Bold Spring Stripes

Bold stripes have popped up on the Spring runways for the past several years — and it’s easy to see why. They’re undeniably cheerful, a bit nautical, and most definitely patriotic, which makes them the perfect warm weather pattern. I’ve been itching to get my hands on a bold stripe piece for awhile, so I was delighted when I saw these high-waisted culottes (which are my new obsession.) Daring? Yes, but definitely worth the risk. I paired them with a fitted, cobalt blue top to balance out the voluminous pants and show off a little shape. Then for the shoes, I originally reached for white two strap heels, but then last minute switched ’em out for these tangerine sandals. What do you think of this look? Let me know! read more

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Tricks to Wearing Black Lipstick

For starters, this trend is not for the shy! It takes a lot of confidence to pull this off. I like to think that I have a ton of confidence, especially since I am an on-air host by trade and you kind of have to in this profession, but just a few seconds into the application of this basically black lip color, and I too started having doubts.

The vice? Too Faced’s Melted lip color in villain. I find the name of this color so incredibly perfect, and I’d be lying if I didn’t say I kind of felt like the Hamburgler while rocking this shade (a villain who steals burgers is the best kind of villain, after all.) read more

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DIY: Hanging Tree Vases

DIY: Hanging Vases

I recently celebrated my birthday and it was the first party I’ve thrown at my new home! It was a backyard garden party, and it definitely fit the bill. I wanted to create a bohemian ambiance full of good people, great music, and lots of nooks and seating places for my friends to converse.

My favorite touch? These adorable hanging vases I made that hung beautifully from the trees — and they literally only took me 5 minutes to make!

Step 1: Purchase glasses vases and twine read more

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The Best of My POPSUGAR Now Outfits!

It is a bitter sweet day –– the TV show I have been hosting for the past year and 3 months is sadly coming to an end, POPSUGAR Now on Pop Tv (formerly TV Guide Network.) I have had such a blast co-hosting alongside Shenae Grimes-Beech and Becca Frucht, and of course, getting dolled up and dressed everyday was a perk too.

Hosting, writing and producing a daily entertainment TV show taught me so much about my trade –– I feel more equipped then ever before to go out there fresh and start something new. Of course, I will still be hosting and producing We Spy Style (an online show I actually created and still write every week,) but I’m excited, and very anxious to see what the future holds. read more

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Lace and Nude Culottes

I have to admit, when I first saw this Keepsake the Label two piece, I didn’t want to try it on. Not because I didn’t like it, but frankly, I’m just not really a into lace. Especially the kind that has a nude underlay so it looks like you’re naked underneath. It just feels a bit too bare and unfinished for me.

I now bite my tongue because I fell in love with this crop top and high-waisted culotte combo the second I put it on. The tight, fitted top sucked me in and made my waist look small, which is crucial when wearing oversized, wide-leg, calf-grazing trousers. I’ve been really into the culotte trend so expect to see many more. I also loved how the nude lining almost matched my skin perfectly. Being really pale, I find that most neutral “nude” slips are far too dark and/or yellow and look quite sallow and sad against my pale pinky skin. I thought about wearing the pants with a solid black crop top –– then thought, why not just go for the full set. read more

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