Pretty Grunge


I am SO excited about today’s outfit! I recently scored these Free People skinny jeans from Nordstrom and they are literally a wardrobe staple for spring.  They go with everything and that is what I love about them!  They have easily become my new favorite pair of skinny jeans.  I have always loved jeans that have some holes in them like these ones do in the knee, I think it’s such a cute denim trend!  I have styled the jeans with one of my favorite pairs of booties from Macy’s and a front-tie “Pretty Grunge” tank from H&M. Even though I woke up to snow and 25 degree weather this morning here in Seattle, I am so ready for spring and am on the hunt for spring clothing, no more winter please, I got my mind on spring time!


Outfit Details:

Free People High Rise Busted Knee Skinny Jeans // Nordstrom

American Rag Ankle Booties // Macy’s

“Pretty Grunge” Front-Tie Tank // H&M

Ray-Ban Aviator Sunglasses // Sunglass Hut

5 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Me

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Happy Friday! So ready for this long, holiday weekend! Today I have decided to share with all of you a closer look into my life and the true life of the writer behind JustKels by sharing some facts you probably don’t know about me, other than the fact that I love to travel and love fashion.  I always love reading these kinds of blog posts because it helps me get a better understanding of the bloggers I follow and really helps me get to know them through their websites and social media.  I love how honest and personal they can be and how well these kinds of posts can connect you with others.

  • I am an off-and-on tennis player.  I have played tennis for about 10 years and was ranked #3 on my high school’s 4A varsity tennis team, also nicknamed “The Kelsonic Boom” by my tennis coach from the strength and power of my ground strokes.

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  • I am an extroverted introvert.  While I love to go out and have fun with friends and family, meet new people, try new things, explore new places, and take lots of pictures, I also absolutely need to have my me-time and just stay in.  Sometimes I can be pretty introverted and not want to go out at all or socialize, so I definitely consider myself somewhere in between introvert and extrovert.

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  • I am currently a junior in college.  I go to Washington State University at a branch campus near my home where I study Communications/Marketing and Business.  For my first 2 years of college I attended the main campus in Pullman but transferred back home.  Pullman and eastern Washington just wasn’t for me and I am loving continuing my WSU education closer to home.  It’s a great school, Go Cougs!

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  • I have been together with my boyfriend, Josh, for a little over a year and a half now and I am so happy.  He is my soul mate and we have the best time together, we do everything together.  We met each other at Macy’s, where we both work, and had an instant connection and are each other’s best friend.
  • It has been a life-long dream of mine to live in Southern California or New York City.  I have lived in Seattle my whole life, and while it is an amazing place to live with so much to see and do, I’ve lived here for so long that I am so ready for something new.  Whenever I go on trips to LA, San Diego, or NYC, I am always so happy and have the best time.  I cannot wait to someday make my dream a reality.

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Thanks for reading! I had a lot of fun writing this post, of course I’ll be doing something like this again in the future.  There is still so much more about me that you may not know that I would love to write about and share with all of you.  Let me know below some of your thoughts on what surprised you the most from this list and what some fun facts about you are, I’d love to read your comments!




Weekend Update: February 11

Hey everyone, what a crazy weekend it has been!  Between homework, studying for midterms, work, and other weekend activities, you could say I’m a little overwhelmed!

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First of all, I’d just like to take a moment and obsess over how sunny it has been these past few days here in Seattle.  I thought I’d never seen the sun again after all of the rain we have had every single day for the past month.  It’s honestly blinding at this point.  The sunny weather has definitely boosted my motivation and has made me a bit happier knowing that spring is right around the corner (minus the fact that because the sun came out the temperature dropped about 15 degrees, ugh!).  But no more dark and dreary winter days, so over it!  I feel more motivated to get stuff done, do some spring cleaning, and just feel better about myself.  It’s amazing that sunny weather can do all of that to someone!

Starting my weekend off on a high note, I got a new car and I am LOVING it!  As my old car has started to go down hill, it was time to say goodbye unfortunately.  But with a new car I honestly feel like I have been driving all weekend, just driving around and having fun in the new ride!  It’s a used (but new to me!) Volkswagen GTI and it is SO much fun having a little sports car.

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Weekend Eats: Believe it or not, I have never been to Panera Bread before and finally had the chance to this weekend and it was delicious!  The grilled cheese sandwich and strawberry banana smoothie was just what I needed for a quick fill-me-up kind of meal.

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Other than the fact that I have been driving around all weekend and working, I am finally enjoying a lazy but productive Sunday focusing on upcoming midterm exams and research papers.  The motivation struggle has definitely been real this semester, but with sunny weather and spring right around the corner, it is just the motivation I need to help get me through the semester!  Plus, topping off my study session today, my boyfriend and I are treating ourselves to some fro-yo tonight and I am super excited about it.


Here’s to starting off the new week right and powering through the stress!








Poppy Apparel Brand Ambassador

Happy Tuesday, everyone!

I have recently became a brand ambassador for Poppy Apparel, a super cute clothing company!  Poppy Apparel has clothes for literally everything, dresses, tops, pants, nightwear, accessories, and much more.

I have loved being a brand ambassador for the company so far and absolutely love repping their cute clothes!

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Their Jasmine Crop Top in white is so cute and summery, definitely gets me in that summer time, southern California vibe.  I have paired the top with my favorite pair of black denim shorts and my favorite sandals.  Literally cannot wait for summer now!

Interested in Poppy Apparel clothing? Head on over to their website today and make sure to use my discount code, “justkels10” to receive 10% off your order!

*Also note that shipping on your order may take 1-2 weeks*


Outfit Details

Jasmine Crop Top // $23.99 Poppy Apparel

Bullhead Denim Shorts // $44.95 PacSun

Material Girl Flat Sandals // $49.50 Macy’s






CK All Day

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I’ll admit I’m one of those people who loves to look cute while working out.  Combining fitness with fashion is always fun to do!  Plus for me, I feel that the more confident I am about how I look, the more confident I am in my workouts and fitness goals.

To combine fitness with fashion, I love shopping for cute athleisure like Calvin’s and Nike’s.  These gray CK leggings are so cute and pair perfectly with a cute fitness crop! #AthleisureGoals

Not only is this go-to athleisure outfit perfect for working out, but it’s also perfect for lounging around the house on lazy days.  The perfect go-to outfit!


Shop the Outfit:

Calvin Klein Performance Logo Leggings // $49 Macy’s

Calvin Klein Jeans Cropped Tank Top // $29 Buckle

Nike Women’s Free Run 2017 // $79.99 Foot Locker



Valentine’s Day Outfit Inspo

With Valentine’s Day just ten days away, it’s time to find that perfect V Day date night outfit!  For me, I typically don’t overdress too much, I usually just find a cute top and pair it with some skinny jeans and cute knee-high boots.  But this year, why not take the time and effort to dress up a little and have fun with the holiday!?

This black and white polka dot dress from Avec Les Filles pairs perfectly with cute little booties in black, and a pink wristlet for some Valentine’s Day charm.

Plus, I just recently got my first airbrush spray tan done at Seattle Sun Tan and I am LOVING it.  With tan, summery skin, I am feeling so confident about my skin right now and all of the outfits I can wear with better looking skin.


This dress is so fun to wear and so cute, good for almost any occasion.  I have totally been loving Avec Les Filles clothing lately, all of it is just so unique and cute.  Plus, I’m not really one to wear dresses a lot, but they just have the cutest dresses!

So whether you’re going out on date night, having an awesome galentine’s celebration, or even both, take some time and have fun dressing up this holiday! Treat yo self to some galentine’s gifts and cute clothes to dress up and have fun!

Happy Valentine’s Day!




Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her

Ok, how is it already almost Valentine’s Day?? I swear it was just Christmas and New Year’s like five minutes ago.  How does time fly so fast!?

As I saw so many places advertising for Valentine’s Day, it just didn’t even occur to me how soon it is coming up! It is right around the corner!

With that being said, I have put together a small gift guide for all the ladies out there.  I mean, you can’t go wrong with a bunch of pink gifts, am I right?  All of your Valentine’s Day gift inspo can be found here! For the fashion and beauty addict, for the coffee lover, and for the girl all about relaxation, all of your gifts can be found here!

Valentine's Day Gift Guide 2018

Shop the Post

  1. NARS Lip Gloss // $26 Sephora
  2. Cashmere Eye Mask // $32.50 Neiman Marcus Last Call
  3. Prosecco Rose Tin Candle // $9 Voluspa
  4. “Hello Gorgeous” Mug // $5.99 Target
  5. Gucci Handbag // $980 Gucci
  6. Heart Pink Sapphire 10K Gold Stud Earrings // $137.49 JCPenney
  7. Strawberry Picnic Body Lotion // $3 Bath & Body Works
  8. BCBG Max Azria Perfume // $75 As We Change


BCBG Max Azria Perfume

This is my absolute favorite perfume ever!  It smells SO good and honestly just makes you feel more confident.  I always love to test out and experiment with new perfumes, and typically don’t like to spend too much money on designer perfumes.  Fortunately enough for me, I got this on a super sale for $12, but it is definitely worth what you pay for it.  SO good!


I hope this gift guide gets you all in the Valentine’s Day spirit and gives your some gift inspo!  How will you be spending Valentine’s Day this year?  Whether you have something fun planned with your guy, or going out with the girls, I’d love to hear in the comments below!