The Perfect Black Jeans for Dressing Up or Down

Ever find that perfect pair of jeans that can be dressed up or down and work with each look perfectly? First of all, I have to brag on my favorite brand of jeans… Silvers. This company knows fit SO well, and they get it right every time – hugging in all the right places and following the latest trends. My most recent pair are a new black skinny style that I found work well for Saturday errands or a night out. Silver Jeans: Dressing Down I think this Aiko skinny style looks so cute with an oversized tee. And, you can easily transition this look to fall by throwing on a scarf – namely a leopard one – and your … Read More

The Perfect Ruffle-Sleeved Dress

The bell and ruffle sleeve trend is so popular right now! I have had such a hard time finding a style that works for me, though, without feeling like they’re going to slip into my food or get in my way even with my long arms. Every time I’ve been to Old Navy recently, I have to admit that I absolutely couldn’t stop looking at how pretty this gray and cream floral print was! I passed on it a few times while I browsed through all of the pretty new clothes in the store, until I decided to just give it a try-on since the ruffle sleeves were a 3/4 length. Let me tell you, I just died over the … Read More

Styling Teacher Outfits with Maurices

Styling “teacher outfits” with Maurices has been so much fun! If you’ve followed me on Instagram for any length of time, you know that I have shopped there from high school until now. I simply adore their “girl next door” affordable styles. Everything I’m featuring from Maurices in this post is under $45. They have it all – from casual wear and work wear, to active-wear, accessories, and shoes! Maurices sponsored this shopping trip so I could share their versatile styles with fellow teachers, and shoppers on a budget. Floral Dress: From Summer to Fall with Jackets + Booties This criss-cross front floral dress is so easy to throw on! It’s a jersey fabric, so you don’t have to worry about … Read More

Knit Choker Top

As school begins, we all start dreaming of cooler temperatures, chunky knits, and pumpkin everything (just me?). Well, in some parts of the country, this is still a good month or two off. (We keep hitting temperatures above 100 degrees here!) There’s this choker top from Grace & Lace which is unique because it’s a lightweight summer knit. It follows trends with cute side slits and a criss cross pattern on the neckline. And, as the cool temperatures eventually sneak in, it will look really chic under a moto jacket! I wore this top to school/work with white skinny pants yesterday and loved how it was long enough to cover me in the back. I wore a white cami underneath to … Read More

A Summer to Fall Dress

School will be in full swing come Monday, but for now I want to focus on the fact that today is FRIDAY and I am really looking forward to the weekend to rest. I have had mostly 12 hour days getting my classroom ready – but things finally came together – yay! Now I can get my brain into teaching mode! When I noticed this dress (and the $29.90 sale price!) I decided to snag it. I know navy is a wonderful color for both summer and fall, as it goes with neutrals and browns so well. To make this work appropriate in our summer heat, I think styling it with sandals and a denim or waterfall vest would look … Read More

 

 

 

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