Colorful Clutches: Having a Moment

I don’t know if it is the summer months or our growing social calendar now that the kids are bit older, but I am reaching for clutches constantly.  I have a few I adore…..a fun kelly green, a basket woven black and my trusted Louis Vuitton…..but not one bright printed or patterned clutch.  I am smitten with the highlighted ones below…still deciding which will be mine:)

I will be back Friday sharing an easy and chic summer look…the shirt/shorts combo is THIRTY DOLLARS TOTAL retail and available to purchase with one of my favorite online shops!  It is a post not to miss!  Happy Wednesday:)

Sole Society clutch available for purchase HERE


Stella and Dot available for purchase HERE


Tasha Polizzi Clutch available for purchase HERE
Nila Anthony Clutch available for purchase HERE


Hats Hats Hats

I have had a few private messages on FB about suggestions on where to purchase Spring/Summer fedoras.  Whenever I get the same question from a few different readers, I like to address it in a dedicated post.  So…here it is.  My top FIVE fedora style hats for Spring/Summer (all budgets) and where to purchase them.  Happy Shopping!

Sole Society Fedora available here for $22.95
Vince Camuto Hat available here for $34.00  *comes in three fabulous color ways
Anthropologie Fedora available here for $48
John Varvatos hat available here for $59.50

Calypso St Barth Raffia Hat available here for $125


Not sure how to style?  How about like this!


Casual Fedora

TopShop for Nordstroms: Review

Last week, I had the pleasure of checking out the new Topshop for Nordstroms collection at The Short Hills Mall.  I had such a great time trying things on….I was in the fitting room for over an hour….all in a days work ladies, all in a days work:)  My ambassadorship includes sharing my experience shopping the collection and  I was also able to keep a few of my favorite things.

I love Nordstroms, there store is clean, neat, easy to shop and the staff is extremely helpful and knowledgeable, which can be a rarity in retail these days.  I found the TopShop area easily identifiable and had a blast looking at the vast collection.  My favorite thing about this line?  It is totally something both a tween and thirtysomething can wear.  About 15 percent of the line was just a smidge too “young” for me….but everything else, honestly was fantastic.  I could have bought more.  Infact, the light blue romper below was a total surprise….I brought it into the fitting room as a joke (outtake) and it ended up fitting really well.  I decided the color seemed a bit more spring inspired….but I easily could have found a way to legitimize the purchase.  I think the sizing is pretty dead on.  I am typically a mix of small and medium on top and a 6 on the bottom.  That is exactly what I ended up purchasing.  Sharing some of my fitting room photos and then the items that made the cut below!  Happy SHOPPING!


Ivory Skater Dress only available in black online here, Light Blue Romper only availabe in black online here


You might be wondering what I ended up going home with? It was really hard deciding, but due the vast collection choices, and affordable price points I was able to get a good amount:)  I ended up with this sexy dress and plan to wear it for a 40th birthday in December, I also scooped up this cute scarf/hat combo.  This white tee fit so perfectly, I know it will be a closet staple and last but certainly not least, I grabbed this ivory cableknit sweater featured below.  I can’t wait to continue to show of all my goodies in style posts in the coming weeks.  For now, I hope you find some outfit inspiration below and Happy Shopping!

Denim Shirt JCrew Factory, Ivory Sweater c/o Topshop for Nordstroms available here, Camo Jeans SOLD, Shoes TOMS, Bag Marc Jacobs (old), Bracelets c/o Luxe Auctions