I'm so excited to share that I'll be speaking on a panel at Alt Summit in Salt Lake City! I've always wanted to attend the conference and to go as a speaker is a dream come true. I'll be speaking about my experience of opening an online shop and I'm so excited to meet lots of new blogger friends and soak up lots of advice and inspiration from fellow panelists! 

One teeny tiny problem: I just found out a few weeks ago that I'll be attending which means I've done nothing about a hotel room and the Grand America is already sold out. My girls Molly and Sally insist it's the most convenient place to stay so if anyone's looking for a roommate, please please please holler! And if you have a ticket you're looking to part with, I know our friend Bradley is interested. Send me an email if you can help with either and I'll shower you with hugs and presents ;) Thank you in advance and can't wait to see some of you there!

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J.Crew // Topshop (on sale) // BB Dakota (less than $100) // Topshop // Milly
Club Monaco // Club Monaco // Kate Spade (rent it for $85) // J.Crew // Tracy Reese (rent it for $75)

Who has a fun holiday event coming up?! A few of my sorority sisters were asking for this year's holiday dress guide on Facebook so here goes: girly bows, sophisticated leather, and a splash of hot pink for good measure. Are you all familiar with Rent The Runway? I totally rented a Tibi dress for New Year's Eve last year and highly recommend it!

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Nothing puts me in the holiday spirit more than getting dolled up and sipping champagne with friends old and new... which is just one of the reasons why I had so much fun hosting Kate Spade's holiday party in Greenwich a couple weeks ago! I'm hoping to have professional photos to share with you but here are a few memorable moments captured on Instagram...
The gorgeous shoe wall in the Greenwich store... Scroll down to see which pair came home with me!
I couldn't get enough of these cheeky canvas bags (here and here).
This adorable bow ring (similar) was the perfect finishing touch for my Essie "Fiesta" manicure.
Loved that both of my parents could make it! Psst, I wore this dress and I'm obsessed. I'm already inventing excuses to wear it again soon!
I was asked to choose five favorite pieces for holiday gifting... So hard to limit it down! Loved the disco ball appeal of this sparkly bracelet.
I got to meet Sloane from Sailing the Sea of Style... She is only 13 and already has the most precious blog! I see big things in her future :)
And finally, the shoes. Oh, the shoes! Smitten is an understatement. Thank you to everyone at Kate Spade and Elle Magazine for such a memorable evening and a perfect start to the holiday season :)

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