Spring is Here

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My favorite part of spring is knowing that summer is right around the corner. My least favorite thing about it is how the weather can be really unpredictable so your wardrobe needs to be ready. I partnered with Dad’s Primitive Workbench (DPW) to show you a few pieces you need to add to your closet this season.

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I love a good pair of denim and in all honesty I find it hard to find a great fit just anywhere. So let me start by just telling you how great this pair of denim from DPW is! The fit is perfect for me. It has a lovely stretch to it and even in the waist area. As you know I had a baby and a pair of denim like this is PERFECTION! If you’ve been following denim trends this style is on point with the details; distressed and raw edges! The striped top is also a great addition because of the stretch and the ribbed texture. The knot detail is sticking around this season too and I love the vibrant colors.

Here are a few other finds that you’ll hear me write about in a recent Clutch MOV article, so stay tuned. These two dresses are perfect to layer a jacket with during those transitional weather days. Embroidery is lending  beautiful detail to the flow of this black dress. This is fairly short so in the fall I’ll be pairing denim with it. And are you kidding me with this magenta color for the other dress?! It’s a stunning color.

Make sure and stop in Dad’s Primitive Workbench for some fun spring and summer pieces! Use Randomosity740 when you shop in his store to get an additional 10% off on top of his boutique promotion of buy one get one half off! Happy shopping all 🙂

Your Faithful Dreamer,

Courtney

Let’s Chat About that Hat

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I’ve been obsessed with finding a cute spring/summer hat. However, anytime I purchase one I end up not wearing it very often because the fit isn’t quite right. I’m determined to find the right hat and experiment with a variety of shapes and sizes until I find what I’m looking for.

When I’m in a hurry and don’t want to grab some things from a big store, I’ll stop in a place like Dollar General so I can run in and out. Well, I happened to notice a sale section that had the above hat on the rack. I’ve been wanting a sun hat but knew I wouldn’t wear it often because I don’t spend an extended amount of time in the direct sunlight. So here I am faced with the perfect scenario for a hat trial and for only $3.00! Nothing to lose there.

I got home and decided to put a few looks together to share how you can easily style a sun hat.

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Perfect little white dress from Emleigh and Mama B’s with a little dash of color to add some interest.

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A chambray dress from TJ Maxx with my black booties and white denim jacket to tie in the black and white from the hat.

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A silk neck scarf from Talbots and a faux leather pencil skirt to add some more texture and the studded shoes to produce an edgier look.

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Lastly, for my denim wearing gals, my denim with the bows from Talbots and a black and white striped top paired with a turquoise statement necklace.

So there you have it! 4 easy looks with the same sun hat. What accessory are you on the hunt for this season? You never know when you might find the perfect practice accessory 😁.

Your Faithful Dreamer,

Courtney

 

Favorite Spring Trends

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Spring and fall fashion are my favorite seasons of fashion because you get to layer clothing and experiment with new trends.  Check out some of my favorite trends for spring and summer below.

 

The denim ruffle dress is a hot trend this coming season and it is the perfect layering item.  To give the dress a different look you could pair it with this tribal, tassel scarf.  This is a great piece in the springtime because it gives you that extra layer of warmth when needed.

The ruffle trend carries over in this beautiful maxi dress that incorporates the cold-shoulder look.  Exposing the shoulders can be such a subtle, sexy look for the springtime.  I also love it paired with something like this choker because it’s unexpected yet brings a different element to the look.  You could also throw on a black leather jacket and combat boots to give it an edgy appeal during those iffy spring days.

This adorably sweet shirt-style shift dress is perfect for spring.  You can pair it with a brown belt and blouse it over and wear it with skinny jeans or simply keep it as is and wear a long pendant or statement necklace.  And of course pair it with some rad sunglasses.

Overall the trends to watch for this coming season and summer are the ruffles and floral prints.  As I always say, make sure and mix it up, experiment with your style and start with some of the above items to build your spring wardrobe!

Your Faithful Dreamer,

Courtney