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Wearing Out White

white dressLabor Day is oh so soon! So better get your white in while you still can. If I’m honest, I consider this dress off-white. I would totally put a blue blazer over this and where it through Fall.

kate spade pumps

white aline dress

white dress and pearlsShoes: Kate Spade (on sale!!) | Dress: Zara (love this) | Necklace: Kenneth Jay Lane

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mirrored vintage style sunglassesI have officially jumped on the mirrored sunglasses bandwagon. I got these cheapy-cheap ones on Amazon. After a tragic accident with a pair of RayBan aviators, I now know I can’t spend money on sunnies. I break, lose, or otherwise maim most pairs of sunglasses within the first month.

mirrored sunglasses grey sweatshirt long length shorts

mirrored sunglasses

sweatshirt and black long shorts

mirrored sunglassed and a grey sweatshirtShoes: J. Crew Factory (similar) | Shorts: Asos (similar) | Sweatshirt: J. Crew Factory (on sale) | Sunglasses: Amazon

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Two Pieces, Three Ways: Look Two

detailsLook two is a signifanctly more laid back way of styling the skirt seen in look one. The slouchy sweatshirt top (similar) takes the skirt down a notch, making this a perfect look for brunch with friends or even a causal day at the office.grey sweatershirt and floral pencil skirt

floral pencil skirt

grey sweatshirt and floral pencil skirt

floral pencil skirt and grey sweatshirtShoes: Zappos | Skirt: Express | Top: J. Crew Factory (similar here and here)



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It’s all in the details

leopard clutch.jpgCut off jeans (jorts?) and a white tee can be taken to a whole ‘nother level with the right accessories.summer details.jpg


details.jpgShoes: Milk and Honey (p.s. these were my ‘something blue’ at my wedding | Shorts: Express, they were old jeans | Top: Asos (similar) | Clutch: Clare Vivier | Necklace: J.Crew Factory  


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Surfin’ USA

surfboard sweater and orange shortsI agonized over whether to call this post ‘surfbort’ or ‘surfin’ USA’. In the end, the Beach Boys won over Beyonce because I felt that the Beach Boys meshed better with this all-America ‘fit.

Yes, blog titles are something to agonize over. Developing appropriate titles is a legitimate concern, peeps.

orange shorts and surfboard sweater

surfboard sweater

summer outfit

summer styleShoes: J. Crew Factory | Shorts: J. Crew (on sale!) | Sweater: J. Crew (on sale!) | Necklace: Macy’s (old, but this one is gorgeous)


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Summer Hair Makeover

I recently got my hair cut at the Janet Waddell Salon in Gramercy, NYC. Thea, my amazing stylist, gave me a chic and totally wearable lob (aka a long bob) that is perfect for summer.

I think we have all had experiences where we tell our stylist one thing, but then they are all like, “I know what will look good on you, trust me.” And you end up with this crazy haircut where you look like a poorly groomed poodle.

The stylists at Janet Waddell truly listen, but they also make great suggestions. For example, I wanted to get bangs again, but I was worried about the maintenance. My stylist Thea suggested side swiped bangs that are much more forgiving and easier to care for than a blunt fringe.

So get excited. I am giving one lucky reader a $100 gift card you can use for a summer haircut at Janet Waddell Salon!

Here’s how to enter:

1.Like Janet Waddell Salon and Thea for Hair on Facebook

2. Follow @janetwaddellnyc on Twitter and Instagram

3. Comment on the below detailing your WORST haircut story. Or can link to a photo. Here’s mine.

Note: This giveaway is for US only as the salon is in NYC. I will randomly select a winner next Monday.

blue dress 2

blue dress 4

blue dress 5

blue dress 1Dress: Asos | Sunglasses: J. Crew Factory


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Summer Weekends

cropped top full skirtIt’s finally summer in NYC! Can I get a ‘woot woot!!’? Summer weather means loooong walks in the hot sun. I think we all know that crop tops are a new favorite of mine, but Keds are also coming in handy. No blistery feet for this gal!

full skirt cropped top

white full skirt black crop top

black crop top white full skirtShoes: Keds | Skirt: H&M (old) similar | Top: Banana Republic (I cut it) | Necklace: J. Crew Factory | Sunglasses: J. Crew Factory


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Lemme take a selfie

patterned top and orange flatsAnyone else obsessed with that song? I know. So weird. But I love it.

patterned tops and a statement necklace

orange flats and patterned top

patterned crop top and orange flats

flats and a patterned topTop: Zara | Jeans: Zara Shoes: J Crew Factory


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It’s too early for shorts.

shortsI am so excited that we have gotten some warm days lately — but there is one problem. Premature shorts. I find it a bit annoying when people wear shorts based on the time of year, instead of the actual weather.

But this year I get the whole premature shorts thing. It has been a long and trecherous road to spring, y’all. So if you wanna wear shorts, I say go for it! Here is way to style your premature shorts so they’re appropriate for the weather.

striped shorts and a blazer

spring shorts

striped short with blazer

striped shortsShorts: Asos (old, but similar here) | Boots: Frye (on sale) | Blazer J. Crew



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layered shirtsLayered tops and a full skirt — a classic.

layers and a full skirt

layered tops

layersShoes: C: Wonder (similar) | Skirt: Express | Gingham: J. Crew Factory | Chambray: J. Crew


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