Meet My New Newsletter!

When the new year hit, I knew I wanted to kickstart a fresh creative project. The blog is almost 13 years old (a teenager!) and while I’m deeply fond of the archives — which are like a decade-long digital diary of my life — I’m not inspired to update it…

Double Denim

The best denim shirts come from the 90s, but the second best come from H&M; this one is under $35 and has the weight, structure and fit of your dad’s favorite denim button-down circa three decades ago. We know I love a denim tuxedo, but friends and readers often tell…

10 Cheap Beauty Hacks Everyone Should Know

1. Mascara wands make the best eyebrow brushes. When it’s time to toss your latest tube of mascara, save the wand. Wash it clean with soap and water and, voila, free brow spoolie. (Tip: use it to put a little lip balm in your brows as a flexible-hold brow gel!)…

a real-life style & beauty blog.

Hi, I'm Keira! In 2010 I quit my corporate career, took a part-time job in the family flower shop, and started a style blog. Now here I am, a decade later, running that flower shop and still [sporadically] blogging about what I love and what I wear. I'm posting more on my newsletter these days, but there's lots of good stuff in the archives!

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You Need This Old Navy Scoop Neck Tee

Old Navy Scoop Rib-Knit Tee This is a quickie post to share one of my best budget basics finds of the year, courtesy of one of my favorite IG follows, @courtneygrow. Meet the best scoop neck tee: an everyday layering basic that you’ll reach for again and again, in a…

A DIY Halloween Costume For Beauty Lovers

Every year, our friends’ parents throw an epic Halloween party. While planning my costume for 2017, I stumbled upon a Buzzfeed video about DIY Halloween costumes for beauty lovers. One of the ideas was a Sephora bag Halloween costume. The moment I saw it, I knew I had to recreate…

I Tried The ‘Yoga Skin’ Makeup Routine

When I read about ‘Yoga Skin‘ in Glamour magazine, I was all in on the makeup technique that mimics glowing, naturally-flushed skin straight out of a workout session. I posted about it on a Sunday morning in a weekly link roundup. Then I tried it myself that afternoon with the…

Put These $14 Gold Hoop Earrings In Your Amazon Cart!

Pavoi Lightweight Hoop Earrings* I love the look of delicate layered jewelry. I think gold looks especially chic when paired with super easy outfits. But to perfect the trend of delicate stacked rings, curated ear parties, and lightly layered chains, you need a sizeable collection…