Style

04.11.17

The Big Sale

My favorite store is having another big sale! Get 20% off orders under …

My favorite store is having another big sale! Get 20% off orders under $500 and 25% off orders $500 or more with the code EVENT17. The sale starts today and ends Friday, so now’s your chance to stock up for wedding season, spring, and because I’m feeling hopeful, summer days at the pool! …

Style

03.29.17

Set the Table

Now that I have a fully functional kitchen, I’ve really enjoyed having friends …

Now that I have a fully functional kitchen, I’ve really enjoyed having friends over for dinner and have been slowly figuring out what it is I actually need when it comes to small, intimate dinner parties. Less is more, so the right flatware, some simple flowers, candles, and pretty napkins …

Fashion

03.24.17

Spring Essentials

After packing just the essentials for my trip to Portugal I want to …

After packing just the essentials for my trip to Portugal I want to really make it all about the basics this spring. Here’s what I plan on wearing–on repeat–this season. Distressed denim and button downs Get them here and here // image via Slides or Loafers These or these // image via …

Fashion

02.28.17

Fashion Essentials On Sale

Shopbop is having another one of their big sales–save up to 25% off …

Shopbop is having another one of their big sales–save up to 25% off with the code GOBIG17. It’s time to stock up on great basics. This sale happens to fall two weeks before my trip to Portugal, and I’ve been wanting a few things for our trip. Ray Ban Aviators Shop now Vince …

Beauty

02.27.17

My Makeup Artist’s Beauty Picks

Last week, Shannon O’Brien came over to do my makeup before filming a video for …

Last week, Shannon O’Brien came over to do my makeup before filming a video for C1 Revolution. And I just so happened to have an event I was hosting at Allis the same night. Ok, so I planned the video shoot around the event so I’d look decent for both. While Shannon …

Beauty

02.02.17

Strengthen Your Fine, Damaged Hair With These Products

After really overdoing it with the drying and straightening, it happened. An entire layer …

After really overdoing it with the drying and straightening, it happened. An entire layer of hair broke off leaving my hair even finer than it was to begin with. A few months ago, I ordered tons a few serums, vitamins, shampoos, and deep conditioners that would hopefully thicken and strengthen my fine and …

Beauty

01.17.17

How to Keep Your Skin Hydrated This Winter

We go from dresses and sandals to sweaters and boots, so it’s only …

We go from dresses and sandals to sweaters and boots, so it’s only natural that we’d change our skincare routine when weather conditions change. That dry, cold winter weather has the power to take your skin from dry to my face is literally going to fall off. As someone who …

Fashion

01.16.17

On Repeat

I know I’m not the only one who finds the perfect pair of …

I know I’m not the only one who finds the perfect pair of denim, off shoulder top, oversized sweater, or loafers and wears them on repeat. And now that I’ve pared down my wardrobe (more on that as soon as I have time to put something together), I thought I’d …

Fashion

01.05.17

Fashion Essentials: What I’m Wearing This Winter

It’s so cold. Like less than zero cold, which calls for doing everything I …

It’s so cold. Like less than zero cold, which calls for doing everything I can to stay warm. After a month or so of icy temps, I’ve found myself turning to the same winter essentials week after week. Cashmere scarves, oversized sweaters, a great winter coat, and my favorite snow boots. Here are …

Style

12.21.16

Giving the Gift of Experiences

I didn’t have a car the first four years I lived in Chicago and relied …

I didn’t have a car the first four years I lived in Chicago and relied on a mix of public transit and UberX–the latter being my favorite way to get around Chicago. It’s fast, easy, and is especially ideal when it’s freezing or when I’m running late. And considering my life, one of those …

Fashion

12.16.16

Stacked and Layered

When it comes to jewelry, it shouldn’t be a surprise that I prefer …

When it comes to jewelry, it shouldn’t be a surprise that I prefer something simple and timeless. Last weekend, I got all bundled up and went to lunch with my friend Emilia, but this time, I had on something extra special. I was so excited when David Yurman asked me …

Style

12.08.16

8 Candles to Gift This Holiday Season

Some might say candles are a typical gift, but most people enjoy them and …

Some might say candles are a typical gift, but most people enjoy them and don’t want to spend $25+ on something like that for themselves. And it’s a chance to select a color, style, or scent that the person you’re gifting will like–something that feels like them. And a pretty candle jar …

Style

12.06.16

Gift Guide: For the Home

Most of my favorite gifts made it to The Everygirl’s holiday gift guide, but …

Most of my favorite gifts made it to The Everygirl’s holiday gift guide, but I did save a few to share here. Let’s start with interiors since you know that’s my thing. Because now that winter weather is here and I’m done traveling for a while, home is where you’ll find me.I included …

Fashion

12.05.16

Gifts that Workout

The past few years, my friends have often gifted activewear to me knowing …

The past few years, my friends have often gifted activewear to me knowing it’s something I’ll enjoy using every day. And with the holiday season upon us, it’s something I really enjoy giving my friends and family (and myself, too). I love candles as much as the next girl, but you can’t …

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 …