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Trench coats are literally a live-saver this time of year. Since the weather has been very inconsistent, I have been using my trench coat quite a bit this year. If you are always cold like I am, this is a piece that is great to wear in the office. There are a wide variety of colors for petite trench coats. However, I decided to get one in a neutral color so I can add some color to my look with accessories or a bright lipstick.

Lauren Conrad has recently added scarfs to her collection at Kohls (which I am really excited about). This loop scarf is so feminine and fun to wear. To bring out the pinks in the scarf, I chose to wear a blush hat that I got from Target. The bag that I have paired with this look is also from LC Lauren Conrad. It’s sold out but there is a similar blush bag you can purchase here. Throw on a pair of suede knee high boots and your look is complete!

Do you have a trench coat of your own? I am always looking to discover new brands. Feel free to leave me a comment below about your favorite trench coats.

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Trench coat: London Fog // Scarf: LC Lauren Conrad // Bag: SOLD OUT ; similar here // Boots: Kendall & Kylie ; similar here // Hat: SOLD OUT ; similar here

 

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What a weekend! One of my closest friends is expecting her first daughter. Needless to say, her mother went all out for her baby shower. Since fall is her favorite season, the shower was filled with pumpkins, chocolate and of course, the color orange!

I have only ever been to a few baby showers, so I will be the first to admit that I was freaking out about what to wear. During a recent trip to J.Crew, a friendly worker told me about a sweater dress that she fell in love with at the store. Guys, I HATE sweater dresses.  I usually do not like how I look in them but this one is so flattering! If you are self-conscious of your mid-section as I am, don’t worry. This is a sweater dress that does indeed look great to wear!

My friend Deanne is also a kitty lover, so I knew she would appreciate my new kitty purse. I could you not like this purse, it is so freaking cute!! As a side note, I lost the “what’s in my purse” game since this purse is pretty tiny and I only put my tube of lipstick in it. It comes in one color and I totally recommend you get it as soon as you can. I am sure it is going to sell out (there are a lot of kitty lovers out there you know lol).

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Dress: J.Crew in XXS (also available in petites) also available here // Purse: LC Lauren Conrad  // Shoes: BP. // Lipstick: M.A.C

 

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Hi loves! I am no stranger when it comes to floral print. I love that the past few years has offered floral embroidery on dresses, tops, boots and much more. Since mother nature cannot seem to make up it’s mind, I have not put away my off the shoulder tops just yet. If you ask me, an Indian summer is nothing to complain about ;). Below I have linked several floral embroidery pieces ranging from different prices (and are all from my favorite brands). Feel free to leave me a comment below!

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Splurge items 

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Top: OLD; similar here // Jeans: Levi’s // Boots: Candie’s // Lipstick: Stila

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I am keeping it real you guys! With students loans and rent, I am trying to set a great example to my younger siblings by keeping my spending down to a minimum (it hasn’t been easy lol). Being responsible stinks sometimes but I can only hope practicing habits like this will prepare me in the near future for when I have a home of my own. In the meantime, I wanted to show you some of my favorite pieces that I wish I could afford but can’t at the moment lol.Let me know what pieces you like most by leaving me a comment below! And happy shopping 😉

 

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Hi loves! I hope you are all having an amazing week. As some of you may know, Target has a new line called  A New Day and it is absolutely wonderful! My job requires me to dress professionally on a day to day basis (with a few casual days in between).  As such, there are some guidelines that I have to follow at work. Here are some things to keep in mind when you need to dress professionally:

Avoid sleeveless shirts unless..

Sleeveless shirts are great for s casual look but when in a place of business (at least not without a cardigan or blazers). Sleeveless shirts are perfect for layering, so dress them up with a cozy cardigan or blazers. Blazers are my go-to piece with sleeveless tops as they provided a professional and polished look.

SLEEVLESS  TOPS, CARDIGANS & BLAZERS

Be selective with your skirts/dresses

Ladies, staying classy is very important in a professional setting. As such, make sure that you are wearing skirts that are appropriate for you. Mini skirts are great for a night out or club but not for work. Stick with flattering pencil or midi skirts. They will make you look polished and add just the right amount femininity. When it comes to dresses you want to make sure that they are polished and professional. Avoid bodycon dresses and dresses with low v necklines.

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Spice up your look with with professional work pants

Don’t feel like wearing a skirt? Throw on a pair of some business casual work pants! I love getting a pair of business pants with fun patterns. If you want to stay classic, opt for a pair of pants with a neutral color like black or gray.

BUSINESS PROFESSIONAL PANTS

I hope this post helps you dress professionally with ease. In my opinion, you can dress for any occasion when you go to Target 😉 In addition to details on my look, you can also see an Glance video review of my favorite pod backpack. Have an amazing day!

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Top: A New Day // Skirt: A New Day // Backpack: SR Squared // Shoes: TOMS (OLD) similar here 

 

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