Thursday, July 31, 2014

Rompin In Florals

long sleeve floral print romper. ankle booties
long sleeve floral print romper. ankle booties
long sleeve floral print romper. ankle booties

| Outfit Details |

Floral Romper: Lush (old) similar styles herehere and here | White Clutch: BCBG Maxazria (sold out) similar here | Ankle Booties: Chinese Laundry (old) similar here and how amazing are these ankle booties here?! (Definitely on my wish list!) | Necklace: c/o TAudrey


Happy Thursday!! Only one more day until the weekend and this mama is ready for the week to be over! Cocktail anyone?

I bought this romper back in April for my trip out to LA and since then it has hung in my closet. This past week we had a couple unseasonably cool nights so I thought it was perfect timing to break it out again and get at least one more wear out of it until it retires until next year.  It's the perfect little romper from it's sweet ruffled edges to it's girly floral pattern. I added my suede ankle booties to give it a more causal feel and a top knot to keep the look simple and easy for a night out to a local concert held in our town. I just love those cool summer nights!

I hope everyone's week is going well! Have a great day!

xo, Erica

Linking up with Living in Color Style


Tuesday, July 29, 2014

90's Chick

90's inspired look. Shirt tied around waist. Navy Gingham Shirt, Distressed Boyfriend Jeans, Heels
90's inspired look. Shirt tied around waist. Navy Gingham Shirt, Distressed Boyfriend Jeans, Heels
90's inspired look. Shirt tied around waist. Navy Gingham Shirt, Distressed Boyfriend Jeans, Heels
90's inspired look. Shirt tied around waist. Navy Gingham Shirt, Distressed Boyfriend Jeans, Heels
90's inspired look. Shirt tied around waist. Navy Gingham Shirt, Distressed Boyfriend Jeans, Heels
90's inspired look. Shirt tied around waist. Navy Gingham Shirt, Distressed Boyfriend Jeans, Heels

| Outfit Details |

White Tank: Old Navy (sold out) Check in store (it's a favorite of mine!) similar here | Navy Gingham Shirt: Target, similar here and here | Distressed Jeans: STS Blue (old) similar  here and LOVE these distressed jeans here | Red Ankle Strap Heels: Steven By Steve Madden (sold out) similar here and great option for fall here! | Social Media Necklace: c/o TAudrey | Watch: Michael Kors (on sale!)

You're from the 70's, but I'm a 90's chick, I love it! I love it! 

 I may not be considered a 90's chick but my look today was definitely inspired by the era. I just love the casual meets cool vibe by tying a button down shirt around your waist. Not only does it serve as being practical (you could get cold while being out) but let's face it, us girls will take beauty over comfort any day! To be honest, the whole wearing a shirt around your waist nowadays is purely to make a fashion statement. It serves as a great accessory and can be a great source of color and added texture to a simple tank and jeans look. Don't forget to add the heels for a more modern and chic take on the 90's grunge look!

Thanks for reading!


Monday, July 28, 2014

Too Hot It's Cool

Wearing Tildon faux leather shorts, leather in summer look
Wearing Tildon faux leather shorts, leather in summer look, Benevolent Jewels Necklace
Wearing Tildon faux leather shorts, leather in summer look
Wearing Tildon faux leather shorts, leather in summer look

| Outfit Details |

White Tank: Old Navy | Faux Leather Shorts: Tildon | Clutch: J.Crew (old) Similar Clutch here and on sale! | Gold Watch: Michael Kors (on sale!) | Statement Necklace: c/o Benevolent Jewels | Black ankle strap heels: Zara (old) similar here

Yes, leather shorts in July! Why not? I came across these amazing faux leather shorts at Nordstrom last week, and while they are not part of the anniversary sale, I still couldn’t resist purchasing them.  Leather once again will be one of the top trends for fall this year, so I know I will be getting as much use out of them as possible. These high waisted soft faux leather shorts are an eye pleasing fashion statement whether styling them for a cool summer evening with a summery top, or pairing them with stockings to bring them into the fall.  I highly recommend buying these fabulous shorts before they are not available anymore!  

I hope everyone had an enjoyable weekend! Thank you so much for visiting! 

xo, Erica



Friday, July 25, 2014

Laid-Back

wearing a white tee, distressed boyfriend jeans, floppy hat and fringe Dolce Vita fringe ankle booties, casual look
wearing a white tee, distressed boyfriend jeans, floppy hat and fringe Dolce Vita fringe ankle booties, casual look
wearing a white tee, distressed boyfriend jeans, floppy hat and fringe Dolce Vita fringe ankle booties, casual look
wearing a white tee, distressed boyfriend jeans, floppy hat and fringe Dolce Vita fringe ankle booties, casual look
wearing a white tee, distressed boyfriend jeans, floppy hat and fringe Dolce Vita fringe ankle booties, casual look
wearing a white tee, distressed boyfriend jeans, floppy hat and fringe Dolce Vita fringe ankle booties, casual look

| Outfit Details |

Floppy Hat: Target (last year) similar here | White Tank: Old Navy | Boyfriend Jeans: STS Blue (old) similar here and here | Fringe Booties: DV by Dolce Vita (wearing them in a kid's size 4, regularly a woman's size 7) | Bag: 3.1 Phillip Lim, love this one here on sale!! | Necklace: c/o TAudrey | Watch: Michael Kors (on sale!) | Bracelet: David Yurman

Happy Friday Loves!! 

Today, I am dressing down in one of my favorite casual looks. A plain tank and a pair of distressed boyfriend jeans. (I know, nothing earth shattering, but it's really one of my favorite looks!) On the days where you just look into your closet and have no idea what to wear, this is my go to. I love it because it's such a simple combination, which makes for the perfect back drop for accessorizing. I used my oversized floppy hat and fringe detailed ankle booties to add some character to my rather simple look and it instantly transformed it into a casual cool boho ensemble. 

I wish everyone a wonderful weekend!! See you back next week!

xo, Erica

Linking up with Rachel the HatLena B, Actually

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Day To Night

Wearing Loft Striped Chambray Shirt Dress, BCBGeneration Manci Heels, Forever21 Clear Sunglasses
Wearing Loft Striped Chambray Shirt Dress, BCBGeneration Manci Heels, Forever21 Clear Sunglasses
Wearing Loft Striped Chambray Shirt Dress, BCBGeneration Manci Heels, Forever21 Clear Sunglasses
Wearing Loft Striped Chambray Shirt Dress, BCBGeneration Manci Heels, Forever21 Clear Sunglasses
Wearing Loft Striped Chambray Shirt Dress, BCBGeneration Manci Heels, Forever21 Clear Sunglasses
Wearing Loft Striped Chambray Shirt Dress, BCBGeneration Manci Heels, Forever21 Clear Sunglasses


| Outfit Details |

Striped Shirt Dress: Loft | White Clutch: BCBG Maxazria (sold out) similar here | Clear Sunglasses: Forever21 | Gladiator Snakeskin Sandals: BCBGeneration (on sale!) More colors and sizes available here | 

A few weeks ago I styled this dress for a casual day out while running errands with the kids. (You can see that post here). Today, I decided to dress it up a bit to show you just how versatile this comfy shirt dress can be. It was extremely easy to take this dress from day to night with just some simple accessory changes. I swapped out my bejeweled inspired birkenstock sandals and traded them in for an edgy pair of snakeskin gladiator heels and went with a simple clutch instead of the large cross body bag that I used while out running errands with my kids. These simple changes stepped this look up a notch and turned a casual ensemble into a chic out on the town look. 

Thanks for visiting! 

xo, Erica

Linking up with Because Shanna Said So


Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Bikini Lab

Wearing Bikini Lab Color Block Swimsuit, Forever21 clear sunglasses, Swim Suits 2014
Wearing Bikini Lab Color Block Swimsuit, Forever21 clear sunglasses, Swim Suits 2014
Wearing Bikini Lab Blinded By The Bright Flounce Bandeau and cheeky hipster bottoms, Forever21 clear sunglasses, Swim Suits 2014
Wearing Bikini Lab Blinded By The Bright Flounce Bandeau and cheeky hipster bottoms, Forever21 clear sunglasses, Swim Suits 2014
Wearing Bikini Lab Color Block Swimsuit, Forever21 clear sunglasses, Swim Suits 2014
Wearing Bikini Lab Blinded By The Bright Flounce Bandeau and cheeky hipster bottoms, Forever21 clear sunglasses, Swim Suits 2014
Wearing Bikini Lab Color Block Swimsuit, Forever21 clear sunglasses, Swim Suits 2014


| Bathing Suit and Accessory Details |

Color Block Bustier: c/o Bikini Lab | Color Block Hipster Bottoms: c/o Bikini Lab | Ruffle Bandeau: c/o Bikini Lab | Matching Hipster Bottoms: c/o Bikini Lab | Beach Bag: Target (sold out) Adore this one here! | Clear Sunglasses: Forever21 | Mirrored Sunglasses: American Eagle | 


My family and I spend almost every weekend in the summer down at the Jersey Shore while most week days, you can find my kids and I at the swim club. Basically, I spend a lot of my summer in a swim suit, so having great suits on hand is a must for me. I don't discriminate when it comes to swim suit styles, whether it be a one piece, two piece or even a monokini, I love them all. 

Today, I want to introduce to you, one of my favorite swim suit brands, Bikini Lab! They offer a vast variety of the most trendiest suits available. I bought my first suit by them last year to go on vacation with my husband and received so many compliments. Bikini Lab has successfully created a line of high quality swim suits that truly make you feel amazing. I highly recommend checking them out if your ever in search of that perfect swimsuit! 

You can find Bikini Lab available at huge retailers such as NordstromASOSMacy's and Dilliard's!


Thanks for stopping by! Have a great day! xo




Monday, July 21, 2014

Spotted

Wearing Leopard Shift Dress, Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Halogen Claudia zipper bootie, Halogen leather foldover crossbody clutch
Wearing Leopard Shift Dress, Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Halogen Claudia zipper bootie, Halogen leather foldover crossbody clutch
Wearing Leopard Shift Dress, Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Halogen Claudia zipper bootie, Halogen leather foldover crossbody clutch
Wearing Leopard Shift Dress, Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Halogen Claudia zipper bootie, Halogen leather foldover crossbody clutch
Wearing Leopard Shift Dress, Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Halogen Claudia zipper bootie, Halogen leather foldover crossbody clutch
Wearing Leopard Shift Dress, Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Halogen Claudia zipper bootie, Halogen leather foldover crossbody clutch
Wearing Leopard Shift Dress, Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Halogen Claudia zipper bootie, Halogen leather foldover crossbody clutch

| Outfit Details |

Leopard Shift Dress: River Island (old) Similar here(on sale!) and I LOVE this one here | Blue Clutch: Halogen (on sale!) | Black Booties: Halogen (on sale!) | Mirrored Sunglasses: Forever21 (bought last season) similar here |  Watch: Guess (old) Similar here

Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a nice weekend! We spent our's down at my dad's shore house. We try to get down there as much as possible, even though this weekend wasn't exactly beach weather. It was so cold and windy, which is so crazy for the middle of July! We did end up having a great time at the boardwalk, going on a few rides and enjoying some funnel cake and salt water taffy! The kids were very happy campers!

Since this past weekend threw us a weather curveball and we saw the temperatures drop into the low 70's, I decided to break out this leopard shift dress that I purchased a few months ago. I intended to save it for the fall (it's a bit on the heavy side), but after the weather got a bit chilly on Friday night I took the opportunity to wear it a bit early, especially since I was dying to wear my new Halogen ankle booties that I bought from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. (I absolutely love them and find them to be really comfortable and true to size!) They were the perfect accompaniment to my leopard shift dress, while my blue Halogen clutch and mirrored sunglasses added some splashes of well needed color to brighten up my ensemble and to keep it reminiscent of summer. 

Thanks for reading! Have a wonderful week!

xo, Erica


 

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