The Ultimate Summer Look

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Today’s look screams summer! It actually reminds me of my childhood. A tank top, shorts, and sneakers were my summer uniform. Back in the good old days, I spent my summers riding bikes, playing tag, and making up obstacle courses. What were some of your best summer memories?

Shirt: Abercrombie similar here and here ~ Shorts: T.J. Maxx similar here and here ~ Shoes: Nike

Staying Hydrated

Processed With DarkroomSo many people are chronically dehydrated. It is recommended that we each get at least 8, 8oz glasses of water a day. Or you can drink half your body weight in ounces. Whatever is manageable. All day I’m drinking water to try to stay hydrated.

I’ve discovered the best way to ensure you are drinking the recommended amount of water is to have an amazing cup you are excited to drink out of. My favorite of all favorites is they hydroflask. I bought my first one last November and I was hooked. I love how they don’t sweat when you have cold water in it. You can leave them in the car and your water will stay cool. They even come with interchangeable tops. Some days you may want a cup, others you may want a straw. Whatever you like it is customizable.

If you are looking for a way to get more water into your diet, try using this amazing water bottle and see if you are instantly hydrated.

The White Button Down Dress

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After you identify what your style is, you will be able to determine what stores suit your style best. It will help determine if certain items will go with other items in your closet. For example, I love almost everything from Free People, but it doesn’t typically fit into my style. Not to say, I may not have a few things from them, but those are the super cute wild cards.

After you determine what store will work best for your style, shopping will become a breeze. After you build your wardrobe you won’t HAVE to go shopping so often and you will be able to identify where you have gaps in your wardrobe.

Dress: Abercrombie & Fitch similar here and here ~ Belt: Thrifted similar here ~ Shoes (old) similar here and here

 

July 4th Outfit Inspiration

Look 1:
Dress: old similar here and here ~ Necklace: Old similar here ~ Shoes: old similar here

Look 2:
Shirt: Express similar here ~ Pants: J-Crew similar here ~ Shoes: Target

Look 3:
Dress: Abercrombie ~ Crossbody Bag: Michael Kors ~ Shoes: Target

Look 4:
Shirt: J-Crew (ON SALE!) ~ Shorts: old similar here and here ~ Necklace: J-Crew ~ Shoes: Target

Look 5:
Shirt: Beacon Threads ~ Skirt: old similar here ~ Shoes: Target

The Last Summer Look

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Hello Loves,

I am sad to say I think I will be done posting summer looks. Let’s have a moment of silence to say good bye to the summer… Don’t you worry tho 🙂 if you want to see the looks I am currently wearing please go check out my Instagram for day by day looks 🙂

Question, what are you most excited about for the fall other than fall fashion? On the typic of fashion let talk about this look. I have had this shirt since last summer and never got around to wearing it. As for these shorts, I found them in the Gap Outlet for SIX DOLLARS yes I had to buy them. Unfortunately,  I can’t find any of these items, but I am sure you will be able to make this outfit with what you already have in your closet.

Le Black and White Look

Good Day Ladies,

Did you see what I did in the title… (lol). This look screams Paris to me, hence the Le. Ok I am a dork but lets talk about the outfit. 🙂 This outfit is so easy and comfortable. I have been looking for another pair of black Pixie pants for some time now. I did want to find a budget option because I do have the purchased form J.Crew (currently on sale!) a few years ago, but I wanted to find a great pair on a budget. Old Navy has had a very similar pair if you are looking for a cheaper option which is what I am wearing today.

 

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Shirt: Old Navy ~ Pants: Old Navy ~ Shoes: Nine West ~ Bag: Michael Kors

Stripes on White

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Now if this outfit doesn’t scream summer to you I don’t know what will? I love love love this shirt. I almost paid full price for it because I loved the way it felt. Luckily, it was on discount when I got to the register. These pants are really old from Banana Republic Factory. Honestly, your clothes hold up so much better when you invest in them. I think I am on year three with these pants. It helps that I only wear them a few times each year, but they have held up very very well, through stains and parties. The shoes, I don’t even know where they are from because they are so old.

Business in the Summer

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Happy Tuesday Friends,

I am so happy that Independence Day is just next week! I love love love July 4th. Something about it just gets me so excited. Every year and it never fails. I purchased this skirt last year and never got around to wearing it. Don’t judge me, you know you do it too. I am getting it out to you this summer just in time for July 4th. I don’t plan on taking much leave, but I still have to be festive around the office. Here is a look I may or may not have already planned to wear Monday the 3rd. 🙂

Blazer: TJ Maxx Similar here (40% off!) ~ Shirt: Banana Republic Factory Only $14.99! ~ Skirt: Loft (sold out) similar here ~ Shoes: Nine West (sold out) similar here (so comfortable!)

Embellished Summer Dress

So I am frugal, and I never buy things full price. That said, when I buy something full price I have to love it, ALOT. So I bought this dress full price from Banana Republic at that. I have been a fan of Banana for years. I love how their clothes fit me. Their dresses are the perfect length. I don’t wear a lot of heels so having my dresses hit right at my knees is exactly what I look for.

What called out to me about this dress is that it is essentially a basic dress, with a splash of fun. Oh and that is exactly how it wears. It is so comfortable, the fabric amazing!

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Dress: Banana Republic (on sale!) ~ Shoes: Nine West (old) similar here and here.