Katelyn

Katelyn

Katelyn Reno is the Social Media Coordinator and Digital Marketing Associate for shopAKIRA.com. She has a passion for strong coffee, breakfast foods and befriending every dog in the world. If not found obsessing over new street style pieces, you can find her writing, reading or drinking a dirty martini (potentially all three). Follow her on social @katelynmreno

Influencing for Brands

*Dream job would have to be whatever the Instagram babes do, that are always on the beach drinking margs and don’t seem to have real jobs, influencing people to buy things that they think they need* If you didn’t already know, we live in the day and age of digital marketing. Before, if a company wanted to increase brand awareness they were forced to spend …

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The most annoying thing in the world is sitting in front of a closet full of clothes and not knowing what to wear. There are styles and pieces inside that wardrobe of yours that have only been worn once, some pieces never, but they all just kinda suck right now. So, like stop sucking? Get yourself a new wardrobe and make it work, boo. To …

Winter Wears

Every year a good ol’ friend of yours rolls back into town, and no I’m not talking about your ex. I’m talking about Jack Frost, who may be similar to your ex in many ways… cold, annoying, ruins your plans, ya know the deal, but that’s a totally different story! Jack Frosts enters our lives once again, spreading ice, snow and frostbite throughout. Sometimes we …

Booty Call (20 Boots that You Need this Season)

You may have received a 2am call or text with the romantic verbiage of “u up?” and sighed to yourself, because like… can u not? No worries, we’ve been there too. And now we’re sending you the booty call you’ll actually want… the fall booty call filled with the booties you need in your life this season. I’ve thrown in a few older styles for …

The Sale Items to Get Before They’re Gone!

Fall abruptly makes its way back into our lives with the leaves changing colors. Then, Starbucks follows blessing us with their Pumpkin Spice Lattes. Finally, to top it all off, fall throws in a gust of wind that makes wearing your leather jacket a necessity versus just for aesthetic. The other wonderful thing about the season of fall, besides like everything, is that the majority …

Halloween Style Doubles

There are two types of girls – the ones who spend hours painting, crafting, and sewing a beautiful Halloween costume, and the ones who use their cheap eyeliner to draw on whiskers and throw on a pair of cat ears. I’m not ashamed to say I’m the cat. It’s not that I’m lazy (I am), or don’t want to spend the money on an outfit …

The Fall Colors Your Closet Needs

A big problem we face today in the fashion world is the question we’ve all asked, at least once, and that is “does it come in black?” Don’t give up on me yet, this article isn’t about how your closet needs more black clothing for fall. We all know black will never be replaced as the best color ever (don’t @ me), but with the …