Thursday, August 25, 2016
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Model: Imaan Hammam
Photographer: Tyrone Lebon
Stylist: Francesca Burns
Collection: Maje FW16
Consider this your final warning... Fall is literally right around the corner! And we must be prepared, as this really is the best fashion season of the year. On one hand, we're finally able to bring back those classic fall favorites from hibernation. And on the other hand, we can explore the fresh, new looks we've been coveting throughout the hot months. All of this, with the addition of fashion week. Yay.
Maje is one of my favorite brands, and I think this collection only strengthens my love for them. The coats and the skirts are items I actually need in my life, and I'm so excited to track them down and see how they look! What are your thoughts on Maje? Are you excited for fall fashions? xx
Saturday, August 20, 2016
DRESS: French Connection | Fast Sandie Suede Dress (on sale!)
BAG: MILLY | Logan Clutch (also on sale - yas!)
SANDALS: Soludos | Gladiator Lace Up Sandals
Saturday, July 16, 2016
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
BLOUSE: MANGO | Off Shoulder Top
JEANS: rag & bone/JEAN | Skinny Stretch Jeans
SNEAKERS: Converse | Chuck Taylor All Stars
Saturday, July 9, 2016
Giamba Resort 2017
Tuesday, July 5, 2016
A tough one, I know. I know many bloggers who stopped blogging after starting a full time job. I also know many people who should and want to have blogs, but are unable to make the time to start one. Because we all know too well, it's not just the blog + work. It's work, with some overtime here and there, the stress from deadlines, and work events. Oh, and a social life beyond work. It's certainly draining. But I think it all has to start with step one:
Breathe it, embrace it, integrate it into your life. Guys, I work full time and then some, and as much as I do truly love my job, the blog is where my heart is. Loving the blogging world, fellow bloggers, creating posts, and networking - this is all so important to being able to balance having a blog with everything else in a successful and stress-free way.
Even when you hardly have the time in the first place, try to find the time anyways. And no, it's not as hard of a task as it sounds. I'm currently writing this post with my Saturday morning cup of coffee. I also got some blogging time in yesterday, after a good gym workout. Besides weekends, I have one day midweek where I owe myself a solid 40 minutes of blogging. While 40 minutes doesn't sound like much, you'd be surprised how much you can really get done when you know it's all you got. Once you get this in the groove of your weekly schedule, you'll soon find that maximizing this time gets simpler and easier.
Create flexible goals
Creating goals is a vital part of blogging part time. Give yourself a weekly or monthly post goal, and try to create and schedule as much as you can in the start of the month. But learn that schedules can change, and that's totally ok. Be flexible with yourself and always adapt your goals according. If something big pops up one week, and you're unable to blog: no worries. Nothing is set in stone, and you can always jump back when you're able to. Again, I really preach flexibility with yourself. Blogging is an incredible source of stress relief for me, but if I get stressed over not reaching my monthly blog goals, it's not worth it. Learn to embrace this.
Remember why you're here
You blog because you're passionate about something. You love that you're able to share your passions with an audience of readers. Seriously, it's an incredible gift we have the internet to thank for. But when things outside of your blog-life get hectic and you feel like you want to give up blogging, remember not to lose sight of why you blog. I know it's easy to be overwhelmed and stressed, especially when you just need to prioritize things before your blog. Re-finding the joy in blogging can come from connecting with users, reading comments on your posts, joining twitter #fblogger chats, etc. Do it. It's worth it, if you love it. xx
Thursday, June 30, 2016
Model: Charlotte Gainsbourg
Photographer: Johan Sandberg
Stylist: Melissa Rubini
Issue: InStyle Magazine July 2016
Besides being a massive style crush of mine, Charlotte Gainsbourg is now also my hair crush. xx