This Just Pinned: Toast X Karen Walker Collaboration

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Hi everyone!

I'm starting a "This Just Pinned" series on my blog, where I share my latest obsessions every tuesday! This week is a good one, especially for my readers who are dog lovers. On Instagram, I have a large love of quirky dogs. Toast is my latest obsession. She is Instagram extraordinaire "fatjewish"'s dog, and she is absolutely fabulous. Ooh, and she's also a rescue dog (from a puppy mill), which is awesome.


Her latest venture is being the face of Karen Walker's new line of sunglasses! I love seeing her little doggy face in the wind. Check it out!

Photos: Karen Walker 

I'm just in love with this little dog. Follow toast on instagram @toastmeetsworld! 

Love Always, Rachel 

College Staples (feat. American Apparel)!

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Hi everyone! I'm back with another post thanks to American Apparel. Second semester has gone full steam ahead, American Apparel asked me to stop by to choose some of my fave staples for going to class in. 


I tried on a pair of riding pants for the first time, and they are super comfortable and also hit you right at the smallest part of your waist, making your waist look super itty-bitty (was feeling a bit like Iggy, not gonna lie). The first pair that I chose was in a burgundy red colour, and i paired it with a striped t-shirt from the men's section. 


I love a good varsity jacket, and I paired it with another staple, riding pants! I also love a good "all black everything" outfit. This varsity jacket is great for layering and matches pants and skirts. 

American Apparel is having a sale this week on January 23rd at all campus locations! 20% off your entire purchase! Stop by to get your college outfit essentials! 

Love Always, Rachel 

Fashion New Year's Resolution: Add colour to your LBD Party Look! (Featuring Daily Look!)

Monday, January 5, 2015

Happy new year y'all!

With all the new year's craziness behind us, it's time to start thinking about our New Year's resolutions. I've come up with a few (read more for fun!), but there are also a few "fashion resolutions" that I want throw into the mix when it comes to my wardrobe. The number one of these: Wear more colour.

For those of you who've kept up with Rach Speed through the years, it's clear that I wear a lot of black now a days. Monotone black and grey outfits have kind of become my thing, while sporting the occasional pair of light denim or plaid flannel.

The classic LBD however, is a black staple that I'll never give up. They're a great investment piece for your closet, and can be styled in infinite ways. The right LBD will stand the test of time, and is a classic piece you can wear to parties time and time again (without people noticing that you're wearing the same dress!). With wedding and party season coming up, I've teamed up with Daily Look to show you how I style the LBD, while also following my Fashion New Year's resolution: wear more colour.

Check out below my LBD look I created featuring Daily Look!

Beautysets - New Year's LBD
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I chose an LBD from Daily Look that is form fitting, with a higher neckline. This dress hugs to the curves of your body but is still elegant. I always loved the combination of blush pink with black, it's soft and feminine, yet sophisticated at the same time. To add colour, I added a blush pink trench coat, and a rose gold clutch. The colour is muted, yet stands out against the black dress. To finish off the look, I added a bit of glamour with a nude sparkly shoe and silver accessories. This look is great for an upcoming wedding, a fancy date or a late-holiday party.

Click here to shop Daily Look Little Black Dresses! 

What are your fashion new year's resolution?

Love Always,