I’ve a confession to make: call me lazy but lately I want to wear all the loose things. I want my tops to be roomy, my pants to feel like sweats, and my coffee hot. Is that too much to ask? I jest however, the struggle is real. There is hope my fellow comfort loving friends! Lately, I’m obsessed with peasant blouses unusual tops, and balloon sleeves you must check out for spring. I wouldn’t be a good friend if I didn’t share these with you! While I have other VERY exciting news to share in the forthcoming weeks, these amazing blouses are all below.  I have literally scrolled so many pages of tops, tunics and blouses, SO which are your favorite? Please comment if you know of any cute girls sizes, I’m on the hunt!




ruffle blouse :: flare jeans :: red sandals similar and similar :: gold earrings ::


Nordstrom Rack has beautiful essentials and many of my favorite brands at a discount. Think ruffles, gold earrings, flare jeans, and chic sandals. I love that this red ruffle blouse can be dressed up or down with white jeans or white pants. Options are key when my Monday often requires a blouse to transition from school drop-off to meetings to date night. Thankfully, Nordstrom Rack is a one-stop-shop for cute basics for the whole family. A friend told me about their mini Hunter boots and cute tops for my girls. So cute! See here my previous post with Nordstrom Rack. My advice is act fast to secure your size.




Thank you Nordstrom Rack for sponsoring this post!

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I’m working with Ann Taylor sharing two favorite looks. Sometimes I really love my job. And going to a fun store to find pieces to style is seriously fun. The other day I got to spend my afternoon at Pasadena’s Ann Taylor choosing pieces with the very lovely Sales Associate, Mariana. There was so much to choose from! From ruffly blouses and well-fitting faux leather leggings (yes! faux leather at Ann Taylor!) to plush coats with a tailored style, I had no trouble finding my eight pieces. Ultimately, it was the latter that sealed the deal. I mean, everybody knows I’m a sucker for faux leather. I styled a go-to career outfit, that also happens to double as a holiday look, and also an everyday lunching-with-friends look. Stock up now before your size is gone. Shop exact pieces here: 

(generally size down) geo print sweater (I also like THIS) :: red statement coat :: faux leather leggings :: or velvet skinny jeans :: heel Sam Edelman


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Thank you Ann Taylor for partnering on this post!




bag crush :: MCM ‘Milla’


One trend I do not foresee going anywhere is the bow tie trend. I personally love it, because its feminine and  simply oh-so-practical with a built-in bowtie.  See 5 faves below from $20 up.

jeans MAJORELLE :: blouse L’ACADEMIE :: mules RAYE :: bag MCM ‘Milla’ ::

Under $20 UNIQLO :: 70’s blouse L’ACADEMIE :: dramatic bow FRAME :: black and white KATE SPADE :: a little drama MILLY :: Bonus: this dress I previously posted is 40% off