Thursday, May 31, 2018

Striped Maxi & Memorial Day Recap


Dress: F21 / Bag: Vici (old similar here and here) / Shoes: Michael Kors (old similar here) / Bracelets: Baublebar here c/o + here c/o / Earrings: Baublebar c/o / Lips: Pucker & Pout - 1x Strawberry Shortcake 1x She's Apples 1x Fly Girl
Sorry for no blog posts for the past few days, but I got sick right after Memorial Day. In true Jessica fashion I neglected everything, and laid in bed for two days. 

Speaking of Memorial Day it was an absolute blast! Started off the day by doing a Soul Survivor, and then did a double class with some of my Dallas friends. Right after we did SoulCycle we then headed to my pool where we laid out for hours.

After we got a good base tan we then headed over to Pie Tap for some dinner followed by watching the Bachelorette. I don't know how I got so lucky in finding friends who want to play all day, and we don't get sick of one another. 

What did you do for Memorial Day weekend?

Monday, May 28, 2018

My Holiday Outfit & Memorial Day Sales

Jumpsuit: Everly (only $55!) / Earrings: Baublebar c/o / Bag: Vici / Shoes: Free People / Lips: Pucker & Pout - 1x Strawberry Shortcake 1x She's Apples 1x Fly Girl
Happy Memorial Day everyone! Hopefully you have the day off work for a long holiday weekend. 

If you are anything like me then you love a good sale! Here are some of the sales that are going on for Memorial Day that you need to take advantage of!

Anthropologie: Up to 40% off sale + 20% off full priced decor and furniture 
Ann Taylor: 40% off full priced items using code GETSTYLED
American Eagle: 40% off summer styles
Blank NYC: 30% off site wide with code BNYC30
Bloomingdales: Save 20-50% off regular priced items + 40-50% off sale
Boohoo: 50% everything with code GIMME
Carbon 38: Up to 60% off using code MEMORIAL30
Current Elliot: Take an extra 25% off sale with code MD2018
Express: Up to 50% off on everything
Forever 21: Extra 30% off sale + free shipping on order over $21
Free People: Additional 25% off sale items
Gap: 40% off everything online using code MEMDAY
J Brand: 20% offf sale items with code SUMMER
J.Crew: 40% off site wide + FREE SHIPPING using code GETAWAY
LOFT: 40% off site wide
Michael Kors: 25% off sale items
Missguided: 50% off everything with code GOBABE
Onzie: 20% off site wide using code READY4SUMMER
Quay Australia: 20% off using code GET20
Rachel Parcell: Up to 70% off



Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Best Summer Earrings Under $15

Left to Right + Top to Bottom
White pair c/o / Flamingos c/o / Mint Baubles c/o / Pink Baubles c/o / Neon Hoops c/o / Blue Baubles c/o / Red Tassels c/o
I go through phases where I wear earrings all the time or hardly at all. Typically during the summer months is when I itch for some bold, bright, and big earrings!!! I love pairing statement earrings with summer dresses, swimsuits, and jumpsuits! There's something about a statement earring that gives an outfit that extra "pop" that makes you feel all sorts of fierce am-I-right?!

I love Baublebar because they create pieces that are currently on trend, but sometimes I don't want to spend $30+ on accessories especially since all of our money is being allocated to moving to PA. Did you know that Baublebar teamed up with Target to create a line that is more affordable called Sugarfix?

For the past couple months I've been send some earrings from the Sugarfix line, and honestly it is the same quality as the Baublebar line. Have you tried the Sugarfix line yet?




Monday, May 21, 2018

One of My Favorite Dresses on a Budget

Dress: F21 (only $16!) / Earrings: Baublebar c/o / Bag: Vici (similar here) / Shoes: Jeffrey Campbell (here, here) / Lips: Pucker & Pout - First Love
This weekend the temps skyrocketed in Dallas, and dresses are the only thing that keeps my body from overheating. Since I WEAR tons of dresses in the summer months I try not to spend a lot on them. Lately F21 has been killing it this season, and have bought multiple pieces from them that I have been very happy with. I almost hate it when F21 gets it right for a season because I then want to buy it all!!! 

This dress stuck out to me because it doesn't cling to the body (great for when its hot), can be dressed down for daytime, or dressed up for aa night out with the girls. It also comes in cream/navy, but the green stood out to me for summer.

Tune in for tomorrows post where I share all the places my dad and I explored when he was in town. 

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

My Favorite Apps for Editing Selfies

Photography: Ella B Photo
Top: Loft (half off!) / Jeans: Blank NYC / Shoes: Free People / Bag: HM / Rings: Baublebar / Lips: Pucker & Pout - 2x First Love 1x Cappuccino 
Part of being a blogger and Senegence distributor is learning how to rock the selfies. I love sharing my selfies on my Instagram to show my makeup for the day, BTS of a shoot, fun new jewelry, or just what I am wearing for the day.

It's very rare that I just take a selfie, and post it without editing it. The photographer in me always wants to edit the coloring, lightening, contrast, and saturation. Here is my top favorite apps for editing iPhone images that I use on the daily.

Lightroom: As a photographer I edit all my images through Lightroom on my desktop. In LR I create presets that I use on my images to keep my brand cohesive for my clients. Through LR they have a mobile app where I can import my presets from my desktop onto my iPhone. The only downside is that I don't have as many options to edit through LR mobile as I do on my desktop. 

POTO: I don't necessarily use this for selfies, but it's on of my favorite collage apps. Whenever I'm doing a collage for the Instagram this is my go to app.

Afterlight: I used to use this a lot more before I downloaded LR mobile on my phone, and is an awesome app to adjust brightness, contrast, exposure, highlight/shadow, saturation, hue, and much more. Afterlight is more straight forward than LR mobile, and is more user friendly. 

ColorStory: I don't use this one all the time, but when I do I absolutely love the filters. I saw this app advertised on Instagram, and decided to give it a go. The apps are so fun, but the downside is that you need to buy a lot of them.

Facetune: If you have never downloaded this app you NEED TO! Let's be real we all have a zit or maybe our skin isn't looking the best one day, and want to immediately cover that up. Facetune is a game changer when it comes to editing, and is my favorite app EVER!

Monday, May 14, 2018

Marigold


Dress: F21 / Hat: Free People / Bag: Vici (similar here) / Earrings: Baublebar c/o / Shoes: Free People / Lips: Pucker & Pout - 1x Sassy Z 2x Aussie Rose
Doesn't this color just give you life looking at it?! I've always been a huge fan of yellow on me, and especially when it comes to marigold. This color is super hard to find, and when I saw this dress of the F21 site I knew it had to be mine. The fabric is super light weight, and is the perfect dress for summer. My only complaint is that the straps run long, and had to get it altered. 

I posted a selfie of me wearing this dress last week, and everyone kept sending me messages of how they loved this color on me. Thanks IG fam... it also helps that I just got a spray tan to make that yellow really pop ;)

Friday, May 11, 2018

Instagram Roundup


It's been FOREVER since I've done an IG roundup, and figured now is the time to round up the deets from the latest posts. 

Dress: F21 / Earrings: Baublebar c/o / Hat: Free People / Lips: Pucker & Pout - 1x Sassy Z 2x Aussie Rose / Foundation: Tarte Water Foundation in light-medium honey / Eyes: Pucker & Pout - Copper Rose, Candelite, Sandstone Pearl Shimmer / Cheeks: Hourglass Radiant Bronze Light / Highlight: Sephora Luminizing Palette / Brows: Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Whiz in Chocolate / Mascara: It Cosmetics Superhero
This was right before the girls and I headed off on our girls trip. Jeans: Rag and Bone / Top: F21 / Jacket: Zara (old similar here) / Hat: Free People
AE's Dress: Y&I / Lips: Pucker & Pout - Strawberry Shortcake / Earrings: Baublebar
Shirt: J.Crew (old similar hereherehere, and here)/ Jacket: Paige (similar here) / Earrings: Baublebar c/o / Lips: Pucker & Pout - First Love / Foundation: Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer in Bisque / Cheeks: NARS in Orgasm / Brows: Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Whiz in Chocolate / Mascara: It Cosmetics Superhero
Bedspread: Urban Outfitters / Pillows: here, here, and here / Neon Light: Urban Outfitters / Flowers and Vines: here and here / Lip Mirror: Urban Outfitters 
Bra: Alo Yoga / Leggings: Pure Barre
Dress: Shein c/o ($26! similar here) / Necklace: Baublebar c/o / Earrings: Baublebar / Lips: Pucker & Pout - 2x First Love 1x Bombshell / Foundation: Tarte Water Foundation in light-medium honey / Cheeks: Hourglass Radiant Bronze Light & NARS in Orgasm / Highlight: Anastasia Beverly Hills Glow Kit / Eyeliner: Pucker & Pout - Onyx / Brows: Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Whiz in Chocolate / Mascara: It Cosmetics Superhero
Top: F21 / Shorts: Express (comes in 4 different colors, and is currently 40% off! similar here) / Shoes: Free People / Hat: Free People
Group shot from our girls trip in Texas! Top: Outdoor Voices / Skirt: Shein c/o (similar here) / Shoes: Michael Kors (old similar here and here) / Earrings: Baublebar
Django Print: Chalk and Arrow c/o / Peonies: Prestige Flowers & Co c/o
Top: Rachel Parcell / Lips: Pucker & Pout -Aussie Rose
 

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