Goal: Be Cozy

I went into Target today with no specific goal, per usual, and of course found something. As soon as I walked into the clothes section I spotted a sweater that I wanted. I love when you are thinking about a certain item you want and then you accidentally come across the perfect version (because do we ever find anything when we are actively looking for it? No.) I checked the Target Cartwheel app. and it had a coupon for 40% off women’s sweaters! Obviously meant to buy it so into the basket it went. For anyone who doesn’t use the Target Cartwheel app. please check it out. I have been using it for about 3 years now and I have saved $435.76 total!

Anyways my new sweater is the perfect shade of light pink, super soft, oversized, and cable knit. If there is anything better than a sweater, it is an oversized sweater. I also bought the essie gel couture polish in Touch Up and the top coat. I haven’t tried it yet but I am pretty excited to, hopefully tomorrow I will have more time to do it. I have been trying to be better and save money and NOT get my nails done at a salon so we will see how long this gel polish lasts without chipping. I will test it out and report back!

Lastly, I am so excited. I saw Gigi Hadid post a picture of the cover of the Vogue It Girl Style on her insta. not too long ago (because I am obsessed with her), and I had to have it! I was sad when I realized that it was an October edition and not in any stores anymore. I looked on Amazon because that was how determined I was to have it, and I found it! So worth it because it is BEAUTIFUL. I decided that my favorite Vogue covers are going to be my new collection. I have this one to add to my other favorite, the Taylor Swift cover (yeah whatever I am kind of nerdy but its cool!). Check out all of my little finds below and have a great night!

Women’s Marled Cable Pullover Sweater – Merona from Target

essie Gel Couture Nail Polish in Touch Up

essie Gel Couture Top Coat

Vogue It Girl Style from Amazon

Shine Bright Like a Bright Thing!

You know that song by Rhianna “Diamonds” and it says, “Shine bright like a diamond.”? Well one night when my two sisters and I were together the younger one Tabitha (from the blog Tab in Transit) was saying “shine bright like a bright thing!” It kind of became an inside joke for the three of us. Anyways I wore a shiny skirt and Tabitha commented that on my picture and that is why the title of this post is “Shine Bright Like a Bright Thing.” Good now that we got that out of the way I can tell you a bit of bad news… I bought this beautiful skirt at Target from the Who What Wear line and they do not have it online for me to share with you! Awwww I am sorry.

I saw this skirt and knew that I wanted it to wear to work. It is a midi skirt with tiny pleats and is a silvery-gold color. I felt a mixture of classy, elegant, and vintage in it. I paired it with a nice black, loose tank and plain black pumps. Simple and elegant, and everyone loved it!

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These Boots!

I have a new favorite pair of boots for the season, the dv for Target Marilyn Over the Knee Fashion Boots in Saddle Brown. I had been waiting to wear them because it hasn’t been cold until recently and I LOVE them! They just make any outfit look so much better no matter how casual it is, like this one. This is a loose, black long sleeve dress, you can’t get any simpler than that. I threw on the boots and a scarf and boom, check me out, I look/feel like I put so much effort into my outfit and I really didn’t. What is also great about these boots is that they are still comfortable with jeans and they run true to size (in my experience). They are casual yet the thick heel on them make them able to be somewhat dressy as well, which makes them great for the office, they look better than flat boots. Love. Love. LOVE.

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Boots: dv for Target Marilyn Over the Knee Fashion Boots in Saddle Brown              Dress (similar): Jersey-Knit Shift Dress from Old Navy                                                      Scarf (similar): Patterned Linear Scarf from Old Navy

Mix & Match

Happy Tuesday! This week is going by fast so far which is good! The weekend will be here before we know it. As I have said a few times already I have been really into pattern mixing and I am trying to be more adventurous with it. I am also trying to recycle more of my clothes and shop less. I have so many clothes in my closet yet I always feel like I have nothing! Today I tried to pull out older items that I haven’t worn to work yet. This skirt has been one of my best buys and what started my obsession with Maison Jules at Macy’s. It was the first piece I bought from the brand. I remember finally convincing myself to buy it since I had never bought a skirt that was $30 (lol), thinking back now it makes me laugh. This skirt really showed me that paying a little more for better quality is really worth it.

Anyways, I pulled this white and black skirt out and paired it with a mustard tank and my floral kimono. I LOVE when I am able to make a new outfit from clothes I have been overlooking in my closet. I finished the look off with my current favorite heels. The whole look came together quite nicely!

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Girly Dress

I love wearing dresses. Not only are they cute but they are just so easy. I’m pretty sure I’ve said this before but it’s a whole outfit in one piece of clothing. Anything you add to it just enhances it. I found this purple floral dress at Target and I was so surprised. The style and print are so cute, their Xhilaration brand has really been stepping up their style and have come out with a lot of cute new dresses. I love how girly this one makes me feel. 

Although this dress does perfectly well on its own, for work purposes I added a striped white and navy blazer. The pattern doesn’t match but I have been so into that lately, ESPECIALLY stripes and floral prints. It just works. I also loved the whole color scheme: navy, purple, and white. As for shoes, instead of pairing my perfectly matching navy pumps, I tried nude heels and it worked! I took a chance with these ones as the heel is a nude snakeskin but the color is subtle enough to blend. When I wore this outfit out I ended up wearing a chunky nude sandal heel by Steve Madden. 

This dress can quickly be changed from work to a more casual/going out outfit. I ditched the blazer and heels and added a blue statement necklace and over the knee taupe boots. So. Perfect. This definitely might be a holiday party combo. 





Happy Wednesday! You can find the links for these items here: 

Dress: Floral Fit & Flare Dress – Pretty Little Things-Xhilaration from Target

Blazer: Three-Quarter Sleeve Knit Blazer – Madison Jules from Macy’s 

Heels: (only the second pair, the first are older) CARRSON Ankle Strap Dress Sandals – Steve Madden from a Macy’s 

Boots: (I found the exact ones! These are from last year) GORGEOUS Over the Knee Boots – Steve Madden

The Perfect Plaid Dress

Happy Saturday everyone! I don’t know about you but I am so happy it’s the weekend, this week was kind of awful. I started getting sick last weekend so I couldn’t get all my blog pictures done that I wanted but I did manager to get one. This off white and black plaid fit and flare dress from Maison Jules is pure perfection. It is so flattering on, I felt so good. I basically stalked this dress until it went on sale. I paired it with my new over the knee boots by DV for Target and of course over the knee socks. I loved it so much I can’t wait to wear it again! Such a simple concept can make you feel so good, a dress, boots, and socks. It is a great winter office look or you can even add black or brown booties or heels to dress it up more for work. The over the knew boots  are great for a more casual look.


Find the look here!

Dress – Maison Jules Windowpane Fit & Flare Dress in Egret Combo | Boots dv Marilyn Over the Knee Fashion Boots in Saddle Brown from Target | SocksKnee High Socks Black Texture with Lace in Black from Target

Have a great weekend! =]