Daisy Dream

 photo SM-dream_zps364e7a28.jpg
 photo SM-dream-2_zpsc5265172.jpg
 photo SM-dream-6_zpsefc75e85.jpg
 photo SM-dream-5_zpsbb52bc6d.jpg
 photo SM-dream-3_zps6a504f7e.jpg

I am so in love with my new Daisy Dream perfume, the scent is so light and perfect for any summer occasion. The bottle shape covered in daisies is such a pretty piece added to my bathroom counter, the vibes of this new scent are ethereal, goddess like and freeing. It’s the perfect scent to spray on before a date with my fiance, it makes me feel super feminine and innocent!

The perfume is available at all Marc Jacobs/Marc by Marc Jacobs boutiques.



Panama

 photo IMG_1911copy_zpsb1bda1bc.jpg

One of my birthday gifts this year was from my best friend Alexa. She’s kind of the smartest person ever by giving a blogger a gift certificate to a store she loves. Rag & Bone. While I love getting actual gifts, I do acknowledge that it may be a bit of a challenge to shop for a blogger.

 photo IMG_1919copy_zpsdd081ca1.jpg
 photo IMG_1892copy_zpsd080a084.jpg

I got these amazing jeans from there and I couldn’t wait for colder weather to shoot them. It’s still acceptable to wear jeans in the summer but not ideal. I cuffed them to make them a little more appropriate.

 photo IMG_1888copy_zpsf276b35a.jpg

I went a little crazy on Forever21.com the other day and purchased a whole new collection of hats. This being one of them!

 photo IMG_1885copy_zpse6c1b879.jpg
 photo IMG_1876copy_zpsfa9eb58c.jpg
 photo IMG_1832_zpsb683054a.jpg

I’m going to spend the rest of this afternoon going through all of my comments and messages on my blog and responding to all of my followers. I was recently notified from a reader that she was really disappointed that after all this time of supporting me I never replied to one of her comments. I felt so horrible and I want to try to make it a weekly thing that I do. I hope you guys understand that if I don’t reply it doesn’t mean I didn’t read it and it made me smile! I will for sure make more of an effort now that I know it could hurt someones feelings.

 photo IMG_1874copy_zpsa7d4c3dd.jpg

Top: Paige Denim – last season (similar) | Jeans: Rag & Bone | Shoes: Jimmy Choo | Hat: Forever21 (N/A): Similar | Bag: Celine: Similar | Sunnies: Miu Miu | Necklace: Vintage



Foster Grant Recap

 photo photo2copy_zpsa911fc9f.jpg

My full look in front of the step and repeat for the Foster Grant event last night. I can’t believe the event came and gone already, it went by so fast! I was so excited to work with this brand and learn about their history and see how they’ve evolved up until now. It’s really fascinating and I feel honored to have been apart of this iconic event.
 photo photo3copy_zpsff87b4c5.jpg

One of my favorite styles. I pretty much wore these specific sunglasses in every photo through out the night.
 photo photocopy_zps749f540b.jpg
 photo photo5copy_zps0b11d8e3.jpg
 photo photo4copy_zpsbfecbc14.jpg

Above is the CEO of Foster Grant and the new face of the brand, Kat Graham. It’s one thing to work with a brand like Foster Grant but to attend an event and hear the speeches that were made to celebrate the 85th anniversary made me feel a real connection to the company. It doesn’t feel like your ordinary brand it felt like a family and a company you really want to be apart of. My favorite thing Kat Graham (the new official face of Foster Grant) said was that Foster Grant truly celebrates individuality and even though there are a variety of styles, every single person in that room could wear the exact same pair and still be there own person in them.

We were playing around with the Foster Grant Vintage Collection sunnies and the camera guy trying to come up with a fun concept for slow motion. This is just one of the takes, we did a million. I can’t wait to see which one they use for the final video.

 photo photo1_zpsdc974a2a.jpg

A party isn’t a party without props. They had the most fun props that just made all of our photos THAT much better. Sammi and I got a little out of hand with them ha.

I had the best time last night and completely fell in love with the Foster Grant brand and story.



West Village

 photo IMG_9715copy_zps5de61aa5.jpg

I want to say thank you to everyone that commented here and on my Instagram. It’s so nice to know how supportive every one is and how similar we all really are. It means the world to me and I feel so lucky to have heard some of your stories even if I didn’t respond. I always always always read the comments.

 photo IMG_9708copy_zps27b88bb1.jpg
 photo IMG_9683copy_zpse1111c35.jpg

Back to fashion now – I am kind of excited about this new Bohemian Bones brand, I just learned about them and I love their vibe. They make the perfect length mini dress and show just the right amount of skin. Since this dress was so mini and it was day time, I knew I had to find a way to make it casual. That’s what is so great about these Isabel Marant sandals, they have a little bit of a heel but are totally day time acceptable.

 photo IMG_9702copy_zpsd166ab73.jpg
 photo IMG_9678copy_zps0645f1cd.jpg

I love details like this on the back of tops and dresses. An opened back is one of the sexiest things along with clavicles.

I have a super busy day today starting with Project Runway, creating my hair tutorial with my hair stylist Lauren Thompson, hosting the Foster Grant event tonight from 6-9 and then heading out East late night so I can wake up at the beach in the morning. Follow on Insta and happy almost weekend guys – LOVE YOU!

 photo IMG_9667copy_zps642e0e5f.jpg

Dress: Bohemian Bones | Shoes: Isabel Marant (in blue) | Jacket: Paige Denim | Sunnies: MiuMiu | Bag: Everlane | Watch: Caravelle New York



Stop Bullying

 photo Diptic_zpsb723f693.jpg

I’m going to address this one time only. It’s getting to the point of bullying and my Instagram isn’t a place to spread negativity. My comments on the blog have always been so pleasant and so nice and I seriously appreciate reading them every single day, however, once Instagram came about my weight has always been a discussion and not in a nice way.

It’s a shame that I have to even defend myself or talk about it but it’s important and it’s important to me.

Since I was little I was always underweight, it’s just how I was naturally. I used to wear sweatpants and sweatshirts to middle school every single day because I was so embarrassed with how I looked and I got made fun of all the time. As I’ve grown up, I’ve learned to embrace my body and truly appreciate what I have. While I may not have ideal curves, it wasn’t my choice and this is the body I was given. Because I am naturally thin, I exercise constantly to build muscle (NOT to lose weight) and to be a healthy human being. My entire family is skinny, it’s genetic and I am beyond healthy. Haters may think that by writing me “EAT” “GROSS” “GET THIS GIRL A BURGER” is going to make me feel badly, it isn’t because my weight is not something I am insecure about. It’s just plain ANNOYING. Telling a petite girl to go eat a hamburger or a taco is just as hurtful as telling a bigger girl to go find a treadmill. Stop the negativity and follow me for the right reasons.

If you have followed me since I started my blog YEARS ago or anyone reading this that has known me my entire life would know that I do NOT have an eating disorder and that this is what I have always looked like. I do eat healthy, I do exercise and I will not stop posting my body in bikinis, work out clothing, revealing outfits because I am proud of it. If it upsets you and you have a hard time looking then that’s the beauty of a blog and Instagram, you have a choice to follow and unfollow.