Sunday, August 31, 2014

Sunday Loves




Hope you had a fantastic weekend! Today is the last day to enter my Instagram giveaway so make sure you've done that (@preppylove- you could win a monogrammed decal!).

Shop the look below, or hover over the images and click on the + icon:


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Friday, August 29, 2014

Apartment Lovelies



I am so in love with my Dallas apartment! It is in the perfect location and it is just a precious little place. Now I just need my decorations to be equally as great, so I spent some time today finding things I would like to have sitting around my little abode.


Shop These Goods and Similar Items Here:



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Career Feature: Krystal Schlegel and Flower Design



Since yall know I moved to Dallas recently, I've been reading up on a lot of Dallas publications to get the feel of the city and I've seen so many cool businesses and careers held by fabulous women. I wanted to highlight some of these women to show my readers some unique paths they could pursue. The world really is your oyster! 

Today for my first career feature I got to talk to Krystal Schlegel, a style blogger who recently started a flower design business. I thought this was so intriguing and I wanted to know more! Read further, dear readers, to see what Krystal had to say!


Thanks Krystal! I am fascinated by your career and now I need to go out and buy some fresh flowers!

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

How to Shop the @preppylove Instagram (+ Insta giveaway)




You know what I love? Instagram.



I love it! I'm going to be posting more and more now that I'm in Dallas and actually have fun things to post (as opposed to studying for the bar... not as much to Instagram then...).

And the coolest part is... you can now shop my Instagram so easily!

Have you heard of Like to Know It? You have probably seen this at the end of bloggers' posts --> #liketkit www.liketk.it/iXPy @liketkit

If you see this at the end of a blogger's post, that means that you can shop that picture to see exactly what they are wearing, what is featured, similar products, etc.




So go sign up and get updates from me (and all of the other fabulous bloggers) when you like something pictured! In case you aren't already following me, make sure to go follow @preppylove on Instagram!

You can change your settings so you only get the updates daily or weekly, in case you don't want to get the emails instantly when you like something. If you want to know more about it, here is a cute video:


I'm also doing a giveaway right now on my Instagram for the winner's choice of a monogrammed decal from Etsy shop Hook Design and Sinker. I got the gold glittery monogram and can't wait to put it on my new car when I actually finally purchase one!


So now:

1. Go sign up for liketoknow.it and start liking some photos!
then
2. Enter my Instagram contest! (You don't have to sign up for liketoknow.it to enter)

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Wednesday Wants




Today I'm going to have an Instagram giveaway, so make sure to head over to my Instagram later in the day to check it out: @preppylove!

Shop this post below, or hover over each photo and click the arrow to go directly to that product!



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Monday, August 25, 2014

Clover Canyon Love


I wore a Clover Canyon dress for my law prom this last school year, and I had never worn a neoprene dress before. Who knew that scuba divers were so on to something?! I am a sucker for a form-fitting dress, and that is just what neoprene does. It fits the dress to your body, but the fabric is thick, so you don't feel like you are pudgy everywhere. The Clover Canyon dress I wore fit me like a glove and I have been a fan ever since.


And can you get over these patterns? If you ever wanted to stand out at an event, these dresses will do it. Talk about a conversation starter... while everyone else is wearing a boring old little black dress (though I do love an LBD, don't get me wrong), you will look like a party. (PS This post is not sponsored- I truly just adore these dresses!)


Shop this look:




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Guest Post: Kate from Nautical by Nature


Hi everyone! Today Kasey and I are doing a little blog switch. I write about all things nautical over at Nautical by Nature. I thought it would be fun to share some nautical looks for fall. Yes, you can wear nautical year round! 

 At the top of my list for fall are these anchor print ankle cords from Vineyard Vines ($108). The pattern, the color, I just love them!


Here are my essentials for getting the nautical look when the weather cools down 

  1. Nautical printed shirt: During warmer weather you can wear one of these button downs with shorts. As the weather gets cooler switch out shorts for jeans or leggings with boots.


Becket anchor print button down, Vineyard Vines, $98 | Maritime notched blouse, Tommy Hilfiger, $90 

  2. Nautical sweater: Just like the button down you can wear a sweater with shorts during early fall. A nautical sweater + jeans + boots = my fall uniform. During winter layer the sweater under a vest or your jacket.


Striped anchor intarsia sweater, Nautica, $60 (available in 2 colors) | Two Bees cashmere lobster sweater, Tuckernuck, $240 (available in 2 colors and also available in anchor) | Anchor intarsia raglan sweater, Nautica, $100 | Casual hoodie, Boden, $78 

  3. Striped sweater dress: I am not sure you can find anything cozier! Ballet flats or boots would go great with a striped sweater dress.


Jersey sweater dress, Joules, $86 | Collared breton tunic, Boden, $88 | Striped 1/4-zip sweater dress, Vineyard Vines, $148 

 You can always find more nautical looks over at my blog, Nautical by Nature. Thank you for having me, Kasey!

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