Puppies + Polka Dots

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Isn’t Bear the cutest?! I love his fuzzy little face so much! Every time I get the chance to snuggle him, I take it. This outfit is totally different than something I would usually wear. I found this shirt hanging out in the back of my closet and found a way to make it work. Sometimes, that’s the best thing to do! I don’t have enough money to go out every weekend to buy new outfits, unfortunately! So looking through my closet to mix up my wardrobe is really nice! Plus, anytime I get to wear my faux fur, I’m a real happy camper. ūüėČ

XX

Tessa

Twirl

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Shirt (old, similar) l Skirt (old, similar and here) l Shoes (old, similar) l Bag (old) l Necklace l Earrings l Ring (similar) l Sunnies (similar)

I love to dress girly BUT it¬†doesn’t work everyday because lets be real, I’m lazy! But I think that this outfit works perfect. I love mixing girly pieces, like this skirt, with something a little more tame like the chambray shirt (one of my favs). I am also loving these shoes. Unfortunately they are old so they can’t be purchased but I love the pointy toe with this look! Whenever I put this skirt on, I feel like I should be walking into a great party! It’s just so fun and flirty.

I am also really loving this monogram necklace. I got it for Christmas and I love it! I have always wanted a monogram necklace and this one is perfect.

P.S. Shoutout to my favorite Irish gal pal, Happy Birthday Rachy. ‚̧

XX

Tessa

What’s on My Radar

This week has been HECTIC. For some reason, as the semester comes to a close, teachers are really piling up the work. Everything seemed so easy at the beginning of the semester and now, all the work is coming in like an avalanche. Great. At least its almost over. I have been so so sick the past few days with the WORST cough that I just can’t seem to kick. Anyone have any home remedies?

Anyway, since the weather finally started to get chilly, there are a few new things on my radar this week!

1. Teavana tea (my favs 1 & 2). Seriously, have you tried their tea?! It is soooo amazing. I am not a huge lover of tea but Teavana makes the most delicious tea! Always puts me in the mood for a cozy night in bed.

2. St. Tropez tanning mousse. Nobody likes to look like a Cullen. Well, I guess some people. That just isn’t for me though! I love a nice tan glow and St. Tropez gives the perfect glow without looking orange.

3. These pjs (pants & shirt). I have been LIVING in them. They are so amazing and cozy. Go buy a pair. Right now.

4. Kendra Scott. I have been loving her stuff for months now and every time I see anything, I feel obligated to buy it because I love it all.

5. My Chloe perfume smells so good. I want to swim in it.

6. I. Need. These. Pants. Don’t you think they are the cutest?! There are so many amazing outfits I could wear these with.

7. Cleaning out my closet. Sometimes it just feels really good to cleanse your closet and get rid of the old ratty¬†tshirts with holes and the clothes that you just don’t wear! It’s freeing.

8. The new Moschino collection. YES.

9. Wildfox. I am adoring wild fox extra lately. Barbie is all the rage and I’m 100% ok with that.

10. This amazing brand. Their clothing and lingerie is beautiful!

Hope everyone has a great weekend. And stay warm.

XO Tessa

Over the Knee and Through the River

Today I am leaving LA and I am so sad about it. Seriously crying. ūüė¶ But the one thing that is consoling me¬†is this awesome look.¬†So I found this perfect short sleeve turtle neck at Target and I am obsessing. It is absolute perfection. It is so warm, but not too warm because of the short sleeves. It can either be dressed up or dressed down and I am really loving it with these OTK boots that are also from Target! My current favorites.

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Outfit// sweater, jeans (old), boots, bag (old), watch, bracelets, sunnies, necklace

Photos by Kaitlyn Gilmore

XO

Tessa

Comfy Corduroy

I am loving this look right now. The combination of this metallic tank with the casual pants, is a really nice juxtaposition of these two styles. I also really like the neutral blush colored bag that adds a subtle pink addition.

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Outfit// jacket (old), shirt (old), pants (old, similar), bag, shoes, sunglasses, earrings

All photos were taken at Barley Ranch by the best of the best Kaitlyn Gilmore!

Go check out her instagram.

XO

Tessa

Weekend Recap//Chateau Marmont, Shopping Day and Dodgers Game

¬† ¬†OK. It happened. I broke the Vegan streak but hey, don’t judge. Only a special one time cheat for the Chateau Marmont. You would do it too. As we walked up to the Chateau, the pebbled driveway led us to a beautifully carpeted hotel. I’m talking Aladdin carpet type carpeting. It was beautiful inside. Not only was the interior gorg, so were the people there. Both customers and staff. Thankfully, we were seated outside where we could see all the stars. No pictures are allowed so unfortunately there is no evidence but I assure you, the crowd was a good one.¬†

¬† ¬†Sitting behind me was Josh Hartnett¬†(thankfully Shanna keeps up with the stars) and Kaitlin Olson. Sitting next to us was Diana Madison¬†and across the restaurant was George Kotsiopoulos. Lets just say the views were great! As for dinner, it was even more amazing. I ordered the braised short ribs, which were on a bed of mashed potatoes and grilled brussel sprouts. Shanna got the veggie burger with fries, which were fantastic. The entire meal was absolutely to die. Perfect meal and perfect celeb viewing. I suggest you head to the Chateau Marmont if you’re looking for some star spotting.¬†

¬† ¬†On Friday, Shanna and I decided to take a shopping day to ourselves. We first headed to Frederic Fekkai¬†where Shanna got all her hair chopped off into the cutest California bob. LOVE IT! After, we headed to Jonathan Adler, where I finally got the dish I have been wanting for months. Trust me. It’s cute. Then, we headed to Larchmont and grabbed a coffee at Go Get Em’ Tiger. We both got the iced latte with macadamia nut milk (so good). After, we headed to Baby cakes¬†where we eat got a donut and some treats to take home. Baby Cakes is a vegan bakery where they really know what they are doing!¬†

¬† ¬†Since we weren’t ready to end our fun day, we went to Rodeo Dr to do a little shopping. Kyle from the Real Housewives of Beverly Hills owns a store¬†where we took a peek around. I scored myself some flash tattoos¬†and an awesome pair of Kendra Scott¬†earrings (thanks mama for the bday gift).¬†

¬† ¬†After the exciting weekend, it wasn’t ready to end. The program event for the week was the Dodgers game. I clearly wasn’t rooting for the Dodgers so I threw on my Cubs shirt. Only made sense. I treated myself to my favorite game day treat. Garlic fries. They were worth it. They always are.¬†

¬† ¬†Thinking about my short time left here is making me so sad but I am so #blessed to be able to have the experiences here that I have already had. I can’t wait to see where the next two weeks takes me.¬†

XO

Tessa