Valentine’s Day Look

Valentine's Day Outfit

I’m sharing this outfit with everyone today in honor of Valentine’s day! This is practically my everyday uniform, with a striped tee, jeans, a vest and my Adidas. My closet is crazy predictable and every time I add another striped shirt to it my roommates just sigh, haha. This is a look you can easily replicate as a casual outfit for class or work that still looks put together.

Valentine's Day Outfit
totally casual…you mean you don’t pose like this?

Valentine's Day Outfit

Valentine's Day Outfit

Also, quick shoutout to all my sorority sisters that walked past while I was taking these 😂 Thanks for not making too much fun of me!

Valentine's Day Outfit

While this is an outfit I would wear everyday, I switched it up a little with my makeup look! I’m actually wearing false eyelashes in this post. ESQIDO Lashes reached out to me and asked if I’d like to try a pair. The last time I wore false lashes was literally in third grade for a book report, so I have zero experience with them.

These were super easy to use! I was sent the ESQIDO Little Black Lash and their ESQIDO eyelash glue. I was worried about applying these and getting them to stay, but the glue worked really well and I feel like they looked very natural. I have pretty long lashes already but this helped give them an extra boost and make them look fuller. I did have to trim them a little to fit my eyelids but I think that’s normal! These would be perfect for a formal event or a date night.

The PR rep that contacted me said ESQIDO lashes have been worn on several Victoria’s Secret models like Adriana Lima, Candice Swanepoel, and Gigi Hadid, and Rihanna. These are mink lashes and I was a bit concerned about this, but their rep told me they only work with suppliers that source naturally shed and recycled fur. I’ll be honest, I don’t know much about cruelty-free makeup so take that as you will. I don’t want to claim to be an expert.

Valentine's Day Outfit

Valentine's Day Outfit

similar earrings / similar tee (I always get my striped tees at Old Navy, no surprise there) / jeans 

Happy Valentine’s day!

xo, Hannah

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J.Crew x New Balance Sale (under $25!)

J. Crew x New Balance Under 25

After some late-night internet browsing, I discovered gold! After the J.Crew x New Balance collection first came out, I was in love, but couldn’t find a way to justify the price. This sale instantly made me think of texting my KU blogger friend Ally (hey girl!), but I decided to share with all of you too!

I’m obsessed with everything in this collection, but there are a few that especially stood out to me. The best part about everything under this link is that it’s all under $25! Check out my favorites below.

J. Crew x New Balance Sale Under 25

navy capri leggings / navy zip jacket / quarter-zip jacket / light blue striped leggings / colorblock crop top / high-neck pink and blue crop top / tennis dress / pink sports bra / zip-front sports bra 

What’s your favorite?

xo, Hannah

P.S. – I’m browsing for a sorority formal dress so if you have any reasonable websites (under $40 here…on a college budget y’all) with styles like Anthropologie/J.Crew, hit me up!

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Gameday Outfit with Wrap Necklace

Hi all! I’m sharing this super cute gameday outfit today on my blog. It’s perfect for football gamedays! A plaid flannel and jeans is such a classic fall staple outfit, and I wanted to add a Kansas touch. This shirt is from my sorority and the style is so trendy lately. It’s the perfect way to rep your sorority and your school at the same time. Gameday Outfit | Hannah With a Camera

This outfit would also look so cute with a button-down skirt or a jean skirt! Wearing jeans gives it a little more of a relaxed touch.

This necklace is my new favorite and I’ve been looking for one like this for forever…or at least a month and a half. I found mine at Francesca’s (can’t find it online). I actually went in and described the necklace, and they pulled it out of their back stock and found it for me! If you’re looking for this exact one then I’d suggest doing the same. However, I’ll link a bunch of cute ones down below that I have my eye on.

I paired this outfit with brown booties (not the same, but love the ones I linked) to elevate the look, but you could definitely make it just as cute with a pair of white Adidas sneakers. I wear mine all. the. time and love how comfortable they are. (Plus, any sneaker you can wear with jeans is a win in my book!)

I love this necklace because you can wear it so many different ways. My favorite style is the knot, but depending on the neckline of your shirt, you may want to style it differently. I linked a ton of my favorite wrap necklaces down below!

White, Red or Pink Speckled // White (very similar to mine) // Turquoise Seed Beads // Bright Pink (so cute for summer)

xo, Hannah

(Disclaimer…I actually wear a polo on gamedays because of my job, but hey, I’d still wear this outfit if I could  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

This is what I wear for real)

 

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What to Wear and What to Bring to an Internship with vitaminwater

This shop/post has been compensated by Collective Bias, INC. and The Coca-Cola Company, all opinions are mine alone. #ColorMeHydrated #CollectiveBias

Hi all! I’ve been interning at a nonprofit this summer and my biggest struggle at the start of my internship was trying to figure out what to wear to work. My internship is more on the casual side, so I would say this is how you would dress for a more creative and relaxed environment. When in doubt, just ask your boss what’s appropriate!

What to Wear and Bring to an Internship with vitaminwater | Hannah With a Camera

What to wear

For my first outfit, I wore a pink sleeveless button-down with a striped pencil skirt. This outfit is perfect for a summer internship, because it fits the professional requirement but won’t make you overheat! Usually things with a collar are a good go-to.

The first dress is perfect for my work environment because it fits the ‘three finger rule,’ meaning the straps cover the majority of my shoulders. It’s also a good length and hits just a little above my knees. I paired this dress with sandals, but if your workplace is a little more professional then you can definitely wear this dress with flats or heels.

My third outfit is pairing a red tank with navy dress pants. I find myself reaching for these pants more than often because my office can get freezing, but they’re lightweight enough to wear during summer.

Lastly, this dress is similar to the first one in length and goes well with heels or flats. The neckline is modest as well. If you get cold easily in your office, a jean jacket would pair perfectly!

Of course, I always bring a vitaminwater with me- there’s so many flavors and options to choose from, so you can even match it to your outfit if you wanted!

What to bring

Every day, I take this blue tote bag to my internship and fill it with my laptop, wallet, charger, keys, and lunch. I’ve been bringing vitaminwater with me lately to keep me hydrated and on top of my game during work!

What to Wear and Bring to an Internship with vitaminwater | Hannah With a Camera

What to Wear and Bring to an Internship with vitaminwater | Hannah With a Camera

Lucky for you, I have a secret discount on vitaminwater at Target for all my readers! Just follow these 3 steps:

  1. Go to your local Target
  2. Take a ‘Shelf Selfie’ in front of the vitaminwater shelf
  3. Text the picture to 89000 to receive the secret Cartwheel offer link for 15% off a 20oz vitaminwater

You can also check out other tips on how you can stay hydrated with vitaminwater here.

What to Wear and Bring to an Internship with vitaminwater | Hannah With a Camera

This is a look into what I bring every single day to work—including vitaminwater, of course! I’ve found that vitaminwater is the perfect drink to keep me energized and hydrated throughout the day. Personally, I’m a fan of the power-c dragonfruit flavor.

What to Wear and Bring to an Internship with vitaminwater | Hannah With a Camera

What to Wear and Bring to an Internship with vitaminwater | Hannah With a Camera

I also love the vitaminwater squeezed lemonade and focus kiwi-strawberry flavors. (See how the vitaminwater focus flavor even matches my outfit?!)

What to Wear and Bring to an Internship with vitaminwater | Hannah With a Camera

What to Wear and Bring to an Internship with vitaminwater | Hannah With a Camera

Here’s what I bring all laid out- my planner, graphic design tablet, laptop, chargers, wallet, lip balm and lipstick, and last but not least, a vitaminwater for the day! Since I’ve been drinking vitaminwater at work, my energy has definitely increased throughout the day. The biggest struggle I had when starting my internship was getting used to working the full 9-5 job, so having one of these at lunch was perfect to keep me on top of things.

Thanks for reading!

xo, Hannah

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Green and Blue Palm Leaf Dress

I’m back with another dress from Old Navy…how predictable am I? This green and blue palm leaf dress is a fun way of mixing patterns with a cohesive color palette.

Honestly, this is why I could never be a full-time fashion blogger—I love styling new clothes and pairing them with accessories, but everything I own is like a walking advertisement for Old Navy!

Green and Blue Palm Leaf Dress | Hannah With a Camera

Green and Blue Palm Leaf Dress | Hannah With a Camera

Green and Blue Palm Leaf Dress | Hannah With a Camera

Green and Blue Palm Leaf Dress | Hannah With a Camera

similar tassel dress styles (1) (2) (3) // similar shoes // lipstick (in the shade Antwerp)

Unfortunately, this dress isn’t available online anymore at Old Navy, but it was in a recent collection (I bought it at the beginning of the summer), so I’d recommend checking the clearance sections for either the dress or tank top version of this dress. You can wear the tassels tied loosely in a knot, but if you’re wearing a necklace I’d recommend leaving it open. It can create a fun open-collared look.

xo, Hannah

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Yellow Old Navy Dress

Hi all! I’m back with another style post. When I saw this yellow dress from Old Navy in store, I was drawn to the navy floral print but wasn’t sure how I would style the yellow. I’ve always decided that yellow doesn’t look good on me, with fair skin and blonde hair, but I decided to give this dress a try and I’m so glad I did! The yellow is the perfect gold tone that doesn’t wash me out (too much) and the swing fit is definitely fun for the summer.

The yellow is the perfect gold tone that doesn’t wash me out (too much) and the swing fit is definitely fun for the summer. The dress can easily transition from an office dress to brunch with friends to church, it’s so universal!

Yellow Old Navy Dress | Hannah With a Camera

Yellow Old Navy Dress | Hannah With a Camera

Yellow Old Navy Dress | Hannah With a Camera

Yellow Old Navy Dress | Hannah With a Camera

Yellow Old Navy Dress | Hannah With a Camera

Yellow Old Navy Dress | Hannah With a Camera

similar dresses ($) ($$) ($$$) / shoes / earrings (similar) 

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Spring Style Trends for under $50

Today, I’m sharing a roundup of some of my favorite spring style trends for under $50! I hate reading style guides and seeing pieces advertised for “only under $100” when I consider that still too expensive, so I created this college-budget-friendly guide for the more trendy pieces in spring. I looked to Vogue, Elle and Harper’s Bazaar for reference—trust the experts! I tried to convert a lot of the high-fashion runway trends into pieces that would be more wearable on the daily.

Seaside stripes

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navy dress / two toned stripes / orange pullover / off the shoulder

These are forever a classic staple in my closet, but it never hurts to add more! Stripes—especially of the Breton variety—are incredibly versatile and can go from casual to professional so easily.

Cold shoulders

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black stripes / red halter / blue dress / red ruffles

A nod to the off-the-shoulder trend, but easier to wear. I’ve tried several off-the-shoulder tops on only to have them spring up the second I lift my arms even slightly, so I’d love to try out the cold-shoulder trend instead.

Sorbet shades

 

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pink // green // orange // yellow

Say goodbye to boring pastels and say hello to trendy new shades. The sorbet-inspired hues that hit the runway are a cool mix of neon and pastels, creating a perfectly bright blend that you’d find in your favorite limoncello. Punchy pink, cool green, mid-toned orange and bright yellows are ideal for getting out of your winter style rut.

Retro florals

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pink top // dress // black top // white top

Florals for spring are no longer groundbreaking, but retro florals are back in a nod to the 70s. You might end up with a piece that looks like the wallpaper in your mom’s bedroom growing up, but hey: what goes around comes around.

What’s your favorite spring fashion trend?

xo, Hannah

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My Pink Lipstick Collection (and then some)

After writing my post about my red lipstick collection, I wanted to do a follow up with my pink lipstick collection (and some extras)! This is literally all the lipstick I own (21 shades, kind of embarrassing). I like experimenting with pink shades to try and find the perfect my-lips-but-better lipstick, but I’m still working on it. Pink shades are so tricky to get right—so if you have advice, please let me know!

My Pink Lipstick Collection

Full swatches and short reviews of these shades are below.

My Pink Lipstick Collection

Burt’s Bees Lip Crayon in Niagara Overlook: I keep this one in my backpack if I want to look a little less dead for those 8:30 classes. It’s a warm toned pink that looks coralish on my skin tone.

Maybelline Color Whisper in 30 Pin Up Peach: I haven’t worn this shade in forever because it’s very slick and can come off easily, but the color is really nice and pretty similar to the lip crayon above.

Rimmel Lasting Finish by Kate Moss in 05 Rossetto: This shade is a very opaque pink—the swatch is one take! It’s hard to describe the color (Barbie pink if that helps) but I don’t like the finish at all. It’s way too slick and feels like it cakes up on your lips instead of just going on smoothly.

My Pink Lipstick Collection

ELF Moisturizing Lipstick in Flirty and Fabulous: This is definitely a neon Barbie pink that looked SO good on someone with the same coloring as me that I saw on Instagram, but I don’t have the confidence to pull it off! I also don’t have enough opportunities to wear a color like this…

NYX Soft Matte Lip Creme in 05 Antwerp: This is one of my favorite shades for dressing up and pairing it with something blue (a.k.a. half my wardrobe). It’s a bright pink that dries to a comfortable matte.

Burt’s Bees Lipstick in 511 Magenta Rush: This is one of the only purple-toned lipsticks I own. It’s a little more dramatic than your everyday pink, but it’s super moisturizing and leaves a pretty stain.

Colourpop Ultra Satin Lip in Lock Diary: Lock Diary is a darker pink that looks similar to the NYX Lip Creme, but in a finish that’s more similar to a creamy lipstick.

My Pink Lipstick Collection

Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip in Milk Bottle: This shade is a mid-toned pink that leans purple. It’s easy to throw on and go, but it’s not a natural looking color.

Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip in Solow: This is the lighter version of Milk Bottle—it’s way more natural and looks better with a casual look.

Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip in Donut: Y’all, this shade is literally neon. Literally electric. I think it could be a fun summer shade, but I haven’t been able to try it out in the warm weather yet!

My Pink Lipstick Collection

Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip in Mimmy: This shade is so dark for me. It’s definitely the most purple-toned and not really a berry shade. Not really my style, but then again, if I’m feeling adventurous (…nope).

Hard Candy Fierce Effects Lipstick in Night Queen: I bought this for a Halloween costume (to be Sully from Monsters Inc), didn’t end up wearing the costume, and haven’t touched it since. When I put it on to try it, I felt like it was going to get all over my face if I barely touched my lips. Wouldn’t recommend unless you’re aiming for that monster look.

Colourpop Ultra Satin Lip in Tiny Chum: This is a weird shade. It’s a taupe-brown that looks so weird on my skin tone and with my blonde hair, but I feel like if I had dark hair it might turn out better…but probably not.

What’s your favorite pink lipstick (or blue, if you’re feeling it)?

xo, Hannah

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My Red Lipstick Collection

Today I’m sharing a post that’s both fun and slightly embarrassing…my red lipstick collection! I don’t know what it is with lip colors, but I’m always drawn to them first in the makeup aisle and end up picking the same color in different shades to try out. Red lips are one of my favorites to mess with (even if it’s a balm) because I think they look the best with my fair skin, blue eyes and blonde hair.

My Red Lipstick Collection

I’m sharing my complete collection plus swatches today.

My Red Lipstick Collection

The first two are from one of my favorite brands, ELF. I love it because it’s an easy way to try out new colors for a super low cost!

My Red Lipstick Collection

ELF Jumbo Gloss Stick in Movie Star: this shade is my go-to for everyday! You can build it up, but I usually put Chapstick on first then the gloss stick on top for that touch-of-red color. It leans pink.

ELF Matte Lip Color in Rich Red: this shade is one I picked up to wear for my sorority formal last year. It has a pink undertone.

My Red Lipstick Collection

Rimmel Lasting Finish by Kate Moss in 111 Kiss of Life: This is a more orangey-toned lipstick and one of the first red lips that I purchased! It’s a very true red.

Covergirl Lipslicks Smoochies in 220 #textme: This is one I’ve had for way too long (and is definitely past the date of when you’re supposed to throw them away…) but I can’t seem to let it go. It’s more of a berry color but it’s sheer.

Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip in Ribbon: This is part of the Hello Kitty x Colourpop collection. I have the mini collection, Puroland. I wore it yesterday for the KU vs. Baylor game and screamed the entire game, and it didn’t budge the entire time. It’s a blue-toned red and definitely made my teeth seem whiter, which is a huge plus.

My Red Lipstick Collection

Burt’s Bees Lipstick in 520 Scarlet Soaked: This lipstick leans more orange/brick red, but I really like the formula so I wear it anyway. It’s not super long-wearing when you’re eating, drinking, etc, but it’s so hydrating.

L’Oreal Paris Colour Riche Exclusive Reds in Blake’s Red: This is my favorite shade as a blue-toned red. I picked it specifically because Blake Lively and I share the same coloring and this works perfectly on me. I need to wear it more!

Burt’s Bees Lip Crayon in Napa Vineyard: This is way darker than my normal red color. I bought it after reading an interview in which Joy Bryant said it was her perfect natural lip and I wanted a red shade like that…but her skin tone is way darker than mine so I don’t know what I was thinking!

What’s your favorite red lipstick?

xo, Hannah

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Rep Your Skyline with Uscape Apparel

Today I’m sharing one of my favorite new shirts in my closet from Uscape Apparel. If you’re a college student, you know that most of your wardrobe that you actually wear to class most likely consists of t-shirts and leggings—I know mine does! Uscape Apparel creates shirts that have iconic campus skylines on the back of the shirt. Even better, they’re sold in over 150 college bookstores across the country, so you can pick one up today!

Rep Your Skyline with Uscape Apparel

The shirt style I received is a relaxed-fit unisex style that looks great on everyone. It’s 100% cotton, so they’re super soft. The shirt for the University of Kansas has a Jayhawk on the front, our mascot.

Rep Your Skyline with Uscape Apparel

On the back, it has this awesome skyline that is so true to KU’s campus. Fraser Hall, the Campanile…this shirt is perfect for students and alumni alike. Uscape Apparel sells these in several different styles as well (hoodies, short sleeve, baseball tees, etc) that would suit everyone’s style. Even better—some of the shirt styles are Comfort Colors. I personally have my eyes on the quarter zip!

Rep Your Skyline with Uscape Apparel

You can go to Uscape Apparel‘s website to find out more about their products and all the schools that they’re licensed for.

Does your school sell Uscape Apparel?

xo, Hannah

Thanks so much to Uscape Apparel for sending me the shirt for this post! 

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