Independence Day

In honor of the holiday weekend, I wanted to share one more patriotic inspired look with you all.  And this one is a classic take on traditional red, white, and blue.  I love this look for a backyard BBQ, or for a morning of parades and brunching.  Whatever you have going on this weekend, this is a simple yet festive look that is sure to work for just about any occasion!

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Tank: Rachel Roy (on sale!) | Shorts: JCrew (on major sale for under $25!) | Necklace: JCrew (sold out), LOVE this | Cuff: Macy’s  | Sunnies: Karen Walker | Clutch: Clare Vivier | Wedges: American Rag (old), similar (on sale for under $50!)

Thank you so much for stopping by.  Wishing you and yours a FUN and SAFE holiday weekend!!!

 

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Boho

Well hi there, friends!  I guess I took a little hiatus from the blog!  I have been so busy with traveling for work, celebrating my birthday in wine country, and blogging over at SLMag, that I’ve fallen a little behind!  But I’m back and hope you are all having a fantastic week!

Today I want to share with you the dress that I wore on my birthday to ride bikes with my sweet hubby through Sonoma for a little wine tasting and fun (if you follow me on Insta @alldolledupblog, then you already got a chance to see it!).  I am very short (5’3″), so don’t typically tend to go for the flowy, boho look since a lot of the tops and dresses tend to swallow me up and not look so flattering.  But I have been seeing this dress everywhere lately, and really wanted to try it on.  And surprisingly, I loved it.  In fact, it turned out to be the perfect thing to wear for riding a bike, while still looking somewhat put together at the vineyards!

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Dress: Free People (on sale!) | Necklace: Jeweliq (sold out) LOVE this one | Ring: Kendra Scott | Cuff: Macy’s | Sunnies: Karen Walker | Bag: Marc Jacobs (my color is sold out, but I am loving this one and it’s on sale for under $200!) | Wedges: Jessica Simpson (on sale and super comfy!)

Also, you will have to forgive the quality of these photos.  The fog and wind both rolled in so fast, that this was all we were able to snap before the lighting and weather made it too impossible to shoot.  I have some more fun photos that I will be sharing later this week with a complete round up of our amazing trip!  So stay tuned!!!!

Hope you are all having a great week!

 

 

Skater

Even though I am sure they are different today (and as silly as they still are), I can’t help but remember the names of all of the different cliques at my high school: the preppies, the slippies, the jocks, the popular kids, the smokers, the drama kids, the choir kids (that was me), and last but not least, the skaters. And I swear, when skater dresses became popular this year, all I could think of were the skaters I knew in high school. Silly story, but true none-the-less. And while, of course, I do love a good skater dress-I am especially loving them right now. Because they have a tight bodice, a higher waist, and a full skirt, they are ideal back to jackets and cardigans, which makes them a perfect transitional piece from summer to fall, or back to school.

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Dress: BarIII (old) similar, similar , loving this one| Jean Jacket: Else (old), similar, similar | Necklaces: Keti Sorely Designs, Stella & Dot | Bracelets: JCrew, Stella & Dot | Watch: Michael Kors | Sunnies: Amazon | Belt: American Eagle (old) | Shoes: Sole Society (on sale!)

I can’t believe that I have never tried a pair of Sole Society shoes before.  I actually picked up this pair (for a steal!) when I was in San Francisco for meetings last week.  And I have to say, I am super impressed.  Not only are they super cute and affordable, but the quality is great and they are comfortable to boot.  They have definitely earned a fan and a return customer in me!

Hope you are having a great week.  Thanks for stopping by!

Let Freedom Ring!

Just wanted to take minute and wish you all a very happy and safe 4th of July! I know I am personally looking forward to parades, the rodeo, a little time spent on the water, and lots of yummy food-all in celebration of this incredible country that I am lucky to call my home. God bless America!

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Vest: Macy’s (old), similar, similar | Striped Top: Forever21, similar | Jeans: American Eagle | Necklace: Groop Dealz, similar | Sunnies: Amazon | Watch: Michael Kors | Wedges: Dolce Vita (old), new version

HAPPY 4th!!!!!!!!

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Knots Landing

I am so happy that maxi dresses are back on the docket for spring this year. And perhaps what makes me even happier, is the new trend of tying the bottom of your maxi in a knot. It is the perfect (and oh-so-simple) way to change-up an old favorite, making it feel fresh and new for the season!

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Maxi: Old Navy (old), similar, similar | Denim Jacket: Macy’s | Necklace: Groop Dealz, similar | Bracelet Watch: Michael Kors | Bracelets: Stella & Dot, Aldo | Sunnies: Nordstrom, similar | Clutch: Coach | Wedges: Dolce Vita , new version

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!  Ours was filled with lots of projects and yard work, but it felt great to be extra productive and get things done around the house.  And of course (despite the copious amount of manual labor), it went by way too fast, as weekends tend to do.  Good thing there is a nice, long holiday weekend ahead of us!

Happy Monday!

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