{OOTD} black & grey dress

I swear I have a 6th sense for Starbucks…I’m obsessed.

Anywho, while a friend was visiting me, we ventured down to Cape Cod (not many Starbucks there unfortunately) and while checking out the Christmas Tree Shop in Hyannis, we found a Starbucks!

For our day of shopping/exploring the Cape, I decided to wear a flowy dress; easy, cute, and very comfortable. Thank you TJMaxx!


{OOTD} work attire


top // TJMaxx

jeans // American Eagle

shoes // Forever 21

I love this outfit! It’s classy, girly, and hey, it’s blush pink (my favorite!!!). The top is a chiffon material with detailing on the shoulders. It’s a little on the longer side, so I decided to tuck it in with a belt. The nude flats match perfectly with a little rose gold detail in the middle of the bow on the toes. I wore this to work the other day.


If you haven’t noticed, I laugh a lot in my pictures because I legit laugh at anything and everything. Pretty sure my sister was making fun of me as this picture was being taken 🙂

{OOTD} classic maxi

Maxi skirts and dresses are perfect in every way. Not only are they stylish, but they’re comfy, easy, and they look good on just about anyone! I bought this black maxi skirt from TJMaxx for only $20 and it’s so comfy! I love how I can dress it up with a cute statement necklace, or go more casual with just a simple tee for work. It’s perfect for all seasons too; not too heavy for spring and summer, but can definitely be transitioned into my fall/winter wardrobe.

 top // Forever 21

maxi skirt // TJMaxx

necklace // my mother’s closet 😉

{OOTD} romper love

I have been on the hunt for the perfect romper for a very long time. I originally set out for a black one (I have a fedora with black trim that would go perfect!) but I haven’t had much luck. But as I was browsing TJMaxx, I found this scalloped (!!!!!) navy one that I fell in love with! It’s one of my favorite colors and its scalloped..I mean c’mon, what’s not to love?! It’s perfect in that it can be dressed up or dressed down.

To dress it up, I added a J.Crew statement necklace and white wedges, which I got for $6 at the Christmas Tree Shop! Can’t beat that price.

To dress it down, I paired it with a denim jacket, long chain necklace, and leather sandals. It’s very versatile!

d r e s s y |

statement necklace // J.Crew

white wedges // Christmas Tree Shop

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chain necklace // American Eagle

denim jacket // Raspberry Beret (Thrift Shop in Somerville, MA)

sandals // Marshall’s

This romper gives me a great excuse to get dressed up and go into Boston with friends, am I right? 😉

PS As mentioned before, I still REALLY want a black romper. I just don’t want the shorts part to be super duper short, so if any of you lovely bloggers/readers find one, let me know!

x C l a r i s s a

{OOTD} cropped & high rise

I am LOVING my new jeggings from AE. They are the high waisted dark wash jegging. I originally went in to try their new sky high jegging but I thought the threading and zipper were awkwardly too long, so I opted for the regular high rise jegging. There’s not much of a difference, other than where it hits at the waist (and the length of the zipper). The sky high reached just below my belly button, and the ones I bought hit a little lower. They are also the most comfortable pants I have ever owned. So everyone needs to go out and buy a pair NOW. (I might be a little biased, because I really only buy my jeans from American Eagle, but regardless…GO BUY SOME!) I also love my cropped gold and pink strip tee from Aerie. I got it for only $10 too! And brown leather sandals are a must in any wardrobe because they legit go with everything. I love these ones because they have gold buckles and I’m a big fan of gold 🙂


jeggings // American Eagle

top // Aerie

sandals // Marshalls

watch // American Eagle

bracelets // Alex + Ani

Also, can we just take a moment to acknowledge how cool this background is?! The photographer in me was freaking out inside when my friend and I found it the other day. It’s a brick wall with chalk on the side of an elementary school. Definitely coming back to it in the future!


Photo creds to my friend Natalie who also has an awesome food/fitness blog! She’s got great tips and ideas and a good sense of humor, all on top of being a great photographer. Check out and follow her blog at Be Happy Be Healthy Be Free 🙂

{OOTD} Another Spring Look


Jacket // Old Navy $27

Top // Marshall’s $7

Shoes // Forever 21 $13

Wallet // Tjmaxx $15

Monogram Necklace // Paper Store $6

Another Spring Look

I’ve been eyeing this jacket for awhile and finally picked it up at Old Navy. I love army green and love how versatile the jacket is! It’s perfect for spring and will be great in the fall, too.  Hope you all have a good day! x Clarissa



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Spring is here (finally!) & I couldn’t be happier.

I absolutely love spring not only for the weather but for the fashion. I’ve been on Pinterest a lot lately (surprise?) and have been pinning a lot of inspiration for spring outfits. When deciding on what to wear today, this pin inspired me. I loved the denim with the ankle boots and white top, and I added a grey sweater and necklace to my own outfit. I love this look because of the classic pieces; basic white top, grey sweater, dark denim, brown ankle boots. Much of my closet is basic pieces. Overall, this is just a timeless and sophisticated look. And you can never go wrong with an outfit like that.

top + sweater // Old Navy

denim + necklace + watch // American Eagle

boots // Payless

bag // Target


Sometimes, as fun as they are, trends don’t matter. Sometimes you just gotta love what you love and ignore everything else. Sometimes you have to make your own fun trends (even if you’re the only one wearing them).

~ from the girls over at A Beautiful Mess {Link to specific blog post here}

trend alert // high waisted bathing suits

modest| stylish | & oh so cute

I am obsessing over high waisted bathing suits right now. They are so retro and unique (and not to mention modest). I myself am not a fan of skimpy bikinis but don’t really favor one pieces either (although some are really adorable like this one). I think high waisted bikinis are a perfect medium. Especially for me, as I am a bit smaller on the top and bigger on the bottom. High waisted bottoms can define and or emphasize your waist creating a balance. I have the hardest time finding bottoms that cover everything, and to be perfectly honest, am still looking for the right high waisted bottoms myself. Aerie has some, but they unfortunately do not fit. I saw Topshop had some, so I might order one from them. I’ve never purchased from them before, but I have heard good things! Regardless, I thought I’d tell y’all about my recent obsession. You’ll find quite a few examples on my just keep swimming Pinterest board, but below are two of my favorites. If I find one I’ll be sure to post about it!

{OOTD} spring look

sweater // Old Navy $20
top // consignment $7
jeans // American Eagle $22
boots // Payless $14
necklace & watch // American Eagle

Today it’s finally feeling like Spring! So in honor, here’s an outfit of the day with this new cardigan I just bought (the color is so springy!).
I also had to incorporate my Starbucks cause why not?!
Unfortunately I have to work on this beautiful day, but I hope you all have a wonderful weekend!

{edited with picfx}