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What I Packed for Bermuda

We just got back from our family trip to Bermuda and I’m proud to say that I packed light on this trip. Lighter than I have ever packed for a week. Here is everything I packed for our trip.


STYLE NOTES // The Slip Skirt and Dress (with Video)

As many of you know, my obsession with the slip skirt and slip dress runs deep. I wanted to show a variety of outfits using the slip skirt and dress as a base. The full IGTV is below so check it out and let me know what you think.

How I'm Wearing Textured Knits This Spring

How I’m Wearing Textured Knits This Spring

I’ve also recently been wearing textured knits, which make great transitional pieces in the Spring since they’re thick enough for cold mornings and still breezy for sunny afternoons. This monochromatic outfit is one of my favorite looks I’ve ever worn, which could be due in part

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A Chic Work Outfit When You’re in a Style Rut

Does anyone else have a list of outfits they keep that’s available in case you need some outfit inspiration? Whenever I think of something new, I add it to my list so my future self can thank me. This is a chic work outfit from my style inspiration list that has become my new favorite.

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Flattering Reformation Pieces + Extended Sizing

It’s no secret that I love the sustainable clothing brand, Reformation, and consider it one of my favorite retailers for flattering dresses, jeans and the occasional jumpsuit. In the past, i’ve posted some of my favorite dresses and received feedback that you appreciated the curated selection. So here is round two! Reformation dresses have that […]

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An Easy Outfit for Spring Using Winter Pieces

Warm weather is slowly but surely coming our way and although it’s too early to start putting away sweaters, I thought it would be helpful to post an easy outfit for Spring using Winter pieces. I’ve been wearing these jeans

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Best Petite Denim Jeans for Under $100

As someone who is petite, I have spent hours searching for jeans that fit my frame. After years of perfecting my shopping technique, I’ve discovered a few tips that help me find the best petite denim jeans.

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5 Things That Make You Lose Focus at Work

Everyday, you walk into your office ready to be your most productive self. Except, you also have your email open in one browser and your phone to the right of you with one notification popping up after another. These things are all fine and innocent individually but altogether, they make you lose focus at work.

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Self-Care is More than Just a Bubble Bath

The term “self-care” is thrown around often, especially when it comes to holidays like Valentine’s Day. I’m not one to pass up a bubble bath and mask night but there is more to self-care than the latest beauty product. A face mask will fix many things but it won’t fix the work you need on the inside. 

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NY Fashion Week Trends That Caught My Attention (February 2019)

One of my favorite fashion activities is trend forecasting. I’m sharing NY Fashion Week (NYFW) trends that caught my attention because there is really no greater reward then being an early adopter of a trend that is about to explode. Why is that, you may be wondering?

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What to Wear for Valentine’s Day When You Don’t Want to Wear Pink

Outfit details: Slip dress: Vince // Sweater cardigan: Abercrombie // Booties: Vince Camuto Valentine’s Day isn’t everyone’s favorite holiday but you can still dress up and go out with your significant other (or friends). That’s not to say, however, that you need to wear red or pink. A slinky slip dress is an easy piece to […]

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Winter Dressing With a Summer Skirt

Winter dressing involves a level of complexity that just doesn’t exist in the summer. For example, navigating ice on the sidewalk, freezing cold weather and the urge to stay inside at all costs. Once I picked up on my self-imposed pattern of outfit monotony, I started thinking about

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This is 32 // Birthday Thoughts

I turned 32 at the end of December! Admittedly, I am now religious about pouring some kind of oil or serum all over my face and cleaning out my closet while purging anything that is very twenty-ish because I’M IN MY THIRTIES. However, while browsing through my wardrobe, one item in particular, made me do a double take.

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The New Year’s Eve Style Guide

Whether you’re looking to stand out with sparkle or something more casual, I rounded up the perfect New Year’s Eve outfits. Even if sequins aren’t your thing, NYE is the perfect time to wear something festive and fun, whether it’s velvet, fishnets, sparkle or casual. Keep scrolling for some ideas!

Best Sales After Christmas You Don't Want to Miss

Sales After Christmas You Don’t Want to Miss

I took a look today and my go-to stores like Revolve, Shopbop and Nordstrom are having huge sales. I save pricier items in my favorites folder throughout the year in anticipation of them going on sale and that day has come. Here are some of my favorite sales after Christmas you don’t want to miss!

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A Day at the Dior Exhibit in Philadelphia

When I first found out that there would be a fashion-focused exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, I I knew two things immediately-I wanted to see the exhibit as soon as possible and I needed to be wearing something fabulous while doing it. So here is all about a day at the Dior exhibit in Philadelphia, in which I


The Best Cyber Monday Sales

Now that Cyber Monday is here, I listed some of my favorite stores that are having insane deals right now along with some of my favorite pieces from each one, divided by fashion, beauty and home categories. I’ll be updating this post throughout the day so check back in for new additions. Happy shopping!


An Effortless Outfit to Wear for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is two weeks away and I already know I won’t be wearing skinny jeans. The next two weeks will fly by so I thought I would share an effortless outfit to wear for Thanksgiving, that you probably already have in your closet.