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I am LOVING all the rainbow colors and fun hemlines these past few seasons. I really can’t get enough of the asymmetrical styles in particular…like, please stop me from getting every asymmetrical item I come across. Life is just too short to not wear fun clothes that make your heart sing!

Skirt: Target ($13 marked down from approx $30)

Top: Ann Taylor outlet ($10 marked down from approx $60)

Necklace: Lana (gift, the style is the ‘lariat disc’)

Shoes: Kate Spade via Saks Off Fifth ($40 marked down from $350)

Sunglasses: Kate Spade via Nordstrom Rack ($20 marked down from approx $300) (that was a really lucky day- ha!)

The Rosegal 5th Anniversary sale is going on July 16th-18th! If you want to get on board the rainbow trend, skirts and tops can be found here, here, here, and here! You can find some mermaid style skirts and fun skirts here, here here, here, and here!

You can use RGAnniversary1 for 12% off your next order; there is free shipping worldwide with prices from $1.99. Shop the sale here! And if you have any issues with your order, you get an unconditional refund taken care of within 24 hours. I highly recommend using the size charts; since using them, I’ve found all items have fit accordingly~!

 

 

 

 

 

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rainy mondays and floral flourishes

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Wow, Chicago has gotten so many rainy days, lately! The flowers, grass, and trees are in full summer bloom! Rainy Mondays always have me feeling cozy and calm. I wore a floral skirt and breezy top to celebrate the rainy warmth and full bloomed flowers that are gracing us with their presence. “Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life.” -John Updike

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Top: Lady Manhattan vintage via thrift ($1.50)

Skirt: Ann Taylor Loft ($15 marked down from $90)

Necklace: gift

Gold wrap bracelet: Lulu Dharma via thrift ($1, retails for $190)

Gold bracelet: Alex and Ani for Disney ($45)

Shoes: Derek Lam via TJ Maxx ($60 marked down from $350)

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Fashion Huntress tips:

1) It’s about that time when offices start blasting their summer air conditioning, which always means light layers for me. I like to pair cardigans and/or light blouses with skirts and sandals for a professional air conditioning proof professional look. 

2) This month’s manicure link-up (#monthlymani) theme is “summer picnic.” Despite the rainy and overcast days, I decided to go full blown neon with my nails this week. I even added sunglasses, complete with glitter. Below is a picture of my summer nails; check-out the other #monthlymani girls for their summer picnic themed nails!

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Justine from The Thrifty Girl’s Guide
Kate from Into the Stratosphere
Kristi from Delightfully Kristi
Natalie from Being Mrs. Olson
Ashley from Free Wills Studio

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