Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Here we go....

Here we go...I'm not obsessed with much this season, but one thing I am obsessed with is the side striped jean!

I am utterly obsessed with this trend, especially with the above Veronica Beard tuxedo stripe jean, I don't think I can get these into my closet fast enough
While the Veronica Beard is definitely on the pricey side you can get into this uber flattering trend for as little as $50

From AE, to Zara to Mother and so many more I got you covered on one of this seasons hottest trends
Click through the slideshow below to see some of my favorites of the season
and when you click on the photo it will take you directly to the website


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What do you think of the tuxedo stripe trend??

Monday, August 14, 2017

Now & Later

Hi Guys! I know I know I've been MIA lately, my sister even asked me if I was still blogging, I'm still here but I've been enjoying every minute of this fleeting summer.
And while fall is creeping closer, I have yet to really see anything that I have to have, and that's why I started this blog to share things that I love, anything else just feels forced.
With that being said....when I came across this Get off my Back sweater I automatically added it to my cart, you all know I love my graphic sweaters, and I can wear it Now with a pair of cut-offs and later with a pair of jeans like these Rag & Bones with the trend of the moment the step hem. I've been searching for a fresh new pair of sunglasses all season, but it seems like every pair is mirrored and mirrored sunglasses are just not my thing, these Carrera sunglasses are classically cool and are just what I've been searching for. Now this Gucci bucket bag well that's just my thing, the striped strap is perfect for now or later, and who doesn't need a fresh pair of kicks, last year I had to have the grey Tretorns now it's all about the navy, perfect for cut-offs or whatever the fall throws at me


Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Double Duty

*Sponsored*

You guys know that once the warm weather hits I basically live in Levi's cut offs, but I do love wearing light summer dresses




So lately I've been pairing the two together


This off the shoulder stunner is actually a $24 dress, while it's a no brainer to throw this dress on with a pair of wedges or flip flops I love how it also tucks easily into a pair of shorts, it's like getting two looks for the price of one


Don't you love how a simple summer dress transforms into a totally different look when you pair it with shorts? Double duty dressing at it's best!

Monday, July 17, 2017

Double Dipping

Heading back onto Nordstrom's this morning to see what else I can get my hands on for fall


This cashmere cold should sweater from Vince will be for sure be a regular in my sweater rotation this fall
A suede saddle bag like this one from Vince Camuto is a classically cool piece for anyone's wardrobe
These jeans from Frame are currently my favorite jeans, I love the split front hem!
A neutral lip is always in style, I love this duo from Jouer
Velvet will be one of the biggest fall trends and I love these lush navy ballets flats from Sam Edelman

Have you shopped the sale yet???


Thursday, July 13, 2017

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale


Hey Guys!
I am up early this morning filling my cart with lots and lots of goodies from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale! It is literally one of my favorite sales and if you are a Nordstrom card holder early access starts NOW and goes until July 20th, and then the sale is available to the public but unfortunately many of the hot items will be sold out by then, so my advice is act fast!

I missed out on a great Topshop cardigan last year so I am acting fast this time around, and I always stock up on the dual RevitaLash set and of course denim and I am loving the Frame jeans in the slideshow below, wait....and have you seen the new style of Hunter boots definitely need those!


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What's in your cart???


Monday, June 26, 2017

Sale Shopping

Hey Guys! I am sitting here this morning perusing the Forward by Elyse Walker sale. Are you guys familiar with Forward by Elyse Walker? It is one of my FAVORITE websites, I have found some of my favorite shoes and bags on Elyse Walker for amazing deals!

What do I have my eye on today?
How about this pair of highly covetable Golden Goose sneakers that were originally $469 but are now on sale for $299. Trust me grab these, they will go quickly


I love these distressed sweatshirts from Unravel but at $499 they are a bit much for me but at $160 def doable, I also love this one

Yes, these Maison Michel hats are gorgeous and yes they are quite pricey this one originally $639, but grab it today for $282 yes still pricey, but they really are gorgeous, I am obsessed with this one in olive



Lemlem is one of those brands that scream summer and this is that perfect summer or vacation dress now $345 $195


I've had my eye on an Edie Parker clutch for quite sometime and I just love the versatility of this one which was $1295 and is now $648

Ok, Guys time to checkout...happy shopping!!

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Affordable Summer Dresses

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Hey Guys! Today I am talking about affordable summer dresses, who's in??
I don't know about you, but during the summer my laundry load just about triples compared to the rest of the year. It seems like between me and the kids we each go through on average three outfits a day. This means keeping my closet packed with lots of choices for day and night, and it also means lots of strategic shopping. You all know that I am a high low shopper to begin with, so I love hitting up SheIn to find those affordable on trend pieces, that I now the Hubby won't freak out about when the UPS guy comes to the door.


I am loving shirt dresses this summer and I just grabbed this wear everywhere wrap dress, and I have my eye on a few more




Currently in my cart...


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Thanks to SheIn for sponsoring this post, all opinions are my own

Monday, June 19, 2017

Panama Perfection


This floppy straw panama hat is pure perfection for my peanut head
The interior adjustable drawstring makes sure it won't fly off as I am paddle boarding and makes it a one size fits all, even for peanut heads
The soft floppy straw means you can lounge back in your chair in complete comfort and makes the hat totally pack-able without worrying about crushing it



Oh, and did I mention this perfect panama hat is just $25 bucks!

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Father's Day Gift Guide

Hey Guys! You know all of those bloggers out there with those perfectly timed, consistently scheduled blog posts?? Well that's not me, I am a fly by the seat of my pants kinda girl, so here I am skidding into Father's Day with just 5 days to spare. The good news is that you can conveniently find all of these gifts on Zappos with 2 day shipping, or get expedited shipping with Target & Nordstrom so your gifts for Dear old Dad will arrive right on time!




1.Hurley Dri-FIT short/2.Shinola The Runwell Chrono Watch/3.Nike Gold Hat//4.John Varavtos Peace Polo//5.My Dad Rocks Glasses//6.Persol Keyhole Sunglsses//7.BBQ Marquee Sign//8.OluKai Mahalu Flip Flop//9.Vince Westcoast Sport Sandal//10.Mr.Swim Dale Trunk//11.Victrola Retro Record Player//12.Sugafina Dark Chocolate Bourbon Bears//13.World's Most Awesome Dad Mug//14.John Varvatos Eau de Toilette//15. Adidas NMD R1 Sneaker//

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Topless

For some reason I have tons and tons of jeans, and bottoms, but I always find myself topless. Heading into the summer I am on the hunt for a bunch of great tops to wear for a stroll through town or a fun night out. I typically do not like to spend a fortune on trendy tops,so I tend to rely on favorites like Zara, Storets and SheIn to keep me on trend without breaking the bank.



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So many of these trend don't last more than a season, so why overspend when you can find the same look for less. I would rather save my pennies for those Gucci loafers or that Loewe bag that I can't get out of my head!

Wouldn't you??

Monday, June 5, 2017

Win Win

I'm no math genius but this $25 top which can be styled three different ways, brings the price down to about $8 per style, now that's a win win

Who doesn't love a classic striped button down, I am obsessed with the wide cuffs



Elevate this classic button down and wear it off the shoulder with these adjustable straps



This to me is the perfect summer top, I love styling this top with the sleeves tied in front



SheIn top//Re/Done Jeans

Monday, May 29, 2017

Tie One On

A few years ago I became obsessed with these Brazilet bracelets

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Brazilets are wish bracelets based on a 200 year old Brazilian tradition. Wrap you Brazilet around you wrist and tie 3 knots making a wish on each knot, it is believed that when the bracelet naturally breaks down and falls off your wishes will come true. I am such a sucker for things like this, I am super superstitious so of course I bought them for my entire family including the Husb, and all of my friends

Fast forward to Memorial Day weekend, perusing Instagram over my morning coffee, I came across this pic from Samantha Yanks, as soon as I saw that bracelet I had to google it....
These Roxanne Assoulin bracelets are based on that Brazilian bracelet I once loved but elevated with these amazing sterling silver beaded messages



I want them all!!! Which is great because you can buy them individually or buy the entire set!
Which one will you choose???

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Memorial Day Essentials

I cannot believe it is Memorial Day already, is it just me or is this year  flying by? Where are you guys headed this Memorial Day weekend? The weather is going to be a little iffy this weekend out here in the Hamptons, but whether the Hamptons or the Shore as always I go you covered with your Memorial Day essentials





We all need a cool pair of shades and Quay makes the some of the coolest shades that won't break the bank
This eyelet wrap top is the perfect summer top and takes these Levi's cutoffs from day to night
This floppy straw fedora is perfect for lounging on the beach or by the pool and is currently in my cart
Staying with friends for the weekend, make sure to pack a cute pair of pj's like these
Don't forget that classic neutral go with everything everyday wedge, and this pair from Marc Fisher
is the perfect choice
You know I am totally throwing on those Alexandre Birman heels with my Levi's and heading out for the night
Hamptons Handpoured candles make the perfect hostess gift and come in scents from Westhampton to Montauk
You know I love Glossier and I am loving this Invisible Shield Sunscreen, don't head to the beach without it
Waiting at the Jitney stop, hopping on the LIRR or catching a ride to the shore with a friend you will be traveling in style with this Louis Vuitton duffle
Memorial Day weekend weather is always iffy, but you will not only look cute AF, but be super cozy while strolling through the farmers market in this Good Life sweatshirt
Straw bags are the it bag of the season so make sure to take along a cute clutch like this one from Rebecca Minkoff
I am loving this beaded Rainbow bracelet and it's the perfect summer accessory 
I am praying to the sun G-ds that at some point this weekend it will be sunny enough and warm enough to sport that fresh new bikini, I am obsessed with this one from Chromat

**Click on Anything this Color to take you directly to the item**

Monday, May 22, 2017

Smile Fearlessly

**Sponsored**

Call me a skeptic but, I'm not one to fall for that magic pill boasting weight loss, or that lotion that promises to turn back the hands of time, but when I heard about Smile Brilliant I thought this one I had to try.







At 45 years old and a major coffee drinker my teeth definitely needed a brightening, I have tried every whitening toothpaste, strip, gel, paint  and whatever else  you could find in the drugstore, and although my teeth weren't all that yellow to begin with, I never seemed to see any kind of noticeable results from the drugstore products.

Smile Brilliant is a affordable at home teeth whitening system comparable to what you would get from your dentist but for a fraction of the cost, and without any time consuming and pricey dental visits, Smile Brilliant is equally if not more effective.

There are six different systems to choose from, heavy stains to lights stains, sensitive to non-sensitive. I have sensitive teeth so I went with the T6 Sensitive System (average stains) which is $165, included in the kit is a set of impression trays and impression material so you customize your dental trays, it's super easy to do and practically fool proof but if you do make a mistake they include 3 sets of impression materials so you are sure to get a perfect impression of your mouth. You have questions, yes I did too luckily Smile Brilliant's 7 Things to Know before Buying Teeth Whitening answered everything I wanted to know and made me super comfortable using their products.


Once your impression are made you send them back to the Smile Brilliant lab in pre-paid postage envelope, within a few days your custom fitted trays are mailed back to you, and you are on your way to a whiter brighter smile!


Before

I've literally only used my whitening trays 4 times. I am a busy mom and always on the go so I only wear them for about 45 minutes-an hour at a time, but the recommended time is between 1-3 hours, even after just one wear I noticed a difference. As I said my teeth were pretty white to begin with but they had that dull yellow coffee addict tinge, Smile Brilliant has not only brightened my teeth but call me crazy I feel like they are shinier.

After

Another great feature about Smile Brilliant is that since you already have your own custom trays if you feel like in a few months that you need another round of whitening, you can order a pack of just the whitening gel, without ordering another whole kit.

Why waste your money on those strips that run almost $50 and barely work, your teeth and your smile is the first thing that people notice, we should all invest in our smile and be confident enough to Smile Fearlessly.

Dying to try Smile Brilliant?? Receive 10% off your custom teeth whitening system using code Effortlesseverydaystyle

Giveaway time!!! Enter for your chance to win a $139 credit towards a Smile Brilliant Whitening System  https://www.smilebrilliant.com/g/effortlesseverydaystyle




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Thursday, May 11, 2017

Because Sunscreen is not Optional

My skincare regimen is basic, it typically consists of products that can easily be found at Target or Amazon, and then one morning while chilling out to one of Jennifer Fisher's snap stories, I came across Glossier and the The Balm Dotcom. I have to tell you, there was something about the name Balm Dotcom that got me, and it got me good, their Balm Dotcom, can be found in my nightstand, my jacket pocket, my handbag even the husband is using it, personally my favorite is the rose, but the coconut is a close second. Then came The Super Pack, now I am not a serum user, usually eye creme and moisturizer is as far as I go, but something about the Super Pack lured me in, and just like that I am officially a serum convert.
There is something about this company, something about it's products purity, something about the simplicity of the products, so when I heard about their new Invisible Shield Sunscreen, I just knew I had to try it.


This clear watergel based sunscreen promises to instantly absorb into your skin, and not have that heavy greasy, white faced  typical sunscreen feel,
 Added to bag and checked out because sunscreen is not optional. 
Have you tried Glossier yet??


Wednesday, May 10, 2017

PSA...Your Welcome

Hey Guys!! Do you need an activewear re-fresh?? Then head over to Bandier and hit their sale for up to 50% off of some of the hottest brands of activewear!! Plus...Plus if you use Ebates which I'm sure you all do right????? If you use Ebates get 15% back on your purchase 15% back!!!!!
What are you waiting for, sizes are going fast!


Bandier

Monday, May 8, 2017

Fashionably Fit Mama Gift Guide

For that fashionably fit Mama, whether it's SoulCycle, yoga, boxing or maybe your Mama doesn't work out at all but just lives in active wear (because don't we all) as she schleps around all day, this is the gift guide for her!



Chill by Will Silver crop legging//Alo Yoga Vixen crop tank//G Fore gloves//Thirty8 long sleeve top//Spiritual Gangster No Bad Vibes hat//Andi New York camo pouch//LNDR Track Pant//ULTRACOR Pixelate legging//Blanc Noir Mesh Mix V-Neck sweater//Monrow Camo slim sweatpant//S'well water bottle//Thirty8 Pearl Tank//Alala cross back bra//

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Day to Night


The minute I laid my eyes on this simple yet classic romper I knew right away that I could take it from day to night..





For Day: This versatile romper is perfect for a Target run, or a walk through the farmer's market. I would effortlessly through it on with a cool pair of sandals, a must have straw tote, and I am never without a pair of sunnies.

For Night: This romper effortlessly transitions to night replace the flat sandals with a sandal with  chunky heel like these from Stuart Weitzman, replace that straw tote, with a hip clutch, I am so obsessed with this one, add a belt like this one from Chanel, a funky pair of  hoop earrings and you are good to go!

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Mother's Day Gift Guide

Can't think of anything to get your INCREDIBLE, always there for you, room cleaning, laundry doing, taxi driving, unconditionally loving Mom for Mother's Day???? Well I got you covered, because duh, I'm a Mom...



I know your Mom is a #coolmom, so why not show her with this adorable tee from Banky Girl Creations use code MOMDAY and receive 15% off

What Mom wouldn't love this demure little pinky ring from POP Diamond Jewelry I am so obsessed with it!

You all know how obsessed I am with Lingua Franca sweaters and what a better time than now to show your Mom love with a Dear Mama sweater, perfect for a cool summer night

The gift of Hermes is always a good idea, any Mom would love to open this Hermes Cape Cod watch on Mother's Day, I know I would, hint hint....

Chanel on Mother's Day well that's a home run! Keep your Mom hands free with this Chanel waist bag, fingers crossed the Hubby is reading this!

Best Mom Ever of course she is, tell her with this adorable trinket tray

What Mom doesn't like a little pampering? Any Mom will love this Coco Rose Coconut Oil Body Polish

Wolffer Summer in a Bottle will make any Mom out there happy!!

Ok, Jennifer Fisher to me is a Style Icon! I am obsessed with her enamel jewelry and I think your Mom will be too, this necklace, bracelet or this earring will sure to put a smile on Mom's face!

#MOMLIFE, if you know me you have seen me around town sporting this trucker hat, perfect for that Mom that is constantly on the go, find  great apropos selection of "Mom" hats at Mother Trucker Hats

Ok Guys, my cool friend Elena told me about Allbirds wool running sneakers in January, and apparently she was way ahead of the cool curve, because these are currently the coolest sneakers around, your Mom will love them for sure!

What Mom doesn't love the gift of fragrance treat Mom to a special scent like this one from Le Labo

Pj's are the quintessential Mother's Day gift, and this set from PJ Salvage is perfection

I am not a huge skincare junky, I stick to the basics but this Super Pack serum collection from Glossier has got me hooked and I think any Mom would love it!

Truthfully all of these "things" are well and good but they are just things, and the best Mother's Day Gift for me, truly is a day spent with my family!
....and maybe a bunch of peonies....

Monday, April 24, 2017

Pretty in Pink


Pink is the it denim color of the season and it brings me right back to my Farlow, argyle Benetton sweater, EG sock, #44 lipgloss wearing awkward High School self. I seriously must have looked like an Easter egg in my pastel Farlows, which really were the OG of skinny jeans, and my pastel argyle Benetton sweaters,def not Pretty in Pink! YIKES!
Does anyone even remember Farlow jeans or am I that old????

Top Row//Curentt/Elliott//Mother//J Brand//Paige//
Jacket//J Brand//
Bottom Row//Current/Elliott//McGuire//AG//L'Agence//

Friday, April 21, 2017

90's Icon

If you were a teen or a 20 something in the 90's chances are you lived in a pair of cut-off Levi's, a baby tee, and a pair of Steve Madden Slinky's well they're back!! Yup that's right, that iconic shoe of the nineties has officially made a comeback, The 2017 version has an ever so slightly sleeker design, but basically looks identical to that original slide that we all knew and loved 

The Slinky is available here for pre-order $69.99 available in early July, and I highly suggest getting your order in ASAP!!

What do you think, will this be the shoe of the summer???

Monday, April 17, 2017

Checked Out

Seriously you guys, how cute is this dress?!?!


Ok, in my cart and heading to check out...
I am dreaming of pairing it with these to die for sunglasses, LOVE!!! And how incredible is this blue Cult Gaia bag, Majorly Obsessed!! And this pair of Rebecca Minkoff sandals completes the look!


Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Statement Making



This top hits all the marks
With the choker being one of this seasons biggest trend,  I am completely obsessed with the ribbon choker neck line on this top and the cold shoulder trend is here to stay, I love how modern this looks with the ruffles and of course the statement making sleeve completes this statement making top
All of this for $23

SheIn is quickly becoming a go to for me to find those cool on trend pieces with price points that keep me filling up my cart without the guilt

What else is in my cart???



What's it's your cart??


Saturday, April 8, 2017

Free City x Gap

Hey guys if you love a good collaboration as much as I do then you have to check out Free City x Gap! I am obsessed with this great light weight pullover, perfect for cool beach days and nights,


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This anorak
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These sweats



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And this tank...

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Thanks to my sis who just texted me and gave me a heads up on this awesome collaboration!!
Guys you better hurry up this stuff is going fast!!

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Coachella Bound..

If I were Coachella bound....
 I would probably be one the oldest people there, and would be Shazamming every song because let's face it I either am too old or as cool as I think I am, I'm not cool enough to know any of the bands in the line up, aside from Gaga of course, but if I were going I would be packing something like this easy breezy sunny summer dress


 And pairing it with a great  hat, and some White Girl Sunscreen to protect my skin from the scorching dessert sun, always a cool pair of sunnies, a great pair of hoop earrings with a pop of color, this AMAZING Cult Gaia bamboo bag that is the IT bag of the summer, and a go with everything pair of ankle wrap sandals and I am not only festival ready but summer ready

What are you wearing you wearing this festival season??

Monday, April 3, 2017

Alternative Facts






When you become obsessed with that eight legged super slide  that will set me back $1100 smackers
you look for the alternative



The fact is this pair has me equally obsessed, they are super comfy, effortlessly chic, and well worth the $33 price tag


Don't you love finding that alternatively priced obsession??
Wooden Wristwatch