Fashion

11.22.16

The Most Wonderful Sales of the Year

With the holiday season and both Black Friday and Cyber Monday around the …

With the holiday season and both Black Friday and Cyber Monday around the corner, now’s the time to take advantage of those holiday sales. Stock up on stocking stuffers and save on gifts big and small early–making the final weeks leading up to everything a little easier to manage. I’ve …

Fashion

11.07.16

Clutch

The purging of my closet helped me to realize what I do and …

The purging of my closet helped me to realize what I do and don’t need. I’ll talk more about what I have and what’s on my list soon, but for now, let’s talk about clutches since I need one. I’ve been looking for the perfect black clutch on the interwebs and thought …

Style

11.04.16

Things I Like No. 4

It’s finally Friday after what felt like the longest week ever. Lots of …

It’s finally Friday after what felt like the longest week ever. Lots of exciting things have happened recently but it’s honestly felt like a little too much and I’m completely exhausted. The lack of sleep is getting to me and I’m ready for a low-key weekend at home. So let’s end …

Fashion

11.02.16

What I’m Wearing This Fall

Fall. The crisp weather just calls for walking through the city in your …

Fall. The crisp weather just calls for walking through the city in your favorite coat and pair of boots with a hot cup of tea in hand. Doesn’t it? And the excitement of the holidays coming up can’t be beat. I’m someone who usually wears a uniform–those key seasonal pieces that I cycle through on …

Beauty

10.27.16

My Favorite Perfume

While I still hope to one day master a smokey eye or beachy …

While I still hope to one day master a smokey eye or beachy waves, for now, I'll be the girl who is regularly told she smells lovely. And I'll take it. So here's a short list of my favorite perfume.

Fashion

10.18.16

On Trend: Suede Shoes

I love fall lines–cozy, neutral pieces–sweaters, jeans, jackets, and of course, the shoes.

I love fall lines–cozy, neutral pieces–sweaters, jeans, jackets, and of course, the shoes. Summer is great and all, but come September, I’m ready for booties, boots, flats, and the idea that maybe I’ll find a pair of heels I can walk in. PS I think I finally found them. Here …

Style

10.14.16

How to Quickly and Easily Edit iPhone Photos for Instagram

Every so often, I’ll get asked how I edit photos for instagram. Almost all …

Every so often, I’ll get asked how I edit photos for instagram. Almost all of my photos are shot on my iPhone 6, although I do have a Canon Mark iii and Fuji XT1, too. If you’re just looking to take better photos while traveling or day-to-day, I’d recommend the Fuji XT1 or …

Fashion

10.12.16

Fall Essentials and the Sale of the Year

You guys. Shopbop is having one of their best sales ever–save 30% when you …

You guys. Shopbop is having one of their best sales ever–save 30% when you spend $500 with the code MAINEVENT16. As you may know, I finally got rid of all those old, pilling sweaters, shoes that weren’t in great shape, and those not-so-great pieces I never wear. So I’ve been filling …

Fashion

09.26.16

Sweater Weather

It’s sort of starting to cool down, and I’m anxiously awaiting the days of …

It’s sort of starting to cool down, and I’m anxiously awaiting the days of sweaters, booties, and scarves. I just got these for my upcoming trip to Europe and am on the hunt for some cute and comfortable flat booties. Then I’ll add a few more sweaters in the mix, a …

Style

09.01.16

What I’m Looking Forward to This Fall

It’s September! With fall just a few weeks away, I can’t stop thinking about …

It’s September! With fall just a few weeks away, I can’t stop thinking about those crisp autumn mornings, the season premiere of the affair, and my new suede jacket that I picked up during the big Nordstrom sale. My favorite season is so close, guys. Here are the things I’m looking forward to.

Fashion

08.25.16

On Trend: Camel

Some of you might hate me for saying this, but I’m ready for fall.

Some of you might hate me for saying this, but I’m ready for fall. The crisp weather, jeans, coats, sweaters, the best fall candle, and beautiful colors of autumn. It’s a short season here in Chicago, and I love every moment of it. Growing up in LA, we didn’t have much of …

Fashion

08.08.16

Sliding into Monday

I may not the the trendiest or most fashion-forward blogger (there’s an understatement for …

I may not the the trendiest or most fashion-forward blogger (there’s an understatement for you), but I like fashion enough to write about it. Especially when it’s something really simple and chic. And maybe sort of basic. dolce vita And while I’m late to the party (or season) to post about this trend, …

Fashion

07.20.16

More from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Last week, I posted a few of my top picks from the Nordstrom Anniversary …

Last week, I posted a few of my top picks from the Nordstrom Anniversary sale. And then it happened. A cool summer evening that required a light sweater got me thinking about fall, so I’m back with some more fall picks–all on major sale. The camel jacket is the same one I posted last …

Fashion

07.18.16

Going Nude

It's time break away from my typical neutral palette of black, grey, and white–I'm going …

It's time break away from my typical neutral palette of black, grey, and white–I'm going nude.

Fashion

07.14.16

Shop This Year’s Biggest Sale

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale opens to the public on July 22nd, but early access starts …

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale opens to the public on July 22nd, but early access starts today! Products usually sell out quickly, so now's the time to pick up those last-minute summer essentials and–wait for it–the pieces you need for fall.

Fashion

Interiors

07.11.16

On Trend: Chambray

There's a new neutral in my life. And while it's not a new …

There's a new neutral in my life. And while it's not a new trend, it's something I've gotten really into this year. It's also technically a color, yet it pretty much goes with everything.

Fashion

06.24.16

Pool Party

Processed with VSCO with s2 preset I’m in Italy for Conor’s sister’s wedding and …

Processed with VSCO with s2 preset I’m in Italy for Conor’s sister’s wedding and we’re kicking things off with a wine tasting and pool party before she ties the knot on Saturday. This pale girl came prepared–my legs have been bronzed with St. Tropez, and I’ve got my sunscreen, hat, and new one …

Fashion

06.15.16

On Trend: Off Shoulder Tops

Like almost every other 20-30 something woman in America, I've gotten really into …

Like almost every other 20-30 something woman in America, I've gotten really into off shoulder tops and dresses this season.

Fashion

Style

06.06.16

On Trend: Summer Whites

Growing up in LA, you get pretty used to 70s and sunshine year-round. And …

Growing up in LA, you get pretty used to 70s and sunshine year-round. And all it took was a handful of winters in Chicago to really appreciate the magic that is summer. Sunshine, patios, grilling, and laying by the pool can't be beat. Now that I'm back from the worst cold that ever …

Fashion

Style

05.29.16

The Memorial Day Sales You Don’t Want To Miss

It's Memorial Day weekend, and while summer is technically a few weeks away, …

It's Memorial Day weekend, and while summer is technically a few weeks away, this holiday weekend brought summer temps and sales, and it's time to stock up on warm-weather essentials for summer! I'm ordering a few things for my upcoming trip to Europe and wanted to share a few of my …

Fashion

Style

Travel

05.24.16

What to Pack for a 24 Hour Getaway

I've always been a notorious over-packer but after taking one long trip and …

I've always been a notorious over-packer but after taking one long trip and six that were three days or less, I've learned a thing or two. And all those quick 1-2 day trips will force a girl to only pack the essentials. So I thought I'd share what I actually bring with me, …

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