Spring Hair Accessories

With Valentine’s Day behind us, we’re gearing up for SPRING! Yes, there is snow on the ground in Chicago, but spring truly is on its way. You can bring in fun prints and colors with hair accessories while still wearing practical (read: warm) clothes 😉 I have been on a…

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NYFW Makeup with Physicians Formula

This post is sponsored by Physicians Formula. As always, all opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting brands that make Sophisticaition possible! New York Fashion Week is full of glitz and glam… which means a full week of makeup looks! I’m so excited to share the tools I used…

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2019 Q&A

It’s been a while since we did one of these! Let’s dive right in. Who inspires you? IRL: Gabby Bernstein, Morgan Harper Nichols, Jordan Lee Dooley Blogging-wise: Dani Austin, Tezza, Olivia Rink Where did you go to college? Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana! Are you gluten free? Not technically.…

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Valentine’s Day Outfit Ideas

Are you ready for V Day?? No matter if you’re going out for date night or staying in, I have allll the Valentine’s Day outfit ideas for you! This post contains affiliate links. Be sure to check out my V Day Gift Guide as well! Dresses The classic Valentine’s Day…

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2019 Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

V Day will be here sooner than you know it. Luckily, I’ve put together a Valentine’s Day gift guide to help you buy for your love bug! This post contains affiliate links. To shop each photo, simply click on the item you’re interested in. Then, you will be redirected to…

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Things to Do When You’re Stuck Inside

With temperatures in Chicago falling well below zero (the high on Wednesday is -15) I will be staying indoors and working from home this week – but it can make you stir crazy! Here are some ideas of things to do when you’re stuck inside because of ice, snow, or…

5 Apps You Need for Instagram

I get asked what I use to edit my photos all the time – and the truth is, there isn’t just ONE app! Today I’m sharing my 5 favorite editing apps for Instagram. Lightoom Mobile This is how I edit 90% of my photos for Instagram. I use it to…

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