What I Wore To My Bridal Shower

What I Wore To My Bridal Shower I had so much fun celebrating my bridal shower surrounded by my friends and family. You can see all the details from the special day here, and all of my outfit details within this post below. And here’s a look at the front of my dress! My Bridal Shower Dress I wore this beautiful white eyelet Monique Lhuillier dress to my bridal shower. Like most bridal dresses, it runs small, so if you’re in between sizes, definitely size up. The material is a gorgeous cotton-like eyelet, and it’s fully lined so it’s not see through. The back of the dress dips low (not too low), but just enough where it looks really feminine and flattering. This is a really similar option to the one I wore! White Bridal Shower Dresses If you’re looking for a white eyelet dress option, I recommend this one, this one, this one and this one. Also, if you’re interested in dress options that cover your arms – this one, this one and this one are so pretty. If you’re leaning toward a white lace dress, I recommend this one, this one, this one or this one. And if you’re looking for something that is on the longer side, I love this one, this one, this one and this one! Bridal Shower Accessories I wore a nude Gucci clutch from years ago to my bridal shower (sadly sold out, similar here), but I love this YSL clutch and this one (for a white option.) I wore these Stuart Weitzman Nudistsong heels (they also come in patent leather.) If you want a lower heel – these pearl block heels are stunning. For jewelry, I wore my same charm earrings that I always wear, but if you want to do a pearl earring option – these are beautiful! Bridal Shower Guest Dresses If you’re attending as a guest, it’s best not to wear white out of respect for the bride. I suggest something colorful and fun like this blue + white dress, this one (you may recognize – I have it!), or even a coral knit dress like this or this. Be sure to check out my Bridal Favorites page which is packed full of other options! Monique Lhuillier dress (also love this one and this one)Stuart Weitzman heels (also love these and these)
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Nordstrom Beauty Sale

Nordstrom marked down hundreds of beauty items just in time for summer! SO many of my favorite, go-to products are included within this sale. These products never go on sale, so you better bet I stocked up!!! Take advantage before they go back to full price or sell out. Nordstrom Beauty Sale Foundation + Concealer The Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation (I wear shade 6.5) is on sale! It is the best foundation, I’ve been wearing it for over 10+ years. My Cle de Peau Beaute concealer (I wear shade Beige) is on sale as well. I love this creamy concealer – and just apply it with my index finger. Lipgloss This is pretty much the only lipgloss I wear. If you have really naturally dark lips it makes them soooo creamy/neutral looking. A little goes a LONG way so if you have lighter lips, just apply a little. It recently sold out, but is finally back in stock – and on sale! Brushes This is the most luxurious bronzer/blush brush ever. It never goes on sale, so I had to order it. I’ve tried several brow brushes over the years, and this is by far the best one. I use this eye shadow in Mahogany to fill my brows in – it’s on sale too! Eyes This Laura Mercier caviar stick is amazing for creating a smoky eye. I use the Tuxedo shade as a base when I’m doing a really deep smoky eye. It’s very dark so a little goes a long way, but it’s super soft which makes it easy to blend! This is such a silky eyeliner – I like all of their brown shades. The prettiest eyeshadow palettes for doing a natural or smoky eye… this Bobbi Brown one and this Tom Ford one! Skin Don’t miss out on the perfect summer glow with this Tom Ford body oil! It is truly summer in a bottle. My everyday cleanser is on sale – it smells so good and is very gentle. This is a great skin set for the man in your life. And this setting powder does wonders for those shiny spots on your face in photos! Hair I love the T3 curling irons and use their 1″ barrel. I did an entire blog post on my favorite hair tools here! Really considering getting this showerhead filter – has anyone else tried one?! Be sure to check out my other Beauty blog posts; Best Hair Tools and Summer Beauty Q+A!
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What I Wore To My Bachelorette

The night before my bridal shower, a few of my closest friends planned an intimate dinner at Soho House to celebrate! It was so special to see everyone – many friends I hadn’t seen in months and months because they live on the West Coast. We all sat around the table talking, eating, drinking and swapping stories for hours before heading home in a huge stretch limo. One of my girlfriends surprised me and read answers to questions she had asked Thomas about me beforehand. It was the perfect, low key bachelorette without any of the typical paraphernalia and drama that often accompanies them. Shout out to all of my fellow ambiverts and introverts who appreciate a low key vibe. What I wore to my bacheloretteI had this little white dress hanging in my closet for over a year. Funny enough I bought it right before the pandemic and figured I could wear it to an event. I’m so glad I was able to save it for the occasion because it was ideal for the night! Sadly it’s out of stock (I really hope they bring it back, maybe if enough of you request it?), but I will link several similar options below and you can always find my bridal picks on my Favorite Things page! I paired my white dress with an old Gucci blush leather clutch and these sparkly fun Stuart Weitzman Nudistong heels. Bachelorette makeupI did my own makeup with my go-to smoky eye created using this YSL palette. Also, I wore 3 layers of this mascara and tons of Charlotte Tilbury highlighter (the best!) I mixed my Necessaire body lotion with the Tom Ford body oil for glowy skin.
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Packing For Nantucket

We are so excited to be heading to Nantucket this summer! I wanted to share a few things I’m bringing with me. Everything here is under $250. Packing For NantucketI love the detail on this Zimmermann bathing suit. Pair it with this fun block printed sarong! Bring an umbrella like this to the beach. How cute is this straw tote? I have the mini version. This hat would be perfect for a windy day! These pearl earrings are so elegant and reasonably priced! This toiletry bag is a serious upgrade from my old ones and comes in several colors. It would make a fabulous gift, wouldn’t it? I just ordered a new personalized iPhone case. And these sandals are classic! See what else I’m bringing below like this simple sundress under $25 and these earrings.
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