Monday, February 2, 2015

Chop Chop

H&M Necklace - Cotton Emporium Cardigan - Cynthia Rowley Top - Forever 21 Jeans (similar here) - Forever 21 Shoes (similar here) - Michael Kors Watch

Notice anything different? Yes, I chopped off my hair this weekend. The funny thing about that is, after cutting my hair fairly short over the summer, I couldn't wait to grow it out (even if I was really happy with the cut) -- I just found myself looking at old photos about a month after the cut and missing my longer hair. And now that it had finally begun growing out, I decided to chop it off and was at the salon only a few days after the decision was made to get it done. And I'm loving it! It's much easier to manage for someone with thick hair like myself and I can't wait to play around with it. 

Monday, January 26, 2015


Ray Ban Sunglasses - H&M Cardigan (similar here) - Forever 21 Tank - H&M Jeans - H&M Shoes - Michael Kors Watch

If you follow me on Instagram (@dreamingenfrancais) you may have already picked up on this.. but I have a serious thing for sneakers. Whether they're a fun pair of Nikes or neutral slip-ons, like this particular pair, I just can't help myself. Naturally, I can't resist how comfortable they are but I just love how they look even more. I picked up these H&M sneakers after my sister did and I'm glad I listened to her -- they're so chic and easy to style, and I practically lived in them all weekend.


Tuesday, January 20, 2015

The Varsity Sweater

I love that the varsity sweater is popping up everywhere right now. The preppy style is so much fun to play with and dress up and down. I found this particular sweater during one of my recent online shopping sprees - on sale for only $10 at H&M :) I've included it in my shop-my-look links above in case you enjoy online shopping as much as I do. 

On another note, I can't tell you how welcome the long weekend was. Working in advertising is lots of fun, but there's always work to be done so it was nice getting a mini-break before diving back in. This weekend involved family time, Modern Family marathons, and fun+productive errands (let's be honest, it's hard to consider exchanging items at Sephora an errand). Hope you all had a relaxing long weekend!

Thursday, January 15, 2015

And The Winner Is..

It's that time! Time to announce the winner of my polette giveaway -- and the winner is... Dana L!
 Congratulations, girl! We'll be reaching out to you shortly, but in the meantime head over to polette to pick your prize ;)

Thank you so, so much to everyone who entered. I was beyond thrilled with the response we received
and that only makes me more excited for some fun giveaways in the future!

Monday, January 12, 2015

Hats Off

H&M Hat - H&M Top - PacSun Jeans (similar here) - Forever21 Shoes (similar here) - Michael Kors Watch - Rimmel Lasting Finish by Kate Moss Lipstick #09 

This rainy weekend was full of pampering, relaxing, online shopping, and (believe it or not) football. I spent Saturday morning at the Chateau Marmont for the Colgate Optic White Beauty Bar. Priv was there getting everyone Golden Globes ready with their hair, makeup, manicure, and massage stations and it was lots of fun! I went with black glitter nails, which is not something I normally do, and I absolutely love them. After the Beauty Bar, Matthew and I headed out to watch football with friends at a Seahawks bar where we were pretty much the only two people there NOT wearing Seahawks gear ;) 

 And let's take a minute to talk about my online shopping problem. I received this hat and top over the weekend and could hardly wait to wear them. I've been on the hunt for the perfect wide-brimmed hat and I think it's safe to say I've finally found it -- neutral and easy to take from day to night. I may have made some more online purchases that will make their way onto the blog soon!