April 19, 2013

Stripes & Bows

J. Crew Blazer, Rory Beca Dress c/o, Prada Wedges (from last spring, similar here), Balenciaga Bag, Tory Burch Cuff

Happy Friday everyone! I’m currently in Dallas staying at Molly & Sally’s house for the RewardStyle conference. I’m looking forward to seeing some of my favorite blogger gals and having a girls weekend. xx

Photography by Kim A. Thomas

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April 18, 2013

Styling A Tee

Outfit 1: Old Navy Tee, True Religion Jeans, Old Navy Scarf, Banana Republic Heels, Urban Outfitters Belt (old, similar here), Gucci Sunglasses, Clare Vivier Clutch, Page Sargisson Ring c/o

Outfit 2: Old Navy Tee, Anthropologie Dress (old, similar shape here), Banana Republic Heels, Clare Vivier Clutch

A great tee is always a wardrobe staple. I’m constantly reaching for the same two or three and realized that I needed to add a few more to change things up. They can make even the most “dressy” outfits look relaxed and effortless, which I love. I paired a classic white long sleeved t-shirt with white skinny jeans and broke it up with a floral scarf and stripe clutch. I love the simplicity of this outfit, but you could easily wear it to so many different occasions- brunch, work (in a casual environment), dinner, etc. Aside from the timeless white, a striped tee is by far my favorite. I own about five (in various stripe sizes) and still feel the need for more. One of my favorite ways of wearing a tee is by pairing it over a dress and recreating it into a shirt/skirt combo. I wore this dress for our engagement photos and love how adding the t-shirt makes it much more daytime appropriate.

What ways do you guys like to wear your tees?

This post was sponsored by Old Navy. Check out Old Navy’s latest fashion lineup in store or online at oldnavy.com.

 

Photography by Kim A. Thomas

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April 17, 2013

Five Things

I was tagged a few weeks ago by Amanda and Victoria to share five things about myself that you guys probably didn’t know through reading my blog. I’m finally getting around to sharing it, so here they are:

1. I really, really really wish I could sing, but unfortunately I have no such talented. I actually have a pretty terrible voice, but this does not hold me back from singing! Somehow though, I had a solo in the 5th grade Christmas show. Still wondering what they were thinking?

2. I hate being by myself, which is funny because I work from home. I’ve always admired people that could go to the movies, dinner and even travel by themselves! I’m always the one asking a friend to go to lunch, dragging Thomas to go shopping with me or finding reasons to bring someone with me to an event, etc. I’ve always looked up to my older sister (who lives in Hawaii) and her ability to travel abroad without knowing anyone and meet people along the way. She’s much more of a free spirit than I am, but I’m hoping to force myself to get out of my comfort zone.

3. I have a crazy fear of worms and snails. Just the thought of them typing this gives me the chills. I also really hate when people step on snails…I start to gag.

4. I’m not domestic AT ALL. Thomas always makes fun of me because he’s really good at all of the domestic duties- cooking, cleaning, doing laundry. etc. For example: I recently shrunk three of his shirts, lit myself on fire making oatmeal and accidentally added the greens from carrots (thinking it was cilantro) to our chile.

5. I’de say 80% off the time when I meet someone, they think my name is Juliette. I guess it’s the way I pronounce the end of “Julia”? I’ve never really figured it out. I usually just nod and go with it because it takes 3+ tries saying “JULI-UH” “No, not Julie” “JULI-UHH”.

 

 

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