Hair Scarves Are The Best Thing That’s Happened To Fashion Since Off-The-Shoulder Tops

Hair Scarves Are The Best Thing That’s Happened To Fashion Since Off-The-Shoulder Tops

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Hair scarves are the best thing that’s happened to fashion since off-the-shoulder tops. That’s right, you heard me. This hair scarf trend is where it’s at. I tried it on a whim and I’ve become an instant believer! Seriously guys, I don’t think I’ll feel right wearing a ponytail without a hair scarf anytime in the near future. I love how they can dress up your hairdo in a feminine, easy way, without giving off that childlike feel that traditional bows can have.

The best part about it is that if you know where to look, you can snag a bunch on the cheap. There’s no reason to pony up serious money for a scarf. Plus, most of the really expensive ones (I’m looking at you, Hermès) are silk aka not cruelty-free. If you’re shopping for hair scarves make sure the material is satin, not silk. I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite satin options that are between $7-$30 to help stock your accessory drawer.

Have you tried the hair scarf trend? If so, tell me what you think in the comments below!

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My Go-To Summer Outfit

My Go-To Summer Outfit


Photo Credit to the very talented Chaq Daniel (@oneshotcd)

I don’t care what anyone says, I love floral patterns. It’s possible I love them a little too much. If I was the early 90s, there’s a 60-80% chance I would have a floral-pattern couch or drapes… or both. Once, in college, before I really started to understand fashion and what works, I wore a floral dress to a party and a guy told me I looked like a couch. My immediate reaction was a big non-sarcastic “Thank you!” It took me a solid couple of minute before I realized it was not a compliment.

Luckily for me, I grew into my fashion sense and can embrace my love for floral patterns in a stylish way. Privacy Please kills the game when it comes to feminine floral patterns. This Brisco Dress is one of my all-time favorites and a spring/summer go-to item the second it gets warm enough. It pairs perfectly with my round straw bag, which is cruelty-free! I can’t even begin to tell you how long I searched for a top notch, vegan straw bag. Most straw bags have got some sneaky leather somewhere on them, usually the straps, but not this one! Credit goes to Mama Kath for this one. AND it’s only $67 – what a steal.

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What I Wore In Munich & Vienna: Full Outfit Details

What I Wore In Munich & Vienna: Full Outfit Details

While I’ve been to Europe before, this year I *finally* felt like I packed correctly. While I would take a few less items and do somethings differently, I basically wore everything in my suitcase without over wearing any one item, which is a massive packing WIN. I’ve done too many trips where I put clothing before being practical and it was a nightmare. So this time around, I was determined to bring a good mix of items, pack fabrics that were breathable and walkable, and wear flats. (For those of you who know me, this is a big deal since I’m almost always in 3-4 inch heels. But I found these adorable and cheap vegan flats and added them to my rotation.)

You can find pictures with outfits details and a full list of items below. Some of these links are affiliate links, which enable you to shop at no extra cost to you. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.

img_2777Romper: Lulus | Shoes: Stuart Weitzman | Sunnies: Lulus | Purse: Nasty Gal

img_1601-1Dress: Likely | Earrings: Lou Lou Boutique (Similar)|Shoes: Stuart Weitzman | Sunnies: Ray Bans

img_0766Jumpsuit: N12H (Rent the Runway)|Shoes: Lulus | Sunnies: Ray Bans

img_3136Dress: Line & Dot | Shoes: Lulus

marienplatzShorts: Tobi | Shirt: Night Cap (Similar) | Shoes: J/Slides (Similar)| Sunnies: Ray Bans | Kimono: Lulus

img_1179Dress: Goodnight Macaroon | Sunnies: Ray Bans | Earrings: Similar | Purse: Nasty Gal

img_0167Romper: Annabelle The Collection | Sunnies: Ray Bans | Shoes: Stuart Weitzman |Purse: Nasty Gal | Necklace: Similar

img_9393Dress: Tularosa | Sunnies: Ray Bans | Earrings: Lou Lou Boutique

img_8466Jumpsuit: Lulus | Shoes: Lulus | Sunnies: Ray Bans | Earrings: Lou Lou Boutique (Similar) |Purse: Nasty Gal

Full List

Dresses

Rompers/Jumpsuits

Purses

  • Nasty Gal, Fault Line Crossbody Bag ($14, sale)

  • Nasty Gal, Add Some Extra Tassel Crossbody Bag ($18, sale)

Shoes

Accessories

Florida Flair

Florida Flair

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This season, I’m stocking up on summer staples and this Limonada Ruffle Mini Dress is topping my list of favorites. I can already tell I’ll be wearing it nonstop as the days get warmer. It’s so fun and flowy – I had the best time shooting in it. Because the print gave me serious Florida vibes, I paired the dress with a straw bag tote and cork wedge sandals to keep the tropical theme going.

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The Dress & Jacket I Just Can’t Get Enough Of

The Dress & Jacket I Just Can’t Get Enough Of

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I’m back from my weekender on the Eastern Shore with Dex feeling refreshed and ready to carpe the diem (seize the carpe). On Saturday night, Dex and I went to the Stars Restaurant at the Inn at Perry Cabin for dinner, which is located in St. Michael’s. For those of you that may not be from DC or Maryland, the Inn at Perry Cabin is stunning and a good portion of the movie Wedding Crashers was filmed there. (Think: “The painting was a gift, Todd.”)

To dinner, I wore a this LIKELY dress that I’m low-key obsessed with. The cut and shape are making it my new favorite desk-to-drinks option. (Here, we see it shining in the “drinks” department.) The dress color is perfect for spring. It’s technically called “Twilight Mist,” but I’m calling it lilac because that’s extra, even for me. I got the dress from Bloomingdales for $168, but because I love it so much I just ordered it again in a “English Manor.” I got smart this time though and snagged it on sale at Neiman Marcus for only $100. Bloomies has way more color/size options, but NM is obviously cheaper – so whichever works for you! For reference, I’m wearing a size 4. I sized up after reading the reviews and am so happy I did! It definitely runs small.

To stay warm, I also have on this oversized duster coat from Missguided. I’m wearing the nude color, but, again, I fell in love and stocked up on a variety colors. The fit is just too good. Plus, each duster is only $34 (!) and Missguided frequently runs large discounts. As I write this, everything on the site is 50% off with the code: gobabe.

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