Pink is obviously my signature color, but I have been wanting to venture more into wearing more black. I have always been fond of light pinks and whites and minimal with black. However, I have been wearing all black recently as it is chicer and put together. I think that maybe as I get older and my style changed, I have been wanting to wear pieces that are edgier and chic than cute and girly. I think my move to LA has also influenced that as well.
The bodysuit is one of my favorites and it was from Zaful. I do want to mention that it is really big on me for being a size small but it may just be because I am short and the piece was meant for someone taller?
I loved the neutral jacket, such an easy one to throw on over work out clothes or something easy that works with almost anything when running out the door. The black details are some of my favorites and again so easy to pair with other pieces because they are neutrals.
Neutrals are an easy fix for many outfits. I love them both together and to tone down pieces with loud prints and colors. They are as necessary as a basic pair of jeans and a white tee or tank.
Top : Zaful // Jacket : Zaful // Shorts : Levis
I am so excited to collaborate with Princess Polly! I received a few more pieces as well that I will be sharing as well. I just happened to love the top and shorts separately but when I received them I knew they would go well together.
I love Australian brands and Princess Polly is one of my favorite collabs to date! Like Showpo and Lulu’s, I always wear pieces from here and I was excited to collab. I didn’t write a review as this is another brand that I believe in and actually enjoy buying from.
I love the lace-up details on the shorts and this top is so flowy and fun. The lace and oversized sleeves are great details without being overboard. Also, the top is a bit oversized which accentuates my frame.
The top is from Jagger and Stone, which is a brand I have come to love! Such a killer vibe and I love following the founders on Instagram. Princess Polly always has a great style so I am so glad they carry such killer brands.
Where to Wear : I wore this look for a day with my friend Gina. We hung out and took pictures as well as went out for dinner so I would say this would be a great weekend look for fall.
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Top : Milly Blouse // Shorts : Evora Lace Up
I was lucky enough to work with Showpo again and I just had to get this set. Not going to lie, I can be very picky when it comes to sets. I like the idea of a cute set because you can wear them together or separately, but I want to be able to wear the pieces independently so if I cannot picture the pieces in multiple ways I am less likely to buy them. I am of course a sucker for some pink so this was a no brainer for me.
One thing I will say about Showpo is that you should size down. The last two purchases I have gotten I usually get a size 2 just to be safe, but they are pretty big so definitely size down for a perfect fit!
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So when I put on this look I thought, how do I finish it off? It already makes a statement on its own so I don’t’ want to overdo it. Because of the length of the skirt on me, I should not do a bootie and chose to go with a nude heel to elongate my frame as well as keep with a girly vibe.
I also decided to add my box bag with the cow print because I LOVE mixing prints. Something subtle like this with a contrast makes both of the prints stand out on their own.
Where to wear : So I wore this look to a weekend brunch with a few of my favorite LA influencers. We got some bottomless mimosas and I thought it would be a cute look that was both a bit dressy since they are all also influencers, but a bit casual. I am all for a fun weekend outfit!
Showpo : Keep on turning pink gingham set
I have always heard of Zaful and I honestly was not sure if this site was something that I should be wary of. When they reached out to me I was a bit skeptical if I am being honest. I have had many sketchy companies reach out to me before and I did not know if this would be one. I knew it may be more legit because I had heard of Zaful before, but I never want to recommend brands that I do not believe in or think have quality products.
I do want to be honest of course first and foremost. These pieces are cheap because they may not be top quality. However, you do get good garments for what you pay for. I do have two more packages coming as part of my collaboration, so I can give a better review after checking out those pieces.
Another thing that I will say is that they had an entire contract for me to fill out and that was a great indicator of the legitimacy of the brand. I have learned much more about contracts and this is super important to me when working with new brands. While I agreed to work with them I always want to be clear with my audience and of course, give them the benefit whether it be with a code or even just the truth.
Based on these two pieces (as I said I have more coming) I think that they weren’t bad quality for the price. While it may not be Chanel, I would put it on a level of Forever 21.
Corduroy Shirt : Zaful
Forest Green Coat : Zaful
I was so lucky to have been able to attend the Teen Vogue Summit this weekend and let me tell you it was amazing! While there were a few critiques that I heard, I would still give it Five stars and attend next year.
A few of the critiques included adding better signage and getting information out to the mass of people in a more effective manner. However, this was not really much of an issue for me. I also would say that numerous girls commented that they were disappointed that they were not able to attend everything that they wanted due to overlap. While I do agree that this sucks, I know that this is a common tactic for conferences to split up the crowds.
I did not get to attend Day One but I hear it was AMAZING!
As for Day Two, I had a green pass which meant that I was only able to see limited shows. I did not know this or I would have thought about getting a different pass. We were able to have our own workshops which I was still happy about! What I was not excited about was sitting in a room watching the panels on screen when it was overfilled. I wish that they would have let us know that sooner. I would never want to knock Teen Vogue though because I was so lucky to have even attended and I learned SO MUCH and would do it all over again of course!
There were such amazing partnerships and topics at the summit from Feminism, women’s empowerment, transgender acceptance, environmental/sustainability and more. It truly was an amazing experience and their line up included Zara Larsson, Busy Phillips, Demi Lovato, Miranda Cosgrove, Aimee Song, and so much more!
Day Three was self-care day and let me tell you I felt the self-care! Brunch was amazing from healthy Acai bowls (add that peanut butter girl! I learned that at the summit!) to yogurt and breakfast burritos. Before brunch was a quick work out with Katrina from Tone It Up! She was so inspiring and positive I loved it! I also was able to get a facial and my hair done. There were other services as well such as manicures and massages.
Guys, I can go on and on but to sum it up, it was such an amazing experience I cannot wait for next year!
Dress : Public Desire
If you follow me on Instagram, you know that I have been raving about ShoeDazzle and their boots for Fall! Yes, this is a collaboration and I am getting two boots per month for free, but I do want to share that if you want shoes that are inexpensive and trendy then you should check these out!
They do tend to have pretty high heels so you have to be ready to add some insoles or be able to walk in higher heels.
Shoe dazzle does accommodate and has a variety of sizes. (I actually wasn’t paid or told to write a blog post on this by the way) I have super small feet but I still know how to shop and find cute pairs for my size. Also, many of the boots have an option for a bigger calf if that is something that you need as well!
The snakeskin boots are BEYOND killer! I got soooo many compliments and they are the epitome of sexy! They are also really great for Fall because they do have a thin lining on the inside that will keep you warm.
These boots were one of my favorites as well! The gold accent at the toe is my favorite and gives it a bit of a western feel which is of course right up my alley! Plus everyone needs a killer black thigh high!
I can’t go wrong with a pink bootie especially with a faux animal skin. It basically is my whole Instagram aesthetic! These I will say are true to size so just a heads up when you order.
These boots are actually a bit different than what I am used to but I went with it and I think they are so cool for Fall. You have to have different pieces that will set you apart and that was these for me!