Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Pre MDW Sale

MDW is almost here! I'm honestly finding it hard to believe. This school year flew by and I always feel really emotional every time the school year ends. My kids, on the other hand, are really excited for summer and to get back to the beach.

There are tons of MDW sales happening now and more will pop up as we get closer to the weekend. The first I'm sharing with you is one I shopped yesterday. The Shopbop sale! I was able to shop the sale early yesterday and snagged a ton of Ulla Johnson goodies (some sadly have sold out!) But I ordered this top and this one that are still in stock.

I also ordered this white peasant blouse because I need more casual tops to wear with jeans during the day.

Love this Poupette Maxi dress. The colors are my fave!

My favorite jeans are also on sale.

Cute beach coverup for $80.

Shop more favorites below! Xo


Friday, May 17, 2019

Friday Favorites :: Summer Ready Dresses

DRESS:: Tory Burch on sale (more sizes here!) // SHOES:: Castaner (new version here) // BAG:: Faithfull // Sunnies:: Ray Ban 

THIS. WEATHER. Finally! It is so beautiful out and I'm ready to start breaking out all of my summer dresses. I've been on the hunt for some good ones and I did quite a lot of online browsing this week. I've rounded up some favorites below but here are some highlights:
  • I don't know why I haven't ordered this dress yet. I've been loving it since March and it is exactly the style I love to wear. 
  • For all the brides: this one is so cute and the price is pretty good, too!







Tuesday, May 14, 2019

The Edit :: White Dresses

DRESS:: Place Nationale (sold out but love this one)

Once the temps start to warm up I find myself reaching for the white dresses in my closet. I recently bought the one pictured above by Place Nationale on sale at Shopbop. Unfortunately, it's no longer available but the new to me brand has some really beautiful pieces available at Bloomingdale's and Shopbop.

I ordered this dress over the weekend and can't wait for it to come. I love that it comes in standard, petite and plus sizes. I love this maxi dress style that is currently 30% off with code SHOPNOW.

Shop some more favorites below::



Thursday, May 9, 2019

THE MAY EDIT

DRESS:: Gap // JACKET:: Ann Taylor (on sale!) // BAG:: Pamela Munson // SHOES:: Ann Taylor (similar here) // EARRINGS:: Bronzallure (similar here

The sun is shining and the birds are chirping- Spring is here, finally! And that means I'm ready to break out all of my dresses. I always find pretty dresses at the Gap this time of year. I actually ordered this dress in the darker blue color but they sent this one instead and I decided to keep it because the color is soft and pretty. I might actually purchase the darker blue (again) because I love this maxi and I think it's perfect for this in between time when the weather isn't super warm or super cool. I paired it with this white denim jacket (currently 40% off!) from Ann Taylor- it will definitely be my spring and summer staple!

THE MAY EDIT::

I thought it was time to do my monthly roundup of items I'm loving. You can shop all of my favorites below but first, here's a few highlights::
  •  I'm looking for more casual pieces to wear every day so I don't have to rely on my leggings and sweats. Love this tee that I would pair with skinny jeans and espadrilles. 
  • Obsessed with this bathing suit- I'm nervous it might be a little too revealing in the back (I really really hate the butt cheek look on bathing suits) but I'm going to give it a try. 
  •  Everyone needs a good woven/straw bag for the summer and I LOVE this one and this one
  • I'm really drawn to this dress (maybe it's because it's under $200?) and curious to see what the fit is like. 
Check out the rest below!









Sunday, May 5, 2019

Mother's Day Gifts

JACKET:: Iro (similar here and here) // TEE:: Club Monaco // SKIRT:: Faithfull (on sale in size medium here!) // BAG:: Celine

Mother's Day is just around the corner people and it's time to show your mama (or baby mama) how much you love them. I'm honestly not the biggest gift person BUT a little something every once and a while always feels nice. 

Meaningful jewelry is always something a woman appreciates. I'm a big necklace person and wear the four necklaces above almost daily. 
  • The first is a Zoe Lev diamond initial necklace with my four kids' initials. I linked to their Etsy site because everything is 10% off on Etsy only- ends tonight! I also think this necklace is sooo pretty. 
  • My second necklace is a stone that was passed on by my grandmother (she was my favorite person and so special to me). My mom had it reset and made into a necklace for me. It's a really special piece that I never take off. 
  • My third necklace is a little combo. The chain and the charms are by Temple St. Clair  - my husband gave the necklace and three of the charms to me right after I had Charlie- three charms for my three kids. When we had Ellie he added this one to it. The bigger gold disc is another very special family charm- this time from my Dad's side of the family- that I added to the necklace. It's something that always makes me feel safe when I put it on. 
  • The fourth, longer necklace is another combo. The clover heart charm is by my favorite jewelry line, Asha. Ashley (the designer) makes such beautiful jewelry and also has a fine jewelry collection. I added on a St. Christopher Medal that my mother in law gave me a few years ago and a gold locket that belonged to my great grandmother. Love the look of old mixed with new- and you are guaranteed that no one else will have it!
I guess you could say my necklaces above are kind of like a charm bracelet in necklace form. I love adding on- especially when the particular piece carries a special meaning to it. I've rounded up some of my favorite jewelry pieces below- hopefully you can find a special something for the moms in your life!



Friday, May 3, 2019

Friday Favorites :: Weezie Towels

BATH TOWEL:: Weezie // HAND TOWEL:: Weezie 

I haven't taken too many pictures of our home yet because I want to wait until things are a bit more finished. BUT I wanted to share some recent new home additions that I'm really loving.

We recently gave our bathrooms a little spring refresh with some goodies by Weezie Towels. If you haven't heard of Weeize Towels yet, let me give you a quick intro. Weezie was founded by Liz and Lindsey after they realized how disappointed they were with the towels they owned. After thousands of hours of research and work, they launched Weezie Towels- a line of 100% organic cotton, luxurious, and absorbent towels. They are also completely customizable- you can choose piping color and have them monogramed!

Our towel situation was actually quite lame and I was so excited to receive some high quality towels and washcloths for our new home. We picked out some new towels and hand towels for our master bath and washcloths for the kids. They are seriously the softest towels and the monograms came out soooo well. Our girls share a bathroom and our boys share one so I decided to do matching colors and monograms. I chose light pink piping and River style monogram for my girls and light blue piping and Mercer monogram for my boys. For our master bath towels I chose white piping and the Prince monogram. I was so happy with how they came out and I'm already looking to add some more to our collection. I think these towels would make the best gifts- especially for bridal showers and baby showers!

WASHCLOTHS:: Weezie (How sweet are these?!?)






Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Spring Sales

TOP:: Rebecca Taylor (on sale!)

There are two sales going on right now that I thought you should know about it. One is a surprise sale over at Shopbop- up to 40% off thousands of items. I'm sorry I'm so late letting you know about this one- it ends tonight! I just haven't had any free time this week. Anyways here are my favorite items included in the sale:
  • My sister bought this dress and it looks amazing on. Obsessed with the colors. 
  •  This scrunchie that you guys loved is also included- in green and blue!
  • These are the perfect earrings for summer weddings. 
  • I love the style of this cami and both colors. Navy is a staple and the blue is so fun for summer. 
SHOP MORE SALE PICKS BELOW!


The other sale I want to share with you is the Sephora sale. The sale is only for customers signed up for their rewards program- you should sign up regardless! Right now it's only for Rouge members and you can take 20% off with code HEYROUGE from now until May 6th. Starting tomorrow, VIB and INSIDERS can also shop the sale. VIB gets 15% off with code HEYVIB and INSIDERS can take 10% off with code HEYINSIDER.

I plan on picking up some more of my favorite Indie Lee products like the CoQ10 toner and this facial oil.

I really want to try this bronzer.

This is my new favorite scent. 

You can read more about my favorites here!


 

design + development by kelly christine studio