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Lilly Pulitzer Getaway Coverup

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alittlebitofem lilly pulitzer getaway coverup

When I was in Hilton Head and saw this adorable fringed cover up on sale for $59, I just had to pick it up. It’s such a fun print, and who could resist the fringe?! It’s nice and light weight for those humid and hot days at the beach or pool.

The hubs and I went on a getaway weekend to one of our favorite spots, Highlands, NC. Our favorite spot to stay was purchased by Old Edwards Hospitality and they did a lot of work on it this past winter and spring. The Half-Mile Farm looked just gorgeous, including their updated pool. Two of our favorite parts they didn’t change: gourmet breakfast is included and so are wine and appetizers each night. We like to workout while we are on vacation, and it’s so nice to now have access to the Old Edwards Inn’s workout facility that is in town. It’s only a few minute drive, so no excuse not to use it. Highly recommend this place if you need a little break!

Coverup – Lilly Pulitzer Getaway; Flip Flops – Reef; Sunnies – Louis Vuitton

Agolde Sophie High Rise Jeans

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I’m always on the lookout for new jeans that are comfortable, flattering, and stretchy. I popped into a new store the other day and discovered the jean brand Agolde. White jeans are always tough to find for me, so I thought, why not. Let’s try these on and see what they are like.

The first thing I look for when I try on white jeans is to see if they are anywhere near see through. These are NOT. Then, I look at the hip and thigh area to see if any flaws show through. NOPE. These are thick enough when they suck you in and hide any flaws…kind of like a legging. Lastly, stretch. These have a great amount of stretch, and the best part? They don’t lose their shape when you wear them all day.

I highly recommend these Agolde Sophie High Rise jeans! I may just have to pick up a blue wash for the winter time 😉

Top – Banana Republic (available in stores); Jeans – Agolde Sophie High Rise (crop and full length; Shoes – Jeffrey Campbell Rayos; Bracelets – Henri Bendel (old)

This Season’s New One Piece Swimsuits

I cannot believe it’s February! Where on earth did January go?! But that means one more month down until Spring Break. Which also means one more month down until you may have to get into a swimsuit. Some may be saying, “Bring. It. On.” Others may be saying, “Oh heck no. I’m not ready!” No matter what you say, you may be looking for some great new options for your upcoming trip (or even for summer).

Last year, I did a blog post about one piece swimsuits – and how they can be cute! Not everyone’s body is made for a bikini. In high school, I was that girl who wore the string bikini. And after mommyhood, stretch marks appeared. While they have faded, I’m still super self conscious and prefer to wear a one piece. The good thing? There are so many great one piece options!

My favorite one piece last year was Robin Piccone’s “Penelope” Crochet Overlay. It gives that illusion of a two-piece, but the coverage that I want. Currently I only see black online, but hopefully they will have more colors as Spring Break nears! Here is the swimsuit on a real body vs. a skinny mini model 🙂

Robin Piccone Penelope Crochet Swimsuit

Robin Piccone Penelope Crochet Swimsuit

Here are some great one piece options from Nordstrom.com. Love shopping Nordstrom.com – free shipping and returns. So you can order a few suits, even in multiple sizes, and just return them for free. Now that’s a great way to shop. Click on each image to see details.Robin Piccone Penelope

BLEU Rod Beattie 'Peep Show' One-Piece Halter Swimsuit (Nordstrom Exclusive)

Topshop Scalloped One Piece Swimsuit

Nanette Lepore 'Paloma Goddess'

Trina Turk 'Kon Tiki' One-Piece Swimsuit (Nordstrom Exclusive)

Trina Turk 'Venice Beach' One-Piece Swimsuit

Red Carter Griffin

Where do you love to buy swimsuits? Where do you have the best luck?

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