Outfit Details: 

Peruvian Connection Sweater (gift) | Prada Sunglasses  | Zara Vest (mine is old, but this one looks cozy) | Forever 21 Turtleneck | Mother JeansSchutz Boots (gift) (very similar style at Forever 21!) | ZAC Zac Posen Bag (gift – use the code ZACZAC for an extra 30% off sale items and FRIENDS15 for 30% off regular priced items.) Shop my favorite ZAC Zac Posen bags below…






Photos by: Lydia Hudgens

I hope you all had a fantastic Thanksgiving! I spent the holiday with Casey’s family in Columbus, Ohio where we feasted on two turkeys, a ham and a bunch of yummy sides. After dinner we played Rock Band, Yahtzee and cuddled with the dogs (his sister has three dogs and three cats, I was in heaven). It was a pretty perfect day, although I did miss my family and Susan of course.

Are you guys heading out to shop the sales? If you’re like me, and you don’t feel like braving the crowds today, here are my favorite Black Friday sales. Happy Shopping!

  • Shopbop — Save up to 25% with code GOBIG15. And now through Nov. 30., spend $250+ and save 15%; spend $500+ and save 20%; and spend $1,000+ and save 25%.
  • Barneys New York — Up to 40% off select regularly priced clothing, shoes, and accessories for men, women, and children, plus gifts for the home. Going on now!
  • Neiman Marcus — up to 40% off regularly priced items in Select Better Apparel and 25% off in Kids at NeimanMarcus.com. Now through Nov. 30.
  • LUISAVIAROMA — ShopStyle Exclusive! 15% off with code SHOP15, now through Nov. 26.
  • Farfetch — For the sale happening now, enjoy up to 40% off, and for the Black Friday weekend sale (Nov. 27 through Nov. 30), take an extra 10% off all sale prices; use code BF15 for discount.
  • Macy’s — Take 20% off with code THANKS and enjoy free shipping over $50; valid Nov. 25 through Nov. 28.
  • Bloomingdale’s — Cyber Monday sale! 25% off select regular and sale items, plus free shipping on US orders; Nov. 30 only.
  • Nordstrom — On Cyber Monday, take up to 40% off on top women’s shoe brands! Plus, enjoy free shipping and free returns; valid Nov. 29 through Dec. 1.
  • J.Crew — Take 30% off your purchase, including stuff that is never on sale! Plus, 40% off hundreds of styles and 40% off all sale styles in stores and online. Use code HOLIDAY; valid Nov. 25 through Nov. 26.
  • Anthropologie — 25% off everything with code SHOPTOIT; valid Nov. 27 through Nov. 29.


Shopbop is having one of their dangerous sales right now, which is going on now until November 30th. It’s called the Buy More, Save More sale and it’s pretty spectacular. (I’ve had to be really careful not to go on a shopping spree!) But sometimes these sales can feel a little overwhelming and you might not know where to start, so I pulled together 24 of my favorite things that I would say fall under items I would recommend you have in your closest or the “staples” category. Such as a good pair of leather pants (they are 25 percent off!) cozy scarves, comfortable boots/booties etc.

Also, I thought it would be fun to share past photos of me wearing some of my favorite pieces that I got from Shopbop that are now on sale!

 Ok, enough of me gabbing away, I’ll let you get shopping. Good luck!

To see more items, click on the arrow to scroll.

 Details: 1. Spun Scarves by Subtle Luxury Chevron Fringe Scarf  | 2. Bickley + Mitchell Infinity Scarf  | 3. Madewell Shirting Plaid Scarf | 4. Kate Spade New York Woodland Plaid Scarf | 5. Rag & Bone/JEAN Leather Skinny Pants | 6. Rag & Bone/JEAN The Leather Skinny Pants | 7. Rag & Bone/JEAN The Leather Skinny Pants | 8. Rag & Bone/JEAN The Leather Skinny Pants | 9. Rag & Bone Wool Fedora | 10. Rag & Bone Floppy Brim Fedora | 11. Rag & Bone Floppy Brim Fedora Hat | 12. Janessa Leone Henningsen | 13. Ray-Ban Original Wayfarer Sunglasses | 14. Karen Walker Super Duper Strength Sunglasses | 15. Illesteva Milan II Round Sunglasses | 16. Prada Thick Frame Sunglasses | 17. Clare V. Supreme Haircalf Fold Over Clutch | 18. Michael Kors Collection Miranda Medium Drawstring Bag | 19. Kate Spade New York Faux Fur Clutch | 20. Rebecca Minkoff Mini MAC Cross Body Bag | 21. Splendid Murietta Suede Booties | 22. Stuart Weitzman ‘Lowland’ Over the Knee Boot | 23. Stuart Weitzman Alllegs Thigh High Boots | 24. Rag & Bone Harrow Leather Ankle 


Scoop up this awesome Clare V. leopard print clutch before it sells out!


Shop these Rag & Bone leather pants. These boots are no longer available but you can shop other IRO booties here.


Shop this Janessa Leone hat. Boots are from Schutz.


Shop these Rag & Bone leather pants and Karen Walker sunglasses.


Shop these Illesteva sunglasses. This cape unfortunately isn’t available on Shopbop but you check out more from The Kooples or buy it online here.


Shop these J Brand leather pants and Ray-Ban sunglasses.

Let me know what you guys bought from the sale! I would love to know in the comments below! xo

my style pill gift guide - hostess-2

LISTED CLOCKWISE: 1. Mini Donut Maker | 2. Assorted Toasting Flutes | 3. All In Good Taste Book  | 4. Diamond Ice Cube Tray | 5. “Give Wine” Curated Wine Pairings | 6. Mast Brothers Chocolate | 7. Foodie Dice | 8. S’well Sparkling Champagne 25-oz. Reusable Bottle | 9. Bodum Classic Chambord Copper 8 Cup French Press Coffee MakerBodum ‘Chambord Classic’ Glass Mugs (Set of 2)Bodum ‘Chambord Collection’ Sugar & Creamer Set Bodum Chambord Classic Copper Milk Frother 10. Glassybaby Candle HoldersTealight Candle Set

Can you believe that Christmas is only a month away? That blows my mind. Where does the time go?! I think I must say, and feel that way every year, but still. Anyway, with the holidays just about in full swing, I wanted to kick things off  by rolling out the first category of the My Style Pill Gift Guide, The Hostess!

I love shopping for these types of gifts so naturally it was the first section that I wanted to post, but sometimes it can be hard to come up with options that are not only thoughtful but affordable too. I rounded up ten of my favorite things at all different price points (who doesn’t love cute champagne flutes or fancy chocolate?) and am excited to share them with you guys. Happy shopping!

Product Descriptions:

1. Mini Donut Maker  Whip up a quick batch of six delicious, perfectly shaped mini donuts at home without the fuss of filling the deep fryer or firing up the oven.

2. Assorted Toasting Flutes An elegant set of 6 stemless champagne flutes. Each glass has a metallic, celebratory phrase in a different language.

3. All In Good Taste Book Filled with how-tos, personal essays, anecdotes, recipes, and a liberal dash of style, all in good taste will transform you into the hostess with the mostest.

4. Diamond Ice Cube Tray Flexible silicone ice cube tray that produces diamond-shaped ice cubes. Fits six ice cubes at a time.

5. “Give Wine” Curated Wine Pairings Carefully thought out pairings are transformed into beautifully presented gifts thanks to our custom-designed gift boxes.

6. Mast Brothers Chocolate Two brothers started a company that offer a variety of single estate and single origin chocolates from around the world as well as their own house blend.

7. Foodie Dice Roll the dice and see what’s cooking with this foodie-friendly set that makes everyday meals extraordinary.

8. S’well ‘Sparkling Champagne’ Stainless Steel Water Bottle  This 25 oz sleek, double-walled stainless-steel water bottle holds a whole bottle of champagne, featuring ThermaS’well™ fabrication that keeps cold drinks cold for up to 24 hours

9. Bodum Copper Coffee Collection Sip your coffee in style with this sleek Coffee Set from Bodum. Each Chambord-inspired piece features a glass vessel and sturdy copper-finished steel body.

10. GlassyBaby Candle Holders (plus tea lights) This company started in Seattle, Washington and primarily carries handmade glass votives, known as a “glassybaby”. There are more than four hundred colors and the company donates money from sales to charities helping cancer patients with costs during chemotherapy, and other charities “dedicated to healing”.

Collage created by Kelly Burns



Hey guys! So remember this post when I wore this burgundy leather jacket? Well, I thought it would be fun to go one step further and create three varying looks based off of my original outfit. But instead of a traditional remix, which means wearing the same exact pieces different ways, this is something that I like to call My Style Recipe. As long as you have similar looking pieces, you can recreate this look, easy peasy!


What you’ll need to recreate this look:

1. Leather Jacket | 2. Blanket Scarf | 3. White Tee

4. Boyfriend Jeans |5. Aviators | 6. Pumps | 7. Favorite Tote

Ok so now let’s focus on the three looks below. Look one is the closest to my outfit that I’m wearing in the photo above. I wasn’t able to find each exact item online since my scarf and bag are from past seasons, but hopefully it will give you an idea of what to wear. Look two and three are varying versions of my original look just based off different colors and styles (i.e. black and white outfit versus cream, navy and camel), but again, all giving off very similar vibes. Does that make sense? If you have ANY questions, please leave them in the comments below!

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Forever 21 Leather Jacket / ASOS Blanket Scarf /CHRLDR Could I Have That Siesta Tee / Forever 21 Boyfriend Jeans  / Ray-Ban Aviators / ED by Ellen Pumps / Aldo Tote

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Forever 21 Leather Jacket / ASOS Blanket ScarfCHRLDR Could I Have That Tee / Gap Boyfriend Jeans /Polaroid Eyewear Aviators / Aldo Pumps / Aldo Tote

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Forever 21 Leather Jacket / ASOS Blanket ScarfCHRLDR Could I Have That Soleil Club Tee / Old Navy Boyfriend Jeans  / Isaac Mizrahi Sunglasses / Aldo Pumps / Vince Camuto Tote

P.S. I also created a fun vlog-selfie-style YouTube video sharing three more looks I put together based around the jacket with some pieces from my closet. So, if you think about it, that’s actually SIX different potential outfits all styled around one burgundy leather jacket! If you like this jacket as much as I do, you can purchase it here! Win, win!

J.Crew Edit

After spending a couple days in Newport, Rhode Island, I am in full prep mode and loving it. So I thought I would channel that aesthetic (via J.Crew) and share some pieces that might make up a potential outfit I would wear while touring the mansions and walking around downtown Newport.

P.S. J.Crew is having a SALE right now, online and in stores for 25 percent off using the code SHOPTOIT! :)

Coat / Sweater / Shirt / Pants / Boots / Scarf / Socks / Bracelet / Bag

Happy shopping! xo


So we just had our first day in Newport, Rhode Island at The Chanler and it was pretty awesome…

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Just some of my favorite beauty products I’ve been loving lately.

What are some of yours?



Photos by: Krystal Bick





I’ve been wearing UGGs for over ten years now — ever since my parents bought me a pair for my first winter in New York. I now have a couple pairs – one short and one tall pair in the traditional chestnut color and I love how comfortable and cozy they are; especially when it’s freezing outside. So when UGG approached me about trying out their new Classic Slim style, I of course couldn’t say no! I was curious to see how they would look and feel compared to the traditional style, but they are arguably the most comfortable shoes I own and I love the new silhouette, which hugs your foot and calf creating a sleeker look.This holiday, UGG is currently focusing their new campaign on the idea of warmth, comfort and love with a concept called #hugitout. I love this idea because: one, the boots feel like they are hugging me when I wear them, and, two, I love hugs – giving and receiving – so I wanted to share a few of my favorite photos of me and Casey hugging in a few of our favorite ways.


Outfit Details: 

Prada Sunglasses / Aldo Scarf / J.Crew Shirt / Frame Denim / UGG Boots (gift) / Kate Spade Bag

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