4 Essential Winter Jackets

Surprise! Winter is still here. While we fight temperatures in the low 20s and brutal snowstorms I figured I’d round up some stylish, yet warm winter jackets to get you through the season.

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MACKPAGE Trish Fur Hooded Down Coat

Looking for a classy jacket to stay stylish and warm all winter long? Then this is the jacket for you! This knee length parka with fur v-neck trim is a classic winter coat making the perfect staple piece. The parka offers storm cuffs and hidden toggle at the hood to provide extra warmth.

Patagonia Tres 3-in1 Parka

A popular brand among millennials, Patagonia not only does a great job targeting 20 – 30 somethings in the northern region of America; but also boast positive reviews in their well-crafted jackets. The Patagonia Tres 3-in-1 parka is the jacket you need for wet, cold climates. With its waterproof exterior and insulated interior, this jacket will defiantly keep you dry and warm.

North Face Gotham Parka

If you walk into any New Englanders closet theirs a ninety-nine percent chance you will see a North Face jacket in their closet; as its wallet-friendly and durable (I had mine for five years!). Ranked best for warmth by North Face, the Gotham parka is crafted with two insulations, goose down and ample synthetic; perfect for cold conditions.

Canadian Goose Rossclair Parka Black

A popular household name in New England, Canadian Goose jacket’s are a must-have coat for any northerner. This mid-length parka is designed with Arctic-Tech fabric perfectly crafted for harsh winters. This is one of my personal favorites for its sophistic look and A-line silhouette.

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KITH: Modern Street Style with a Sweet Twist

KITH was founded in 2011 by Ronnie Fieg, an expert in the footwear industry with a goal to shift the current landscape of fashion while operating under a personal philosophy of giving the consumer more than what they pay for. KITH offers an array of premium product, ranging from our their own brand to a well-picked selection of multi-brand apparel and footwear. 

If you’re unfamiliar with KITH and their brand selection you can expect to see: Adidas, Converse, Clear Weather, Nike, KITH, Yeezy and more. If you like modern street style you will for sure fall in love with KITH.

Now with four locations in New York and Florida customers can expect a unique experience and maybe even grab a sweet treat while they shop! Check out their KITH Treats menu here (FYI it taste like heaven)!

Scroll down for some pics from my recent KITH experience at their Miami location. P.S. if your not already obsessed you will be!

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Manhattan: 337 Lafayette St. & 54 5th Ave, 3rd Floor

Brooklyn: 233 Flatbush Ave

Miami: 1931 Collins Ave Miami Beach

3 Essential​ Pieces for the Perfect Beach #OOTD

I thought I would share with you my favorite beach fashion considering I just went to Miami and I’m obsessed with this outfit below! Keep reading for three essential beach clothing pieces.

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The simplicity of this outfit is shown through the classic white button-up shirt keeping the outfit fun and laid back, but chic.

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Be sure to pack these three items on your fall getaway:

White button-up (cover-up) $45: Tommy Bahama

One piece swimsuit $45: Topshop

Denim shorts $10: Urban Outfitters

 

A Hidden Gem in the Heart of Miami Art District

Located in the heart of Miami’s Art District, MIMO Market is home to one of Miami’s most fashion-forward boutiques for men and women.

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Founded by two Florida State University alums, Lisa Tam and Leilani Sanchez, who both have a rich background in the fashion industry decided to quit their corporate fashion jobs and make their dreams a reality.

Inspired by their favorite boutiques in New York City and Los Angeles they wanted to bring the same vibe to their hometown, Miami. MIMO Market’s vibes display a cozy interior which showcases a wide selection of brands that have been handpicked for every personality and style.

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If you ever find yourself in Miami’s Art District I highly recommend checking out MIMO Market as the styles are fashion-forward and wallet friendly!

Located at: 2619 NW 2nd Ave Miami, FL 33127 (directly across from Wynwood Walls). 

Open daily Mon- Tues 11-7pm and Wed-Sun 11-8pm. 

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Fitbit Review

Is it weird to say I feel naked without my Fitbit? I’ve been actively counting my steps for almost a year now and have become very aware of my daily physical activity.

When I first acquired my Fitbit as a gift last Christmas I never thought it would become part of my daily life. Keep reading to see what I love about my daily fitness accessory!

Tells time: Fitbit has become a popular way to tell time at a flick of a wrist. No need to keep pulling out the cell phone!

Counts steps: I have a set goal of 8,000 steps per day. I know that’s not a lot but I have a desk job (7am -6pm) and I don’t move around as much as I like. Since having the Fitbit I am more aware of my activity throughout the day.

Challenges: If you’re a competitive person then Fitbit is for you! I frequently challenge friends and family through the week or on weekends making both myself and my challenger aware of our daily activity while acting as a coach to keep each other active.

App: I sync my Fitbit to the Fitbit app daily it’s a great way to visually see your progress throughout the week, view milestones and be rewarded by Fitbit for moving and grooving.

What are you waiting for get up and get stepping!

 

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4 Makeup Products I Swear By!!!

Makeup has been part of my daily routine since I could remember. From a young age all the way through my high school career I was always required to wear makeup at dance performances and recitals. (Meaning I’ve tried A LOT of different brands in my almost 25 years of life.) Not to mention my mom sold Mary-Kay products as a part-time job. So, some people may ask, “with makeup consuming most of my life what are my favorites?” Keep reading to find out!

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Smashbox Cover Shot: Eye Palettes, $29, available at Sephora.

With a variety of palettes to choose from go from classy to club seek all in one eye kit. Smashbox eye palettes are great for creating different looks from natural to bold at an affordable cost!

MAC Haute & Naughty Too Black Lash, $23, available at MAC.

If Va Voom lashes are your end game – look no further than to MAC’s Haute & Naughty Too Black Lash mascara. Perfect for day or night! I first discovered this particular MAC mascara in college and I’m not going back to anything else it leaves lashes full, flattering and dark.

REVLON ColorStay Brow Pencil, $7, available at Target.

Who says being beautiful has to cost a lot of money? Head over to your nearest Target to pick up REVELON’s ColorSay Brow Pencil great for adding an extra pop to your makeup routine! With contouring brows being a popular trend in beauty, this is an affordable way to keep up with the celebrities.

NARS Blush, $30, available at Sephora.

Looking for that Kardashian glow? Stop by Sephora for the NARS blush available in over 10 colors; leaving your skin simmering and glowing all day long!

 

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Clean, Fresh, Nail Salon Experience

When I first moved to Boston it was hard to find a clean nail studio with great customer service and a clean atmosphere. However, four years ago I stumbled upon MiniLuxe on Newbury street and instantly became obsessed with the brand.

At MiniLuxe, clean is their culture. That means clean business, clean ethics, and clean methodologies. It’s how they care for the team, the products, and their customers.

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With over 10 locations in four states no wonder MiniLuxe is taking the beauty industry by storm. I know when I want a manicure or pedicure I want a clean, relaxing experience with above and beyond customer service; and that’s just what clients will find at every MiniLuxe location.

The studios interior is very sleek with whites and accents of pink and purple making customers feel like they stepped into the nail salon of the future.

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Need your eyebrows done? Get waxed, threaded, or shaped at MiniLuxe’s signature brow bar. Waxers do a great job keeping your natural arch and cleaning up unwanted hairs.

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Personally, I love MiniLuxe signature polishes. Among their own polish line they also offer quick dry polish (performance polish), gel polish and a luxury brand line (for an additional fee).

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Massage chairs are a thing of the past. At the MiniLuxe’s Newbury street location relax in their private pedicure area. The studio offers five pedicure packages ranging anywhere from a simple color change to their signature performance pedicure.

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Looking to book an appointment? Book here to find a location near you!

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