How To Feel Confident In A Bikini

I’ll be perfectly honest – I have always had body issues. I don’t think many women can say they haven’t felt insecure about their body at some point in their life. But 2019 is all about loving yourself and feeling confident in your own skin, so let’s embrace it! There are some easy ways to give yourself an extra boost of confidence while wearing a bikini this summer. Getting the right fit is the first step, then choosing the right style for you will bring out your inner confidence and make you feel gorgeous.

Choose A Fun Print

Yandy Slither & Slay Snakeskin Bikini

I love the snakeskin print on the Yandy Slither & Slay One Shoulder Bikini Top. Snakeskin is on trend for summer 2019 and you will be sure to get tons of compliments by wearing it. I always feel more confident wearing something a little more daring without going too over the top. I also like how the side is adjustable so you can decide how much skin you want to show. For someone with a bigger bust like me, it also helps to give the top a little more support

Wear A Multiway Bikini Top

Yandy Desert Rose Multiway Bikini

A multiway bikini top gives you unlimited options on how you want to style your bikini. I chose to style the Yandy Desert Rose 5 Way Bikini by tying it in the front, which also gave me a little more coverage over my abdomen – an area I am a little insecure about. There are a lot of really cool ways to style this bikini which would be sure to turn heads and boost your confidence. You can tie the straps to make it look more like a crop top, or create a halter top for some added lift.

Throw On A Sexy Cover Up

Yandy Slither & Slay Snakeskin Coverup

It’s easy to throw on a cover up to hide your flaws, but with something a little sexier, you can feel covered up and confident at the same time. The Yandy Slither & Slay Cover Up is sheer with a side slit, so it is very sexy, but also very comfortable and on trend. No one will ever question your confidence while wearing a cover up like this. This cover up is perfect for wearing to a pool party or to the beach.

There are so many options for swimwear right now that there’s no reason you can’t find something that makes you feel confident and look stunning.

Do you have any tips for boosting your confidence while wearing a bikini? Comment below!

Yandy has a ton of cute swimwear out right now that will make you look and feel your best. Use code ‘thekellyroberts20’ at checkout to get 20% off!

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Fashion Must Haves For Spring 2019

I love Spring fashion because it means new trends and bright colors and patterns. I always go through the clothes I had stored away during the winter and sell or donate what I don’t want anymore so I can make room for new styles. There are a lot of really fun trends I’ve been seeing this Spring as well as fresh twists on the classics. These are my top picks for Spring 2019:  

Denim Jacket

Free People Denim Jacket

Living in Scottsdale, it can get pretty hot during the day in springtime, but it can still be chilly at night. A denim jacket is perfect for Spring weather and it’s a classic that will never go out of style. A lighter wash is perfect for Spring and goes great with any kind of outfit. I got this Free People denim jacket at Macy’s last year at the end of the season when everything was on sale. That’s the best time to buy a piece that you know will still be on trend the following year!

Rattan Bag

Rattan Bag in front of Palm Trees

These bags are everywhere this year! They are so cute and you can fit all of your everyday essentials in them. This is the Amerii Ata Bag and the quality is totally worth the price. I think rattan bags will be sticking around through summer and we will probably see similar styles next year as well. They match so well with boho-style clothing.

Clear Sunglasses

Warby Parker sunglasses in front of Starbucks

I love these Warby Parker sunglasses because the clear Rose Water frame matches so well with everything I wear. There are a lot of crazy shapes going on with sunglasses right now, but I like to stick to more traditional shapes because they’re more flattering on my face and are more practical. Sunglasses are another item where I would rather spend the money on something that will last me for years rather than a pair that won’t even last through summer.

Gemstone Jewelry

Moon Magic Rose Quartz Ring

I have always been very anti-diamond and prefer other, less traditional gemstones for my jewelry. Moonstone has been one of my favorites, but rose quartz is a close second. I absolutely adore this Moon Magic rose quartz ring. It is so feminine and beautiful and adds a touch of luxury to any outfit. I only wear high quality rings and this one is no exception (Who wants to be left with a green stain on their finger? Not me!)

Patterned Pants

mexican blanket on the beach

I love that patterned pants have made a comeback because they are so comfortable and make you look super stylish without even trying. These pants are from Topshop and the quality is surprisingly great. The only problem is it’s hard to find a top that matches well with the pants, but this crochet top from Francesca’s seems to be a good match.

What are your fashion must haves for Spring 2019?

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Classically Glam Valentine’s Day Lingerie

You probably have some ideas in mind when you think of lingerie for Valentine’s Day – red, pink, satin, lace – but everyone has their own style. Yandy came up with 4 “V-Day Vixens” to help you find the best lingerie for your personal style. I chose the Classic Glam look because I tend to choose more classic silhouettes that I feel are more flattering for my curves. I also prefer lingerie that has a luxurious feel and rich colors. Valentine’s Day is about celebrating love, but also indulging a little and making the day special for the both of you.

For the Classic Glam style, of course I had to choose some classic staples for the holiday. Here are my top Valentine’s Day lingerie essentials:

Lace Robe

Yandy Pink Sheer Lace Robe

The Yandy Eyelash Lace Robe Set is a sheer mesh with lace trim and satin belt. The Amaranth color is very rich and the lace makes it look a lot more expensive than it is (only $24.95!). A nice robe always makes me feel super fancy and this color is great for Valentine’s Day. You can wear it when you’re getting ready and doing your makeup, and as a coverup over your lingerie.

Satin Romper

Yandy Green Satin and Lace Romper

I am loving jewel tones right now, and this Green Eyelash Lace and Satin Romper is the perfect shade of green. The satin buttons and lace details give it an elegant touch and the criss cross straps on the back make it really easy to adjust. As you can probably tell from my faux fur blanket, I am all about soft, luxurious items. I can’t resist anything that makes me feel like a princess! There’s something about the overall look of this romper that makes me feel like royalty in some fantasy world.

Satin Chemise

Yandy Red Satin Chemise

A Red Satin Chemise is a classic choice for Valentine’s Day. The strappy back on this one gives it an updated, modern look. You can’t go wrong with red on Valentine’s Day and this chemise is the perfect shade of red for the holiday. Lead the way with some rose petals on the floor for a quintessential February 14th.

Here are some of my other lingerie pieces from Yandy: Viviane Plunging Mesh and Lace Chemise Set, Enchanting Garnet Chemise Set, Long Satin and Chiffon Robe.   

Don’t forget to use my code ‘thekellyroberts20’ for 20% off everything from Yandy!

Have you picked out your lingerie for V-Day yet? What are you planning on wearing?

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How to Choose a New Year’s Dress Based on Your Style

Everyone has their own idea of what a New Year’s outfit should look like, but one thing is for certain – this is the time to wear something decadent that you wouldn’t wear on any old night out. You can dress as extravagantly as you please because everyone will be dressed to the nines. Of course, you don’t want to wear something you’re not comfortable in, because the whole point of the night is to have fun. Whatever you choose to wear should reflect your personal style, but also dare to push the boundaries and take it to the next level.

Star of the Show

Gold Metallic Dress with Thigh High Slit
Yandy Divine Metallic Dress

New Year’s parties are the one time you can really go all out and not stick out like a sore thumb, so why not go for it? Floor length is definitely the way to go if you are dressing to impress. You will turn heads in this dress with the thigh high slit and gorgeous gold, slinky fabric. The cut of the dress hugs your curves in all the right places.

FYI, this is the dress I will actually be wearing on New Year’s Eve because I am just that extra. I usually wear something with sequins, but I’m ready to change it up this year. Metallic has the same ‘wow’ factor without sharp plastic scratching up my arms.

Classic with a Twist

Black Gown with Zipper Front
Divine Vixen Dress

Black is always a great choice for formal events, and not everyone loves sparkle. You can jazz up the classic black gown with an edgy touch, like a zipper running down the front. Just because it is a plain black dress doesn’t mean it has to be boring. The material for this dress is super stretchy and is very figure flattering. You can even take the outfit up a notch with eye-catching shoes or accessories. This dress is also great for a more formal New Year’s Eve party.

Club-Going Cutie

Red Long Sleeve Dress with Cutout Neckline
Call Me Baby Red Dress

If you don’t feel like wearing a floor length dress, a cocktail dress is also a great choice. Red will definitely stand out from the crowd, and the cut out gives it a flirty touch without being too revealing. This dress is also made from a very stretchy and figure-hugging material, which is perfect for showing off your curves. Wearing a short dress also makes it a lot easier to dance, which I’m sure everyone will be doing a lot of on New Year’s Eve!

Have you found your perfect New Year’s Eve outfit yet? If not, head over to Yandy and check out their dresses. You can use my exclusive discount code ‘thekellyroberts20’ for 20% off everything!

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