Tweed Dress: Three ways!

Another styled three ways post for you. I love doing these because you can easily turn one piece of clothing into three totally different looks. Sometimes you would never think to style a dress or a top in a different way than you usually do – so I am here to help!

This tweed dress was gifted to my by Dress & Dwell – and for someone who doesn’t normally wear too many dresses, I was really excited for this one! It’s a square neck with small spaghetti straps, with a wrapped cross-over skirt with a frayed edge. So cute! While it’s adorable on it’s own, I wanted to spice it up from the regular throw on some heels and go! See below! It’s no longer on their site – but it is on Lulu’s and I linked some similar ones too!

My first look is more casual for everyday. This is perfect in the summer or winter, and can be worn with so many different booties. I’m wearing a simple white tee under this dress, and my favorite black pointed to booties. They’re a little higher ankle cut and super pointy so they make your legs look extra long! I also chose to wear my purse as a crossbody so it keeps the look more casual and everyday. I’m obsessed! Such a perfect date night look, brunch with the girls, or just everyday chic!

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My second look is more for when it’s colder and you want a little pop of color! Insert these adorable red boots! Ankle cut to help elongate your legs, and the bright red makes this black and white look really stand out! This free people top is the best for this dress. It’s super tight in the body, but the sleeves have this amazing ballooning from the elbow down, so it’s perfect to wear under a dress! It’s adorable on its own with some skinny jeans as well! Kept my jewelry simple here with some studs and a pendant necklace, and rocked the same black crossbody! Love this look and so fun for an office party, a night out on the town, or a Christmas party with your friends!

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The third look is my favorite – thanks to these booties! talk about office party chic right here! Throw on a cute black and white cardigan, or a blazer of your choice – and rock these black and white boots! They’re currently on sale for under $80 and are legit amazing. I love a good pair of shoes and these will be so fun all winter with jeans, tights, dresses, skirts – you name it they will jazz up any look! My sweater is from Zara and has the cutest black edge and big gold buttons.

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You can shop all these looks below! Hope you enjoyed!

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Stocking Stuffers: For Him and Her!

Happy Sunday Babes! Stockings are one of my favorite things to give to my family! There are so many fun items to put in a stocking that will brighten up anyone’s Christmas morning. I usually spend a little more on these items for my family – because it’s a great way to show them you care, and get them lots of little pampering items they most likely wouldn’t buy for themselves! The perfect gift!
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I’ve teamed up with The Body Shop to help you pick the perfect pampering gifts for the girls in your life! Their products are vegan, safe, and they never test on animals. You can trust the ingredients are natural and safe for your skin and hair, and made with the best ingredients. They have TONS of scents, so you can find something for anyone! Right now their entire store is 40% off, so grab what you can at even better prices!
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My favorite items are below! Click on the photos to shop! If you want a light and refreshing scent – I would recommend the Fuji Green Tea. It’s really light and cleansing without a strong scent. Also the Almond Milk & Honeyis amazing as well. There is tons of great stuff to choose from, but I’ve tried all the below and highly recommend! Such cute packaging for the Holidays and I love how they products make my skin feel!
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Shop all my stocking stuffer ideas below! These are all great items for the ladies in your life! Everyone needs a little pampering and cute accessories! I love the mug, and Sugarfina gummy bears are such a fun surprise in any stocking! Stock up with these items below – and don’t forget to add your favorite Christmas candy!

Aren’t men the hardest to shop for? They usually don’t know what they want, or they just go out and get it for themselves before you can try and surprise them! Men need some pampering items too, so I’ve rounded up some easy gift ideas for you below. The Jack Black brand is amazing for men. Smell is great and the quality is amazing! I also love the Big Ass Brick’s of soap. Also, smell great…and well they’re HUGE so they’ll last long and have lots of great scents!

These are all such great deals right now, and most of these items you can find at Target! Getting so close to the Holidays and I cannot wait for Christmas this year. Happy Shopping!

The BEST Christmas Jammie Round up!

Yay… more cozy fun posts! I did a huge try on today on instagram so you can see all these pajamas below and how I mixed and matched them, so go check it out!
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Every year it’s tradition in my family that we get a new pair of Christmas pajamas on Christmas Eve. We’ve continued this tradition well into our adult lives and its honestly my favorite part of the Holiday. If we only did that – I would be the happiest girl ever! It’s such a fun way to get everyone in the Holiday spirit, be funny, be creative, and spend time laughing with the ones you love in matching jammies!

Some of my favorites are below for you! Lots of sales right now so make sure to snag these now when your size is in stock because they will go fast!

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Christmas Decor: On a Budget!

So excited to share this post with you guys! You get to see a little of my apartment (the area I’m most proud of) and how to easily decorate your place on a budget for the Holidays!

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Decorating can be expensive! So easy to loose control at target – and all your money, ha! What I try and do it incorporate a style that easily can be added into my current color pallet, without doing an entire overhaul of my place. My whole apartment is black, white and grey. So for me, adding in pops of color is easy. I could do silver and gold accents, easily add red…. ect. I decided to do red and black buffalo check and plaid this year! Red is by far my favorite accent color, so this worked perfectly and was an easy add to my current color pallet.

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I found a few amazing pillows at Target, and everything else was ordered from Amazon and Michael’s craft store! Most of their Christmas decor is half off this weekend – so make sure to order soon if you like anything! I’ve linked it all below for you – and overall I believe I spend under $200~ and everything I can reuse next year! Or keep all year because it’s adorable!

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My place is small so I got a few Christmas floral’s/stems to put in some vases, and some led light strings for my shelving units and to stuff in my glass vases. Under $20 for all these little details that really make the room pop! I also ordered some digital prints off Etsy to put in my frames! SOOOO easy and affordable! Find a cute quote you love – and for a couple dollars you can print at home, or take to a store to have professionally printed. I just printed myself since they wont be up long – but it helps tie in that Christmas theme! I choose most of my favorite Christmas Vacation quotes – literally the BEST movie of all time, ha!

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Other than decorating my little three foot tree with a bunch of buffalo and plaid ribbon and some easy sparkly bulbs – I added pillows and a cute throw and some simple wood tree’s and reindeer. Easy peasy and fun to do on a budget! I’ve linked everything for you below! Happy Shopping babes! I also linked my digital prints at the bottom! Click on the photos to get the Etsy print!

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Special Deals for you!

Hi Ladies! Have some great deal for you if you want some discounts while shopping this Holiday season!

First up – Dress and Dwell! Use my code SUGARCOATEDCHIC and get 25% off your entire cart. They have really cute clothes – think southern meets city chic! The photos below I’m wearing their looks and I love the price points!

I’ve linked some favorites here for you!


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Also – MVMT! These watches and sunglasses are so pretty and so well made. Even better – they’re affordable and really sleek! I love mine and will continue to buy more of this brand as it’s wearing really well and I get SO MANY compliments on each piece! They also make really cute bangles like the one I’m wearing below! Just love this brand!

If you need a good gift for your man, brother, or father in your life – I’ve linked some awesome watches for men too! Use my code SUGARCOATEDNCHIC15 for $15 off your entire purchase!

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Last Boost by Rodan & Fields! Ladies – I just started my process a week ago, and I feel like I’ve already started noticing a difference. This is a safe and affordable way to lengthen your lashes without pricey extension that only last a couple weeks! Cannot wait to see my results in a few weeks. If you want to try for yourself, contact my girl Laura Atkinson to get $25 off your order! Click on her name and let her know I sent you over (Kelly Mikita) and she’ll hook you up!

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Function of Beauty! This shampoo and conditioner can be customized to your own hair! You can pick your hair type and texture… and then pick five hair “goals” that you want your shampoo and conditioner to help with! You also can choose your colors and scents AND they put your name on the bottle! It’s amazing! I have the Naughty or (Sp)ice scent for the holidays and it’s amazing! Use this link to get $5 off your first order!

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Happy Shopping!

 

 

Cyber Monday Sales!

It’s the best day of the year! If we had to endure another Monday – at least it’s CYBER Monday. It’s snowing really hard today – which makes it the perfect day to stay inside and shop till you drop!

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I’ve rounded up all my favorite sale items today below for you. Click on the photos and it will send you right to the site where you can take advantage of tons of deals! Also listed all my favorite retailers and their sales below!

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All my picks are below – most sites are up to 50% off through tonight! So if you need gifts, new shoes, tops, sweaters, or new skincare, makeup, beauty items…. TODAY is the day!

ABERCROMBIE – 50% off sitewide and free shipping on all orders!

ANTHROPOLOGIE – 30% off everything and free shipping over $100 purchase!

BAUBLEBAR  –  35% off everything with code CYBER35

CHICWISH – $10 off $60 code BF10, $25 off $140 code BF25, $35 OFF $180 code BF35

EXPRESS – 50% off sitewide, and free shipping on any order!

GAP –  50% off sitewide (no exclusions!!!) with code CYBER and extra 10% off for shopping online with code BONUS!

GOODNIGHT MACAROON – 30% off $150 with code THANKS30 ,  40% off $250  with code THANKS40, and 50% off $450 with code THANKS50

H&M – 30% off sitewide and free shipping!

J.CREW – 50% off the entire site with code CYBER, and 60% off Sale

LOFT – 50% off entire site code CYBER

MADEWELL – 25% off is still going with code SHOPALLDAY!

OLD NAVY– 50% off site wide, plus free pair of fun socks with code COZY

SEPHORA – Lots of Cyber Moday steals, I liked some above for you! Use code GOBIGGER to snag a free goodie bag!

SHOPBOP – Additional 30% off all sale items with code WOW18

ULTA – Deals site-wide + $10 off $50+ with code CYBERMON18

URBAN OUTFITTERS – $10 off $50, $25 off $100, $50 off $150

VICTORIA’S SECRET // 20% off $125 with code SAVE20 and free shipping on orders over $30 with code SHIP30

Black Friday Sales!

The sales have begun! I’ve picked a few of my favorite places to shop for you and done some try on’s for you! I’ve also loaded up all the best sales at the bottom of this post with all the discount codes so you can shop till you drop this next few days! I’ve rounded up a few try on’s on Instagram so you can see the size and fit, and will load all these looks into the liketoknow.it app for you as well! Follow me in the app to get all the details for every look and shop the easy quick links!

First up is Madewell. I’m obsessed with this Brand and everything they make is just superb quality. It is a little pricey – but the site is 25% off right now with code DEALWITHIT and you need to grab your favorites before they go out of stock! Mine are below for you – their sweaters in particular are my favorite. So soft and cozy and they hold their shape and never shrink! I typically get a small in my tops, xsmall if they look a little oversized or looser fit!

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Next up… Abercrombie. I know – you think teenagers when you hear this store – BUT they’re my favorite lately for basic layers and their cozy jackets and sherpas! I also love their pajamas… I mean everything is on sale for 50% off right now. You cannot go wrong. I get a small in everything here and the fit is perfect! All my favorites are below for you! If you’re an AF club member, you can get the 50% off right now no code needed! You must join – free and easy to sign up! You’ll earn points for all your purchases for future money off your orders!

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Obviously I’ll be shopping Nordstrom…. DUH! I’ve rounded up some of my favorites that are currently up to 60% off no code needed! Tons of designer jeans and cardigan and lots of brands on sale that I love. See my favorites below! Speaking of deals – grabbed a pair of Marc Fisher booties I’ve been eyeing for HALF off. Ladies, this never happens and they’re under $100 right now and still tons of sized left! WOHOO.

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Gap and Old Navy are next up. I love shopping these brands because you can load up your cart with items from both stores and make on purchase! So easy and convenient and all the codes will apply to the items from each retailer. 50% off at Old Navy no code needed, and 50% off at Gap code BLKFRIDAY, and extra 10% off with code TREAT if you shop online! YESSSSS! I wear and xsmall in both of these brands.

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Next up Loft… love this store for everyday and for wear to work! Shop these favorites below using the links! I wear an XS in everything from here! So cozy and everything holds up well. Whole store is 50% off with code FRIYAY.

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Lots of amazing sales going on everywhere. I’ve listed them below with links to retailers and all the codes you’ll need!

Jcrew – 40% off your purchase code TGIF

Goodnight Macaroon – 30% off $150, 40% off $250, 50% off $450! Also, sweaters are buy one get one HALF OFF with code SWEATER50. Buy TWO sweaters get one free with code FREESWEATER. Buy one leopard item get one HALF OFF with code LEOPARD50. Buy TWO leopard sweaters get one free with code GOWILD.

Express – 50% off everything and free shipping, no code needed.

Loft – 50% off code FRIYAY

Vici Dolls – 30% off sitewide code BLACKFRIDAY30

Anthropologie – 30% off everything for Anthroperk member, free to sign up!

Cozy Gift Guide for the Girlie Homebody!

Ladies – I’ve rounded up some of my favorite super cozy and snugly items for you for the Holiday Season. It’s freaking cold…. so my idea of a perfect night is staying inside, bundling up, drinking hot tea, and lighting up some candles! With the giving season upon us, these are some great items to grab for gifts and stockings!

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Pajamas, blankets, candles, slippers, scarves, hats, cozy pants and robes… it’s all below for you! These are the perfect gifts for your girl friends, moms, and sisters! Plus it’s things you can  use all year round regardless of the season!


Shop the boutique by clicking on the photos!

Wooden Ships Knit!

This company reached out to me last month to collaborate, and after reading about what they do, it was a YES! Not only are their sweaters and clothing pieces just beautiful, they individually make each one to order! So no two sweaters in the same style are ever exactly the same. Consider yourself getting a custom piece each time! They also have almost a ZERO percent return rate – unreal! So you know what you’re getting is quality every time.

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Not only are their pieces quality and incredibly comfortable – they way they run their business is really impressive. From scarves, to knits, to sweaters… each item is made with environmentally friendly materials and methods. Their made to order, no-stock philosophy cuts back on waste and “incorrect” inventory issues. They created a new company in Bali that is fair and ethical, and go above and beyond fair and normal wages for their employees.

They also reduce their carbon footprint as much as they can with solar energy, recycling all their products, compost materials from the plant, and work towards being zero waste and paperless every day. They give back to tons of charities including wide life preservation and environmentally conscious programs.

My sweater is so beautiful and cozy! You can wear it casual or dressy, and the fit it amazing! use the link below to check out all their items, and use code SUGAR015 for 15% off your purchase!

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https://www.wooden-ships.com/

Styled Three Ways: Stripe Dress

Another dress coming at ya styled three ways! This dress is so cute and has the best colors for fall! Purples, blues, and golds make it easy to pair with everything and style multiple ways! This dress is from Urban Outfitters and is only $59! Such a great price for the versatility it allows for styling. I’m wearing a Medium. It’s a body-con fit, so I went one size up to have a little more room!

This first look is just letting the dress shine on it’s own! I’ve paired it with my favorite OTK boots and a simple camel colored bag. These boots are great because they not only make your legs look longer, but they keep them warm too! Like a big sock! Great for when it’s colder out. They almost hit the bottom of the dress, so not a whole lot of your leg is exposed! Dress it up with some fun earrings and a necklace and you’re all set to go! These boots are amazing and I cannot stress enough that they are worth the money! They stay up, are slim, and really comfortable – and under $100 when Goodnight Macaroon runs a sale!

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For my second look, I actually tucked the dress into my favorite pair of dark jeans! This dress is slim enough to do this with, and just ends up looking like a top! Super fun and easy! I also played off the lighter beige stripes in the outfit and paired my beige booties and beige bag with this look! My bag is from Target and under $35. Trying not to get designer bags for the remainder of the year – we’ll see how long that lasts! However this one is a great size and can double as a cross body!

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My third look I wore my new pair of Lucky Brand ankle booties with a cozy oversized purple cardigan. These booties are really comfortable, and I love how pointy the toe is. They hit a little higher on your ankle, so that point makes your legs look long and lean! I got this cardigan last year, and they still have a ton of colors on Nordstrom rack! It’s only $26!!! I have an xsmall and the fit is awesome. So cozy and snugly and doesn’t shrink at all! I linked a grey one for you, but you can use that link to see all the other colors!

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Shop the whole look below!