american eagle haul

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One day I was incredibly bored and decided to start shopping for my Italy trip (this April). All of the stuff came today, and naturally being the overly-excited person that I am I threw it on (tags and all) and took photos for all ya’ll to admire. So admire away. *P.S. I’m kinda sick and on break so this is definitely a #IWokeUpLikeThis moment*




American Eagle has this Soft and Sexy line, and if you ever need any kind of shirt, get it from this line. They are honest to God so so so soft, and might I add very sexy! I got me about this is the pale blue color as well as the flowy cut to the top. It’s incredibly light, perfect for spring in Italy!




This little number is also from the Soft and Sexy line, and it most definitely lives up to the name. I knew that I wanted a crop top or a tank top, and this combines the two with an adorable tie accent. It’s very light (not sheer) so I’d layer it with some kind of sweater for the trip. This will be super for hot summer days though!




I haven’t had a pair of capris in ages, and these are by far the best ones I’ve tried on! They’re the Artist Crop Jeans in sateen, making them incredibly stretchy and comfortable. I also love the army green because it goes with practically everything in practically every season.




This dress is also from the Soft and Sexy collection. With side cutouts, a loose frame, and a simple cut it will be perfect to accessorize with. Adding some eye-catching jewelry will take this versatile piece to the next level. Because of this it will be perfect for travel when I will have to mix and match my way through those ten day!


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My NYC Haul

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This is going to be a quick post since I’m writing it this exact morning and I have an appointment at 9, but aside from that it is going to be a peaceful morning! Also, I left out the beauty stuff I bought because there was kinda a lot and most of it is in my July Favorites post.



I’ve been dying to get one of Free People’s Sunset Park shirts. It’s soft, light weight, and very warm all at the same time! It was the perfect thing to wear on the beach when it was a little colder. (PS The color is a lot prettier in person!)


When I walked into the Tommy Hilfiger store on 5th Avenue, I knew I needed to leave with something. And since I set out to get a nice perfume while in the City, I chose this one. It’s sweet and subtle, but with a little bit of a kick to it. And it’s not too flashy.


I was reading a lot while at the beach or in Central Park, so I stocked up on a lot of books. The first book I read was Stealing Mona Lisa, which is a favorite of mine. The next is one I’m currently getting through (it’s a bit of a struggle), and that is The Beautiful American by Jeanne Mackin. Finally the one I will read is 1984 by George Orwell, and let me tell you with a literature major for a father I’m dying to start it.


For the past three years I’ve had cute planners– one with a typewriter on it, one that had quotes and photos about Paris, and now this baby. It’s got stickers, inspirational quotes, and cute saying like “You’re just beautiful” on random days! I also grabbed this Central Park themed notebook for all of my blogging notes and sketches.


This is yet another bad picture of my favorite shirt at the moment (also Free People). It’s lightweight and surprisingly flattering to the body, and it has a beautiful pattern!


These are two separate pieces that I found at Uniqlo. The tank top is made by an eco-friendly artist that the store was featuring amongst other artists. I really like the denim shirt because it wasn’t like any I’ve seen, and almost bought, before. It’s light and easy to wear and style. It’s very Uniqlo, and that’s why I like it so much.

Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks,


My Candle Haul! | Rando Thursday

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This weekend I went on a homeware shopping excursion, which ended in picture frames, fairy lights, and candles. Ah, yes, the ever-present need to seem more mature than I really am has manifested itself in candles. I know, it’s weird. But I guess I’m a candle person now. I’m so sorry for letting you all down, but I promise you that it will only get worse… 🙂

I ended up getting basically everything from HomeGoods, which is a dangerous place for all my fellow candle lovers out there since they had a complete rack of at least 100 candles. Lets just say I ended the day with a serious headache. I didn’t buy as many as you think I did (I promise you I would get more if I had the room for them) but here are the three that I purchased! Enjoy!


LAB’s Lotus Bamboo: Basically like flowers and grass. It’s pretty self explanatory.

LAB’s Wild Orchid: What I can only describe as a DQ Blizzard amongst a field of flowers and grass.

Sensational’s Natural Soy Candle in Chrome: The mobster of all candles; it smells like a strong business man.

Watch my accompanying YouTube video to see what I thought of these candles in more detail! Otherwise check in every Tuesday and Thursdays for more videos, and every Friday for a more dedicated/ usually fashion post! Until next time…

Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks,

Marin X

I Went Shopping… Again

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I haven’t posted in a little while, sorry ’bout that! I just got back from a long “vacation” and I needed to relax a little. But I’m back with another video, and then a normal posting schedule from now on! I hope that you guys enjoy this Thrifting, Target, and Ulta haul!

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Maxi Dress


Two Pairs of High Waisted Pants (will become shorts)


Batiste Dry Shampoo with a Hint of Brown Color

Maybelline LashSensational in Black

Disappointing product (you have to watch to see!)

Ulta Matte Lipstick in 250


Thank you for watching/reading! I post every Mon./Wed./Fri./ and Sat. Stay tuned for more!

Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks,

Marin XO

Sports Bras and AE Shout Outs! | My Exercise Haul

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As of late I’ve really started to get into exercise, so naturally I went out and bought special fitness clothing to help in this endeavor! *YAAAAAAAAYYYYY*

I didn’t get a whole lot, but I still felt that it deserved it’s own video, so here it is, My Exercise Haul, enjoy you beautiful people.


American Eagle t-shirt

Nondescript grey shirt

New Balance Sports Bra in Grey

Athletic Essentials Sports Bra in Grey

Reebok Purple Workout Pants

I hope you all liked this post and stay tuned for more, I post every Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday!

Peace, Love, and Baby Ducks,

Marin XO