Inspired by a particularly hilarious episode of Parks and Recreation, we have decided to create a segment called Treat Yo Self. Every Tuesday we will post about a favorite item that we have treated ourselves to… because sometimes there are those pieces that you just KNOW are worth the extra Benjamins.
This week’s Treat Yo Self is brought to you by A and her ever beloved Plain White Tee!
There are few things I love more than a clean, crisp, white Tee. Throwing it on with jeans, with shorts, under a blazer, with a statement necklace… the options are endless! So here I bring you my personal favorite – The Circle In The Sand Tee by Free People! [Top: Free People // Scarf: Gift from friend // Shrug: Thrifted // Jeans: Off Of 5th // Shoes: Target]
xoxo – A
Not THAT kind of club, silly, THE Club. The Club atop Red Mountain is a fancy-shmancy club that overlooks all of Birmingham. It’s the most amazing of settings, and last Saturday it played host to a very special event. My Mom and her sister own an online meal planning service called Emeals - and this year is their 10 year anniversary! It has been a crazy 10 years and what better way to celebrate than a big ol’ crazy party! It was so so fun, and true to the southern way, everyone was dressed to the nines!
Check out that handsome guitar player (#husband!)
My family are the party starters – can’t stop, won’t stop!!!
I can’t say that some serious WOP-ing didn’t occur…(look at my Mom…#soproud)
It was a wonderful night filled with sparkling lights, bubbly glasses, and some seriously wonderfully dressed people. I love a chance to break out my tallest high-heels and my favorite LBD – and it was all the sweeter knowing the night was celebrating my wonderfully talented, and insanely stylish Mother! Here’s to another 10 years Emeals!
xoxo – C
P.S. Shop my look here!
I didn’t know who Olivia was until the show The City. However, since then, I have fallen in love with her sense of style! She has impeccable taste and is always dressed to the Nines! Whether she is just out shopping with a friend or at an event, this girl never disappoints with her style! When I saw this outfit, I just knew I had to do it for a Style Icon. These pants are MY. FAVORITE. thing in my closet, so any excuse I have to wear them – well – I have to take it!
[Pants: Anthropologie // Top: Forever 21 // Blazer: Thrifted // Shoes: Belk // Bag: Target // Belt: Anthropologie]
Olivia’s style is this sophisticated casual look that I just love! Every time I see a picture of her, it is a look that I think I could pull off… Below are two more looks that we all could sport on any given day!
So don’t get discouraged when you see celebs in $1400 Valentino shoes, Get inspired! Go out and find some look-a-likes for only $20!
xoxo – A
You could say that I come from a family of shoe hoarders. My little sister literally has a shoe closet next to her regular closet and my grandma at one point owned over 200 pairs of shoes… I think it’s a genetic disorder… but we go on!
I’ve had friends comment on how extensive my shoe collection is and they always say the same thing – I could never afford to have this many shoes! But the thing is, neither could I if I bought them all at normal stores… most of my shoes are thrifted! Especially, and maybe surprisingly, my heel collection… which means I can have a lot of options for a fraction of the price! Here is my collection of thriftily-found heels:
[ thrift store // Payless ]
[ Target // thrift store ][ TJMaxx // thrift store ]
You don’t have to break the bank to own a great pair of shoes – you just need to be a smart shopper! Until the next time you have a moment to get out there and shop the sale racks and thrift stores, I’ve put together a little shopping trip right here – enjoy my internet sale rack of shoes that I have curated just for you!
xoxo – C
I am so sad that this marks the glorious end of Awards Season, but what a season it has been! Here are my top 9 favorite gowns! Kate Hudson and Jennifer Lawrence were HANDS. DOWN. my favorite! The rest are in no particular order, and are all dresses that are simply impeccable!
Kate HudsonJennifer Lawrence in Dior
Cate Blanchett in Giorgio Armani
Lupita Nyong’o in Prada
Kerry Washington in Jason Wu
Kelly OsbourneSandra Bullock in Alexander McQueen
Jenna Dewan-TatumIn closing, I would like to say that Lupita’s acceptance speech brought tears to my eyes. To quote, “no matter where you are from, your dreams are valid”. Well, Lupita, I am from Alabama, and I dream of wearing Alexander McQueen one day.
xoxo – A
** all images from www.eonline.com **