Black Businesses Matter – Haul!

Hello and welcome back to the blog!  Today I will be sharing an accessory haul from She Is collection.  I found this collection, curated by Alesia (@alesiaamishel and @sheiscollection on Instagram), on Instagram and instantly fell in love with her products.  With chokers being a staple accessory in so many fashionistas everyday outfits, I couldn’t resist…

An Island Called Whidbey

Hello and welcome back to the blog!  A few weekends back I found myself stumbling along windy roads, free of traffic and clutter, on a small island called Whidbey.  Whidbey Island is located in the Pacific Northwest, and is a mere 20 minute ferry ride away from where I live!  Simply put: this place is…

Weekend Outfits ft. Soho Girl!

Hello and welcome back to the blog! Today I styled three pieces from Soho Girl into outfits that I wore throughout the weekend. This pink jumpsuit is a comfy and casual piece that I thought would be perfect with a hoodie tied around my waist and some slides.  The deep-v back and sporty stripes were…

Fighting Fast Fashion with A New Handbag?

Hello and welcome back to the blog! As summer has been quickly rolling forward, I’ve found myself adding more and more essentials to my wardrobe.  My desire to shop is sufficiently satisfied by second-hand shops, or thrift stores, which is where I found this Kenneth Cole handbag for a whopping $6 *queue jaw-drop* In nearly…

It’s In The Details

Hello and welcome back to my blog!  Today my outfit revolved around two things- 1. date night and 2. the summer heat.  In an effort to create a semi-dressy, put together look that still allowed me to be comfortable, I opted for breezy cuts, light materials, and minimal accessorizes.  Without a doubt, this has to…

Kimono Cover-Up

        Hello and welcome back to the blog! Today, we are getting down to business because I cannot wait to share the photos for today. Long story short, I have been obsessing over this crop-style kimono recently. I actually wore it for the fourth of July (peep it in a recent Instagram photo of mine)….

One Piece Comeback

Hello and welcome back to the blog! Today’s post will be showcasing another look from my La Push vacation.  The outfit itself is fairly minimal and relaxed because I wanted the focus to be on this one piece that I brought along!  Usually I am not one to wear  this style of suit, however during…

Down the Beach

Hello and welcome back to the blog! This post marks the start of my vacation post, which will all be up in the next couple weeks. My family and our family friends have a tradition of spending a week out at a cabin resort on La Push beach. La Push is the name of the…

What I Wore to My Graduation!

I’m coming at you live with another Alyssa Renee look!  This is a look that I put together for my graduation.  As some of you may know, I graduated high school with my 2-year degree in hand.  When putting together my outfit for the night I wanted to keep it simple and classy, which is…

Spring Events Outfit Inspiration

Hello, hello! I know the countless amounts of events there are to attend during this seasons- graduation, graduation parties, birthdays, family gatherings, going away parties and the list goes on.  That is why, today, I’m coming at you guys with a few outfits ideas for these events.  I decided to make this post a combination…

“Spring Simplicity” Lookbook

For today’s post, I created a video to highlight a few outfits that I put together for spring. These are somewhat out of the norm for a typical spring wardrobe; no florals, pastels, or fringes. I purposefully wanted to show modern, chic, and (fairly) spring weather appropriate outfits that were slightly edgy, with a 2015…

Inspiration: Spring 2015

This is a simple post to share some of the images that have inspired me this season.  I hope you enjoy and pull some inspiration for your own life and style.  If you want to see more of what I’ve been loving, head over to my Tumblr (linked at the end of this post). The…