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The Turtleneck: How To Style This Wardrobe Basic

Turtlenecks are the bomb. Sweaters, hoodies and fuzzy oversized cardigans are amazing too. But a turtleneck is the perfect way to chic up your look while layering strategically. So often are closets are missing essential basics simply because they’re boring. Or we think they are. I used to feel this way too. Why spend my money on a cami or plain…

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Styling Winter Wardrobe Essentials

Winter is here. It was only a few weeks ago it felt like summer in November. Now New England is in full winter temperatures. It’s been getting cold. Therefore, I’d thought I share a few tips and few essentials items to transition from a fall to winter wardrobe. Layering is Queen I’ll say this until the end of time. It’s the…

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Last Minute Thanksgiving Day Outfit

Can you believe Thanksgiving is this week? Time has been moving so quickly. If you’re like me and the holiday really just snuck up on you. You might be scrambling for something to wear. It seems a little absurd to just sit in the living room but most us like to dress up for this day. It makes it feel…

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Why I Love Being Curious + A Casual Fall Look

All my life I’ve always been naturally curious. It’s one reason I used to love going on car rides with my parents as a child. I’d be fascinated by all the scenarios taking place outside my window. And I just observe in silence. Eventually, all that observing led to many questions and I’d bombard my mom and dad with them….

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How to Improve Your Blog + Instagram Photography

Skyscrapers. Traditional Brownstones. Posh coffee shops. Those famous shopping streets in every major city. They make great backdrops for outfit photos or that perfect brunch Instagram shot. You know what also makes for great photos & better stories? Your neighborhood.  We get asked so much about the photography on the blog that I thought I’ll answer a few of the questions we…

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Remember Why You Started | Note From Lay

Going back to our roots is always necessary for life. When you feel lost, uninspired or you need validation that you’re on the right path. Lately, I’ve been really evaluating my life and checking to see if it’s headed where I imagine. I’ve asked myself if I’m walking in my truth, following my destiny and am I doing what I…

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My Favorite Fall Color Combo

Another fall season, new fall obsessions. Going deep, dark and edgy is usually the go-to vibe for the season. My favorite fall color combo shouldn’t come as a surprise then. It’s all about the burgundy and gray. I love wearing different shades of gray, especially in the cooler months because it just fits my vibes. Issa vibe, ya know? Suede…

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5 Steps to Get Ready for Your Girls Night Out

  You’re lounging at home in your pajamas and suddenly you get a text from your bestie like:   Now, you’re frantic because you ran out of dry shampoo and all 900 of your bobby pins have disappeared. Or maybe you made plans days ago but procrastinated on finding something to wear. Either way, you’re going out with your friends….

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Last Summer Look

  It’s technically, the last day of summer. I’ve been in fall mode for weeks now but the weather this past weekend was holding on to summer. It was still warm enough for me to squeeze out this last summer look. Every year it seems I always do an ode to summer post and the tradition continues this year. I had…

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