Black Bow Top + Pleated Gold Skirt

Back again with another black and gold outfit fit for a holiday party! We photographed this outfit at The Langham here in Chicago last week and it’s probably one of my favorites to date. I saw this black bow top (for under $40!) and had to have it immediately. Its perfect to wear with jeans for a more casual outfit (year-round, even) and tucks into a skirt quite easily.

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Gift Guide #15: Wellness & Mindfulness

Whether she’s just starting out on her wellness journey or a full-blown mindful maven, you’re sure to find a thoughtful gift for her in this guide! I’d say I’m right smack in the middle of the spectrum and (hopefully) inching my way towards becoming more mindful and wellness-focused everyday. On this list, I’ve got a few of my favorite products, as well as some that I can’t wait to try. Enjoy!

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Velvet Blazer & Gold Midi Skirt

I don’t know what it is about the holidays, but I always gravitate towards black and gold when I’m getting dressed up in my festive finest! For this holiday outfit, I paired a black bodysuit with my trusty gold midi skirt… It’s perfect for this time of year. I put my velvet band jacket over the top and went for a more trendy look with my socks and shoes! I’ve styled most of these items on the blog before… See how I last wore this velvet blazer here and how I wore this gold midi skirt here!

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10 Holiday Party Outfits

‘Tis the season for holiday parties! I’ve already shared a couple of outfits fit for celebrations on the blog this year (this bow dress, this plaid dress, and this festive fringe top), but there are lots more to come over the next two weeks… Stay tuned! Until then, here are ten of my favorites over the last few years…

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Friday Finds || Week 47, 48, 49

Happy Friday, my friends! With Thanksgiving, Black Friday, Cyber Monday, all of my gift guides, getting my apartment ready for the holidays, and shooting all of my photos for the rest of the year, things got crazy and we skipped a few weeks of Friday Finds. Sorry about that, I know it’s always something you look forward to at the end of each week! (So many mentions in this survey.) But I’m back today with lots of finds from the last two or three weeks…

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Gift Guide #14: Girl Boss

Another day, another gift guide! How’s your holiday shopping coming along so far? Today’s gift guide is all for the working girls on your shopping list! Lots of useful gifts, a few notes on what I’ve been using to stay productive lately, and some cute ‘just because’ things, too… Enjoy!

I’ve been using this Productivity Planner the last few weeks and it’s been game changing! Truly a must have, especially if you’re like me and always have an overwhelming mile-long to-do list.

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