Outfits

Casual Chambray Outfit

Casual Chambray OutfitOne of my go-to summer outfits consists of white jeans + a chambray top. I love the way white denim looks paired with a light blue button down. It’s classic and easy for summer nights at home, grabbing take out or biking to the beach. I have several pairs of white jeans and chambray tops, but I wanted to highlight the ones that I’ve continually re-bought over the years! Best White JeansWhen it comes to white jeans, I feel like I’ve tried every single brand of white jeans on the market!!! It’s been a lot of trial and error over the years but I can confidently recommend these 4 brands; L’Agence, Madewell, Time and Tru and Banana Republic. The L’Agence ones I have are this style. They are super stretchy so definitely size down. If you’re tall you won’t need to get the pants tailored, but if you’re on the shorter side, cuff them or hem them a few inches for sure. You can’t go wrong with Madewell jeans – they have just the right amount of stretch and fit true to size. Banana Republic jeans are made of a really solid quality of denim – I have the wide leg version of these. I also really like these Time and Tru budget-friendly white jeans for under $20. They run big so size down. Best Chambray TopsMy two favorite chambray button downs come from; J.Crew and Rails. The J.Crew one is slightly stiffer (but not too stiff), and a medium colored blue wash. It looks amazing tucked into a leather skirt, darker pair of blue jeans, or open with a tank underneath. The Rails one is buttery soft and feels heavenly on! It’s a longer style so it’s best worn out, because it’s a lot of fabric to tuck into pants. I like to pair it with a bodysuit or white tank underneath. How To Style White JeansFor more inspo on how to style white jeans, check out a few of my past outfits wearing them here, here, and here.
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NYC Rooftop Dinner

NYC Rooftop DinnerThomas and I celebrated our 1 year anniversary on our rooftop last week! It was the most beautiful night and we enjoyed a delicious meal from one of our favorite restaurants; Carbone. The spicy rigatoni dish is to die for! An Elegant TablescapeI wanted to make our table look elegant and effortless. I put out a white linen tablecloth, navy blue linen napkins, silver napkin rings, and rattan placemats. My glassware is from Hudson Grace, and my silverware is actually from Bed, Bath and Beyond a few years ago! I put simple white hydrangeas in a clear glass pitcher for a relaxed, summery look. Tapered white candlesticks completed the table. Blue Floral Top + Skirt SetThis blue floral top + skirt set has been hanging in my closet for months waiting to be worn! It’s from one of my favorite brands; Misa Los Angeles. They make the most stunning colorful, printed pieces. I modified this top and scrunched the middle together to make it into a crop top. Then I used a safety pin to hold the fabric together – such an easy little DIY crop top hack! I have 2 of these Misa skirts and they’re even prettier in person. What I love about them is that they have a comfortable elastic waist, flow beautifully when you move, and are super flattering. They’re also made of a wrinkle resistant material so you legit never have to steam or iron them. AccessoriesFor shoes, I wore my favorite Aquazzura lace up sandals. Their heels are 100% worth the splurge because they last forever, never go out of style, and don’t kill your feet when you walk in them! I put on these fun V. Chapman gold cross earrings for a Dolce & Gabbana, Italian inspired look and kept the rest of my jewelry simple. These earrings have quickly become my go-to for date night!
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White Dresses + Jumpsuits For Spring

I love a crisp white dress or jumpsuit for hot spring/summer days. There are so many great pieces on sale right now, so I wanted to share the select few that really stood out to me! I broke them up by casual dresses, cocktail dresses, and white jumpsuits. Casual White Dresses For Spring One of the easiest pieces to throw on for spring or summer is a LWD. Reformation makes the most gorgeous white dresses. They tend to sell out really fast, so if you see a dress you like, jump on it – seriously!!! I am loving this one (so classic and easy), this long sleeve one (just ordered), this dainty eyelet/lace one, and this one (the details on it are too good.) In terms of dresses from other brands…I really like the cut on this dress and it’s super reasonable, this dress would be great belted, I can see myself living in this easy linen shirtdress, LOVE this organic looking apron dress, and this is such a pretty strapless dress for the beach. !function(d,s,id){ var e, p = /^http:/.test(d.location) ? 'http' : 'https'; if(!d.getElementById(id)) { e = d.createElement(s); e.id = id; e.src = p + '://widgets.rewardstyle.com/js/shopthepost.js'; d.body.appendChild(e); } if(typeof window.__stp === 'object') if(d.readyState === 'complete') { window.__stp.init(); } }(document, 'script', 'shopthepost-script'); Cocktail White Dresses For Spring This dress was one of the most popular dresses I’ve ever worn. I got so many questions about it! I love that it’s fitted, hugs all of the right places, and isn’t see through. It would be perfect for a night out, bachelorette party, rehearsal dinner, bridal luncheon, etc. It’s soooo elegant and under $300. This dress is beautiful on and I wore it on my last trip to Miami – it’s one that can definitely be dressed up or down, I actually wore it with flats in Miami. You can’t go wrong with a white blazer dress, and this long sleeve Alexis dress is dreamy. !function(d,s,id){ var e, p = /^http:/.test(d.location) ? 'http' : 'https'; if(!d.getElementById(id)) { e = d.createElement(s); e.id = id; e.src = p + '://widgets.rewardstyle.com/js/shopthepost.js'; d.body.appendChild(e); } if(typeof window.__stp === 'object') if(d.readyState === 'complete') { window.__stp.init(); } }(document, 'script', 'shopthepost-script'); White Jumpsuits For Spring A white jumpsuit is timeless. You can wear a white T-shirt underneath it – this one would look great styled that way, or alone – I love the cut out detail on this one. There are only a few of this one left in stock and this strapless one looks so comfy.
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Paloma Cocktail Recipe

It’s been so fun experimenting with different cocktails every week for our “Cocktails with Tom” Instagram Live series. Last week, Thomas bought fresh grapefruits from the store and decided he wanted to make Palomas. I had never had one before, but I’m so glad I tried it, because it’s insanely delicious! It’s such a refreshing cocktail and made our entire kitchen smell heavenly. An Everyday SkirtI’ve been making a better effort to get dressed, but comfort is still my top priority. This easy, everyday midi/maxi skirt from Walmart Fashion has a linen-like material and stretch waist so it’s perfect for spring and summer days. I ordered it in black and white (the white is more sheer so definitely wear a slip underneath it.) It looks elegant paired with a white button down like this one, a bodysuit, or even a t-shirt knotted at the waist. I can also see myself wearing it over a swimsuit on a hot summer day! It runs true to size (I got a small), but if you’re in between sizes and short, I would recommend sizing down! Perfect White Button DownI own several white button down blouses and rotate them all frequently! They’re a staple in my wardrobe and honestly, I feel like you can never have too many. I love the material of this one from Walmart’s Fashion section – it’s soft, ties up beautifully at your waist (but also looks great worn as is), and isn’t see through/too sheer. Best part is it’s under $10. PS it runs true to size. Gold Lace Up SandalsOk can we talk about these sandals? I gasped when I saw them online. A pair of gold lace up sandals that I wore to death, were getting so beat up and I’ve been on the HUNT for a new pair. I’m VERY picky about lace up sandals though, and don’t like a ton of bells + whistles on them poking at my feet. These ones are beautiful – they’re the best gold shade (not too yellowy/shiny and not too matte/silvery haha – I told you I’m picky), the soles have a nice padding, and they lace up around the ankle, or if you’re feeling adventurous, you can tie them up higher to your shin. They’re going to sell out really fast I guarantee so snap them up at Walmart Fashion while you can! Paloma Cocktail Recipe1/4 cup fresh squeezed grapefruit juice1 tablespoon lime juice1 teaspoon sugar or simple syrup1/4 cup tequila1/4 cup club soda1 grapefruit wedgeSugar (or salt) + maraschino cherry juice for rim Combine sugar or salt and a teaspoon of red maraschino cherry juice on a plate. Rub the rim of your glass with water or a bit of lime juice and stick it in the sugar + cherry mixture. This will give your cocktail a fun, colorful rim! Combine grapefruit juice, sugar, and lime juice so that the sugar dissolves. Then add in the tequila and shake over ice. Pour into your glass with an ice cube and top with club soda. Enjoy!
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