may picks

may has simultaneously been the longest and shortest month of the year.  from finishing spring classes to starting summer ones, moving out of my first solo apartment, spending 10 days with my long distance lover, and everything else in between...i'm definitely a little worn out.  there hasn't been much time for trying new things this... Continue Reading →

on my person 02

the bag: vintage coach duffel in black via poshmark - check out ebay, etsy, poshmark, tradesy the hat: neff beanie the gloves: walgreen's fingerless gloves (comes with a grey full pair as well) the beauty stuff: mini nars radiant creamy concealer in vanilla clean&clear blotting sheets bare minerals pressed foundation in fairly medium (do they... Continue Reading →

january picks

long-winded this month - my apologies! beauty  shea moisture coconut & hibiscus range //  i'm really not loyal to any body wash - really they're all pretty much the same in my opinion.  but somehow this one has become a strong favorite and this is actually the third bottle that i have purchased in a row.... Continue Reading →

july favorites

opi nail envy matte // i've mentioned this before but i am still loving the matte version of opi's nail envy.  it looks completely natural on the nails so i feel comfortable wearing it without a color on top, which i never like to do with just clear polish.  it's been really saving my nails... Continue Reading →

summer work essentials

my trick to surviving work as easily as possible is to have everything you need for every situation.  there are few things worse than getting to work in the morning and realizing you don't have a hair clip or a bottle of water - knowing that it's hours before you can leave for lunch, if... Continue Reading →

material concerns pt 2: newish stuff

(accumulated over the past month) wet-n-wild megalast lip color in spiked with rum and ravin' raisin // really good matte lipsticks and so cheap! sephora matte lip cream in shade 13 marvelous mauve // a great entrylevel matte liquid lipstick, great bold-but-not-too-bold color, great price point neutrogena mineral sheers powder foundation in shade 10 classic ivory... Continue Reading →

days in the desert

i'm off for a little r&r in the desert and who doesn't love a good packing post?!  i've also previously posted about my pre-travel tips and travel essentials if you're interested. in the suitcase // free people phoenix tees - navy and white madewell jean jacket - ellery wash jeans - black and regular denim cutoffs - old levi's and... Continue Reading →

back from the big city

i just back from a few days in new york and it was yet another whirlwind weekend.  it seems like i'm never in new york for a long enough time, but i guess that's what happens when life and jobs are in the mix. needless to say i did some shopping while i was's what i... Continue Reading →

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