Edit by Lauren | kids style :: the mini maxi

Maxi’s are an adorable, comfortable summertime dress option for little girls, and something that will transition with ease into Fall weather with the simple addition of a denim jacket.

Here’s my mini-me, Lily, modeling her favorite maxi dress ::

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Lily’s outfit details :: OLD NAVY HALTER MAXI DRESS // OLD NAVY SHINY STRAP SANDALS // STELLA & DOT BRACELETS

Other cute “mini-maxi” dresses to shop ::

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Old Navy Swiss-Dot Halter Maxi Dress. {currently on sale, also available in two other colors}

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Twigs & Twirls Crochet Trim Maxi Dress.

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Lilly Pulitzer Little Mills Maxi Dress.

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Tea Collection Tile Print Maxi Dress. {currently on sale!}

Stylishly yours,

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In: Fall, Handbags

Edit by Lauren | the everyday bag

A girl needs a fab everyday handbag in her life, am I right, ladies?

Something large enough to hold your wallet, keys, lipstick, baby toys, and the snacks you try to hide from your kids.

What?

And here’s the thing: it needs to be cute.  Cute enough to go with every single item in my closet, since I’m planning to match my purse to my outfit approximately, oh, NEVER.

Ain’t nobody got time for that.

I recently found my own version of the perfect everyday bag, during The Sale That Shall Not Be Named In Front of My Husband.  And after this blog, I’m hoping you will too.

Here’s my new little precious, I mean, handbag. Ahem.

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Pay no attention to the arrows sticking awkwardly out of my head. Or pretend that they have some deep, artistic meaning. Yeah. That’s it.

Outfit Details:  Halogen Leather and Knit Mixed Media Top // Vigoss Destroyed Crop Skinny Jeans {size up for a boyfriend style fit} // Vince Camuto Leopard Booties  // Marc by Marc Jacobs Hobo // Sutton Necklace

And, the details….

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Jul 25

white out

Edit by Lauren | white out

If I had to choose, rompers are probably my personal favorite trend this season, and all-white ensembles are one of my all-time favorites looks for summer. So naturally, this white eyelet romper stole my heart.

{I just love how any color accessory, especially turquoise, pops so brillantly against all white!}

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Edit by Lauren | two timing tee

Lately my summer wardrobe has consisted of shorts and a basic tee.  It’s my mom uniform for those hot and lazy days.  With the kids home most of the time, my creative brain turns to mush and I fall into an easy style routine.  So how can we step it up a notch and wear our simple duds multiple ways?

First order of business – have you updated your basic white tee with a fun slogan or print?  This is an excellent way to express your personality and possibly say something without actually talking to someone.

Now, how can you wear it?

1.  Bust out your favorite shorts.  If you don’t like your legs or despise shorts, wear with boyfriend jeans.  Glam it up with your favorite jewels and add color with shoes and/or accessories.  Remember, less is more.

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Jul 23

hello apparel

Edit by Lauren | hello apparel

I’m new to the Hello Apparel band wagon and a huge fan. If you haven’t heard of this cool Arizona-based company, they offer the cutest comfy, casual apparel for the whole family.

My kiddos and I are loving our new tanks and tees…

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photography by Amanda Pulley.

outfit details :: c/o HELLO APPAREL TANK // OLD NAVY CUT OFF SHORTS // TORY BURCH MILLER SANDALS // RAY BAN AVIATOR SUNGLASSES // STELLA & DOT STUD EARRINGS and NECKLACE

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Edit by Lauren | our #nsale shopping bags

By now it comes as no surprise that us Edit gals are quite possibly the BIGGEST fans ever of the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale!

That said, we thought it would be fun to share what is actually in each of our shopping bags {and what will soon be in our closets}!

Edit by Lauren | our #nsale shopping bags

1.  Tory Burch “Eloise” Riding Boot :: Y’all.  Here is what happened: I checked the price, fell all over myself trying to get to my credit card, and then bought them as fast as possible.

Unfortunately, so did quite a few others, and they are now unavailable. Boo. If you’re on the hunt for boots, these and these are also perfection.

2.  Halogen Leather and Knit Mixed Media Top :: My absolute favorite purchase from the sale.  I will wear this with my boyfriend jeans, skinny jeans, colored denim, and possibly even while I sleep at night.

What?

3.  Hinge Hooded Leather Jacket :: This jacket takes a comfy hoodie and makes it classy.  Magical. Unfortunately, it is now only available in XXSmall.  This jacket is also fantastic!

4.  Paige Denim “Skyline” Jeans :: I big puffy heart these.  They are the perfect length, and the wash is just right.

5.  Caslon Drape Neck Zip Cardigan :: An Edit client actually emailed Lauren and me about this piece.  Clearly, it was my duty to get myself to Nordstrom and try it on.

Just for you, reader.  Just for you.

Edit by Lauren | our #nsale shopping bags

1. Nike Training Shoe :: Let’s face it, we all run a little faster and workout a little harder when we are wearing cute shoes.

2.  Paige Denim Boyfriend Jean :: Boyfriend jeans are a wardrobe must have.  There are so many ways to wear a good pair of jeans, it’s a staple for any woman’s closet.

3. Quilted Leather Jacket :: Black leather can look a little harsh on some complexions.  I love this buttery camel color that looks great with neutrals as well as bold and bright hues.

4. Marc Jacobs Messenger Bag :: The perfect cross body that can go from day to night in a snap.  It’s a classic color and silhouette that will be stylish for many years.

5. Sam Edelman Ankle Cuff Heel ::  Every woman needs that pair of shoes in her closet that makes her feel like a rockstar.  These are it!  They are perfect with either jeans or your favorite LBD and come in 2 other colors.

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Edit by Lauren | my favorite pendant

I get SO many questions about the pendant necklace that I am seen wearing with nearly everything, the Kendra Scott Rayne Pendant Necklace, that I decided to devote an entire post to this obsession-worthy statement piece.

This was the very first peice of Kendra Scott I acquired. Tt has been a main-stay in my accessory collection for the past year and a half, and is hands-down, one of the most practical pieces of jewelry I think a gal can own.

Why, you ask?! This necklace lays perfectly with blouses, tees, tanks, dresses and rompers. It flatters the body by drawing the eye up and down, and balances out the blousiness of any loose fitting top or dress. On top of all that, it comes in a variety of a-mazing colored stones.

Here are a few of the ways I have worn my teal Rayne necklace {pictures taken from my recent Instagram posts} ::

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Edit by Lauren | #nsale workout wear

Edit by Lauren | #nsale workout wear

 

I’m pretty pumped about my new workout-wear purchases from the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, and just had to share!

If you are in need of new kicks, this is the time to buy them! These Nike’s are hands-down one of my favorite items on the entire sale. {They also come in a cute black/gray/white color scheme.}

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Nike ‘Free TR Connect 2′ Training Shoes, $72.90. {regularly $110}

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Jul 18

lemon drop

Edit by Lauren | lemon drop

Fruit-inspired prints are trending this season, and are so fun to wear! {Did you catch my recent post about my new-favorite pineapple printed dress?!}

Fruit-prints are perfect for wearing to an array of summer time outdoor activities, from picnics at the park to cookouts with friends to concerts and festivals.

This lemon-printed skort is just so cheerful and easy-to-wear. I am a sucker for anything citrus-yellow, so this skort had me at first sight.

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Edit by Lauren | j crew summer sale

J Crew is probably one of my favorite stores to shop for my entire family.  There are always great options for moms on the go and versatile pieces that can be worn in multiple seasons.

What’s even better is a summer sale with an extra 40-50% off sale prices!  You can get wearable pieces that will take you well into fall for a fraction of the original cost.Edit by Lauren | j crew summer sale

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