Olive + White

 

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If you’re a girl (or guy) that travels often, then Backdrop sweaters are for you. Created by a Canadian designer, these sweaters are absolutely stunning and perfect for every occasion over anything you are wearing. I mean, I’ve been wearing this baby non-stop!
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And can we talk about these amazing pieces from Brynn Hudson? These circle drop earrings and matching bracelet have me absolutely heart-eyed emojiing all day long! Check out the rest of her collection here.
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Thank you so much for stopping by and have a fantastic week!
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{Sweater: c/o Backdrop, Shirt: AA, Jeans: JCrew, Belt: Kate Spade, Shoes: Lilly Pulitzer, Earrings: Brynn Hudson, Bracelet: c/o Brynn Hudson}
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Fatboy

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For those of you that know me, you know that my hair is usually a hot mess. During the winter, it’s nearly impossible to style without the help of the masters at DryBar or Parlor KC. In the summer, I’m usually in the pool or working out, so I don’t bother styling it at all. Insert: fatboy. Fatboy Hair’s “Tough Guy Water Wax” (black tub) is what keeps the Kardashian’s signature low bun or ponytail so sleek! This stuff is a staple when it comes to keeping up with the Kardashians. But, what is in the white tub you might ask? Fatboy Hair’s Sea Salt Pomade, and by adding this great “just out of the sea” texture, it keeps this beach wavin’ hair of mine going strong ALL DAY LONG. Bonus: It’s made with Shea Butter and Coconut oil to nourish the hair and smell great as well. I am so impressed with both products and highly recommend them to anyone who is in need of a little extra styling when it comes to your hair.

Brought to you by: fatboy

{Turban: Euphoria, Top: Naked Zebra, Pants: c/o Erin Kathleen Couture, Necklace: c/o Name Necklace, Sunglasses: Smith}

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Kaleidoscope

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SO it is supposed to rain all weekend here in Kansas City, but I’m hoping the forecast is wrong and it will be in the 70s and sunny enough to wear these pants with a tank top. Speaking of these pants, can we discuss how amazing they are? This kaleidoscope print make these pants perfect for dinner at the club or paired with this sweater for a colder spring day like today.

I also want to take this opportunity to share with you this beautiful little initial necklace that was given to me by my lovely friends at Name Necklace. I just adore this little silver gem! Not only is it made out of 925 sterling silver, but the quality of this necklace really blew me away at the price point which they were offering. (This is probably why they also offer their 365 day return policy). Seriously though, find me someone who doesn’t love a monogram when it goes with literally outfit they plan on wearing.

{Pants and Sweater: c/o Alysa Rene Boutique, Necklace: c/o Name Necklace}

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Black and Blue

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Happy Hump Day! I hope everyone is off to a great week. How adorable is this off-the-shoulder chambray top with these fab bell sleeves?!  It’s the perfect little top to pack for every trip you plan on taking this summer! I’m SMITTEN!
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Thank you so much for stopping by, and I hope you have a great rest of your week!
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{Top and Tassel Necklace: c/o Hawthorne 109, Jeans: c/o Romwe, Shoes: Stuart Weitzman, Bag: Louis Vuitton, Sunglasses: Halston, Jewelry: David Yurman}
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Fempire

Bumble (yes the dating app) had a quote on their Instagram story this week that said, “Women kick ass. When we all stick beside each other and support each other, amazing results happen.” Then they coined the term “FEMPIRE” and defined is as “Building an empire with bad ass women who you love and support and who love and support you.” This is what we are all trying to build as modern-day women, but why is it so hard to support and cheer on other women’s successes? Why do we secretly (or not so secretly) root for them to fail in their endeavors?

This should end now. Babes Support Babes. That’s all there is to it. Show your support for your fellow #bossbabes hustling every single day to build their FEMPIRE, whatever that looks like for her by wearing this shirt from Amelia’s Boutique.

And speaking of FEMPIRES, the adorable pink, white, and black bracelets that I am wearing around my wrist are from Sashka Co. Each bracelet is glass beaded and is handcrafted with love by female artisans in the Kathmandu Valley of Nepal. Each bracelet is carefully handmade bead by bead. Skill, passion, and some of the world’s finest glass and sterling silver beads go into each one. Proceeds from your purchase empower Nepali women artisans to rise above poverty through fair trade. How’s that for a Fempire?

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{Shirt and Jeans: Amelia’s Boutique, Sunglasses: Halston, Shoes: Francesca’s, Bangles: c/o Sashka Co, David Yurman, Bag: Sole Society}

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Oversized Sweater

This sweater is so effortless and easy to wear over a swimsuit, a skirt, or skinny jeans. It’s oversized and roomy yet, it is made sexier by wearing it off-the-shoulder. It comes in three other colors. (I’m wearing the XS in white).

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{Sweater: Free People, Skirt: American Apparel, Sunglasses: Halston, Booties: Steve Madden, Watch: c/o JORD, Bag: Louis Vuitton}

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A Bit Customized

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When eShakti.com – the only online women’s fashion apparel company offered me a chance to customize a dress, I was thrilled. The fashion retailer offers sizes 0-36W. They allowed me to customize this garment by selecting the style of sleeves, the neckline, the length, and the size requirements for this dress. It was such an easy process, and I am over the moon about the finished product. Go to eShakti.com to startt customizing dresses for every occasion today!

{Dress: c/o eShakti, Sunglasses: Halston, Watch: c/o JORD, Shoes: Sergio Zelcer via Alysa Rene Boutique, Ring: David Yurman}

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Marco Island

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This weekend we attended my dear friend Sarah’s wedding celebration in Marco Island, Florida. It was such a gorgeous weekend; between the wedding festivities, the weather, the white sand beaches, and the remarkable humans that we met, we had such a fantastic time.

On Her: Outfit One // Cover-up, Hat, Clutch: Francesca’s, Swim Suit: Alter’d State, Flip Flops: Lilly Pulitzer x Target // Outfit Two // Swim Suit: Alter’d State, Sunglasses: Joe’s Jeans, Earrings + Ring: David Yurman

On Him: Swim Trunks: Polo, Sunglasses: Ray Ban

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