Thursday, January 29, 2015

Neon Winter

Love this colorful outfit
Kendra Scott Baguette earrings… love
Love this outfit!
Neon striped topper and cobalt blue pants… love!

So remember yesterday when I was complaining about my clothes matching the grey winter we're having? Well I decided I can still dress like spring and stay warm at the same time… makes sense, right?! I paired this ShopBellaC white blouse (a staple!) with a neon striped topper and fun pants for a bright winter look. (If it's super cold where you are maybe you should opt for warmer shoes though - haha!) I can't wait to wear these cobalt blue skinny jeans into the spring months. Not only do I love the color, but they are less than $100! I also think they'd be really cute with a big white sweater.

My to-do list for this Thursday is about a thousand miles long… I have a few social commitments, a lot of work to do PLUS I'm packing for a fun little weekend trip. Stay tuned to see where I'm headed!


Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Grey Days

This light grey leather jacket is the perfect transition jacket to go from winter into spring… although I've styled it a little edgier for this look, I think it would look so gorgeous with a pastel spring outfit! I can imagine it on top of a white dress or a light pink blouse. And speaking of spring outfits, is anyone else as tired of the cold weather as I am? Lately I've been dressing in neutrals (gray and black) to match this gloomy winter. I am SO READY to wear bright colors again!!

On another note (and sorry for the rant), last night I stayed up way too late binge-watching episodes of Gossip Girl on Netflix. I had forgotten just how amazing that show is… I'm mainly obsessed with the outfits that Serena and Blair wear! Now I'm probably going to stay up late every night until I finish every season…


Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Instagram Roundup…

Happy Tuesday! Since I was traveling all weekend, I didn't have time to take any outfit photos, so here are some of my recent instagrams…

To start with, you've already heard me talk about how obsessed I am with this Kendra Scott ring, but here's a close-up picture of it in case you needed any more proof of how gorgeous it is! It has small sparkles inside the white stone which are really pretty (and hard to tell from the photo). 

Kendra Scott open ring in white kyrocera opal // Essie nail polish in "blanc"
red sweater (so soft!) // leather booties // distressed jeans, similar here

There's a coffee place in Charlotte (that you've also probably heard me talk about before) that I am obsessed with called Not Just Coffee. Not only does their coffee taste amazing, but they do the coolest coffee art! I love taking friends there when they visit Charlotte.

cat eye sunglasses // David Yurman bracelet // Michael Kors watch // Essie polish in "blanc"

An outfit from one day last week when it was in the high 60s…

YSL lipstick in "le fuchsia" // highlighter yellow top // white pants // sandal booties

I have really been loving low ponytails lately, especially if I have day-old curls and don't feel like washing my hair again, lol!

YSL lipstick in "le fuchsia" // cat phone case // white blouse // Kenda Scott ring 
David Yurman bracelet // Michael Kors watch // monogrammed necklace // similar vest

On Friday I left for Charleston, here's a little peek into what I was packing. The monogrammed pouch was perfect for carrying all of my jewelry this weekend!

Lisi Lerch tassel earrings // Kendra Scott ring // Smashbox lip gloss

Chris and I attended a wedding in Charleston on Saturday night, but we got to walk around the city and explore during the day… I think Charleston must be one of the most beautiful cities in the world, seriously! Chris and I walked along the battery, went to the marketplace, had brunch and just took in the beautiful houses and architecture all day. 

This is what I wore exploring… this chambray top is new and I'm tempted to order it in a few more colors (I LOVE the pink!) because it's so soft and comfortable. 

I wore this next outfit in Hilton Head on Monday… I went there Sunday to see some of my girlfriends!

And these are my friends Krista & Sarah Belle in Hilton Head :)

I'll be back tomorrow with a regular outfit post! Hope everyone has a great Tuesday!


Monday, January 26, 2015

Black & Grey

Black on black has easily become one of my favorite combinations this winter… it's such a "chic" look that is so easy to put together. To keep the outfit interesting I added some pops of grey and some fun accessories (like that pearl statement necklace, I am obsessed!!!). I know I have said this over and over, but that black sweater is still my favorite, softest sweater. You've probably seen me wear it in a few colors!

Did y'all have a good weekend? I spent the first part of the weekend in Charleston to celebrate a wedding. I forgot how gorgeous that city is! On Sunday I left Charleston for Hilton Head to visit with some girlfriends. The weather has been so beautiful here… we went for bike rides on the beach yesterday and I was even able to wear sandals… heaven!


Friday, January 23, 2015

Neutrals + A New Style Resolution...

LOFT white cami (a staple in my closet!) // LOFT grey cardigan // LOFT grey leggings
Prada sunglasses, similar here // Corso Como over the knee boots // Danielle Nicole handbag

There's just something I really love about a neutral outfit, especially in the winter. It just screams "chic" to me! This grey cardigan from LOFT is one of my favorite pieces in my closet right now… since getting it a few weeks ago I've already worn it with jeans and booties, black pants, and leggings and boots. And the white cami is an absolute wardrobe staple for me - I own a lot of cardigans and this one goes well with every. single. one. I love LOFT because they have a lot of gorgeous professional clothing that you can easily transition into weekend wear. 

Since it's the beginning of a new year, why not join LOFT in making a few style resolutions instead of the normal New Year's resolutions? Mine is to continue to challenge myself with new outfit combinations and to think more outside of the box when it comes to style! This blog has challenged me in a lot of different ways, and because of it my style has changed and evolved over the years - I don't think I would have worn an outfit like this when I first began! If you have a style resolution for 2015 I'd love to hear it below!


*Thank you to LOFT for sponsoring this post. As always, all opinions are my own!

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Spring Preview...

highlighter yellow top (comes in 5 colors, wearing size small) // white jeans
open toed woven sandals // Rebecca Minkoff bag (old), similar here & here

 On Tuesday it seriously felt like spring in North Carolina… I'm talking blue skies, lots of sunshine and nearly 70 degrees. In January that is almost unheard of, so of course I did what any girl would do and pulled out a spring top and my favorite open toed booties to enjoy the weather. I originally bought this neon top to layer underneath sweaters this winter, but I really love how it looks by itself so I went with it (although it would look great under this sweater in white!). This weather has me craving spring even more than before… too bad there is snow in the forecast for Friday!

Hope everyone has a wonderful day! xo