September 2018 | Where your heart is now

Benefits of Aloe Vera + An amazing sale!

September 27, 2018

Sports bra: Nike, similar here
Tank: Old, similar here
Leggings: Yummie c/o (OBSESSED with these!)
Backpack: Frye, similar here
Shoes: Nike

I used to think aloe vera was just used for curing sunburns until I researched it more. Aloe vera has literally so many good benefits. I'm almost pissed at myself for just now using it! Aloe vera is mostly known for it's healing properties and here are the top benefits you can get from using it:

- treating skin conditions such as acne (it will reduce inflammation and redness)
- speeding up the healing process of burns on skin
- keeping your skin hydrated and clear
- weight loss 
- rich in antioxidants and vitamins! 
- removing plaque (healthier gums!)
- helps your hair look good
- anti cancer (it has been known to stop cancer growth in human cells)
- relieves constipation
- treats canker sores
- eases heartburn

The benefits are endless. I'm so happy to have found something so beneficial. The best part is if you need some Grace and Stella have theirs for $8 right now! They are having a HUGE end of summer sale and tons of their amazing products are 60% off including the aloe vera gel. Can't wait to hear what you guys think! Xx

Shop the sale here: HERE

Photography: Kandid with Kate

How to Style a Denim Jacket

September 21, 2018

Tee: Cold Crush c/o 
Jacket: Levi's c/o
Jeans: Levi's c/o
Sneakers: Vans c/o

I'm pretty sure it's written down somewhere that one item you will need in your closet forever is...a denim jacket. No matter what year it is, the denim jacket never seems to go out of style. I didn't own a white denim jacket prior to this post so I thought it would be fun to switch it up and show you guys how I styled my new favorite jacket for Fall. 

If I could pick one thing to style for the rest of my blogging career, it would be denim. I like girly things but don't consider myself a girly girl and could honestly could wear jeans everywhere I go #denimfordays!

One brand I am in love with and will never turn my back on is Levi's. Not only do they last a long time, the fit is always perfect. Plus, they make your booty look good! I paired the white denim jacket with my current favorite denim from Levi's and these cute sneakers. I know finding good denim can be hard but everything I get from Levi's I honestly love. 

Wanna hear a secret? I will show you a way to get Levi's for less! The one place I shop for all my Levi's is from Stage. Not only do they run awesome deals, they gave me a discount code for you guys to use. Woot Woot! 

You can get 25% off HERE now through 9/30/18. Can't wait to see which denim you guys pick out! Xx

This post was sponsored by Specialty Retailers Inc. 

Photography: Kandid with Kate

Fall cardigan goals

September 20, 2018

Cardigan: Chicwish c/o
Necklace: Adina's Jewels, similar here
Tank: BP, almost exact here
Jeans: Wrangler c/o, love these too - > here
Boots: Marc Fisher c/o (dark purple suede)
Earrings: Forever 21

This is one of my favorite outfits I have ever put together. This cardigan is called Cozy My Heart and it's literally the perfect description. As soon as I put it on all I could think about was cozy'ing up by the fire and watching Halloween movies haha. I ordered the M/L so it would be oversized and I love the way it fits. I'm super into slouchy cozy sweaters. I linked some other favorites from Chicwish below! 

I paired it with my new denim from Wrangler I picked up from Bollare during Fashion Week and they are THE BOMB. I got a size 27 but should have gotten a 26, they are a little big. I love the detail on the hem. 

I also got my new booties during Fashion Week and the purple suede is so unique, I love them. 

Justin and I are getting ready to get dinner so hope you guys have a great night! If you order this sweater, tag me in your posts and I'll repost in my stories! xx

Photography: Kandid with Kate

Thank you to Chicwish for sponsoring today's post! 

NYFW 2018

September 19, 2018

Hey girls! I'm here to share with you my 6th time traveling to New York for fashion week and all the deets. I'm going to break down everything from the events, to outfits, places to go, advice and of course...the REAL life behind the infamous #NYFW. Ready for some juice? Let's goooo!

In the past seasons, I have focused on going to shows but I would come home and be like...I wish I would have done this or met with this person! So this season, Lindsay and I decided our main priorities were going to be taking amazing photos and meeting with companies we work with or would like to!

We met with PR companies such as Bollare, Behrman Communications and Tractenberg & Co. We attended the Lulu's party and had so much fun. One of my highlights was meeting Maria from @miamiamine and chatting with her and her husband. They were the nicest people! I also wanted to make sure I met with Marc Fisher and Warby Parker as those are two of my favorite companies and I wear their products daily!

Earrings: Lisi Lerch c/o
Dress: Flynn Skye via Rent the Runway (I sized up and got a medium)
Belt (Gucci Dupe!): Asos, almost exact here
Bag: Gucci

Earrings: Forever 21
Leopard jumpsuit: Boohoo c/o
Heels: Marc Fisher c/o

Earrings: Forever 21
Dress: Boohoo c/o
Boots: Marc Fisher, similar here

Top: Boohoo c/o (50% off right now!)
Bag: Gucci
Skirt: Topshop (sold out, almost EXACT here)
Boots: Marc Fisher c/o (my FAVORITE!)

Earrings: Forever 21
Dress: Lulus c/o
Heels: Marc Fisher c/o


We tried out Rosemary's Pizza.... and we loved it! We split their chips + onion dip, shrimp cocktail, pepperoni pizza and margherita pizza. Yes we were hungry lol. Another place you guys have to try is called Da Nico located in Little Italy. Not only did we get in super fast without a reservation but it was hot, delicious and one of the best pastas I've ever had. I got chicken alfredo!


Lindsay used to be a photographer so she took the liberty of finding us the best photo spots in NYC (so thankful for this)! Being that it rained half the time, we didn't get to go to all of them but our top picks were:

- Brooklyn Bridge: One of the oldest roadway bridges in the U.S! (Be prepared for it to be VERY busy unless you go super early or late) and watch out for the bike lanes....those bikers are on a mission. This bridge connects Manhattan and Brooklyn.

- High Line: The High Line is a 1.45 mile long elevated linear park. We visited here one of the days that it rained but honestly our photos turned out so good! I loved the view of NYC from here.

- Times Square: Known as the 'center of the universe' Times Square is probably the number one tourist attraction in NYC. Approximately 330,000 people walk through Times Square daily to give you a taste of how busy it is! 

- Flatiron Building (175 5th Ave.): This building is considered a groundbreaking skyscraper. Known as one of the world's most iconic building and quintessential symbol of NY. We didn't make it here but tons of photo opps in front of this building!

- Dumbo: Have you ever watched Gossip Girl? Hello Lonely boy + Serena...trendy Dumbo's cobblestone streets are the perfect spot for chic street style photos.

I would like to call this category...the sh*t they don't tell you. You know how you see girls in heels, looking super chic? Yeah they are dying inside. You have to walk A LOT in NY and you are going to want comfy shoes. A tip is to bring bendy flats and keep them in your bag to change into after events/shows to help loosen the blisters. ALSO- I read to put deodorant on your feet so they don't get blisters. 

Number 2, prepare to be freakin' hangry by the end of the day. Even if you only have 2-3 events you won't have time to eat unless you miss things or grab fast food. The first night we literally went straight to a meeting from the plane and didn't stop until 10pm. By then, our feet were killing us and we took showers and ordered McDonald's from UberEats (and it was PERFECT.)

3....You will spend sooo much time in Ubers unless you take the subway. Everywhere we went it took around 10-30 minutes even if it was close because of traffic. Make sure to leave early so you have plenty of time. 

Some girls are.....well, how do I say this nicely.....FAKE. No I'm not talking about hair extensions, botox, spray tans (because I am guilty). I'm talking about the girls who you thought were super nice on social media then you see in person and they act like they don't know who you are. I can't tell you how fucking CLIQUEY the blogger world is. I have tons of friends and they are genuine but they are hard to find. 

Whether I have 100 followers or a million I will act the same towards anyone who is nice to me. And if I don't someone better smack me because these girls need a reality check. 

My top: Boohoo c/o
My joggers: Zella (most comfortable joggers in the WORLD)

Lindsay, Kate and I stayed at Aloft Manhattan in the Financial District and they were very accommodating. Our bed was so comfortable, it was quiet and we had the best coffee and breakfast everyday! 

If you guys would like to know anything else about NYFW or think I should do another post with more details on how to get invited to things, etc. tell me in the comments or shoot me an email at! 

Until then, see you in February NYC! xx

The perfect fall transitional piece

September 5, 2018

Tunic: Chicwish c/o
Necklaces: Boohoo, similar here
Jeans: Express
Wedges: Jellypop c/o
Bag: Gucci

Did you guess? It's this TUNIC! I have another one in this post and you guys raved over it so I got another. I love pieces that you can take into Fall to style differently. Chicwish has tons of those, I'm dying for all of their sweaters right now! 

This post is cut short due to my lack of organization for New York Fashion Week. I was thinking about doing a post about what I'm packing or what you should pack, would you guys like that? Let me know! I have linked some Chicwish pieces I'm loving below. Stay tuned on my stories to check out all of my NYFW adventures with my babe Lindsay

Thank you to Chicwish for sponsoring today's post! 

Photography: Kandid with Kate

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