Monday Mingle: Summer Style


For me, summer hasn’t really arrived until I am wearing a maxi dress and wedges.  It is just the epitome of summertime style, no?  I love the classic stripes and easy fit of this one featured below.  Adding in the braided belt, wedges and fedora really give it some personal style…which is key for me…finding ways to make the simple look my own.  Are maxis a favorite for you as well?  How would you style the one featured below?

#MondayMingle time again….the stylish collaboration between myself, Kristin of BonBon Rose Girls and Nicole of MomTrends.   I hope you will join in the linkup below….we love seeing what everyone is wearing.  Hope you find some outfit inspiration and make it a great week!


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Dress MattyM available via The Box Service, Belt c/o Hearts, Hat c/o Sole Society, Shoes Stuart Weitzman, Necklaces c/o Chloe and Isabel and Stella and Dot

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East West Mamas: A Silk Maxi Story

We are back again with our monthly collaboration in the most amazing silk maxi to ever grace our bods.  We wanted to showcase how versatile this wardrobe staple can be so I styled it up organic and casual and Tanya went all out fabulous and glam!  Every month we try and bring a new brand highlight and this month it is all about ETSI.  The super sweet designing duo have the best philosophy for their line and describe it as “a love of natural fabrics and on trend luxury easy to wear for women and girls”. The brand is all about modern luxury and has a price tag to match…that said, the maxi featured is made of the softest most luxurious silk I have had the pleasure to touch. It has the most amazing fluidity..and the slit added just the right amount of sex appeal to an otherwise conservative style. I have no problem spending the extra dough on quality items when I know the item will fast become a staple that I turn to again and again, season after season.  I know this will be a regular on the blog in months to come and can already envision it paired with some leather for fall.  If silk maxi’s are not your thing?  I am sort of obsessed with this sweatshirt dress and can definitely envision wearing it now with ballet flats and then into the fall with tights and boots…adore!  Tanya will probably speak to this more than I, as she has a darling little girl that can dress just like her….seriously how cute is this matching mother daughter set?  I hope you will pop by November Grey as well as the ETSI site and check out all the beautiful clothing they have to offer.  They are so kind as to offer a discount code to our readers…Use SPRING13 for ten percent off of your purchase!  Thank you for joining in another “East West Mamas” post and make it a great week:)

Dress c/o ETSI available here, Sweater Vest Hazel available through box service, Necklace Stella and Dot  no longer available Fedora Calypso St, Bart no longer available, Bangles c/o Lydell, Shoes Stuart Weitzman similar available here

Featuring the….

Maxi Dress

Britton Collection has arrived!

I have been waiting for this Britton silk maxi dress for months and was so excited it arrived in time for me to wear it this past weekend (I had back to back bridal showers in Philadelphia). For those who are newer to the blog….I posted some shots in the sample a few months back. The finished product is better than I could have hoped for…One hundred percent silk maxi dress perfection. I got so many compliments when I wore it Saturday I was finishing people’s sentences. I would say this dress is a “hit” and can’t wait to see what more Britton has to offer. The line is currently available exclusively at local Jersey Shore boutiques. Please email me if you are interested in previewing more of the collection. For now, hope you find some outfit inspiration!

Leather Jacket Steve Madden, Turquoise Necklace Sunshine DayDreams, Maxi dress Britton, Black Patent Pump Christian Louboutin.

How sweet are these little bow earrings. Available for purchase from THE SPOT retailing for $20 (email me if interested)  SOLD

Seriously how great is this dress? Perfect Spring/Summer dress to have in your wardrobe and it has POCKETS! Available in S, M, L and retailing for $328.00- ThirtySomethingFashion is able to offer followers a special deal at $249.00.

Hope you are enjoying this beautiful day…
Happy Shopping!