April Inspiration

Spring officially started about 2 weeks ago and I couldn’t be more thrilled – especially since it’s actually starting to feel like spring these past few weeks!april inspo

I’m so ready for spring and with Summer only months away I’m already pulling out my spring and summer wardrobe and I’m slowly packing away all my winter clothing!

So a few of you may know that I’m going to LA the 14th to visit some friends and I’m totally living off of certain color palettes right now which are inspiring me and what I’m into lately! I’m packing for my trip using mostly white, cream, black, pale green, baby pink, and light blue! These colors are not only beautiful but they’re also so fun and feminine and also super in right now.

Below is a collage featuring some of my inspiration other than colors and things that are influencing me!

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As you can tell from the collage/inspiration board, I’m super into the bohemian look right now and everything that has to do with it! I love the feminine and flirty vibe of the looks above – I’m especially loving the lace and the flowing white dresses! I’m also taking so much inspiration from flowers! My favorites are peonies but I’m loving these pretty pink roses! I also love the shades of brown which happen to compliment almost everything in this collage. I especially love the brown butcher paper that is used to wrap the flowers. I personally love getting fresh flowers in the city and having them wrapped like that for a more boho and organic vibe opposed to the usually plastic wrap. Another thing that has been inspiring me lately is architecture! I’m so obsessed with stopping and snapping pictures of pretty buildings and structures all around! This collage is full of my favorite things and it serves as the perfect April/Pre Los Angeles Inspiration Board.

Below are some of my favorite fashion pieces right now inspired by my above inspiration board that you can shop using the links below! I happen to own a lot of similar products to these!

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1. Bomber Jacket (only $25) // 2. Lace Up Flats // 3. Denim Shorts  // 4. iPhone Case (similar) // 5. Cuff Bracelet // 6. Bikini Top // 7. Bandana // 8. Sandals // 9. Sunnies

I’m loving all these pieces right now and most of them are fairly priced and I would highly recommend picking some of the pieces up! If not, similar items can be found elsewhere for a variety of prices!

I’m totally into bomber jackets right now and I love them for going out! I just added a baby pink one to my wardrobe and I can’t wait to bring it to LA. Also, bandanas happen to be my thing right now! I love tying them around my neck as a statement piece!

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Women’s March 2017

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All over the world – women (and men) united to march for a cause they truly believe in. Here is a statement from their website about their cause before I get into talking about my  almost indescribable experience.

Women’s March Global invites individuals and organizations committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion and those who understand women’s rights as human rights to join our local coalitions of marchers in representing the rights and voices of progressive people around the world.

As concerned citizens standing up for human rights, Women’s March Global immediately seeks to increase the number of coalitions participating in the upcoming global marches, while continuing to organize future campaigns. Women’s March Global is building and empowering a persistent global network that will organize future campaigns and actions in support of progressive values including women’s rights.

Women’s March Global is a proactive international movement, not a U.S. election-specific protest per se, which has galvanized people to defend women’s rights and those of others in response to the rising rhetoric of far-right populism around the world.

 I was on my way back home from New York and I was on the hunt for the perfect brunch before heading to Grand Central Station to catch a ride back and I went to Bryant Park to scope out the area for some good spots. As I was wandering around, I noticed a lot of people holding signs and it was at that point that I knew something big and important was happening. I officially found out about it from the nicest security guard ever at the New York Public Library (which let me tell you, is absolutely beautiful)! I never intended on going to the march even after hearing about it because I didn’t think I would be able to find it – and let me tell you how wrong I was.

After a quick lunch at a small little place, I tried to find the train station and on my way there, I saw how blocked off 5th ave was. It was full of people protesting and marching and it was truly magical. I only intended to stop and quickly look but somehow I found myself climbing over the barricade marching along with all these amazing people.

The cause itself was amazing but the energy was crazy. I was listening to Kids (Soulwave Remix) by MGMT and I couldn’t help but feel so pumped up to be there. The amount of people I saw was crazy. There were so many men, women, and children alike all fighting for something that should be a basic human right.

Being there was unlike any other experience I’ve ever had and I 100% can’t put into words how amazing it was.  I’m so proud of everyone who marched and everyone who took  part on this day. It was truly amazing to be part of something so much bigger than I am.

A quote I saw that resonated with me most and will continue to stay with me is “Respect existence  or expect resistance”. With that being said, I’m so grateful that I happened to be in the right place at the right time and my experience was truly amazing and one of a kind.

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Here are some photos that I took – most highlight my favorite signs!

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I wish I could capture how many people were there and the vibe that was there.

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My favorite picture I’ve ever taken!
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I loved her sign and she happily posed for a picture! Thank you to whoever you are!

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A fitting last picture from my adventures protesting. It is no secret that I will miss this amazing man and his sweet family.

What’s New at Target!

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Target is my happy place and there’s no question about it. I go there 2-3x a week and lately while browsing I’ve been noticing quite a bit of baby pink and it turns out, Mossimo Supply Co. released a ballet collection! FYI it’s to die for! I’m loving everything from the collection an it’s really hard to say no to any of it! I’m a huge fan of baby pink and heather gray and I love how feminine and classic it all is! This is by far my favorite collection Target has released ever! The best thing about this collection is that everything is under $30!

Shop some of my favorite pieces below!

Cowl Pullover Sweater (just bought this for $8.50) // Skater Skirt // Wrap Bodysuit // Pink Tutu // Knit T-Shirt Dress // Pink Bomber Jacket // Wrap Legging // Cold Shoulder Sweater // Ruched Legging 

These were my favs from the collection and you can shop the rest of the collection here!

Happy shopping xo!

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New Years Sale Picks

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One of my New Year’s Resolutions was to start saving but of course I’m already struggling with that one! Instead I’m doing a shopping in moderation thing or buying things that I actually can use and wear often! There are so many great sales going on so here’s a few of my favorite sale picks for 2017! Hurry because some of these sales won’t last long!

Criss Cross Sweater // Roll Tab Tunic // Fur Trim Coat // Adidas Superstar Sneaker // Jegging // 5 Zip Crossbody // Choker w/ Pendent // Lace Up Flat // Jogger // High Neck Bralette //  Sleep Romper // Jeweled Cuff

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2017 Gift Guide

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My favorite time of the year is coming up and I’m so obsessed with buying people gifts. I love when you get someone the perfect gift and they love it! There’s so many cute things to buy and so many awesome stores with amazing deals but here’s a few things I love and that I would actually buy for myself or friends! Everything (except the metallic clutch) is under $100! If you could tell I was totally inspired by a baby pink, gold, black, and white color palette!

1. Stila “Eyes are the window” palette // 2. OPI “Pale to the Chief” // 3. Gold Glitter iPhone Case // 4. Fur Strappy Heels (I love these!) // 5. Rebecca Minkoff Clutch (similar clutch for $15) // 6. Perfume (I also love rollerballs as cute gifts or stocking stuffers!) // 7. Cat Ear Keychain // 8. YSL Lippie // 9. Faux Fur Coat // 10. Stemless Wine Glasses (Set of 4) // 11. Plaid Skirt (on sale right now!) // 12. Cat Ear Hat (similar pom pom hat) // 13. Adidas Superstars // 14. Make-Up Bag

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