beads + tassels + braids… oh my!

beads + tassels + braids… oh my!

this season i haven’t been shy when it comes to flaunting all sorts of bells + whistles in my #ootd’s. adding some pizzaz to my ‘summer uniform’ (shorts + a teeshirt) was necessary in keeping the spark alive between my weekday wardrobe and i. i’ve found some great casual pieces that up the ante from basic to beautiful. Continue reading “beads + tassels + braids… oh my!”

there’s a first time for everything, and lularoe is the latest bucket-list brand i’ve added to my wardrobe!

there’s a first time for everything, and lularoe is the latest bucket-list brand i’ve added to my wardrobe!

i have been hearing about lularoe for at least a year now. i knew nothing more than what i’d see on social media, so i was super pumped when i was given the opportunity to collaborate with the brand – and to own a pair of their super soft leggings!  Continue reading “there’s a first time for everything, and lularoe is the latest bucket-list brand i’ve added to my wardrobe!”

for every bold print, there is an equal and opposite staple piece – and these stretchy solid culottes from zara are the ones to beat this spring!

for every bold print, there is an equal and opposite staple piece – and these stretchy solid culottes from zara are the ones to beat this spring!

if you read my last post, you know all about my experience getting my hair blown out and styled at mb45 studio. it happened to be my (actual) 30th birthday that day, and i was not about to sit home with fabulous hair – so i hit the town for dinner and cocktails in some amazingly comfy culottes from zara and a matching mod-floral crop top. Continue reading “for every bold print, there is an equal and opposite staple piece – and these stretchy solid culottes from zara are the ones to beat this spring!”

hawaiian vibes

hawaiian vibes

another day, another fun spring/summer look! i work part time as a nanny, and i’m constantly trying to find the balance between “cool” and “comfy” — kid friendly clothing is often a challenge to wear if you’re trying to feel remotely fashionable, but forever21 has released a collection of the cutest ‘dad-style’ hawaiian buttondown shirts. what makes them so special? they’re cropped! Continue reading “hawaiian vibes”

the tropical wide leg silhouette fit for all of your summertime brunch plans

the tropical wide leg silhouette fit for all of your summertime brunch plans

this outfit is seriously one for the books. i “had no idea” i was going to my surprise birthday brunch (ok i knew something was up, i just wasn’t sure what, so i came prepared for just about anything). initially, i had planned to wear a skimpy short set for my birthday plans, but at the last minute i changed it all around when i found these high waisted wide-bell tropical trousers from zaraContinue reading “the tropical wide leg silhouette fit for all of your summertime brunch plans”