12 Stylish Days of Gift Guides: For The Beauty Obsessed

We all have those friends who are beauty obsessed, I know I do. I love seeing all the newest and best products from them and when the holidays roll around, I shop hard for the newest and best products so I can feel like I am one step ahead of them for at least once throughout the year. Every holiday season the best beauty sets are released and some amazing products that cannot be missed.  Silly me forgot to mention a major part about these gift guides yesterday, you can shop the images directly, just click on each item to shop! Remember y'all can see all the gift guides on social media by searching #StylishGG2016 and you can access all the items I share in the tab above called Holiday Gift Shop 2016. Hope everyone is having a fantastic Wednesday, we are halfway there!

1. The Original Makeup Eraser // 2. Urban Decay Naked Illuminated Trio // 3. Urban Decay Makeup Setting Spray Duo // 4. Tweezerman Rose Gold Love Story Kit // 5. MAC Nutcracker Mini Brush Set // 6. Beauty Blender On the Go Set // 7. T3 Mini Miracle Set // 8. Miu Miu Perfume Set // 9. Kat Von D Contour Palette

So until next time.... Live Stylishly


2016: 12 Stylish Days of Gift Guides
Day 1: For Your Mom | Day 2: For The Beauty Obsessed





12 Stylish Days of Gift Guides: 2016

Happy Tuesday! Yesterday I gave you a sneak peek of my 2nd annual 12 Stylish Days of Gift Guides and I am excited to be officially launching it today! Now through December 14th, I will be sharing 12 different gift guides covering every single person in your life. If you're like me and you're trying to get all your holiday shopping done, this is the perfect way to get the hottest and best gifts of the season. Along with posting them here, I will be sharing every post on social media using #StylishGG2016, pinning every gift guide and you can access all the items I share in the tab above called Holiday Gift Shop 2016. I want all of y'alls input so if there is a specific gift guide you would like to see, comment and I will definitely add it to the lineup! So without further ado it's time for my very first gift guide and this one is an important one because if she's like mine, your mom is the best women you know! Happy Shopping!



2016: 12 Stylish Days of Gift Guides
Day 1: For Your Mom


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Stylish Cyber Monday 2016 Sales & Must Haves

Funny story about the picture above. If you read Friday's blog post, this was the exact scene I was talking about now it makes even more sense, right? Just when you thought the deals couldn't get any better well they just did! Today is Cyber Monday and if you thought Black Friday was big, Cyber Monday is, in my opinion, way better! Cyber Monday is the day where you actually pretend to work at work but really you're shopping online for the best deals. Many of the Black Friday deals from our favorite brands are extended through today but I rounded up the best Cyber Monday sales and deals from all over the web including my favorite sites. Hope everyone had a great long weekend and are recovered from all that Turkey. Come back to the blog tomorrow for the launch of holiday series, you won't want to miss this!
20% off your purchase and Free Shipping

30% off entire site using THANKFUL30 

50% off entire site

25% off 1 item using SAVE25
35% off 2 items or more using SAVE35

Take 40% off your purchase using CYBER40

Take 15% off $100-$199.99 
Take 20% off $200+ 
Save up to 50% on select items

25% off entire site using BLK25

Take an extra 20 percent off all sale using CYBER20

Receive up to 35% off

30% off your entire purchase using WIRED

Take 20% off your purchase using SALE20

50% off everything using CYBERMONDAY

40% off everything using WOOHOO

Take an extra 20% off already reduced items

50% off everything plus receive a free pair of socks with purchase

Save 25% on purchases of $100 or more

15% order of $200
20% off orders of $500
25% orders of $800+ using GOBIG16 

30% off entire site

Target
Take 15% off everything

40% off entire site using CYBER40

Below are some of my favorite items from some of the sites listed above! Happy Shopping!




So until next time... Live Stylishly


Stylish Black Friday Sales 2016

Well, I am still sufficiently stuffed from all that turkey, anyone else with me? Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone it's time to really get into the holiday season and the best way to kick it off is with Black Friday. Do y'all remember that scene from Confessions of a Shopaholic where Isla Fisher's character Rebecca is standing outside a building with like 100 other people waiting for a sample sale to begin and once the doors open they literally trample each other to get in first? That's how I imagine Black Friday and is the main reason I won't be braving the crowds today. Luckily, so many amazing stores offer incredible deals online, so nobody has to wait until Cyber Monday. While I applaud those of you that brave the crazies, I won't be moving from my couch today and I am sharing the best deals with you so you can do the same! I will be adding more sales to this post as they become available so make sure to keep checking back! Happy Shopping and hope everyone has a stylish weekend!

New deals will be released EVERY 5 MINUTES!

30% off entire site using THANKFUL30

50% of one item using BFFIFTY
and 40% off the rest of your purchase using BRFOURTY

30% off your entire purchase using THANKS30

25% off entire site using BLK25

Coach
30% off your entire purchase using THANKS2016

Receive a gift card for up to 35% off plus a free personalized leather case

20% off $100 
25% off $200
30% off $300

40% off using HOLIDAY

Extra 30% off your purchase using THANKFUL

Take 20% off your purchase using SALE20

40% entire site using THANKS

Up to 90% off select items!

20% off entire site using FEAST

Madewell
25% off entire site using THATSALE

Take an extra 20% off already reduced items

50% off most everything on the site and in store

Save 25% on purchases of $100 or more

30% off entire site using SAMSGIVING

40% off $55+ using VC40
45% off $105+ using VC45

15% order of $200
 20% off orders of $500
25% orders of $800+ using GOBIG16 

30% off all footwear, select bags and accessories

30% off your purchase and 30% off clearance using BACKINBLACK


So until next time... Live Stylishly


A Stylish Happy Thanksgiving


Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! I hope everyone has the best day with all their friends and family. I wanted to take this time to say an extra thank you and express how I grateful I am to every single person who reads this blog, if it wasn't for you, I would not be here! Happy Thanksgiving.

So until next time... Live Stylishly


Stylish Must Haves from Shopbop Black Friday Sale

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Y'all, the biggest shopping season ever is about to begin and if you're like me you've probably been waiting to buy most of your gifts to see if they go on sale. Lucky for us, Shopbop has already begun it's Black Friday sale and its an amazing one! The Buy More Save More Sale is happening now through November 28th on all full priced and sale items and here are the details:
take 15% off orders of $200+
20% off orders of $500+ 
25% off orders of $800+ 
with code GOBIG16
Along with these great savings there are hundreds of new markdowns on some amazing items! I have decided to round up my favorite picks from the sale all perfect for holidays! Hope everyone is having a great week so far, who can believe that Turkey Day is tomorrow!?

So until next time... Live Stylishly




November Stylish Girl of the Month: Meghan Markle

Who can believe that Thanksgiving is already 3 days away, I feel like I have done nothing to prepare. You probably know I unexpectedly adopted a dog over the weekend and well if my life wasn't already crazy enough, it just got crazier. I think the part of that I had no idea I would wake up Saturday and go to bed owning a dog is what throws me off the most, but more on that later. Today it is time to pick my second to last Stylish Girl of the Month for 2016. Who the hell can believe its literally almost December! I know I say this everything month but every month I mean it. While its been quite the month of politics there have been some girls that have caught my eye in the style department. While I secretly hate this months pick for taking away my chance at ever being a princess, Meghan Markle is of course my November Stylish Girl of the Month. 

Red is definitely Meghan's color, especially this Jill Stuart dress.
LOVE this Tracy Reese floral dress!
Miu Miu looks good on Meghan.
Love this sparkly mini, its so flattering!
LBD for the win, love this suede little black dress
Photos Credit Glamour Magazine and PopSugar

Not only am I obsessed with Suits, is a lifestyle blogger herself, and her fashion is out of this world and she is the most perfect pick for this month. Basically, the clothes she wears speaks for themselves an prove she is definitely princess material. Prince Harry picked a good one not only for how beautiful she is but for her damn right amazing fashion! Hope everyone is having a great week so far and isn't running a million miles a minute like mine is hehe.


So until next time... Live Stylishly


Stylish Wedding Invitations: Josh + Charlotte


You might remember a few months back I got to be in my roommates (who also happen to be my best friends) wedding in Maryland. What many of you don't know is that I also was the person behind all the paper goods for the wedding. I designed the save the dates, the invitations, the table numbers, all the signage, crab mallets and a few other miscellaneous items. As my gift to the bride and groom I got to play a special part in their day and it was so fun getting to explore a new realm of design. Most of you know that I fell into graphic designing per my former job and while I've done a ton of flyers, postcards and door hangers invitations were a new thing to me. Add in that the client is my best friend and things could have gotten tricky but luckily they went smoothly! I designed the custom design and used Invitations by Dawn to do the printing and used Uprinting for the remainder of the items. While the wedding was back in September, it was such a pleasure getting to see the photos and remembering the amazing day that the wedding was. Charlotte and Josh's wedding went off without a hitch even with the chance of a hurricane.
It was such a special day that I am so grateful to have been a part of. I am sharing with you all the wonderful vendors that helped make the day perfect. I can't wait to plan my very own wedding someday and have this magical moment of my own!
Bride's Dress: Galia Lahav via One Night Affair
Bridesmaid Dresses: Adrianna Papell and Jenny Yoo
Wedding Planner: Two Roads Event
Photographer: Jordan Voth
Flowers: Violet Gardens
Wedding Venue: The Oaks 

Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend, happy turkey week!
So until next time... Live Stylishly


A Stylish Relaxing Weekend Ahead



Can you believe that this is the last weekend before the holiday season officially begins!? I swear this year as flown by. I will be spending the weekend getting ready for Turkey Day and relaxing before the craziness of the holiday season begins! Hope everyone has a stylish weekend!

So until next time... Live Stylishly


Stylish Holiday Accessory Must Haves

To me, sparkles are necessary all year round but around the holidays they are even more of a staple. With the holidays just around the corner, sparkles seem the perfect way to go for all the upcoming parties we all have on the books and while some of us like wearing sparkles, some like subtle hints of it. A great way to add festive holiday flair to your holiday outfits is with great accessories. As you can see above, I love a great sparkle well anything. I decided to round up some of the best and most stylish holiday accessories sure to make you the star of the party! Hope everyone is having a great week so far! We are halfway there!


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Stylish Wardrobe Must Have: The Perfect Slip Dress

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I've mentioned before that a fall wardrobe must have is definitely a slip dress. Apparently,  I wasn't even listening to my own advice because I just ordered one. I guess I've been a little preoccupied lately. While I snagged this one, I have decided this is a great layering piece for the winter and then a great dress for the warmer months. I am planning to wear mine for Thanksgiving dinner because well it isn't tight fitting and perfect for me to eat as much as I want. I know some of you are probably like why the heck would I want to wear basically lingerie out, but luckily there are tons of options that are structured and perfect for wearing outside the bedroom! I decided to scour the web and find more amazing slip dress options that won't break the bank and are perfect for the holidays ahead! Hope everyone had a great weekend.


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A Stylish Much Needed November Weekend

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I love short weeks because Friday comes even faster. It has been a CRAZY week and I am excited to relax this weekend and catch up on my DVR, all my missed reading, and catch up time with my mom! Hope everyone has a stylish weekend!

So until next time... Live Stylishly


Stylish Nordstrom Fall Clearance Sale Picks

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Who can believe that Thanksgiving is two weeks from today!? I swear before we know it, its going to be 2017! With all thats been happening in the world the past few days, I decided its time to visit a topic that will make everyone happy... shopping! Nordstrom is having its fall clearance and since I shockingly didn't buy any clothes in NYC, I am thinking I deserve some rewards for that! There are still a few items that I have yet to add to my wardrobe including over the knee boots. When I was in NYC I saw SO many amazing pairs on girls around the city I got major FOMO! I decided to round up my favorite items from the sale that is now through November 13th! What items are you dying over? Hope everyone is having a great day, we are almost there!

So until next time... Live Stylishly





A Stylish New York Weekend Recap


WOW! What a whirlwind the last 6 days have been! I got back from NYC late Monday night and then yesterday was Election Day and I have been going non stop ever since! I am so excited to share my trip with everyone. If you follow along on Instagram with me, you probably have seen a few snapshots of my amazing trip. We packed so much into a short 4 days and I wouldn't have wan/ted it any other way! From the 9/11 Memorial to finally being on TV at Live With Kelly and being literally 10 feet from Sarah Jessica Parker, I knocked a lot of things off my bucket list in just one weekend! I never thought I could love a city that is so big, but NYC has quickly become one of my favorite cities, especially after not visiting for so long. So instead of me boring you with me chatting, let me show you some snapshots from my trip! Hope everyone is having a great week so far!

So until next time... Live Stylishly


Stylishly Off To New York City


Well the day is finally here, I am heading to NYC today! I am so excited for a girls weekend with my favorite gal pal as we take on the city and yes we are going to be complete tourists this weekend. Watch out for more on Monday's show of Live With Kelly, I will be in the audience and I get to see Sarah Jessica Parker people.... ALL MY CARRIE BRADSHAW DREAMS ARE COMING TRUE! Hope everyone has a fantastic weekend, I'll see you next week! Follow along on social media with me #StylelistaTakesNYC!

So until next time... Live Stylishly



Stylishly Best Dressed: 2016 CMA Awards

Carrie Underwood in one of her many looks, this Michael Cinco gown is to die for!
Hey, Kelsea Ballerini, I'll take this Michael Costello now please and thank you! This was definitely my favorite look of the night!
How amazing is this Gucci gown Nicole Kidman wore!?
Miranda Lambert isn't hurting no more in this gorgeous cut out black dress with slit!
Black was a hot color of the night and Jessie James Decker rocked it in Jay Godfrey!
Not totally sure how Jennifer Garner and country music come together but her Jenny Packham gown was lust worthy!
Danielle Bradbury wore the hot color of fall and its to die for!
Could Simone Biles be any more amazing? This sequin gown is one of my favorites!
Photos Credit: Us Magazine

It's been a minute since we've had an award show, but rest assured last night that drought came to an end with the 50th annual CMA Awards. It might be because I grew up in the south, but damn I love watching all the best country music artists come together and since I am a HUGE Carrie Underwood fan, a show hosted by her is a no brainer. Can we just talk about how she managed to change 11 times during the show!? Y'all already know I am guilty of embracing my southern roots more often than not and last nights show reminded me of how much I just love country music. The show celebrated its 50th year last night and it did not disappoint, from the red carpet arrivals to the show itself, it was a stylish night. I rounded up my favorite looks from the red carpet and am thinking on my way to NYC, maybe I'll make a pit stop in Nashville!? Who was your favorite dressed star of the night! Hope everyone is having a great week, we are almost there!


So until next time.... Live Stylishly


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