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STYLE DETAILS: LOTS OF LOVE

 

Fall Style Details

A silk midi, PJ’s all day and a new super serum.  These are the must-have’s from this week on the web.

shopSilk Dress / PJ Top / Polka Dot Bandana / Gemini Link Bag / Poplin Dress / LOVE sweater / Loafers / Flamingo iPhone Case / Super Pack Serums

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WHAT TO WEAR: SPRING WEDDING

Spring Wedding Guest Dress with White Clutch

With our refrigerator covered in beautiful invitations from some of our best friends and family, it is wedding season around here.  With wedding season comes the dreaded question, “What am I going to wear?”  While the dream would to be to purchase a new dress for every shower, engagement party, rehearsal dinner and wedding, it is not extremely realistic without spending all of the money.  I am all about the re-wear, particularly a classic black dress, but when the guest list overlaps with another, I have a hard time pulling from my closet.

Tory Burch Dress via Rent the Runway (c/o) / Blue Heels / White Clutch / Celine Sunglasses / Coordinates Coordinates Collection Bracelet / Earrings

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TRAVEL DETAILS: TOP 5

When traveling this season there are five things I never forget when traveling.  Here are a my essentials for easy traveling

1. THE PERFECT BAG: there are so many to choose from but these three are some tried and true winners

Gigi New York Taylor Tote / Lo and Sons OG Bag / Tory Burch Penn Bag

2. TECH ESSENTIALS: to make the flight fly by, make sure to bring an iPad (or tablet) to watch tv, listen to tunes, or browse the web 

Tory Burch iPad Mini Case / Frend ‘Ella’ Earbuds / iPad Mini

3. BEAUTY FAVORITES

Fekkai Hair Spray / Aveda Rosemary Mint Shampoo / Aveda Rosemary Mint Conditioner / SUGAR lip balm / Travel Brush / Kai Hand Lotion

4. GET COZY: make sure you are cozy and warm on a long flight, it makes it so much better. 

Splendid Wrap / J.Crew Cashmere Scarf / Madewell Scarf

5. KEEP ORGANIZED: nothing is worse than not being able to find anything in your big bag. I suggest the Truffle Petite Clarity and the Gorjana and Griffin Jewelry Wallet to keep things organized. 

Thompson Jewelry Case / Truffle Petite Clarity Pouch 

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GIFT GUIDE: GIFTS UNDER $50

 

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When it comes to buying gifts for friends or brothers and sisters, sometimes it it not necessary to break the bank.  I am all about gifts with a sentimental value or just something the person really wants and they maybe would not buy themselves. So here it is a full gift guide of things under $50.  Enjoy!

SHOP THE GIFT GUIDE

Bauble Bar Necklace ($42)Free Shipping and Returns! / Merci Note Cards with Envelops ($24.50)– 25% off entire purchase / Cally Slippers ($36.95) / GAP Cashmere Gloves ($49.95)– Extra 20% off purchase using GAPLOVE/ C.Wonder Cheetah Case ( $35 ) / Polka Dot Socks ($10.50) – All Happy Socks are on SALE / Inital Key Chain ($24) / POP Phone ($20) / Tory Burch Blush Brush ($48) / Deborah Lippman GIRLS Nailpolish Set ($45) / Gojana and Griffin Jewelry Roll ($45) / Classic White Converse ($44.95)

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STYLE DETAILS: PRETTY IN PINK

I have said it before, but I reallly am not a girly girl (at least when it comes to those girly colors like pink and purple). However, lately I have been crushing on pink.  Maybe it is all those pink coats I have been seeing on Pinterest and all my favorite mags, but I am totally on board when it comes to this girly color.  I think the key for me is to keep the pieces classic and even add a masculine edge, like these loafers.  

cashmere sweater / Derek Lam Loafers / Embellished Top / Aviator Glasses / Chandelier Earrings /  Jacard Dress /  Lust T-Shirt (on sale!) / Tory Burch Clutch / Paris House Wallet / Crystal Bracelets / Soft Joie Top

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FALL FOR FLANNEL

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There is something so perfect about an oversized flannel shirt in the Fall. Most of the time I just steal the BF’s to wear around the house, but they are always way too big to wear in public. Lately I have been trying on the men’s size at J.Crew just hoping they will fit right, but they never do. Recently I saw this Denim and Supply one and knew it was the perfect flannel to add to my collection.  Not only is it loose fitting (it has small slits on the side), but it actually fits in the arms, which is two thumbs up in my book.

Denim and Supply Ralph Lauren Flannel (gifted) / TEXTILE Elizabeth and James Denim (c/o) / Tory Burch Thea Tote / Joie Dreaming Flats (on sale!)/ Daniel Wellington Watch / Catbird Rings

Also, congratulations to Desaria, she is the winner of the SPUN Scarf Giveaway! Thank you to all that entered the giveaway, be sure to check out the entire SPUN and Subtle Luxury collection and even put one of your favorites on your Christmas list!

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LOVE YOU, SATURDAY

 

Hello, weekend. So happy to be home this weekend enjoying a little bit of relaxation and playing a lot of catch up. I have some really fun things in the works for the blog in the upcoming weeks that I am so excited to share with you.  Here are some links from this week: 

Yesterday was my last post for T.J. Maxx and their Fall Style trends. I had so much fun working on this project, and I hope ya’ll enjoyed it too.  In case you missed it, I styled a cashmere cardi 3 ways, played with leather, mixed prints, and talked Fall layers.  

A few of my favorite blogger friends played with Fall layers too! How cute are Jessica and Hallie?  They found some major scores too! 

With the temps dropping like crazy, I have been craving tomato soup, how amazing does this reciepe look from Strudle and Cream I found of Pinterest

Tory Burch is having a crazy 70% off sale, the perfect time to buy this tote I have been dreaming about, and this pair of sandals, even if it means I can’t wear them until next season. Oh and did you see her new amazing home decor line.  Could this pillow get any cuter?  To say I am obsessed is an understatement.  

Did you see this video yet? I was laughing out loud thanks to the Man Repeller’s Best of the Interenet.  

Loving this casual look on Brighton? I mean could she be any more adorable? 

The holidays are coming up and I am so excited for my friend Erin’s DIY party at West Elm! If you are in the Columbus area, be sure to RSVP, you are not going to want to miss this! 

Does anyone else watch Nashville? I am obsessing over the music this season, especially this song 

Hope ya’ll have a wonderful weekend and I just wanted to say thank you so much for all of the support and following along everyday! 

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image via here (I cannot find the orginial source, please let me know if you do!) I love this clutch! 

LOVE YOU, FRIDAY

Is anyone else having a bitter sweet moment today? While I am excited for the long weekend, I am not sure if I am ready to say so long to summer and my flip flops.  So much has changed this summer and it was definitely one for the books. This summer marked my quarter-of-a-century birthday, a new career, and a new city. Being a 20 something definitely has had its obstacles, ya know, like figuring out what you want to do with the rest of your life, or feeling like there is some sort of rule book for how life is supposed to be.

One of my girlfriends recently sent me a quote that really caught my attention. “There is nothing wrong with being typical but there is nothing fundamentally right with it either” (Bob Goff- Love Does). Honestly sometimes I get caught up in what everyone else is doing instead of doing what I feel is the right way to live, or the right thing to do, because let’s be honest does anyone even know the answer.  So as the summer winds down, my goal is to focus on acheieving greatness-in my own mind. I am going to be working on some fun projects, but I want to hear from you! Is there anything more/ different you would like to see here? Like more outfits, recipes, or a little inside into my daily life?  I would love the input, because you guys are the reason I love to write this blog! 

Just in case you were planning on doing some Fall Shopping, here are a few great sales going on! 

J Crew- Extra 30% off all final sale items. Code: HELLO30

BaubleBar Buy 2 sale items, get 25% off. Code: SUMMER25; Buy 3 sale items, get 30% off. Code: SUMMER30; Buy 4+ sale items, get 35% off. Code: SUMMER35

C. Wonder– Save 25% on full-price items. Ends: 9/2. Code: LABORDAY

Gorjana & Griffin Save 30% off curated summer styles. Code: SUMMERNIGHTS

Joie– An additional 20% off sale merchandise. Code: LABORDAY13 (Need these pants!

Nordstrom– Save 40% off select shoes (such a great selection!) 

Tory Burch– Take 20% off purchases of $300, 25% off  purchases of $500, and 30% offpurchases of $750. Code: LABORDAY

GAP40% off select style and 15% off all new styles, Code: GAPNEW

(Sorry today was a little deep, I just was having a rambling moment)  

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OUTFIT DETAILS: BLACK & WHITE


Balwin The L in Murdered Out (denim version here) / Elizabeth and James White Tee / J Crew Collection Denim Jacket (on sale!) / Tory Burch Oversized Clutch / Paul Smith Sunglasses c/o / Zara Heels / Lulu Goldtone Drift Necklace / J Crew Bracelets (old) 

So remember when I said I like the basics, well this is pretty much my go- to outfit as of late. Obviously, I like to switch up the tee and denim, but add some heels and a fun necklace and this outfit can transition from day to night.  

There is something about black denim that makes an outfit feel complete for night-time wear. Even for a casual dinner, I love to throw on either this pair or my J Crew minnie pant, especially if I want to wear a t- shirt and let’s be honest, that is pretty much all of the time. Or for a Fall night out on the town add a silk blouse or fun peplum to dress it up a bit. In the Fall months when it starts to get pretty chilly at night, I always bring along my trusty denim jacket. I think it is the perfect piece in your closet to dress down any look. 

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photography by PS for A Dash of Details 

OUTFIT DETAILS: BLACK & WHITE


Balwin The L in Murdered Out (denim version here) / Elizabeth and James White Tee / J Crew Collection Denim Jacket (on sale!) / Tory Burch Oversized Clutch / Paul Smith Sunglasses c/o / Zara Heels / Lulu Goldtone Drift Necklace / J Crew Bracelets (old) 

So remember when I said I like the basics, well this is pretty much my go- to outfit as of late. Obviously, I like to switch up the tee and denim, but add some heels and a fun necklace and this outfit can transition from day to night.  

There is something about black denim that makes an outfit feel complete for night-time wear. Even for a casual dinner, I love to throw on either this pair or my J Crew minnie pant, especially if I want to wear a t- shirt and let’s be honest, that is pretty much all of the time. Or for a Fall night out on the town add a silk blouse or fun peplum to dress it up a bit. In the Fall months when it starts to get pretty chilly at night, I always bring along my trusty denim jacket. I think it is the perfect piece in your closet to dress down any look. 

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photography by PS for A Dash of Details