9 Faux Fur Jackets Under $200 You Need This Winter

A faux fur jacket will definitely take your outfit up a couple of notches, if not several notches.  Picture a faux fur jacket over a jumpsuit with heels, or with a little black dress and thigh high boots, or a pencil skirt, a nice blouse, and a pair of killer pumps.  I have even seen faux fur jackets paired with jeans and fashion sneakers; it is a very casual chic look!  

How To Beat Procrastination Once And For All

With that being said, this post is about my struggle with delaying things that need to be done and what I am currently doing to beat procrastination.  I used to be the self-proclaimed Queen of Procrastination.  To be honest for tasks with a deadline, I work really well under pressure so I always got the job done. But why put myself through unnecessary stress?  What if something came up that I didn’t predict and I needed more time.

7 Simple Tips To Get Dressed Faster In The Morning

For most of us, it's already hard enough to wake up super early and go to work in the morning.  And I also know that for some it can also  be very challenging to put together an outfit.  So if you put those two struggles together, that's just unnecessary stress that you don't need.  While I don't have tips for making it easier to wake up early in the morning, I do have 7 simple tips to get dress faster in the morning.  Which in turn will allow you to hit the snooze button a few more times and take away the dreaded question of "what am I going to wear?"....you're welcome!

Outfit Inspiration: Leather Shift Dress & Pumps

I want to say this is my first leather dress!  Yes, I'm pretty sure that it is.  Shocking right?!  Okay so now that I own a leather dress and have taken it for a test drive, I'm going to say that I highly recommend one to be in every woman's closet.  Talk about feeling instantly sexy and edgy at the same time.  It doesn't have to be as short or as fitted as mine.

Outfit Inspiration: Sleeveless Vest, Dress, & Heels

Hi ladies!  I have collaborated with Bella Rosa Boutique for the last outfit post of the year.  I absolutely love their selection of clothing.  They're stylish, classy, and feminine.  I'm obsessed with their sleeveless vest that I have paired with a simple long sleeve black dress and a pair of ankle strap pumps.  I would wear this outfit on a date or out for drinks with my girls.

Be sure to visit Bella Rosa Boutique online for pieces you can wear to work, date nights, brunch, and just about every occasion you can think of.  Use code ARTERESA for 20% off!

How To Master Airport Style In 5 Easy Steps

It’s the holiday season and that’s also known as the travel season.  Whether you’re headed home to visit your family, the family of your significant other, or simply taking a much needed vacay, you may just find yourself in the midst of the airport chaos.  

With everything going on (last minute packing, the stress of running errands before your trip, and the dreadful feeling that you might have forgotten something), you may want to resort to the comfy leggings, t-shirt, and UGG boots for the airport...DON’T!  You never know if your luggage is going to be delayed so you always want to look put together.  True story: I was traveling to Florida from LA for work with a few of my co-workers.  When we landed we were told our luggage didn’t make the connecting flight.  We had a business dinner scheduled shortly after we landed and we didn’t have time to wait for our luggage.  Luckily, I traveled in style; and although it wasn’t what I had planned to wear, I definitely didn’t feel uncomfortable at the nice restaurant.  Unfortunately I can’t say the same for one of my co-workers.

The Ultimate Holiday Style Guide

I seriously can't believe we're already at the end of the year.  How Sway?  It's just about that time to indulge in desserts, cider (or egg nog), family time, and holiday parties.  I know for some of you that last one can be stressful because you're worried about what to wear.  You may also be stressing about what to wear while traveling if you're going out of town for the holidays.

Outfit Inspiration: Long Shirt, Shorts, & Heels

Hey ladies! It's been a while since I've done an outfit post but I'm back with new outfit inspiration.  I like to call this look Fall in LA.  It may be surprising for some of you to see me in shorts in December but it hasn't been consistently cold in LA.  We still get warm days here and there...gotta love LA!  By the way, how cute is this Zara top?!  And can you believe it's under $23?!