Loafing Around


When fall comes I automatically think of black, camel colors, boots, and chunky coats, but this time around I'm adding more color to my wardrobe. Adding a pop of color can turn a whole outfit around. I kept it neutral for laid back look, but by adding my pink suede loafers it turned into a fun outfit. 

Photography by: Bryce


Today's 30 degree weather has me reminiscing on the days of layering without a coat.

Jeans: Gap (old)| top: H&M (options)| Sweater: Old Navy (sim)| Shoes: Local NC Boutique| Purse: Target|

How are you adding pops of color into your fall/winter wardrobe? 



Saturday + Link up


How are you spending your Saturday? After waking up early to take blog pictures I plan on staying in and relaxing for the rest of the day. If I go out it'll be to visit family and that's it. Sometime you need to just take a day and disconnect from everything, so that's my plan. 

If you're staying in like me get cozy with your laptop and credit card because it's time for our usual Saturday link up. 

- Bundle up! I just purchased this cute plaid scarf, I hope to have it before traveling home for the holidays. 

- You don't have to try, try try...tryyyyy. I can't get this song out of my head thanks to Erykah Badu and her cute daughters. 

- Did you know I'm hosting a giveaway? Enter today for a chance to win a mini pack of Kurlee Belle products just in time for holiday travel. 

- I put my tree already. Is it too early? It's never to early for Christmas right? I'm so excited to get home to my family. 

Happy Shopping. 



On the Edge of Prep


Who said you can't wear shorts after the temp drops? Have fun this fall by adding fun tights to your outfits. It's so many fun prints and patterns you can play with. Once the weather drops in NYC I even add tights under my pants to stay warm. 


Photography by: Bryce

Top: H&M| Sweater: Old Navy| Shorts: H&M| Tights: H&M| Shoes: Nine West (sim)| Bag: Tory Burch (sim)

How are you staying warm and stylish this fall? 



Love Lace

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Black lace and a red lip = a killer look. I snagged this dress at H&M about a month ago because it fit like a glove. With the holidays basically HERE, it's perfect for an upcoming party. I decided to take my leopard pumps out for a spin for the first time. They're super comfy so I know i'll be getting a lot of wear out of them. 

Photography by: Bryce

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This outfit is so fun and flirty and I'm a lace lovin' girl so finding this dress made my day.

Bag: Tory Burch (sim)| Tights: H&M| Lips: Mac (sim)| 


What's your favorite holiday party look? 





Monday Kinks: KB Holiday Giveaway

As you can tell from Friday's post, the holiday season is basically HERE! It's so weird seeing New York City transform with the lights, new window displays, and decor. Monday is usually all about hair inspiration, hair crushes, and product reviews, but today we're changing things up with my first giveaway of the holiday season. It's time to give back to my curly girls. 

I'll be traveling to NC/SC for Thanksgiving and us natural gals must have our hair products. It's so hard when packing everything into a carry on, you have to be careful with product sizes, make sure you have enough, and it's secure. Kurlee Belle has something just for us, their mini sample pack. Just throw it in the bag...

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One lucky winner will receive a full mini set (valued at $20), just in time for holiday travel. 

To enter:

  • Leave a comment below (where you're traveling for the holiday & email)
  • Follow KB on IG 
  • Follow MelissaChanel on FB

The giveaway is open to U.S. residents only and ends Monday (Nov. 17th) at 11a. The winner will be contacted via email. 

Good luck!