Friday, April 24, 2015

Stripes on Stripes



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Outfit c/o Ann Taylor: TOP | SKIRT (size down) | BLAZER | CLUTCH | WEDGES | BRACELET | RINGS | EARRINGS  || Lips: "Michiyo" | SUNGLASSES: Karen Walker

Photos by Amanda Lassiter Photography (Tulsa based).

First things first, my entire outfit is currently 40% off! (Woohoo!) 
Ann Taylor is running a promotion on the website for New Arrivals. I'm kind of bummed because I ran in there to grab a few light sweaters for the chilly evenings in Tulsa and I wished I would've waited for the sale (I did get this one!!). You all know I am a big fan of ripped denim, heels & a fun top, but things changed when I saw this striped skirt. I had to have it! It can be worn with SO much, not to mention it will be great for the workplace and for weekends or nights out. It's no secret that I love stripes and I don't think that will ever change so having some striped closet staples from Ann Taylor is a win. 

Thanks to Ann Taylor for sponsoring this post.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Tory Burch SALE..

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Tory Burch is having their yearly spring event which is quite possibly one of the best sales that goes on throughout the year. Right now, you can get 20% off when you spend $250, 25% off $500, & 30% off $750... it is definitely the best time to buy anything Tory that you've had your eye one!! I love the basic Tory Burch items - like the Robinson Totes (#4 & #7 are Robinson totes) & wallets (this is my fave - I ordered it!). Everything I own that is Tory holds up so well! Just use code SPRING.

Yesterday I made the 4-hour road trip to Dallas. I guess that is the perk of living in Tulsa, I am driving distance from so many places. As soon as I got into town, my girlfriends & I went to Mi Cocina and ordered a big thing of guacamole, queso, etc... best meal ever, haha! I am a sucker for a place with good chips & guac.. and Diet Coke. (so basic, right?) Oh and yesterday, I had to drop Fitz off at camp and I was soo sad.. I feel like I am ditching him when I travel him. But as soon as we pulled into the parking lot he was all up in my lap and when I opened the door he jumped out of my lap and went straight for the entrance. If you saw my snapchat - he was literally walking on his hind legs trying to get inside of the main place where all of his "friends" are... lol! Made me happy to see him excited because I feel a little less bad for leaving him. (PS. if you are new, Fitz is my golden doodle.)

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Polka Dot Skirt Launch











TOP: ASOS (similar here & love this) | SKIRT: Kingdom & State by Emily Ann Gemma (yay!) | HEELS: Christian Louboutin (almost identical under $100) | SUNGLASSES: Dior (similar under $100) | BRACELET: David Yurman  | EARRINGS: old (almost identical here/clip-on version here)  | LIPS: "Barbara" w/this plumping gloss

Photos by Amanda Lassiter Photography (Tulsa based.)

Big news... the polka dot skirt I designed with Kingdom & State launched yesterday!! I can't even begin to tell you how excited I am about this collaboration. This skirt is a closet staple - one to wear year round, to work or to special parties or events, & the polka dot pattern will instantly add personality to your wardrobe! The best part.. it is $55 - which is incredible for the quality.

Hope you all are having a great week so far... it's been beautiful around here, as you can see the flowers are blooming and it's been gorgeous. Have a great day - and thank you for stopping by..xo

Size info: I got the Small in this skirt.. Normally I am a 2 on top and 4 on the bottom so it was a little big at the top so I ended up getting it altered... it is probably more like an XS. I'm just not proportional.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Neon Spring









 TOP: Lush (comes in a tons of colors & is only $34!) | DENIM: J.Brand (similar, less expensive option here) | HEELS: old (almost identical here) | BAG: Celine (similar here & here) | BRACELETS: BaubleBar c/o, Alex and Ani, David Yurman | WATCH: Micheal Kors | RINGS: BaubleBar | NECKLACE: Kendra Scott | SUNGLASSES: Ray-Ban | LIPS: 'Barbara

Photos by Amanda Lassiter (located in Tulsa)

My posting schedule is a little off lately - sorry about that. I've been busy trying to get things lined out w/insurance/get a rental/etc. My mom & dad came into town Saturday and my dad & I went to look at other vehicles. John is on a super busy month at the hospital and I didn't want to test drive vehicles on the interstate after that accident, so I was happy to have my dad here to help. 

This outfit is what I wore Sunday - the same white pants I've been wearing a ton lately & a basic, neon top.  I really need to get this top in some other colors because it is super easy to wear & so cute!

I hope you all had a great weekend! Thank you for reading. xo

Don't miss out on this sale 40% off LOFT (site wide) & SAKS is also running 30% off site wide!

Friday, April 17, 2015

My Favorite Workout Apparel






HALF ZIP TOP: Zella (on sale!) | LEGGINGS: Zella | SPORTS BRA: Zella | TENNIS SHOES: Nike | SUNGLASSES: Ray-Ban | EARRINGS: Nordstrom | LIPS: Bobbi Brown gloss in 'Bellini'

We've been getting really nice weather every few days and John, Fitz, & I try to take it all in.. as soon as John gets off work we usually all head outdoors to go for brisk walks. On top of that, we finally found a gym that we like so I've been able to start going to Zumba again (it's my favorite!). Over the past year with all of our moving, I've misplaced a lot of my workout apparel so I immediately turned to Nordstrom for a refresh. I really loved the Zella leggings from Nordstrom this winter- just to wear with tunics & sweaters (these), so I knew for sure I was going to buy the Zella brand for other workout apparel. When I first tried out the gym, I attended a yoga/pilates class so I'm hoping to start attending that more! Nordstrom has several brands like Manduka, Splits 59, Alo, etc. that make great yoga gear. 

On a completely different note, thanks to all of you who checked in on me yesterday. I am doing fine - my car is not so fine though. I am just grateful I did not get too badly injured, just some scrapes, soreness, and a jammed pinky! A car had a flat tire in the fast lane and it caused 7 cars to pile up - mine being the car the in the center that got the worst of it. Many of us came to stop before hitting each other, but two vehicles behind me didn't get to their brakes in time and caused a domino effect. :/ 

Thanks to Nordstrom for sponsoring today's post.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Summery Chambray



 


DRESS//TUNIC: Side Stitch (sz small) | WEDGES: Vince Camuto (love these, too) | BAG: Rebecca Minkoff | SUNGLASSES: Komoto (similar style here) | WATCH: Michele | BRACELETS: David Yurman (+here), J.Crew | RING: Kendra Scott | LIPS: 'So Chaud' (new fave!!) | NECKLACE: BaubleBar | EARRINGS: Nordstrom


I ordered this dress from Nordstrom thinking it would be a tunic, and surprisingly it was a bit too long to be a tunic. That absolutely never happens. I am almost 5'7 so most dresses are already too short for me, so if you are shorter than me, you'll like this as a dress, too. 

On another note, I've been getting so much wear out of my Rebecca Minkoff bags lately. Nordstrom currently has several RM bags in a huge variety of  bright, summery colors! Right before Disney I got this one - the mint color ended up matching most of my outfits and the crossbody style was perfect for hopping on and off rides. Nordstrom also carries the Rebecca Minkoff line of handbags with fringe detailing which is popular for this spring/summer. I will link a few of my favorites in the tool below!

(Ps. for those asking - my phone case is here.)

Thanks to Nordstrom for sponsoring today's post.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Vacation Must-Haves..

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With summer vacation being right around the corner, I am on the hunt for fun, summery pieces. One thing I can't get enough of -- hats! I loooovve hats year round, but during the summer it's also a good way to keep sun off of your face & spend less time fixing hair. :) This one is only $14.99 - I had to order it! PS. How cute are those bermuda shorts?! 

Question for you all, I don't really color my hair ever - so this balayage thing is fairly new and a few pieces of my hair are colored and I want to make sure to keep my hair healthy/soft. I use sulfate free shampoo/cond. & heat protectant but I am wondering if I need any special oils/masks/etc.? What are your holy grail hair products for color treated hair??!

 

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