Friday Fab Five – 05.20.16

It’s Friiiiday, Friiiiday… You know the rest ūüôā Let’s get to it!

Friday Fab Five 5.20 | Closet Full of Cocktails

On My Wish List

  1. Just ordered these beautiful statement earrings, can’t wait to wear them. PS – They’re 40% off now!
  2. Speaking of statement earrings, these will definitely be my next purchase.
  3. Ray-Bans on sale? Yes, please.
  4. I’ve seen this eyelet top on so many¬†bloggers lately… it’s on trend and also¬†50% off!
  5. In honor of JoJo’s Bachelorette season premiering on Monday, here’s a gorgeous dress from one of her favorite designers. Completely in love!

Around the Internet

  1. I guess LC’s life on The Hills wasn’t always so glamorous
  2. If you’re considering a¬†big city move on a tight budget,¬†read this.
  3. Another reason dogs are simply amazing beings.
  4. Jay Pharoah’s rapper impressions though…
  5. This social media infographic is extremely helpful for anyone looking to gauge the best post times.

In the Blogosphere

  1. Can’t wait to try out this delicious breakfast bar recipe from Elizabeth of¬†Hello¬†Spoonful.
  2. Absolutely loving every part of this spring outfit from Cara of Marvelous in the Midwest.
  3. Check out this fabulous vintage coat that fellow Thread Cincinnati blogger Tamia of The Style Sample is rocking.
  4. I’m so excited to be part of this Bachelor Bracket League created by Chelsie of Chel Loves Wine. How fun!
  5. Getting ready to throw a pretty party? Check out these Etsy shop picks from Bradley of Luella & June.

Friday Fab Five – 05.13.16

Happy Friday! I hope you all had a good week ūüôā¬†Though mine¬†was a bit hectic (and getting crazier) I have¬†so many exciting things on the horizon. Can’t wait to share some of them with you soon!

Friday Fab Five 5.13 | Closet Full of Cocktails

On My Wish List

  1. I’ve been lusting over these wedges, and they’re selling out fast. So perfect for spring/summer!
  2. Speaking of summer shoes, how about these adorable sandals?
  3. So hard to choose just one of these beautiful, vibrant shades.
  4. No necklace needed with this sweater, and it’s 50% off right now!
  5. I’m so in love with his photography, I want to get¬†a new case.

Around the Internet

  1. So many cute videos to mention this week, so I’ll start with this one for all of you loving the new JT song! #guilty
  2. Then there’s this one for the dog lovers out there… definitely a good laugh.
  3. Did someone say pineapple mimosas?!
  4. In social media news,¬†the “new” Instagram. What do you think of the revamped¬†look?
  5. I can’t wait for Drake to host SNL¬†tomorrow night. If you missed the last time he hosted, watch¬†it now!

In the Blogosphere

  1. This breakfast bar recipe from Davida of The Healthy Maven sounds incredible!
  2. Such a great read from Shaheen of Lows to Luxe about finding a balance between blogging and everything else life throws at you.
  3. How cute is Bailey from Being BaileyAnn?! I’m loving her style, especially her¬†latest off-the-shoulder look.
  4. In need of the perfect party dress? Look no further! This one from¬†Shelbi of It’s All Chic to Me¬†is so¬†versatile, it can be worn¬†for many different¬†occasions.
  5. I’m going to hunt down a vintage scarf of my own after seeing this post from Jennie of Garbage Pile Style. Love these¬†edgy yet feminine looks!

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Friday Fab Five – 05.06.16

It’s time for another installment of the Friday Fab Five, May edition!

(Wait, it’s already May… whaaaaat?)

Friday Fab Five 5.6 | Closet Full of Cocktails

On My Wish List

  1. Well this¬†was on my wish list, but now it’s officially purchased. I can’t wait to start using it!
  2. I’ve been on the hunt for this¬†kind of earring, and these are so affordable.
  3. This is the perfect accessory for those¬†“my¬†hair isn’t washed¬†but I still want to look cute” days.
  4. I may not be the biggest Kardashian fan, but man, those girls have good taste in clothes… or at least their designers do.
  5. Another purchase¬†that couldn’t just stay on the wish list, especially when it’s¬†50%¬†off¬†(which almost never happens…). Get them¬†while you still can!

Around the Internet

  1. This year’s Met Gala red carpet was amazing, but this Humans of New York series is just as good.
  2. Happy Cinco de Hangover ūüėČ If you didn’t have enough tequila yesterday, you might want to try these Slushy Margarita Shots.
  3. I can’t get enough of those¬†cheetah cubs at the Cincinnati Zoo, and this feature on¬†Blakely (the “nanny” of the cubs) is absolutely adorable.
  4. I know I share Carpool Karoake all the time, but this one is seriously the best one yet.
  5. Okay, nerd moment: I love when advertising and public relations come together into one brilliant campaign. It makes me so happy to be in such a creative field.

In the Blogosphere

  1. The newest member of Thread Cincinnati, Annie of Success on Stilettos, is rocking the cutest Derby Day outfit for tomorrow’s festivities.
  2. Speaking of, if you’re going to the Kentucky Derby, be sure to check out Danielle of Lou What Wear‘s “Purse Essentials” post. Very helpful!
  3. Lately, I’ve been obsessed with having overnight oats for breakfast, and this simple and easy recipe from Hilary of Embellishments sounds delicious.
  4. This post from Emily and Devin of¬†Walton & Rush is so inspiring. After finding yoga myself as a way of de-stressing, I can’t wait to try Yoga Six.
  5. I’m loving this season’s tassel trend, and Cheryl of Oh to Be a Muse‘s¬†clutch is too cute!

Until next time, XO.

Friday Fab Five – 04.29.16

Happy Friday, everyone! Here are my top finds from this past week…

Friday Fab Five 4.29 | Closet Full of Cocktails

On My Wish List

  1. I’m in the market for some new shoes, so¬†I’m looking for the perfect mules! Can’t decide between these, these¬†or these.
  2. I’ve had my eye on this dress¬†for a long time, and it’s finally on sale!
  3. And so is this one… plus free shipping!¬†Decisions, decisions.
  4. This clutch (which offers free monogramming) is perfect for going out.
  5. I couldn’t resist adding this tote to my cart. It’s time for a new work bag!

Around the Internet

  1. If you haven’t seen John Oliver’s latest episode of¬†Last Week Tonight, you need to. Lin-Manuel Miranda is a-m-a-z-i-n-g.
  2. Speaking of videos, this one left me speechless. I have a whole new respect for women working in male-dominated fields. #GirlPower
  3. Need a good laugh? Here you go.
  4. When that super expensive vacuum brand unveils a super expensive hair dryer…?
  5. I just can’t get enough of this kid.

In the Blogosphere

  1. On the hunt for the perfect matte lip color? Fellow Thread Cincinnati blogger Jordan from A State of Ruin has got you covered.
  2. White jeans are a warm weather staple, and Katie of All Things Gold is rockin’ hers this season!
  3. Speaking of closet staples, Allison of The Stylish Soul is taking the flare trend to a whole new level.
  4. Lisa from The Style Theory is definitely “bringing sexy back” with this backless maxi dress, perfect for the summer!
  5. My best¬†friend from back home, Lucy from Write. Style. Travel., just went to the reopening of one of my favorite boutiques in Elmwood Village: Half & Half. I can’t wait to check it out next time¬†I’m home!

Until next time, XO.

Friday Fab Five – 04.22.16

Happy Friday, here we go!

Friday Fab Five 4.22 | Closet Full of Cocktails

On My Wish List

  1. Wallpaper might be a P.I.A. to take off, but I’ve always wanted some throughout my house. Whenever that time comes, I’ll definitely be purchasing one of these.
  2. When you think UGG, you definitely don’t think summer shoes… until now.
  3. The best clothes are those that you can just throw on, hence my dress obsession, so I’ve got my eye on¬†this romper… or maybe this one… or this. Decisions, decisions.
  4. You can never have enough makeup (or eyeliner), so I can’t wait to try this one out. It looks so easy to hold and apply!
  5. And last but not least, I love Mario Badescu products, especially this essential for the warmer months.

Around the Internet

  1. It was so sad to hear about Prince’s unfortunate passing yesterday.¬†His music transcended age, and was loved by all. The heartwarming tributes that took place around the world were beautiful, especially¬†those on Broadway.
  2. When Mother Nature’s beauty shines through in a¬†picture…¬†this one of my Alma Mater.
  3. Woah, this boozy summer drink sounds delish.
  4. Though I’ve been to some of these spots, I’ll have to go through this list¬†for my next night out!
  5. I was in complete shock when I read about this¬†major decision at Victoria’s Secret. Stock up now, before they’re gone!

In the Blogosphere

  1. I stumbled across this “Monthly Blog Income Report” series from¬†Erica of¬†Coming Up Roses.¬†In just one post, I learned so much about monetizing my blog, so I’ll definitely be checking back each month for more tips.
  2. I’ve had my fair share of interviews lately, so writing¬†thank you notes has become second nature. Check out¬†Meghan from Lincoln Park Minute‘s¬†great tips for curating the perfect thank you!
  3. All neutral everything: I love Megan of For All Things Lovely‘s “Shades of Pink” outfit. Will definitely be recreating a similar look this season.
  4. After reading this post from Kathleen of Carrie Bradshaw Lied, I’m in need of a beach vacation… and that backless romper.
  5. Have you had serious envy of those with the Rebecca Minkoff Sofia handbags? You can get your hands on a similar, much more affordable option by checking out fellow Thread Cincinnati blogger Kayla of The Professional Prep.

Until next week, have a great weekend!

Friday Fab Five – 04.15.16

It’s Friday, you know what that means! So let’s get right to it…

Friday Fab Five 4.15 | Closet Full of Cocktails

On My Wish List

  1. This adorable pom-pom straw clutch. Perfect for the warmer months, and only $22!
  2. How beautiful is this dress? One in every color, please.
  3. I’ve heard so many great¬†things about this skin perfector. Gotta try it!
  4. I love my TOMS, so these shoes may be the newest addition to my closet.
  5. Because you can never have too many pairs of sunglasses.

Around the Internet

  1. When James Corden finally joins Instagram, and his first post is with your girl crush. #CarpoolKaraokeIsMyFave
  2. When said girl crush makes a sports bra look high fashion… at the airport no less.
  3. Coffee addicts everywhere need to read this.
  4. You best believe I’ll be trying out this cocktail¬†recipe…¬†maybe even¬†feature it¬†on the blog? #SugarHigh
  5. If you’re a fan of Bob’s Burgers like me, this will make you smile.

In the Blogosphere

  1. I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect high-waisted swimsuit, and this one¬†on Bailey from Here’s The Skinny is so cute!
  2. With the iconic Kentucky Derby quickly approaching, I’m getting some serious¬†inspiration from Olivia of¬†Olivia Rink.
  3. Speaking of horse racing, I’m pretty obsessed with hitting¬†the track myself (Exhibit A). Another lover of the sport¬†is fellow Thread Cincinnati blogger Katie from Out + Outfit.
  4. My next trip to Chicago will definitely involve this street art guide from Jenn of Style Charade.
  5. Currently obsessing over this midi skirt (and entire outfit!) from Kayleigh of Kayleigh’s Kloset.

That’s all for today! Have a great weekend ūüôā