Hey all! Happy Friday, and hope you’re having a great week so far. I’m in San Diego this week for a work conference, and while I’m here I’m making sure to take time to see the sights. This is only my second time in California, and I’m seriously loving the weather and the people, and this city. Quickly falling in love with San Diego. 🙂
Hi all! It’s been a little while since I’ve written, and it’s because I was very busy having an awesome Fourth of July weekend! It was nice to take a small break from blogging and enjoy the sun and summer. I spent last weekend at Long Beach, staying at my cousins’ house and laying out on the beach. Long Beach is a cute little beach town where everyone is so friendly and there’s tons to do, and we had a great time! Summer is the best time to give yourself a break in terms of responsibilities, and recharge for the rest of the year. 🙂
Today’s outfit is a bit patriotic now that I think of it: I was looking for a way to restyle these two rather old dresses, and I decided to layer them! The dress underneath is a simple polka dot skater dress, and the red is a short shirt dress I usually style with a belt and tights for the fall! Layering like this is a really fun way to get more use out of your clothes and find a fresh way to style old items. Hope you like this look!Read More »
Hi all! Today’s look is all about summer, flowy silhouettes, and trendy styles. A couple months ago I bought these culotte-style shorts from Simple Retro, my second pair of the same pattern. This style is so much fun to wear and I always feel so cool, trendy, and comfortable in them! And to make the outfit even more free-flowing and loose, I wore a new longline vest/kimono-style piece I picked up from a recent trip to Woodstock, NY. Hope you like this look!
The deep pink, very sharp heels are the perfect contrast to this flowy look! I love layering different shades of the same color, to create a monochromatic effect. Bonus points if it’s pink, one of my absolute favorite colors! Super girly, but that’s just how I roll.Read More »
Hey everybody! It’s officially the season for summer dresses. This time of year I always stock my closet with versatile, lightweight, and girly summer dresses that make getting ready, whether for work or play, a total breeze. I played around wit mixing patterns today, pairing this beautiful, fit-and-flare blue striped dress with pink floral heels, combining some of my favorite style elements: florals, full skirts, and a contrasting color palette. Hope you like!
Hi all! Since it’s finally summer and all, I thought I’d share a fun outfit with you today, featuring cute prints and silhouettes, and new sunglasses from GlassesUSA. I’ve worked with them before–they’ve sent me a pair of prescription glasses that made me actually like wearing glasses again after not owning a pair for like seven years, and their sunglasses are pretty awesome, too. The outfit I have to share today is definitely cutesy–hope you like it!
Hi all! This year I got obsessed with one thing: finding perfect and beautiful vintage dresses, prompted by a pin I saw linking to Etsy. I got lost in the world of Etsy vintage listings, and wound up buying two amazing cotton dresses from the 1950s, one yellow and blue, and one off-white and light brown. This one is the latter.
Recently, I’ve been all about the full skirts and midi lengths. There’s something about them that’s so feminine and empowering. I love the swish of the fabric and sitting down and seeing the skirt billow around me! Plus, I love twirling. 😉 So fun! This dress is from an Etsy shop I found that has a ton of vintage dresses. This one was probably handmade, as it’s unlined and has no tags. I love that vintage clothing has history, and also it’s nice to buy secondhand sometimes.
Hope you like this look!
Hello all! Today’s look is all about spring pastels and retro vibes. Last summer, I was sent a pair of vintage-pattern polka dot shorts from Simple Retro, and they quickly became one of my favorite pieces ever—I wore them a dozen times, in summer and in the winter, and got so much use from them that I decided to buy another pair. Here they are, in a soft, dusty lavender color! They’re perfect for spring!
Hey all! This week I have a fun outfit to share combining two major trends this year, and two of my favorite ones possibly ever: embroidery and bell sleeves! It’s definitely an eye-catching combination, but I think it’s super fun to style these two very bold trends in one look, and this is an outfit I’ve worn a few times, and one I always feel pretty and confident wearing! I’m pretty obsessed with embroidery lately, ain’t gonna lie. Anything floral print pretty much has my heart. <3
Hi all and happy Friday! It’s been a very long week for me; it was the first full week of work in about two weeks, so it has been a struggle. As always, the bright point is spring! Here’s an outfit I put together with one of my new favorite spring/summer dresses, that looks like a picnic table! Of course, you need a wicker bag for a picnic…hope you like this look! 😉
One of the best pieces I bought this year was this simple, button-down denim dress. A frugal shopper, I scored it on sale at Wet Seal just before they closed down, and despite the price tag, it’s a quality piece I’ve worn a dozen times already since I bought it in late January. I’ve worn it to work with tights during winter, and now that it’s a wet, chilly spring here, it’s still the perfect casual work look—with a spring upgrade!