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fall outfit

Just Black

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I was faced with a challenge of dressing myself last week for a press conference I organized for a client at the capitol. I didn’t want to do the typical blazer look and I also knew I couldn’t get away with my normal work look of ripped jeans and a tee. Then, I remembered this beautiful and super soft maxi skirt I bought from Retail Therapy last month. It’s fleece and has a really nice shape. I added a simple black tank top, thin leather jacket and topped with a mongolian lamb vest. I felt like a queen and traipsed around that capitol like I owned the place..well not really. More like a chicken with its head cut off making sure shit was right, but afterwards, I glided out of there like I was queen.
Also, not sure if you noticed, but those lustrous lashes definitely aren’t mine. Michelle who owns Bloom Beauty, thoroughly lined by lids with natural, but much more voluminous lashes to complement my blondie ones. It’s been strange waking up with amazing looking lashes. If you live in Lansing, check her out! She’s most active on her Facebook page while she’s waiting a new salon space!
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[fleece maxi skirt from Retail Therapy, leather jacket by BCBG (vegan leather options I like), lamb vest borrowed, bag by Chanel, boots by Nine West, tank c/o Aeropostale, rings and handpiece by Katie Dean Jewelry]
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Photos by Kyle Keberlein
Outfits, Style

Casual Weekends

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Last Sunday began with a photoshoot for my absolute favorite boutique in town, Retail Therapy and we enlisted the beautifulness of model and fellow blogger Ashley to wear the clothing, and we took the photos at the boutique owner’s gorgeous home. Before we got started, we got a tour of her house from the intricate wallpaper, vintage details, stunning light fixtures to the flooring choices (think marble!) and fun furniture, it was so much to take in. 
So needless to say, it was the perfect backdrop for photographing a few looks from her shop. I wore this but wandered around in just the tee and jeans since I overheat during photo shoots and layered back up for errands and entertaining my grandparents at home the rest of the day.
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[tee from H&M, jeans by J Brand, glasses c/o Firmoo (15 percent off!), scarf from Forever 21, hat from UO, boots by Nine West, bag by MICHAEL Michael Kors, leather jacket from Zara]
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Photos by Kyle Keberlein
Outfits, Style

All Black

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I’ve been on an all black kick. This sweater is cozy and these jeans are my favorite, and together, it’s a combo that I’ve been wearing on repeat the last couple weeks. Call it laziness, but the combo has worked for friend birthday dinners, work and couch surfing. Since I can’t get enough black jeans, I’m thinking I might scoop up another pair of these from OU, at $58, they’re a steal and high waist like these. 
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[Callahan sweater from Shopbop (sold out now but more black turtleneck options here), DL1961 jeans from Retail Therapy, boots by Steve Madden (plus 25 percent off all shoes with code BFF), hat from UO, clutch by CHC]
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Photos by Liz Westerhof
Outfits, Style

A Trip to Ann Arbor

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A couple weekends back, a couple friends and I headed out to Ann Arbor to indulge in some good food and shopping. It’s such a great college town and even though I’m a Spartan, I can say that city of East Lansing isn’t nearly as cool as Ann Arbor. I appreciate all the restaurants, shops and coffee places, especially Lab, a beautifully bright coffee shop with a bit of pretentious or Frita Batidos, a cuban inspired restaurant with an amazing chorizo burger and milkshakes with rum. I left that city bloated and content.
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[sweater from H&M, jeans by J Brand, boots by Nine West, hat by Lululemon, bag by Proenza Schouler]
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Photos by Ashley
Outfits, Style

Brunch Basics

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One of the few benefits of dressing for winter is the wide assortment of winter coats I have. I love coats. I didn’t wear this much last year when I bought it and almost forgot about it as I got dressed for brunch with my friend Andrea. Instead of reaching for the standard leather jacket, I pulled out this lovely coat (which also kept me warm!) We got to catch up over pancakes, chorizo and mimosas. 
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[tee c/o Z Supply, DL1961 jeans from Retail Therapy, coat from UO, boots by Steven Alan (winter wedge boot options), bag by  Proenza Schouler]
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Photos by Andrea Ragan
Outfits, Style