Scunci Love

ROMPER, SANDALS (similar), EARRINGS (similar here and here)

HAIR WRAP: (c/0) Scunci

Growing up as an aspiring ballerina, it was natural and easy for me to pull my hair back into a sleek “ballerina bun” almost every single day of my life (I did exactly that until I was twenty-two). I could (and still can) do this in my sleep! So whether it be picking up bobby pins, necessary hair spray, no-damage elastics, hairnets (oh and did I mention scrunchies?) were the norm in my household. In fact, it wasn’t uncommon for my dad to walk around with a magnet scooping up the missing bobby pins and hair clips or for my brother to find a hairnet tucked away in his pile of clothes followed by: “Ugh, Stephanie!! Get this hairnet out of my stuff!” (If you’ve ever seen a hairnet, you know how unsettling this discovery can be!) 

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How I Use eBay

 CULT GAIA BAG: more options here/HERMES TWILLY SCARF: more options here/SANDALS: similar options here

(worth checking out? This bracelet, too!)

What if there was a way to shop for designer without breaking the bank – rather put money back in the bank? Enter eBay. One of my biggest secrets.

Though you may have seen many of my favorite investment pieces featured on the blog, one thing you may not have realized is how diligent I am about purchasing them. Weeks if not months go into each purchase. Because let’s be real for one sec – spending your hard-earned money should involve intention and strategy. And I try to be as responsible as I can when investing in my closet. (To my boyfriend reading this, please stop laughing.) I’m serious.

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Indian Diaries Pt. 3: Q&A

DRESS: (c/o) Gal Meets Glam/SANDALS: similar here/EARRINGS: Zara, more options here/BANGLES: from Indian market

As I mentioned on Instagram a few weeks ago, I’ve received a ton of questions ranging from India to what lens I use from how I pack to what app I use for my IG Stories, so I thought, “let’s get to it…all of it on the blog today!”

But before I dive in, please know I am not an expert on India nor do I know all the answers or fully understand the creative bursts that make up the wonderment of this culture. I am just happy to highlight + share with you some personal tips from my own experience in India. I hope there’s something you can take away from it, too!

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Cartagena Pt. 2: Q&A

DRESS: Zara (more options here)/EARRINGS: Mercedes Salazar/TOTE

IT’S BEEN A MINUTE.

Like, woah. I know, I know. It’s taken me months to share this post. Blame it on the travels.

In case you missed it, I shared a blog post on where to shoot in Cartagena in March because I received SO many questions about it! (I also published a post about where I stayed in Cartagena here.) Today I’m answering some of your commonly asked questions like best places to eat, shop and stay.

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Sunny, for a Second

CAMI, PANTS, SANDALS, FLOPPY HAT, EARRINGS: (c/o) River
Island

Ah, that time of year where summering around is “officially” welcomed. Sure living in S. Florida is summertime year round but lately, the past few weeks have been a toss up of rolling thunder and rain. Talk about a complete contrast.

At last, the sun is finding her way back to us. Knock on wood, hope I’m not speaking too soon. (UPDATE: as I hit publish, the rain came back. Ugh.)

In response to the brief moments of sunshine, I could not help but quickly gravitate towards one of my favorite fast-fashion UK brands – River Island. If you’re not familiar with River Island from some of my previous blog posts (click here and here) – think: fun, on-trend and always new with styles fitting for me and you. *sings song*

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