Monochromatic

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Monochromatic Outfit
Fashion
Top: Bella Luxx, Shorts: Bella Luxx, Bralette: Eberjey, Sandals: Mia Cruise, Purse: J.Crew, Necklace: Gorjana, Bracelets: Madewell & Gorjana When I think of pleated shorts, a stuffy, preppy image often comes to mind, but this pair strikes the perfect balance between laid back and chic. The slouchy fit gives the shorts a relaxed vibe, while the pleats offer a more polished feel. One of my favorite tricks for looking put together when I don't feel like putting forth much effort, is to wear matching colors for a monochromatic look. It elevates a basic outfit into a not so basic one, especially when done in...

Printed & Patterned

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White Blazer
Fashion
Frenchi Blazer (similar here and here), Express Cami, Sam&Lavi Shorts (on sale!), Madewell Glider Bangle, Heels (similar here), Marc By Marc Jacobs Crossbody Bag I've been on a kick for printed shorts lately, and with endless options available in stores right now, summer's given me even more reason to embrace them. They're a great way to up the ante in in an otherwise simple outfit, and since the pattern usually speaks for itself, completing the rest of the look requires minimal effort. Plus, balancing them out with more neutral pieces allows the shorts to take center stage, which in my opinion, is exactly what they're meant to...