Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The Limited Outlet at Potomac Mills Grand Opening

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of The Limited for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.
D.C. area readers, do I have a treat for you! I am happy to announce that The Limited Outlet has just opened a brand new location at Potomac Mills in Woodbridge, VA. I was able to shop at the spacious new store during their grand opening celebration last weekend, where I enjoyed 50% off of the entire store, a chance to win a $50 gift card, and a free gift with my purchase.

The Limited Outlet has plenty of great budget-friendly closet staples. I love that you can purchase great wear-to-work pieces and timeless casual wear all in one place. I would highly recommend The Limited Outlet to any fashionista on a budget -- this is perfect for recent college grads like myself who want to build a grown-up, sophisticated wardrobe. Their fall collection was very on-trend; I was a huge fan of the gorgeous plum and burgundy hues, striped sweaters, sturdy denim and structured handbags I spotted around the store.

Another perk of shopping at The Limited? They offer Petite sizes and they will begin to carry Tall sizes in early August! As a leggy lady myself, I can't wait to purchase new work pants in longer inseams at affordable prices. Both Petite and Tall sizes are also available online at

I can't wait to show you the amazing ensemble I picked up from the store. In the meantime, check out photos from my visit! I loved how sleek and modern the new store design was -- this is quickly becoming one of my favorite stores at Potomac Mills!

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Neon Lights

Photos by: Julien Garman

Guys, pattern mixing is fun. One of my favorite combos to mix is leopard and stripes. These two classic prints go together like PB&J. Like Bonne & Clyde. Like Mac & Cheese. Okay, okay, I think you get it. 

And of course, I had to take it one step further and add some splashes of neon. Because let's face it, when do you ever see me with an outfit that doesn't have a pop of color in it?

Monday, August 18, 2014

All Day Beauty with Neutrogena and Target

#AllDayLook #CollectiveBias

I'm going to let you all in on a little secret: I don't like wearing a ton of makeup. During the day, I tend to keep it light and easy. I'm a very busy little lady, so I like using products that are high-quality and no-fuss. I was so excited to try out Neutrogena's line of beauty products. I frequently used their skincare products back in high school, so it was a great experience to test out their budget-friendly beauty line.

I was inspired by one of Hayden Panettiere's latest videos for Neutrogena, Nashville: Day Off. I headed to my local Target to pick up a few products featured in the video. The Oil-Free Moisture with suncreen SPF 15, Shine Control Powder, Healthy Volume Mascara, Nourishing Eyeliner and MoistureSmooth ColorStick are the five most important Neutrogena products that get me through a busy day with ease.

Want to know how to achieve my super easy beauty look? Check out the product details below!

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Kendra Scott $150 Giveaway

Ever since I was introduced to Kendra Scott jewelry at SBS Con last month, I have become obsessed with her products! Thats why I am happy to partner with 13 other bloggers and offer you a chance to win $150 for all of the Kendra Scott goodies your heart desires. This gorgeous pendant is currently on my wishlist, but I can't decide which color I should get! Any suggestions?

What would you buy if you won this giveaway? 

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Walk Away

james jeans twiggy, dc blogger, fashion blogger, woc blogger, floral peplum top, free people some like it hot, steve madden cork wedges
Photos by: Lisa Chiu

I'm a very unpopular person around these parts because of this opinion, but I am so ready for fall. Winter? Absolutely not. But I'm longing for that crispness in the air, fall festivals and pumpkin everything. I have been dying to wear one of the new great fall staples I've picked up lately, so I knew I had to take these James Jeans out for a spin. I'm actually cheating; they're not jeans, they're really leggings and they are amazingly comfortable. I highly recommend them!

I couldn't go full on fall though, so thats why I decided to throw on a fun floral top and my classic cork wedges. I am obsessed with the low, low back on this Free People top. Sometimes it's important to make that grand exit :)

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