Current Obsession: Yellow


Ever heard of a “happy color?” A shade that brings you pure joy every time you wear it? Yellow is MY happy color. It is fun, bright, full of personality and goes with more than you may think.

 Looks like yellow is the new trendy color in town, move over millennial pink! Add one piece of this style anywhere in an outfit and I promise it will instantly become your new favorite.

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With so many different shade variations out there, you are guaranteed to find the one that flatters you best. I love a BRIGHT pop or a muted mustard. An uber pale tone would be a sophisticated option as well.

Yellow works well with gold accessories and lots of denim. Yes, you can also wear this trend with black and not fear resembling a bumblebee. Even if you do, you will be the chicest bee you ever did see!

If a full on yellow get-up isn’t your thing, you can still incorporate sunshine hues in small doses. Pop this color into your makeup or accessories. Easiest way to knock a trend out of the park is to not hit somebody over the head with it.

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Contrary to the rhyme, this color is anything but mellow. Not that you would want to be! Fashion is about taking risks and this trend fully embraces that. Sport yellow separates or a one piece. No matter how you chose to rock it, this color will let you stand out.

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Yellow is THE color trend of  the moment. What do you think? Could yellow be your happy color too? Let me know all your thoughts (sunny or otherwise) and shop down below!


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Off Shoulder Crop Top

boohoo Crop Fisherman Jumper

Mustard Yellow Crop Off Shoulder Sweater

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Fall Wardrobe Essentials

Fall is just around the corner, whether we like it or not. While excited, I will miss my summer outfits dearly. Either way this is the perfect time to pick up or pull out quintessential fall staples.

Prints are always a fun fashion decision. Plaid is an obvious choice for the fall. While there is nothing wrong with it, steer in a different direction and look for gingham or window pane print, both huge trends this year.

Earthy tones are the epitome of fall. Military greens and rust just waiting to be plucked from your closet. This doesn’t mean bright colors are out just yet however. Varying shades of yellow and orange-y reds which we saw TAKE OVER this summer are forging head first into the changing season.

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Leaves shifting colors does not mean you need to let go of your skirt affinity until next year. Look for heavier fabrics and straight cuts. Suede, leather and denim skirts will mend the gap until winter arrives. Overall dresses are a wise choice as well. Perfectly paired with a chunky sweater to keep you warm.

For shoes, isn’t it obvious? Boots! Of course, but what kind of boots? Booties and over the knee styles still run the game. They go with everything and you most likely already own a pair of each from last year, thank goodness!

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Denim, denim, denim! Jean pieces are synonymous with autumn. Wear a full denim outfit (see previous “Denim on Denim” post) or incorporate just one piece into a look and you are set for the season. Over-sized denim jacket with a suede skirt? Check! Strive to find jeans with interesting hemlines. Raw edge? Double check! Distressed or starched, any denim at all will do just fine.  This dressing for autumn thing is easy AND comfortable.

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Now is the time to FALL in love with new fashionable finds. What are you planning on wearing? What is a trend you’re looking forward to trying out? Let me know and shop down below!


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V-neckline Twist Front Chunky Knit Sweater

Faux Leather Pencil Skirt

Oversized Ripped Denim Jacket

Raw Staggered Hem Jeans

OTK Black Boots

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Current Obsession: Denim on Denim

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Denim on denim is a high impact look. This is THE street style of the moment. Everybody from celebrities to local fashionistas cannot seem to get enough. I have found myself decked in all denim non-stop latley.

There are so many ways you can wear this trend. Mix and match the shapes or rock a full Canadian tuxedo, just promise me you will have fun. There are no rules anymore.

Denim is edgy, low-key and comforting all at once. Your lived in baby blues are just that, YOURS! Take a cue a la Britney Spears and have no qualms about wearing a full jean ensemble.

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To break up the pieces, a fun t-shirt or blouse underneath a jean jacket will keep this look refreshing and light. Mixing different shades of denim is another route to take. I chose a light wash and black denim for my look. Does everybody want to wear a crop top to achieve this style? Probably not. But that is the fun part, there are so many possible combinations! A denim button down tucked into a denim skirt would look just as chic.

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Opt for jeans and a denim jacket buttoned up as a top for days you want more coverage. Cuff the jeans and strap on a killer attitude because confidence is key to complete the look. This naturally dressed down style works great with sneakers or heels for a delightful juxtaposition.

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Since it’s denim and you already know it is going to be comfy why not try this out for yourself? Denim is classic look for a reason, now is the time to dive in! What are your thoughts on this trend? Let me know and shop down below!


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Urban Outfitters UO Max Zip-Front Denim Cropped Top

H&M – Skinny High Ankle Jeans – Black

H&M – Denim Jacket – Blue

Raw Hem Denim Skirt

Forever 21 Chambray Button-Front Shirt

Forever 21 High-Rise Exposed Button Skinny Jeans

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Summer Lookbook


Summertime and the living is easy. So  easy in fact, it just slips on by. Between moving, several trips and weddings to attend, I have been crazy busy.

When trying to decide what trends I found myself wearing lately, there weren’t a ton of constants. Instead I thought a compilation of outfits would be more sufficient. Who doesn’t love a little outfit inspiration, am I right?

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Hot weather and easy ensembles have ruled my world lately. Work smarter not harder!

What are you wearing this summer? What do you think of my choices? What is your favorite hot weather trend? I would love to know down below!


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Lace-up Front Backless Bodysuit

High Split Back Frayed Hem Denim Skirt

Halter Print Jumpsuit

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Current Obsession: Culottes

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Being the short girl ( and proud of it) that I am pants usually need to be hemmed or cuffed in order to fit me. Enter in culottes, which are everywhere from runways to the streets right now. This style of pants need no altering in order to look fab. I am 5’2 on a good day and this trend still looks amazing.

Culottes are wide leg trousers that hit below the knee to resemble a skirt. A fresh length that is perfect for summer. This look works in a print or solid, whichever you prefer. Vertical stripes will elongate your leg line (that’s why this pair is my go-to). A solid blouse with patterned pants or vice versa is the perfect every day balance.

Flowy fabrics are the epitome of comfort in the warmer months. Don’t sweat it, literally! You will looked pulled together for work or play all while being comfortable. Easy, breezy!

Wide leg trousers in full length can sometimes overwhelm a small frame. Making the culotte style ideal for petite girls. The higher hem will also showcase your shoes perfectly. Wear your prettiest pair to truly let them shine.

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If separates are too much work, try this look in a jumpsuit. The hardest part about finding a jumpsuit is typically the length. Take out the guesswork and find one that hits higher on the leg. This will come in handy when shopping online. Full mobility included. win, win!

I just can’t get enough culottes! My collection has not stopped growing this year. What are your thoughts on this look? Let me know and shop down below!


 

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Crêped Culottes

Wide-Cut Jersey Culottes

Striped Bandeau Jumpsuit

Ankle-Length Jumpsuit

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Current Obsession: Overalls


Say hello to your new favorite summer trend, OVERALLS. This look is the most fun you can have in fashion right now. Throw on a pair and get out the door. It’s summertime and the living is easy, shouldn’t your outfit be too?

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Overalls can conjure up correlations to grade school days. While I wouldn’t recommend pairing this trend with pigtails, playing into the whimsy is what makes this look so charming. Overalls remain current paired with contemporary accessories and a whole lot of confidence.  Wearing a form-fitting top underneath creates the perfect balance. An overall style that hugs the body will showcase your curves and prove this style is for all ages.

Since overalls are typically made of denim you know they are going to be comfortable! You can find the ideal fit by knowing your inseam measurement, just like how you would buy a pair of jeans. For something more relaxed go up a size to get the classic “boyfriend” style which looks best when worn cuffed. The laid back vibe is the best part of this trend, so wear them like a second skin or let your body breathe, any way that makes you feel your best.

If the pant length isn’t your thing try this trend in a dress or shorts form! Just as adorable and probably more fitting for the weather. Shorts are the most casual and an overall dress can be spruced up for a more formal event.

The right pair of shoes will take your outfit from farm girl to fashion forward. Sandals will make you look effortless and open toe heels will make this ultra casual ensemble perfect for night.

Design details such as embroidery, distressing or a faux tuxedo stripe will add interest to your baby blues. This style would be just as fab in an unusual fabrication such as leather or corduroy. So many possibilities, so little time. I told you this trend was fun!

Overall(s) this trend is my current obsession. A one piece outfit that makes you stand out far more than your typical dress. Casual or dressed up, this style could be just what your next event is needing. What are your thoughts on overalls? Let me know and shop down below!


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Ripped Overall Jeans

Bleached Distressed Overall Shorts

Denim Overall Dress

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Current Obsession: Co-ord Sets

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Co-ord sets have been around for years now but this trend shows no signs of stopping. Deciding what to wear in the morning can be a headache, but it doesn’t have to be. Having easy outfits that you know work is the best thing imaginable. While dresses are fine and dandy, two piece sets are all the rage! You do show a tiny bit more skin so rock this look NOW during the spring and summer.

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Co-ord stands for “coordinating” (but you already knew that, I’m sure). These two piece outfits come in more options than you could possibly think of. Tops with shorts, skirts or pants all of the same fabric. You will certainly be able to find this look in a cut that makes you feel most comfortable.

You know they are going to match, so just throw on and go! People will think you put in far more effort than you really did, don’t worry I won’t tell. If the amount of skin makes you nervous, throw on a jacket or duster cardigan for an ideal completer piece and a dose of cool.

Prints are your friend when it comes to these sets. Since it is separate pieces, it breaks up the pattern and doesn’t overwhelm the eye. Been dying to try the polka dot trend? This is your time! Standing out is inevitable in this fashion forward look so go bold and bright to make it worth while.

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The versatility of this trend is the best part! You can wear the pieces together or mix and match. The more options the better, right? Especially when packing sets on vacation, the possible combinations are fantastic and save space in your suitcase. Pack a couple and be the epitome of a jet setter. You will be able to get dressed (and look amazing) in mere seconds. Each piece will go with what you already have in your closet as well, get the most bang for your buck girl!

Coordinating sets are my current obsession. They are taking my summer wardrobe up a notch and I cannot get enough. What do you think of this trend? Let me know and don’t forget to shop down below. Game, SET, match.


 

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Polka Dot Crop Top and Skirt

Palm Leaf Crop and Shorts

Striped Tank and Pants

Polka Tank and Midi Skirt

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Current Obsession: Message T-shirts

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Why wear your heart on your sleeve when you could wear it across your chest? Message t-shirts are all the rage and I cannot get enough. It might be time you let your shirt do the talking!

The best part? It’s a t-shirt so you already know you can rock it with anything. Jeans and a tee is an obvious choice so pair your low-key look with high heels or statement sneakers, anything to take it up a notch. A t-shirt tucked into a midi skirt with sandals is the ideal spring & summer outfit. You will appear unexpectedly cool, like you literally woke up like this. Any way you decide to wear this look, chances are you already have the components in your closet!

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With message shirts you can get your point across without saying a word. Does it have to be a statement? Of course not, its fashion, it isn’t that serious. Wear something you find funny or cute and your outfit will be a conversation starter all day. Feminist t-shirts are having a major moment but if that isn’t your thing, no biggie! A shirt stating how much you need a latte works too.  Take a stance, put out a political view or keep it light. There is no wrong answer.

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The t-shirt is back and dead set on getting it’s point across. I’m loving this laid back style, it is equally cute as it is comfortable! What are your thoughts? Don’t feel the need to rock a memo or want to make it yours? Let me know down below and don’t forget to shop my top picks.


 

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Etsy Coffee Before Talkie T-shirt

Grayson Threads Women’s “Namastay in Bed” Destructed Graphic T-Shirt 

Future Is Female T-shirt

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Current Obsession: Pearl Embellishments

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The pearl embellishment trend brings modern air to a timeless style. Pearl necklaces have long been a classic look, an accessory of utmost elegance. This style is making a resurgence, just not in the way you would expect. Pearls are showing up as accoutrements to any piece of clothing you can imagine.

Pearl embellishments are the epitome of Spring! While this look has been in circulation for some time, I think now is the perfect time to don your pearly pieces. There is a lightness to this look that seems most appropriate to be worn with the sun shining and flowers blooming. My favorite part? You can forgo any extra jewelry, you are bling personified!

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This trend is ultra feminine, which makes me extremely happy. If that isn’t your typical aesthetic then bear with me, please. The juxtaposition between shredded denim decked with pearls is super fun without being super girly. Equal parts edgy and romantic. Think of pearls as the new studs and you are on the right track.

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If you do not want to rock pearls from head to toe, I understand. Choose ONE piece that features this fun embellishment. A pair of shoes in this trend is the ideal place to start. After I bought these heels, I was hooked! The perfect amount of pearl pop for any outfit without shoving this style down somebody’s throat.

Tell me your thoughts on this look? Too gaudy or just right? Let me know down in the comment section.


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Pearl Beaded Distressed Cut-Offs

Pear Frayed Hem Jeans

Pearl Ankle Strap Heels

Pearl Booties

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Current Obsession: Jackets


 I have constantly expressed my aversion to wearing jackets. They always felt constricting and covered up my outfit underneath. I had no problem handling a little cold weather when my outfit rocked. Funny how things can change, right?

Now I can’t seem to stop myself from buying jackets. They may be more fashionable than functional, but it is a step in the right direction. Jackets are my current obsession and have been the “it” item of my favorite outfits lately.

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The many different styles available is what makes picking a jacket so fun. Some days you feels edgy and that is when a moto style comes in. Then there are times you want to appear feminine and a fun (faux) fur coat is just what the doctor ordered. The days when you want to be decked out in athleisure? The perfect time to rock a bomber!

There is a jacket out there for every mood. They have the power to transform an outfit instantaneously. When you want to run out the door and put minimal thought into your look, throwing on an epic jacket will do all the work for you. Notice how I am wearing the same jeans in EVERY picture? An awesome outerwear piece will let you get away with that!

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Jackets make you look pulled together and hold everything in place. Strive to find one that fits close to the body, added bulk is something nobody needs. Making sure it fits correctly in the shoulder is also key. That is the biggest give away that an item is ill-fitting. I have short arms so I fully understand how difficult it can be to find a jacket that doesn’t engulf you. While fit is everything, if you are in a pinch and need to make a jacket fit better in a flash, cuff the sleeve under as oppose to over! Works like a charm.

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It has been all about outerwear for me lately! I cannot stop wearing this look even with warmer weather on the horizon. Do you have a tried and true jacket? Let me know down below!


 

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Blossom Embroidered Jacket

Embroidered Biker Jacket

Forever 21 Crushed Velvet Moto Jacket

Black Faux Fur Jacket

Metallic Moto Jacket

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