Monday, March 20, 2017

Spring Is Here!

Spring Is Here

Mary Katrantzou striped tank top, $340 / MSGM mini skirt / Topshop red tight / Black ankle boots / Gucci handbag purse / Flower hair accessory, $4.94 / Shinola Soft Linen Journal / Palomino Blackwing Pencil 602 Pack of 12

Previously, I've been known to be a minimalist when it comes to dressing up. Last year I studied in Florence, Italy and learned a lot about making the most out of a small, capsule wardrobe. Learning this was extremely influential to my outlook on fashion because it taught me that combining clothes and layering is everything.
My outlook in Spring 2017 is completely different. This spring is all about breaking out of minimalism and finding the colors and prints that match what your mood is. I was feeling pretty inspired after checking out some of Bonobo's newest collections, including their Men's Collection. Every day is a new day to pick the clothes that express who you are.
Some trends that I have incorporated in this post include:
1. Ruffles- Recently I've seen many fashion shows including the inclusion of ruffles. The best way to flaunt this look is to work it into a style that may have already included this before, like a skirt.
2. Florals- While florals in the spring aren't exactly "groundbreaking," this is the perfect time to wear florals of any color depending on the day during the unpredictable spring weather.
3. Fishnet Tights- I've included the fishnet tights that have become increasingly popular this season, but picked out red ones that are colorful and will stand out more on the streets.
4. Statement earrings- Earrings can really make or break an outfit. I've seen the most amazing outfits be ruined with the choice of an earring that doesn't compliment the look. A quality pair of earrings is something that I would splurge on because you can wear them with so many outfits.
5. Bold Stripes- The purse and the top were only picked to be a part of this outfit because of the stripes. Even though they don't match perfectly, they coordinate and would be spotted by any street-style photographer.
This look is perfect for the streets of New York, the city that I hope to live in one day. When I think of spring, I think about new beginnings and getting ready for the summer, so I'm happy to make a post about an outfit I'd like to wear this spring.

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

A Coffee Shop Kind of Day

As the fall season is coming to an end, there are a lot of pieces to add to your wardrobe. This past year, I've tried to learn as much as I can about layering. I'm more mindful about the pieces I pair together to make the whole look feel complete. 
Today while making a run to my local coffee shop to try out some new winter flavors, I paired together one of my favorite graphic t-shirts with some destroyed black skinny jeans. To contrast all of the black colors in this look, I wore some brown oxfords and my brand new Brown Button Coat, thanks to SheIn.

 I like this piece because it can be worn as a light layer depending on the weather. Today, while it was a little bit cool outside, I wore it as a jacket with my outfit, but when it gets colder I can see myself adding on a grey trench coat and black beanie to balance out all of the blacks, browns and greys.

Since I go to school in Pennsylvania, I know I will definitely have to layer up this winter. However, if you go to school where there really isn't a winter, this jacket is an awesome in-between weather piece to play up the fall weather. 

With all that in mind, go check out your local cafe's winter-y flavors! Today I got a vanilla spice latte!

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Netflix and Chill Kind of Night

For my favorite kind of "Netflix and Chill" kind of night, I'll be hanging out with my friends and watching shows and movies that make me laugh. Here's my guide to my favorite tv shows and pajama pieces to help you have the best Netflix and Chill night this fall!

On The TV

Never a bad time to sit down and watch this show. I love getting to know all of the characters and referencing the show whenever I can! 

Just started getting into this show this semester, and I'm already regretting waiting so long. This show cracks me up, and my favorite episode is when the gang realizes all of the things that annoy each other about themselves (season 3, episode 8).

Always a classic, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is one of my favorite Netflix choices right now because of the hilarious writing of Tina Fey. My favorite character is Jane Krakowski's character, Jacqueline Voorhes! 


The perfect girls night includes one of my favorite pieces from AdoreMe's pajama line to feel comfy and cute. These sleek midnight-black colored pajamas will be my perfect outfit and keep me warm this fall.

When it comes to lingerie, it's all about the black colors for me. I feel confident and comfortable wearing something just like these bra and underwear from AdoreMe. I love the cool patterns and support, and it's cool enough to wear under anything, not just your pajamas! 

Not planning on catching a movie with your girlfriends? If so, your Netflix night may include some cool and simple lingerie. I don't like to wear anything too flashy, so I stuck to this pitch-black Matisse piece. I love this because of it's deep v-cut and strappy back. 

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

What I'm Investing In This October

So I made a wish list of all of my favorite pieces that I need this fall. From either wearing them out or just needing new things, I’ve narrowed down my list to some classic black colored things that will match anything I wear. If you follow my Instagram you can see a little bit of what I wear on a daily basis, but these are just some of my picks for what I am interested in this year.
I am always on the lookout for new shoes.. but I need something for the season that will also transition easily into the upcoming spring. I found these heels and these boots that I can wear all season. 

And of course, I need some accessories to go with these shoes, and nothing is more classic than a pair of stockings. For extra warmth, I will add a basic pair of black ribbed socks for my boots and peep-toe heels!

Last but not least, even though I have too many purses, it’s always good to go back to the classics, and get a giant tote bag for my days on the road to and from class. This one is such a low-key color, and will blend in with any outfit I wear this fall. 

Sunday, August 21, 2016

The End of the Summer

The summer is finally coming to an end and it's almost time to head back to school or buckle down for the next season of work. Take this time to reflect on your summer and how you feel it went. 

Did you achieve all of your goals?
Did you venture out and try something new?
Did you make any new friends?
Did you do something brave that you never thought you would do?

One of my main problems that I had until 2016 was that I never documented enough in my life. I find so much relief after writing down major moments in my
Life such as goals, accomplishments, and just things in general that I'm thankful for. This fall, make a list of all of the things that you want to do with your friends, your family, and on your own. 

Splurge a little on yourself. Read a good book, get into some September issues of magazines, invest in some lingerie, buy some artisan tea that makes you feel like you're in a cafe in Paris. Make yourself happy and don't forget to document your favorite moments along the way.