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BEHIND THE DRESS: SEPTEMBER

Here it is! A full look behind the creation of The September Dress, the 12th dress in The Monthly Dress Series. The exact moment when I found the Oscar De La Renta wool suiting for the blazer, going from store to store to track down all of the gold trimming, and an up...

HOW TO GET THE NYFW TWEED TREND FOR LESS

I didn’t make it out to New York Fashion Week this year, but when I can’t go, I always love watching the street style to see the up and coming trends and find pieces that inspire me. This year I saw a lot of beautiful tweed tops and tweed trim, perfect for...

THE MONTHLY DRESS SERIES: THE SEPTEMBER DRESS

If you are new to The Monthly Dress, make sure you check out my post on WHY I STARTED THE MONTHLY DRESS SERIES     THE SEPTEMBER DRESS The September Dress is the final dress in my Monthly Dress Series. When I was sewing some of the last stitches of the...

BEHIND THE DRESS: AUGUST

  As you will quickly see from the Behind The Dress: August episode below, The August Dress was the one dress I wasn’t super crazy about. I felt like I was just going through the motions as I started to prep for this dress…but just wait until you see...

THE MONTHLY DRESS SERIES: THE AUGUST DRESS

TURQUOISE SQUASH BLOSSOM NECKLACE c/o St. Eve Jewelry  ||  LAYERED TURQUOISE NECKLACE  ||  TURQUOISE RING  ||  TURQUOISE EARRINGS ||  TURQUOISE BRACELET ||  LAYERED BRACELETS   ||  GOLD CUFF  ||  BODY ILLUMINATOR  ||  GOLD SANDALS (on sale, run TTS)   THE AUGUST...

MY FAVORITE GOLD NECKLACES AND HOW TO LAYER THEM

DRESS (similar)  ||  SHOES (run tts)  ||  THIN TURQUOISE LAYERED NECKLACE  ||  LARGE GOLD DISK NECKLACE One of the DMs I get the most is about where my necklaces are from. I’ve always been a gold lover, and over the years I’ve really gravitated to dainty...

COLOR CRUSH: KELLY GREEN

STRIPED SHIRTDRESS (wearing a size small)  ||  SIMILAR STRAW BAG  ||  SIMILAR HEELS When I buy clothes I tend to gravitate to one color more during a season. Do any of you guys tend to do that? In the spring I added a handful of light blue dresses and a few tops to my...

NSALE DRESSING ROOM TRY-ONS

Here are a few of the looks I put together while shopping the Nordstrom sale yesterday. Sometimes it helps to see pieces on, so I hope this shows off some of the pieces you you can really get a feel for what they look like on. I’ve included all the sizing...

THE MONTHLY DRESS SERIES: THE JULY DRESS

RED LIPSTICK IN ‘LIGHT MY FIRE’  ||  LIP LINER IN ‘HOT RED’  ||  SIMILAR RED HEELS  ||  NECKLACE  ||  EARRINGS   THE JULY DRESS   Since July is the most patriotic month of the year, The July Dress had to incorporate red, white,...

A TASTE OF THE RAINBOW

RAINBOW STRIPED TOP (wearing a small)  ||  RAINBOW STRIPED SKIRT (wearing a small)  ||  SIMILAR COBALT HEELS (also loving these)  ||  SUNGLASSES  ||  SIMILAR TOTE BAG How fun is this bright rainbow striped blouse/skirt combo? It is really different than something I...

THE MONTHLY DRESS SERIES: THE JUNE DRESS

THE JUNE DRESS June is traditionally the most popular month to marry, so The June Dress is all about the bride! I put my own spin on this dress and created a wedding gown inspired by the old English saying that all brides walking down the isle need...

BEHIND THE DRESS: MAY

  I’m so excited to share everything that went on during the shopping, sewing, and filming for The May Dress. Shooting this dress in a field of flowers was one of the most fun experiences I have ever had on a shoot. All the images for the reveal of The May...

THE MONTHLY DRESS SERIES: THE MAY DRESS

TEN TRENDS

THE MOST VERSATILE DRESS + A FEW THOUGHTS FROM GARRETT

3 ITEMS PERFECT FOR THE BEGINNING OF SPRING

MY FAVORITE LACE PASTEL DRESSES FOR EASTER

THE MONTHLY DRESS SERIES: THE MARCH DRESS

9 PERFECT GIFTS FOR A BRIDAL SHOWER ANY SOON-TO-BE WIFE WOULD LOVE FOR UNDER $100

3 TIPS TO ALWAYS FOLLOW WHEN WEARING A BOLD COLOR