Tricky Trend: The Printed Jumpsuit

While I typically tend to save all of my extra-bold floral prints and leaf patterns for vacations in the tropics, I saw this printed jumpsuit at Old Navy and thought to myself, “Why not live everyday like you’re on vacation?” It’s all about a state of mind, you know? (I may be taking too many of Hallie’s SoulCycle classes! haha)

I was about to buy this jumpsuit in black when I gave myself a little nudge to go for the colorful, leaf-like pattern instead. I’m never one to shy away from color and pattern, but wearing a bold, all-over print definitely makes a statement, especially so when it’s in jumpsuit form.

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Beauty Buff // Vol. 5: Contour 101

CONTOUR. Anyone else get a little freaked out when they hear that beauty term? If so, you’re not alone. I used to work on a color cosmetics brand and I’ve had my makeup professionally done countless times for shoots and events over the years… Even still, it kind of freaks me out. I understand how to contour in terms of light and dark areas, but it’s always so much easier than done! It’s hard to achieve at home when you’re on your own, right? When a few makeup artists have contoured my face, I’ve felt a bit clown-like and always feel like I have wayyy too much makeup on my face. All the power to them, but I’m not going for that Kardashian look, you know?

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My Chicago Bedroom Tour

I’m so so SO excited to finally be able to share my final bedroom design with you! After so many months of traveling, furniture delays, and the like, it’s finally FINISHED. I worked with Havenly on the design process… I’ll share more on that later in this post, plus a discount code!  I couldn’t be happier with how my bedroom turned out! It was actually just featured on Style Me Pretty and Brit + Co, where I answered a bunch of questions about my vision for the room, the process, etc. So be sure to check those out (here & here) if you’re interested. But now for the pictures… ALL OF THE PICTURES. Like, 67 of them to be exact. It was too hard to narrow down!

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White on White

Now that it finally feels like summer has arrived, all I’m reaching for in my closet is white, white, and more white. There’s just something about a crisp, all-white ensemble that makes you feel a bit more carefree. (But, like, overly cautious and extremely anxious at the same time!) Clumsiness aside, white on white on white typically ends up being that easy go-to for me during the summer. Kind of like wearing all back in the winter, you know?

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