Hey guys! I feel like it’s been a while since my last blog post. I’ve been on duty and on the go lately so it’s been a challenge trying to keep up! I’m finally blogging about my Instagram project/collaboration with Coach for their #CoachSpring2016 campaign. I am honored (and thrilled!) to be a part of such a fun project! I spent the day in San Francisco with the help of my sister, Gladys (photographer extraordinaire) and much-needed assistance from my good friend, Andrea. This shoot wouldn’t have been possible without you two, so thank you!
We shot two looks throughout the city featuring The Coach Swagger 20 mini bag and the C101 Low Top Sneaker. Hope you guys like it!
Let me tell you about the cutest little bag: The Coach Swagger 20. This pretty little thing matches my petite frame, but still makes room for my daily essentials. It also comes with a strap if you’re a hands-free type of gal. Perfect for roaming around in the city when you’re always on the go like me!
The white sneaker is the most coveted pair of shoes that are in every fashionista’s closet lately. They’re cute, comfortable, and will go with just about everything. The pink stitching on my Coach C101 Low Tops brings a nice feminine touch! What’s not to love about these? Heart emojis all the way!
Hope you guys liked my long and overdue post! I apologize that it took so long to share! I also wanted to take the time to thank you all for your continuous support of my blog! I reached 10.5 K followers on my Instagram page recently and I am beyond grateful for each and single one of you! My appreciation is boundless. ❤
First blog post of the month! Woohoo! I’ve been quite a busy bee lately, but I hope you guys didn’t miss me too much! I am currently working on an Instagram project with Coach, so stay tuned for that! It’s not going to be until April/May, but I am very excited and can’t wait to share with you guys!
Anyways, back to business. Let’s talk about dressing basic/minimal. This style has taken over the world of social media and it’s been proven that it’s not such a bad thing. Clean lines and simple silhouettes – it’s a no brainer. The key here is adding a statement to your outfit. That can be texture, a little pattern or pop of color to help accentuate the “basics”. It’s also nice to stick with neutral palettes and don’t be afraid to be playful! Instead of a basic white button down, I picked this one up with a slightly ruffled back and my pants tie in the front! I kept my shoes and accessories simple: nude sandals, classic aviators and gold minimal jewelry. When it comes to this pared-down and understated look, less is definitely more. ❤
It’s almost the weekend, guys! The weather has been amazing here lately (we are so spoiled in California!) that I’ve been shedding off the unnecessary layers when it comes to my wardrobe. I wanted to show off my sun kissed glow wearing this top from my favorite Aussie brand, Cmeo Collective. I love the way it highlights my collarbones! Off the shoulder tops are so effortless that you can wear it with almost ANY bottoms and it looks well put-together. I don’t normally have red pieces in my closet, but I had to make an exception for this beauty! Photos doesn’t even do it justice. I love the heavy fabric and how structured the top is – subtle and sexy without trying too hard. I have a feeling that this top and I are going to be inseparable all Spring and Summer! I highly suggest baring those shoulders and collarbones this season, ladies! ❤
Oh, Pinks and blushes. So pretty and delicate to look at. It’s no wonder that Rose Quartz was picked as Pantone Color of the Year 2016 along with Serenity. Yes, this color thing is an ACTUAL thing, guys. The rose tone of my sweater looks so soft and feminine so I decided to add a little edge to it. Want to know how to achieve this combo? Here’s my equation: Pink + leather/camo = femme fatale. I just love the contrast of edgy and soft for that sweet yet daring look. Throw on some leather or even a military jacket and voila! I love the way a good ol’ camo jacket looks against soft pinks. I scored my camo jacket from Asos and guess what? It’s actually a men’s jacket! Who would’ve guessed? I love an oversized military jacket and this one goes with almost anything. My closet would be nothing without this!
*Here’s a quick tip: don’t be afraid to browse the men’s section. A lot of times, that’s where the goods are! I love when its #borrowedfromtheboys *
To top it off, add some sunnies and studded boots to bring out your inner cool girl.
So guys, is it time to rethink pink? ❤
P.S. I just noticed that my purse isn’t closed in this photo. Oops! #nobodysperfect haha!
We are so spoiled when it comes to the weather here in California. There are some days during the winter when I can get away without wearing a jacket and I don’t mind it one bit. Spring is just around the corner and I just couldn’t wait to wear this easy, breezy monochromatic combo. I love palazzo pants because of of its versatility. This is my second pair from Zara and I just love the way they design their palazzo pants! You can pair it with a simple tank, a sweater, a bold blazer and my personal favorite, a simple and solid crop top. Because of such nice weather we’ve been having lately, I put on a crop top instead. The length of this crop top is modest and doesn’t show too much skin which I like. I decided to ditch the jacket and show off my arms because why not? If the weather permits, I am taking full advantage! And of course, coats come off eventually right? So crop it like its hot! ❤