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The Most Comfortable Sports Bra Ever

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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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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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Photos by Samantha DeCoteau & Summers Photography

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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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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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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The Lace Cami | How to wear this summer trend

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lace camiThe lace cami is sexy, chic and trendy. It is great for layering under a blazer, button down or denim jacket this summer.

The cami comes in many different styles and cuts. The one I’m wearing falls right at the top of my hips and looks great tucked into pants or shorts. It’s also a really great layering piece and shows off the perfect amount of skin.I wrote a post awhile back on the art of layering for winter. However, layering is just as useful for the summer, especially when going in between the hot temperatures outside and the blasting cold AC on the inside.

The lace camisole is simple but has lots of texture which inspires me to want to be creative with the styling. I paired my lace cami with bolder cut pants that added movement and balance. To spice up my look I went for a pair of bright turquoise earrings and multicolored floral print shoes to tie everything together.

The Details

Top by Free People

Blazer by H&M

Pants by Love & Love

Shoes by Missguided

Earrings by H&M

Sunglasses by Rayban

Rings by Aldo

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How to Wear The Lace Cami Checklist

+ Pair it with bold cuts and playful prints

+ Layer it under a blazer or denim jacket or button down

+ Add in some color with accerssories

What trends are you wearing this summer or want to see me try? Leave a comment below.

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The Wrap Dress | Casual Summer Look

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Anytime I think about the wrap dress I think Diane Von Furstenburg. It is a signature style of her brand and rightfully so. Wrap dresses are perfect for spring and summer because they’re easy and chic. There is always a slight bit of sophistication with this style of dress just because the silhouette is so flattering. I find it really helps to define curves and that is a plus for me.

My dress is from Missguided and falls in that blush/dusty pink color scale. I love this color and it is a staple in my wardrobe, it just so easy to style. My chunky sandals from Mango paired well and were great for walking around the city. My brother and I even got caught in the rainstorm and the shoes held up well. What more could you ask for in a pair of shoes beside a great price?

Gold is my go-to color for accessories, especially with my dress shade. My jewelry is from my mom and one day I hope to create a collection based off her designs. She has such a great collection and has gifted me my favorite pieces over the years.

The Details

Sunglasses by Rayban

Dress by Missguided

Shoes by Mango (shop more shoes)

Bag by Louis Vuitton

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3 Quick & Easy Tips for Wearing High Waisted Shorts

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One of my summer wardrobe staples is high waisted shorts. High waisted shorts are very flattering on so many figures and help to create the illusion of longer legs. Who doesn’t want to make their legs to seem miles long? Casual and carefree or dressed up these shorts can do double duty all summer.

My look is casual, simple and crisp which is perfect for laid back days. I paired my shorts with this sheer open back top that works well for warmer temperatures because the material is so breezy. Since I wanted to keep my jewelry minimal I threw on some statement earrings that really popped and completed the look. It was that easy.  

Don’t worry I included tips for how to style this summer staple to make sure you nail it every time. Check them out below and let me know your summer wardrobe staples.

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3 Tips for Wearing High Waisted Shorts

1 Wear Flesh tone sandals.

It will help to add to the illusion of longer legs.

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2 Skip the belt.

Of course, you can wear a belt but it’s not really necessary for high waisted shorts. Skipping the belt creates a really casual and carefree vibe which is great for summer.

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3 Tuck it in.

Your top that is. If you go for a longer top tuck it halfway or all the way in. Also, crop tops work great too.

 

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The Details
Top by Zara
Shorts by Wrangler for Urban Outfitters
Bag by Zara
Shoes by Steve Madden
Earrings by Aldo
Sunglasses by Rayban

 

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