Off the Shoulder

Summer time Shopping

Hat: Forever 21

Top: Forever 21

Jeans: Gap

Shoes: Vans

Earrings: Target (Sugarfix by BaubleBar)

Belt: Nine West



If I could apologize a million times for disappearing this past month that would be great. I’m incredibly disappointed in myself right now because I feel like I gave up on the blog! I didn’t really mean to just stop blogging, but I am promising to step it up and get back on track. The hardest thing about being a fashion blogger, at least for me, is taking all these photos. My boyfriend is great, but I don’t want to bug him all the time to take my pictures. Then there’s photographers, but I’m not in the right place to be paying someone to take photos for me (no matter how good they are). Anyways those are my apologies and excuses now lets move on to the good stuff.

This outfit was super simple, and super comfortable for the light summer weather we were having yesterday. Every piece except for the hat is a staple in my wardrobe. I’ve worn this off the shoulder top so many times already, and I know I’ll still be wearing it until summer is over. I love that the top, and the hat are both on trend because I easily found them at Forever 21 at an affordable price. I’m pretty in love with the boater hat style, and with the pom pom details I think this one is adorable. A cute accessory plus sun protection? I’m all for it. The Jeans. These jeans were on mega sale when I stopped by the Gap outlet factory store. These are normally $70 jeans, but I walked out only paying $17!!! That’s such a score! Now online they’re currently $25, but that’s still a great deal for these jeans. They look somewhat like vintage Levi’s. I love the wash, and they fit like a flattering mom jean. They have all the sizes left online, so I highly recommend that you have a look for yourself.

Oh and those earrings! I don’t normally wear statement earrings, or even earrings at all. However, these caught my attention as I walked past the clearance section in Target (if you haven’t realized by now I’m Target obsessed). They were only $5, and I thought they would be a great way to spruce up any simple outfit.

As always I’ve linked the pieces below!

What’s your favorite trendy piece for the summer?

Pom Pom Straw Boater Hat

Off-the-Shoulder Flounce Top Comes in 3 colors! It looks like a few sizes are sold out 🙁

Mid Rise Straight Crop jeans

Multi Tassel Drop Earrings Not the exact same earrings, but the same color scheme in a drop earring!

Nine West Square Nickel Buckle Belt

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Spring in Venice, CA

Purse: Nine West

Top: Q

Jeans: ASOS Petite

Shoes: Forever 21

Watch: Michael Kors

Bandana: Target

Pineapple Sunnies: Target

I recently went up to LA just for a day trip, and the weather was dramatically different than it has been lately. It was 80 degrees out, and there wasn’t a cloud in the sky. I love going to LA because it’s a fairly close place to go for a change of scenery, and I especially love the fashion scene up there. Living in San Diego there’s a lack of diverse fashion because it’s pretty slow paced, and everyone dresses pretty casual down here. I don’t feel so out of place in LA.

In these particular pictures I was walking around the Venice Canals which I actually had never been to before! I love all the houses on the canals because they’re all very different from one another. In fact I decided to take some pictures in front of someones house because I really loved the paint color, and the cacti!

If you read one of my previous posts, Off the Shoulder Tops & Suede Sandals, then you would know I love off the shoulder tops! They are definitely the trend for Spring, and I think they’re a great staple piece to have in your closet as well. I enjoy ones with various patterns, or really fun sleeves like the one I’m wearing here! I love the little ties at the end of the sleeves, and I think it’s a great added detail to make the top a little different. The jeans are my go to, and I also have features these shoes before. They’re SO comfortable, and can literally be worn with anything. I’ll link some similar, or exact pieces below for you guys!

Have you ever been to LA? If so share your favorite place there in the comments below!

For similar shoes: Steve Madden Suede Sandals . These have a shorter heel, but are still suede with similar strap detailing.

You can also check out my other post: Off the Shoulder Tops & Suede Sandals for more shoe options!

For similar tops:

These are all really great options!



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