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September 11, 2017

The Shortest NYFW Recap Ever

This is very anti-climatic, you guys


This past week kicked off New York Fashion Week, but I don't have to tell you that, because if you have an Instagram account, you are well aware. This was my first year being even somewhat close to the whole magical beast and while it was just what my 17-year-old self dreamed it would be, my current 26-year-old self is tired.
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August 30, 2017

A Lesson and a Mesh Top

Some things are just not for you—mesh tops not included

How To Style Pink Pietro Nolita

I'm sorry to inform you, friends, but this here blog is becoming more of a self-help diary than a documentation of my style, life, beauty, travel, etcetera. I've just been realizing things left and right lately, and what better way to parse through all these revelations than to share them with a largely nameless and faceless group of Internet girlfriends? Hey y'all!
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August 14, 2017

How To Update Your Highlight for the Summer

Your beach tan calls for a whole new routine, girlfriend

How to highlight with Make Up For Ever Face Artist palette

 It's no surprise that for someone as over the top as myself, highlighting would be my favorite beauty trend—and boy are there a lot of beauty trends for it to compete against. Time and time again I find myself picking up shimmery champagne-gold colors to make my cheekbones, cupid's bow, nose, brow bone (my whole, face, TBH) pop, as the gurus call it. With the new customizable Make Up For Ever Artist Face Color palette, I tried something new though—a bronze, coppery highlight.
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August 9, 2017

Up In the Air

Thoughts from 40,000 feet up in the air


As I write this I am 39,242.30 feet up in the air. I know this very specific altitude thanks to a Snapchat filter that is really only impressive to use if you are climbing mountains or flying on a plane (it's this one, if you're curious). I'm on my way home to New York after a weekend in Atlanta, and though I thought this trip would make me feel blue, I'm coming back to New York floating on cloud nine.
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July 17, 2017

Different Levels, Different Devils

A lesson from the old southern grandma I never had

How to style a neckerchief

I have been lucky enough, fortunate enough, blessed and highly favored enough to get most of the things I want out of life. I know that sounds braggadocious, and you're probably rolling your eyes, but it hasn't been without hard work, family, friends, and a lot of divine intervention. I take only a fraction of the credit. But yeah, it's fair to say that I get what I want—no, I get what I work for. Sue me.
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July 10, 2017

Gone Lemonading

Ladies, get your baseball bats ready


I've dabbled in Lemonade inspired attire before, but after binging on The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt and seeing Titus' truly moving comedic homage, I was inspired to have a part deux. Ladies, pull out your golden yellow garb—we're going a-lemonding.
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