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This was one of the first investment pieces items I ever purchased, and it was so worth it. Barbour jackets are perfect for cool, foggy weather, and as long as you care for it, you’ll have it for decades to come.
PATAGONIA NANO PUFF
This is one of my favorite jackets for fall! It can be paired with jeans and booties for hanging with friends, or leggings and tennis shoes for a comfortable class or errands outfit. It’s also warm while being thin enough to layer with sweaters and thicker jackets.
PATAGONIA BETTER SWEATER
This Patagonia fleece is definitely more casual, but it’s great when you want to be comfortable and warm! If it’s pretty chilly outside (but not cold enough for a parka), I’ll layer this fleece under my Patagonia Nano Puff Jacket.
ARCTIC PARKA II
I purchased this jacket for my freshman year of college to help me survive my first Midwestern winter, and it was such a great buy! It’s ridiculously warm, has fleece-lined pockets, and has an adjustable hood to keep snow out of your face.
J. CREW SWEATERS
I’ve always liked J. Crew, but I’ve really fallen in love with their sweaters these past few months! I just looked back on my order history, and I’ve purchased 16 of their sweaters between the beginning of March and the end of June (which is a little embarrassing), but they’re just that great!
LUCKY BRAND AVA JEANS
I purchased my first pair of Lucky Brand Ava jeans last summer, and I haven’t bought from another brand since! As a petite person (I’m 5’3″), the Ava style is the perfect mid-rise (especially for tucking in sweaters). They’re high quality, comfortable, & have a cute little patch inside the zipper (or buttons) that says ‘Lucky You’, which gives me a kick every time I see it!
AERIE REAL SUNNIE BRA
If you haven’t already, run to your local Aerie to try on this bra. It’s a wireless push-up, and it’s the most comfortable bra (aside from bralettes) that I’ve ever worn! I have it in five colors, and it’s so great that I don’t think I’ll ever buy a different style!
These are one of my all-time Amazon favorites, and I’m currently working on replacing my entire non-winter sock collection with these no-shows! They’re breathable, the perfect thickness, and they don’t slip off your heels when you walk! Such a great find!
These are my go-to hoops for when I’m feeling like my outfit needs something a little more than pearl studs. They’re simple enough to pair perfectly with everything, and definitely a must-have in my collection.
I bought this watch my sophomore year of high school, and I’ve worn it everyday since! I have the two-tone version, but since I stopped wearing gold, I definitely want to get my hands on the all-silver version!
It took me forever to come around to bigger hoops, but I picked these up this summer, and they’ve been a great addition to my wardrobe! I suppose it’s because they’re bigger, but these just feel more Texan than my other hoops!
My parents gave me this Mejuri ring for my 19th birthday, and it’s beautiful! It’s just enough sparkle for everyday, and it’s nice and dainty, so it can easily be stacked with other rings.
My parents gave me this Mejuri white gold diamond band for my 20th birthday, and I absolutely love it! The sparkle is beautiful, yet subtle, and it pairs perfectly with my other Mejuri ring.
KENDRA SCOTT EARRINGS
I bought this pair of drop earrings for my high school graduation, and they’re absolutely gorgeous! I have them in Ivory Pearl, so they go with everything, & also help to dress up more casual outfits.
I received a pair of 7mm pearl studs from the R.H. Macy & Co. line for Christmas years ago, and I wear them almost everyday! The posts are also 14kt gold, so they’re perfect for my sensitive ears! I’m not sure if these are the exact ones I have, but I’ve linked a pair that are very similar.
This was the first headband I ever purchased when I finally got into the headband trend this past spring break, and I love it! I had to stretch it a bit, but it’s very comfortable now, and I love how versatile the blush color is in my wardrobe!
These are such a classic! Ever since I bought them bag in high school, I really haven’t felt the need to own any other pairs of sunglasses. They go with everything, and I never leave the house without them!
This is the second Barrington ‘Kent’ wallet I’ve owned, and it is so functional! It has all the room you need for cards, your ID, some cash, and a ring for your keys! If I’m going out for a quick errand or just walking around campus, this has everything I need!
COACH MINI LILLIE
This is actually a recent purchase, but it is absolutely perfect! The color is a much more neutral taupe in person, so it goes with everything in my wardrobe, it’s made with durable & high quality materials, and fits everything I need!
LONGCHAMP LE PLIAGE
This is by far the most versatile bag I own! Since it’s made out of a weatherproof and easy to clean material, it’s safe for the rain, the beach, the pool, and just about everywhere else. The leather straps are very comfortable, and it can be folded to easily fit into a suitcase for travel.
SUPERGA 2750 COTU CLASSIC
These are my favorite pair of white canvas sneakers! I bought my first pair in Italy back in 2017, and they’re so comfortable to walk around in. I love how clean and classic they are, and they go with absolutely everything! This may be an unpopular opinion, but white converse just don’t compare.
SAM EDELMAN FELICIA
These definitely aren’t your basic nude flats! I love the herringbone texture (which helps to keep them from showing scratches), and depending on what I wear them with, they can either look nude or more of a blush-peach. They’re super comfortable to walk in after you break them in, and I love that they have leather soles!
JACK ROGERS HAMPTONS SANDAL
I’ve been repurchasing Jack Rogers since my freshman year of high school, and they’re such a great spring and summer sandal! My first two pairs were in gold, but my most recent pair is in the platinum color, and it is by far my favorite. It’s a much cooler tone and goes great with both gold and silver accessories & hardware.
BROOKS GHOST 12 RUNNING SHOES
Wow. To think that I used to run in Adidas sneakers! I love my blush Swift Runs, but running in an actual running shoe is such a different (and far better) experience! My Brooks Ghost 12’s give my feet and joints a great cushion, are very comfortable for long distances, and help with my form so much!
SAM EDELMAN HARLOW
These are the shoes that really got me into Sam Edelman as a brand. I figured, if they could make such a comfortable heel, they could probably make a comfortable anything! I love how slender these make my legs look, and because of the versatile nude color, they can be worn to formals/dances, or with a suit for work.
SAM EDELMAN WINONA
I bought these at Nordstrom last fall, and not only are they very comfortable (I can easily walk around Notre Dame’s huge campus in these!), but they’re also absolutely darling! The western look makes me feel like I’m representing my Texas roots, and taupe color goes with everything!
SOREL JOAN BOOTS
Y’ALL. If you live. in a place that has a real winter and you don’t have these, you need them. It took me forever to find the perfect pair of winter boots, but these are just what I was looking for! They feel like walking on a cloud, they’re waterproof, and with the furry lining, it feels like wearing a pair of weather-proof UGGs!
L.L. BEAN BOOTS 8″ THINSULATE
These are such a classic and a great fall boot! I have the ‘Thinsulate’ version, so they have a bit of insulation to keep my feet nice and warm. I prefer my Sorels for the winter time (the lighter color just goes with a lot more of my wardrobe), but these are perfect for chilly, rainy/slushy weather.
FRESH DREAM FACE CREAM
I swear by this night cream! It smells like herbs and peaches, and spreads on and absorbs like a dream! When I wake up in the morning, my skin is soft and supple, my pores are visibly smaller, and any redness I had on my face the night before is minimized. Definitely a holy grail skincare product!
KIEHL’S ULTRA FACIAL TONER
I’ve repurchased this toner a few times now, and I love how gentle it is. It removes any makeup residue left on my skin after cleansing, and it doesn’t leave my face feeling dry and stripped. I’d definitely recommend it to people with sensitive, combo-oily skin!
FRESH SUGAR LIP TREATMENT
No matter the season or occasion, Fresh Sugar lip treatments are my daily go-to. I use ‘Petal’ for a beautiful nude-pink wash of color, and ‘Spice’ for a warmer reddish-orange glow.
MISS JESSIE’S WASH N’ GO
I didn’t start wearing my hair natural until spring break of my senior year of high school, and this product has been my savior since then! I’ve tried a few other products here and there, but none of them leave my hair as soft and healthy-looking as this!
CREST BRILLIANCE WHITESTRIPS
I go through about one box of Crest Whitestrips every year to keep my teeth looking bright & white! These are the ones I’m currently using, and they also happen to be the ones that have given me the best (and fastest) results!
I’ve turned so many friends and family members onto this product that I’ve lost count! Lucas Pawpaw ointment is so multi-purpose (chapped lips, cuts, bites, rashes, blisters, etc.) that I never leave the house without it!
I received my first bottle of this lovely perfume for my 18th birthday, and I’ve been wearing it everyday since (I’ve only had to repurchase it once so far). It’s become my signature fragrance, and it probably will be for the rest of my life!
OPI PASSION NAIL POLISH
It took me forever (and lots of wasted money) to find the perfect sheer nude polish for my skin tone, but my freshman year of college I finally did! ‘Passion’ is the most beautiful pinky-peach color, and it compliments my light olive skin so well!
LB&P CLEAN OCEANS LOTION
I can’t stop repurchasing this Love Beauty & Planet body lotion! It smells so fresh and clean (it’s the Blue-Green Algae & Eucalyptus version), and I like the scent so much that I started using the shampoo and conditioner as well!
TARTE SHAPE TAPE CONCEALER
I haven’t been wearing foundation or CC cream lately, and since this concealer is so full coverage, I’ve been using it to spot conceal! It covers up everything I need it too and provides a nice base for the rest of my makeup.
THE BALM FRAT BOY BLUSH
I’m a huge fan of blush, and of all the ones I’ve tried, this is by far my favorite. The pink shade is a near perfect match to my cheeks when I actually blush or go for a run, so it really compliments my skin tone!
BENEFIT HOOLA BRONZER
This is a tried and true for me! I’ve been using Benefit’s Hoola Bronzer since I was a freshman in high school, and it never fails to give me a warm, sculpted glow. The ‘Original’ is the perfect shade for me, but they also have a ‘Lite’ and ‘Toasted’ version for lighter and darker skin tones!
RIFLE PAPER CO. MUG
This has been my go-to mug ever since I picked it up in Destin over spring break! I love the beautiful Rifle Paper Co. floral pattern, and the gold accents are such a nice touch. I have mine with the initial ‘M’, and honestly, I don’t think I’ll ever need to buy another mug again!
RIFLE PAPER CO. RECIPE TIN
I purchased this during quarantine, and it’s lovely! I started cooking and baking a lot more with my extra time, and as I started collecting a number of recipes I really enjoyed, I realized I didn’t have anywhere to put them all! Nowadays, I suppose a recipe tin with handwritten cards isn’t necessary when you can just bookmark things on Google, but slow living never hurt anybody!
KEURIG MILK FROTHER
My parents got this for me for Christmas my sophomore year, and I was so sad that I went into quarantine without it! I’m a huge tea latte drinker, and there’s just something so nice about having frothy, foamy milk! It works great with almond and coconut milk (the only ones I’ve tried in it), and there are settings for both hot and cold beverages.
POTTERY BARN BEDDING
PB Dorm was my first stop when it came to shopping for my dorm room the summer before my freshman year. I picked up this white ‘Whimsical Waves’ comforter and sham (they’re sold separately), and I’m so glad I did! I love the fabric, the texture is cozy and feminine, and it’s so easy to dress up with fun throw pillows!
DELSEY CHATELET 28″ SPINNER
I received this suitcase for Christmas my sophomore year of college, and it completed my Delsey collection! It’s such a great size for a checked bag, it’s very high quality, and I love that it’s a hard-side spinner, so it keeps my things protected!
DELSEY CHATELET 24″ SPINNER
I asked for this suitcase and the matching carryon for my high school graduation gift, and my parents were kind enough to get it for me! I’m a huge fan of practical gifts, I travel very frequently, and I knew this line would hold up for years to come!
DELSEY CHATELET 21″ SPINNER
This carryon is such a great size! I’ve taken week-long trips with only this suitcase and a backpack, and when I’m going on flights, it’s so nice to be able to keep my valuables and fragile items (like my camera and jewelry) with me, rather in my checked baggage.
DELSEY CHATELET BACKPACK
This was also part of my Christmas gift my sophomore year, and it’s so nice! Every time I went home, I was having to empty my North Face school backpack to fit all of my travel essentials, but no longer! This has so many great pockets to help you stay organized, and I love that there’s a zippered sleeve on the back that allows you to slip it onto the handle of your suitcase!
CHECKERED MAKEUP BAG
I purchased this checkered makeup bag from another blogger’s Amazon favorites a while back, and it’s gorgeous! It easily fits all of my makeup and brushes, and wipes clean if you ever have a little spill! I couldn’t find the exact one I purchase on Amazon anymore, but I’ve linked a very similar item.
DAISY ROSE PASSPORT COVER
This was actually a recent purchase, but I picked it up to match my makeup bag, and it’s great! I love how many pockets there are for cards, IDs, & boarding passes, and I feel like it perfectly compliments the rest of my luggage.
CALPAK PACKING CUBES
I got these on such a great sale at Nordstrom Rack after spring break, and they’re amazing! The quality is great, and they really help to keep my luggage organized. If you’ve never tried packing with packing cubes, you definitely should! They’re life-changing!
MARK & GRAHAM JEWELRY CASE
This travel jewelry case is so adorable! It has all the space you need for rings, necklaces, earrings, bracelets, a watch, etc., and so much easier to carry around than a bunch of dust bags. The personalization is also a nice touch, and the mirror really comes in handy!