Monday, April 14, 2014

Groundbreaking

Photos by: Lisa Chiu

I think I can speak for just about everyone in D.C. when I say that I did not want this weekend to end. Cherry Blossoms, a blogger ride at Revolve, and oh yeah -- that impeccable weather? Come back! Well, on the upside, I'm in a very good mood this Monday morning from all of this weekend's festivities!

The title of this post is totally ironic, by the way. If you're reading this blog, I really hope you understand my Devil Wears Prada references. I was inspired to mix prints after my feature in The Everygirl, and stripes + florals is a pretty classic combo if I do say so myself. 

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Styled by Shell B

Photos by: Ashley Lettich // Makeup by: Elle Choi // Styling by: Shell B

I've been teasing you all for the past few weeks on social media about this project, and I'm happy to finally debut the end result. As some of you know, I recently participated in an amazing style project with the one and only Shell B. She worked with me and 13 other D.C. area bloggers and had us all identify a "trouble" piece in our closet. She then worked her magic, shopped around in our closets and created chic ensembles for all of us.

I chose this striking ASOS skirt as my trouble piece. I'm obsessed with it, but it's been sitting in my closet for a while since I wasn't coming up with very many outfit combos for this unique piece. Shell B then took pieces that I already had in my closet and came up with this amazing ensemble. The best part of Shell B's styling session is that she really listened to me and understood my own personal style. I'm ecstatic that I am finally able to reveal this project, because now I can finally go out and about in this perfect ensemble. 

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Set & Style Bracelet + $50 Giveaway




I'm so happy to announce that I am featured on The Everygirl today! Me and 2 other bloggers have teamed up to show you how to mix prints. Check it out! And THANK YOU to The Everygirl team!

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I was introduced to Set & Style by the wonderful Katherine just recently, and I'm obsessed, y'all. It is a fun, up-and-coming young company that seeks out the best jewelry designs from small businesses. Katherine, Jackie and I have teamed up to give you an adorable wrap bracelet and $50 gift certificate from Set and Style. How amazing! Make sure to enter below.

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

#StyledByShellBCheri | Behind the Scenes

Photos by: Julien Garman // Makeup by: Elle Choi // Styling by: Shell B Cheri

Starting a blog has to be one of the best decisions that I've ever made. Why, you ask? Mainly because of the amazing people I've been able to meet throughout this journey. When Shell B Cheri asked me if I wanted to be a part of a styling project with other D.C. area bloggers, I jumped at the chance. I love how down to earth, humble and hard-working D.C. bloggers are. I've only been living in the D.C. area for 7 months now, but these ladies are what makes D.C. feel like home. They're my extended family. Thank you all for being fierce, fabulous and inspiring. 

Anyway, Shell B is an amazingly talented stylist, and when you finally get to see the full photo shoot (sharing it on Thursday), you'll see why. She takes items that you already have in your closet and completely reworks them and creates killer ensembles you would never even think of. We were all asked to choose a "trouble" item in our closet, and Shell B worked her magic and made all 14 of us look like rockstars. After she styled us, we all met up at a later date and did a massive blogger photo shoot (and brunch!) at Malmaison in Georgetown. This was an amazing experience; it is hands down my favorite blogger moment to date.

Take a look at some of these behind the scenes shots and make sure to come back on Thursday to see the final product of this shoot!

Friday, April 4, 2014

Nordstrom x BaubleBar Wishlist + Giveaway


I'm a huge fan of Baublebar, so when I heard they were collaborating with Nordstrom I knew I had to run to my nearest Nordy and check out their amazing bling in-person. It's pretty convenient to shop on their website, but I also have zero patience when it comes to online shopping. I like instant gratification. Being able to walk into a brick and mortar store and pick up a statement necklace to rock that same day means everything to me.

Speaking of Nordstrom, I'm teaming up with Caroline + a few of her sponsors and giving away a $100 gift card to our favorite department store. How could you pass this opportunity up? Make sure to enter below!




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