It's that time of year again! I can't believe it's time for the NSALE already. I've previewed the sale and rounded up some of the top items that are on it for this year that you won't want to miss. Tons of clothing and must need boots, and we can't forget about the beauty steals.


Set your alarms and mark your calendars, July 28th is when it opens to the public!

For some you may have early access like myself... I don't really know if that's a good thing to brag about, but "Influencer" status can shop it starting July 16th.






Clothing



Absolutely loving this snow leopard jogger set! It comes in a few other colors, such a super pretty solid blush pink as well. These sets are great for jut lounging around the house, but they've made such a statement for a cute and cozy athleisure fit running errands.


fleece top $29.90 on sale, $49 after

fleece joggers $34.90 on sale, $55 after



Who isn't here for this lovely lilac purple?! It's been a total trend color this spring, and will for sure be worn into the fall. I love the oversized feel with balloon selves. Plus, it looks light weight which is a bonus for those warmer climates that still want to be able to wear sweaters.


BB Dakota sweater $59.90 on sale, $99 after


The iconic bralette everyone wants and has, has been turned into a flowy summery dress. The top is gorgeous and this color is so soft and girly. It does come in another shade if you'd like more of a neutral, but I totally see wearing this either alone or pairing it with a jean jacket, or even layering a cozy sweater over it.


Free People dress $54.90 on sale, $88 after

My absolute favorite pair of jeans of all time on major discount! If you like skinny jeans that have a slight bit of stretch and hug your every curve, you will love these. Personally I have larger size in a smaller waist so finding jeans that fit correctly are difficult, but these fit to a T. I purchase a pair every year because it's such a good deal and they're amazing quality.


AG Farrah skinnys $149.90 on sale, $225 after

Band tees are so in right now, and this Jonny Cash one is so fun! I love the mixed vibes of rocker and country this gives off.


tee $44.90 on sale, $69 after



Suede skirts are always a great option for fall. This particular one comes in two shades and will look great paired with an oversize sweater or even a leather jacket.


BlankNYC suede skirt $54.90 on sale, $98 after


There's several shades in this little iconic bralette, this royal is so pretty though.


Free People bralette $24.90 on sale, $38 after


How fun are these? They are a total must have! They also come in a camo print if you're more into the tom boy feels.


joggers $59.90 on sale, $98 after


Another item you may think isn't a need, but if you've ever owned or felt Barefoot Dreams blankets and sweaters, then you know - you need this! It comes in 3 colors. I'm in love with this blush pearl. And again major major savings on this one!


Barefoot Dreams robe $69.90 on sale, $118 after


You can never have too many oversize sweaters for fall and winter. This burgundy color is so beautiful, but it comes in a few other shades as well. It's with a loose colored turtleneck for me!


Free People sweater $79.90 on sale, $128 after


This is a brand that's been on the sale for the last few years and sells like hot cakes. I personally haven't tried them, but have heard rave reviews that they fit amazing. This color and amount of distress though is spot on for a buy this year.


Good American jeans $99.90 on sale, $159 after



always here for a semi oversized crop. Super on trend and this tangerine is total "Hot Girl Summer" vibes! Comes in more colors too.


B.P. crop $15.90 on sale, $25 after


These cozy chic athleisure shorts come in two colors and look so cute. Almost like there's a little flare to them. Choosing which color though is going to be the hardest part!


Free People shorts $29.90 on sale, $48 after


Body con dresses have been on repeat a wardrobe staple and this one's details are just the perfect amount of change to the icon. Featuring a slit on the left leg and a keyhole backside adds the perfect amount of extra sex appeal to the look. This comes in 3 colors, but so here for the neutral.


Treasure & Bond body con dress $38.90 on sale, $59 after



An all time fan favorite!! If you do not own these faux leather leggings yet, you gotta stop dwelling and get on it! They are hot. They are so flattering. The fabric actually looks like leather on. They're slimming and make any outfit chic in minutes. Make sure to grab the deal, because it's unreal.


Spanx faux leather leggings $64.90 on sale, $98 after


A little out there, but different is good. I'm a sucker for plaid all year round and the teddy coat is sticking around. This also comes on another print, but this give off that shabby chicness that's to die for.


Billabong plaid coat $45.90 on sale, $69.95 after


From my one true jean love, another AG pair slim yet not so skinny. Looser fits are def all the rage right now... as I'm trying to hop on board I feel this makes a nicer transition.


AG ex boyfriend jean $149.90 on sale, $225 after


Flannel jackets again, super trendy. Totally here for it with the "I'm wearing my boyfriend's shirt, yet I still look girly" vibes.


BB Dakota jacket $89.90 on sale, $139 after



Another adorable leopard print jogger set. This one reminds me of a Beach Riot set that I own, but at a fraction of the cost.


sweatshirt $49.90 on sale, $79 after

joggers $49.90 on sale, $79 after


Call me a sucker for a pair of jeans, I've always had an addiction to them! 70's aesthetics are def coming back and I'm so here for a good flare. The pockets though, so cute!


7 For Mankind flares $99.90 on sale, $198 after


One last plaid I promise, but the tiny princess cut shoulder on this... it's a must. Comes in another color as well, and the quality of this brand's shirts are great.


Treasure & Bond plaid $45.90 on sale, $69 after


Cozy, warm, and shabby chic. The destroyed details are the main focus on this hoodie. It's the perfect amount of "not trying."


Free People hoodie $74.90 on sale, $118 after



Shoes


Always here for a cute athletic sneak. And incase you're unaware, if you're really hitting it hard in the gym your sneakers do wear out, so to keep good support while training you should get a new pair at least every year. These come in black as well, but here for the light and fun print they got going on.


Adidas leopard sneakers $56.90 on sale, 85 after


Again super light and airy can be great for training or keeping your fit sporty chic. I'm in love with the cream ivory of these!


Adidas pearl sneakers $119.90 on sale, $180 after



And who isn't here for a good designer look-a-like. These glittery high top kicks look almost identical to the Golden Goose pairs, with the slightest amount of distress and wear to the glam sneakers that everyone dies to have. These are still a pretty penny, but when you compare it to the GG's coming it at $600, you may feel this isn't too bad. There's also some low top options to choose from on the sale as well.


P448 glitter high top $199.90 on sale, $298 after


Looking at high tops and keeping up with the sneaker platform trend, you can't go wrong with these sleek leather beauties. Your choice of white or black to decide.


Converse high tops $59.90 on sale, $80 after


Every fall brings in another knee high boot that you should get. This is a staple piece and honestly never goes out of style. There's lots of options from colors in suede or this bone leather.


Sam Edelman knee high boot $149.90 on sale, $225 after


Edgy yet chic, you can't go wrong with a Tory Burch bootie completing your outfit. These come in black and a chestnut brown. The elastic inserts are definitely a trend and makes for easily getting on and off.


Tory Burch booties $269.90 on sale, $398 after


Keeping that edgy rocker vibe going with these beautiful bone white and black booties. Very similar to the Steve Maddens I got last year but instead of stones adorning the ankle there's pearls. This whole shoe screams Jenny Humphrey to me!


Karl Lagerfeld paris pearl bootie $127 on sale, $189 after



Two classics that sell out year to year! The staple bootie you need in you closet. So elegant and can be worn more casual or to dress up and complete a boho chic vibe. The tan pair are very similar to last years Marc Fisher's that sold out and the bone are the new release from the designer. The bottom bootie sits up taller with no cut outs, and comes in other shades as well.


Steve Madden tan cut out bootie $89.90 on sale, $134.95 after

Marc Fisher bone leather bootie $99.90 on sale, $189 after


I died! These booties right here!! I can't with how freaking cute and chunky yet sleek they are. They come in 3 colors: black, tan, and white... they look amazing in all. This may be where I splurge.


Steve Madden sock platform bootie $79.90 on sale, $119.95 after





Accessories



Wide brim fedoras are so in right now, I frankly obsessed with them! This burgundy is gorgeous and will definitely sell out fast.


Treasure & Bond wide brim fedora $38.90 on sale, $59 after

Now I've tried to stray away from designer shades because are they the best investment piece you could put your money into...no, but these beauties. Keep that hard shell case with you everyone so you don't accidentally lose or break these babies. Loving the butterfly shape and the translucent pink and gold, and absolute need!


Versace sunglasses $185.90 on sale, $290 after

A classic that never goes out of style. A true elegant pice every lady should own, a sleek leather crossbody. Not too big, but just large enough to carry all that you truly need.


Tory Burch crossbody $299.90 on sale, $498 after




Beauty



One of my beauty must haves, the Anastasia Beverly Hills brow wiz and clear gel coat, and in a duo! This is most definitely a steal where a single one of these products comes in around the $24 mark on their own.


ABH brow set $33

I have heard such amazing things about this brand and how it does wonders for your hair. It is pretty pricey, but I'd rather try it out while it's on sale to see what it's all about.


Olaplex set $84


The ultimate hair holy grail for beautiful glamorous curls, the T3 single pass curling iron. Lovelies you don't want to pass this up. I know you may think it's just a normal hot tool, but y'all my hair does not stay curled for anything, until I found this. It's the 1.25" either in white or blush, and you need it! They also have their mini blow dryer on the sale too.


T3 single pass curling iron $99.99 on sale, $149 after

Lastly a newer device to add to your skincare routine. Dermaplaning makes your skin so smooth and your makeup seriously look airbrushed. Basically this little tool is derm quality at home to get rid of that unwanted peach fuzz and dead flakey skin. I've been doing this with a different tool and the blades aren't that great, so I curious to try the hype new product to see how much better it is.


Dermaflash $93 on sale, $139 after



Have fun shopping!

xo's

L





Does your feed look appealing to the eye? Does it create an aesthetic? Have a mood? What kind of vibe do you give off as a person?


These are all questions to ask yourself while planning your content for social media!


I think one of the biggest tips I could share with others interested in the influencing market or just wanting to create a "prettier" page for themselves is to apply a theme to your feed. Set the mood so people visiting your profile know what type of personality you have. Is it light and airy, bright and bubbly, or possibly even dark and mysterious?! There's no right answer - it's whatever YOU want it to be, but making it cohesive simply is more attractive to a viewer scrolling and will encourage them to stay on your feed browsing longer. Which in the end that's what we all want, in hopes they enjoy what we're about and possibly even interest them to hit the "follow" button!


One of the easiest ways to do this is by adding a preset.


Not sure what a "preset" is? Don't worry I'll fill you in. Basically it's like a filter that can be applied to any photo. Think about lighting adjustments and color corrections done in a tap. Add the same photo editing corrections to a batch of photos. Yes please! Talk about a time saver!!


Now there's a ton out there in today's market and you want to make sure you're not getting ripped off from buying some creator's presets at an over priced rate. Yes it takes a lot of time for us creators to create and tweak our presets, and yes some have better knowledge within making them... but please don't fall into the trap spending over $20 - $30 for 1 single preset. That is absurd. Think of that extra Starbucks or glass of wine or two you'll be able to get for that amount.


Once you have it on your phone in the Lightroom Mobile app (free in the app store), you'll feel like a professional photo editor. All of your pictures will be easily edited with again 1 tap! They'll all look cohesive and after a week of constantly posting your newly edited pictures you'll see the dramatic difference in you feed's aesthetic. I promise you, it makes a difference.


For those of you who are interested in how I edit my pictures, I have my very own preset, "Blush Baby." Take a peak at my IG feed here to see the vibe. I try to go for the light and airy with a pink glow! I do have "Blush Baby" for sale at $10. If you're interested shoot me a DM on Insta, mention the secret word "Princess" and get it for $8! We'll go over everything from there ;)



Here's some examples with

BLUSH BABY






*added sparkle effect from another app separately






You can get the feel!


Even if you're not wanting or looking to buy a preset today, I hope this tip has given you some ideas on how you want your feed's aesthetic to really appeal to new viewers. You can see a huge difference in these before and afters with how photo editing really makes all the difference and really make your image pop!


LMK if this was helpful! Would you like more insights on influencer tips?


Xo's

L

With so many brands out there and a new one popping up on the daily it seems, which setting powders actually do work? Which are wroth the money?



Let's talk the newest on the market I decided to try:



Tatcha



I was so excited purchasing this new talc free powder! That's right it's talc free, which is awesome and the reasoning behind why I bought it. Well, besides that factor the rest of this product was a flop. I felt as it didn't really give me a full coverage finish and packing in my concealer with this just led to tons of creases. This powder also left a yellowish tint wherever it was placed. So for $50, I'd say this one definitely isn't worth it.




Charlotte Tilbury



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