Thursday, July 31, 2014

Lilly Loving

Hey everyone! Today I'm wearing my favorite casual dress. I added my monogrammed baseball cap from Personalized From Me To You (here), thanks so much for the sweet surprise! The colors in the hat match my dress perfectly. Enjoy

 



 

Jack Rogers Neon Whipstitch Thong Sandal, Lime • Jack Rogers • $77.00 (here)
Lilly Pulitzer Kids Jaylynne Dress (Toddler/Little Kids/Big Kids) • Lilly Pulitzer • $48.00 (here)
Personalized From Me To You monogram hat (here)
 
Thanks for reading!
 
xo, Abby
 

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Sloane Ranger and Gingham

Hey everyone, happy national lipstick day! To celebrate I'm wearing this NYX lipstick in the shade "fire". In my opinion I think it is the perfect summer red, because it isn't a very deep red, and has a hint of coral.
 
For some reason, I had a really hard time picking out an outfit today. I put on at least five different outfits (all with including white and navy). I finally settled on this gingham shirt, a pair of white jeans, my go-to Jack Rogers, and my favorite wallet from Sloane Ranger (found here).
 
Enjoy!
 





 
Ok, so I got these glasses recently at Forever 21 (they're fake) and I need some opinions. Do you like them?
 
 
Shirt: Abercrombie Kids (old, similar here)// Jeans: Old Navy (here) // Wallet: Sloane Ranger (here)// Bracelet: DIY (would anyone like to see a tutorial?) // Shoes: Jack Rogers (here in a different color)
 
Thanks for reading!
 
xo, Abby

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Beach Essentials // Collab with theprepnxtdoor

 Hey everyone! Today I'm doing a collaboration with The Prep Nxt Door on our beach essentials. Go check out her blog, and her post. During summer, I'm always at my cottage (which is a short walk to the beach). I am in love with basking in the sun all day long. My favorite part of spending a long day at the beach is ending the day watching a beautiful sunset.
 
Before watching the sunset, my friends and I all went water skiing. This was our first time water skiing, and after a rough start (for me at least), we had tons of fun. When I finally was able to get up, I skied for a few minutes and then had a bad fall. Even though I fell I cannot wait to go water skiing again!
 
Enjoy.
 
 
 



 
My Beach Essentials:
 
Sunglasses (here) // Reading material (here I have a few teenVogue and a book from my summer assignment) // A hat to protect me from the sun. I don't have sunscreen pictured , but that's also very important. I myself don't normally use sunscreen, but I know I should to keep my skin looking it's best. // My phone, I almost always snap a few pictures while at the beach. I always try to keep my phone out of the sand, because I had to replace it because my lock button was jammed most likely with sand.  Instead of buying some fancy 100$ phone case , I just use a disposable plastic baggie, then I can just toss it in the garbage when I'm done.// Sandals for when the sand is just too hot. //  A headband to keep my hair out of my face. // I use my Lilly Pulitzer tumblr to stay hydrated, which is essential when I'm in the heat all day. // I wear my Paxton1345 boxers found here. // And finally something to carry everything, I use a Lilly Pulitzer cooler tote (found here).
 
Here's a picture of me water skiing
 
 
 
 
Be sure to check out The Prep Nxt Door for her adorable post, here's a peek!
 
 
Thanks for reading!
 
xo, Abby

Friday, July 25, 2014

Sloane Rager Tote

Hey everyone! Today I'm heading off to my friends house for a bonfire (how fun!). We're going to make s'mores, eat homemade pizza, and have tons of fun. I used my Sloane Ranger tote as my overnight bag. It is the perfect size, has an adorable lobster pattern, and is fantastic quality. Enjoy!
 






My dog Stella loves my tote too! 

 
Tote: www.sloaneranger.com  // sweatshirt: Gap// Shorts: Old Navy // Bracelet: Sloane Ranger 

Thanks for reading!

Xo, Abby

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Exploring Knox Farm

Yesterday me and my friends went to Knox Farm, which was previously the estate of the Knox Family, but is now a state park. It is stunning, and has over 600 acres of land. Here's some photos we took of the estate and our ootd's. Enjoy!
 



 
You may not be able to tell, but this arch is full of lights!




 


LOVING my Bows & Kites Kate Spade inspired bow! Use code "belleoftheball45" for 15% off at www.bowsandkites.storeenvy.com


 
How stunning is the stable? This is where the Knox Family kept their horses.



 
Then we headed into town for lunch and a little shopping! P.S. Look at the vintage Lilly Pulitzer skirts my friend and I found:
 
 
My outfit: Shorts: J Crew (here)// Shirt: Crewcuts (last year, similar) // Shoes: Target (similar here)// Bag: Longchamp (here) // Bow:  Use code "belleoftheball45" for 15% off at www.bowsandkites.storeenvy.com// Vintage Lilly: Consignment Shop
 
Thanks for reading! And thanks to Alyssa for taking most of these photos :)
 
xo, Abby

Monday, July 21, 2014

Ralph Lauren Oxford // Collab with bellesinbows

Today I am doing a collaboration with Bess from www.bellesinbows.com. We both styled a Ralph Lauren oxford, which we both agreed was a wardrobe necessity. I styled my pink oxford, to see how Bess styled her oxford check out www.bellesinbows.com. Enjoy!
 









 
Skirt: Sarta Designs (here) // Top: Ralph Lauren Boys // Belt: J Crew boys// Clutch: Talbots  (no longer available online)// Bow Bracelet: OhSoBowBracelets on etsy (here) use code "Belle10" for 10% off// Shoes: Jack Rogers // Headband: Vineyard Vines (No longer available) // Monogram ring: www.lovealwaysbysd.com use code "belleoftheball45" for 15% off
 
My Sarta Designs skirt is AMAZING quality. It is lined, is sewn perfectly, and as a bonus has pockets! Their skirts are very adorable, and affordable. If you are in need of a skirt, or just something to add to your wardrobe check out their website here. Use code BELLE for 10% off your purchase.
 
Thanks for reading, be sure to check out Bess's post on www.bellesinbows.com. Here's a peek!
 
 
 
xo, Abby

 
 
 

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