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Photos by: Kaela Rodehorst Photography

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Outfit: Floral Romper c/o Haus 131 | Dolce Vita Nona Heel | Rebecca Minkoff Perry Satchel | Frannie Clutch in Aqua Croc c/o Rorin (local New Orleans designer) | Fedora | Lace Bandeau 

Jewelry: Bracelets c/o Loren HopeDiamond Crescent Necklace via The LaLa + MPL Collection | Aurora Lights Necklace c/o Haute Off The Rack + Mary P Lamb Designs Collection (Enjoy 20% OFF your entire MPL order w/ code: Haute4Summer)

Good Morning readers, I hope you’re all having a great week so far. In case you didn’t notice, this is the second romper from Haus 131 that I have styled this week and I’ll also be posting another romper tomorrow. I’m just kind of on a romper kick right now because they’re so easy and it’s so hot outside. For real though! It’s so hot outside that I just don’t even feel like thinking about putting clothes on. So lately I’ve just been throwing on fun lightweight rompers to run around town in.

Something else that I want to mention is my lace bandeau. I have a really short torso so dresses, tops and rompers with deep V-necks or low scoop necks always reach just a tad to low on my chest so I usually have to use fashion tape or find something to wear underneath.  After a while I grew tired of the regular old nude bandeau so I thought I’d try something a little riskier and decided to buy a black lace bandeau. I kept the lace bandeau in my dresser drawer for two months before I decided to actually pull it out and cut the tags off and man do I wish I would have done it sooner! Because it’s Ah-mazing! <–(Yes, Jordan. I know you shouldn’t start a sentence with because! lol) In case you’re wondering what that was about, my best friend Jordan from fourth grade always sends me my grammar and spelling mistakes after I publish my pots each morning. Thank goodness that she does though because I tend to make some pretty embarrassing mistakes when typing late at night or first thing when I wake up in the morning. So thank you for baring with me and mistakes!

Anyway, back to the lace bandeau! I just love it because it adds just that little bit of edge to my outfits plus it pairs so well with all of my favorite summer booties. My favorite way to wear it is with a deep V-neck like this one where you can almost see the entire bandeau. It also looks really cute beneath sheer flowy tops. What are your thoughts on the lace bandeau?

 

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Outfit: Matching Separates c/o Haus 131 | Hot Pink Blazer c/o Fab Finds Boutique  (40% OFF now – 7/25 w/ code: XMAS) | Rebecca Minkoff Perry Satchel | Krewe Du Optic Sunglasses | Kate Spade 2015 Planner

Jewelry: Vintage Leaf Necklace c/o Vintage Green Jewelry (Get excited for an upcoming giveaway!) | Bracelets c/o Loren Hope & Mint Boutique | Loren Hope Hera Necklace c/o Candy Apple | Rings c/o Lola James

Good Morning readers, I don’t think that line from Mean Girls will ever get old. Who’s with me!  Another thing that I hope doesn’t get old is matching separates! Who’s with me on that one! I know I haven’t featured a lot of matching separates this season, but I’ve got a ton coming your way! This little white lace detailed set from Haus 131 is under $100 and you can wear them together or paired with other items you have already have in your closet! I styled my matching separates with a polished pink blazer from Fab Finds Boutique to go with the sophisticated vibe of the outfit and a nude Rebecca Minkoff satchel to complete the look. I accessorized with some of my favorite new Loren Hope jewels from Mint boutique and a vintage necklace from Vintage Green Jewelry. If you’re loving the vintage gold leaf necklace, get excited because I’m hosting a giveaway with Vintage Green next week and one lucky winner will win a gorgeous one-of-a-kind necklace!

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Outfit: Hot Pink Scalloped Shorts c/o Fab Finds Boutique (40% OFF now through 7/25 w/ code: XMAS) | White Isabella Clutch c/o Elaine Turner | H&M Cropped Top | BCBG Baguette-Stone Statement Necklace 

How adorable are these scalloped lace shorts from Fab Finds Boutique? Make sure to scoop them up in navy during their 40% OFF sale! Merry Christmas in July!

P.S. I enjoyed the most lovely dinner at La Petite Grocery in New Orleans last night with the West Elm team and the amazing Bond PR staff! I’m so excited to welcome West Elm to the Crescent City!  West Elm New Orleans opens to the public tomorrow, July 24th! | 2929 Magazine St. New Orleans, LA

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Photos by: Kaela Rodehorst Photography

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Outfit: White Open Shoulder Romper c/o Haus 131 | Floppy Hat | Kelsi Dagger Goya Bootie (simialr) | Olivia Shopper in Saddle c/o Gigi New York |

Jewelry: Yvonne RingDiamond Crescent Necklace via The LaLa + MPL Collection | Boho Beaded Quartz Necklace & Aurora Lights Necklace c/o Haute Off The Rack + Mary P Lamb Designs Collection | Rope Bracelets c/o Ropes of Maine | Druzy Ring & Necklace c/o Virtue Jewelry

Good Morning readers, I’m so excited to share today’s post with you because you get to see more jewelry from my exclusive collection with Mary P Lamb Designs! In this post I’ve styled my Aurora Lights and Boho Beaded Quartz Necklace along with the Diamond Crescent from the LaLa + MPL collection!  I love how both pieces are so versatile plus they complement each other so beautifully. Their soft neutral colors allow you to pair them with almost anything.  I recommend layering them together with the Diamond Crescent or the Diamond Tahitian Necklace. What are your favorite pieces from the collection?

As for this romper from Haus 131… if you’ve been looking for an easy go-to outfit for summer, you can stop searching now because you’ve found it! This lightweight romper with shoulder cutouts is sure to keep you feeling cool and effortlessly stylish in this summer heat.  I threw on a floppy hat and paired it with layered necklaces and perforated booties to maintain the boho vibe of the romper.

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Good Morning readers, when it comes to your weekend essentials, what do you find most important to pack in your purse or travel bag? Do some of those essentials include touchup makeup, sunscreen, sunglasses, flip-flops or a clutch to go out in the evening? Those are just a few mine! I’m kind of a “bag lady” who always carries everything and anything that someone or myself might possibly maybe need! I’m always forgetting to do something before I leave the house and I always realize it as I’m heading out the door. That’s why I’m all about on-the-go products like nail polish remover pads and mini deodorants that fit in my purse!

Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleansing Cloths are another one of my go-to quick skin essentials. After a long day of photo shoots, the beach or driving all over the city for meetings, I usually have smudged eyeliner and mascara all around my eyes and dirt trapped beneath my makeup. (Hey, it happens!) That’s one of the reasons why I love packing along my Cetaphil Gentle Skin Cleansing Cloths because I can just use them to wipe all of the makeup off of my face conveniently from my car or wherever I am and start my makeup over fresh before I head to dinner or my next occasion. It’s just like washing your face except without a sink because the cloths are conveniently pre-moistened. They easily remove makeup and dirt, leaving your skin clean, refreshed and balanced! If you’re a girl on the go like me, then you’ll love having these Cetaphil Gentle Cleansing Cloths at your fingertips!

Top 5 Tips for Preventing Summer Breakouts:

1) Make sure to keep your skin Hydrated! Cetaphil’s Daily Advance Lotion is sure to keep your skin ultra hydrated and moisturized which is perfect for this summer heat!

2) Avoid using heavy liquid foundation during the day time on top of your sunscreen. Go for a tinted moisturizer with SPF 30 instead and finish with a translucent mineral powder.

3) Don’t skip out on washing your face each night at morning. I even recommend using a Clarisonic or deep exfoliant to make sure that you’re getting all of the dirt and bacteria that gets trapped under your makeup and moisturizer.

4) Don’t pile more makeup on top of the makeup that you’ve been wearing all day.  Keep Cetaphil Gentle Cleansing Cloths on hand for when you don’t have time to stop at home to remove your makeup before reapplying to out in the evening.

5) Keep in mind that changes in the weather also come with changes in your skin so you may need to alter your skin care routine to help your face adapt to the weather. That could mean adding a few more steps to your routine or even skipping a few steps. Just find what works best for you by experimenting with your products.

For more summer skin care tips–> The Grab-and-Go Solution for Summer Skin Care

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