I have to admit, my biggest weakness is ice cream. No, seriously. I am a ginormous ice cream fan! Or should I say freak?!? I can have ice cream all day, everyday. In the winter, for breakfast, lunch or dinner.Read More
It’s happened to all of us. We make plans for ourselves the night before, to wake up and finish your errands/tasks but then find yourself fighting the idea to get out of bed. Before you know it, you open and close your eyes, only to find out it’s so late.Read More
Wondering what this spring 2018 season has in store for us? Well believe it or not, think bold, monochromatic and color block prints. Playful but still strong, confident and beautiful. So say goodbye to the neutrals that once filled our closets and say hello to the statement pieces that will give you that cool girl edge.Read More
Like most, I’m not an expert on just one topic. I love and have always had an interest in many subjects. I think that’s why I always found it difficult to pick just one career path, to pursue. What can I say I like them all equally. Ugh, the struggle.Read More
Just as much as I love being dressed up, I love the idea of walking through an empty field filled with poppies and hearing the rumbling noise of animals in the background. It might seem corny but one of my favorite movies is The Wizard of Oz.Read More
Have you ever looked in your closet and thought to yourself grrrr, how do I pair this garment without looking like a fluffy marshmallow? Or the worst, you get ready, leave the house and somehow end up taking photos, but then realize you look like your drowning in a sea because you didn’t think to unlayer. In some cases layering is extremely essential to layer your life away but for others it’s no fun! Living in the sunshine state of California, we’re known for the great weather but to be honest I beg to differ. It sometimes feels more unpredictable than predictable.
Here are a few tips on how to layer.
My first tip is to start with your basics, leggings, and a cotton long sleeve or thermal are great starters. They’re essentially lightweight and allow you to layer on without adding too much bulk all at once.
Secondly, insulating your feet. Pairing your outfit with over the knee socks will not only keep you warm but add a bit of character. Even if you’re not intending to expose your socks, they’ll definitely keep you warm.
Third, layering another bottom over your outfit like a pair of shorts or even a skirt to add texture.
Fourth, a comfy knit sweater is always essential. It is always a good idea to keep a few knit’s in your closet for emergencies. They're great to layer over your basic tee.
Fifth, picking a cute pair of boots and even adding a great coat or blazer to tie it all together! If necessary add a cute scarf, to add some pizazz around your neck.
As you can see I created my own sporty look to fit the climate in California. I decided to layer my everyday hoodie from H&M with my nifty blazer from Zara. Along with my high rise mom jeans from Topshop and classic black heels from Zara. Lastly, pairing it all with my favorite handbag from Rebecca Minkoff.
What is your go to winter layering item?
Have you ever seen a piece of clothing, shoes or lipstick and instantly knew that you had to have it?!? Well, guys, that was me with this tweed skirt. The moment I laid my eyes on it, my jaw dropped and I knew I had to have it.Read More
It can be so tricky to find a dress for an event. Especially around the holidays. For most of us, Christmas shopping and the idea of buying a dress on top of everything can become tricky when you’re on a budget. I’ve noticed that buying a dress can go two ways, it can be expensive or too generic.Read More
My biggest pet peeve has always been finding a cute pair of sunglasses online or in store, trying them on but then to only find out that my long lashes are scraping at the lens at every blink. Sounds weird? Well it totally is and has always been my issue. It drives me crazy.Read More
It is amazing what the internet has evolved into. So much of our lives are now shared so openly on so many different social media platforms. The crazy part that always blows my mind is that we share it with complete strangers!Read More
If you haven’t noticed small handbags are kinda, sorta, my thing. First of all let me explain, they’re tiny and really cute. But mainly it’s because they also help me look taller in photos than most medium to large handbags (quite the illusion). Sounds crazy, I know, but I feel like large handbags drown me in photos.Read More
Self confidence comes in many forms. From the way you dress, to the way you do your makeup and the way you carry yourself. I truly believe it all makes a difference. With the holiday parties coming up, finding the perfect outfits can be a struggle. Am I right?Read More
The countdown has FINALLY begun and before you know it, the holidays will be here. Christmas tree’s will be pulled out of storage and dusted off to be elegantly decorated. Just as Menorah’s will be carefully placed and gradually lit in people’s homes. Traditions.Read More
As the month of October slowly comes to an end and we get ready for the crazy holiday season, I wanted to share with you three of my favorite monthly trends that I have been obsessing over.Read More
When it comes to affordable active wear there’s only one brand I always find myself gravitating towards and it’s Fabletics! It’s not just for what they stand for, “Women Empowerment,” but because they offer such a wide range of designs for the everyday girl/woman. Who is that woman you may ask?Read More
California weather can be so unpredictable. So many people talk about how California has great weather and I honestly wonder to myself, how? Don’t get me wrong, I love it here and Cali’s weird quirks, but the one thing I wish it had was a very cold winter where we could wear jackets and fur coats.Read More
For me, coffee is a must every morning. I hate to admit this but I am not a morning person. Waking up for me is a process and is the hardest part of my day. That being said, I definitely need a boost to wake me up.Read More
There are so many different types of prints you could wear, stripes, leopard, floral, polka dots, to name a few. For some, clothing with print could be intimidating. But let me tell you, I never thought of myself as a polka dot wearing type of girl, so the idea of trying it out scared me, but I am glad that I did.Read More
One of my favorite accessories of all time is a watch. This probably sounds old fashioned but what can I say, I’m an old soul. My earliest memory growing up was seeing my mom patiently doing her makeup every morning and putting on her watch before we left the house.Read More
I’ll be the first to admit that I’m not a big fan of wearing hats. I’m sure a lot of you can agree that hat hair isn’t cute. You typically have to commit to the idea or pass completely, but there is something in the air lately that has had me reconsidering.Read More