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Yes Pleases of the Week

“Passion is energy. Feel the power that comes from focusing on what excites you.” ~ Oprah

In the words of Oprah, it is all about what excites you each and every week or as y’all know for me it is my Yes Pleases ! They are here and they all truly excite me and hope they inspire y’all to embrace what excites you. This week it is as usual an array of different things, which is what I love. There is never just one realm I am into. So I hope y’all enjoy.

Here are my Yes Pleases of the Week !

Yes Please #1: Coco Rose Boutique

Coco Rose Boutique has become my new favorite boutique in the last couple years. It has a great boho chic, fun vibe and never disappoints on what they have to offer. I always finding something I love and this past time was no different and to that I always say Yes Please !

Yes Please #2: Wrigleyville Sports

My all time favorite sports store is Wrigleyville Sports. It is right by Wrigley Field and online as well (which I love). It is a place I can get all my Cubs’ goodies as well as my other fave Chicago teams, which is my long time obsessions. I finally went there for the first time last year and I went over board with sports gear, so glad I did. Wrigleyville Sports is the best and will forever be a huge Yes Please !

Yes Please #3: Getting a Blow Dry

This week I got another amazing blow dry from Hair by MalΒ . I have always loved a pamper day that involved getting an amazing blow dry. What I have also realized this past time is how therapuetic getting a blow dry is for me. Just taking that time to be in the moment and relax is something I very much need. So a blow dry is amazing, relaxing and gets my Yes Please vote !

Yes Please #4: LaCroix Sparkling Water

I am officially hooked on LaCroix Sparkling WaterΒ and have to make sure to have it near by at all times. I love them all, but my go to is LaCroix Passionfruit. Yummy and Yes Please !

Yes Please #5: Flamingo Prints

Flamingo Print anything is my new favorite print especially on an awesome romper like the one below. It’s a fun and fantastic print that is perfect for any occasion. The best is when my mom gets flamingo print pieces and I can go and borrow them πŸ™‚ This is a print that will always be a trend and Yes Please in my closet. Don’t be surprised if a flamingo pool and drink floatie pop up in the future πŸ™‚

These are my passions/Yes Pleases that I continue to love and embrace. I look forward to next week’s. Thanks again for tuning in !

~Kerry of KLM Fashion Style

P.S. What’s your favorite go to store to shop at ? Mine is either Coco Rose Boutique or Wrigleyville Sports.

 

 

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All About L’BRI PURE n’ NATURAL

“A company with a mission to change lives for the better, one face at a time !” ~ L’BRI PURE n’ NATURAL

Skincare isn’t an easy thing. It is something that takes time and commitment. Even though it is a commitment, it is one that is well worth it. I am one that has gone to sleep with makeup on, which is not good. In recent years though I have made my skincare routine a priority. I definitely work to never sleep with makeup on these days and my skin thanks me for it.

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Left to Right: Deep Pore Cleanser, Gentle Freshner, Facial Masque, Reparing Facial Peel, Aloe Vera Barbadensis Jelly, Smooth n’ Firm Eye Repair Gel, Oil-Free Moisturizer, Gentle Moisture Lotion

As someone with sensitive skin, I am always looking to find products that work and don’t irritate my skin. I have tried a lot and found ones I love, but never all from the same brand. Well I can finally say I have found those products and that brand is L’BRI PURE n’ NATURAL. I was recently introduced to L’BRI when they sent me all their amazing products for my sensitive/combination skin.

I received everything from face wash to lotion to a face masque and even hair & body care (more on that later). I have now been using it all for 2 weeks, which I can tell you my skin and I are loving every product. My sensitive skin is in heaven with no skin irritation, yay !

I love that all the products are pure and natural. What helps contribute to the naturalness is that the first ingredient in the products is aloe, which is amazing. Aloe is natural, great for any skin type and always helps keep the skin healthy including mine.

I could go on forever on L’BRI and their products, but I want to highlight a few of my favorites. Let’s first start with the Deep Pore Cleanser, which is Step 1 in the skincare routine. What I love about this cleanser is the gentleness of it as well as my pores feeling deep cleansed throughout the day. My skin feels rejuvenated each time I use it. Yes to this cleanser !

I am next going to highlight the Smooth n’ Firm Eye Repair Gel. It is Step 3 and Step 4 (when I use the masque or peel). I have struggled with finding the perfect eye gel or creme and this one by L’BRI is my current favorite. It is light and gentle while also hydrating my eye area, which I love. I will continue to use this awesome eye gel.

My third and final L’BRI product that I am excited to highlight for y’all is the lotion. There are 2 types: Oil-Free Moisturizer, SPF 32 (for day) and Gentle Moisture Lotion (for night). I can’t tell you how many different types of face lotions I have tried. I have found ones I like, but never ones I am in love with. Well I am happy to say that the look is over. I am in love with both my day and night lotions from L’BRI. I love the consistency, how it moisturizes and hydrates, which is what makes them perfect. I love that they don’t sufficate my skin, it feels light while also keeping it super healthy. I am officially hooked.

I continue to keep up with my L’BRI PURE n’ NATURAL skincare routine and I am so grateful for all they sent me because my skin feels so revitalized. I also love to do my morning routine outside, just love the sunshine. My skin hasn’t felt this good in a long time, thank you ! I highly recommend trying out L’BRI PURE n’ Natural products and a great way to do that is with free samples (+ shipping & handling ), your skin will thank you πŸ™‚

Stay tuned for the amazing hair and body products that I am obsessed with as well !

~Kerry of KLM Fashion Style

P.S What do y’all look for in skincare products ? I look for what ingredients are in it because I know the more natural they are the better my sensitive skin will react.

**This post was sponsored by L’BRI PURE n’ NATURAL, but all opinions are entirely my own πŸ™‚

 

 

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Yes Pleases of the Week

“The best is yet to come.”

This week has been a rough week for me (more on that later), but as the weekend is just on the horizon, hope is in the air. It is all getting better and life is good. Through this rough week there have been a handful of things that have helped. These are the things that are my obsessions/ Yes Pleases that have helped me get through this rough week.

Hope they inspire and give y’all a pick me up whenever you are having a rough time. Here’s to an amazing weekend and new week. Let’s go Yes Pleases !

Yes Please #1: Country Music

Country Music seems to always be on my music play list. It is the perfect music for any occasion. More recently including this week it has helped pick me up out of rough times and back into a state of joy. I listen to it all and country music will always be my music Yes Please !

Yes Please #2: L’BRI Pure n’ Natural products

I will be the first to admit I haven’t in the past been as diligent with my skincare routine. I have noticed that when I am making sure to keep my routine in the morning and at night, I feel better inside and out. I have started to realize how important skincare and selfcare are, which are now both a constant priority for me. This past week especially was one that got better in part to my new skincare routine thanks to L’BRI Pure n’ Natural skincare products ( thanks again for sending them ). They are aloe based, all natural, great for my skin and easy to use. They have brought an ease to my routine, which continues to help me from skincare to selfceare, which in my book will continue to be a Yes Please !

Yes Please #3: Enjoying Outside with Evening Walks

For me it is not always easy to get up and go out and be active even though I really want to. Slowly, but surely it is getting easier and what has helped is evening walks after dinner with my mom. This has been a great mood booster and a push to get me back into a workout routine. It always helps me to be active when nature and good conversation are involved. It all makes for a big Yes Please !

Yes Please #4: Modern Family + Laughter

Laughter is the best medicine. When I am in need of a great laugh, I put on Modern Family. It is a show that never fails in making me have a belly full of laughs. Laughter and Modern Family make for a real pick me up and Yes Please !

Yes Please #5: DIY Manicure

As you all may know I love a great manicure and these days I am all about a DIY manicure. It has helped me in recent weeks and days because it puts me in a zen like relaxation state, which is always needed. Slowing my mind down can be a struggle, but making time for a DIY mani has certainly been a big helper in doing that. DIY mani time has helped de-stress and keeps me in a creative mindset throughout the last couple of weeks. I will continue to incorporate pamper/mani time when I can. My color of choice at the moment is this purple one from Claire’s, which fit right into my photo shoot fun of this week. Any activity that keeps me zen and creative will always be a Yes Please !

This last week or so was a challenge, but all of these have helped me throughout it and why they are this week’s Yes Pleases. Hope they will help y’all in any stressful times. Thanks for listening and here is to next week’s and for things looking up !

~Kerry of KLM Fashion Style

P.S. What is your favorite song that makes you smile ? Mine at the moment is “Somethin’ I’m Good At ” by Brett Eldredge.

 

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Throw Some Dapper Godz On It

“Luxury can be everyday.”

My style seems to be ever evolving these days. I love a mix of high & low, casual & dressy, luxury & simple and sporty & trendy. Dapper Godz falls into that category of them all. This is why I love this brand that is owned by a great friend and based out of Los Angeles.

IMG_1017At first glance it seems to to be a brand for gentlemen, which it is, but what makes it so amazing is that women can rock the bowties, pocket squares and tie pins as well. Dapper Godz has so many options for many occasions from solids to patterns to floral tie pins. A great to introduce yourself to the brand and fall in love with it is through the Gentlemen’s Box, which is what I received. It consists of a gorgeous bowtie, pocket square, tie pin and Valentino Umo Intense Men’s fragrance (exclusively at Nordstrom & smells great for women wanting to try it as well).

 

The Gentlemen’s Box makes for a great gift for your groomsmen (especially with wedding season in full swing), Father’s Day, Birthdays and not just for the men in your life, but for the ladies in your life who love fabulous fashion. Remember, ladies can rock bowties too !

Dapper Godz is high quality, on trend and for anyone that loves to rock great accessories. Dapper Godz can be for any occasion from casual occassions or that next wedding celebration so head on over to their website and pick up your Dapper Godz’ original !

~Kerry of KLM Fashion Style

P.S. How do you love to style your bowtie ? I love to rock it with my jeans, over the knee boots and a fabulous blouse !

**This post was sponsored by Dapper Godz, but all opinions are entirely my own πŸ™‚

 

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Yes Pleases of the Week

“I don’t believe in guilty pleasures. If you enjoy something there is nothing guilty about it.” ~Busy Phillips

It is that time of the week again where I share my obsessions of the week ala my Yes Pleases. This has become one of my favorite series to write because it allows me to just delve into what I am really loving and sharing it with y’all in hopes it inspires πŸ™‚ I also love showcasing amazing brands and items to show while also supporting others who are passionate about what they do.

Let’s Go ! Yes Pleases for the week are under way !!

Yes Please #1: MLB TV

MLB TV is amazing and not only lets me watch all the Chicago Cubs games, but it keeps me intuned with the other teams that are always intriguing. I wouldn’t survive baseball season without MLB TV. I love that I can get it through an app as well. Yes Please to MLB TV always !

Yes Please #2: Pop Sockets

I first found out about Pop Sockets at an event I ran last year and was very enamored with them right away. I just recently purchased one and I love it. My palm tree Pop Socket is not only a fun accessory, but it is another way to keep a hold of my phone and to take photos without dropping it ( been there ). So I say Yes Please to this trend !

Yes Please #3: Museum of Ice Cream

I have to say I loved the Museum of Ice Cream not just because of the tasty treats, awesome sprinkle pool or gummi bears everywhere, but in large part because I got to have so much fun with my mom. She is a lover/connoisseur of ice cream and she has passed it on to me, thanks Mom ! We had a ball and I say Yes Please to that !

Yes Please #4: Perfect Formula‘s Pink Gel Coat

This is my new favorite nail product. It is great for nail health along with an added flare for nail accessorizing. It works great, looks great and I can already see a difference. So yay and Yes Please !

Yes Please #5: Ice Cream Cone TOMS

I first got my Ice Cream Cone TOMSΒ when I knew I was going to the Museum of Ice Cream and I am so happy I did. Not only did I wear them to the museum, but I will continue to pair them with my outfits. They are fun and delicious, which is what I love in my fashion and is a big Yes Please !

So much fun and deliciousness this week, thank y’all for coming on over ! See y’all next week !!

~Kerry of KLM Fashion Style

P.S. What is everyone’s favorite tasty treat ? Mine is Mochi Ice Cream.

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Perfect Formulas: Healthy Nails are Beautiful Nails

“Your nails are a way to speak your style without having to say a word.” ~ Tammy Taylor

For as long as I can remember I have loved having my nails done and keeping them healthy. It was an activity my sister and I enjoyed partaking in with our mom at the dining room table. It is a tradition that we still partake in whether at home or at a salon that we love. What we love about this tradition is that it’s full of laughter and bonding with one another.

So with nail polish being a dominate accessory for me, I was so pumped when I received this Pink Gel Coat polish from Perfect Formula. What is so great about this product is the keratin protein-rich nail coating that instantly strengthens, seals and protects the nails. I am already obsessed and after only one use I can see and feel a difference in my nail health. Yay ! Some other added bonuses about the Pink Gel Coat polish is that it dries quickly and also works as a base coat. Yes Please, sign me up !

This is a product that is great for not only your nail health, but is fun and fabulous as well. It is a product I love and am so glad it was introudced to me. I highly recommend Β trying out Perfect Formula’s Pink Gel Coat, which can be found at any Ulta Beauty store. Yay for Fantastic Nail Care !

~Kerry of KLM Fashion Style

P.S. What is your favorite nail polish you would pair with Perfect Formula’s Pink Gel Coat? Mine is this nude color by Oribe. I will be wearing both every day !

***This post is sponsored by Perfect Formula. All opinions are my own πŸ™‚

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Yes Pleases of the Week

“Sugar, Yes Please.”

My favorite time of the week is here, it is my Yes Pleases of the Week. I love being able to share with y’all my current obsessions . My hope with this weekly series is for us each to inspire one another. Here is to another week of Yes Pleases, fun and inspiration !

Yes Please #1 : Fun Hair Accessories

When I am not wearing a hat (sun or Cubs), I am wearing fun hair accessories like my Perky Pony or my floral hair clips by The Vintage Cosmetic Company. They both along with others add that extra flair for a girls day out, a night out or a fun adventure, Yes Please to all of that !

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Yes Please #2: Huckleberry Everything

So I was introduced to Huckleberry when I went to Montana for my friend’s wedding four years ago. I had never heard of this fruit before primarily because it comes from Montana and surrounding areas. I tried it for the first time in the form of a shake in Plains, MT and I fell in love. I say Yes Please to it all from jam to coffee to ice cream from Sweet Peaks and everything else Huckleberry. If you come across it, I say try it and let me know what you think πŸ™‚ (If you are in the San Diego area, Old Town has some πŸ™‚ )

Yes Please #3: Montana Coffee Traders

I recently went to Kalispell, Montana to visit a friend and then we road tripped it back. When I arrived in Kalispell, we stopped at Montana Coffee Traders . Let me tell you, smelled amazing , looked so cute and was delicious. My iced tea and sandwich were fantastic. Next time I am in Kalispell I will definitely be stopping there. An added bonus: being able to buy some goodies for my fan, always a Yes Please !

Yes Please #4: Odd Mom Out on Bravo (premiered on Wednesday, July 12th)

Odd Mom Out had me hooked from their season 1 trailer last year. With Season 2 now in week 2, I am still hooked and it seems to get better and better. I can’t wait to figure out what my favorite episode will be from this new season. It covers real topics, but in a way that is a great escape filled with laughs. Odd Mom Out, Yes Please.

Yes Please #5: All Things Live Love Gameday

I came in contact with Live Love Gameday when I was working on a sports and fashion piece last year. I fell in love with this brand immediately, which includes Burleyson and Blaine along with LLG. I became obsessed not just because it is made in the US via Dallas & run by a fabulous girl boss, Sydney McArthur, but because it is a combo of my two loves: sports and fashion. I continue to rock their pieces on the daily especially when supporting my Chicago Cubs. LLG will always get my Yes Please stamp of approval.

This week’s Yes Pleases were so exciting to compile together. Thanks for being patient after I was off for a bit πŸ™‚ Stay tuned for next week’s Yes Pleases !

~Kerry of KLM Fashion Style

P.S. What is something new you have tried that you just can’t seem to get enough of ? I have never been on a road trip before and I am hooked now πŸ™‚