IMG_0357-2Houndstooth Cape – Sparrow Boutique | Boots – DSW | Hat – Threads on 8th | Marc by Marc Jacobs Bag

Woah woah woah.. 2015 you can slow down a little.. Holy Hannah has it felt like this month has completely flown by?! I feel like it was New Years Eve yesterday, and now it’s the end of the month. So insane!! I hope you all are doing well, and I hope 2015 is treating you well so far. I hope you are still going after those 2015 goals, and if not, I hope this post was a little reminder to do so!

So this houndstooth cape has been my absolute go-to. If you look a few posts back, I talked all about it, and it’s defiantly a staple in my closet. I think it’s super stylish and sort of gives the vibe that you tried but really, all I did was throw it on over a black top!

Anyways, I hope you’re doing well and hope you’ve had an amazing start to the new year!

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Winter Uniform

IMG_0286-2Zara Blanket Scarf – Forever 21 Leather Jacket (Similar) – Marc by Mac Jacobs Bag (Similar) – Gap Jeans

WOOT WOOT! Back! Dang I feel like it’s been forever since I’ve done an outfit post. But I’m back and hopefully starting this New Year out strong, even though the flu has delayed that a bit.. But I am back, and I’m hoping to post much more on sunny! Hope you guys are having a terrific start to your New Year!

Now let’s get to the outfit, I feel like it’s every year I find a few pieces in my wardrobe that I can’t seem to get out of. This year it’s been this Zara scarf, a leather jacket and these black gap jeans. It’s comfortable yet pretty chic. It’s my go-to outfit that can be pulled off just about anywhere.

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Merry Christmas!!

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Tomorrow is Christmas Eve, like whhhhaaat. So insane. I know it’s been sort of quiet around here lately, and I apologize for that. Life has just been super crazy (excuses, excuses..) Anyways. This year has been quite amazing. I got engaged to my amazing fiancé; my business has made leaps and bounds and many other things that I’m entirely grateful for. Life is beautiful, and I can’t wait to see what 2015 brings.

Merry Christmas to you, I hope you have a terrific rest of your Holidays!! xo

Christmas Michigan Blogger GIVEAWAY!

mibloggerimageI’ve teamed up with some awesome West Michigan bloggers to host a Winter Giveaway. What do you need to survive a Michigan winter? Well, a giant scarf, starbucks giftcard, a Michigan Necklace and wallet of course!!

Check out the awesome bloggers and store owners I’ve teamed up with and enter the giveaway!!

Everything’s Always SunnyThe Year of Slow Fashion , Binks and the Bad Housewife, The BeesKnees, Relatively Offbeat, Cassidy Lou, Bunnies and PearlsTenden and Sparrow Boutique

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I hope you guys are having an awesome Friday so far! Happy Winning!

Winter Night In

winternightin Pajamas  –  Tea  –  Gucci Polish  –  Chanel Lotion  –  Bobbi Brown Eye Cream  –  Girl Boss  –  Slippers  –  Glasses

So I think with the hustle and bustle of the Holiday season I think it’s still a good idea to chill and pamper yourself. I pulled a few things together of what I think the perfect “holiday/winter” night would be. It’s nice to cuddle up in your favorite pajamas and a cup of tea and wrap some presents.

Which is exactly what I did last night. Oh my guys… I had a day yesterday. So if you read a few weeks back, you’d know I got rid of my bug and I bought an equinox and the equinox and I fell in love and I adore her BUTTT, she decided to poop on me yesterday at a four way stop. LUCKILY It started back up and I drove it to a parking lot and waited an hour and a half for a tow truck. It hasn’t even been a month since I’ve purchased the car, and I have full warranty on it which is good! Anyways I’m just complaining and this situation could of been a ton worse it could have been snowing and my car could of not started back up and i could of been on the side of the road or gotten in a car accident so seriously I’m grateful but it was just crazy lol.. So yesterday I had a night where I cuddled up in my pajamas, didn’t drink tea but poured myself a glass of wine lol and wrapped some presents and just chilled.

So I hope you give yourself a night to relax and wind down and drink some tea…. or wine….. Depending on the stress levels of your day lol! I’m just joking. Please don’t use alcohol as a stress relief because that’s not good ESPECIALLY if you’re not of age. Or any age because using alcohol as a way to lower stress is just NOT GOOD lol Okay, now I’m rambling and alskdfj anyways, C’est la vie byeeeee! xo

 

Sparrow and Houndstooth

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This entire outfit you can find at Sparrow Boutique

Handbag  |  Bracelets  |  Pants  |  Houndstooth Cape

A few weeks back I had the privilege to collaborate with Sparrow Boutique in Muskegon, Mi When I first spotted this houndstooth cape, it was real love. I got many compliments on it I think people are drawn to it because it’s easy to wear and just to throw on. It’s trendy but also a classic piece, and I think it’s something that pulls the look together and that’s what really draws people to it.

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Five Sunny Moments

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I’m so excited for tonight, make sure to come join me and Laura from Relatively Offbeat for the open house at Sparrow Boutique in Muskegon, Mi! There will be drinks, giveaways, lots of shopping and styling!! We hope to see you there! xo

booksMy favorite books as of lately, #Girlboss, Yes Please and the Start Today and Fight On Books!

bootiesGorgeous booties from Nicole Shoes

madewellMadewell event last Saturday! Check out these ladies blogs!

Carisa – Bunnies and Pearls  |  Kiara – Happiness is Ki

milliecuddlesLunch Break cuddles with little Millie

Mayan Dress | Sparrow GIVEAWAY!

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This entire outfit was styled by Sparrow Boutique in Muskegon, Mi!

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Mayan Goddess Dress  |  Crescent & Tassel Bracelets  |  Gold Plaque Belt  |  Moxie Box Clutch  |    Gold Tassel Earrings

Like I said in a couple posts back, I had the amazing opportunity to do a fun collaboration with Sparrow Boutique. Her style is so classy and you’ll find unique pieces there you can’t find anywhere else. This dress hands down has been one of my favorite outfits to shoot. It’s so pretty and flowy and the color is absolutely stunning. The dress looked gorgeous by itself but when I came out of the fitting room Kristi (Owner of Sparrow) paired this gold plaque belt with it and it really completed the look!

So as you can see I’ve teamed up with Sparrow and we’re doing a GIVEAWAY! There will be one winner and it will run for one week! Happy Giveaway and Shopping! Make sure to sign up for their newsletter here

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Madewell Jeans + Event!

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Top – Buffalo Bobs  |  Blazer –  H&M  |  Scarf – Zara  |  Jacket – Forever 21 (Similar)  |  Jeans – Madewell  |  Heels – Madewell  |  Bag  –  DSW

Ahh GUYS! This ^^^ is just four short days away! I posted previously about this event, and a few things have changed. The new times are from 5-8 so an hour longer which is neat annnnnd they’re going to be bringing in craft beer from Ann Arbor Brewing Company! Which is awesome! So I hope to see you there!!

Now lets talk about Madewell’s jeans. Holay comfort. I’m always looking for new jeans who isn’t?! We’re always looking for a pair that lift and hold and fit like a glove. Now I’ve heard everyone raving about Madewell’s jeans before but never gave them a try and a couple weeks ago I went to Madewell and tried a pair on and ohh my goodness. They’re wonderful. I don’t think they’ve left my body since Thanksgiving and let me tell you, they did stretch with the food baby.

I hope you guys have had a great start to you week annnnnd I hope to drink beer with you at the event! (insert clinking beers emoji here)

xo

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Local Lovin’ | Sparrow Boutique

Sparrow Boutique, Muskegon, Mi

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Store Address – 255 Seminole Rd #103, Muskegon, MI 49444

Hours – 11-6 Mon – Sat & 11-7 on Wed.

The other day I had the privilege to work with Kristi from Sparrow Boutique in Muskegon, Mi! When I first walked into the store, I’d go as far to say it was pretty much heaven. She has classy items, but they’re unique as well. Oh had their jeans hug, tuck and lift in allll the right places. Her items are well priced, good quality but are still trendy. I am obsessed..

Sparrow carries indie artisan and locally made products, non-profit/free-trade jewelry and they’re started to carry plus-size styles as well. Sparrow carries woman’s clothes, jewelry, accessories, gifts and other gift cards! (perfect for the holidays!) Oh my gosh, you guys, and they carry Riffle Paper Co.

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Sparrow Boutique Owner – Kristi

When did you become interested in fashion? I’ve been interested in fashion as long as I can remember. I recall being really young and waking up early to watch the Style channel. Where other kids my age were for sure watching cartoons, I was fascinated with all things fashion.

In three words, how would you describe your shop? Modern, versatile, unique

How did you get to where you are today? What has been your career path and what led you to opening your store? After high school, I got a Bachelors in Business from Grand Valley and moved to Chicago shortly there after to become a fashion buyer. I worked in the buying industry for a few years and then moved back to West Michigan and was an Interactive media buyer for an advertising agency. The marketing, retail, buying and advertising experience has all helped me get to where I am today. I initially started online with a retail shop from my house, and 8 months later I opened a store front in Muskegon.

How do you select which brands to stock? I like pieces that can be worn to work AND on the weekends. Styles that are easily transitional are important to me. I hand select everything that’s in the store. If it’s not something that I wouldn’t personally wear, I won’t carry it.

What is your vision for the store in future – are you thinking of expanding into different cities? I would love to expand. I’ve always thought downtown Grand Rapids would be a great next store location.

Best Advice for aspiring entrepreneurs? Just go for it. Just start. There’s a million reasons not to start your own business, but the only thing that really matters is whether or not you are passionate about it. There came a point in my life where the thought of not trying to pursue starting my own business, was a scarier thought than trying it and failing. That’s when I knew I had to do it.

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