Corduroy Skirt


TOP: Nordstrom
PURSE: Forever 21
SHOES: Payless

           I think this is my current favorite outfit! I bought all of these items (except the choker) within the past month and a half.  I knew I wanted to pair them all together immediately because I feel like the colors just complement each other.  My favorite item is this mauve skirt.  It's made out of stretchy corduroy and fits perfectly.  It is so comfortable! I can't wait to transition it into fall with some tights. I've been wanting a pair of flats like this for a couple of years and just never really found an affordable pair.  These are surprisingly comfortable too.  I tried on a few pairs at Forever 21 and they were so stiff.  These are from Payless.  


Still Summer


DRESS: Souvenir from Florida
HAT: T.J. Maxx
SUNGLASSES: Zero UV
NECKLACE: Forever 21
BRACELETS: Shell: Souvenir from Florida, Bangle: Souvenir from San Francisco

        I found this dress when I was in Panama City Beach, Florida about a month ago.  I love so many things about it.  The floral embroidery is so pretty on the navy fabric.  It's loose and flowy.  It's just perfect.  Best of all, it was super inexpensive because I got it from one of those huge souvenir shops that are all over Florida.  I usually don't find anything in them, but this time I did.

White Lace Dress


DRESS: Sheinside
SHOES: Christian Siriano 
PURSE: Forever 21
SUNGLASSES: Zero UV

          I bought this dress so long ago with the intention of wearing it so many times, but it never seemed right.  I love the lace and style, but I feel swallowed up in it.  When I bought it, I didn't realize that the neck came so high up.  All well, I still like it.  If I don't wear it again, I can always turn it into a skirt or alter the neckline.  Knowing how to sew really comes in handy sometimes.  I'm sure everybody's got pieces like this one, where it doesn't quite fit how you want.  I have always been a big fan of white lace.  That's what attracted me to this dress.  








Cheap Women's Clothing from Fashionmia*












          Fall is just around the corner (in 6 days) and that means it's time to start transitioning your wardrobe.  I have selected some pieces from Fashionmia that I think would be perfect for late summer and early fall.  Fashionmia has so many good options of cheap women's clothing for fall.  This blue top has 3/4 length sleeves so you can wear it when it's not as hot.  It's really cute and still a bit summery.  The black top with the stars would be so fun to wear when it gets closer to Halloween because that's what I think of when I see it.  It's black, which is obviously the perfect color to wear around that time.  This jacket that I chose is a bomber jacket.  They are super trendy right now.  I love how this one is very neutral and can be paired with anything.  
          Secondly, I want to talk about the dresses.  Fashionmia offers a huge variety of cheap women's dresses!  I love the first one because it's super trendy and pretty.  It has the off the shoulder style but it's a maxi dress, so it can be worn in chillier weather.  I love this denim dress because I think it would be really cute to wear during fall with some boots and a scarf.  You could also pair a hat and some tights with it.  Denim is always in style when it's back to school season and goes with everything.  It's always a little difficult to try out your favorite trends when you can't afford a lot of clothing.  That's why it's always nice to consider alternative shops that offer cheap women's dresses.  
          






Saugatuck in the Summer


TOP: Nordstrom 
SKIRT: Billabong
NECKLACE: Forever 21
SUNGLASSES: Zero UV
SANDALS: Forever 21
PURSE: Expressions NYC
BRACELETS: Marc by Marc Jacobs (Gold) and souvenir from Florida (Scorpio)

          Two weeks ago I was in Saugatuck, Michigan for the day with my boyfriend.  It's another one of those cute waterfront towns lined with shops, restaurants, and the beach.  Saugatuck has always been one of my favorite places to go for the day because it's always fun.  My family used to take trips there when I was little on our boat and stay for a night.  Now every time I go it just makes me feel that happy summery feeling.  
          I wore this new cropped top that I got from Nordstrom.  It fits me perfectly and goes with everything.  I paired it with this skirt from Billabong.  I've had it since High School (10 years) and never got rid of it because I love it.  I think this is actually my oldest item of clothing.  I especially love that these skirts are back in style.  







Scalloped Seersucker Skirt


TOP: Forever 21
SANDALS: Alloy
PURSE: Expressions NYC
BRACELET: Blossom Brigade
SUNGLASSES: Zero UV

          If you follow my blog, you have probably noticed that I am a fan of scallops.  They are just my style.  Even when this trend is totally out i'm sure I will sneak them into my outfits from time to time.  That's why I designed this skirt for my Etsy shop Blossom Brigade.  I love the cute nautical feel of this skirt, with the stripes of the seersucker fabric.  It's perfect to wear casually with a t-shirt or cute cropped top.  You could throw a sweater on with it for chilly weather too.  The are available from Blossom Brigade HERE.  Be sure to check it out and let me know your feedback!


Lincoln Park


TOP: Monteau
SHORTS: Monteau
SANDALS: Forever 21
PURSE: Forever 21
SUNGLASSES: Zero UV
NECKLACE: Forever 21
CHOKER: Forever 21

          I spent some time in Lincoln Park, Chicago a few weeks ago.  I ended up going to Chicago three times that week for various tasks and birthday celebrations for my boyfriend.  This day we were going to the Apple Store, doing a little shopping, eating, and hanging out near the lake.  It was already a while ago, but I remember we had a lot of fun.  I've already worn different combinations of this outfit in other blog posts, but I just happened to be wearing this that day.  I guess this post is just more about the location, rather than the outfit.