I’m publishing THURSDAY’s post a little early today because I know a lot of you guys are taking advantage of the Shopbop sale and I wanted to get this live ASAP before everything sold out!!
If you missed it, here are the sale details:
As always, with Shopbop, the more you buy, the more you save. To get the best savings, go in together with your friends so you can take advantage of the maximum discounts!
When: April 10th, 2018 – April 14th, 2018
What: 20% Off Orders Under $500, 25% Off Orders of $500 or More
Use Code: EVENT18 at checkout
What I was up to today:
I went over to Blair’s this afternoon and played with Owen and got a little work done! She helped me shoot a few of my favorite items that are on sale while he was bouncing around in his little saucer. (So, if you’re wondering why I’m in a strange house that isn’t mine, that’s why! It’s Blairs! Her place is so pretty! ?)
Because I blog full time and work from home, 9 times out of 10 I’m holed up in my bedroom or kitchen all day everyday–especially during the winter months–but this afternoon was a REALLY good reminder that getting together to work with friends is so necessary sometimes! Being a blogger can be really lonely because you’re a one woman show–Blair, Kelly and Shaheen are basically my co-workers, so I made a mental note to remember to “co-work” more often! (Tomorrow we’re all doing a girls dinner so I can’t wait for that, too!)
Anyway, I haven’t been this excited about new clothes in a AWHILE, so, I hope you’re ready to see some cute new spring wardrobe staples and learn how to style them. Ready? Leggo!
My Favorite Spring Staples for 20-25% off:
Blue Suede Moto Jacket: On Sale for $158+
I don’t remember the last time I loved a jacket so much. Probably when I got my first leather coat in Italy. (Side note, I’m already contemplating what new leather jacket I want to buy when we go back to Florence! EEEEK! Would love your opinions!)
I absolutely ADORE the color of this jacket. It’s the prettiest color of blue I’ve ever seen. It’s almost like a bright cornflower–is that possible? It adds a pop of color that isn’t too overpowering, so even neutral lovers can get behind it. I also love the moto elements which are the ideal contrast to the feminine color. It looks great with white pants, jeans, shorts, dresses, skirts–there are few outfits this won’t add a wonderful touch to. It is a match made in heaven for this girly floral dress, which brings us to…
Sizing: Go up one size!
P.S. I also bought this adorable orange floral dress awhile back but didn’t photograph it today because it was sold out last time I checked, but now it’s back in stock!!
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Girly Ruffle Floral Dress: On Sale for $78+
If you’ve been looking for the perfect dress to wear to a shower, graduation, bachelorette party, rehearsal dinner–wherever–this dress is ideal for that, but isn’t too formal that it can’t be worn for a date night, or even a day exploring the city! It looks darling with espadrille wedges, can be dressed up further with a nice pair of barely there nude heels, and on the flipside, completely dressed down with a jean jacket and white sneakers! With the discount, it’s under $80! Think of what a cheap price per wear that comes out to!?
Dana Rebecca Dainty Gold Bar Necklace: On Sale for $176+
I get so many compliments on this sweet little bar necklace (that I’m wearing above) whenever I wear it! My best friend Courtney gave it to me as a bridesmaid gift (talk about generous!) I hardly ever see Dana Rebecca on sale so if you’ve been wanting a dainty necklace for yourself or to give as a gift (it would be so perfect for Mothers Day) definitely take advantage of the sale! BTW the “J” necklace is by local designer, Vo Jewelry. It’s only $40! (Not real gold though so don’t wear it in the shower.)
Chain Ruffle Kate Spade Sandals: On Sale for $94+
You saw these sandals styled in Monday’s post, but they go with pretty much everything–jeans and a tee, a dress, skirt–whatever! They’re a polished sandal that can be dressed up far easier than your average pair, and that’s what I love about them!
Splendid Striped Tank Dress: On Sale for $103+
I absolutely ADORE this little easy breezy dress. It’s perfect for a beach vacation (I got it specifically with Italy in mind!) It’s made with a linen blend so it’s super lightweight and it’s also lined so there’s no show-through! (The lining ends a few inches above where the top layer ends, so that’s why you see some show through in the photo above, just FYI!) It looks SO cute with espadrilles but would also be perfect for a day of exploring with some flat sandals or sneakers! If you want to make it shorter, just cinch a belt around and pull some of the fabric up over the top! Voila! Date night ready!
Splendid is one of my favorite brands for clothing (as well as shoes, see below!) and they are famous for their ultra soft, comfortable basics. I’m rounding up more favorites below!
Sizing: This brand runs big, size down.
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Soludos Espadrilles: On Sale for $76+
You KNOW these Soludos are coming with me to Mexico next week for my girls trip! These heels are so, so comfortable and they are an absolute staple in the summer! They add such an effortless, summery touch to any outfit and I love the fact that they wrap around the ankle! Soludos is an iconic espadrilles brand and ALL their styles are part of the sale–so whether you’re looking for heels, sandals, or flats–definitely peruse their selection–which you can find right here.
FYI my pair is selling out REALLY fast but they also make the same pair in metallic, which is super cute too!
White Woven Slides: On sale for $88+
These woven slides are going to be my airplane shoes for spring and summer–calling it right now! They’re so comfy and the woven detail looks designer for only $88 with the discount! They also have a very subtle scalloped edge which makes them that much more adorable! They look great with jeans and dresses alike (how cute are they with the Splendid dress? Told you it was versatile ?) and like I said, are perfect for travel to kick off at TSA! Also come in other colors–brown and blue!
Splendid Striped Raffia Sandals: $63+ with discount!
Okay, I’m going to go out on a limb here and say I was REALLY expecting these sandals to be super uncomfortable. I feel like so many of this shape are (the slide sandals–so many times they KILL my feet!) but these, true to Splendid fashion, are not. Splendid is seriously the most comfortable shoe brand ever and these really did not disappoint! They are so cute for summer and I can’t wait to break them out in Mexico! (Shop all Splendid shoes right here!) They’re the #1 brand I recommend for those looking for comfortable shoes that they can travel in!
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Levi’s Wedgie Jeans: Price varies (but this pair is $78 with the discount!)
Last but certainly not least–my favorite jeans–the Levi’s Wedgie Jeans! They make a TON of different pairs of different washes and colors, but these ones are the Wedgie Straight. They are seriously the most flattering jeans and they make every outfit way more interesting than your average basic skinny jeans! They are RARELY ever on sale so if you’ve been wavering, snap them up before they’re gone!
The wedgie icon is very similar but the leg is a bit more tapered, so go for that version if you prefer to have a slimmer leg! You can shop ALL Levi’s Wedgie jeans (and shorts!) right here.
Sizing (note, I can only speak for wedgie straight): Run small, size up if you’re in between or if you want a looser fit. (The one’s I’m wearing here are a size 26 because I bought them a year ago–they were tight then–and now I’m a size 25–so they’re a bit looser–just for reference!)
P.S. How cute do they look with the woven slides?!
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Have you scored anything from the Shopbop sale yet? What were your best finds!?