Summertime Luxe

Thursday, July 27, 2017








Dress: Forever 21 // Skirt: Zara // Belt: Forever 21 // Heels: Jeffrey Campbell
Clutch: LuxMob // Necklace: Vintage // Bracelet: Vintage // Earrings: Sequin // Rings: Vintage


          Summer in Hawai'i is all about indulging in bowls of "shave ice," cooling off at Makapu'u Beach, and using shopping at Ala Moana Shopping Center as an excuse to escape the heat- well, for me anyway, so it's cut-off denim shorts and basic tees all day every day.  Once in a while, I'll convince myself to get all dolled up despite the lazy haze that the heat brings in.  Here's one of those rare summer outfits, so let's all take a moment of silence and observe this special occasion.
         All jokes aside, I am loving this look.  The mesh skirt reminded me of a fisherman's net, so I decided to take that tropical sea breeze vibe to the next level by wearing a pair of statement gold shell earrings.  Even if they are clip-on earrings, I must say, they are incredibly comfortable.  To pull the look together, I cinched my waist with a thick belt and laced-up my feet with a pair of nude pumps.  Finally, I added a bit of luxe by accessorizing with a few gold jewelry pieces and carried my favorite bejeweled gold clutch.  And voila!  This summertime luxe look is complete!
        Wishing you all a fun and adventurous summer!  Take time this summer for yourself- read a book on the beach, treat yourself to a mai-tai (or two or three), and just enjoy the little luxuries in life.  As always, I am sending you all lots of love from my heart to yours today and every day!  

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"Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time." -John Lubbock


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6 comments

  1. A nice dress! I think it will be more beautiful if it's blue. By anyway, it looks good

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    1. Yes, this outfit would be beautiful in blue! Thank you so much for stopping by my blog!

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  2. Love how you combined the dress with the skirt through the belt! :)

    And the heels are fabulous! And as I don't have actual pierced ears.. I love the clip-ons! :D

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    1. Thank you so much, Natassia! I love the way this outfit turned out, but it was really hot during the photo shoot because of all the layers. Haha! What we girls do for fashion!

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  3. Kristen, I love that quote by Lubbock. And you look immensely sophisticated in your summertime luxe OOTD. The shell earrings in particular caught my eyeballs and won't let go. I love how they frame your lovely face! =D x

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    1. Thank you so much for your sweet comment! I hope you have a spectacular day!

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