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Monday, May 14, 2018

Windswept







Top // Skirt // Shoes // Bag // Lipstick // Sunglasses


Happy Monday everyone! I hope everyone had a great Mother's Day weekend! My Mom and I went to Dolce Riveria for brunch yesterday and if you're following me on Instagram then you might've noticed all the Stories that I was putting up. I just can't help it - the place was so chic and I still can't believe I live in a city where there's so many gorgeous places to go to and explore. Should I do more posts on things to do in Dallas? Lately I find myself struggling to balance both my blog and a full time job on top of everything else but what else is new? lol. Luckily, I was on my computer yesterday and found this old shoot that I never even had time to publish before and suddenly felt re-inspired. This shoot was taken when I had visited The Statler a month ago and my friend and I had fallen in love with the view at the rooftop bar (there's so many amazing ones in downtown Dallas!) and just had to do a shoot even though it was 90 degrees. Naturally, it was super windy and at times I felt ridiculous shooting in that kind of weather but it was also so much fun!

I think one of the reasons why I get uninspired with the blog from time to time is because I focus so much on the business side of it that I forget that I had originally started it 4 years ago because I wanted to do something creative and fun in my life. I think this is going to be something that I want to focus on more because it easily reflects in blog photos - they just seem to turn out better when it's clear that you're enjoying what you're doing.

Anyways onto the outfit, I got this top last year at J. Crew and they're still selling it but in other colors and patterns. It's super lightweight and I have a thing for one shoulder tops which just looks so chic during the summertime. I paired it with my white denim skirt and my go-to wooden bag which is a dupe of Cult Gaia (but only $40!) and these brown wedges which are super comfortable to walk in. What's your go-to outfit for the summertime? Any summer essentials that you can't live without? I'd love to know!



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14 comments

  1. That bag is so cute!! My favorite summer essential is a black maxi dress. I find it to be so versatile and flattering and great for so many occasions!

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  2. This top is darling on you! So glad to hear you enjoyed your weekend. :)

    xoxo A
    www.southernbelleintraining.com

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  3. ohhh i'm really digging this outfit! and i love the top, it's such a gorgeous blue and what an interest kind of top too!

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  4. Love this outfit - so perfect for summer! Such a fun bag too!

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  5. I am obsessed with your top! So cute babe :)

    -xo, Azanique | www.lotsofsass.com

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  6. How sweet is this outfit on you! And if you love what you're doing, then you shouldn't stress about it, because things will eventually come to you! (talking about the blog business thingy)

    ~ Sanziana
    sannafey.com

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  7. I love everything about this outfit! I love that top, so pretty!

    xo Deborah
    Coffee, Prose, and Pretty Clothes

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  8. So in love with that top. I need it and every other one you suggested below!

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  9. Love this outfit so much-especially that cute bag!

    xoxo, SS


    Southern and Style

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  10. You can never go wrong with navy and white! This is too pretty! Love it!

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  11. Love this top! It's the kind of top that I'd wear for the entire summer!!
    www.bonjourchiara.com

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