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Tropical Fever

Hi everyone! Can you believe it’s August already?? I always love this time of year because it is so full of energy as everyone gears up for the new season. Is anyone else craving a summer get away like I am? This Tropical Floral dress definitely reads vacation in the print but I love the elegant cut of it. Summer is still here so I decided to inject even more color into the look!

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Dress: ASOS.com | Gold studded cuff: Vince Camuto | Bag: H&M | Heels: dresslink.com | Nails: Sally Hansen ‘Pacific Blue’

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Are you guys preparing yourself for Fall yet whether mentally or in terms of your wardrobe? Or are we not letting Summer escape us anytime soon? :) I’ve started buying some transitioning and early Fall pieces in this haul video! Check it out:

Red Rock Canyon

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Hi everyone! I just got back from a trip to Las Vegas with my family. Oddly enough the only times i’ve been out here is with my family. This was my first time visiting this beautiful scenic route out at Red Rock Canyon. Despite the temperature reaching record highs we managed to get some shots. It was hard to choose which ones as my sister Sadie did such a great job with this impromptu shoot. :) Hope you enjoy the images!

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White top : plndr.com | Maxi skirt : Target | Necklace : H&M | Chain bracelet : ASOS.com | Teal bracelet : Francesca’s | Cuff : Forever 21 | Shoes : Forever 21

Parish Dinner and Outfit

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Recently I dined out with some girlfriends at a restaurant called Parish to celebrate a birthday. It is quite dark inside this historical space but fortunately we sat right by a large window. I appreciate amazing natural lighting too much to not have taken advantage of it! Everything looks mouth-wateringly delicious doesn’t it?? :)

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I rarely crave fried chicken (ironic since i’m down here in the south) but seriously if you order anything from here–get the fried chicken! It has the right amount of breading and crisp with a light sweetness that just leaves you wanting more!

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Onto the outfit! I knew the restaurant had more of a casual yet trendy ambience so I decided to dress up my day wear a little for our girls’ evening out. I switched out my day bag for this cute little Forever 21 chevron clutch. Then I threw on my Zara red sandal heels (still loving these too much) and a punch-y lip color. All quick little changes were made along with some quick photos taken by my sister 10-15 minutes right before reservation time! :)

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I’ve loved this floral romper since last summer and i’m still wearing it and styling it in different ways. It was really warm out that day but I wanted an extra cover up and layering piece. The light chambray vest has been perfect over tanks and such and suits my more casual style.

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Floral romper, Chambray vest : Marshalls | Chevron clutch : Forever 21 | Silver necklace : H&M | Heels : Zara | Lips : Smashbox “Punch” | Nails : L’oreal “Royally Yours”

Moss Meets Neon

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I have to admit this outfit didn’t come “naturally” to me even though it kind of exudes a nature-like and earthy vibe doesn’t it? Ok sorry but if we are going to be friends you’re going to have to put up with my lame jokes 😛

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Many days I question and struggle with what I want to wear. This one was a result of dumping another outfit that I felt was too try-hard for the mood I was in that day.

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I told myself to dial it down and go with something casual; more effortless. The last missing component was of course: SHOES! Why else do we girls always feel like we need a billion shoes?

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Even if in your mind you may think “nope that is just a strange pairing”, try it anyways! Many pairs of shoes later, I slipped on the neon sandals and smiled with content :)

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Top : tobi.com | Hat : Charlotte Russe | Shorts, Ring : Forever 21 | Purse : Goodwill | Necklace : Francesca’s | Bracelet : (chain necklace) H&M | Sandals : Bamboo | Lips : Milani “Fruit Punch” | Nails : Urban Outfitters “Cupcake”

Spring Pastels & Floral

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Florals, pastels, and just girly colors in general never fail to make me feel a bit more feminine. I was inspired by the blooming flowers and beautiful oncoming warm Spring weather that day.

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I even threw on my Smiley earrings because beautiful weather and sunshine just makes me so happy! :)

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Floral top, Necklace, Ring : Forever 21 | Mint jeans, Shoes : Marshalls | Bracelets, Earrings : Francesca’s | Purse : Goodwill | Nails : Urban Outfitters in “Lola”

Logging Back In :)

Hey guys! Guess who is blogging again? 😉 I’ve been wanting to get this baby back up to speed since the beginning of the year! One of my dreams was to have my own style diary so you can expect to see more outfit posts on here as well as the occasional beauty and lifestyle posts. :)

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These images were shot on a warm beautiful day as Spring was quickly approaching. I of course have to thank my boyfriend Matt for having the patience with the shoots we’ve done so far considering he is primarily a food photographer. ^^

Please feel free to share your thoughts! I always love hearing from you. <3

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This sleeveless high-low dress had been sitting in my closet unworn for far too long. I found myself enjoying the dress much more as a skirt so I decided to contrast the delicate flowy material of the dress with the faux leather top.

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Faux Leather Top: H&M | High-low Dress: Forever 21 | Shoes: Chinese Laundry | Bag: Francescas | Bracelet: Forever 21 | Ring: H&M