Today's Everyday Fashion: The Bubble Necklace Returns

Blue bow top, bubble necklace, white jeans
Blue bow top, bubble necklace, white jeans
Inspiration: J.Crew via Pinterest

Inspiration: J.Crew via Pinterest


This bow top was one of my favorite finds this summer, so there is no way I was going to let the season pass having only worn it once! I first styled it with white shorts for July 4th, and today I'm showing the "office version," with jeans and a cardigan. My inspiration is an old catalog photo. The tops are similar - light blue with a slight peplum shape. Originally, I planned to wear a green cardigan and turquoise bubble necklace to match the photo but after playing around with different colors I liked this pastel yellow and pink combo even better! Could this mean that bubble necklaces are "back in style"? No idea... just really liked this outfit, so I wore it and didn't think twice about it! ;-) 

Top: H&M, $35 (similar below)
Cardigan: Banana Republic, $13 (similar, similar)
Jeans: Express, $37 (similarsimilar)
Shoes: JCPenney c/o, $30 (in blush)
Bag: Forever 21, $25 (similarsimilar)
Hat: Target, $15 (similar, similar)
Sunglasses: Foster Grant, $15 (similarsimilarsimilar)
Earrings: Kate Spade outlet, $15 (same)
Necklace: boutique c/o, old (similar, similar)
Approx. dates: Cardigan is 7 years ago. Necklace is 5 years ago. Jeans are 1 year ago. Top, shoes, purse and hat are last few months. 

Blue bow tops

Today's Everyday Fashion: The Rainbow Skirt

Colorful outfit: rainbow skirt
Rainbow skirt
Colorful outfit: rainbow skirt
Colorful outfit: rainbow skirt, pink purse
Colorful outfit: rainbow skirt
Colorful outfit: rainbow skirt
Lake Eola rainbow

I'm constantly professing my love for color - I like to say that I crave color the way someone might crave a juicy hamburger! So, I figured, why not wear all the colors together at once? Like, on a skirt that's basically a big rainbow? And I have to say... it was glorious. There is so much happy in this skirt, it's a celebration of ROYGBIV to the nth degree. Skirt is still in stock and available up to 2X here, and I love the idea from the inspiration photo to pair it with a white top!

Top: H&M, $35 (similarsimilar, similar, similar)
Skirt: ModCloth c/o, $33 (via old gift card)
Shoes: BCBG c/o HSN (similarsimilar)
Purse: Vince Camuto c/o Off 5th, $70 (similar, similarsimilarsimilar)
Earrings: J.Crew Factory, $15
Sunglasses: Foster Grant, $15 (similarsimilarsimilar)
Approx. dates: Shoes and purse are 2 years ago. Earrings and top are recent. Skirt is new.

Colorful rainbow heels

Nordstrom  /  /  Macy's  /  Macy's
Zappos  /  Amazon  /  Nordstrom  /  Amazon
Amazon   /  Amazon  /  Target  /  TJ Maxx
Macy's  /  Amazon  /  Target  /  Amazon

Back to School With Lark & Ro

Today’s post is sponsored by Amazon and Lark & Ro. All opinions, clothing selections, and editorial decisions are solely my own.

It might be mid-August, but the seasonal shift is already happening – you can feel it in the air! As the kiddos around us are headed back to school (and some adults too!), there’s a nostalgic instinct to start back-to-school shopping, with a shift towards fall colors and more serious work clothes. (Say goodbye to bikinis and pom poms! Sigh.)

The timing is spot on for today’s post with Lark & Ro – the items are well-made, modest, and perfect for work. They can be worn now in the warmer weather, and with a blazer or cardigan as we transition into cooler fall weather. A private label fashion brand owned by Amazon, Lark & Ro is available exclusively to Prime members and mostly in the $59-79 price range. I picked out two outfits for today’s post. (I’m wearing a S in the dress, and added the white belt because it’s a bit big. The navy outfit, below, is a size XS, and the skirt is just a tad small.) I like both for different reasons – it’s hard to pick a favorite!

Have you ever shopped Lark & Ro? Which outfit do you like better?

Lark and Ro work outfit

Top  /  Skirt

Lark and Ro work outfit

Top  /  Skirt  /  Purse

Lark and Ro work outfit

Top  /  Skirt  /  Earrings

Lark and Ro work outfit
Lark and Ro bell sleeve tops

One  /  Two  /  Three  /  Four