Perfect Pom Poms!

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Top (also available in pink!) / Jeans / Choker / Similar Bag /  C/O Watch (Use code ‘Melissa’ for 15% off purch!) / Bracelets here, here, and similar hereEarrings /

Happy Friday!!

Can we talk about how cute and summery this little pom pom top is!? I mentioned it in my ‘affordable spring clothing haul‘ post a few months back and have finally gotten around the wearing it. It’s no secret that I’m obsessed with the off the shoulder trend but these pom poms make it so much better! I feel like I should be somewhere tropical, with a big floppy hat on and a drink in my hand while wearing it hahah! Instead, I wore this outfit on a lunch date with Peter and it was just as good. We couldn’t have picked a better day to spend together, the weather was perfection.

Anyway, I mentioned in Wednesdays post that Peter and I have a wedding to go to tonight and I managed to pick an outfit up for Peter but I still have no idea what I’m going to wear. S.O.S!! I can’t seem to find any dresses that are catching my eye lately, and that actually look good on me. I’m going to run to the mall again today for a second look…fingers crossed!

Thanks for stopping by ❤

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Grey Lace Tee OOTD!

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Top (no longer available) Sleeveless Version / Jeans / Shoes (on sale $23!!) / Bag / C/O Watch(same face, different strap!) / Bracelets here, here, and similar hereEarrings /

Good morning everyone!

I wore this lace tee out last week and got tons of compliments and questions about it so I figured it was blog worthy. It’s actually the same top I wore in a post back in February just in a different colour, and its grown to be one of my favorite tops! It’s from a couple seasons ago but I found the newer summer version online and linked it above, they’re basically the same top just the new one is sleeveless. I love them because the lace mixed with the rope detailing makes the top a statement on its own so you can keep the rest of your outfit really simple but still look put together. It was a hot day when I shot this look so I just wore my top with a nude bra but if I’m going out with family or friends I just throw a nude camisole on underneath and I’m good to go!

Thanks for stopping by!

 

 

Floral Wrap Skirt!

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Skirt / Bodysuit / Heels / Bag / c/o Watch / Bracelets here, here, and similar here /

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Hi guys!

I’ve fallen head over heels in love with this bodysuit/skirt combo ever since I picked it up a few weeks ago. I’ve been waiting for a perfect warm spring day to wear it, and thankfully Wednesday was gorgeous so I was able to bust it out! The whole outfit looks really pretty and feminine, perfect for a little lunch date downtown, and that’s exactly what Peter and I did on Wednesday afternoon. He had the day off because his truck was in for repairs so we took advantage of the perfect weather and snapped some pictures for the blog and then went for lunch!

My sickness (flu? strep throat?) is finally 100% gone!! So I’m excited to be able to enjoy this weekend without being cooped up in the house. I’m all healed up just in time for our City’s big music festival, its running this weekend and the next so I’m thrilled I’ll actually be able to attend!

Do you guys have any exciting plans coming up? I’d love to hear about it. Let me know in the comments!

Thanks for stopping by ❤

 

Summer Ready OOTD!

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Top / Similar Shorts / Similar Sandals / Crossbody Bag (Colour is finally back in stock!!) / Floral Pouch / Sunnies /

Hurray it’s Friday!!

I’m so excited because it’s actually been warm enough to bust out the summer clothes these past few days. So obviously I had to wear my favourite top that I mentioned in my ‘Affordable Spring Clothing Haul‘ post. I love the off the shoulder detail, it makes this top so different from anything that I own! It was scorching hot here yesterday so this top was the perfect one to reach for since its very light and airy, nothing sticks to you, its not tight, and you don’t even have to wear a bra with it. All of that = the perfect summer top!

I know I’m carrying two different bags in some of these pictures, but I wanted to show you guys how cute this little Banana Republic pouch is! If you don’t carry around much, or want a vacation friendly look, the pouch on its own is perfect! I like a bigger bag myself so I bought it to keep my lipsticks and liners organized in my bigger bags. The colours and floral pattern were just too cute not to buy!

Its the long weekend here in Canada and Peter is away for a bachelor party until Monday, so all the girls and I are having a girls weekend! I’m off to run a few errands before the fun begins!

Wishing everyone a great weekend, and thanks for stopping by ❤

Back, White, and Tan Date Night OOTD!

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Similar Cropped Cami here and here / Jacket / Jeans / Heels / Bag / Choker – in stores at Call It Spring / Similar choker here /

Happy Wednesday Friends,

I hope everyone is having a good week so far! Todays outfit is a little date night outfit I put together(or could be festival attire if you swap the jeans for black shorts!). I actually bought this top from Forever21 last summer with a matching skirt, but never got around to wearing them..haha oops! So I thought I would break the top out for this summer since this type of neckline on any shirt is super flattering. I wanted the stripes on the shirt to be the focus so I kept the rest of the outfit pretty neutral.

If you guys follow me on Instagram you may have recognized this choker because I posted the same one just in a different colour a couple days ago. I got them on major sale so I had to buy multiple. They’re great because you can wear them three different ways! The strand with the bow and tassels isn’t attached to the part with all the suede strands, so you can wear each piece separate or wear them all together, like I did here.

FYI: I’m going to be doing some major website maintenance in the next week, so if things look a little weird/different just bare with me! Thanks in advance ❤

See you in Fridays post! 🙂

 

 

April Favorites!

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False Lashes / Rose Mask / MAC Lipstick / Keyboard CaseWaikiki Candle / Roses / OTS Top / Crossbody Bag / Soft Shorts

 

Kiss Lashes – in style ‘Shy’

I don’t wear false lashes daily but I am one to break them out for a special occasion or a photo shoot. I love the way they add definition to my eyes without having to fuss with liquid eyeliner or layers and layers of mascara. This brand/style in particular feels super light weight and flexible on my lash line (no stiffness here!) and looks whispy and natural once applied, they are perfect!

The Body Shop – Rose face mask

This mask is my newest obsession, I have been applying it almost nightly before bed. You can actually see the rose petals in the mask which is really cool and it has skin plumping properties that make your skin soft, smooth and energized.

How I’ve been using it:

  • About an hour before bed I’ll wash my makeup off and apply this mask to my clean damp skin
  • After about 30 minutes I’ll take a clean face cloth and wet it with warm/hot water, and then slowly wipe the mask off my face
  • Once my mask has been removed I splash my face with cold water (to close the pores) and then tone and moisturize my face as usual before bed

Then I wake up looking and feeling super refreshed. I’ve been getting a lot of compliments on my skin since I added this into my routine!

MAC Lipstick – in shade ‘Please Me’

I’m sure you guys have noticed by now that I’ve been wearing this shade in almost every outfit post for the month of April…Ooops! I bought it recently and quickly found out it’s the perfect everyday pinky/rose shade.

Ipad Pro Keyboard Case 

You. Guys. If you have an IPad Pro this keyboard case is a game changer, it literally turns your IPad into a mini computer! First of all its super affordable, very high quality for the price and it soooo cute! They have every shade of case to match every colour so you can get one that matches (No black Apple keyboards for us!) I have gotten soooo many questions/compliments on this thing. I’m actually using it right now, as I write this post from a hockey arena (Peter’s playing!). It makes working on the go so much easier – and lighter. No more carriying my heavy laptop around to do work while I’m out, having a mini IPad laptop is honestly so perfect!

Bath & Body Works Candle – in scent ‘Waikiki Beach Coconut’

The definition of summer in candle form…not even exadurating, you have to smell it for yourself! I have the candle on my bed side table and I haven’t even lit it yet but it still smells up my room just enough.

Yellow Roses 

Who doesn’t love roses? I feel like I’m always obsessed with roses but now that its warmer out I’m loving yellow roses, they brighten up my room and stay looking fresh for much longer then my old go-to, tulips.

 Off The Shoulder Tops

My Fashion picks should come as no surprise since they are things I’ve been wearing non-stop on the blog this past month. Off the shoulder tops are all I’m buying right now, I actually have a problem haha! I just love how flattering they are and how they look good on every body type. It’s a very feminine meets sexy kind of look, I love it.

Crossbody Bags

Now that I’m not lugging around a hat, scarf and mitts, I’m loving my cross body bags again. They’re the perfect size to carry the essentials while I’m out and about. Runnning errands or shopping trips arnt as fun when I’m carrying around a heavy tote bag.

Banana Republic Soft Shorts 

Okay I don’t think ‘soft shorts’ is the official name for these shorts, but I call them that because they’re super comfortable and soft. I buy this style of shorts every year from BR because they can be easily dressed up, but also cuffed at the seam and worn casual to a BBQ. It’s the most versatile short I own, hands down!

 

Thanks for much for reading guys!

Sunday it my last day as a full time employee and I’m just itching to get it over with so I can start turning this blog into what I dream for it to be. Thank you so much (again) for all your support. See you in Mondays post ❤

 

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Ruffled Bell Sleeves and a Cold Shoulder!

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Sweater / Short Necklace / Long Necklace – Express (in stores) / Similar Jeans / Watch / Bracelets herehere and here/ Shoes (in Blush)/ Bag / Lipstick – MAC in shade ‘Please Me’

Hey Guys,

Sorry for the delay on this post, I’m not sure if it was a glitch in the system or what, but WordPress wasn’t letting me upload any pictures to this post until right now! Crazy, but I’m glad it’s all figured out. For today’s post I’m trying out the whole ‘statement sleeve’ trend that’s insanely popular these days, and showing off a few more of my Express purchases from their big sale over the weekend.

I snagged this cute little crop sweater and long dainty necklace for 40% off, and I am so happy with them! The sweater is the perfect weight to transition into my summer wardrobe, I can just picture myself wearing it all summer with high waisted shorts and a cute felt hat! I love that the bell sleeve dresses the sweater up so you don’t need too many other accessories paired with it. OH and before I forget, this necklace was marked down to $10 and then 40% off, so I ended up paying $6 for it….which was a deal of the century considering how simple it is. Its the perfect layering piece over a plain tee and jeans, and even pairs well with shorter necklaces, like how I layered it in this post.

Enjoy the rest of your week, friends!

Thanks for reading ❤