Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Whimsy + Row Beauty!

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Even though I consider myself a fashion blogger, I have a soft spot for trying out new beauty products (especially bath products!). I was lucky enough to try some products from Harlow carried at Whimsy + Row. The Rustic Bath Soak was probably my favorite mostly because there are dried flowers in it so it looks like you're taking a bath in a bunch of wild flowers (you can see in the last photo)! It just adds that extra element of relaxation to a bath.
I also reallyyy love the Eye Repair Serum. It's a great little something to add to my makeup routine in the morning and just wake up my eyes. It's a nice and refreshing feeling!
Make sure and check these products out at Whimsy + Row! The packaging is adorable and the product is even better! Let me know what you guys think!!

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Monday, February 20, 2017

How to Look Stylish in the Rain

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It is a constant struggle living in Portland and trying to look cute while still being weather appropriate. While wearing all white in a down pour might not be the best idea (this day it wasn't raining tooo bad), I think having a good stylish raincoat is the perfect accessory for any rainy day. 
I was recently introduced to Stutterheim rain jackets and I am SO glad to finally have discovered them. Their jackets, not only, are so effortlessly cool, you can wear them even when it isn't raining. They also, seriously do their job of keeping you dry so well. I have another color for when I just want to wear more neutrals but I thought having a pink one would be fun too!

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Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Adding Drama with Sleeves

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It's pretty obvious that sleeves are trending lately. Exaggerated, bell, oversized, tied, they're all coming back and making a great and simple statement. I always like to ease into things to see if they are for me so I love this simple bell sleeve with the slit. It's the perfect touch without going too overboard. This type of top can go perfectly with denim or even a midi or maxi skirt.

There's just nothing like a good nursery. I love being surrounded by plants and greenery and getting inspired to make my apartment feel the same as well. They're so calming and refreshing.

Photos by Dawn Photo

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What I'm Wearing: Top: Urban Outfitters, Jeans: RE/DONE, Shoes: Jeffrey Campbell, Bag: Kozha Numbers

Try out these fun tops with dramatic sleeves!

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Saturday, February 11, 2017

The Best Place in Portland for Lash Extensions

FullSizeRender Ok, so I know I've said before that I'm a tomboy at heart...but I still love being pampered. I think it's important to spend time on yourself and do what makes you feel beautiful. I had been thinking about getting lash extensions for awhile now but didn't know where to start or really anything about it. Then I was approached by Lash & Beauty Lab here in Portland about lash extensions and of course I said yes! The atmosphere and decor of Lash & Beauty Lab was soo cute! I'm in love with plants and it was lined with cactus, hanging plants, and monstera...I felt right at home. When it was time to get my lashes done, Cheri, the owner, asked what I was looking for when it comes to lashes. Since I am pretty minimal, I wanted them to look very natural and nothing too dramatic. And they are just that! I feel so much more confident even when I'm not wearing makeup. The best thing too, I can just run out the door and run my errands without really having to worry about putting one makeup since the lashes add a perfect little feminine touch. I think I'm going to be hooked after this!

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Here is my before and after!

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With all of that being said, I am SO happy with my experience at Lash & Beauty Lab in Portland! I know I may be bias since this is my only experience with lash extensions but I definitely think they have to be the best in Portland! Their reviews are outstanding and I can see why! Make sure and head over there and told them I sent you!!

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Wednesday, February 8, 2017

How to Edge Up your Valentine's Look

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I've always considered myself a tomboy. A girly girl has really never been in my vocabulary or my style really. But on occasion, such as Valentine's Day, I do love to dress up a bit. I like to tone down girly dresses though usually with a lower heel, sometimes even sneakers, and tights. These tights give this sweet, feminine dress a little more edge and a little more my style. I love that just a simple accessory can change an outfit to really morph more into your own personality. I love this sweet low heel too! High heels aren't really in my wardrobe so this style is the perfect alternative!

Photos by Dawn Photo

What I'm Wearing: Dress: Urban Outfitters, Tights: Wolford (Similar here), Bag: Kozha Numbers, Shoes: Madewell (Similar here)

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Sunday, February 5, 2017

Puppy Love #UOLoveStories

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What I'm Wearing: Sweater: Champion from Urban Outfitters, Jeans: FRAME, Tights: Wolford, Vans: Urban Outfitters

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For as long as I could remember, I always wanted a dog. Not just a family dog, or a dog that is more attached to someone else, but one that was really my own. I was living in Las Vegas last year with my dad to save money while going to school. And I'm going to be honest, one night my dad had a couple of beers at the casino and I was able to convince him to let me get a dog! The second I got home I was searching through Craigslist and stumbled upon the cutest little pup I've ever seen. 1 and a half years later, that pup is my best friend. Blu and I love going on walks together, watching hulu and netflix and snuggling! Since I work from home, it's SO nice to have her company. It's hard to imagine what my life was like before her in it.
Valentine's day doesn't have to be about a boy or about a girl, even though I have a boyfriend, you can still make it about anyone that's special to you. And I'm sure for many of us that can mean even our furry best friends!

Make sure and check out my favorites from Urban Outfitters below! They are such a great place to shop for Valentine's gifts for him or her...and to get your Valentine's day outfit! They're always my go-to for so many things!

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

The Moptop x Bloglovin' Shop

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Who said florals are for spring and summer only? I honestly love wearing them all year round. But a simple and easier way to make them more winter appropriate is to wear darker florals. They go with all of those little black boots that fill your wardrobe and they're easy to pair with denim or tights!
Shop this look in my Bloglovin curated shop!

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Wrap tops and dresses have been another staple for my lately. It's such a great feminine fit that looks so good on all body types. I used to think they wouldn't work on me because I am pretty flat chested, but I was pleasantly surprised when I finally tried the style out! Wrap tops can easily be dressed up or if you want to give them a more of a tomboy edge, then they also go great with sneakers too!

Want to try out the wrap trend for yourself?? Check out these styles are more that I picked out on my Bloglovin shop, HERE

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