Fashion, Fun, & a little Food

High School Reunion

Hope everyone had a fabulous weekend! I had a blast here having my 3 best high school girlfriends in town for our own little 15 year reunion. It was like no time had passed at all. And aren’t they all still gorgeous?

Here we are heading out Friday night

Skirt – Express (similar here and here), Blouse – Nordstrom Rack, Shoes – Sole Society, Clutch – Ann Taylor (similar)

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Saturday night I was excited to wear out my Piperlime Collection separates – Love! Can’t wait to wear with tights and booties this winter too.

Top - Piperlime, Skirt – Piperlime, Shoes – Sole Society 

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Happy Monday, thanks for stopping by!

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Hope everyone had a great weekend!

We had such a good time with all of our visitors, and I finally got to meet baby Emma! She is just the cutest – here I am reading fashion magazines with her : )

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Thursday night we got a sitter for Emma and headed out to dinner at The Heath, a fabulous restaurant in Manhattan.

I’ve been looking everywhere for some flattering “track pants” and was so happy to find these fluid fit pants at the Loft – they are so comfy and very versatile! And these gorgeous burgundy suede pumps with a comfortable mid heel are from Target – score!

Where has the week gone? I’m having my 3 best girlfriends from high school in town for a little 15 year reunion this weekend- high school does not seem that long ago!

Pants- Loft, Blouse – WHBM (similar), Shoes – Target

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Bauble

Can’t believe the weekend is almost here! We have a busy one ahead! 5 friends from Seattle are coming out and staying with us to attend the Sounders game on Saturday. Our friends Jed and Lorena are bringing their baby, Emma, along too and I can’t wait to meet her!

This past Saturday night we headed out with friends in Manhattan, and it was a rainy and cooler night so I decided to go with an all black palate to show off a statement necklace. I absolutely love this necklace from Bauble Bar, a super easy way to jazz up your basics. This was the first time I’ve purchased from Bauble Bar and I was very impressed. Click here to join and check them out!

Pants – Michael Kors (similar), Blouse – 424 Fifth (similar) , Necklace – Bauble Bar (similar), Shoes – Sole Society 

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Paris Outfits

One of my readers, Regan, asked if I could provide details on some of my Paris outfits and I am happy to oblige! I actually packed completely wrong for Paris, I was thinking it would be more summer, and instead it was definitely leaning toward fall. My mother in law and I had to actually buy boots to wear in London and popped into Banana Republic to pick up some sweaters. I’ve added a few new pictures too.

For the warmest day I wore this floral midi skirt that I just love. planning on pairing with a burgundy top for fall.

Skirt – Pure Sugar, I’m wearing a size large (similar), Jacket – Old Navy

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A cooler day I bundled up a bit for

Pants – Michael Kors, Jacket – Loft (similar), Scarf – Nordstrom 

 

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I stayed warm in London in this cozy grey sweater

Pants – Michael Kors, Blouse – Halogen (on sale!), Sweater – Banana Republic (similar), Scarf – Pookie and Sebastian (similar here and here)

 

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Same pants and blouse as above, Sweater – Banana Republic, Shoes – Clarks 

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I found this adorable jumpsuit at a boutique in California – some similar options here, here and here

 

 

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This top has cute faux leather detailing

Top – Banana Republic, Scarf – bought on honeymoon in Italy (similar)

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And for a dinner in Reims I wore this long sleeve dress that I absolutely love

Dress – Michael Kors (similar here and here), Necklace – Kendra Scott

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Thanks for stopping by!

 

Teal and Purple

Last night we headed out in the West Village with my in-laws for dinner, one of my favorite areas of the city. It is starting to cool off here, and I find leather or faux leather to be perfect for summer to fall transitional wear. I added an extra pop of color to the teal and cream palate with my purple purse.

Hope everyone has a fabulous weekend!

Top – Express (similar), Pants – Loft (similar), Shoes – Ann Taylor, Bag – Michael Kors (similar)

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Piperlime Collection and other Fall Picks

This past Saturday I was very excited to attend the Reward Style fashion week party at the Empire Hotel. It was a bit intimidating though, everyone was so beautiful and stylish. Piperlime was a sponsor and I got to check out their new collection – so cute! The quality of the items is great for the reasonable prices, and free shipping and returns.

I love this matching top and skirt set, great together or as separates. Perfect now with bare legs and sandals, later on with black tights and booties

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This dress is so cute, also great for transitional weather. I fit a medium in it, but it would be better on less curvy body types.

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A wine colored silk dress at this price is fantastic

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A pink moto jacket will keep you right on trend through winter

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I’m a huge sweater dress fan, so comfy

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I’m also loving this faux leather front sweater from Banana, I took a medium

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Now is the time to buy to make sure you get first dibs on coats – this one is just beautiful with a draped collar

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Can’t wait to try these fluid drawstring pants from Loft, they look so comfy! Perfect with a cropped top, maybe the Piperlime one above!

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What are you shopping for right now? Thanks for stopping by!

 

Paris, London, and Reims!

Hi there! I’ve finally returned from Europe and we had the best trip! We spent most of the time in Paris, with a day trip to London, and then spent our last weekend in Reims and Champagne country. I absolutely fell in love with the latter – such a beautiful place. We got warm weather some of the days, but it was much cooler than I expected overall – I packed for summer while they were switching to fall! My MIL and I even had to go buy boots so we didn’t freeze in London, and make an emergency stop at Banana for some sweaters. Oh well, we survived and managed to have a fabulous time eating, drinking, shopping, and doing lots of walking! I will let the pictures speak for themselves : ) Hope all of you had a wonderful long weekend as well!

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Happy Almost Friday!

Florals and Pink

As fall is fast approaching I’m pulling out all my summery florals and shoes. Wore this outfit to work from a coffee shop and run a few errands, a silky blouse and jeans with fun shoes is always an easy outfit formula.

This week has been a bit crazy packing for Paris! We leave Friday and I’m so excited. Michael and I are headed there with my in-laws, and then will spend our last weekend in Champagne on our own. This will be my last post as I get all my errands done and work wrapped up before we leave. I will be back just after Labor Day with lots of fun pictures to share!

Hope everyone has a fun and safe holiday weekend!

Jeans - American Eagle, Blouse – Banana Republic (similar), Shoes – Kate Spade via Marshall’s (similar)

 

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Loft Friends & Family Picks

Loft Friend’s and Family sale is on, a great time to pick up some summer to fall transition pieces for 40% off! Use Code: SHAREIT

Here are some of my favorites:

1. Vine Lace Tee

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2. Twill Moto Jacket

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3. Lace Trim Sweatshirt

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4. Heathered Pullover

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5. Floral Romper

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6. Inkdot Pleat Neck Dress

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7. Plaid Shirtdress

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8. Denim Mini Skirt

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9. Modern Skinny Jeans in Grey 

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10. Birdseye Moto Skinny pants

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11. Camo Modern Pumps

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Happy Friday!

Yellow & Denim

Hope everyone had a great weekend! Ours flew by way too quickly!

I had been wanting to remix this yellow dress (last seen here) into a more casual look, perfect for happy hour. I added some striped espadrilles and a denim jacket and there you go!

Thanks for stopping by!

Dress – Zara (similar), Jacket - Old Navy, Shoes – Ann Taylor (similar), Clutch – H&M

 

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