Friday, December 30, 2011

Sale Shopping

Asos has got a sale going on and of course I couldn't resist at least checking it out. Browsing turned into putting things in my cart which turned into buying...whoops. I just can't resist a good sale! My picks for an upcoming vacation or when the summer sunshine hits.

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Maxi Dress - $24.54 (orig. $81) - ASOS

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Stripe Skirt - $19.09 (orig. $63) - ASOS

Thursday, December 29, 2011

These boots are made for walkin

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Just bought these amazing boots! I've been searching high and low for some winter boots to keep my feet warm during this cold Chicago winter that aren't boring or 'ugg' like. (Sorry ugg lovers) These bad boys are faux fur, have a fleece lining to keep my toes warm, really make a statement and are on sale! WOO!
Faux Fur Saddlestrap Boot - $69.99 (orig. $229) - Eddie Bauer

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

What Im Lovin Lately: Apt Decor

I've finally found a fabulous apartment in Chicago! I'm moving in a few days and I'm all kinds of excited to unpack and decorate! I've been using my obsession Pinterest to find great decorating ideas and other fun stuff. Follow me on Pinterest here.

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{Love this for bar storage and parties!}

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{Perfect for the entryway & I need something zebra print}

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{Love a black & white wall collage that keeps growing & growing!}

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{Stacked cake stands for perfume, jewels and other goodies}

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{ I will do this, foam insulation boards covered in fabric/wallpaper = gorgeous DIY wall hangings.}

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Under the Christmas Tree

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Had to share one of my favorite Christmas gifts... a snuggie!!! ( thanks grandma) and yes I am accessorizing with a little faux fur scarf. Hope you had a great holiday!

Friday, December 23, 2011

Happy Holidays!

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Wishing you a Merry Christmas!

I can't wait to spend time with lots of family, eats tons of amazing food and hit up those after xmas sales!

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Sparkle Sparkle

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Don't want to go all out sequins and sparkle just add a touch! In case you were wondering sparkle is my favorite color :)

Glitter Eyeliner by NYX- $4.79 - Ulta
Braided Bracelet with Tassle - $6.80 - Forever 21
Sequin Leggings - $49.00 - Express (I think I'll be getting these from Santa!)

Monday, December 19, 2011

Great Gift Ideas

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I'm always a last min. Christmas gift shopper. It never fails, every year I find myself stressing out and power shopping the final days before the Santa man arrives. I found these adorable mugs yesterday while doing some shopping at Anthropologie. It's a perfect gift that you can fill with other fun goodies...jewelry, makeup, gift cards, etc. Its a perfect idea for all those fabulous friends you have!
Monogram Mug - $4 (CRAZY CHEAP) - Anthropologie - in store & online

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Vacation

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I just spent a fabulous five days in Puerto Morelos, Mexico for my cousins wedding. It was such an amazing trip. I enjoyed the sun and sand, spending time with family and just relaxing. There's nothing better than a beach vaca!

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Maxi Dress by Lacoste, Purse - Forever 21

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Dress - Akira - $39.90, Wedges - DVF via Nordstrom Rack - $94.00, Purse, Ring & Bangles - Forever 21

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Swim Cover-up - H&M, Sunglasses - Betsey Johnson via Nordstrom Rack, Flip Flops - Target, Beach Bag - bought on cruise

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Brooch Bouquet I made for my cousin. I do have a crafty side!

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With the boyfriend. Dress - Rachel Rachel Roy (that was my bridesmaid dress - gorgeous!) Earrings - Charming Charlie, Bracelet - Vintage

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My new favorite party pants!
Pants - Versace X H&M, Wedges - Cynthia Vincent for Target, Blazer - Forever 21, Necklace - Vintage, Belt - Forever 21

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Love those long walks on the beach. 

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

What I'm Lovin Lately

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{ cheap & chic xmas decorating idea }

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{ Dear Santa, I REALLY want this! ASOS Diamond Sequin Sweater }

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{ amazingly cute winery near my parents house, we enjoyed it a couple of weeks ago.}

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{ I need a chair like this! }

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{ Picture frame turned coffee table tray - great idea! }

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Cozy

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Since winter is now here (blah) it's the season for wearing lots of layers, oversized items, faux fur and all those goodies. I'm obsessed with the blanket cardigan I bought last year, it's still oh so fabulous. But a girl can always have multiple blanket cardies :)

Blanket Cardigan - $81.81 - ASOS