Black Tank Dress + 8 Classic Pendant Necklaces

So excited to share this outfit post because…well…aside from the fact that I never wear dresses… I found one dress from the Nordstroms website that I am obsessed with. It’s one item I have had my eye for a while now and I finally decided to take the plunge! I saw a girl on Pinterest wearing the exact same dress, with similar accessories and I was totally inspired to recreate this look. Love how this outfit turned out with all the mix of different neutrals. Since I bought this dress online I was real worried about the fit. I’m always real hesitant when it comes to buying clothing online, especially when it comes to dresses. Right when I put this on, it felt like it had been tailored for my body. It’s very figure flattering but sill simple enough to dress it up or down. You could easily layer this in the winter time like I did or just add some fun heels for a night out. Definitely a new staple piece in my wardrobe.

Shop the Look:

Dress: Nordstroms (exact) —- comes in 7 colors

Cardigan: Target (similar) (another option)

Boots: Target (similar)(lighter option) (splurge option)

Necklace: Stella & Dot (exact)—comes in silver & rose gold

To give you a better idea how this dress fits I am 5’3 & 1/2 ( and yes the half inch counts) and I’m curvy.So in most stores I typically wear a size 8. I am wearing a size medium in this dress and it fits perfectly. It’s tight enough in all the right places and the material is thick enough so it’s doesn’t look see through at all.

To add to this look I added my favorite pendant necklace from Stella & Dot. It’s one of those classic pieces that goes with just about everything. Below I added a few similar long pendant necklaces equally as chic that range in price from $12 to $120.

All links to shop are below.

1. Vince Camuto Long Tassel Pendant

2.Kendra Scott Phara Tassel Necklace

3. Textured Long Bar Necklace —in Rose Gold

4.Kendra Scott Aiden Pendant—-comes in 4 different metals

5.Stella & Dot Plated Rebel Pendant Necklace

6. Stone Pendant Necklace

7.Circle Pendant

8.Kendra Scott Kacey Pendant Necklace—-adjustable

 

Are you an online shopper? What are your favorite go-to online stores? ๐Ÿ™‚

3 Dressy Casual Valentine’s Day Outfit Ideas + 12 Valentines Graphic Tees

 

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner I wanted to put together a few dressy casual looks that are perfect for however your celebrating this year. I used a lot of basics to keep these outfits simple but still interchangeable with a few pops of color. Because of the crazy weather we are having with the cold, wind and crazy humidity I had to do mirror outfit selfies for this one.

In addition to these looks are some fun graphic tees that are perfect for Valentines day. All the links to shop are below.

 

Look #1

Shop the Look:
Blouse: Target (similar) (another option) (similar top)
Jeans: Target (similar pair)
Shoes: Pay less---very old (similar pair)
Clutch: Stella & Dot (same)
Necklace: Kendra Scott (exact)

Date night Outfit– Black skinny’s with a simple black top paired with a pop of red for the shoe. If you can’t tell from all these looks I love wearing black, so this head to toe black look might just be my favorite.

To Amp up the Look: For this crazy weather another option to make this outfit a little warmer would be to add a fur vest.— I don’t have one at the moment, but it’s defiantly on my wish list.

Look #2

Shop the Look:
Top: Old Navy (exact)
Jeans: Gap--old (similar pair)
Boots: Kohls--old (similar pair) (cuter option)
Necklace: Stella & Dot (same)--comes in silver & rose gold
Bracelet: Kendra Scott (similar)
Purse: Stella & Dot (similar)---also comes in brown

Drinks with the Girls Outfit– Simple print top with jeans paired with a mix of neutrals. I love mixing black and brown together, but if that’s not your taste keeping them the same would still work. Both boot options and totes come in brown and black.

 

Look #3

Shop the Look:
Tank Top: Local Boutique (same)(similar option)
Cardigan: H&M (exact)----comes in 4 colors
Jeans: Gap--old (similar pair)
Boots: Chinese Laundry--old (similar pair)
Bracelet: Kendra Scott (similar)
Necklace: Kendra Scott (exact)

Comfy Low Key Outfit– This is defiantly my speed right here. I am all about keeping it comfy. Easy stretchy jeans with a long knit cardigan with flat boots. Obsessed with this tank top because it’s not clingy at all, so it is very flattering and easy to layer.

 

Fun Graphic Tees

1.Gray & Black Heart Sweater
2.Red with White Hearts on sleeves
3.Pizza is my Valentine Tee
4."Love" Heart Long Sleeve Tee
5.Always Tee 
6. Kisses Tee
7. Heart on Your Sleeve Top
8. White Long Heart Top
9. White Top With Red Heart
10. Single Heart White Long sleeve top
11. Red "Be Mine" Tee
12. Buffalo Plaid Heart Shirt

 

All the tops above I would wear in a heartbeat (lol OK lame pun I know but I would). I love having a t-shirt for every holiday or occasion or mood for that matter. I actually just ordered the buffalo plaid heart T-shirt for myself (of course the one that has the most black in it)

I always love celebrating Valentines day because it was the day my husband proposed 6 years ago, so it’s always a very sentimental day for the both of us. Let me know which look was your favorite and how your celebrating V day this year. ๐Ÿ™‚

Gift Ideas for Him

I did my gift ideas for the ladies a couple weeks back, so I thought it was time for a post all about the men. Here is my gift ideas for him for Christmas 2017! In my opinion men are the toughest people to buy for. I’ve always struggled to find the perfect present for my dad and brother, and now I have the same problem with my husband. So I put together some of my top picks with different types of guys in mind. I wanted to make a good balance of interests from technology, music, grooming, and well…beer drinking Everything pictured is linked below with the price.

1. Amazon Fire Stick-We have one and I love it!! I highly recommend it! This goes for $39.99

2.Iphone Case-A nice phone case really makes a difference. This particular one comes in tan and black. It is $49.99.

3.Activity and Heart Rate Tracker-Love this idea for the man that wants to get more active. Defiantly a splurge gift.It goes for $149.95 and comes in four colors.

4. Beard Trimmer– This is for all the facial hair guys that want a nicely clean trimmed bread (aka my husband) Only $34.99 with 19 trim settings.

5. Wireless Headphones-This is a good girl or guy gift, in my opinion. These are perfect for all the music lovers out there. $63.99

6. Zip Pull Over-Love the look of this sweater. It comes in 7 colors. Goes for $85.00.

7. Dad Mug-Who doesn’t need a nice mug. I am all about hot drinks and love the beer keg look. This is $21.99.

8. Baseball Tee-Baseball Tee in my opinion are always flattering. This one comes in 7 different color combinations. They are only $14.99.

9. Multi use Tool Key Chain-This is a great idea. I don’t know a guy that wouldn’t like to have this on hand. This is $26.00.

10. Bone Socks-This if a fun gift. Great for laugh. These are $14.99.

11. Watch-Love the look of this watch. Good quality watch for $120.00.

12.Slippers– I think everyone should own a pair of Uggs in their life time. So comfortable and they last a long time. These are a splurge for $109.95.

13.6 Bottle Beer Cooler-I think my husband needs this. Great gift idea for the beer lovers that want to keep there drinks close at hand. This goes for $52.00.

14. 12.Giorgio Armani Cologne-My husband wears this and I had to mention it. It’s my favorite men’s cologne and wouldn’t be a true gift guide without this one. This is $94.00.

15. Hydro Flask 16 oz Pint Glass– Stan less steel, tempsheild protected, and only $24.99. Comes in 7 colors!

16.Celestron Telescope-This is for the star gazers. I got this for my husband a few years back and it is really cool. Great quality for a great price. $92.99

17. Essentials Kit– Kohls kit including face wash, lip balm, facial moisturizing treatment, conditioning wash and a travel pouch. Only $25.50

18.Wireless Portable Speaker-This is a great gift. Your favorite music goes with you wherever you go. It’s only $29.99!

I hope some of you find this helpful, as I know I could have done with a men’s gift guide many times in my life! If you have any other great gift ideas for the fellas, leave me a comment below. I would love to hear them.

Thanks ๐Ÿ™‚

Outfit: Navy, Gray & Black

It’s finally December and it’s still warm outside, well cool in the mornings and warm in the afternoons. So I wanted to put together a kind of transitional outfit for this crazy weather we are having. To transition this look to the afternoon, just switch the boots for some comfy flats and lose the vest. This is one my favorite outfit combinations for fall, a long vest over a top with leggings and boots. I’m going to be honest the top is not as long as I would like, but I loved the color combination of the navy plaid with the gray vest. Like most of my looks this one is very simple, easy, and a perfect casual fall outfit. ๐Ÿ™‚

::Outfit Details::
Top: Target (exact,similar option)
Vest:Very old (similar option) (another option)
Leggings:BCBG (similar pair)
Boots:Target (similar, another option)
Necklace: Stella & Dot (exact)
Bracelet: Kendra Scott (same style in rose gold)
Ring:Initial “m” ring (same)

Outfit: Army Green + Floral Print

Happy Tuesday!! This has been one crazy week so far and it’s only Tuesday!! Right now everyone is sick in our household and we are trying to get back to normal from this crazy weekend. Still in shock over the devastation from Hurricane Harvey, and sending out many prayers for all those effected. I’m putting in a link here for the Red Cross if you are interested in donating to help those who were effected. Here were we live, all we had was rain, wind, and more rain for two straight days. So thankful that’s all we had. I’m happy that it’s over and appreciating all this sunshine we are having. ๐Ÿ™‚

Switching to a lighter topic….today’s post, which is an outfit of the day. It’s super simple that I ended up putting together last minute and ended up loving the mix of army green with the floral print. This darker green color has been my favorite color to wear lately. If I go out shopping I seem to gravitate toward that color. It’s just one of those perfect neutrals that I think pair great with soft patterns or even lighter pink shades.

I added a simple jean jacket to give this outfit some structure but still making this look real casual. I’m obsessed with this denim jacket from target, it’s a dark wash that’s stretchy and so easy to throw on over anything. As in my last outfit post I’m wearing the same taupe booties from Lucky Brand that I can’t enough of. They’re comfy, not to high of a heel, and match everything. I don’t normally splurge on a lot of things but once in a while finding a good pair of shoes are worth the money. ๐Ÿ™‚

Details of this look are all listed below with some similar floral tanks tops, ranging from $7.49 to $35.00. All affordable and great forย  layering in the summer and transitioning into the fall season.

::Outfit Details::

Jean Jacket: Target (exact)

Tank Top:ย old (similar option)

ย Army Green Skinny’s: old (very similar pair)

Booties: Lucky Brand (exact) (similar option)

Bracelet: Stella & Dot (same)

Earrings: Stella & Dot (same)

Necklace: Kendra Scott (exact)

 

Shop Links Below

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Outfit: Is it Fall Yet?

Can I make the fall weather get here faster, by just wearing fall clothes? I’m just saying… It’s worth a shot, right? ๐Ÿ™‚ย  I am so ready for this crazy hot weather to be over. Who’s with me? It’s been 100 degrees everyday, all day. So I’m trying to get into the fall spirit by putting together a simple fall look paired with, what I think are, must have pieces. One in particular, are these taupe booties from Lucky Brand that I am obsessed with. They are super comfortable and match just about everything, I defiantly recommend these. Another must have piece for fall are black jeggings. In my opinion, you can never go wrong with some stretchy black pants. I think we can all agree on that one. They are comfortable and they can be worn so many different ways.

The statement piece in this look has to be this denim vest. I love it!! It’s so fun and different than any other denim vest I have every seen. Oh, and did I mention it has pockets! I bought it a little while back from one of my new favorite stores Alter’d State and it has since been discontinued. ๐Ÿ™ย  However, I did find some very similar looking options that you can go and check out below. I am a sucker for a good vest, which I think you can tell from my previous outfit posts. I have so many of them in my closet, it’s a bit of a problem. FYI, vests are a great way minimize a larger chest. When I hear the word “minimize,” trust me, I’m all over it. ๐Ÿ™‚

Below are all the links to the this outfit and more.

::Outfit Details::

Denim Vest: old ( similar option) (another option) (grey vest)

T-Shirt: Target (exact)

Black Jeggings: Target (exact)

Booties: Lucky Brand (exact pair) (similar option)

Necklace: very old (cuter option)

 

Hope you enjoyed my little fall OOTD. Stay tuned for a foundation review for tomorrow’s post.

Thanks for stopping by! ๐Ÿ™‚

4th of July Fashion Finds

Happy Monday!!

I wanted to pop in a do a quick shopping post for all of those who are feeling a little patriotic for this 4th of July. I can’t wait for yummy food, fun, and oh yes… fireworks. So in the patriotic spirit, I put together some of what I think are, the cutest summer pieces from Nordstrom.ย  These are all more casual and relaxed, and of course red, white, & blue. I like that most of these are a little more subtle and can still work for all the warmer months. I have my eye on the “fireworks” tee from Wildfox (which also comes in blue).

::Links to Shop::

Americanย Flag Scarf

Baseball Cap

Made in the US” Tank

Kendra Scott Necklace

Wildfox Fireworks T

Converse Sneakers

American Flag Jean Shorts

Blue & White Stripped Tote

 

Hope you had an awesome weekend and even better 4th of July!

Happy Independence day!!

Wedges, Booties, Heels oh my!

One-haute mess

ย Your can never have to many pairs of shoes! Am I right? ๐Ÿ˜‰ Shoe shopping is one of those sacred things we as women cherish, and when you find a good deal on a pair, it’s like hitting the mother load.:) So without further ado, here are a few deals on some shoe dupes (duplicates) that you are going to want to check out.

I put together some new styles that are very similar to each other, with both high and low price points. I actually just ordered myself the black booties at the top for the lesser price. They fit like a glove.:) Now I am eyeing those black high heels as well as the lace up ballet flats! ย I just need to figure out how and when I’d actually wear them. ๐Ÿ™‚

Check out the links below for these great finds!!

For Real:

For Less:ย 
Black Booties / Pink Sneakersย  / Black High Heelsย 
Pink Ballet Flatsย  /ย  Espadrille Wedges

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Outfit: Sweater Weather

ย Keeping this outfit real simple with some old purchases that are comfy but put together. It’s so gloomy outside I needed some pop of color. ๐Ÿ™‚ These cognac colored boots, that I paired with this green sweater, might be my favorite pair of shoes. They go with just about everything. Check out similar items below to recreate this look. Hope your having a fantastic week so far! Thanks for stopping by!!

Sweater:
TJ Max (old) (similar one)(another option)

Jeans:
Target -old (similar pair)
Boots:
Kohls (similar pair) (another option)
Necklace:
Kendra Scott (exact)
Caitlin

Work Out Gear

There is nothing like a cute workout outfit to get you motivated to actually workout, right? I know I am that way. In my mind, work out clothes need to meet two criteria, cute and comfortable. Here are some great pieces I wanted to share, and some steals.

On the first of January workout clothes went up everywhere in shops, and now by the 11th most of it is all on sale. So get it while you can. Check out my 6 essential working out pieces that every girl needs to get their sweat on. ๐Ÿ™‚
Link to Shop: