• Life Lately: Lessons From My First Month After Graduation

    My blog content has been a little light lately and there’s good reason for that. I graduated college and got my first full-time job! Being done with school feels weird, but very good. I want to share some quick reflections and lessons from my first month after graduation.

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  • Rent the Runway Unlimited Made My Dreams Come True (NOT Sponsored)

    What’s your wildest dream? Mine is to wear a new designer outfit every single day. I know – don’t judge. There’s just something so great about wearing something new. And, that great feeling goes away on the second wearing. It really does – you know I’m right! I discovered how to make my weird dream come true and it’s A LOT less expensive than you may think.

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  • My Favorite MAC Lipsticks for Summer

    You may have already seen this on my Instagram, but MAC recently sent me possibly the best blogger mail ever ~ 100 lipsticks. After trying on (a lot of) them, I’ve found some favorite shades. I usually choose more subtle colors, but when you get ~100 lipsticks in the mail, there’s no better excuse to try a few shades that are out of your comfort zone.

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  • Fueling My Creativity and Productivity with Erin Condren

    A couple weekends ago, I attended an Erin Condren event at Dylan’s Candy Bar in Chicago with some of my blogger besties. Before my invite came for the event, I (surprisingly) hadn’t heard of Erin Condren. The brand is known for their LifePlanner™ and also has tons of other products to inspire organization and creativity. And, everything is SO cute and girly. The planners are customizable and I’m obsessed with how mine turned out.

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  • 5 Tips for Beating Adult Acne with ZAPZYT

    I used to have horrible acne during my teenage years. I spent much of high school hiding under layers of makeup and trying out every product available to me. Luckily, my pimples have mostly subsided as I’m about to turn 22. However, they still pop up every now and then. I’ll probably never have completely clear skin. Over the years, I’ve learned how to manage those pesky pimples that like to appear at the most inconvenient times. Keep reading for my top tips and favorite products that will help you beat adult acne like a champ.

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  • My Favorite Summer Denim

    There’s never a bad time to freshen up one of the most staple parts of your wardrobe. There are some great new jean pieces to shop this season.

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  • Odyssey’s See Sparks Fly Fireworks Cruise

    This past weekend, I was invited to be a host on See Sparks Fly – The Odyssey’s first fireworks cruise of the season. This was my first time on an Odyssey dinner cruise, and my friends and I had the best time. We were served a delicious three-course meal, then headed to the upper deck to take in a spectacular fireworks show. An open bar with specialty cocktails and a little bit of dancing made the night even better.

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  • Dunkin’ Donuts, Time Management Tips, and Stylish Interview Attire

    How do I stay productive as a busy college student and blogger? The simple answer is a mix of planning and lots of coffee from Dunkin Donuts.

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  • Stylish Mother’s Day Gifts at Every Price

    Whether your mom is into fashion, beauty, or entertaining, there is something in this post that she’s sure to love. Find something at every price point.

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  • BCBG Dress + Life Update

    I want to share a completely honest opinion about my last four years in college, and of course details on this BCBG dress!

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  • Allie’s Top 5: April

    It’s time to pack up your winter coats and dreary hues, then douse your wardrobe and home in some cheery new prints and colors.

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  • Topshop Gingham Dress + Marc Fisher Spring Sandals

    I want all of the gingham for spring. This trend is so chic and very un-tablecloth-like. Marc Fisher denim sandals complete this look.

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  • Marc Fisher Lace Up Sandals at the Conrad Chicago

    I chose these Marc Fisher sandals because of the cool cutouts and pale blush color. They’re a versatile heel that is casual enough to wear during the day.

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  • FitFlop x Uma Thurman + Moonfish Chicago

    Happy International Women’s Day! It’s very fitting that I published this post today because it features two awesome female-powered companies.

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