Friday, March 16, 2018

The Perfect Go-Anywhere Dress

Dress | Bag (budget friendly version here) | Wedges (here & here) | Earrings | Bracelet | Sunglasses

TGIF, everyone!

Okay, I cannot start this post off without telling you a quick side note about these photos. This was the last look Lauren and I were shooting the other week, and as we were getting ready to start snapping away, I felt something fall on my head/face. Instinctively I screamed and assumed a bird had pooped on me! Nope, it ended up being a ton of water that was dripping from the rain ducts at this building, and I just happened to be right under it. I don't think I've ever seen her look so concerned - she definitely thought it was way more serious than water! Haha!

Anyways, on to my outfit. This dress is the perfect thing to be wearing rolling into the weekend! It seriously has me itching for vacation and summertime. I wanted to play up the summery colors by pairing it with these bold fuchsia earrings (only $20), and white wedges. You have no idea how many times I've considered donating these shoes. I don't wear them often, but then every once in a while an outfit comes along that goes perfectly with them, so I'm grateful I didn't give them up.

Speaking of white, with Memorial Day right around the corner, I'm so excited start wearing all my white again. In all honesty though, I feel like that "rule" doesn't really exist anymore. Everyone in Houston wears white year round (I think because it's always warm), and I never give up my white denim...even in the middle of winter!

I hope you guys have a wonderful weekend and have a fun St. Patrick's Day! Don't forget to wear green!

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Rodeo Ready with Elaine Turner

Shirt | Jeans | Boots (similar style here & here) | Handbag | Belt (vintage, similar style) | Necklace | Earrings | Sunglasses

It's time to dust off your cowboy boots, because it's rodeo season here in Houston. We're approaching the final days of the season, and you don't want to miss your chance to enjoy this favorite Texas pastime. Did you know that the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo is the largest in the world? Last year they had a record turnout and welcomed 2.6 million people! 

Whether you're heading out to enjoy one of the concerts, to chow down on hot dogs and funnel cake, or ride the ferris wheel, I've found the perfect outfit for you. I mean dressing the part is half the fun right?

It is hard to go wrong with denim when you're going to the rodeo, and this chambray shirt from Elaine Turner has the perfect feminine touches. I love the cold shoulder action, and the ribbon detailing. I would also pair this shirt with a lighter wash of denim, and tie it in the front to create a different look. 

I've had these boots for forever, and love how the lavender and turquoise hues match my python tote. The bag also has a detachable strap, which makes it perfect for slinging it over your shoulder when you're playing all the carnival games or dancing to the music! It also comes in cork, which is too cute for summer!

I've teamed up with Elaine Turner to give one lucky winner a $200 gift card! Head to my Facebook or Instagram for all the details on how to enter. The winner will be announced Friday!

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Go-Anywhere Embroidered Shift Dress

Dress (wearing size S) | Shoes | Clutch (similar style here) | Earrings | Bracelets | Sunglasses

I love finding a piece of clothing that can serve multiple purposes. This embroidered shift dress is the perfect "go anywhere" outfit. The dark evergreen color makes it easy to wear in spring, summer and fall! I picture myself wearing it to brunch on the weekends (especially if the weather stays as gorgeous as it's been), and I know I'll be taking it with me on my next beach vacation. It's now on sale for under $80, and comes in a great chambray style, too!

I've linked several others that I'm loving below!


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