Spring + Summer

May 4, 2016
Why You Need City Sandals
Have you heard of city sandals yet? If you haven't, you're in the right place! I first discovered them a few summers ago when I had a pair of sandals I wore until they literally broke. To my dismay, they were no longer carried and I spent my days ...
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April 29, 2016
Sunshine In The South
It's no secret that as a Southern girl I absolutely love the sunshine. By the end of February I'm ready for some Vitamin D and usually plan a trip early in the year to make sure that happens if the New York weather isn't cooperating with us. In th ...
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April 26, 2016
Work to Weekend Pieces
This past Friday night was my kind of night – it was 80 degrees outside when I got off of work and we had a double date lined up with one of our favorite couples at a restaurant we had all never been to. I was ecstatic to throw on something easy but ...
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April 18, 2016
Swimsuit Style Guide
I've been anxiously awaiting this announcement for a few months now and am SO excited to share that I'm in the May issue of People StyleWatch magazine! It's probably one of the most exciting things I've ever had a chance to be a part of and was so th ...
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April 15, 2016
Wide Leg Pants
On most days you will find me in a pair of skinny jeans, a top and some kind of heels. I probably own more pairs of skinny jeans and pants than anything else in my closet by a long shot. That being said, I'm never one to shy away from trying somethin ...
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April 12, 2016
Everyday Style On A Budget
This year I promised myself that I would get it together again – financially, organizationally, being healthier, the works. Back when I first graduated college I had big ideas about where I would be by the time I was 30 (not quite there yet, but gett ...
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April 6, 2016
City Sneakers
One thing I've learned about living in New York is that once you see something get popular, you start seeing it everywhere. I don't think I go a day without seeing Stan Smith's on a super fashionable girl heading to work. The subway can be a bleak pl ...
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March 29, 2016
Your Spring Shopping Base
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March 22, 2016
What To Wear For A Casual Easter
While Christmas, Thanksgiving, July 4th and my birthday are at the top of my favorite holiday list, Easter has a particularly special place in my heart. Growing up we spent almost every holiday with our neighborhood "family" – a group of 10-15 famili ...
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March 18, 2016
White Out
White shoes, bags & clothes get a really bad rap. "They get dirty so easily", "they're not practical", "you can only wear them in certain seasons".. the list of grievances goes on and on. I've never been one to let a bunch of chatter change my mind a ...
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March 15, 2016
Wink Sweater
Winter for me might as well be called “the season for sweaters and nothing else”. I finally broke down and invested in some this year, but tend to gravitate towards the same colors and style over and over again. Fridays are usually really casual and ...
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March 11, 2016
Trenchcoat Season
This week was one of the nicest weeks in New York since last Fall with record setting highs and plenty of sunshine. I was so happy to ditch my heavier coats for something lighter. I snagged this trenchcoat in a petite size after a lot of stalking and ...
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March 8, 2016
Making The Transition To Spring
I had almost made it through all of winter without wearing this duster coat that I had picked up last year. Too light to wear in the thick of winter and too heavy to wear when spring actually starts peeping it's head out there's only a small window w ...
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March 3, 2016
Wishing For Spring
In anticipation of the sun coming out and the rise in temperatures, I’ve started looking ahead to some of the things I know I have coming up and need dresses for. I lost myself on the Shopbop site one night and fell in love with this little blue dot ...
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August 31, 2015
Labor Day Ready
It seems like it hasn't been that long since my stay-cation, but I am so excited and ready for a long weekend. Labor Day is one that has grown on me a lot over time. Although it marks the end of summer, it also means that there are a lot of fun thing ...
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August 28, 2015
For Every Occasion: Cocktail Parties
Ever since I was a little girl, I've loved getting dressed up. I definitely had my tomboy phase (didn't we all), but always had an especially strong affinity for dresses in particular. Short, long, printed or solid.. my mom never really had to try ha ...
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August 27, 2015
For Every Occasion: Brunch Ready
Remember that beautiful pleated skirt from Tuesday? It's back! One of the reasons why I love a statement skirt like this is that it's easy to keep wearing in different ways. I styled it previously for showers or a slightly more dressy occasion, but a ...
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August 26, 2015
For Every Occasion: Daytime Weddings
My second favorite season of the year behind summer just might be wedding season! We're on the tail end of a ton of friends getting married going into the Fall and it always poses the age old question – what do I wear? I like to change it up every ...
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August 25, 2015
For Every Occasion: Showers
The transition period between fall and summer is one of the best times of year for a lot of reasons. There's so much to look forward to – cozy fires, football season (I'm from the south), new soups, and all of those knits & layers! Before it's ...
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August 24, 2015
For Every Occasion: Weekend Casual
Happy Monday! I couldn't be more excited to be kicking off a special series with one of my favorite brands, Anthropologie! I've always believed that getting dressed and shopping should be a fun and exciting experience for everyone. Personally, it bri ...
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August 17, 2015
Pack A Punch
When it comes to dresses, I have a weakness for the basics. I have far too many LBD's and LWD's and the trouble is I have a really hard time veering off of that course. A few weeks ago I was back home in Texas and stopped into Nordstrom with my mo ...
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August 14, 2015
Showing Some Skin
I grew up being outside a lot – playing soccer my whole life meant that my skin was usually getting beaten up all year around in Texas and especially during the summer. After 3 years in Chicago, I thought my skin had forgotten how to soak up the sun ...
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August 10, 2015
Light & Airy
The past week being off of work was such a nice refresher not only for me mentally, but it was kind of amazing not "having" to get dressed everyday. Wednesday night we were going out for dinner and so I finally pulled myself together and put makeup o ...
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July 29, 2015
Porcelain Print
There are a few prints that no matter where I see them, I just can’t resist. For some reason this blue & white porcelain print has always been a favorite. Put it on a dress, plates or décor .. it doesn’t matter, I’ll probably want to buy it. L ...
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July 27, 2015
Southwest State Of Mind
I shared 9 things about me in a recent post and then realized that I had left one thing out that most people who have stumbled on my blog don't know about me – I actually played soccer in college (and my whole life for that matter). Truth be told I w ...
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July 22, 2015
Keeping It Simple
Last month when I was in Chicago for a little visit, I had the pleasure of joining some of my other favorite bloggers for a dinner welcoming Kendra Scott to the Windy City. We were celebrating the launch of the Fall collection, Mystic Bazaar, (which ...
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July 16, 2015
Feels Like Summer
While I love getting dressed up more than most, I find myself dressing extra casual on the weekends. I'll throw on a day dress here and there when I have to, but if I'm just hanging out I'll pull out an easy pair of cutoff shorts and a top. I have ...
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July 13, 2015
Feeling Parisian
Despite some rain here and there, the weather has been pretty consistent here now that summer is in full swing. I always thought that the mid-80's were the perfect temperature – that is, until I moved to the city. The concrete jungle can make that fe ...
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July 9, 2015
Repeat Offender
I admit when it comes to certain things, I'm a total creature of habit. If I'm in town I try to keep to the same Saturday morning routine for the most part and find myself with plans on the same nights during the week. When it comes to shopping it's ...
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June 22, 2015
Summer Brights
As someone who is usually rather monochromatic in the Fall and Winter, summer is the time when I break out my boldest and brightest colors. I'm usually not afraid to mix and match and pair them together. There's something about the sunshine that just ...
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