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Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Nordstrom Sale - Top Pick for Sweaters and Coats

I have a deep love for sweaters and coats, and, along with shoes, it's probably where I get myself into the most trouble during the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale.
This year the coat selection, in particular, has some AMAZING deals. I know it's tough to think "cozy outerwear" in the middle of summer, but it's worth it for these deals.
Here is a roundup of my top picks:

Friday, July 21, 2017

It's GO time, ladies. The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is Here!

It's the most wonderful time of the year. This season's hottest pieces on sale for a limited time, before going back to full price for the season.
There are SO many amazing options, so we are giving you the scoop on the best items, in our humble opinion. We will post on the best kids, makeup and accessory finds coming up, so be sure to stay tuned in.
Without further ado, our first round of favorites....

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Spring & Summer Finds Under $25!

Did you guys catch our post last week? We shared our favorite items from the Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale. The sale officially kicked off last week and runs through June 4th. I have already shopped the sale more than once and wanted to update you all on my newest favorites. There is so much on sale that I was able to find some summer staples for you all that are all under $25!

Don't forget to check out the Men's sale items, too! Father's Day is just around the corner and there are some awesome picks for dads like this blue check shirt, this faux leather card case, and these Ray-Ban sunglasses.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

It's here!!! The Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale!!

Have you heard? The Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale has officially begun! It's running now until June 4th. Almost everything is 40% off from women's clothing to men's clothing to accessories and home and more! This is one of our favorite times to stalk up on items for the present and the upcoming season.

It's a lot to sift through though, so we've done the hard part for you. We've found the best of the best of the sale and categorized it all below. Everything we've found that we love and that is on trend for this season is under $50!








Monday, May 22, 2017

Memorial Day Finds Under $60

Happy Monday! Who else is already looking forward to the holiday weekend? I'm ready to give this work week my all, but cannot help but get excited about Memorial Day weekend! 

Much like the 4th of July, I tend to think of this holiday as a weekend that's best spent by the water whether it's a pool or the lake. To make the weekend even more fun, I typically dress the part by wearing red, white, or blue. It's a good excuse to be patriotic! 

So today I've rounded up some of my favorite patriotic pieces for any occasion. Whether you're laying by the pool, sneaking away for the weekend, or just laying low, there's something for you! Most items are under $25, too! Happy shopping and be sure to let us know what you get! 

Memorial Day Finds Under $60:

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Spring House Update - Simply & Cost Effective!

What is it about a change in weather that makes you want to completely redecorate your home? It seems like every time the weather gets warm i want to change out my lamps, get a new rug, etc., and then the same thing happens again when it starts to get cold in the Fall.

Over the past couple of years I've learned that instead of squelching this desire altogether or spending tons of money redoing a room, there can some middle ground. Updating your smaller home decor, those little accents in each room is an easy and cost effective way to help your rooms and your home transition with the seasons.

Some of the easiest things to change out happen to be some of the cheapest - things like your trinket trays or lamp shades. For example, replacing your trinket tray with this yellow one from Draper James would not only serve a practical purpose, but it would brighten your room. Another easy option would be to swap out your darker colored vases for a brighter, lighter colored one like this geo ceramic vase.

Best Home Decor to Swap Out on a Dime:

  • throw pillows
  • vases
  • trinket trays
  • succulents
  • picture frames
  • candles
  • throw blankets
Home Decor under $100:

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Summer's Best Travel Accessories

Happy Tuesday!! Lately it feels like all I can think about is summer vacation. I love traveling in the summer because it lends itself to so many different types of excursions - beach trips, hiking in the mountains, camping trips, staycations, long weekend getaways, and just exploring some national hot spots. 

As I begin to prepare for some upcoming trips, I noticed I've found myself trying to find some items that are not only easy to travel with, but will make my travel experience lighter and easier. I want to invest in items that I can take with me no matter where I am traveling. 

As I perfect my travel accessories, I wanted to share with you the go-to pieces I've found so far that will serve you well no matter your destination! 

PS - if you have any travel accessories that you can't live without, please let us know! We love learning about new products! 

shop our favorite travel accessories under $100:

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Spring Athleisure under $100

Happy Saturday!! We hope you're all having a great weekend so far and if you're a mother, then we want to wish you an early Happy Mother's Day!

Raise your hand if you are loving this athleisure trend? All hands should be raised. This trend has to be one of the best because it essentially gives us women the "okay" to wear what we're already wearing in public. I mean, I can't tell you how many times I go to yoga in the morning and then end up wearing my leggings and a athletic top all day for grocery shopping, running errands, and yes, even meeting up with friends for a drink.

Besides given women (and men) even more of a reason to dress comfortably in public, this athleisure trend does elevate it a bit. Now we're starting to see t-shirt dresses, trendy tennis shoes, and more stylish tees. For the most part I live in my Zella leggings during the week, but I know if I had an athleisure dress like one of the ones pictured above I would probably wear it non-stop.

What's you're favorite kind of athleisure? Do you gravitate toward the shoes? toward the casual dresses and skirts, or toward the fun tees? Let us know in the comments!

Athleisure under $100:

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Ruffles, Ruffles, and More Ruffles - all under $100!

They're fun, they're flirty, and they're one of this season's biggest trends - ruffles! What I love most about this trend is that you can go as small or as big as you want. If you're feeling bold you can opt for a ruffle skirt like the one below or opt for something more subtle like this ruffle sleeve tee.

Happy Tuesday!! I hope you're all having a great week so far! Today's post is a fun one because I'm sharing my ruffle wish list with you all! I love that staying on trend doesn't have to be expensive. In this case, everything I've found and listed below is under $100! When I'm buying trendier pieces, I prefer to spend less on them as they may not last me for years to come. But a trendy item at a great price point? I'm sold!

Shop my favorites below and let us know which item strikes your fancy the most! We love hearing your feedback and learning more about you!

Shop ruffles under $100:

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Summer Sale Items: All Under $30!

Happy Thursday!! Is anyone else already ready for the weekend? I for one am excited to ring the weekend with Cinco De Mayo! I'm also excited to share with you some of the sale items I've rounded up to get you summer-ready and keep you on trend!

Some of the items I've rounded up are things you can wear now and later like this sheer tunic top that can be worn with cutoff denim in Spring and Summer and then layered under a leather jacket during the Fall. Other items like this Cross Front Maxi Dress are great staples that you'll find yourself wearing them over and over again all summer long!

Sale Items Under $30:

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Beach Hats Under $50

Happy Tuesday!! It's officially May, which means all kinds of summer celebrations! Last week we shared our favorite looks for Cinco de Mayo and today we're sharing our favorite beach hats. Of course we''re partial to our Rose All Day hat and our pom pom hats, but we have a lot of other favorites, too! 

Whether you want full coverage, a fedora you can wear during then day and to the beach, or simply a stylish ball cap, we've got you covered!! So grab your towel, a glass of rose, a new hat, and enjoy your summer!

Thursday, April 27, 2017

4 Looks to Get You Cinco de Mayo Ready

Can you guys believe Cinco de Mayo is less than 2 weeks away? Any holiday that involves guacamole, bright colors, pom poms, and margaritas is a favorite in my book. Whether you're serving up margs in your backyard, planning on eating chips and salsa on a patio with friends, or attending a Cinco de Mayo-themed party, it's fun to dress up!

We know everyone's style is a bit different, but we all love a good price point. So, we've created 4 different looks for you all and it's all under $100! A casual embroidered dress, a striped bodycon dress, a floral off-the-shoulder top, and a bright orange off-the-shoulder dress. 

So happy shopping and be sure to let us know which look you decided on! We've also included some other favorites below. Let's all look fabulous for Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo outfits:

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Swim Trend: The One-Piece

Happy Tuesday!! Today's post is about the latest swimwear trend - the one-piece bathing suit!! Of course bikinis will never go out of style, but with the one-suit trending now, it's brought about another good option for women.

One-piece suits started trending last summer and are back again this summer. Traditionally, when I think of one-pieces I picture the solid color suit I used to wear for swim team. Nothing fancy, no trendy details, and definitely not prints. I also pictured only moms wearing one-piece suits. Thankfully, all that has changed. One-pieces are colorful, have trendy cuts, and are worn by women of all ages from their 20s and on and body type doesn't matter!

I'm headed to the beach in a couple of days with my family and am so thankful that one-pieces are trending. As a young mom, I love that I can wear a suit that still makes me feel confident and attractive and yet I'm covered enough that I can run around with my toddlers on the beach and not have to worry about anything falling out. We've rounded up our favorites below, so happy shopping and be sure to let us know which one is your favorite!!

One-piece suits under $100

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Pom Pom Perfection

Happy Thursday, friends!! I hope you're all having a great week so far and are ready to ring in the weekend with some of our favorite pom pom things! To me, nothing quite screams "summer" as bright, bold, colorful pom poms!

Whether you'd prefer a simple tee with a pom pom hem, a hat for your next beach trip, or some pom pom sandals to go with all your summer dresses, there's something for you! If you're looking for more ways to embrace this Spring trend, I found this Popsugar article super helpful and think you would too! Be sure to check out our instagram, too, to see how some of our favorite women are styling our pom pom accessories!!

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Spring's Trendiest Rompers Under $50

Happy Tuesday!! I hope you all had a great holiday weekend! Is it just me or does it officially feel like Spring now? Flowers are blooming, families are going on evening walks, and porches are full for happy hour. I can't help but smile just thinking about warm weather and summer on the horizon! 

I'm sure you've heard me say it before, but warm weather also means the return of rompers! I honestly think it's impossible to have too many rompers. They are such an easy way to make a statement without putting forth any effort. They're comfortable, can be dressed up, can be dressed down, and or worn simple to lounge in. 

The other great thing about rompers is that you don't have to spend a fortune on them. All of the ones I've rounded up above are well-made, on-trend, and under $50! I personally love the pink floral off the shoulder romper and think the black romper looks so incredibly comfortable. Which one is your favorite? 

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

SALE ALERT: Spring Essentials for Less

Happy Hump Day!! How is your week going so far? Ours has been crazy busy, but that doesn't mean we didn't have time to do a little sale shopping. This week is actually a great week for sale shopping. Shopbop is having their big 3 day Sale - 20% off orders under $500 and 25% off orders over $100! LOFT is having 40% off everything, Ann Taylor is having 50% off everything, and Banana Republic is having 40% off, too!!

However, we found most of our sale goodies from Nordstrom this week. Sale shopping doesn't always mean that you have to buy items one season behind. This week we happened to find items you can wear both now and in the Summer AND they're all under $50! We've listed all of our favorites below for you to shop - simply click the image and you'll be taken directly to the item! How's that for efficient sale shopping? 

Monday, April 10, 2017

Gingham for Every Gal

Gingham season is finally here and you can't miss it!! We're seeing gingham in everything from bathing suits to shoes to clothes. The neat thing about a trend like this is that you can so easily adapt it to your style and to your body type. I tend to gravitate toward the more feminine gingham pieces, but there really is something for everyone whether it's a skirt, a pair of ruffle shorts, or a tailored button down.

Another nice thing about a trend that's a print like gingham rather than a certain cut or style of clothing is that you can easily find a piece that fits in your budget. Because we like a good deal, too, we've rounded up our favorite gingham items under $100 for you to shop below! Happy shopping and happy Monday!

Shop our favorite gingham under $100:

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

A Dress So Nice We Styled It Twice

spring: dress (comes in multiple colors) // denim jacket // wedges (under $100) // embroidered pom pom clutch // pom pom earrings // tassel necklace

Happy Hump Day! Today's post is all about how to take your clothing from Spring to Summer. One of the easiest ways to save money on clothes, but still stay on trend is to opt for basics. Once you have some good basics to work with like the dress pictured above, you style it to your liking and let your accessories do the talking!

Let's take this coral dress for example. Although bright and cheery, this dress is a solid color, which is key when stalking up on basics; avoid loud prints and opt for solids, you'll get more wear out of them. Starting with a blank canvas allows you to create whatever look you're going for. 

For example, for Spring we added some fun wedges and a denim jacket for those cooler nights. We added a bright clutch as a nod to warmer weather on the horizon, and then made the finishing touches with some fun earrings and tassel necklace. For Summer, we went with an easier beach look by adding some fun sandals, a straw clutch, and some statement earrings. 

These are just two ways to style this dress, but the possibilities are endless! How would you style this dress? 

Monday, April 3, 2017

Spring's Most Popular, Most Affordable Wedges

Happy Monday!! I hope you all had an amazing weekend and are rested and rejuvenated for the week ahead! We're ready to tackle the week head on, but not without a cute pair of shoes!! 

Speaking of shoes, one could argue that wedges are the best spring/summer shoe! For starters, they can be worn at any age. If you're in your 20s you can opt for a more drastic, taller wedge and if you're older, you can opt for a flatter wedge, or a "flatform" as they're called now. Either way, wedges have to be the most comfortable sandal and they are so trendy! Whether you go the classic rough or resonate with the more vibrant colored wedges, there's an option for you!

So, we've done our due diligence and rounded up our favorite wedges under $100 and linked them all for you here. Let us know which is your favorite! We are loving the rainbow pair from Nordstrom Rack - the perfect shoe for Cinco de Mayo!

Wedges under $100:

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Easiest Way to Make a Fashion Statement

Happy Hump Day!!! With Spring finally here, it will only be a matter of weeks or even days for some of you before we all start grabbing for that white sundress or those denim shorts instead of our sweaters. It's already reached the 90s a couple of times here in Dallas, so my sundresses are ready to go!

Another sign that Spring is here is the introduction of bright colors! Whether you're a jeans and a white tee gal or a sundress girl, you can invite Spring into your wardrobe by adding a fun pair of Fiesta Fringe Drops or  a big turquoise necklace. One of the easiest ways to add a statement to your outfit thought is by adding a fun clutch! Luckily for you, bold, bright, fun clutches are everywhere and you don't even have to break the bank getting one!

We've listed out our favorite Spring clutches below, but would love to hear what your favorites are. We'd also love to know how you make a fashion statement! Feel free to share in the comments.

Monday, March 27, 2017

Denim Edit: Spring's Most Popular Denim

Happy Monday!! I hope you all had a great weekend! When porches start to get crowded, the trees start blooming, and sandals become a wardrobe staple, you know that Spring is officially here! With Spring comes new trends and some of the best trends this season involve jeans.

The denim trends for Spring are so varied that you're bound to find one that fits your personal style. The biggest denim trends right now are wide leg jean, bootcut denim, flares, cropped denim, distressed denim, uneven hems, frayed hems, and boyfriend or girlfriend jeans. There's so much to choose from!

Whenever there are a lot of trends like there are in denim right now, some of which make more of a statement than others, I highly recommend going with those trends that flatter your body type. For example, being 5'2" with a short waistline, boyfriend jeans ten to swallow me up and make me look larger than I really am. While I think it's such a cute trend, it is just one that doesn't work for my body type. If you're not sure what type of denim works best for your body, check out this guide from Who What Wear - I found it super helpful!

Spring 2017's Best Denim:

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

The Most Versatile Summer Dress

Happy Hump Day!! It's not every day you can find a dress for under $30 that can be worn in so many different ways. I stumbled across this dress a couple of weeks ago and couldn't wait to share it with you all!! The material is super soft and not see through at all, and lends itself to so many different styling options.

I styled it pretty casually here with some basic white sandals and my go-to necklace as of late. Side not - this necklace is such a hit every time I wear it and goes with more colors than you might think - I highly recommend it! Anyway, I think this dress would be adorable with some cute wedges and a denim jacket, too. I also plan on taking it to the beach with me in a couple of weeks and wearing it as a coverup. 

How would you style this dress? What accessories would you pair with it? Would you carry a bold color clutch? Pink quarts earrings? A big stack of colorful bangles? We'd love to know how you'd style it!! 

photography: sukilynn

Monday, March 20, 2017

One of Spring's Biggest Trends: Embroidery

Happy Monday!! I hope you all have had a giant cup of coffee and are ready to conquer your week! Can you believe today is the first official day of Spring!? I feel like there's really no better way to ring in the new season then to talk about one of Spring's biggest trends - embroidery!

Embroidery is actually one of my favorite trends this season simply because it fits anyone and everyone's style. Embroidery is literally on everything - bags, tops, dresses, jeans, skirts, etc., which makes it so easy to pick and choose what embroidered item fits your style. I opted for a casual embroidered tee as I'm usually running around town with my girls, but you could wear an embroidered dress, some embroidered denim, or even an embroidered collar shirt. It's so fun!

Have you tried this trend yet? What's your favorite embroidered item? You can shop my favorite pics at the end of this post and each item is under $100!!

asos top - sold out (similar, similar for $30)  // similar jeans // agl loafers (similar under $100)  // similar bag // karen walker sunglasses

photography: sukilynn

The Best of Embroidery:


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