Bright + Bold, Peplum + Bows

     

Happy Thursday! I am about SICK of this rain so I figured I'd try to brighten things up with this fun top I am LOVING for summer. I had been eyeing this for awhile, so when my M-I-L gave it to me for my birthday I was so excited! I love everything about it; the bold colors, peplum waist, bows on the sleeves, and the sweetheart neckline. It is perfect with white jeans, denim shorts, etc. and is super flattering! Plus, it's now marked down!

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I love it with this bright turquoise Kendra Scott necklace, but you could also do it with something more understated and simple like gold or cream. 

These kick-flare crops are becoming some of my favorite summer pants! 

You may have seen my blog post about my favorite summer wedge, which I'm wearing again here. They are THE.BEST.

Shop the full look, plus some other fun bold summer tops, below.

My Favorite Summer Wedge

   

Happy Monday, y'all! Today I am sharing one of my absolute favorite purchases this summer. If you haven't heard of Nisolo or bought their shoes, I can tell you with confidence that you are missing out! They make some of the most comfortable shoes ever in classic, timeless styles. When I saw they launched the Sarita wooden wedge, I knew I had to have them! The platform makes them SO comfortable and easy to walk in, and the leather straps are so soft. I got the "beige" color which is perfect for the summer months. 

I also LOVE their classic Serena sandals and Isla slides that are perfect for everyday casual wear.

I've worn them with everything from dresses, to jeans, to skirts, crop flares & more. Are you sold yet?
Shop all my outfit details and favorite Nisolo styles below.

The Day-to-Night Summer LBD

   

Happy Friday! Just in time for your weekend plans... I'm sharing the perfect summer LBD that you can take from lunch with friends to date night out. This little black dress is so swingy, lightweight and flattering. I bought it for myself and have since unashamedly bought it for more than one of my shopping clients because it's so easy to throw on all summer long! The shoulder cut-outs with flouncy sleeves are super cute, and the slight flare shape is ultra-flattering.
PSA - It is a tad short (which I like for summer dresses) - just something to keep in mind.
I am 5'5" for reference. 

 My necklace was on sale & sold out, but I've linked two super cute similar ones HERE and HERE.

I've linked my outfit, plus a few other cute summer LBDs below. Happy Fri-YAY & happy shopping! 

Your Go-To Summer Layering Piece | The Denim Vest | Plus, LOFT Sale picks!

   

You know that I am a MAJOR fan of vests. I recommend them to every single one of my clients because I think they are the perfect layering piece. Many people think that vests are only good for fall and winter, but I'm here to tell you that's FALSE. I love layering vests over maxi dresses, tank tops, dresses that feel too tight or too boxy, etc. etc.

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I loved layering mine over this fun LOFT top (currently on sale - my 40% off picks are below) with flare crop white jeans.

The jist? If you don't have a denim vest, go get one NOW. I've linked them all below // 

Now, for a SALE ALERT! 40% off EVERYTHING at Loft with code NEWNOW. Hurry! Shop all my favorites below // 

Current Anthro Picks | Plaid Peplum + More

  

Happy Monday! I took a week off of social media because, well? I just felt like it. And I told myself that was okay and it felt GOOD. But today I'm back reinvigorated and I'm sharing some of my current favorite things at Anthropologie. I always love Anthro's stuff, but sometimes it can be hit or miss. I'm rounding up my hits, like this cute plaid peplum top and so many more, so YOU don't have to waste time on the miss's. 

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Shop all my favorites // 

Designer Dupe | The Sisal Tote

   

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outfit above // TOP | JEANS 

Happy Thursday and one day closer to the weekend! Today I have a super exciting (at least in my opinion) post. You've seen me wearing my Clare V. Alice tote all throughout the spring and you better believe I'm still wearing it and will be all summer long! Although I do believe this bag is worth the hefty price tag because it's such a classic summer staple, I know not everyone is willing to splurge. SO - I have found you some dupes that are almost identical to this bag at a fraction of the price!! Plus, the real thing is almost ALL sold out. Etsy is one of my favorite resources for finding unique items like this. While I love finding a good Etsy steal, they sometimes don't last long due to quantities. So, if you've had your eye on this bag but were weary of the price tag, HURRY! Grab a dupe now. Ready, set, shop!

outfit above // DRESS | SANDALS | NECKLACE 

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Shop ALL the dupes I found below::

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Roundup #1

  

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Well y'all... better late than never! You probably know by now that Nordstrom's biggest sale of the year is going on now. This is a great time to stock up on wardrobe staples (designer denim, shoes, etc.), think ahead to fall, or just get some really darn cute stuff! Today I'm rounding up some of my favorites from this year's sale, which also happens to fall right around my birthday every year (Harrison, are you reading?). These are some great staple items to start you off, but I'll have more - so stay tuned for additional favorites in the coming days. Happy Shopping!

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Bold + Bright with Willow Park Boutique

  

Good morning and happy rainy Tuesday! Today I'm brightening things up with this bold chunky necklace from Willow Park Boutique. What caught my eye about this piece was the fact that it reminds me of a Britt Bass painting! Bright, bold colors on this made-to-order chunky necklace make it the PERFECT summer necklace. This full look is from Willow Park Boutique, who you may have read about in one of my latest posts. I absolutely adore them and am loving all of my pieces from their online shop, including this embroidery detail top that is also perfect for summer with some white jeans or shorts
(PSA - I did have to size up to a medium in this top because it was a little tight on my arms and hips. PSA #2 - I have "more substantial" arms and I definitely have me some hips). 

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Stay tuned for a fun sip 'n shop with me and Willow Park boutique in the coming weeks!

Shop my :: JEANS (sold out - similar linked) | BAG | SANDALS | SUNNIES

J.Crew Sale

Happy Monday! Turn that frown upside down because it's 25% off at J.Crew! Their new stuff is SO. GOOD. and I'm sharing my favorites on the blog - all of which come out to be under $100 with code GOFISH. I am obsessed with many of their newest earrings, tops and slide sandals. Get 'em while they're hot - and on sale! 

Shop them all :: 

Product Review | R&F Lash Boost

  

Who doesn't love long lashes? I spent many months getting lash extensions and while I absolutely LOVE the length and drama they added, I didn't love the cost or maintenance of them. When I heard about Rodan & Fields Lash Boost, I was super interested to try it, but also a little skeptical - especially when the price tag rings in over $100. When my friend Callyn sent me some to try (fun fact- Callyn and my mom grew up together and were best friends throughout all of high school. It has been so fun connecting with her through them!), I was super excited.

Today I'm sharing my progress and thoughts on this product with you! I've been consistently applying it for about 8 weeks now, and my lashes have NEVER BEEN LONGER. I get stopped by people asking "Are those your real lashes?" I even got asked by my dermatologist the other day if they were real, and what product I was using because she was so impressed. 

When I started out I felt like my lashes, that are naturally long-ish, were short and blunt after months of lash extensions. I started applying the Lash Boost each night before bed. The application process is super easy - you just swipe a little bit on your eyelid above your lash line. A little bit goes a long way and at first I thought if I loaded more product onto my eye, it would help them grow faster but it was totally unnecessary. Plus, the less you use, the longer it lasts! Here's an outline of the process :: 

-After washing your face and drying thoroughly, apply a thin line of Lash Boost to your eyelid ABOVE your lash line (key here is that you don't want to put it IN your lashes at all, because then it will get in your eyes)
- Let it dry for about 90 seconds before laying on your pillow, smearing it, etc. 
-Let it work while you sleep! 

I noticed results pretty early on, after about 2-3 weeks. I could tell my lashes were growing, and the progress only continued. Now I have MAJOR lash growth and with one coat of mascara they are so long that they sometimes hit the tops of my eyelids! I'm continuing to use the product and can't wait to see further progress! Here are some before + after shots.

BEFORE - it ain't pretty, y'all! Also note that this was taken in late winter, hence #pale and WHY is this bathroom light so horrid?!  (you can see I still had a few stray lash extensions lingering but aside from that, my lashes were virtually unnoticeable)

AFTER 8 WEEKS, no mascara - I know - it's hard to believe that I have ZERO mascara on!! See how much darker and thicker they are?! 

AFTER 4 WEEKS with 1 coat of mascara... I am not lying - one coat.

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That being said, I am a true believer in this. I don't sell R&F, and although I've tried it in the past, I don't even use their skincare. But the Lash Boost is the REAL DEAL, y'all, and totally worth the money - especially when you compare the cost to the upkeep of lash extensions. If you're interested in trying it, contact my friend Callyn, who is awesome and will be happy to answer any questions for you!
*Currently, she is running a SPECIAL - anyone who enrolls as a preferred customer, will receive a free mini facial! *shipped separately from the Preferred Customer order.

HERE is the direct link for Lash Boost if you're interested in trying it! 

Some additional information about Rodan & Fields ::
R&F is the #1 premium anti-age and premium acne skincare brand in United States in 2016 . They became a billion dollar brand in 2016. (SOURCE: Euromonitor International) // There are 3 ways to purchase the product - as a consultant, as a preferred customer, or a retail customer. As a consultant, you get 25% off the product. As a preferred customer, you get 10% off + free shipping! As a retail customer, you pay full price + shipping! It honestly is most beneficial to the customer financially to enroll as a preferred customer, for the 10% off, free shipping, & complete control over when/what products are shipped! If anyone has questions, is interested in learning more about the business, or any of the products - they can e-mail CallynRoberts21@gmail.com