25.7.14

Blogging 101 | Pitching Brands

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Happy Friday! After a long hiatus from any Blogging 101 posts, I'm so excited to be back covering a topic I'm asked about all the time via emails - how to pitch brands! While it's amazing to have great brands reach out to you to partner, like so many other things in life, if you want to work with a particular brand or company, it's worth making the first move! Click through to read the full post and to get your free download that takes you through creating a pitch step-by-step!

24.7.14

Summer Layers

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Obakki skirt, H&M heels & shirt, Walter Baker leather jacket,
Zara bag, rings c/o Brooklyn Designs

This time last week I was sweltering in front of my laptop, directing two fans full-speed straight at my face. I'm actually usually pretty impervious to heat and even I was beginning to seriously wilt. Stupidly, I made an impulsive wish for Mother Nature to dial down the heat juuust a little bit - naturally, another thought immediately followed this wish that went something like this: "Damn it you moroooon, be careful what you wish for!! Just watch it pour all next week and it will all be your fault!" Of course, now I'm sitting here with a cashmere sweater on, a cup of tea and a serious chip on my shoulder. So without further ado, I'm now reintroducing the Art of Layering, this time for July's somewhat unpredictable weather - click through to read the post!

22.7.14

Cobalt

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Skirt c/o 424 Fifth, J.Crew heels, Aritzia top,
necklace c/o Brooklyn Designs, bracelet c/o Viva Blanca

I sometimes wish I could be one of those girls who manage to look completely "done." I honestly have so much admiration for these types of ladies who look impeccably pulled together from head to toe - total Olivia Palermo types with everything from their coif to their pedicures attended to. Unfortunately, that will never be me - particularly in the summer! But at the end of the day, roughening up something like this stunning, femme 424 Fifth ballroom skirt with disheveled wavy hair (fresh from the beach!), a relatively makeup-free face and classic men's sunnies stolen from the boyfriend makes the outfit feel more "me," and consequently, more comfortable - what I always aim for when it comes to my style. Click through to read more!