American Style: July 4th Edition

Summer has arrived and July 4th will be here soon! Below are some of the current items I am eyeing for all of the fun events that will surround the 4th!


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Piperlime Blue Top [Silk Flutter Blouse]//Nordstrom Rack Top [Starlight Flutter Sleeve Tee] Piperlime Red Top [Silk Flutter Blouse]//Piperlime White Skirt [Eyelet Circle Skirt]// Norstrom Rack Short [Cuff Denim Jean Short]//Target  Dress [Ponte Dress]//Piperlime Blue Skirt [Eyelet Circle Skirt]// Target Scarf [American Flag Infinity Scarf]// Nordstrom Rack Shoe [Steffo Espadrille Wedge]

BONUS Maxi Cutout dress:

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Piperlime [Stripe Cut Out Maxi]

Threads Thursday: Wonderful Whites

Happy Thursday y’all! After the trip to New York I am LOVING white.  I am usually a color girl but I am loving this crisp neutral pallet.  You can easily add a pop of your favorite color or make a statement by going ALL white.  You can even mix white with winter white and it looks fabulous!  Here are some of the current things I am lusting after!

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Cotton Eyelet Spaghetti Strap Romper [Loft]- Rompers are all the rage and a great way to stay cool this summer.  I love the simplicity of this white number.

Amanda Logo Clutch [Tory Burch]- Great for an evening out and a classic piece!

Embellished Perfect Button Down [Ann Taylor]- The name says it all! Such a fun twist on a classic piece.

Peacock Cluster Necklace [Ann Taylor]- This great necklace is embellished and I love me some SPARKLE! Would go great with so many different outfits!

Floral Jacquard Jacket [Loft]- The structure of this jack is fabulous! Again another versatile piece that you should have in your wardrobe!

Mirror Embellished Top [Ann Taylor]- This blouse is so versatile and fun! You can dress it up with a skirt and blazer or down with a pair of skinnies…. Also, will keep you cool in the HOT summer.

Thea Chain Should Slouchy Tote [Tory Burch]- I love the structure of this bag with the hint of fun in the tassel! I have been obsessed with tassels lately so of course this was a pick for me!

Bubble Stretch Bracelet [Ann Taylor]- I love the fact this bracelet is stretch and not a bangle.  I have such small wrist that bangles tend to fall right off my hand! Love the gold and white contrast and would go great with so many outfits.

Striped Organza Skirt [Ann Taylor]- Y’all this skirt is EVERYTHING.  I have been ogling it since i saw it in a window display in NY.  So fun yet chic at the same time.

What is your favorite trend right now?  Do you have a staple white piece that you LOVE?

OOTD: Thursday Threads

As promised an OOTD post! Since I work from home my “business” outfits have turned into “casual” cough*lululemon*cough outfits.  So when I get the chance to wear my big girl clothes I really enjoy it!

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Top [JCREW:Old]: Similar version in PINK

Skirt [Express]: Pin-tucked Pencil

Necklace[OLD]:Similar ONLY $7.80

Watch [Michael Kors]: Twist Watch

Bracelet [David Yurman]: Cable Classics

Shoes [Steve Madden: OLD]: Similar

#100daysofhappiness: Day 43

It is the NCAA Championship and since OU is out my backup basketball team is UK.  Many of the family members on my dad side and my dad attended.  I took the shirt I have on from my dad’s old stuff in college.  How he fit in this shirt is beyond me!  But what a perfect occasion to bust it out! BBN GO CATS!photo-19