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Self-Care is More than Just a Bubble Bath

The term “self-care” is thrown around often, especially when it comes to holidays like Valentine’s Day. I’m not one to pass up a bubble bath and mask night but there is more to self-care than the latest beauty product. A face mask will fix many things but it won’t fix the work you need on the inside. 

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NY Fashion Week Trends That Caught My Attention (February 2019)

One of my favorite fashion activities is trend forecasting. I’m sharing NY Fashion Week (NYFW) trends that caught my attention because there is really no greater reward then being an early adopter of a trend that is about to explode. Why is that, you may be wondering?

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What to Wear for Valentine’s Day When You Don’t Want to Wear Pink

Outfit details: Slip dress: Vince // Sweater cardigan: Abercrombie // Booties: Vince Camuto Valentine’s Day isn’t everyone’s favorite holiday but you can still dress up and go out with your significant other (or friends). That’s not to say, however, that you need to wear red or pink. A slinky slip dress is an easy piece to […]

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Winter Dressing With a Summer Skirt

Winter dressing involves a level of complexity that just doesn’t exist in the summer. For example, navigating ice on the sidewalk, freezing cold weather and the urge to stay inside at all costs. Once I picked up on my self-imposed pattern of outfit monotony, I started thinking about

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This is 32 // Birthday Thoughts

I turned 32 at the end of December! Admittedly, I am now religious about pouring some kind of oil or serum all over my face and cleaning out my closet while purging anything that is very twenty-ish because I’M IN MY THIRTIES. However, while browsing through my wardrobe, one item in particular, made me do a double take.

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The New Year’s Eve Style Guide

Whether you’re looking to stand out with sparkle or something more casual, I rounded up the perfect New Year’s Eve outfits. Even if sequins aren’t your thing, NYE is the perfect time to wear something festive and fun, whether it’s velvet, fishnets, sparkle or casual. Keep scrolling for some ideas!

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Sales After Christmas You Don’t Want to Miss

I took a look today and my go-to stores like Revolve, Shopbop and Nordstrom are having huge sales. I save pricier items in my favorites folder throughout the year in anticipation of them going on sale and that day has come. Here are some of my favorite sales after Christmas you don’t want to miss!

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A Day at the Dior Exhibit in Philadelphia

When I first found out that there would be a fashion-focused exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, I I knew two things immediately-I wanted to see the exhibit as soon as possible and I needed to be wearing something fabulous while doing it. So here is all about a day at the Dior exhibit in Philadelphia, in which I


The Best Cyber Monday Sales

Now that Cyber Monday is here, I listed some of my favorite stores that are having insane deals right now along with some of my favorite pieces from each one, divided by fashion, beauty and home categories. I’ll be updating this post throughout the day so check back in for new additions. Happy shopping!


An Effortless Outfit to Wear for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is two weeks away and I already know I won’t be wearing skinny jeans. The next two weeks will fly by so I thought I would share an effortless outfit to wear for Thanksgiving, that you probably already have in your closet.


Slip Dress With a Sweater on Top

Slip dresses are another remnant from the 90s that have made their way back and they’re not going anywhere. They’re sultry…sexy…minimal…and perfectly adaptable. Layering a sweater is such an easy to way to turn one of my favorite dresses into a year-round item.


A Chic Way to Wear a Sweater Dress

I know what you’re thinking. A sweater dress? For Fall? Groundbreaking. But The Devil Wears Prada references aside, I’ve been really into sweater dresses lately, especially ones of the off-white variety. I styled this one from


A Leopard Skirt for an Everyday Look

You may have noticed a certain animal print making a comeback in a major way. Leopard is back and it’s now completely normal to wear as part of your everyday look, work included. The leopard skirt makes you feel like you’re a 90s off-duty super model out in the city.


Lokal Hotel in Old City, Philadelphia

I had the chance to stay locally at a hotel that was different than past travel experiences. Staying at the Lokal Hotel in Old City gave me the opportunity to experience Philadelphia in a new way, almost as though I was visiting for the first time.


Leather Skirt & Lace Blouse for our Seven Year Anniversary

Since the beginning of my blogging days, I’ve always loved mixing feminine and masculine pieces. The toughness of a leather skirt with the delicate nature of a lace blouse creates such an unexpected look and feel. What I’m trying to say is, I’m obsessed.


What I’m Wearing this Fall + a Giveaway

Fall is here! Today I’m sharing what I’m wearing this Fall and how I update my look as we transition between seasons. The colors, the layers, the textures, the possibilities are endless. You can also wear cute outfits without covering it all up with a bulky coat to prevent yourself from freezing, aka east coast winter.


How to Wear a Slip Dress in Real Life

Remember when slip dresses were worn under dresses instead of just by themselves? They’re slinky, they’re flirty..but what if you’re not necessarily going for that type of vibe? I’m breaking down all the potential outfit possibilities with this little black slip dress.


A Camel Coat for the Fall

My top essentials for a classic Fall wardrobe? A camel coat, black skinny jeans and classic black suede pumps-check, check and check. As soon as the weather turns in September, my camel coat makes an appearance regardless of what is trending at the moment.