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Classic Stripes | Everyday Summer Look

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Stripes are classic and I love wearing then in the summer.  Wearing stripes always make my outfits look really clean, put together and relaxed.

My brother and I were going to the park for a walk and ice cream. Therefore, my main goal was to be comfortable in this summer heat. This striped shirt from Zara was perfect, I tied the bottom and rolled up the sleeves to keep it relaxed and breezy. The shorts I paired it with has an unfinished hem which I love and adds to the relaxed vibe.

I want to take a moment to gush over my shoes. These Marc Fisher shoes have been a favorite in my closet for June because I love how easy they are to dress up or down. Not to mention they become more comfortable every time I wear them. Unfortunately, these loafers are currently sold out.  However, the new summer line is great and worth checking out.

The Details

Top by Zara

Shorts by Urban Outfitters

Shoes by Marc Fisher

Sunglasses via Nordstrom

Wallet by Louis Vuitton 

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The Lace Cami | How to wear this summer trend

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lace camiThe lace cami is sexy, chic and trendy. It is great for layering under a blazer, button down or denim jacket this summer.

The cami comes in many different styles and cuts. The one I’m wearing falls right at the top of my hips and looks great tucked into pants or shorts. It’s also a really great layering piece and shows off the perfect amount of skin.I wrote a post awhile back on the art of layering for winter. However, layering is just as useful for the summer, especially when going in between the hot temperatures outside and the blasting cold AC on the inside.

The lace camisole is simple but has lots of texture which inspires me to want to be creative with the styling. I paired my lace cami with bolder cut pants that added movement and balance. To spice up my look I went for a pair of bright turquoise earrings and multicolored floral print shoes to tie everything together.

The Details

Top by Free People

Blazer by H&M

Pants by Love & Love

Shoes by Missguided

Earrings by H&M

Sunglasses by Rayban

Rings by Aldo

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How to Wear The Lace Cami Checklist

+ Pair it with bold cuts and playful prints

+ Layer it under a blazer or denim jacket or button down

+ Add in some color with accerssories

What trends are you wearing this summer or want to see me try? Leave a comment below.

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The Wrap Dress | Casual Summer Look

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Anytime I think about the wrap dress I think Diane Von Furstenburg. It is a signature style of her brand and rightfully so. Wrap dresses are perfect for spring and summer because they’re easy and chic. There is always a slight bit of sophistication with this style of dress just because the silhouette is so flattering. I find it really helps to define curves and that is a plus for me.

My dress is from Missguided and falls in that blush/dusty pink color scale. I love this color and it is a staple in my wardrobe, it just so easy to style. My chunky sandals from Mango paired well and were great for walking around the city. My brother and I even got caught in the rainstorm and the shoes held up well. What more could you ask for in a pair of shoes beside a great price?

Gold is my go-to color for accessories, especially with my dress shade. My jewelry is from my mom and one day I hope to create a collection based off her designs. She has such a great collection and has gifted me my favorite pieces over the years.

The Details

Sunglasses by Rayban

Dress by Missguided

Shoes by Mango (shop more shoes)

Bag by Louis Vuitton

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Pink Blossoms | Easy Summer Outfit

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The blush is back in full force.  Don’t say I didn’t warn you . The weather is picking up in Boston, finally, it is starting to feel a bit like summer. In the warmer months, I’m all about choosing simple and easy outfits like the shift dress from Socialite. It is no surprise that I love dresses but I love wearing them when I have a full day because they transition well to different scenes. Going from a lunch date to running errands to drinks is easy.

Layering on the accessories adds personality and element of glam. I’m a sucker for simple glam which is why I love these jewelry pieces from a local shop in Martha’s Vineyard. The look is polished off with my chunky Dolce Vita heels which are so comfortable to wear all day. I definitely need a few more pair.

Leave a comment on what would like to see on the blog this summer. Do you have weddings, parties or vacations you need style advice for? Let me know!

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The Details

Dress by Socialite

Shoes by Dolce Vita

Bag by Azalea

Sunglasses by Quay

Earrings ( local shop)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rainy Day Special

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It has been raining for days in Boston which makes shooting my outfits difficult. I was able to snap these photos in between a lull of the hard downpours, it literally had just stopped raining, we pulled over and hopped out the car to snap these photos. I’m happy for the rainy days if only so I can sport my rain coat and have an excuse to go snag a new book from the bookstore. Because what better way to spend a rainy day than snuggling up with a good book?  Since the weather is still pretty warm despite the rain I opted for my Marc Fisher flats instead of rain boots and to keep the metallic vibes going for this look.

I’m terrible at carrying an umbrella and they usually fail me. My umbrellas never last, if you have any good recommendations please help a girl out. It’s for this precise reason that I love wearing headscarves on rainy days. Headscarves keep my hair in place and protected under my hood while adding a unique detail. The one I’m wearing I bought from a little Parisian shop years ago but I included some others you can shop below. The rest of the look is fairly simple, just jeans, a lightweight white top, and a crossbody bag.

I hope you all are experiencing better weather than we are in Boston. I can’t wait for the rain to let up so I can shoot summer looks to share with you.

The Details

Jeans by Topshop | Top by Stylekeepers|Rain Jacket by Zara | Shoes by Marc Fisher |Scarf ( bought in Paris shop) | Purse by LV

 

 

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Blush Accents

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It’s June and I’m wondering how this year seems to keep speeding by. First, hi. Second, I’ve been gone awhile and I apologize but a post going up Monday will give more details on where I’ve been. That’s out of the way so can I please rant about this New England weather?! My head spins every day putting together an outfit with the inconsistent whims of Mother Nature. As of late, I’ve been leaning towards really, really easy daytime looks because they require little effort and time. I love this co-ord set I picked up from Asos because it falls into that easy category plus the colors are perfect for this time of year. Blush is always my favorite color especially in the warmer months, get used to seeing it a lot.

Co-ord sets are great for creating a stylish look when short on time or effort. I tend to really love the ones from Asos and Missguided for affordable options, you can also shop a few from my closet on Poshmark. Chains have always been my preference over more statement type necklaces and I literally cannot stop wearing them in this layered style. I love that name chains are trendy again even if I’ve never stopped wearing mine since high school.  Just one more thing because I must mention this fab clutch. It’s my idea of a perfect clutch down to the hints of blush which I picked up a few months ago from & Other Stories. That brand has stolen a little piece of my heart. I can’t wait to share more with you all on Monday.

The Details

Co-ord set by Asos | Clutch by & Other Stories | Sandals by French Connection | Dinosaur pin c/o Coach

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3 Tips to Perfect the Art of Layering to Stay Stylish & Warm this Winter

 

This particular day wasn’t too cold even with the light drizzle of rain and I wanted to dust off one of my favorite coats. However, it’s a thinner coat and definitely requires some extra layers to pull off in February.  My brother and I headed out for a little walk to this quaint area a few minutes from our house. When I looked back at the photos we snapped I thought it would be great to share some style tips on this particular look.

There is an effortless vibe in perfectly layering an outfit. It’s especially essential when you need to stay warm during the colder months but not have your sense of style suffer. This is something I’ve worked to perfect over the years and wanted to share 3 tips to perfect the art of layering that helped me do it. I love playing with different ways to pair items in my closet and during the winter is my favorite time.

3 Tips to Perfect the Art of Layering

1| Material: The art of layering is really dependent upon the right materials. I like cotton and silk tops because they are lightweight and breathable. It’s usually what I choose for my first layer. Here I’m wearing a basic crew neck tee from H&M in a dusty pink. The first layer is really about comfort more than style but getting both in one item is great which is why I like the basics from H&M. Not to mention they are at a nice price point.

2| Structure: This is the fun part but also the trickiest, for me at least. There’s a fine art to layering without losing shape, you don’t want to look like a big walking ball of clothes. Part of it is figuring out the right fit for each item and how many items. I layered a form fitting blazer over my t-shirt to create some shape underneath my coat.

3| Color: I’m always telling you all about color palettes. They are practically weaved into all my tips but they’re essential. Understanding which colors work well together gives a strong foundation and opens up some many creative possibilities. I like the contrast between pinks and blues, it’s one of my favorite combos once the shades are rights. Pairing the deep blue denim with the blush tones in the coat and scarf keeps the overall look from falling flat. The hints of burgundy in the scarf give off the same effect.

3 Tips to Perfect the Art of Layering
3 Tips to Perfect the Art of Layering

The Details
Shades | Rayban
Blanket Scarf | Azalea
Trench Coat | Missguided
Top | H&M
Denim | Frame
Shoes | Jessica Simpson

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