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Lately I've been in the mood to be spontaneous (that's what being in your 20s is all about right?) so my friend and I randomly booked a trip to Las Vegas for next week! I mentioned in my last blog post that I've been there 4 times before but this is the first time that I'm going as a legal adult! It's always been one of my favorite cities and there's so many ways to have fun - even if you don't like to gamble or go clubbing! In case you're headed there soon, here's my go-to list of things to pack so you can have the best trip without worrying that you left something important at home:




Feel Free to Go Crazy With Your Wardrobe

What I love about Vegas is that you can be in sequins at 2pm and no one will care cause well...it's Vegas lol. Take advantage of this opportunity and take some fashion risks such as chic cut-out dresses, bold colors, or even feathers! I recommend some lightweight casual outfits like a linen dress and more fancy outfits like this gorgeous hot pink dress or this chic jumpsuit. Also, don't forget a stylish swimsuit (there's so many great pool parties like the one at Caesar's Palace!). I'm bringing this polka dot bikini top and high-waisted bottom and this new tassel cover-up that I just got! Lastly, depending on what time of the year that you go, a light jacket is necessary since it can get chilly at night during the winter.

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Bring 2 Kinds of Shoes 

Shoes take up the most space in a suitcase (or a carry on in my case!) so I always recommend bringing at least two pairs of shoes. You'll mostly like be walking around a lot on the Strip so a pair of comfortable and good quality sandals or flats are going to come in useful. I love foldable flats that you can carry in your purse or my go-to leather Tory Burch sandals which can survive anything and still look brand new. For the second pair of shoes, I recommend something fancy since you'll most likely go to places that require you to dress up. I tend to avoid heels since they can be hard to walk or stand in for a long night so wedges are my preference. I just bought these nude ones that go with everything and make your legs look a mile long! 

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Hangover Kit 

I'm not a big fan of clubs but I love the fancy lounges and bars in Vegas so it's necessary to bring a small hangover kit that I can tuck in my purse! I usually bring a travel packet of Tylenol, some Emergen-C Energy & Immunity (perks me up instantly!), mints, and some moisturizing eye drops since my eyes are naturally dry and always get a little red when I've been drinking lol.


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Small Accessories & Lots of Sunscreen

Wherever you are on the Strip, I recommend bringing a small cross body bag (if you can, two would be best!). The casual one can be used for exploring the Strip during the day so you're more comfortable and a more fancy one for going out at night and not worrying about having to hold anything. As for beauty items, I highly recommend sunscreen since the Vegas sun can be brutal and more importantly so you can prevent skin cancer and early signs of aging! I'm a huge fan of Coola sunscreens cause they don't leave your skin greasy and is perfect for walking around during the day. A good drugstore alternative is Neutrogena which also comes in stick form!





Have you been to Vegas before? What are your essentials? Let me know!












Top // Jeans // Shoes // Bag // Lipstick



Another day, another Zara sale find. I really have got to stop going there but I just can't help it! haha. It's been a few weeks since the sale has started and each week, they lower the prices more and more so I always check back. My latest find is this gorgeous satin one shoulder top (I have wayyyy too many one shoulder tops in my closet but I'm obsessed!) which is so unique with the long bow (I actually cut it out since it was too long) and side cut-out. When I bought it, I actually didn't see the cut-out and wore it out to dinner one hot summer night and was wondering why I felt so naked until I looked down haha. The cut out isn't so bad that it looks inappropriate but I still recommend trying it on before purchasing. 

In other news, my job randomly decided to give people a week off of work next week (perks of working at a start up #winning) so I decided to take advantage and make some spontaneous plans to...VEGAS! I've already been there 4 times in my life yet funny enough, this is the first time I'm going as a legal adult haha! It's one of my favorite cities and there's always something new to do and even if you're not a clubbing or drinking type, you can still have so much fun there (I would know since I've always gone there underage and had a blast lol).

Naturally as a fashion blogger I'm excited to take some amazing shots out there. The last time I visited was when I was in high school and I wasn't a blogger back then (and Instagram didn't even exist lol) so I'm looking forward to creating content and experiencing it a different way. Lately, I've noticed some bloggers say that going on vacation is stressful as a blogger cause you can't relax and have a lot of pressure to create content. I've even noticed some bloggers take 2 vacations - one for blogging and one that's an actual vacation and they don't create content around it or anything lol. Is it just me or is that a bit ridiculous and excessive? I mean if you have the money, go for it but I think it's all about balance and I want people to experience and see everything the way I'm seeing it when I'm on vacation so I don't mind the content creation part of it. It actually makes the whole trip a lot more fun!



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I hope everyone's having a wonderful July Fourth with family and friends! Just in case you're in the mood to do some shopping then take advantage of all the amazing sales going on right now. I also linked some of my favorites from each shop a What's your favorite sale going on right now?


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BaubleBar - Save up to 70% off sale items 

-Loving the Ria Drop Earrings for $18! Fun fact: that's actually how you pronounce my name lol
-This dainty Denaro 18k gold plated necklace for $40
-These Windflower Drop Earrings which is gorgeous with a little white dress

H&M - Up to 70% off select styles

-These floral satin mules are stunning and only $17
-I love anything cargo for the summer and this $18 skirt is perfect for the office or lunch 
-Stock up for the fall with this light blue suede jacket for $35 

Intermix

-This one shoulder polka dot dress is a steal! 
-So many Zimmermann pieces are on sale like this off the shoulder dress

J. Crew - Up to 50% off almost everything 

-Nothing says summer more than these scallop shorts for $30
-Just added this one shoulder ruffle bikini top to my cart! So cute!
-Obsessed with these pink ombre bow heels 

Shopbop - Up to 70% off select styles

-These Self Portrait crochet dress is like nothing I've seen before! 
-Love the color of this lightweight Club Monaco romper 
-These ruffle pants are perfect for the office! 

Revolve - Up to 40% off select styles

-This lace up top is so unique and perfect for fall
-Love this blush pink dress for a summer wedding
-This square neckline top is so chic and works for many occasions 





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