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Wedding Season

It’s that time of year again – Wedding season! If you’re not sure what’s expected or appropriate in various settings dress-code wise head over to my Summer Weddings post for a full breakdown including dress recommendations.


The posts below are helpful & thorough – The perfect survival guide for all of the upcoming Spring and Summer weddings you’ll be attending – Everything from packing essentials to chic updos you can try out this season.

Top 12 Essentials for a Wedding Weekend from Hitha On The Go

Three Summer Wedding Options from Apartment 34

Wedding Season Summer Wedding

City Wedding from Damsel In Dior

What to Wear: Your Rehearsal Dinner from Savvy Chic Avenue

What To Wear To A Spring Wedding from The Zoe Report

Wedding Season Summer Wedding

3 Must-Try Bridesmaid ‘Dos To Whip Up For Wedding Season from Refinery 29

Shades of Blush from Gal Meets Glam

Tastemakers Reveal Their Very-Dreamy Bridal Looks from Racked

I’ll be playing bridesmaid this July in champagne lace & fringe, then rocking cocktail attire for weddings in September & October. What style are you planning to sport for the weddings you’re attending this Summer?

Lucky FABB: Bloggers You’ll Love

One of the major reasons that I attended the Luck Magazine hosted Fashion & Beauty Blogger Conference Lucky FABB West, and why I went to New York in February for IFBCON, was the chance to meet other fashion & beauty obsessed writers. It’s amazing how quickly you can jump into a friendship with someone who shares the same loves and passions! 🙂

So with that in mind here are some of the amazing women that I met at Lucky FABB:


{Allergic To Vanilla, SF Shop Girl, So You Agree, Beth Animal Print & Moi}

Donna from So You Agree… I met Donna at the airport on my way down to LA and it was pretty much love-at-first-talk. Is that a thing? I say yes!

Beth Ann of Beth Animal Print After our one-on-one breakfast last Friday I knew Beth Ann and I would become fast friends – Not only does she have a fabulous sense of style, the cutest kid ever, and a lovely blog, she also has a very cool job at YouTube and I don’t think we stopped talking for even 5 seconds during the span of breakfast! 🙂


{Law of Fashion, So You Agree, Crazy Tall model, SF Shop Girl, Moi & Beth Animal Print}

Linsey from Law of Fashion Had me laughing nearly to the point of tears within minutes of meeting her. Enough said.

Elizabeth of A Keene Sense of Fashion Is a stunning LA-based blogger who blew me away with her friendliness & great attitude – I love meeting people in line for events. 🙂

Carlina of Allergic To Vanilla I’m not going to lie – Carlina’s gorgeous metallic belt is what first caught my attention, but I was thrilled to find out that not only is she absolutely the sweetest, she’s also an SF-based blogger!


{Moi, SF Shop Girl, B Jones Style, So You Agree, Beth Animal Print & M Loves M – Picture from Beth Animal Print}

Beth Jones of B.Jones Style Caught my eye from across the room the first day in her stone washed denim dress w/ a great Moschino belt and I was equally impressed by her great modern-boho vibe in the frayed, belted dress above.

Mara of M Loves M I’m a huge fan of stripes so Mara’s adorable black & white striped full skirt really stood out to me on Day Two of the conference. I was pleased to discover that the fellow Berkeley alum not only has a great blog but works in fashion for a site that I adore.


{Moi & The Subtle Statement}

And while I previously met Brittany of The Subtle Statement and Alex of SF Shop Girl they still deserve honorable mention since I spent most of my time in LA with them on this trip.

I highly recommend checking out these blogs and you’ll discover some amazing writers and fun, fashionable ladies!

Tell me the truth, is there anything better than making new friends who share your interests & passions?

Styling 101: How To Wear Chambray

One of my staples for 2013 has already become this killer chambray shirt from TopShop. This style of shirt is incredibly versatile – You can easily dress it up or dress it down, and take it from daytime to nighttime with just a change of accessories.


{Sasha Maks Vintage Jewelry: Rhinestone Cross Brooch/Pendant, Florenza Rhinestone Cocktail Ring & Bypass Textured Gold-Tone Bracelet}


{You can shop similar pieces by clicking these hyperlinks: Chambray Shirt – TopShop, Coat – H&M, Cropped Pants – Forever 21, Clutch – MICHAEL Michael Kors & Heels – Zara}


{Check out outtakes from this shoot here – Just log into Facebook to view}

While tucking a chambray shirt into a cute a-line mini skirt is a fun look for later this Spring when the weather starts to warm up – These chilly February days call for a little more coverage. Enter the cropped pant. If you’ve been window shopping lately you’ve probably seen the plethora of fabulous pants for Spring – Tons of prints and brights – From polka dots and plaids to tweed and silk.

This purple pair of crops are the perfect color to mix with this pale blue denim shirt – This way the tan coat and black accessories can take backseat while the pants & shirt are the center of attention.

*Photography & Jewelry by Sasha Maksutenko

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