A Dark Valentine’s

Happy Valentine’s Day 2018, I guess… Everyone who knows me knows that I do hate this holiday; not because I’m single (that part is awesome for now) but because I think that we should love one another this much every single day and not just only on February 14th.

I shot this photos with the super talented Anna Tripoltis at our local Target! I was inspired by the “ugly places pretty photos” Lowe’s challenge and used the Valentine’s Day sections here. Since I’m not a fan of V-day, I went for an all black, gothic look; lipstick included. Something to edge up all the girly-ness.

I looked at my Valentine’s Day post from a year ago and it is so crazy to see how much I’ve changed in just 365 days! If interested, feel free to check that out here.

xx Bella


jacket : Marshalls (similar) | pants : Urban Outfitters (similar) | necklace : Topshop (similar) | shoes : Via Spiga (similar)

photographer :  Anna Tripoltis

Romantic Fun

Hello, hello all and happy Valentine’s Day! If we’re being honest, I have always disliked this holiday because I think we should treat each other with love everyday instead of once a year. ANYWAYS, the only reason I am posting an outfit related to this day is because I am obsessed with this new red skirt I have recently purchased! I have worn it so many times already and pairing it with this sheer top makes for a Happy Valentine’s (or GALentine’s) Day and a fun time.


top – Missguided | skirt – Missguided | bralette : Brandy Melville | shoes : Rebecca Minkoff | earrings : It’s a Beautiful Day

stylist / creative director / model – Bella Lightner

photographer – Cierra Bergen