A good blazer is pretty much the best thing you can have in your closet, right?  This one from Zara was made just for me, I swear!  The cut of it is insanely good, the faux leather detail, the gold zippers on the pocket and sleeves- everything about it is just perfection!  Well done designers at Zara, my hats off to you!  And the striped dress, just FYI- on sale for $56.  Can’t beat that!  Happy shopping!  xx- Sarah

SHOP THIS OUTFIT:  dress:  BB Dakota, blazer: Zara, shoes: Brian Atwood (similar), bag: Clare Vivier, watch: Michael Kors

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In my final installment of the 6 part Gap series I paired a casual menswear inspired shirt with a skirt and heels that give it a little edge.  It’s these kind of closet pairings that make me the most happy, they show me again and again that there is ALWAYS another way to wear something!  My normal instinct with this shirt would be to throw it on with a pair of white skinnies and tan sandals, a perfectly casual and comfortable everyday outfit.  But I love it dressed up just as much!  Hope you love!  xx- Sarah

SHOP THIS OUTFIT:  skirt: Halston Heritage (old), shirt: Gap, shoes: BCBG (old), bag: Clare Vivier, watch: Marc Jacobs, sunnies: Karen Walker, bracelet: Miansai

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I know style posts have been few and far between lately, but that’s only because I’m using all our resources to finish the house!  But this romper, for $110, begged to be mine.  Like seriously begged and pleaded and gave me puppy dog eyes.  And who am I to refuse a sexy black deal like that?  That would just be wrong.  So in one quick click it joined my closet family!  And on a completely unrelated note, I couldn’t take the bang grow out for even a minute longer, I chopped them back and haven’t doubted it for a second.  I guess maybe I’m just meant to have the same hair for the rest of my life.  I better get used to it!  xx- Sarah  {more after the jump}

SHOP THIS OUTFIT:  romper:  BB Dakota, shoes: Shoemint (old), bag: Clare Vivier, watch: Michael Kors, bracelets: Bear Head, Kristen Elspeth

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Sometimes nothing but denim and a tee shirt will do, right?  I think so!  Ultimate casual comfort, perfect for running errands or hanging out with friends.  And it’s pretty much timeless.  Jeans + Tees for life!  Happy Saturday friends, hope you’re enjoying!  xx- Sarah

SHOP THIS OUTFIT:  Jeans: Marc Jacobs (similar), Tee: Gap, Shoes: Dolce Vita, bag: Clare Vivier, ,bracelet: Young + Frank

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Happy Monday everyone!  I survived the everything-that-could-go-wrong-would-go-wrong Friday, just by a hair! So you know what’s called for after a weekend of comfort-eating ice cream and chocolate balls?  A dress with BUILT IN SHAPEWEAR!!!  Genius, right?  This number from White House Black Market’s Instantly Slimming Collection has just that AND the perfect mix of stripes in all directions.  A winning combo that makes it completely flattering.  Because it’s so nice to not have to suck it in, right?  Now my plan for this week- a few more vegetables, a few less spoonfuls of ice cream.  Let’s see how this goes!  Spoiler alert: probably not that well because I’m tackling that crepe recipe that has me stumped and ice cream goes reeaaalllly well with homemade nutella and banana stuffed crepes.  Thank god for shapewear!  Shop the outfit below (also available in Petite!)  xx- Sarah

SHOP THIS OUTFIT: dress: White House Black Market, jacket: Lily Aldridge for Velvet, shoes: Zara (old, similar here), bag: 3.1 Phillip Lim, bracelets: Kristen Elspeth, Giles & Brother

This post was sponsored by White House Black Market, all thoughts and opinions are my own.  Thanks for supporting!  


Sometimes there’s nothing better for a comfortable day than a pair of chinos, an oversized blouse, some sneakers and a few cute accessories to style it up a bit!  I’ve been loving pastels as we sneak into spring here in the desert and loving them even more when I can find a way to work them into an outfit with some more masculine patterns like this plaid blouse.  Hope you love as much as I do!  xx- Sarah

Shop this outfit:  Pants: Gap, Blouse: Equipment, Sneakers: Converse, Bag:  Lark and Wolff, Ring: Jules Smith, Bracelets: Miansai, Kristen Elspeth

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