Hiking up to the Getty

It’s back to reality from the long weekend which included museum hopping, riding a fire truck in a 4th of July parade, fireworks, a kid’s race and lots of fun.

For this visit to the Getty Museum I put together this casual outfit and everything in it is on sale!  I just picked up this placed stripe tee for a steal and styled it with my favorite vintage crop jeans (they are such a good deal right now that I got a second pair), my pink signet bag and New Balance sneakers.  I was in a very competitive Fitbit competition, so we walked up to the museum instead of taking the tram.  I love my Fitbit Flex 2 in navy.  Competing definitely makes me look for more walking opportunities.



J. Crew Placed Stripe Boatneck Tee (on sale!)

J. Crew Signet Bag (on sale!)

J. Crew Pom-Pom (similar here)

New Balance for J. Crew 620 Sneaker (similar here and here)

Vintage Crop Jean with Patchwork (on sale!)

Happy Shopping!




Summer Casual

Now is the time to pick up some easy summer pieces on sale.  Everything in this outfit is on sale (except the shoes) including my favorite pink bag!  This is an easy casual look that still looks polished and is comfortable on the warmer days of summer.


J. Crew Lace-up Popover (on sale!)

J. Crew Chambray Ruffle Skirt (on sale!)

J. Crew Signet bag (this color now on sale!)

J. Crew Jane Sunglasses (on sale!)

Jimmy Choo Sandals (older style similar here)

Happy Friday!



Too Good to Be True

Collection Calf Hair pumps at 50%?!!! J. Crew is on day two of a forty-eight hour 50 % off sale on select items (see them all here).  My new favorite leopard heels and leopard flats are on the list (along with a few other items below).   I wear the flats with everything and they are so comfortable.  I just received the heels for Christmas and they are already in heavy rotation.

You can click on any of the photos below to get link to the original blog post.  The code GOSHOP is good until 11:59 pm eastern on January 18, 2017.

J. Crew Colette d’Orsay Pump in Leopard Calf Hair

J. Crew Silk Blouse (also 50% off)

J. Crew Leopard Gemma Flats

J. Crew Oversized Combo Stripe Shirt (also 50% off)

J. Crew Field Mechanic Jacket (also 50% off)

The code is GOSHOP for 50% off of select items.  It is good until 11:59 pm eastern on January 18, 2017.

Happy Shopping!




Greenery is nature’s neutral according to Pantone. It is also a life-affirming shade that is also emblematic of the pursuit of personal passions and vitality. I feel the same way about my favorite neutral, leopard print.

I styled Maddie pants in misty forest, Colette d’Orsay pumps in leopard calf hair, silk pocket blouse, Ryan sunglasses in blush, and an oval lucite link necklace – all by J. Crew.


J. Crew Blouse (50% off with code GOSHOP)

J. Crew Necklace

J. Crew Shoes (50% off with code GOSHOP)

J. Crew Maddie Pants (on sale!)

J. Crew Ryan Sunglasses in Blush (on sale!)

Happy Shopping!



Back to Basics

This week’s black striped mani (which was chip-free seven days later, btw) got me thinking about stripes and basics.  As much as I love color, there is an elegance to simple black and white and (of course) my favorite navy and white.  Here are my selections from the J. Crew New Arrivals and some great classic buys from the sale section.

J. Crew Italian Cashmere Mixed Stripe Sweater (new!)

J. Crew Geometric Eyelet Top (new!)

J. Crew Colorblock Ponte Striped Dress (on sale!

J. Crew Swimsuit

J. Crew Striped Pom-Pom Scarf (on sale!)

J. Crew Buffalo Check Shirt-Jacket (on sale!)

J. Crew Gemma Cap-Toe Flats (on sale!)

J. Crew Gemma Cap-Toe Flats (on sale!)

My favorite faux-fur scarf that I featured in Pattern Mix Hits the Gym , All of the Stripes and Stripes and Kisses is on sale!

J. Crew for Net-A-Porter Faux Fur Scarf (on sale!)

Happy Shopping!





J. Crew Sale Alerts

J. Crew just added a lot of new pieces to the sale section.  Here are a few of my favorites that I featured recently. Click on the photo to see the original post.  The items are also linked below.


Lace Reindeer Tee

Perfect Shirt in Stewart Plaid

Edie Top in Stewart Plaid

Classic popover in Zebra

Festive Plaid Shirt

Regent Blazer in Purple Houndstooth

Collection Plaid Trench Coat

New Balance for J. Crew Long Sleeve Polka Dot T-shirt

Western Chambray Shirt

There is an additional 50% off sale with the code SHOPSALE through January 4, 2017.

Happy Shopping!



J. Crew Sale Alerts

I recently perused the J. Crew sale section (a favorite pastime of mine) and noticed several items that I have previously featured are on sale.  Through Monday, July 25, 2016 you can get an additional 40% off sale and 30% off select summer items (with code SUMMER).  I have created a summary with links to my previous posts (in case you missed them).

Polka Dot Blazer and Striped Flats

I featured the blazer in these posts: Pattern Play, Pattern Play Times Three , Santa Barbara Mother’s Day, and  Lavender on Repeat.

I featured the shoes in these posts: Pattern Play, Pattern Play Times Three, Blue Tropics , Lavender on Repeat , Ikat in the Dining Room , Keeping Cool in Blue and White, Cherries on Top , Wanderlust abroad and at home ,  and Shades of Blue.

White Blazer

I featured the Rhodes white linen blazer in these posts: Pom-Poms , Liberty and Lavender. and Cherries on Top.

Chambray Blazer

I featured the Regent Blazer in these posts: Denim Polka-dots and Poppy Lunch in Venice Beach and Candy Stripes

The Candy Striped cashmere shell (and matching cardigan) are also on sale.

Dresses – Coral Shirtdress, Gingham Dress, Plaid off the shoulder, Ratti “Into the Wild” off the Shoulder (on promotion) and Collection Plaid off the shoulder

Featured in these posts: Coral and stripes , One-Step Gingham , Into the Wild and Off the Shoulder, and Mad for Plaid.

Rory Pant

The Rory Pant was featured in these two posts: Gauchos are back! and Pineapple.

These are a few of the items that I wear over and over. 

Happy Sale Hunting!





Pineapples make me want to go on vacation.    In the meantime, as the fall fashions are coming in, the summer sales are amazing.  Everything in this outfit (except the Pineapple tee) is on promotion or sale.  I featured these J. Crew Rory pants in navy in this post.  They are now on sale (plus 40% off).  They are a breezy alternative to skinny jeans or shorts.  I have one of my favorite hats on along with my gold espadrilles that have been on constant repeat.



J. Crew Hat (30% off with code SALETIME through July 18th)

J. Crew T-shirt

J. Crew Rory Pant (on sale plus 40% off with code SALETIME through July 18th)

J. Crew Shoes (30% off with code SALETIME through July 18th)

Happy Shopping!



Polka Dots and Stripes

This pattern mix is pretty tame for me in my favorite navy and white. The skirt is so easy to wear.  I know I will use the clutch all summer long.  The blouse, skirt, and clutch are all on sale at J. Crew.  The shoes are sold out, but I have linked another option.


J. Crew Shirt (on sale!)

J. Crew Skirt (on sale!)

J. Crew Clutch (on sale!)

J. Crew Shoes (sold out, similar here)

Lipstick by Lipstick Queen Cupid’s Bow in Desire

Happy Shopping!