My Wedding Dreamboard

Up until the beginning of January I was totally clueless as to what I really wanted for our wedding and what my options were! All I knew is that I wanted a more intimate wedding with our close family and friends to celebrate the moment with us! 

When all of the holidays ended and I had time to do some pinterest searching (which seriously turned out to be hours and hours of falling down a long dark wedding pins hole!), I finially decided on a few major details that I wanted for us! 

I have gathered up some screenshots of some of my favourite wedding ideas and posted them below! I figured I needed a place to house all of the ideas I liked and a blog post sounded like the best plan. 

 

I am super excited to sit down and start creating centerpieces for the tables as well as take a try at making the seating chart! Let me know if you have any helpful hints or ideas you think would work for us! I love the help! I have booked some of the wedding venues already and I am beyond excited for the planning process! 

-K

Shoe Collection Edit

Recently I took it upon myself to attack my shoe collection and get rid of the pairs that I don't need in my life. 

This was the first edit to my shoe collection and possibly the easiest edit to make. 

Step One: Get rid of the broken, ugly & dingy shoes

This was pretty easy for me since I had a giant pile of shoes I just never choose to wear. With that said this pile formed.

I got rid of the shoes that I would simply not ever chose to wear again or look like I wore way to much! I want to edit down my shoe collection to only pairs that I would want to wear with all the outfits they would apply to. 

The next step for me would be to edit out the shoes that do not really match anything I would wear or the shoes that are just plain uncomfortable! There are still a few pairs that I just should get rid of but I am putting them on a 3 month trial that if I don't find a time to wear them then they must go!

Who would like to see an updated shoe collection? Like this post (down below) so I know you want to see an updated collection!

-K



What I Wore: An Outfit Diary

This past weekend I was away on a work trip for three nights and three days. I always find that I pack too many items for the trip (which I still ended up doing this time, but it wasn't as excessive as past times).

Here is a quick look at what I packed for my dressier outfits;

Black Blazer (Forever21), White Peplum top (Dynamite), black & gold belt (Forever21), Olive Sweater (Urban Outfitters), black skinnies (American Eagle), Statement Necklace (Forever21), Clutch (Love Culture), Black Aviators (RayBans), Black boots & Brown boots (Call It Spring), Black bomber (Forever21), Black distressed skinnies (Forever21), Striped dress (Forever21), Watch (Daniel Wellington), White Blouse (Forever21), Beige Sweater (H&M)

The Packing Process

I find that if I try on the outfits that I am wanting to bring and look in the mirror it will help me decide if this is the best option to go with or will I find something better that I would rather bring to wear. 

Once I am set on what outfits I am going to bring I always bring an extra sweater or dress incase I decide I want to wear something different that day You want to have the right amount of outfits but you also don't want to feel trapped in what you brought to wear.

Day One:

When we first got there we had some errands to run and a few things to do before we had to get ready for the night. I chose to wear my olive green sweater with my ripped skinnies and my converse shoes. This outfit was comfortable but also kept me warm in the cold weather. 

For the night it was more of a casual evening so I went with a denim shirt, statement necklace, same ripped skinnies & brown booties.

Face of the Day:

I kept my makeup simple with just a winged liner and some red lips.

This hotel was horribly dry and not only did my skin pay the price but my hair also became full of static. I find that this is a common issue in most hotels that are older and I always have to add oil or double up on conditioner to keep my hair from freaking out. My skin was okay for the first two days but after that I felt very dry and dull.  

 

Day Two: 

This night was the dressier of the two. Even though these nights are dressy we still needed to be about to walk around and do things in our outfits. This is why I am loving the skinnies/booties/blouse combo, it is soo easy to just throw on and not have to worry about how short a skirt is or how my feet will hurt after a few hours in heels. This is definitely my go to outfit combination! 

The Outfit:
I went with wearing my Black skinnies, black booties, white blouse and the same statement necklace from the night before.  (My necklace is from HRH Collection)

The more I packed for weekends away the more I find a certain style I feel comfortable in and what I enjoy wearing. Next weekend I have an event I am also going to so look forward to a new post next weekend about what I wore then! 

-K

Updated Wardrobe Declutter: December 2015

I have been in a declutter mood lately, getting rid of anything I have no use for or that take up space in my not so spacious room. Last week I had another decluttering party (by myself!) where I tackled my closet space. I knew that all the clothing that was in my current capsule wardrobe was safe to stay but I had a lot other pieces that have not seen the light of day in a few seasons. When going through my clothing I had to figure out what I love and what I don't. 

To start the cleaning process, I pulled out all of the items that I A) have not worn in a really long time, B) Do not like the way they fit, or C) I do not feel like I love the item on me. Once these items were thrown onto my bed in an extremely horrendous pile I sorted through them making one section for things I was for sure not keeping and things that I needed to try on again. 

To be honest, 90% of the items were given away to a new home that would give them more love. I only kept things that I liked the fit of and that made me feel good about myself while wearing them. My closet feels half the size of what it used to be but I feel like I know everything in there is something I could wear and feel comfortable in. 

Looking back on the process of decluttering I felt very accomplished and pleased about the items I decided to keep. I now have more space in my closet for new things that would complement the current items in my wardrobe. I am looking forward to decluttering my dresser drawers as well as the bins under my bed of seasonal items, but thats for another time.

-K