Elevated Basics

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Top: Ann Taylor, Shorts: Banana Republic, Sandals: Kate Spade, Crossbody: Vince, Sunglasses: Raybans
My trip to Spain and Portugal is quickly approaching and I've been putting in a lot of thought of what items to bring on the trip. I want to make sure I have a lot of options to choose from without bringing too many clothes, so my philosophy while packing has been focused on bringing elevated basics that pair well with multiple items. This look and these pieces are already on my packing list and will be great pieces to have to pair back to other items in my suitcase.





Apartment Decor

Monday, August 29, 2016

Apartment Decor1
 After living in our current apartment for over two years, I have to admit I never felt like I completed decorating the space and part of the reason why I never shared an apartment tour. Once we got all the big pieces, a couch, tables, chairs, etc, I was never able to find the final decor details to pull the space together in a way I wanted. I even at one point tried working with Havenly to get those finishing touches, but didn’t love anything presented to me. Now, I finally feel like I am finding the details I want for the space and am glad I waited. If you may remember, I did this post back before we moved into the space on some of my favorite pieces. The feel of that post to what I want for the space today is definitely different. The good thing is though, that when actually purchasing the big pieces for our apartment, I kept things more basic and clean lined, so updating the space only requires some easy updates with key pieces versus a complete re-decoration.

Wedding Guest Dress

Monday, August 15, 2016

Dress: Joie, Sandals: Stuart Weitzman, Cluth: MNO.logie, Sunglasses: Madewell
I fell in love with this dress months ago and immediately new it was the dress I wanted to wear to my friends' wedding that occurred a few weeks back. The wedding took place outside of New York, so we decided to make a weekend of it and stayed at a local hotel. The hotel was decorated with lots of blues both inside the rooms and on the grounds (and was where these photos were taken). Funnily enough, I unknowingly packed lots of blues for the trip, so my wardrobe fit right in with the hotel's decor!







Black Crochet Dress

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Dress: Old Navy, Tote: KAYU, Flats: Soludos, Necklace: Julie Vos
If you follow me on Instagram, then you know we were out of town this weekend for our last wedding of the summer. The wedding was for one of my good friends from college and was actually held at our alma mater. It was so fun to go back for the weekend and catch up with college friends and reminisce about the days when we were in college.