christmas Bling Sweaters feat. Catherine from Design and Curiosity

Hi friends! Who’s excited for the holidays and all of the AWESOME sweaters that come with them??? Well today I am so pumped because I’m teaming up with my favorite design blogger- Catherine from Design and Curiosity! Catherine is a dear friend of mine and an excellent designer/crafter and fellow lover of all things sparkly! Today we are meshing my fashion side with her design side to bring you a post on DIY Christmas Bling Sweaters! Woot Woot! It’s gonna be so much fun so let’s get started… with out further adieu… Miss Catherine!: Hello, it’s so great to be […]

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Quick Tip Tuesday: Transition Your Spring/Summer Staples into Fall/Winter

Hi, Friends! Today’s Quick Tip is to help you make your spring and summer staples go further by pairing them with fall and winter pieces. The color blush has been popular all year and not just when pastels are on the rise in the spring. This fall and winter you can rock your blush pink pieces with winter whites and cognac/camel colored jackets and boots for a chic yet simple look. Try pairing your spring pastel pants or capris with a neutral tunic top, riding boots, and a fitted jacket.       Make your summer maxi dresses go further […]

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Quick Tip Thursday: Casual in Corduroy

Hello friends, Today I’m sharing a very basic look that is super comfy and perfect for transitioning into the colder months.  I’m going to try and incorporate these ‘quick tip’ posts into my regular posting routine as much as I can so give me feedback and if there are any tips you’d like me to post:) Corduroy is such a great casual look but with the right accessories you can elevate it and look very put together. This skirt look could easily be swapped for corduroy pantaloons or a knee length corduroy skirt and booties or riding boots. I found […]

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Downeast Basics Shop Review – 1 Dress, 3 Ways

Hello! Today’s blog post is featuring a lovely trans-seasonal dress from the Downeast Basics Shop I am going to show you how to style the Vail Garden dress 3 different ways and I hope you will check out Downeast’s shop- they have a variety of gorgeous apparel, accessories, and items for the home on their website :-) The first thing I noticed about the Vail Garden Dress when I opened the packaging was the high quality material- and I immediately noticed that it was fully lined. I also knew EXACTLY what shoes and jewelry I was going to pair with […]

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Subtle in Suede

So if you haven’t noticed… suede is definitely having a moment this Fall. But the thing isssss… all I keep seeing is like micro mini skirts in a beautiful shade of camel colored suede. And it’s annoying. Like- WHY can’t that be about 12 inches longer? But- awesomely enough, I found an extremely gently used Ann Taylor suede midi skirt at my local thrift shop for 6 bucks. It’s the most lovely shade of chocolate brown. I can’t believe it but I even found a link to the skirt– it’s from the winter collection last season at Ann Taylor. One […]

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6 Fresh Ways to Style a Denim Skirt

Hi, All! Today’s post is all about mixing and matching pieces you probably already own with your handy dandy denim skirt :-) Here are 6 ways to style it that you may not have thought of: #1 – With a Flannel #2 – With a Turtleneck #3 – With a Life Preserver – uh, I mean Puffer Vest #4 – With a Blouse #5 – With Rain Boots #6 – With a Leather Jacket And here are some extra ideas on how to mix and match all of the ideas above, with eachother! Yay! It will be a bit before […]

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