Timeless and Sophisticated

Hey guys! Today I’m sharing a classic look that can transition from the office to happy hour. Don’t you agree that there’s just something so chic about a black and white outfit? A black and white combo is timeless, sophisticated and modern and will never go out of style.

I mentioned in a previous post that I had collaborated with Lauren Ralph Lauren to share a couple of their timeless pieces with all of you including this spacious Marcy leather tote which is my new go-to for everyday essentials. With its gold-tone hardware, signature LRL monogram and detachable luggage tag with cutout plaque, you can use this bag for work or play and it is the perfect accessory to my black and white look.

 

In collaboration with Lauren Ralph Lauren.

[Photography Credit]: Gaby Abboud of Gabmaster Photography

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My Summer Picks from Tobi

As you know, I pride myself on being a budget savvy shopper and finding great deals while staying true to my style. When it comes to trendy, fashionable and affordable pieces, some of my go-to retailers include Lulus, H&M, Forever 21 and most recently, Tobi. You can find anything from dresses to rompers, outwear, tops, bottoms, shoes and accessories. They’re currently running a promotion for 50% off sitewide with code WS50 including three of my summer picks that I’m wearing in today’s post.

Since I’m slightly obsessed with nautical inspired color combos which evoke a sense of tranquility and bring seasides and the Hamptons to mind, I paired this Meg Stripe Cold Shoulder Top ($22) with white skinny jeans and wedges for a casual and relaxed summer look.

Two of my favorite trends are cold-shoulder and bell sleeves so you can imagine my excitement when I found this Dahlia Cold Shoulder Blouse ($24). The cold shoulder with bell sleeve combo along with its flowy silhouette and scoop back that I paired with my dark blue skinny jeans and strappy heels is ideal for a night out.

 

In collaboration with Tobi.

[Photography Credit]: Gaby Abboud of Gabmaster Photography

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Nautical Vibes

Hey guys! Happy Sunday!!  It’s a hot one today so you’ll find me lounging poolside on my day off before heading back to work tomorrow.

As you can see, this is the first post I’ve written since June. I’ve had to deal with some setbacks over the past couple of months due to my dad’s health which has put me in a bit of a funk, making it difficult to stay motivated and work on my blog (as if it isn’t already difficult to stay motivated at times). Since February and soon after my aunt passed away, my dad has been in and out of the hospital due to complications after a coronary angiogram and infections in his gallbladder, in addition to coronary heart disease which led to his second open heart surgery and a double by-pass on July 3rd. I’m happy to report that he’s back home and recovering well. I’ve spent the past week over by my parents’ spending time with him and it’s nice to see him in good spirits. We’re taking it one day at a time.

On a more exciting note, I had been asked to collaborate with the iconic brand, Lauren Ralph Lauren, to promote their Summer 2017 Collection and share a couple of their modern and timeless pieces with all of you. This striped-off-the-shoulder cotton dress is the perfect choice for a day like today when you just want to throw something on to sit by the pool and relax in. It’s 100% cotton, has an elasticized neckline that can be worn on or off the shoulders, short ruffled sleeves and a shift silhouette which makes it super comfortable and easy to move in. When transitioning from day to night, opt for a pair of wedges or heels to create an effortlessly chic summer look.

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In collaboration with Lauren Ralph Lauren.

[Photography Credit]: Gaby Abboud of Gabmaster Photography

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Flirty in Floral

From soft and pretty to bold and dramatic, you can’t escape floral prints we’ve seen trending all spring and now into summer.

In today’s post, I paired this feminine floral top with distressed denim to add texture and create a chic and flirty look perfect for a date night with your s/o or mid-day brunch with your gal pals.

 

[Photography Credit]: Gaby Abboud of Gabmaster Photography

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Minimal Street Style

Good morning! I hope you’re all having a great week so far. I can’t believe it’s the last day of May and summer is officially just a few weeks away!

In today’s post, I’m combining gray, white and black for a minimal, sleek and edgy look. I’ve mentioned before, you can transform a basic outfit like a pair of jeans and shirt and make it look more stylish just by adding a pair of sexy heels or your favorite moto jacket. One of my favorite jackets is this tailored slim fit BLANKNYC faux leather jacket with zip accents from Nordstrom because it has a feminine cut with urban edge to it. For $98, this jacket is a must-have. My white top with ruffle details gives this casual and edgy look a more feminine twist.

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[Photography Credit]: Gaby Abboud of Gabmaster Photography

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