Style

A Classic Sweater Dress

I’ve been looking for the perfect sweater dress for a while, and I finally found it!!! Seriously though, I am verrrry particular about sweater dresses. The fabric can’t be too sheer or thin, and it also can’t be super thick or bulky. It has to lay comfortably against my frame, and also look cute with over the knee boots. This one fits the bill and is under $15! A Classic Sweater DressA classic sweater dress can be styled a zillion different ways! This one from Walmart’s fashion section comes in several colors; taupe, black, gray, blue, burgundy. It runs a bit big, so you can absolutely size down (or just throw it in the dryer and shrink it a bit!) You can wear it with over the knee boots, or slippers around the house. You can throw on a cool houndstooth coat over it for a tailored look, or a teddy coat for a cozy vibe. And you can even pair it with a faux fur vest or leather jacket. My girlfriend just bought this leopard coat and said it is amazingggg in person – it would look beautiful with a black sweater dress! Cozy Winter StaplesIf you’re looking for a casual cowl neck sweater, you can’t go wrong this one from Time and Tru. I own several pieces from the Time and Tru collection at Walmart and am constantly impressed. You may remember this simple draped cardigan I wear all the time from there! If you’re looking for a good winter bootie, I wore these black faux snakeskin ones all winter. What’s nice is I didn’t have to worry about them getting wet or snowed on, and for how high the heel is, they’re actually really easy to walk in! I just saw these light brown knee high boots pop up at the Scoop collection at Walmart and am thinking of ordering them next! Shop my entire look below! And if you’re in the market for cute Christmas PJs or accessories be sure to check out their selection here!
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Best Last Minute Gifts

Christmas is 2 weeks away and I don’t know about you, but I still have a few last minute gifts to pick up for loved ones. Nordstrom always carries the best gifts for everyone, so I’ve rounded up my top picks below! Many of them are from Diptyque which is always a no-fail beauty brand that literally every woman loves. I wear their Eau Duelle perfume, burn their Vanille candle, have their extra large candle in my entry, and keep this Baies room spray in my bathroom. They also have the cutest gift sets this year, that are selling out fast – so if you see one you like, definitely scoop it up now! Best Last Minute Gifts 2020Nordstrom Spend + SaveIt’s the ideal time to shop because Nordstrom is offering $50 off when you spend $250, $100 off when you spend $400, $200 off when you spend $800, and $300 off when you spend $1200. Under $25Silk scrunchies $20Black and white polaroid film $19Gold ornament $12Rabbit wine tool kit $25Necessaire hand cream $20Cowshed travel set $25 Under $50Oribe mini travel set $28Silk face mask $39Crystal glasses (for him!) $49Stoneware mug $36 Under $100Diptyque baies black candle $98Diptyque eau duelle perfume $98Diptyque 34 candle $85Diptyque vanille candle $68Skin Gym rose quartz set $59Marble + glass dome $68 Under $250Smeg electric kettle $230Diptyque Baies gift set $135Diptyque fragrance discovery set $110Diptyque fragrance holiday gift set $155Dr. Barbara Sturm discovery set $110Boots (for him!) $210 Under $500Baies large candle $340Vince cashmere sweater $295Barbour jacket (for him!) $300 SplurgeStuart Weitzman over the knee bootsAquazzura embellished sandals
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Easy Everyday Fall Style

It’s been such a beautiful fall season, so I’ve been able to get away with wearing cozy cardigans like this on warm days! I’ve been taking my dad all over Connecticut and it’s been so nice exploring new towns together. We recently went to New Preston which was a bit of a drive, but so worth checking out. I can’t wait to add these spots to my Travel app! Easy Everyday Fall StyleClassic Beige CardiganI’ve been looking for the perfect beige cardigan forever and found this one from Walmart’s Fashion section for under $12! It is the prettiest taupe color and layers so well over everything. I took my normal size, but if you want a more fitted look, you could size down in it! It would look so pretty over a slip dress, or paired with a slip skirt too. I just ordered this pink slip skirt and it’s even more gorgeous in person. Best Grey Skinny JeansI paired it with this chunky turtleneck from Scoop’s collection at Walmart. I’ve been buying pieces from this collection for the past year and am continually impressed with them. These dark grey jeans are also Scoop and have just the right amount of stretch. They’re a mid to high rise and fit like a glove. Over The Knee Boots Under $50Can we talk about these over the knee boots?!! You may have seen me share them on my IG stories… they are AMAZING. I was so impressed when they came in the mail. They’re comfortable, don’t slip down when you walk, and you’d never know they’re faux suede. The best part is they’re only $44!!! If you’re looking for a leopard coat – this one is really chic. And this sweater dress is so flattering. Shop more affordable fashion finds from Walmart below!
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Classic Pieces For Winter

Thomas and I took my dad to Waveny Park; a gorgeous estate that’s open to the public year round. A former oil magnate donated his incredible former home along with 300 acres of land to the town of New Canaan years ago, and now people from all over the world get to enjoy it! The property is really something – I just wish we had gone sooner so we could have seen it with all of the vibrant fall leaves! If you’re in the area, it’s definitely worth checking out :) Classic Pieces For WinterClassic Wrap CoatIt was a windy and chilly day, so I bundled up in my new grey wrap coat! This coat is so high quality, comes in tons of different colors (eyeing the taupe color!) and it just went on major sale. My sister has owned it for yearssss in black, and I’m so glad that I finally got it in the grey this season. It runs true to size, is really warm, and lays beautifully open or closed. If you’re going to buy 1 coat this season, honestly this should be it. Faux Leather PantsIf you’re looking for a faux leather jean/pant (basically something more structured than a legging) these will be perfect for you. They run true to size, and definitely give a bit after you wear them for a few hours. They’re snug at first, but hug every curve just right so I wouldn’t go up a size. I love the subtle buttons and pocket detail – and they’re under $70! I have to say, leather pants and leggings are my absolute favorite thing to wear in the winter because they make any outfit look cooler and more sophisticated. Cashmere Knit SweaterThis is such a soft cashmere knit sweater. It’s from Bloomingdale’s Aqua line which I own a ton of pieces from. The line is full of classic staple items that are well made and reasonable. This fringe sweater is really fun from them as well, and I love this faux fur vest which I own in black. You would NEVER know it was fur because it feels sooooo luxurious! Gift IdeasIf you’re looking for a few more gift ideas for the holidays… I LOVE these Dior sunnies (splurge, but they’re on sale!), the faux fur vest I mentioned above, this sherpa teddy coat, this leather moto jacket, this pretty v-neck sweater, the Charlotte Tilbury highlighter I swear by, and Dr. Barbara Sturm’s Discovery Kit.
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