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Summer Dressing

21 Jun

Today is officially the first day of summer, which I cannot be happier about. The longer days keeps me out longer, which makes for more vibrant memories and less time in front of the tube. One thing I especially love about summer is the influx of fun jewelry, like this gorgeous silver necklace from Lee Angel which adds flare to any basic outfit.

Generra Button Front Blouse, $93 at Shopbop.
Rachel Comey Morris Ankle Cuff Wedge, $311 at La Garconne.
Marc by Marc Jacobs Damisi Patchwork Little Kelsey Bag, $258 at Shopbop.
Grey Suede Pleat Shorts, $135 at Topshop.
Lee Angel Fatima Silver-Plated Necklace, $300 at Net-A-Porter.

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Summer Style

14 Jun

This Monday I have the day off and I’m going to spend it in casual attire, dreaming that I’m on a hot beach.

Imperial Valley Dress, $78 at Quicksilver.
Marc by Marc Jacobs R Special Tote, $360 at Zappos.
Chan Luu Orange Jade Necklace, $178 at Nordstrom.
Herbal Macrame Tie Sandals, $40 at Topshop.

Glorious Shoes!

21 May

Black & Milk Heels by Marc by Marc Jacobs

I recently purchased these and I could use some 2c on whether I should keep them. Here are my pros and cons:

PROS

*They are gorgeous
*The are comfortable
*They pair perfectly with my wardrobe
*I’m in need of some low heels for interviewing
*They were 50% off at Macys

CONS

*The top bow/strap makes my feet look a bit wide, which they are not, which makes them a bit weird
*Even at 50% they are still pricey
*They do not look good with my new minty fresh toe polish

Thoughts?

The poll is in with 2/3rds saying to return. Seems most everyone liked my nail polish color more than the shoes and once I heard “Minnie Mouse” I couldn’t stop thinking about them being part of a Disneyland costume.

Summer Style

10 May

When I think of summer dressing, I think of light and airy, with touches of gold and sea blues. I adore the breeziness of this Joie dress, especially when contrasted with this colorful Ikat bag. The best outfits tend to be a mix of high and low, vintage and new. (Note: “high” to me is a $250 dress. Anything couture I’ll probably just call “the unaffordable” or “the dream on”.)

Jilly Dress by Joie, $228 at Shopbop.
Sunglasses by Marc Jacobs, $97 at Revolve Clothing.
Vintage Stretch Belt, $16 at UnforgettableYou.
Ikat Boho Sak by Cleobella, $94 at Shopbop.
Diamond Coin Bracelet by Gorjana, $85 at Shopbop.
Dylan Sandals by dv by Dolce Vita, $55 at Shoes.com