Style Sessions: Splendid Star Chambray Shirt – As Seen on Kate Hudson

I’ve been living in this gorgeous Splendid Star Chambray Shirt, this look is from a recent low-key Sunday evening in Santa Monica.  This star chambray shirt is the ultimate style staple, perfect through summer with white jeans and cut off shorts, then transition it into fall with your favorite black skinny jeans. Oh and did I mention, it’s currently on sale!

This star print Chambray Shirt has also been spotted on Kate Hudson and like everything, she made it look amazing! But a shirt like this makes that easy, it’s brilliant to style and the star print up the ante. If you love polka dots, there’s a polka dot version here too!

I’d love to know, are you guys a chambray shirt fan too? I am obsessed. I recently cleared out my closet and couldn’t believe the number of chambray shirts I own… and I still don’t have enough! They’re the best.

I’m also wearing my favorite jeans of ALL time. They’re the Paige Verdugo Black Jeans and they are incredible. I bought a black pair last year and after a week, loved them so much I went to get a second pair. Then a couple of weeks ago, I needed new dark blue jeans and got myself another two pairs of the Paige Verdugo blue jeans. They fit true to size and I can’t recommend them enough!

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Splendid Star Chambray Shirt – As Seen on Kate Hudson:  Splendid Star Chambray Shirt (on sale)   |    Paige Verdugo Black Jeans (my fave jeans of ALL time)    |    Rose Gold Flat Sandals    |    Clutch (similar, even more fabulous!)   |    Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Crystal Stud Earrings    |    Michael Kors Lexington Watch (on major sale)

Beauty: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Primer    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Le Labo Perfume in Santal 33 (every woman needs a signature scent and this is mine. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked what I’m wearing)    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)    |    Chanel Lip Gloss

 

In case you’re new here, Style Sessions is live every Tuesday. It’s all about sharing what we’ve been wearing, or if you’re on a budget, a virtual outfit you’d love to wear! Every week I also select someone to showcase as ‘Head Stylist’ in the next edition – it’s a perfect way to meet new bloggers, showcase your personal style and your blog.

Want to join the fashion link-up? Add your post now and meet some new fashionistas! I simply ask that you please follow Style Elixir (via Bloglovin’, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram!) and provide a link to this in your post or add the button below to your blog. Any tweets to spread the word are fabulous, we all love meeting new blog friends!

 

Style Elixir

 

Splendid Star Chambray Shirt – As Seen on Kate Hudson

Splendid Star Chambray Shirt – As Seen on Kate Hudson:  Splendid Star Chambray Shirt (on sale)   |    Paige Verdugo Black Jeans (my fave jeans of ALL time)    |    Rose Gold Flat Sandals    |    Clutch (similar, even more fabulous!)   |    Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Crystal Stud Earrings    |    Michael Kors Lexington Watch (on major sale)

Beauty: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Primer    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Le Labo Perfume in Santal 33 (every woman needs a signature scent and this is mine. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked what I’m wearing)    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)    |    Chanel Lip Gloss

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Splendid Star Chambray Shirt – As Seen on Kate Hudson:  Splendid Star Chambray Shirt (on sale)   |    Paige Verdugo Black Jeans (my fave jeans of ALL time)    |    Rose Gold Flat Sandals    |    Clutch (similar, even more fabulous!)   |    Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Crystal Stud Earrings    |    Michael Kors Lexington Watch (on major sale)

Beauty: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Primer    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Le Labo Perfume in Santal 33 (every woman needs a signature scent and this is mine. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked what I’m wearing)    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)    |    Chanel Lip Gloss

 

Friday Faves – Fall Fashion You Need To Snap Up Now

Did you know fall fashion is the most popular style season? It’s no surprise, there’s something so beautifully polished and chic about a cool weather wardrobe. But because everyone loves fall fashion, it means the best pieces sell out super fast… and we’ve all been there! Frustrated because no matter how hard you try, you can’t track down something you desperately wanted.

I’ve done some research to find the hottest new fall fashion pieces, those being scooped up by fashion editors, bloggers and celebs. If you love something, be sure to grab it – because blink and you’ll miss them!

I personally looove this Street Level Slouchy Tote (can’t believe it’s only $56!), these over the knee boots (they’re under $190) and this Joie Alpina Dress, it’s perfect to transition from summer to fall. I’d also recommend checking out these distressed jeans and these cool-girl booties.

Fall Fashion You Need To Snap Up Now!

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1.  Joie Alpina Dress    |    2.  Crystal Spike Earrings    |    3.  Danielle Nicole Stackable Ring Set    |     4.  Street Level Slouchy Tote (only $56, also in black)    |    5. Blank Denim Embroidered Jeans    |    6.  Quay Australia My Girl Mirrored Sunglasses    |    7.   Noble Over The Knee Boots (under $190!)

 

 

Thank you for joining us at the Friday Faves Link Up! I hope you enjoy connecting with other bloggers, reading their favorite posts of the week, sharing your favorite post and making new friends all over the world. We’re so lucky to be part of this amazing community! Remember, you can share anything in the link up and be sure to visit and say hello to the blogger listed before and after you. Link up’s are all about networking and making wonderful connections, trust me – it’s worth the effort.

Would you like to host the Friday Faves Link Up? Register here and let’s organize a date! It’s a great way to meet people and promote your blog.

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Style Sessions: Summer Outfits Ideas – Vote For Your Favorite

I love sharing summer outfit ideas and inspiration – isn’t it such a fun time of year for fashion? I always want to hear your thoughts and opinions, so today I’ve rounded up a few of my favorite looks recently and have opened the voting to you!

Tell me gals, which outfit is your top pick? Simply leave a comment or vote in the poll below. I personally love The Kooples feather maxi dress, it’s been the best investment and perfect to wear day or night. I also find beautiful summer dresses here, cute denim shorts here, gladiator sandals here and uber cool mirrored sunglasses here. They are my summer style staples!

Do you have a look you’ve been living in this summer? Please share, it’s fab getting new style ideas.

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In case you’re new here, Style Sessions is live every Tuesday. It’s all about sharing what we’ve been wearing, or if you’re on a budget, a virtual outfit you’d love to wear! Every week I also select someone to showcase as ‘Head Stylist’ in the next edition – it’s a perfect way to meet new bloggers, showcase your personal style and your blog.

Want to join the fashion link-up? Add your post now and meet some new fashionistas! I simply ask that you please follow Style Elixir (via Bloglovin’, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram!) and provide a link to this in your post or add the button below to your blog. Any tweets to spread the word are fabulous, we all love meeting new blog friends!

 

Style Elixir

 

Summer Outfit Ideas – Vote For Your Favorite

 
SUMMER OUTFIT IDEA: THE STYLISH MAXI DRESS

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Boho Chic – The Kooples Silk Feather Maxi Dress:  The Kooples Silk Feather Maxi Dress, on sale! (also at nordstrom.com)    |    Gladiator Sandals (also love these Lace-up Sandals)    |    Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Clutch

Beauty: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Primer    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Le Labo Perfume in Santal 33 (every woman needs a signature scent and this is mine. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked what I’m wearing)    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)    |    Chanel Lip Gloss

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SUMMER OUTFIT IDEA: POM POM KAFTAN

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Pom Pom Kaftan:  Pom Pom Kaftan Dress (only $57)    |    Teva Sandals (c/o)    |    Ray Ban Aviator Sunglasses    |    Tan Clutch    |    Druzy Ring    |    Gold Bangles

Beauty: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Primer    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Le Labo Perfume in Santal 33 (every woman needs a signature scent and this is mine. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked what I’m wearing)    |    Sally Hansen Nail Polish in Shell We Dance    |    Chanel Glossimer in Mica

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SUMMER OUTFIT IDEA:  STRIPE TEE AND DENIM CUT OFF’S
 

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Stripe Top and Cut Off Shorts: ASOS Stripe Ruffle Top (there’s also a maternity version for momma’s to be, only $13!)    |    Current/Elliott Cut Off Shorts    |    French Connection Cross Body Bag c/o   |    Michael Kors Lexington Watch    |    Tan Belt    |    Aerosoles Sweet Bet Shoes in light pink    |    Ray Ban Sunglasses in Silver Mirror  |    Druzy Ring

Beauty: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Primer    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Le Labo Perfume in Santal 33 (every woman needs a signature scent and this is mine. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked what I’m wearing)    |    Sally Hansen Nail Polish in Shell We Dance    |    Chanel Glossimer in Mica

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SUMMER OUTFIT IDEA:  THE BEST-SELLING MIDI DRESS

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The Wayf Blouson Midi Dress:  Wayf Blouson Midi Dress    |    Rose Gold Flat Sandals    |    Clutch    |   Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Crystal Stud Earrings    |    Michael Kors Lexington Watch (on major sale)

Beauty: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Primer    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Le Labo Perfume in Santal 33 (every woman needs a signature scent and this is mine. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked what I’m wearing)    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)    |    Chanel Lip Gloss

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Style Sessions: The Wayf Blouson Midi Dress Everyone’s Crazy About

I’ve seen this Wayf Blouson Midi Dress for a few months now and thought it looked incredible on EVERYONE. But thought, how is that possible? I finally tracked one down and tried it on in-store… and it was love love looove at first sight. It was the only one left in Nordstrom Santa Monica – and it was my size. So hello, obviously it’s a sign I was meant to get it. Oh and it’s just $68, so it was a no-brainer.

I am so happy I gave this Wayf Blouson Midi Dress a try and can clearly see why everyone has been obsessed with it. I’ve been wearing it non-stop, it’s perfect to dress up or down and I know when fall arrives, it will be equally chic with a denim jacket or blazer. You know you really love something when you buy a back-up too, because I don’t ever want to be without this dress. It’s also available in white, which is so fresh and gorgeous…

Have you guys tried this dress yet? I’d love to hear what you think! If you’re on the hunt for more beautiful summer dresses, you’ll find them here.

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The Wayf Blouson Midi Dress Everyone’s Crazy About:  Wayf Blouson Midi Dress    |    Rose Gold Flat Sandals    |    Clutch    |   Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Crystal Stud Earrings    |    Michael Kors Lexington Watch (on major sale)

Beauty: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Primer    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Le Labo Perfume in Santal 33 (every woman needs a signature scent and this is mine. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked what I’m wearing)    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)    |    Chanel Lip Gloss

 

In case you’re new here, Style Sessions is live every Tuesday. It’s all about sharing what we’ve been wearing, or if you’re on a budget, a virtual outfit you’d love to wear! Every week I also select someone to showcase as ‘Head Stylist’ in the next edition – it’s a perfect way to meet new bloggers, showcase your personal style and your blog.

Want to join the fashion link-up? Add your post now and meet some new fashionistas! I simply ask that you please follow Style Elixir (via Bloglovin’, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram!) and provide a link to this in your post or add the button below to your blog. Any tweets to spread the word are fabulous, we all love meeting new blog friends!

 

Style Elixir

 

The Wayf Blouson Midi Dress Everyone’s Crazy About

The Wayf Blouson Midi Dress Everyone’s Crazy About:  Wayf Blouson Midi Dress    |    Rose Gold Flat Sandals    |    Clutch    |   Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Crystal Stud Earrings    |    Michael Kors Lexington Watch (on major sale)

Beauty: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Primer    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Le Labo Perfume in Santal 33 (every woman needs a signature scent and this is mine. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked what I’m wearing)    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)    |    Chanel Lip Gloss

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Beauty: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Primer    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Le Labo Perfume in Santal 33 (every woman needs a signature scent and this is mine. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked what I’m wearing)    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)    |    Chanel Lip Gloss

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Rose Gold Flat Sandals

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Michael Kors Lexington Watch (on major sale)    |    Clutch

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The Wayf Blouson Midi Dress Everyone’s Crazy About:  Wayf Blouson Midi Dress    |    Rose Gold Flat Sandals    |    Clutch    |   Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Crystal Stud Earrings    |    Michael Kors Lexington Watch (on major sale)

Beauty: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Primer    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Le Labo Perfume in Santal 33 (every woman needs a signature scent and this is mine. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked what I’m wearing)    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)    |    Chanel Lip Gloss

 

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Style Sessions: Summer in LA – Free People Dress

I adore this Free People dress! Being in different cities always inspires my style and I love LA for it’s easy, relaxed vibe. I’m sharing a look from last week in Santa Monica, it’s the perfect summer maxi dress. Light, bright and effortlessly floaty, it’s the kind of dress you can wear from day to night.

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Summer in LA – Free People Dress: Free People Dress    |    Rose Gold Sandals    |    Clutch (similar)    |    Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Michael Kors Lexington Watch

Beauty: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Primer    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Le Labo Perfume in Santal 33 (every woman needs a signature scent and this is mine. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked what I’m wearing)    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)    |    Chanel Lip Gloss

 

In case you’re new here, Style Sessions is live every Tuesday. It’s all about sharing what we’ve been wearing, or if you’re on a budget, a virtual outfit you’d love to wear! Every week I also select someone to showcase as ‘Head Stylist’ in the next edition – it’s a perfect way to meet new bloggers, showcase your personal style and your blog.

Want to join the fashion link-up? Add your post now and meet some new fashionistas! I simply ask that you please follow Style Elixir (via Bloglovin’, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram!) and provide a link to this in your post or add the button below to your blog. Any tweets to spread the word are fabulous, we all love meeting new blog friends!

 

Style Elixir

 

Summer in LA – Free People Dress

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Summer in LA – Free People Dress: Free People Dress    |    Rose Gold Sandals    |    Clutch (similar)    |    Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Michael Kors Lexington Watch

Beauty: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Primer    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Le Labo Perfume in Santal 33 (every woman needs a signature scent and this is mine. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked what I’m wearing)    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)    |    Chanel Lip Gloss

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Summer in LA – Free People Dress: Free People Dress    |    Rose Gold Sandals    |    Clutch (similar)    |    Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Michael Kors Lexington Watch

Beauty: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Primer    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Le Labo Perfume in Santal 33 (every woman needs a signature scent and this is mine. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked what I’m wearing)    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)    |    Chanel Lip Gloss

 

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The Best Summer Sales – My Shopping Haul

There the best summer sales on right now! Jetting between LA and NYC this week has allowed me to take full advantage of checking them out coast to coast. With so many options, it can be hard to know where to head for gorgeous style on sale… but that’s why I’m here!

Some of my favorite spots have been Nordstrom (of course), Banana Republic (30% off new season and an extra 50% off sale), Bloomingdale’s (up to 80% off), J.Crew (extra 50% off sale), Anthropologie (extra 30% off sale) and Madewell.

I’ve been pounding the pavement and pretty excited with my latest finds – including this blazer, it was was $298 and I got it for $18! Yes, you read that right. I called my mom and best friend to ask if they wanted one too. As I was walking around the store with it, five other people came up to ask me where I found it. Statement blazers are my go-to for easy, effortless style. Simply pair it with a classic tee and your fave skinny jeans in blue denim, black or white. It’s super versatile! I also love this blazer, it’s one of those staples that never go out of style (and the reviews are pretty flawless five-stars also).

Have you found any incredible bargains in the summer sales? Please share below and leave a link – I’d love to check it out. Enjoy your weekend! I’ll be bouncing around NYC, so be sure to connect with me on Instagram for the latest.

The Best Summer Sales – My Shopping Haul!

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1.  Loved this dress as soon as I saw it! It’s really cute on, perfectly relaxed but polished for summer days. The fit was really easy, slimming and flattering, love the ruffle sleeves too. When I walked out of the fitting room with it, three other people asked the assistant for one to try on too.  Pinstripe Flutter Sleeve Dress, on sale – plus extra 50% off applied at checkout!

2.  I’m eternally on the quest to find perfect tee’s. It’s harder than you think! I never understood the hype about linen, until I owned it. Now I have linen sheets (which are incredible) and also adore linen tee’s. They have the perfect drape and because linen is so breathable, they’re gorgeous to wear. Often they’re quite pricey, but these are on sale right now! I snapped up white, navy, black and grey. The fit is great too, slim enough to be flattering and loose enough around the hem to be comfortable and have that cool effortlessness. Linen V Tees, all on sale!

3.  Clear crystal stud earrings are my go-to’s, they add just the right touch to up the ante on your everyday look. They say, you’re never fully dressed without earrings – and I agree! These are my favorites and also available in rose gold and yellow gold. Cubic Zirconia Stud Earrings.

4.  Ok, I’ll admit it… I’m completely addicted to flats. Of course, I love a good pair of heels, but day-to-day, you’ll always find me in cute flats. I always look for something something a little unique or different and these ticked the boxes! How fab is the gold spike detail on the back of the heel? It’s perfect with the tan color and will look fabulous with pretty much everything! Sam Edelman ‘Reyanne Spike’ Point Toe Flat (all five-star reviews, comes in four colors!).

5. Like most of you, I love a good tote! I’ve had my eye on this Rebecca Minkoff handbag for a while and at over $130 off, it was finally time to pull the trigger. The color is gorgeous – tan is perfectly relaxed for summer and of course, works beautifully in fall through winter. Rebecca Minkoff ‘Large Regan Satchel’.

6. I’ve never seen a product with such incredible reviews! These leggings have over 2,500 five-star reviews… and let me say, they’re just as amazing in real life as I’d hoped. Zella ‘Live In’ Leggings, $33 (was $52).

 

 

Thank you for joining us at the Friday Faves Link Up! I hope you enjoy connecting with other bloggers, reading their favorite posts of the week, sharing your favorite post and making new friends all over the world. We’re so lucky to be part of this amazing community! Remember, you can share anything in the link up and be sure to visit and say hello to the blogger listed before and after you. Link up’s are all about networking and making wonderful connections, trust me – it’s worth the effort.

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Style Sessions: Santa Monica Boho Chic – The Kooples Silk Feather Maxi Dress

It’s wonderful to be back in Los Angeles and my favorite place to spend weekends is definitely Santa Monica. I was there on Sunday around sunset and it was the most gorgeous summer evening.

I adore the effortlessly relaxed boho chic vibe of LA and when I laid eyes on The Kooples Silk Feather Maxi Dress (it’s on sale and also at Nordstrom), it was love at first sight!  Even when I was up at the register, five other shoppers came over to ohh and ahh at the dress, and of course ask where I found it before making a dash to that section! It’s the most flattering fit and feels beautiful. The back also has a tie over the dress, so you can cinch it tighter or leave it out loose, this definitely helps achieve the perfect shape.

 

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Boho Chic – The Kooples Silk Feather Maxi Dress: The Kooples Silk Feather Maxi Dress, on sale! (also at nordstrom.com)    |    Gladiator Sandals (also love these Lace-up Sandals)    |    Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Clutch

Beauty: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Primer    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Le Labo Perfume in Santal 33 (every woman needs a signature scent and this is mine. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked what I’m wearing)    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)    |    Chanel Lip Gloss

 

In case you’re new here, Style Sessions is live every Tuesday. It’s all about sharing what we’ve been wearing, or if you’re on a budget, a virtual outfit you’d love to wear! Every week I also select someone to showcase as ‘Head Stylist’ in the next edition – it’s a perfect way to meet new bloggers, showcase your personal style and your blog.

Want to join the fashion link-up? Add your post now and meet some new fashionistas! I simply ask that you please follow Style Elixir (via Bloglovin’, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram!) and provide a link to this in your post or add the button below to your blog. Any tweets to spread the word are fabulous, we all love meeting new blog friends!

 

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Santa Monica Boho Chic – The Kooples Silk Feather Maxi Dress

 
Boho Chic – The Kooples Silk Feather Maxi Dress:  The Kooples Silk Feather Maxi Dress, on sale! (also at nordstrom.com)    |    Gladiator Sandals (also love these Lace-up Sandals)    |    Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Clutch

Beauty: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Primer    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Le Labo Perfume in Santal 33 (every woman needs a signature scent and this is mine. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked what I’m wearing)    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)    |    Chanel Lip Gloss

 
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Boho Chic – The Kooples Silk Feather Maxi Dress: The Kooples Silk Feather Maxi Dress, on sale! (also at nordstrom.com)    |    Gladiator Sandals (also love these Lace-up Sandals)    |    Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Clutch

 

Beauty: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Primer    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Le Labo Perfume in Santal 33 (every woman needs a signature scent and this is mine. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked what I’m wearing)    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)    |    Chanel Lip Gloss

 
 

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Travel In Style – What To Pack For A Trip + Sincerely Jules x Nordstrom

I am flying out from Australia back to the United States tomorrow morning and couldn’t be more excited! I love the opportunity to live and work between LA, NYC and Australia. Honestly, if you’d told me five years ago if I’d have these opportunities, I would have thought you were crazy!

I’ll be experiencing the new Virgin Australia Business Class ‘private pod’ and look forward to a very luxurious flight. I know this might sound strange, but when I fly back and forth between the US and Australia, I actually get really excited for the flight… champagne, pajamas, delicious food and endless movies, while laying in a cozy duvet flat bed? What’s not to love! Be sure to connect with me on Instagram and join my travels!

I know many of you are enjoying summer vacations, so wanted to share my travel essentials with you today.

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I’d love to hear from you, what’s one of your travel must-haves? I love discovering new products and appreciate recommendations, so please share in the comments below so I can check them out!

Today is also officially the start of the HUGE Nordstrom Anniversary Sale! It’s now open to the public (you don’t need to be a cardholder to access) and there’s so many amazing finds on sale. Perfect for getting your fall wardrobe started. I shared a few of the best Nordstrom sale finds in a spend vs. save special edition, be sure to check them out!

Have a beautiful weekend, friends! I’ll be down riding my bike in Santa Monica and heading to see the lovely Julie Sariñana (Sincerely Jules) launch her new Sincerely Jules x Nordstrom collection at The Grove on Saturday afternoon. Follow along on Instagram!

Travel in Style – What to Pack for A Trip

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1.  Comfy boots are great for walking and add a chic touch to any outfit. Love these Vince Camuto ‘Peera Cutout’ Booties, on sale under $100.

2.  Mirrored aviators add instant cool to any outfit! Blush is the color to pick, these Ray Ban Mirrored Blush Aviators are stunning.

3.  Skinny Jeans can be dressed up with heels for night or down for day. These AG Legging Jeans are perfection.

4.  Scarves are essential for flights and great for adding to your vacation outfits. This Blush Dot Scarf is gorgeous and under $30.

5.  A classic stripe tee is a must! Linen ones are my absolute favorite, they feel beautiful on and have the perfect effortless drape. This Paige ‘Lynnea’ Stripe V Neck Tee is my go-to.

6.  Crossbody bags are the best for travel! They keep your hands free for selfies and margaritas. My favorite is this Rebecca Minkoff “Love Jumbo’ Crossbody Bag, it’s currently on sale for $236 (it was $355!). Snap it up.

 

 

Thank you for joining us at the Friday Faves Link Up! I hope you enjoy connecting with other bloggers, reading their favorite posts of the week, sharing your favorite post and making new friends all over the world. We’re so lucky to be part of this amazing community! Remember, you can share anything in the link up and be sure to visit and say hello to the blogger listed before and after you. Link up’s are all about networking and making wonderful connections, trust me – it’s worth the effort.

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Style Sessions – #NSale Spend vs Save

As I’m sure you’ve seen, it’s #NSale time! The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is my favorite and there are some seriously fab things to snap up for fall. It’s rare to be able to shop new season on sale, so this is a perfect opportunity to get your fall fashion sorted.

Instead of just the usual sale round up, I wanted to kick things up a notch and share a spend vs. save guide for the designer pieces that will be major this fall.

The #NSale is currently open for Nordstrom cardholders, however opens to the public this Friday, July 22. If I learned one thing from Confessions of a Shopaholic, it’s that sales ain’t no joke – you’ve got to have a strategy! My best advice is to get in early and grab your faves (after all, you can always return them later).

Tell me gals, what are you lusting after for fall? Is there a particular color or trend you’re excited to wear? I’m really into tan boots and floppy hats!

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#NSale Save:  Sigerson Morrison ‘Belin Bootie’    |    Vince Camuto Peera Cutout Bootie (under $100!)

 

In case you’re new here, Style Sessions is live every Tuesday. It’s all about sharing what we’ve been wearing, or if you’re on a budget, a virtual outfit you’d love to wear! Every week I also select someone to showcase as ‘Head Stylist’ in the next edition – it’s a perfect way to meet new bloggers, showcase your personal style and your blog.

Want to join the fashion link-up? Add your post now and meet some new fashionistas! I simply ask that you please follow Style Elixir (via Bloglovin’, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram!) and provide a link to this in your post or add the button below to your blog. Any tweets to spread the word are fabulous, we all love meeting new blog friends!

 

Style Elixir

 

#NSale Spend vs. Save

#NSale Save:  Kate Spade Genie Lace Up Flats    |    Halogen Owen Point Toe Flats (under $60!)

 
 

#NSale Spend vs Save:  AG Ankle Leggings    |    AG ‘The Legging’ Ankle Jeans

 
 

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#NSale Spend vs Save:  Stuart Weitzman Over The Knee Boots    |    Halogen Over The Knee Boots

 
 

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#NSale Spend vs Save:  Eugenia Kim Georgina Rose Fedora    |    Rag & Bone Wide Brim Wool Fedora

 
 
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Style Sessions Flashback – White Summer Maxi Dress

There’s nothing I love more than a floaty summer maxi dress, especially when it’s a crisp white and bright color mix! Today I’m flashing back to one of my most popular Style Sessions outfits, I lived in this dress last summer and it’s one of those closet staples that will never go out of fashion.

Speaking of must-haves, this magenta GiGi New York Clutch will always be my favorite (how fun is the monogram!) and these Ray-Ban Aviator Sunglasses scream summer cool.

What do you guys think, is this dress as classic as I seem to think it is?  Are you a summer maxi dress lover too? Leave a comment and let me know, I want to know what YOU think!

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Beauty: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Primer    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Le Labo Perfume in Santal 33 (every woman needs a signature scent and this is mine. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked what I’m wearing)    |    Sally Hansen Nail Polish in Red My Lips    |    Lancome ‘Rouge in Love’ Lipstick in Pink Bonbon

In case you’re new here, Style Sessions is live every Tuesday. It’s all about sharing what we’ve been wearing, or if you’re on a budget, a virtual outfit you’d love to wear! Every week I also select someone to showcase as ‘Head Stylist’ in the next edition – it’s a perfect way to meet new bloggers, showcase your personal style and your blog.

Want to join the fashion link-up? Add your post now and meet some new fashionistas! I simply ask that you please follow Style Elixir (via Bloglovin’, Twitter, Facebook or Instagram!) and provide a link to this in your post or add the button below to your blog. Any tweets to spread the word are fabulous, we all love meeting new blog friends!

Style Elixir

 

Flashback – Ultimate Summer Maxi Dress…

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Summer Maxi Dress:   Maxi Dress    |    GiGi New York Leather Clutch    |    Ray-Ban Aviator Sunglasses    |    Sandals

Beauty: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Primer    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Le Labo Perfume in Santal 33 (every woman needs a signature scent and this is mine. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked what I’m wearing)    |    Sally Hansen Nail Polish in Red My Lips    |    Lancome ‘Rouge in Love’ Lipstick in Pink Bonbon

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Summer Maxi Dress:   Maxi Dress    |    GiGi New York Leather Clutch    |    Ray-Ban Aviator Sunglasses    |    Sandals

Beauty: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shield Primer    |    Estee Lauder Double Wear Foundation (#3N1 – holy grail of foundations)    |    Beauty Blender Makeup Applicator Sponge    |    Concealer (NC30)    |    bareMinerals Mineral Veil Powder (Illuminating)    |    Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer in Medium    |    Laura Mercier Cream Blush in Blaze    |    Estee Lauder Mascara (the best!)    |    Le Labo Perfume in Santal 33 (every woman needs a signature scent and this is mine. I can’t tell you how many times I am asked what I’m wearing)    |    Sally Hansen Nail Polish in Red My Lips    |    Lancome ‘Rouge in Love’ Lipstick in Pink Bonbon

 

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