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colors of the year

Fashion, Call It Chic Blog, Summer Styles

Pink Shoulder

Happy August! This past weekend seemed to be the weekend of ALL weddings! So many friends got married this weekend. We attended one on Friday and Saturday evening as well as Mema’s 80th birthday party on Sunday. We need a nap!

Off-the-shoulder tops (OTS) are so hot this spring and summer season. Until recently, I’d try on one after another and they didn’t seem to be flattering on my body. I have an average-sized body type and work out consistently but it seemed like all the OTS tops I tried on had my arms spilling out over the top of the blouse, eww! Finally I walked into the ever esteemed Forever 21 and guess what? I decided to give THIS pink OTS top a try and I loved it! I now can see what all the hype is about! I felt so feminine, like this could be perfect for a dinner date out with the hubby. For a date night I’d pair it with THIS black choker necklace, tie my hair up in a ballet bun and throw on some RED lips (shade – Cruella). Since I recently purchased this top and we had a weekend full of wedding festivities I thought before I made it out for a dinner date in this flirty OTS top I’d blog about it first. It was 100 degrees while taking these pictures so please excuse my lack of pants, heels, and lipstick. I thought in the heat of a Sunday afternoon I’d show you how I dressed it down for a hot summer day.

What I’m Wearing:

Off-the-Shoulder Top

Thrift Store Shorts – made by me :)

White Converse 

Rebecca Minkoff Black Cross body

Black Velvet Choker Necklace

Kendra Scott Earrings 

Kendra Scott Bracelet

Fashion, Call It Chic Blog, Summer Styles

Orange Crush

Happy Monday! I’m currently sitting lakeside this weekend. We haven’t been out once this whole summer so I’ve been dying to come. The lake is my absolute favorite place. I don’t know if it’s because I grew up in Oklahoma or what but there’s something about being out at the lake that makes me feel like I’m escaping life even if just for a day or two. Don’t we all need relaxation every once in awhile?

This has been such a fun post. I recently purchased THESE converse and was wondering how I was going to style them. I loved the idea from other bloggers with taking a pair of white sneakers and throwing it together with a dress or skirt. It seems very 80s or 90s to me! Speaking of 90s, MY choker necklace is back in style. If someone would’ve told me this at the age of 7 they’d be cool again I would’ve kept a few! I loved them growing up and I think it’s so cool that things like white sneakers and choker necklaces we wore as kids are back in style today as adults. This skirt was a recent find from the TopShop collection. I love the cut-out lace detailing. I chose to dress it down in a fun way. This is a perfect summer wear! What are your thoughts on my 90s vibe summer outfit?

What I’m Wearing:

Tie Dye Top (similar)

TopShop Skirt (selling out quickly!)

White Converse

Tote in Taupe/Pale Pink (reversible!!)

Pink Choker Necklace

Kendra Scott Earrings

Kendra Scott Bracelet (on sale!!)

MAC Matte Lipstick in Flat Out Fabulous 

Fashion, Call It Chic Blog, Summer Styles

Cold Shoulder Chic

Open Shoulder Nude Midi Dress

Happy Monday! My usual photographer and husband, Austin, is currently in Boston this weekend helping a friend move back to Tulsa. So sometimes I get lucky and the talented Lauryn Tumpkin helps me out like she did with my first post here. Thank you, Lauryn!

I picked THIS dress up from the TopShop Collection at Nordstrom. The nude (I say pinkish) cold shoulder midi dress is fun to dress up or down. For attending a wedding, dress it up like I did or for a fun brunch date try mixing it with a pair of Converse shoes and a choker necklace.

*FYI – I love TopShop but I learned with their brand I had to size up one size on everything.

What I’m Wearing:

TopShop Cold Shoulder Midi Dress in Nude

Kendra Scott Vivian Necklace in Gold

Kendra Scott Hasley Earrings in Gold

Rebecca Minkoff Black Crossbody Bag

Sam Edelman Lace Up Heels

Fashion, Call It Chic Blog, Summer Styles

Summer Faves

Happy Monday! I’m doing a different post this week that’s bringing you a list of my favorite summer pieces I’m hoping to add to my collections this summer! Blue eyeliner will be a hit this summer while you’ll notice the colorings of each piece correlate with the colors of 2016 (see last week’s post). What are some of your favorite summer pieces?

What I’m Loving:

  1. 1.  MinkPink French Twist Off Shoulder Dress

2. Quay Australia “Every Little Thing” Sunglasses

3.  Steve Madden “Carrson” Sandal in Blue Suede (ON SALE!!!)

4. Rebecca Minkoff Micro Moto Satchel in Flamingo (ON SALE!!!)

5.  Topshop “Mostique” Embroidered Cover Up 

6. Rebecca Minkoff “Georgina” Studded Leather Sandal in Blush

7. MAC Retro Matte Liquid in Personal Statement

8. Sole Society Oversize Millie Tote in Navy Cream

9. Levi’s 501 Customized Distressed Rolled Denim Shorts (ON SALE!!!)

10.  MAC Technakohl Liner in Smoothblue

Fashion, Call It Chic Blog, Spring Styles

Rose Serenity

Fashion Colors of The Year

Happy Monday… I feel like I should stop saying that. Let’s be honest, most Mondays, at least Monday mornings are not all that happy. You’re dreaming of the past weekend and already plotting next weekend’s adventures. That’s why I bring you this every Monday. I hope to inspire your Monday Blues with a touch of happiness, creativity, or inspiration for the week to come. I post on Mondays because we all need an escape sometimes. With that being said, happy Monday!

For those of you who keep up with the world of style and fashion you know that the colors of 2016 include Rose Quartz and Serenity. A few of you may have scoffed at the idea of this, but the vision behind these colorings were to find colors that make us feel comfortable; who doesn’t love that? I think the offset of pinks and blues is something to admire and maybe adopt into your own wardrobe this summer. I did and I’m glad, because and I’ve fallen in love with this coloring combo. Check out examples here of how to wear your Colors of The Year best. Oh and I wanted to let you guys know that I picked my cute tank up from Urban Outfitters for $7! So if you’re in the Tulsa area, stop by and try this super comfy tank on. I’ve linked a few here, here and here.

What I’m Wearing:

Urban Outfitters Top similar 

Gianni Bini Skirt – Sold Out

Halogen “Martine” Studded T-Strap Pump in Pale Pink Patent (on SALE!!)

Jules Smith Cuff Bracelet similar 

Kendra Scott Jamie Bracelet (on SALE!!)