Textured Layers

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Hello Stylers -

So today marks my very last day in Rochester – I am officially a college graduate! This means I can FINALLY get back into my blog, so be on the look out for more posts from me! :) Having to send HALF of my closet home in preparation of the big move tomorrow, I had to get a bit creative in my closet this morning. Today’s look is titled textured layers:

TexturedLayersThe black lace top over the white lace tank creates a fun pattern that looks complex, but is actually quite simple! Complete with a black circle skirt, knee high socks and tassel boots!

Shop the featured items to get a similar look!

Lace Top – Abercrombie and Fitch | Necklace - ModCloth | Skirt - PacSun | Thigh Highs – Target

Complete the look with a colored lace tank of your choice and your favorite pair of boots!

I hope you enjoyed this quick post on Liv Your Style – until tomorrow, stylers!

 

High-Waisted Wonder

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Hello my Lovely Stylers!

It has been obnoxiously too long since I have last posted here and my fingers are just itching to talk fashion with you. This post will be short and sweet, but don’t fret – this slow start is just the beginning of getting Liv Your Style back into full stride! I excitingly/scarily only have about a week and a half of college left – forever. I am ready to move on and take new steps in my life, but there is always that emotion that comes with signing off a chapter indefinitely. But, as I plan on what comes next, my fashion focus will flourish again!

Today, I just quickly want to share with you this amazing pair of olive green high-waisted jeans (You know I love my olive green!). Typically, I steer clear of anything and everything high-waisted, but my boyfriend approved of these jeans that typically get the ‘mom-style’ rep, and fashion is all about trying new things and stepping out of your comfort zone! Which turned out to be a great choice because I absolutely. love. the freaking pants! Here they are:

HighWaistedAnd did I mention they were just $12 from American Eagle? The seam down the front and high zippers just make the jeans for me. Shop them online now!

Paired with a basic off-white short sleeved sweater and beanie from Burlington Coat Factory, scarf from Marshalls, brown boots from TJ Maxx!

Until tomorrow, stylers!

Liv Your Style Update!!

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Hi Stylers! I know, I know, my blog has been recently growing cobwebs (and not just because it was Halloween)! My life has not only been consumed by my senior thesis but also an exciting new opportunity to blog for Destiny USA, a regional shopping center located in Upstate, New York! So while I won’t be blogging on this site until my degree completion in mid-December, check out some of my posts for Destiny USA on the Destiny USA website!

Check out the first post today – it’s a list of great gifts you can get the man in your life this holiday season from Destiny USA!

Manicure Monday – Wear Your Pink

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Rather than share a manicure with you today, I would like to take a second to make mention of a very important cause. Stylers – I dare you for the month of October to pull out your pink polishes and keep them going all month long. Do this to raise awareness during National Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

bcancerawarenessThere are so many ways to raise awareness, this is just one simple way to do so. You can also visit the National Breast Cancer website to find out other ways you can help here.

Stylers, together we can all make a difference. So pull out those polishes – I dare you to think pink!

Day to Night

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My favorite thing about clothing is the versatility. While we usually run to the store when we think we have nothing to wear, what we really should be doing is getting creative. You can make a piece look completely different depending on how you pair and style it. This is one of my day to night transition looks from the other day – keeping the striped black and pink skirt in both looks!

day2nightThe left is an edgy yet work appropriate look. The skirt (Kohls) is worn over a pair of black tights (Nine West) with an acid wash button up (Pac Sun) and black vest (H&M) with black combat boots (TJ Maxx).

In order to dress the look up for a night out I added a pair of knee high socks (Urban Outfitters) and black buttoned heels (Burlington Coat Factory), complete with a graphic crop top (Pac Sun).

Two looks, for two different times of day! So next time you think you’ve run out of things to wear, try switching things up a bit! It’s a great way to test your creativity while keeping your money safely where it should be ;)

Feelin’ 22!

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Happy 22nd Birthday to my amazing, handsome and brilliant boyfriend James! Today, he’s the feature on my blog :) Usually he’s behind the scenes, working on computers or solving math problems of some sort and he doesn’t get in front of the camera often. So, while he was looking so. cute. in his faded denim and natural tones, I decided to take him out for a quick fashion shoot!

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James’ Look: Shirt – Target | Jeans – Pac Sun | Boots – JSHOES (MyHabit) | Watch – Fossil | Glasses – Ray Bans

Happy Birthday Darling, I hope you have the best day – you deserve it <3

Mantastic Menswear

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Not only do I love sharing my fashion with you, but I also love sharing the looks of my fabulous and fashionable friends – including that of the ultimate, Sir Timothy Ludwig. Today Tim is teaching all the men out there how to look MANTASTIC.

IMG_2613Men, here’s an easy way to show of your fashion sense – the matching of the socks and pants. Now, I know how easy it is to reach into your sock drawer and grab one ankle high white sock and a low ankle black sock, but it’s ultimately screaming at the ladies, ‘My sock matching skills reflect my inability to commit.’ So take one from Tim’s book, as he pairs these excellent baby blue-lavender chinos with a dark blue patterned sock. He also effortlessly matches this blue-on-blue combo with a pair of camel brown loafers: a comfortable and classy look. Today – it’s Tim for the win!

Tim’s Look: Chinos – J. Crew | Socks – Trunk Club | Shoes – Ralph Lauren

Manicure Monday – Sephora ASAP 3D

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Hi Stylers – I hope you all had a great weekend! Today on ‘Manicure Monday,’ I am showing off some more nail products from Sephora. For this manicure, I used their ASAP 3D nail lacquer appliques. They come in a variety of designs and are currently marked down on the Sephora website from $15 to $7! They go on just like stickers, are super easy to use and are said to stay on for up to 14 days. The package also includes a small cuticle stick and nail file for easy application.

I received a few of these sticker sets for my birthday, so I was excited to give them a try and see how they worked – and I was quite impressed. This particular sticker set is called ‘Suspended.’stickers1

Here is the final look:nails2Shop this ASAP 3D nail applique and others now on Sephora.com!

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!

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

 

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