Goodbye 2018!

Can you guys believe 2018 is already over?? I feel like this year has flown by faster than any other year.

It’s definitely been a crazy year to say the least. I’ve experienced some awful things this past year like my car accident, but I’ve also accomplished some amazing things throughout 2018.

So, I thought with the year ending in just a few hours, I would reminisce on my favorite moments of 2018.


1. I won the title of America’s U.S. Miss 2018!

July 2018, in Clearwater Florida (also my new favorite place) I accomplished the goal I set for myself back in 2010. Since I stepped on that AUS stage back when I was 12 I knew I wanted the chance to represent the America’s U.S. Miss system, and now 8 years later I am living that dream as the reigning America’s U.S. Miss 2018!


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2. I modeled in New York Fashion Week!

Walking in New York Fashion Week has been a dream of mine since I started modeling. Getting to finally accomplish that dream and walk for Jessie Couture in the show produced by Supermodels Unlimited Magazine was such an honor and I couldn’t have felt more proud walking down that runway.


3. I reached 4 years of being clean

Now this is definitely the most “glamorous” of my accomplishments this year, but at the same time It was probably the most rewarding. For those of you who don’t know, I have struggled with an eating disorder and self harm addiction from a young age. It took control over my life, and consumed every part of my mind.

I spent every minute, of every day for years hating myself and harming myself. It took a lot of work and a lot of support the few people I had around me that knew, and understood my situation for me to begin my road to recovery.

It’s been anything but easy, and I still have my days where I feel like giving up but this year on November 3, having reached my 4th year mark of being clean from self harming was such a weird yet incredible feeling. It didn’t feel real, because back at my lowest point I never saw myself getting here. I sort of accepted that I was always going to live with this addiction, and never getting the help I needed.

As weird as it felt to hit this milestone my younger self never saw me doing, it was so rewarding. Each year takes a whole lot of work to continue hitting these milestones, but the hard work is so worth it at the end of the day.

2018 has been one crazy year.

I’m proud of myself for everything I was able to accomplish for myself this year.

I managed to survive all the awful things that were thrown at me.

Most importantly, I’m ready to face whatever the new year has in store for me.

I know we all say it every year, but I am determined to make 2019 my best year yet.

Happy New Year loves!

What are you going to accomplish in this new year?

Xx, Juliana

My Top Summer 2018 Outfits! | Fashion Friday

It’s sadly that time of year that every student dreads. The end of summer and the beginning of a new semester.

Well, considering fall Is my favorite season, and I actually enjoy what I’m studying in college, I don’t know how much I dread it, but I will definitely miss the beach days. relaxing by the pool, the traveling, and most definitely the summer fashion.

I got to wear a lot of beautiful outfits this season, so I decided to round up my top 5 looks that I wore during Summer 2018 and share them with you all!

Look 1: Top Forever 21 Shorts and Choker: Jewlz Fashion Boutique


This look was by far my favorite to rock this summer! This is the season to rock those bright colors, and this top did not disappoint. The vibrant colors work together so seamlessly and really give you that fun, summery vibe. The way the top flows in the wind is so beautiful it makes me feel like I’m back on the runway even if I’m just walking along the beach. The choker really helped make this outfit for me too! The colors were literally a perfect match for the top and when it came together, the whole look gave me major festival vibes.

Look 2: Dress: Forever 21 Jacket and Booties: Jewlz Fashion Boutique


Leopard was huge this summer and I am all for it! I found this shift dress at Forever 21 and fell in love with it! Not only is the print cute and on trend this season but it is so comfortable! I mean, this is easily the softest material I’ve ever felt on a dress, and it’s super lightened airy which is definitely good for those hot summer days. As hot as summer is here in California, and definitely in Florida where I wore this outfit, I’m still that crazy person that gets cold all the time, especially towards the end of the day, so having this bomber jacket was key for me! It’s not too heavy so it kept me feeling good when I started to get a bit chilly and added a nice pop of color!

Look 3: Romper and Earrings: Jewlz Fashion Boutique


Bright colors and fun prints might be big during the summer months, but sometimes you just want to go for a nice solid piece. However, solid doesn’t have to be boring. I absolutely love this navy lace up romper from Jewlz Fashion Boutique. The gold detailing along the lace up is beautiful, the cut outs hit in a flattering spot, and the ruffle along the shoulders adds a cute feminine touch. Its simple, but still hot, perfect for a fun night out!

Look 4: Two Piece Set: Jewlz Fashion Boutique


Say Aloha to your new favorite summer set! I really liked this look, the Hawaiian vibe from the floral print is stunning, and it’s very good quality and feels really nice on! The top is really cute, and with the adjustable straps and tie on the front, you can shift it around a bit to make sure you are held in nicely. My favorite thing about this set though, are the pants! The cutouts are perfect, not too low not to high, and super flattering!

Look 5: Set: Jewlz Fashion Boutique


Who says a girly girl can’t look sporty every now and then? This set is so cute! The whole look gave me J.Lo vibes and makes me want to be one of her dancers (or just be her) even more than I already do. White and grey aren’t usually colors I go for, but this set definitely changed my mind about it. I love how light it is, the pattern is really cool, and it gives you that athletic look while still being fashionable!

Well, there you have my favorite looks for the season! As I put this together I noticed a shopping pattern; Jewlz Fashion Boutique and Forever 21! I clearly have my favorites!

What are your favorite stores to shop at? and What were your favorite trends this summer?