G R A D U A T I O N 

High school is over. It’s time for new beginnings and new adventures. What awaits me is unknown but exciting. It’s time for me to venture out on my own and find myself in a new place.

Graduation was one of the happiest yet saddest days. I was finally receiving my diploma, after twelve years of hard work; I was getting ready to pursue my dreams at college. Yet, college is scary and foreign territory. I think, though, I’m ready for a new challenge, a way for me to push myself and achieve my goals.

However, there are 5 things I’ll miss about my high school (boarding school version):

  1. Talking to your friends that live down the hall from you.
  2. Ordering late night pizza and drowning your sorrows with conversation and food.
  3. Never worried about missing class because your roommate would wake you up.
  4. Going on spontaneous photo shoots around campus.
  5. Having food stocked up in your dorm room, available to eat at any moment.

So, as the doors of high school close, the gates of college open. It’s a new adventure: whatever you make of it.

~RM

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Oh, happy day 

Today, I’m coming at you with more summer outfit inspiration. For this look, I’m wearing blue shorts from Dry Barn, a rust colored tee from Forever 21, and black sandals from Macy’s. This outfit is a perfect daytime look:)


~RM

B&W

It’s finally summer break for me, so that means crop tops and shorts. My first outfit post for summer 2017 consists of black and white colors. I went to the mall with my family and wore a black and white striped, off the shoulder, top, black high waisted shorts, and mauve sandals. The outfit is perfect for a casual evening. 

Top: TJMaxx

Shorts: Charlotte Russe

Sandals: Marshalls (I think)

~RM

I R E L A N D 

Ireland. The Emerald Isle. One of the most beautiful places I have ever visited.

I was fortunate to visit Ireland for a school trip with some of my closest friends. On our ten day trip, we went backpacking through the country, visiting the sights, conversing with the people, and tasting the delicious food. We visited Dublin, Ballintoy, Portrush, and Newgrange. We went hiked Giant’s Causeway, saw the hexagonal rocks, and surfed the clear Irish waters. After hiking about 65 miles, traveling to 4 cities, and living in 1 backpack, I can easily say that this country was one of my favorite travel destinations ever. If you ever have the chance to visit Ireland, I hope you take because it is truly an incredible place.

I hope these pictures show you a glimpse of my adventures.

~rm

PROM OOTD

It’s prom season!!

This year I had my senior prom. I went with my best friends and had such a memorable time. This past Saturday all my friends came over to my house to get glammed up for prom! I got my hair curled that morning and my nails painted a few days before that.

After getting ready for prom, my friends and I took pictures in my backyard. My sister was my ‘personal photographer,’ which was great to have because she took some amazing pictures (thanks girl). After a million pictures, we headed to a nearby area where there was a gazebo and beautiful flowers. We took many more pictures here, which turned out so pretty and a way for me to remember the night by.

We then headed to dinner at a local country club and had a great meal with each other. After (finally) getting our checks and paying, we headed to prom!!

I danced the night away with my friends to I Spy, Cupid Shuffle, and countless Beyonce songs. We left around 11:45 and headed back to our dorms to get ready for after-prom!

After-prom was a BLAST! I went rock climbing, rolled around in those guinea pig balls, did a “Wipeout-esque” game, took one to many polaroid pictures, and ate delicious great nachos and cheese. Senior prom was an amazing night that I got spend with my favorite people:)

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Dress: Macy’s

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I’m not sure what we were doing:)

~rm

 

LA~NY~Paris

It’s finally spring!!

It was such a nice spring day, so I was thrilled to take out my tanks and jean shorts to dress for the weather!

On this day, I had a spring photo shoot:) We went to a nearby park and took a bunch of photos using sunglasses and flowers as props. It was a ton of fun with my some of my favorite people!!

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For my outfit, I am wearing an army green tank from Macy’s, jean shorts from Aeropostale, and sandals from Macy’s. To accessorize, I wore some fun heart shaped sunglasses, heart earrings, my Anne Klein watch, and a pretty blue flower that my friend had. My friend also tucked a white and yellow flower into my hair, which added the perfect spring touch. Hope you got some outfit inspo from this!!

~RM

When in Rome…

…do as the Romans do. At least, that’s how the saying goes. I don’t think I abided by it. But that’s beside the point.

I can’t wait to tell you about my last few days in Italy in one of my favorite city’s I have ever visited: ROME.

Roma, Roma, Roma.

A city full of rich history, beautiful and intricate architecture, and too many fountains to even count. I guess you could say I got obsessed with Rome after watching When in Rome, the Mary-Kate and Ashley version (I was and kinda still am in love with MK and A’s movies). So, after seeing their fashion internship take them all over Rome, from the Spanish Steps to the Trevi Fountain to photogenic pizzeria’s, I was ecstatic to see what Rome would have to offer me. And let me tell ya, Rome did not disappoint.

Day 1: Shopping, shopping, and you guessed it, more shopping

We started our adventure on a morning train ride through the countryside. The train took us from Florence to Rome. Upon reaching Rome, we put our bags in our hotel and got ready to explore. We first went to the Spanish Steps, because that’s where all the shops are, duh. We ate pizza and pasta, ya know, the usual, and then went to browse the hundreds of shops that lined the narrow alleyways of Rome. After going into stores I could not even afford, we finally stopped by Zara and H&M.

Let me give you the inside scoop: Italian Zara is AMAZING. The clothes are different and oh so chic. I purchased a black leather dress and an adorable mauve colored cross body. Italian shops do not disappoint. After shopping for many hours, we went to see the Trevi Fountain (giving me major Mary Kate and Ashley vibes) and it was serene and mesmerizing.

For my outfit: I wore black jeans (Macy’s), my favorite booties (Meijer), a chambray shirt (Aeropostale), a black vest (not sure), pink sunglasses (Forever 21), and a floral printed scarf (a gift).

Day 2: The Vatican (my Inferno (the book-converted-to-movie by Dan Brown) dreams coming true!!)

After reading Dan Brown novels, like Inferno and The Da Vinci Code, the Vatican was a definite must see and had a high place on my bucket list. (Actually, on the 12-hr plane ride to Italy, I watched Inferno so I could be prepared for all touring Italy and especially the Vatican.) The Vatican is actually another country, so I got to visit two countries on this trip! Pretty cool, huh?

I had been to a couple churches in Venice, but nothing could compare to the beauty and magnificence of St. Peter’s Basilica. The murals, tapestries, sculptures, and handiwork was extraordinary. We took a guided tour of the Vatican and afterwards walked up the 500 or so (that may be a stretch, considering we got elevator tickets, so we had to walk only 300ish steps; oops) steps to the top to get an arial view of Rome. I was in awe of how far Rome stretched our and the beauty of it. I fell in love with every rusted, tattered building, areas of open land, and the tiny people walking in their city.

After exploring the Vatican, we went to, what is known as, one of the BEST gelateria’s in Rome. walking through the front door, their were so many newspaper cut outs of famous reviews for it, and the gelato definitely lived up to its highly regarded name. Me, being a chocolate lover, got a delicious chocolate combo of chocolate and chocolate chip (kind of basic but heaven to me).

For my outfit: I wore black jeans (Macy’s), my favorite booties (Meijer), a cold shoulder, striped top (TJMaxx), jean jacket (TJMaxx), and pink sunglasses (Forever 21).

Day 3: I visit the Colosseum!!

I got to visit and tour the Colosseum my last in Italy/Rome. This day reminded me of Percy Jackson (even though they did not mention it in the book). The Colosseum is really an incredible piece of architecture, still stable after hundreds of years. I got some amazing shots of the Colosseum, as well! Afterwards, we went to do some last minute shopping. I got a super cute and chic beige trench-style coat, which I have been wanting for such a long time. We got dinner, some more gelato, and ended the day relaxing and talking.

Italy, you were amazing. I made the best lifelong memories with my family and friends. Traveling is the a way to remember the past, explore the present, and make way for the future. I am so fortunate to have traveled to this beautiful country and absolutely enjoyed every moment of the trip.

For my outfit: I wore black jeans (Macy’s, and if you can’t tell, I LIVE in my black jeans), my favorite booties (Meijer), a cold shoulder, colorful top (Macy’s), jean jacket (TJMaxx), pink sunglasses (Forever 21), and a dainty necklace (Urban Outfitters).

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Hope you all enjoyed my trilogy of blog posts on Italy:)

~RM