saying goodbye to summer {workwear wednesday}

Hey friends, as summer winds down (or so we think…) we only have a few chances to wear summer clothes for maybe one (or two) last times. Here’s a cute BR ponte dress I got from Poshmark a while ago but have yet to wear. There will definitely be another month of summery clothes 🙂
banana republic striped ponte dress, bedstu sandals, turquoise necklace, j crew factory pink cardigan
banana republic striped ponte dress, bedstu sandals, turquoise necklace

Don’t forget to check out Justine’s blog to see what she’s wearing for Workwear Wednesday!

Outfit deets:
Dress: Banana Republic striped ponte dress, poshmark
Shoes: bedstu sandals
Necklace: gift from hubby
Cardigan: J. Crew factory, thrifted

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navy & black workwear wednesday

It’s Workwear Wednesday again and this week I’m thankful for:

  • It’s a short work week!
  • I just got a dope haircut (Culture Salon in Durham)
  • Friends, family, & seriously amazing coworkers!

I have a lot of black clothes and a lot of blue/navy clothes and I find the color combination chic and classic (I also love black and brown together). Last week I finally bit the bullet and got the MM Lafleur Sant Ambroeus Jardigan (on ebay) and y’all…I love it. You might be seeing a lot of this Jardigan on here.
MM Lafleur Sant Ambroeus Jardigan, Eileen Fisher dress, BedStu sandals
MM Lafleur Sant Ambroeus Jardigan, Eileen Fisher dress, BedStu sandals
MM Lafleur Sant Ambroeus Jardigan, Eileen Fisher dress, BedStu sandals

Don’t forget to check out Justine’s blog to see what she’s wearing for Workwear Wednesday!

Outfit details:
Dress: Eileen Fisher, thrifted
Cardigan/jacket: MM. Lafleur Sant Ambroeus Jardigan
Shoes: Bedstu Soto sandals, local boutique

going green (and a tattoo) for workwear wednesday

Alright friends, here’s what’s been going on in the past few weeks.

  • work has been so incredibly busy (this is not new)
  • my mom moved back home to California to start school. Good luck, mom!
  • dear husband, myself, and our friends went on vacation to Asheville and saw the eclipse totality in Brevard, NC!
  • I’ve been wearing a lot of dresses
  • I GOT A TATTOO
  • the kitten is still cute, and still a handful

green and white french connection dress
green and white french connection dress

Ike is in a bag and Ulysses is watching him.
orange tabby and kitten in a bag
I got a rose tattoo on my leg!traditional rose tattoo | larry waye, legacy irons tattoo greensboro, nc

Outfit details:
Dress: French connection, thrifted
Clogs: Chameleon Clogs, from Outer Banks NC
Necklace: Catherine Popesco, via ebay

Oh hey, don’t forget to check out what Justine’s wearing today for workwear wednesday!

my go-to work uniform {workwear wednesday}

Humidity. Crazy kitten. Busy. Work. More work. More work.

If I had to describe my week using only a few words, this would be them. I’ve been wearing my go-to work uniform often this summer: dark skinnies, sandals, blouse, jacket. Chic, effortless, and easy! Also, I laughed when I noticed that our neighbor’s car was in the background of my photos. Oops 😉

Don’t forget to check out Justine’s workwear wednesday outfit!

Outfit details:
Top: Banana Republic, thrifted
Jacket: Cabi, thrifted
Jeans: Beija Flor, gift from mom
Shoes: Dansko Demetra
Necklace: Mignon Faget

a new kitten {and a workwear wednesday post}

Y’all, it’s been such a busy few weeks. Work has been really stressful as we get ready to roll out a huge automated email campaign, and also….WE GOT A NEW KITTEN! Friends, meet Eisenhower “Ike” Napoleon, an 8 week old dynamo!

My mom and I went antiquing in Selma, NC over the weekend and in one particular store, we came upon a TINY kitten in a cage with a sign reading “free kitten to a vet approved home.” Well, once I held him in my arms, I knew I wouldn’t be able to leave without him. Our two other

Ike the kitten, Misook Skirt, J. Crew silk blouse, J. Crew Factory cardigan
The cutest thing about this picture is Ike. I’m not really a huge fan of this outfit. I wore it to work today but don’t plan on wearing it again. And this thrifted blouse is going right back to the thrift store.

I hope you liked seeing Ike and don’t forget to check out what Justine’s wearing on her blog!