Leather Favorites

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Shop My Look: Sunnies / Leather Jacket / Tank / Denim / Boots
My casual outfit for this Saturday centers around this leather jacket from All Saints. The quilted detailing and slim fit upgrade any outfit, and adds a sleek staple to any closet. I threw on my go-to patent boots to dress up my casual tank and jeans.

Wishing y’all a fun & relaxing weekend!

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Stripes + Florals

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Outfit of the moment… stripes & florals. I absolutely am in love with this black and white set, and not just because it makes me look half a foot taller! 😉 It’s a secret trick I have up my sleeve- wearing vertical stripes gives you a longer/leaner appearance- while horizontal stripes often do the opposite. Mixing prints has been considered a fashion faux pas that I have never abided by. I don’t like to go crazy with this idea, but I think a muted floral or sparse print can add a pop of color to any monotone look, especially stripes!

P.S. A copycat of this look from another brand is selling in popular department stores for over double the price of the one I am wearing above! 😍

 

 

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Moving Monday

I finally moved! I don’t know if it constitutes as “moving” since we only went a couple miles closer to the city, but still, I am beyond excited! I didn’t realize how hard packing up 4+ years of life and practically moving them down the street would be, but it is still so worth it to wake up to this view everyday. I threw on my comfiest accessories to make my outfit a little less like I was lifting boxes all day long, and the baseball cap definitely helped hide my messy hair! Also, I got so many questions about the jeans I am wearing above, and they are some of my favorites! 1822 Denim sent me these the other day, and they are the absolute softest pair of denim I own. I am also crazy about the high-waisted fit, and how stretchy they are. It definitely does not feel like I’m wearing jeans, which is saying something coming from someone as who can’t even stand tags in the back of my clothes. Am I the only one who thinks they are the itchiest things ever? Anyways, I highly recommend 1822 for all your denim deals, especially since these are only $42!

I can’t wait to show y’all the new place once it’s decorated! So stay tuned for more updates on that. (Hopefully my OCD/perfectionist self will have it done by next year!)

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*Thank you to 1822 Denim for sponsoring this post!

Cabo Outfit Diaries

Hi guys! I was back in Cabo for two weeks to celebrate the New Year, and wanted to share what I worse while I was there. It was so much fun taking time to relax, unwind, and prep for the crazy next few months with my family and friends! A large group (11 of us) went to Esperanza Resort- which I have been going to since I was 3 years old… oh those were the days, lol!!

Normally when I go to Cabo, I pack 3 cute outfits, a couple of swim suits, and the rest is all comfy clothes. I always dress up when I go out or travel, but Cabo is the one place where I rarely wear a stitch of makeup, style my hair, or put something besides sweats on. So on the rare occasion that I get dressed up, I always go for something beachy and casual, except this time, ha! Because we were with a bunch of people, we went out a lot for day outings and late dinners, so I was forced to put nicer clothes on (poor me, right?), just kidding! Don’t let the sunglasses and ponytail fool you though- I was still lazy with the makeup and hair!

Sadly, I did not get to capture shots of all my outfits. By the time we left the pool/beach and were dressed for dinner, it was already dark out… and I might have run late a few times! But I’ll stop babbling now- here are the outfits that I wore while I was in Cabo!

New Year’s Eve: 

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This sequin jacket is ah-maz-ing and sparkles every time the light hits it! The fit is tailored, but my favorite part about this standout piece is the satin-like lining on the inside, so it does not itch or snag onto your other clothes. I changed into a simple, black mini-slip dress later on (the same dress I wore under the third outfit), with this jacket on top since I was burning up after dinner. Although most likely it is not 85 degrees in late December where y’all are, so I think this black denim accentuates the fabulousness of this jacket!

Look 2:

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A dress is the easiest way to look like you tried, when really there was no thought behind styling an outfit since it’s all one piece! Velvet has definitely been a recurring trend for a while now, and I am a huge fan! The softest fabric ever + wrinkle proof + super flattering…  need I say more?

Look 3:

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For this dinner outfit, I wore this silky slip styled romper and palm printed chunky heels. This might be one of my favorite belts I have ever owned, as it is so unique but still goes with so may outfits! It can dress up anything from a white & denim combo to a little black dress or romper.

Look 4:

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I did a separate blog post earlier on in my trip about this star mini dress! I love the sheer star + body-con combo, and got so many questions asking me where it was from. This dress was so cute, it even made up for the saltwater infused ponytail, the lack of black heels I forgot to pack, and the not so there makeup. (The solid black dress underneath the sheer slip was what I wore with the sparkly sequin jacket from above later on New Year’s Eve.)

 

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Starry Eyed

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I hope y’all are all having a great start to 2018! My obsession for little black dresses continues in this star print dress, as I am absolutely in love with the sheer star + body-con combo! I thought it was the perfect flirty outfit to ring in the New Year. Bonus: you get so much value out of this $45 purchase, as the sheer star overlay is separate from the black slip underneath. I can definitely see this myself restyling the sheer dress over a tank and shorts, or the slip with a belt and jacket. And for $45, this is unreal quality! (I am wearing a size XS.)

 

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Laced + Frayed

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Shop My Look: Amuse Society Blouse (sold out, similar below) / Denim / Heels

Outfit of the day… pairing lacy denim with this satin top and heels. These frayed hem, dark gray washed jeans from Mother are my favorites right now. The lace details gives any outfit that little touch of something extra!

 

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Scarlet Styled #OOTD

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Shop My Look: jacket / top (more sizes here) / pant (more sizes here) / heels

Website: Scarlet

Discount Code: KTscarletsquad

Happy New Year y’all! I posted this outfit on my Instagram ( @kt.the.blondie ) when I was back in Arkansas visiting family over the holidays, and I got so many questions about where this cute printed set is from. I am absolutely head over heels for this crop top + pant set, especially since you can style each as separates or together! I had the best time playing dress up with this babe, ( @_sparnold ), while shooting for one of my favorite stores in town- Scarlet. I have been shopping at this clothing store for years now… ever since I could even fit into women’s sizes, haha! So if you are ever in the Little Rock area, be sure to stop by their boutique or website for the most fashionable finds, and use my discount code above for 15% off your purchases!

 

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Outfit of the Day in Deux Lux

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Shop My Look: Coat (40% off) / Zara Blazer Romper (similar options below) / Tights / Boots / Bag


I hope y’all all had a Merry Christmas filled with lots of happiness, yummy food, and gift wrap! I flew into Arkansas to celebrate the holidays with the family, and was reminded of how much I love spending Christmas in the South! We go ALL OUT! I mean, I’m even matching these decorations on the gate. Ha, just kidding! This was absolutely a coincidence, but my new Deux Lux crossbody bag did happen to match perfectly with the gold ornaments. If you are looking for a sturdy, compact accessory to take with you on the go, this bag does it all. I love how unique, but still versatile this metallic piece is. I can wear this bag with almost anything, and throw my phone and keys in it when running out the door (seriously running because I never can get ready on time)!

Make sure to check out Deux Lux’s new line, as it is ah-maz-ing! I love all of the metallic colors that are available now, and they have even more to choose from at deuxlux.com. You can shop the rest of my look, by clicking the image links above. I absolutely am in love with this blazer dress/romper trend- mine is from Zara- but I am also linking many similar options above!

Hope y’all are recovering faster than I am from the craziness of the holidays… especially from the lack of sleep and surplus of food comas!

xo,

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