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End-of-summer Style, Palm Print Top

End-of-summer style, not pre-fall style So many people are talking about fall fashion already, especially with the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale in full swing. That’s all fine and dandy but it’s still summer! I’m looking at end-of-summer style to carry me through into those crisp fall days. Don’t get me wrong, fall is my favorite! But I’m living it up in the sun until we hit Labor Day sales. This palm print ...
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Summer Wrap Dress from SheIn

This post is a collaboration with SheIn. I received the dress complimentary for review purposes. All opinions are my own!  Easy summer style, easy summer wrap dress Looking for a great way to spend your Sunday afternoon in Chicago while enjoying some sweet sweet air conditioning and sipping on a glass of wine? I recently had the best time doing just that with my wife and mother-in-law, Laura, at City Winery Chicago. First up, coffee ...

Swimsuit Love All Summer Long | fab’rik Style

At this point, it’s no secret how much I love fab’rik Wicker Park. Maria, the owner, is a truly wonderful human being and I’ve never gotten clothes from her that I didn’t absolutely love! So when I heard  she was releasing swimsuits, you KNOW I was all over that. This is made even better by the fact that they’re all one-piece beauties. I’m sure by now you’ve read my One Piece Swimsuit Hack post but these pieces don’t need to be hacked ...

Swimsuit Summer Style

Words cannot accurately describe how much I absolutely love this bikini. It’s gorgeous, it’s unique, it actually makes me feel confident in something that isn’t boy shorts, and it makes me look more tan than I actually am. Basically, it hits on all the important points and I’m OBSESSED. It’s certainly going to make for some interesting tan lines on our honeymoon this October but I don’t even care. I feel ...

Summer Style in a Wrap Skirt & Statement Earrings

A good outfit that works for the office and for going out is like a Holy Grail that I work so hard to find. So when this skirt was on sale at J.Crew Factory for damn near 50% off and I got these earrings in from ILYMIX, I knew I was set. This look is perfect to wear to work and then take straight out to drinks with friends! The earrings might be my favorite part, too. Remember those posts back in Feb & March about ILYMIX and getting 20% ...

Maxi-Fun In Summer

I think my favorite part about summer is all the parties that spring up. Indoor parties are fun and stuff but outdoor parties with chilly wine, barbecue food, bonfires, and bare feet in the grass? Those are my JAM! And my favorite way to dress for those is with a maxi dress to keep the breezes flowing and a big floppy hat to keep the sun off my face. So when my triplet cousins had their high school graduation party, you know what I reached ...