Thursday, May 23, 2019

Green Geometric Dress








Dress | Purse (similar style here, here & here) | Shoes | Hat | Necklace (similar style here & here) | Earrings | Sunglasses

All smiles because it's almost the weekend! 

It's been hot, hot hot. Even though we haven't hit 100 degrees yet, summer is definitely here. Staying cool on a hot day is easier with this cute geo-print dress. The material is so airy and light, not to mention the cut is so simple and chic. I love a dress that can go day-to-night, and that can easily pair with both tennis shoes and heels. To be honest, when I first bought it I loved it so much, I've since bought it in four other colors/prints. It is by the same company as the blue leopard dress (just a different style) I posted a few weeks ago! What can I say, when something works, it just works. 

I recently got these shoes because I love the pearl embellishment. When I first saw them, I thought they may be too dressy to wear all day long, but actually the nude color and the chunky heel offset the pearls, making it more casual. They also come in black and are 40% off!! They run TTS, as does my dress;)

Have a wonderful Memorial Day Weekend! Thank you to all the brave men and women that have fearlessly served our country. I always think of my amazing grandpa who severed during WW2, and was part of the 6th Ranger Battalion. 

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

The Perfect Outfit for a Summer Wedding






Dress (similar here, here & here) | Fascinator | Shoes (budget friendly version here) | Clutch (budget friendly version here) | Earrings | Bracelet | Sunglasses



Summer wedding season is officially here! Whether you're attending an intimate outdoor ceremony, or enjoying a black-tie soiree, this is the perfect look for you. 

Taking a cue from our English neighbors 'across the pond', my wedding guest attire definitely has a royal wedding vibe. While we all may have swooned over Harry & Megan, I was paying more attention to what the guests were wearing. More specifically, their fascinators. 

I've always been drawn to statement headpieces. From hats, to fascinators and hair pins, we are seeing these pieces more and more regularly. No longer are they just reserved for the Kentucky Derby or a Royal Wedding - I mean, why shouldn't we all feel like royalty from time to time?! 

This beauty is from Karen Morris Millinery, and I couldn't be more pleased with the gorgeous craftsmanship. Not only do they have a expansive collection, but they also do custom orders and every piece is made by hand. Swoon! Never again will you have to worry about something not matching your outfit. Check out more of their conversation-worthy pieces on Instagram

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Go-To Everyday Dress









Dress | Shoes | Purse (similar style here & here) | Sunglasses | Necklace | Bracelet | Earrings 

Each season I love sharing with you some of my go-to everyday looks. You know, the outfit you can throw on for any occasion, from running to the grocery store, to an impromptu date night. It can be dressed up or down, and can be paired with different accessories, jackets, etc., creating multiple looks out of one piece. 

If you haven't guessed, this leopard print dress is my current spring go-to. I know I'll definitely be wearing it for seasons to come, as well. The cut is so complimentary, and would look good on all body shapes & sizes. It also comes in several other patterns and colors, just in case leopard print isn't your thing. You can view all of the print/color options here

I loved playing up the color in the dress by pairing it with these cute rainbow baubles from fellow Houstonite, Golden Strand Jewelry. Rainbow pave pieces have been popping up all over, and I couldn't be happier. Not only are they bright and cheery, but they go with everything, which is great when you're on the go and travel. 

Have a great weekend! 



Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Floral Party Dress









I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday weekend, and that you were surrounded by family and friends! I was back home with my family in Wisconsin last week, and it was great to get to spend time with them. We all make an effort throughout the year to see one another as often as possible, but it's always challenging when you all live in different cities scattered across the country. Fingers crossed that in the future we'll all be in the same place, or at least a few hours drive from one another.  

While I was back there, I had to temporarily swap out my Texas clothing for sweaters and leggings. Needless to say, I was glad to get home yesterday and get back into my shorts and dresses. Speaking of dresses, how pretty is this velvet one-shoulder party dress? I love that the print is totally spring ready, but that the color scheme and use of velvet for the flowers makes it appropriate for "in between" seasonal weather. 

I got this dress during the Shopbop sale and unfortunately it's completely sold out. I tracked down several other dresses that are a similar style below, most of which are under $150! 



Friday, April 19, 2019

Vacation Ready










Top | Pants | Scarf | Purse (budget friendly version here) | Heels | Bracelets | Earrings | Sunglasses 

TGIF!! 

Whether you're planning your summer vacation, or just need some fun vacay outfit inspiration, look no further! This 'passport' pant and matching scarf, are what a vacation would look like if you could bottle it up. Bright, cheery, fun, relaxed and put together all at the same time. That's the making of any good vacation in my mind (or outfit for that matter). 

Have a great weekend!


Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Leopard Fever










Blazer | Jeans | Camisole | Purse (similar style here & here) | Heels | Sunglasses (similar style here) | Necklace | Earrings | Bracelet

I've long been a lover of animal print. Zebra, leopard, tiger, you name it, I like it! 

However, until the last year or so, I found it challenging to come across anything animal print that looked sophisticated. All I could find were bodycon dresses our 21 year old selves would love to have worn to Vegas. Luckily, the pattern has evolved, and now we're seeing it pop up on everything from dresses, to shoes, and blazers of course. Finally, animal print got its 'class' back!

Speaking of classy, nothing is more chic than a fitted blazer. Blazers have a way of taking any outfit up a notch, and make you look pulled together and professional. This blazer is from J.Crew, and is under $200. The price tag may seem a bit much, but the quality and the fit cannot be beat. I have several blazers from them, and they look like they were tailored just for me. You can't beat that! I am wearing a size 0 for reference:) 

 

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