I’ve probably posted about this 800 times, but blue and white, while a perennial favorite of mine, becomes an OBSESSION in warmer months. I want my whole house to be blue, white and linen right now and my wardrobe too. Pulling inspiration from the king of blue and white, Mark Sikes, I gathered up some fashion for spring that follows his lead!
From preppy to bohemian, blue and white in small and large doses works well on ANYONE.
I wear jeans 6 or 7 days of the week, which means I have quite a few pairs! But I actually need a couple more as some are ready for retirement (read: sagged out bum, holes in places I did not pay extra to have holes…) So I partnered with Nordstrom (my favorite place to order denim thanks to their fast shipping and easy returns) to share some of the cuts and styles I’m loving for spring and summer and paired them with the types of shoes I’d pair with them. I hope this helps you with your denim shopping!
First off I want to say a huge thank you to all of you who left such amazing, thoughtful comments on the ten year anniversary post! They meant so much to me and really rejuvenated me as far as blogging goes. :)
And since many of you said Fashion Fridays were your favorite posts, I won’t delay any further. Here is a round up of things I have recently bought for spring or have on my wishlist. I currently hate every single winter item I have (and pretty much all my spring stuff form last year since I was nursing then and limited in what I wore). I really just want to light everything on fire in my driveway. So I plan to do a lot of shopping for spring!!!
I’ve mentioned before that when pondering creative careers earlier on in life I seriously considered becoming a wedding planner. I absolutely LOVE every aspect of event planning- from the fashion right down to the paper goods. So I had some fun today styling a wedding look for a pretty spring/ summer event from the bride down to the guests! I hope you enjoy it (especially those planning their own celebrations!)
I am obsessed with Lela Rose’s bridal gowns, and this one does not disappoint. Simple, elegant and a forever classic it provides simplicity but drama (hello- check out the back of it below!) I;d pair it with light blue shoes (as a fun “something blue”) and statement vintage inspired chandelier earrings and a sleek updo. A white/green/blue-grey bouquet wrapped in hand-dyed silk ribbon adds a pretty pop of color. For the groom, an impeccably tailored navy suit and striped tie does just fine. Maybe add a pocket square for a bit more “fashion”. :)
Even though the forecast here is absolutely dreary for the next five days, it IS time to prepare our closets for spring. Perhaps if we all start buying spring clothes it will help move the weather forward? A girl has to hope! So today I am sharing some awesome spring outfits from our sponsor Halsbrook that combine classic tailoring with of-the-moment style. I really love ALL these looks so much I may need to add them to my own closet– and thankfully right now they are having their Friends & Family sale which is 20% off sitewide with code FF2017!!!! Happy Friday!
A casual but cute look for a date night or weekend cocktails on a patio somewhere sunny.