Travel Diaries: Aruba

When it came to packing for this vacation I did some research. I already had packing cubes from Amazon to make my suitcase look neater and way more organized. Some tips included: making a list, rolling your clothes, packing extra clothes in your carry on (in case the airline loses your luggage), and taking photos of your outfits to make getting dressed a lot easier.

The photos of my looks made things SO MUCH EASIER. I’m sending many thanks to Jen Atkin for sharing this on her Instagram recently. It made my life a lot easier to see the looks and have an extra look… or two or three.

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Travel Diaries: Miami

Have you ever just felt the need to impulsively book a vacation? Where nothing you seem to do can get you out of this funk and maybe it is just time to take a step back to hit the reset button? This is exactly how this trip transpired. I’ve always wanted to visit Miami and this was my chance to do it.

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Clowning around in LaLa Land

I mentioned I enjoyed mocking myself, and this pun I have used before. This top was a favorite from Zara and I really wanted to use it again in a post. My friend Alison was the BEST PERSON EVER since we decided to drive around shooting some looks, changing in the back seat of a car was a first for me and something I will have to get used to when it comes to banking looks. Continue reading “Clowning around in LaLa Land”

Farewell Summer

Summer is officially over. I declared it the end of summer upon my return from the west coast… with my full intentions on wearing sweaters and jeans and putting my dark nail polish on. Yet I returned and it was suddenly summer mid day, maybe it was too soon of a goodbye. So with that said, here are some of the final summer looks of my California vacation… Continue reading “Farewell Summer”

San Diego Sharks & Sunsets

Swimming with sharks has always been a dream of mine. When I found a spot to snorkel with sharks in La Jolla San Diego my heart soared. DREAMS COME TRUE! Walking around San Diego felt like a different world. I wore my star print slip on dress that I purchased with Serina. It was perfect for the holiday weekend and walking near the beach. I mean look at that sunset. It was amazing to see in person .. something I’ll never forget. Continue reading “San Diego Sharks & Sunsets”

Made in LA

“I want to live in LA.” This is a statement everyone has said at least one point or another, myself included. I was obsessed with the laid back lifestyle, constant sunshine and beaches. Who wouldn’t want to live there?? Even going into this recent trip I wanted that dream to become a potential reality.
After finally getting a job in the concrete jungle & away from the forgotten borough, I fell back in love with NYC. I decided I wanted both… a bicoastal lifestyle. How am I going to achieve it? I’ll figure it out… I mean even this little blog could potentially get me there. Continue reading “Made in LA”

Trendy Pink Walls

Earlier in the summer I booked my trip to California. Not realizing it was during the time of fashion week in NYC. I knew I needed to stay longer than 4 days as I had previously done. Both times I did every tourist attraction there was possible. I somewhat hated myself for doing so since I live in tourist central… but I couldn’t help myself. This time around I wanted to be one with the west coasters, well sorta. Continue reading “Trendy Pink Walls”

Pleats & Girly Things


Dynamite still surprises me with the variety of items they have in stores. It has every aspect of my style.. girly, casual, sporty and comfortable. Sporty jackets, comfy leggings and joggers, casual sweaters, and girly dresses. All which I can mix and match into my style. As you know I love to wear sneakers with everything, other days I prefer to be a bit girly. I decided this was the perfect way to mix mint green with some hints of pink. I told you I can be girly some days…

The moment I put this dress on all I wanted to do was twirl around. Getting that perfect twirling shot is actually very hard and makes you dizzy. Much like Connor McGregor, I went in too hard and too fast… luckily I didn’t get a KO in the street but I did have to alternate how I would pose. Since I like to beat people to the punch (no boxing pun intended) I’d like to point out that the bottom of my dress was extremely wrinkly. I thought it would be easier to take out but it wasn’t. I steamed it twice and finally ironed it. That is the difficult part of these pleats and something to keep in mind when purchasing these dresses and skirts. Despite that one issue I would totally purchase a pleated skirt or another pleated dress. I love the way it makes me feel so girly and the options I am able to wear with it.


Mixing different style categories is my particular style. Although on the daily I am mostly alternative and casual. Jeans and Tee’s fa dayz. When I do randomly dress up, people notice. Dressing how you feel is something I often do. A simple dress and sandals can easily change your mood and make you feel a lot more upbeat. This look did just that!


Outfit details…

 

xx Sarah

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