Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays!

I never thought a $1.99 cat hat purchase could bring me so much joy. Santa James says Merry Christmas!
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Monday, December 22, 2014

Overcast Again

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I wore this last week on a super shitty rainy day to Applebee's for an early bird lunch with the rest of the old people. That triple bacon cheeseburger..I can't help myself. This was also the same day attempted to wrap Christmas presents. I feel like everyone is amazing at it and loves it, but I'm not one of those people. I'm the one cursing, cutting wrapping paper just an inch too short, throwing a fit and getting dog hair stuff in the scotch tape. I can say now at least I've completed all the wrapping. Phew.
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[pants from J Crew, sweater from Gap, jacket from Zara, scarf c/o Scarves Dot Net, flats c/o Tieks, bag by Louis Vuitton, glasses c/o Firmoo]
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Photos by Kyle Keberlein

Friday, December 19, 2014

Rayban Giveaway with Sunglasses Shop!

Want to win a pair of Rayban sunglasses, your choice of style? Thanks to Sunglasses Shop, you can enter the giveaway by simply commenting with your email. If you'd like to enter the giveaway a second or third time, just share this giveaway on Facebook or Twitter and leave another comment letting me know you shared it. Giveaway is open until January 4, 2015! Good Luck!
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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Dreary

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I threw this on last weekend in the matter of minutes and the idea of slouchy pants during my month of overeating seemed most realistic for comfort. What's your go-to comfortable outfit for the holidays?
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[camel flats c/o Tieks, glasses c/o Firmoo, coat from Urban Outfitters, top from Madewell, pants by BDG, hat from Lululemon, Wendy bracelet by Clyde's Rebirth, bag by Rebecca Minkoff]
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Photos by Kyle Keberlein

Monday, December 15, 2014

A Little Bit Fringe

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I picked out this dress from Retail Therapy to wear to a holiday gala I have this week. I got it styled already and naturally before photographing it, I wandered about the apartment, putting away dog toys and cleaning the toilet. I'm so glam. 
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For Lansing locals, Retail Therapy has a great holiday event this Wednesday to allow the ladies to shop, create their wish list and sip champagne earlier in the day and have the hubbies, boyfriends or partners pop in later to pick up items on their wish list with snacks and booze for all! Before my visit last week, I hadn't been in the shop, but it was filled with the most beautiful, luxe items. I ogled the pretty jewelry, dresses and denim. More info about the event is on their Facebook page.
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[dress c/o Retail Therapy, leather jacket from Zara, heels by Christian Louboutin, clutch by Clare Vivier, necklace from Forever 21]
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Photos by Kyle Keberlein

Friday, December 12, 2014

Fitness Friday: Fitness Everyday

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I was just thinking just how much my attitude (and actual strength and endurance) have evolved when it comes to fitness. Last year at this time, I was a month into this lifestyle change and I was also wearing baggy kickball t-shirts and regular bras to the gym. Fast forward a year later, taking care of my body has just become a bigger priority and it's actually fun.
With this fitness change came a more positive outlook and realizing I'm in charge my own happiness and making those small changes to get there. One of these new changes is a wonderful part-time job at Lululemon. Friends were concerned I might burn myself out with my public relations job and weekend Lululemon, but it's my time to be surrounded by positive people with the common interest of working out. It just doesn't seem like work.
And now I find myself wearing fun workout clothes most of the time and I've been thinking about how I can elevate a pair of leggings when I don't have time (or really, just too lazy) to change post-workout. I tested this out when I grabbed lunch with my friend Andrea. I added the flannel over a tank, switched out the sneakers for cozy boots and threw on a hat on top of my gross hair. Voila!
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[Quilted Vest and Muck Boots c/o Joules, flannel shirt c/o Aeropostale, leggings from Lululemon, hat from Imogene + Willie]
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Photos by Andrea Ragan

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Lust List: Cozy Holiday Wear Under $100!

My family gatherings for the holidays are super laidback and casual, which translates to cozy knits, layers and maybe a little bling to spice it up. Here's a round up of items on my list to create the perfect holiday lounge wear to overeat, nap and overeat some more in.
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1. Grey Cable Knit Loose Sweater, $32
2. Fair Isle Strip Scarf, $78
3. Delilah Necklace by Clyde's Rebirth, $68
4. Diagonal Stitch Beanie, $24
5. Crochet Fingerless Fox Gloves, $24.17
6. Savannah Tote, $88
7. Chrissy Bootie, $45.95
8. Beige and Black Print Infinity Scarf, $24
9. Jogger Pants, $59.95