All You Need For A…

1.     Mary Green Sleeping Beauty Eye Mask, $26 2.     J.Crew Vibrant Fuchsia Pajama Set in Flannel Gingham, $85 3.     Pink Pop Champagne, $14.89 4.     Sprinkles Cupcake Mix, $14.95 5.     Sephora It’s Real 18K Gold Top Coat, $15  YSL Rose Romantique, $25  Butter Lovely Jubbly, $15 With finals coming up, the SMU campus has been taken over by stress buns, UGGs and really, really long Starbucks lines. Sometimes you need to relax, put the books down and spend a quiet night in with your girlfriends. Playful PJs and chick flicks included. This blogger, for one, can’t wait to take a break…
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Grateful for my girls

Present image via Sugar Paper 1.     Anthropologie Multitude Hair Ties, $12 2.     Cupcakes and Cashmere by Emily Schuman, $19.95 3.     J.Crew Classic Pavé Link Bracelet, $125 4.     Gorjana Alphabet Coin Bracelet, $60 5.     Urban Outfitters Macaron Case, $10 6.     Kate Spade Holiday Mini Nail Polish Set, $28 7.     Kate Spade Sprinkles Mallory, $138 What would we do without our best friends? They make our lives happier and fuller with every shared laugh, long lunch and mani/pedi date. They love us and support us through every decision big and small (from difficult break ups to which lip gloss complements our outfit…
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Striking Emerald

A huge thanks to my adorable “little sis” Lauren for taking these photos! Outfit: Amanda Uprichard Loose Solid Cami, CUSP necklace (similar), Anthropologie Looking Glass Earrings, Aqua fitted black blazer (similar), Gap 1969 Always Skinny Jeans, Nine West heels (similar), vintage purse borrowed from my mama             I’m writing an article on Neiman Marcus Downtown for my reporting class. Naturally, my friend Alex and I went to do a little “research” Friday afternoon. So glad we did! I snapped up this Amanda Uprichard top and CUSP necklace (similar). I’m finding emerald jewel-tones irresistible this season. Plus,…
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Guest Blog: Add Instant Glam to Your Makeup Bag

Meet the babes behind Beauty Bender, Alexis Johnson and Kathryn Romeyn. Little girls playing with their mothers’ makeup became grown women thriving in the magazine industry. After years working at various LA publications, Alexis and Kathryn started their own beauty trends blog. It’s easy to be entranced on their site for hours with insider tips from celebrities and industry professionals, edgy photoshoots, and top-notch product recommendations. Sorority formals are all over the social calendar this month! I knew Alexis and Kathryn would be my go-to girls to create a guide for the hottest makeup, hair, and nails for your next…
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Party Perfect

Holiday gift guides are taking over my inbox, Starbucks is serving my favorite peppermint mocha in its seasonal cup, and NorthPark is decorated to the nines. Yes, it seems a little on the early side as Thanksgiving hasn’t even happened yet. But I could definitely use a little holiday cheer after a rough couple of weeks. Christmas is my second favorite holiday (my birthday being the first!), so I couldn’t resist the urge to style a holiday-themed outfit. I started with a ballerina-inspired bun a la The Nutcracker and built my outfit from there. Side note: I was a bratty…
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