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LET’S BE CLEAR: Getting Dressed Up Can Be Quite The Chore, No?

Updated: January 28, 2016

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I mean there’s the outfit, the hair, the makeup, the perfume/skin care/shaving, blah, blah, blah, blibbity, blah. So obviously when I find a go-to outfit that’s easy, I fully commit.

By fully commit, I mean sometimes I wear it more than once. You know, more than once a week. This outfit is one of those outfits.

Relaxed hole-y jeans, a cropped sweater with a 90’s vibe baby doll tank ( such a good Urban Outfitter’s find! ), & a flannel around the waist…and I’m good to go. And if you know me, you know 99.9 percent of the time I’m wearing white shoes.

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And can we talk about hair? Because lately I’m into the NO F’s GIVEN hair. This means buh-bye perfectly coifed, curled outward hair…Taking it a step further & throwing it into a low pony is always casual chic too. Add some thin, delicate hoop earrings & I’m feeling it.

I’ve said it once ( twice? ) & I’ll say it again: ponytails & messy buns are red hot. They’re effortless & different while maintaining an I-don’t-care-what-you-think attitude.



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Anyway, lately this kind of outfit with sex pot hair is just doing it for me.

For some reason I feel like the outfits we’re all committed to just really need to be dry cleaned & we’re entirely too lazy to do so. It’s really just easier to wear it 2 to 3 (or 4?) times a week.

Are you fully committed to a go-to outfit? Would love to hear.

Chat soon, lauryn x

SHOP MY OUTFIT: sweater tee | white undershirt | ripped jeans | flannel ( ON SALE! ) | shoes ( ON SALE! ) | hoop earrings | purse ( similar here ) | sunglasses
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+ this post is in collaboration with Urban Outfitters.

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The Skinny Confidential talks white shoes.

I Hate When My White Shoes Get Dirty…Except For These Cuties

Updated: May 8, 2015

The Skinny Confidential talks white shoes.

The Skinny Confidential talks white shoes.

If you guys know me you know I HAVE A STRANGE, UNHEALTHY obsession with white shoes.

Like open my closet & there’s WHITE, WHITE, white pumps, white penny loafers, white oxfords ( < fav ), white Converse, & white flip flops ( strictly for the house, to be real I’m not an outside flip flop wearer unless I’m lounging poolside in Cabo with a fruity umbrella drink ).

I’d probably die without white shoes ( you know this already though if you follow me on Snaphat ), I swear I dream of them.

AKA my Visa hates me.

The Skinny Confidential talks white shoes.

Let’s get specific about white kicks: I HATE when they get dirty.

In fact, I’ve literally gotten in too many fights with Michael because he ‘accidentally’ steps on my white shoes…& well, I go into full blown meltdown mode.

Can he EVER look where he’s going?! I MEAN.

There’s one exception to this story: my white Converse.

The Skinny Confidential talks white shoes.

{ white tee | skirt | sunglasses (similar) | shoes | white nail polish }

Every girl on the planet should own a pair of Converse. I got mine from Nordstrom…AKA my favorite department store because they carry the best brands, the music is so Girl From Ipanema/therapeutic, & there’s a full-on men’s section which is so perfect for distracting men while you shop till you drop ( *cough, cough* on their AMEX ). Anyway, Nordstrom is Converse heaven with every color/style ( think turquoise, red, grey, high top, low top ).

Because maybe you’re a dolphin grey or poolside teal kinda girl ( but clearly I’m Team White ).

And call me weird but I like my Chucks to look a little vintage. Kinda rugged.

So I scuff them up. I like when Michael steps on these ones. I’m like, ‘step on my shoes babe!!!’ LOL.

Anyway, I wore this outfit to a girl’s night out ( sushi & saki!! ) and it was a perfect look because it was relaxed with a touch of chic ( heyyy long, tight maxi with a slit!! ).

I swear though, you can rock white shoes with everything, every season, every second.

– lauryn, xx

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 The Skinny Confidential talks white shoes.

The Skinny Confidential talks diet and fitness.

My Valentine’s Look

Updated: February 16, 2015

The Skinny Confidential talks diet and fitness.

The Skinny Confidential talks diet and fitness.

Heyyyyyyy guys!

Last Valentine’s post, I promise!!

But I wanted to show you what I wore for V-Day!! These pictures were taken in LA but I ended up packing this exact outfit & rocking it in Sedona, Arizona.

I’m ESPECIALLY in love with these nude pumps because they seriously look JUST like super expensive ( think $700 Jimmy Choo’s ) shoes but they’re Charles David and under $100:

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The Skinny Confidential talks diet and fitness.

By the way, if you’re looking for the shoes I’m wearing, check out these babies for A REAL steal.

I’m also a big fan of SALES! So when I saw this floral blouse I’d been eyeing on sale, I snagged it immediately.

Lately I’ve been so in to black, nudes, greys, & whites that I realized I was neglecting color. So I went on Forever 21 & bought this floral top & the one I’m wearing.


Ok, let’s talk about this white bag (!!!) I MEAN!!! It’s from Forever 21 & again…in person looks full-on designer. This white bag is different & super fun, right?

I’m a total fan of buying trendier pieces at places like Charlotte Russe, Forever 21, &/or Urban Outfitters.

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The Skinny Confidential talks diet and fitness.

Ok so lastly, these BLACK JEANS ARE MY FAVORITE! And they’re under $50 bucks. They fit me like a glove & just really go well with everything. Remember I talked about them here? I’m strangely obsessed with them. Like if you saw my obsession with these jeans, you’d think I was weird.

If you want to check out how I ended up doing my hair & makeup, click here.

In other news- I really hope you guys all had a badass Valentine’s/Galentine’s. Sending good vibes from Sedona!!

– Lauryn, xx

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The Skinny Confidential for Urban Decay.

A Touch Of Glam For NYE

Updated: December 31, 2014

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The Skinny Confidential for Urban Decay.

The Skinny Confidential for Urban Decay.

top ( sold out but similar ) || black skirt ( similar version for $29 ) || arm band

I loveeee ( like loooovveee ) New Year’s Eve.

It’s so fun to get dressed up & feel all girly especially knowing the next day is a new year/fresh start.

And honestly, there’s something refreshing about a new year while you’re rocking glitter & feeling confident.

When it comes to makeup/hair/outfit on New Year’s, I’m veryyyy specific.

Typically I go for Marilyn-esque hair, a red lip, a little glitter, BIG ( BIG/HUGE/FLARED) lashes, a pop of gold, a flowy skirt, & a glass of bubbly.

For this NY look I curled my hair two days before, slept on it, brushed it out a little bit, & sprayed it with a bunch of hair spray ( totally feeling a deep, deep side part for 2015 ).

For my makeup: I used this red lipstick & Kylie Jenner-over lined my lips with this liner. I LOVE this red lipstick because it doesn’t do that flake-y thing…no one wants flaky, New Year’s lips.

Ok, so LASHES ARE KEY. I’ve been using Urban Decay’s ‘Perversion’ for the past six month ( see: totally used bottle, lol ) & it’s literally the best mascara I’ve ever used. If you’ve read The Skinny Confidential Book you know I like to prime my lashes, curl them, add mascara, & repeat so the mascara needs to be the ‘right mascara.’ Meaning it can’t be clumpy or gooey. This mascara’s texture is a serious dream come true.

For an extra pop this NYE I’m thinking of trying these fake lashes with a pop of glitter. Fun right? Sometimes I’ll even cut the lashes in half for a more flared look.

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Soooo, here’s specific directions for makeup:

1.) add primer, foundation, & bronzer ( a little contour never hurt a flea ).
2.) fill in brows.
3.) add red lipstick AND THEN lip liner. I like to do it the opposite way!!
4.) prime lashes, curl, add mascara, repeat.
5.) use fake lashes to capture that flirty, flared look.
6.) add a little silver glitter underneath the lower lash for a total NYE look.
7.) sprinkle a little clear glitter on your chest or mix it with arm/leg lotion for some extra sparkle!

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The Skinny Confidential for Urban Decay.

Outfit-wise I’m OBSESSED with the gold-lamé look. It’s sort of 80’s but at the same time classic. By the way, this top isn’t a top…it’s a leotard!! To complete the look I added some Nippies ( because duh ) & a black flowy skirt, & an arm band.

Sooo ta-da, that’s how I get New Year’s Eve ready!

Would love to hear: what’s your favorite NYE look?


– Lauryn, xx

{ click to here to watch a TSC tutorial on lip liner & lipstick! }

pics: Teresa Fae

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The Skinny Confidential x Christmas.

My Holiday Wish List x TSC Lookbook

Updated: December 17, 2014

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Ok so obviously I am relieved ( as shit ) that The Skinny Confidential Gift Guide/Lookbook has launched.

It’s kind of a his/her lookbook so definitely check it out if you’re looking for your BF or husband. The full magazine format can be found here.

Since it’s a yearly tradition to showcase my holiday wish list on the blog, I couldn’t not not post this post!

So ta-da.

Here’s what I’m dying for during the holidays ( each piece is found throughout the lookbook too ).

Is there anything I’m missing? Would love to know! What’s on your wish list?

x Lauryn

( Dear Michael: I NEED the navy blue dress pictured…; ) )

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