Summer Favorites.

sunglasses // scarf // tunic // shorts // bag // sandals

happy Monday! Is anyone at work today? It’s business as usual for me but I have a feeling (or I at least hope), that everyone is on vacation! Between London and being sick (and an upcoming trip to Cape Cod) I spent most of the weekend working and getting ahead. As a self-employed person, my favorite times to work are often weekends + holidays… it’s nice to be able to write/edit/create graphics without the distraction of email! Besides that I watched the entire second season of Billions (so good, and what an ending!!) and started a (really good) new book. I kinda just needed an introvert weekend with everything that’s been going on, lately.

So I don’t know if anyone is even reading today, but if you are, thanks for popping by! And I have a fun new update to the site – my developers just built these custom captions for me…. You’ll see them in today’s post and in future outfit posts. I really love how they look… they break up all the photos to make things a bit more interesting and dynamic. Well, that’s my opinion – what do you think?

This outfit is one of my favorite as it’s a just few of my best basics (this tunic and these cutoffs) which would be boring on their own. Adding a fun scarf + sunglasses makes the whole thing feel fresh and fun. It’s amazing how something as simple as a pretty scarf can make such a big improvement.

Outfit Details: Lush Tunic (on sale, only $27.90!) // Cuyana Scarf (c/o) // Rag & Bone Boyfriend Shorts (I’m linking to this year’s version as mine are a few years old) // Birkenstocks  // Talbots Bag (c/o) // Talbots Sunglasses (c/o)

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Photography by Lydia Hudgens.


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  1. Yep, it’s back to the Monday grind… really cute outfits, can’t wait for the weekend now when I’ll get to dress up a bit!

    Charmaine Ng | Architecture & Lifestyle Blog

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  2. I love your bag, it’s lovely!

    I hope you’re having a great Monday!

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  3. Cathleen:

    Very cute. I like the new layout too.

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  4. So glad you had a great weekend! LOVE the caption additions – they really pop!

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  5. Natali:

    Fantastic and trendy bag as well as super cute and retro sunnies!

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  6. Nikki:

    The custom captions are a great add on to your photos – nicely done!

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  7. Maggie (the cat lover):

    It’s definitely business as usual for me! I work in a call center, so there’s no much rest for the weary. Thanks for putting up a post today!

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    • Oh good! There will be post(s) tomorrow as well… I always want to make sure that I have something new up for you! Hope you get a little break! xx

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  8. That bag is so cute! I love the green against the straw. And the captions are a great idea. I really like the additional commentary.

    Nicole to the Nines

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  9. I’m on the same boat and working from home. I totally agree with you about holidays being an ideal time to really be productive. I really love this casual outfit, especially those gold Birkenstocks! Also, the new photo captions you added bring such a fun touch to your blog!


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    • thanks Helen! I’m so happy you like the captions… and also, I had the most productive day ever over here! Hope you have a great 4th. xx

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  10. Looooove the new little comments you added! So fun to read your little tidbits

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