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This weekend we’re back from a quick family trip to Florida and it was just what I needed. I don’t spend a lot of extended time with my family, so it was such a treat to wake up and see my mom, sister and nephew every day. I played in the pool, drank margaritas, and hardly thought about work. All in all the perfect little getaway. And of course, I did some shopping by the pool.

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I’ve been on the hunt for the perfect wide leg crop pant for months now. I tried these from Everlane (too long) and these from Madewell (too big/stretchy). Abercrombie has had some great pieces lately, and I’m thinking about trying these. The matching jacket is also pretty fab. I might have to try these from ALC too…

I found yet another jewelry brand that looks too good to be true. Nordstrom carries an exclusive line by Bony Levy, and thankfully some great pieces are to be had on discount sister site Nordstrom Rack. Love these little heart stud earrings, these mixed metal hoops, and this zodiac necklace.

The home goods section at T.J. Maxx has some great offerings right now. How sweet is this velvet chair? If we had a bigger place I would be picking up this rattan bar, this big basket, this gorgeous rug, and this wood side table. I also want to scoop up every single one of these preserved floral bouquets to send to my girlfriends.

Due to seasonal depression I’ve been indulging more than usual since the holidays and wasn’t feeling 100% comfortable in a bathing suit on vacation. So this month I’m getting back on keto and in general trying to eat out and drink less. These recipes look easy, healthy, and not too full of cheese.

The "It Bag"

The beaded bag is to Spring 2019 what the rattan bag was to Spring 2018. You can thank Susan Alexandra and her quirky vintage inspired bags for kicking off this trend last summer. Luckily for those of us who can’t afford the $200+ price tag for her not made for every day bags, everyone and their mother has their own version for the season. And guess what? Fantastic, vintage options can be found on Etsy. I’m loving this, this, and this.

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Western boots were the biggest footwear trend on and off the runway last fall. They add the perfect edge to an otherwise basic or feminine look. I dipped a toe into the trend with these boots in black and they are just perfect. A just high enough heel, clingy shaft, and a pointy toe make these the perfect update on a black bootie. I paid about $90 for mine and have to keep myself from wearing them every single day. Definitely picking up the below cream color way for $55 today from DSW.

You’re welcome!

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If you don’t know already, you should know that I’m a denim freak. I don’t wear leggings as pants, I wear jeans. High-waisted jeans, cropped jeans, flared jeans, wide leg jeans.. just jeans. So when I see some of my favorite fits from Levi’s on major sale for $19.99 at T.J.Maxx, you know I’m scooping them all up. I’ll make room in my closet somehow..

The Look

My love for all things & Other Stories is no secret, but for fall especially, they're the best. Great sweaters and the perfect iteration of the "it" item of the season are what I look to them for the most. I wrote about this leopard skirt last week, and below is exactly how I want to wear it as the weather slowly cools down. Just add tights for colder nights or a dad sneaker for a more casual weekend look. 

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1. faux fur coat- H&M (also love this faux sherpa), 2. striped sweater- & Other Stories, 3. madonna necklace- Maria Pascual, 4. wool beret- Anthropologie, 5. harness bag- Frye, 6. patent booties- Matisse, 7. midi skirt- & Other Stories