The Marigold Shirt

Happy Tuesday!! Today’s blog is showcasing this beautiful marigold shirt that’s made of beautiful, flowery lace!

I hope everyone found some good deals this weekend!  Andi and I got some of our Christmas shopping done, which was a relief!  I found this Puppy Surprise for her.  I was so excited because I had one when I was little.  I couldn’t pass it up since it looks just like our beagle, Riley.  We can’t wait to give it to her on Christmas.

We went downtown yesterday and Andi immediately spotted the shells.  She loves picking them out.  She has a collection going…  I was able to talk her into not taking any home with us that day.  Until next time…

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I felt like this outfit was a little bit Western-inspired. The marigold shirt paired with the brown suede boots and jeans are just a totally classic combination.

Andi wore a cute little explorer outfit that was so adorable. Her denim top, leggings, and little moccasins are from Old Navy, Gap, and a shoe brand called Freshly Picked. Links below!

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She was having such a great time even picking through the rocks and shells!

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Thanks for stopping by!

xx Niki and Andi

Top: Rachel Parcell | Jeans: Madewell | Boots: Marc Fisher |

Andi: Top: Gap old, similar here and here | Leggings: Old Navy | Shoes: Freshly Picked |


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My Casual Black Friday 2016 Haul

Happy Black Friday 2016, Everyone!

I hope you all had a nice Thanksgiving!  We sure did!  Andi found so many things she loves to eat.  She couldn’t get enough corn casserole and the spinach quiche I made for breakfast.  We decided to take the Mannequin Challenge.  We got it on the first try!  If you haven’t seen it already, head over to my Instagram.

Today my look is mostly Ed by Ellen.  They are having a 50% off site wide sale now through Sunday. My sneakers are extremely comfortable and come in 4 different colors.  Hurry up and grab a pair now before the sale ends!  Below I have listed some great sales currently going on.  Some go through Cyber Monday, too.

Enjoy the look!

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You all know that I love my heels and cute booties, but there’s just something great about a nice pair of sneakers that you can really wear anywhere. These are definitely different from activewear sneakers, but I like that because it’s a good middle ground between active shoes and dressy ones.

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I’m also all about floppy wide brim hats, but going for this casual Black Friday 2016 look inspired me to try out a snapback hat for a change.

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I’m not too big on sports teams, so this cute doggie on the front was perfect! Andi also loved it, so that was a plus. 🙂

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Thanks for dropping by, everyone! Feel free to share your Black Friday 2016 hauls.

xx Niki

 

Jacket: Ed by Ellen | Jeans: AG on sale! | Top: Topshop | Sneakers: Ed by Ellen | Hat: Ed by Ellen |

 

Ed by Ellen 50% off sitewide

Nordstrom: Up to 40% off select styles.

J.Crew: 40% off entire purchase, in stores and online!! Use code: HOLIDAY

Rachel Parcell: 50% off spring and summer styles, 20% off select fall styles!!

J.Crew Factory: 50% – 60% off everything!!

Neiman Marcus: Up to 40% off! $50 off your purchase of $200 or more. Use code THANKFUL

Saks: Up to 60% off select styles!

Tory Burch: Spend $250 and get 30% off. Use code: THANKS

Gap: 50% off everything!! Use code: TGIF50

Neiman Marcus Last Call: Extra 40% – 80% off everything!!

Kate Spade: 30% off your purchase! Use code THANKFUL

Net-A-Porter: Up to 50% off!!

Amazon: Black Friday Deals of the Week!!

Shop bop: Up to 25% off. Use code: GOBIG16

Madewell: 25% off your entire purchase! Use code THATSALE

ASOS: 30% off everything! Use code THANKFUL30

Bergdorf Goodman: 40% off select designers!

Anthropologie: 30% off every single item! Use code LETSGO

Ann Taylor: 50% off everything!  Use code CELEBRATE

LOFT: 50% off everything!  Use code FRIYAY

Banana Republic: 50% off 5 regular priced items.  Use code BRFIVE

Lilly Pulitzer:  Gifts with purchase! $75-earrings | $150-bracelet | $500-jewelry box |

 

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Winter White (And Uncomfortable Boots)

Happy Tuesday! Today is all about winter white and uncomfortable boots – lol!

We have had a nice little cold front here in Florida, so I took full advantage by wearing my favorite hand knit fisherman cashmere cardigan.  It is 10-ply cashmere with a very generous fit.  I am wearing the small.  I was lucky enough to snag one last year during an end of the season sale for a steal.  They brought it back again this year, and it also comes in navy.  They are currently having a site wide 40% off everything sale.  I have linked several similar but less expensive sweaters below.

My booties were not comfortable.  AT ALL.  I had to take them off not even half way through our photos because they immediately gave me blisters.  I decided to set them in the grass next to the trail.  Andi did NOT approve.  She grabbed them and sternly handed them back to me.  I am so happy Anthony kept taking photos so you can see the whole thing play out.  The look on her face is priceless.  She is a character.

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Thanks for stopping by!

xx Niki and Andi

Sweater: Ed by Ellen similar herehere and here | Jeans: J.Crew | Booties:  From last year and uncomfortable but much better options herehere and here |

Andi’s shoes are 25% off sitewide today only!! Click here to shop!


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New Fall #OOTD: Leather Pleats

Happy Friday!! Today, I am excited to share this skirt with you!  It is under $75 and perfect for Fall! It would look great with booties or even knee highs.  My top is currently between 40 and 50% off with code BRFIFTY or BRFORTY.

The leather pleats on this skirt are so unique and it ws fun to experiment with leather, since it’s not a fabric that really gets used very often!

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Sorry this is so brief but I am exhausted. Time to get some sleep!  Thanks for stopping by!

xx Niki

Top: Banana Republic ℅ | Skirt: Nordstrom | Lips: Aveda |

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Cozy Knit Sweaters, anyone?

Happy Wednesday, everyone! (It’s only Wednesday?!) I have an important question to ask: cozy knit sweaters, anyone? I’m totally in that cozy-mode right now!

I have found several great cable knit sweaters this season, but this one is probably my favorite.  It comes in two other colors (which are on sale, by the way).  My jeans are soft and stretchy and come in an array of colors – 17 to be exact!

This kind of outfit is absolutely timeless and cozy knit sweaters are the perfect winter accessory to keep you cute in even the coldest of weather – not that we really get much of that in Florida.


I wanted to balance out the white of the sweater with the nice mocha color of these skinny jeans and matching booties. The worn leather is such a perfect touch, I think, to an already cozy and cute outfit!

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If you want to amp this type of look up, you can always add in jewelry that’s a bit on the longer side to draw the eye in!

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Have a great day and thanks so much for stopping by!!

xx Niki

Sweater: Madewell | Jeans: Free People- Mocha | Booties: Nordstrom | Sunglasses: Karen Walker— On sale |

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Trying Out One Of Many Scarf Styles

Happy Tuesday! Can you believe Thanksgiving is NEXT WEEK?!?  Where does the time go?  Last year I bought a few of these dresses, including a black and an olive green. And, thankfully, today’s weather made me reach for a scarf – finally! So, today’s blog is going to spotlight one of many scarf styles that you can try out this winter!

This dress is only $34, I think I might buy the wine colored one this season.  They are super soft and stretchy.  I discovered them a few years ago at one of my favorite shops in Charleston.

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Wearing a bold colored scarf is a great way to amp up any look, and maroon or even mustard are huge colors this season that would make perfect scarf choices, but I wanted to keep things neutral. Scarf styles that feature check patterns and light colors, like the one I styled today’ really do go with everything.

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Over-the-knee boots are also a big trend this year and, honestly, they’re just beautiful and flattering in general. Because they are such a statement, I think the scarf is a way of balancing out my top half!

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I am obsessed with these boots from DSW.  They come in 4 different colors and are currently on sale!

Thanks for stopping by!

xx Niki

Dress: Piko | Boots: Marc Fisher here or here | Scarf: here or here | Sunglasses: Ray-Ban | Lips: Secret Selma by Charlotte Tilbury |

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Banana Republic Floral and Fall

Happy Thursday everyone!

I am thrilled to have partnered with Banana Republic again this month.  I can always find something for any occasion.  They are my go to store and I can always find something cute.  They are almost always running a promotion and their quality is amazing.  Although I love their dresses, I tend to mostly shop their separates.  It is fun to mix and match different tops and bottoms.

My skirt runs true to size and hits right at the knee.  It has great movement with the pleat detail.  I like that it has navy and black color blocking, making it easy to pair either color with it.  I have chosen black tights for today, but it would also look great with navy, gray, or olive green.  My sweater is so soft and comes in 10 colors! I also really like the light heather and the pop pink.  It also runs true to size.  Get them now for 40% off with code BRBUNDLE.  These booties are on sale and come in three different colors, including a beautiful green.  I also really like the red pair.  I have worn them a lot this season, mostly because they are so comfortable and they don’t hurt my feet if I have to walk or stand for long periods of time.  The gold heel is a nice detail.

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Thank you so much for stopping by and for all of your support!  Check back tomorrow for another new post.

xx Niki

Banana Republic compensated me for this post. All opinions expressed are my own.

Sweater: Banana Republic ℅ |Skirt: Banana Republic ℅ | Booties: Calvin Klein on sale | Sunglasses: Ray-Ban | Bracelet: Banana Republic |

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Pumpkin Spice and Peplum

Happy Tuesday! We are a week into November and I am gearing up for the holidays.  I have already started making my grocery list for Thanksgiving and am starting to pull out the Christmas decorations.  I can’t wait to set up the Christmas tree for Andi this year.  She is going to love looking at the lights.

This peplum top is from the Rachel Parcell collection.  The fabric is super lightweight and comes in two other colors; burgundy and a pretty olive green.  I have paired it with high waist jeans from J.Crew.  These are my favorite pair of white jeans.  The white is crisp and the denim is nice and thick.  My heels are beautiful and the perfect color for fall.  They come in many other colors but I just love the bordeaux.

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Because my peplum top and pants are so light, I thought these maroon heels were the perfect complement to offer some more depth to the entire look. Plus, it made me feel so much more fall-ready. Not to mention, the Pumpkin Spice latte is back and I had to get my hands on one right away!

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When wearing looser peplum tops, the key is balancing it out with slim-fitting pants or leggings. Chunky heels are very in this season and they give you some extra height and elongate your legs perfectly.

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Thanks for stopping by!  Don’t forget to VOTE!

xx Niki

Top: Rachel Parcell | Jeans: J.Crew | Heels: Sam Edelman | Lips: The Queen from Charlotte Tilbury |

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The Gold Chiffon Dress

Happy Friday!! Can you believe it is November??  Christmas lights are popping up everywhere.  Our local mall was setting up for Santa today, which made me feel like I am falling behind on my Christmas shopping. But, while I was at the mall, I stumbled across this gold chiffon dress.

I think it’s the perfect dress for Thanksgiving!  The color is beautiful.  It looks great layered with boots and a scarf, or with a pair of heels or gold sandals.   It can easily be styled so many different ways… What else could I ask for?

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The ultra-loose shape of this dress may not be in everyone’s comfort zone, so I also wanted to show you what it looks like layered with a vest. This cinches in the entire dress and gives you more of a waist, which I think is a nice variation to the super flowy design.

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Andi’s dress is from Uniqlo.  Unfortunately, it isn’t available online, but if you have a store near you, go check it out.  Her dress is Liberty London and it was only $5.90.  They do have a girl’s tee in the same print Andi is wearing which is so cute!

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Hope you enjoyed this quick blog! Thanks for stopping by!

xx Niki and Andi

Dress: Rachel Parcell | Booties: Jeffrey Campbell | Hat: Rag & Bone or here for under $40 | Sunglasses: Ray-Ban | Lips: Firebird by Urban Decay |

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My Paint Nite Experience

Happy Thursday!

Last night, my cousin and I had to privilege to go to a local Paint Nite.  We had a blast!  I have to say, I was skeptical that I would be able to create something even remotely similar to the teacher’s… but I did it! She made it easy to follow along, and the drinks helped open up my creativity, shall we say.

Paint Nite was held at one of our local brewery’s.  The atmosphere was perfect.  We decided this would make a great Christmas gift for the whole family!  You can have a private party anywhere, even your house.  It was such a fun experience, even if you can’t paint. I highly recommend it.  Get 45% off just for entering your email.

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Hope you enjoyed and get your paint on soon!

xx Niki

 

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