Must Have Spring Bags and Designer Dupes

1 // 2 // 3 // 4 // 5 // 6 // 7 // 8 // 9 // 10 // 11 Must Have Spring Bags Last spring the it bag was clearly the Cult Gaia. The popular Cult Gaia started out at a fairly reasonable $88 but surged in price, along with popularity with some current styles priced over $300! The frenzy over this chic, inventive bag led to the resurgence of both woven and basket-style bag. And, gals,…
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How to Dress Up A Sweatshirt

sweatshirt || similar jeans here and here || layering tank || bag dupe for this one, more great dupes linked below! || similar sunglasses here and here || similar pumps here and here photos by the lovely Anna of A Lily Love Affair Shop My Outfit Tips to Dress Up A Sweatshirt Happy Tuesday ladies! Has spring sprung in your neck of the woods yet? Here in Chicago, spring is moving in at a glacial pace. I’ve all but stopped checking the weather because I’m sick of seeing that stupid snowflake on my…
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How to Wear a Dress with Sneakers

camo field jacket || dress (sleeveless version) || sneakers || reversible tote || hat || sunglasses Shop My Outfit The One Dress You Need in Your Closet Well girls now that it’s officially spring, it’s time to start sharing some spring outfits, even though it’s still cold AF here in Chicago! Number one on the list is this dress. You may remember when I raved about it last fall. Well, I couldn’t resist adding another color to my closet and of course had to go with…
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How to Wear Spring Trends When it’s Still Cold

jacket || similar top here, here, here and here (more off the shoulder summer tops I love below!) || jeans || sunglasses || similar sandals || similar clutch, obsessed! photography by Ashley of Sed Bona Shop My Outfit Happy 1st Day of Spring! Today marks the first day of spring, a time of rebirth, new life, blossoming flowers and new outfits! But if you live anywhere in the northern half of this country, chances are there are still days where snow is forecasted.  So, how do you start incorporating spring trends…
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Casual and Versatile Spring Wardrobe Essentials

pink field jacket || gingham shirt (comes in multiple patterns) || black dress, everyone should own this dress! So flatteirng. || distressed white denim || ruffled wedges || grey slip-on sneakers || straw tote || belted utility jacket || shorts || pink earrings (come in multiple colors) || mirrored aviators, just $14 (multiple color options) || bamboo bag, under $45, 2 size options || belted dress, so soft and flattering  “Real Girl” Style Happy Thursday friends! If you follow me on Instagram, you may have noticed over the past few weeks and months, my feed shifting away from…
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Spring Denim Trends + A Target Giveaway

wrap sweater, on sale + an additional 40% off, also comes in grey || button fly jeans, 40% off, size down || lace trimmed cami, also love this one || pumps || sunglasses || exact bag (borrowed from Anna), more affordable options below photos by the lovely Anna of A Lily Love Affair Shop My Outfit Layering for Spring Spring has been slow to arrive in the Windy City so I’ve had to a little creative in adding spring elements to my wardrobe. You might remember this…
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How I Relax With OREO Thins Bites

<img height=”1″ width=”1″ style=”display:none” src=”https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=2005374586157711&ev=PageView&noscript=1″ /> This post has been sponsored by OREO Thins Bites. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help us bring you great content. The Reality of Adulting You guys, I’m a real adult. Not a sort-of, almost adult, but a real adult with all the responsibilities that predicament comes with. I remember being 25 and feeling like I had the weight of the…
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How to Shop Shopbop’s Spring Sale

How to Shop Shopbop’s Spring Sale Whose’s up for a little retail therapy? While the Shopbop’s sale isn’t my favorite simply because I don’t always love having to spend $200 before getting a discount, it is a great time to stock up, or make an investment purchase. If you’re in the market for designer denim, shoes, or a new bag, now is the time to jump! It really is the perfect time to buy investment pieces like the…
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