A Weekend in Woodstock, NY

Having never been anywhere in upstate New York, I jumped at the chance to accompany my friend on a getaway birthday celebration. A mere two-hour bus ride at about 25 bucks each was just too good of an opportunity to pass up, so I packed a bag and headed to Woodstock.

The first thing you notice upon arriving in Woodstock is, and I mean this with the utmost respect, the cuteness. The bus dropped of us on Tinker Street–sort of the main drag–in front of darling boutiques, cafes, bookshops, and bakeries where the cuteness is met with a laid back, simple vibe that is instantly enjoyable.

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WORKOUT Motivation! Cute Gym Clothes + Bag Essentials

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Having something cute to wear to the gym is sometimes the only thing motivating me to exercise after a long day of work. And while it’s always nice to look good, wearing cute workout gear–sans stains, holes, and over-stretched elastic–really effects the way I feel.

If I feel cute while working out, I push myself harder–a few extra squats here, 10 more minutes on the treadmill there–and end each workout feeling confident and accomplished (which, let’s be real, is probably what motivates me to keep doing it!)

~My Go-To Workout Look~

I find that the easiest way to construct the perfect workout outfit is to keep the base of the outfit neutral (which, for me, pretty much always means black) and accessorize with one key color.

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Coordinate your shoe laces, hair ties, and even your water bottle to match the key color, and you will always look incredibly put together without having to spend a ton of time planning a workout outfit.

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