Summer Sandal Fever

Since summer isn’t officially over yet I thought I might share my curated summer sandal favorites.  These sandals were pretty much what wore the majority of the summer.  I absolutely love this time of the year where I can buy new sandals or break out the old ones and mix and match with my outfits.  The sandals I’m currently obsessing over are ones that I can easily slip my toes into with out any hassle when getting out the door!  The colors I choose are very versatile and can go with virtually everything.  As you can see I have a variety of styles from leather slide-on espadrilles, to braided double strap detail and ankle wrap sandals.

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Starting from the top left: Zara Black leather slide-on espadrilles, Halogen (no longer available), Hinge flat slide sandal, Joie sable slides.

Every shoe that I buy I make sure that I can wear it with anything I have in my closet.  I have to say that one of my favorites from this line up is the Zara black espadrilles.  To my surprise, they are very comfortable and I literally wear them with shorts, skirts, rompers and jeans.  The straw detail running along the of the edge of the leather is so cute!  I feel it adds another dimension or flair to the shoe.  All the sandals are super cute, comfortable and are easy to slide into with no hassle so get them before the summer ends!

Goodies from England

I’m finally back home from my long holiday in England but already missing it.  For the past six years I have been going to England with my boyfriend for Christmas and every time I make sure to get in some retail therapy.  I thought this time around I would share several things I bought.  The first day of shopping was on Regent Street, which is a major shopping street in the West End of London.  Not only is the shopping amazing on this street, but my favorite part is seeing the gorgeous display of lights!  I was on a mission that day and popped in several stores including Burberry.  The first thing that caught my attention in the store was this very cool vintage car with beautifully placed boxes above it.  I liked the center piece so much that I wanted to take a picture of it.

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After hours of shopping, me and my boyfriend decided to take a stroll through Green Park.   I love walking through this park, it’s so beautiful with it’s manicured lawns and mature trees.  This park reminds me a lot of Central Park in New York city minus the lakes.  Just outside the park is Buckingham Palace, which is definitely a building to check out!

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A couple of days later we continued shopping in Leicester Square and Covent Garden.  First stop Nike!  It always seems that they have a wider selection of sneakers and that’s why I love going to Nike in London.  I could of easily bought several pairs of shoes, however had to narrow it down to one pair that I really loved.

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By the end of my trip, I wish I was able to fit more things into my suitcases, but both were completely full.  I honestly don’t even know how I was able to get all the things in my bag but I did it.  Note:  There were serval other basic tops that I bought but aren’t pictured.

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Starting with bag, it’s from Whistles, a London company that I love.  The grey velvet pumps are from Topshop, suede boots are from Stradivarius, a Spanish company that I also love,  the green sneakers are from Nike and the grey/white sneakers are from Adidas. Overall, shopping was a success!  If you’re looking for great shopping in London, I highly recommend the areas I mentioned above.  Enjoy!

 

 

 

 

Extended Summer Style

Ok, it still feels like summer at least where I live and it seems though you never have to pack away your summer wardrobe.  The summer weather typically hangs around until October or lingers into early November which I don’t mind, however itching for fall weather so I can transition to wearing sweaters, coats and boots.  For now though, let’s get into this outfit.img_4007  I wore these black ripped shorts a lot this summer and can’t enough of them.  I can pretty much throw on any top and turn it from a day look to a night one easily.   In this case, I opted for a day look and paired it with a cute stripped lace up top and a straw hat.  With this top, you can also throw on skinny or boyfriend jeans depending on what look you’re achieving.  I thought for this look that I would add an accessory and a straw hat fit the bill.  I think that straw hats are so versatile, and can be wore with a romper, a long dress or even jeans.

Enjoy!

Outfit details:

Straw hat: Target

Stripped lace up top: Madewell

Ripped black shorts:  Levi’s