Tuesday, July 22, 2014

flirty and 30...2

today i'm celebrating my 32nd birthday!  a few years ago, as the clock ticked midnight and the last moments of my 20's drew to a close, i had a mini meltdown.  (it's a hilarious moment my girlfriends still love to make fun of me about.)  but 31 was easy and 32 is a piece of cake.  the older i get the more forgiving i am of any personal insecurities and the happier i am to be alive, healthy and whole!  

i got a special gift from my friends at lululemon to celebrate: two pieces from the latest lululemon lab collection!  this exclusive line is being offered in limited quantities online and in select stores (philadelphia included)!  it's edgy, functional, urban and versatile!  i'm wearing the noir jacket and the noir bra.  

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lululemon lab noir jacket c/o lululemon philadelphia
lululemon lab noir bra c/o lululemon philadelphia
american apparel mid length pencil skirt (similar skirt here)
alexander wang lydia clutch (similar bags available here and here)
steve madden rayna sandals (similar pair available here)

the perfect amount of coverage and support in this top = no additional bra necessary!

my birthday celebration includes dinner with my boyfriend, sister and her man tonight and some cocktails with friends tomorrow!  i'm looking forward to toasting a new year in my life with the people i love :)

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

philly bloggers love toggery brand!

i'm a proud resident of philadelphia.  i may not be from here originally, i don't have the philly accent, and i don't eat cheesesteaks.  but i love it here and can't imagine living anywhere else.  today i'm repping my favorite philly clothing line: toggery brand!  toggery's collection of contemporary women's clothing is designed in philly and made in the usa!  i live in their perfect t's and tanks all summer long.  recently i added their effortless a-line dress to my growing collection!  

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toggery brand a line dress c/o toggery brand
jules smith coachella necklace
giles and brother skinny rail road spike cuff
two tickets cobalt blue arrows leather clutch c/o two tickets 
zadig and voltaire rapture booties
also proudly made in the usa: my gorgeous leather clutch designed and created in nyc by amanda of two tickets.  i'm loving the arrow print on the canvas that matches the bright leather!    

did i mention my family and i came straight brunch from to shoot in rittenhouse park?  did i forget to mention many mimosas were enjoyed there?  hence why this silliness happened...

ok, back to being a serious blogger...

want to see your favorite philly bloggers style this toggery dress?  stay tuned for posts from jessie of trend hungry, chrisi from oh hey chrisi, and jacqui of burgundy whispers!

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Friday, July 4, 2014

lost on the way home

i'm a long time fan of chromeo.  but i have never heard any of solange's music.  i was checking out chromeo's new album,"white women", and noticed they had a song featuring solange.  out of curiosity i hit play and i'm so glad i did.  lost on the way home is the definition of a summer song.  it's hip, chill, and totally addictive.  

so good, isn't it?

and happy 4th of july to all my fellow americans!

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

& go

it was a toasty 90 degrees in the city today.  you'd think pants would be a no go on a day like this, but they're a total do when they're from lululemon!  the "get it on" pants let me get my summer without showing too much skin.  these pants are incredibly lightweight and breathable.  they wick away moisture, help me keep my cool, and allow me to beat the heat.    

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t by alexander wang class pocket tank
theyskens theory anta mini bag
lululemon get it on pants c/o lululemon
urban outfitters sandals (similar pairs available here and here)

photos by josh scheffey
see the entire "& go" lululemon collection here!

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Tuesday, June 24, 2014

street style with lululemon!

imagine a perfect world in which you could look incredibly chic but feel like you're wearing comfy yoga clothes.  that dream is officially a reality thanks to lululemon's new street wear line!  if you follow my instagram you know that i'm a recent yoga enthusiast.  so i was both excited and intrigued when the philly lululemon store called asking me to come see their new stuff.  i was expecting to pick up a pair of yoga pants but was blown away when i strolled up on a wall of blog worthy apparel.  today i'm wearing their "get it on" dress.  it's soft, breathable, lightweight, and...it has pockets!  

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lululemon get it on dress c/o lululemon
pour la victoire satchel (similar here.  more affordable option here!)
giles & brother skinny railroad spike cuff
marc by marc jacobs bolts tiny bangle
steven madden rayna sandals (similar pairs here and here)

this dress will be added to the very short list of things with sleeves that i can comfortably wear during the sweltering heat.  thanks lululemon for making my summer style dreams come true!

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014

silky smooth

i have an appreciation for the finer fashion things in life: supple leather, tailored jeans, and silky tops being a few of them.  i fell in love with tangerine nyc when i set my eyes and my paws on their incredibly soft maxi dress.  today i'm rocking their silky smooth, light weight, floral tank.  it's pretty, fresh, and feels like i have nothing on at all.  the perfect tank for what's sure to be a long sweltering summer :)
urban outfitters emma sunglasses
phyllis + rosie gold bar necklace c/o phyllis + rosie jewelry
tangerine nyc tank top c/o tangerine nyc
elizabeth cole bracelets
baggu drawstring purse
mother denim the runaway jeans (available here in a new color)
zadig & voltaire rapture peep toes booties (similar pair here)

i'm ready for you summer.  come and get me.

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