Shades of Spring: Purple

shades of spring purple inspiration

floral dress | colorful statement earrings | nail polish | henley top | bow slides | leather tote | stud earrings | candle | bath bomb | off the shoulder swimsuit | wide leg printed pants | ruffle sleeve top | sunglasses | mules | crossbody bag

There is always a trendy color of the season. And while there are a few that I am loving for spring, it would be difficult to not start with this year’s Pantone Color of the Year. I talked about my love for the new color of the year in this post and the love is still going strong! From violet to lavender and everything in between, shades of purple are everywhere this spring.

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How to Wear Spring Pieces Now…And Later

how to wear spring pieces now

coral off the shoulder sweater | gold tassel earrings | printed clutch | black jeans | coral lipstick | suede ankle booties

coral off the shoulder sweater | blush statement earrings | blush lipstick | floral handbag (splurge!) | blush wedges | distressed jeans

I know I have been talking a lot about spring in the past few weeks in my inspiration posts, but I feel like I can¬†almost justify it now: the high tomorrow here in D.C. is going to be in the 70s! I know it won’t be sticking around, but this sneak peek of warmer temperatures makes me so excited for spring. And since I have been looking forward to spring since the first of January, I have already started adding pieces to my spring wardrobe (you can see last week’s post about what I’m buying for spring here). But just because these are “spring” pieces, doesn’t necessarily mean you have to wait until spring to wear them. Today, I’m talking about how to wear spring pieces now and later when spring eventually arrives.

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What I’m Buying for Spring

what i'm buying for spring

purple dress | embroidered tee | pink lipstick (hot gossip) | white peplum tee | mint green jeans | stripe ruffle dress | gingham dress | tassel statement earrings | espadrille mules | asymmetrical top

As I mentioned in Monday’s post, this is the time of the year I start purchasing spring pieces to add to my closet. By February, I have had enough of the cold temperatures and winter clothes and the search is on for spring pieces. Today I am sharing a few of the spring pieces I have been eyeing for the new season. From spring trends like shades of purple, asymmetrical necklines and of course stripes, here is a list of what I’m buying for spring.

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Valentine’s Day Inspiration

valentine's day inspiration

faux fur collar coat | heart shaped sunglasses | velvet lip duo | chocolate truffles | heart iPhone case | beaded drop earrings | “I Heart You” silk scarf | initial jewelry box | heart stripe skinny scarf | ball drop earrings | heart socks | rose candle | patterned chiffon dress | heart shaped lipstick | red kisses sleep mask (also available in a silk pillow case here) | leather camera bag

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Happy Wednesday, friends! It’s hard to believe that Valentine’s Day is just a few weeks away. Whether you have plans for a traditional Valentine’s Day with your significant other or a Galentine’s Day with your best friends, here is some Valentine’s Day inspiration to get you in the spirit.

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New Year’s Eve Outfit Inspiration: On the Town & At Home

NYE outfit ideas

on the town: starry tulle top | feather pompom pump | sequin drop earrings | marble coasters | coated skinny jeans | stripe clutch | stemless champagne flutes | lipgloss | nail polish

at home: purple pullover | pompom slippers | rose lip balm | “champagne for breakfast” mug | high rise leggings | animal print blanket | snowlace bubble bath | faux fur eye mask | pink clay exfoliating mask

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We are going to fast forward slightly to New Year’s for one post because the reality is, New Year’s Eve is just around the corner too! I usually share dressed up New Year’s Eve outfit inspiration each year, but realized that I usually fall into the “at home” category so I thought I would share outfit inspiration for that as well. Let’s be honest, I will be lucky to even make it to the ball drop and will probably set an alarm for 11:55 p.m. like I did last year! Here is this year’s New Year’s Eve Outfit Inspiration: on the town & at home!Read More

Thanksgiving Outfit Ideas | Mix & Match

thanksgiving outfit ideas

rust bubble stitch sweater | floral hoop earrings | lipstick | suede boots | high waisted skinny jeans | leopard clutch | camel turtleneck sweater | gold hoop earrings | lipgloss | leopard foldover clutch | riding boots | corduroy mini skirt

It’s crazy to think Thanksgiving is only a little over two weeks away. Where has 2017 gone? Since we are getting so close to the holiday, this Wednesday Wishes is all about Thanksgiving outfit ideas that can be mixed and matched. Whether you are getting dressed up for the holiday or like to keep it casual, these are a few pieces that can be mixed in match to create a cute Thanksgiving outfit.

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Fall Velvet Crush

velvet outfit inspiration

floral dress | velvet hat | handbag | velvet leggings | velvet tank | ruffle skirt | velvet blazer | pink loafers | velvet sneakers | velvet bow | velvet top

It’s safe to say that I am really having a velvet moment. One of fall’s biggest trends, I find myself gravitating to anything and everything velvet. There are so many things to love about this trend for fall. It’s soft and luxe texture makes dressing up an outfit easy. You don’t have to look too far to find the trend these days, but here are a few of my favorite fall velvet pieces.

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Fall Date Night Outfit: Splurge vs. Save

splurge vs save fall date night

Splurge: cold shoulder top | statement earrings | bag | aviator sunglasses | lipstick | jeans | ankle booties

Save: cold shoulder top | statement earrings | bag | aviator sunglasses | lipstick | jeans | ankle booties

Happy Wednesday, friends! One of my favorite types of Wednesday Wishes to share on this little space of mine are splurge vs. save outfits. Although the most challenging, I love finding designer lookalikes for less. The inspiration behind today’s theme is this crazy warm weather. Dressing for work is becoming more and more difficult — I now understand why people in warmer climates wear summer clothes in fall colors! In that spirit, I wanted to share a date night look that is perfect for this transitioning to cooler temperatures weather. A little wear now outfit inspiration: no fall layers here! Without further ado, here is a fall date night outfit: splurge vs. save edition.

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Black and Leopard Outfit Inspiration

black and leopard outfit inspiration

midi dress | leopard vest | ankle lace up jeans | leopard crossbody | ruffle turtleneck | leopard scarf | drop earrings | leopard ottoman | leopard fur mules | pearl embellished booties

I know, more leopard! After receiving a few comments on Monday’s black and leopard combination, I wanted to share more inspiration. I have been a fan of leopard for years, but this fall, the print is bigger than ever. The black and leopard outfit inspiration is a chic way to style fall pieces in your closet and your home.

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