Fall Forward

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First off, I am SO SORRY stylers for leaving you hanging the past week and a half – the schedule has proved to be much more intensive than initially imagined. But I am bringing it back today with an ootd titled “Fall Forward.” I could not be happier about Fall arriving upon us – it’s finally the season of layers!

fall1 fall2 fall3Olive green of course!

Shirt – Target | Jacket – PacSun | Scarf – Express (borrowed from by beautiful best friend Larissa) | Jeans – American Eagle | Boots – Target

 

Dressing Up Your Combat Boots

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Combat boots and jeans sound like a pretty casual pairing right? Well, I can’t say that’s always true!

With the right pair of jeans, you can really dress those shoes with the casual-rep up. Today’s post gives you two outfits – and two pairs of jeans that are the perfect combination of comfortable and dressy for the combat boot. It also features a few new items from H&M that are great choices for the fast-approaching Fall season!

COMBATBOOTSLeft – Jeans | Shirt | Purse | Necklace

Right – Jeans | Sweater | Purse

(All items from H&M)

Combat Boots – Nasty Gal

22nd Birthday Recap

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A week ago today I turned 22! And finally I am getting a chance to share my outfits from the week with you! Last Saturday, a birthday party was thrown at my apartment with my closest friends. The theme was black and white so only I was dressed in color – a maroon romper to be exact! I found the romper in Charlotte Russe and there was only a size large left, but I loved it so much I got it anyway – because if there is anything you can get away with in a bigger size it’s a romper.

Here is my the look from my Birthday party:

bdayparty2bdaypartyThe two gold bands around the neck were part of the romper – an aspect I loved! Paired with gold jewelry and tan crochet wedges from Marshalls. See my birthday manicure and jewelry in last week’s Manicure Monday post!

On the day of my actual birthday, my best friends round up again for a fancy birthday dinner at an Italian restaurant called Mario’s. This time I was the one dressed in black and white, with straight hair and a polka dot three tiered dress – one of my favorite types of clothing.

bdaydinner4bdaydinner2 bdaydinner3bdaydinner1Dress – Charming Charlies | Red Bandeau – Kohls | Necklace – Forever 21 | Heels – Guess *and red lipstick of course!

I would say it was a birthday success! I ended up having a great week thanks to all of my wonderful friends! I love you all!

Cue the Taylor Swift lyrics…

 

Manicure Monday – Textured Neon

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My friends and family must really know me because for my birthday this year, my sister and one of my best friends got me basically the same thing: a bunch of nail polishes and nail stickers from Sephora! Which means I am veryyy excited for upcoming Manicure Monday’s! :)

Today’s post features two Formula X nail polishes from my friend Amanda and my sister Cassie. I used the neon yellow-green from Amanda titled Zap (right) as the base coat and the black textured polish from Cassie called Blast Off (left) on top.

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The textured polish is similar to a glitter, as it consists of a variety of speck shapes that when applied to the nail create a paint splattered look. Here it is, today’s manicure titled Textured Neon:

Something fun and bright to add pazazz to any outfit!

Labor Day Weekend Deals

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Stylers – It’s time to gear up for a long holiday weekend. If you are looking for some great Labor Day deals, here’s where to find them! So take advantage of this weekend and shop at some of your favorite stores for less.

H&M – Items for only $4.95!

Forever 21 – BOGO clearance sale using the coupon code BOGOFREE

Charlotte Russe – BOGO scarves and denim BOGO for $12.50

Francescas – 30% off full-price dresses *ENDS TODAY*

American Eagle – 20% off your purchase using coupon code 952367P1

Guess – 30% off full priced styles

Victoria Secret - $15 off $100, $30 off $150, $75 off $250, $150 off $500 using code FALL14

Old Navy - up to 50% off in-store and online

 

So get shopping stylers and enjoy your long weekend ahead!

 

The Look for the Last First Day of School

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Stylers – again I apologize for my lack of blog up-keep! But I promise I have some great posts in store, especially since my birthday was yesterday! Yes, people can finally sing Taylor Swift song lyrics to me because I’m 22. While I want to share with you a few of my birthday outfits, I figured I should share my first day of school outfit from Monday with you first. One of my friends told me the outfit was very ‘post-apocalyptic’ because of all the holes and tears and I loved this comment! Here is the look:

image1Sorry the pic quality is not the best – I took it in a rush to get to class!!

Vest – H&M | Knit cover up – Rue 21 | Ripped jeans – American Eagle | Boots – Target | Necklace – Charlotte Russe | Watch – Fossil

Liv Your Style Update

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Hi Stylers -

I apologize for missing a few days of blogging last week. I’ve been extremely busy preparing for classes, which started yesterday. I am on my FINAL semester of school which is so bittersweet! This also means I may not be able to blog as frequently as I have been this summer, but my goal is to post AT LEAST 3 times a week. Hopefully Monday, Wednesday and Friday — just depending on how busy my schedule is! But keep visiting the blog as I will be trying to post as frequently as possible.

I hope you have a great week stylers – and look forward to more posts on Liv Your Style!

peace, love & liv

Manicure Monday – Birthday Gold

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Today’s Manicure Monday post is titled ‘Birthday Gold.’ To create this metallic gold manicure I used two different nail polishes. First, two coats of Layla’s Golden Nugget, covered with one coat of Loreal’s Because You’re Worth. Perfect for my birthday on Wednesday!nailpolish handPaired with rings from Claire’s. And a peep of my new Fossil watch!

The Grayscale

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Yesterday I spent the day on a shopping spree at Destiny USA in Syracuse, NY. The mall is absolutely huge and it definitely takes at least a day to explore all it has to offer. There, I got a few new items including these leggings, purse and jewelry. Today’s outfit is titled “The Grayscale.”

image1 image5Shirt – Marshalls | Necklace & Rings – Forever 21 | Leggings – Jennyfer (for only $10!) | Purse – Fossil | Boots – Uni | Sunglasses – Burberry

 

Rustic Layers

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My birthday is officially in 8 days! Which means I am now going shop crazy – both for back to school and for my ‘special day.’ The dress & boots featured in this outfit were both purchased this weekend from Target. The outfit has a rustic feel to me with the mix of colors and plaid, and is titled “Rustic Layers.”

image1 image4 image6 image7 image9 image10 image12 image13 image20Button up – American Eagle | Dress – Target | Boots – Target | Necklace – Charlotte Russe | Ring-to-wrist bracelet – Kohls

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