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How To: Look Expensive For Less

Hi Guys! So excited to be back working on the blog and sharing what I’ve been up to! January has been filled with lots of planning and, like most all of us, writing out our goals for 2017; don’t worry, I won’t bore you with my 7 pages. An exciting new year starts new trends, therefore I’m mixing it up a bit on the blog in a new ‘How-To’ series.

Today’s How-To is how to look expensive for less. We all know, when you look good you feel good, and you can do that with just a few basic pieces in your closet. Yes! With pieces you already have!!!

Today, I’m pairing this black bell sleeve Madewell turtleneck with the Madewell “nine inch high-riser skinny skinny” denim. LOL, say that three times.

Having reliable basics is a must for any wardrobe!

Here are a few ways to elevate your¬†basics…

  • Accessorize: These olive tassel earrings are the ultimate grab in my jewelry box right now. The bolder the better with your basics to make that statement, girl! I paired this gold brass cuff over the sleeve with the matching brass ring. A clean black turtleneck is exactly what I wanted to show this gorgeous horn pendant necklace. Love the contrasting color.
  • Repetition: This is something I do in a lot of ¬†my outfits, and something I’ve learned over the years. I love playing off existing elements in an outfit. The tassel earrings pair perfectly with the tassel bag.
  • Tuck it: Tuck your blouse to give your outfit a completely different look. Here, I wanted to accentuate the high rise of the denim, tucking the sweater¬†all the way around. You can also do a half-tuck or a side-tuck dependent¬†on the blouse and/or outfit.

Whew! Lot’s happening and we’re just getting started. Stay tuned for next weeks ‘How-To’ series and stick around, check out some of the newbies on the site or say hi below. Xx

Photo credit: Todd White

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Off The Shoulder Summer


shorts VINTAGE (from UPTOWN CHEAPSKATE -((similar best of budget here and here))
top ZARA
sandals TARGET
sunnies VENICE BEACH (similar here and here)


I’m loving that this off-the-shoulder trend is sticking around. I found the blouse pictured at one of my always reliable stores (a.k.a Zara). I can’t find¬†the link to this blouse¬†online :/sorry y’all- ¬†but¬†I’ve linked some other super cute off the shoulder blouses below… (this one is my favorite of all!)

You can go super casual like I did here ‚ÄĒ it’s super cute tucked in or out, OR you can dress it up with some cute wedges and white jeans and you’re set for brunch with your besties.

What’s your favorite trend of the summer?

(photos by Syliva Vaquera)


Cape Romper

You guys! I think I might’ve just found the most perfect outfit ever in life. Laced-up Cape Romper???! UM, YES PLEASE.

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I stopped in the new DYLAN WYLDE boutique last week and wanted to never leave and shop forever, Ha! But in all seriousness…..this romper pulls out all the stops, from the laced-up perfection (that I can’t get enough of right now!)‚ÄĒopting to tie it all the way up for an added¬†accessory &¬†the cape detail is the perfect touch. Obsessed with¬†rompers, especially with¬†temps climbing. You can easily dress this up with heels and a clutch for date night or your next girls night out. IMG_3708 IMG_3674 IMG_3690 IMG_3739 IMG_3720 IMG_3706 IMG_3729 IMG_3672

romper DYLAN WYLDE | boots ALDO | bag LINEA PELLE | sunnies RAY-BAN

Wanting to head back to¬†Dylan Wylde¬†for some One Teaspoon shorts and some perfect tee’s!! I think one reason¬†why I didn’t want to stop shopping is because the vibe is so down to earth, and everything is just so pretty, (and totally affordable!!!)!¬†Be sure to check out and give Dylan Wylde¬†a follow on Instagam and stop by this weekend or your¬†next shopping trip, for super perfect pieces for your summer wardrobe.

Have a super fab weekend! Xx

Special Thanks to DYLAN WYLDE for sponsoring this post.