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Dark Floral Off the Shoulder Top

summer outfit | long sleeve off the shoulder top with white cotton shorts | Affordable Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

casual outfit | dark floral print ots top with white dress shorts | Texas Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

summer fashion | white dress shorts with black espadrille wedges | Casual Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

summer outfit | floral print off the shoulder blouse | black backpack purse | Petite Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

Hello Hello!  Today’s look really makes me want to go grab brunch with my gals because this is exactly what I would wear!  My dark floral off the shoulder top pairs perfectly with white cotton shorts or white denim for summer and easily transitions into fall with black or dark wash jeans.  I wore this top to our house closing with light wash denim, and the two complimented each other perfectly.

The off the shoulder area has a smocked detail which I think helps hold it in place.  It does move a bit, but it stays down pretty well.  The bottom is a banded waist which I think is perfect for pairing with shorts!  It gives the look of a tucked in top without actually dealing with keeping it perfectly tucked in.

How was your weekend?  I really started tackling the organization of my bathroom and closet and made some good progress.  I made a Target run for some under the sink containers and ordered these bins to help create a dresser area in the master closet.  My next big project will be to organize all my hanging clothes again.  I like them in order of sleeve length and style like all my plaids together, solid tanks together, going out tops together, etc. Do you organize your hanging clothes or just toss them all in?

dressy casual summer outfit | floral print off the shoulder top with white cotton shorts | Houston Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

what to wear with white shorts | dark floral off the shoulder top | Affordable Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

summer outfit | white cotton dress shorts with black espadrille wedge sandals | Everyday Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

summer fashion | banded waist ots top | shorts with wedges | Petite Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

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Red Floral Sleeveless Top

spring outfit | red floral sleeveless top | brown wedge sandals | Petite Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

summer outfit | red floral sleeveless blouse | stone bangle bracelets | Affordable Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

casual outfit | tan crossbody purse | espadrille wedge sandals | Budget Friendly Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

summer outfit | red floral tank top with dark wash skinny jeans | Houston Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

Happy Friday!!  I’m officially turning in my apartment keys today and saying goodbye to my home for the past two and half years. I’m always a little sentimental when I say goodbye to a home.  I think it brings up all the memories and fun times of the part of life that took place in that space.  Along with that feeling is always a little bit of excitement too about all the awesome to come in my next home.  I think of each home as one chapter.  So even though I moved out 3 weeks ago, today I’m officially closing one chapter and starting another.

Well now let’s talk some summer fashion shall we!  This red floral sleeveless top is so cute for Spring and Summer!  I love how the red and white print pops against dark wash denim.  This top has two lace detail lines which I think help break up this print and add a little shape.  It’s super flowy which is great for summer heat!  You could also pair this top with shorts either dark wash denim or white.  If you live in a warmer fall area, this outfit with brown booties will be perfect in September and October!

Also for all my Nordstrom lovers out there, you may be thinking this is the time of year for the BIG Anniversary Sale.  Well this year, the sale was pushed back to August.  The other big change is that Early Access will open in stages based on your member level.  The more you spend yearly at Nordstrom, the earlier you will get to shop the sale.  I’m a little bummed about this because I will not be able to shop on day one.  With that and shipping delays, my sale coverage will probably be more shop guides than normal.

Another change that I’m excited about is the addition of a preview week.  Starting next Friday, EVERYONE will get to preview the sale online!!!  Even though the one change is not my fave, I’m hoping both of these changes will prevent everything selling out so fast.  Are you planning to shop the sale this year??  What items are on your wish list??

hot weather outfit | red sleeveless ruffle hem top with dark blue jeans | Texas Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

casual outfit | red floral top | stone bangles bracelets | Everyday Fashion Blog lady in Violet

summer outfit | dark wash denim with brown espadrille wedges | Petite Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

casual spring outfit | red and white sleeveless top light | brown wedge sandals | Texas Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

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White Lace Embroidered Top

spring outfit | white lace blouse | dark wash jeans | Affordable Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

summer outfit | white lace peplum top | statement earrings | Texas Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

casual outfit | floral slide sandals | dark wash denim | Everyday Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

casual spring outfit | white lace detail blouse with sleeves | dark blue jeans | Petite Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

Hey there, friends! How was your weekend?  Mine was pretty busy over here.  I spent a large part of Saturday grabbing the last few items from my apartment which ended up being a full carload and the final cleaning of the place.  I really loved that apartment and so many things about it.  It’s definitely a little bittersweet to say goodbye.  On Sunday, my mom stopped by the new house for her first in-person tour.  It was my first time seeing her in person in over 4 months!  I was so excited to see her and show her around the new place.  So I guess my weekend was filled with saying goodbye to the old and hello to all the fun new.

Continuing with my white top love, this white lace embroidered top is another buy now and wear for multiple seasons later.  I’ve had my eye on this top for a year or so now.  I’ve seen it in a few different colors but I love the chicness of the white color.  I think the white version can be easily dressed up or down.  I opted to do a mix of the two and pair it with my skinny jeans and strappy kitten heels.

A few other outfit ideas for this top –

  1. Pair it with white denim and nude colored heels, espadrille wedges, or a bright colored heel
  2. Toss on some black skinny jeans and brown tall boots in the fall
  3. Add in some distressed jeans and brown suede booties
  4. For an office friendly look, pair this top with gray or colorful skinny work pant.  Think navy, green, or burgundy with a pair of heels or nice flats.

Which outfit idea would be your favorite way to wear this white lace top?

summer outfit | bright white lace blouse | floral strappy sandals | Houston Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

casual outfit | affordable white lace blouse | tan small crossbody purse | Petite Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

summer outfit | dark blue skinny jeans | schutz kitten heels | Affordable Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

spring outfit | white lace blouse with sleeves | dark wash jeans | Casual Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

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Simple Summer Outfit: Tank Top + Jean Shorts

summer outfit | dark orange sleeveless top with cutoff jean shorts | Affordable Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

casual outfit | burnt orange smock neck tank top | jean shorts | Texas Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

summer fashion | cutoff denim shorts with peeptoe booties | Casual Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

casual summer outfit | rust orange sleeveless top | brown peep toe booties | Houston Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

We are definitely in the thick of the summer heat with temps hitting over 100 this week!  Simple summer outfit combos like this orange tank top and distressed jean shorts look will be on major repeat for the rest of summer.  I wear these shorts so much and had hoped to buy one or two more pairs of distressed shorts, but I haven’t yet made it to a store.

I might brave trying to buy some online (I’ve heard good things about this shorts line), but I think shorts really need to be tried on in store.  When I do buy jean shorts, I often will size up one for a looser and comfier fit.  With cotton shorts I often buy my true to fit size for a more structured look.  It’s really all about personal preference, and I like my denim shorts to not be as fitted as say my jean pants.

Lightweight tank tops are a must for me this summer as we continue spending so much time at home or running only quick errands.  The smock neck detail on this one helped it feel a little more special than your average top.  I’m also a big fan of earth tone colors like this rust orange for summer.  For all my UT gals, this will be great to wear to football games this fall or next spring whenever they happen.

Our patio furniture was delivered yesterday.  We braved the evening heat to enjoy a glass of wine outdoors.  With our grill almost ready to go, the outdoor space is really starting to come together!  Next on the list for this space is a ceiling fan to add a cool breeze to the space on hot days.

This weekend, I’ll be moving the final few things from my apartment and saying goodbye to the space I called home for over two years.  I plan to follow that up with a little pool time at our community pool and more unpacking at the new house.  What’s on deck for you this weekend?

summer outfit | orange tank top with light blue jean shorts | Petite Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

summer outfit idea | dark orange tank top with blue jean shorts | Everyday Style Blog Lady in Violet

summer fashion | straw crossbody purse | jean shorts | Affordable Fashion Blog Lady in Violet

summer style | earth tone orange tank top with denim shorts | Petite Fashion Blogger Lady in Violet

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