Month: September 2016

Spain Travel Guide: Barcelona part 1

  After Madrid, we spent 5 days in Barcelona which was definitely  a highlight for both of us. The vibe in Barcelona is very laid back and multicultural. At one of our favorite restaurants, Can Cisa, our waiter was Italian and had lived all over Europe before landing in Barcelona. He subsequently spoke Italian, Spanish, English, and a little German, and a little French. Getting to Can Cisa requires a bit of winding through alleys but it […]

Spain Travel Guide: Madrid

     For our 10 year anniversary the hubs and I went to Spain! I have always wanted to go there for the culture,  food, and beautiful architecture. I speak Spanish pretty well now so we decided to have an adventure and just go on our own. Every other trip we’d taken out of the US had been with friends or family who had experience with the area so this was an opportunity to DIY […]

Beauty Tutorial – Fall Lips

I’m such a huge fan of a bold lip so I’m even more excited that deep, dark lips are so on-trend for Fall 2016. Check out the video to see how to get the look! All products used are listed below. Enjoy and be sure to let me know how you’re embracing fall makeup! Lip Prep Burt’s Bees Lip Balm Lip liner by MAC in Night Moth Lipstick by MAC in Desire and Dark Side Lip […]

Tip Your Hat

Though no one is sadder than me to see summer slip away, fall is my favorite hat weather. Fedoras are my go-to grab and I think there’s just something extra chic about wearing the felt fashion in the crisp autumn air. They are also such a stylish choice for guys to opt for over baseball hats if they’re not on the field. And can we talk about this scarf for – well I could spend […]

The House Blend Featured on IFB

Always an honor to be featured on IFB! Check out the other awesome bloggers featured 🙂 Links à la Mode, September 1st Anti.Muse Fashion.Riot: We Love | Skatersocks Attire Club: The 2016 MTV VMA’s in Menswear Cat Eyes & Skinny Jeans: OPI Washington D.C. 4PC Mini Set Swatches | Review Distinguished Diva: Sex & the City {African Edition} Edgy Twist: 90’s Inspired Elements of Ellis: Maternity Jeans Fashion Panache: Fashioning a Reign | Queen at […]

Basics and Brogues

Labor Day weekend starts now! The unofficial end of summer has me looking for ways to savor the last of the warm temps and start to embrace everyone’s favorite fashion season – fall. This breezy black vest is a lovely layering piece and does a great job elongating petite frames. I was also ecstatic to see brogues in all forms taking to the streets of Spain when I was there! They are super chic and […]