Dressing Up Casual Outfits with Statement Earrings

10.18.2017


When it comes to earrings I love wearing gorgeous statement pieces. My style is very casual and laidback so a statement earring is a perfect way to glam up my look! I've been having so much fun styling these two earrings I received from Happiness Boutique. They are both stunning and the quality is soo good! 

I loooove the contrast of wearing a luxe pair of chandelier earrings with jeans, a graphic tee, and sneakers - similar to what I wore here. Yesterday I wore a sweatshirt and leggings and then added my luxe chandelier earrings. I was going for a comfy and cozy look but wanted something else to make it girly and the earrings helped me achieve that! 

Today I'm wearing the black statement earrings with an oversized sweater and skinny jeans. I'll try to get photos in this outfit after work! What are your thoughts on my picks? Do you prefer statement or dainty earrings

Overall I'm super happy with the selection and quality of their pieces! I'm already looking forward to adding more of their jewelry to my collection. You can view all of their earrings here. I also have a coupon code to share with you all - use code SIMPLYNANCYBLOG to get 10% off your order over 19 euros. It expires exactly one month from today so you have until November 18th to use it! :)

Let me know if you try any of their jewelry! I'd love to know your thoughts Xx






MADEWELL vest (similar) | ALDO ankle boots | ZELLA leggings | H&M sweatshirt (similar here & here) | HAPPINESS BOUTIQUE chandelier earrings

Golden Latte

10.17.2017


Today is one of those cold and sleepy mornings, where all I want to do is stay bundled up inside and sip on a hot drink. But I'm not going to let it be one of those unproductive days. I'm going to finish my breakfast, make a to-do list and get my day started! And today it's finally cold enough to wear a scarf! So there's my motivation to get dressed and out the door today haha.

Anyways, I have a super delicious and warming recipe to share with you all today. There's nothing better than a delicious latte to warm you up on chilly mornings! It's basically golden milk but with a pumpkin spice twist. Keep reading to see how easy it is to make!


1 cup milk - I use almond but coconut milk would be super delicious!
1 tsp of turmeric powder
1 tbsp of coconut oil
1 tsp honey
a pinch black pepper - This is optional but it's supposed to help boost the benefits of the turmeric.
1 tsp or more pumpkin spice powder (cinnamon, ginger, cloves & nutmeg)

Once you've gathered up all of the ingredients you're halfway done. All you have to do now is heat up the cup of milk and mix in the turmeric, pumpkin spice, coconut oil, and honey. Then stir it up with a spoon or milk frother. I love using a milk frother because it creates a nice foam at the top that you see on lattes! Finish it off with a sprinkle of cinnamon on top and you're done! See I told you it was easy (and delicious)! 





Let me know if you try it out and how you like it :)

Stay warm! xx

Girl Gang

10.16.2017

How to Style a Graphic Tee - Allsaints leather jacket - adidas stan smith - ag legging ankle skinny jeans



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LIFEBYHER girl gang tee | ALLSAINTS leather jacket | AG jeans | BP bracelet | FOSSIL watch | ADIDAS shoes| H&M cap

Happy Monday loves! You may have seen this outfit over on my instagram a week or so ago. I had completely forgotten about it until I was looking through the folders on my computer last night. Graphic tees have been my favorite thing to wear lately. I mean you can never go wrong with a cute tee and a leather jacket! One of my favorite people on YouTube, Ashley Brooke (she has some great fashion videos!) released a couple of cute tees this month. I couldn't resist and had to snatch them up! This girl gang tee is the first one I bought and I wore it the very next day after I received it. I styled it with just a pair of skinny jeans, sneakers, a baker boy cap and a leather jacket. I also bought the NYC streets tee - you're going to love this one! Stay tuned to see how I style it later this week! :)

Friday Randoms

10.13.2017

I'm loving plaid shirts right now. I love the ones that have a boyfriend fit so they are very roomy and perfect for leggings. 

 I've been spending a lot more time on Pinterest! It's perfect for finding outfit inspo! You can find my boards here
marble tray
I'm loooving this marble tray. I think the price is such a steal for the quality and how versatile it is. It goes with so many rooms... it's perfect for the bathroom counter to display skin care or even the living room for candles and decor. 

 A sweet smelling candle to get me into the fall mood!

suede mini skirt | aldo shoes
 Finding locations to shoot fall outfits. 

sneakers | jeans
Sneakers have been my go-to for this in between summer/fall weather. I'm over wearing sandals but booties seem like too much on some days so sneakers are the perfect in between! 

I just wanted to update the blog quickly before I go in to work. I'll update it with the links to everything tonight :)

Happy Friday! 

Borrowed from the Boys

10.06.2017

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When I don’t know what to wear I’ll sometimes peek into my boyfriend’s closet and see what I could incorporate into my outfits. Whether it’s just a beanie or a button up shirt, I love the challenge of creating a feminine look around that one piece. This time I picked a dark green button up. The fit is perfectly over-sized so I rolled up the sleeves and tied a belt around my waist to bring back some shape. I paired it with a pair of super skinny jeans to bring some balance to the overall look. The heels are key to this outfit because they add that girly touch. And just for fun and because I’m obsessed I also threw on my baker boy hat. 

That’s not the only thing I love to borrow from the boys. If you haven’t already noticed, a lot of items that are marketed for women cost more. Pink tax is real, look it up. That’s why I love shopping in the men’s section for certain personal care items like deodorant or razors. So when Harry’s sent me their Winston set to try out I was super excited. My boyfriend has already been using their razors for a few months now and he had convinced me to give them a try. So as soon as I ran out of my usual brand I was going to go buy one. The timing couldn't have been more perfect - thank you Harry's! Keep reading until the end to learn how you can try one of their razors for free!

Why I Switched to Harry's Razors - A Review on Harry's

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I received the Winston set which comes with a beautiful Winston handle, foaming shave gel, 3 blade cartridges, and a travel cover all for only $25. That is an amazing deal if you ask me! If you prefer a colorful handle they also have the Truman set for only $15 which you can find here.  

What I love about Harry’s razors is that they’re much cheaper than most razor brands yet they don’t compromise on quality or design. I don’t need my razors to be cute or girly as long as they work well but being beautifully designed is a plus! But the major selling point for me is that I can buy a 4 count of blades for only $8 compared to around $15 from the brand I used to use!

Now for the best part! All my readers can try out the Truman trial set for free! It comes with the Truman razor, travel foaming shave gel, and travel blade. All you have to do is pay a few dollars for shipping. If you try it out or already use Harry's let me know what you think down in the comments!  :)

Happy shaving! 

Harry's razors review and thoughts on the Winston set

PS -You can even find Harry's at Target. So next time you're in there stocking up on essentials you can also grab a Harry's razor for yourself or your boyfriend for just under $10! 

Fall Winter 17 | Patent Leather & Teddy Coats

10.05.2017




Every season I like to browse through the trends and pick a few that I want to try out. For this fall and winter I'm loving teddy coats, patent leather, pops of red, lighter wash denim with looser fits, nude lips, glowing winter skin, baker boy hats, and checked coats. When shopping for those trendier pieces I look for them in neutrals or classic silhouettes. This way they'll blend seamlessly with what I already own! Take for example these black ankle boots -  they have a classic shape yet they're in one of the seasons hottest trends - patent leather! And because they're black you'll be able to get so much wear out of them!

I rounded up a couple of my favorites and they can all be found at Bloomingdales. Right now they're having their friends and family sale (going on now through the 9th!) which means you can score a lot of the items for 25% off! Just look for the promo code FRIENDS as you shop and don't forget to enter it at checkout. 

PS right now EBATES is offering 6% cashback on Bloomingdale's purchases! You know I had to take advantage of that! I ordered these jeans, this fragrance, and this bronzer. You can sign up for EBATES and earn $10 through this link.

Happy Thursday loves and thanks for stopping by! :)

10 Things I Want to Do in October

10.03.2017

It's officially October now and to start off the month I created a little list of things I want to do. I had this list in my head but thought it would be fun to share with you all too! I'll get back to you guys at the end of the month and share what I was able to check off the list.leather jacket and ripped jeans outfit, pumpkin spice latte fall fashion

♥ Go on a road trip to enjoy the fall foliage.
♥ Take more photos with my dslr and have fun with photography.
♥ Be in bed by 11:30 PM. (This is going to be a tough one for me haha!)

baker boy hat fall 2018
baker boy hat (similar here or here)

♥ Bake something yummy!
♥ Carve pumpkins.
♥ Try new foods with friends. 
♥ Find a winter fragrance. I realllly want to try this one because it has really good reviews. Have any of you tried it?

faux fur vest, statement earrings, cute fall outfits
madewell vest (similar) | jeans | socialite thermal (similar) | rocksbox earrings and necklace

♥ Go to a pumpkin patch or go apple picking. 
♥ Try all the pumpkin spice flavored deliciousness. The other day I made a screenshot list of all the foods I wanted to try hahah.
♥ Enjoy the cozy feeling of being wrapped in a scarf, the scent of my favorite candle burning, the sound of the crunchy leaves underneath my feet, holding hands and hugging to stay warm, the spicy aroma and warmth from a hot chai latte... 

 I'd love to know one thing that's on your to-do list for October! Let me know in the comments. :)

4 Skincare Loves

9.29.2017


Happy Friday guys! I thought I'd start off the weekend by sharing some of my skin care must-haves! I use these four products almost daily to help keep my skin looking it's best. I've been using all but one of these products for months now and they've worked wonders on my skin. Scroll down to find out which products made my top 4 list! 

peter thomas roth pumpkin enzyme mask review
First, let me start off by saying that this mask smells like a delicious slice of pumpkin pie! It smells SO good and it's actually perfect for autumn! This mask helps to gradually get rid of all my dead skin cells and leaves me with glowing skin! I also think it's helped a lot with my acne scars!

ole henriksen wonderfeel double cleanser review
I only started using this cleanser about 3 weeks ago but it has quickly become my go-to for taking off my makeup every night. I still love this one and this one but right now the scent of the wonderfeel double cleanser has me hooked! It comes out as a cream and it transforms into an oil as you massage it into your face. It's perfect for those of us with dry skin! The first time I used it I was so disappointed because it didn't remove any of my makeup but I gave it a second chance and loooove it now! My tip: don't get your face wet before massaging it on, apply it straight to your dry skin. 

avene retrinal 0.1 cream review
This is a really great cream! It goes on so smooth and I hardly notice any dryness from it. I'm only 23 so I don't have wrinkles really, but I think this has helped my complexion look brighter and plumper. I think the sooner you start protecting your skin from wrinkles the better. Also, I make sure to use SPF when using this product since it can make your face extra sensitive to sun exposure. 

clinique dramatically different moisturizing lotion review
This face lotion is amazing! Last year I was struggling with dry flaky skin and I couldn't seem to find anything that actually helped until I tried this! It absorbs so easily and doesn't leave a greasy feeling behind which I love. It's perfect for night time but it works wonderfully in the mornings as a base for my makeup too! I want to try this moisturizer next - I've read so many good things about it! 

That's all for today loves! Do we share any favorites? Also, leave me a comment letting me know your favorite moisturizer! :)

Faux Fur Vest & Studded Ankle Boots

9.26.2017

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Can you believe we're in the last week of September! It looks like the cooler weather will be rolling in as soon as October gets here. Bring on the ankle boots, furry jackets, and chunky knits! This autumn I'm super excited to wear all kinds of faux fur. Last year I got so much wear out of this black vest from Madewell. So I'm hoping to add a few more furry pieces to my wardrobe this fall & winter. First on my wishlist is a light beige fur jacket. It would add a lot of warmth while also brightening up my dark winter outfits. But something like this would be so fun too! What do you guys think?

Thanks for reading and have a lovely Tuesday!

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Fall's Must Have Accessory: The Baker Boy Hat

9.21.2017

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baker boy cap (similar here)

The baker boy style cap is a trend I'm looooving right now! I've been seeing them everywhere and I had to get my hands on one too. Thankfully I found a super affordable option at H&M, plus I used the coupon I talked about in this post and ended up paying around $13 for it! I just got it in earlier this week and I'm already dreaming up some outfits to wear it with. Now all I need is that fall weather to come back...

Anyways, here are some photos so you can see what it looks like on. I chose black to easily pair it with everything but it also comes in burgundy and dark blue if you're feeling a little more colorful. Here's the link to the one I'm wearing but I'm also linking a few other options in the widget below!

Let me know down in the comments if you're also loving this style too or if it's not your favorite! xo


Oversized Sweater & Pink Adidas

9.19.2017




On those busy days when I'm not wearing booties or heels, you'll find me in a cool pair of sneakers. It's my go-to when running errands all day. Plus, it gives your outfit that sporty touch! These blush pink Adidas are my latest pair. The color and classic style is what sold me. All my other sneakers are either white or black so when I saw these I knew I had to buy them. The best part is they were just under $55!! DSW has quickly become one of my favorites for shoe shopping because their prices are so good! 
To keep my outfit cozy and comfy, nothing is better than an oversized sweater! This one is from Zara and is one of the cold weather pieces I found when they had their summer sale a few months ago. Summer sales are some of the best times to score really good deals on fall & winter staples! 
Are you guys ready to wear your oversized sweaters and leggings?

Happy Tuesday! xo

Statement Earrings & Band Tee

9.14.2017

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levis 501 shorts, the rolling stones band tee, allsaints leather jacket, black ankle boots
Band tee (similar here) | Levi's 501 shorts | H&M boots (similar) | AllSaints leather jacket (similar under $100) | Pieces of Me cuff | Perry Street earrings (similar earrings)

I love the contrast between a gorgeous piece of statement jewelry and a worn in band t-shirt! For months I've been wanting to try out this kind of look but I was missing the key piece, the jewelry!! So when I got these amazing earrings in my Rocksbox I knew what I had to do. The earrings are by a brand called Perry Street and they're perfect for dressing up any look! Since it's still warm here in NC I wore my rolling stones tee with a white pair of levi's cutoffs. I think my biker jacket gave it the finishing touch!

What do you guys think?