Thursday, June 22, 2017

Hat's Off

In this week's earlier post I touched slightly on my love affair with hats. Whenever I am in a store and I see a hat that catches my eye I just can't help myself - I HAVE to try it on! I'm not really biased to the style of hat that I prefer, I have a few to choose from to play around with during each season.

As I've gotten older I have become extremely conscious about my sun exposure not only on my body but especially my face. Thinking about previous burns as a teenager makes me cringe! Now whenever I sit at the beach or out back at my parents I wear a some type of hat (baseball or panama) with loads of SPF on my face. Speaking of SPF I just tried out SuperGoop and will be stocking up for Summer!

This Inverni hat my mom bought me last year at Intermix, right before I went on my honeymoon to South Africa. It is a bit pricier than a lot of other hat's on the market and that's why I wanted to round up a big selection for you guys to choose from. I just bought this Brixton one for a slightly different look and I love this baseball hat to throw on after the gym. Brixton is becoming one of my favorite hat brands not only for their fit and style but for the price tag!

Hat's off to Summer! ( but really keep them on!)

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Lust List


 DRESS:: Likely (this color on sale for $71) // SHOES:: Rachel Roy (just bought these!) // BRACELETS:: Madewell

If you don't know about LIKELY, you need to. I found LIKELY's "Driggs" dress a few months ago and thought it was the perfect dress to wear to a wedding and the price was hard to beat at $178. This color (my all time favorite color) has been marked down to $71. All of LIKELY dresses come in multiple colors and styles. Kaitlin wore this long one to a few weddings this year and it's gorgeous! I also LOVE this long style and the color is stunning. I added a boutique at the bottom of this post with all of our favorite LIKELY styles!

Xx Chrissy

Photos by Brooke Allison Photo

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Summer Stripes

 TOP:: Rails ( super sale, also in blue!) // SHORTS:: Rag & Bone // SUNNIES:: Ray Ban //  SANDALS:: Steven By Steve Madden // HAT:: Inverni (old)

If you don't already know I am a HUGE fan of stripes. While I am writing this post I am actually wearing a striped tee (no joke) I really gravitate towards striped tee's and button downs especially those from Rails. I have a few of their super soft plaid ones that are a Fall / Winter staple of mine but when I switch those out of rotation, I swap in their striped linen button downs. I am guilty I actually own three of these babies!

The one I am wearing above was my most recent purchase from Saks Off Fifth and I had previously owned this blue one. I purchased this ( I like to call it candy colored) one last Summer. It's pastel colors really drew me in.

 The second I saw these "raffia" esque slides I knew they were meant to be. Under $100 and go with everything in my closet I pulled the trigger almost immediately. Just doing a bit of detective work the other day I noticed these Steven's were selling out pretty quickly - get yours here and here!

How gorgeous is this Inverni hat!? My mom got it for my before I went on my honeymoon and ever since then I have become a hat person. I just purchased this Brixton hat to play around with my Summer hat game. I also like this hat and this hat ( way more budget friendly!)

If you couldn't already tell, Red is one of my favorite colors. It's bright, bold and I've just the right amount of "punch" to your outfit. This is one of my top red pieces in my closet..

I am not a big shorts person but when I do decide to throw on a denim pair it will always be Rag & Bone. Jort's can be really scary especially if your stems haven't seen the sun in 10 years, but that's why ( if the temperature cooperates) I like to pair my denim cutoffs with a long sleeve top.


Friday, June 16, 2017

Friday Favorites :: Off The Shoulder Tops

I know we have probably discussed this love affair many times before but while I was packing up for the weekend I realized all the top options I chose were off the shoulder. I personally think that this style of top is the most flattering and you can have fun with both long sleeve or short sleeve. My Rebecca Minkoff one above is on super sale and I am also loving this one of hers.

Although it is a pain to throw on a jacket in colder temperatures, (especially in winter) but for chillier nights on Nantucket or even early Spring, throwing a little bomber or jean jacket over your shoulders will do the trick.

Shop more off the shoulder styles below - obviously we favor white!

Xx Kaitlin

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Little White Dress

DRESS:: Equipment (62% off!) // BAG:: Kayu // SHOES:: Nordstrom // BRACELETS:: Madewell // EARRINGS:: Kenneth Jay Lane

I can't get any work done at home. I've tried. The whole "do it while they nap" or "just get it done after they go to bed" doesn't work for me. Someone is always up, protesting bed time etc. So this morning I thought I would sneak out of the house and head to my favorite coffee shop and try and get this done. I was super flustered this morning but dropped my oldest at camp and had my sitter watching my two little ones. I got my favorite latte, found a little spot, sat down and opened my laptop. I gathered these images together from my phone and quickly airdropped them.. to the WRONG COMPUTER. Yes, I airdropped all of the images to a man named Jason's laptop. There were only three of us sitting in the coffee shop at the time and "Jason" was sitting with his back towards me and I heard a ding on his computer, looked up and saw my images pop up on the corner of his screen. My heart sank, I started sweating and was super mortified. I wanted to book it as fast as I possibly could out the door but I desperately needed to get this done. So I approached Jason, apologized over and over again and told him he REALLY didn't need to open these photos...

On to this dress:: I found this dress on sale for 62% off. I, of course, bought this before it went on major sale (ugh) and wanted to share it with you guys. I photographed this before I had a few alterations done to it because I was afraid it would sell out quickly. It is seriously stunning (even more so in person). I ended up shortening it to right below my knee and had to take in the top a little bit. I'm wearing an XS and it was on the bigger side so I think you could most definitely size down. And for reference, I'm 5' 2" so it will probably be the perfect length on someone 5' 5" or taller but I also kind of like the longer length. I was just looking for something shorter. And when it's on crazy sale, I don't mind paying a little extra for alterations! I also added a boutique below with some more of my favorite white dresses!

xx Chrissy

Photos byBrooke Allison Photo


Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Sale Alert :: Shopbop Up to 70% Off!

Need a mid week pick me up? Shopbop had a feeling we were not vibing with this week's work deadlines and just plain "adulting" so they launched a super sale! Receive 25% off ALL sale items with code SCORE17.

Going through the pages a few things popped out to us...

This bright sorbet colored one piece is perfect to wear all summer long! It's perfect to wear with this sarong.

Lots and lots of shoes! Cannot get enough of low block heels, and how gorgeous are these wedges!?

During the hottest months of Summer all I want to wear to work is an easy, breezy dress. I like this one and this one!

Xx Kaitlin 

Shop below!


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