Thursday, June 27, 2013

CHAMBRAY ALL THE WAY

Dress: American Eagle (similar)  /  Top: J. Crew  /  Purse: DKNY  /  Jewels: Michael Kors + Urban Outfitters  /  Wedges: Target  /  Sunglasses: Madewell  /  Lipstick: NARS "Heat Wave"

Everyone knows that I like chambray shirts. Okay, it's more like love. Every time one of my friends asks me what to pair with something, I usually scream, "chambray shirt!" without even thinking. Come on, you and I both know that chambray shirts go with everything, and so do chambray dresses. I paired mine with stripes for a nautical look. Chambray and nautical themed? A win-win in my book. If you missed Monday's post, make sure to swing by Modest Fashionistas and check out all the fun mixing prints outfits. You can vote for your favorite here.

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

SOFT HUES

Shirt: American Eagle  /  Shorts: J. Crew  /  Bag: DKNY (silver option here)  /  Shoes: H&M (old)  /  Sunglasses: House of Harlow 1960  /  Lipstick: NARS "Dolce Vita"  /  Watch: Kate Spade

My summer go-to look is a simple one: chambray, shorts, heels, repeat. And if this is my summer go-to outfit, I should probably get these shorts in every single color, right? I love the mint ones and how comfy they are. J. Crew did it once again. Speaking of J. Crew, who is loving the new collection right now? (This girl right here most definitely is.) 

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

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Gathering up my gear for the fourth- one of the most fun and happy holidays! Whether you are going to a fourth of July brunch, pool party, or picnic, you'll need your sunglasses, hat, and light-weight clothes for the very warm temperatures. What are you all planning to do on the upcoming holiday? If you are hosting your own party or get-together, check out these couple ideas on Pinterest: decorating muffins for brunchthe cutest cookies, and fresh flowers and lemonade.    

Monday, June 24, 2013

MIXING PRINTS

Shirt: J. Crew (similar)  /  Jeans: American Eagle  /  Clutch: Banana Republic (similar)  /  Shoes: Falchi  /  Jewels: Kate Spade + H&M  /  Sunglasses: c/o American Eagle  /  Lipstick: NARS "Heat Wave" 

Today I teamed up with six other bloggers to show off our "mixing prints" looks. Mixing and matching can definitely be challenging, but I always find myself loving a stripe and leopard print combo. For more tips and tricks, check out Modest Fashionistas. I would also love if you would vote for me each week as we show different themes and stylings! You can do that here. Thanks for reading everyone, you guys are awesome! xo

You can also look here for more pictures and a little about the blog. 

Thursday, June 20, 2013

...HERE & THERE...





this outfit post + a fun collaboration next week


I have been living in these Target wedges recently - they are so comfy!


the most incredible body scrub (also featured on Shark Tank)


in true #tbt (throwback Thursday) spirit - a picture in Pittsburgh one year ago

Just a few pictures taken here and there that describe my life currently. For more pictures, make sure to follow my Instagram. Also, check out this mini feature on INPINK's blog right now. And don't forget about that 30% off using code SEALEDWS30. 

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

FESTIVAL INSPIRED

Dress: Forever 21  /  Jewels: H&M + c/o AE  /  Clutch: DKNY  /  Shoes: BCBGeneration  /  Sunglasses: Madewell  /  Lipstick: Clinique "Heftiest Hibiscus"

I wore this look over the weekend for a Father's Day dinner with my family. I wanted to go for something that really had that summer vibe and was not too dressy, but not too casual. Tassels and fringe are a good way to incorporate the summer festival theme. Speaking of fun summer events, I attended and filmed at the Denim and Diamonds Event in Pittsburgh for American Eagle Outfitters. (I had a blast!) To catch a glimpse of the fun and see more pictures, check out my Instagram.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

GARDEN PARTY

Hat: Forever 21  /  Jacket: American Eagle (vest version)  /  Shirt: Aerie  /  Pin, Skirt (similar), Belt: H&M  /  Clutch: Jessica Simpson  /  Shoes: Franco Sarto  /  Sunglasses: Madewell  /  Lipstick: NARS "Dolce Vita"   /  Nail Polish: Nicole by OPI "Strike a Pose"  

Because I am such a girly girl, it is only natural that I love anything with delicate lace. Lace pieces are easy to wear with everything; the one combination that I really love is lace and an army jacket. It gives the perfect balance between girly and a little edgy. Plus, the color combo is really great together! If you need something to wear to an outdoor brunch or summer party, you can't go wrong with this combination. 

Some of my favorite looks with lace are herehere, and here.

Monday, June 17, 2013

J. Crew shorts  /  Sam Edelman sandals  /  Kendra Scott cuffs  /  J. Crew pouch  /  ModCloth dress  /  Suncloud sunglasses  /  Target espadrilles

Can you believe the first day of summer is Friday? I think I already found one of my favorite things to do this season - reading magazines and books on the back deck. My favorite pages in any magazine are the lists of editors' and celebrities' top picks for summer. Here is my personal favorites list, with some sweet sale items included. (I had to tell you about those Sam Edelman block heels ASAP.) And speaking of reading, what are some great books that I should pick up? I would love to hear your suggestions!

Friday, June 14, 2013

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...Thanks for reading everyone! And don't forget about the discount you get at INPINK for %30 with code SEALEDWS30. Happy, happy weekend to all! xo

Thursday, June 13, 2013

CAN'T GET ENOUGH

Tee: Mango  /  Jacket: AE (similar)  /  Jeans: AE  /  Bag: DKNY  /  Shoes: Target  /  Jewels: c/o AE, Kenzie, Kate Spade, c/o INPINK, Urban Outfitters  /  Lipstick: NARS "Heat Wave"  /  Sunglasses: Madewell

When it's a rainy day (or week for Pittsburgh), I am usually inside at my desk on my laptop or watching movies...and okay, a little online shopping too. I want to feel comfortable but still be ready to run out and do errands without the pajamas. A comfy tee and boyfriend jeans will do the trick. I really cannot get enough graphic tees this season because they can be so cheerful (and funny depending on what they say!) Stay tuned for a post coming up on my new favorite obsession.    

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

A RETRO VIBE

Top: J. Crew  /  Dress (worn as skirt): unknown, similar here  /  Clutch: J. Crew  /  Heels: Target  /  Jewels: Ann TaylorKate Spade, & c/o INPINK   /  Sunglasses: South Moon Under  /  Lipstick: NARS "Heat Wave"  /  Nail Polish: OPI "It Girl"

The best part about fashion for me is being able to have fun and take risks. There really are no rules when it comes to fashion, so why not wear bright red sunglasses and stripes? I was inspired by fun, retro looks with a modern twist. I love a retro vibe for summer, and I will be searching for a bold and colorful shift dress, more cool shades, and trying some different makeup tips in the upcoming months. What are you inspired by this summer?    

Tuesday, June 11, 2013


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Sometimes I am guilty of planning outfits around my jewelry. A great statement necklace can be the focal point for any look. I love all the INPINK jewels and naturally planned looks around some of my favorite pieces. Get your statement jewelry using the code SEALEDWS30 to get 30% off.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Necklace: c/o INPINK  /  Top: Brooks Brothers  /  Blazer: c/o Levi's  /  Shorts: J. Crew  /  Heels: BCBG  /  Bracelet: J. Crew  /  Bag: Coach  /  Sunglasses: Madewell  /  Lipstick: NARS "Dolce Vita"  / Nail Polish: Essie "Bikini So Teeny"

If you didn't already know, I have a tad jewelry obsession. (How perfect is this mint green necklace for summer?!) My latest shopping obsession? INPINK jewels. They have the perfect jewelry for any occasion, and I cannot wait to show you more posts this week styling their baubles. Because INPINK is the best, they are giving all Sealed With Style readers their very own discount! Use code SEALEDWS30 for 30% off all jewelry on the site. (excludes nail polish and gift cards.) This code expires 7/20/2013.

What are you waiting for, get shopping! It's the ultimate cure for the Monday's. 

  

Friday, June 7, 2013

STRIPES FOR SUMMER

Dress: Anthropologie  /  Jacket: American Eagle  /  Belt: H&M (similar)  /  Hat: Forever 21  /  Shades: Madewell  /  Jewels: Madewell & House of Harlow 1960  /  Shoes: Zara (very similar)

I love a good striped dress. Now a striped dress that is extremely comfy (as comfy as p.j.'s) is the cherry on top! This dress will be worn all summer long- to work, shopping, the pool, and movie nights. It's that kind of dress. I also have my eye on these ones: here, here, and here.

Thursday, June 6, 2013

HANGING OUT

Sweatshirt: J. Crew (loving this)  /  Hat: H&M  /  Shorts: American Eagle  /  Shoes: Superga via J. Crew  /  Sunglasses: DKNY  

When I am hanging out with my sisters, I always wear something casual and comfy. Usually a cute sweatshirt, boyfriend shorts, and sneakers or sperry's does it for me. And not to mention the best news I received was that baseball hats are actually a cute trend and not just a decoy to hide bad hair. Thank goodness for those crazy fashion trends, huh? ;)

Wednesday, June 5, 2013


I find myself reaching for these things when shopping or picking out what to wear in the morning. I love that all the items can be a main focus point in an outfit. I have these Madewell shades, but I am thinking I need the blue ones above for summertime. They will be a good addition to the newly deep red hair. Hope your week is going well with nice weather and fun!






Tuesday, June 4, 2013

BRIGHTEN YOUR DAY

Chambray: AE  /  Cardigan: Anthropologie  /  Pants: AE  /  Shoes: South Moon Under  /  Bracelet: H&M  /  Bag: Tignanello  /  Shades: Madewell  /  Lipstick: Clinique "Heftiest Hibiscus"   

For those breezy days, I find myself reaching for the usual- a cardigan, chambray, and white pants. When the usual is also bright and cheery that makes it even better! Wearing yellow immediately does that for me.What color do you wear to brighten your day?