Denim Days

I actually miss getting up early for school and putting on a decent outfit. These days my outfits consist of a hat, comfy workout pants, and a tee shirt. I know, real fancy. College is so different than high school. There is no time to get ready, it’s wake up and go. No matter the what time may be, most people look like they have just rolled out of bed. Kudos to anyone who actually puts on a face of makeup or a cute outfit, for me this is just not practical anymore. Any day I get to put on a nicer outfit is an exciting one.

This outfit is something I would wear on a day out with friends in New Haven, Connecticut. It’s a casual look where you can still feel put together. It’s perfect for a bite to eat with girlfriends and some retail therapy. Just what I need, some retail therapy! Too bad my wallet says no to that. Details to this outfit will be below!!

 

Top: Out of Stock

Skirt: Shein

Watch: Michael Kors 

Necklace: Gifted

Necklace: Tiffany & Co.

Where is Fall in Connecticut?!

Ugh!! I’m eagerly awaiting fall and hoping it’s just around the corner. I can no longer deal with the sticky humidity in a dorm room. Since last writing, I was soon off to Quinnipiac University, and now I’m here! Saying I love it is an understatement. I am incredibly lucky to of met such genuine people in such a short amount of time. Waking up each morning and passing mountains is something you can’t get anywhere else, it will never get old in my eyes. I can’t wait to look up at the painted red, orange and yellow smiling down at me from the sleeping giant. The high 80’s need to leave, I want fall desperately!!

Before leaving New Jersey I took these pictures in one of my favorite simple outfits. I hate the rule “no white jeans after Labor Day.” White jeans are so practical and go with pretty much anything, I miss them already. *sheds tear* Below are the details of this outfit!!

Top: Pacsun (no longer available)

Jeans: Hollister

Watch: Michael Kors

Rings & Necklaces: Gifted

Can you tell I’m from New Jersey..?

 

Pop of Red

It’s been quite some time, but I am back! The chaos of getting ready for my freshman year of college has finally settled and now I am just shopping for some dorm necessities. I took some time out to travel to Asbury Park, New Jersey (about a half hour south of me) to take some pictures and enjoy good food. I’ve talked about Porta before on here but in case you missed it, it’s a trendy, Italian hotspot for shore loving New Jerseyans. Click here for my last post at Porta.

This time around I took some pictures with one of my best friends, headed to Porta for lunch and then indulged in delicious vegan ice cream at a shop called Cookman Creamery.

My outfit I wanted to keep really, really simple. I wanted the outfit to revolve around the bright red mules. You can get them here for only $21. I am obsessed with them because they’re not only super affordable but they make any simple outfit pop. I stuck with classic, silver accessories to match the metal around the pockets of my white skirt. My top is a simple, plunging, grey body suit and again, super affordable. Outfit details are below!

 

Grey Bodysuit: Boohoo (now $6)

White Skirt: Lucky Clover 

Necklaces: Gifted

Rings: Alex & Ani

Shoes: 2020Ave

 

 

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Spring Must-Haves!

It’s about time the spring weather is finally in full swing. Unlike most, I’ll sorta miss the chilly weather. I love my jeans and cozy sweaters, shorts and tees just don’t cut it for me some days. I definitely try to work the jean and flip-flop look for as long as the heat allows me to. However, now that it is officially spring I listed some of my favorite, must-have spring products!

I was fortunate enough to work with the brand Harry’s  on this post and I know if you’re familiar with the brand you may be thinking, why are you using men’s razors or products? Well, it turns out Harry’s products were really designed for both men and women. They reached out to me in hopes of a review from a female perspective and I have to say I really loved the product! Truthfully, the razor wasn’t sharp to the point where I could possibly cut myself from pressing too hard (for some reason I thought a men’s razor would be hella sharp). It shaved nicely and the foaming shaving gel smelt not too masculine or feminine. Definitely, would recommend Harry’s products, and that’s my honest opinion!

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Spring Must-Haves!

1. DREAM PURE BB CREAM: I have super sensitive, pale, acne-prone skin and I have been using this for two years and nothing works better on my skin. I hate how cakey foundations is, this product really just makes you look fresh faced for hours, feels super light too! Major plus salicylic acid (acne treatment).

2. HOOLA MATTE BRONZER: Okay so I love/hate this product. Love because this product is versatile, I can put this in my crease to warm up my eyes but I also hate it because this product can easily be too dark on my skin. I really need to get my hands on the new Hoola Lite Matte Bronzer, probably perfect for paler skin tones.

3. WET N WILD MEGALAST NAIL COLOR: Megalast? Definitely not. Although I’ve tried every nail brand on the market and honestly they all chip and wear down (I’m more of a gel nail kinda girl, they stay sooo much longer!) I haven’t had luck with any of the higher end polishes so I have turned to the cheaper ones for a quick paint. I really love the Wet Wild polish because it wears just as long as other polishes. Of course, it chips and doesn’t last a full week but the color is perfect for the time I need it to be and comes off super easy with nail polisher remover. This one is a mauvey tone, I love mauve all year round (bottle doesn’t say exact color).

4. COLOR SENSATIONAL INTI-MATTE NUDES: Love this color (ofc another mauve), it’s creamy and is long wearing.

5. NIPPIES SKIN: I love this product and I’m so sorry if it’s TMI but ohhh myy gooooosh best product ever!! Such a must have, they stick better than all the others and the wear over and over again! Look at it, and ladies you’ll know what they’re for.

6. KAMMI PEEP TOE BOOTIE: Well I love these, I like the brown but I preferably love the black. I wore them in by walking around NYC (awful f*cking idea). I had blisters, bad, bad, bad blisters but I survived. I love the neutral color and how they can be worn on warm or chilly occasions.

7. WINSTON SET SHAVING SET: Such a sleek looking razor. It’s quite heavy but I really love the color and look of it, I don’t really mind the weight to it. Shaves well, nothing really significant.

8. LIVE ORIGINAL: Well this is just a good read so I thought I’d include it. If you’re not religious or Christian it may not be your pick but Sadie Robinson (Duck Dynasty) tells a story through her values, lessons, and beliefs as a teenager.

 

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Zaful & Rosegal Review!

I recently had the opportunity to work with two online stores/boutiques. I have previously worked with Zaful on a post so when they reached out to me again, I figured I’d try some more pieces out. My previous post with Zaful can be found here.

My first Zaful find was a dark, burgundy, velvet bodysuit with a low scoop open back. I loved this item because it was comfy and it could’ve been dressed up or down. In the pictures below I styled it with a denim black skirt with buttons down the middle. My suggestion for the winter is that you wear a cardigan to keep you toasty and bundled up, trust me New Jerseyans the low teens are on their way.  Below you will find that I also paired the black skirt with another more simplistic bodysuit. The black bodysuit looks similar to a camisole but the straps are set farther apart, this adds a more modern, tasteful change to a simple piece. The final piece from Zaful was a thin, white pullover with a little detailing by the side upper chest. I love the white pullover because I can throw it on with jeans, sneakers or slip-ons and still look put together and presentable. I definitely give the website a 8 out of 10, the shipping was way better than previously, everything was true to size and the quality of each piece was pretty good!

From Rosegal I received a black, satin looking top with a criss-cross back and an extremely soft and fluffy hooded cardigan. I am OBSESSED with the gigantic cardigan (out of stock). It totally feels like I’m wrapped in a blanket and it’s so cute and wearable! On the other hand, the black satin top didn’t do it for me. Personally, it was ill fitting across my chest and around my armpit and the odd material kind of stuck to my body oddly. For accessories I received a velvet, lavender choker and lobe cuffed earings. The earrings were a miss but the choker was a hit. All in all, I’d give the online store a 6 out of 10. You really have to hunt for good pieces on their site although, that big cardigan OBSESSED! *click any of the blue words to be re-routed to the item on the featured site.*

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