Fashion

OOTD: Side Stripe Pants

Shop this look: Calvin Klein Jeans denim jacket (oos; similar here) | Zara leggings | Converse sneakers (oos; similar here) | Calvin Klein Cindy tote

This look is perfect for those busy days that you are on the go. I like the athleisure vibes from combining the leggings with the denim jacket- both athletic and casual looking. Since the look is busy with the light blue denim colour and the red stripe on the pants, I decided to wear a simple black shirt that would just blend in, tucked into the waistband of my leggings to further define my waist line.

This outfit can alternatively be worn with a black leather crossbody bag (as seen HERE). However, since I was headed to school, I wore a large tote bag, so that I could fit all of my school supplies and my Mac.

I am going to finish this post with a question for you: What kind of looks do you want to see next? Let me know in the comments or comment on my latest IG picture 🙂

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OOTD: Blazer Athleisure

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Shop this look: Kenneth Cole NY blazer (oos; similar here + 25% off!) | Zara leggings | US Polo Association men’s tee | Calvin Klein Cindy tote | Costco pearl earrings

These red-striped leggings were a huge trend last year, and continue to be this Fall season. They bring an athletic vibe to the whole outfit, and can easily be dressed up or dressed down. I decided to keep my overall outfit in the shades of black, white, and grey, so as to bring more emphasis on the only colour: red.

Moreover, lately I have been loving men’s white tees. They are super comfortable and tend to be cheaper than women’s tee. To style it more femininely, I tied a knot to remove some of the bulkiness and looseness of the shirt. Alternatively, you could do a front tuck to achieve the same result. This helps to cinch and define the waist, especially for a look like this one, in which the blazer is more oversized. Similarly to the shirt, I rolled the sleeves of the blazer to make it fit in a more flattering manner. I find when styling over-sized clothing, you want to tighten some part of it, so that the looseness and bulkiness looks intentional. Otherwise, if the garment is left alone, it just looks like you are wearing the wrong-sized clothing.

Hope you enjoyed this post and some of these styling tips! Have a lovely week!

Fashion · Inspiration Tuesday

Inspiration Tuesday: Black, White & Pink Athletic

Inspiration Tuesday: Black, White & Pink Athletic

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I love wearing athletic clothes to run errands and for those lazy days around the house. Of course being a pink kind of girl, I added those colourful accents to personalize this outfit.  I actually wear a similar outfit very frequently, as seen below. I did use the same hat for both pictures today. Be sure to use my promo code, LILYBELF20 for 20% off your next Halifornia purchase!

OOTD: Monochrome x Pink

See full outfit post HERE

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OOTD: Monochrome x Pink

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Shop this look: US Polo Association white shirt |  Head leggings (oos; similar here) | Halifornia hat | Converse sneakers (white & silver version here) | Danier bag (oos; find similar here) | H&M sippy cup

I have been sporting this look quite a lot recently. I love how comfortable a basic t-shirt and leggings are, and everyone loves the athletic style. I like to coordinate the colours, usually keeping everything neutral with an accent colour or statement piece. In this case, everything is monochrome, with an added touch of pink from my nails and the sippy cup. Moreover, I have been wearing a lot more baseball caps for day-to-day outfits. I think that they are fun to style and help protect my face and eyes from the harsh rays of the sun. I am really loving this particular hat, as it can be worn with so many different combinations of outfits and is super comfy! If interest in buying one, use promo code LILYBELF20 for 20% off your next Halifornia purchase!

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OOTD: Hot Pink Athleisure

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Shop this look: Adidas track jacket | RW&Co white jeans | Danier bag (oos; find similar here) | George aviators (find similar here)

This look is the ultimate chic-meets-athletic-meets-comfy. It can be dressed up or down with different accessories and shoes. I styled this outfit with my black leather bag and white sneakers, therefore is stylish yet casual enough for everyday activities. I paired this hot pink track jacket with white denim to really make the pigment pop, rather than with blue or black jeans.

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OOTD: Navy & White Fila

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This outfit combines chic with sport. The sweater is super comfortable (great for those lazy days), and looks even better paired with white denim, which makes the navy pop. I styled this look with a brown leather bag and shoes, which gives it a nautical vibe.

I have actually worn this outfit numerous times for midterms and final exams, as it is really easy to assemble, but still looks put together! I wore my favourite booties, as seen below. Alternatively, this outfit would look great with white sneakers too!

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Enjoy:)

Insta Recaps

Instagram Recap: January 2018

Happy New Year everyone!

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Shop this look: Vero Moda sweater (out of season) | Calvin Klein jeggings (oos)

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Book worm for life! Shop these books: City of Heavenly Fire | The Hero With A Thousand Faces

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Shop this look: Hilary Radley sweater (oos; similar here) | Kensie jeans (oos; find similar here) | H&M booties (oos; find similar here) | Danier bag (oos; find similar here)

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Winter weather, beautiful but so cold!

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Shop this look: Laura dress (on sale now!) | Costco pearl necklace | Pegabo heels (oos; find similar here

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Shop this look: Dynamite blouse (oos; find similar here) | Kensie jeans (oos; find similar here) | Aldo tote (oos; find similar here)

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Start of Inspiration Tuesday series. Every Tuesday, I will be sharing an outfit idea post. First one is Valentine’s Day Outfit Inspiration

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Shop this look: Puma sweater (oos; find similar here) | Mondetta leggings