Happy 2019 my friends! I took some time off to be present and I feel ready for a killer year ahead. As you may recall from this post, we have some travel in the very near future, which, I am quite excited about to say the least! There’s no better way to broaden your perspective than to travel and I am thrilled to have my husband and children with me.
What to pack? Yes, it’s January and I am already pondering my Parisian chic wardrobe. A girl can dream, right? I found some incredible sales at the end of the year and I thought I would share with you. Black and white is the name of the game because everything goes!
You can shop each item below but tell me…have you ever been to London and Paris? Where should we eat, drink, play, see? I’ve never been to London.
Special thanks to my lovely reader who personally emailed me with an itinerary. YOU are amazing! Please do leave your thoughts in the comments. I’d love recommendations!
I had to think long and hard about what to pack for this trip. And by this trip I am referring to London and Paris. This wasn’t going to be a Fashion Week trip although I did want to maintain some level of style. This was a family trip with much warmer temps than our Chicago. With that said, it’s been awhile since I’ve had to travel international which begs the question…what are my carry-on travel essentials?
You’ve probably gathered that I caught a strong gust of inspiration while traveling to Aspen. Probably needed as my blog has taken a back seat to work during the months of January and February. But, sometimes you need to do that. There are only 24 hours in one day and I need to sleep at least one of them!
Getting by into the creative swing of things and returning to my roots by sharing the top five products that have made my month…and it’s not even over! These products range from appliances to decor to fashion but the common denominator is I use them in my life every.single.day. This is not sponsored. I truly love each and every one of them.
Last week I received a reader request to find chic, ankle booties. This is a job I can get behind. Truthfully, there is no greater love outside of my husband and children, than shoes. Take a peek inside my closet and you’ll know what I mean.
Winter is here. The first snow has fallen. My girls were thrilled as I took a deep breath and exhaled thinking about muddy boots, wet paws and all the layers we will now be forced to wear. Sorry for the melancholy. It really is very pretty. It just seems so soon!
Accessories rev my engine at the change of any season. Am I right? This year though, adornments for the ears are all the rage. Mini statement makers, if you will. Dainty studs have their place but more and more, the return of the statement earring is what you’ll see walk down any runway and for sure, at every mass retailer. Can’t say I’m mad about it either!
My wardrobe goal is simple - effortless chic. I have pushed myself to edit my closet ruthlessly these last 60 days and the result is less clutter, clothes I really love, a simplified color palette and pieces that are perhaps pricier but 100% more versatile with mix and matching capabilities.
I’ve caught up on NYFW here and there but really, most of what I love is based on my own personal preference, fit for my body type and seasonality. Animal print returning is not ground breaking, people…this is the one millionth time it has returned but I always love to showcase my pieces again. On my radar: tiger print!
I was so incredibly surprised at the popularity of last week's #NSale post that I decided to bring back a final edit of what's left that you should most definitely scoop up. Is it me or did they add more inventory? There are STILL so many fantastic deals. Dare I say I am kind of getting excited about Fall?