Thursday, October 30, 2014

Recently Purchased



Anthropologie fairisle coat  ||  525 America fur vest  ||  Anthropologie fairisle sweater skirt  ||  J.Crew leather leggings  ||  Anthropologie monogram mug  ||  Anthropologie lucite stapler  ||  Maybeline eyeshadow  ||  J.Crew blush heels  ||  Tory Burch caramel booties  ||  Missoni scarf  ||  Stuart Weitzman OTK boots

Is this a crazy list or what? :)  I was putting this together last night thinking "this is really a mish mosh of stuff I bought the last few months!" (me chuckling to myself)  I fell in love with these fairisle pieces from Anthropologie.  When I finally decided to click purchase, the petite sizes were gone (me sad face)!  However, just a few weeks later, they were back and I'm so happy with them. They are really gorgeous pieces.  I also ordered the lucite stapler to chic up my desk and office space (see that little space HERE).  Coffee tastes to much better every morning in this mug.  Of course their are some shoes, because let's face it I'm a Shoe Addict.  I CAN NOT wait to get these boots that I ordered in Praline, still not to arrive for a few weeks - eek!  These beautiful blush heels are on major sale along with these oh so comfortable leather leggings which will be a winter staple for me.  This eye shadow palette is everything.  I'm not one to spend a lot on beauty except foundation and mascara.  This nude palette is amazing and under $10!

Today I'll be at the King of Prussia mall for the Madewell Style Event from 11:30-2.  If you're in the area I'd love to meet you.  Happy Thursday, thanks for stoppin' by!
xo Lulu

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Leopard Print

jcrew chambray, autumn leopard print cashmere, jcrew blacksmith jeans, snake print clutch, ray ban sunglases, julie vos bracelet

ray ban sunglasses, jcrew chambray shirt, autumn leopard print cashmere, tan leather jacket, julie vos jewelry

ray ban sunglasses, jcrew chambray shirt, autumn leopard print cashmere, tan leather jacket, julie vos jewelry, jcrew blacksmith jeans

jcrew chambray, autumn leopard print cashmere, jcrew blacksmith jeans, snake print clutch, ray ban sunglases, julie vos bracelet

ray ban sunglasses, jcrew chambray shirt, autumn leopard print cashmere, tan leather jacket, julie vos jewelry

jcrew chambray, autumn leopard print cashmere, jcrew blacksmith jeans, snake print clutch, ray ban sunglases, julie vos bracelet

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J.Crew chambray shirt  ||  Leopard print sweater (sold out, but similar)  ||  J.Crew denim  ||  Leather jacket (similar)  ||  Steve Madden heels  ||  Snake print clutch (similar)  ||  Ray Ban sunnies  ||  Nordstrom earrings  ||  Michael Kors watch  ||  J.Crew bracelet (similar&)  ||   Julie Vos jewelry  ||  YSL lips #4  ||  OPI nails "Siberian Nights"



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Leopard has to be one of my favorite autumn prints.  If you're afraid of prints, this one I'm sure can throw you for a loop.  Treating leopard as a neutral can help you style this fabulous print.  With the tones in this sweater I wanted to keep this outfit neutral but I can see it with this midi skirt for a dressed up look.  Take a look leopard items from Mango, they are gorgeous! 

More beautiful hi/low options here:


Get all these J.Crew items and everything on their site at 25% off!  Code: STYLETREAT

Have a beautiful day!  Thanks for stopping by.
xo Lulu

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Cozy with Joules



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I was first introduced to Joules last year and instantly fell in love with their gorgeous well made products.  Their wellie rain boots have fun prints that make any rainy day brighter.  Since then I have perused their website and found so many beautiful pieces, like this poncho I'm totally coveting, and this super chic clutch.  Since the cold is coming... and I'm not sure I'm ready?  I found some unbelievable coats and jackets HERE.  They have a wonderful variety of styles and colors at beautiful prices!  I've pinned more of my favorite styles HERE and you can get more inspiration from their Pinterest boards.

Right now Joules is celebrating their 25th birthday.  To celebrate they're having a Pin It to Win It contest where you can win $1000 to spend at Joules!  This vest and this bag would be on my list!  Visit and follow Joules on Facebook and enter HERE for a chance to win that $1000 :)

Thanks for stopping by, have a beautiful day!
xo Lulu

A special thanks to Joules for sponsoring this post.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Motherhood

jcrew swing sweater, joie so skinny jeans, joules rain boots, missoni scarf, beige  leather jacket

jcrew swing sweater, joie so skinny jeans, joules rain boots, missoni scarf, beige  leather jacket, ray bans, nordstrom earrings

joules wellie boots

jcrew swing sweater, joie so skinny jeans, joules rain boots, missoni scarf, beige  leather jacket, ray bans, nordstrom earrings

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 J.Crew sweater  ||  Joie bottoms  ||  Joules rain boots  ||  Leather jacket (similar)  ||  Missoni scarf  ||  Ray Ban sunnies  ||  Nordstrom earrings  ||  Julie Vos necklace  ||  Michael Kors watch  ||  YSL lips #4    

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No one can tell you exactly what motherhood is like.  There is the moment when your child (or children in my case) is born and you're just an emotional ball of love.  Then you come home from the hospital and love turns into exhaustion.  Day to day, there is routine, laughs, feeling like you want to tear your hair out, smiles, irritation, but there is love.  It's a constant zig zag back and forth of all kinds of emotions.  It sort of reminds me of this beautiful scarf, colorful!  I just wanted to pair this with a simple casual outfit.  These wellie boots are a fun simple print mix to the complex gorgeousness (is that a word?) of this accessory.

Motherhood is something that I always wanted.  It hasn't been what I pictured though.  I LOVE my nuggets, but life isn't all laughter, fun, and roses.  We have moments that are down right tough.  But when the day ends, Jack and Ella are tucked in their beds, waiting for their bedtime story and song... life is good.  Last night I was reading to Ella from the "Jesus Story Book" (so wonderful for kids), the chapter on "The Great Lie".  It's the story of Satan, the father of lies, telling Adam and Eve the very first lie.  Telling them that God doesn't love them, she eats the apple, Adam eats the apple, they are ashamed.  I ask her if she knew what ashamed meant and she said, "embarrassed".  I explained that they are embarrassed because they sinned and now they know they are naked.  Her response, "Naked? Wait, go back, I want to see!"  Oh. My. Goodness.  I had the best laugh, tears and all.  Those are the moments I love.  The snuggles, the giggles, my love bugs, the nuggets.

Happy Monday.  I hope you had a wonderful weekend full of love, snuggles, and giggles :)
xo Lulu

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Sunday Style & Sales

jcrew factory plaid shirt, JOA wool plaid vest, jcrew jeans, madewell pumps, michael kors handbag
Plaid on plaid mixing on Monday's post.  See all the plaid details HERE.

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old navy tunic, jbrand jeans, loft scarf, tory burch boots
Visiting the pumpkin patch in my cozy every day style.  Read the details HERE.

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Sosie shirt  ||  Old Navy sweater (similar), loving this tunic in gray or navy  ||  J Brand denim  ||  Tory Burch boots  ||  Loft scarf (it is super soft!) ||  Ray Ban sunnies (similar) and loving these!  ||  Nordstrom earrings  ||  Loren Hope bracelet


madewell style event
Do you live in Philadelphia?  I hope you can come to the style event!  Pop in for some sips and a style session with me!

madewell style event, plaid shirt, tweed shirt, skinny jeans, mira pumps
You've seen this outfit (styled a little different - HERE)

chambray shirt, flirty skirt, black fur vest, brown booties
ruffle skirt  ||  chambray shirt  ||  fur vest  ||  booties
Sharing my looks from the my Madewell style session.  See more looks HERE.

nordstrom rack preopening event, jcrew sweater, loft shirt, jcrew leather leggings, boden leopard bag, valentino rock stud heels

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Loft shirt  ||  J.Crew sweater (similar here & here)  ||  J.Crew leather pants  ||  Valentino heels (beautiful option here)  ||  Boden handbag  ||  J.Crew earrings & bracelet  ||  Julie Vos bracelet

I was so excited to be invited to the preopening event for Nordstrom Rack in center city Philadelphia!  See more photos and fun HERE.

Sunday Sale Alerts!




Friday, October 24, 2014

Nordstrom Rack Opening!


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Loft shirt  ||  J.Crew sweater (similar here & here)  ||  J.Crew leather pants  ||  Valentino heels (beautiful option here)  ||  Boden handbag  ||  J.Crew earrings & bracelet  ||  Julie Vos bracelet





I had such a great time at the Nordstrom Rack pre-opening party.  They know how to throw a bash.  We shared sips, some fantastic appies, and shopping!  There were deals to be had like a beautiful Burberry cape jacket and a gorgeous waterfall Helmut Lang sweater.  Of course the handbag selection was fantastic with oodles of Michael Kors and Marc Jacobs.  Did you know they also have beauty products?  You can pick up some Stila or even Strivectin!  If you're in center city, definitely stop by this gorgeous store, opening officially today and "get your style on!"  :)

Don't forget about the J.Crew sale going on now through this Sunday.  Get 25% off everything with code: TGIFall.

Thanks for stopping by, have a wonderful weekend!
xo Lulu



Thursday, October 23, 2014

Madewell Style Event


I'm so happy to tell you that I'm cohosting a Madewell Style event next Thursday, October 30th!  Come and celebrate their new collection AND get a special discount.  I would love to have a style session with you and enjoy some sips and sweets (my favorite).

I had the pleasure of having a style session a few weeks ago with the wonderful ladies and below I have some snaps of the fantastic outfits.  I'll be wearing one of these to the event.  Do you have a favorite? 



 plaid shirt  ||  marled sweater  ||  rip & repair skinny jeans  ||  red heels
You've seen this outfit (styled a little different - HERE)


More new arrivals that I love:



If you live in the Philadelphia area I hope that you can come meet me!  Thanks for stopping by!
xo Lulu
 
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