Bare Shoulders

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Bare Shoulders
Fashion
Top: Similar here (also love this romper version), Jeans: Citizens of Humanity (on sale), Shoes: French Connection, Purse: J.Crew (on sale), Bracelets: Madewell & Gorjana, Lip balm: bareMinerals Pop of Passion Lip Color in "Rose Passion" I was so excited when the off the shoulder trend started reemerging last summer, and it's made an even bigger comeback this summer, appearing on everything from shirts and sweaters, to dresses to rompers. I own a few variations in different prints and colors (including this one and this one), but I've been reaching for this classic black version more than ever lately. It looks great with a pair of denim shorts, but I also...

Effortlessly Chic

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Black Jumpsuit
Fashion
Madewell Cami (old, similar here), Cotton On Pants, ShoeMint Heels, Madewell Bangle, Mango Clutch (old, similar here) Dresses will always remain at the top of my list when it comes to effortless go-tos, but over the last couple of years, rompers have earned a spot as a close second. I've acquired quite a few that I keep on rotation throughout warmer months, and love their ability to double as bathing suit cover ups come summer. But their casual nature make them less versatile, which is why I've become especially fond of jumpsuits. They're similar in concept, but jumpsuits offer an elegance that isn't easily achieved with shorts. I'd...

Black On Black

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Fashion
H&M Sweater, H&M Skirt, Brandy Melville Purse (old, similar here), Lulus Heels, Giles & Brother Bit Cuff (old, similar here), CRAP Sunglasses I'm all for black-on-black lately. It's slimming, complements every skin tone, and goes with nearly everything. While the color is simple in theory, it can quickly become dull when not approached strategically, so I always incorporate a mixture of fabrics and textures to keep things from looking one-dimensional. This skirt in particular is one of my favorites because of its leather-like fabric and quilted detailing, which add a bit of edge while still remaining chic. The less-edgy conservative side of me...