I love putting together a casual look to celebrate the start of new weekend. Don’t get me wrong, I LOVE that fact that I need to wear business casual at my job. But a girl needs to slip into jeans every once in a while! In the past, I have always avoid the color gray because I felt like it washed me out. Not to worry though, gray is a color that everyone can pull off..with the right accessories. 😉
The gray suede jacket that I have featured in these images is by Alfani (it also comes in black). Macys has this jacket for sale and it is 50% off! I chose to use a floral printed top to pair with my suede jacket. (Plus, this is a great look that can help you transition from winter to spring). My jeans of choice are always by Paige. They run on the pricer side but are well worth it (since they are super comfortable). I also like jeans from Express (and now they have petite sizes).
Since we have a few more weeks left of winter, I am using my all of my favorite soft scarfs. A winter outfit can’t be complete without a pair of knee high boots. My boots are Kendall and Kylie’s Fedra knee boots. If you have a wide foot, I do recommend that you purchase these boots a half a size up. I have also added link below to other petite friendly knee boots.
Have an awesome weekend loves!
Hi loves! Off the shoulder tops are my go-to trend. Off the shoulder tops are effortlessly chic and go great with just about any skirt or pants. I am so in love with this Denim & Supply Ralph Lauren top. It’s a great transitional piece that can be used from winter to spring. I love how it has a relaxed fit (and it is also not too bag so it won’t make you look smaller). The neckline has an elastic that allows you to wear this piece off the shoulder or on your shoulders if you so desire. This is a very light piece, so I do not recommend throwing it in the washing machine. Be sure to hand wash it!
I am not one for conventionality. That being said, I believe that white jeans should be enjoyed all year round! I love jeans from Paige. They fit my little petite frame so well! The jeans that I have on your Paige’s Verdugo Cropped Skinny Jeans. These are a pair of white jeans that I can confidently wear without worrying if you can see my little cheeks or my panties lol. 😉
Before I left on my trip to Mexico, I could not find any of my sandals. So I had to run to my local Kohls to see if there were any in stock. And to my surprise, I cam across Madden NYC Safire sandals. What sold me on these babies were the rhinestone accents. Believe me when I say, these are a pair of sandals that will be your go-to for a casual day or night out. Not to mention they are really comfortable!
What is your go-to trend of the year so far? Feel free to leave me a comment below. And as always, thank you for taking the time to read my blog posts. I appreciate more than you know <3.
It’s been a while since I have had the chance to do studio photos. ^_^
Dress: Karen Kane
Heels: Nine West
Ah Valentine’s Day! Whether you are single or taken, this is a day to dress up in something that makes you look and feel amazing. So this Valentine’s Day, make it special. Whether this means you are are staying in the night or going out to your favorite restaurant, make an effort to have a good time. You deserve it!
The dress I am wearing is Karen Kane’s scalloped lace sheath dress. This dress will hug the curves of your body without feeling heavy. I love the V-neck and the sheer sleeves. The sleeve are quarter lengthened which makes this Karen Kane dress perfect for a winter date night.
The moment I put this on, my boyfriend insisted that I purchase it. So take it from me ladies, if you want to turn heads, this is the dress to rock. Petite ladies don’t need to fret because this is a dress that also come in petite sizes. Keep in mind that this dress also comes in two other colors (in case black is not something you want to wear on Valentine’s Day). When it comes time to wash this piece, be sure to hand wash it under cold water. You don’t want to mess with the exquisite lace on the dress!
I went with a nude pink lipstick (‘Baci‘ by Stila) for this look. But feel free to glide on some red lipstick (I love ‘Beso‘ by Stila and ‘American Doll‘ by Anastasia Beverly Hills). A special night out calls for a unique clutch. My go-to date night clutch is sold out but there is a similar one available here. Slip into your favorite suede pumps and your Valentine’s Day outfit is complete.
Take my advice and make sure to enjoy your Valentine’s Day. We all deserve day to spend with the people we love most. After all, it is our friends and family that brings out our best selves. I have also linked some additional Valentine’s Day dress ideas below.
Clutch: SOLD OUT ; similar here and under $100 USD!
Top: J Crew
Shorts: LC Lauren Conrad
Sunglasses: Quay Cherry Bomb Sunglasses
Nothing like a getaway to warmer weather to take away winter blues. I am beyond grateful to have had a chance to experience a cruise for the first time while also getting a chance to go to Mexico. While I was away, I knew I wanted to enjoy an outfit that is full of color and vibrancy. Thankfully, J Crew had just the top I needed for this trip.
The ruffle sleeve top I am wearing is by J Crew. It is made of polyester. I must say when I first received this top, I was very surprised. The material feels very similar to one of a rain coat (a top compliant from other buyers). Regardless, the polyester is super light and is so much fun to wear (not to worry, I was not paid to say that). The material will keep you cool if you are planning to venture to some place warm. The color of this piece is SO vibrant (seriously, the photos don’t do the color of this piece justice). If you do not like vibrant neon colors, I would recommend straying away from this top. I am telling you, this is a strikingly vibrant top! Don’t say I did not warn you 😉
The ruffle sleeves of this top give adds a fun, flirty elements to it. To preserve the color of this pieces, I will be dry cleaning it. Polyester can be damanged easily in your washing machine. The demin shorts I am wearing are by Lauren Conrad via Kohls. To finish my look, I went with a cork styled clutch and my favorite pair of pink sunglasses. If you yourself are planning on getting away, this is a fun outfit to put together and is effortlessly chic.
Stay tuned for more look from my getaway to Mexico later this week!
Dress: Free People
Bikini top: Topshop
Bikini bottom: Topshop
You can never have too many floral dresses right? I am woman who has to wear business casual styled clothing on a weekly basis. So I have so much fun diving into bohemian styled clothing from time to time. While I was on vacation, I felt like a bohemian princess in this Free People tunic dress featured in this post.
The floral pattern is so flirty and fun. The asymetrical hem of the dress makes it a great piece for petites. While I was on vacation, I also used the dress as a cover up. When I wear this dress, I like to a strapless bra or bandeu. My favorite part about this dress delicate sheer crochet detailing that is found on the front of the dress and on the sleeves. . It’s so feminine and sweet! While this dress does have long sleeves, it is light. Needless to say, this is a dress that is perfect for a beach day or to take with you on vacation.
The bracelet that I have featured in this shoot is Boho Betty’s Ella Fitzgerald wrap bracelet. I have also added some jewelry for you to pair with this dress for a night out or festival look. If you are heading somewhere warm in the next month or two, I recommend this dress to stand out and feel confident in. Hope you all have an awesome week!
Top: J Crew (runs small – wearing in size 0) | Shorts: Paige (runs large, wearing in size 25)
Cheers to a new weekend! I hope you all had an incredible week. The end is near on my vacation to sunny Jamaica. As sad as I am to leave, I can say that this has been one of the best trips with my crazy second family. I can’t wait to tell you all about it in my next post. My next post will also feature some of the best restaurants to try with a little help from my boyfriend Patrick. He’s been coming here for 12 years, so he has quite a few recommendations.
Nights in Jamaica can get really chilly. As such, this J Crew Striped long sleeve off the shoulder top was a great idea to pack. This piece is so versatile. I cannot wait to re-style it when we head back home to colder weather. The piece is made out of cotton so it is machine washable. The shorts I am wearing are by Paige. I love Paige from Nordstrom so much (seriously, I have three pairs of jeans and shorts from them. I can never get enough). I am wearing Paige ‘Jimmy Jimmy’ Denim Shorts in Atticus. I love these shorts because of the medium blue color. Plus, the cut is in a boyfriend styled jean so it’s not super tight. Keep in mind that these Jimmy Jimmy shorts run a little larger. I am usually a size 27. I had to purchase these in a size 25. These I chose to put my red lipstick aside and went with a raspberry color instead. I am wearing Bacca by Stila cosmetics.
If you are planning a getaway, I have also added some of my favorite bathing suit options below. Thank you so much for taking the time to read. Feel free to leave a comment below. I would love to hear where you are planning your next trip.