Fashion

Hot Or Not: Overalls (Thoughts and Styling)

Good morning everybody! Today I decided to start a “Hot or Not” series where I share my thoughts and opinions on certain seasonal trends and give you a couple outfit ideas. today i am styling overalls which are super popular for Spring and the upcoming Summer season. I love Overalls because they are practically an outfit in itself and can easily be dressed up or down. They are obviouly not everyones style but I like them a lot. These overalls were my moms from about ten years ago that  she saved in case they ever came back into style and I wanted them. i;m so glad she did cause I love them! Here’s how I styled them:

{overalls- Gap, shirt- American Eagle, shoes- TJ Maxx}

I love this outfit because it’s casual yet so cute. I could wear this to school or any day in the summer. I paired my black Birkenstocks for a laid back vibe and they coordinate perfectly with my black and white striped shirt.

{overalls- Gap, shirt- Hollister, shoes- Pierre Dumas, watch- Kate Spade}

Don’t be fooled everyone, you can dress up overalls too! I paired this simple off the shoulder white top which is also super in this season with my white Jacks. I threw on some gold jewelry and ended up looking nice and put together!


I hope you all enjoyed this short, simple post. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions please leave them below. Don;t forget to check out my last post and follow me on Instagram @StyledByMcKenz. Have a great day; with love, McKenz.

Weekly Wrap Up

Weekly Wrap Up #15

Happy Sunday everyone! This past week was our first week back from Spring Break and it felt so good to see everyone again but so bad to hear my alarm going off at six in the morning. With the school play in less than three weeks, the school year quickly approaching it’s end, and supporting my best friends; time seems to be flying and my free time seems to be lessening. Wouldn’t trade it for the world though. The other day i was looking through an old journal and found the quote “Surround yourself with those who see greatness in you even when you don’t see it yourself” written down. These words really opened up my eyes and allowed me to analyze the people in my life. To all my friends and family reading this, I can’t thank you enough for everything, you guys rock my world!! Wishing you nothing but love and happiness this week. If you missed this weeks log posts: March favorites- click here, Hunter&Honey Haul- click here, and Makeup of The Week- click here. With love, McKenz.

 

4.4.16- I have never been so happy to go back to school. Reminiscing on spring break which was fantastic but happy to be back at school and in everyone’s presence. So happy to be wearing all my new clothes too!

Outfit Details- shirt: Old Navy, bralette: American Eagle, girlfriend jeans: Gap, shoes: Pierre Dumas, necklace: Forever 21, watch: Kohls, bracelets: Alex and Ani and Charming Charlies

4.5.16- Mason was offended that he has never made the blog so I decided to add him in today. Wishing the weather wasn’t bipolar so we could be eating lunch in the courtyard. So in love with my new graphic tee from Hunter&Honey, it looks perfect with these pants.

Outfit Details- shirt: Hunter&Honey, girlfriend jeans: Gap, lace up flats: Old Navy, watch: Kate Spade, necklace: Forever 21

4.6.16- Didn’t have theater today so I had extra time to scroll through Twitter. I stumbled across this verse from Proverbs and instantly fell in love with it.

Outfit Details- shirt: American Eagle, jeans: Hollister, socks: Aeropostale, shoes: Converse, watch: Target, necklace: Charming Charlies

4.7.16- You could say great minds think alike I guess, considering me Jeanie, GB, and I all came to school with maroon on. So happy to break out my Birkenstocks today, they were such a good buy!

Outfit Details- sweater: American Eagle, tank top: Old Navy, jeans: Hollister, shoes: TJ Maxx, watch: Macy’s, necklace: Forever 21

4.8.16- So happy that Friday came so fast. Today I got to wear my pink faced watch which is one I tend to neglect but always have loved. I also went to the lacrosse games with Jeanie and Celia, JV and Varsity both won!

Outfit Details- long sleeve: Old Navy, jeans: Hollister, necklace: Nordstrom Rack, watch: Kohls, lace up flats: Old Navy

4.9.16- After a fun sleepover with Jeanie she decided to help me with some upcoming posts for the blog. Stay tuned for a Hot or Not post on overalls which I am currently in love with.

Outfit Details- shirt: Hunter&Honey, leggings: Victorias Secret Pink

4.10.16- I am so happy that I finished my first season of Friday Night Lights after church and Dunkin with Jeanie and Madison . Their small town reminds me of mine and makes me so happy. It’s such a good show and I definitely recommend it, I’m addicted.

Outfit Details- jacket: Target, sweater: Old Navy, jeans: American Eagle, shoes: Toms

Makeup

Makeup Of The Week

Happy Friday everyone. Outfit of the weeks are some of my favorite posts to read and YouTube videos to watch. It occurred to me the other day that although my love for makeup is almost identical as it is to fashion, I’ve never thought to share with you all my makeup of the week. As you could imagine, I was ecstatic when I thought of this idea which is why I took pictures of my makeup every day this week and am here to share with you what I wore on my face this week! I hope you all enjoy. If you missed Wednesday’s post, click here. With love, McKenz.


 

Monday:

Face– Elf Mineral Face Primer, Maybelline Fit Me Foundation “125”, Rimmel Stay Matte Powder, Garnier Under Eye Concelaer, Anastasia Contour Kit,  Elf Blush Quad “Dark”

Eyes- Naked One “Virgin”, Urban Decay Primer Potion, Maybelline Color Tatoo “Barely Branded”, Naked One- lid: “Half Baked” transition: “Naked” and “Buck” crease: “Smog” outer v: “Darkhorse” inner corner: “Virgin”, Wet N Wild Glitter “Gold”, Vaseline, Naked Basics 2 “Crave”, Naked Basics 1 “Foxy”, NYX jumbo eye pencil “Milk”, Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara, Maybelline Great Lash Mascara, Maybelline The Falsies Big Eyes Mascara

Lips- Essence Lipstick “Barely There”

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Tuesday:

Face- Elf Mineral Face Primer, Maybelline Fit Me Foundation “115”, Maybelline Age Rewind Concealer, Anastasia Contour Kit Banana Powder, Rimmel Stay Matte Powder, Elf Blush and Bronzer Duo, Naked One “Virgin”

Eyes- Urban Decay Primer Potion, Maybelline Color Tatoo in “Barely Branded”, Naked Two- lid: “Bootycall”, crease: “Pistol”, outer third: “Verve”, outer v: “Blackout”, Vaseline, Naked Basics 2 “Crave”, Buxom Eyeliner “Bronze”, Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara, Maybelline Great Lash Mascara, Maybelline Big Eyes The Falsies Mascara

Lips- NARS Satin Lip Pencil “Rikuigen”

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Wednesday:

Face- Elf Mineral Face Primer, Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer, Garnier Under Eye Concealer, Anastasia Contour Kit, Rimmel Stay Matte Powder, Elf Blush Quad, Smash box

Eyes- Photo Finish Eye Primer, Maybelline Color Tatoo in Barely Branded , Too Faced Chocolate Bar Palette (peaches) , Vaseline, Naked Basics 2 Palette “Crave”, Smash box Full Exposure Mascara, Maybelline Great Lash Mascara, Maybelline The Falsies Big Eyes Mascara

Lips- Bare Minerals Buxom Lip Pencil

 

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Thursday:

Face- Elf Mineral Face Primer, Covergirl  OutlastFoundation, Rimmel Stay Matte Powder, Anastasia Contour Kit, Garnier Under Eye Concealer

Eyes- Too Faced Shadow Insurance , Maybelline Color Tatoo in “Barely Branded”, Too Faced Chocolate Bar Pallette (maroons), Maybelline Great Lash Mascara, Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara, Maybelline The Falsies Big Eyes Mascara, Love&Beauty Liquid Eyeliner, Vaseline, Naked Basics 2 Palette “Crave”

Lips- chapstick

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Friday:

Face- Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer, Garniar Concealer, Rimmel Stay Matte Powder, Lumene Bronzer

EyesWet N’ Wild “Comfort Zone” palette, Naked 3: crease- “Nooner” and “Limit”, Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer, Maybelline Color Tatoo “Barely Branded, Vaseline, Naked Basics 2 Palette “Crave”, Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara, Maybelline Great Lash Mascara

Lips– Essence Lipstick “Natural Beauty”

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Fashion

Hunter&Honey Haul

Hello everyone and happy Wednesday! Today I am going to be hauling some of the items that I have gotten from Hunter&Honey recently. They are a small business that specializes in monogram decals, party good, apparel, gifts, signs, home decor, and paintings. They have the cutest designs and take custom orders as well. If you’re interested in their stuff visit there Facebook page here and their Instagram here.


 

I love graphic tees because they can easily be dressed up or down. I love pairing them with ripped skinny jeans and booties! I chose the “shopping is my cardio” and “blogging>jogging”. They are both so adorable and I am so pleased with both of them.

I also received this personalized apron. if you’ve been keeping up with my previous posts than you would know I’m the makeup artist for my schools play. I am so excited to wear this apron when doing peoples makeup and this navy and gold metallic pocket tee. It’s boyfriend style which is extra cute too!

Lastly I got a new monogram for my case. I chose to get a matte white background with a matte black vine monogram. I love the way this looks it’s classy and cute. Btw I accidentally nicked my case with my keys yesterday, no worries, the product did not come like that!


 

That is it for my Hunter&Honey haul. I hope you all enjoyed, I am so in love with all the things I received. Don’t forget to check them out on Instagram and Facebook, the links are above! Have a great day. With love, McKenz.

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March Favorites

Hello everyone. Today I am going to be sharing with you my March Favorites. Time doesn’t seem to want to slow down. I can’t believe I joined the blogging world three months ago and am so happy with what I have accomplished in that time. I personally am not a fan of March because it seems to be half way Winter and half way Spring. On the plus side we only had one snow fall this month which I was so happy about! Anyways, let’s get on into the post. Have a great day, with love, McKenz.

Fashion Favorites:

This month I constantly found myself reaching for my black high top Converse and these fake white Jack rogers which I got from Amazon; they’re the brand Pierre Dumas. I love sandals but always struggle transitioning out of boots and into them! Does anyone else have this problem?  I also haven’t been carrying around a purse as much as I normally would this month. I’ve been just using my Vera Bradley wallet in my favorite color which is attached to my Vineyard Vines lanyard.

Beauty Favorites:

I have been in love with Bare Minerals lip products lately, I love their Marvelous Moxie lipglosses and their Buxom lip pencils. I’ve been reaching for glitter so much lately. I love the way this gold Wet N Wild glitter looks when paired with a maroon/gold eye look using my Too Faced Chocolate Bar Palette. I’ve also been so obsessed with the Warm Vanilla Sugar perfume from Bath and Body Works. I love this scent and have used it for years. I realized today that I never mentioned it here!

Hair Favorites:

I have super thin hair and this month I discovered that blow drying my hair and then straightening it makes it look so much more full and voluminous. I usually don’t wash my hair everyday so this leaves my hair looking good for more than one day.

Other Favorites:

This month I’ve been loving “The Scientist” by Coldplay, “Sunday Candy” by Chance The Rapper, “Good Life” by One Republic, and “Below My Feet” from Mumford and Sons. I did not finish a book this month but I am in the midst of reading “An Abundance of Katherines” by John Green and love it! Also I have been spending so much time talking to God this month. If you haven’t read Proverbs, I would highly recommend it along with Psalms 100!

 

 

Weekly Wrap Up

Weekly Wrap Up #14

Happy Sunday everyone! This past week was my spring break hence the reason I did so much throughout the week. This week I also received my umbrella lights which I tried to use as much as possible during this weeks posts. If you missed “10 Spring Outfit Ideas” click here, “What I Wore: A Weekend In Spring Break” click here, “Spring Break Haul” click here. My heart felt so full this week. I am so content with my life and have realized more than ever that your life is as good as you chose to make it. Thank you all for 100 followers here on StyledByMcKenz, and 430 on my Instagram. I hope you all have a wonderful week ahead, sending lots of happiness your way. With love, McKenz.

3.28.16- Today we traveled back home after such a long weekend. I’m so happy we got to stop and visit my little cousins, they’re the cutest! I also hit one hundred blog followers today, thank you so much everyone; you all make me so happy.

Outfit Details- shirt: Old Navy, leggings: Victoria’s Secret Pink, sneakers: Converse

3.29.16- Woke up early and headed to Dunkin with my friend Celia. Strawberry banana smoothies and long talks with her are the absolute best. I was also able to catch up on a bunch of blog stuff today which I was so happy about.

Outfit Details- shirt: American Eagle, jeans: Hollister, shoes: TJ Maxx, watch: Kate Spade

3.30.16- I can always count on having a good day when there’s Chick-Fil-A ( 8 piece chicken nuggets and ranch are my fav) and a shopping trip involved.

Outfit Details- sweater: Old Navy, jeans: Hollister, lace up flats: Old Navy, watch: Kate Spade, necklace: Nordstrom Rack

3.31.16- Spent the day being kids and hung outside all day. Celia, Madison, and I decided that since we couldn’t be at the beach we might as well draw one out of chalk. The three of us seem to share endless laughs when we’re together.

Outfit Details- leggings: Gap Body, sneakers: Nike, spirit jersey: Unknown

4.1.16- Celia ended up spending the night and we decided to head out and meet some friends for ice cream. I also bought the cutest sunglasses from the dollar store and I was so happy to have found them.

Outfit Details- shirt: Target, leggings: Gap Fit, sneakers: Nike, lanyard + wallet: Vineyard Vines and Vera Bradley

4.2.16- My best friend Jeanie came home today so we went to Dunkin and than played basketball in the park with the boys for a few hours. We ate dinner and then watched the Final Four games together. So happy to have spent the day with all my best friends.
Outfit Details- (daytime) shirt: Spitit Wear, leggings: Gap Fit, sneakers: Nike, (nighttime) shirt: American Eagle, jacket: TJ Maxx, leggings: Gap Body, socks: Aeropostale, shoes: Converse, watch: Kate Spade, necklace: Forever 21, purse: Gap
4.3.16- I love Sunday mornings because they consist of Jeanie, Madison, and church. We went to Dunkin after to grab some brunch with Jeanie family. I’m now catching up on some blog posts and reading Proverbs!
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