How to Wear Your Summer Dress in the Fall and Beyond

dress, similar here, obsessed with this and this || H&M jacket, similar (1/2) || booties, also love these || bag || sunglasses photos by Anna of A Lily Love Affair Shop My Outfit Alright, not gonna lie guys, the bare leg days are over. But, with that being said, you could still totally pull this look off with either over the knee boots or tights. (Or see my post on how to style a dress with jeans – no, really, its a thing.) Don’t pack away those summer dresses…
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What is a Ruana? The Chic Layering Piece You Need.

Shop My Outfit photos by my hubby! Happy Halloween!! Halloween seriously crept up on me this year! As did a serious cold snap in Chicago that’s been accompanied by lots of wind and gloom. The only positive that I can find is that with the chilly fall days, also comes layering season:) What the heck is a Ruana?? This fall the piece that I had previously called a cape or wrap, has taken on a…
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The Perfect Versatile Fall Jacket + The Best Laid Plans

suede jacket, tons more colors here || tee || jeans, obsessed + on sale!! || heels || Rebecca Minkoff star print crossbody, clutch version, all black version, also love this || sunglasses photos by the lovely Anna of A Lily Love Affair Shop My Outfit   A terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Today I had planned to write up a cute little post about what is legit my favorite jacket maybe ever. (Save for my parka because, well, Chicago). But then real life happened… I started the…
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Sweatshirt Trends: What’s Not to Love!

tie-sleeve sweatshirt, here and here || crop flares, also love these and these || Zara heels, old, similar here and here || Rebecca Minkoff bag, clutch version, all black version, also love this photography by Anna of A Lily Love Affair Shop My Outfit Sweatshirt Game Strong Can we all agree that anytime something as comfy as a sweatshirt becomes on trend, that we can just immediately hop on that band wagon? It’s a no-brainer?  Amiright? Ok, now that we’ve established that let’s chat about this look. Sweatshirt + jeans + heels =…
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The Sweater and Booties You Need for Fall

bell sleeve sweater, under $40, comes in 4 colors || jeans, 50% off! || booties, best buy for fall, come in 6 colors, also available here || Chloe ‘Faye’ dupe, under $25 || similar sunglasses photography by Anna of A Lily Love Affair Shop My Outfit: Light Neutrals for Fall Typically, when we think about transitioning into our fall clothes, pinks and whites don’t come to mind, but I love how fresh yet cozy this outfit is! I’ve never been one to follow most traditional fashion…
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How to Wear a Dress with Jeans

Forever 21 dress, similar || Paige jeans || similar heels || Gucci ‘Marmont’ handbag (thanks to Anna for letting me borrow it!!), look for less || sunglasses, under $15 and come in tons of colors! photos by Anna of A Lily Love Affair Shop My Outfit The standard way to style shorter dresses come fall has been to pair them with over the knee boots or booties. But I’m here to share a new styling trick, so don’t pack away those summer dresses just yet! A dress?…
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How to Dress Down a Lace Top + The Row Coco Mules Look …

lace blouse || jeans, also love these, both under $70 || The Row “Coco” bow mule dupe, also here, originals here || leopard clutch, budget-friendly version || sunglasses, under $10 photography by Anna of A Lily Love Affair How To: Dress Down a Lace Top I’ve waxed poetic of my my love of Saks Off 5th in the past and this lace top is yet another amazing score from this designer outlet. With autumn finally showing her beautiful colors, but the temperatures still comfortable, this top…
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How to Find Affordable Pieces that Look Expensive

SheIn top, nearly identical, very similar || Gap jeans, similar (1/2) || Zara heels, very similar and under $80 || H&M bag, other colors here and here || sunglasses, under $15 photos by Anna of A Lily Love Affair How to Make an Outfit Look Expensive Just because you’re shopping on a budget doesn’t mean you cant find budget-friendly pieces that look anything but! There are many tricks and things to look for when shopping to ensure that what you’re purchasing looks seriously splurge-worthy and I’m sharing a few…
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