Oct 1, 2014

Get Ready With Me #MyCatStreetStyle (+ giveaway)

Autumn is officially here and I couldn't be more excited. In celebration of this season I've collaborated with Cat Footwear to create this fun video of me styling an outfit wearing a fabulous pair of Megs Plaid booties from their fall/winter 2014 collection.


I haven't done a video on my YouTube channel in probably a year, so this was a great opportunity to get back into it. Look out for more videos in the near future once I'm done setting up my home office!


Win a Pair of Cat Footwear Boots


My friends at Cat Footwear are generously offering ONE lucky reader a chance to win a pair of boots from the fall/winter 2014 collection.

To be eligible, you must follow Cat Footwear Canada on Pinterest and indicate you did this using the Rafflecopter widget below. For additional entries, you can follow SummerxSkin on Pinterest, pin a photo using the hashtag #MyCatStreetStyle and much more.

This contest is open to Canadian residents only and will end on Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 3 p.m. ET.
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Good luck!

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Video by James Rubec

This is a sponsored post. However, all opinions are my own.

Sep 19, 2014

Life is Short


Top: c/o Glitter Guide for eLUXE | Skirt: Banana Republic (LOVE this one) | Earrings: gift | Purse: Rebecca Minkoff c/o eLUXE | Flats: Jessica Simpson | Bracelets: c/o Alex and Ani

Okay, you caught me. I know my top says, "Life is short, wear sequins", and I'm actually not wearing any in this outfit. But I really wanted to make the text pop by pairing it with a gold and beige skirt, and gold, printed flats. There is a little bit of print-mixing going on, but it's super easy to implement (even if you're afraid of it).

I'd definitely describe this look as comfy-chic. Though I'm wearing a skirt and flirty purse, I've kept it a bit more relaxed with the graphic tee and flats. This outfit can be worn to the office, depending on how your work is regarding tees, and you can just as easily go out with your girlfriends later in the evening (did someone say happy hour?). 

If you are visiting to see where my wedding countdown is at... well, it's officially THREE weeks away! I'm stressing like a mad woman and my bridezilla radar fluctuates throughout the day. I'm trying to enjoy the last-minute planning and pre-wedding festivities as much as possible, so I truly apologize for not blogging as much. Once it's over and done with, I'll be sad, but I can't wait to begin writing again! So much to catch up on with you all.

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Photos by James Rubec