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Old Navy Fitted Crew Neck Tee Dress

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Isn’t my “brother” the cutest photobomber ever?!

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I picked this up when I went to Old Navy before my vacation. I knew it would be an easy throw on dress for the weekends…and that’s exactly what it is. It’s super stretchy and comfortable. The price is right too. Can you say $13?! Uh, yes please.

I’m typically not the type of girl that would wear Converse, but my husband had a team outing event at Converse’s corporate headquarters in Boston a few weeks ago, and he picked these up for the girl and me to wear (since we wear pretty much the same size). I thought they looked adorable with this dress. Best part – I didn’t even get them dirty!

Dress – Old Navy Crew Neck Tee; Shoes – Converse; Sunnies – Louis Vuitton; Bracelets – Henri Bendel (old); Tory Burch FitBit Flex holder

Dressing Room Diaries – Spring Old Navy Dresses

We are going on a cruise soon and I was on the hunt for two things – white shorts and dresses I could just throw on and go. Well, technically I guess dresses plural would be wanted more than one ๐Ÿ™‚

When I got the Old Navy 40% off with your card email on Friday, I had to go check out their selection. Sometimes it is hit or miss for me there, so I was hoping this trip would be a big hit.

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This midi floral dress is a big reason I wanted to go into the store instead of just ordering online. The top looked like it may be on the tighter side with the type of fabric and construction. I loved it on…but there definitely is no stretch. Luckily with the adjustable straps, I could lengthen them and make the top loosen up on me. Please don’t mind the socks…y’all know how Old Navy dressing rooms can be ๐Ÿ˜‰ (Wearing a size small)

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A great back detail for this jersey-knit dress. It’s a fit and flare…and if you follow the blog at all, you know that’s my favorite fit. The reviews online for this dress say the arm holes are huge. Uh, not they aren’t. I have on a small and it fit me perfectly fine. This dress is so soft! Would even be good as a bathing suit cover up.ย (Wearing a size small)

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I gravitated toward this dress for the super cute print. This printed pintuck dress was just fun, and the pin tucks at the top give it a little unexpected detail.ย (Wearing a size small)

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This striped rib-knit swing dress is ridiculously comfortable. And it’s exactly what I was looking for – something super easy to throw on and go. The navy and white stripes are even nautical for the trip.ย (Wearing a size small)

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My white shorts from last year shrunk literally two sizes after I put them in the wash…so I was on the hunt for a new pair. I really don’t like to wear shorts, but I have a couple of cute tops that look so good with white shorts. I like the 5″ inseam on these; I’m not one to want to wear dazey dukes.ย (Wearing a size 6)

I love the off the shoulder look, but know I probably won’t wear that style of shirt a ton. That’s one reason to love Old Navy…wearing trends at an affordable price. I did do an arm test in the dressing room…moving my arms up and down, stretching my arms out to the side, etc. The top did a great job of staying in place. A similar one is online.ย (Wearing a size small)

I did see a ton of cute tops and accessories. I highly suggest making a trip to your local Old Navy. You can always find stuff on sale!

A Bit Dreary

 

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It’s not too often that you see me in black or gray…I’m just a girl who loves color. But sometimes you get the cutest sweater in your stitch fix box that you can’t help but fall in love! My favorite part of this sweater? The gray patches on the elbows. Cute details make me happy…it’s the little things, people ๐Ÿ™‚

If you’ve read my blog on and off, you know I’m a huge Frye fan. These Paige riding boots are going strong on their third year. They just fit like a glove and are so well made. I know the price of Fryes can be a turn off for some, but the quality and craftsmanship of these boots are in a league of their own. I couldn’t recommend these boots more! And they come in a ton of colors!

Sweater – via Stitch Fix; Jeans – Old Navy Rockstar (old, but similar); Shirt – Banana Republic (old, but similar); Boots – Frye Paigeย (in brown or tan); Necklace – Kendra Scott Rayne

Gray Kind of Day

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Longer blouses make me happy. I love when I can wear tight jeggings and not worry about my booty being too out there at work. I love the length of this Banana Republic striped boyfriend blouse. The only downside to this light colored blouse is how sheer it is; definitely had to wear a cami underneath. But I paired it with these Old Navy jeggings from last year. Yep, they totally remind me of maternity pants though…great elastic waist. Ha! I know Kendra Scott is super hot right now, but I am so glad I jumped on the Rayne necklace bandwagon. I wear this bad boy ALL the time. It was such a great purchase – highly recommend.

Shirt – Banana Republic (super sale!); Jeans – Old Navy Pull-On Skinnies (last year); Necklace – Kendra Scott; Booties – DVF (old); Earrings – Stella & Dot (old)ย 

Statement Necklace, Skinnies, and Animal Print – Oh My!

To me, this was an easy outfit. Do you ever have one of those mornings when you are feeling rushed and just need to hurry up and get the heck out the door? In the ATL, I have about a 10-minute window that if I don’t hit it, I’m stuck in traffic. As in taking me an hour to get to work ๐Ÿ˜ฆ

So…this outfit came together super easy on my rushed morning. Love a good silk button up. Love a good statement necklace. Love a good pair of skinnies. Love leopard print. Add them all up and voila! Here’s what you got!

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J. Crew Statement Necklace

My team member at work came to work one day and said “Emily, you have go to get these!” She understands my love for fashion. So for $20 (on sale!) at Old Navy, I couldn’t resist. I love trying new skinnies. And these are pull-on…circa my maternity pant wearing days! I am prone to buying dark wash too because they just make jeans seem a little dressier – at least in my mind. I’ve worn them a few times now, and I highly recommend them. They keep their shape all day and do not stretch out or appear baggy after a few hours. And for under $30, you can’t beat it!

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Now, I love wearing high heels, but I’ve been on the hunt for some leopard print flats. Or kitten heels would do, too. And I finally found a pair! Where you ask? In my favorite store’s shoe sale room – Von Maur!! I’ve never own a pair of Isaac Mizrahi New York shoes before, and I am now a big fan. Super comfortable! And they are made so well.

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So here you go…my easy go-to outfit. Do you have similar outfit for work that are your go-to?

Shirt – Juicy Couture (last year); Skinnies – Old Navy’s Pull-on Dark Wash Skinnies; Shoes – Isaac Mizrahi New York Gabrielee Animal Print Pump; Necklace – J. Crew Factory (no longer available)

Monogram Me with a Sweater

In the south, I’ve seen more monograms than ever before. Not sure why it’s so popular down here, but it just is. I’ve even seen monogram car decals. Yes, you read that right. People actually have monogrammed initials on their back car windows.

Well, I thought I would jump on the bandwagon with this sweater for three reasons – 1. I love C. Wonder 2. I love the pink and navy combo of this sweater and 3. I knew exactly how I would style it. Oh…and if I have to add in a #4, the price was just right!

Now that I think about it, it’s also a little Laverne-esque, don’t you think? She sported the giant L back in the ’70s, so I thought why not sport a big E in the ’10s! I of course had to prep mine up a little with the collared shirt underneath. It’s my thing. ๐Ÿ™‚

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Sweater – C. Wonder (similar); Shirt – Banana Republic; Jeans – Old Navy; Booties – Tory Burch; Watch – Michael Kors

Do you have any monogrammed clothing items?

Linking up with The Pleated Poppy.

Frenchie on my Sweater

Ok, I admit I’m not really into the trend of having graphics on my sweaters…BUT…when I saw this sweater at C. Wonder, I had to get it. Since I have a French Bulldog, I felt it was ok! And Daisy is a spoiled girl, so it’s fitting this Frenchie is wearing a pink crown.

There are a lot of ways you can style this sweater, but I thought I would pull out the pink in the crown by wearing it with my pink jeans. Here’s how it turned out…

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Look, Daisy, you’re on my sweater!

 

 

 

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As you can tell, she was less than impressed.

 

 

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Frenchies are everywhere lately. If you are considering adding a Frenchie to your family, I suggest you really research the breed. Are they adorable? Absolutely. Do they snort and snore like a pig? ALL. THE. TIME. Are they full of energy? Yep! Are they easily prone to allergies? Uh huh. I love Daisy more than anything, but sometimes she’s a lot of work. And she’s been kicked out of the hubs and my bedroom because we couldn’t take the snoring anymore! ๐Ÿ™‚

Sweater – C. Wonder (no longer online but it is in the store); Jeans and Chambray Shirt – Old Navy; Shoes – Steve Madden; Earrings – Simon Sebaag

Leopard Scarf and Boots – Finally!

I love wearing boots. Love. It. I am a huge Frye fan, and I love being able to wear my favorite boots. Georgia has still been pretty warm, and I have to admit when I wore this, I was pretty much sweating in the afternoon (Boo!). But, it’s mid-October, people! It’s time to wear some boots. And a scarf!

I bought this scarf last year at Von Maur. I have worn it so many ways, I can’t even count. With colored denim, with skirts, with black, with cobalt blue, and the list goes on. I was always hesitant on wearing brown and black together. Why? I don’t know. I’m just weird that way I guess. So I opted for a cream sweater so I could wear my brown denim.

(Please excuse the massive cheese on my face…the hubs was making me laugh!)

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Top – Old Navy; Jeans – AG; Boots – Frye; Scarf – Von Maur; Earring – Stella & Dot; Watch – Michael Kors

Kisses…on My Shirt

I love a fun print, and couldn’t resist picking up the shirt with lip prints all over it from The Limited. Thought I would also do a little pattern mixing with the stripe shoe. Love it or hate it? I love it.

And on a side note, I would like to point out I’ve had these Old Navy red skinnies for two years now, and they look exactly the same as the day I bought them. I have worn them a TON, and they wash so well!

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Shirt – The Limited; Jeans – Old Navy; Shoes – Splendid; Watch – Michael Kors; Necklace – Stella & Dot

Sunday Night Football

Do I realize this happened a week ago? Well, yes. Yes, I do. But better late than never, right?

I’ve always loved football. I cheered for the high school team for all four years, so that’s when I really started loving the game…and understanding how it’s played. A part of me wishes I had gone to a college where we even had football. Sadly, Bradley U doesn’t. So that’s why I’m such a huge Iowa fan. Gotta love my dad and mom’s school.

I have to admit, I love college ball more than the NFL. But, I love when we get to go to games. Last week the Falcons played the Patriots…with an 8:30 p.m. start time (the NFL didn’t ask me when I usually went to bed and how cranky I would be the next day!). I’m the type of fan who like to wear the team swag. And it was such a beautiful night, I even got to bust out my short booties for the first time this season! So here’s my game night ensemble.

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T-shirt – Victoria’s Secret Pink; Jeans – Old Navy; Boots – Frye; Watch – Michael Kors; Earrings – Simon Sebbag

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I know I live in the ATL, but I love me some Tom Brady!!

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It’s Tony G!!!

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And here some the Falcons!

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The Falcons ended up losing, but it was a great game to watch and be a part of the crowd!

Four Ways for a Fall Scarf

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I love wearing scarves year round, but I thought my gold sweater and brown scarf was my first step into fall this season. But when picking out a scarf in the morning, I always mess with how I want to wear it. Do you do the same thing? Do you feel my pain standing in front of the mirror messing with a scarf when you need to get out the door? Well, these are my four go-to ways to wear a scarf.

scarf 4 waysSo how do you think I wore my scarf today? Yep…like this. It’s my go-to. ๐Ÿ™‚

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Top – The Limited; Jeans – Seven for all Mankind; Shoes – Frye; Scarf – Old Navy; Bracelets – Henri Bendel, Banana Republic, Stella & Dot

Linking up with Style Elixir and The Pleated Poppy

One Plaid Shirt Two Ways

Sometimes I want to buy everything I see on the racks at Old Navy…and other times, not so much. Last weekend, my friend wanted some help shopping (and I couldn’t say no to that!) and we headed to Old Navy. I didn’t see too much, but I fell in love with this shirt. I continue my fascination with button ups!

I have been unbelievably busy at work, so I decided to wear this shirt the casual way with white denim. But, I thought I would show a different way to wear it, too…if I wanted to wear it a little more dressed up. That’s what I love about button up shirts; you can wear them so many different ways! (And did I mention this shirt is $12 on sale?!?!?)

How would you wear this shirt?

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Shirt – Old Navy; Jeans – Madewell; Sandals – Sam Edelman; Earrings – Coach; Bracelets – Henri Bendel, Banana Republic (similar), Stella & Dot

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Shirtย – Old Navy; Skirt – Banana Republic Factory; Shoes – BCBGeneration; Necklace – J. Crew; Bracelets – Stella & Dot, Coach, and Bremer Jewelry

Linking up with The Pleated Poppy!

Two Times the Fun – Yellow Stripes

I love yellow. I love stripes. Put the two together, and I’m in a little bit of fashion heaven. So much so that I own two yellow stripe shirts. (Don’t hate!) I’ve worn the t-shirt so many different ways. It was the best $10 I’ve spent at Old Navy. The 1/2 sleeve shirt I just picked up on sale at Banana Republic. I love how the stripes pattern changes. (And I’ll mention I love this shirt so much I bought it in two more colors online the other day. Hehehe.)

But here’s how I styled yellow stripes two different ways. One super casual and the other I wore to work. Can you tell how much I love color?!

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yellow_stripes_green_shorts DSC_2209Shirt – Old Navy (old); Shorts and Belt – J. Crew; Sandals – Sam Edelman; Watch – Michael Kors; Bracelets and Necklace – Stella & Dot

Business Casual

yellow_stripes_mint_jeansDSC_2216Shirt – Banana Republic; Jeans – J. Crew Factory; Belt – J. Crew; Shoes – Via Spiga; Necklace – Francesca’s; Watch – Michael Kors

Do you have very similar clothing hanging out in your closet?

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