Friday, July 11, 2014

Lace Shorts & a Red Lip

Chicwish lace shorts c/o (on sale!!!) // similar striped long sleeve tee, love this top with lace sleeves
Celine sunglasses (not available online), really similar pair here & less expensive version here
Michael Kors straw bag (similar) // Michael Kors ceramic watch (similar)
Jack Rogers white sandals // Bracelets from J.Crew & my mom's jewelry box
Essie nail polish in "mint candy apple" // Bare Minerals lipstick in "call the shots"

These lace shorts from Chicwish are a new favorite of mine (they are on sale right now - I also got these shorts too!). You can basically pair them with any color top, but I went with stripes because I'm diggin' the nautical look right now (as you probably know if you've been reading my blog this summer). But seriously… lace, stripes and a red lip - that is a good outfit in my book! I'm also wearing my new Celine sunglasses in this post. There's a store at Southpark Mall in Charlotte that carries them… I had been saving up and they had a 25% off sale so I just had to!! I can't even find them online, but these Karen Walker ones are really similar and I love those too.

I'm super excited because my boyfriend is coming in town tomorrow to celebrate my birthday with me! He has some sort of "surprise" planned out (don't worry y'all, it's not a diamond ring) and he gave me strict instructions to be ready at 6:30 p.m. This is VERY unusual for him because the boy never plans anything, so I'm excited to see what he has up his sleeve :) Anyways, hope everyone has a great Friday and weekend!

P.S. Don't forget about the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale going on - you can shop my favorites here!



  1. Love this outfit! the red stripes look great with the white lace!

  2. I absolutely love the combo of the lace shorts and red striped tee! Such a great look :)

    Prep on a Budget

  3. LOVE those shorts! Chicwish has such pretty things this summer. Have a great time celebrating with your BF tonight!

    Heidi D.

  4. SO in love with this nautical outfit! Those shorts are too cute! Have a great time tonight!

    xo Kylie

  5. What an awesome outfit, I LOVE your shorts!

  6. I hope you have a wonderful weekend with your boyfriend <3

    xoxo Brittany

  7. Such a beautiful color on you! Love the stripes :)

    xx Buggy

  8. SO cute! I love those lace shorts!

    xo Amanda

  9. This combo of lace and stripes is gorgeous! Love your bag as well!
    xo, Scarlett
    The Trendy Chick

  10. I love how you combined lace and stripes, you look amazing! The shorts are lovely, they look great on you. Hope you have a great time with your boyfriend! :) x

  11. Such a cute outfit! I am loving the red and white theme, you look adorable!

    The Velvet Black // UK Style, Beauty & Lifestyle Blog

  12. This would have been the cutest look for the Fourth of July too!! You look so adorable, I love how the shorts are so flowy that it almost looks like you are wearing a skirt! I was wondering if you could show us a picture tutorial of how you get your gorgeous and classic curls! Your hair always looks amazing!

  13. Have a great weekend with your boyfriend

  14. oh, I am excited to hear what this weekend brings for you. and I am also a huge fan of all things nautical right now. you definitely nailed it!

    love, arielle
    a simple elegance

  15. Those whole look is perfect on you, but I especially adore the top! The red makes the whole outfit pop! Love it!
    Blonde with a Chanse

  16. Looking very cute and summery. I love the stripes!

    Style by Joules

  17. Those shorts are absolutely to die for.

  18. absolutely loving your white arm candy, gorgeous for summer!

    Makeshift Munch

  19. I'm in love with the nautical chic stripe top and pretty lace short with white and gold accessories - fabulous.

    Elizabeth x |

  20. Absolutely gorgeous! Lace shorts are so pretty!

  21. This outfit is so cute! I love the red stripes paired with the lace shorts! Aw, and so cute that your fella has a birthday surprise planned for you! Have fun, whatever it is!! Excited to be collaborating with you, Elle & the other girls this month!

  22. Love this outfit! I would have never thought to pair stripes & lace! So cute!!


  23. Hi Caitlin! What type of camera do you shoot with? Thanks!