Over the years I have loved testing out a variety of products from up and coming, new and buzzy beauty brands such as Ilia Beauty and Jones Road Beauty. For the last two years I have been purchasing and testing out products from the newer line Makeup by Mario and today I am sharing my […]

Makeup by Mario Review

Makeup by Mario Review


March 4, 2024

Sezane Navy Blazer, Agolde Riley Jeans, Alex Mill Striped Tee and Margaux Mules

I love (stereotypical) French girl style. The simplicity, the balance of modern style with timeless classics…it is what I try to emulate in most of my every day wardrobe. Leaning into that je ne sais quoi personal style has helped me refine my wardrobe and invest in staples that I wear again and again.

31 Affordable French Clothing Brands


March 3, 2024

This week was a whirlwind. I had so many meetings and plans that the limited time I had in front of my computer had to be so laser-focused. I’ve been working hard this year to be better at staying on task and getting less distracted. It’s definitely a work in progress but re-setting my morning […]

The Weekly Edit 3.1

The Weekly Edit


March 1, 2024

Sephora Beauty Favorites

Dermstore just launched their up to 20% off Sale so I wanted to share some of my favorite products they sell that I own and love that can now be scored on sale. In the past few years Dermstore has become a go-to website for me to shop from for all things skincare, makeup, haircare […]

What to Buy at the Dermstore Sale


March 1, 2024

Many, many years ago, as I got older and as my lifestyle evolved as well, I really leaned into building a capsule wardrobe of high quality items. I made a list of capsule wardrobe essentials and decided to hone in my shopping on quality over quantity. I began to spend less at fast fashion spots […]

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Capsule Wardrobe Basics: High Quality Items To Build On


February 29, 2024

Styling Classics I wit & whimsy

Ever since I first invested in a real leather jacket I haven’t looked back at having it be a staple in my wardrobe. I have two leather jackets I wear with regularity and it remains one of my favorite layering pieces to add a bit of edge to any look. The first black leather jacket […]

What to Wear with a Leather Jacket


February 28, 2024

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