Style Sessions – 3 Pretty Summer Dresses Every Girl Can Wear

I love wearing pretty summer dresses, there’s something so fabulous and feminine about a midi or maxi dress. The three I’m sharing today have been super popular on my Pinterest and best of all, easily flatter every body shape! As summer approaches, the evenings can still be a little cool – so simply add a cropped denim jacket or cute scarf to transition from warm days to cooler nights.

I’d love to hear from you! Tell me guys, which one is your favorite?

3 Pretty Summer Dresses Every Girl Can Wear

Pretty Summer Dresses: Free People Dress    |    Rose Gold Sandals    |    Clutch (similar)    |    Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Michael Kors Lexington Watch (on 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!

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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Three Pretty Summer Dresses Every Girl Can Wear

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Pretty Summer Dresses: Free People Dress    |    Rose Gold Sandals    |    Clutch (similar)    |    Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Michael Kors Lexington Watch (on 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


 
 
 

PRETTY SUMMER DRESSES: WAYF MIDI DRESS

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Pretty Summer Dresses: Wayf Midi Dress    |    Rose Gold Sandals    |    Tan Clutch    |    Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Crystal Stud Earrings    |    Michael Kors Lexington Watch (on sale)Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   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!)   |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my new fave color, it’s gorgeous)


 
 
 

PRETTY SUMMER DRESSES: WHITE MAXI DRESS

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Pretty Summer Dresses:   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

 

Friday Faves – 25 Cute and Stylish Vacation Outfit Ideas

I live for vacations! I’m sure I am not the only one who feels this way. Whether you have plans to go somewhere fabulous, or just want to channel a vacay style vibe everyday, here are 25 cute and stylish vacation outfit ideas.

Also, a tip for those wanting to feel like you’re away on a gorgeous tropical holiday everyday – fragrance is key! I have spent years searching for the best perfume that smells like the beach and I found it… Replica Beach Walk Fragrance by Maison Margiela. It’s also currently on sale (which never seems to happen, so I snapped up another bottle!)… and if don’t just take my word for it, it also has 22 five-star reviews.

Seriously, it is amazing (I’m currently typing this in bed and I just thought to mention it because I can smell the fresh, summery, salty scent from the bottle on my bedside table – yep, it’s that good and it truly does transport me to my happy place of those warm, lazy summer days spent at the beach).

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Vacation Outfit Ideas: Off The Shoulder Dresses and Ruffle Details

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One Shoulder Gingham Check Dress    |     Lace Trim Seersucker Dress    |    Ruffle Sleeve Shift Dress (plus more colors)

 
 

Vacation Outfit Ideas: Statement Making Printed Maxi Dresses

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Devlin Beth Off The Shoulder Maxi Dress (LOVE!)    |    Eliza J Stripe Tiered Maxi Sundress    |    Tularosa Sid Wrap Maxi Dress (also in blush polka dots)    |    Eliza J Floral Maxi Dress (has over 120 five-star reviews!)

 
 

Vacation Outfit Ideas: Emerald Green Dresses

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Felicity & Coco Crepe Shift Dress, $88 (more colors)    |    Pleione Off The Shoulder Dress, $69 (lots of colors)   |    Leith Racer Back Shift Dress, $49 (more colors, it has over 390 five-star reviews!)

 
 

Vacation Outfit Ideas: Summer Denim (under $60)

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SP Black Ripped Knee Skinny Jeans, $58    |    Articles of Society Sarah Distressed Skinny Jeans, $59 (40 five-star reviews)    |    SP Black Crochet Hem Denim Shorts, $48 (LOVE!)

 
 

Vacation Outfit Ideas: Tops with Ruffles, Tassels and Bows

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Madewell One Shoulder Cotton Top, $59    |    Willow & Clay Crochet Peasant Blouse    |    J.O.A Stripe One Shoulder Peplum Top, $69

 
 

Vacation Outfit Ideas: Cute Cover Ups with Tassels

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Seafolly Antique Floral Kaftan    |    Seafolly Fine Stripe Cover Up Kaftan    |    Sundress Indiana Stripe Short Beach Dress

 
 

Vacation Outfit Ideas: Slide Sandals

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Slides are a huge trend this season! These ‘Mere’ Flat Slide Sandals are just $59.

 

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Style Sessions: Relaxed Weekend Outfit – Linen Tee, Black Jeans and Celine Sunglasses

This relaxed weekend outfit is my go-to… it’s hard to beat a perfect linen tee, black jeans and Converse kicks. Add fabulous accessories like these Celine Bridge Sunglasses! Guys they are seriously stunning, fit your face so well and feel really comfy, have super dark lenses (I love that you can’t see your eyes) and instantly elevate outfits. They are worth every cent (and also currently $130 off retail price). Every girl also needs a fun leopard print scarf (under $30) and fab monogram handbag.

At every NYFW I’ve been to in recent years, linen has been a huge trend. I am obsessed with it and found these brilliant linen tee’s for just $17. I literally bought ten of them in different colors (white, grey, green, navy, black)… you can see all the colors in the scoop neck tee version and V neck tee version. If you haven’t worn linen before, you’re missing out! I didn’t get what all the fuss was about, but then I wore it… and now I live in it 24/7 with linen pajamas, our sheets are all linen and where I can, I’ve been buying up linen tops and dresses. What’s so special about linen? It’s a natural fiber that breathes and as it doesn’t hold moisture, it stays cool, dry and feels amazing on your skin.

I wanted to also make a special mention of these black Paige Verdugo Skinny Jeans, they are my favorite jeans EVER. I bought two pairs, I love them that much. They have the perfect rise (not too low, not too high), feel so comfy and don’t stretch out or fade. They’re super slimming and flattering too! I’m not the only one who thinks so either, they have over 50 five-star reviews.

This is a super simple relaxed weekend outfit from last Sunday, with pieces I’m sure you all have in your closets already! If not, they’re classics I swear by and believe every girl needs in her wardrobe…

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Relaxed Weekend Outfit:  V Neck Linen Tee (also in a scoop neck version)   |    Paige Verdugo Skinny Jeans    |    Converse Low Top Sneakers    |    Celine Bridge Sunglasses    |    Tan Leather Belt (only $29, plus get an extra 30% off with code BIGSALE)    |    Gigi New York Parker Satchel Monogram Handbag    |    Leopard Print Scarf (under $30)

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   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!)   |   Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the perfect soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my fave color)

 

 
 
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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!

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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Relaxed Weekend Outfit – Linen Tee, Black Jeans and Celine Sunglasses

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Relaxed Weekend Outfit:  V Neck Linen Tee (also in a scoop neck version)   |    Paige Verdugo Skinny Jeans    |    Converse Low Top Sneakers    |    Celine Bridge Sunglasses    |    Tan Leather Belt (only $29, plus get an extra 30% off with code BIGSALE)    |    Gigi New York Parker Satchel Monogram Handbag    |    Leopard Print Scarf (under $30)

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   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!)   |   Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the perfect soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my fave color)

 
 
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Friday Faves: 10 Best Selling Amazon Beauty Products Under $25

I’ve done plenty of research and am excited to share the 10 Best Selling Amazon Beauty Products under $25. Just like millions of other women around the world, Amazon is my go-to for beauty, fashion, tech, homewares… ok basically, everything. I’m also totally addicted to reading reviews, particularly when it comes to beauty products, I always google a review before I buy anything (if only I had a dollar for every time I’ve stood in the beauty section Google-ing reviews on my phone).

With infinite promises and claims made when it comes to beauty products, it’s so valuable to hear what people really think and learn what actually works. Amazon is my go-to for scoping out the best beauty products and discovering those under-the-radar holy grail products women swear by. The products I’m sharing have thousands of five-star reviews and are absolutely brilliant, without breaking the bank…

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I have used these best selling Amazon beauty products personally and agree, they are incredible – especially this Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay.  I applied it religiously two to three times a week before my wedding and it truly works wonders, your skin feels soft instantly and it zaps blemishes fast.

This Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circles Treatment Concealer is also a cult beauty blogger favorite, everyone has been raving about it and it’s only $6!

 

10 Best Selling Amazon Beauty Products – Under $25

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1. Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay (over 12,000 five-star reviews!)
2. Active Wow Teeth Whitening Charcoal Powder
3. Baebody Eye Gel for Dark Circles (the most effective anti-aging eye gel for under and around eyes)
4.  Thayers Rose Petal Witch Hazel with Aloe Vera Skin Toner
5.  Fake Bake Flawless Tanning Set
6. Mario Badescu Drying Lotion
7. Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circles Treatment Concealer (just $6 and 3,000 five-star reviews!)
8.  Microdermabrasion Face Scrub and Mask
9. Burt’s Bees Baby 100% Natural Multipurpose Ointment (amazing and just $6! If it’s good enough for a baby, it’s good enough for us)
10. Dead Sea Mud Soap Bar
 

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Style Sessions Flashback: How To Wear Bright Colors – Five Steps Every Girl Can Follow

I’m sharing a Style Sessions flashback today and tips on how to wear bright colors, with five steps every girl can follow. This has been one of my most popular looks on Pinterest (follow me on Pinterest here) and it’s also a personal fashion favorite of mine too! It’s a look everyone can create and perfect for styling day or night.

Best of all, you probably already own the pieces to create this bright outfit. This look also suits all body shapes and heights, the skinny jeans and blazer balance proportions perfectly. It’s a must try… and trust me, this is a look that strikes the coveted mix of on-trend and classic chic – you can wear it season after season, for years to come.

 

How To Wear Bright Colors – Five Steps Every Girl Can Follow:

  1.  The most important trick is to start simple and add just a few pops of color.
  2.  Choose one of your favorite brightly colored tops (silk always has a beautiful feel and floats so well on your body).
  3.  Add a chic blazer in a single hue, black, navy, blush and cream are all classic, stunning options.
  4.  Select your go-to skinny jeans, whether they’re light or dark it doesn’t matter – denim always looks incredible with brights!
  5. For the finishing touch, add a pop of color with bright shoes! There are so many cute bright flat shoes for day, or amp it up with heels for night.

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How To Wear Bright Colors:  Structured Blazer    |    Bright Top    |    Skinny Jeans    |    Marc by Marc Jacobs Fran Handbag    |    Ray Ban Aviator Sunglasses (on sale)    |    Bright Heels    |    Michael Kors Watch    |    Pave Stud Earrings    |    Bow Clutch

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   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!)   |   Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the perfect soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my fave color)

 

SHOP THE LOOK – BRIGHT BLAZERS, TOPS & EARRINGS:

 

SHOP THE LOOK – BRIGHT SHOES:

 

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!

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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How To Wear Bright Colors – Five Steps Every Girl Can Follow

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How To Wear Bright Colors:  Structured Blazer    |    Bright Top    |    Skinny Jeans    |    Marc by Marc Jacobs Fran Handbag    |    Ray Ban Aviator Sunglasses (on sale)    |    Bright Heels    |    Michael Kors Watch    |    Pave Stud Earrings    |    Bow Clutch

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   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!)   |   Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the perfect soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my fave color)

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How To Wear Bright Colors style sessions lauren slade style elixir fashion blog bright pink heels silk floral top
How To Wear Bright Colors style sessions lauren slade style elixir fashion blog bright pink heels silk floral top
How To Wear Bright Colors style sessions lauren slade style elixir fashion blog bright pink heels silk floral top
How To Wear Bright Colors style sessions lauren slade style elixir fashion blog bright pink heels silk floral top
How To Wear Bright Colors style sessions lauren slade style elixir fashion blog bright pink heels silk floral top
How To Wear Bright Colors style sessions lauren slade style elixir fashion blog bright pink heels silk floral top
How To Wear Bright Colors style sessions lauren slade style elixir fashion blog bright pink heels silk floral top
 How To Wear Bright Colors:  Structured Blazer    |    Bright Top    |    Skinny Jeans    |    Marc by Marc Jacobs Fran Handbag    |    Ray Ban Aviator Sunglasses (on sale)    |    Bright Heels    |    Michael Kors Watch    |    Pave Stud Earrings    |    Bow Clutch

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   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!)   |   Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the perfect soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my fave color)

 

HOP THE LOOK – BRIGHT BLAZERS, TOPS & EARRINGS:

 

SHOP THE LOOK – BRIGHT SHOES:

 

Friday Faves – Beautiful Stripe Spring Dresses and Tops

It’s the perfect time of year to wear beautiful spring dresses! As you may have seen in Style Sessions this week, this Yumi Kim Floral Dress that I wore on a morning in Soho, New York, has been on major repeat. Yumi Kim design the most gorgeous floral dresses and until the end of the weekend, you can add these stunning spring dresses to your wardrobe without breaking the bank, as the big Shopbop sale has been extended through Sunday! Yay!

You get 20% off under $500 and 25% off when you spend over $500, you can shop lots of designer fashion on sale here with promo code EVENT17 at checkout. I always look forward to the Shopbop sale events as they basically include everything, so it’s a great way to get new season style on a budget. I recommend checking out these beautiful dresses, cute shorts, some flat sandals and also these fabulous hats! Plus, below are my fave finds of the week… a lot are currently on sale this weekend, so be sure to snap them up!

I’ve also found some more spring dresses and tops that are fabulous! Stripes are always on-point and these are beautiful to wear with flat sandals during the day, or dress them up for evenings with a cute pair of heels. Great style is all about the details, just look at the back of these dresses, ruffle details and luxe fabrics – stunning!

I hope you all enjoy the most wonderful Easter weekend! We are just relaxing today, then catching up with friends on Saturday afternoon for a few roof top drinks and Sunday will be breakfast at my parents house and of course, the annual Easter hunt!

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Must-Have Stripe Spring Dresses, Tops and Accessories:
1.  Eliza J Stripe Fit and Flare Dress (it also comes in a light blue stripe dress and a coral stripe dress too)
2.  BaubleBar Tratar Drop Tassel Earrings (also in more colors!)
3. Chelsea28 Stripe Open Back Fit and Flare Dress
4.  BP Luminate Open Toe Nude Sandals
5.  Stripe Cotton Shirt Dress
6.  Rails Charli Linen Stripe Shirt
7.  Off the Shoulder Stripe Peplum Top 
8.  Illesteva Milan Mirrored Sunglasses (on sale!) 
9.  Chinese Laundry Embellished Lace Up Sandals
10.  BaubleBar Oracle Drop Earrings (more colors too!)
11.  M.A.C Lipglass in Angel
 

 

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Style Sessions – Yumi Kim Maxi Dress

I love spring! It’s a gorgeous time of year and this Yumi Kim maxi dress has all the right style vibes. I am a huge fan of floral pieces that aren’t too feminine, a key to this is choosing darker colors – it keeps your look chic, sophisticated and “grown up” (sometimes I think floral can be too little girly if it’s too pink and “pretty”).

This is from a day in Soho, New York outside the Little Cupcake Bakeshop, it’s one of my favorite bakeries in the city and only a block from one of my best friends’ apartments (it’s a little too convenient – on girls nights in, we’ve often wound up both bringing cupcakes… and obviously, you just have to eat them all!)

Also, there is a BIG Shopbop sale starting… as you’re part of the Style Elixir community, you will have exclusive early access! You can shop everything right now with promo code EVENT17 at checkout. It’s on for three days only and the deal is, you get 20% off under $500 and 25% off when you spend over $500. I always look forward to the Shopbop sales, as they basically include everything, it’s a great way to get a few gorgeous new season style pieces. I’d check out these beautiful dresses, cute shorts, some flat sandals and also these fabulous hats!

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Spring Style – Yumi Kim Maxi Dress:  Yumi Kim Maxi Dress    |    Strap Sandals    |    Michael Kors Watch    |    Ray Ban Aviator Sunglasses (on sale)    |    Tan Clutch

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)    |    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!)    |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the perfect soft pink)    |    Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my fave color)

 

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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!

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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Spring Style – Yumi Kim Maxi Dress…

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Spring Style – Yumi Kim Maxi Dress:  Yumi Kim Maxi Dress    |    Strap Sandals    |    Michael Kors Watch    |    Ray Ban Aviator Sunglasses (on sale)    |    Tan Clutch

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)    |    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!)    |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the perfect soft pink)    |    Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my fave color)

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Spring Style – Yumi Kim Maxi Dress:  Yumi Kim Maxi Dress    |    Strap Sandals    |    Michael Kors Watch    |    Ray Ban Aviator Sunglasses (on sale)    |    Tan Clutch

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)    |    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!)    |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk    |    OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the perfect soft pink)    |    Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my fave color)

 

Style Sessions – How To Style Gold Pants (with pieces you already own!)

As I’m sure many of you know, my love of all things gold runs deep. One of the most fun ways to wear this hue is gold pants! You may think, but they are so hard to style, how would I wear them? Well, my friends, it’s so much easier than you think. In fact, they’re a super easy way to instantly inject an on-trend vibe to your everyday style.

Pair them with classic pieces you already own… we all have simple white tees and shirts, they are perfect. Want to give them an tougher vibe? Wear a simple black tee. You can also do a chic navy and white stripe top too! The key is mixing high and low, so pair these glam metallic gold pants with a basic, casual top. It keeps the look from being ‘over done’ and seems effortless.

Here’s one way I recently styled my gold pants for happy hour with the girls. I’d love to hear your thoughts, would you rock gold pants?

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Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   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!)   |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my new fave color, it’s gorgeous)

 

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!

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

 

How To Style Metallic Gold Pants…

gold metallic jeans gigi new york monogram clutch prada sunglasses lauren slade style elixir blog new york blogger How to Style Gold Pants: Metallic Gold Pants    |    White Tee    |    GiGi New York Clutch    |    Michael Kors Watch    |    Prada Cat Eye Sunglasses (on sale!)   |    Leopard Heels

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   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!)   |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my new fave color, it’s gorgeous)

gold metallic jeans gigi new york monogram clutch prada sunglasses lauren slade style elixir blog new york blogger How to Style Gold Pants: Metallic Gold Pants    |    White Tee    |    GiGi New York Clutch    |    Michael Kors Watch    |    Prada Cat Eye Sunglasses (on sale!)   |    Leopard Heels

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   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!)   |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my new fave color, it’s gorgeous)

 

Style Sessions: Mixing High and Low – How To Style A Tulle Skirt and Chambray

It’s one of the most fun pieces in my closet and today, I’m sharing how to style a tulle skirt. I firmly believe a chambray shirt is a must-have in every woman’s closet, I currently have about six with different details and shades of blue, and I am sure you probably have one too!

A key to great style is mixing high and low pieces, combining casual and dressy, merging elements of the unexpected. Wearing a tulle skirt with chambray embodies this perfectly! Finish the look by adding a cute belt to cinch in your waist, it will highlight your beautiful shape. Oh and the other thing I swear by? Nude heels! They will get you out of any outfit binds… trust me girls, they just work with everything.

I’d love to hear your thoughts on tulle skirts… is it a style you like? What do you think of mixing feminine tulle with something more earthy and classic like chambray?

Mixing High and Low fashion How To Style A Tulle Skirt and Chambray lauren slade style elixir top fashion blog How to style a tulle skirt:  Chambray Shirt    |    Skirt (also available in black)    |    Statement Necklace    |    X-Cross Ring    |    Bracelet Set    |    Sam Edelman Hazel PointyToe Pumps    |    Statement Gold Metal Belt

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   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!)   |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my new fave color, it’s gorgeous)

 
 

In case you’re new here, Style Sessions is live every Tuesday from 12am PST. 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

 

Mixing High and Low – How To Style A Tulle Skirt and Chambray

Mixing High and Low fashion How To Style A Tulle Skirt and Chambray lauren slade style elixir top fashion blog How to style a tulle skirt:  Chambray Shirt    |    Skirt (also available in black)    |    Statement Necklace    |    X-Cross Ring    |    Bracelet Set    |    Sam Edelman Hazel PointyToe Pumps    |    Statement Gold Metal Belt

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   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!)   |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my new fave color, it’s gorgeous)

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Mixing High and Low fashion How To Style A Tulle Skirt and Chambray lauren slade style elixir top fashion blog

Mixing High and Low fashion How To Style A Tulle Skirt and Chambray lauren slade style elixir top fashion blog

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Mixing High and Low fashion How To Style A Tulle Skirt and Chambray lauren slade style elixir top fashion blog

Mixing High and Low fashion How To Style A Tulle Skirt and Chambray lauren slade style elixir top fashion blog

Mixing High and Low fashion How To Style A Tulle Skirt and Chambray lauren slade style elixir top fashion blog

Mixing High and Low fashion How To Style A Tulle Skirt and Chambray lauren slade style elixir top fashion blog How to style a tulle skirt:  Chambray Shirt    |    Skirt (also available in black)    |    Statement Necklace    |    X-Cross Ring    |    Bracelet Set    |    Sam Edelman Hazel PointyToe Pumps    |    Statement Gold Metal Belt

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   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!)   |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my new fave color, it’s gorgeous)

 

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Style Sessions – The Wayf Midi Dress Every Girl Needs

It’s back! This Wayf Midi Dress is the ultimate dress to style year-round and easily wear day or night. I bought my first one last year after seeing it look amazing on everyone… the second I put it on, it just looked perfect, super flattering and felt lovely to wear. I wanted to get the white ivory color, however it was sold out at the time – but now it’s back! The best news is, it now also comes in a burgundy color and they’re only $68. I have already ordered a new coral color (I’ve worn mine to death), plus I’m currently trying to decide between also getting the ivory or burgundy color. What do you think?

Trust me gals, this Wayf Midi Dress is one every girl needs. Wear it into spring with a denim jacket and come summer, you’ll be wearing it with Rose Gold Sandals for day, then just add heels and a statement necklace for night!

Have you tried this dress on yet? Which color do you like best – coral, ivory or burgundy?

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The Must-Have Midi Dress: Wayf Midi Dress    |    Rose Gold Sandals    |    Tan Clutch    |    Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Crystal Stud Earrings    |    Michael Kors Lexington Watch (on sale)

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   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!)   |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my new fave color, it’s gorgeous)

 

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 Midi Dress Every Girl Needs

 

 

The Must-Have Midi Dress: Wayf Midi Dress    |    Rose Gold Sandals    |    Tan Clutch    |    Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Crystal Stud Earrings    |    Michael Kors Lexington Watch (on sale)

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   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!)   |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my new fave color, it’s gorgeous)
 


 
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Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   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!)   |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my new fave color, it’s gorgeous)
 
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Rose Gold Sandals

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Michael Kors Lexington Watch (on sale)    |    Tan Clutch

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The Must-Have Midi Dress: Wayf Midi Dress    |    Rose Gold Sandals    |    Tan Clutch    |    Ray Ban Aviator 58mm Sunglasses    |    Crystal Stud Earrings    |    Michael Kors Lexington Watch (on sale)

Beauty: Estee Lauder Matte Perfecting Primer (the best, my makeup lasts ALL day)   |   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!)   |    Maison Margiela Replica Perfume in Beach Walk   |   OPI Nail Polish in ‘Cute and Small’ (it’s the PERFECT soft pink)   |   Estee Lauder Lip and Cheek Color in Peach Glow (my new fave color, it’s gorgeous)
 

 

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