Pink Summer Dress

This pink summer dress (comes in plus size too) is another dress I’ve been living in all summer and it’s more than 50% off right now! I love the pretty print and it’s SO lightweight!

I’m also sharing some information (and lip swatches) on a new makeup brand that  I recently discovered and absolutely love so keep scrolling to hear more about them.
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Two by Vince Camuto shirtdress (same plus size shirtdress), seville espadrille wedges also on sale, layer necklace gifted

Trestique is a new makeup brand (just weeks old!) that makes putting on makeup quick, easy, and fun, while also being incredibly travel friendly. I never tried cream blush before I was introduced to this blush stick and I now use it pretty much every day. I love the cream-gel texture and what’s so cool about this blush is that on one side you have the blush while the other side opens up to the perfect contour brush to blend it out. The magnetic cap is really secure. I don’t know about you, but I have so many covers for my makeup products that fall off in my makeup bag. These magnetic caps stay on so securely but open easily too. Below, I swatched two of my favorite lip crayons and I’m dying to try the “chile red” color too.

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The pink above is called “Nammos Pink” and is a beautiful, bright but soft pink shade. On one end is the lip crayon and the other end has a shiny BB lip balm infused with coconut butter and other amazing ingredients so you can use it as a moisturizing primer or like I did here; layered over for a shiny finish.

pink lip crayonThis pink is a bolder, darker pink called “Barcelona Bright Berry” and I love it! Again, I used the BB lip balm on the other side to add some shine. You can check out the full color selection of Trestique’s lip crayons here.

Photography thanks to Kelly West, check out her instagram and facebook page.

 

July 4th Outfits

I didn’t create July 4th outfits specifically for the blog but as I was going through these photos, I realized they worked perfectly for July 4th! This dress is the second piece from Hutch  (first Hutch look here) and this midi dress is such a classic. It’s sleeveless but I’m wearing it with a silk tee underneath for modesty. I love the subtle, primary color stitching on the skirt and of course the pocketssssssssss! :)

Also, I am obsessed with my two new red lipsticks. The first one is pretty famous; Mac’s Ruby Woo and the second is Mac Sheene Supreme in “New Temptations.” While Ruby Woo is an amazing matte lipstick in the perfect shade of red, New Temptations is a glossy, creamy lipstick in another gorgeous red shade. New Temptations obviously doesn’t stay on as long as Ruby Woo but I love the glossy feel and the fact that it’s non drying. I’m actually wearing both lipsticks here. I added New Temptations over the Ruby Woo to add some shine.
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Photography thanks to Kelly West, check out her instagram and facebook page.

Bet Bet midi length dress c/o (on sale!) and just size 0 left here.  J.Crew pumps old, similar red pumps: giovanna almond toe pump, carola pointy toe pump, carra pump, or proto pointy toe pump. similar Gorjana layer necklace gifted,  Anzie aztec bracelet (different color), lattice cocktail ring c/o, Michael Kors watch


Sailboat Print Shirtdress

I love this sailboat print dress (last seen on the blog a year ago here) as it easily meets my criteria for the perfect summer dress; lightweight, has sleeves, and no layering required!

These blithe sandals are my favorite summer purchase; they are SO comfortable and the embellished jeweled detail is right up my alley. The designer is Louise et Cie; she is the wife of Vince Camuto and consistently makes beautiful shoes that end up on my wish list! Usually, I find flat sandals to be uncomfortable when walking in them for long periods of time but these feel cushy and have some padding and I seriously recommend these if you’re looking for a comfortable pair of flat sandals. IMG_9825 IMG_9837 IMG_9845 IMG_9836 IMG_9819 IMG_9835 IMG_9827 IMG_9848

Photography thanks to Kelly West, check out her instagram and facebook page.

Dress is Equipment last year, check out other options in the slideshow below (just disable your ad block), blithe embellished sandal,  rings and earrings c/o Leslie Francesca and ring c/o Amelia Rose Design similar bags: Rebecca Minkoff avery crossbody on sale or mini love cross body bag


Pretty Pink Skirt

I collaborated with Hutch last fall (here) and loved the pieces I received so I was excited to have the opportunity to choose a couple of pieces from their amazing summer collection. Here is the first piece I chose; I know I keep saying I’m not a pink person but this pleated puff skirt was too good to pass on! I love the ikat print and poofiness of this pink skirt and I found the coolest wall at Coney Island as the backdrop for these photos. IMG_0304 IMG_0321 IMG_0302 IMG_0306 IMG_0322I recently discovered Ona Chan‘s gorgeous jewelry line; how beautiful is this rose gold and pink quartz lattice cocktail ring? I love that it’s gorgeous from every angle and it comes in a variety of metals and stone colors. You will definitely be seeing more of this beauty on the blog!

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Photography thanks to Kelly West, check out her instagram and facebook page.

merino wool tippi sweater, pleated puff skirt c/o or at Anthropologie pleated ikat skirt, similar shoes: carra pump, lattice cocktail ring c/o, diamond crescent moon ring gifted, similar Gorjana layer necklace gifted, Anzie aztec bracelet (different color), Trestique lip crayon in shade Barcelona Bright Berry c/o


Black and White Print Mix

The recent Milly for Kohl’s collection had some really cute pieces but I don’t live near a Kohls and I hate ordering online because I can be 5 different sizes. I decided to go with this cute maxi skirt instead of the dresses I liked because I knew the fit would be easier with a skirt. I’m glad I got it because it’s so comfortable and I love how it looks with this striped crop top. My mother got this skirt too after I came home with it so I’m thinking family portrait time? I’m kidding, I’m kidding.
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Photography thanks to Kelly West, check out her instagram and facebook page.

Milly floral maxi skirt, stripe cropped sweatshirt, very similar sandals: jewel flat sandal, similar bags: avery crossbody or mini love cross body bag


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