Beach Bag Essentials

Summer is here! Of course now is the perfect time to go to the beach or the pool, and I wanted to share what I would put in my beach bag this season!

I recently found an amazing site called Naja, a great company for lingerie and swimwear! I love this brand because they not only sell cute and affordable items, but because they care about more than just their products. They employ single mothers, help women, and help the environment! Check out the website here: http://naja.co

Here’s my favorite swimsuit from Naja right now:

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To go with this look, here is what is in my beach bag this season!

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Click the items below!

1. The Bag: Asos

I like this bag because it’s bright without being overwhelming.

2. The Swimsuit: Naja 

What’s more to say? I love it!

3. The Sunnies: ZeroUV

The sunglasses from ZeroUV are so cute and so affordable! Check them out!

4. The Book: Paper Towns

Paper towns (The movie!) is coming out soon, and it’s the best time to get the book before it comes to theaters! It is one of my favorite books and a great beach read.

5. The Towel: Urban Outfitters

I love the phases of the moon. It’s a cute towel without being super bright. This is more my personal style.

6. The Sunscreen: The Honest Company

I just started using this sunscreen and I think it’s perfect! It smells nice and doesn’t have a lot of greasiness to it.

7. The Cover Up: Aerie

This is simple and you can just throw it on over a colorful bathing suit.

8. The Water Bottle: CamelBak

Stay hydrated while outside! Bring water in your bag with a nice, quality water bottle.

What is in your beach bag this season?

xo,

Paola Kassa

http://youtube.com/PaolaKBuitrago

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Over-all of it

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I think I have always been afraid of wearing overalls. They either looked too country, too 90’s, (the bad side of the 90’s) or just not my style. I never thought I could pull them off! BUT things have changed. I was looking online, and all of a sudden I saw overalls in a new light. I don’t know what changed, but now I’m all, I could wear them with the right styling! They can fit into my wardrobe! Luckily, my sister found these for me and now I’m in love. I think my message as a blogger is that anyone can wear what they want as long as they wear it with confidence. And I definitely need confidence to pull off wearing overalls!

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These are Mossimo, so they were pretty inexpensive! I paired them with a Forever 21 t-shirt and shoes. I love the detail of the collar and sleeves because it makes it not just a basic tee.

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What do you think of denim overalls?

xxo,

Paola Kassa

http://youtube.com/PaolaKBuitrago

Backpack Style

So recently I’ve been obsessed with backpacks. Cross-body bags have been in style way too long! It’s time to switch it up, and the perfect time for that is summer. There’s something super laid-back about carrying a backpack, and it’s probably because it’s about 1000x easier to have one on all day than to hold an actual handbag. I’m all for low maintenance, effortless style, even if I sometimes don’t appear that way.

Here is some outfit inspiration including adorable backpacks!

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I feel like backpacks can work with any style. There are so many different ones on the market now because people don’t just want them for school. They can be a cool statement!

I just bought this backpack from Asos and I’m obsessed with it. It’s NewLook.

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What do you think about making a style statement with backpacks?

xox,

Paola Kassa

Summer Nails 2014

Hello!

So, let’s jump right in. I love nail polish. I had a whole phase in middle school where I painted my nails a different color every day… I was obsessed. I still love looking at the new popular nail colors every season, and I have made a video about my favorite colors for this summer!

I hope you guys like my YouTube channel!

All the nail polishes I used are listed in the video, but I wanted to share a few of my favorite sets here.

 

This blue color makes me so happy. The gold accents on the rings along with the neon colors make it perfect for summer. It’s electric and fun, which is what summer is all about, right?

The red – orange color is nice for summer because it’s not as harsh as a true red. My bracelet is from Colombia and I absolutely adore it. These colors combined make me want to dance!

This yellow neon color didn’t quite come out how bright it actually is, but it’s pretty neon! It took me forever to find a neon green/yellow color, and I still want to get a better quality one… I am all about this color though. The lightning bolt ring makes it double electric. I love it!

 

Hope you enjoyed! Check out my video for all the brands! What are your favorite nail colors for summer?

xo,

Paola

Celebrate

Hello!

So………… I’m the worst. I never post but I have been really busy with school and sdklvmaoiewjafoid is how I feel. But I’m here now! And I have officially had my blog for a year now! SO EXCITING.

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I’ve missed you all. I’m back!!!

xoxo,

Paola

A Winter Sunburn

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It’s very warm today. I don’t know why I always talk about the weather on here, I’m trying to make small talk with you I guess. When I say warm, I mean it reached the 50’s today and that’s pretty crazy considering two states over is a blizzard. I thought since I had time today I would post. I’ve been very busy and have some exciting stuff going on in my life right now! This outfit was inspired by Kenley Collins. I love her clothes! Check her out! I hope you are all having a great week, and happy Friday!

xoxo,

Paola

Wish List

These are some things I’ve been wanting lately. I’m changing my hair to purple this week. I’m so excited! I will post pictures. I’ve been really into leather skirts lately, I think they will look cool in the summer, along with high top converse. I can’t wait for the weather to warm up! Have a good week everyone!
xo,
Paola
Wish List

Wildfox couture sweater
$335 – donnaida.com

H M pleated skirt
$46 – hm.com

Converse high top sneaker
piperlime.gap.com

Kate spade
katespade.com