You, Me & The Sea

 Right before vacation I saw a Eugenia Kim Straw Sunhat on NET-A-PORTER and fell in love with it. It was $485 and that was NOT happening, so I improvised.

I bought a straw sunhat at H&M for $20 and I purchased a Paint Pen on Amazon for $6.64. I traced the words on the hat in pencil and then went over it with the paint pen.

It was exactly what I wanted, I had a blast creating it and loved having it in Aruba.

Xo M

Chasing The Sun

I wanted to share some of my favorite photos from our trip to Aruba with you!

Wish we could stay forever!

xo M

All In The Details

I keep saying “I am done shopping for Aruba”, but then I saw this pom-pom cover up and beaded sandals on sale and I knew I wasn’t done just yet!

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I totally love the pom-pom trend, but most of the pieces I’ve seen are super expensive. When i saw this Anmol Crotchet Kimono with Multi Colored Pom Pom Trim on ASOS – I figured it was a couple hundred dollars, but to my surprise it was on sale for $46!

Since the pom-pom details are “on trend” right now I don’t want to invest much money into different pieces because I probably won’t wear it next summer, so $46 and I was sold! I would definitely scoop it up before it sells out and summer ends!

These Steve Madden Jewells Beaded Suede Sandals are very comfortable and perfect for vacation! Another great sale item i found at Lord & Taylor! Guess how much…

$27.60! And they still have a bunch of sizes left. Go get them before they are gone!

xx M

sea you in aruba

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We all know one-piece swimsuits are on trend right now and I’ve been searching for the perfect one. After trying on all different styles from ASOS, Nordstrom, Nasty Gal, Lord & Taylor & Bloomingdales.. I finally found it!!! This ASOS T-Back High Leg Plunge Swimsuit  is SO flattering. Not to mention it’s sexy af (ha!) and super comfortable.

If I like something, like really like something, I tend to purchase it in every color available. And that’s exactly what happened here. I initially purchased the black one (which is my favorite out of all 4) and then ordered the nude, white and red.

The best part about this swimsuit is that is ONLY costs $26. It’s a total steal.

I am excited to wear it in Aruba and I will definitely post pictures after the trip! Stay tuned! Happy shopping and enjoy your Saturday!

xx Marissa

Travel Must-Haves

Just two short weeks stand between me and paradise! I’m sure you can guess where Chris and I are going…Aruba!! We normally go for 8 days, 7 nights, but we both always feel like 8 days is not enough, so we decided to stay for 10 days this trip. I’m sure I’ll be eager to get home to my pups after 10 days. We are also going for longer this time because we are booking our wedding! Yes, destination wedding in Aruba! It’s our favorite place on earth. How could we not get married there? I promise, I will post all the details!

If you are traveling to a warm, sunny destination for vacation there are 4 products you must not go without. These are essential!

1. Bain De Soleil – The BEST tanning lotion on the market if you are looking to achieve a bronze tan during your vacation. It’s more of a gelée than it is a lotion. It works without fail every time. You can get 2 bottles on amazon prime for $22.37!

2. It’s A 10 – My favorite leave-in conditioner. A friend told me about this product years ago and I have used it ever since. I naturally have super knotty hair and this conditioner is my savior. I use it right after I shower and every time I get out of the water on vacation. You can purchase the 10oz bottle on amazon prime for $24.46. It is normally $34 at Target.

3. Baby Lips Lip Balm (Color: Cherry ME) – I love Baby Lips because it’s easy to apply and it gives your lips the perfect hint of color (especially when you are tan). Available in a 4 pack on amazon prime for $9.99!

4. Intuition Razor Refills – The only razor I use is the intuition because it allows you to lather and moisturize all while shaving your legs in one easy step. No need for shaving cream. When you’re packing for vacation, it’s so much easier to pack your razor and one small refill rather than your razor, another blade and shaving cream. You need to conserve the weight of your luggage for your shoes! I usually purchase my refills at Target!

These are 4 products that I always travel with! I definitely recommend you try them 🙂

Stay tuned for some vacation inspired outfits and cool new swimsuits that I am obsessed with!

xx Marissa

Summer Drinks

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RTW X LPD

Colorful drinks paired with LPD  (splatter print) coasters is the perfect start to planning your next summer get-together!

Shopping List:

Flavored Liquor (your favorite!)

Kool-Aid (your favorite!)

Rock Candy (the prettiest!)

Seltzer

Mix your seltzer, kool-aid and liquor. Add rock candy. It’s as easy as that!

The seltzer gives it fizz. The Kool-Aid gives it flavor. The liquor gives it a kick. And the rock candy gives it color and makes it fun.

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Go check out all of LPD’s newest summer coasters!

And tag us @runthew0rld #runtheworld #rtw with your pretty summer drinks!

Cheers! xx

Exploring Dallas

Just picture it. I am in Dallas with Chris and his two best friends, Ian and Tyler for labor day weekend. The beers, jokes and laughs were endless. We didn’t plan much, so yelp was a big help. Below are all of our fun and crazy stops in Dallas.

Side Note: Chris’s favorite food is a pulled pork sandwich, so we were on the search for the best one Dallas had to offer.

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Bloody Mary’s are necessary when you are traveling with Ian & Chris.

1.Bone Daddy’s

The pulled pork sandwiches were amazing, but the 18 year old waitresses dressed in skimpy clothing was not my taste (definitely Ian’s taste, just not mine)!

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2. Brunch at Tierney’s Tavern

I had french toast with syrup, cinnamon and pecans… No diet this weekend. SO yummy!

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3.Fort Worth Stock Yards

We stayed hydrated drinking beer in 95 degree Texas weather.

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4.Brick House Tavern

Their Bloody Good Mary’s were topped with a Deviled Egg, Salami, Smoked Cheddar, Olive Skewer & Spiced Pork Rind Rim (to die for). And my grilled cheese with smoked cheddar, shaved brie, mozzarella, crispy prosciutto, grilled red onions & arugula was just as good!

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5.The Dallas World Aquarium

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6.Eagle Gun Shooting Range

I signed up, picked my gun, got pink ear protector gear, and chickened out. I just couldn’t pull the trigger, but Chris & Ian loved it. I loved watching them.

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After a great labor day weekend with three of the funniest guys I know it was time to head back to NY.

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