Monthly Archives: May 2021
I’ve shared previously my love for these fun and flirty mini skirts especially during the spring and summer season. My typical go to outfit pairing for this skirt style is a super casual look with tank tops and tees. I wanted to show off a different way to wear these flared skirts for the spring and summer season that slightly dresses them up and may even be a way to transition them into fall.
Since a denim jacket over a tank top works well with these skirts, I decided to try out this bright yellow skirt with my darker chambray skirt. The long sleeve button down blouse dresses up these summer mini skirts a bit making them great for work or date night. It still needed something, so I added in a brown belt placing it about an inch below the top of the skirt. I love how the look turned out letting the skirt peek out on both sides and helping this belted look work without worrying about exact belt placement or needing belt loops. You could also opt for a lighter chambray for a brighter and lighter look.
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When I tried on this floral print kimono, I knew two things – 1) this would be a great swim coverup and 2) with my new flared jeans this would be the perfect boho chic outfit for summer. This kimono is a semi-thick cotton, and the slide slits really help it move when you walk. The slits on the sides also help the duster from being too overwhelming on my frame. You could also wear this over a fitted black dress or with shorts for a few different outfit options.
Let’s talk about these jeans because I’m in love. For all my petite gals out there dying to try the cute frayed hem look, search out all the cropped jeans. Cropped jeans tend to hit right around ankle length on my 5’3 height. This means I can keep that cute frayed hem and don’t need to do any alterations. After a couple years of feeling like I was missing out on this trend, I’m happy to find this little petite friendly tip so I can join the frayed hem club. These jeans are high waisted and look so cute with a body suit or tucked in tank for date night. The looser fit really works well with a more fitted top.
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A few weeks ago, I attended a farewell dinner for a friend. This strong shoulder denim jumpsuit was perfect for girls’ night out and turned into a crowd favorite at dinner. I personally love the comfiness of a denim jumpsuit. The loose fit coveralls design of this one only added to the comfy and the chic factor. Then there is the strong shoulder detail. You are either going to love this or hate it. I think it really amps up the outfit and makes it a statement maker.
Since this jumpsuit is a looser fit, I opted for a simple sandal to help balance proportions versus pairing this with a chunkier wedge sandal. Jewelry is where you can really add in some personality with this look. You can go super sleek with all gold and silver chunky pieces or add in pops of color. Butterflies are taking over the jewelry section this season, and I love it. This white earrings are perfect for summer! White pairs so well with bold colors and also has a simple and sophisticated look. I also added in all of my chunky stone bangles to add in color and pair with the whimsical butterfly of my earrings.
| OUTFIT DETAILS |
denim jumpsuit (also here)| c/o butterfly earrings | c/o turquoise bangle | c/o purple stone bangle | c/o clear stone bangle (all bracelets 15% off with code karen) | light colored sandals
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I’m so excited to share this gorgeous and affordable floral maxi dress with you! This beauty is a steal for under $100 too. With a few extra events on my calendar this summer, I’m looking to add in a few extra dresses because I want all the things to make up for a slow summer last year. I originally wore this dress for Easter with a cardigan for the cooler Spring weather. The tie strap detail makes this dress transition perfectly into the summer season! It would be great for date night, a baby or bridal shower, or just to feel dressed up for an afternoon lunch.
I rounded up a few more floral print maxi dresses under $100 for you too. I know I’ve been on such a dress kick lately. I just love wearing dresses around the house to feel put together but still comfy and taking them out and about. I promise I have some non-dress outfit posts coming soon, but until then scroll through the dresses below to find your favorite for the summer season.
FLORAL PRINT MAXI DRESSES UNDER $100
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