Thursday, March 23, 2017

Love For Levi's

JEANS:: Levi's Wedgie Icon // SHOES:: Chanel loafers (similar here) // WATCH:: Hermes // SWEATER:: Club Monaco (it's on sale!) // CLUTCH:: Chanel (similar here) // SUNNIES:: Gucci (also like these) // EARRINGS:: Bauble Bar

It's no surprise here that most of my outfit posts feature jeans. I am a self proclaimed jean lover, hoarder, fanatic - you name it! I constantly want to scoop up multiple pairs at a time but that little voice in my head (not often enough) tells me to sit tight and wear my favorite pairs until they have given me their all. I know I've talked about my love for the Levi Wedgie Icon's but I just wanted to reiterate just how amazing they are. My sister just scooped up a pair and we have completely different body types. Whether the wedgies are on my 5''5 frame or her 5"10 frame, they still work their magic. Anyone read Sisterhood of The Traveling Pants!?!

I feel most like myself in a super soft sweater, jeans and a fabulous pair of shoes. I spare no expense when it comes to shoes. When I went to London this past Fall, I went up to the Harrod's shoe floor and I can promise you that is exactly what heaven looks like. Shoe's are one of my favorite parts of an outfit. There is no better feeling than opening a shoe box, unwrapping the tissue paper and seeing your new best friends tucked so delicately together. I could go on and on about my affection for shoes, BUT my Chanel loafers were a major splurge last Spring. This season I am seeing even more loafers and mules - I like these slides and these loafers!

Club Monaco is probably my number one go to store / site for the perfect sweater. No matter the season, they never fail to come out with  super soft and chic styles that can be worn with trousers, jeans and skirts. This one I am wearing is a grey waffle knit, with tiny specs of pink and the most subtle shoulder pads. I love the little puffed up shoulders, it takes this grey sweater from day to night!

My best accessory for this shoot is my mom's new puppy Beau. He is just the sweetest baby who loves the snuggle. Doesn't he go perfectly with my outfit!?


Photos By Donna Cheung Photography

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Lust List

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Bell Sleeves for Spring

TOP:: Enza Costa, similar here // JEANS:: Mother // CHOKER :: Gorjana  // FLATS:: Gap // RING:: Asha // BAG:: Chanel // SUNGLASSES:: Ray-Ban

Is it really only Tuesday? We had a bit of a rough week last week that seems to have trickled into this week and I'm praying we are at the end of it. We've basically been sick since Halloween and we are craving warm, spring temperatures more than ever. And I'm hoping now that winter is officially over, all of our colds and viruses will just automatically go away. That's how it works, right? Right. 

Moving on...I've been super into two things lately: high rise jeans and bell sleeves. I bought this bell sleeve tee a few weeks back and it's been in heavy rotation ever since. It's made of cotton and a little bit of cashmere and it is really soft and comfortable. It's a top I know I can wear during the day running errands and a top I can easily dress up for a night out. I found this style which is a much better price point and great for every day wear. It also comes in three colors and I just added the gray to my cart. Definitely a huge fan of the bell sleeve trend but do not recommend wearing a bell sleeve while changing diapers :) After I had my youngest baby in the fall, I quickly jumped on the high waisted denim bandwagon. They are the perfect jeans (suck you in) for the post baby body. I bought this pair by MOTHER and loooove them. If you are looking for jeans with a better price point- we love these ones. 

I always like to look to the Gap for style steals. I bought these lace up ballet flats in the pretty blue color and got to wear them for a hot second two weeks ago when the temperatures were warmer and we weren't blasted with snow. Can't wait to wear them all spring and summer long. They are an extra 40% off today and come in four colors. 


Photos by Donna Cheung Photography

Friday, March 17, 2017

Sale Alert :: Joie Friends & Family

What better way to end a snowy week than with a sale! We are really excited about this one - I have been eyeing this romper and these shoes for a few weeks now and with 25% off my purchase it seems like the best excuse!

Since I am headed to the Amalfi Coast at the end of July, I have already begun planning my packing list. This tunic over a bathing suit is perfect for our boat day, and this off the shoulder dress with these block heels is a great date night outfit (hopefully I don't get spaghetti all over it!)

Don't forget to enter JOIEFRIENDS at checkout for 25% your entire order!

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Afternoon with ASHA

Two Saturdays ago we got to spend the afternoon in the stunning ASHA Penthouse on Greenwich Avenue trying on some seriously amazing jewelry. Kaitlin and I have been long time fans of Ashley, and her beautifully crafted jewelry and handbags and were so excited to see everything up close and personal. The Penthouse, which is gorgeous and sun drenched, is not only a showroom but also a boutique. We highly encourage anyone in the area to check it out- 409 Greenwich Avenue on the 2nd Floor.

Kaitlin and I have been building quite the collection of ASHA jewels over the years. We both started with the Zodiac charm and feature them often in our gift guides- we think they make the best gifts! We've each added earrings, rings and other necklaces over the years and what we love most about each piece is how timeless they truly are. We never tire of them and every time we need a little something extra to add to our outfits we almost always choose an ASHA piece.

Ashley was kind enough to gift one of our lucky followers with one of these bracelets. We teamed up with Stephanie, from The Girl Guide, to give one away. The giveaway is over on our Instagram account so be sure to enter!


Tuesday, March 14, 2017


TOP:: Alexis, in black here // JEANS:: Levi's // FLATS:: Vince, also like these // EARRINGS:: Asha, similar here

I cannot say enough about these "wedgie" jeans. I know the name may be a major turnoff for most of you but I swear by these 90's inspired jeans. Not only are they a style steal, but they also come in a few different washes! 90's inspired style is back, with higher bottoms and shorter tops we are constantly seeing these type of denim all over the fashion / blogging world. I actually prefer high jeans that graze my ankles, nothing too cropped at the bottom! I love a high bottom with a shorter top and if I can tuck in the front a little then that's my go to look! I am eyeing these Levi's next! 

A ruffled blouse, pants or dress in my opinion are really flirty and feminine. Ruffles are a really fun element to any piece and if your accessories are toned down anyone can pull it off! I love my Alexis blouse ( also comes in black) and I could not love this off the shoulder one more - perhaps my next purchase! I have a thing for white tops, I'm partial to them because when in a pinch they just go so naturally with everything! If ruffles are a little wild for you, start small. Maybe not ruffled sleeves but a tank - something subtle! I love this one and this tank dress!

Photos:: Donna Cheung Photography Shop more ruffled pieces below::

Monday, March 13, 2017

Off The Shoulder :: NOLA

It should be no surprise that Chrissy & I love a good steal. Long time fans of the GAP we have had them on our radar the past few weeks and we have purchased some pretty great pieces. One top in particular I just bought is this chambray off the shoulder.

It was perfect to pack for a quick trip to New Orleans and whether it was paired with jeans or shorts I felt like it was an ideal top for a casual night out on the town.

Grabbing a cocktail and some chips and guac, my friend Kyley and I found ourselves at the cutest boutique hotel called The Catahoula. The outdoor space had kind of a 50's feel with the black and white floors and teal colored chairs. My pisco cup cocktail did not disappoint but I managed to take a few photos before heading to dinner at The Ace Hotel.

Shop more off the shoulder tops below!


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