singing the blues in who what wear

singing the blues in who what wear

it’s no secret that i have a slight obsession with target’s who what wear collection — and when it came to finding unique pieces for fall ’17, this was just the line i needed to shop in order to stand out and feel amazing (without breaking the bank). Continue reading “singing the blues in who what wear”

going green at the bean

going green at the bean

i just returned from a whirlwind weekend in chicago. i had only been once before (pre-blog), so when my husband was called on a friday business meeting at the last minute, i jumped on the opportunity to accompany him on his trip and make a weekend getaway out of it. naturally, i brought some of my fall favorites in my suitcase, and this outfit is one of them! Continue reading “going green at the bean”

pleats, please!

pleats, please!

the last outfit i wore on my trip to italy (yes, literally the last outfit before i flew home) was fun and casual. denim skirts have been all the rage for spring/summer 17, and by august, i was needing to put a twist on it so i went full schoolgirl style in a forever21 pleated number for a dinner in the boardwalk town of soverato. Continue reading “pleats, please!”

street style with euro-flare

street style with euro-flare

i love love love this boho-glam look. i wore it out to dinner in my father’s hometown of san vito, calabria. he was 11 years old when he moved to the united states, and while our villa is quite close to his hometown, it’s located about 20 minutes away by car. the town of san vito is like a ┬átime capsule. it’s ancient – with tiny, winding cobblestone streets and colored buildings. i knew that i had to wear something with unique, european flare if i was trying to compete with my surroundings. Continue reading “street style with euro-flare”

re-shoot, she scores!

re-shoot, she scores!

you guys, this is about as preppy as it gets for me. i happened upon this short-sleeved, partial button down in target and couldn’t resist. i loved the pattern and the texture – but in full disclosure, i shot this top with a totally different outfit and when i looked at the pics i thought “wait, who is that girl?!” every once in a while, the blog life calls for a re-shoot. Continue reading “re-shoot, she scores!”