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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

How To Create A Killer IG Bio


First of all, shoutout to my girl Olivia from @alifetoliv for taking these photos. She has an amazing camera and we had so much fun the other day shooting around downtown Columbus. 


Since many brands can't meet you in person, they do the next best thing- check out your social media, duh. A super easy way to land a brand collaboration is by having a killer Instagram Bio. Here are some of my main tips:

1) Grab my attention. I get so bored when I see "fashion, travel, lifestyle blogger" on every single bloggers pages. 
2) Add a personal touch.- examples: obsessed with vanilla lattes, lover of bulldogs, dislikes split ends. SOMETHING that I might relate to. 
3) Tell you followers what you can do for them. On my bio right now I have- "hoping to be your daily fashion inspo."
4) ALWAYS have your email listed. I can't tell you how many times I have gone to look for a blogger to invite her to an event and she doesn't have her email in her bio. This is how brands connect with you girls! People love the easiest way possible to do things and this is one of them. 
5) Link your website. This will help drive traffic, help with collaborations and show brands what your work really looks like. 

*** One more thing, your bio IS NOT going to appeal to everyone and guess what, that's fine! Because you want to stand out from the crowd. You want a brand to pick you because you aren't like everyone else :)

I hope this helped. I know it was kind of a different post than I normally do but that's one of my goals for the new year. Do you have anymore tips? I would love to hear in the comments! xoxo


My outfit details: Tank- BP, similar WAYF Cardigan- Leander Boutique c/o Jeans- Mott & Bow c/o (I'm not wearing the black, I'm wearing Dark Blue)  Earrings- Lisi Lerch c/o Bag- Henri Bendel c/o Shoes- Nordstrom

Photography: Olivia Zwayer

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Chenille Balloon Sleeve Sweater


Earrings: Lisi Lerch c/o Sweater: Express Jeans: Express Bag: Gucci Shoes: Marc Fisher c/o

Did you guys have a good Black Friday/Cyber Monday? I feel like it just keeps getting busier the closer the holidays get! I'm very thankful for my days off my other job though so I can focus 100% on my blog. Right now I'm watching Sex and the City and writing this post for example, lol. I picked this cute sweater up when Express was having 40% off and paired it with these Marc Fisher beauties which are 40% off right now. 

Photography: Photo 243

Monday, November 27, 2017

Lipstick Favs + Cyber Monday Deals


Earrings: Lisi Lerch c/o Top: Chaser Brand c/o Lipsticks: Adore Me c/o Makeup Bag: Adore Me c/o Purse: Gucci

Don't you love it when a brand you love expands to include other things such as beauty? That is what Adore Me has done, and they have not disappointed. I'm very particular about my lipsticks and this set I recently got is AMAZING. It would be the perfect gift. It comes with four colors: mauve (which is what I'm wearing), nude, classic red and dusty rose. They have a smooth matte finish and I love the sleek packaging. Plus how cute is this makeup bag! I'm obsessed. I just wanted to share with you guys because I love when I find a good lipstick! Also, how freaking cute is my top? I love the lace and the bell sleeves! Here are a few good Cyber Monday Sales you might want to check out:

Adore Me- $19.95 First VIP set, BOGO on select styles, 5 for $20 no show panties
Abercrombie & Fitch 50% off
Asos 30% off everything with code EPIC30
Express 50% off
Forever 21 21% everything w/code CYBER21
Henri Bendel 30-60% off
Kylie Jenner Cosmetics 30% off Sitewide
Nasty Gal 50% off
Nordstrom 40% off Designer Clearance
Target 30-40% off home, kids sleepwear and clothing
Urban Outfitters $15 off $75, $50 off $150

Thank you to Adore Me for sponsoring today's post! 

Photography: Photo 243

Friday, November 24, 2017

Black Friday Deals!

Black Friday Deals!


I literally just told my mom even if you are dead ass broke you need to shop this weekend. The sales are TOO GOOD to pass up. Here are a few things I found that I loved and thought  you guys would too! 

1) These Zella workout leggings are seriously made so well and so comfy. They are on sale for $36 and are originally $75. 
2) This Kenneth Cole Faux Fur Coat looks so cozy and comes in two colors and is on sale for only $79.
3) For any of you who don't want to carry your entire purse when running a couple errands, this calf hair card case is SO CUTE and is on sale for $20 at J.Crew!
4) I think this blazer dress would be perfect for a holiday party and it's on sale for $40, originally $80.
5) This color block sweater looks like legit Heaven. It comes in two colors and is only $30!
6) I'm obsessed with these booties. They remind me of Gucci and are only $35 from Nasty Gal. 
7) This cosmetic case would be so perfect for traveling and I love the stripes. It is on sale for $63. 
8) Last but not least, these Marc Fisher beauties are on sale for almost half off! His shoes are my fav. They are only $66!

Here are some more sales you guys want to check out!

- Abercrombie & Fitch 50% off
- Anthropologie 30% off everything
- Boohoo 60% off everything with code BOOM
- Chicwish 15% off orders over $70 with code BLK15
- Express 50% off everything
- Asos 30% off with code EPIC30
- Henri Bendel 30% off $200, 25% off $100, 20% off under $100
- J. Crew 40% off with code THANKU
- Leander Boutique 20% off accessories 10% off holiday
- Macys 20% off with code HURRY
- Madewell 25% off everything with code DONTSTRESS
- KKW Beauty 20-30% off
- Kylie Jenner Cosmetics 40% off all lip products 30% off palettes
- Nasty Gal 30% off
- Old Navy 50% off with code freeship
- Nordstrom 33-40% off selected items
- Saks up to 40% off designer items
- Sam Edelman 30% off sitewide + free shipping with code SAMSGIVING
- Sephora up to 50% off select items
- Urban Outfitters 50% off buy one get one



Wednesday, November 22, 2017

My New Favorite Brand


Sweater: Brandy Melville, similar here Jeans: Mott & Bow c/o Bag: Gucci Boots: Forever 21, similar here Earrings: BP

Well, I found a new brand I LOVE and I wanted to share with you guys. And no this is not a sponsored post. The brand is Brandy Melville and it is my absolute fav right now! It is where my sweater is from. Not to mention is was only $30!!! I also love that it looks like Tommy Hilfiger. They offer so many cute different designs. They are based in Germany but they are sold in Nordstrom and online. I just wanted to tell you guys because I'm super picky and when I find something I like I want to make sure to share it!

I also just found out and wanted to share with you guys, Mott & Bow started their Black Friday sales and if you use code blackfriday2017 when checking out you can get anywhere from $10-$100 off your purchase depending on how much you spend! 

I hope you babes have a great Thanksgiving. I'm sorry my posts have been off, I ran out of storage on my laptop and was having issues but I got it fixed so I will be back on track! xoxo

Photography: Photo 243

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Thanksgiving Outfit


Sweater: Chicwish c/o Earrings: BP Bag: Gucci Skirt: Chicwish, almost exact here Tights: DKNY Shoes: Forever 21

This outfit sets the scene of a basic white girl throwing leaves up in the air to get the perfect fall picture. I did not do this because it was absolutely freezing when we shot it BUT I also feel like it would be such a cute Thanksgiving look! You guys already know I am obsessed with Chicwish and that is where this sweater came from. I paired it with this super cute tan skirt, also from Chicwish but it is from a few months ago. A similar version is here

Is Daylight Savings Time affecting anyone else? Omg I literally just want to turn on the fireplace and eat bad food while cozied up on the couch online shopping lol. I need the light to come back or I am going to be fat and broke lol. Have a good humpday friends! xoxo

Photography: Photo 243

Thank you to Chicwish for sponsoring today's post! 

Monday, November 13, 2017

Mocha Tie Sweater


What were you doing as a senior in high school? Were you blogging and running you own clothing company? I certainly wasn't. But my darling friend Elle is! She is 18 years old and literally is kicking ass. My sweater and jeans are both from her company Elle Brand and I am so happy to be supporting her. The clothing is such great quality and these jeans are freaking AMAZING. The brand is Flying Monkey. I love that they are high waisted and stretchy. 

The mocha sweater I'm wearing is so cute for fall/winter and I love the tie sleeves. Elle has so many cute pieces, you guys seriously have to check out her stuff. This is not a sponsored post btw. I am not being paid to say this. I truly love the clothes! Not to mention, Elle is the sweetest. Hope you babes have a great Monday! xx


Make sure to check out Elle Brand on Instagram here!

Earrings: BP Sweater: Elle Brand c/o Jeans: Elle Brand c/o Boots: Forever 21 (under $40!) Bag: Henri Bendel (currently 30% off!!) 

Photography: Photo 243

 

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