Beach day essentials

I love beach days. These items are my go-to for the frequent days at the beach.DSC03951

Tip : I like to keep Evian mist in my bag as it is very refreshing in the summer heat and comes in handy on the days you are chilling more on the beach and not going for a dip in the water.

Date night outfit

DSC03952  Date nights are usually pretty casual for my husband and me, but since the nights have become warmer, I have been reaching for my heels. It’s a funny little thing, how a pair of shoes can instantly lift your mood (and height!). We ventured out for some Greek food the other night, and topped it off with delicious orange italian ice for dessert. I am so grateful for warm, summer evenings, they are quite possibly one of my favorite things. Continue reading

Festival Fashion : Lollapalooza

There’s a few good reasons why I am obsessed with Lollapalooza. A weekend of INCREDIBLE music, friends, and Chicago Summer lovin’. Firstly, outdoor music festivals are my FAVE! I’ve been to quite some concerts in my lifetime, but there’s something so amazing about being on the grass and jamming out. Remember Coachella?
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Next up, it’s located in Chicago (hello home). Since I live in the Greater Chicago it makes it extra cool and extra comfortable to attend the weekend of awesome fun. Lollapalooza is held in the beautiful Grant Park. It is one of the most beautiful venues to watch a concert, being surrounded by the amazing architecture of the city while listening to great bands. Continue reading

A Pant story

My summers are filled with fairs and festivals. The ambiance is filled with art, music and happy people. My kind of scene. Plus, can’t forget all the delicious treats the food festivals have to offer. I love to dress for the occasion and when I think festival I think prints. These pants are  perfect. The intrinsic tribal print is my favorite. It is artsy and flattering. I wore this outfit at a recent art fair in my city. I am looking forward to wearing these pants on a casual work day while the summer days are still on. I would pair it with a white/chambray blazer inspired by this look.DSC04128 Continue reading

Festival Fashion Essentials

I can’t get enough of all the fun festival fashion. If you have ever wanted to try tie dye or wear flowers in your hair to be mistaken for Lana Del Rey, festivals are your playground. Showcase the inner bohemian or flaunt that whimsical bag.

Here are some festival outfit essentials that will help you party:
  1. Stack your arms with bracelets and let them jingle while you dance for a festival feel
  2. Denim shorts are always a go-to when the weather is hot
  3. Funky sunglasses
  4. Tie dye or crop top
  5. Flat booties are essential for dancing in the dirt
  6. Floral headbands make a statement
  7. A whimsical bag

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5 must-have dresses

Here are 5 dress styles that you can always rely on. Your closet will thank you!5 dresses

  1. A sheath dress :sheath dress x sp A well – fitting classic sheath dress shows you are the boss. Structured and elegant sheath dress makes you feel like you can do anything!
  2. LBD :lbd Samosa POP A little black dress you adore is one of the best investments you can make in your wardrobe. Versatile and polished, the LBD is the perfect canvas for all your favorite accessories–or nothing at all.
  3. Jersey dress : Jersey dress x Samosa POPThis jersey dress is a trusty casual staple that’s cutest–and most comfortable.
  4. Party dress : party dress x Samosa POPThis little number is pure fun. You’ll love wearing it and get a ton of compliments, which makes up for the fact that you can probably whip it out only on choice occasions. It’s still a solid purchase.
  5. Maxi dress : maxi dress samosa popEasy, breezy. The beauty of the flowy maxi dress is that in a neutral color and quality fabric, you can wear it for both casual and special occasions. Swap slide sandals for pumps and switch up your jewelry to transition this guy from day to night in a flash.

 

Music in Me

DSC03368I love prints. The funkier the better. This casette print skirt totally makes my day. I want to make it my uniform for this summer. It is so cute. It makes me want to dance all the time. Plus the flare on this skirt adds to it’s playfulness. I plan to spend this weekend with the husband by the lake and I have a feeling this skirt will put a musical spell on him.  🙂 Continue reading