metallic

  Happy Monday! I cannot believe this week is Christmas! We have an absolutely insane week ahead with 6 different family Christmas parties to go to and 9 hours of driving between here and home. It is always such a blessing/curse that Teddy and I are from the same hometown. On one hand we get to see everyone and no one is left out. On the other hand, it’s madness. I suppose a little bit of madness keeps life interesting, right? I am beyond obsessed with these metallic booties that I found on sale at Nordstrom and could not wait to share them with you all! I think they tie together a more casual outfit with a bit of a flare and make you feel more dressed up than you actually are (always a plus). I will definitely be sporting these bad boys this week when I don’t feel like wearing heels or the occasion just doesn’t call for dressing up too much. Most of these outfit items are on sale right now so check them out! Everything is linked below. Let me know what you think of these in the comments and I hope you have a great last…
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mauve pants

   Welcome to Friday my loves! I am excited to share these pants on the blog today because I literally found them at Urban Outfitters yesterday for $9.99! The girl that was checking me out at the register said, “that’s a really great price but I wonder if they are cute or weird,” and I assured her they are a perfect mixture of the two, which is exactly why I love them so. They are insanely comfortable but can pass as dressed up or down! I am pretty obsessed with them already. I will be sure to link them below and maybe you can get them at the same price or possibly stop in to your local Urban and see if they have them on markdown as well! They had a beautiful green color as well but they did not have my size. I think either of the two would be great if you look into them. I hope you all have a wonderful weekend. I will be busy this weekend shooting a couple outfits that I think you all with love. See you Monday! Subscribe above to grow along with me and find out what’s going on at www.ashleyrainne.com. find the pants here  
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the wandering wishlist: $25 and under

Where did the week go?! I’m just sitting here drinking a latte and cannot believe it’s already time for another ‘wandering wishlist’! It seems like as Christmas inches closer and closer I am getting more questions about smaller gift ideas from family. I also realized that although we have our Christmas shopping all finished, we still need small secret-santa type of gifts. Since this has been a thing that I keep thinking about I decided to do a ‘wandering wishlist’ of items $25 and under! To recap last week’s post, I am starting this series as a way to basically scratch a shopping itch per say. Each Wednesday I am going to browse around on different brands, different price points or different niches and compile a list of anything that I thought, “that’s cute” in my head about. Similar to if I was walking around in a store with Teddy and pointed things out to him. Some of these things are items that I know I love and but most of them are just random things that caught my eye for $25 and under! I hope you have fun looking through this weeks picks and don’t forget that there are more…
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blanket scarves

   Happy Monday! If you live somewhere chilly then you will enjoy the post today and you NEED to get your hands on a scarf like this. Not only is it the warmest scarf i’ve ever owned but it is also easy to pair with just about any outfit. I love how huge and oversized it is because it is so easy to snuggle up while out walking the dog or on the way into work. I linked a couple of different options below for you to check out, all from Urban Outfitters. The one that I am wearing above is the red picture! My hat is also from Urban, my shirt is from a thrift store, jeans are ASOS and jacket is Nordstrom Rack. My glasses are from Eye Roc in St. Louis and they are prescription. I literally did not realize how bad I needed glasses until I got these bad boys! This week is going to bring a lot of learning/growth in my world since I am working on creating a plan for this space for 2017! I know that consistency is something that will be #1 on my list and I can’t wait for you all to see what I have in…
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knit sweater weather

              Well, it’s officially that time of year. You know, the time of year when you start collecting knitted sweaters and wool coats just to keep from freezing every time you step outside. As much as I am not used to the cold anymore, I am grateful to be able to layer cozy pieces together in outfits! I forgot how cold my ankles get without full length pants, though. We froze just a bit while taking some pictures but man I am loving hunting down winter styles. I am currently looking for a beautiful velvet dress, metallic looking booties and more sweaters because warmth is a obvious necessity. I had to stop over at Nordstrom Rack to find a great winter jacket since a short leather jacket just wasn’t cutting it any longer. I specifically looked for something long-lined, tan and with bold buttons. I was not able to find more of the military-styled buttons that I searched for but I sure am loving this Michael Kors jacket that I found on sale! I also found these jeans for only $20 and had to scoop them up because mom jeans for under $25 is a no-brainer. I love…
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