15 August 2018

Style Lately

Aug1
Preppy girlie goes to work ❤️.
exact: shoes under $40
sim: sweater now $80 / skirt / satchel

Aug2
My way to start each day on a good note: dress in the mood I want to be in 😌.
exact: clutch / shirt now $22 / skirt on sale / shoes

Aug3
The hat is probably too extra for work, but I think it finishes off the whole 
“wish I was picnicking in the park instead” look nicely 🌿.
exact: dress on sale / tote for $23 / sunglasses / sandals now $40
sim: hat only $13

Aug4
Trying to see if I can make these big ole polka dots werk for work πŸ”˜.
exact: pants also in petites & talls
sim: shirt / satchel luxe / shoes

Aug5
Choosing to wear white jeans out is a vote of confidence in myself & the world 🌎.
exact: shoes / jeans / tote used
sim: top now $22 / hat only $13

Aug6
If one actually can have too many pairs of leopard print shoes, I don’t want to know πŸ™ˆ.
Clockwise from top left: exact loafers / sim pumps / exact strappy for $66
exact mules under $30 / sim pumps

Aug7
What to wear with stripes? More of the same, of course❣️
exact: skirt now $40 / tote / shoes for $80 / sunglasses under $70
sim: shirt

09 August 2018

Shades of Red

My mental shopping wish list is all about red right now - in all its glorious shades. The pretty pinks and blushes that work so well for summer and the brighter reds and deeper burgundies that are perfect for fall. This is a big deal for someone who only a few years ago refused to have anything at all in the pink/red/purple range because it was too "girlie" and loud. Here are some pieces that are giving me a case of the grabby hands right now -


Shopbop - blush

Shopbop - pink

Shopbop - red

Shopbop - burgundy

31 July 2018

Style Lately / End of July

July1
Pajama tops as every day tops πŸ‘•.
sim: top under $30 / skirt for $49 / tote / sandals

July2
The weekend is time to go make stories for Monday 😘.
exact: shoes / tote used
sim: top now $25 / skirt for $55 / sunglasses

July3
"Sliding" into #tuesdayshoesday (& these meow-worthy lovelies are on super-sale) 🐱.
exact: mules under $30

July4
Casual weekend (& trying to get some sun on my poor pale shoulders) 😎.
exact: camisole now $13 / sandals also in black & white
sim: clutch for $68 / sunglasses

July5
Just trying to make “fetch” happen by wearing pink on Wednesdays ... πŸ’•.
exact: striped top on sale
sim: bag for $28 / vest long belted / shoes for $89

July6
Perfectly preppy with gingham & Jacks πŸ’.
exact: woven bag under $28
sim: sandals on sale / shirt / shorts now $30 / hat under $15

July7
Wishing it was the weekend for the rest of July (except now it's the end ...) 😎.
exact: sandals under $80 / sunglasses
sim: dress / belt / hat for $15

26 July 2018

Style Lately

July1
Being a bit boho this weekend - thankful for a loose, flowy top for 
another scorcher of a day ☀️.
exact: blouse / espadrilles under $80 / bag under $28 / sunglasses for $69
sim: shorts under $20

July2
The closest I’ll get to a super hero costume - in trouser form ⭐️.
exact: sandals on sale
sim: pants

July3
When taking a break from stripes, I have to go for gingham πŸ’™.
exact: clutch / woven flats / bracelets in gold, silver, rose gold / sunglasses under $70
sim: cardigan on sale / skirt

July4
Casual summer denim 🌸🌿(unseen: the body contorting involved in taking 
a “laidback” detail selfie) πŸ˜“.
exact: tank now $13
sim: bracelet / jeans under $40

July5
Old faves with new faves 🍊.
exact: striped top shorts under $15 / bag under $28
 espadrilles under $80 / sunglasses for $69

July6
Preppy bows on my toes (I adore these shoes much that I rarely wear them because 
I don’t want to get them dirty πŸ™ˆ).
exact: pants
sim: loafers / bag under $70

July7
Whew, has this been a long, hard week, or what? πŸ™ƒ
Feels like 🍸 time already ...
exact: bag on sale / sandals under $40
sim: blouse all-white / necklace for $45

21 July 2018

Late Summer: Take Five

Online browsing lets me virtually play dress-up and put together wishlist outfits. This gives me ideas on new pieces to add to my closet and inspiration on new ways to wear what I already own. Here are a couple outfit ideas that would work for late summer - all with just five pieces or less. They're all pretty much my style since they're cool but not too revealing ... and of course now I also have a bunch of new bags on my wishlist!

(Of course everything below is from one of my fave retailers, Shopbop, and the links are non-affiliated).
Shopbop 1
Earrings by Kenneth Jay Lane / Clutches by Loeffler Randall / Dresses by English Factory
Sandals by Madewell / Sunglasses by Krewe

Shopbop 2
Jackets by BB Dakota / Tees by Stateside / Sneakers by Puma
Watches by Tory Burch / Joggers by MOTHER

Shopbop 3
Sunglasses by Quay / Sandals by Dolce Vita / Dresses by Spell and the Gypsy Collective
Bags by Jerome Dreyfuss / Bracelets by Kate Spade

Shopbop 4
Tops by XIRENA / Necklaces by BaubleBar / Jeans by Levi's
Bags by Cult Gaia / Heels by Malone Souliers
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