WEEKEND WARDROBE

Michael and I are visiting friends from Bucknell this weekend and I’m definitely excited to spend a little time in the sun (with sunscreen, of course!). Here’s my dream packing list for a weekend getaway…

(6) Skinny Jeans white denim (just ordered these!) (7) I Love Your Style (8) Miu Miu swimsuit 

There’s a lot of monogram action happening here! Definitely a summer year-round staple in my book ;) What are you all up to this weekend?

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CAMERA RECOMMENDATIONS?

I’ve been using this camera since the semester I studied abroad and it’s seen its fair share of wear and tear over the past couple years. I’ve been thinking about upgrading for the sake of better product shots for the boutique and better outfit posts for the blog. I’m dying to know if any of you have DSLR cameras you’d recommend!
Ideally I’m looking for something that takes great pictures, doesn’t weigh a ton, and looks good with a pretty camera strap ;) Suggestions? Ready, set, go!

*photo by Kate Powers

Shopbop Friends & Family Sale!

Shopbop’s friends and family sale is here! That means 20% off with code INTHEFAMILY20 at checkout and you can bet I’ll be taking advantage. In fact, I think I’ll ask your opinion before I click “add to cart” ;) Here are five items I’ve kept my eye on…


If you were to pick two of these items, which ones would make the cut? You might just see your picks in future His & Hers posts! Shop here and make the most of that 20% off!

Spring Brights

I was so flattered when Emily of Simply Southern tweeted that she loved this week’s His & Hers post and that pink is definitely my color. Pink? Me? But I’ve lived my entire life in navy blue! Her comment definitely has me thinking about experimenting more with this happy hue. And what better time than with Easter (or spring in general) on the horizon?


Pastels don’t do much for my pale complexion so I’m all about pairing bright pink with turquoise. How fabulous are the earrings? More brights I’m loving here, here, and here. What will you be wearing this Easter weekend?

Sweet Lemon Magazine

When you have a moment, please pop over to my friends Carly and Melissa‘s darling digital magazine, Sweet Lemon! You might just see a familiar face (on the cover, eek!)…
I was interviewed about opening Design Darling {The Boutique} and got to spend a day in New York shooting pictures with the Sweet Lemon team (and the ever patient Michael, of course!).

This face pretty much sums up how I was feeling all day: a little shy and a lot happy.
{Wearing my favorite J.Crew blazer, J.Crew shirt, Loren Hope necklace, Jules Reid pants, Lilly Pulitzer bangle, and Forever 21 heels.}

See the whole feature here!