Urban Outfitters

The Little Slip Dress

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-Photos by NR-

Dress: BCBGeneration slip dress | Shoes: Topshop strappy sandals | Top: Urban Outfitters cardigan (similar here) | Bag: Furla crossbody | Hat: H&M (similar here)

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Simple, effortless, flirty…and even though the little slip dress was my summer staple, I’m taking this trend with me into fall. The beauty of a slip dress is her versatility. She’s a simple yet sexy little number that subtly says, “I’m feminine” without being being over the top. Reminiscent of a slinky piece of lingerie, the slip dress may be too “out there” for some, but with the right styling and accessories, you can take the bedroom out of the slip dress and make it completely wearable for day or night. Not to mention there are about 80 ways ways to style this look with items that are already in your closet. One of my favorite look is layering the slip dress with an over-sized cardigan, sometimes a scarf if it’s chilly, usually with a hat and strappy heels. :)

xo, KTR

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OTHER FAVORITE SLIP DRESSES

Sunnyside Gal

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Mother nature loves to screw with my emotions because one day it’s insanely hot then the next it’s so windy that I can’t even mind my own business without getting slapped by my hair. Well, to maintain a little predictability, I wore (my hair up and) my neon lime top yesterday as I’m guaranteed to bring a load of sunshine (literally) wherever I went. I paired this top with my new favorite trumpet skirt and added gold accessories for an evening out with good company.

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I purchased these Valentinos studded lace pumps a long time ago but to me, they’ll never get old. These pumps are like a tough armour plating in the form of spiky pyramid-shaped studs, providing just enough metal for a rock-chic edge, contrasting with the delicate, romantic, and feminine soft black lace overlay. It’s the perfect combination of naughty and nice and if I could describe myself as a pair of shoes, these are definitely the one. Rharr! ;)

I have always been a huge fan of Valentinos and their ultra-feminine, classy and sophisticated styles. One of my favorite place to shop for all things Valentino is at Harrods. In addition, I also love the selections of DvF and Michael Kors. Check it out when you have a chance.

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[Photos by NR[

Top: Urban Outfitters sparkle and fade open back blouse | Bottom : H&M mini trumpet skirt (similar here) | Bag: Botkier Valentina bag | Shoes: Valentino studded lace bow pumps | Bracelets: Michael Kors

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Thank you for stopping by the blog! I hope you had a wonderful weekend and your Monday is off to a great start!

xo, KTR

Pink Blueberry

Blazers has always been a wardrobe essential. With the right fit, a good blazer can instantly dress up jeans, skirts, the LBDs, shorts and even leggings. Although a basic black blazer is simply one of the most versatile item and can go with virtually everything…a  cheerfully bright blazer can do the same and can bring instant glam into your wardrobe.

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Top: H&M white tank / Truth & Pride Angel Hem pink blazer (similar for less) | Bottom: Urban Outfitters Kimchi lacey blue shorts | Shoes:  Alexander Wang Isabeli leopard sandals (old) | Purse: Rebecca Minkoff Swing Black Shoulder Bag | Accessories: Bracelets – Kate Spade, Forever 21, Ring – BCBGeneration heart ring | Sunglasses: Christian Dior

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Don’t be fool by the bright pink color of this blazer. With the right outfit you can take this from playtime to business hours….but as you can see I’m all about playtime these days, so mixing this vibrant structured blazer with blue floral shorts and adding a splash of leopard completed the fun summertime vibe I was going for. Hey, living in the Bay Area, the weather is quite unpredictable (not to mention bi-polar) so I need to take full advantage of all the summertime outfits while I can :)

In addition to pink, here are my summer’s favorite hues for blazers. Would you wear any of these and if so, which is your favorite?

Zara yellow blazer, J. Crew green blazer,

Topshop coral ponte boyfriend blazer, ASOS purple peplum blazer $58

Thanks for stopping by the blog loves! TGIF and have a wonderful weekend! xo