About - Lifestyled by Leena

Milwaukee Fashion + Lifestyle Blog

I am a storyteller, content creator, social media maven + brunch enthusiast.

I haven’t always been a blogger, but I have always found ways to share my creativity, my love of all things fashion, and my obsession with the written word. For as long as I can remember, I have been absorbing, sharing, and creating stories. I’m a book nerd so I love immersing myself in the stories that my favorite authors have conjured up.

Beyond the things that I “do”, I am just a Midwest girl who loves shopping, an iced coffee or a cold beer, and exploring the world. When I am not working, I can most often be found listening to live music, playing with my pup, or laughing with my friends. When it comes down to it, I am a hopeless romantic and the eternal optimist. I want to live a beautiful life with my family and friends that is full of adventure, happiness, and general silliness. 

Snails see the benefit, the beauty in every inch.

Shall we play a little 21 questions?

Eggs Benedict

Pink, obviously.

Cheesecake, or anything with chocolate!

Paris, San Diego, Portland

White wine typically, but dipping my toes into the world of red wine!

Not yet…soon though.

Wait for it…I have four of the best, most supportive, and protective older brothers a girl could ask for!

I prefer air travel…I love the feeling of taking off knowing I’m touching down in a new city, state, or country!

Reese Witherspoon is my favorite actress, like ever! 

I can watch The Office or Parks & Recreation over and over! But I always love The Crown, Outlander, or Better Call Saul!

Brunching full-time!

I am loving sour, fruity beers lately! The brewery by my apartment makes delicious ones!

Helsinki, Finland here I come!

I am a huge fan of the Green Bay Packers, Wisconsin Badgers, and Milwaukee Bucks!

Cute pants, probably with a print, a simple shirt and my favorite denim jacket!

I have a love/hate relationship with Instagram! But I really do love it, let’s be honest.


But I also love rap music, anything by Andrew McMahon, and the Biebs.

Awww, Freddie Prinze Jr. In anything he was in, I watched it.

Definitely one of the 3 times I’ve been blessed to see Queen Bey! Probably the On The Run tours with Jay, since I know all of his songs too…

People who don’t know how to merge correctly.

Taken, for 7+ years dating my best friend, love of my life, and partner in crime!

At some point in my life, I’ve played almost every sport out there…but I played soccer, tennis, and ultimate frisbee the longest! Now I love running, strength training workouts on the Nike Training Club, and doing yoga!

I have so many it’s a little ridiculous but I love being surrounded by books I have yet to read! Up next, I have Untamed, No Rules, and Awaken The Giant Within!

I have this uncanny and unexplained ability to remember lyrics to a ridiculous amount of songs. If I’ve heard the song once, chances are I can do a pretty good job singing along to it!

I went to undergrad at UW-Madison, studying Marketing & MHR in the biz school! 

I also have my master’s degree in Marketing & Entrepreneurship from UW-Milwaukee!

I love Brunch, so I am the City Leader for Gals That Brunch here in Milwaukee! This involves event planning, brunch eating, and making new friends! 

Besides that, dancing like no one is watching, avoiding folding laundry, and playing Words With Friends!

I’m constantly trying to improve on my skills and capabilities! My latest focus is on taking risks, not procrastinating, and consistent follow-through!

Wedding Wednesday: Picking the Perfect Wedding Bands

Wow! My wedding day is almost here and it’s down to the wire to finalize all of the final details for the big day! One of the more important details for the day, thankfully, has been taken care of for quite some time. My wedding band! And Jeff’s wedding band,

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Wedding Wednesday: Saying Yes to the Dress

Now that it’s just under a month until my wedding day, it’s hard to believe that I said “yes to the dress” over a year ago. There’s quite a few decisions to be made when planning a wedding, most of them pretty important to the overall vibe and feel of

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Trip Preview: Finland Summer 2022

If I haven’t mentioned it enough, I am heading to Finland in just two weeks to kickoff the Summer. You might be wondering why I thought taking a 2 week trip to Europe in the months before my wedding was a good idea, but this trip was originally planned to

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