Just a lil' leopard.

Leopard is another fun fall print soon to catch your eye. For whatever reason, Jersey girls always become associated for wearing leopard print, so I guess they'll be right on trend. When I first started writing this post, I didn't think I had much leopard print, but after thinking about it, I realized I have not one, but two leopard print maxi dresses, both from H&M (don't ask). Leopard print booties I picked up at Nordstrom Rack for an amazing price. And one of my favorite leopard print pieces is a Coach wristlet (seen here) I purchased last year while Black Friday shopping at the Woodbury Commons Simon Premium Outlets in Central Valley, New York.

Career Wardrobe will be having their annual Empowering Tea and Fashion Show, Saturday, October 29, from 12-3p.m. to celebrate Career Wardrobe's expansion into the Southeastern Pennsylvania! The event will be held in Delaware County at the Radnor Hotel in Wayne, PA! As a Wardrobe Boutique Ambassador, I am happy to announce that I will be modeling in the fashion show and I hope to see you there! Keep reading for more info!

Before school season started, I worked on a campaign with Boden Mini and I'm still obsessing over their clothes. Since then, I've had a few more guilt trips back to the site to get a some more of their amazing clothes. That day we went to the museum, Darius wore his pair of Boden Slim denim jeans with leather hi-top sneakers. He likes them because he doesn't have to worry about laces, I love them because they're durable and stylish. Thankfully, it was a beautiful day, so he picked out his Dinosaur themed museum t-shirt, thanks to his Aunt Leslie and I suggested a chambray button down from Primark to double as a jacket. Of course, no outing would be complete, if we didn't bring at least one of his 12,373,972 dinosaur toys. If you're a parent, does your child like to dress himself or do you do the dirty work?

During the month of October, eos is exclusively partnering with the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to celebrate and support breast cancer survivors.  With each purchase of the eos Berry Blossom Body Lotion (either size), eos will donate 100% of net profits to breast cancer research. In addition to proceeds going towards Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center through the purchase of the lotion, the brand is going to match contributions made directly to Memorial Sloan Kettering using this link. This body lotion has a high-performing formula that’s lightweight, fast-absorbing and provides 24 hours of long-lasting moisture for skin that’s visibly softer. It's 100% natural; formulated with rich moisturizing ingredients including shea butter, avocado oil and vitamin E. The eos brand is dedicated to raising awareness for the cause and encourages friends and families struggling with cancer to share messages of positivity on social media and in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

BCA Spotlight: G.M. Collin

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G.M. Collin has partnered with the National Breast Cancer Foundation for the first time for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. For each purchase of the Daily Ceramide Comfort and Native Collagen Gel sold during the month of October, G. M. Collin will donate a percentage to the cause. 

#FBF Car Review: Kia Optima

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As a blogger, I sometimes get the opportunity to do some really awesome stuff including testing some really cool vehicles. Back in July, I was able to test drive the sporty Kia Optima SXL 2.0 for one week thanks to DriveShop. I'm going be honest, before the test drive, I wasn't sure what to expect from Kia. I simply seen them as value cars with a few luxuries, but it seems they have a lot more to offer. Keep reading to find out my top 5 reasons on why I loved the Kia Optima.

Today's BCA Spotlight falls on Beterre Skin+Care founder and two-time breast cancer survivor, Gina Maisano. Gina hopes to encourage awareness of those affected by breast cancer not only in October, but year-round.

Gina was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2001 and while undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments, she was in need of products that would help ease the side effects she was experiencing. As a former chef, known for her innovative cuisine, she was well versed in finding and blending beautiful ingredients to maximize their potential.  She consulted with the two physicians who performed her reconstructive surgery after her double mastectomy, who became an integral part of the development of Bétèrre, and for three years she worked alongside a botanical chemist to create what has now become Bétèrre Skin+Care, a non-toxic beauty line that is suitable for even the most sensitive skin.
This post was sponsored by Nature Made® as a part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central.

My days have been busy lately. Running around doing errands, networking and attending events and of course, keeping Darius busy. One thing I try to keep in mind is to make healthy choices when it comes to eating, especially when I'm always on the go. It can be so tempting to grab something quick and unhealthy, but it can also be hard to avoid sometimes. Let's be honest, we all love a French fry every now and then, but on the flip side it can be a little difficult to make sure we get the proper nutrition we need every day. An easy way to make good decisions when it comes to getting nutritional support is by adding Nature Made vitamins, minerals, and supplements to your everyday routine.


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I am so happy to announce that for Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we have partnered with ShopStyle to help raise money for the CFDA's Fashion Targets Breast Cancer! This is so important to me because everyday families, included mine, are affected by this awful disease, so having the opportunity to give back is awesome!

Continuing our Orlando Vacation Memories, here's another one of my favorite moments we had dining at Chef Mickey's at the Disney's Contemporary Resort in Walt Disney World. If you've never had a chance to book a character dining experience, it's a great way to have a great time and meet some of you favorite Disney characters up close and personal while enjoying a delicious meal.

The brow wave is still riding high and if you're looking for something to give your brows some added lift, you may want to try the Brow This Way Highlighting Pencil. Rimmel London was awesome enough to send me one to play around with and here are my thoughts. (You can find a look here on Instagram.) You may not think it would make a difference or it's just one more thing to add to your daily makeup routine, but here's a few things you'll love about this highlighting eyebrow pencil:

Fragrance.com (Formerly FragranceNet.com) is partnering with Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Each time one of the products pictured above are purchase, Fragrance.com will donate 15% of the proceeds to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation! 
This post was made possible thanks to Clothes Mentor. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

When it comes to Fall Fashion, what is your favorite item to stock up on? Are you obsessed with oversized sweaters, knee high boots and comfy leggings? Well I have good news, I found the cure for your fall shopping fever! Clothes Mentor is an amazing clothing and accessories consignment shop featuring some of your favorite designers at price points you wouldn't believe! The Clothes Mentor store in Springfield, PA invited me to come and check out their huge selection of clothing, jewelry, accessories, and shoes. The staff there was so nice and ready to help in any way, whether it be selling your "gently used" clothing or some styling advice.

Have you heard? Nordstrom Rack will be celebrating their grand opening of their newest location at the King of Prussia Town Center on Thursday, October 6 at 8am. Come on out for a chance to win prizes including one of 30 $100 gift cards. One customer will win a $1,000 shopping spree and early access to shop the store. The “Rule the Rack” winner will be drawn and announced at 8:25 a.m. so be there early!
Get pumped up and ready to shop with music, coffee and breakfast treats! 

Even though the warmer weather we had at the beginning of the month has faded away, I still love these pictures from our time at Tommy Bahama in New York. 
BCA Spotlight: Travalo Pink Products

Happy October Everyone! If you've been following Fashion of Philly for while, you might remember that every October I like to post about items that help support Breast Cancer Awareness and donate a portion of the proceeds to charitable organization. Today's BCA Spotlight features Travalo! Travalo makes pocket-size refillable fragrance optimizer which makes any of your favorite fragrances travel ready! This month, Travalo will be partnering with BrightPink.org, a national non-profit organization focused on prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women. When you purchase any of their pink Excel, Classic HD and Milano models, Travalo will donate 25% to BrightPink! I absolutely love the Travalo products because they're durable, easily fit right in your purse and make a great gift! For more information on Travalo, visit Travalo.com  

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