CortneyDryden

NASCAR PR rep with a love of horror films, smushed-faced dogs, graphic design, Garth Brooks, college football, and fashion.

Styling a Leopard Skirt

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Sweater: SheIn c/o | Skirt: Sanctuary (Only $44!) | Vest: J.Crew Factory (Under $50!) | Boots: Goodnight Macaroon c/o | Bag: SheIn c/o | Earrings: BaubleBar c/o | Sunglasses: Karen Walker


I’ll get to this outfit in just a minute, but first I need some real talk. Does anyone else have Taylor Swift’s new album on repeat? I can’t get enough. In Delicate, King of My Heart, & New Year’s Day, the lyrics literally speak to my soul. I love Taylor in love! But seriously… if anyone is as obsessed as me, please reach out. I need someone to chat with about it! Jeremy is so over it – ESPECIALLY when I try to serenade Gorgeous to him.

Now that that’s out of the way (yes, I’m aware I have a problem), on to the fashion. Y’all – everything I’m wearing is under $50, minus the boots!! I am shocked that this skirt isn’t sold out yet because it is THAT GOOD. For only $44, it is such high quality jacquard fabric and even has pockets. I am wearing a size small in it, but if you are a size large, I found it here for only $22! This sweater is also only $22. You have seen me wear it in this post too and it is just perfect for pairing with skirts and vests thanks to its shorter length and adorable ruffle-tier sleeves. It is one size fits all, but fits like a small/medium.

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Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts Under $50

One of each, please! As I was scouring the internet for this roundup, I was pleasantly surprised to see how many high-quality, amazing gifts were available for such an affordable price. The Gucci dupe belt and pom pom plaid scarf are both under $20! And OMG, can you believe that seven-compartment makeup organizer is only $38? It is certainly a must-have for any beauty lover on your holiday shopping list.

I have and LOVE the Tarte Blush Bazaar palette. It is eight of their popular Amazonian Clay blushes and two highlights all for only $44. I also own the BaubleBar tassel earrings in ivory and receive so many compliments on them. The deep red version will be perfect for the holidays. And speaking of… how fabulous would that sequined skirt be for New Year’s Eve?! Swoon! If you’re going to look that chic, shouldn’t your dog as well? I literally die for that camo puppy hoodie. You best believe I am snagging that for Molly!

For more gift ideas, check out my 16-page Holiday Gift Guide HERE.

10 Outfits to Recreate this Thanksgiving

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Sweater Dress: Goodnight Macaroon c/o | Scarf: Charming Charlie c/o (Only $18!) | Boots: Goodnight Macaroon c/o | Earrings: J.Crew | Bag: SheIn c/o | Sunglasses: Karen Walker


The countdown is on to Thanksgiving 2017; only ten days to be exact. Luckily, that is plenty of time to shop for an outfit. I tried to make sure that each of these pieces are still in stock, but quite a few of these looks are simple to recreate with pieces you already have in your closet.

To be honest, I always wondered why people cared to dress up for Thanksgiving. Y’all may not know this about me, but I have an adorably tiny family. My mother and I are BOTH only children, while my dad has one sibling who never had children. So I have no siblings, cousins, or fellow family members under 60. There are five of us in total and I love it that way! Holidays are a big deal in our family – we’re very close – but they’ve never been fancy affair. I am always worn leggings and an oversized sweater in the past.

That is, until I married into Jeremy’s enormous family. I now have nieces and nephews (something I always prayed to have), four siblings, cousins, and an amazing new set of parents. That’s not including all of their families! As our first Thanksgiving as a married couple approaches, we are prepared for holidays to be overwhelming in the best possible way. So naturally, I want to look a bit more put together and I rounded up ten of my favorite recent looks that are comfortable, inexpensive, and perfect for your packed schedule!

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