To be honest, this was the first Christmas season that I was really stressed out.  I don’t know why this year, but to put it in perspective, we are less than a week away until Christmas and I’m not even done with my Christmas shopping, close, but not done.  I blame how late Thanksgiving was this year.  I felt like Thanksgiving came and went and then it was already December and now Christmas.  I know I’m not alone in this world who are last minute shoppers, so I decided to create this very last minute…

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Panic mode activated because Christmas is in less than 10 days. Like what? Well luckily for all of you, LivForCrafts is back again (make sure to check out my cinnamon stick ornaments craft here). Anyways, these pine cone Christmas trees are so cute and easy to make, because with Christmas right around the corner who has time to spend hours crafting? I love these pine cone trees because if you don’t have room for a actual Christmas tree, you can display these mini replicas on any dining room table or a window sill. My studio…

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The Christmas season is in full force. Don’t get me wrong, I do love the holidays, but I often feel overwhelm that they come and go so quickly and I hardly decorated my apartment or took advantage of all the Christmasy things to do in the city. But, I’m thankful that I can check off a few things from my holiday bucket list, like ice skating in Bryant Park, and somewhat decorating my tiny apartment. In my almost two years of living in a studio and prior to that a tiny college apartment, you have…

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Can someone please explain to me how it’s already Thanksgiving? I swear it was July yesterday.  I can’t believe another holiday season has begun.  Although, I am not the biggest fan of Thanksgiving food, I love what the holiday symbolizes, the start of the countdown to Christmas and most importantly giving thanks for all the wonderful people and things in your life.  This year, like in every year past I will be heading back home from the city to Connecticut and celebrate at my aunt’s house surrounded by my family and lots of wine to…

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Hello everyone! Remember me? It’s been way too long since my last post and here’s the explanation. So I recently started my first “big girl” job in New York City. Working for a social content platform in the city that I love has been the best post grad experience. For the last couple of months I was so worried I was never going to find a job, but I kept telling myself to be patient and good things will come and to my surprise they did. Now, instead of spending my days applying for jobs,…

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Making a statement in the fashion world is a breeze, thanks to fun, colorful, and elaborate jewelry. And for me over the past month, my lovely boot cast treating my broken ankle can also cause heads to turn, but that’s a whole different story.  Back to the jewelry, I have been no stranger to the whole statement necklace trend and have always found myself finishing up a simple look by adding an ornate necklace.  But lately statement necklaces have not just been in the spotlight, but so has statement earrings.  The statement earring trend started…

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Cue the scene from Mean Girl.   Regina: Oh my God, I love your skirt!  Where did you get it? Lea Edwards: It was my mom’s in the ’80s. Regina: Vintage, so adorable. Lea Edwards: Thanks. Regina: [after girl walks away] That is the ugliest effing skirt I’ve ever seen. Even though mean girl Regina was mocking the character’s vintage style, currently vintage fashion is all the rage in the fashion world.  Slowly, I have been shopping more vintage styles and incorporating unique pieces into my looks.  What’s great about vintage clothing is the history…

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For those of you who don’t know, LivForStyle actually started on YouTube.  Back in the day, my favorite videos to upload were my monthly favorite videos, where towards the end of the month I would recap a few products I was loving throughout that month.  Although, it is not the end of the month just yet, I decided to go back to my roots, and round up some of my favorite products and things that piqued my interest these past couple of weeks.  And still nursing a broken ankle, I have been spending a lot…

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While browsing through the photos featured in today’s style post, I can’t help but think what a refreshing change it is to see my right ankle in a pair of style booties, instead of the ugly gray medical boot that is acting as a cast for my broken ankle.  For those of who don’t follow me on any sort of social media (you’re missing out) I broke my ankle last week when I was vacationing in the Hamptons.  Of course, LivForStyle put style ahead of comfort and decided to wear a pair of high heels…

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If someone asked me to describe one trend that never seems to go out of style, works for any season, and looks fabulous on everyone that would totally have to be floral prints.  Imagine going into a store or browsing through your favorite online shop and not seeing some sort of variation of the floral print?  The fashion world would be kind of boring without it, am I right?  You can find a floral print that works best for you.  Whether that’s the typical colorful print, more of a tropical floral pattern, black and white…

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Yes, summer is here again and for some people that will mean it’s time to hit the beach, lounge by the pool or head to the water parks. For others, it’s a chance to redesign and restyle their home giving it that summer style and summer feel. There are a few things you want from your new summer style at home. You want it to be cooler and brighter. When you get home, your house should offer you escape from the sweltering heat of the day. But it should also be beautifully decorated to highlight…

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Wearing your summer wardrobe positively and beautifully doesn’t have to be as difficult as you might imagine. Looking good is a matter of taste and not a matter of excess. You can look great depending on how well you follow a set of beautiful accessorizing options, like the one’s below. Everyone knows that it is easy to be fashionable in the summer. It’s not difficult to find the best sundress collection and find what patterns work for you. In fact, once you’ve secured the perfect summer dress, it’s easy to leave it there and go…

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Congratulations, you made it to the end of the week! Now it’s time to embrace the weekend, whether that is spending the weekend by the pool, hitting up the clubs with your girlfriends, or just staying inside an air conditioned room cozied up in blankets binging your favorite Netflix series. Whatever your plans , you deserve a weekend full of fun, relaxation, and of course style. So keep on reading for a little fashion inspiration for this weekend by yours truly. For today’s look, I am keeping it pretty casual. The bomber jacket trend has…

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