Go-To Inexpensive Jewelry for Any Occasion 

Hi friends!

How is your week going? Personally, I can’t believe it is only Tuesday. Is it just me?! It just feels like SO much has already happened. Anyway, I promise I won’t start babbling!

I am often asked about my jewelry, so I wanted to share with you all my go-to favorites that I have been wearing often to accessorize my looks. I wear most of these pieces at least once a week, so many of you have probably seen them on Instagram. As you’ll see below, my three favorite brands for inexpensive jewelry are BaubleBar, J.Crew Factory and Kendra Scott.

Kendra Scott Elton Station Cuff Bracelet, $55 | J.Crew Crystal Bubbles Necklace, $25 | Kendra Scott ‘Rayne’ Stone Tassel Pendant Necklace, $80

BaubleBar Ion Cuff, $35 | Kendra Scott Robyn Stacking Rings, $55

Madewell Mon Petit Pavé Ring, $15 | Kendra Scott ‘Carole’ Semiprecious Stone Pendant Necklace, $90 | BaubleBar Oracle Drop Earrings, $34 | J.Crew Fireball Stud Earrings, $11

Kate Spade New York ‘idiom – heart of gold’ bangle, $35 | BaubleBar Piñata Tassel Earrings, $38 | J.Crew Factory Crystal Basketweave Bracelet, $14

J.Crew Factory Chevron Pendant Necklace, $35 | Madewell Double Double Ring, $18

If I was forced to pick my favorite of all these items is my Kendra Scott Rayne Necklace. I have it in a translucent purple, and it truly looks great year round. While I haven’t seen this color available in a long time, I’d recommend one of the translucent colors. They have a way of complimenting your top perfectly, by picking up on the shade behind it.

Do you have similar pieces you accessorize with? Are any of my go-to pieces catching your eye? I’d love to hear your thoughts.

Here’s to the rest of the week zooming by!

Cheers!!

Sarah Camille

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Fashion Favorites: Denim Edition

Last week I shared some tips for finding jeans that fit. Today, I’m sharing my favorite jean brands and styles with you. As you read along, you should keep in mind that I am 5’8” and have legs that are longer than my torso. Because of that, I find a skinny or cigarette leg with a midrise cut tends to be most flattering on me (Side note: “cigarette” jeans are just a rommier version of skinny jeans). That said, I many of the brands below have various cuts that will likely work for you if your body shape is differen from mine.

First, my favorite jeans to date are Hudson’s Nico Mid-Rise skinny jean. I have these in multiple washes and they fit me SO well. While they are on the pricey-end, around $200, they have easily lasted me two years of wear and tear. This style is also very fitted, with a good amount of stretch, which keeps the denim soft and comfy.

Rag + Bone’s ‘The Skinny’ Skinny jeans are also a favorite of mine (I’m wearing them in green at the top of this post :-)). These are a little looser and more structured than Hudson’s Nico style, but that extra structure is nice and can feel more formal at times. These fit similar to the Hudson–good for someone with a straight, slightly curvy or athletic frame. The downside on these is that they are the priciest of my favorites.

For a less expensive alternative, I go for Kut from the Kloth’s Diana skinny style jean. This cut has more of a cigarette leg than a skinny leg, and the denim is pretty soft and stretchy. These jeans usually go for about $90, but often Nordstrom marks them down. For example, the Kut from the Kloth jeans below are 40% off! This brand also sells the Diana cut in corduroys if you need to stock up for the upcoming fall and winter.

If you aren’t a huge fan of jeans with a skinny leg, I’d recommend checking out other styles and cuts from the brands I have mentioned. From what I have experienced these brands make good quality denim that lasts after many many  wears (and I am not easy on my clothes!). I also recommend checking out Zappos and Nordstrom Rack to find designer jeans at a fraction of the cost. They often sell an array of Hudson and Rag & Bone jeans on those sites.

Happy shopping my friends!

SC

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Get the Look: Wedding Guest

I’m back in DC after a whirlwind of a weekend in downtown Nashville, celebrating my cousin’s wedding. The wedding was such a fun time, perfectly suiting my cousin and her new husband’s personalities.

On Saturday morning, we went to the Frothy Monkey, an eclectic, hipster restaurant for breakfast (I’d go there again in a heartbeat!). We spent the day walking around Nashville and exploring the city. After roaming around and getting a light lunch to hold us over to dinner, we got ready for the wedding and headed over to the Bell Tower for the ceremony and reception.

Throughout the night I received several compliments on my dress, so I thought I’d share the details and some similar styles. I wore a violet, lace dress by AQUA that I bought online from Bloomingdale’s. I paired the dress with a Rebecca Minkoff Mini MAC convertible crossbody bag and strappy Michael Kors heels.



This exact style dress was exclusively sold at Bloomingdales, and now there are just a couple sizes available in violet and black. But there is good news! AQUA has some very similar styles in darker colors. These would be perfect if you are looking for a dress like this for a fall or winter event.

While lace and midi dresses are definitely trendy right now, I think there is something classic about this look. They can be worn at different types of events and for years to come. Maybe that’s why I went for it.. and why I’m so tempted to get another one!

Good luck my fellow shoppers, and let me know if you get one.

Happy Monday!

SC

 

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