tie one on

last weekend AEH showed up to her birthday dinner donning this fresh white top– a shockingly reasonable find from club monaco– paired with a simple collar necklace. as a fellow fashionista (she’s currently a rain maker at Sam Edelman) im always eyeing her finds, but this one was too good not to steal. i especially love how the white makes for a clean palate but the tie detail is so not your average tee. i can imagine this super versatile find being worn year round, at work, drinks and everywhere in between.

jlk 2#1 Club Monaco top

#2 VB jeans

#3 wedges

#4 clutch

#5 necklace

and while you’re at it, check out some other tied styles like this one and this sale style from tibi (so chic!)

Happy Friday CPs!! and thankkkk you GW for being born. I am cville bound for a college reunion– what are your long weekend plans? xx


pardon the silence– january was a wild ride! life in 2016 has been amazing thus far but i have barely had time to take a breath, let alone make a blog post. today’s theme (or lack there of) is all about some current covets and serious fashion dopplegangers ive discovered across my internet perusals. lets get started– shall we?

#1 with spring weather right around the corner, im in the mood for some funky cropped jeans. luckily the geniuses at rag & bone came out with a striped pair that evoke the isabel marant ones which were a celeb cult classic

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#2 this lace up bikini is a dead ringer for this pricier mara hoffman style. check out the new VS swim collection this year (including this and this one)– they have a bunch of new styles that are copy cats for more exclusive brands like triangl and same swim.

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#3 speaking of laces, there are now a bunch of great options (a, b and c) that mimic the expensive aquazurra flats myself and every other fashion blogger lusted after

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#4 last weekend i was in nola for mardi gras (and the baby’s 21st birthday! <3 you sek) and finally took the plunge on a pair of krewe du optic sunglasses. this brand has been getting a lot of celeb spotlight lately, so grab a pair before they get mainstream. i bit the bullet on this oyster colored pair i’ve had my eye on. on a hilarious note, all 3 of my sisters and i ended up picking the same frame shape, in different colors, despite all their other great options (like this style!) i guess a predisposition to the st louis frame was a family affair?

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#5 off the shoulder is going to be an even bigger trend for Spring this year– i ordered this striped version after seeing it on my favorite le catch— after eyeing a more pricey style at intermix first.

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stay tuned….more to come!