20 Ways to Wear Stripes to Celebrate #NationalStripesDay

Tomorrow is #NationalStripesDay! It’s a holiday that J.Crew made up, but any excuse to wear stripes is good with me. You too, right? Today, then, I’m rounding up some of my favorite ways to wear stripes. At the end of the post, check out some fabulous new striped options in case you’re looking for new pieces to rock on National Stripes Day.

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Easter Dresses You Will Want to Wear all Spring

Easter weekend is ahead of us! No matter what your plans are, you probably want to be stylish. And, nothing is as easy and stylish as a beautiful dress. So, I’ve rounded up a few Easter dresses that have caught my attention lately. Want to see even more spring dress options? Check out the fabulous midi dresses right here.

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Pastels for a Softer Approach to Color this Spring

Spring vibes! I’m working on a fun social media campaign with Zappos. I had to style an outfit around a pair of Clarks. If you’re into Caribbean culture or reggae music, you’re familiar with reggae’s obsession with Clarks, particularly the Desert boots. I was especially curious, then, to explore the brand and see what new fresh styles were available.

Today, I’m giving you a sneak peek at my choice and sharing the outfit I styled around them. Be sure to follow me on to check out my post that goes live tomorrow.

Pastels (and more) I’m wearing:

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I decided on the , a beautiful pair of suede oxfords with a platform heel. These shoes initially appealed to me because of their soft color, described as beige but definitely blush. I knew they would blend right in with my favorite pastels this spring and summer.

Pastels spring trend

What really impressed me about these oxfords, though, is how comfortable they are. I don’t think I’ve ever experienced cushioned insoles this comfy.

For my outfit, I decided to tease the soft blush color of the shoes by wearing my . By the way, everything at J.Crew Factory is 50% off right now! You can get my entire outfit from this post on mega sale.

I finished the look with white jeans because white jeans evoke spring vibes. White always looks great with pastels too.

Round and Round: The Best, Affordable Circle Bags

The circle bag has been in heavy circulation since last winter. Remember my favorite picks last season to nail the circle bags trend? I’ve actually been a little slow to fully embrace the trend. That was until I spotted the bag and couldn’t imagine my spring and summer life without one. Isn’t it funny how that sometimes happens?

Chances are there’s a circle bag out there with your name on it too. If you like fun bags, I’m pretty sure I have your next bag in this post. Check out my favorite styles that just happen to be quite affordable.

Circle bags trend

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2018 is the Year of Deep Blues

As you can imagine, I’m thrilled about all the rainbow bright color trends for spring. Bright colors make me so happy! You too, right? I’ve been sharing some of my favorite hues in recent posts (purple, red, and green). Today, I’m feeling the deep blues. Cobalt blue, in particular, is a color that looks fabulous on everybody. Like my cobalt blouse? It’s now on sale for under $50 (find it ).

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Today’s look (and photo shoot) was inspired by my turban. When I looked at the beautiful stripes on the turban, the deep blues spoke to me. So, I knew I wanted to tease ’em out by wearing a cobalt top.

Listen, the turban is an IT accessory for spring and summer. It’s a perfect piece for adding color and flavor to an outfit. I’m giving your the chance to win a  of your choice from a fabulous Etsy seller. Enter via my Instagram  (ends on 3/29).

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