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The Most Comfortable Sports Bra Ever

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sports bra, calvin klein, chill sunday outfit

This past week I’d been really drained. I have so many things in the work so when Sunday rolled around I just wanted to chill. I didn’t have much to do except recover from a pretty bad allergic reaction, run a few errands and wait for Games of Thrones. Can we talk about this season?!  I love the dragons and I’m obsessed with Arya. She’s everything.I’m so ready for next week’s episode.

As you can see I had a chill Sunday. I decided to sport my sports bra by Calvin Klein. The love I have for it is so real and it is by far one of the comfiest things I own. It’s probably not that great for working out but it is for lounging around. Or styling as a part of your outfit. Some days we just have to ditch the standard bra.

My American Apparel skirt paired well and the material is just as comfortable. I was pretty sad when I heard they were going out of business. I definitely lived in American Apparel during college. It was literally the first store I ran to when I needed a “going out” outfit. However, I am happy they relaunched their online store.

The all white was very unintentional. My mind might have still been lingering on my birthday dress. Since I am me I had to bring in some color. I really love how a cobalt blue and fuschia shade of pink compliment one another. Wearing bright colors instantly makes me feel more positive. When I feel positive I’m more productive and everything just flows easier. It’s such a small thing but the impact is amazing.

What’s your favorite way to help increase positivity and productivity? Leave it in a comment

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Outfit Details

Sports Bra by Calvin Klein

Skirt by American Apparel

Shoes by Missguided

Bag by Dolce & Gabbana

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Pin Up Vibes | Summer Vacation Outfit

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I never thought summering in the Vineyard would be a thing. At least not for me. However, when one of my favorite people of all time moved out there it changed the game. This was my second summer heading out to Martha’s Vineyard and we did a really fun girls trip for my birthday. It was great to spend time with my two best friends and just relax. We all work so much it can be hard to find time for us to all hangout. When I get to spend time with Sami and Karol it’s always an amazing time.We took lots of photos and video so you’ll get a peek into the celebration all this week. Be sure to subscribe to the youtube channel to know when my travel diary and vlogs of the trip go up.

Sami is a photographer and spotted this old school chevy truck. We had to stop. Actually, she whipped the car around so quickly Karol and I thought something was wrong. Instead, she turned and said, ” we have to shoot your look here”. It really was perfect and lent to the pin up vibes of my outfit.

Of course being on an island warrants the right kind of summer vacation outfit. Most importantly the right kind of shoes. I went for cute sandals with a minimal heel. I really loved the style of my Nine West sandals because the wedge heel adds a bit of elegance while also being comfortable to walk in. Big floppy hats for summer will always be a must in my book. Pairing geometric patterned hat really made the look pop. Not to mention it was great to product my hair and skin from the sun.

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The Details

Floppy Hat by Aldo | Shop Similar

Shorts by Wrangler

Top by Express

Shoe by Nine West | Love these, these, & these

Bag by Gucci

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Photos by Samantha DeCoteau & Summers Photography

The New Sephora Studio on Newbury St.

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sephora studioWhen we walked into the new Sephora Studio on Newbury St. the first thing I noticed was the cool decor. I loved the floor tiles, chic wall quotes, and backlit photos. I didn’t even notice the size was smaller than a typical Sephora store.

My best friend, Sami, came into the city for the Kendrick Lamar concert and needed an outfit. Lucky her, she has a best friend for a stylist. If you guys are in the market for a fashion stylist, sign up here to get an email when I’m taking new clients. We decided to hit up some shops on Newbury St and were surprised to see that this new Sephora Studio had opened. So ya’ll know I had to check it out. Not to mention they were giving out free mini makeovers. Sami ended up doing a full makeover and she loved it. The Sephora crew were helpful, friendly and super relaxed.

Since we were going to be shopping all afternoon I opted for a really simple and easy outfit. I was so surprised by how many compliments this look got that I had Sami take a few shots to share with you all. I’m lucky to have a photographer for a best friend. We had so much hanging together and shopping, I’ll have a vlog up soon. So be sure to subscribe to the youtube channel.

Are you guys feeling these new mini chic Sephoras?

The Details
Top by Lumiére
Shorts by Urban Outfitters
Bag by Dolce & Gabbana
Shoes by Louis et Cie | Shop Similar

Tip: When wearing a sheer top with thin straps place a bandeau ( love this one) underneath. It will give support and you won't have to worry about bra straps ruining your outfit.

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Why A Chambray Top Should Be a Staple in Your Closet

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A chambray top has always been a staple in my closet. I love the lightweight fabric and that it closely resembles denim. It makes the perfect top to pair with just about anything. But I especially love wearing it with denim.

It was a cool summer day so I opted for a pair of boyfriend jeans. Yes, they are back. I really do love them on cooler summer days. Denim is so easy to make chic and be comfortable. Next, to chambray, I believe denim to be the easiest fabric to style. When you put the two together. It’s like magic. 

To keep the outfit relaxed I paired my chambray top over a bralette from Victoria Secret. Their new line of bralettes are amazing and only $20.  This burgundy clutch from French Connection was the perfect way to add in a bit of color. One of my favorite pair of heels is these d’Orsay day ones by Jessica Simpson. I love their simplicity which made them the perfect choice to polish off this look.

What are your wardrobe staples? Let’s discuss in the comments


             Why A Chambray Top is a Staple in my Closet
+ Works well with multiple colors

+ Is lightweight and breathable

+ Easy to layer & pairs well with denim

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The Details

Jeans by Blank NYC

Top by Express

Shoes by Jessica Simpson

Clutch by French Connection | Shop the Sale

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The Statement Top You Need Right Now

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When I first spotted this top on Stylekeepers I was in LOVE. I ordered it right away and then it sat on my clothing rack for a year. *face in palm*

It happens sometimes. We see something, love it and buy it then never wear it. Bad habit. However, in this case, I knew I’d get around to wearing this top. It is stunning. It’s definitely the statement top you need right now.

In a way, I might have been saving it for something special or whatever. Then I just saw it hanging in my closet and I had so many looks bouncing around in my head for it. I had to wear it. Does anyone else see a piece in their closet and then know exactly how you envision wearing it down to the perfect pair of earrings? Or is that just me? I really do get excited about getting dressed. Even when I’m just chilling in the house I get full on glam.

To balance out the billowy and loose structure of this statement top I paired it with my favorite fitted jeans by Paige. I love these jeans because they mold easily to my body and are soo soft. They really are my most comfortable pair of jeans. I am for sure planning to buy a few more pairs because you can never have too much denim. Right?

The Details
Top by Stylekeepers | Shop here, here
Jeans by Paige | Shop here , here , here
Shoes by Steve Madden| Shop similar
Earrings by Baublebar| Shop here

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Geometric Jumpsuit | Clean & Simple Summer Look

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geometric jumpsuit, H&M, easy summer outfit, what to wear summerSometimes, it’s best to keep outfits clean and simple.I bought this jumpsuit last summer when I was in New York. At the time I just wanted something simple and easy to travel back home in.  Or maybe I was looking for a reason to walk to Times Square. Walking around the H&M I spotted this little baby which went well with a pair of shoes I brought with me on my trip. It was simple but the geometric pattern gave it a fun vibe. And I love a good jumpsuit.

This past weekend I wanted that same playful vibe so I reached for this jumpsuit. I layered a white duster jacket over it to add a bit of sophistication and draw out the white accents in the pattern. I know I’ve been wearing flats a lot lately but my heels are still well loved. A good pair of heels is always necessary. They were necessary for this look and my Steve Madden heels tied everything together perfectly.

What’s your favorite piece in your closet when you want a playful and simple outfit?


Up Close | Wearing Mosh Pit by Colourpop & Warm Bronze Lipgloss by ABH

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The Details

 Geometric Jumpsuit by H&M (similar | similar)

Duster Jacket by Trouvé

Shoes by Steve Madden

Purse by Louis Vuitton

Sunglasses via Nordstrom

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Satin Bomber Jacket by Azalea

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satin bomber jacket, azalea, summer outfitsIt was freezing in Boston the other day. Well, it was 59 degrees but that’s chilly for July. The only good thing is that I got to wear my favorite satin bomber jacket from Azalea. I bought this jacket in the spring and have been wearing it so much until summer. I can’t believe this is the first time it’s making an appearance on the blog. Please forgive me for not sharing this little gem of a jacket sooner. It is on sale now, that counts for something, right?

The cooler weather also had me pulling out my favorite black denim which I paired with a black crop top. Before I knew it I had an all black outfit, clearly, I was feeling a certain way about the weather. However, my jacket was the perfect balance of color and texture. When wearing a lot of one color I make sure to mix items that have different finishes. So, of course, I threw on my favorite Marc Fisher loafers which shiny finish contrasted nicely with the matte finish of my backpack.

What do you wear on those chilly summer days?


Up Close | Wearing Trust Issues by ABH. This has been my go to lip color as of late

The Details

Bomber Jacket by Azalea (on sale)

Jeans by Zara

Shoes by Marc Fisher ( shop my picks)

Backpack by Henri Bendel

Hat by Ivy Park ( Pink | Black)

Glasses by Warby Parker

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Beyoncé Tee + Boyfriend Jeans

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Boyfriend jeans and Beyoncé tees. Can there be a more perfect outfit? Well at least for me. I never buy concert t-shirts but I went to the Beyoncé’s Formation World Tour last summer and had to get one. The t-shirts were so fun and fashion forward I knew I’d wear it. I love boyfriend jeans in the summer especially when I don’t have time to shave. Just keeping it honest. 

To keep everything relaxed I paired my Bey tee with boyfriends jeans and a pair of patent leather flats from Zara.

Just to elevate the look I added a faux fur clutch and velvet stud earrings to bring in more texture. Bringing in different patterns, finishes and textures always make an outfit pop more and bring out personality. Especially when wearing something as simple as a t-shirt and jeans how you accessorize really speaks to one’s personal style. What’s your favorite way to spice up casual jeans and white tee look?

See my other takes on white top & blue jeans: here, here, here, here


Up Close | Wearing Heroine by MAC & Vampy Plum by Buxom

The Details

T-shirt by Beyoncé

Boyfriend Jeans by H&M

Shoes by Zara

Clutch by & Other Stories ( shop more bags)

Earrings by Aldo

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Casual Friday Outfit

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You ever have one of those days where you don’t feel like being dressed? You’d rather just chill on the couch in your sweatpants. Let’s be honest we all have those days but we still have to venture out into the world. The couch cuddling session will just have to wait.

When I have one of those days I always go for what I call my “casual Friday outfit”. This is an outfit formula that never fails because you can’t go wrong with a white top and dark denim. To spruce up my casual Friday outfit I like to add some color with accessories. Mixing a lime green belt works great with a dark wash pair of jeans while keeping the look simple and clean. Next, I like to stack on a bunch of gold bangles. They are a must. Then come the earrings which tie in nicely with the belt without being too matchy. They also help to brighten up face. I’ve talked about how earrings are great for framing your face and elevating your look before.  You can read that post, here.

Last but not least, throw on a pair of heels. On the days where I don’t feel quite my best my heels make me feel like I can take over the world. It’s cliché but true. We along have those pieces that instantly makes us feel great. It’s the power of clothes.


Casual Friday Outfit Formula

Dark wash denim + White Top + Colorful accessories + Your favorite pair of heels

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The Details

Top by Zara

Jeans by Citizens of Humanity

Shoes by Steve Madden

Wallet by Louis Vuitton

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