Tag Calia by Carrie Underwood

How to Wear Your Patterned Leggings

I know that styling bright, bold, patterned leggings can be tricky, some may go as far to say scary or daunting in fact (I’ve been there), but with how comfortable they are, and being a fun alternative to skinny jeans, you owe them a shot. So find your brave and get ready to grab the pair you’ve been eyeing up! THE LOOK: Summer Sunset Leggings from Lilies & Lemons Boutique ($18) // Similar CALIA by Carrie Underwood T-Shirt ($50) // Similar Urban Outfitter’s Cardigan ($59) // Similar Manolo Blahnik Boot ($837) First of all, let’s get clear that while some very special leggings do quality as pants, most patterned and printed leggings do not because the fabric tends to be thinner. I just love how beautiful the colors are in this pair from Lilies & Lemons Boutique – they really do look like a summer sunset. The fabric is so soft and smooth it’s

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Finding Time and Courage to Do What’s Best for Me

Let me tell you, my life is crazy. Good crazy, but crazy none-the-less. No matter what is going on in my life, the one and only thing I can always count on to make me feel amazing, and more importantly, stay sane, is working out. When I started working with The Barre Code recently to do PR for their grand opening of the North Hills location in Pittsburgh, I had never taken a barre class before and was so excited to give it a try. I did not expect to get hooked and begin incorporating The Barre Code into my overall wellness routine! Every time I leave class I feel fueled with motivation and positivity for the rest of my day ahead. Throughout class, I’m always reminded of the fact that I’m capable of more than what I give myself credit for and I’m so much stronger than I think I

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Gem Gift Guide: For the Fitness Fanatic

We’ve taken lots of guesswork out of putting together your holiday gift guide! Here are our favorite Gem Finds fitness fanatics are sure to love! 1.) The YS Yoga Towel (by Kulae) in Purple from YOGASMOGA – $36.00 The ultimate yoga town – antibacterial, antimicrobial, 100% recyclable and super-absorbent! 2.) Allegro Socks in Midsummer Turquoise from Tucketts – $16.00 Perfect for barefoot exercises such as Yoga, Pilates and Barre. Tucketts™ allow your toes to roam free while keeping your soles dry and clean. Designed with grippers on the sole and elastic trim to help you and your feet build confidence while exercising, without giving up the barefoot sensations of freedom and balance. 3.) Delicious Half Zip Top in Seafoam from Graced by Grit – $86.00 From your early morning run, to a skiing base layer, to pulling on after a yoga class, this is a must have. It keeps you warm and as you start to turn up

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Carrie Underwood’s Latest Hit: Country Superstar Shows Activewear Line at New York Fashion Week

Our first stop on Day 1 of New York Fashion Week was the CALIA by Carrie Underwood presentation at the new NYFW HQ. I promise you more content on yesterday’s adventures, but I needed to dedicate a whole post just to this event because I was so blown away (see what I did there =P). I must say, I’ve been to my fair share of fashion presentations and runway shows, and this one blew the rest out of the water. I know what you’re thinking, “she loves Carrie so of course she loved this show,” which is true, but from a fashion industry insider standpoint, the production team did an excellent job. Fit models showing off the collection were real-looking women with a variety of different body shapes, including New York City stylist, fitness fanatic, and blogger, Christine Bibbo Herr of NYC Pretty. I loved how we could see the looks up

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