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Fall Season with London Times

I’ve teamed up with London Times to share a few pieces from their October collection and let me just tell you I’m obsessed! First off is a jumpsuit and y’all know I LOVE a good jumpsuit! You’ve been seeing quite a few of them here on the blog recently and they are here to stay! Just like a dress I love that a jumpsuit is a complete outfit, one piece and done! The Lu Jumpsuit in Navy is the most perfect outfit for fall and even going into the holidays! It’s super well made, double lined and has this beautiful metallic threading throughout to give it a little shine. Seriously so beautiful, I especially love the cut and style with pockets, belted waist, and perfect neckline! This is a timeless piece that you will wear over and over again! I paired it will a cranberry velvet bag and a light gold kitten heel as this is definitely something I could wear from office out to happy hour or shopping! A must have, check it out below!

Second look I want to share with y’all is the Anika Dress in Eggplant. This dress is perfect for all year long, the color is one of my favorites and one I especially love for Fall and Winter Season. I love the details on the cuffs of the sleeves as well as the different sheer fabric used for the sleeves along with the gathering to define a shape! I think the cut is so flattering for any body type as it is fitted and then floats away from the body helping emphasis an hourglass figure, what woman doesn’t love that! I dressed up this look with a metallic clutch and white heels with silver accents to go with the silver embellishment on the sleeves! Such a great dress, again another timeless piece that you will wear over and over again! Check it out!

Make sure to check out these pieces along with the other fabulous pieces from the London Times October Collection over on the London Times site HERE these are timeless pieces that are worth the investment! Let me know what your favorite look is below!

Photos by: Kate Kelley Collection

Bachelorette Weekend Recap & Mini SRQ Travel Guide

Happy Wedding Wednesday!

This week we are talking everything bachelorette party weekend! I chose to have my bachelorette party in Sarasota, are you surprised? Let’s be honest I’m a Sarasota girl through and through and I had to have my bachelorette weekend at the beach, no place I rather be than here! This post is about the weekend but also a mini travel guide for some fun things to do if you are ever in Sarasota!

First off my girls killed it with the hotel and the decor for the weekend! We stayed at The Sarasota Modern, and it was an instagrammer’s dream, everything was beautfiul and picture perfect and I can’t wait to go back! My party was tropical themed so everything banana leaf and pineapple which I’ll share below with all my favorite treats to munch on over the weekend!

A must while in SRQ is to hit Selva Grill especially for Happy Hour! They have my ALL TIME FAVORITE Cesar Salad and the drinks are amazing too! *Word to the wise get there earlier, it’s a poppin spot* We also hit some bars on Main, which I can’t attest to much as I’m not a bar girl so we didn’t stay long, but we did have a celeb sighting at one of the bars, see if you can’t guess who it it below :)

We also of course hit Daquiri Deck on Siesta Key and had to take a photo at the beach because what is a trip to Sarasota if you didn’t go to the beach, right?! Highly recommend checking out the Daquiri Deck if you’ve never been, it’s a staple in town, especially if you’re going for a beach trip! They have great drinks of course and the food if yummy too!

Lastly we only hit one local breakfast spot, but if you’re ever in town make sure to stop at Station 400 they have amazing breakfast and lunch and the food is out of this world. The whole vibe of the downtown location is just like a train station, it’s the cutest! Highly recommend!

Sharing some snaps from the weekend below and will have a fun photoshoot from the weekend coming soon! We are 4 months away, next stop bridal shower!

Jewel Tones for Fall

Happy Wednesday babe!

This week we are talking about jewel tones and jumpsuits and going into fall. If you’re anything like me you love jewel tones especially for the fall season! Give me all the emerald, cobalt, and amber colors! I love the richness of the colors and how they compliment fall fashion! Let’s talk about another thing I love…jumpsuits! I love a good jumpsuit and this one took me by surprise from Old Navy! I love the amber/mustard color and the polka-dot print! Jumpsuits just like dresses are a great one and done, one complete outfit in one piece, my perfect scenario!

I love that this jumpsuit in particular is a light weight material and can still be worn from summer into fall I paired this below more for summer with a block heel sandal and clear bag perfect for brunch or shopping, I’m obsessed with this look! I also love that you can take this into fall with a denim jacket and some flats and cross body bag. The jumpsuit was $25 on sale and the sandals I’ve been wearing all summer also from Old Navy and the bag is from Amazon because they kill it in the accessory department!

What do you like to wear during the fall season? Do you have favorite pieces or colors that you enjoy wearing? Let me know in the comments below!

The Perfect Rehearsal Dinner Dress-LC Lauren Conrad

To all my future brides out there, if your anything like me you have used the excuse that you are getting married to buy any and all things white. I’ve been slowly collecting white pieces to wear for my bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, bachelorette party, honeymoon, you name it I’ve bought it.

This dress from the LC Lauren Conrad collection is the perfect white dress to have in your arsenal. The fabric is so chic and can definitely be dressed up or down, whether you are a future bride or not it’s a stunning dress to have in your closet!

Photos: Kate Kelley Collection

My also obsessing over the details and accessories from LC Lauren Conrad! My wedding has rose gold and blush tones throughout so it’s only fitting that the accessories for this outfit are blush and rose gold hues. I paired the dress with this adorable floral print circle bag, Lauren Conrad makes the best circle bags y’all! Then added these blush wedges and rose gold heart earrings! I’m dying over the whole thing!

This whole outfit makes me so excited to celebrate my wedding and feeling comfortable and confident with my look is a plus and y’all know the Lauren Conrad kills it every time when it comes to cuts and fits of her line! I highly recommend shopping the collection future bride or not!

Getting Over Insecurities

Let’s talk insecurities.

I’m sharing two of my biggest insecurities on these photos below! My first one wearing my hair up in a photo, I hate it! Can anyone relate? I always feel like I can’t pull off a ponytail in a photo. Thankfully Kate, my photographer convinced me and I love the result! I’ve just never felt that I could pull it off and that it would emphasis my round face.

My second is wearing white denim. My whole life I have NEVER owned white denim until these LC Lauren Conrad white denim skinnys came along! They are great, not see through, and stretchy! They are everything I didn’t expect but we all know this brand does a lot of things right and this is just one of them! I also love that the brand is size inclusive as I’ve mentioned before both petite and plus! What a win!

Needless to say never let your insecurities stop you and have fun with your look and your fashion! What if you end up loving it?! Make sure to check out all these pieces on Kohl’s.com.

Photos by: Kate Kelley Collection

Retro Inspired Spring Look with LC Lauren Conrad

Happy Wednesday babes!

We are talking all things LC Lauren Conrad today! Every piece that makes up this look is from the LC Lauren Conrad line for Kohl’s and I’m OBSESSED!!! This look is giving me modern 70’s vibes from the high waisted pants to platform heels I’m living for this look!

To start y’all know I love a good t-shirt and this fun one is super soft and I love the details on it makes it so fun! The pants though, I need every single color and pattern in these because they are the comfiest things every! I think they are so flattering on every body type with the slight paper bag waist and the tie detail. The accessories are all so fun and can be used for all different looks! The shoes are so fun and would be great with skinny jeans or a maxi dress! The sunglasses are great for everyday and I love the classic shape. Above all else I’m loving the beautiful hair pins, this is a big trend right now and these are perfect for everyday!

Definitely check out the whole spring line at Kohl’s online and in store!

Spring & Easter Dress Options

Happy Wednesday Friends!

Hope y’all are having a great week so far! I have a short week this week as I’m taking Friday off to finally shoot our engagement photos and then head on a mini vacay right after that!! Woot woot! Love me a long weekend!

This week I wanted to share with you one of my favorite dresses for spring and summer along with some fun dress options for Easter next weekend! This dress below is from Old Navy and is one of my favorite dresses they have ever sold! I know that’s a heavy statement but this dress is so light weight and comfortable, perfect for spring and summer here in Florida but there is a plus…this dress has a hidden button between the first and second button that guarantees there won’t be any gaping hole between buttons, this is a game changer! If struggled with tops and dresses that button my whole life and this is amazing! I talked a bit about this on my stories as well @lifestyle_w_laramie if you want to check it out! Anyways this dress comes in a few different colors and patterns and just an overall must have in your closet! It’s perfect for the office, brunch, shopping you name it, I’m wearing this dress everywhere!

Old Navy is killing it in the dress department this season so I’m including some of my favorite below! They are great Easter options as well as just spring/summer dress options to have in your closet! I practically live in dresses during the hotter months so I love having so many options!

What do y’all do for the Easter holiday? Do you have a big celebration or is it more of a casual day? Let me know below!


Cute & Casual Look

Happy Monday!!!

Starting the week off sharing one of my favorite casual looks and every piece is from Old Navy! This whole look head to toe is all together under $50!!! These jeans are my absolute favorites, I’ve talked about them before but they are the high rise secret slim rockstar jean from Old Navy and are my perfect distressed jean! Paired with a white tee, black sandals, and a fun hat! How fun is this hat?!

This is a great outfit for everyday and perfect for running errands! Y’all know I love a great casual outfit and this is one of my favorite for spring time it’s also perfect the movies and shopping too! Recently I worn this on a target and lunch trip and seriously you don’t get more comfortable than this!

I hope y’all have a great week! More fun things coming to the blog, I’ll be talking about my current fitness and health goals and where I’m at with all that soon on the blog so make sure to sign up for my email list so you don’t miss anything!

Sassy Spring Look

As we head into spring I’m showing y’all one more look on these pretty pink stairs! This berry dress from LOFT was a steal on sale and is a dress that can really be worn every season! ou can take this from fall/winter with booties and tights and summer/spring paired with a denim jacket and wedges or maybe some pastel accessories for spring! Kind of like you see here I paired this dress with the same Halogen heels from Nordstrom Rack and crossbody bag from LC Lauren Conrad.

I love dresses like this that are so easy to change up and pair with different things as well as the dress itself is so comfortable but slightly structured and I LOVE that! The material is super comfortable and light weight but looks more expensive than it is, which i love!

I can’t wait to share more spring looks with y’all! Get ready for swimwear and the t-shirt will be coming back soon too! That seems to be a favorite around here!

Photos by: Lacey Irving

Give Me All The Hearts

Happy Wednesday Lovelies!

Sorry for the hiatus in January, but I’m back and so excited to share my first Valentine’s look with y’all! This is probably one of my favorite looks to date! You all know I love a good graphic t-shirt and this conversation heart one from Nordstrom is super soft and comfy! I paired it with other pieces I already had in my closet. The skirt is from Loft, I actually showed you a different way to wear it last Valentine’s Day along with velvet Nine West pumps and a fun pink Michael Kors bag! This look is just so fun and festive without being serious and could be great for spring too! Again everything you see was on sale!

It’s becoming more important to me to purchase key pieces to change a look or that I can already wear with other pieces I have in my closet! This T-shirt I believe was $34 but the rest of the look I already had, but it changed the look enough that I had a whole different outfit! Just like everyone else I love a great deal and changing up my closet!

What is your go to Valentine’s Day look? Do you like more casual or are you more of a full glam kind of girl? Let me know in the comments!!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year beauties!

After a hiatus at the end of 2018 I’m back and ready to take on the new year! Without getting to personal 2018 ended with a bang and not in the best way. My fiance ended up in the hospital for about a week so we couldn’t make our holiday travels, our priority because getting him healthy and we were able to bring him home on Christmas Eve, Woot! He’s on the up and up and doing well, shout out to everyone that sent texts and called and gave us support, especially my parents! Then we had some more things happen before we rang in the new year. We are working through all of this and are taking it one day at a time!

Now for happier news, Travis and I have chosen a wedding venue and have started booking vendors for our big day next year!!! I’ll be doing more wedding blog posts for y’all this year about how we found our venue and the reason behind it.

Now for the first look of 2019, this year I’m having more fun with fashion but streamlining it. Classic and casual has been my style for a long time and that hasn’t changed. These pieces are super affordable and comfortable. The dress is surprisingly from Stein Mart and booties from LC Lauren Conrad for Kohl’s, the bag is Coach outlet my go to bag for 2018 and necklace from Dillard’s Black Friday Sale. I’m loving the olive green for winter in FL.

This year is a year of change, and I know that’s what everyone says but after everything we went through in 2018 especially at the end I know I am stronger than ever before. I’m confident in myself and being a curvy blogger, yay body positivity! I’m determined to take control of my health and wellness this year and cut out all negativity in my life and only surround myself with the positive! Anyone else? What are your goals for the new year?

Perfect Plum Party Look

Happy Wednesday Everyone!

I’m shot some holiday looks recently and wanted to start sharing them since now is the time all your holiday parties and festivities are happening! Right? So to start off I’m going more subtle holiday with this plum dress from Bealls, that’s right Bealls. How fun is this dress? Simple with some fun detail up top making it a little sexy but still great for a work party! This look would even be cute with tights and booties for the office! Overall a super classy look for any occasion and can be paired with tons of different accessories, which is a plus!

I paired this look with my go to black pumps from Target! These babies are my perfect black heel and I need like 5 more pairs. for jewelry I used simple earrings with a fun bracelet both from Dillard’s clearance jewelry sale last Black Friday and a vintage clutch from a hole in the wall boutique to go with our metallic accessory vibe that’s happening!

I can’t wait to share more holiday inspired looks with you all! What are your go to looks for holiday parties and festivities? Let me know in the comments below!