Summer in the City

Sole Society gladiator sandals (cheaper version here) // Celine sunglasses (similar here, cheaper here)
Photo Credit: Krista, Covering the Bases blog
As you are reading this, I’m either in a taxi on my way to the airport, at the airport, on a plane or sleeping in my bed. My goal is to make it into my bed this afternoon and sleep until tomorrow morning! I spent the weekend in NYC (specifically, Chelsea) with my friend Krista and we had a blast… I had never been to NYC in the summertime (always the fall or winter) so it was a lot different to see the city in warm weather. Everything is much more laid-back, the sun is shining and people just seem to be in a great mood. 
I wore this outfit on Saturday… we had brunch, went shopping around SoHo and even made a YouTube video (coming soon!). You can’t really see the detailing on these embellished shorts in the photos but it’s beautiful! There are small jewels and beads sewn onto the shorts. I also used my Tory Burch Robinson bag for the first time this weekend! I picked it out for my birthday because I thought it would be the perfect bag for fall… I can’t waiiiiiit to wear it with riding boots when the weather turns a little cooler.
We did not get much sleep this weekend… I think we averaged about three hours per night… so I am going to bed probably as soon as I get home this afternoon. I can’t think well when I’m sleep deprived and I’m sure this whole day is going to be a struggle! Anyways, don’t forget about the Nordstrom sale going on. I blogged about my picks here 🙂

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  1. Adorable summer look. Esp. love the cute shorts and sunnies 🙂

    xx Mira

  2. Love those fun shorts!

    Emma| With A City Dream

  3. Love this look! Those patterned shorts are so pretty! I have never been to NYC in the summer either! Always in the fall or winter. Sounds nice! Can't wait to see the video!

    The Style Storm
    <3, Christina

  4. you are standing right near my office girl! Hope the city treated you well!

  5. Love those shorts! And cobalt is one of my favorite colors this summer, I'm glad you love it too!
    Kristen at Sweet Cats!

  6. I really love those shorts and imagine they look even better in person when you can see the embellishments.

    Alyssa | Keep It Simple

  7. Sounds like a great time and I'm obsessed with those printed shorts! Perfect summer look.

    Heidi D.

  8. I've never been to NYC… jealous!! 🙂 I love your outfit though… and your hair!! 🙂

  9. The embroidered shorts are soooo pretty! I've only been to NYC once but I loved it!!

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

  10. I love your shoes as usual 😉 What a fun trip! I hope to visit NYC someday 🙂
    Blonde with a Chanse

  11. Gorgeous as always! Obsessed with those shorts! xo

  12. You are way too adorable and I have yet to see an outfit you've put together without wanting to wear/own every. single. piece. Sounds like a fab weekend, minus the sleep deprivation- I'm with ya on that today!

  13. Cute summer look:)

  14. that bag is such a great pick for fall! loving it. and I'm right there with you on sleep deprivation.. hope you get a whole 12 hours when you get back 🙂

    love, arielle
    a simple elegance

  15. I just got the same bag! I had been wanting it for about a year and am so excited to finally own it 🙂 It's going to be the perfect back for fall!

    Emily at Style Cubby

  16. I've planned several similar outfits for our honeymoon trip to NYC next week, so I'm loving this look! Your sunnies and bag are GORGEOUS, and I'm obsessed with your embellished shorts. I'm glad you had a great time and hope you get some sleep this evening!


  17. I was seriously in NYC right before you got there haha! I love that look and I am so glad to hear you had a good time!

    Prep on a Budget

  18. Anonymous

    Where did you stay/ places that are a MUST- going to NYC in a little over a month and would love the tips (and your closet!! ha) Thanks!

  19. I love the print on your shorts and the bright blue top.

    Style by Joules

  20. Love these beautiful pictures!! Isn't NYC in the summer so fun? For my 15th birthday, my parents took me to the city (my birthday is in early September so we went at the end of August) and it was wonderful!!! Although my shopping tastes have definitely changed- at the time the highlight of the shopping for me was visiting the Hollister flagship store. 😉

    Can't wait to see your video!

    xoxo A

  21. such a cute summer outfit!

  22. These pictures are so beautiful!

  23. Love those printed shorts!


  24. cute shorts

  25. Cute shorts!

  26. Love your shorts!


  27. Anonymous

    Beautiful shorts, they look so comfy but are so adorable!

  28. Adore your shorts!


  29. Great outfit! Love those shorts! Have fun in the city!

    I'm 21 and just started a blog of my own! Could you please check it out?

    – Sarah

  30. In love with this outfit! The shorts or perfect and that cobalt blue color is gorgeous!
    xo, Scarlett
    The Trendy Chick

  31. I aboslutely adore all of your clothes! I would kill to even take a peak into your closet. Love those shorts! I also love your insta lately posts!

  32. Such an adorable outfit! Hope you had an amazing time in NYC! I am pretty jealous!


  33. You look flawless as always!

    Michaela || The Monogrammed Midwesterner

  34. Love this outfit! So cute and fun!

    The Starving Inspired

  35. Such a cute outfit! So put together, but looks comfy too!
    Rebecca @ Hello Creative Blog

  36. Great outfit! Glad you had a fun weekend. Sometimes a lack of sleep is a sign you had a lot of fun 🙂

    Ellen | A Pop of Pink

  37. This is so cute!!! Absolutely love your outfit and especially your purse!

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  38. Hi Caitlin!!

    I love your blog and I love your posts on instagram.

    I found a link where your glasses are available if you want to mention it on your blog 😉

    Bye 😉

  39. Oh goodness, those shorts are amazing! I have been loving the loose flowy shorts this summer.
    Such a great outfit <3

  40. I love this entire look! One of my favorites I've seen on your blog so far.

    xoxo, Sydney

  41. Aw, looks like you are having so much fun in NYC! I've been waiting to find the TB Robinson on sale and feel the same way – it will look great with boots! Hope I can get it before Fall!

    x. Sabrina | Simply Sabrina