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Floral Split Leg Jumpsuit

Floral Split Leg Jumpsuit

I shop online a lot. Like a lot more than a normal person probably should. It's just so convenient especially once you know how a brand fits you. You see something you like, click "add to cart", and bam - you've got pretty goodies coming your way! But I also understand why some people are hesitant to order clothes online. Sometimes you order clothes expecting it to look exactly the way it does on the model and it just doesn't or the fit is off. But I've learned that most times buying it and hoping for the best is worth the risk of it not working out. Case in point: this gorgeous jumpsuit. I was super nervous when I bought this jumpsuit from Shoptiques. It was super pretty on the model but my lack…

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Sheer Red Mesh Top

Sheer Red Mesh Top

We got our first little taste of Chicago summer this past weekend and it felt glorious! But it also made me realize I need a lot more summer clothes. Yes, it was absolutely gorgeous outside but it was also a bit toasty and I momentarily panicked thinking I didn't have anything to wear for the heat! Thank goodness I recently bought this adorable mesh top! For those of you who only associate mesh and tulle with ballet skirts, I'm here to show you that that's not the case! I love this top because it's a perfect way to stay cool without having to strip down to a tank and shorts (not that there's anything wrong with that!). It gives your outfit that something extra when really it's just a simple top over a basic…

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Striped Top x Pearly Whites

Striped Top x Pearly Whites

Memorial Day Weekend is coming up and that means it's time to whip out your summer whites! To be honest, I never really followed that rule because I think you should be able to wear white whenever you want to BUT it's so fun to wear your lightest and brightest to mark the beginning of the best season of the year! I know a lot of people are hesitant to wear white in general because it's the ultimate stain magnet. As careful as I might be, I somehow always manage to get stains on everything so for this reason, I've avoided white jeans and shorts for a really long time. I think this is the year though. I have a few white jeans in a couple of online shopping carts so I'm crossing my…

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Belted Blazer x Denim Skirt

Belted Blazer x Denim Skirt

Remember this pretty little pajama blazer? Well, I love it so much that I wanted to show you guys another way to style it! As we are all fully aware, denim skirts are back in style and aren't going anywhere anytime soon. I love the idea of a blazer and a denim skirt together because it gives you that perfect, casual look. I've also noticed I've been really drawn to belts lately, especially the bigger belts. Remember when you were younger and would wear an obnoxiously large belt over a tee? I'm not going quite as extreme as I did in my younger days but same idea here! The belt transforms the blazer into a top and the little peek of denim on the bottom gives you that perfect day-to-night outfit. All pictures were…

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Mini Dress x White Boots

Mini Dress x White Boots

Today's post is going to be short and sweet, but I love this look and wanted to share it with you guys! This mini dress from Tobi is so perfect for a night out with my girls and I love it paired with some cute white boots! It's got sort of a 70s vibe to it, no? It also has POCKETS. And I know everyone loves a good dress with pockets! Get the Look: Dress: Tobi Corlette Wine Shift Dress | Boots: Steve Madden Amara Boots | Bag (old, similar): BCBG MaxAzria Sadie Box Clutch

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15 Amazing Gingham Pieces Under $75

15 Gingham Pieces Under $75

I'm fully aware that the next thing I'm about to say has been said by me a million times already but I can't stop because I FREAKING LOVE GINGHAM! With Memorial Day coming up and summer around the corner, gingham's presence in my life just keeps on growing. The obsession is real and I know I'm going to look like a crazy lady with my gingham-filled closet when it's out of style but I don't even care. I'm crazy in love, you guys. And I'm going to push my obsession by showing you my current favorite gingham pieces that are both cute and affordable! I'd be lying if I said I didn't have this adorable side tie swimsuit in my cart right now. It's a swim silhouette I've really been digging and the print…

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Striped Tee x Pleated Pants

Casual Look: Striped Tee x Pleated Pants

When I'm looking for a casual outfit to throw on, a tee and jeans usually do the trick but I'll admit I sometimes get a little bored wearing the same thing over and over again. So instead of reaching for the go-to, I'll mix it up every once in a while by pairing something like a tee with something a little dressier to elevate my casual look. I love the hint of distressing on this striped tee from Tobi, it's the perfect little detail to make the look extra casual. And these pants are a great complement to the striped tee. I think it's so important to have versatile pieces in your closet and I love that I can wear these pants at work, out at night, or during the day! It's a super…

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Floral Smocked Midi Skirt & Crop Top Set

Floral Midi Skirt & Crop Top Set

We're finally getting some consistent spring weather, which means it's time to shed all the jackets! My favorite thing right now for the season is a matching two piece outfit. There's just something about a top/bottom set that makes it so stylish but it's such an easy outfit! These sets come in so many different silhouettes and combinations but I have to say I've been especially loving the ones with crop tops. I found this adorable one at Abercrombie & Fitch (seriously, they're making a comeback, I'm tellin' ya!). The print is gorgeous and I love the shade of red it's in. Also, the top and bottom are both STRETCHY! If you're not so keen on showing off a little bit of midriff, you can hoist the skirt up a little higher so the…

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Mixing Prints: Striped Blouse x Gingham Pants

Mixing Prints: Stripes x Gingham

I am head over heels in love with gingham right now. Anytime I'm in a store, my eyes go straight to everything gingham and I end up walking out with something in this glorious checkered print. The addiction is real, people. And as playful as it may seem, it's actually a super versatile print. It goes with almost anything and can turn a basic outfit into a fun outfit! If I'm not feeling particularly adventurous but still want to put together a cute look, a gingham top and a pair of jeans makes a perfect outfit. If I'm looking for a little more personality in my outfit, I'll mix gingham with some other prints! Stripes and gingham are both neutral prints in my opinion. And by that, I mean they both look great paired…

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Style Series No. 1: Zippered Bodysuit

Style Series No. 1: Zippered Bodysuit

Over time, I've been able to nail down my style because I've tried out a lot of different aesthetics. And honestly, I have my friends to thank for that. Each and every one of my girls has their own signature style and has influenced the way I dress. I learned what works for me and what doesn't from rummaging through tons of very different closets in college. But I don't necessarily think that means that we can't wear certain things. The one thing I hear a lot that makes me cringe is "I could never pull that off" because most of the time, it's not true! I think a lot of people see something worn one way and assume it's the only way to wear it. I mean, that's how I get a lot…