July 18, 2014

Keds Challenge Week 1

In light of back-to-school, Keds is running a lookbook challenge to see how girls are styling their Keds! I couldn't believe it when I got an email from them asking me to participate and be one of the judges! (*hip hip hooray*) So I am super excited to share my first look that was influenced by theme 1 of the challenge, layering pattern and colors. I decided to keep the pattern and colors on my shorts and leave my Keds simple and clean. Then I layered my jewelry with 2 necklaces and arm candy. I hope you like this casual summer look!

It is super easy to enter the contest, just post a photo to show how you layer pattern and color on bravehearts.com or Instagram with #kedslook1. Then you'll be in the drawing to attend the making of a Glamour Magazine issue with a bestie in New York with accommodations and an American Eagle Outfitters shopping spree. Fifteen additional finalists will win Keds! So enter away and show me how you style your Keds! :)

Outfit Details

Top: AEO Cropped Eyelet T-Shirt, white from American Eagle Outfitters, here.

Steal: AEO Cropped Eyelet T-Shirt, white from American Eagle Outfitters, here.
Splurge: Topshop Sequin Split Back Crop Tee from Nordstrom, here.

Shorts: Floral Watercolor Shorts from ZARA. {sold out online, but I just got in stores! Theres a BIG sale right now!}

Steal: Printed Shorts from ZARA, here.
Splurge: Lovers + Friends Kind of Love Shorts in Blue from DailyLook, here.

Necklaces: Pink Crystal Necklace thanks to Benevolents Jewels. {old} Stefani Necklace thanks to Outrage Fashion, here.

Steal: Stefani Necklace from Outrage Fashion, here. Kate Spade New York 'Gumdrop Gems' Stone Frontal Necklace from Nordstrom, here.
Splurge: Tortoise and Stone Necklace and Swarovski Crystal Dot Necklace from J.Crew.

Bracelets: LisaMia, and Stella thanks to Thesis of Alexandria.

Steal: Braided Chain Friendship and Pretty Touch Chain Bracelet from Forever 21.
Splurge: LisaMia, and Stella from Thesis of Alexandria.

Bag: Hayden in Ivory thanks to GiGi New York, here.

Steal: Classic Structured Handbag from DailyLook, here.
Splurge: Hayden in Ivory from GiGi New York, here.

Shoes: Champion Canvas Originals thanks to Keds, here.

Steal: Champion Canvas Originals from Keds, here.
Splurge: Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Sneakers from Nordstrom, here.

xo, Connie

Thanks to Keds for sponsoring this post.

July 13, 2014

Polka Dots, Utility Jacket, and Lace-Up Heels

This outfit is from my trip to Sydney in June, I comfortably wore this around town.  I love green utility jackets because the color olive is very flattering! This jacket was one of the two I brought with me on that trip and wore this majority of the time. I highly recommend investing in a nice green utility jacket because they are so versatile! :) To finish off the look, I added a statement necklace and a waist belt around it to accentuate my waist.

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Outfit Details

Dress: Blue Polka Dot Dress thanks to JYJZ.

Steal: Don't Ask Why Side Pocket Dress in Ditsy from American Eagle Outfitters, here.
Splurge: Floral Print Strappy Dress in Blue from DailyLook, here.

Jacket: Green Utility Jacket from Hollister. {old}

Steal: Zippered Utility Jacket from Forever 21, here. {I have this and love it!}
Splurge: Silk Route Bomber in Dusty Olive from Superdry, here.

Belt: Beige Waist Belt from Forever 21. {old}

Steal: Posh Faux Patent Belt from Forever 21, here.
Splurge: Tabby Belt from Anthropologie, here.

Necklace: Silver Statement Necklace from olive + piper. {sold out}

Steal: Parisan Crystal Necklace Duo from olive + piper, here.
Splurge: Crystal Decadence Necklace from J.Crew, here.

Purse: Black Taylor Tote in Pebble Grain Leather thanks to GiGi New York, here.

Steal: Reversible Summer Tote in Black from Daily Look, here.
Splurge: Black Taylor Tote in Pebble Grain Leather from GiGi New York, here.

Shoes: Chinese Laundry Jackpot Heels thanks to DailyLook, here.

Steal: DV by Dolce Vita 'Safia' Sandal from Nordstrom, here.
Splurge: Chinese Laundry Jackpot Heels from DailyLook, here.

xo, Connie

July 8, 2014

Florals and Midi

We had a blast in Cabo this past weekend! We ate delicious food, relaxed on the beach, tanned, bonded, laughed, cried, and made unforgettable memories! I am so excited and happy for my sister to get married in 2 months! And for her BFF whose getting married in less than one month! We're throwing my sister a bridal shower in a few weeks and I've been pinning a bunch of decoration ideas. Pinterest has the cutest DIY and photos for everything! I also find myself loosing track of time when I'm on that website. :) I hope you have an amazing week! 

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Outfit Details

Blouse: Floral Bouse from ZARA. {old}

Steal: Printed Crop Top from ZARA, here.
Splurge: Linen Swing Tank in Fruit Salad Print from J.Crew, here.

Skirt: Green A-Line Midi Skirt thanks to Chicwish, here.

Steal: Green A-Line Midi Skirt from Chicwish, here.
Splurge: Full Midi Skirt from ASOS, here.

Necklace: Rope Crystal Necklace thanks to Rings & Tings, here.

Steal: Winding Whimsical Necklace from Forever 21, here.
Splurge: Rope Crystal Necklace from Rings & Tings, here.

Bracelets: Spiked in Gold Cuff Bangle from Olive + Piper, here. Pave Round Cuff thanks to Bangled, here.

Steal: Spiked in Gold Cuff Bangle from Olive + Piper, here. Pave Round Cuff from Bangled, here.
Splurge: Vita Fede Mini Titan Crystal Bracelet from Shopbop, here. Nadri Framed Crystal Skinny Cuff from Nordstrom, here.

Bag: Cute Snakeskin Purse thanks to Lulu*s, here.

Steal: Cute Snakeskin Purse from Lulu*s, here.
Splurge: Kate Spade 'Cedar Street Perforated Monday' Crossbody, here.

Shoes: Modern Vice Ghillie Heels in Black thanks to Dailylook, here.

Steal: Buckled Faux Leather Sandals from Forever 21, here.
Splurge: Modern Vice Ghillie Heels in Black from Dailylook, here.

xo, Connie