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Perfect Neutrals with LC Lauren Conrad

Happy Wednesday babes!

Dresses are always my go to for the summer time, especially here in Florida! Dresses aren’t just the easiest thing to wear with just one and done piece but also something that is breathable and comfortable. I love this look from LC Lauren Conrad as the dress is perfect to wear at the office with flats as you see here, or with a denim jacket and sandals or wedges for the perfect brunch look! It’s so easy to wear and change for any occasion!

There will be more dresses coming to the blog in the coming weeks along with more summer fashion and another round of the T-Shirt Shop Series that we do every summer! There will also be more Wedding Wednesday posts as we are working more on our wedding planning!

Let me know what you would like to see on the blog! Your feedback really helps!

April Ellie Look & Fitness Update

Happy April Everyone!

Time is just flying by this year! If you follow me over on Instagram @lifestyle_w_laramie you know that towards the beginning of February I decided to make a commitment to myself and replace “I don’t have time” with “It’s not a priority” when it came to my fitness schedule. Well once I started doing that my mind shifted and I started carving out time 4 times a week to workout, this is huge for me as I have never liked the gym. I’ve been a ballroom dancer my whole life and have never liked a gym atmosphere. however after college and not having as much dance at my disposal I became lazy and didn’t put myself first.

That ended almost two months ago because as we focus on wedding planning and building a life together I realize that if I don’t build these habits now with my health and wellness and focus on myself when will I ever? I want to be the best version of myself when I walk down the aisle not just physically, but mentally. That all starts with putting myself first and making moves!

That being said cute active-wear also motivates me to work out and y’all know that I have loved Ellie for years! They send the cutest work out clothes from the best brands! Below is a fun look from their April collection and I’m loving the cool cut outs on the pants! I definitely recommend checking them out especially if you’re looking to try some new pieces!

That’s all for today, just remember sometimes it’s important to put YOURSELF first! Take time for yourself, self care is so important and can really change everything you do and your outlook taking just a little time for yourself!

Spring Time Embroidery

Happy Monday Friends!

I’m totally ready for spring time and sunshine, anyone else?! I’ve been picking up some spring pieces lately and Old Navy and Stein Mart have had some great steals recently! These jeans are my new favorites y’all! They are high waisted, distressed, and sculpt how can I resist?! These are the best jeans and are of course from Old Navy! The tunic top is from Stein Mart and such a steal for $18 and I love the embroidery detail and the color! Paired with sandals from last year and Loft aviators on sale! This is my ideal spring look, it’s super comfy and easy on the go!

We are busy wedding planning and scheduling trip for the summer and I couldn’t be happier for beach days and trips! What is your favorite part about spring/summer?!

Classic Fall Style with Loft

Happy Wednesday lovelies!

I have another fall look for y’all! This one reminds me of horse back riding with the high neck and tie detail on the top and the blazer with chic elbow pads this look has all the details! This entire look is from Loft minus the shoes! These leggings are amazing, super comfy but also look more like pants than leggings, a big plus for the office! Again the top has fabulous details and can be worn with jeans for a more casual look. The blazer is a staple piece to have in your closet and this one is perfect especially for this Florida weather! It’s more of a sweater material but has the structure of a heavier jacket along with great details again would be great with jeans or even a skirt.

These pieces are great investment pieces and great mix and match items which are worth every penny. For me personally I tend to sway more towards classic timeless pieces and only purchase a few trendy pieces because the classic pieces will always be in style and a better idea to invest in.

What are your must have pieces in your closet? What do you invest in? Let me know!

Marika Activewear for Everyday Life

Happy Wednesday ya'll! We are back to our weekly posts! Yay! Marika recently sent me some of their amazing active-wear, truly I love this brand so much! They are my favorite active-wear brand and I love that they support women of all shapes and sizes and make super comfortable and cute active-wear that can take you from gym to out and about!

If you've followed me for awhile you know that I love this brand and love having pieces in my wardrobe that can be used at any point in any situation! Marika have super fun prints and styles that keep your active-wear fun and fashionable, perfect for everyday!

We are heading on a trip later this week and you better believe I'm wearing some Marika on the plane, keeping it comfortable and practical for the flight. You can take this outfit from gym to Target or out for a quick bite, their pieces are perfect for the woman on the go that want to be comfortable and stylish! 

Make sure to check out my look below and check out Marika HERE

Classic Casual Look

Hey guys! Hope you're having a great week so far! Quick life update for you I'm gearing up for a busy fall. We are headed to Vegas this month, possibly planning some beach trips for September, and I'm boarding my first cruise ship in October. I have weddings booked, wedding planning for my own big day, and starting to plan for the holidays, I seriously need more time in a day, anyone else? 

Anyways...I've got a classic Laramie look for y'all today. When it's not boiling outside a look like this is pretty much my go to. I love everything girly and dressy don't get me wrong but I'm a jeans and t-shirt girl through and through. Old Navy has always had some of my favorite jeans and I love a good distressed pair of denim! Paired with a fun t-shirt with some embroidery from Loft and fun flats (again from Old Navy) add some sunnies and I'm good to go anywhere. This look in total is under $50, you know I love me a sale!!! I hope you love this look!

Let me know what you would like to see next on the blog? Do you want to see some beauty products? Transitional pieces going into fall from summer? Let me know!

 

Easter Florals

Happy Monday Y'all! Hope you had a fabulous weekend! I had a little me time getting a facial on Saturday and some amazing brunch yesterday for Sunday Funday with our favs, but you're here for the fun floral look below right?! This is another great option for Easter and for spring with the floral details and fun colors. This dress again is from Old Navy along with the baby blue flats! The bag is from Hobo International and I love it for going out or when you don't need to carry a big bulky bag. The flats come in tons of colors and are super comfortable, easy to wear at work and then out or traveling, simply versatile! I love this look and I hope you enjoy it! What are you doing for the holiday? Anything special? Let me know!

 

There are tons of fun things coming up and I can't wait to share them with you guys! We are working on booking some more trips and I'm working on tons of new looks and content for you! xoxo

Photos by the amazing Emma Shourds

Walking Into Spring

Happy Monday everyone! As we start moving from February to March I can't help but start pulling out my spring colors and accessories. Here in Florida the weather is back to normal and we are already gearing up for beach trips and pool days since it looks like summer will be here soon for us, therefore I'm enjoying our few weeks of "spring" that we get here. I love spring and summer for the colors and prints! One of my favorite colors is royal blue a great transition from winter to spring, not to bold just yet! I've paired this blue dress with a pink bag and heels keeping the look simple but still fun and very spring. 

The dress is from Kohl's, the bag is Michael Kors, and the shoes are Halogen from Nordstrom Rack. As I've mentioned before I love a great deal and will occasionally splurge on designer items but I always grab them when there's a sale! Hope you all love this look! Let me know what you like to wear in the springtime! 

Winter Wonderland

The final count down is upon us as Christmas is only a few days away! This is my final and favorite holiday look for you all leading up to Christmas! This is the perfect look for Christmas dinner or Christmas Eve cocktail hour, this look can even be perfect for New Year's Eve as well! Again, I kept this look super affordable as the top is from the Loft clearance section (a whole $2.75, like what?!), the skirt is from the Lauren Conrad Runway collection for Kohl's (on sale for $30), the heels are from Dillard's last year ($25), but I'll link some similar ones for you guys as well as the clutch is from a cute Sarasota boutique. This is literally my favorite look for the season, I hope you all enjoy it! 

I'll be traveling during the holiday, so I hope you all have a wonderful holiday and Happy New Year! I'm working on several fun new things for the new year and will be posting again once I get home from my holiday and birthday travels! 

Again a huge thanks to Emma Shourds Photography for capturing this look in front of the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, here in Orlando! 



Happy Holly Days

Christmas is officially 10 days away! I swear I blink on Halloween and suddenly it's Christmas! Anyone else feel that way? I am done with shopping (except for online) since the stores are manic and am so excited to share this next holiday look with y'all.

 This midi dress from Old Navy is perfect for the holidays especially in this red! A plus, it's under $50 and super comfortable and wearable throughout the whole year! I paired it with some velvet blush heels from TJ Maxx to keep with the holiday feel as well as velvet bag from Kohl's. I've been loving the velvet trend lately which I'm sure you all can see in this look and several upcoming looks as well! The velvet adds a luxurious feel to the look and is super festive as well! 

Let me know what you all love to wear during this time of year as well as shop this look below! 

Huge thanks again to Emma Shourds Photography for taking these stunning photos!



Fall into Winter

This is the start of some holiday looks I put together for you all! I've paired this floral dress from Old Navy with with wine colored booties from Kohl's and golden bag from Lauren Conrad to make the perfect transition from fall to winter especially here in Florida. This is a great look for the office or grabbing some last minute gifts, it's comfortable and put together. All the pieces are super affordable as well which is a plus! 

I had a blast shooting this look with Emma Shourds Photography around downtown Orlando area especially with this brick and stunning architecture!

Make sure to shop the look below and keep an eye out for my next holiday look!


Summer Round Up

I finally got together my favorite summer looks for you all! We are currently preparing/going through hurricane Irma as this post probably won't go up until mid week. Hurricane season is normal for me as I've lived in Florida my whole life, but this girl (Irma) is no joke, she's a massive storm! Never-mind that though let's get back to talking about this summer round up! This summer has been so amazing, between the amazing trips we've taken and places we've gone I couldn't have asked for a better summer! We ventured to St. Pete, Daytona Beach, and Miami just to name a few with our favorite people! I couldn't be more grateful for the wonderful friends we have in Chris and Mer, they have been true blessings to Travis and myself! So this summer has a special place in my heart and my closet as I love so my looks I sported this season! As for things coming up, there are some fun collaborations on the horizon that I'm super excited about! I'm excited for fall (or what little fall we have here) and a little sad to leave summer behind. With that, below are my favorite looks from this summer! Let me know what your favorite was in the comments below!