fourtyonethoughts asked: hey carly! i will be moving in my sorority house in a month and will have three roommates. we just got our rooms redone, they have white pottery barn bunk beds and wood floor. we want to make our room super cute and matchy but can't decide on a theme or bedding. we're trying to not spend over 100 for bedding since we won't be in twin xl's much longer. thanks for your help,...
tendingroses asked: Hi Carly! Where did you get the gator bracelet? I'm in love!
refinedvalleygirl asked: I'm sure you've been asked this a million times but where did you get your monogram bracelet? Thanks!
thisdayinlife asked: Hi Carly, I was just wondering how someone could start writing for Sweet Lemon Magazine, or if you are even currently accepting applications. Thanks!
eribeckster asked: Hello, I am trying to reorganize before the school year comes around again. What would be your main essentials for an organized school year, and life?
glitttercupcakesandhockey-deact asked: *time sensitive* how does the lilly pulitzer short sizes compare to the jcrew short sizes? for example, i'm a size 4 in jcrew shorts, would i be the same size in lilly shorts?
unicornssiloveethemm asked: hey carly! i'm looking for a new cross body small purse that is good for traveling with just your wallet and the essentials. i would like it to be small but not too small that it can't fit everything in it. any help is greatly appreciated!
berlingirl asked: Hi Carly! I'm going to be moving to Austria on a Fulbright grant in September and am trying to sort out clothes. I have a LOT of clothes--and wear most of them regularly--and I'm not sure how I'm supposed to fit 4 seasons/an entire year in two suitcases (plus shoes and bags--ahhh!) I know you're busy but I'm wondering if you could recommend some ways to narrow down my...
cutelovelovelove asked: Your glasses are so cute! Where are they from?
skumquat asked: Carly, you have a clarisonic, right? Has it helped your acne (if you had any) and would you recommend it? I'm thinking about getting a Mia for college.
bowsandsperrys asked: hi Carly! I will be attending an art and design college in NYC starting this fall, and I'm looking for a medium-sized shoulder tote to carry some basic supplies and sketchbooks. Ideally, I'd like to stay in a reasonable price range and away from a Longchamp. Can you recommend any options that are structured, perhaps with a zipper closure, can hold up to some abuse by art supplies, and is...
inlovewiththesouth asked: I am trying to decide between a large Longchamp and a Michael Kors tote that fits a laptop and notebooks well (according to the reviews) to use for college next year when I don't want to carry a backpack- which one do you recommend because I am torn between the two! Thanks for your help!
spicedseasandhoneybees asked: Hey Carly! Obviously you have a lot to keep you busy after college, but I'm not as lucky. Do you have any suggestions of fun things I could do to keep me sane in between job interviews and writing cover letters?
englandsurf asked: hi carly! i was wondering if you have any suggestions for what stationary to use? i would like simply fold over cards (for thank-you cards). i wouldn't like to spend too much money since it gets expensive having to keep buying more but any ideas would be great!! thanks!
prepandthecity asked: i want to buy the ralph lauren makenna vachetta- rubber boot. the short ones! but i have no idea what to wear them with! any ideas?
chande5 asked: You've had me sold on K Slademade since your "five things" post, but I am unsure of which one to get. I love that the flat pouch is monogrammed but I don't know if it will be big enough. What all are you able to carry with the flat pouch?
pennyatmercy asked: Hey! I am a british medical student and was wondering what sorts of things you could recommend to wear. We require formal clothes that are comfortable but cannot be too short, and I feel uncomfortable wearing things that are too girly or flowery. Thank you!
bestcelebsever-deactivated20120 asked: Is it ok to wear pearls to my high school on regular school days or would that be too formal?
therealistadjuststhesails asked: time sensitive: hi carly! I'm looking for some one pieces that are flattering but still fun! i love the lilly ones but I'm looking for a few more! thanks!
liztisch asked: Where is your sister's pink dress from in yesterdays OOTD?
wrapped-with-a-bow asked: Hey Carly! I know you've previously done posts about good agendas, but I can't seem to find them. I'm looking for a slightly more "mature" (i.e. not so many flashy, bright colors) agenda for the upcoming year, but I still want it to be my style. I guess I'm looking for more of a subdued-prep looking agenda. Any thoughts? Thanks!
christinacastiglione asked: hey carly! I just bought a pair of cream laced shorts and I've been having a hard time finding shirts that look good with them... any suggestions?
wildheartslivefree asked: Hey Carly! I just bought a 13" Macbook Pro and need a case/sleeve for it. Any suggestions??
lovebowsandheadbands asked: Hi! What color Jack Rogers do you recommend getting?
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snaquarium-deactivated20120720 asked: I'm planning a trip to Boston in July to tour some colleges in the area. What would you recommend for attire/dress code? I want to look put-together, but I know it will be quite hot... Thanks for your help and I love the blog!
classycarolinagirl asked: First, where can you find a skirt with a bow tie waist? Also, I recently got a pair of shorts from Zhedo and have no idea what to pair them with! The site lists them as "Coral Lace Embellished Shorts, but I got them in blue. Thanks so much for helping!
livesmilelove asked: Hey Carly... Do you know of any places where I can get preppy school supplies for this coming school year?
elizabethhartwell asked: I loved your donut bun and just got one of my own. Do you have any tips for using it? I'm having a hard time keeping my hair smooth and non-frizzy... Thanks!
pearls-bows asked: Hi Carly! I am torn between the platinum jack rogers or the silver... What are your thoughts? Thanks!
woahtherecowboy asked: Hey Carly! Any affordable wristlets you can recommend? Vera Bradley isn't cutting it anymore.
artist804177 asked: Hi Carly! I'm planning on investing in a Longchamp bag (medium sized) and a pair of Jack Rogers. What colors do you think would be best for both these items. I want them to go with as many things as possible. Thanks! :)
amanduhhxoxx asked: Hey Carly! I'm a total prep so I love button downs, especially chambray or denim ones. My problem is that I have a hard time finding ones with a fit that I like. JCrew's are cute but kind of boxy, and I have a big bust and small waist. Any suggestions for where I could find some with a more tailored but still chic fit?
glitterintheair11 asked: hi carly! first off, i must say you're blog is one of my absolute favorites! :) i was wondering if you knew where i could get a cute address book? sounds like a stupid question, but all i can find are either kid themed or in basic black or brown. thank you!
phrenhead22 asked: Hey Carly! I am going to be interning on capital hill this winter/spring, but I want to get a head start on my shopping. I need like 5 outfits that I can wear mismatch, skirts and pants and shirts, but I am working on a tight budget! I want to look professional since I am young! Please help me!!
prepandthecity asked: ** sort of time sensitive** I'm going to be a freshman at U of Iowa in the fall, and I have just really gotten into the preppy style, I have started shopping for clothes to buy that I could use for a while! I want them to be school appropriate but I don't want to lose the preppy style! Any ideas? And also, do you recommend backpacks or totes for college? If totes, which is the best one?...