styling solid swimwear

styling solid swimwear

onepieces were in full swing this summer, and while fall is slowly creeping up on us, it won’t be long before we all (at least the east coast crew) will be looking to jet off to somewhere warm for a long weekend — so put down the pumpkin spice and take notes, because today i’m showing off one simple, solid swimsuit worn in two very different looks/styles!  Continue reading “styling solid swimwear”

a tip of the visor to 70’s beach style

a tip of the visor to 70’s beach style

i had a blast shooting this look. i purchased this onepiece from shein on a whim for a whopping $20. it is now on sale for $10, so to celebrate this thrifty find i decided to run with the mod floral pattern that already existed on the suit and take this look to a whole other era.  Continue reading “a tip of the visor to 70’s beach style”

one top, three prints

one top, three prints

every once in a blue moon you find something that you just have to have in every single color, print and shade. for me, this summer is all about francesca’s off-the-shoulder bustier tops. you saw it first at my surprise 30th birthday brunch (here)… and you caught a glimpse of it again during my stay at embassy row hotel d.c. (here) – and today i’m showcasing it in yet another pretty pattern. Continue reading “one top, three prints”

pics unplanned: how ignoring routine led to quality content, more downtime & tons of fun!

pics unplanned: how ignoring routine led to quality content, more downtime & tons of fun!

the hubby and i recently spent a sunday with friends at long beach. we took an 8:42am train out there in an effort to make the most of our day – meaning we had to leave our apartment by 7:30. that’s code for “minimal hair, makeup & outfit effort”. so i thought, contrary to most of my other swimwear posts, that i would put together an entry showcasing the most basic and easy beach look that you can throw together in five minutes or less.  Continue reading “pics unplanned: how ignoring routine led to quality content, more downtime & tons of fun!”