Weekend Reading.

Happy weekend, friends! I don’t have much planned which is really nice. Yesterday I had my sister and my cousin over for patio wine + cheese, and today I am just planning to do a bit of wandering and maybe see a movie. Those are the best weekends, in my opinion. I’ve been making a verrrrry conscious effort to unplug and avoid my phone as much as I can. As a blogger, so much of my job relies on my phone, but this week I focused on being more mindful about it – checking Instagram only when it was time to post, not looking at email unless I was at my desk, and only checking + responding to texts a few times a day. It felt really good. I am going to write more about it but I feel like I put some healthy habits in place this week and that makes me happy. Whatever you are up to, I hope it’s great! Lots and lots of links for you this week! xo

An interesting read: why perfect photos no longer work on Instagram.

I’ve been reading every street style story like a maniac (my favorite part of fashion week) and I thought that The Cut’s roundup was one of the best. I also really loved Geri’s roundup, here.

You know how much I looooove me some Vince… this satin top is just stunning!

What nine dates in one week look like. (I’m getting exhausted just thinking about it!!)

Unclear if I can pull them off but these tropical pants just went on sale and I am a little obsessed!

Totally agree with this: why you need an area rug in your kitchen!

Liz looks classic and cute in this chic outfit.

I adore a pop of red – this tote is perfect for the office.

Nine habits that are ruining your relationship.

This trapeze dress is so chic – and it’s on sale.

Mandy’s one room challenge turned out so well – I am OBSESSED with this office!

As I am a bit obsessed with Jean Godfrey-June, I loved hearing her morning routine.

I’m completely obsessed with these wide leg chambray pants and have been wearing them every chance I get.

Blair’s collab with FEED turned out so well – the bag is great and it benefits an amazing cause.

I love the color of this pleated satin midi skirt.

And Kat’s gorgeous summer look is so beautiful – I just love a red maxi!

Beauty products that will help you sleep.

I bought this v-neck bodysuit this week… it’s a bit risque for me but so cute with high waist pants and skirts.

I really loved this thoughtful essay from a woman who does not want children.

Completely obsessed with these oversized raffia earrings.

This DIY Rosewater/Jasmine mist sounds verrry tempting to make… especially as I’m a huge fan of May Lindstrom.

How gorgeous is Cuyana’s new office space?

This (under $100!) black + white wrap dress will be on the blog soon but it’s amazing.

This pre-going out ritual sounds pretty great.

This little red jumpsuit is so fab – I am thinking of wearing it to my next party instead of a dress.

Love these stripes on Mackenzie – and can’t wait to hear how her safari goes!!!

Okay, J.Crew was really smart making this button down bodysuit – now your shirt will never come untucked.

Love this round-up of inspirational quotes.

The benefits of spending more time outside.

These sunglasses are so chic and they’re only $12!

Squash anxiety with this ninety second trick.

The prettiest ruffle top!

An easy tutorial for the classic chignon.

I LOVE my silk pillowcase – loved Meg’s thorough review of the Slip Pillowcase. (I have three of them and they are one of my go-to gifts!)

How fun is this whimsical bandana?

This outfit (and the backdrop) is positively dreamy on Jenn!

I neeeed to make this paleo pumpkin bread – looks so yummy!

The best transitional Fall coats.

Thinking about these boyfriend jeans – I love the higher rise.

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  1. I read the post on nine dates in one week! Interesting share!

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  2. Shannon Waisath says 9.17.17

    This is one of your best round ups to date! I’ve been trying to be more mindful of my phone time too. I often find myself in an Instagram black hole of scrolling.

    Checking out the street style roundup you posted NOW!

    http://shannoninthecity.com/

  3. Elizabeth says 9.18.17

    Thank you for sharing Mandy’s one room challenge. Glad you love it as much as we do!

    We love that you are making the conscious effort of unplugging! I think we all need to make that effort.

    Love Lizzie at Waiting on Martha