Heading West

Monday, August 25, 2014


Palm tree
We are off to Monterey and San Francisco for a few days to unwind, explore, and drink wine. I'll be taking the remainder of the week off from the blog to unplug and recharge. In the meantime, you can follow along on Instagram to see photos of the trip including the California Coast, wineries, and other shenanigans.
See you next week,

Fall Finds Under $100

Friday, August 22, 2014


Fall Finds Under $100

This week has been pretty intense, which you may have gathered by my absence the past few days. I intend to make it up by featuring not just one, but seven of my favorite Fall finds.

Need Supply Co. is one of my favorite online shopping spots and their new arrivals do not disappoint. All seven of my favorites are under one hundred bucks and perfect for Fall.

Can we talk about the Saunders Ankle Boot for a quick sec? The perfect Fall outfit = A pair of your favorite jeans (or these) + a white button down + these boots. That's as aggressive as I'll ever get with math on the blog. Promise. Another favorite of mine is the Filipa Hat. A wide-brim hat is definitely a key player to have in your closet and this one is especially perfect for just $42.

Fall is right around the corner ladies, so start stocking up now.


Bloggers Who Budget: Wedding Guest for Less

Monday, August 18, 2014



Bloggers Who Budget Wedding Guest for Less
Bloggers Who Budget Wedding Guest for Less
Bloggers Who Budget Wedding Guest for Less
Bloggers Who Budget Wedding Guest for Less
Bloggers Who Budget Wedding Guest for Less
Bloggers Who Budget Wedding Guest for Less
Photography by Ariana Clare
J.Crew Crepe Maxi Dress / Dolce Vita Archer Sandals / Gorjana Necklace c/o / RocksBox ring c/o / Loren Hope Bracelet c/o / J.Crew bangles 

I've said it before and I'll say it again, you will never have to twist my arm to dig through a good sale rack. That's exactly where I found this J.Crew Crepe Maxi Dress (on sale for $79). This dress definitely requires a try-on because the hanger does not do it justice. The material is gorgeous and the dress hangs on the body just right. It runs a bit large, so consider sizing down. This dress is ideal for a laid back beach wedding, especially if you don't want to spend more than $100 on a dress.

All you need are a few great accessories. My ring is from RocksBox which is like having a personal jewelry shopper. Simply create a style profile and pay $19/month and you get hand picked jewelry at your door. So easy.

If you have weddings on your Fall calendar, be sure to scope out all the Bloggers Who Budget for Wedding Guest looks for a lot less.

Pick of the Week: Old Navy Canvas Vest

Friday, August 15, 2014


Old Navy Canvas Vest
 Hello, Friday. Before you skip out of work early or head to happy hour, you must peep this Old Navy Canvas Vest.

There's nothing better than finding a super affordable closet staple. This vest is exactly that. It's on sale for $25 and is the perfect layering piece for right now and especially into Fall. I bet you could throw it on over what you are wearing right now. It's selling out fast online, but I found one at my local Old Navy store. It runs a touch large, so think about sizing down if your size is sold out. Pop in Old Navy this weekend and then congratulate yourself for finding a killer piece that you will wear every season.

Bloggers Who Budget are back on Monday doing Wedding Guest looks for less than $100. Yep, under $100. Don't miss this one.
Did you catch me over on Honeebee Gifts this week?
  
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Easy Like Sunday Morning

Monday, August 11, 2014


Easy Like Sunday Morning
Easy Like Sunday Morning
Easy Like Sunday Morning
Easy Like Sunday Morning
Easy Like Sunday Morning
Easy Like Sunday Morning
Easy Like Sunday Morning

Friends, meet my new weekend uniform. I typically go with a graphic tee for monotonous errands on the weekend, but since scoring this Madewell Latticework Shirt, I've upgraded a bit. It's a great shirt for looking more put together than you actually feel on a Sunday morning. Throw it on over these Rag & Bone Jeans with a pair of mules and it's a win-win situation for everyone. Guys, the Steven Mules are on super sale right now ($76) and I highly recommend. They are true to size and pretty much the easiest shoe to wear. A heel on Sunday morning? Who knew that was possible.

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Pick of the Week: For Love & Lemons Dress

Friday, August 08, 2014



For Love and Lemons white dress

This week's Pick of the Week was more difficult than usual due to the crazy new Shopbop markdowns. There are a few pieces I have my eye on, but this For Love & Lemons Dress for $100 is my winner of the week.

My friend Chelsea and I have been somewhat obsessed with snagging a LWD before Fall hits. Since there is NO such thing as no-white-after-Labor Day, it's the perfect time to hunt one down. I absolutely love the boxy shape of this dress and the embroidery gives it a great vintage feel. Definitely be sure to zoom in and check out the pom-pom trim on the neckline--adorable. For $100, it's a no brainer. I also adore the Joie Darlena Dress (on sale for $145) and the Rag & Bone London Dress (on sale for $118). Act fast because it's just a matter of time before they are... out of stock. Worst phrase ever.

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