Elizabeth and James Dress Goodness

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I’ve had this adorable Elizabeth and James dress for a few  months and I wear it nonstop (on casual days with these booties or these sandals).  I wore it to meetings in NY a couple of months ago and had my most embarrassing moment of 2014 when, after getting out of a cab, it somehow got caught up in my jacket exposing my bum to the entire city on a massively busy street corner.  WHOOPS!  And, WHY DID I NOT FEEL THE DRAFT?!  It happens to the best of us?  Please tell me it does!  And many thanks to the kind girl who came up to let me know I was flashing, I owe you a  big one.  xx- Sarah

Shop this outfit:  Dress:  Elizabeth and James, Jacket: Zara (old), Shoes: Brian Atwood,  Bag: 3.1 Phillip Lim, Sunnies: Sunday Somewhere, Rings: Losselliani, Bracelets: Tory Burch (old) + Kristen Elspeth

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Denim Short Love Affair

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I’ve been wearing jean shorts non-stop this summer (these ones and these ones mostly)!  I just find them to be so classic, versatile and easy to throw on in the morning.  So today’s post is a roundup of some great ways to style denim shorts and a little shopping gallery of some of my favorites, for those of you in the market!  Are you all as obsessed with denim shorts this Summer as I am?  Please say yes!  xx- Sarah

 


 

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IRO T-Shirt Dress

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A dress that is essentially a silky oversized tee shirt that you can eat 5 slices of pizza and still look cute in is MY KIND OF DRESS!  I mean, really- this pattern, the fabric, the colors, the fit.  So good!  Three cheers to loose dresses and pizza in the Summer!  xx- Sarah

SHOP THIS OUTFIT:  dress: IRO, shoes: old, bag: Heather Heron (similar), sunnies: Karen Walker, bracelet: Kristen Elspeth, nails: Butter London “Pimms” & “West End Wonderland

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Well Hey Now Maxi Skirt

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We made it to Thursday!  Or at least that’s how I’m feeling this week (insert worried emoji face here).  Lou and I both got sick with colds a couple of weeks ago, and then that turned into bronchitis for both of us.  Our acupuncturist said that the emotion associated with the lungs is grief, so that’s why our bodies weren’t able to shake this little bug off the way they should have been.  Crazy, right?  I’ve never had bronchitis before, and it’s unusual to get it in the middle of the summer (and especially in the desert!), so it makes sense to me.  We’re finally getting back to normal but I feel like we’ve been in survival mode for days!  Last night we ventured out for our first date night in forever, and it was amazing to be out and about!   All of that is neither here nor there, because this is really about this amazing high-waisted maxi skirt that I ordered a few weeks back when Shopbop had their amazing sale on sale deal going on (I kind of live for those 25% off sale items days)!  I think we’re soulmates.  xx- Sarah

Shop this outfit:  Skirt:  Issa, Top: American Apparel, Shoes: Zara (similar), bag: Heather Heron (similar), sunglasses: Karen Walker, bracelet: Kristen Elspeth, nails: Butter London

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Let’s Get Wild

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Happy Monday!  I hope you all had a great weekend!  I’m basking in the glow of a lot of pool time, so many handfuls of farmer’s market berries/the sweetest stone fruit, and hours upon hours of watching the World Cup.  For the soccer, obviously.  I’m completely un-phased by the extreme attractiveness of so many of the players.  It’s nothing to me, I’m just really really REALLY into soccer.  You know, for the sport.  Nothing else at all.  You too?  xx- Sarah

Shop this outfit: pants: Alice + Olivia, shirt: Asos, shoes: Zara (similar), clutch (old, another that I like here), bracelets: Miansai

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Red, White, Blue

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Happy Tuesday everyone!  Are you watching the World Cup?  I AM!!!!  I  had so much fun cheering on the US yesterday, what a game!  I don’t usually get too involved in sports watching but I make exceptions a couple times a year.  And I’m so glad I did!  All of that has nothing to do with today’s post, which is really all about these shorts!  I can’t find them online anywhere in this pattern, but it’s really the fit of them that won me over anyway.  And I did find them in black, and on crazy sale here (and in more sizes, in a slightly less crazy sale here).  Happy shopping and happy World Cup watching!  xx- Sarah

Shop this outfit:  shorts:  Alice + Olivia (similar here and here), tank: Alice + Olivia, shoes: Alexander Wang, glasses: Free People (similar), watch: Michael Kors

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