Leopard Print..

Wednesday, July 23, 2014






TOP: old (almost identical here & here) | SHORTS: ShopbellaC c/o | WEDGES: Jessica Simpson (on sale!) | BAG: Prada (obsessed with this one!) | SUNGLASSES: Sole Society | WATCH: Michael Kors | BRACELETS: Mason's, Accessory Concierge | LIPS: Fleshpot Lipstick, Line w/Soar, & use this Dior gloss to get plumping effect

It's safe to say I am obsessed with these ShopbellaC shorts... obsessed. They are $38 and you can get 10% off by using code 'EmilyLovesSBC'! They run small so size up. They seriously match everything and they are super comfortable. I will be re-wearing these until it gets cold out! And the same goes for my messy fishtail braid! My hair has really short layers right now so I can't really do a fishtail unless I add a weft of Bellami Hair and it makes a world of difference. If you are looking into get extensions I highly recommend Bellami.. I have two sets (see Primp tab for more details) and I wear them so often! Use code 'Emily5' for $5 off! (I'm just full of coupons today.. haha).

Sidenote: I had a lot of people ask about my lips in the photo I IG'd yesterday and I was wearing the same colors in these photos. It's my go-to natural lip color lately. I've been wearing the Soar liner & Dior gloss for months now and I love it. The Dior Maximizer tingles, but it actually does make my lips look more full than usual! 

Hope y'all are having a great week! Thank you for stopping by..xo!

Colorful...

Tuesday, July 22, 2014





DRESS: Necessary Clothing (love this & this too) | JACKET: old (more styles here) | WEDGES: Tory Burch (craving these new style) (inexpensive version) | PEARLS: J. Crew | SUNGLASSES: Forever 21 (love these similar styles here here) | BAG: Gigi New York (ON SALE!!!) | LIPS: Happy Go Lucky | RINGS: Monica Vinader, Stella & Dot | WATCH: Michael Kors

My sister always teases me because I love denim jackets and she says they make me look like a teacher! (she's a teacher!) Anyway, I really do love a good denim jacket - for me, its the best transitional piece for back-to-school & fall. I really like getting lots of wear out of my summer dresses but in school we weren't allowed to certain straps so a light wash denim jacket is my go-to to pair with summer dresses. 

On a different note, did you see that the Gigi New York Hayden Satchel is UNDER $300 now?! It's one of my favorite bags I have ever owned. The quality is wonderful, not to mention the size is perfect. It's pretty big so it fits so much stuff in it. I also love that it has a cross body strap!


Gingham..

Monday, July 21, 2014






DRESS: ASOS | HEELS: Sole Society c/o | BAG: Rebecca Minkoff (obsessed.) | SUNGLASSES: Karen Walker | WATCH: Michael Kors | BRACELETS: BTB Collection | NECKLACE: Love Always c/o | LIPS: Happy Go Lucky | HAIR: Bellami 20" Mochachino (only have 2 pieces in for length) (use code: emily5 for $5 off)

I used to have an obsession with gingham a couple of years ago... it was bad! In fact, I was looking in John's closet and noticed he has a gingham button down in all colors of the rainbow! Oh dear! Anyway, I had to have this dress when I saw it on the ASOS site... I am sucker for a baggy, loose dress for summer months. It gets pretty hot down south so I am all about loose dresses! 

Hope you guys had a great weekend!!! Thank you for reading!


Crane & Canopy



Duvet Cover c/o Crane & Canopy 

I actually had an outfit post set for today but it looks like the site had technical issues so it will be live as soon as the site goes back up! For now, I wanted to share a few photos of my all-time favorite bedding! This past winter (before we had a home), I got the Crane & Canopy Off-White Pintuck Valencia bedding for our home. I know a lot of people steer clear of white bedding but I have had zero issues... which is a big deal considering the amount of fake tanner I use! :) It washes well & has a clean, elegant look to it. C&C has so many beautiful duvet covers on their site - & the best part is that they are so reasonably priced. 

Best Sale, Ever...

Sunday, July 20, 2014

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Another Anniversary Sale Round-Up today because there are so many incredible deals going on right now. So many things are sold out now, but here are a few items that I am really loving that are still in stock or have limited quantities. 

The beauty exclusives are probably some of the best deals on the site. For example, the T3 hair dryer & straightener - only $200. And I also love the Filmstar Killer Cheekbones kit! Personally, I recommend buying the Revitalash if you are in the market for longer lashes - you can get the RevitaLash 2 for $100. I always keep a bottle of lash serum in my bathroom drawer in order to keep my eyelashes longer & thicker. 

The Voluspa candles is something I forgot to mention initially because I didn't look at the 'Home' tab of the sale. I just placed my order for the set of 3. The nude pumps, black bag, & leather leggings are fall (8-10) - winter staples for me.. the nude pumps are a actually a year round staple in my closet. :)

See this post to check out how I re-created a popular outfit w/the NSale items & this post for other faves!

Fun in Florida..

Friday, July 18, 2014




ROMPER: Necessary Clothing ($38!) | CLUTCH: via Jade from Clutchline (love this one - its on sale!) | WEDGES: Tory Burch (flat version here & super cute affordable style here) | WATCH: Michael Kors | BRACELETS: ILYcouture, Shop Bella C c/o, love this one | HAIR: Bellami 20-inch Mochachino (code: emily5 for $5 off!) | LIPS: Pink Nouveau 

I really love this romper - I got it for an upcoming trip and wanted to save it but that didn't happen! :) It's really comfortable and easy to wear so I had to bring it to Florida with me. Jade & I are having so much fun... last time we were here we didn't take any photos together and until yesterday we hadn't either so we made it a point to get a picture together which is funny because we both love Instagram & taking photos but we are usually having too much fun to think about that when we get together! 

I am really missing John though. Poor guy was/is on nights all week and when I wake up he is usually falling to sleep so we haven't been able to talk too much this week. It was probably good that I was gone because I am sure it is much quieter without me there. Before I left I hung these huge, not-so-cute curtains that are supposed to keep the room pitch black-- I hope it worked! Tonight is his last night though & I can't wait to see him tomorrow. 

Hope you guys have a wonderful weekend! 
And just a reminder- the NSALE is open to everyone as of today - check out yesterday's post & this post to see some things I found & loved. 

A Few Favorites..

Thursday, July 17, 2014

So, last fall I got asked one constantly reoccurring question-- through e-mail/comments or in a restaurant, even: "where did you get that vest?" in regard to my faux fur vests. I even wrote on my blog that I highly recommend buying a fur vest in the dead heat of summer because by the time October gets here all the 'good' sizes are sold out & by November there are no faux fur vests left! So... that brings me to today's post.. 

Yesterday, it was monsooning here (sort of), so Jade and I went to the mall to check out the Nordstrom Anniversary sale, again, but a different mall. I quickly learned that the shopping is 10x better online than in store, by the way. However, I did find all of the pieces of an outfit I wore last fall that has probably been my most popular outfit post, ever so I re-created it with current items. Now you can get started on fall shopping while the prices are low and the items are fully stocked. In addition, I wanted to include a couple of items that I am getting. :) (My luggage was 8lbs over the limit on my flight here so I'm having to order my things online!) 
 Leather Moto Jacket (I'm wearing XS) (Inexpensive option) || White Tunic (wearing small but ordering an XS because it runs large) || Denim (obsessed, ridiculously flattering!) | Red Sweater w/elbow patch | Tan Bag  (not a part of the sale and is similar to a Rebecca Minkoff - only $32!)

I am linking a few other options below - including some similar bootie options! Hope you guys have are having a good week. The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale does open up to all non-card members tomorrow. xo!