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A New Chapter Begins…

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Happy New Year everyone! I hope everyone had an amazing New Year’s Eve and you had an opportunity to spend it people that you care about and love. A New Year always promises a clean slate and the promise of a new beginning full of opportunities. I personally cannot wait to get this year started on the blog.

I’ve officially spent the first couple of days of the new year cleaning out my old room. So many nostalgic memories come with cleaning out an old space. I wanted to start the year right with a clean slate. Some pieces will be thrown away, others will be donated and sold and a few pieces will find a new home at our apartment.

As the New Year begins, its nice to set some goals as resolutions often fall on the wayside. Here’s a few of mine.

  1. Enjoy Life. Taking the time to be grateful for the things we already have and the things that matter: family, great friends, and the little things in between.
  2. Be Healthy.  Focusing on eating right and healthy, taking time to exercise, as well as overall well being.
  3. Creativity is Key. Creating and being creative has been an integral part of my life and work ethnic. I would like to put more effort in creating a better creative space for myself.

Let’s have an amazing year full of gratefulness, laughter, family and friends. Put great effort into making 2017 the best year ever for you and for me.  Cheers!

XOXO,

Michelle

.:Outfit:.
DRESS forever21 (love this one and this one)
SHOES  christian louboutin (similar here)
BAG tj maxx find (similar here)

Spring in my Steps: Black, White, and Floral

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Hey Everyone,

I hope you are having an amazing Monday. Spring is in the air and I could not help but celebrate the beginning of Spring with some floral print shoes. I found these last year and instantly fell in love. I just adore the roses in bloom and how they remind me of afternoon tea in the garden with friends. I love how the print of the shoe updates the classic silhouette of the pointed toe pump.

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I must admit that the shoes is definitely the focal point of this whole outfit. I wanted to highlight the beautiful print on the shoe so I decided to keep everything black and white with subtle details; the quilting on the clutch, the drape design on the shirt,  and the velvet texture of the pants. I do hope to show off this pair in the future with more outfit pairings.

Do you own a pair of shoes that reminds you of Spring? Let me know and share with me your thoughts.

XOXO,

Elle

.: Outfit:.

TOP zara
PANTS j brand
SHOE kate spade “licorice”
BAG found at tj maxx

New Year’s Day: Pearls, Fringe and 20’s Twist

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I’m completely amazed by how quickly 2014 passed. This year felt like a great big juggling act between school, work, and this blog. I learned so much about myself, time management, and my goals. I have to admit 2014 was a big year for this blog. It received some cool sponsorships, amazing collaborations, and it would not have been possible without you. You (my friends, my family, and my readers) have made this blog and I greatly appreciate your time, support, and encouragement. Thank you as well for giving be an opportunity to express myself. I hope you had an amazing 2014 and wish that you have an unforgettable 2015 filled with happiness, peace, and joy. Cheers!

XOXO,
Elle

.:Outfit:.

SHIRT forever 21
SKIRT fringe dress
SHOES christian louboutin
BAG tjmaxx find

PHOTO CREDIT: Adam Levine

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