Summer Pops of Color with Banana Republic

Thursday, May 26, 2016

It's summertime and that means it's time to add those pops of color back into outfits! If you're like me, you've been living in black and neutrals since Fall. With the weather heating up and the sun out (hopefully) all day everyday, an all black outfit might mean overheating and sweating through uncomfortable situations. It's super easy to incorporate color for Summer into your wardrobe, even if you tend towards neutrals like I do. Today I'm sharing two ways to add some pops of color and lighten up for Summer with colorful cropped pants and floral midi dresses from Banana Republic.

Guerlain Spa Day at Neiman Marcus Giveaway!

Monday, May 23, 2016

How I love a good spa day. It is truly one of the most relaxing things in this world and I always leave feeling oh so beautiful. I recently had the opportunity to enjoy a Guerlain facial and makeover at the Neiman Marcus Bellevue and it was so luxurious! And guess what's even better? I have partnered with Neiman Marcus Bellevue to give away one complimentary spa facial and makeover with Guerlain at Neiman Marcus and a super awesome Guerlain swag bag for one of you to enjoy a day of luxury!

Red Carpet Beauty with Charlotte Tilbury

Friday, May 20, 2016

Makeup artist to the stars, Charlotte Tilbury "believes everyone, not just celebrities, should have access to beauty."  On a recent visit to Seattle, to celebrate her long standing partnership with Nordstrom, I had the opportunity to attend an intimate meet-and-greet at the Nordstrom Seattle Flagship with other local influencers and editors to learn red carpet beauty tips from one of the most renowned makeup artists in the world, THE Charlotte Tilbury!

Chambray Dresses for Summer Days

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

During the warmer months, lighter chambray is a great alternative to heavier denim. Lately I've been favoring chambray midi dresses for a casual daytime feel and styling with my favorite vintage accessories. 

5 Favorite Beauty Products for Spring from Bartell Drugs

Friday, May 13, 2016

To celebrate the beauty of Spring, I recently stopped by Bartell Drugs annual Spring Beauty Event for a mini Spring makeover, as well as some shopping for a few beauty items that are perfect for transitioning to Spring and Summer. As the weather heats up here in Seattle (hello 80+ degrees today!) I am seeking all things that go with that Summer carefree vibe and don't feel heavy in the heat, including 5 favorites I am sharing today!

It's 5am Somewhere!

Thursday, May 12, 2016

As you may know, I am a huge coffee lover. And because it's 5am somewhere, I pretty much deem coffee as beverage of choice 24/7. So when I saw this oh so adorable "it's 5am somewhere" tee, I knew it was a must for my closet, as well as perfect for a recent 80+ degree day in Seattle. Yes, 80 degrees on a Seattle Spring day! That is definitely a secret Seattle residents keep from the rest of the world. Oops I mean 50 degrees and raining . . .

Style Boss with Westfield Southcenter and My Style Suite

Monday, May 9, 2016

L-R: Julianna of Blush and Camo; Hayley of Me and Mr. Jones; Lisa of Story of My Dress; Darcy of My Style Suite
This spring, Westfield Southcenter and My Style Suite are celebrating women and showcasing personal style through a 3-part series of Style Boss fashion events. The first event of the series, Style Boss - Boss Style, took place on April 26 and I was asked to be one of the featured Influencers and panelists! Alongside Julianna of Blush and Camo and Hayley of Me and Mr. Jones, we shared tips on how to create a stylish and work-appropriate wardrobe and fashion secrets to get ahead in the workplace.

Skagit Valley Tulip Tour with Chooka Boots

Monday, May 2, 2016

One of my favorite times of year to live in Washington State is Spring! The sun begins to appear after days of gray and rain, and with that the gorgeous blooms of flowers! Each Spring the Skagit Valley becomes a Pacific Northwest destination-must, as thousands flock to see the fields upon fields of tulips in every color imaginable. This year I joined Chooka and Western Chief Rain Boot brands of Washington Shoe Company on a Tulip Tour for a perfect Spring Saturday in Skagit Valley to celebrate their 125 year anniversary in the PNW!