A Boutique with a Cause <3

Happy Thursday everyone!

Today I have something a little different I am going to share with you, something I have always been passionate about and a strong advocate for. This is mental health.

Having good mental health is extremely important for a number of reasons, it can affect your physical health, relationships, your career, and the list goes on. From a young age I have always known my goal in life was to help others. Taking care of those around me was so important to me and I always felt so good knowing others were happy and comfortable.

My first psychology course made me realize I was extremely fascinated in the brain and behavior of others. Once I began learning about mental illness, chemical imbalances in the brain, and the science behind behavior, I was hooked. I knew psychology was the way to go. During my undergrad, I continued on the psyc track and added a few mental health courses for electives. I decided I wanted expand my knowledge on the science and correlation between the human brain and behavior. Understanding people, what makes them tick, and why some people act the way they do is extremely intriguing. I will be extending my education by pursuing my graduate degree so that I can provide therapy to those in need of help (emotional support, life coaching, diagnosing a mental illness, or just someone to talk to).

Recently, back in February, I started this blog and wanted to create a fashion centered platform that I could slowly add my passion for mental health and inspiration to. I was not sure just how I would go about doing this because these are totally different realms of interest, so I figured maybe fashion blogging could be a hobby of mine.

Here is when it all changed;

Brit Rose Boutique was at first a cute clothing store I stumbled upon online. I saw they had my style of clothing and I figured I could help them grow as a small business. When I went on to look at their website, I found out they were based upon a larger foundation. This was a boutique with a cause.

Brit Rose was the daughter of the owner of the boutique who dealt with mental illness and online bullying. She unfortunately is no longer with us due to the horrible affects mental illness and bullying brought upon her.

Her mother is a positive spirit with a strong heart who wanted to bring awareness to the world of suicide, mental illness, and bullying. She runs this amazing non profit organization to help those who struggle with these issues by raising the needed funds and bringing awareness to society. 

**I recently have experienced cyber bullying myself, and felt as if I had been called to share this incredible organization and help this shop with a cause grow so that others can understand more about the importance of mental health and affects that online bullying can have on others.**

By shopping at Brit Rose, you are helping families in need of support that cannot afford the proper help or treatment, while providing education to those who do not know about mental illness and the dangers of bullying and affects that it can have on others. 

Here are some pictures from my first photoshoot with Brit Rose in one of my favorite off the shoulders tops ❤



You can find this top here! There are two colors to choose from.

Brit Rose has pages and pages of clothing to choose from, all different styles! Please don’t hesitate to check this amazing store out, it will definitely be worth it and feel good knowing you are helping someone in need. ❤

Enjoy the rest of your week,

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Mint Pop Shop


We are almost half way through the week y’all, hope it’s been good so far!

I wanted to share with you guys this adorable denim blue lace up top from Mint Pop Shop. I kid you not, this top is one of the softest tops in my closet right now. I don’t know why it is so darn soft but I literally could sleep in it if I wanted to!

It is a cold shoulder design and the straps are adjustable which can completely alter the look you are going for which is nice. The lace up front can be tied like I did, or you can let them hang down for a more casual look. I have on a bralette underneath so the lace up opening could stay open without being too revealing. I paired it with my favorite white skinny jeans but you could dress it down once again and throw on some cute denim or white shorts! Lastly, I put on my gold earrings (link below) from Mint Pop Shop and was ready for the day!

Here is a link to my instagram post for more of my outfit details (:

Mint Pop Shop: Denim Top | Gold Earrings

Mint Pop Shop Instagram Page HERE!

Enjoy the last few days of this week y’all ❤

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Pinup Darling Romper


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Happy Tuesday!

This amazing She + Sky romper from Pinup Darling Boutique is my new obsession, and I have to tell y’all all about it!

The material is super soft and light weight, almost a silk like quality, zip up back to give you full coverage, and a low V with a bow for that added pop of decoration! The color is incredible, I would say a magenta/ fuchsia mix. It is the most perfect romper for summer! I paired it with some of my favorite lace up heels, and gold jewelry.

I absolutely love the flowy girly quality of this romper! If you know me, you know I have a thing for draped sleeves like these ❤

Go find yours at Pinup Darling before they sell out! These are a huge hit right now!

Hope everyone has an amazing week!!

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Ilene King


Happy Friday y’all!! ❤

If you can’t already tell, I have quite an obsession with my new cuff bracelet from Ilene King! This gold statement piece is call the Strada Cuff and you can find it here!

Gold jewelry is my favorite, and finding such a unique piece like this really added to my collection perfectly. I can’t get over how bold and gorgeous the design is! This cuff is definitely my favorite piece, but I am telling you, you MUST check out their other jewelry and accessories!! You will fall in love!

Below I have linked some of my other favs from Ilene King as well as her Instagram page you should definitely follow! Enjoy (:

Ilene King Instagram

Clutch | Ring | Earrings | Key Chain

Have a wonderful weekend ❤

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Oliver Bilou

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Hope everyone had a wonderful week so far!

Today I’m talking all about my new favorite purse! It’s blue, has fringe tassels, and isn’t too big or too small! It goes with almost anything as well! I am so in love with it ❤

I styled my bag with an off the shoulders flounce dress from SheIn and my favorite Steven Madden Wedges. (Outfit details below).

You can find this adorable indigo bag at the Oliver Bilou website. It’s called the “Amy” and you can find all the exact details here!

Outfit Details:

Dress (only pink color left) | Wedges | Earrings

FOLLOW Oliver Bilou Instagram page: HERE

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Welly Merck Watch


Hope everyone is having an amazing week so far!

Today I wanted to share my new FAVORITE rose gold watch. It is from Welly Merck and I am seriously in love!! I chose the Classic New York style because it felt super girly and chic with the white face and I have never owned a rose gold watch before!

It comes in one size which is so nice because you don’t have to worry about links or getting a certain size to fit your wrist. The band slips through the clasp and all you have to do is clip it down once you have it to your preferred size!

Welly Merck watches come in many different styles as well as a mens selection! Here is the link to the mens watches: Mens Welly Merck

**USE MY CODE: mackenziebay20 FOR 20% OFF YOUR PURCHASE!**

I hope you find a gorgeous new watch (: Enjoy the rest of this week y’all!

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Pineapple Collective Summer Dress


Summer is definitely here and I can’t even begin to explain how thrilled I am! Vacation dresses like this one from Pineapple Collective are so perfect for hot and sunny days or a beach trip!

My favorite thing about this dress is all of the cutouts- it makes it feel much more casual and adds to the uniqueness of the dress. It was also super lightweight which made it so comfortable to wear in the Texas heat! I’m wearing a size small, but it is also surprisingly quite adjustable. There are two ties- around your neck and around your back, so depending on how large or small you want it on top, it can be done!

Not only is this beachy maxi super cute, but it won’t hurt your wallet either (;

Have an amazing week you guys!

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Paperback Boutique Wrap Dress



Happy Tuesday!

This weekend I got to shoot this GORGEOUS wrap dress from Paperback Boutique! It fits so well and I am completely obsessed. This color is so bright and happy and made me feel so tan! The details on the top part are so pretty as well, I love everything about it and I’m taking it to Mexico with me for sure!! (:

Paperback Boutique has a whole new look so y’all should definitely go check it out! By using my code ‘Mackenzie’ at checkout you will get 10% off of your entire order too!

I have been shooting for this boutique for almost a year now and I haven’t come across something I didn’t like! I always have a fun time with Megan, the owner of Paperback and my photographer, she is seriously the best to work with!

I hope everyone has an amazing rest of the week, (I will be studying for finals..) good luck to all the other college students out there!

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Rosy & Co Pink Girly Dress

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Happy almost Friday y’all!

I hope everyones having a good week!

This week I got to dance around in this adorable Buddy Love pink Maxwell Dress from Rosy & Co Boutique. It is seriously so comfortable and of course, OTS (my fav)! It’s very girly and has lots of material so you don’t have to worry about it blowing all over the place in the wind! It is fitted under the bust with elastic and an extra ruffle layer on top.

I paired it with some of my favorite Kendra Scott jewelry and my favorite Franco Sarto wedges (all linked below).

It’s almost the weekend, hang in there y’all! Have an awesome rest of your week ❤

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Pinks & Blues

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Happy Thursday y’all!

Hope everyone is having an awesome week!

This floral dress is one of my new favs for sure! It comes in blue AND pink! I love it for this time of the year because it is super lightweight so the long flowy sleeves don’t make you hot at all. I love the cross over v neck on the top, it really adds to the design of the dress. & did I mention the floral pattern?! If you haven’t noticed, I’m kind of obsessed with the floral patterns this Spring! I’m pretty sure half of my closet is overflowing with it!

You can find the mint colored dress here: Sweet Sassy Vines Boutique (mint) | and the pink here: Sweet Sassy Vines Boutique (pink) |

I hope y’all have a great rest of your week!

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