I hope everyone is having a great week! Unfortunately I am late with my post because I was robbed at Whole Foods (the one on Kirby) and I have been dealing with the fall out – canceling credit cards, bank cards, drivers license….a nightmare. The police informed me that this is going on around town – holiday madness! Please be careful of your surroundings and lock your door immediately when getting in your car.
On a happier note – I just finished Reputations by Juan Gabriel Vásquez! It was my first read by the Columbian author and I was entranced. I cannot imagine how wonderful this book was in Spanish because the english translation was fantastic. Inspires me to learn spanish (which is my New Years goal every year).
And now on to the OOTD for today. I bought this dress in aubergine (seen here)and I loved it so much that I ordered it in blush pink as well.The dress was a complete hit! I wore it to Mr. Wonderful’s company holiday party and it was the perfect amount of festive and flirty. I kept things simple with all the accessories and just added a bit of pizzazz with my shoes. I have had these studded shoes forever and they are such a classic pair of shoes which can be dressed up and down.
Sorry for the late post today, but I have been unpacking and getting back into the swing of things. The beach was just dreamy – there is no other way for me to say it. I LOVE our new house, and I cannot wait to start putting my personal stamp on it. I was extremely busy with getting the house ready, but I generally found time for some fun lunches and dinners. I adore this dress that I wore out to lunch – it is extremely lightweight and the shape is fun and flirty for summer.Throw in the gingham print (which reminds me of the Dorothy dress from Oz, but much chicer and more modern), and that coupled with my mood was the trifecta of fabulous.
With Oz heavy on my brain I added a straw bag by Olive design. One of my dearest friends just started her own business making these fabulous straw bags and I am madly in love with them. They are the perfect size and extremely whimsical – so of course they have my name all over them! Follow her on Instagram and place an order (she does custom orders – can anyone say blush pink?)
The week has gone by so quickly – it is amazing how much time it takes to get the house back in order after being out of town for a few weeks. I am enjoying catching up on my shows since I have been TV free all summer. I just picked up a show on Netflix called Peaky Blinders. Can I say I am completely ensnared with it? It stars Cillian Murphy (I dig the Irish accent) and is a British historical crime drama about gangsters operating in Birmingam, England during the aftermath of World War I. Check it out and let me know your thoughts.
I bought this skirt on a crazy sale and absolutely love it! It is the softest silk and I love the flirty feminine bounce. I can’t wait to wear it again! I wanted to keep the look chic and simple and since I am at the beach flats (I can’t remember the last time I wore so many flats).
I hope everyone has had a great week! I am getting into the Christmas spirit – the tree is up, the stockings are hung and the holiday parties are in full swing – day and night! A holiday dress is always a good idea but separates give the opportunity to be a bit more creative.