Mixed Print dress






The trend of mixing prints is huge right now. I have not yet been able to master the look of mixing prints with two pieces, but the style can work with a dress like this one (and it is effortless) I got this dress last year really cheap from JCPenney, and I thought it was so ugly that it was cute… I actually refer to it as my “ugly dress”! With back to school shopping just around the corner, it may be a good trend to learn towards if you think you are daring enough to pull it off!

Outfit Info:

Dress // JCPenney (old), cute here, here, and here

Flip Flops // Old Navy

Bracelets // Everyday & Cape Cod

Necklace // My Name Necklace

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Silmming Layers






The vest and necklaces here totally make this outfit. Imagine this look without those two items… it would be acceptable, but really nothing special. It can be that easy to add a few pieces to an ensemble to pull it all together and make it look more on trend and stylish just like that. This is a very simple way to spice up a look. As I have mentioned before, vests are super “in” this season – from crochet (like mine) to denim and more jacket-like vests – I am all about it! Adding dimension to an outfit is also slimming, Looser layers like this one can help hide some of the curves of your body you may want to conceal (hello love handles)! To see a few other ways I have styled this vest, you can see the same one here and here.

Outfit Info:

Tank Top // Express (old), Similar here and here

Vest // Old Navy (old), cute here

White Pants // Express, Similar here and here

Bag // Express

Sandals // Kohls, Similar here and here

Necklaces // Express, & similar here

Bracelets // Alex & Ani, Cape Cod

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Puppy Love








Pretty simple look for a hot summer day! Still loving these Converse sneakers, and still seeing them on a lot of other blogs too. I don’t own too many hats (especially for someone who works for a hat company!!!), but this is my favorite one. I have a really small head, so I have a very hard time finding hats to fit me. I usually wear kids hats and sunglasses, but it’s hard to find stuff that doesn’t look too “kiddy”. This hat was specially made for my little head 🙂

My boyfriend’s parents just got a new Bernese Mountain puppy, and she is so adorable. Puppies are one of my favorite things ever. She posed with me so perfectly in these photo’s! 🙂

Outfit Info:

Tank // Old Navy, Similar here

Bathing suit Top // Old Navy

Jean shorts // American Eagle

Sneakers // Converse

Hat // ’47 Brand, Similar here

Earrings // (gifted), Similar here

Holiday Spirit in RW&B, Happy 4th of July!


Outfit #1:






Outfit #1 info:

This striped dress is super comfy and kind of a staple piece. It was really cheap at H&M last year, but they have basically the same thing now too (see link below). I always tend to wear it with something over it because it is a little too form-fitting for me, but it always looks great with something over it. I could actually wear a sweater, tee, or even just plain tank and have the dress look more like a skirt too. Pretty versatile piece for a dress, and 100% worth the $8.00 I paid for it! I have always wanted to wear a dress paired with these little converse sneaks too, and today I made this work! It really tones down a dress by adding sneakers, and it’s not a very common look, but I always love it when I see it. Dresses and skirts are often being paired with the new trendy wedge sneakers too, but my Converse are a little more classic with this look. Like my new bright orange nail polish? I thought it was fun for the summer! 😉

Dress // H&M

Blouse // Express, Cute here

Sneakers // Converse

Necklace // (old), Similar here

Earrings // (gifted), Similar here

Bracelets // Express

Headband // CVS

Outfit #2:







Outfit #2 Info:

This outfit was more of a rainy day outfit. As of now, it doesn’t look like the weather will be great on Thursday, so at least I already have options in my head for both weather situations! I wear this cardi pretty often – it’s kind of my go-to! It is a little more orange/coral than red, but it worked for the look and people noted my holiday spirit! I have had this little apple-print tank for so long, and it has always been one of my favorites because it is so cute, comfy and easy to throw on. I found it fitting to wear my boat shoes with this outfit, I just thought they went with the theme. Some people boat on the 4th!

Apple Tank Top // (old), Cute here and here

Cardigan // Old Navy (old), Similar here and here

White jeans // American Eagle, Similar here

Boat Shoes // Sperry Top-Sider

Earrings // (old), Similar here

Necklace // My Name Necklace

Do you like my Holiday looks? Which one is better??
No new posts until Monday July 8th, and have a fantastic long holiday weekend!

Get your layer on!







July 1st! I can’t believe how fast this summer is going by. This is my second look with this maxi skirt, the first one is here. I really love how easy this skirt is to wear. A maxi always looks styled, even if you just pair it with a cute tank top or button up chambray (totally “in” right now over dresses and skirts!!). The vest that I suggested below from Nordstrom is adorable (I actually like it better than mine), perfect for adding a little something edgy to your look. Lighter pieces for layering are always popular, but are especially good for the summertime to add some style to your look. With a vest like that, all you have to add is a plain tank underneath, skinny jeans, heels and voila – you have an easy, put together, stylish look! Get on your layers ladies!!

Outfit Info:

Polka Dot Cami // Express

Vest // Old Navy (old), cute here

Maxi Skirt // Arden B

Sandals // Kohls, Similar here and here

Bag // Aldo Accessories (old) Similar here & here and cute here

Bracelets // Everyday & Alex & Ani

Necklace // (gifted), West Avenue Jewelry, via Max and Chloe

Earrings // Express

Sunglasses // Gap, Similar here

Bright white sneaks!








I have been wanting these shoes for a while, and trying to figure out how to not pay full price for them (Converse never go on sale!) … then came my birthday coupons from DSW! These are the shoes I just got from DSW last weekend for $4.95! I had $40 in coupons saved and stacked up… now that’s how to save!!! I was so excited, sometimes it’s the little things in life, and it made my weekend! The slub-knit style of this tank is pretty on trend. Different shades of heathers (grey tones) are all over the market right now, lots of good, really different shades of grey to give your fabrics a modern twist!

Outfit Info:

Cardigan // Old Navy (on sale!)

Tank // Similar here and here

Layering Tank // Aeropostale

Jeans // Gap

Shoes // Converse (from DSW)

Sunglasses // Similar here

Necklace // Express

Earrings // (gifted), Cute here and here

Hope everyone has a great weekend!

Red, White and Polka dot all over








Aren’t these wedges so fun?! I got them when I was in college for $13 at Burlington Coat Factory!  They are very comfy, and perfect to jazz up an outfit without being over the top. I feel like this outfit looks like I am ready for a picnic, but I think it’s still cute 🙂

I did a sock bun post a while back (here), but here it is again, perfect for those hot days when you just need your hair off your neck, and very chic. I actually did my hair this way for a wedding last year too. Super simple and always comes out perfect, 100% worth trying out!

PS: Has everyone checked out Bloglovin’? It is a new site for bloggers from all blogging engines (wordpress, blogger, etc.) and followers to have all of their posts in one place. For me, I go to about 5 different blogger sites a day, (some of my favorites are Kacies Kloset, Ring my Bell, Kendi Everyday, A Fashion Love Affair, etc, etc, etc) AND read a bunch I follow through wordpress. This makes my life much easier, cause I can just sign, and see all of my favorite bloggers’ most up to date posts all in one place listed one after another. I set my page up yesterday, and am following all of my favorite blogs already, and really liking the idea of it so far. The site is also broken down into categories, so you can search by “fashion”, or “cooking” for example to find new blogs to follow too. Def worth looking into if you enjoy my blog! Lauren’s Look is on there too!

Outfit Info:

Blouse // Express (old), Similar here

Cardigan // Old Navy (old), Similar here and here (very cute)

Layering Tank // Aeropostale

Jeans // Express

Wedges // (old), Cute here and here

Clutch // Made it!, Cute here

Necklace // (old), Cute here, here, here and here

Bracelets // Everyday, Cape Cod, Similar here, cute here, here and here

Sock Bun // H&M

White on White







Tried out a different kind of look today, white on white! I was so excited it’s “ok” to wear white again that I just packed it all on 😉 This outfit worked okay, I think it would have been better if the tank was little more fitted. These are some of my favorite summer pants. We used them for a catalog photo shoot at work, and I liked them so much I went out and bought my own (#stylingproblems, #shopaholic)! They are from American Eagle last year, but they actually have a pair very similar on their site currently (link below).

Hope everyone has a great weekend!

Outfit Info:

Tank // Old Navy

Cardigan // Old Navy (old), similar here

Jeans // American Eagle

Wedges // Kohls, cute here

Belt // Target

Sunglasses // Gap (kids)

Necklace // Vintage, Cute here

Bracelets // Everyday, Cape Cod, Amber beaded (gifted from China!), Similar

Dressy Vest







I just picked up this skirt a few weeks ago. It is very basic and inexpensive, but I want to try to get more skirts into my wardrobe, and cheaper is always better! I actually am loving how this outfit turned out! The tank is a little long, but if tucked in (or shrank a little in the washing machine) it should be okay. The shoes were the most expensive part of the outfit actually, everything else was either found on clearance or just really inexpensive… You just have to be willing to look for the deals! This is one of those feel good outfits 🙂

Hope everyone has a great long Memorial Day weekend!

Outfit Info:

Tank Top // Old Navy (on clearance for $3!)

Vest // Old Navy (old), cute here and here

Skirt // H&M for just $5.95 (at regular price- not even on sale)!

Shoes // Steve Madden (old), Cute here

Necklace // (old), Similar here

Earrings // Express

Bracelets // Everyday, Cape Cod,  Jade Bangle, Silver Bangles

Sunglasses // Gap (kids)