Make a Statement

Jacket: Veda / Top: Daydreamer / Jeans: Gap / Boots: Topshop / Sunglasses: Diff via FabFitFun
I love that this jacket dresses up a simple tank top and jeans, and makes it a standout, effortlessly cool outfit. When paired with magenta snakeprint boots, it adds a flair of rebelliousness without feeling like I’m trying too hard. Classic jackets are what I’ve been focused on adding to my closet this last year, but I’d be lying if I said this Veda one didn’t have me questioning whether I need a few good, flashy statement ones too.

Pastel Paradise


Dress: Slate & Willow / Coat: Althea / Boots: Gap / Purse: H&M

The mornings have been exceptionally cold and gloomy these past few days, so to combat that (and my need to match the sky apparently), I forced myself to turn away from all the greys and blacks in my wardrobe and embrace spring colors. I pulled out my favorite pastel pink coat, and threw on my favorite new booties. As another unexpected playful pop, I embraced my inner 90s child and added a string rainbow of hair clips across my head.

Let’s Talk Snake Print


Though I’ve always loved the classic look of leopard and other animal prints I was hesitant when it came to snake print at first. It seemed like one of those patterns that could very easily veer from chic to cheap all too easily. However, as the spring approached I was swayed when I stopped into Zara on a random shopping adventure with a girlfriend. And ever since then I have been eyeing (and adding) other snake print pieces to my wardrobe. 

These are the other items I’m currently covering: 

1. A gorgeous satin skirt from that’s giving me major Réalisation Par vibes. 

2. A classic headband for a more subtle approach.

3. A handbag that can go from spring to summer to fall effortlessly and back again.

4. A one piece swimsuit that’s not only sexy, but on trend with both the pattern and attached belt.

5. And the perfect mules to add to my ever growing collection of snake print shoes.

Has this trend slithered it’s way into your wardrobe yet?

Beige on Beige


Sweater: Urban Outfitters / Pants: H&M / Shoes: Steve Madden / Bracelet: Forever21 

It’s been popping up for months on feeds and in fashion articles, but it wasn’t until i was scrolling my own actual closet that I even consider trying it out for myself. When I think monochromatic dressing my first instinct is to reach for blacks, greys, whites or even dramatic colors. 

Beige is a color that for whatever reason seems to get a bland rap. However, as the runways have proven (at least to me) when paired all together it creates a classic look that still has an easy casual vibe that says, “I just threw this one before running out the door”. 

Will this be my go to color from now on? No, but I will definitely be reaching for it way more often now! 

Xx

Jess

Feelin’ the Green

Sweater: H&M / Dress: C/MEO Collective / Boots: Zara / Purse: Prada
Recently I’ve really leaned in to getting more use and wear out of even the simplest of items. This dress when paired with my camel coat and the same boots was perfectly elegant and chic for a date night, but wanted to make it more daytime appropriate. It’s a bit on the lower cut side, and all that white is asking for disaster when you combine it clutziness with toddler hands, so I figured why not try and cover some of it up? It completely changed the look exactly how I wanted it to and I’m happy to report that the dress is still (miraculously) white! 

More Mint

A little bit of everything… 💚 🌈 🍃

Top: Minkpink/ Jacket: Gap (Similar)/ Jeans: Levis (Similar)/ Shoes: Bandolino (Similar)/ Clutch: Ross (Similar)

Sometimes there are days my outfits are incredibly well thought and planned out. Other days I throw on a bunch of stuff until I find something that sticks (or I run out of time and need to run out the door for work). The outfit above was definitely more of the latter. I knew I wanted to wear this gingham top but had no clue how to style it. After a few attempts, and fails this was the final result–and yes with just seconds to spare. Overall, I’m happy with the results and although my bedroom still looks like a tornado blew through it, this mish-mosh of pieces doesn’t reflect that. I’m also happy to report that as the day went on I thought of more and more ways to style this top, which I will be sharing next week. Stay tuned!

Mint Condition

This dress combines all my favorite spring trends into one fantastic piece!


Dress: Saylor / Jacket: Old Navy / Shoes: Steve Madden / Purse: Like Dreams (similar)

What happens when you combine stripes, mint and bright colorful embroidery? You get one very happy girl, that’s what! I knew as soon as I saw this dress that I had to wear it. When it comes to trends I tend to stick with pieces that only incorporate one at a time. This piece manages to balance multiple trends (the mint, the barely-there stripes and brightly colored embroidery that’s almost rainbow)  in just the right way without being too much. It was absolutely perfect for an evening spent sipping rosé on the patio counting down the days til summer is officially here.