LA Beach Outfit

whats up girlies?! 

I'm sitting here (sweaty and in a sports bra), back in NJ, Pinterest-ing and putting off unpacking and cleaning.  So instead of getting my act together, I'd rather pretend I'm still on vacation and share some deets from one of my favorite outfits.

IMG_3829    When it's hot and humid out this top is my go-to, it's from Free People and I have it in 2 colors because I love it so much.

IMG_3826My bikini top is Maaji and this thing is so secure and comfortable! Zero padding but lots of straps means no wardrobe malfunctions in front of the entire children's camp behind me, lol.

To pull the look together I threw on some white shorts, which didn't stay on much longer after this pic was taken.  Mine are Michael Kors but any pair will give the same look. All of my bracelets are from the local shops in town (Udderly Perfect & Nikau Kai) and, of course I have my Ray-Bans on- which are custom so shop this similar pair.



I just wanna say a huge THANK YOU to all of you guys who have been reading and following my blog! I have really been stepping up my game and workin' my booty off and your positive feedback is so appreciated!

I have so many new ideas coming and I cannot wait to share everything with y'all! I've also been super active on my twitter and it's definitely the most interactive social to connect with you honeys so follow me on there!

For all of my NY babes, I'm planning on shooting there soon so please send your location recs my way!

And lastly, I'm planning on investing in a web designer within the next few months so if you have any good recommendations please let me know about them!


What I Got For Christmas

Hello and HAPPY HOLIDAYS!! Yesterday was Christmas so I filmed and uploaded a “What I Got For Christmas” video. This was highly requested on youtube and these are my favorite videos to watch all year round lol! I am not trying to brag in any way and if this type of video offends you then don’t watch, I have plenty of other videos and blogposts to check out instead!

How to Battle Dry Skin in the Winter

UGH…Now that it’s getting cold outside I can feeeel the moisture getting sucked out of my skin! Naturally, I have really dry skin so the winter can get realll annoying when it comes to skincare. Over the years, I’ve developed some tricks of keeping my skin hydrated all throughout the colder months!IMG_3697.JPG

For your Face:

*Every morning, before doing my makeup, I put on my Cetaphil moisturizer and spray my face with Rosewater. Y’all know how much I love my rosewater and there is no exception in the winter!
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*Before bed, I cover my whole face with coconut oil, I swear by this stuff for dry skin. While your at it, lather this on your lashes to get that extra growth! However, I don’t recommend this for oily skin since it will clog your pores.Screen Shot 2016-11-26 at 2.22.49 AM.png

For your Body:

* It’s not only about the face, you better moisturize your body too, especially when it’s cold and dry out! After my shower, before bed, I put coconut oil on my legs, arms, hands, feet, nails, shoulders etc.

*In the mornings before school I use my all time favorite lotions which are the Fairy Secrets Lotion Candles (I have a whole post on them, they are fabulous)


Stay hydrated ladies!! Drink lots of water XO

Holiday Gift Guide: Everything Under $100

The holidays are time for giving, and I love gifting presents for the people in my life that I love! To kick off the holiday season, I’ve created the perfect guide for any lady in your life, whether it be your sister, your best friend, your mom, or any other special gal!

Whenever I’m picking out presents for friends or family, I always get them something that I would want myself/that I already have! (those puff-ball shoes have been in my cart for a month now and thanks to the black friday deals I got them in gray 😉 same thing with the joggers and vans lol)

Get my list of different gift ideas all under $100 below:



My Holy Grail Beauty Products

Using good quality makeup products is SO important! Now look, I’m not saying you can never shop at the drugstore for makeup… I’m just saying that I have noticed a difference in not only makeup application, but in my skin too. For face products I find it more necessary to splurge a little to keep my skin looking fresh. Down below is a list of all my makeup products I swear by, go shop ’em for this holiday season!


Makeup Brushes: Nanshy Brushes (the eye crease brush is my all time favorite) eye-crease_bristles-294x300eye-crease.jpg

Primer: Rosewater Spray


Foundation: Too Faced Born This Way


Concealer: IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Under Eye


Powder: M.A.C. Blot Powder


Bronzer: Soleil Tan de Chanel Bronzer


Blush: YSL Creme de Blush (discontinued but FLAWLESS… I’ll link some places to get it)8472106846_09f952d114_c.jpg

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Highlight: Make Up For Ever Pro Sculpting Duo in Golden


Eyeshadow: bareMinerals READY Eyeshadow 2.0 in The Top Shelf 70242-0.jpg

Eyebrows: Hourglass Arch Brow Sculpting Pencil793537b090438b35ea0d96f047a11989_best.jpg

Eyeliner: Stila Smudge Stick Waterproof Eyeliner


Mascara: Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara


Lipstick: Nars Satin Lip Pencil in Rikugien


Lipgloss: Laura Mercier Lip Glace in Bare Pink s1388792-main-Lhero.jpg

Outfits of the Week: Mid November

This week I decided to give y’all a further look into my fashion and show you everything I wore to school for a week! For those of you that don’t know I live on the east coast so it’s starting to get pretty cold and is sadly no longer shorts weather :(, but since my school has heat I can get away with wearing dresses and not piling on the layers quite yet. I will try to link exact pieces but for those that are sold out or are no longer sold, I will link similar items!

Monday: unnamed-1My sweater dress is from Aritzia and my shoes are Nine West

similar dress

similar shoes (for a closer look of the actual shoe, check my instagram! @buyorbyebymaggie)



unnamed-2My flannel is from H&M, my leggings are Lululemon, my booties are Nordstrom BP

exact flannel **its on sale so go get it NOW**

exact leggings

exact booties


unnamed-3My sweater is Tobi, my pants are Topshop, and I wore the same booties as yesterday (and yes, these glasses are real! *Warby Parker*)

exact sweater

exact jeans

exact glasses


My shirt is Club Monaco, my jeans are Hollister and my shoes are from Steve Madden!

I got this shirt on final sale in September so the exact one is no longer available, howver, I found 2 different takes on this look: same hem and very similar but with a turtleneck

exact jeans

shoes are no longer sold, similar option

Friday: I totally forgot to take a picture because I had such a busy day but I just wore a white vneck sweater that I borrowed from my sister, black leggings, and white high top converse!

Thanksgiving Outfits

Thanksgiving is all about being grateful and giving thanks for everyone and everything we have in our lives. It’s also an opportunity to get the whole family together, enjoy a delicious meal, and take pictures. I’m no chef, so I’ll stick to helping you guys out on the fashion end, because we all know fall is the best time of the year for layering and looking cute! Whether you do a super casual dinner at home, or dress up for a fancy restaurant, you can find an outfit perfect for whatever plans you’ve made below!

Cozy at Home:

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shop the look here!

Fancy Restaurant:

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shop the look here!

Family Time:

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shop the look here!

Dressy at the House:

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shop the look here!

Football Game:

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shop the look here! 


shop the look here!