Fashion Friday: Easy Summer Uniform

It’s hot. I’m so busy. I don’t have time to get clever with my outfits these days. So when I’m not wearing jeans and a striped tee shirt, I’m wearing a simple dress, sandals and statement necklace. It’s easy, great for hot weather and makes you look “finished” without much thought (because ain’t nobody got time for that- especially me, note the dead plants).
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dress (on clearance)// necklace (great collab between Lizzie Fortunato and St. Frank)// sandals // sunglasses

Fashion Friday: Meet 2PB’s Margot + Edie (and giveaway!!!)

So happy to share two new releases from Two Penny Blue today sure to help your summer wardrobe become a bit more gorgeous.  And just for you special peeps, this week enjoy 20% off your order with code ELEMENTS! Happy Friday!

I am obsessed with the Margot jacket– OBSESSED. Stripes, a great, flattering shape perfect to pop over a tank or dress.  Classic good looks and timeless style.
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Fashion Friday: A Shorts Story

I have a love/ hate relationship with shorts. Wait, that’s a lie. I have a  hate/hate relationship with shorts.  I have a very hard time finding a pair that I think look good on me anymore.  I always feel exposed, pale and kind of uneasy in them. Lindsey said yesterday she found a cute pair but they were “standing only” shorts, which nearly made me spew coffee out my nose because I can relate. I refuse to drive in shorts because I feel gross sitting in shorts for some reason- it’s like, an actual phobia of mine now. But when it gets really hot it’s nice to have a couple pairs that work for me as maxi dresses and the like just aren’t functional for being up and down and sideways with a little one all day.

The key to shorts is finding the right length and fit in the hips/waist.  I tend to size up so that they don’t pinch and have ample room in the leg, which is  a bit more flattering. I like a 3-4″ inseam at this point in my life, especially when paired with sandals with a touch of lift to lengthen the leg (also, wearing nude toned shoes helps lengthen the leg visually as well!)  Wearing a tailored, fancier pair (with a print or embroidery) with wedges and a long sleeve top (sweater or button down) can work great for nicer occasions too!

Here are a few pairs I like:

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Fashion Friday: Red, White & Blue

I can hear Miranda Priestly now “Red, white and blue for the Fourth? Groundbreaking.” Not the most clever, but after a week with a sick baby, tons of work and now a potentially sick self- my brain and body is COOKED, y’all. I hope your holiday weekend is full of sun, fun and lots of cocktails! I just want mine to be full of a sleeping baby and anywhere I can lay horizontal.

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Fashion Friday: Beach Babes with Hollie & Harrie

We’re taking our first trip to the beach with Henry this weekend and am so glad to have one of these Hollie & Harrie Sombrilla canopies to bring with us to keep him out of the sun! Old school umbrellas are such a pain to carry and when the wind blows…forget it!  Chasing an umbrella down the beach as it acts like a giant dart isn’t my idea of F-U-N.
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I’m loving the patterns and colors and the fact that it’s got high and low sun “settings”.

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And it’s super light and easy to carry- and when heading to the beach with family, there is already enough to lug around.

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I’m so happy to welcome Hollie & Harrie to the EOS Sponsor family!  As I plan for this trip I wanted to round up a nice beach-day look for grown ups and kids- and some fun things to pack to make the day enjoyable!

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