Living in New York, I’ve found that having a decent pair of over the knee boots is a necessity. Not only are they necessary for beating the cold, but they’re also an easy footwear option that pair well with most outfits. I will say the New Yorker in me does ... read more
  • Sewing Hits and Misses 2018 + a Pep Talk
    It’s time to  wrap up the year and reflect on my highs and lows, hits and misses of 2018. Sewing Hits: Visby Top – This pattern is an instant TNT and one of my most loved patterns of 2018.  My tester version was a long sleeved henley snap tee ... read more
  • My New Obsession: Dyson’s Cordless Vacuum
    To be honest, there are few things more therapeutic to me than a clean and organized house. When I have my apartment in order, for some reason everything else feels much more under control. Stressed? I clean the house. Sad? I clean the house. Happy? Yep, still cleaning. For ... read more
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  • What To Get Him For Christmas
    Conner’s Shirt (he wears Large – Trim) | Dot Dress | Boots | Hoops If you’re still finishing up your Christmas shopping, I have a fail proof gift idea for your boyfriend, husband, brother, or dad: A Mizzen + Main dress shirt After getting Conner his first shirt a year ... read more
    Source: Olivia Rink
    It’s been a busy month, new puppy, Christmas is right around the corner and with the holiday parties coming thick and fast I’ve been styling my hair so much! And worst of all is that all the flat-ironing is really drying ... read more
      If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ll know that I’m always on the hunt for denim. While I’ve managed to find some reliable brands for me like Levi’s and Everlane, I’m always open to trying new brands. One company I recently found through Instagram ... read more
  • Betty Wrap Dress with a Twist
    Wrap dresses are one of my favorite dress styles because they are flirty, and flattering on every body type. Their’V’ necklines can add the illusion of height to the body and draw attention to the face.  In case you didn’t know, Diane von Fürstenburger created the wrap dress in ... read more
  • Mountain View Pull-On Jeans
    The Mountain View Pull-On Jeans by Itch to Stitch Patterns is a stretch jeans pattern featuring a yoke and elastic waistband.  It has a unique center back seam that is great for making back leg and seat alterations.  Don’t have time for a zipper? This pattern features a faux fly. ... read more
      Last year I realized that I wanted to start investing more in the pieces in my wardrobe (ranging from clothes to footwear). There have been a number of fast fashion items in my closet that I’ve truly loved from a design perspective, but sadly they have worn out after ... read more
  • Medellin Top Pattern – Itch to Stitch Designs
    Our Carolina fall has arrived and I am finally reaching for longer sleeve tops and sweaters.  I love wearing tops that are feminine and a bit dressier, but not fussy.  The new Medellin Top Pattern by Itch to Stitch features a surplice, banded neckline with ruching at the side ... read more
  • Toddler Christmas Dress: Maggie Peplum
    Have you started thinking about your Christmas sewing yet?  If you have a stash of sewing patterns, you might have the perfect design for a holiday dress! Usually I buy my daughter’s Christmas dresses but this year I planned ahead.  I wanted to use this glitter french terry from ... read more
  • New Hair, NEW Me!
    Hello Everyone!!!! It’s been awhile since I wrote my last blog post. I have experienced a lot of different changes and also accomplished a few milestones in my life. I finally say I am in a pretty good place right now, both spiritually and emotionally. I’ve also experienced a lot ... read more
    Yay, finally coming through with a new blog post. Been busy with work, but the reality is that I’ve also been totally consumed by my new hobby—bouldering (indoor rock climbing). It’s a strenuous workout, and every muscle in my body has been sore for two months straight. My hands are ... read more
    Hi, I just wanted to throw up a quick post to talk about the perfect blue button-down shirts that I received from Gant. These Gant shirts are classic, comfy high-quality shirts that can be dressed up with heels or worn on super chill days with sneakers. I think navy ... read more
    This post is sponsored by Kohl’s. I was paid for this post and received the included intimates as compensation. It’s really feeling like summer here in LA! And tank top and dress weather is my favorite time of the year to refresh my often-neglected underwear drawer. These super cute and ... read more
  • Shop My Favorite Nordstrom Anniversary Items On My Wishlist
    Happy Nordstrom Anniversary!!! I’m pretty sure everyone is going crazy about the annual Nordstrom Anniversary. The Anniversary is one of the biggest sale of the Year for Nordstrom! It is the perfect time for everyone to stock up for new fall looks and also for back to school such ... read more
  • Eshne: Best Fashion Accessories for Petite Women
    I’ve been focusing on identifying what is my niche? What will separate me apart from other fashion bloggers and influencers? How am I different? And I finally figure it out! One of my niche is the ability to share my stories, advices, and style tips on how I am ... read more
  • My Top Favorite Items From The Nordstrom Anniversary Catalog!
    I am so excited for the Annual Anniversary Sale! The sale is three days away!! I have my wish list for the sale. I want to share with you all my top favorite pieces from the Anniversary catalog! Remember if you are a Nordstrom Cardholder you can come in ... read more
    Happy July. It’s my birthday month, and I’m feeling like I just want to have a low-key celebration. Maybe just a nice dinner with family. I think that’s all that “old people” really want… In this post, I’m sharing the ASOS Petite leopard print dress that I bought at the ... read more
  • Neutrogena + Rite Aid Campaign
    Last month I worked on an exciting new campaign with Neutrogena makeup and Rite Aid.  I was beyond thrilled and honored to be able to work on this project with Neutrogena and Rite Aid because this was one of my biggest collabortions ever! This campaign was to focused ... read more
  • Shopbop’s Event of the Season
    Gotta love a good Shopbop sale! From now until April 14th (11:59 pm PT), you can get 20% off orders under $500, and 25% off orders of $500+ (includes sale!) with code EVENT18. Here’s a breakdown of my picks from the tried and true items I personally own and love, ... read more
  • 90’s Kid
    I’ve been going back and listening to albums I loved as a teenager, and my gawd, it has been enlightening. Now that I’m older, I’m much more cynical and existential than I was in my teens (I was never an angsty teen. My parent’s got off so easy). As ... read more
  • Blazer Coat
    Happy Black Friday! Who else is still sleeping off their turkey coma? I know I am… I’ve got my comfy jeans on (nice and stretchy in all the right places for those hefty holiday meals), favorite fall ankle booties, cozy cotton long sleeve tee, and this ... read more
  • Summertime Blues
    Long time, no post! Don’t worry, I’m fine, and thank you to everyone who has asked and reached out lately. The reason for my absence? Burnout, mostly. This blog is something I’ve been doing for the last 9 years, straight! Blogging is weird in that you ... read more
  • Summer White
    I read a cool article a while back that told the story of where we get the whole “no white after labor day” thing and I thought I’d share it here. Around the turn of the century, cities were dirty, disgusting places to live, so ... read more
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