Archives for May 2014

Colorful Woven Bags

1. ASOS Clutch Bag     2. Simone Camille Carryall     3. ASOS Woven Shopper Bag
4. Star Mela Embroidered Ina Duffle Bag     5. Stela 9 Shiva Backpack
6. ASOS Oversized Geo-Tribal Shopper     7. TOPSHOP Flouro Woven Backpack

After the brutal and seemingly endless winter we endured, summer cannot get here fast enough.  This year, I’m looking to go extra bright and overly cheerful to make up for the dreary past.  I’m loving these vibrant woven and embroidered bags with all their embellishments; pom poms, paillettes, coin fringe and tassels!

Styling Ideas:

I’d wear this clutch with an easy fitting white dress and neutral flat sandals out to brunch.  To the beach, an oversized white button down over a bikini would pair perfectly with this backpack.  And out running errands, a crocheted top, faded cut offs and this bag!

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Ladylike Pleated Skirts

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Aritzia High Low Shirt (similar here and here)  |  Zara Pleated Skirt (similar here and here)
L’Agence Mules (similar here and here)  |  Chanel Classic Flap Bag  |  Zara Tribal Necklace (similar)
Timex Easy Reader Watch (only $35!)  |  Silver Bracelet  |  Gorjana Camila Hammered Ring

chanel 2.55 classic
clothes with movement

pleated skirt zara silver

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Photo Credit: Kina Wicks

Growing up, my mother rarely left home without being primped, primed and polished.  She always looked pretty and ladylike and I’ve come to really appreciate that classic style.  The Chanel quilted flap bag and this blush pleated skirt are timeless and elegant.  To bring it up to date, I paired it with this high low top in a graphic black and white print.  I love how the long back provides a lot of movement as you walk.

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