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Accessories, Lifestyle, Travel

Custom in Capri: My Experience with Custom Capri Sandals

During my time on the Amalfi Coast on spring break, I had a chance to spend the day on the wonderful island of Capri. Something that Capri is world famous for are their custom made leather sandals, made popular after Jackie Kennedy Onassis picked up a pair during her trip there. While doing my research on Capri before leaving, I discovered this beautiful tradition and became very set on experiencing this for myself! When I got to the top of Capri (AnaCapri) I found a beautiful sandal store and was greeted by a wonderful older woman who explained the process …


Coin Jewelry: Making Souvenirs into Something Beautiful

I’m proud to say that my mom is one of my biggest role models. Whether it’s helping someone plan their perfect vacation or helping me with my homework, she puts all her heart and energy into whatever life throws at her. After 30+ years of traveling, my mom has racked up a pretty large coin collection. She’s kept all her coins in a big box in our library for years and I have the fondest memories of going through that box with my mom when I was little. Last year, my mom got inspired to create something beautiful with all …


Adding a Scarf to Your Summer Wardrobe

Silk neck scarves have become the next must have accessory for this summer. We can trace the ascot trend back to Fred from Scooby Doo (he was the trendiest of the gang by far) and the causal neck tie has become more and more popular since it came back on the scene last spring. I picked up a silk bandeau scarf on my last trip to Italy at the Louis Vuitton in Milan. I fell in love with the size and pattern of the scarf and decided to treat myself.  Since then I’ve been experimenting with all the ways I …


The Silver Lining: 7 Pairs of Earrings Under $20


Throughout the years, I’ve always been a big jewelry trend follower. Whether it was those horrendous bubble necklaces we all wore in 2010 (if you know, you know) or the black plastic tattoo chokers we thought made us look punk in middle school, I always had to be wearing the most ridiculous piece of jewelry that I thought made me look too cool for school. Since I’ve grown into my own style – and stopped looking at the pages of Tiger Beat magazine for my outfit inspos – I’ve grown out of the excess amount of jewelry I used to …

Accessories, Clothing

10 Pieces in My Closet I Can’t Live Without

After a lot of procrastination and brain storming, I’ve decided I want to first put out content for you (whoever I can guilt into reading these posts) to get to know me, and how better to do that then to raid my closet. Here are 10 pieces from my closet that I can’t live without: 1. Highlighter Sundress If you know me at all, you’ve probably seen me in this highlighter hued dress one too many times. I found this gem in the clearance room at Urban Outfitters almost four years ago and it’s been one of my favorite pieces ever …