As the heat starts to rise on the West Coast, the shoulders are coming out haha. One of my favorite pieces to wear this summer are jumpsuits. I find myself grabbing for a jumpsuit almost every day. It’s so simple but effortless and classy.
One of my go-to jumpsuits consists of this little number from Aritzia (Wilfred: Écoulement Jumpsuit – Ashen). I absolutely love the style and the open back is extremely helpful to keep me cool in the summer heat.
No matter if you’re Sunday brunching with your gals or going on a day date, this jumpsuit makes the perfect summer time outfit.
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Jumpsuit: Aritzia “Wilfred Écoulement Jumpsuit” – Ashen
Shoes: Adidas “Mi Stan Smith” – FTWR White
Spring is on it’s way and I’ve never been more excited to break out the pastel tones, floral patterns and beautiful neutrals. However, incorporating spring fashion into work attire can sometimes be a little tricky, especially if you’re use to the usual monochromatic work wardrobe.
Keep on reading for some tips on how to sprinkle spring fashion into your every day working girl outfits.
My favorite spring trend at the moment is RUFFLES. You can pretty much find them anywhere! I think ruffles are the perfect touch of playful and classy. Since it is spring time, don’t be afraid to add a pop of color to your wardrobe. I’ve been loving this coral pink top with ruffles running diagonally. The top makes me feel very Blair! (Gossip Girl fans out there will understand)
California weather hasn’t been very consistent lately, so I always keep a sweater or cardigan on hand. I added a simple grey sweater to my outfit to keep myself warm in the office and for the unexpected chilly weather.
I wore my go-to black pants. I mean you can never go wrong with a good pair of black pants. I finished off the outfit with my comfy black pointed loafers, making the outfit a little more trendy and chic.
Now my absolute favorite part of this look is my Hazlmay Bethany Large Satchel. The croc embossed faux leather is so beautiful and the neutral color makes it incredibly easy to pair with ANY outfit. I am a sucker for bags with compartments and this satchel does not disappoint. There are three large compartments inside the bag, where I store all my necessities: wallet, phone, sunglasses, notebook, makeup, etc. It’s even large enough to fit an iPad or a small laptop. Also, I really love that this bag has two carrying options. This satchel has become my every day work bag. It’s super stylish and functional. What more could a working girl/fashionista ask for?
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Hazlmay Bethany Large Satchel (Taupe): https://www.hazlmay.com/products/hazlmay-bethany-large-satchel
If you couldn’t already tell from previous blog posts and my Instagram, I love denim. So, I’ve taken my love for denim and I give you all three of my favorite ways to style them.
My first look features my absolute favorite denim shirt dress from Forever 21. This dress is a staple in my wardrobe. I can easily look put together, without trying. There are so many ways you can style this dress. The possibilities are endless. In the spirit of the fall season approaching, I brought out my new black knee-high boots from Southbound Boutique. I’ve also broken out a piece that use to be apart of all my outfits, my black wide-brimmed hat from Roxy (Pacsun).
The second look includes a trend that I have been LOVING. These mini skirts have been popping up everywhere. Not just in denim, but suede and corduroy as well. I’ve had this denim mini for awhile, but recently took it out of the back of my closet and re-discovered my love for it. The denim skirt is from Pacsun. I kept the outfit simple with a long sleeve top from Forever21, which you can pick up anywhere. I wore my comfy, quilted Steve Madden sneakers. I purchased my shoes from Nordstrom Rack, but you can find a similar pair at Steve Madden online. I accessorized with a couple dainty rings from Forever21 and my Frankie wooden watch in Koa & Ash from JORD Watches. I topped off the look with a small brown cross-body purse.
I believe the last look is my most casual. I wore a simple, extra comfortable grey t-shirt dress, which was from H&M but can be found just about anywhere. If you follow my Instagram or have read my previous blog posts, I’m sure you’ve seen this denim jacket quite a few times. I just love the look of denim jackets. I feel like they give off a 90’s vibe. The one I am wearing is the Oversized Vintage Denim Jacket from Pacsun. Sticking to the classics, I completed the outfit with my white Converses.
As a fashion blogger, I’m constantly on social media admiring celebrity fashion and taking inspirations from them. The best part is discovering that I can recreate my favorite celeb styles with pieces I already have in my closet, or at a cheaper price.
I stumbled upon this idea as I was scrolling through Instagram and noticed Olivia Holt’s style was very similar to my own. I quickly realized I could ‘steal’ her style by collecting a few items from my closet. The idea drove me to develop a new series on my blog called ‘Steal-eb Style’.
Olivia attended the grand opening of Perverse Sunglasses in L.A. wearing an olive green floor length skirt with a side slit and a dark green, deep-V strapped cropped top. She completed her outfit with simple black heels and gold earrings.
I tried to duplicate her outfit as best I could without changing too many pieces. I wore a similar black-strapped Me to We top from Pacsun, with an army green maxi skirt from Forever21. The skirt had buttons running down the skirt, so I unbuttoned a few to give the illusion of a slit. Instead of wearing heels, I opted for these Steve Madden strapped sandals for a casual, every-day look.
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My second recreation was taken from an outfit Olivia wore at the Roxy Theatre. I stole this style, because I figured it would be the easiest for everyone to replicate.
This outfit incorporates very simple pieces that I’m sure every girl already has in their wardrobe, a white tee, LBD (little black dress) and white sneakers. I wore a soft & sexy tee from American Eagle. My LBD is from Forever21 and white sneakers are Vans Leather Sk8 High Tops. I topped off the entire outfit with a suede choker.
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As a fashion blogger, I love discovering new and unique pieces to add to my outfits and I have to say Jord provides the perfect accessories. Jord is an amazing brand that specializes in one-of-a-kind, high quality wood watches.
Jord offer a couple different style options, as well as a wide variety of wood colors for both men & women. The watch featured in these photos is the ‘Frankie’ series in Koa & Ash. I am extremely happy with my choice, especially because it’s great for everyday wear.
This watch has been a staple in many of my summer outfits. I enjoy pairing the watch with neutral clothing for a more earthy feel. I recently wore it to a day date with family and friends in L.A. and got some wonderful comments.
Another way I like to style my Jord watch is with a denim jacket. I think the stitching on the jacket really compliments the color of the watch.
Jord wooden watches make unique gifts for that special someone in your life like a friend or family member. I guarentee they won’t be disappointed. 🙂
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