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Yoga Style

20 Jan

Today’s Friday Style is inspired by my early morning yoga classes. I am obsessed with the first top (Nike) and loooove the cozy wrap jacket (Old Navy)! Happy Friday!

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Winter Work Attire

13 Jan
For today’s Friday Style I thought I would show you a typical work outfit for me. I work in a professional office so heels are a necessity, but I love wearing bold jewelry & great patterns to mix up the winter doldrums.Winter Work Attire

Kimono top
$128 – anthropologie.com

J Crew wool pencil skirt
$120 – jcrew.com

Cole haan pumps
$228 – bloomingdales.com

Mixed metal jewelry
$38 – macys.com

Sequin sparkle jewelry
$32 – nordstrom.com
Do you wear heels or flats at work? Wish you could wear the other instead?

Cheap & Chic Target Winter Look

6 Jan

Today’s Friday Style is brought to you by Target!

Cheap & Chic Target Winter Look

Sweater
$16 – target.com

Wool trench coat
$70 – target.com

Chino pants
$23 – target.com

Earrings
target.com

Circle scarve
$50 – target.com

Purple glove
$20 – target.com

What are you wearing this weekend?

New Year’s Eve 2011

31 Dec

I was asked to share my New Year’s Eve outfit as it is glam but easy to wear. The top & pants are courtesy of Banana Republic’s great post Christmas sale and the shoes are something I’ve been saving for a special occasion!  I love how loose (and forgiving) the top is and the pants are so comfy! We’re going to a house party so that’s why I chose those shoes – there is no way I’d be walking the streets of Seattle in those heels!
New Year's Eve 2011

Banana Republic sequin tee
$70 – bananarepublic.gap.com

Banana republic pants
$90 – bananarepublic.gap.com

Banana republic jewelry
$40 – bananarepublic.gap.com

Cuff bracelet
$15 – target.com

What will you be wearing to bring in the New Year?

Comfortable Yet Stylish Travel Clothes

27 Dec

I have been asked to share what I wear when traveling as it is hard to find clothes that are comfortable, stylish, and can take you from one city to another. I generally opt for the black  jeggings and sweater look as it is very comfortable, takes well to layering, and can look good for a dinner out if my bags get lost (which has happened on more than one occasion). I also tend to pile on the jewelry, but I always arrive to the airport sans jewelry; I keep it in a little pouch in my purse  so after I go through security it is all in one place.

Below is a representation of what I will be wearing to take me from sunny California to gray Seattle. The only thing missing is my dark grey Banana Republic trench coat!Comfortable Yet Stylish Travel Clothes

J Crew long sleeve top
$30 – jcrew.com

J crew
$42 – jcrew.com

Pewter flat
$24 – target.com

J Crew j crew jewelry
$38 – jcrew.com

Marc by marc jacobs jewelry
£30 – harveynichols.com

Nordstrom jewelry
$38 – nordstrom.com

What’s your go-to travel outfit? Do you dress up for the airport or prefer to wear sweats?

25 Gifts for Runners: Day 25

25 Dec

Merry Christmas!!!! I hope that everyone has had a wonderful month of December and that your holidays are spent with those that you love! And for those of you who love runners, today is the final installment of the 25 Gifts for Runners series I’ve been doing here at Marathon Beauty!

25. Entry to Your Runner’s Dream Race. Why not surprise the runner in your life with an entry to his or her dream race! Does she really want to run Big Sur? How about Chicago? While some of the most sought after are only done by lottery (Nike Women’s Marathon & New York), and you have to qualify for Boston, a runner would love it if you bought them an entry into Rock ‘n’ Roll Los Angeles and then made a fun trip out of it!

To recap on my previous posts, here are my 25 Gifts for Runners:

Day 1-7: Stocking Stuffers

1. Bodyglide

2. Khiels Lip Balm No. 1

3. Goody Stay Put Hairbands

4. Sunscreen

5. GelsShot Bloks & Sport Beans

6. iTunes Giftcard

7. Nunn

Day 8-24: Perfect for Under the Tree

8. Massage Gift Card

9. Foam Roller

10. Resistance Bands

11. BIC Bands

12. New Headphones

13. Running Journal

14. Oiselle Rundies

15. Gym Bag

16. Runners World Calendar

17. iPhone Arm Band

18. Subscription to Runner’s World Magazine

19. Ear Warming Headband

20. Handheld Water Bottle

21. Compression Socks

22. Cute Loungewear

23. Rain/Wind Jacket

24. Pedicure Gift Card

Day 25: If you Really Want to Score Points

25. Entry to Your Runner’s Dream Race

I hope you all have a wonderful day!!

25 Gifts for Runners: Day 23

23 Dec

23. Rain Jacket/ Wind Breaker. There are a lot of options on this front, but one piece of gear that makes running in the winter possible is a great waterproof hooded jacket. I wear the old school LL Bean one, but here are a few more fashionable options!

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Nike Vapor Flash Women's Running Jacket

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