Thursday, November 26, 2015


Hello my little Thanksgiving turkeys! 2015 has been full of blessings and I couldn't let this day pass without expressing my gratitude. Even through the lows, I've been blessed beyond measure. Thank you to all of you for allowing me to do what I love!

I've compiled the best of the BEST cyber week sales. Hope you guys are able to cross some of that gift-giving off your list this weekend and maybe even pick up a little something for yourself! xoxo

____________________________________________________________________ //  30% off select clothing , shoes, accessories, jewelry, and watches
DATE: 11.26 – 11.27

Ann Taylor // 50% off everything
DATE: 11.27


Anthropologie // Black Friday 25% off everything
DATE: 11.27-11.30

ASOS // Black Friday up to 60% off casual looks for men and women
DATE: 11.24 – 11.26

Athleta // 20% off entire purchase online and in stores restrictions apply
DATE: 11.27 – 11.29
Banana Republic US // Half off sweaters and 40% off the rest of your purchase restrictions apply
DATE: 11.26 – 11.27

Chicwish // extra 20% off
DATE: 11.27
Dolce Vita //  20% off + free shipping starts
DATE: 11.24 – 11.27
Express // 50% off everything + free shipping
DATE: 11.25 – 11.27 at noon
Forever 21 // Cyber Monday 21% off your next purchase + free shipping no minimum.
DATE: 11.30

GAP// Early Access 50% off everything restrictions apply
DATE: 11.25
Cyber Monday 50-70% off everything restrictions apply
DATE: 11.23 – 11.30
H&M //  Black Friday Deal Days up to 60% off, Black Friday exclusive deals from $4.99 and in-store scratch offs for the first 100 shoppers in line valued up to $300
DATE: 11.27
J.Crew // Black Friday 30% off in stores and online + extra 40% off sale items
DATE: now - 11.29

Kate Spade // Surprise Sale! up to 70% off
DATE: 11.24 – 11.28

LOFT // Black Friday 40% OFF almost EVERYTHING! (only exclusion: Lou & Grey new arrivals)
DATE: 11.27 12AM EST to 11:59PM EST
CODE: Use code BF40
Lulu & Georgia // 20% off $250+ (CODE GIVEME20), 25% off $500+ (GIVEME25), 30% off $1,000+ (GIVEME30)
Date: 11.26 12:01am EST – 11.30 11:59pm EST
Madewell // 25% off your entire purchase
DATE: Now- 11.29
CODE: Calmdown

Nasty Gal // Black Friday Take an extra 30% off sale, PLUS 30% off select black styles
DATE: 11.27 – 11.29
Neiman Marcus // take 20% off sale items for up to 50% off online
DATE: 11.25 – 11.27
Take $50 off select regular  price purchases of $200+ online
DATE: 11.27 at 6pm – 11.28
Nike // extra 25% off clearance at
DATE: 11.23 – 12.1


Nordstrom // Black Friday up to 50% off select styles for all + free shipping and returns
DATE: 11.26 – 11.27
Old Navy US // 60% off hundreds of styles, 50% off even more, 40% off everything else restrictions apply
DATE: 11.26 – 11.27
Planet Blue // up to 70% off sitewide, sale minimum discount on products are 30%
Rag & Bone // Black Friday 25% off sitewide + 2-day shipping
DATE: 11.26 – 11.27
Revolve // up to 50% off women’s dresses and men’s shirts
DATE: 11.26
Sam Edelman // 30 % off siteweide
DATE: 11.27
Shopbop // Spend $250+ and save 15%, Spend $500+ and save 20%, spend $1,000+ and save 25% , S’well and Stuart Weitzman style level exclusions
DATE: 11.24 – 11.30

TOPSHOP // up to 50% off selected lines
DATE: 11.26 – 11.30
Tory Burch // spend $250 and receive 30% off + free shipping
DATE: now - 11.30

Urban Outfitters // Black Friday 30% off sale, 40% off sale for Urban On Members – sign up is easy!
Select Women’s + Men’s Sweaters are $39,   All Women’s + Men’s Flannels are $29, 
20% off All Men’s Full Price Graphic Tees,  Select Women’s + Men’s Tees $19, All Crosley Record Players starting at $80, 20% off all Men’s Full Price Bags
DATE: 11.26 – 11.28
Victoria Secret // Black Friday buy 1 bra get 1 50% off
DATE: 11.26 – 12.2
Vince // extra 25% off 4pm EST
DATE: 4PM EST 11.26 – 3am EST 11.29
West Elm // Buy More Save More
10% off when you spend $100 or more
15% off when you spend $250 or more
20% off when you spend $500 or more
25% off when you spend $1000 or more
DATE: Now thru 11.27
CODE: MOREISMORE (only for US shoppers)

Wednesday, November 25, 2015


midi dress: c/o ESHAKTI (sold out - similar HERE) || leggings: TOPSHOP || t-shirt: ASOS || shoes: VINCE (cheaper version HERE) || sunglasses: KAREN WALKER c/o DITTO 

Hey there ya little cutie!

We're heading to Utah today and we're so freaking excited to (hopefully) see a little snow. I know, I know. I sound bipolar because when I lived there I complained about how cold it was and now here I am saying how excited I am for it. I guess you always want what you can't have, right?

It is still non-jacket-wearing-weather in good, old Arizona. I decided to use a button-down midi dress as a vest to create this casual, street look. I love the way you can completely change the way a piece looks with the way you style it. You can see the more dressed up way to wear this midi HERE.

Also, I've whipped up the best of the best sales for Black Friday/Cyber Monday so make sure you check back TOMORROW for all that goodness! There was some crazy deals and I can't wait to finally get some of the things I've had my eye on and bust out my Christmas shopping. 

Until tomorrow! xoxo

P.S. These sunglasses are my fav and if you want to try them out for yourself, DITTO is giving my readers one month free with the promo code GOLDENSWANK. Enjoy!


Thursday, November 19, 2015


The holiday season is almost in full swing! Have you started shopping yet? (I haven't. Oops.) But I have been going to a bunch of dinner parties lately. The older I get, the more I understand why you should never show up to a dinner party empty handed. The time and effort that is put into making the night memorable, not to mention the money spent on the evening, should never go unnoticed.

I've compiled some of the CUTEST hostess gifts for upcoming festivities. There's something for everyone: the fashion guru, the beauty maven, the Betty Crocker, the dreamer, the mac & cheese enthusiast, the tropical traveller, the "never-takes-time-for-herself" gal, the planner, the coffee/hot coco junkie, etc! Stock up now so you're not scrambling last minute to find something!

I'm off to prepare for a fun video shoot with some of my favorites tomorrow, and then pack for our trip to Utah! Follow me on Instagram to see more! xoxo

Tuesday, November 17, 2015


top: ZARA (similar HERE) || jeans: JOE'S JEANS || shoes: AQUATALIA (40% off!) || purse: MARC BY MARC JACOBS

It's starting to get really chilly and I'm the biggest baby when it comes to the cold. I feel like it happened overnight. Like one day I'm wearing and cursing the sun and the next I'm straight up shivering my butt off. I'm currently wearing my thick, fuzzy purple robe (which is frequently featured on my snapchat: jaysicles), sweatpants, fuzzy socks, while wrapped under three blankets. It's 55 degrees right now, which isn't even that cold but like I said, I'm a baby.

One of my favorite trends during the fall season this year has been the neck-ties scarves. I have been loving on them big time and feel like they add a little something special to my outfits. I found the top I'm wearing at ZARA (similar HERE) and love how put together I feel without having to accessorize too much. These neck-tie blouses are the perfect thing to wear while transitioning into winter.

I don't mean to get all heavy on you guys, but some things are too important not to talk about. I can't help but feel like the sudden coldness has come in accordance with the times. With everything that has been going on in the world, I've definitely taken a step back to think about what really matters.

My heart is broken for the people affected by the terrorist attacks in Paris over the weekend. It's difficult for me to understand the actions of humankind at times. Even though these attacks happened in what feels like a world away, I feel we are all connected. I pray for every single soul involved, even for the ones who think they can make a difference through violence. Remember that as troubled as some people can be, the number of good + kind humans on this earth greatly out-numbers those who are not. Let's not allow that relatively small number of people outshine the goodness of humanity. xoxo

Tuesday, November 3, 2015


 sweater: OLD NAVY || collared shirt: H&M (similar HERE) || jeans: OLD NAVY || clutch: KATE SPADE (love THIS CLUTCH) || choker: C/O WEEKEND FLAIR || ring: C/O WEEKEND FLAIR || shoes: VINCE

There's aren't many things I love more than an perfectly layered outfit for fall, but often times it can be overwhelming to layer clothing without looking 20 pounds heavier. Let a sister help you out.

STEP ONE: Get the cutest collared top you can find. I love collared tops that have a bit of embellishment to really make them pop out. I also gravitate toward sleeveless collared tops to make layering easier and less bulky.

STEP TWO: Layer on a lightweight sweater that compliments the collared top underneath. The more lightweight, the less bulky you'll look. That's the beauty of layering. You can build on top of each layer so you'll still stay warm but still look put together. I like neutral colors for the top shirt so it doesn't clash with the layers underneath. Although the sweater I'm wearing is almost the same color as my collared top, it has a nice texture to it which differentiates the layers.

STEP THREE: Since collared tops tend to give more of a preppy look, which isn't my style, I like adding an edgy component to my looks. Chokers underneath collared tops are a great way to take the look to the next level. THIS amazing chocker from Weekend Flair is the perfect finished touch.

STEP FOUR: If you're in an area that is getting colder, you can throw on your favorite chunky cardigan or coat and be out the door. Arizona is just now starting to cool down a bit, and it's still not cool enough for outerwear. Fingers crossed that I'll be able to wear coats soon!

These steps are so easy to implement and will enhance your outfits in the best way. Have a beautiful Tuesday!