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Monday, February 15, 2016

How to Plan Stylishly Casual Outfits








TOP: Victoria's Secret / / SCARF: Victoria's Secret (Was a gift w/purchase)
LEGGINGS: Victoria's Secret Pink / / BOOTS: Bucco Heyman (On Sale for $30 instead of 120!)

Because the wind chill is about -10 degrees outside, I decided to do a post today on how to style comfortable outfits! Stylishly comfortable outfits are great when you're traveling and don't want to appear like you've just rolled out of bed. Whenever I plan a casual outfit, I make sure to always stick to to the following rules. With this small guide I can ensure that your travel or campus outfits will always be on point!

1) THE SILHOUETTE - Always, always, always pay attention to the silhouette of your outfit. If you have something baggy or oversized on one half of your body (like I did here with my sweater), make sure the other half of your body is tight fitted. In this case I used a simple, cozy pair of leggings. This technique keeps your outfit from appearing ill fitted and creates a great slimming effect.

2) ACCESSORIZE - In school I was known for wearing chandelier earrings with my sweatshirts...and that's because it looks freaking awesome! Because comfortable clothing can appear dull or boring on it's own, adding a few accessories here and there make it a lot more fun without putting a ton of effort into your outfit. In the colder months I focus on wearing a lot of scarves, and once it gets warmer I lean toward chunky statement necklaces. No matter what the weather, make sure you to pair some unique shoes with everything in the end, like my knee highs here from Bucco. The buckle detail reminds me of Darryl from The Walking Dead!!

That's it! I wish you guys well on your future cozy outfits! Tag me yours in Instagram, I'd love to see them!

By the way, for all you fashion bloggers out there....a huge thumbs up to you guys for standing outside in dresses during this freezing weather. I thought one of my limbs was going to break off with just a sweater! I couldn't use the close-ups because my nose turned bright red...haha :P

xx Dayna



Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Last Minute Valentine's Day Gifts For Him

Hey guys!! Today I'm here with a list of the top (and last minute) Valentine's Day gifts for him.  The following Valentine Gift ideas are all $27 or less! Plus, they all have available 2-Day Shipping, which is free if you're an Amazon Prime member! I can't speak on behalf of Amazon, but if you order soon they should arrive on time. 

Last Minute Valentine's Day Gifts for Him 2016

(Clockwise from Top Left)
*All Include Prime Shipping (If In Stock!)*


1) Best Husband Ever Tee -$16.99 : This is great valentine gift idea for just about any husband out there. Make them feel loved and enjoy watching them laugh when they open it! A lot of similar shirts are quickly going out of stock on Amazon, so if you like this shirt I recommend you hurry and order one!

2) Six Pack Greeting Card Box  -$15.95 : No one has time to make a DIY Beer Holder from a Pinterest tutorial. Here the work is done for you, and did I mention that it's also a card? Freaking innovative!

3) BOLDLOFT® "Say I Love You" His & Hers Couples Pillowcases -$26.99 : I've bought these for Anniversary gifts and everyone always mentions how cute they are! If you have a more sensitive guy in your life, this is definitely a great valentine gift idea to get him. (It might also stop him from using your pillow).

4) Love You & Love You More Couples Pillowcases - $12.99 : If you like the idea of the pillows above but want to spend less, these are $13 pillowcases are the way to go! That price is insane for printed pillows! P.S....I definitely bought one already :)

5) What I Love About Us Journal  -$10.50 &
6) What I Love About You Journal - $10.00 : I bought one of these for my boyfriend a few years ago, and he loved it! You fill in blank sections of the journal yourself so it's personalized for whoever you're giving it to. Definitely a great sentimental valentine's day gift idea if you're looking for one!

7) P.S. I Love You Picture Frame - $14.99 : One of the easiest Valentine gift ideas out there is placing a picture of you and your loved one inside a frame. This frame is only $15 and is very classic looking, allowing it to work with almost any indoor decor.

Hopefully this list has relieved your stress in the search for that perfect last minute Valentine's Day gift! If you have any other quick V-day gift ideas, feel free to share them in the comments below. I'd love to hear them!

(Also check out my last minute DIY V-Day Boxers from last year here)

xx Dayna