Head to Toe Neutrals

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I always love the idea of a nearly all white look. But then reality sets in and you travel in white jeans and end up with hummus on them and it’s like, “Why do I set myself up for these situations?” Anyone else!? This outfit I actually managed to keep relatively intact nearly all day before a drop of salad dressing ended up on my blouse. (And I wonder why the dry cleaners know me by name…)

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If you don’t own a few silk button down blouses, you’re really missing out. They are one of my favorite rotating classic pieces and my favorites are this one from Everlane and my two from Equipment. Worthy investments and perfect for mixing up looks (past examples seen here, here and here!) And a moment for these earrings! I had the pleasure of meeting Katie from Three Jane the other morning over breakfast at one of my favorites in the West Village, Cafe Cluny, and she was just as bright and bubbly in person as her jewelry is. These earrings’ posts are that of the Eiffel Tower and make me want to magically be transported over to the city I love so dearly. Her stuff is the cutest and perfect for gifting so definitely check it out.

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Back to this neutrals look though, when I’m not spilling, I absolutely adore wearing white denim throughout summer on days that aren’t as hot. I bought this pair recently because I wanted a distressed pair to work into my wardrobe and they are the perfect amount of stretchy meaning they are so comfortable. I tend to wear white denim year round (winter // spring) so figured two pair in rotation was a must.

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I am heading to see The King and I tonight on Broadway! I couldn’t be more excited because I just adore the movie as a little girl. It’s being performed at Lincoln Center and I’ve never been to any show there before so I am ticking something off my New York bucket list. My birthday is in just a few short weeks and I feel like it’s been so fun to get some things in that I’ve always wanted to do before I “hit” 30!

Hope you’re having a great week! It’s almost the weekend you guys! xx

Shop the Post:

Everlane Silk Blouse

Distressed White Denim

Schutz Shoes (c/o)

Leopard Clutch

Celine Sunglasses

Three Jane Eiffel Tower Earrings (c/o)

Monogram Necklace

Gigi New York Phone Case (c/o)

More White Jean Picks:





[Bekka Palmer Photography]

Summer Staple: The Denim Jacket

If I had a summer uniform it would 100% include a denim jacket. I have amassed four different styles now and rotate them depending on the outfit but the piece is absolutely my favorite way to complete an outfit for spring and summer. Over pants, a dress or a skirt and top, if you don’t yet have one or two I’ve included my favorite styles currently available! And hopefully these past snaps will provide you with some style inspiration for future outfits.

Happy Memorial Day!!

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[Bekka Palmer Photography]

laser cut midi and chambray (+ an alex and ani giveaway)

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Another day…another midi skirt (last one seen here.) I’m seriously in love with this silhouette and while typically I prefer it with heels, I took these photos while still on my flats-routine due to last week’s half marathon! I adore the volume and texture in this skirt and it reminds me of playing dress up with my sister Shannon when we were little. We were mildly obsessed with the movie Hello Dolly and would dress up as the shop girls by piling on every skirt we owned in the “dress up box.” The bathroom served as our hat shop and our younger brothers were forced to play along (sorry, Sean! sorry, Kevin!) A few other midis that I like if you want to try this shape out can be spotted here, here and here (all under $100.)

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Alex and Ani Bracelet Giveaway

Now to the exciting news…with a giveaway! I was first introduced to Alex and Ani on a trip to Nantucket nearly four years ago. I was there for work (talk about a dream work trip!) and had some free time so I wandered around and happened upon a pop up of Alex and Ani in a little market. I bought a necklace and continued to go to the brand for affordable and fun jewelry many years later. (I’ve since visited their stores in both New York City and Boston.) Their most iconic pieces are their charm bracelets which stack easily and make great gifts so I’m excited to be partnering with Alex and Ani today for the latest giveaway to celebrate this blog’s new look!

The winner of the giveaway (see entering details below!) will get their own stack of 6 Alex and Ani bracelets (worth a retail value of $160-170!) including a personalized initial bracelet (my favorite.)

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And a word about these sandals – how cool are they? They are largely sold out at most retailers but still available here if you want them. They may be a pain to put on (read: don’t even think about wearing them to an airport!) but I love the look of them and they filled a serious hole in my shoe wardrobe given I had no gladiator styles. Not to mention they are comfortable and will go so well with denim shorts this summer. (Other options that are slightly less expensive can be found here, here and here.)

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So good luck! Be sure to enter the Rafflecopter below, leave a comment on this blog post and like Alex + Ani on Facebook! You’ll get an extra entry for following wit & whimsy on Instagram and tagging a friend in this photo!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

 Shop the Post:

 

J.Crew Shirt + Midi Skirt

Schutz Lace Up Sandals (c/o)

Forever21 Bag (sold out but I love this similar one that looks like A.Wang)

BaubleBar Necklace (c/o)

Alex and Ani Bracelets 1 // 2 // 3 // 4 // 5 // 6 (c/o)

Celine Sunglasses

More Alex and Ani Goodness:



[Bekka Palmer Photography]