UCLA Blue and Yellow!


It’s celebrate college colors day, so I decided to break out my new UCLA Toms and sports some yellow and blue!

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Since it’s the last weekend before labor day, I also decided to wear my white skinnies.


Chambray and yellow tops: Old Navy, White Skinnies: AE Outfitters, Shoes: Toms

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Any exciting plans for the weekend? I’m ridiculous excited to celebrate my sister’s 21st birthday!!


Jersey (knit) love


I’ve developed a jersey obsession. Especially jersey knit skirts. They can be dressed up or down, and work for both the office or the weekend. First, I wore my striped knit skirt for work. Since it’s on the shorter side, I paired it with a blazer and flats.

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Skirt – Forever 21, Blazer – Urban Outfitters, Top – Bailey 44, Shoes – Toms

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Then, for a more simple look. I paired my new Bailey 44 knit pencil skirt with a sleeveless button down, a simple studded black belt, and black heels.

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Top – Nordstrom BP, Skirt – Bailey 44, Belt and bracelet – Forever 21, Shoes – Cole Haan

A last minute birthday treat

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A week ago, I turned 26. With all of our traveling, we weren’t planning on doing anything special for my birthday. Then, on the drive home from the airport, we decided to have a last minute get-together with some friends. Nick and my sister sent some messages out and made some calls, and gathered together some friends to celebrate. Quite an impressive turnout for last minute on a Monday!

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I wore the same white top that I wore on the airplane ride in the morning, and paired it with a knit skirt, dangly necklaces, and crochet Toms to keep it simple and laid back.

Of course we had to start with my absolute favorite chips, salsa, and guacamole.

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For dinner, Nick manned the grill and we hung out on the deck. We even opened up a bottle of ’04 Leonetti that we’d been saving for a special occasion (it was totally worth it). There was a plate of delicious cheese.

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And lots of good times with friends.

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Then, a champagne toast, and dessert.

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The highlight of the night was a dozen cupcakes! (Plus 3 gluten free!)

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My cupcake!

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Casual Catch-Up

In line with my work related catch-up, here are a few more casual outfits. Luckily I work in an office and industry where casual attire is not only acceptable, but often expected, so I can easily rotate between more “work professional” and casual outfits based on my mood.

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I dressed up a simple jeans and tee outfit with a great statement necklace and sparkly Toms. I think these jeans are absolutely my new favorite, I find myself reaching for them constantly.


Tee – Target, Jeans – AG from Nordstrom, Shoes – Toms, Necklace – Anthropologie

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Another bubble day! With our warm Seattle summers, bright colors always make me happy. This dress is from Target, and ridiculously comfortable and easy to wear.

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Dress – Target, Necklace – Ebay, Wedges – Diane von Furstenberg

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Finally, super simple! Sometimes you just feel like throwing on jeans, a t-shirt, and Sperry’s.


Tee – J Crew, Jeans – AG, Shoes – Sperry’s, Sunglasses – Chanel, Purse – Marc by Marc Jacobs

Red, white, blue, and pink!


I hope everyone had a fabulous independence day! I celebrated with my sister, family, and friends, and incredible Seattle weather.


My sister and I both paired versions of red, white, and blue. I wore a white denim miniskirt, red tee, chambray top, and my red calculus toms. She paired a turquoise necklace with a white tank, coral red shorts, and sequin Toms.



First, my sister and I started off the day by getting our hair done. I got it cut and colored, and then decided to do something I’d been wanting to try for a year: I added a pink streak! It’s on the underlayer, so it’s hidden in most cases, but then it pops out as a fun burst of color. I love it!



We then enjoyed lunch at Skillet, I spent a few hours laying out on our deck, and then we had friends over for drinks, bbq, and sunshine!


We coordinate even when we don’t try!!



Chambray top – Old Navy, red tee – Nordstrom, skirt – AE Outfitters, shoes – Toms