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all we need is time

The sunset was reflecting a spectrum if iridescent hues in the traffic paint. A softened depiction of the vibrant sky above. That’s when I knew I was dreaming again. And what a feeling. Like a cool spray of sea quenching a desert soul.  I have learned a lot during this past year of accosted endeavors and ceaseless pursuits. The most life changing of which – work can be the most devastating sabotage of progress if it consumes time beyond its purpose.  We should all pursue growth. Attack life with ferocity that overcomes challenges, and discipline ourselves enough to accomplish even the most arduous tasks. But, we must never let that consume us. Or else, you risk losing everything – even the outcome you so earnestly pursued from the start.  We are all human. As such, we’ve been created with an innate desire to learn and grow. But, when we channel our vision, we loose sight of the inspiration around us. We forget to breath. We don’t pause to listen, to learn.  There’s a point where pursuit …

typology paris review | personalized skincare with all natural, simple ingredients

As some of you may know, I’m quite particular as to what I put on my skin. Skincare is so critical, and ensuring well moisturized, pampered skin can keep you young for years. I’ve recently found a skincare routine that I’m quite fond of, but I’m also on ever on the lookout for new and interesting brands and products, while trying to manage a minimal “inventory” of my favorite products to support a more minimalist lifestyle. When Typology reached out offering a personalized skincare regiment, with products that contained as little as 5 ingredients, I couldn’t refuse. A few months later, after I’ve had the chance to consistently use the products for several weeks, and wanted to share this Typology Paris review. Before we begin, let’s talk about how and why the future of skincare and beauty is all about personalization. As consumers increasingly seek out beauty solutions suited to their specific needs, there has never been a greater need for personalization. Everyone has unique skin, so why create products that only tailor to one …

today’s outfit inspo: the sweater vest

No filters, no effects, today’s actual outfit. After putting some thought into what I want to see @dayinmydreams represent this fall as a minimalist and luxury fashion blog, I want to share more real life moments and fashion that isn’t just styled for a feed, but styled for life. Today is one of my last work from home days, before I return to the office full time as marketing director of CSC. while most of this year has been a blur, I’ll tell you my 8-5 work from home style has been essentially loungewear with a blazer thrown over top. That’s about to change as we return to the office, and I have to admit, I’m a bit excited for the shift in gears. Lots coming for fall. Just published this fall’s trend report on key styles we’re seeing from around the globe. Get ready for a continuation of preppy sophisticates, as well as an emergence of nature-inspired trends – largely rooted in sustainability. You can check out the full fall trend report here. With October right …

fw21 fashion trend report

Not really sure where summer went, but after a brief hiatus for our summer wedding, fall has nearly arrived – and it’s time for a fall trend fashion report. Working in the fashion industry now for 10 years, it’s always a seasonal highlight to review just what’s new and what’s being reinvented. 2021 proved to be another chaotic year socially and politically, which always leads to an interesting mix of fashion trends emerging across the scene globally. A medium where people seek to express themselves through a mix of patterns, silhouettes and statement pieces, fashion is the personal expression of our society’s “climate”. As such, it’s no surprise to see a more natural mix of fall trends emerging as people seek to identify with a more simple time Sustainability plays a dominant role across all fall fashion trends, as brands and consumers alike begin to think more about the repercussions fo their actions and purchases. Nature has inspired many of our fall trends, from a mix of unprecedented natural materials like grasses, plastics and even …

the essence of biossance, a glowing skincare review

My boyfriend just introduced me to my new skincare routine – no joke. Here’s the scoop. If you’re like me, you are always on the hunt for the perfect skincare routine. Whether it’s trying a new brand getting raving reviews, or just trying to revamp dull skin with a deep dive into key ingredients. We all know this past year of quarantine has been seemingly never ending, but I have discovered this past year of downtime has been one of the best things that could ever happen for my skin. Work from home life saved time, and I was able to focus more on personal care. The search for the perfect skin care routine can be rather tumultuous with all the millions of products on the market, so I’ve decided to share with you my new secret weapon. One word: Biossance.  Biossance is a skin care and beauty line that formulates clean, nontoxic products using the highest standards in the industry through their commitment to transparency and a blacklist of 2,000+ toxic ingredients. Biossance originally …

b.tempt’d review | intimates for every woman and every occasion

Wispy laces, modern silhouettes. I had been in need of an intimates refresh, and this season’s updates came with all of the upgrades one could desire. While fashion selects are often redefined each season, one must never forget to keep their underthings in order. There’s something empowering in being completely put together. For me, that starts from body to soul, and each layer that we choose to dress ourselves in. In this b.tempt’d review, I will touch on an assortment of essential pieces that I’ve integrated into my lingerie collection, and how each serves a different purpose in my personal and professional lifestyle. First, let’s talk about some key elements every woman should consider when selecting their delicates – fashion and function When wearing bras, both comfort and style must be considered. I can be quite utilitarian with my fashion choices. Managing 80-hour work weeks in fashion marketing while also maintaining a luxury fashion blog requires thoughtful fashion choices that are not only in vogue, but also functional. I need to be able to power …

shop day in my dreams

shop my wardrobe! day in my dreams’ online store is now live, here’s the scoop

Alright so it’s been a crazy, crazy couple of months. Not just with Covid and the generally crazy year it’s been, but also a ton of changes both in work and personal life. I’ve had a huge surprise I’ve been putting together for ages, and I’m finally ready to share! In case you’ve missed the update on my Instagram… After months of hard work, I’ve now officially launched an e-commerce shop! Day in my dreams has forever been an outlet for creativity and inspiration. It has created so many new opportunities and experiences, and I really wanted to find another way to share that with you. This project has been underway since early 2019, and I can’t believe it’s actually all come together. Since then there have been many a late night sourcing products, building the site, photographing and listing each item. I cannot thank my friends and family enough for being such a huge support of my blog, Day in my Dreams. This will be an extension of that endeavor. Through my journey starting …

#givingjoy free cashmere giveaway from state cashmere

want free cashmere? join #givingjoy to get your free gift from state cashmere, no strings attached

How about “free” for an innovative campaign? I don’t often write about campaigns, but something about the #givingjoy story by State Cashmere just couldn’t go unnoticed. Why? They’re not really promoting anything… They’re giving their summer collection away. For free. No strings attached. When I first received the details from my friends at State Cashmere, I was sure I was reading something incorrectly, or just not quite understanding. But as it turns out, I headed to their site, shopped their summer collection and was able to redeem a free cashmere tee just for subscribing. A message from the CEO Has Rone, “As a token of my appreciation, I want to gift you with a garment from my spring/summer collection. This gift is exclusively for you as a genuine thank you for all your support of State Cashmere. I also want to invite you to take part in our #GivingJoy campaign. This campaign gives an opportunity for your followers to gift someone special with free summer cashmere during these challenging times. On us, no strings attached.” …

you can’t run forever

you can’t run forever by kristina-petrick featuring black ankle booties Nike shirt / White skirt / Black ankle booties / Leather messenger bag / Rosendahl leather watch / Jeweliq silver jewelry / Silver jewelry, $105 / Pieces sterling silver jewelry, $7.56 / Ryan Roche brimmed hat / Apple iphone case / ZeroUV circle glasses / Monki hair accessory, $2.12 / Byredo toiletry kit, $115 / Denman paddle brush, $12 / Christian Dior nail polish