Friday, November 28, 2014

Outfit Post: Fur

I was so happy when I was able to wear this vest that Jeff bought me for my birthday yesterday. It was still a little warm back in October when I got it but now it is perfect fur vest weather! Here are some of my favorites below!





fur vest Forever 21, flannel ModOwl, leggings Lululemon, boots Cathy Jean, bag KiVARi, necklace Christina Faithe, Ray Ban sunnies, Alex + Ani bracelets

Shop some of my favorite fur vests:

Did any of you go Black Friday shopping?! Well here are some of my favorite shops having AWESOME discounts:

Lylas By Moss: Join their mailing list and receive free shipping *Until Dec. 1st
Luxe & Lace: 40% off entire weekend *NO CODES
Junky Trunk: Hourly flash sales *follow @junkytrunk on Instagram to get sales or download their app
Shabby Apple: Use code BLACKFRIDAYLOVE for 20% site wide and receive a free skirt with purchase!
Mykle Los Angeles: 50% off all items
Shop Nayeli: 25% off everything *use code NAYELI25
Be Still Clothing Company: HUGE SALES on all items
Style Lately: 35% off  *use code BLACKFRIDAY
Balm: 20% Storewide *use code BLACK
The Minted Exchange: 30% orders until midnight
Gypsy Soul Collective: 25% off *use code THANKFUL
Freehand Boutique: 15% off orders + $5 flat rate shipping *use code SHOPSMALL
Shop Love Threads: 20% off everything enter blackfriday20
Monroe and Harlow: Free shipping for a limited time hurry and place your orders!
Paint The Town Me: 20% off *use code PTTMTHANKS
Riley Clay Designs: 30% code automatically applied at check out! $100+ orders will ship FREE
Freebird Collection: 25% off with the code GIVETHANKS25

Happy Black Friday everyone!!

xoxo,
Alyssa 


Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Outfit Post: Sneakers

Lately I have been obsessing over sneakers. From classic Chucks to slip ons, they can instantly make an outfit look effortlessly chic. I did just that yesterday after work, pairing my maroon Chucks with my new favorite sweater from Lylas By Moss and all time favorite Divine Doe Goods hat. Simple yet cute look! Check out some AWESOME deals on my favorite sneakers from Nordstrom below. All of them are 30-55% off! Click directly on the shoe you love and it will go straight to their site to purchase. Don't miss out :)





jeans Forever 21, top Hips and Hair, sweater Lylas By Moss, shoes Chucks, hat Divine Doe Goods, bag KiVARi





xoxo,
Alyssa

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Outfit Post: Watercolors

We snapped a couple photos Monday night before dinner {Jeff picked up pizza on the way home from work haha}. Regardless of what we were eating for dinner, sitting at our dinner table in our new house is the absolute best! I love married life!










skirt Shabby Apple, shirt MYKLE, jacket Target, booties + necklace Forever 21, Silver + Sage Mala, Michael Kors watch, Alex + Ani bracelets

Shabby Apple has the most gorgeous, classic pieces. For all of you looking for holiday outfits/ Christmas card picture outfits...look no further :) I hope you all have a fabulous Wednesday!

xoxo,
Alyssa 


Thursday, November 13, 2014

Our Wedding// The Look

I am finally dedicating a whole series of posts to our wedding! I have gotten asked so many questions and I hope to cover every detail in this series. Today I am going to be talking all about "The Look" of our wedding.

Venue:
A year ago in August/September we decided to have our wedding at The Windmill Winery. It is a gorgeous winery out in Florence {about an hour away from our house}. It's rustic, shabby chic charm won me over. I knew I didn't want our wedding at a golf course or in a ball room, I wanted something unique! The Windmill Winery was more then I could have ever imagined for our special day. Our ceremony was out on the lawn and the reception was inside their barn. It was perfect!

Decor + Flowers:
We hired Kathy from Something Old Something Older to do all of our decor and flowers. I can't tell you how amazing she is! Our colors were blush and gold, and although I love super shabby chic decor, I wanted to add some glam to our rustic venue. She did just that with tons of gold details, blush flowers, mercury glass and plenty of chandeliers! Basically, I sent her inspiration photos and she completely created the wedding of my dreams. I didn't have to worry about anything! She was awesome! #bohemianglamor :)












The Dress:
Everyone has been asking where I got my dress, well, I actually had our close family friend make it for me! I designed it and we worked on it, changing things, making final tweaks and a couple weeks before the wedding had it all completed. I wanted it unique with the long sleeves and open back. The dress cut in at the waist and the material draped down to the floor. My train was around 8ft. long and we bustled it for the reception. For the ceremony I wore my mom's veil. It was so special to me that I was able to wear it. Plus it matched the style of my dress perfectly. For the reception I wore a flower crown designed by Posies Floral.








My Groom:
Jeffrey couldn't have looked more handsome that day! He wore a black Vera Wang tux with a black bow tie. I didn't want any color on any of the groomsmen. Classic black tuxes all the way!

The Maids:
All of my bridesmaids wore different long dresses in shades ranging from champagne to dusty rose. Every dress was different and complimented each figure perfectly. It was actually my first time seeing all the dresses together on our wedding day. I guess you could say I wasn't your typical bride {haha!}


Groomsmen:
All the groomsmen wore Vera Wang tuxes as well but instead of a bow tie, sported slim black ties. So dapper! 



Basically I wanted our wedding to feel glamorous and elegant but super fun as well! I love how everything turned out I couldn't have imagined anything better if I tried.

Up next in the wedding series: Getting Ready + First Look// Stay tuned! :)

All photos my our incredible photographer: Annie Randall Photography

xoxo,
Alyssa