Festival Season with Express

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Tank: c/o Express: Skirt: c/o Express; Bag: MICHAEL Michael Kors; Shoes: c/o Express; Hat: c/o Express; Necklaces: The Giving Keys; Watch: Michele; Earrings: Gorjana; Sunglasses: c/o Express; Lips: MAC Ruby Woo; Nails: Orly Kiss the Bride; Toes: OPI Ink

Did your Instagram catch on fire from all the recent music festival fashion pics?! I know mine did, but despite being supremely jealous that I wasn’t able to attend, I was excited that I could at least gather some shopping inspiration!

And one thing that I noticed over and over was that the festival looks weren’t so much about the clothes as they were the accessories…..specifically shoes and hats! Fedoras continued to be the perfect topper to any look (and the best way to disguise dirty hair!), but one trend in accessories that really emerged more than ever was FRINGE! And if you’ve been into any designer shoe store lately, you’ve probably been tempted to take the plunge and splurge…but no need….because once again, Express has come to the rescue with their inexpensive take on the trend!

And when combining my strong Express accessories, I wanted to keep the rest of my look fairly simple….and what else is easier and simpler than all black?! A black top and an asymmetrical cotton skirt are the perfect combination that won’t compete with the rest of my look!

What does your festival fashion attire consist of?!

xo,

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All American

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Top: c/o Levi’s; Jeans: c/o Levi’s; Heels: Christian Louboutin; Belt: Gap, old; Necklace: Bauble Bar; Earrings: Gorjana; Watch: Michele; Hermes Cuff; Nails: Orly Kiss the Bride; Lips: MAC Ruby Woo; Fancy’s Collar: Bauble Bar; Fancy’s Tag: Bauble Bar; Sunglasses: Ray-Ban

Is there anything more perfect than a Saturday afternoon spent in great fitting denim, sipping a Coca-Cola with your pup in tow?!  Me and my rescue pitbull, Fancy, recently spent an afternoon at our favorite restaurant & dog park, Mutts Canine Cantina, and we could not have asked for better weather for a fun day!

Fancy, thanks for always being my partner in crime and my favorite four legged best friend!

xo,

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Pastel Set

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Top: BCBG; Pants: BCBG; Shoes: Guess; Earrings: Bauble Bar, old; Bag: Givenchy; Nails: Orly Kiss the Bride

Perhaps its the southern girl in me, or maybe its a trick that simplifies getting ready in the morning, but wearing matching sets is something that I have been pretty obsessed with lately.

Not only can you wear the 2 pieces together and get a killer outfit, but you can mix & match them with multiple items in your closet and continue to get lots of mileage out of your purchase! I scored this BCBG set in Chicago recently….and then I scooped up another white suit set that you’ll see on the blog soon, as well!

How do you feel about the matchy-matchy sets?!

xo,

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Swinging in Black Leather….While I Still Can

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Dress: BCBG; Sneakers: Banana Republic; Courtney Bib: Bauble Bar; Aquamarine Courtney Bib: Bauble Bar; Bag: c/o Tiffany & Co (last seen in this blog post); Sunglasses: c/o Isaac Mizrahi; Nails: Orly Kiss the Bride; Lips: MAC Creme Cup

Its been a humid and hot 84 degrees here in Dallas this entire week, which had quickly motivated me to switch out my Fall/Winter closet and replace it with my Spring/Summer items.

But its with a little but of sad emotion that as I begin to store things away for 6 months….so I am trying to squeeze any last wear out of some of my faves…..and leather tends to be the main fabric that I always miss the most.

What items are you going to miss wearing as the weather continues to warm up?

PS. To all my peeps in SAN FRANCISCO, don’t forget I am coming to see you this Saturday, April 11 at Macy’s Pleasanton at 1pm for the Spring Fashion Show! I can’t wait to share my favorite looks and meet you all!

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xo,

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Bold Brights

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Top: c/o French Connection; Jeans: c/o Express; Blazer: Zara, old; Shoes: Jessica Simpson; Gold/White Bib: Bauble Bar; Twinkle Chain Bib: Bauble Bar; Bag: Saint Laurent; Sunglasses: Ray-Ban; Lips: MAC Ruby Woo; Nails: Orly Kiss the Bride

Monday calls for something bold.

Splurge for that extra shot of expresso in your morning coffee.

Eat all the fries.

Skip the gym.

Stay for one extra drink at happy hour.

Why? Because…..well, Monday, ugh.

xo,

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Colorblock Neutrals

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Crossbody Satchel: MICHAEL Michael Kors; Vest: Topshop x Nordstrom; Tank: Topshop x Nordstrom; Denim: Rag & Bone; Shoes: Valentino; Watch: Michele; Hermes Cuff; Necklace: Lana; Gold Open Bar Cuff: Gorjana; Earrings: Gorjana; Ring: Gorjana; Sunglasses: Tory Burch; Lips: MAC Creme Cup

Scroll My Favorite MICHAEL Michael Kors Items from Nordstrom Below!

So I am kindof obsessed with wearing white…

…and its not something that I ever apologize for! I know a lot of y’all don’t think wearing head to toe white is acceptable before Easter or after Labor Day, but breaking fashion rules is fun, right?! But one thing that is important to know about wearing all white is that your accessories will make or break the look…and luckily for me, the accessories department at Nordstrom always comes to the rescue!

During a recent (bi-weekly) trip to the mall last week, Nordstrom and I had a MAH-JOR moment: Not only did I do a little (okay, ALOT) of damage in their designer shoe department, but it was actually this miniature MICHAEL Michael Kors satchel from the handbag department that had me at hello! White, black, and saddle leather?! Kindof a no brainer purchase, right?! And I also knew that this item would be the perfect accent to my spring a summer crisp, white looks!

Let’s just say, Nordstrom knows what they’re doing when it comes to accessories…and closet is SUPER grateful 😉

What’s your favorite way to spruce up an all white look?

xo,

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*Thank you to Nordstrom for partnering on this post!

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Blue Jean Baby

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Top: c/o 7FAM, old (Identical by Current/Elliott here); Jeans: Frame (purchased in Dallas at Tootsies); Heels: Zara; Belt: Gap, old; Bag: Saint Laurent; Earrings: Gorjana; Cuff: Bauble Bar; Watch: Michele; Hermes Cuff; Necklace: Lana; Ice Twister Ring: Bauble Bar; Sunglasses: Tory Burch

Since its Friday and we are all just ready to end the day and start the weekend, I am gonna keep this short….

If there is ONE piece your closet needs right now, its FLARE JEANS. Find a pair that fit like a glove, have enough length, and give your bootie some oomph….and you’ll never take them off. TRUST ME.

I scored these babies by Frame and loved them so much…..I couldn’t resist buying the exact same pair in white, too.  So, plan on seeing those in several upcoming outfit posts!

Happy Flare Jean Friday!

xo,

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Daily Basics with Express

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Tee: c/o Express; Jeans: c/o Express; Heels: Jessica Simpson; Bag: Rebecca Minkoff; Lariat Necklace: Lana; Ice Horn Necklace: Bauble Bar; Hermes Cuff; Watch: Michele; Ice Twister Ring: Bauble Bar; Sunglasses: Ray-Ban; Nails: OPI Ink

Basics are something that any closet can’t live without.  They are what outfits are built around.  They are what you reach for on those days you just don’t want to get dressed.  And they are the utmost essentials to any good wardrobe.

Express continues to impress me….not only with their season trend pieces….but with their inexpensive, go-to basics (remember these boyfriend jeans?!). And they have done it again with their new line of oh-so-soft-and-broken-in tees for Spring. Not only have I been living in this long sleeve white tee every single day for the past week (ps. it gets softer and softer with every wash!) but I’ve also given my traditional white and blue denim a run for their money with these new gray jeans.  Distressed, check. Perfect fit, check. Inexpensive, check.

These Express basics….well, they’re actually no so basic after all!  The collection is selling out quickly, so shop HERE to get yours now…and new styles will be arriving the beginning of June!

xo,

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*Thank you to Express for partnering on this post!

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Blue Lace + Bibs

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Jumper: c/o Cynthia Rowley; Boots: Sam Edelman; Bag: c/o Rebecca Minkoff; Necklace: Bauble Bar; Nails: Orly Kiss the Bride

The weekend is here which means its time to play catch up on all the sleep you missed out on over the week, right?!

This weekend I am excited to kick off my Spring tour with Macy’s…they invite me to head to 5 cities and share my favorite fashion trends (which is obviously a blast for me!)

Here is list of the cities I will be in this year:

3/21: Sacramento, 3/26: Chicago, 4/11: San Fransisco, 5/2: St. Louis, and 5/9: Detroit! I will, of course, share specific information about each event as they get closer!

If you are in the Sacramento area today, please come join me at Roseville Galleria Macy’s at 2pm! Can’t wait to meet you all there!

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xo,

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The Courtney Bib Strikes Again

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Courtney Bib in Matte Black/Hematite 

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Layered: Aquamarine Courtney Bib over Courtney Bib in Silver

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Fringe Court Bib in Silver

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 Layered: Twinkle Chain Bib over The Court Bib in White & Gold

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Pearl Courtney Bib in Gold 

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Courtney Bib in Silver

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I’ve heard the old saying that good things some in threes…and when it comes to Bauble Bar, the saying rings true!

Perhaps you remember my first Guest Bartender collaboration with Bauble Bar back in May 2013?! And then there was a Refresh collaboration with some of my favorite pieces last March.

And throughout both of those collections, there was one piece that just held on for dear life: The Courtney Bib.  Its been one of the best sellers for Bauble Bar for over 2 years….so we thought maybe we should revisit this piece?!

So for my third installment with Bauble Bar, I have styled my favorite Courtney Bibs…which is exciting now because there are so many different color options and variations of this statement piece now! (Who else remembers back in the day when it was just offered in gold?!)

But because y’all have made this piece so successful for Bauble Bar, they are doing something that’s just too good for words:

ALL COURTNEY BIBS ARE 30% OFF TODAY, MARCH 17 & TOMORROW, MARCH 18!

So thank you, Bauble Bar….The third (collaboration) time is a charm!

SHOP THE COURTNEY BIBS HERE!

(Ps. As for the details about each outfit pictured above….don’t worry, those are coming in separate outfit posts over the next several days!)

xo,

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