Hit the ground running–best way to tackle a Monday. I FINALLY settled on a planner for the 2018-2019 year which already makes me feel organized. Am I the only one like this? Needless to say, I’m now ready for a new week.
While my real day to day style is usually pretty simple and laid back, I love playing with different looks and incorporating new pieces. And sometimes I enjoy being a bit overdressed. Dress the part until you become it, right?!
This extra long open vest is a simple basic that can definitely be dressed up for work or dressed down for a more casual look. It is super chic and really pulls together an outfit. It also has pulls to cinch it at the waist to give it a more tailored fit. Here is the link for the open vest from Francesca’s. Unfortunately, I am not always able to link everything below. (This is a fairly new piece which may be why).
I paired it with this loose white cami which is perfect for layering. It is a good basic to have on hand because it’s so versatile. I shared it in one of my Insta posts with an AE plush cardi. For fall, a snug long-sleeved top or a button up blouse would be a good alternative to the cami. I would just stay away from anything with too loose in the sleeves since it can look sloppy and baggy.
I linked a couple pairs of jeans for you guys below. The ones I’m wearing are actually from Hollister and similar to these low-rise super skinnies. They are currently on sale for $25 which they do pretty often.
If you have been following me, you’ll know I’ve been wearing these pumps a lot lately. Having a black and nude pair are staples worth investing in because they will go with just about anything in your closet. I paired these pinkish/nude heels with this chic suit pant outfit and this strapless black jumpsuit as well.
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Binge watching FRIENDS and waiting for the p’zza to come because tonight I don’t feel like going anywhere. Homebody kind of a night. You feel? Also, who doesn’t love to gawk at Rachel Green’s whole wardrobe?
I love summer, but with August already half way through I’m holding my breath for fall. Transitioning from summer to fall is one of may faves–I get so excited to start incorporating warmer pieces. (I shared some legging transition styles a few posts back). One reason why I love this wrap skirt is because it is perfect for carrying you through the rest of the season.
It has such a flirty beachy style to it, and with the loose cami…just add sand. The burnt red/orange color though is a great shade for fall. This skirt fits small, so I suggest sizing up. Normally I’m a small, but since they didn’t have that size in the store I grabbed the medium–and I’m glad I did. The tie in the front can also be pulled to make the skirt a little more snug if you need it.
Like I said, I love the cami paired with the skirt, but was also looking for an off the shoulder or long sleeved top. I linked another option down below. I also love this slim off the shoulder top and smocked crop top from Hollister.
Per usual I accented with gold. I will almost always choose gold over silver–can’t help it (insert shoulder shrug). Since some of these accessories are no longer available, I’ll share some other suggestions down below as well as the ones still in stock.
Happy Monday, Friends!
It’s already August and t-minus 3 weeks until the fall semester starts. I actually can’t wait to go back, but know once I do that means less time on the blog, and less time cleaning. Ah! For those of you who don’t know, I am an interior design major and decided to go back to school last year after taking a long break after HS. Needless to say, I’m really looking forward to my textiles class this year!
Since I am such a romper (and now jumper) enthusiast, I am sharing yet another similar look! This strapless black jumpsuit is seriously the perfect work to night look, and since it’s one piece, easy to style. Just throw on a blazer for work (and maybe even flats depending on your preference and work environment).
I shared a striped off the shoulder jumper a few posts back that was more of a casual and laid-back style. This one has a lot more structure, and the black color makes it work appropriate and a bit dressier. The tailored leg also gives it a more put-together and business look. I love that it has a skinny leg but is not at all tight.
Also, it has pockets. Enough said.
I love a statement necklace with a strapless top or dress because it really frames it and makes it stand out. If you want something a bit more subtle, though, you could always swap the statement for a pretty pendant necklace.
The exact jumper (also available in blue) is linked below as well as my pink/nude pumps. I also linked some similar bags and jewelry as well as other blazer options.