Style

Summer Dresses

Summer is here and I have been LIVING in dresses like these for the past few weeks. They’re all by the same brand – Reformation. They make the most gorgeous dresses and I am SO happy they’re finally carried on Nordstrom! I recently found out Reformation is a sustainable brand which makes me love them even more!!! I had to throw this linen jumpsuit in the dress mix because it’s just too good…and it happened to be one of the most popular items from my Fashion Wishlist Pinterest board. If you ever want to see what’s on my wish list, or items I’ve recently bought – I update this board Monday-Friday! In addition to being carried on Nordstrom, Reformation has their own website and the selection is to-die-for. Literally I want to buy every single one of their summer dresses! I just scored this red printed dress in one of the last sizes, and this linen sweetheart style dress. I love a midi dress cut because it’s flattering on any body type. Reformation always makes a beautiful cinched waist/bodice which accentuates your curves even more. I find that their dresses run a bit on the smaller side. So I typically size up if I am between sizes. I get a ton of questions asking me what bra I wear with silk/strapless/tank top dresses and these nipple petals are a LIFESAVER. I wear them pretty much everyday. Shop more of my favorite Summer Dresses below!
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A Timeless Outfit

During the week, you’ll usually find me in a timeless outfit consisting of: jeans, a blazer, and a simple T or cami. If I have a meeting, I’ll throw on heels, but if I’m just grabbing lunch with a friend, I’ll wear my Hermes Oran sandals. I like to bring a big bag so I can carry an extra pair of shoes just in case plans change. I often get asked how I can walk in heels around the city; the truth is I carry flats with me or Uber! I can realistically walk about 20 minutes or so in heels until I reach the point of no return haha. These heels are under $35 and WAY easier to walk in then my other pairs. Everyone needs an inexpensive pair of strappy black sandals – especially if you live in NYC. The streets and weather BEAT your shoes up! I love a black blazer with gold buttons because it adds just the right amount of glamour and sophistication to a classic piece. Pair it with a simple white V-neck and chunky gold jewelry. This black blazer, this one, and this one are all great quality. (I can attest to that because I’ve tried them all on!) I ordered these Levi’s after seeing them on Helena and LOVE the way they look. They’re definitely not stretchy and take 1-2 times to break them in, but once they do – you’ll be hooked and always reach for them. The cutout in both knees is perfectly proportioned and somehow still looks put together/not overly distressed. I could see a white ruffle, off the shoulder top looking beautiful paired with these.
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The Perfect Date Night Dress

TGIF! I was home sick alllll week and I’m finally feeling better. I managed to have a productive week at home and got through a huge pile of administrative stuff that I’ve been putting off forever. Sometimes getting sick is a good reminder to stop, slow down, and shift our focus to other things! A ton of you sent me helpful remedies that worked wonders – lemon, ginger, honey tea was one of them, and then oil pulling with oregano oil was another – so thank you!!!! The Perfect Date Night DressWhen I had leaps and bounds of energy last week – I wore this beautiful Reformation dress to dinner and drinks at Morandi. This dress is ahhh-mazing on and can be styled with everything from a white button down to a leather jacket. An ivory silk trench would even be pretty. Or a green army jacket. So many options!!!! I often get asked what to wear on date nights and this dress is just one of those perfect date night pieces. Wear it with flats or heels. A simple leather clutch or a fun pom pom bag like this one. And of course lots of gold jewelry. I paired Julie Vos gold bangles with classic gold hoops for a super feminine look. If you ever need a last minute dress to wear on a date, to a birthday, cocktail party, bridal shower, you name it…get a Reformation dress. The quality of their dresses is impeccable and the cuts are always feminine, but still cool, modern, but still classic. They have just the slightest bohemian/laid back feel which makes them so versatile since they look equally as good with heels or flats. FYI I typically size up in their dresses! I couldn’t resist ordering this bright red number and cannot wait until it arrives in the mail. Enjoy your weekend!
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Lace Pencil Skirt

I bought this white lace pencil skirt from Intermix last summer and have been able to wear it on so many different occasions. I wore it to an event at The Surfrider Malibu Hotel (which is on my Travel App!) last year, and most recently to a brunch at Claudette last month. It’s such a classic, elegant piece – and would also make a stunning bridal shower skirt! White lace pencil skirts will never go out of style – and this one just went on major sale for under $100! I have a feeling it will sell out FAST ;) I paired the skirt with the softest silk Jenni Kayne blouse that I wish came in more colors because I would buy them all! You could also pair this skirt with a bodysuit, crop top, short sleeve blouse, or something colorful with ruffles that’s ultra feminine. The possibilities are endless! I got this Kayu bag as a gift years ago and it’s the perfect neutral piece to go alongside an outfit like this. It doesn’t compete with the dainty lace details of the skirt, and instead just blends beautifully. Kayu makes the best clutches for date nights, cocktail parties, events, brunches, or vacations. I rarely go on a beach trip without a Kayu clutch. Shop more of my favorite white lace skirts for spring and summer below!
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