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Must have Monday: Baggu Leather Tote

BAGGU leather tote

You know how sometimes you pass by a stranger wearing something so insanely perfect for YOU, you can’t help but stare? Living in New York City, where the average person dresses like the are walking on some invisible catwalk, this happens about a million times a day. More often than not the person is too far, the train is too crowded, etc for you to ask them where they got it from without coming off as a total “stranger danger”.

Recently I had an especially bad case of bag envy when I saw a girl on the train with the most buttery leather tote I’ve ever seen in my life. I couldn’t help but stare at the bag as it effortlessly added chicness and cool to this random girl’s life by it’s mere existence. I locked eyes (err umm “strap”?) with the bag the whole one stop till I had to get off and get to work. I wistfully thought about the bag on my walk and made a mental note to keep an eye out for something similar. Fast forward a few days later, I walked into Urban Outfitters and to my gleeful surprise I was tearfully reunited with this amazing beautiful bag.

It turns out this angelic bag is made by a company named “BAGGU“. I had never heard of it but according to Urban’s website it’s a “Brooklyn-based reusable bag company” that started in 2007 and specializes in making high-quality canvas and leather bags. The bags are also lead-free and ethically made, if you’re into that (and who wouldn’t be?)

After “visiting” this bag, three times last week, I’ve decided to go ahead and purchase it as a happy first of the month present to myself. And before you ask, yes, that is a thing… at least now it is 😉

Lusting like me? Check the bag in different colors below and click to purchase your favorite one.  You can also get this bag at Shopbop, Urban Outfitters, or the BAGGU site itself.


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Must Have Monday: Cute Work out Wear

Must have Monday: Workout Wear


The count down to Spring (aka mid-drift baring season) has begun and those of us who’ve put on a little “winter weight” are slowly but surely starting to wake up from our hibernation. With only a few precious weeks left to prepare for the “Spring body debut”, I’ve been hitting the gym again and trying out a new diet (more on that later). As someone who is the furthest thing from a “gym bunny” I need all the help I can get to motivate myself to go to the gym. With that in mind, I’ve been eying new cute active wear, to make going to the gym slightly more enjoyable. Although typically I don’t wear a lot of pink for some reason when it comes to work out gear, I love everything bright pink or black (just like my running shoes).

Keep reading below to see my active wear picks (pictured clockwise from left) and why they’re on my “lust list”.

– A cheetah print bra tank and sports bra it’s definitely just the right pick me up for early morning workouts, which is why I’m loving these ones from Juicy Couture

– While the weather is still chilly, a light weight jacket is essential, such as this stylish pink windbreaker  from

– There’s nothing like the perfect pair of running shorts, a staple for everyone’s workout wardrobe. I love these classic dry fit ones from Nike.

– These bright pink yoga pants from Under Armor also caught my eye and almost made it into my shopping cart until I realized Birkram Yoga class not included


Comment below and let me know what’s on your must have list this week!

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Five Must Have Nail Polishes for this Summer

With summer almost upon us (hopefully) it’s time to make a statement with your nails, whether that’s matching them to your neon crop or pastel skater skirt, the high street has every colour you need.


1. The launch of the Barry M Gelly polishes has got a lot of bloggers excited and is quickly becoming a go-to varnish. This gorgeous ‘Papaya’ shade is this season’s coral colour, and with staying power of over three days, how can you say no?


Must Have Monday: Midi Length


Every now and again we all get “hung up” on something we want and feverishly search for it until we find, buy, and subsequently forget about it a few months later. The “midi length” dress is that “it” for me right now. Wearing dresses that you can’t sneeze much less bend down in as been done to death, so I’m officially declaring the “midi” to be the new “mini” for nights on the town.


Must Have: Jeffrey Campbell Solitaire Pumps


Must Have Monday: Jeffrey Campbell Solitaire Heels


If you follow me on instagram than you know that I recently received my new Jeffrey Campbell Solitaire pumps in the mail and I couldn’t be more excited. Two weeks ago I came across the Jeffrey Campbell Solitaire pumps on‘s instagram and immediately fell in love. These shoes are so goregous and so on trend right now that I absolutely had to have them. I ended up finding the perfect color combo online at and can’t wait to start wearing them. These are the perfect neutral everyday shoes for spring and will instantly add style to any outfit. Want these shoes for yourself? Keep reading to find out where you can get a pair!


Must Have Monday

Rare Sequin Collar And Cuffs Shift Dress

Originally I planned on talking about my recent obsession with sequin in general for today’s “Must Have Monday” however I stumbled upon this little gem dress decided it was too special to share the spotlight and deserved its own dedicated post. It’s called the “Rare Sequin Collar And Cuffs Shift Dress” dress and it’s from  I really love this dress because it combines my love for chiffon and sequins and rolls it all into one big happy ball of pretty. I could so see myself rocking this on my birthday or for a fun New Year’s party in the city, there’s just one problem… the price. The dress cost $127 and although that’s not crazy expensive, it’s expensive enough that I can’t justify to myself spending that amount on a dress I’m probably only going to wear once. I would love to splurge and treat myself to this dress but since I’ve already “treated” myself several times since payday I think I’m going to just admire this love from afar (but if it goes on sale, all bets are off).

Comment below and let me know what you think of this dress, do you love it, would you spend $127 for it? Don’t forget to let me know what’s on your must have list this week?!


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Must Have Monday: Cyber Monday Fashion Deals

Cyber Monday

This past weekend I opted to forgo the Black Friday madness and instead headed to D.C to celebrate “Friendsgiving” with some of my friends from undergrad. Since I knew I wasn’t going to be participating in Black Friday, I made sure to get together my “hit list” for Cyber Monday. Keep reading to see my list of Cyber Monday discount codes and offers, also be sure to comment below and let me know if there are any additional ones you know that aren’t on the list.



11/26 ONLY – 30% off everything when you use code CYBERMONDAYSPECIAL


11/23- 11/25- 25% off sale with new markdowns added- no code required!

11/26- enjoy free shipping on your entire order- no code required!


11/23 ONLY – Buy 2 Baubles, Get 15% Off (code: FRIDAY15) Buy 3 Baubles, Get 25% Off (code: FRIDAY25) Buy 4 Baubles, Get 35% Off (code: FRIDAY35)

11/26- 11/28 – get a free gift for every $40 you spend on site – no code required!


11/26- take $50 off $250, and 50% off a great selection of products, no code needed!


11/26 – One Day Only, enjoy FIVE free samples with any purchase plus free standard shipping! No code needed. Also free returns on Foundations, Concealers, and Powders . No code needed.


11/26 – 35% off sitewide when you enter code LOVEIT


11/26 ONLY – get an extra 50% off sale items, 30% off full price purchases of $100 or more + free shipping – no code required!


11/21-11/27- enjoy 20% off full price dresses (excludes Kardashian Kollection)


11/26- use code EXPRESS12 for free express delivery

GAP, Banana Republic, and Old Navy

11/26- 30% Off Your Online Purchase w/ code CYBER


11/26-11/27 – 40% off entire site + free shipping when you enter code CYBER40 at checkout! Plus free gift with purchase when you spend $100 or more


11/26- save 30% off orders of $100 or more PLUS Free shipping and splurge card with code CYBER12


11/26 ONLY – 15% off regular priced merchandise with code CYBER15


11/26 ONLY – enjoy up to 75% off select items and free shipping on orders over $200 – no code needed!


Extra 15% off regular, sale and clearance prices during the Cyber Monday Sale w/ code CYBER


11/23-11/26 – get 25% OFF SITEWIDE plus get a free clutch
with any purchase over $350 + $10 gift certificate credit for every $50 spent! Enter promo code: CYBER12


11/26 – 100′s of fan-selected styles at 25% off for a limited time


11/23-11/26 – enjoy 20% off all full-priced items when you enter code CYBEROXYGEN


– 25% off and free shipping with code GIVE25!

– 30% off plus free shipping with code Holidays30


11/23-11/26 – enjoy 30% off sitewide when you enter code THANKS2012


11/26- save 25% off and enjoy free domestic shipping with code TAKE25


11/21-11/26- enjoy up to 40% off fall/ winter collections & an extra 15% off already reduced items with code YOOXTHANKS


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