Pink, Pink, Pink in The Gym

Like I’ve said before, having some new workout gear is honestly a wonderful motivator.  I’m usually one to buy my leggings/sports bras from TJMaxx, but I walked passed Sears at a nearby mall the other day, and I saw ADORABLE matching sets. I went back the next week to look around, and I fell in […]

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Forget the Count, Grab the Cape 

When it comes to outerwear, capes can bring a welcome dash of drama to an outfit.  Yes, I know all about the Superman and Count Dracula vibes…LOL. And yes, I know capes are not one of Donna Karan’s “seven easy pieces” essential for moving from the classroom to the boardroom.  But the flexibility and flair […]

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19 Lessons in 19 Years

There is nothing wrong with being confident.  Be comfortable in your own skin! Nobody was born confident—it’s  something we are all capable of doing. I’ve learned “It’s OKAY” to love myself. Walk into a room with your head held high, make eye contact when talking to others, & always dress to impress. Try to take advantage […]

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Fave Furry Sneakers

Wow, what a crazy past few days. School started again, and although people say “syllabus week” is easy, it’s super stressful trying to get into a routine and organize everything. I had a 7am class this morning & I thought it was going to be terrible! Turns out, I love that it was so early. Today […]

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The Forever Fashionable Faux Fur Vest

Hey, Readers! Over here in the Chicago area it’s been dark and gloomy, but that’s better than snow in my book. I have a ski trip this weekend with my best friend Dana (can’t wait to see you!) & I’m hoping it will be sunny & kinda warm. If the only snow we had were […]

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Floral Burgundy Dress

Can we just talk about Target for a second? I go into the store looking for one thing. I come out as the proud owner of aisles 2,7,& 13. I can’t help myself, I find THE best stuff there. For example: this dress and these booties! I’m obsessed with everything about this dress. The fit, length, colors, […]

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Note to Self: 2016

To be honest, 2016 flew by. I think the major reason it felt so short was because I had so much going on. Many personal milestones were met in the past 12 months. I gotta say, it was a great year! I graduated high school, finished my first college semester (with all A’s and B’s, […]

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My Christmas Attire 

That time of year has come when we see (and it seems like never-ending) tons of family and friends. The two questions I can always count on multiple people asking: How I did in school & do you have a boyfriend? I would rather just have them ask where I got my outfit. . . […]

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Leather on Leather on Leather

Sorry readers! I’ve been absent lately on the blog . . .  crazy finals. But my first semester has come to an end, and HELLO! A month & a half off school! . . . Starting a continuous cycle of work, gym, friends, shopping, & photoshoots.  Whatta life 🙂 I’ve been SOO into black leather […]

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Through the Eyes of an Alpha Female

For those of you who don’t know me, after reading this you will probably feel closer to me than ever before.  LOL. Some of you will relate, and some of you will realize we are total opposites–and that’s OK! Being an Alpha Female is pretty awesome, for the most part. I would know this because, […]

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Royce Professional Styling Iron

I would like to introduce this fabulous, new professional hair styling brand to you . . . Royce by Christy Bruski. This specific iron is the Mercury Series, available in purple, white, and black. Having a good iron is essential, especially in the dry, cold winter when our hair doesn’t corporate to begin with. The Mercury […]

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Fashion Shows & Oxford Shirts

So, after watching the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show, who has 100% more motivation to hit the gym?! (For sure, me!  Hands down!) I have recently read a few articles bashing the show. Some believe shows like these diminish self-esteem by glorifying an “ideal image” in women. I couldn’t disagree more. In fact, such shows motivate […]

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Cardigans Never Go Out of Style

Since when is it December 4th already? I swear I can’t keep track of the dates anymore. My first college semester is coming to an end, and I could NOT be happier (besides studying for finals). The best part is, all my friends come home from their universities. For a month, while they’re home, they’ll […]

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Mustard is the New Black

It’s December! Tis the season of ice-skating in the city, drinking endless white peppermint mochas, lighting Christmas candles, watching Elf 100 times, listening on repeat to the Michael Bublé Christmas album, and, best of all, shoveling snow is not on the list! (Yet…). When it comes to colors, I love yellow. It just puts me in […]

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The Beauty of Versatility

Hey there, readers! It’s been so quiet around my house this week that I literally find myself having full-on conversations with myself! I’ve also become very good at the art of belting out random parts to songs & then realizing I sound ridiculous LOL. I’m pretty sure I’m going crazy. So this sweater dress is so […]

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Turtles & Leopards? Oh My!

Happy Saturday! Hope everyone has recovered from all the eating and LOTS OF SHOPPING! I’m not one to stand in lines, so the online deals are everything to me. This outfit has two of my all-time favorite pieces… Turtleneck Poncho – I was looking for one like this forever & I finally found it at […]

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His & Hers Holiday Gift Guide

HAPPY THANKSGIVING! As the Holiday season is here and Black Friday is tomorrow, I thought I’d share a shopping wish list for him & her. It is so hard to figure out what your BF, GF, BFF, brother, sister, mom, dad, neighbor (…and the list goes on) want for the holidays… so I hope this […]

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