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Lately I’ve been living in white sneakers! They’re so easy to just slip on and they work well with any outfit. Whether its ripped denim or a flirty dress, I’m obsessed with pairing my looks with white sneakers! Wearing white sneakers with everything is totally on-trend right now and no one can doubt they look amazing but the downside is that they get so dirty way too quickly! In order to keep them looking clean and fresh you have to maintain your white sneakers regularly which requires effort. To make the process easier, I’m sharing few of my top tips …

"Housing Works Design On A Dime Opening Night Reception"

In the summer I’m all about rocking a cute dress whether its day or night. It’s almost too hot to wear anything else! So I wanted to share a favorite summer look that I wore to a charity event recently. This pretty in pink dress is short, flirty and feminine with cut out details on the side for a little hint of sexy. Pair it with high heels for a night on the town or some sparkly flats for day. And while we’re at it, lets talk about my new favorite summer hairstyle – the crown braid! I’ve been wearing …

Summer Skin Care Favorites

In the heat of the summer, the sun rays are at their peak which can cause UV damage and skin aging plus the heat and humidity makes you sweat more and all of this can do a number on your skin. To help combat oiliness and melted makeup which are common effects of the summer heat, I find myself gravitating towards lighter products, I make sure to protect my skin from the sun and I give my skin a refresh whenever it starts to feel icky and these steps helps keep my skin clean, fresh and shine-free. Here are my …

Nicole - Elevate Design Collective_4

I’ve noticed recently that when I share my personal style on Instagram people are always asking questions about what I’m wearing and seem to want to see more! So I’ve decided to start sharing a bit more of my personal style here on the blog. Since this is a space that’s typically reserved for all things home, let me know if you’re into this or not – would love your feedback! And for my first outfit post, I’m sharing this look that I wore a few weeks back for the launch of the Elevate Design Collective loft. I was told …

Nicole Gibbons - Power Outfit 5

Do you have a “power outfit”? A go-to look that makes you feel strong and confident? For me, that look is always a colorful, clean-lined sheath dress and classic, pointy-toe pumps. It’s a look exudes confidence and sophistication, which is something I always aim to project. I also happen to think the sheath dress is a universally flattering style that looks great on any body type and should be a staple in every woman’s wardrobe! I recently shared my go-to power outfit with Levo League who captured these pictures for a fun feature which you can read here

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10 Favorite Summer Nail Polish Colors

One of the things I love most about being a bonafide girlie girl is experimenting with different beauty looks, especially when it comes to nail polish! I have so much fun playing around with different colors and it’s such a fun way to show off my personality and reflect whatever mood I’m feeling. And for a related yet not so fun fact, I don’t have a dishwasher and hate wearing gloves when washing dishes by hand which means my manis never last long so I always have a great excuse to change up my polish:-) I usually change my polish …