Leaf

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Bold prints are perfect for Summer, or year round for that matter.  The palm and leaf prints poping up everywhere fit right in with the warm weather and conjure up a fabulous island getaway.  I find with any print, the larger one’s tend to look chic and modern as opposed to smaller versions.  A neutral version is a bonus as any bright color pairs to perfection.

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Shorts: Zara (also love these), Top: Urban Outfitters, Sunnies: Karen Walker, Shoes: Zara-old (similar here & here), Clutch: Roberta Freymann, Studs: Sweetie Pie, Bracelet: Gemma Redux.  

 

Pendant

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With beach season calling, I’ve begun to rally my maxi’s and bikinis for the season ahead.  I will admit, I sometimes forget that a simple beach cover-up doesn’t need to be so simple.  With the addition of the right accessories, a black beach maxi is instantly kicked up a notch.

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Necklace: Bauble Bop20% off with code: FIREWORKS20, Clutch: Elizabeth and James, Sunnies: Karen Walker.

 

 

The Best of….

Memorial Day Weekend Sales

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Sunnies: Karen Walker (20% off site-wide-STRIPES20), Scarf: Theodora & Callum (ON SALE), Top: A.L.C. (additional 40% off sale),  Ring: Gemma Redux (ON SALE), Sandal: Joie (ON SALE), Clutch: Loeffler Randall (30% off), Phone cover: Kate Spade (ON SALE), Tote: GAP (40% off site-wide-EVENT).

 

Love me knot

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Every girl has an abundance of one item or another in her closet and for me… wait for it …I have 3 drawers full of scarves. Yes I know this comes as no surprise.  My love affair was seriously fueled when I added my first Theodora & Callum to the mix.  The Tie-all is such a versatile piece and I have to admit, I really don’t utilize it to full creative capacity when quickly draping it around my neck on the way out the door. I decided to shake up my scarf rut and try something new with the triple knot.  I loved the newness just 3 little knots brought.  I fully intend to keep my scarves busy this Summer with the endless possibilities!

Check out Theodora & Callum’s ways to wear videos here.

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Scarf: Theodora & Callum (also here & blue version here), Denim: Current Elliott (also here & here), Top: J. Crew, Sunnies: Karen Walker (also in black), Clutch: Clare Vivier, Nails: Deborah Lippmann in Blue Orchid, Shoes: Kenneth Cole (similar here & here), Ring: Loren Stewart.

 

Scallop

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I love it when I stumble upon basics with fantastic detailing.  An unexpected patterned lining of a blazer or even the intricate stitching on a garment can give new life to a wardrobe staple.  Black shorts are a must and are definitely already in my closet, but the scalloped hem line on these made them instantly appealing, giving a fresh take on the standard black short.  They were a bit of a throwback to Japan with a nod to the girly, playful side of fashion.  Paired with a super bright belt, I already know these will become a Summer staple.

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Top: Estnation Tokyo (similar here & here), Shorts: Zara (similar here & love these in white and faux leather), Belt: J. Crew, Sunnies: Karen Walker (also in black), Clutch: Sophie Hulme (also in pink & similar here), Shoes: Christian Louboutin.