The Love TREP Style Advice Blog
This post isn’t about movie star looks. Every single word Matthew McConaughey uttered during a recent Howard Stern interview about why he initially fell for his wife Camila Alves is applicable to YOUR dating life.
Don’t fool yourself into thinking that you have to wait for some perfect moment or time in your life to get started when it comes to creating what you want most in life: a healthy, happy relationship with a man who adores you.
In a recent mindfulness class I attended, the instructor said the following: “80% of change is awareness.” In other words, if you want to make changes in any part of your life, the first, most important step is to have an awareness of what’s stopping you from creating that change. READ ON...
What happens when you lose appreciation for where you have been and where you are today? You begin to live in a world of victimhood, pity parties, inaction, and apathy. One of the most profound statements I’ve heard recently was in a mindfulness class I’m taking. Our teacher said: “Trust your life is not meant to be a different version.”
Hi Neely, I read your dating advice blog religiously. I've been dealing with a situation that I'm not quite sure how to handle, and recently thought of reaching out to you because I so value your realistic and balanced mindset/advice around dating and relationships. Several months ago, I crossed paths with a guy who I share a lot of mutual friends [...]
Last week, I had the pleasure of hosting a fashion show for CUSP, a women's boutique under the umbrella of the Neiman Marcus name. If you don't know CUSP or have never visited one of their stores, they offer chic women's apparel, featuring labels such as DVF, Rebecca Taylor, J Brand, Theory, Haute Hippie, Helmut Lang, Alice & Olivia, Equipment, and [...]
The best part about this outfit is you don't have to think too much about creating it! A cozy sweater that doubles as a dress, some over-the-knee boots, and a string of pearls. Voila - instant chic without lots of fuss! With the spring season approaching quickly, this look works perfectly, because it's warm enough to be worn without a [...]
The gingham button-down I'm wearing in these photos isn't prominently displayed or the main focus of the outfit, but I really feel it makes the outfit. It's just a small pop of gingham at the neckline and wrists, but it works so well and makes the eye work a bit. Every gal (and guy) should have a gingham button-down in [...]
I love the monotone look. It's so chic and simple. You can create this look in most colors, minus any really loud colors (think: neon); unless, of course, you're going for the 80s thing. But think wisely about the color you do choose, because it should compliment your skin tone. Here I've paired a plum, peplum shirt from H&M with plum [...]
It's nice to have a couple patterned jeans to mix in with all the solid-colored jeans in your closet. The trick is to make them the main focus of your outfit. BUT that doesn't mean the rest of your items have to be boring. Here I've paired a solid-colored, pastel button-down and muted grey shoes that play off of and [...]