Print Mix and Match

March 3, 2015









Being the responsible adult that I am (sort of not really), I've been doing my best to stay away from shopping... yes, shopping. I know, can you believe it? I have a fashion blog so... like, how am I supposed to continue posting? The truth of it is, this has been a fun test for me. Every day, I'm finding innovative ways to create new outfits with the clothes that already exist in my closet. 

A large floral printed scarf coordinates well with a smaller printed blouse. Seal it with a belt and you've got yourself a new top. Who would've thunk? Paired with my favorite Gigi New York clutch, this is a new, go-to look. Hopefully this will inspire you to see what scarves and tops coordinate in your closet! 

xx, K



Enza Essentials

March 1, 2015

Today I'm excited to share my new beauty regimen with you! I've recently been introduced to Enza Essentials; Advanced skincare formula to target specific concerns for every type. This routine is compatible for my specific skin type, and it shows results. My skin tends to dry out easily, creating extra oils which cause breakouts. If you are anything like me, this is the routine for you!




Starting with the Saturation Cleanser: A mild moisturizing cleaner designed to gently wash away impurities, while providing the valuable nutrients necessary to maintain soft, beautiful skin.

Saturation Aloe Scrub: A gentle formula containing  fruit enzymes and aloe vera combined with natural grains to safely lift off dead skin cells revealing smooth skin.

The Saturation Toner: (My personal favorite) leaves my skin feeling fresh and clean. Ideal for dull dry skin, this formula contains lotus flower to sooth and nourish, along with the extract of ginseng to invigorate and condition. 



Vitamin C SerumActs as an antioxidant. The process of oxidation damages the skin cells. This serum is rich in anti-oxidants, which repairs and renews the cells, giving the skin a healthier look.

Saturation Herbel Creme: Natural proteins and moisturizers help  prevent the loss of moisture thereby retaining the skin's natural moisture. (Great for dry aging skin) 

Advanced Protection SPF 30: Providing full-spectrum, UVA/UVB protection with vitamins and antioxidants, this lotion is fragrance free and light enough for oily skin.

Make sure to check out Enza Essentials and find the skin routine personalized for your skin! 


xx, K

3 Ways to Layer with ModCloth

January 22, 2015

Today I’ve partnered up with ModCloth to share a few of my favorite layering techniques! With a huge array of sweaters and knits to choose from, your options are limitless.

Starting with the perfect pastel combo; White jeans, and a white top make the base of the outfit. (Even in the winter) This leaves you with lots of wiggle room to get creative with your layers. I decided to keep it simple with this baby blue cardigan, and my go-to jean jacket to wear on top. When wearing white jeans, a darker color on your feet can make you appear short and stumpy, so I went with a pair of adorable light beige booties to help give the illusion of elongated legs. 


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For my next look, I decided to keep it simple, and fuss-free. Let’s be honest, we all have mornings where the last thing we want to do is spend time in our closets, putting together a complex outfit. I love this criss-cross, drapey sweater (low in stock, so get it while it lasts!) paired with a simple pair of skinny jeans. These over-the-knee booties are the perfect statement piece, and complete the look!


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Lastly, I decided to create a look with sharp edge, and a muted color palette, dominated by blacks and greys. 


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xx,K

2015 Make up Resolutions

January 21, 2015

For 2015, one of my resolutions was to find the perfect, everyday make up product. My skin is super delicate, and prone to breakouts when it isn't treated right. It's always either too dry, or too oily, and never just right. Which is why I decided to gut the old, and start with a clean slate. Since the beginning of the year, I've been using this make-up regimen, and my skin has never looked better! Heres the secret:


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1. Start with a fresh, clean face and apply Benefits, "Triple Performing, Facial Emulsion." A lot of times, people confuse their break-outs with having oily skin, when in reality, your face is so dry, that it produced more oils. This Moisturizer helps rejuvenate your skin and prevents it from those future breakouts.

2. Apply benefits "Eyes, It's Potent," cream under and around your eyes. The skin below your eyes is different from the rest of your face, and is extremely delicate; it needs special care. This too acts as a moisturizer, with a nice, cooling effect.

3. To cover any small imperfections, I use the same concealer I've been using since High school. Almay's "Clear Complexion Concealer." Dab a little on a blemish, and it blends in perfectly with the rest of your skin. It also helps clear everything up!

4. "The Big Easy, Bigger than BB cream," is a great alternative to clumpy foundation. I personally don't use this every day, but when I'm headed out for the night or getting ready for an event, this is my go-to. It leaves your skin looking flawless AND it has SPF 35 in it!

5. Applied either directly after the BB cream, or in place of it, I love to use the "Hello Flawless," compact powder. During a normal week, I will skip the BB cream, and go directly to this for lighter application. I don't particularly like having a lot of make up on my face for 12 hours, so this is the perfect solution. 

6. Apply Mac, Love Joy Mineralize Blush for contour to make your cheek bones to pop. It's refined, baked minerals enhance your cheekbones with a luminous, pearlized shimmer.

7. Look alive with the "High Brow" pencil, which gives your brows a little lift. Apply it directly below your eye brows following the arch. I also like to place a little in the corners of my eye to help give me a fresh, awake look, (even when I have a case of the Mondays.)

8. Lastly, my old go-to, is the "Almay One Coat Thickening Mascara." Over the years, I have tried countless varieties of Mascara, and this one is the only one that seems to make my eye lashes look extra full and long. 

And that's it! Now you know the details to my every day routine. Find these products, and more of my favorite products below. 

xx, K




Blush

December 29, 2014

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Photos by: Molly Cranna

There's something timeless about pairing soft pastels and neutral tones. It seems to be my go-to color palette this winter. These stone colored sling back pumps can be paired with jut about anything. Put it all together, and you've created an effortlessly chic, comfortable look! Complete this California, winter style with the perfect Julep manicure, choosing from an assortment of nail polish colors. See below for a step-by-step tutorial using the ones I chose to "polish," off this look! 

xx, K





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Tieks Two Ways

December 17, 2014

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 Photos by: Molly Cranna

If you're anything like me, you are two things. One, you go wherever you need to go prepared and two, being comfortable is a priority. My roommate in college was all of the above. So much in fact, that when we'd leave the house for a frat party, she'd throw a roll of toilet paper in her purse. (No judgement.) At any rate, what I'm trying to get at here is that you need a pair of Tieks. Aka, the cute little flats that I'm wearing in this post. They fold up nice and small, and fit right in your bag! In case you're out one night in your highest pair of heels, you can take these bad-boys to go and throw em' on when your feet start to hurt. (That, or you can just wear them because they're adorable.) Make sure to check out their site for an assortment of colors! They are super comfy and fit true to size. 

Now that we've got your holiday shopping shoes all figured out, you're going to need the perfect tote bag; for gifts, that soon-to-be empty wallet of yours, and the naughty or nice list. I absolutely love this Gigi NY Taylor Tote. It is such a timeless piece, made with real leather; the perfect size for travel, work, or play. See below for different colors and styles!

xx, K

Get the look:




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Lots O' Dots

December 15, 2014

Featuring: Dora Landa


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I'm excited to be pairing up with Dora Landa to share with you, their amazing line! This look in particular was put together based around Dora Landa's, black bomber jacket with leather sleeves. Lightweight, sleek, and comfortable, it's easy to pair with a casual, breezy dress. It transitions perfectly from day to night. 

Find this jacket along with many other gems on their website here! "With fashion-forward prints and sophisticated bold looks, bright hues or sleek monochromatic colors, there’s something for every woman to look and feel her best. The beautiful pieces are cut from the finest all-natural silk to give a truly luxurious look with comfort to match. They can be worn day or night, office meeting to cocktail party, and everywhere in between."

xx, K