Summer Secrets

I’m always looking for new, boutique swim and clothing brands. Because no one wants to show up at the beach wearing the same bikini as every other girl. 

This summer I’m definitely keeping my eye on Mademoiselle Louise Deisgns, a French swim and lingerie designer in Miami Beach. 

You can check out her etsy store here! And her Instagram @mademoiselle_louise_designs 


Photographer// @mark_miami

Model// @aroonmelane & @lisapoulsen


Whats your favorite? 
Xoxo

Summer PreperationΒ 

Today’s post was inspired by the incredibly hot, hundred degree weather we are experiencing in South Beach.

Summer is just around the corner and it’s always nice to get prepared ahead of time. So I’ve linked some of my favorite summer products to keep you glowy this season! As well as some of my favorite summer tips. 

Glowy skin// 

My absolutely favorite product for glowy skin is bio oil! You can use it all over your body as well as your face, to give your skin that extra boost and moisture it craves. 

I’ve also made up my own concoction of body oil. Inside i mixed coconut oil // vitamin e oil // green tea tree oil // rose hip oil // bio oil. I use this little concoction before bedtime to allow my skin to absorb all of the amazing vitamins and  nutrients!

SPF! SPF! SPF! I’ve always used SPF on my face because I was always told that you needed too. But recently I’ve realized just how important it is. That being said, I’ll never go a day without SPF on my face. If I do miss a day, I’ll notice a complete difference in my skin and pigmentation. My favorite is Dermalogica SPF 50.


Summer tip//

Join a gym that has a variety of class, to allow you to mix up your routine and stay motivated! I recently joined my local Equinox gym, and I’m absolutely obsessed! Gotta get summer beach body ready, am I right?!

Drink lots of water! I try to drink at least a gallon a day, and I notice a huge difference from drinking lots of water. Benefits I’ve experienced are, flatter tummy, healthy skin, energy and appetite control. I mean, our bodies are mostly made of water, so shouldn’t we try to drink lots of it? πŸ˜›

Current favorite swimsuit brand to rock this summer// Montce Swim


Xoxoxo

It’s a Strappy One

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Photographer// Brittany Borders

 

How amazing is this metallic grey, strappy one piece?! Actually obsessed with it, and it’s one of the comfiest suits ever! I need more!

One Piece// Coy Coy Swimwear

 

xoxo

Flowy Dreams

Sporty in Alaska

Absolutely in love with this sporty “I Love Alaska” hoodie from Livin’ the MAD Life! It definitely made some appearances while on my trip to Alaska and was the perfect piece for my travel wardrobe.Processed with VSCO with c1 preset

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Hoodie// Livin’ The MAD Life

Check out their Instagram @livinthemadlife

 

Here’s a fun little video of my dad and I jumping off the cliffs this summer in Alaska!

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Not Too Shabby

The perfect ending to an amazing/hectic/crazy summer. Picking some delicious fruit from the wild Alaskan apple trees in arguably one of the coziest dresses ever.

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Dress// Shabby Apple

Boots// Xtra Tufs Boots

xoxo

Summer Office Wear

I know living in a hot place during summer, like good ole’ Florida, can make dressing difficult. From stepping outside to the dripping humidity, to sitting in a cold office for hours, dressing can sometimes get confusing.

Today I wanted to put together one of my favorite office looks to take you from outside to indoors. My biggest tips are to layer, layer, layer and to wear clothes that cover your body but are lightweight in material. That being said, my first and favorite piece of this outfit are White House, Black Market’s, ponte slim ankle pants!

I am obsessed with the ponte slim ankle pants from WHBM, they cover your legs, but are light in material, so you won’t be dripping in sweat when you step outdoors. Yet they’ll keep you warm and stylish indoors.

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For the top I would wear a sheer long sleeve shirt, with sleeve that could easily be rolled up. One of the best shirts for transitioning from hot to cold is Express’s Portofino shirt! They have a crazy selection of portofino shirts that are sure to fit all different types of styles.

 

And to top off the outfit it’s always a good idea to bring a heavier jacket that you can throw on over your portofino top! I recently picked up this number from Express and am dying to wear it out!

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And I can’t forget about all those guys out there who struggle with the same problem! For all my fellows out there struggle to get dressed for work, while keeping it comfortable, need to try these awesome new men’s underwear! Created by CEOs just like you, to make your workdays a little more comfortable. Check them out here

What are you top tips for dressing at the office, while not melting outdoors?

 

xoxox