Fashion

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...

6 SIMPLE TIPS THAT MAKE FOR STRESS FREE SCHOOL MORNINGS

HOW I PREP MY KIDS FOR PRESCHOOL

ON ELI: GREY TEE  ||  JOGGERS  ||  NAVY NATIVES  ||  SKIP HOP BACKPACK (so many cute characters!) ON ME: LIGHT BLUE BUTTON UP TEE  ||  JEANS  ||  GOLD FLATS Eli started preschool last week and it was a success! The night before his first day I laid in bed next to him...

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 3 MUST HAVE ACCESSORIES I USE WHEN I RUN

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...

BEST OF THE NORDSTROM ANNIVERSARY SALE 2018: WOMENS + GIVEAWAY

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is live! If you have a Nordstrom card you are free to start shopping now. If you don’t have a card, you can get one here for free, or you can shop the public access starting July 20th. I’m getting right into my favorite...

BEHIND THE DRESS: JULY

  It’s Behind The Dress: July day! I had so much fun designing and making this dress. I really think this video gives you a feel for all of the details of the dress- it really is so interesting to see The July Dress from so many different angles. RED...

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...

TEN TRENDS: FOURTH OF JULY INSPIRED

JUMPING INTO THE 4TH

The 4th of July is right around the corner, and planning out outfits to wear for the morning parade, bbq’s, and fireworks is one of my favorite things to do! There are so many cute ways to incorporate red, white, and blue into your look.   DENIM...

POOLSIDE SALES (RAY BANS 25% OFF + 45% OFF MY RUFFLED SUIT!)

RUFFLED BATHING SUIT ON SALE (SIMILAR SUIT IN BLACK also on sale)  ||  SIMILAR RAY BAN GLASSES 25% OFF  ||  SIMILAR DISTRESSED SHORTS ON SALE (ALSO LOVE THIS PAIR)  ||  SIMILAR PANAMA HAT (on sale for $44!)   RUFFLED BATHING SUIT ON SALE (SIMILAR SUIT IN BLACK...