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I could not be more thrilled that Stella & Dot, my favorite jewelry retailer, now offers adorable tops. The tops are mostly solid, offering a blank canvas to doll up with their jewelry and other accessories. Although I’m not really a Stella & Dot stylist (I haven’t made it a business~ you can check out my post on that here), I fancy myself a bit of a freelance stylist anyway with my blog, and wanted to show some of the Stella & Dot combos I love..

The best thing about the new Stella & Dot tops is that they’re mostly work appropriate for business casual. Since it’s a brand I already love and have been wearing for years, I can’t wait to try out the clothing!

My personal style leans towards a solid top with a really funky necklace. I’ve created two different all Stella & Dot looks with that style in mind.

Evie Lace Knit Tee||Riva Tassel Earrings||Leyla Charm Necklace||Mini Pouch – Embroidered Lashes


Bianca Knit Tee||Fringe Tassel Earrings||Bora Fringe Necklace||Bowery Versatile Belt Bag

 

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Originally posted on Little Bitty City One 4/28/16

As much as I love playing with color and fun accessories, I realized that my style has matured in the past year or so. Yes, I still love Loft, but recently, I’ve been all about Ann Taylor. They’ve had some killer sales and I see no problem paying for pieces that I know will hold up, both in quality and in style. I normally go with dresses, but having some great solid pieces that I can mix + match is important too. I’m kind of shocked at the fact that I just got the items in this post a couple weeks ago and they’re already gone from the Ann Taylor site, but I guess that’s just how retail is. I linked similar pieces below!

Pause for a sec- didn’t realize that you couldn’t tell the skirt I’m wearing is actually a great green. I’m still learning my camera, and my sweet boyfriend actually took these pictures for me. Lesson learned- use the flash? Or something. Blogging is a learning experience. Thank you Kendall for indulging me in taking these! x0x0

The bag was kind of a whole situation to get. I finally bit the bullet and ordered it, since I’d been eyeing a customized Roll-Up Bag for forever. There was a huge price drop, so I went for it! I figured since this was a company started in Georgetown, I should rep the city and designed my bad with a cherry blossom stamp. At the same time, I also ordered the Mini Wings Bag as presents for Kendall + my friend Tiffany. Everything came in looking wonderful, but my bag didn’t have the cherry blossom stamp. It had this other chevron-type pattern that I was way less excited about. None of the email addresses I had for the company worked, so I reached out to their (old) PR reps who put me in contact with the owners. I had my new bag within the week, and have been using it ever since. I don’t have to tell you the company that these bags remind me of, but I adore that my bag is personalized just for me. 🙂

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Lace Yoke Top [Funny enough, this one is from Loft]||Roll-Up Bag||Lace pencil skirts here, here, here||Phlox Collar-Pink||Phlox Drops-Pink||Similar sandals here, here, here

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I don’t typically wear a lot of blue, much less blue on blue, but this has been one of my favorite casual Friday outfits in a long time. The top is from Shoptiques, which I had heard of but never shopped at until my awesome cousin Dionne sent me a certificate for Christmas. The idea behind Shoptiques is pretty awesome-5,000 BOUTIQUES, 2,000 CITIES, 30 COUNTRIES, all in one place! I ended up with the top in this post, a striped dress, and a mini perfume (on major sale!)to keep at my desk. I love the way this top fits- I’m a big fan of the loose peplum look.

The sweater is actually from LuLaRoe. I’ll be honest, I hadn’t heard great things about this brand except from Gentry + one of my coworkers who lives in their leggings. I’d been invited to a couple LuLaRoe parties on Facebook but I never really got it. (Gentry explains how LuLaRoe typically works in her post linked above.) My church does an annual holiday bizarre and there was a LuLaRoe consultant there with a ton of merchandise. I tried on a couple things- the dresses hung (hanged?) really weird on me but I instantly fell in love with this buttery soft kimono/ cardi situation. Seriously one of the softest things I’ve ever owned. I also got a crazy pair of leggings which might not ever make their way on the blog but they are SUPER soft.

2 new (to me) brands that I tried and loved. New year, new shopping- what’s a brand that you’ve discovered recently? I’d love to know!

Outfit details:
Earrings: Kendra Scott||Arc Pendant Necklace: Stella & Dot||Pyramid Watch – Exotic: Stella & Dot||Odyssey Top: Shoptiques||Cardigan: LuLaRoe||AEO Denim X Super Hi-Rise Jegging: American Eagle||Kiel James Patrick Navy Nantucket Bow Bracelet: Brooks Brothers||Purse: Coach Outlet||Chuck Taylor All Star Metallic High-Top Sneakers: Converse
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Today is the day, you guys! Whistle & Wild has finally launched! I shared one of my looks with you a little while ago as a teaser, but I am so thrilled to bring you the other pieces that I got to try before the launch.

Like I said before, I’m especially excited to bring you Whistle & Wild because it’s a woman-owned local online boutique. Amanda, the founder, has truly become one of my friends, and I think this collaboration is the perfect example of why I love blogging. I got to discover a new brand, make a new friend along the way, and feel truly awesome in these pictures. Sarah did an amazing job as my photog, and we had a blast.

If you see something you like on Whistle & Wild, snag it fast. While Whistle & Wild has a Free People vibe (at a more accessible price point), it’s definitely more of a boutique in that there’s a smaller collection. The pieces are unique and hand-picked by Amanda, so you’re essentially just shopping from your stylist bestie’s closet! Be on the lookout for gorgeous details like piping, lace, and embroidery.

Sarah and I styled the main pieces with our own. Amanda had me try the orange dress, the black dress, and the white top. Sarah tried the champange dress, the bomber jacket, and the striped leotard. It was actually really fun to get the packages from Amanda with no idea what we’d be getting! She did a great job picking clothes that suited us perfectly. We decided to name our  looks and  I’ll link the Whistle & Wild pieces so you can shop them right from here.

Pumpkin spiced: Savannah Criss Cross Dress

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Coven vibes: Stevie Mini Dress

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Quilted cool: Marshmallow Dreams Sweater

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Gold Crush: Party Swing Dress

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Bomber babe: Military (Alpha Foxtrot) Jacket

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Suede & Stripes: Lackawanna Bodysuit

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Last Sunday, I met up with 15ish of the Bubbles & Bloggers crew for brunch at Bourbon in Adams Morgan. There were entirely too many mimosas, new friends, a lot of chatter, and the prettiest breakfast I may have ever eaten. Sorry I didn’t take a picture, but I dove into my avocado toast on charred french bread with a poached egg and bacon faster than you can say, “do you guys have Old Bay?”

Once again, it was just an amazing group of ladies, kind of all over blogging-experience-wise. It’s really fun to talk blog-shop when at one table you can give and get advice all at once, but it certainly wasn’t all business. Get that many girls together and it becomes a total gab-fest about anything and everything. It was actually kind of cute, one of the newer girls asked Sarah and I how many years we’ve been friends. Ummmm… less than one! But we have so much in common and so much fun together that it totally feels like more. Of course, a huge than you to Dani for organizing! It was an amazing afternoon! If you’d like to be involved with Bubbles & Bloggers, let me know or reach out to her!

My little Superdry outfit was another European find from when my mom was in France and England last month. I don’t think the white eyelet top is available anymore, but I linked similar styles and the skirt below. I was so comfy and cool and I love the lacy details and how they work together. The pattern is unique but subtle enough to almost look like polka dots! I was feeling a little playful when I got dressed, so I figured why not go nuts with the accessories- a crazy little bag and a candy-colored stack.

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Top + Skirt: Superdry||ERA Vans||Jewelry: BaubleBar, Stella & Dot, and Groopdealz||Purse: T+J Designs

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