70 degrees in February???

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Happy Hump Day! 

I feel like I should say happy first day of spring! It certainly feels like spring! We hit 70 degrees here in New York City, and you can be sure that after work I went for a long walk in the park. I enjoyed the warm air and soaked in all that vitamin C. Sadly, I do not think we are going to be getting anymore 70 degree days this week, but I can settle for 50 degree days, at least until March.

With warmer temps, and spring approaching, I thought it would be great to share the perfect dress for transitioning from winter into spring. Not only is this dress incredibly comfy, but you can wear it to work and dress it up, or dress down for a casual Saturday brunch with friends or family. I went for the more casual look on the blog today, but I will also share with you some tips for dressing it up!

Today’s Look:

Swing Dress – I am wearing a size small petite, and for this look I went for the more casual approach by pairing it with a fun scarf, clutch, and tan espadrille sneakers. I have also worn this to work, and I’ve paired it with a chunky necklace, my Kate Spade work tote, and flats. I wouldn’t recommend wearing heels as the hem is a bit short.

This dress is perfect because it fits all body types. They come in sizes XS-XXL, and in black and red floral and navy floral. 

* SALE ALERT: Only $34.97 

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Espadrille Sneaker – Sadly my sneakers are all out of stock! But once they are back, I will let you guys know ASAP. I linked a very similar pair, and I have read that they are incredibly comfortable, and supportive, which is always a win win. They come in sizes 6-11 and in half sizes! They are selling fast, so grab a pair before they are gone. 

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Faux Fur Circle Scarf – I have this scarf in both beige and pink. Not only is it incredibly warm, but it goes with everything, and you can wash it! That is always a major bonus in my book, especially with all the snow and rain. This scarf comes in 5 different colors, and I am sure you will find the perfect one for you. 

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Clutch -I stumbled upon this fantastic company and I have been forever changed. Studio DIY has the most adorable accessories, party ideas, and even balloons! In order to purchase this clutch you must subscribe. Each month you will receive a new clutch for only $19.99. From tacos, to clouds, to emojis, to poptarts!

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Have a wonderful night!

xoxoxoxoxo

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Fun in the Sun.

Happy Tuesday guys!

I hope that everyone is having a great start to the week and have recovered from St. Patrick’s Day. New York City is CRAZY on St. Patrick’s Day, although we do not dye our river green like they do in Chicago. It is so cool and I recommend going and seeing it at least once! Along with St. Patrick’s Day, we’ve certainly had some crazy weather over the past few weeks. The week before last was in the 70’s, last week we had 19 inches of snow on the ground, and it is back in the 50’s today. Needless to say, I think that we will all be happy when it’s summer.But then we will complain and say that it is too hot (we are never content with what we have). I think we should all just try and be happy with whatever mother nature has in store for us…..as long as it is not 36 inches of snow…..

For today’s post, I will be sharing one of my outfits from when I was in San Diego. San Diego is truly one of the most beautiful cities that I have been to; from the people, to the weather, I have never been in such a happy place. Although if I had sunshine 24/7 that lasted 365 days a year like they have in San Diego, then I would always be smiling as well! It was nice to relax for a few days, sit by the pool, and get a tan when it is still winter….oh how the people who live in warm climates must feel. However, I still love Rehoboth Beach, that will always be home to me, and the perfect beach that I get to call mine.

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Chambray Dress – I am wearing a size small. I love chambray dresses, as they are perfect to slip on and head out the door in the warm summer months of June, July, and August. Since I have a larger chest I tend to stay away from ruffles, but this is very subtle and lays flat, so you do not get that extra bulky material. This dress comes in sizes S-L and also comes in a pale pink, which I think I am going to purchase as well.

* This dress is only $22.90.

Bralette – I am wearing a size large. Having a larger chest, I always believed that I could not wear a bralette. However, Victoria’s Secret carries incredibly supportive bralettes.  The great thing about this bra is that it is a halter, so it pulls you up and together and is incredibly supportive. I have this bra in white and ginger glaze. They come in sizes XS-XL and in 12 different colors.

* These bralettes are $20 each, or 2 for $25.

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Sandals – I am so happy that these sandals are back in stock. I have at least 4 pairs of these shoes from last summer and they brought them back. I am wearing a size 6, as they run a bit big, so I would go down a size. They come in sizes 6-10, and in 5 different colors.

* These shoes are $19.94.

Sunglasses – I truly have about 25 pairs of sunglasses. However, I wear my Coach pair all of the time because I have my prescription in the lenses so I can see. When I saw these sunglasses, I knew that I needed to have them. So, when I have a day where I don’t feel like seeing far away, I just put these on (but I promise I only do that while walking). I always wear my prescription sunglasses when driving. 

* These sunglasses are $12.00.

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Have a wonderful evening!

xoxoxox

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Beating the Heat on a City Street

Happy Thursday!

Today the blog will be short as I just got back from New York City. While it was a day trip, it was fun just to spend the day with my mom and sister. While it was hot in the city I stayed cool in my easy sundress and sandals. I live in this dress – it is so incredibly comfortable, the fabric is so soft, and it is easy to wash.Lipstick and sunglasses are the same….I told you I am obsessed with these glasses.

Dress – My dress is a size small and while it is sold out, this site has an incredible amount of similar dresses. I just love how I can shop from boutiques from all over the world. I am currently obsessed with the boutiques in London, so check them out!

Sandals – These sandals run small so buy a size larger than normal. I am wearing a size 8 and they come in six different colors. I’m wearing Coral Tropics!

Bag– While my bag is no longer in stock, I found similar bags and if you join their mailing list you receive 15% off on your next purchase. Shipping and returns is also free in all 50 states!

Watch – My watch was a little pricey so I found the same watch for a lower price.

Lilly Pulitzer Case – Comes in a ton of different styles.

Have a great night!

Taylor xoxox

(Took these pictures before we left earlier today. The weather in New York was rainy today, but I got a great shot before it poured!)

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Exercise? I thought you said extra FRIES!

Happy Hump Day everyone!

Wednesday’s always end up being one of those blah days where it isn’t Monday anymore but it is not quite Friday yet either……however, what got me through today was knowing that it was National French Fry Day. Anyone who knows me knows that I love any form of potato but especially the fry….but don’t worry I shared them with my sister.

The weather has been brutal here on the East Coast for the past week and a half and my dress I wore today was perfect to beat the heat. The great aspect of the dress is that it fits all body types, I have a rather large chest but I am petite everywhere else so it allowed me to feel covered but still show that I had a body. Along with my comfy sporty dress I paired it with my classic white Keds sneakers, I think I had every color growing up! They are a classic staple and you can wear them with literally everything. My sister bought me ones with pineapples on them for our birthday and I cannot wait to wear them. My jewelry is again from Studio S and the bangles were from Alex and Ani. I Threw my hair up into a top knot to beat the heat, a little moisturizer on my face and bright lips and sunnies to complete the look!

shoptiques – While my dress is sold out this website has an incredibly larger selection ofs. What I love about this website is that you can shop different looks from all over the world and as well as boutiques in your own backyard.

Macy’s – My Ked sneakers are on two different websites, the ones that I have linked to the Macy’s website are a little lower in price than the ones from the Keds online store but they do come in 6 different colors and they are in stock in ALL SIZES.

Keds – My sneakers are from the Keds Champion Collection so they are a little higher in price but they come in 4 different colors and ALL SIZES are in stock. I wear a size 7 in these shoes as they tend to run a little big.

Alex and Ani – I’ve always loved bangles and I love the little collection of Alex and Ani bracelets that I already have. They make for great gifts and I love how you are always able to add to your collection. Mine are all based upon what is happening in my life right now. I am moving to New York City, I studied music in college and I’m pursuing a career in Acting and Theater and I am a firm believer in God and his protection so I have my Saint Christopher Charm.

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Studio S – My ring is from Studio S, I have loved working for this wonderful family for the past few years. All of the jewelry in the store is handmade and designed by the owners and one of a kind. We have three locations, two located in Rehoboth Beach and the third in Ocean City, Maryland. If you are not from around the area we have a Facebook and Instagram page as well as an Etsy site.

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Michael Kors – These sunglasses were on the blog yesterday and I am obsessed with them. They come in four different shades and they are just so fun for the summer months. They make any outfit pop!

Thanks so much for reading and I hope everyone eats lots of yummy french fries!

Love,

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Weekend Ready.

Happy weekend babes!

I always love holiday weekends, ever since I was little. You could always sense an excitement in the air, or maybe I was just a little to happy all the time haha. Either way I love holiday weekends and I love being able to spend them with the people that I love the most. The weather is supposed to be beautiful this weekend which  is code for spending all of it outside and in the water. 

For today’s blog I will be sharing with you an outfit that it perfect for Father’s Day brunch and go even further and dress it up even more and wear it to a summer wedding or shower. 

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Lace Dress – I am wearing a size small in navy and it truly is the perfect dress for summer. Lightweight and breezy and it comes in plenty of fun shades and you can dress it up or down with a pair of heels, sandals, and I’ve even worn them with white Ked’s  sneakers before. This dress comes in sizes S-XL.

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Sandals – I am wearing a size 7.5 in gold. These heels are so incredibly comfortable and I believe a big part of that is because they are a block heel and those are always WAY more comfortable. The best part about these heels is that I will be able to transition them into my fall wardrobe as well which is always a major win. They come in sizes 5.5-10.5 and in gold and silver.

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Clutch 1 – Sadly my Watermelon clutch by Kate Spade is from last summer but I linked three other Watermelon clutches that are just as perfect for summer. 

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Have a wonderful Father’s Day weekend.

xoxoxoxoxo

 

Summer Ready.

Happy weekend loves!

FINALLY, it is starting to feel like summer! I thought we would never get here, but the warm weather feels absolutely wonderful. Today dropped to the 60’s, so I opened all the windows in the apartment, to let in all the fresh air. Living in this concrete jungle can sometimes make you feel suffocated, and let’s be honest, it doesn’t always smell the greatest. hahaha So, it feels wonderful to let fresh air in and hear the sounds of the bustling neighborhood below. 

For today’s post I will be sharing an outfit that is one of my go to’s to beat the summer heat. It looks great on everyone, and all the pieces are for a really great price! 

Today’s Look:

Off The Shoulder Top – I am wearing a size small in blue and white. This top is PERFECT for the summer, and you can even transition this piece into the fall. You can wear this top with shorts in a variety of colors and styles, a denim skirt, and even jeans! They come in three different colors and in sizes S-L. 

SALE ALERT: This top is only $15 and you can get an additional 10% off. 

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Denim Shorts – I am wearing a size 26, in white, and they truly are the most comfortable pair of shorts that I own. They go great with anything, and you can transition these shorts into the fall as well, by pairing them with a sweater and booties! I am all for versatile and transitional pieces! They come in sizes 24-34. 

SALE ALERT: This pair of denim shorts are only $49.00.

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Sandals – I am wearing a size 7 in Chambray Stripe. They are incredibly comfortable ,and they don’t give you any blisters, which is always a win in my book! I must get blisters at least 6 times a month, so any pair of shoes that don’t give me any, I will be sure to wear again and again. They come in sizes 6-10 and in two different colors. 

SALE ALERT: This pair of shoes is currently $19.99.

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Have a wonderful night!

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Summer Ready.

Happy Sunday! 

I am so sorry that I have not posted any new looks on the blog over the past few weeks, life has been hectic. Between work, Mother’s Day, and my sister graduating with her Master’s from Columbia this week, life has just been crazy. However, I am back now.  I have a whole new set of looks planned for the next few weeks, which I know you will love just as much as I do; all perfect for summer. 

For today’s look I will be sharing summer staples that we all have in our closets for the summer, they include: off the shoulder tops, denim shorts (in all shades) and cute sneakers. 

Today’s Look:

Off The Shoulder Top – I am wearing a size small. While mine is no longer on the Nordstrom website, I was able to find a very similar one by the same company that is being sold on the Nordstrom site and in stores. These tops are perfect for spring and summer, and you can pair them with anything from shorts, to skinny jeans, to denim skirts. This top comes in sizes XS-XL. 

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White Shorts – I am wearing a size 2, and these are some of the comfiest pair of shorts that I own. You can wear them with anything, and they look great on everyone, whether tall or petite. They come in sizes 0-20. 

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Keds – I am wearing a size 7. Keds have always been my go to ever since I was a little girl. I always remember our mom buying us Keds. They are so incredibly comfortable and  durable. Plus, they come in such a variety of colors and sizes that you are sure to have about 10 pairs in you closet! They come in size 4-13 and  in half sizes. 

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 Clutch – I stumbled upon this fantastic company and I have been forever changed. Studio DIY has the most adorable accessories, party ideas, and even balloons! In order to purchase this clutch you must subscribe. Each month you will receive a new clutch for only $19.99. From tacos, to clouds, to emojis, to poptarts!

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Have a wonderful day!

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Spring Ready.

Happy Sunday!

I hope that everyone is having a wonderful weekend, as it is FINALLY starting to feel like spring ,and now it is here to stay. I spent most of yesterday morning switching out my closet, and seeing what I wanted to keep, and what I wanted to give away. I donate to a company called ThredUp, which I will post about later this week, so keep a look out for that. They are the perfect company to donate to. 

For today’s post, I will be sharing one of my favorite tops for spring and summer. It goes with everything, and it is the perfect “go to” on those hot summer days, or fun evenings out. 

Today’s Look:

Off The Shoulder Top – I have this top in a size small. I purchased the one in the picture back in March, for my trip to Cali. While that top is no longer in stock online, I also have this one, which is just as comfy,. It looks great with everything, especially white jeans or a jean skirt. This top comes in size S-L.

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Jeans – I am wearing a size 2 petite, and these jeans are perfect for spring. I always have a hard time finding jeans in a petite size, and I always have  to either roll the cuffs, or get them hemmed. However, J.Crew and Old Navy have always had the perfect petite jeans, which is why I always shop at both. They come in sizes 0-16, and in regular, tall, and petite. 

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Embroidered Mesh Sneakers – I am wearing a size 6.5, and they are truly just as comfy and fun as they look. They are sure to brighten up any look, and they are a perfect walking shoe, which is great as many travel in the summer. I would pack these on any vacation I was planning on taking. They come in sizes 6-10, as well as half sizes. 

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Have a wonderful Sunday!

xoxoxoxoxo

Comfy Sweaters for Spring.

Happy weekend everyone!

Anyone else feel like it feels more like February, than the middle of April? I, for one, am sick of the cold and dreary weather. But, I do think that it will finally start to warm up and be sunny starting this week. However, I am all for it being warm until December, because this weather is for the birds. I think we are all ready to pack our winter coats and scarfs away, and swap them out for dresses, jean jackets, and sandals. They go perfectly with today’s blog post. 

For today’s look, I will be sharing a perfect outfit for spring, when the days are warm but the nights are still a bit chilly, and you do not want to wear a jacket. Light weight sweaters go perfectly with jeans, denim shorts, or even a denim skirt. Plus, they are cozy and comfy, and who doesn’t love that? 

Today’s Look:

Sweaters  – I am wearing a size small in Ivory. This light weight sweater is perfect for running around doing errands, brunch, or dinner out, when it is still a bit chilly. You can pair it with anything, and they come in such fun colors, perfect for spring and summer. They come in sizes XS-XXL.

SALE ALERT: These sweaters are currently on sale between $29.99- $34.99. So, hurry before they are all gone. 

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Jeans – I am wearing a size 2 petite, and these jeans are perfect for spring. I always have a hard time finding jeans in a petite size, and I always have  to either roll the cuffs, or get them hemmed. However, J.Crew and Old Navy have always had the perfect petite jeans, which is why I always shop at both. They come in sizes 0-16, and in regular, tall, and petite. 

SALE ALERT: All of their jeans are currently on sale, so I would hurry before they are all gone! Especially their colored and printed jeans!

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Sperry Sneakers – I am wearing a size 7 in Linen White. I have always loved Sperry’s. I remember when we had to wear them with our school uniforms, and I just always remember they were always so comfy. I wore them to Notre Dame games, in gold and green, while in college, and I must have about 10 different pairs in bright and vibrant colors. I never tried their sneakers until last year, and they are just as comfortable as the others. They go with everything, and they make every look classic and feminine. They come in sizes 5-12 and in half sizes. 

SALE ALERT: They are currently only $59.99

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Have a wonderful weekend!

xoxoxoxoxo

 

 

 

Rain, Rain, Go Away.

April showers bring May flowers? 

After a beautiful Friday and Saturday, here in the city, with temps in the high 70’s and the sun shining, it always stinks when its followed by rain and cooler days. But, summer will be here soon enough, than we will be complaining that it is too hot! However, I think after the winter that most of the country has had, we may not complain about the heat. 

Today’s post will be short and sweet. For today’s blog post, I am sharing the perfect tee-shirt dress for spring and summer. Perfect to just throw on with a pair of white sneakers and a jean jacket, for a casual day out, or you can dress it up with sandals and a clutch. 

Today’s Look:

Dress – I am wearing a size small petite in charcoal. Not only is this dress incredibly comfy, but it is perfect if you are petite and looking for a great everyday dress. When you are short, it is always so difficult to find dresses that don’t need to be altered, and that is why I always love buying dresses from the Gap, because they always carry petite sizes. This dress comes in sizes XS-L, and in petite, tall, and regular. 

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Sneakers – I am wearing a size 7.5 and they truly have to be the cutest pair of sneakers that I own. Embellished shoes are all the style right now, and what better way to accessorize this tee shirt dress than with a fun pair of sneakers! They come in sizes 5-10, and in half sizes as well. Hurry as they only have a few left.  

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Happy Sunday!

xoxoxoxo

Modern Day Belle.

Happy weekend loves!

I hope that everyone had a wonderful week. I know a lot of people were on Spring Break with their families, hopefully you were in much warmer climates than what we are currently experiencing on the East Coast. However, I did see that we are supposed to have days in the 60’s and sunny this coming week. So, fingers crossed that this means spring will now be here to stay. 

Speaking of sunshine and warm weather, my look of the day is geared towards those warm sunny days that are hopefully right around the corner. My dress is from the Spring of 2017, however, I was able to link three other dresses that are very similar. This dress is perfect for family celebrations, garden parties, date night, to showers. I also linked the two different pairs of sandals that I have worn with this dress. Needless to say, if Belle was alive in modern day, she’d approve. 

Today’s Look:

Dress 1 – I am wearing a size small. Sadly while it is no longer in stock in stores, individuals are selling them on Poshmark and they look to be in very good condition. 

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Dress 2 – This version of the dress is a little more casual, and is perfect for those warm summer nights with the one shoulder ruffle and the hem a bit shorter. Pair the dress with sandals, or even white sneakers, for a more laid back look and you are set to go. This dress comes in sizes 2-12. 

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Dress 3 – This fun and flirty ruffle dress is perfect for any occasion, with it’s bell sleeves and flirty skirt, you are sure to dance any summer night away. This dress comes in sizes XS-L. 

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Yellow Slides – I am wearing a size 7 in Yellow. These slides are so comfy! You can literally wear them all day and night, and your feet won’t complain once. They are perfect for work and play. They are the perfect height, whether you are tall or petite, they are  the perfect shoe for the summer. 

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Yellow Slides 2 – I have these in a size 7 in Mango. These slides are perfect for any occasion and they are also incredibly comfortable. They come in multiple pastel colors, and in black, so you can even wear them to the office during those warm summer commutes. They add the perfect height. Whether you are tall or petite, they are the perfect sandal for you. They come in sizes 6-10 and in 4 different shades. 

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