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I've always been a believer that the perfect dress can work wonders for a women. A week before my Vegas trip, I popped into Nordstrom and randomly found this dress which is perfect if you need something that shows off curves but is classy at the same time! Even though everyone thinks it's a red dress, it's actually this gorgeous shade of fuchsia and has a ruffle asymmetrical hem which looks flattering as you walk. I highly recommend it if you're going to any weddings or other special occasions and need something that's going to get you tons of compliments. Did I mention it also comes in black? 

Also can we talk about this gorgeous background? We shot this in the Bellagio gardens before going to dinner at Lago (one of my favorite restaurants with an incredible view of the Bellagio fountains!) and loved the way the light was hitting through the windows. I'll admit, taking blogging photos while on vacation is so stressful because you're constantly surrounded by tourists in the back of your photos  haha. Normally I shoot in 10-15 mins because I'm so used to doing it after 5 years and have my poses down but shoots on vacation can take forever since you're constantly waiting for people to move and don't want to be rude lol. Oh and did I mention people were staring at me and waiting for me to move so they can get a picture too? Blogging life is tough haha. Somehow it all worked out and we managed to get a good couple of shots! Bloggers, what are your best tips for shooting while on vacation? Do you get up early just to not have people in the background? I'd love to know!

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Dress // Shoes // Bag // Earrings 

Hi ladies! I'm back from my Vegas trip and had a blast! I was there for 4 days but it felt like it was so much longer since we did so much in such a short period of time. This was my 5th time visiting the city (I've been going there since I was little since my dad lives there!) but my first time as a legal adult so of course I had to go all out lol. Honestly, I never wanted to leave! haha. Before you think I'm the partying type, I'm totally not and that's actually what I love about Vegas: no matter what your interests are, there's always something exciting to do. In my case, I spent way too much money on fancy restaurants, Instagram-worthy bars, and of course shopping! I'm actually putting together a Vegas travel guide that will be up this week so stay tuned. 

Believe it or not, the last time that I was in Vegas, Instagram didn't even exist and I wasn't a fashion blogger yet so one of the things that I was looking forward to was capturing some great shots at my favorite hotels! This shoot was taken on the balcony of the Venetian and it was a miracle that not too many people were around us while shooting. Taking good blog photos can be so stressful while traveling to popular places like Vegas because there's tourists walking all around and who really wants to get up early in the morning to take blog pics when you're on vacation? Not this girl. Somehow, we made it work! 

I pretty much lived in dresses while I was there and I got so many compliments on this gorgeous white one with the cut-out back. I'm usually not one for showing skin but hey it's Vegas (and also a hundred degrees outside) so I thought it was necessary. Also check out these teal earrings (sadly not listed online yet but the dark blue version is up!). They're pretty much bigger than my entire ear and so dramatic especially for the daytime but that's what I love about this city: being able to wear whatever you want without any judgement lol. 

Have you been to Vegas before? What did you think about the city? I feel like people either love it or hate it lol. Let me know below!

This post is sponsored by and Her Campus Media. All words and opinions are my own. 

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