Summer basics you can live in

Summer Basics You Can Live In

There are certain Summer basics that I live in and wear repeatedly. My Summer attire admittedly fluctuates between a basic black ribbed midi dress or

In adoration of heels quarantine coronavirus

In Adoration of Heels

Slowly slipping on a pair of suede point-toed pumps while attempting to balance yourself, sneaking glances at the clock to check just how late you are, the click-clack sound of your heels hitting the payment as you rush to get to dinner. Getting caught in the rain and realizing you don’t have an umbrella because let’s face it, you never do. There was a time when you cared about perfectly blown out hair getting soaking wet but those times are gone. Turning a corner and slowing down upon seeing the restaurant. Opening the door, turning back the curtain and smiling as you see your husband across the room at the restaurant. A toast at the bar to celebrate being out in the world, together. Holding hands underneath the table as you dine al fresco and notice the feeling of being in close proximity to others.

Winter Work Style Diary, what to wear when it’s cold outside, work wear

Winter Work Style Diary

I have another little surprise I have been excited to roll out over the past few months. Welcome to the first style diary – Winter + Work. The style

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Flattering reformation pieces spring extended sizing
nordstrom anniversary sale NSALE fall clothes

Do You Know About the 2019 Nordstrom Anniversary Sale?

By now, you’ve probably heard someone mention the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. I’ve been thinking about whether or not to cover the Nordstrom Sale because I feel like every blogger talks about it everyday nonstop for two weeks straight. Another reason I hesitated is


Leather & Pleats

My Outfit Details: Top: Vince via Shopbop | Skirt: Topshop via Nordstrom, sold out (similar here) | Shoes: Charles David via Nordstrom | Clutch: Clare Vivier via Shopbop | Lipstick: Angel by MAC via Nordstrom I love how girly this look is. From a distance, it seems like a pretty basic black and white outfit but the contrasting textures add […]



My Outfit Details: Top: Equipment via Shopbop | Jeans: J Brand via Marshalls | Coat: Zara (on sale!) | Shoes: Jean-Michael Cazabat via Intermix, sold out (similar here and here (use code WINTER for 20% off) | Clutch: J.Crew, sold out (similar here) | Lipstick: Snob by MAC via Nordstrom I’m finally caught up on all the errands and projects that have been hanging over my head. […]


Surrounded by Sequins

  My Outfit Details: Sequin skirt: River Island, sold out (similar here) | Muscle tank: AG via Shopbop | Shoes: BCBG via Nordstrom | Lipstick: Snob by MAC via Nordstrom No one ever needs a sequined pencil skirt and it is never listed as a wardrobe basic that every girl must have in her closet. Yet, it’s so […]


Winter White

My Outfit Details: Dress: T by Alexander Wang via Shopbop | Coat: Zara (on sale!) | Shoes: Jean-Michael Cazabat via Intermix, sold out (similar here and here (use code WINTER for 20% off) | Clutch: J.Crew, sold out (similar here) | Lipstick: Cream Cup by MAC via Nordstrom Happy holidays, everyone! I’m spending the last week of 2015 reflecting […]


New Years Outfit Inspiration

New Years Eve is just a few days away and it’s one of my favorite days to get dressed up. I love anything with sparkles, lace and interesting cut-outs. Here are a few dresses I picked out that I can definitely see myself wearing to a club or party to ring in 2016. I picked pieces […]


30 Gifts Under $30

Happy holidays! Giving thoughtful gifts is always a good idea but it’s even better when things are on sale! I like to put together gift baskets by theme, which varies depending on the person’s personality and interests. Here are 30 gifts under $30 in case you wanted to put together a gift basket of your own. This is […]


A Cozy Winter Look (Minus the Snowflakes)

My Outfit Details: Crop sweater: C/Meo collective via Shopbop (on sale!) | Dress: T by Alexander Wang via Shopbop | Heels: BCBGeneration via Nordstrom | Necklace: julie vos | Lipstick: Cream Cup by MAC via Nordstrom This is one of my favorite looks i’ve ever worn. I love the minimal look of the grey tank dress but it was too cold to wear it alone. I […]


A Weekend Walk

My Outfit Details: Crop sweater: Topshop via Nordstrom | White blouse: Cooper & Ella Sydney via Shopbop (different color) (on sale plus use code GOBIG15 for up to 25% off depending on your total!)| Jeans: Paige Denim via Shopbop | Heels: BCBGeneration via Nordstrom | Leather jacket: Zara, sold out (similar here) | Bag: Rebecca Minkoff via Nordstrom, sold out […]


Packing List: Thanksgiving Weekend

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11  Here is one less thing you need to worry about for the holiday weekend-your packing list! I like to bring soft pajamas, a comfortable outfit to wear in the house and jeans with a cozy sweater for when you venture outside. Depending on the weather, […]


Black Friday Sales Are On!

1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales are on! Shopbop has a promo code, GOBIG15, that you can use to get up to 25% off your order, depending on your total. Revolve Clothing […]


Feeling Girly

My Outfit Details: Sweater: ASOS, sold out (similar here) | Skirt: J.Crew (on sale plus use code SHOPNOW for an extra 30% off!) | Heels: Jean-Michel Cazabat via Intermix, sold out (similar here) | Clutch: J.Crew, sold out (similar here) | Lipstick: Cream Cup by MAC via Nordstrom I know, it’s another grey look but this time I added some watercolor! This […]


Leopard Accents

My Outfit Details: Dress: T by Alexander Wang | Blazer: H&M | Shoes: Sam Edelman (on sale!) | Clutch: Clare Vivier | Necklace: Banana Republic, sold out (similar here) | Lipstick: Cream Cup by MAC via Nordstrom I have a weakness for quarter length sleeves, blush pink, and leopard. This leopard clutch was on my wish list for years and I finally got […]


Three Shades of Grey

My Outfit Details: Sweater: H&M, sold out (similar here and here) | Jeans: J Brand (Marshalls!) | Shoes: BCBG | Bag: Rebecca Minkoff, sold out (black version here) | Coat: Zara (back in stock) | Lipstick: Cream Cup by MAC via Nordstrom These photos were taken at Race Street Pier in Philly, which is absolutely beautiful. Although I love wearing black, I don’t […]


Earth Tones in Northern Liberties

My Outfit Details: Tote: Madewell via Nordstrom | Sweater: BCBG via Marshalls | Dress: Urban Outfitters | Booties: Topshop, sold out (similar here and here) | Lipstick: Relentlessly Red by MAC via Nordstrom Fall is my favorite time of the year. Not only is the weather beautiful (usually) but it gives me the chance to experiment with layers. I would normally wear […]