Monday, August 20, 2018

All About Denim

Denim | Bodysuit | Sunglasses
Similar bag here
Super similar pumps here

Happy Monday!! The last few weeks I have been in search of some "mom jeans." While I'm not a mom yet, I've been loving this trend! I mean come on... the older I get, I must admit I'm all for some high-waisted, semi-loose fitting jeans! However, for some reason I have not been able to find any that look quite right on me until (drum roll, please!) I came across these!! I read rave reviews recently about this brand's denim shorts, so why I waited so long to purchase some of their jeans is beyond me. However, I'm glad I finally took the plunge. And, truth be told, I'm obsessed!! These jeans fit in all the right places and truly give off that "mom jean" look I've been going for! Next up, I'm going to snag these! You can shop more of my favorite denim picks below by clicking directly on the image!

On a completely different note, I wanted to mention the DBCR Junior Board Gala coming up on September 14th here in DC! The Junior Board provides an outlet for young professionals to put their skills and talents to use and give back to their community by supporting an educational cause. The board supports the Don Bosco Cristo Rey High School, which is a unique school for students with limited financial means that combines a college prep curriculum with professional work experience to form a model that equips their students with the necessary skills to grow into mature young adults ready for college and success beyond what they ever imagined! Truly a great cause and the gala proceeds help support this mission! If you are in the DC area, let me know if you will be attending! You can get your tickets here!

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Royal Blue

Calling all Ole Miss fans!! This dress would be so perfect for The Grove! Pair it with some booties, wear it with or without a belt, and just add a long necklace (if wearing it without a belt) for one comfy yet chic gameday look! And, if you're wondering what the heck I'm talking about - at my alma mater, we get dressed up for football games! Clearly, I'm talking to the ninessss! Okay, not everyone, but if you ever visit Oxford, MS during football season, you'll see some wonderfully dressed southern women! Aside from football, this dress would be great for transitioning into Fall! This color blue gives me SO much life, and it is honestly one of my favorite hues! Did I mention this dress is under $25?! Say whattttt!!!! I hope y'all had a great weekend! It rained off and on here, but luckily the rain cleared up enough on Saturday that I was able to attend a bbq with some friends! Wishing y'all a great start to your week! XO


Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Pink Jumpsuit

Jumpsuit | Shoes | Sunglasses | Clutch
Similar earrings here (mine are by Marcia Moran)

I have had my eyes on this jumpsuit for months, so when I saw it was restocked online I immediately jumped on it. It is literally the most comfortable jumpsuit I've ever worn!! The fabric is super soft and stretchy, but not so stretchy to where it will stretch out and become too big. Also, it is perfect for any of you taller girls! The fact that I could actually wear three inch heels with it is a miracle. That never happens for me with jumpsuits or any type of pants for that matter! I am obsessed and wish this thing came in more colors, because I would definitely buy another one!! I hope y'all are having a great week! We are almost to the weekend! As always, thanks for stopping by! XO


Monday, July 30, 2018

Maxi Shirt

Shoes are old but similar here

I realize there are a bunch of maxi's around here lately (maxi dress, maxi romper, and now this maxi shirt!), BUT this may be the best one yet! I am all here for this chic twist on a maxi dress. Wear it as a shirt or wear it as a dress (insert praise hands), and we've got two outfits in one, folks!! I think we can all agree that having more than one way to style any piece of clothing in our closet is always amazing! 

I hope y'all had a great weekend! We had such a fun date night at The Wharf on Saturday. It's a newer development in Southwest DC that opened up last year with lots of amazing restaurants, some shopping, and even a concert venue. It's such a neat spot in this city, and I have to say being by the water is a peaceful break from all the hustle and bustle! If you are visiting DC anytime soon, I highly recommend making a stop there! Hope your Monday is off to a great start! XO


Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Yellow Striped Maxi Romper

Maxi Romper | Sandals | Bag | Sunglasses
Earrings are by Marcia Moran (similar style here)

There's no denying that I have been all over the color yellow this Summer. It makes me so happy when I wear it, and I just love how bright and cheerful it is! The deep V on this maxi romper is what sold me aside from the cheerful color. Bringing on some va-va-VOOM, am I right?!

I hope y'all are having a great week! It has been raining for 4 days straight here in DC. I am already counting down to the weekend, which hopefully is filled with some sunshine after this rainy week! As always, thanks for stopping by! XO


Thursday, July 12, 2018

My Top Ten Picks from the #NSale

Lace Trim Satin Camisole,
                        color, Ivory

Caprice Knee-High Boot,
                        color, Golden Caramel Suede

No Limit Suede Moto Jacket,
                        color, Ruby
3. BlankNYC Suede Moto Jacket (also comes in olive!!)

The Madison Straight Leg Crop Jeans,
                        color, Friend Zoned Med Wash
4. BlankNYC Straight Leg Crop Jeans

Trace Studded Mule,
                        color, Natural Snake Print Leather
5. Steve Madden Mules (obsessed!!)

Oversize Midi Coat,
                        color, Burnt Camel
6. Mural Oversize Midi Coat

Sweater Strap Dress,
                        color, Grey Pebble
7. Leith Sweater Strap Dress (perfect for layering!!)

 Lash Split Shaft Bootie,
                        color, Camel
8. Kristin Cavallari Booties 

 Balloon Sleeve Sweater,
                        color, Ivory
9. BP Balloon Sleeve Sweater

 Rose Dream Custom Coverage Underwire Bra,
                        color, Coal/ Black
10. Natori Bra (My favorite!! Literally wearing it as I type this!)

Click the links under each photo to shop the item! 
Sale is currently open to Nordstrom cardholders from now until July 19th!
Opens to the public for everyone to shop next Friday, July 20th!

It's a miracle - I have a new blog post up!! First things first, I did not mean to take such a long hiatus from posting on here. The truth is that June/the last few weeks have been nuts for me! This time of year is the absolute busiest at my day job, and on top of that we were traveling a good bit of June on the weekends so time just got away from me! However, if you follow me on Instagram, you know that I have been posting A LOT and keeping up with my outfit photos on there. So, be sure to follow along on insta, as I try to post a new photo daily! 

Whew - onto the good stuff! It's the best time of year with the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale kicking off today for cardholders. I am trying to make it a point this year to not just buy stuff because it's on sale, but to find a few items that are staples that I know I will truly get my wear out of come Fall and Winter.

Above are my top ten clothing and shoe picks from the sale (plus my favorite bra)! The beauty section is actually one of my favorite parts of the sale, but I will save that for a separate post! 

Lastly, below I am sharing a few other things that are sitting in my cart as well! Happy shopping!! XO


Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Ruffled Wrap Dress

The type of dress you can literally wear anywhere - on a vacation, to work, for date night, or even to a wedding! Getting the most bang for your buck out of a dress is the best. This dress also comes in a navy floral pattern and the prettiest shade of red! I have been so drawn to this shade of green this year (last seen here) that I couldn't pass it up! Make a statement by pairing a bold, gold pair of earrings with this midi to complete the look!

I hope everyone has a great Memorial Day weekend! We are headed to Mississippi to visit my family, and I am so very excited! I only get home literally about twice a year... it can be so hard but it makes me appreciate the time I do get to spend with my family that much more! Have a fun weekend and please stay safe everyone!! Lots of love! XO


Thursday, May 17, 2018

My Favorite Rompers For Summer!

Romper (also comes in yellow!) | Sandals | Sunglasses | Bag

I absolutely LOVE rompers! However, finding them to fit my tall frame can be tricky! Secondly, let's just lay it all out there... trying to go to the bathroom in one at an event can be tricky. Regardless, I still love everything about them! It's like a one and done type of outfit, and I'm always into that. So, when I tried this little romper on at Nordstrom and the fit was spot on I just had to have it. I was a little nervous about the tie front combined with the cutout, but it hits high enough that it flatters the mid-section! Trust me, if I can pull it off then you can! Below, I am sharing some of my favorites that I've found online!! XO

Click directly on any image to shop the item! 

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Lilac Love

Dress (love this romper version in red and this dress!!)
Sandals | Bag | Sunglasses | Earrings

Happy Thursday, y'all! I know it's been a little bit since I've posted, and I had every intention of posting on the blog during our trip to California last week, but I got caught up in the moment and just wanted to enjoy our time there! Coming back to work this week has been ROUGH!! I hope you were able to follow along on Instagram last week, and I've been sharing some photos from our trip on there this week as well, so be sure you are following along here!

I had to share this dress with y'all today though! It's such a steal, the color is gorgeous, and the cut is so flattering!! This lilac/lavender color is everywhere this season, and it's seriously so flattering on! I paired these adorable Sugarfix earrings by Baublebar (be sure to check out their display in your local Target!). They have some really cute and SUPER affordable jewelry for all of your Summer outfits!

P.S. - This dress keeps going in and out of stock!!! Forgive me! When I finished writing this post last night, it was sold out! However, checking back this morning, it looks like there are a few sizes left! So, keep checking if you are interested and your size isn't available! I am linking two similar options from the same brand above (a romper version of this dress in red and another option I love!!) so be sure to check those out!! Lots of love! XO


Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Asymmetrical Dress or Trench

Trench DressTank
I purchased these denim shorts last year at Target and seriously love them, but obviously can't find them online anymore! I'm linking a similar pair here though for under $50!

I originally ordered this "trench dress" to wear as just that, a dress. However, to be completely honest, when I got it in the mail I just didn't love how it looked on me when worn as a dress. So, that made me get creative! I adore the asymmetrical hem on it combined with the short sleeves, which makes it a great layering piece for this time of year. I decided to pair it over my staple white tank and favorite denim shorts to create an elevated city chic, summer look. Wearing a long duster, trench, or kimono over shorts in the warmer months can make you feel covered and not so exposed while keeping your proportions in line. Try grabbing a shirt dress from your closet to create a similar look as seen here!

PS - This piece is a part of Chriselle Lim's line with J.O.A. at Nordstrom, and every single item from the line is fabulous! I am linking a few other pieces I'm obsessed with below! XO



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