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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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3 Quick & Easy Tips for Wearing High Waisted Shorts

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One of my summer wardrobe staples is high waisted shorts. High waisted shorts are very flattering on so many figures and help to create the illusion of longer legs. Who doesn’t want to make their legs to seem miles long? Casual and carefree or dressed up these shorts can do double duty all summer.

My look is casual, simple and crisp which is perfect for laid back days. I paired my shorts with this sheer open back top that works well for warmer temperatures because the material is so breezy. Since I wanted to keep my jewelry minimal I threw on some statement earrings that really popped and completed the look. It was that easy.  

Don’t worry I included tips for how to style this summer staple to make sure you nail it every time. Check them out below and let me know your summer wardrobe staples.

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3 Tips for Wearing High Waisted Shorts

1 Wear Flesh tone sandals.

It will help to add to the illusion of longer legs.

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2 Skip the belt.

Of course, you can wear a belt but it’s not really necessary for high waisted shorts. Skipping the belt creates a really casual and carefree vibe which is great for summer.

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3 Tuck it in.

Your top that is. If you go for a longer top tuck it halfway or all the way in. Also, crop tops work great too.

 

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The Details
Top by Zara
Shorts by Wrangler for Urban Outfitters
Bag by Zara
Shoes by Steve Madden
Earrings by Aldo
Sunglasses by Rayban

 

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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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Holidays With Coach + Gift Guide

My first designer bag was from Coach and a gift from my parents for Christmas. I still remember how excited I was jumping up and down like I just won the lottery (ask my dad) after unwrapping that gift. My mom was my fashion icon and she had a special place in her heart for the brand. So getting my first Coach bag felt like a right of passage into becoming a fashionista like her.

This is why I’m so thrilled to introduce you to the Rexy Holiday Collection from their capsule collection with Colette. I know you may be thinking isn’t Colette and Rexy the Dino for kids? However, when two iconic brands come together and make a fun, carefree and chic collection, no one is going to mind if you grab an item or two for yourself. Kate Moss and Julia Roberts have and I mean aren’t we all still kids at heart.

I wanted to create a look from some closet staples and show you how easy it is to add some color and fun with the Rexy Holiday Collection.I love small bags because they’re lightweight which is why I tend to gravitate towards clutches, wristlets, and crossbody bags.They are also an easy way to add your personality to your outfit. Which is why this wristlet fit in perfectly with my wardrobe. I kept the casual, carefree vibe going with a pair of dark wash denim and a white top. The beautiful suede trench and gold jewels add an extra layer of chic.

Since we are in the season of giving at the end of the post there is a gift guide of my Coach picks in hopes that you could bring the same joy I felt to a loved one this season. You can shop the gift guide, here.

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Wristlet c/o Coach| Top by Zara| Jeans by Paige Denim| Coat by Reformation (similar)|Earrings by Aldo| Necklace by Soko

p.s Coach & Reformation are having 30% off sales today!

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Easy, Breezy Blue

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Hey loves! Let’s get the elephant out of the room? I’ve been quite MIA this month because I was vacationing and I really needed to relax. I spent some time in Washington D.C and on Martha’s Vineyard which is just beautiful. If you’ve never been to the Vineyard, I highly recommend it and there will be more on that trip next week.

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For today, it is all about this easy, breezy blue look I wore in D.C for my birthday trip. Y’all, I really love how this outfit turned out but it was not my original plan. Typically, when I know I’m going on a trip I always plan. It doesn’t matter if I’ll be there two days or 14 days. I thoroughly plan out my outfits in advance. It just ensures my trip will not be stressful because I didn’t properly prepare unless everything goes wrong. I initially ordered pieces from Topshop for day outfits but in true Topshop fashion, my package wasn’t due to be delivered until the day I was leaving. That is literally the only pet peeve I have with Topshop is that their processing and shipping is not fast enough.

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Anyway, this realization came on the eve of my departure which left me with quite the wardrobe dilemma. The good thing is I know how to shop strategically and have a photographic memory of all the pieces in my closet (not even kidding). I went out and hit some of my favorite shops. The first being Zara where I scored this super chic white skirt. Then I hit up an old favorite, Urban Outfitters because I was picking up some pieces on hold for my brother ( hashtag big sister problems). While in Urban my little eye spied this super cute bralette which is amazingly comfortable, like get you one asap. Both these pieces integrated seamlessly with items I already owned like my suede Steve Madden heels and Soko Lariat necklace.

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All in all I had a great trip with my best friends. I looked and felt great even in that D.C. heat, it was literally baking down there.

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easy, breezy blue Shoes: Steve Madden| Bralette: Urban Outfitters| Skirt: Zara| Oversize Shirt: Zara| Bag: Dolce & Gabbana| Necklace:Soko

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Blue Stripes | A Chic Summer Look

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Wearing blue stripes creates a chic summer look that oozes a fresh and calm energy. You know I love a little glam. Even in the midst of the blue stripes and crisp white, I slipped in this gold necklace. The necklace paired so well with its sleek shape and gold slightly matte finish.

 Pants & Top by Zara | Shoes by DVF | Necklace by Topshop

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