Monday, February 23, 2015

Closet Staple - Striped turtleneck

I have been living in a my striped turtlenecks this season . I have it in quite a few colors and it really transforms well in any outfit because its so great for layering.  It adds dimension to neutral outfits without adding bulkiness or distraction.  Here are some great options to pair/style this closet staple with.

This turtleneck can be found in a variety of colorways for a great price here. And would look great paired with these:

Here are some great looks by some of my fav's:

Paired with a great blazer and a leapard clutch  - Hello Fashion Blog

Layered under a chunky cable sweater paired with boyfriend jeans and some killer heels: Atlantic- Pacific

Monday, February 16, 2015

Romantic Shoot

In the wake of Valentine's Day, i wanted to post pictures from a shoot Olivia Palermo did for "Brides Magazine" for the summer issue last year.  I am absolutely in love with the styling, the blush colors, the beautiful scenery in the background, the hair and makeup, everything.  So dreamy right?

Monday, February 9, 2015

Monday inspiration

Happy Monday, loves!  Here's some Monday inspiration.  Surround yourself with people who love, inspire, and encourage you as a person.  Evaluate your world and make sure you are constantly surrounded by, as Kelly Cutrone would say it, "your tribe."   Think about those people in your life who are always backing you up, always encouraging you to follow your dreams, those who hold you accountable for obtaining those goals, and those who sincerely want to see you happy.  Those are the people you should hold close.

Love, Karen

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Planner Inspiration

So my new infatuation for 2015 is decorating my planner.  Up until now, i have relied on my phone's calendar and several pads of post it notes to keep myself organized.  But at the end of last year i told myself i would work on my self organization.  So I bought a cute planner from Target and I thought i was set.  Until i was introduced to the unknown world of decorating your planner.  YouTube star, Belinda Selene is well known for posting a lot of content on decorating your planner with different colored post its, washi tape, stickers, etc.  While i don't necessarily want to go all out, I did think it would be cute to post inspirational quotes or pictures that would keep me happy or keep me motivated throughout the year.  So I went on Pinterest and looked up pretty pictures to put on my own mood board.  I printed these on white labels and stuck them on my planner.  And there you have it - your own personalized planner :) Incase you've never heard of this phenomenon before, go on instagram and look up #planneraddict.  You would be surprised at how far people go!