Striped Summer Dress

Monday, June 19, 2017


Striped Summer Dress

Hello friends, meet my summer uniform. This beautiful striped shirtdress is my solution to the southern heat. It's lightweight, breezy, and easy to slip on with sandals or my favorite Everlane slides. I'm just a few weeks pregnant in this photo and simply tied the sash over my growing bump or you can take the sash off and wear the dress without it (pregnancy friendly). These days, I'm doing my best to invest in clothes that will forever live in my closet. Although I do love a good closet cleanse, I just got no time for that.

Striped Summer Dress
Striped Summer Dress
Striped Summer Dress
Striped Summer Dress
Striped Summer Dress

Doen Maxi Dress

Tuesday, June 13, 2017


 Guys, you know that I essentially live in maxi dresses, but now that I'm expecting number two, I've sworn off shorts forever. I couldn't be happier with this Doen Basil Dress that I ordered a few weeks ago.

The thistle print is beautiful and it's so light and breezy that you won't even notice it's pushing ninety degrees (and humid as all hell). You can easily wear this dress out—dinners, drinks, whatever. My speed these days is more drive-thru coffee and Target, but you better believe I've got this dress on.
If you're expecting too, this dress is definitely "bump-friendly" as they say. It's got plenty of room in the middle and nothing is better than a beautiful maxi dress that you can wear pre and post pregnancy. I've also been living in these Embroidered Soludos Sandals. So comfortable and the fringe detail is pretty sweet.

I'm getting a new online space verrrrry soon and I'm quite excited. It'll be much cleaner and simple than the current site. I'd love your feedback on what you guys like the most—style, travel, etc? I know posts have been sporadic, but I'm trying to get some sort of grove going and get a regular post schedule down. Leave me a comment below, on instagram, a lil tweet or on facebook and tell me what you like the best (or is there other content that you'd be interested in). I've got more dresses coming your way too, so stay tuned.

Home Design

Tuesday, May 02, 2017


A few months ago, we had Meredith from Georgia Street Design come in and help us finish up our living room and dining room. After moving in over a year ago, we were ready for our home to look polished up and less empty looking. She is the mastermind behind the living room light fixture (my favorite piece), the gallery wall, sitting chair + lamp, gorgeous bookshelf design, and all the pretty accessories. We also had an empty dining room that needed some TLC...

Photos by Ariana Clare

I think the dining room is my favorite. The GSD team was able to find these killer host and dining room chairs that make this room really special for us. We already had the light fixtures and they were able to find a beautiful table, art work, window treatments, rug, and perfect accessories to make it all work together. All I have to do now is cook a meal worthy of eating in this space—working on it. I'd like to say that my home looks like this everyday, but let's get real. These photos are special because it reminds me how de-cluttered and airy our home can look. Minus a toddler, crumbs, toys, and everything else that life brings with it. We have been really happy living in our now finished space and continue the journey to keep it looking this way. Please reach out to me if you have any questions about the design process or simply want more details on the products!



Simplicity

Monday, March 20, 2017


Marissa Webb Maxi Dress
Long time no speak, friends. I  just re-read my last blog post and laughed really hard. "See you in a few months." Hilarious. Transitioning to motherhood for me was really hard. I feel like I'm finally settling into some sort of routine and finding more time to think about what makes me happy. I've missed this creative space and I'm slowly trying to get back into it. 
Marissa Webb Maxi Dress
I've also come to the realization that I want this space to be a little different than before. I will still be doing a lot of style-centered posts, but I'm hoping to include more lifestyle and travel. I'm shooting for a less is more approach with this space from here on out. Bear with me as I try and figure it out...
Marissa Webb Maxi Dress
Marissa Webb Maxi Dress
Marissa Webb Maxi Dress
Marissa Webb Maxi Dress
the look // Marissa Webb dress (short version) via Shop Capella (love this) / rag & bone boots (old) (similar) / Cuff (similar)

 I've always been more of a minimalist, but now more than ever, I'm into pieces that help me get dressed quick and look somewhat put together with zero fuss. Going forward, you will see even more of this because I got no time for complicated clothes.

Thanks to all of you for the sweet messages about getting back into this thing. It means everything to me.

Maternity Layers + Blog Break

Monday, January 25, 2016


Maternity Style
I've yielded to the powers of the third trimester and started wearing the same thing over and over again. We snapped these photos a few weeks ago, so I am infinitely larger right now. I'm rollin' sans makeup (with the exception of this tint) and my favorite products for the last two weeks of my pregnancy. Let's talk about these amazing staples that have gotten me through this process without totally giving up on getting dressed or losing my mind.
Maternity Style
The long Gap layering tees have been nothing short of a miracle for me. I wear them under sweaters and cardigans for easy layering and they are so comfortable (and super affordable). My new favorites are these loafers. I bought them a while back and I'm just now getting them up on the blog. They are the perfect neutral color and really pretty. The only downside is that there isn't a lot of support on this shoe—just fyi.
Obaku watch
ripped maternity denim
LED makes a fantastic, ripped maternity jean. If you are in the market, go try them on. Not expensive either.
nude loafers

Photos by Anastasia Serena
Tee: Gap (love these) / Cardigan: Gap (another great option)  / Coat: ASOS (similar) / Denim: LED / Loafers: Jeffrey Campbell / Bag: Vince / Hat: rag & bone / Watch: Obaku c/o

All I can say about getting dressed during pregnancy is to find clothes that are comfortable and make you feel good. I would not recommend spending a lot of money on anything "maternity". Get a few good staples (chambray shirt, white oxford, denim, and layering tees—all depending on when you are due). You can find my maternity posts broken down below to help give you an idea of what I wore. Stay true to your style and don't worry about having to buy all new things. You will be surprised by how often you can wear what's already hanging in your closet.

This will likely be my last blog post for a few months. I'm taking a nice blog break to get settled in our new home and take care of our little girl. I'm anticipating many sleepless nights and anxious about being a new parent, however I cannot wait for our new life. I'll be back in the Spring and maybe, just maybe, I'll have a pretty new online space too. We'll see. In the meantime, I'll still be posting on instagram. If you need a few good blogs to read, these are a few of my favorites—I think you would love them too. 

Look Linger Love {love Chassity's style and all her beautiful snaps from Charleston}
Sharing My Sole {lots of classic style inspiration and Jaclyn is one of my favorite people}
Annie Reeves {all the pretty pictures of food and especially where to go/eat in Charleston}
Seasons + Salt {a style blog that's all about less is more with a focus on ethical fashion}

My Maternity Posts

Everyday Options:

Dresses:


See you in the Spring,

Maternity Greys + Obaku Watch Giveaway

Wednesday, January 06, 2016


Grey Coat
I have just a few weeks left until my due date and let me tell you, getting dressed is a struggle. This side zip Gap sweater has been in heavy rotation along with this oversized grey ASOS coat. Until the baby arrives, I'm sticking to my beloved neutrals and keeping my accessories sleek.
Maternity Style
I've had my eye on this tote for awhile and finally made it mine during one of the Shopbop sales. This Vince tote is everything that I thought it would be and more. It has plenty of room for all my day-to-day stuff and even has a great zip organizer inside. Is there really anything better than a pretty leather bag? 
Grey coat
Obaku Watch
Let's talk about this beautiful watch. I'm wearing this exact watch by Obaku and I love it. It's a minimalist's dream watch and ideal for everyday wear. The strap is black leather and the ultra slim case is made of stainless steel.
Obaku Watch
I also love that the watch is oversized (more like a men's watch), but not too big (it's 32mm). You'll also be surprised by the prices on these watches—super reasonable and they have a great selection.
Grey Gap Sweater
Obaku Watch, Ripped jeans
If you're into this watch as much as I am, head over to my instagram tonight and enter to win one for yourself. It's a cinch to enter, so swing by before the giveaway ends (12/8).
Grey coat
Obaku watch
Photos by Anastasia Serena
Sweater: Gap / Coat: ASOS (old) (similar) / Denim: LED (non-maternity option)  / Bag: Vince / Heels: J.Crew (old) (also love these) / Sunglasses: Woodzee c/o / Watch: Obaku c/o 

You can shop all Obaku watches over on their website and also find them on facebook and instagram. Don't forget to head over to my instagram later tonight for the chance to win this killer watch for yourself (giveaway ends 12/8).
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