Casual Warm Weather Basics

IMG_3601A few days ago we had such nice weather that I was able to bring out my shorts for a walk by the beach with my little family. I also wore my favorite sneakers. These are so cute and comfortable.

đź’—Ashley

Top: Nordstrom

Shorts: One Teaspoon

Shoes: Adidas

Bag: Rebecca Minkoff

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Hints of Prints

IMG_3518I don’t wear too many prints. I normally stick to solid colors, but I feel like I really should start adding some more into my wardrobe. I’m just not drawn to them, but I do love stripes or leopard print from time to time. Prints on shoes or accessories are a fun way to add to a solid color outfit, or layering. Since the hem of this sweater picks up on the sides I thought it would be fun to layer a hint of a print underneath to peak out. What is your favorite type of print to wear?

đź’—Ashley

Sweater: Express

Jeans: AG Jeans

Shoes: Steve Madden

Bag: Rebecca Minkoff

Sunglasses: Celine

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Casual Gray Trench

IMG_2812Trench coats are perfect for spring since they are light and don’t keep you too warm if the weather starts warming up. This one is a little more on the trendy side since it’s a gray faux suede. I love pairing it with a tee and jeans for a slightly more dressy look.

đź’—Ashley

Trench: bebe (similar here)

Top: Zara

Jeans: AG Jeans

Shoes: Steve Madden

Bag: Rebecca Minkoff

Sunglasses: Dolce & Gabbana (other option here)

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Favorite YSL Lip Products

IMG_2240Lip products are some of my favorite makeup items, especially from YSL, so I thought I would share them with you today.

There are many high end makeup products that I just don’t think are worth the money, but I really think YSL makes amazing lip products (and mascaras!) and really are worth the high price tag. Their packaging is so beautiful and luxurious, and the products also feel that way on the lips.  All of these products make my lips feel so soft and hydrated, and really feel unlike any other lip products I’ve ever tried.

IMG_2241(Left to Right: Rouge Volupte #1, Rouge Volupte Shine #47, Volupte Tint-In-Balm #1, Volupte Tint-In-Oil #6)

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Rouge Volupte is a very creamy, full color lipstick. It feels like silk on your lips!

Rouge Volupte Shine is a medium coverage lipstick that gives a good amount of color, but feels very moisturizing like a lip balm.

Volupte Tint-In-Balm is a sheer coverage color that is more like a tinted lip balm. I love this on days where I’m only wearing light makeup, or even no makeup days.

Volupte Tint-In-Oil is a sheer coverage lip oil. This is probably my favorite out of all four. I normally don’t wear lip gloss because I don’t like the feel of it, but this is an oil that completely moisturizes your lips and is not sticky at all. I love wearing this on light makeup days, especially in the spring and summer. The swatch looks like it might not show up with any color, but on the lips you can definitely see color, although it is sheer.

Have you tried any YSL lip products?  What is your favorite luxury lip product? I’d love to know!

đź’—Ashley

Blush Off the Shoulder Sweater

IMG_2169This is one of my favorite looks recently, not just because it’s one of my favorite color combos, but I’m loving off the shoulder tops and I’m obsessed with these booties!  What makes this sweater so great is that it’s cut to be worn off the shoulder so the fit is perfect. One side is shorter than the other so that it’s the same length when worn off the shoulder.

đź’—Ashley

Sweater: Free People

Jeans: H&M

Booties: Nordstrom

Bag: DSW (other option here)

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Stripes & Lace

IMG_1597I don’t wear a lot of prints, but my favorite print to wear is stripes, especially for spring and summer. I love this striped tank top with lace detail on the back. I think it’s a really pretty accent to the back of an outfit.

đź’—Ashley

Top: Express

Jeans: Topshop

Cardigan: ASOS (other option here)

Shoes: Steve Madden

Bag: Rebecca Minkoff

Sunglasses: Dolce & Gabbana (Other option here)

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Casual Spring Booties

IMG_1456I love booties because they’re so versatile and can be worn in so many different ways. They’re the perfect spring shoe that can be paired with dresses, skirts, or jeans like I’m wearing here. Nude colored booties can really help to elongate your legs if you find a pair close to your skintone. I especially love these ones because I think the tie detail is so cute!  What’s your favorite shoe for spring?

đź’—Ashley

Top: Nordstrom

Jeans: BlankNYC

Booties: Nordstrom

Bag: DSW (other option here)

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