So I’ve got to be honest…it’s hard feeling great about yourself all the time! In recent months, I’ve been hard on myself about my weight, accomplishments, and just forget that sometimes I can be my own worst critic. I get upset when clothes I used to love don’t fit anymore, or I feel like I can’t wear what I want. Despite those times, I know that all I can do is take steps to try and be better every day. It’s not about my weight, but being healthy and making better decisions for the long-term. When I feel this way, it’s rare and amazing when you find an outfit that makes you feel extra glamorous and special. That was this dress for me. I saw it in the window of DvF and instantly fell in love. With its flowy, kimono-esque style and vibrant colors, I thought it would be super flattering no matter what shape or size the wearer. I love that the wrap waist is adjustable and the high-low silhouette makes it easy to wear with heels, or even gladiator flats for a more casual daytime look. This time, I opted for nude accessories and strapped heels for a birthday/Fathers’s Day brunch with my dad. I felt extra confident in the look, and sometimes I forget that’s the most important accessory of all! I can’t wait to wear it again, and think it’s definitely a “must pack” for the Hamptons later in the Summer. Do you dolls like the look? Is there an outfit that makes you feel extra confident or special? Tell me more in the comments below!
You guys know that I LOVE wearing white in the Summertime! And I have to admit, my first inclination is to first reach for an easy, breezy sundress. Last year, I took a leap with a white jumpsuit, so this year I’ve decided to go for something different…white separates. Enter these cream-colored pieces of perfection from Club Monaco. First of all, I’m absolutely obsessed with the dramatic fold-over neckline. I think it brings something a little more structured and “grown-up” to the off-the-shoulder trend. I can see myself wearing this top with trousers, cropped jeans, and even a full skirt for even more drama and a 50’s vibe. Speaking of drama, I’m in love with these cropped cream pants. The color and fabric scream sophistication, but the wide leg and half-tie belt make them seem cool and effortless.
I wore this look for a day of shopping around Buckhead and a trip to the museum. And I know what you’re thinking…no, I didn’t spill anything on it! To finish my look, I threw on my fav cat-eye sunnies from Dior and my new straw bag (from my recent lust list) – a gift, courtesy of Jason. The pop of pink really brought the casual Summer vibes to my daytime look, but you can always wear a clutch or evening bag to take this look from day to a white hot night!
What do you dolls think? Would you rock all white separates this Summer? Let me know your fav way to rock the color in the comments below!
So this past weekend, my friends from New York came down for a visit to say hello and check out my new home.
Every time the three of us get together, it’s the most fun ever, and this weekend was no exception! We ate at the most amazing restaurants, visited the aquarium, watched movies, and of course…went shopping. I got a new dress for Summer (coming soon to the blog) and the girls got an amazing white moto jacket and a Dior scarf, amongst other goodies. And while all of those things were a blast, it was just nice to be with my two best friends who feel like home. It was hard to leave New York and say goodbye, but this trip left me feeling as hopeful as ever that distance won’t separate us. And it was nice to share my new home with them and let them see me move on to a new stage in life. Go figure…it’s like we’re growing up or something!
Regardless of what we do together, it’s always a fashion-filled affair. We each have such different styles, so it’s so fun to go shopping and also pick out things we think will suit each other. While we were hitting the shops, I noticed that a lot of the items I gravitated to were the color flame- you know, kind of a poppy red hue. And then I realized that I did the same thing last year. I got this hot red number, and my Tom Ford “Flame” lipstick! Well, sticking with that tradition, I got myself a new Summer dress for 2017 in the same shade. I think the color is flattering on everyone, and the peekaboo cut-out shows some skin, without being too much. The best part? It’s under $60 – can you believe it! I think it’s the perfect dress for the 4th of July, a BBQ, outdoor cocktails, or simply a plain ol’ hot Summer’s day! (For more of my fav picks in this color check out these: Delfi, Donna Morgan, Zaraand Veronica Beard).