Category: FASHION

Scout + Scoobie: Holiday Style

Posted on December 15th, by Melanie

Trying to dress for holiday parties when it is 20 degrees out is brutal. Finding that perfect mix of cozy/cute/sexy is next to impossible! That was until I found this dress at Scoobie. It is a sweater dress…shorter in front, longer in back and not super fitted which makes the short length a little easier to wear. It is also under $85, which is a steal for a sweater dress. You could cozy it up with tights and a bootie, or make it a little sexier with a bare leg like I did here. This would make for a great Christmas or even New Year’s Eve outfit!

Photos by Ruthie Stark take on location at the Beautiful new Stock Hill Restaurant








Dress: Scoobie $83, Bag: Clare V., Earrings: J.Crew, Shoes: Zara old but similar HERE. 

Scoobie is having a buy one get one for one day only starting tomorrow at both their KC Garment and Trendz locations.… Continue Reading

Gift Guide: For the guys

Posted on December 14th, by Melanie
Time to shop for the guy in your life! Honestly, I feel like men are the hardest to buy for. Styles don’t change much from year to year, and there is not as much of a variety to choose from. With that being said;  I I think that accessories is the place where you can find something new and fun. Here is my roundup of must have’s for the guy in your life..
Men's Gift Guide 2017
1. a wallet/card holder is essential! love this rugby stripe by Jack Spade $78
2. Every guy needs cool sneakers; something other than a workout shoe he can wear with jeans. Nike Air Odyssey in Military Green $95
3. Good pajamas is something a guy definitely would not buy himself. You can’t go wrong with classic blue! Cotton Poplin Set $69
4. Bracelets layer amazing with a big mens watch. If your guy is fashion forward he will love this Leather woven wrap bracelet by Miansai $95
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Scout Fit: Lululemon Studio to Street Style

Posted on December 12th, by Melanie

Workout clothing is not just for working out these days. We need our activewear to be functional and multi purpose. I know you call can relate to working out and then rushing to either an appointment, grocery store or to your kids school. We have to figure out ways to make these pieces of clothing work double duty!

photos taken by Ruthie Stark on location at Health House and T.Loft

A priority for me when buying activewear is good pants; and nobody does it better than Lululemon. They recently came out with a fabric called Nulux; it is a quick drying sweat wicking fabric that is SO lightweight you feel like you are barely wearing anything. These are GREAT for cardio. The dazzle print nulux pant is amazing, it gives you the look of a light colored pant but with a flattering pattern and cut. I am loving the high waist too…





I paired it back to the Free to be Zen Bra which is a light support bra with a fun pattern and criss cross back detail.… Continue Reading

Gift Guide: Fitness Fanatic

Posted on December 8th, by Melanie

Fitness clothing and gear just keeps getting better each year. Carbon 38 an Six:02 are two fairly new stores that bring high fashion and functionality to workout wear.

This gift guide is for the fit girl; the one who wants to stay cutting edge from the yoga studio to the street. Loving the metallic details on shoes, bomber jacket styles, and intricate details on both pants and tops this season. And as always, a great water bottle and cool mat are a must!

Gift Guide: Fitness

Gift Guide: Favorite Things Party!

Posted on December 6th, by Melanie

I am sorry for the late start on my gift guides…the new puppy is really putting a wrench into my work schedule! It’s impossible to get anything done during the day, so I am playing catchup at night!

My first guide is a request from a reader! If you are like me, you have been invited to a Favorite Things Party. I know these parties stump people; especially when their is a price point involved. I have been to ones where the gifts are $10 each on up to $25-$30 each. I have a nice little round up here of some of my favorite small gifts, all under $45. Great for girlfriends, favorite things party or stocking stuffers

gifts under $50


Coconut Milke Mango Hand lotion: It smells amazing; and it’s the perfect size to keep in your car or purse $20

 Tocca Cleopatra Candle: To me, nothing tops this candle has been a long time favorite of mine!… Continue Reading