HALLOWEEN OUTFIT INSPO + GROOPDEALZ REVIEW

Happy Halloween! I’m a day early, but I couldn’t contain my excitement any longer to share mine and Brody’s Halloween style. I mean.. does he not have the most precious face you ever did see? Pat and I always talk about how this little guy has truly stolen our hearts.

Onto today looks.. I’m styling two different casual Halloween looks that are festive, yet comfortable. Graphic tee’s are the perfect way to get in the spirt but remain true to yourself. Personally, I’m extremely casual day-to-day, and Halloween is no exception these days. Sadly, my wild Halloween partying has dwindled down throughout my 20’s.

I would never want to break the bank on these types of tee’s that essentially get used once a year, so finding a look like this that’s affordable is numero uno on my list. Luckily, GroopDealz.com has the cutest pieces for every holiday you can think of, and the price is typically discounted around 50% off the original retail!

I found the ‘Boo’ and ‘Trick or Treat’ tees on GroopDealz.com, along with the black and white ball-drop earrings. Believe it or not, I was able to style both looks for under $20 each…and you know mama loves a good deal!

For those wondering, Brody’s pumpkin tee is from Target in the dollar section // and my plaid flannel is also from Target (UNDER $20), get it HERE. Let me know about your Halloween plans in the comments below. Have fun, and be safe!

Thank you to GroopDealz for collaborating with me on this post. As always, all opinions are my own.

Photography: Nina Skol

FLORAL TOP + A POP OF PINK

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Happy Fall, Ya’ll! It is the most wonderful time of the year in the Northeast! Fall here is my favorite season because the weather is the best we get all year. With little humidity, and lots of warm sunshine, September to November is enjoyable for lots of outdoor activities. I’m looking forward to trips to our favorite wineries, apple and pumpkin picking, and lots of biking on the weekends.

Floral prints are always a favorite of mine, and this Nordstrom blouse is perfect for Fall with large bell sleeves and a wrap style. Matched up with brown OTK boots, I am obsessed with this look! Shop my blouse HERE.

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I love throwing a military jacket over almost any outfit (especially with skinny jeans), to complete the look + a light-weight jacket which is always a good idea to have with you durning this time of the year (the evenings always tend to get a bit chilly). This military jacket is from last season, but I found a similar one HERE.

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Get my boots HERE!

As a fun pop of color, I’ve added this gorgeous Saint Laurent (YSL) Crossbody Bag in hot pink! How cute is this bag?! I would love it in the black too. You can get it now on Trendlee.com or by clicking HERE or HERE.

What’s your favorite part of the Fall Season? Let me know in the comments below!

FALL VELVET CRUSH

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Fall!!! It’s coming for us here in New York. I always get super excited for Fall, especially when the hot weather breaks a bit, and the cool air mixes with the sun. It becomes the perfect weather for apple picking, wine tasting and family bike rides. ALL the Fall feels over here!

It’s no surprise that I’m obsessed with the color pink, and I love this Rebecca Minkoff Crossbody Bag in crushed pink velvet. For under $200, it’s the perfect pop of texture for your Fall wardrobe. Get my bag HERE!

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Topshop jeans are my absolute favorite! I talk about them all the time, but they actually need their own blog post dedicated just to them (yes, that’s how good they are)! They even come in petite sizing which is amazing for all my shortay’s out there!

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I’ve linked all my favorite pieces from this post. Shop my Fall look by clicking on the images below!

Will you rock the crushed velvet trend for Fall? Let me know in the comments below!

Photography: Nina Skol

DESIGNER CONSIGNMENT TIPS

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Happy September, friends!

Fall means back to school for lots. To me, whenever I think about September, I think of starting fresh and replenishing my wardrobe. We typically also see September associated with back to school, and lots of brands running big sales. The timing for this post is perfect for this time of year because today… we are talking about buying designer fashion on consignment – which in essence means, designer styles for less.

I have virtually no experience with buying off consignment (just being real), however, when I came across my friends at Everyboutique.com, that all changed! Everyboutique essentially curates designer pieces from reputable consignment shops from all over the world, all in one main hub. If you’re looking to purchase designer fashion for less, Everyboutique is your one stop shop. Everyboutique organizes their curated pieces into categories for easy shopping! Shoes, clothing, handbags and even fragrance are some of the top items you’ll find on the website.

Get my gold layering necklace HERE

You can even shop on the go!
Get my gold ‘love’ bracelet HERE

Have you ever bought on consignment before? What was your experience? Let me know in the comments below!

EMBROIDERED SKINNY JEANS

It’s beyond crazy that it’s almost labor day! Is anyone else as excited as I am for Fall fashion?! Don’t get me wrong, I love summer and the beautiful weather, but Fall is so fun when it comes to clothing, shoes and accessories.

At the tail end of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, I found these amazing embroidered skinny jeans! I love this trend, because it turns a simple pair of jeans into a little more. I love the idea of accessorizing with your pants, instead of with jewelry! At first, I thought there was no way I could pull off this trend, but the patchwork on these jeans is subtle and feminine which I absolutely love. You can get them HERE for UNDER $100! These tee’s are also my favorite right now (I shamefully have all 4 colors). They are are $24 each and perfect to throw on with just about any outfit. You can get them HERE.

Not only am I obsessing over these jeans, but can we talk about this handbag? This gray Chloe Faye suede cross body is perfect for a transition into Fall. I’m not sure why, but cool-toned neutrals like this gray have become my go-to over time. You can get my exact handbag HERE. For those of you wondering, my bangle is from Chelsea Charles JewelryHERE.

 

What’s your favorite Fall trend for 2017? Let me know in the comments below! 

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