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Try Brings The Dressing Room Home

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I’m a HUGE fan of online shopping. The ease, the comfort, no annoying sales people, the 24/7 access but my one complaint with online shopping is that you really can’t try the items on to make sure it fits or even looks right before purchasing it. My biggest pet peeve is when I patiently wait for my package to arrive and the sizing is wrong, the colors are different or if it just doesn’t look good because then I have to return it and wait anywhere from 5-7 business days to receive my refund.

Try has changed that. They’ve revolutionized the way that you can online shop from the comfort of your own home. Try has made it so you can bring the dressing room home.

I just got back from a two-and-a-half-week holiday in Europe. Which meant I “needed” roughly 15-20 outfits. One of my favorite places to order clothing from is Revolve, they have a great selection of designers available at varying price points. As opposed to me placing a large order and hoping for the best, Try made it possible for me to place my orders, try the clothing on at home and only pay for what I end up keeping as I long as I return the unwanted clothing within 7 days. I mean how amazing is that?!?! Thanks to Try, I was able to create some awesome and oh so stylish content while abroad. All the clothing featured below is available for purchase on Revolve using the Try app. The brands I shop include: Majorelle, by the way., Lovers and Friends and NBD.

Now I’m guessing you want the scoop on how to use Try. Well there are two ways and they’re both easy AF. First you can download the mobile app. I’m one of those people who before I go to bed, favorites and adds things to my shopping cart, so the Try mobile app is perfect for me. But if you’re more of a desktop kind of person, Try has got you covered there as well with their Google Chrome button.

To sign up for Try, you can use my referral link and it will give you $25 for signing up when you place your first Try. How amazing is that?! I’m sure you’ll fall in love with the ease of Try just like I did! Can’t wait to see all the amazing pieces you babes get using Try!

Downloads:

Mobile App: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/try-anything-from-any-store/id1300326924
Google Chrome Widget: https://try.com/get-the-button
Referral Link: https://try-com.app.link/?referralCode=JenniferQ58L

What I'm Thankful For...

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For those of you who've followed along on the happenings of my life this past year, you'll know it has been a rough one. I was left heartbroken, stabbed in the back, tricked, conned, bamboozled... Nonetheless, my heart is still so full and I still consider myself to be hashtag blessed. I've listed off FIVE things I'm beyond thankful for.

BOTH MY CAREERS. In addition to blogging, I have a full-time job. I'm a creative recruiter. I work with some of the biggest Fortune 500 Media and Entertainment companies and help them find talented individuals to work for them. I love it. I love the people I work with and I love that I get to find people a "home" in their professional lives. I feel fortunate enough to be doing something I love, that getting to help others find that is an incredible feeling. And of course, I'm thankful everyday to be blogging. To be able to connect with you all whether you live the city over from me or across the ocean in Asia or Europe. Blogging has opened so many doors for me professionally but it has also helped me improve as a person. It's enabled me to form connections with others, build relationships with other bloggers who are just as obsessed with makeup and fashion as I am. I've gotten to travel the world "for work" to create content for my blog. All in all I'm incredibly thankful for both my careers. 

MY HEALTH. When you're younger you never imagine you'd develop health problems/issues as you get older. A couple months ago I was diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder. I've actually lived with it all my life, but more recently its been getting more and more unmanageable. After 4 months of tests and trials, my allergist and immunologist landed on a course of treatment to help manage my condition. In addition to my autoimmune,I've started going to physical therapy twice a week to help treat and manage my scoliosis. Both these conditions require treatments involving shots and man oh man, you wanna see me go from fierce and strong to weak and cowardly... just put a needle in front of me.

MY LOVED ONES. With everything I've been through this year (and of course all the years that have come before) I'm so thankful to my support system. My girlfriends who are my sisters through thick and thin, I'm thankful that you always have my back and cheer me on in all my endeavors. Amanda, Angel, Kaisa, Michelle and Anelisse, THANK YOU. Ya'll know I wouldn't have survived the hardships of this year without you. 

MY ABILITY TO JUST PICK UP AND GO. I used to think this was me running away from my problems, but I've realized its actually me feeding my need to wander. I'm not one of those individuals that can be caged or tied down. My soul feeds off adventure and exploring new places and I'm so thankful that I'm able to do so. I'm thankful to my job which has a pretty lax time off policy and the fact that I have income to do so. 

MY LIFE. Even with all the wack shit I went through this year, I'm still thankful to be living the life that I do. I know that in my roughest moment, their are others who have it even harder than I do. Complaining and bitching about all the bad in my life is just offensive and disrespectful to those who face actual hardships in their day to day. I consider myself to be lucky that I don't have to worry about where I'm going to sleep, or where my next meal is coming from. Next time you se someone less fortunate or maybe someone having a rough day... PAY IT FORWARD. Buy the person behind you at Coffee Bean their morning coffee, or share your dinner leftovers with a homeless person. These little acts and gestures have a bigger effect than you know. 


dress: Zara "Dress with Silver Stripes" in black
boots: Marc Fisher "Alinda Over The Knee Boot" in black
sunglasses: zeroUV "Retro P3 Round Flash Color Mirror Lens Metal Sunglasses 9208" in gold midnight
belt: Gucci (borrowed from my mama) - similar here

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Rustic Ruffles

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I definitely need to start checking the weather. The sweltering heat in LA is gone, unbeknown to me, I rocked this flirty little cut out romper from Tobi. I paired it with some off white booties and space buns for a more playful look. I love juxtaposition. Shooting this fun and flirty ruffled romper, against this wood paneled seating area made for some cool shots. I knew I had to give the photos a bit of a rustic vibe when editing them in Lightroom.

Tobi - Dotted Line Ivory Ruffled Romper - $80 USD

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Travel in Style & Comfort

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My number one rule when I travel is COMFORT. This is one of those IDGAF about what I look like times and always will pick comfort over style. Lucky enough on my way to Hong Kong we had a two-hour layover in Beijing before getting on our second flight to Hong Kong. I decided to pack my makeup and comfy but stylish clothing options to change into during our layover, so I'd be ready to hit the ground running the second we touched down in HK.

This off the should top from Tobi was the perfect piece to keep me comfy and stylish. The fabric was soft and thick enough to keep me warm on the two-hour plane ride from Beijing to Hong Kong and was loose fitting so I was comfortable.

Tobi - Jennifer Striped Off the Shoulder Crop Top - $60 USD

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Fall Florals for SoCal's Never Ending Summer

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It's almost November, yet Los Angeles is still seeing 100 degree plus weather. I want fall colors, chunky sweaters and dare I say.... Ugg boots. But with the sweltering heat that's impossible. Instead I've been adding summer pieces that transition into Fall ever so perfectly. This rust colored romper is the piece that does just that. WIth its beautiful color, long bell sleeves and minimal floral print it's Fall packed in a summer piece. The fabric on the romper is so lightweight that even with the long sleeves, you're kept breezy in this crazy heat wave.

Tobi - Ryleigh Rust Floral Print Romper - $62

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