Blue Baby

I swear by clear mascara like this Maybelline one. I use to use dark shadow to color in my eyebrows but lately for my every day look I'll brush my eyebrows up with some clear mascara gel. It works wonders for me. I did it for this look that I shot with photographer Andrew Quesada whole is a photo genius. I wanted to do something fairy like so I kept my face glowy and sparkly, to match my nails of course. My hair stylist Luca Burnett and I went downtown to look at fabrics and while there spotted this baby blue flower trim and decided it would be dope to thread through my hair. Anyways, these are some of my most favorite shots in life. xx

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Calabasas

Living with my best friend Shevah is pretty cool because we get to be creative together. We've been on a roll shooting really gorgeous pictures like these ones we did while in Calabasas. I've been in Los Angeles for almost a year now and I'm still finding such beautiful places to shoot at. The dress I'm wearing is from my clothing line byNadiaAboulhosn. It's probably my favorite from my Fall collection.

BUYby Nadia Aboulhosn Willow dress

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Flex in the City Pt 1

I went to New York for a week and teamed up with the forever talented Lydia Hudgen who I've known almost my entire blogging life. haha! She had been wanting to shoot in the subway for some time so I'm like who better than me? I knew I wanted to do pops of color and we co-signed on an entire monochrome look. I like mixing super sporty feels with feminine, hence the oversized puffer jacket and excessive jewels. The night before the shoot, I was at Junior's mom's house and she was showing me all of the large vintage rings she had. They obviously completed this look. I feel like my favorite looks are always ones that are somewhat thought out but spontaneous at the same time. It's like I have a vision for something but when I start overthinking things, it never comes out as good. xo

BUYH&M blue puffer jacket

BUYH&M blue pants

BUYH&M light blue knit sweater

BUYruched sparkle booties (similar)

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Off Shoulder Jumpsuit

"If I'm going to learn and grow, I must know what questions to ask and how to apply the answers to my life. Listening has taught me a lot more than talking." -John Maxwell

Jumpsuits are one my favorite things to wear because they're so comfy, but I cant lie...they're one of the worst things to possibly wear when you have to use the bathroom. Nothing worse than standing naked in bathroom stalls just to pee.

BUYblack off shoulder jumpsuit

BUYblack platform heels

BUYvintage gold elephant belt

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Eyelet Skirt

Happy 1 year birthday to Good American! It's been so amazing seeing the brand grow and I couldn't be happier to be a part of this from the beginning. I can't wait to see what else is in store for GA's future. So happy to work with and alongside such loving and talented women, especially with a brand that's so size inclusive. xo

BUYwhite adidas crop top

BUYGood American eyelet skirt

BUYblack adidas tubulars

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Perplexing

“Identify your problems, but give your power and energy to solutions.” – Tony Robbins

I shot these pictures a few months back, when I say a few months back, I really mean last March. I've been holding out on so many pictures lately but I'm going to start posting them. I've had these olive green slouchy pants for years now and they're so comfortable I could wear them almost every day. Fun fact: I wore them olive green platform sneakers for the first time when I was in Iceland. Jr and I literally climbed the side of a waterfall with these things on my feet. We were suppose to just look at the waterfall but he had other plans. I didn't know we were going to be doing as much as we did but I made it happen haha. For future, no one wear platform shoes to hike. They're the worst. xo

BUYblack off shoulder crop top

BUYolive green drawstring pants

BUYolive green platform creepers

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Oversized Sweats

“I'd spent so many years doing things I didn't really want to do for people I didn't really like.” ― Claire Cook

I love this quote. It wasn't until the end of last year where I got tired of meaningless conversations and friendships. I don't think it's okay to seclude yourself all of the time but time is really so precious. I'd rather spend that time on and with people who really matter to me. Some people have ulterior motives and if you recognize that, step away. It's okay to be selfish sometimes. I can get carried away with being so selfless that I forget to take care of myself. It's hard to care for other people when you can't really care for yourself.

On another note, there are the comfiest pair of pants award goes to these ASOS ones. They're all sold out now but just have to say how poppin they are. Is this considered business casual because I have a blouse on and heels but also wearing sweatpants? Asking for a friend. Anyways I've been working on my Fall collection for by Nadia and that's been taking up the majority of my time but I've managed to snap some pix. I'll be sure to start posting some more of my looks again. xo

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BUYASOS oversized sweats (similar because these sold out)

BUYRiver Island blue blouse

BUYMetallic pumps

BUYdrop hoop earrings

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Sports Mesh

I made these sports mesh snap pants for By Nadia Aboulhosn a few months back. Dinah Jane from 5th Harmony actually wore them in the He Like That music video with the red sports mesh cropped hoodie. She looked so damn poppin. Lauren from 5th Harmony is wearing my By Nadia Aboulhosn red sports mesh shorts that snap on the side. They're both so fuckin hot I had to center myself when watching it. xo

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Damaged Goods

When I use to live in the Miami area I shot with Jeff Olson (one of the best photographers out) for Damaged Magazine. I'm happy to be able to finally release the photos and they are absolutely gorgeous! I styled all the looks almost a year ago so I'll try my best to get pieces that are almost exact below. Shout out to Virginia for hair and make up! Check out the interview Damaged Goods Magazine did with me. I touch a little bit on designing. xo

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Trust Yourself

Last week I flew to New York and teamed up with Trojan to sit and talk about how important it is to trust yourself and your intuition. I sat on a panel with three other amazing and inspirational women, Alba Alvarado, Amanda Seales, and Logan Levkoff. We all spoke on body positivity, health, confidence, and not being ashamed to purchase and carry condoms, especially as a woman. I think the more we bring it up in discussion, the more normalized it becomes. From that, women would be less shy to purchase and carry them. I love that Trojan is working on normalizing it and has spent the past 4 years working on this Trojan XOXO release. It has the cutest carrying case that almost looks like make up wipes. We get it, men are suppose to carry condoms according to societies standards but it's so important to protect yourself and it's better to be safe than sorry. Please please please don't be ashamed to carry. I always say if you go in to a store and feel somewhat shy, the checkout clerk more than likely doesn't care and if they do, you'll probably never see them again and what they think of you isn't as important as your health. xx Photo Aug 09, 1 04 57 PM Photo Aug 09, 6 00 56 PM Photo Aug 10, 11 10 58 AM Photo Aug 09, 7 35 07 PM