Keep Busy in the Cold

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Hey everyone! So I don’t know about you all, but up in northern New Jersey it has officially gone freezing.  I’ve been hibernating inside as much as I possibly can the past few days and knowing that tomorrow will be just as cold, I plan to cozy up with a blanket and some tea! The first half of my day today, however was a calming manicure and pedicure to defrost my toes from the frostbitten weather.  I wore my neon high socks for a blast of color and my favorite cheetah wellies on the way there to block out the weather.  I was desperate for this being that I don’t get around to it too much while I’m living at school always making my hands messy with projects and lack of spare time to do it myself.  It was well worth it this morning, although my feet did feel like my toes might turn to ice in those flip flops.  I’m so impatient waiting for them to dry in the salon so I get in the car and blast the heat on them to keep myself from going numb.  Price of beauty right?

One other thing I enjoy doing recently inside away from the cold is flipping through a recent gift from Christmas, a book on the Louvre and works of art held within.  I am an art history minor along with a major in visual arts. (Specifically design as my concentration)

I actually have studied in abroad in Rome for art history so this is a subject I just genuinely enjoy sitting down and reading a little bit about to waste some time on a terrible weather day.  There’s something about the stories behind old works of art and all they can tell us that fascinates me. I haven’t been to Paris yet, however and would LOVE nothing more than to see the city, style it holds, and this amazing museum! From culture, to history art is something I just can’t seem to get away from in my life and I definitely don’t want to.  I also don’t mind relaxing and reliving some memories of Rome when I was there in the summer and beautiful sunshine!  That was one of the most life impacting experiences I’ve had thus far and I am so fortunate that I had that opportunity at a young age.  

I hope you all are keeping busy and warm while this cold front settles in!

xxo

Amanda 

Recap on NYE

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Happy New Year to all!! Here is a recap of my New Years Eve night and what I decided to settle upon wearing.  This evening was a whirlwind to figure out between outfits, where to celebrate and who to ring in the new year with! I finally settled on this sequin crop top (forever 21, although not shown on the website I’m sorry!!) and decided to pair it with a simple charcoal jegging and leather jacket for some edge.  I also wanted to make this post fun and flashy…just how New Years Eve is! What better way to do so but to cover things with glitter?!?!  I’m so thankful for 2014 and all the people who have been with me through the ups and downs (including my favorite guy featured here 😉 )  I hope you all had a fantastic year and I look forward to the future and sharing it with everyone!

I hope there was plenty of love, smiles and of course GLITTER in your new years parties and celebrations!  Keep dreaming and striving for your goals this year in 2015!! 

xxo

Amanda 

Thoughts on New Year’s Eve Attire

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So with New Year’s Eve right around the corner I’m beginning to think about every item of clothing I own that has glitz and glam to it! I only am showing these 3 at the moment since they are my most recent additions to the collection and I am battling with myself internally on the perfect outfit for the evening still without giving it away just yet!

 These cropped glitter tops are just SO much fun! And these covered in sparkle shorts just call my name! There are SO many choices of sparkle and shine to go through still, however,I just don’t know where I’ll end up with all this quite yet…stay tuned for the final outcome of this difficult outfit choice approaching soon!

How are your New Years outfits coming along?

xxo

Amanda

All Laced up in boots & a Vintage Coat!

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The winter weather can be unmotivating in so many ways.  The cold air and winter winds can definitely be a mood damper and cause us to reach for the tempting pair of cozy sweatpants and a hoodie look.  With this in mind,I chose to combat this inner feeling,as hard as it was, and put together an outfit that was cozy, casual and easy-to-wear!

I found this vintage oversized shearling jacket in a local consignment shop and HAD to have it! Shealring has been pretty much trending all over this season so I jumped when I found this.  It has just enough wiggle room for a cozy sweater to be worn beneath it or as many layers as needed to fight off that winter chill.

These adorable lace-up boots were another birthday gift I had received and I have basically been living in them on a day to day basis.  They are so easy to zip up and go and add just the right amount of cute detail to any outfit.  They tie together (lol pun intended) any simply look all on their own! How do you all dress for the winter cold?

Stay Warm! xxo

Amanda

About Amanda

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Hi!! My name is Amanda and here’s a little bit about myself and the start of this personal style blog!  I’ll admit it, I have been a fashion blog addict for some time now.  It has become a daily routine for me to wake up, grab that morning coffee/ tea cup and dive into the world of these blogs.  I love being able to see others personal styles that range from all kinds of personalities.  It’s fortunate we are able to see all the fun fashion brings to so many people all over the world with the use of blogging!  I decided now (after nervously debating to myself over some time) that it’s about time I let my own personal style be shared too.
 
If I were to say one rule I follow in fashion it’s to wear what YOU want because it makes YOU happy.  Be confident and sparkle everyday! Follow me along as I open up my style closet with you all.
xxo,
Amanda
 
P.S. I can never get enough Glitter!