Monday, March 2, 2015

Borrowed From The Boys

When it's been snowing on and off for over a week, you discover a new appreciation for Hunter boots. These wellies are my go-to shoe when the ground is covered in snow and ice, and for good reason. The rubber sole is perfect for trompin' around in the snow, especially when you're a total klutz-o, like me.

When it comes to casual weekend wear, I go for oversized shirts and sweaters. A light bulb went off the other day, when I realized I could achieve this look by sneaking into Brandon's closet and borrowing one of his henley's. Tip: if you're going to borrow from the boy's, make sure you tuck in the front, because men's shirts tend to be longer and look baggy otherwise.

By the way, I'm co-hosting a link-up with the lovely Zaz today. She's a UK blogger with a heart of gold, and I'm delighted to be in her company. Be sure to check out her blog and link up your outfit posts below! 

Psst...sorry the lighting is all over the place in my pics today. 
We were experimenting. :)

J.Crew Henley - similar / Hunters Boots (on sale!) / Mossimo Jeans (sold out)
Sole Society Sunnies, c/o / J Crew Earrings (sold out) - similar / Reversible Tote




Friday, February 27, 2015

9 Things



1. Drinking lemon water is part of my morning ritual. Check out these other great morning tips.
2. You won't believe where these 25 items are from, including these adorable espadrilles.
3. Are these design ideas for a pretty home husband approved? #dontcare
4. Seriously craving some champagne cake and this one looks wonderful.
5. Did you see we bought a house?
6. #FirstWorldProblems - in my Cher Horowitz (from Clueless) voice
7. My favorite compression tights. (Only $20! with code "preview") 
8. These breakfast tartines would make an incredible brunch spread.
9. Who else is pumped that the 3rd season of House of Cards was released on Netflix? 
Claire's wardrobe > everything.

Happy Friday, folks!

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Spring CASH Giveaway!

Spring is right around the corner folks (can you feel it?!) which means I have been doing my fair share of Spring cleaning around these parts. Out with the old, in with the new - right? I love the idea of Spring, because it reminds me of fresh starts and new beginnings. Still, all that Spring cleaning just begs for an equal dose of Spring shopping. Luckily, I've teamed up with some lovely bloggers to giveaway over $300 PayPal cash, to support your shopping spree!


Follow the rafflecopter below for your chance to win $300 in PayPal cash, a J.Crew Infinity Scarf, J.Crew Gloves and a coffee variety package. Good luck!

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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Coat Check

Lately I have been obsessed with coats, as evidenced here. I know you've seen this one before, but I'm diggin' it in a big way, so it's back again.

Guys, I'm not going to lie...the past few weeks have been madness! If you want a hint at what I've been up to, look no further than here. More on that another time, though. In the meantime, let's resolve to say that life is good. Busy...but good. Have a great Tuesday friends. Be sure to come back tomorrow for a fun giveaway. 

Coat / Jeans - similar / Jessica Simpson Heels, love these and these / Earrings via Sears
Bag via LuLu*s, c/o - exact / Target Sweater (sold out) / Vincent Longo Lips





Friday, February 20, 2015

9 Things

Not sure if any of you have noticed, but it's been quite a long time since I did my last "9 things" post. Like, whoa. For those of you that are new to the blog, 9 things is my version of link love. It's a collaboration of fashion, home decor, cocktail recipes and pretty much anything I stumble upon in the vast world wide web, that I think is worth sharing. So now that we're all caught up to speed...
1. This mug is everything, and I need to make it mine.
2. Can you believe this striped tee is only $10?!
3. Blog advice from some of my faves.
4. This sounds like the makings of a perfect cocktail.
6. It girl approved decor tips.
7. Fashion Illustrations from NYFW's stand-out pieces.
8. Small changes that can make a big impact on your health.
9. A practical tip for your champagne campaign.

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Chambray + Black Jeans

Fact: these jeans used to be black. Alas, after so many washes, they have faded and lost their color. Lucky for me, the whole faded black/gray look is in right now, so I get by with wearing them for the time being. (The first and only time washing machine woes have worked to my favor.) 
With Spring/Summer like temperatures, and snowfall the next, I've been turning to this classic look quite often. Chambray is such a great piece for transitional weather, because it's light enough for warmer days and goes with just about any old sweater/coat that I might need to throw on when the temps drop. 

By the way, if you're needing a crash course in how to wear jeans with ankle booties, remember two words: tuck or roll. What's your current uniform?

Gap Chambray (sold out) similar, similar / Kensie jeans via Marshall's, similar / Aldo Booties via DSW / Sunnies, Local Boutique

Monday, February 16, 2015

More Issues Than Vogue

Welp, we've been spoiled lately with gorgeous weather and sunny guys, but Jack Frost peeped his chilly little head out yesterday and reminded us that Punxatawny Phil indeed saw his shadow. #whatever
Lately I've been all about the trainers, and these black Nike's go with just about everything. I love throwing them on a dressier look, to get a more laid back vibe, but you can't go wrong with a classic sweatshirt and jeans. Btw, I scored this sweatshirt off Poshmark and am obsessed with the caption! My husband doesn't think it's very funny, but hey, if I dressed for my husband I'd be walking around naked all the time. ;)

Sweatshirt / Kensie Jeans via Marshall's, similar / Nikes 
 
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