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Saturday, July 4, 2015

Weekend Wire!

Happy 4th!

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Wednesday, July 1, 2015

What I Wore: MFA Summer Party

In early June I joined Only in Boston for a night on the town at the MFA's Annual Summer Party. I needed a dress suitable for the black tie event but didn't want to spend a ton or be stuck with an expensive evening gown I was never going to wear again. Enter Rent The Runway! For under $100 I rented this gorgeous blue BCBG Max Azria pleated gown. I styled it with accessories and shoes I had on hand and saved a ton of money in the end. 

BCBG Max Azria Pleated Dress c/o Rent the Runway  //  Lucky Brand Moto Jacket  //  Schutz Shoes Studded Heels via Gilt Warehouse Sale (old)  //  GAP Horse Print Clutch (old)

Admittedly, renting a gown was kind of a process; I spent a lot of time scouring their selection of black tie event dresses trying to find one that was full-length but not too long for my 5'2" frame. The renter reviews were extremely helpful and I ended up ordering this dress in a 0P based on the reviews provided. It fit, but jut barely. The backup size 2P was unavailable for the weekend so I just had to roll with it. When it arrived it wasn't in the best condition, these are rented dresses after all. The pleating on the chest was snagged, I had to clip quite a few stray threads, and the hemline was torn at the bottom. 

Was it noticeable for the 6 hours I wore the dress? Nope. 
I had an amazing time regardless and received countless compliments on my dress. I would definitely rent again. 

Have you ever considered renting a dress for an event?

Saturday, June 27, 2015

What I Wore: Sperry's Gone Glam

I'm not really one for New England prep, but I recently received a pair of Sperry's from and I'm absolutely in love. It took me days to pick a pair because ShoeBuy has so many different styles of Sperry's and boat shoes to choose from but I finally settled on this gilded leopard pair and they've been some of my favorite summer shoes. I love dressing them up with gold accessories and bright summer whites. How do you style your Sperry's?

DREW Gold Sweater via Gilt Warehouse Sale (similar)  //  Gap Cut Offs (old/DIY)  //  Ann Taylor LOFT gold bar earrings (similar)  //  Warby Parker Piper Sunglasses c/o Warby Parker  //  Sperry's c/o ShoeBuy  //  Michael Kors Handbag (old)  //  MAC Lipstick in Lady Danger

Weekend Wire!

Just taking a moment to say happy Saturday! I'm off to work for the weekend soon but until then I'm enjoying a quiet breakfast at home. I live for that extra minute in bed on the weekend. Don't you?

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Thursday, June 25, 2015

Spa Day at Bella Sante Spa

It was a humid, drizzly Boston afternoon when I ventured into Belle Sante Spa on Newbury Street. It had been a long week and I wanted nothing more to than to mentally check out for a bit and just relax. 

After I checked in at the front desk I made my way to their locker rooms to undress and grab a robe. They have small but gorgeous locker rooms with lots of single-toiletres, hairdryers, and a small steam room. I helped myself to a glass of cucumber water and took a seat before my 11AM massage. It wasn't long before my masseuse escorted me to my treatment room for 50 minutes of bliss.

Nothing too intense, just a very relaxing massage and per usual the 50 minutes went by way too quickly. My masseuse used just the right amount of pressure and oil (because let's face it, nothing is worse than emerging from a massage lubed up like Arnold Schwarzenegger in his body building days). 

Immediately following my massage and another glass of spa water I had a 30 minute hydrafacial. It was the first time I had experience this type of facial, a small pen-like instrument is used to cleanse, exfoliate, and extract as opposed to an esthetician. It was certainly a different facial experience that left my skin feeling smooth and hydrated! 

I truly enjoyed my experience at Bella Sante Spa; the staff was very polite and accommodating, the spa was very clean, and you couldn't ask for a more serene spa in the middle of Newbury Street chaos. 

38 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 424-9930

When was the last time you treated yourself to a spa day?

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