Fashion Board: Sunglasses

Accessorizing is that touch of “fun” when putting an outfit together. From jewelry to watches down to clutches and purses: the sky’s the limit when it comes to layering and playing endless games of mix-and-match. Of course, I could never do without a pair of sunnies (especially in the summer) to tie up my entire look. I’ve rounded up some of my favorites:…

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Fashion Board: Denim on Denim

I’ve always had a weakness for chambray shirts and denim. Jean jackets and jean shorts are so easy to incorporate into casual outfits. While I love mixing materials, I also love the trend of layering denim on denim. I’ve rounded up some of my favorite looks: {one} A beige coat to break off head-to-toe denim (whowhatwear.com) {two} Sneak in a fur vest to…

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Mixed Materials

I’m always one for incorporating different textures into my outfits. Now, don’t get me wrong: sometimes slipping into an all-cotton t-shirt dress is just so relieving and the best way to live through summer heat-waves. But whenever I have the chance to mix materials, I’m all up for it. When I woke up last Sunday morning, the skies were grey and the weather…

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My Trusty Tory Burch Crossbody Bag

Whether I’m running errands or spending a day with friends, I try my best to only carry the bare minimum in my purse. There’s just something about being hands-free and not suffering the weight on my shoulders (literally) with a large tote that only enables me to lug around more items than I actually need. My go-to summer cross-body bag by Tory Burch…

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Simple Summer Frappés

Having so many friends of Greek decent, I feel like it’s been eons since I was first introduced to “frappés.” Frappés are a simple yet delicious drink, made up of mainly ice, milk, and coffee. I love it in the summertime for its convenience (preparation is a snap) and because it seems to cool me down almost immediately. Here’s my…

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Breakfast at Duc de Lorraine

I am a huge fan of breakfast. Go on, I dare you to serve me pancakes at any time of the day. I promise I’ll become your new best friend. I am always so indecisive when I sit down at a restaurant for Sunday brunch. My taste buds take over all of my other senses, and I crave every single item on the menu….

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Wedding Invitations

When I handed my girlfriend our wedding invitation, she smiled and stated: “Lisa… this is it. I feel like it’s so much more official when the invitations are finally distributed.” Joe and I had so much fun putting together our invitations and RSVP cards. It was a bit of a struggle because we were deciding on whether we would pull…

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LBD – The Little Black Dress

I understand that a little black dress is key to have in your wardrobe but until recently, all of mine have been too formal to wear on a day-to-day basis (even at the office). I found this t-shirt dress at Zara and instantly fell in love with its not-too-snug fit and its round collar. Not only will it be a staple in my summer wardrobe…

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Summer Face Ritual

If you take a look at my Five-Minute Makeup, you’ll notice that my everyday face ritual isn’t all that complicated. I strive to make my best features shine and to hide any blemishes with good-quality products (yes, that includes taking years to find the best cream for my face, which happens to be Dr. Hauschka’s Rose Day Cream Light). In the summertime, my…

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The Bier Markt Experience

I’ve only ever heard good things about Bier Markt, so when I was given the opportunity to try it during my recent stay in Toronto, I was pretty excited. (Okay, maybe more than excited: I might have dreamed about what I’d be eating and grabbing off of their menu). What had me even more intrigued was that I was invited for a…

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