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!)

 

 

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Friday Faves: Join Me Inside Guerlain Spa at the Waldorf Astoria New York

Like most women, there are few things I love more than an amazing day spa. Recently, I was lucky enough to experience the awe-inspiring luxury of the Guerlain Spa at the Waldorf Astoria New York.

As soon as you step out of the elevator and into the warm, welcoming spa lobby, you’re enveloped in beautiful surroundings that exude sophistication. Instantly, you know you’re somewhere truly special.

Guerlain Spa at the Waldorf Astoria New York radiates luxury, sophistication, warmth and the ultimate in relaxation.

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After checking-in at the front desk, I was ushered into the most incredible treatment space I have ever experienced. For the duration of your treatment and a half hour following, you have exclusive use of your own personal suite. It’s basically a luxurious hotel room, complete with a sprawling bathroom that includes a heavenly rain shower.

As I settled in for my 50-minute Waldorf Touch Massage, I immediately noticed something entirely unique and oh so special… the beds have a heated pad on the mattress and it is just the most amazing sensation. As I snuggled under the fluffy down duvet, my whole body instantly relaxed and I knew I’d never want this massage treatment to end.

The next 50-minutes can only be described as pure, unadulterated relaxation of heavenly levels. My Waldorf Touch Massage was everything you hope and dream a spa day will be. At some point, I even fell asleep…

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When I gently awoke at the end of my blissful 50-minute massage, I was then left to luxuriate in the tranquility of the gorgeous spa suite. I relaxed in my fluffy robe, enjoyed a warm rain shower and prepared myself to re-enter the outside world.

As I emerged from the treatment suite, I was guided to the opulent spa lounge and greeted with a glass of cool, crisp champagne and a selection of delicious treats to rival those found in New York’s hottest bakery.

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I wholeheartedly recommend Guerlain Spa at the Waldorf Astoria New York, it is absolutely incredible. This luxurious oasis offers a warm, sophisticated indulgence that you need to experience at least once in your life. You can find more details about Guerlain Spa at the iconic Waldorf Astoria New York here.

 

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Friday Faves: Champagne and Pampering at New York’s Legendary Plaza Hotel

New York is without doubt the most incredible city in the world and I’m sure many of you who live or have traveled here would agree, there’s no place like NYC! One of the city’s legendary places is The Plaza Hotel and this week, I was lucky enough to spend the afternoon there…

Champagne and Pampering at The Plaza Hotel

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It all started with their famous Champagne Afternoon Tea in The Palm Court and what a taste sensation this was. From French champagne and a tea menu unlike anything I’ve seen before, to perfectly pretty sweets, savory bites and the best scones you’ll ever eat in your life. It was an unforgettable afternoon! Whether you’re visiting or live here, this is a New York experience you need to have at least once in your life.

I invited my best friend and we had such a fabulous time! Lot’s of catching up and fun wedding planning, she’s recently engaged and is getting married next year (I organized an appointment for her at Kleinfeld), so this was the beautiful setting for lots of girl talk.

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After our gorgeous afternoon tea, I went upstairs (in stunning elevators that encompass all the elegance and old world charm of yesteryear), to the renowned Caudalie Vinotherapie Spa at The Plaza.

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This stylish, modern space is inviting and I was warmly greeted as I checked-in for a 50-minute facial treatment. I was excited to experience the new Facial Elixir. This is a facial treatment that starts with Caudalie’s signature cleansing ritual, which for the first time features the Make-up Removing Cleansing Oil, which is 100% of natural origin. In recent years, I have become very aware of the ingredients in products I use and absolutely love that this is completely natural.

My skin was then gently exfoliated, ready to receive the benefits of a relaxing Beauty Elixir massage. Through the use of misting and gentle pressure, this massage is said to boost micro-circulation from the face to the décolleté for an instant healthy glow effect. Application of the Glycolic Peel Mask, covered with cool patches soaked in Beauty Elixir, is said to enhance the skin’s radiance and multiplies the effects of the facial treatment. To perfect this moment of total relaxation, I also enjoyed a hand and foot massage… total bliss!

As my facial treatment drew to a close, I was wonderfully relaxed and my skin felt truly incredible. The difference in my skin made me realize how important facials are, not just because they are a beautiful experience, but particularly for the health of your skin. My face felt hydrated, soft, smooth and over the next few days, looked much more radiant and clear.

If you’re in NYC, I highly recommend this as a must-do… indulge in The Plaza Hotel’s Champagne Afternoon Tea and then enjoy a visit to Caudalie Vinotherapie Spa afterwards. It truly is the ultimate in luxury and an unforgettable experience not to be missed!

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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).

 

 

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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.

 

 

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Friday Faves – New Style Elixir Blog Design and Huge SHE Society Giveaway!

It’s an exciting day! If I could still manage a cartwheel, that’s what I’d be doing over here. I am so thrilled to launch the brand new look Style Elixir blog design! I love all the fun little features and hope it brings a wonderful new desktop and mobile experience for you.

Oh and it’s even more special to me because I built it myself… yep! I don’t just dress myself anymore, I’m also somewhat of a digital seamstress. Welcome to the new Style Elixir, (virtually) poppin’ bottles with you to celebrate…

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After building Bloggers Closet and with my professional background (and Masters degree) in strategic advertising and marketing, over the last few years I’ve also been asked to consult for a number of big global companies, as well as start-up’s too. As many of you know (because we’ve worked together), I have also been doing one-on-one consulting for bloggers and budding entrepreneurs, plus I’ve had the privilege of working with many of you who have done the Blogging Course too.

Over the last year I’ve been doing increasingly more website and blog design projects, I absolutely love the mix of creativity and strategy. If you want to start a blog, or give your current blog a super stylish makeover (mobile-optimized of course), let’s talk!

With all this happening, I decided it was high time I created a dedicated hub for all this fun, fabulous, girl boss fearlessness – enter SHE Society!

SHE Society was created to evoke Success, Heart and Empowerment for women.

It’s about helping you realize your full potential to achieve professional success and personal empowerment, whilst being true to your most authentic self and what’s in your heart. You’ll find stylish Website and Blog Design, plus Consulting and Workshops for Entrepreneurs and Bloggers.

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Although seemingly paradox, the truth is blogging, entrepreneurship, business ownership can be lonely. Often friends and family really don’t understand the challenges; it can be difficult to gain objective advice, fresh ideas or a non-judgemental, open-minded approach.

Need a stylish blog design? Seeking strategy and marketing expertise to grow your business or blog? Have an idea you’d like to discuss? Want advice to get your venture off the ground? Longing for a plan to balance work and personal life? We’ll work together to make it happen!

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As someone who’s experienced the highs and lows of being an entrepreneur and business owner, I understand the pressures and delicate balance of professional and personal challenges facing women.

I don’t believe in blindly chasing your goals no matter the cost. If you’re not careful, the price you pay can be enormous and without realizing, too many female entrepreneurs can lose the things that mean the most. Family, friendships, health and happiness are everything in life. Without these things, business success and a big bank account don’t mean much.

SHE Society offers Blog Design, one-on-one Consulting Sessions and this Blogging Course (which excitingly, has proven to be very popular). I’ll also be adding more workshops (like Instagram) in the near future.

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Let’s celebrate the launch of SHE Society!

Giveaway + your exclusive discount…

I’m offering Style Elixir readers 20% off ALL services – including blog design, consulting sessions and the blogging course. Simply use the coupon code ‘STYLE’ at checkout. To organize blog design, email me and we can chat about your project – the 20% discount will be applied on the invoice I send you.

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I’m also doing a HUGE GIVEAWAY…

  • Five people will win a place in the Blogging Course (valued at $175 each)
  • Plus two more people will win one-on-one consulting sessions (valued at $90), where we can talk about blog strategy, business strategy, or how to juggle that work / life balance all girl bosses face.

If you decide to take advantage of the special 20% discount and sign up, you can still enter the giveaway! If you’re drawn as a winner, your payment will be refunded.

Entry is easy:

  1. Subscribe to SHE Society
  2. Follow on Instagram and tag a friend (you’ll see a post about the giveaway on Instagram)
  3. Follow on Facebook and tag a friend (you’ll see a post about the giveaway on Facebook)
  4. When you’re done, just leave a comment below to let me know.

SHE Society services are available to everyone, anywhere in the world – so of course this giveaway is open worldwide.

I’ll be drawing the winners next week. Good luck and thank you so much for your ongoing support and friendship, I never thought in a million years when I started a blog it would take me the places it has, I’m forever grateful for you all! Through SHE Society, I hope to help you to achieve your wildest dreams too!

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Obsessed With… Organic Matcha Tea, Flower Bath Soak and Iceland!

It’s been a while since I’ve done a post like this, but I thought it would be fun to share what I’ve been into lately (hint, matcha tea and bubble baths are where it’s at). You know the kind of things you talk about and share with your friends? Well I wanted to do that with you, because over the years I’ve been blogging so many of you truly have become friends.

So let’s catch up ladies! Here’s what I’ve been reading, listening to, drinking, doing and dreaming lately. I’d love to hear about something you’ve been into, please leave a comment and let me know!

 

Reading…

After watching The People vs. O.J Simpson American Crime Story series recently, it made me want to read more. After checking out lots of books and their reviews on Amazon, I downloaded ‘I Did It: Confessions of the Killer‘ on my Kindle app.  I’m almost finished and it’s been a very interesting read – the chapter about that night is chilling. Have any of you read this book too? Thoughts?

 

Drinking…

Matcha Tea Lattes! It’s become a daily ritual. A lot of coffee shops still don’t have matcha tea, so I find it best to make mine at home in the morning. I love the Organic Matcha DNA Tea Set (it has over 240 five-star reviews), you use the bamboo whisk and it creates the most deliciously frothy matcha tea latte.

Matcha is an ancient ceremonial Japanese tea, it’s high in antioxidants, increases energy levels, burns calories, detoxifies the body, enhances calm and fortifies the immune system. It’s really good!

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Doing…

Recently I’ve become obsessed with baths! They are just so beautifully relaxing, especially when you have a great book or mag to read and a gorgeous smelling bath soak. I love this Flowers and Salt Bath Soak, it’s infused with lavender, rose petals, calendula, chamomile, dead sea and epsom salts.

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Dreaming…

I have a perpetual case of wanderlust and am always dreaming of the next destination to explore.  I would absolutely LOVE to see the Northern Lights and sleep in a glass igloo in Iceland. I found a travel deal recently – three nights with airfares for only $489! Such an incredible couple or family vacation.

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Listening…

I’m still loving the song I Took a Pill in Ibiza (Mike Posner, Seeb Remix).

 

 

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Color Of The Moment – It’s all About Gold!

I’ve always had a love affair with metallics, there’s just something so luxe about them. The color of the moment is gold and I have to say gals, it truly is a neutral.

From decor, to fashion, accessories and homewares, gold is gorgeous! I recently fell in love with these gold glitter bow heels (pictured below), they are perfect for wedding season – or anytime for that matter.

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I’d love to hear what you think! Are you gold obsessed too? Here are a few of my favorite little things to add a touch of gold to your life…

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Hottest Off The Shoulder Tops and Dresses:  1.  Gold Zebra Dish   |    2. Merci Note Card Set    |    3.  Polka Dot Notebook    |    4. Gold Bar Cart    |    5.   Gold Cross Ring    |    6. Gold Flatware

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The Truth About Our Secret Makeup Routines

I’m currently sitting in a flight lounge, drinking a glass of rose (cheers!), about to fly to Sydney for my sister’s bachelorette weekend! Her wedding is next Saturday and we are all so excited – I can’t believe my little sister is getting married!  Somehow she doesn’t seem so ‘little’ anymore. Be sure to connect with me on Instagram for all the fun!

With all the wedding talk that’s been happening, our hair and makeup for the day has been a hot topic!  It got me thinking about our own secret daily makeup routines and I really wanted to know more about yours.

After sharing Lauren Conrad’s makeup bag with you previously, I wanted to discover more about real girl glam. I love learning how other people do things and when it comes to makeup, I’m particularly fascinated. I think it’s something you can always discover more about – a new tip, trick or product. Today, I’m sharing my favorites and would love if you left a comment and told me your one makeup must-have (so I can go and try it).

But first, let’s talk about our own makeup routines – I want to know yours!

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Let’s talk about our makeup routines…

What is your makeup style, do you prefer natural or more made-up and glamorous? Do you wear makeup every day? How long does it take you to apply makeup? Is there anything you wish you could do better?

To answer those questions myself, I prefer a natural look with a little glam – I love lashings of mascara and always wear a tinted moisturizer, bronzer, hint of blush and pretty gloss. You’ll find me in makeup most days and it usually takes around 20 minutes from start to finish.

I’d like to really master the eyes, from shadow layering to liner. I’m ok, but think I could do a lot more if I knew how! Leave a comment or vote below, I’d love to know about you…

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My Favorite Makeup Products…

Primer: Murad Invisiblur Perfecting Shied (although pricey, this is ahhmazing. You only need a little and it truly makes your skin feel and look airbrushed)
Foundation: Estee Lauder Double Wear Makeup (lasts ALL day, my color is Ivory Beige #3N1)
Concealer: M.A.C Studio Finish Concealer
Blush: NARS Blush in Deep Throat
Bronzer: Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Bronzer
Eye Brow Pencil:  M.A.C Eye Brows Brow Definer
Mascara: Estee Lauder Sumptuous Extreme Mascara
Lip Gloss: Chanel Glossimer Lip Gloss in #131 Mica
Face Mask: Aztec Secret Indian Healing Clay
Soap: Aspen Kay Dead Sea Mineral Mud Soap

 

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Stunning White Outfit Ideas

It’s hard to beat a stunning white outfit for summer. Day or night, there is something so beautiful about a crisp floaty white dress or off the shoulder top. I also find myself living in white jeans or shorts, they make it super easy to create a gorgeous outfit – just add a cute top or casual tee, pair of gladiator sandals, cute jewelry and a great pair of mirrored sunglasses.

Gladiator sandals are a must this season and these Topshop Farady Lace-Up Gladiator Sandals are my top pick. They are leather and only $65! Also, off-the-shoulder tops are every where right now and this Socialite Off The Shoulder Top is beautiful. Oh and one of the most blogged dresses is this Wayf Blouson Midi Dress, it seems to look beautiful on everyone and at only $68, it’s a summer steal!

Have you been shopping in the huge Nordstrom Half Yearly Sale yet? It’s the perfect way to update your new wardrobe with summer pieces on sale – I’ve found lots of beautiful new things!

I’d love to hear your thoughts… what do you think of whites for summer, do you live in them too? How about gladiators? Love them or leave them?

 

Stunning White Outfit Ideas for Summer

 

wayf White dress j brand white jeans illesteva mirrored sunglasses topshop gladiator sandals tassel necklace white outfit summer

wayf White dress j brand white jeans illesteva mirrored sunglasses topshop gladiator sandals tassel necklace white outfit summer

White Outfit Ideas:  1.  Wayf Blouson Midi Dress    |    2.  Topshop Farady Lace-Up Gladiator Sandals (real leather, only $65!)    |    3. Lead Beaded Tassel Necklace    |    4. Eliza J Bell Sleeve Fit and Flare Dress    |    5.  Illesteva Leonard Mirrored Sunglasses    |    6.  Socialite Off The Shoulder Top    |   7. KUT from the Cloth White Denim Boyfriend Shorts    |    8.  J Brand White Distressed Jeans

 

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