Mother’s Day with L’Occitane

May 9, 2017

 

 

As a new mom, Mother’s Day is going to be extra special this year.  I can’t wait to start new traditions and pass them down to my daughter.  I’ve partnered with L’Occitane to share perfect Mother’s Day gift with you.

 

Since I was a little girl, I can remember playing in my mom’s beauty products and pretending to be just like her.  I remember the makeup brushes, perfumes, nail polishes and all of the lotions and creams.  As a little girl I felt completely entitled to all of my mom’s products… after all, I wanted to feel glamorous and like a queen!

 

This Mother’s Day I’m repaying my mom for all the mess, stress and sleepless nights I’ve given her as a little girl!  And I can’t think of a more perfect gift to do so with. This L’Occitane gift set includes all things necessary to nourish your skin and feel renewed.  After all, mommies need to be pampered.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 This post was sponsored by L’Occitane but all reviews and opinions are my own.

 

Little White Dress

April 28, 2017

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Soprano Off the Shoulder Dress | Kristin Cavallari Booties | DW Watch | Tory Burch Studs | Pendant Necklace (similar) | Coach Bag | Tom Ford Sunglasses


Happy Friday!!  I hope everyone had a great week!  Little O has been teething all week, so this mama has upped her coffee intake… Seriously, how many cups is too many at this rate??

I wore this off the shoulder dress to Tootsie’s Easter egg hunt a few weeks back and got so many compliments on it!  The best thing about it?  It’s under $50!  Talk about fooling everyone.  😉  The bow detail is just icing on the cake.

This white off the shoulder dress is perfect for any day time event, especially this Spring and coming into the Summer.  The over-sized bows make it sweet and playful.  I can promise you that this little number will be on repeat in my closet!

XO

Jess

photos by Ailee Petrovic

Floral Fashion

April 12, 2017

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Yum Kim Woodstock Maxi | Vince Camuto Booties | Kendra Scott stud earrings power stone bracelet | Tom Ford Sunglasses


 

Happy Wednesday guys!

 

I can’t believe mid-April is already here.  Furthermore, I cannot believe that Easter is approaching… AKA will be here Sunday!  I’ve done most of the prepping for Olivia’s first Easter basket thanks to online shopping and frequent stops to Target this past week.  I ordered her first Easter basket from Pottery Barn and got it personalized!  I’m pretty giddy about putting everything together the night before.  I blame it on my childhood and the fact that I’m pretty Southern and love family traditions– I cannot wait to make some of our very own this Sunday.

 

Now, onto my look!  Nothing screams Spring like a floral maxi, right?  Today I’m talking about Spring florals, which I can’t get enough of.  This Yumi Kim Woodstock dress is perfect for Spring + Easter festivities.  I seriously cannot get enough of this designer.  She just gets it.  I paired my dress with booties to add a little edge to it’s feminine flare.  I think everyone needs a fun, bold floral piece in their wardrobe and this one is a must-have.

 

Have a great week!

xx

 

photos by Ailee

Blush Lace

March 29, 2017

 

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Lily Rain Lace Halter Dress | Prada Clutch (in light grey) | Christian Louboutin Heel | Kendra Scott Bracelet | Tory Burch Studs


Hello, friends!

 

Let’s be honest… it’s been awhile since I’ve updated the blog. While it’s super lame on my end, I have no excuse other than ‘mom life’. That said, if I’m not constantly updating on here it means I’ve been extremely busy in my real life! However, I do need to get better about posting updates. From here on out, I’ll be updating at least once a week and letting you guys in on what’s been going on over here whether it’s interesting or not… This will include all things fashion-wise, mommy-wise, real-life-wise… you name it! Did I mention we’re about the start the building process? So expect exciting updates on that as well!

 

Today I’m sharing this beautiful blush lace halter dress from Lily Rain. This look is perfect for a ladies luncheon, wedding guest dress, to wear to your bestie’s baby shower… the options are endless! I dressed it up with my Prada clutch and nude Louboutin’s. Also, I’ll be sharing some exciting new partnership ventures that I’ll be doing with Lily Rain in the near future!

 

Hope you’re having the best week!!

XO

Galentine’s with Lily Rain

February 15, 2017

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Lily Rain dress | Lily Rain necklace | Tory Burch Earrings | Christian Louboutin Sandal | Prada Clutch


Today I’m sharing this evening look that I wore to last week’s Galentine’s event held at Tootsies with a handful of blogger babes.  The moment I saw this dress at Lily Rain it was love at first sight.  A LBD with tassels?  Sign me up!  Tassel everything is so on trend and I couldn’t pass up this adorable piece.  I plan on wearing it again this weekend to celebrate my sister-in-law’s 40th in San Antonio at Hotel Emma.  I paired this look with my favorite nude Louboutin’s and my new favorite necklace, also a Lily Rain find. I completed the look with my go-to + classic Prada clutch.

 

You can find the cutest assortment of items at Lily Rain including everything from baby gifts, to designer shades, to the perfect outfit for a dressy night out to a causal resort getaway.  Another plus, Lily Rain offers free shipping on orders over $50. Find your neighborhood Lily Rain here!

 

As always, thanks for stopping by. xx

 

photos by @photog_p

cold shoulder

January 27, 2017

  

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Off-the-shoulder Dress | VSA Necklace | Choker | Tory Burch Studs | Bracelets here and here | Kirstin Cavallari Booties  | Oliver Peoples Sunglasses | Chloe Crossbody


Happy Friday, friends!

We got back from San Diego on Wednesday and I must say– baby girl did great on her first trip! The plane ride up there was a breeze!!  We had a mild hiccup on the way back, only because the changing table slammed shut after using, making the loudest noise that any changing table in the world could make (of course!).  This frightened little bit, which led to screaming and me trying to soothe her in a tiny airplane bathroom.  It was a rough 5 minutes that felt like hours!!  I’m not quite scarred, but let’s just say my heart goes out to anyone traveling with a tiny babe.

 

On another note, I’m sharing one of my favorite travel dresses today!  This universal off-the-shoulder style can really dress up a look, while making it feminine and flirty.  You can wear this black mini pretty much to anything!  I played it up by layering a long VSA necklace, and my go-to booties.  I’ve gotten so much use out of these babies!!  I wore this look on our first night out in San Diego.  Although it rained half the time, I’m so glad we went!!  This mama needed to get out of Houston for a bit!

 

Hope everyone is enjoying these cooler temps and has a great weekend!!

xx

Jess

The Vest Effect

November 9, 2016

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Love Token Fur Vest (similar faux style here) | Vince Camuto Dress (similar) | Sam Edelman Yvie Bootie | Kendra Scott Cuff | Canvas Choker | BaubleBar Earring Set | Gucci Sunglasses (40% off)


Happy November guys! I’ve been a little MIA, but for good reason! My baby girl turned 2 months today, and she still doesn’t have a sleeping schedule down. Little peanut likes to party at night! I’ve never been more grateful for concealer and yoga pants…

 

Today I’m sharing my FAVORITE fur vest (linking an animal-friendly option, too). When Fall/Winter is here, this fur vest is one of my favorite pieces to layer with. The is one of my top pieces that I get at least two compliments each time I wear it– and I wear it a lot! Another trend that I’ve been obsessing over lately are chokers! Flashback to the 90s and high school days, right?! You’ll find a few of my favorite chokers in the links below. I love pairing these with a classic scoop, round or crew neckline.

 

Few of my favorite chokers:

LARIAT CHOKER NECKLACE
VELVET CHOKER
SOUTACHE CHOKER
SUEDE CHOKER
BLACK LACE CHOKER
STRETCH VELVET CHOKER
‘PORTIA’ CHOKER NECKLACE
STRETCH FILIGREE CHOKER

 

As always, thank you for stopping by!

 

Ronica Baby Memory Book

August 30, 2016

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Ronica’s Baby Book of First Years


This sweet memory book is a must-have for a parent-to-be.  Keeping track of your little one’s special moments is something that you’ll cherish forever.  There’s so many options out there, but I narrowed it down to this little keepsake and cannot wait to document our little one’s special moments.  What sealed the deal on Ronica’s Our Little One’s First Years was the fact that the photo format size is practical (most being 4 x 6 and 5 x 7), while a lot of other memory books have a polaroid or a square-sized template for your photos.  I also love that this particular book lets you document special memories up to 5 years old!  From baby’s first holidays to baby’s first day of school– this memory book covers it all.  Another fun addition are the monthly stickers in the back– everyone is partaking in this precious trend right now!  There’s also a My Keepsakes envelope placed on the very last page for baby’s hospital bracelets, hair, first tooth– you name it!  I think it’s safe to say that this little memory book has it all.  😉

a summer essential

July 19, 2016

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Hi, friends!

 

I’m going to be completely honest with you, with everything going on getting ready for this baby, my blogging life has taken a step back!  And I feel there’s still so much left to do– does that ever go away?!

 

Today I’m sharing a light and causal summer look I’ve currently been living in from Nordstrom.  Since this piece is currently sold-out, I’m linking similar options below.  I’ve been living in airy, vacay-style dresses all summer long… and let’s face it, this crazy Texas heat isn’t cutting me any slack.  I hope you guys are enjoying the summer and staying cool!

xo

 

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Embroidered Tunic Dress from Nordstrom sold-out (similar here) | Bracelets here and here | Tory Burch Earrings | Oliver Peoples Sunglasses | Madewell Bag | Jeffrey Campbell Wedges

photos by Ailee Petrovic

Memorial Day Weekend Go-To

May 27, 2016

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Isabel Marant Embroidered Cover-Up | Francesa’s Crossbody (similar here) | Madewell Bracelets here & here | Dogeared Free Bird Necklace | Tory Burch Studs | Jeffrey Campbell Peep Toe


 

Happy Memorial Day Weekend!!!

 

If you’re out celebrating in the sun I’m a little jealous– it’s currently storming + flooding in the Houston area.  🙁  So while I’d much rather be sitting by a pool tanning my belly, I’m stuck indoors working on blog stuff.  At least I’m being more productive, right?!

 

As much as it’s storming outside right now, this crummy weather isn’t going to put a damper in my style!  How cute is this embroidered tunic dress by Isabel Marant?  Personally, I think Isabel Marant can do no wrong… Her pieces are a splurge, which makes me even happier to announce that this dress is currently marked down 40% off.  Yes.  You’re welcome.  So grab one before they sell out!!

 

Hope everyone has a safe and fun holiday weekend!

 

photos by Snapshots by Ailee Petrovic