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06.06.14

LET’S SHOP!

even though we sort of get to wear summer clothing all year round here in LA, i still enjoy picking out a few new pieces at the start of the season to freshen up my wardrobe. these days, i’m finding that i’m drawn to simple prints and nice fabrics. what are some of your summer wardrobe stables?

shop above: ASOS summer daisy dress (cute over a swimsuit and then for dinner with a shoe change), Top Shop black and cream scallop swimsuit (i love how classic this swimsuit is, reminds me of the 60’s) and Top Shop orange and white polka dot two piece (i’m into the flattering high-waisted bottoms). 

shop above:  Need Supply beach tote with mat (packing up for the beach is a drag, i’d store all my beach necessities in here and keep it in my trunk),  ASOS wooden heeled sandals (paired with a denim mini), and Loeffler Randall metallic sandals. 

shop above: OTTE dip dye dress (summer date night dress) and Need Supply homemade necklace (over a plain white tee).

you can see more shopping posts here and here!

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05.27.14

LET’S SHOP, SHALL WE?

i’ve got summer on my mind! dreaming of long days at the beach, backyard bbq’s and weekend adventures. what’s on your summer wish list? here’s a few things that caught my eye…

shop above: ASOS polka dot romper, Swedish Hasbeens peep toe high sandals (i really want these!) and Birkenstocks in gold metallic (i’m into the thin straps on these). 

shop above: Zara striped jute beach bag, The Outnet floral halter swimsuit (would be really pretty under an all white cover-up), Kore Swim black swimsuit (loving one piece bathing suits right now and this one is VERY flattering). 

shop above: Gap dip dye t-shirt dress (for your little one, but wish it came in my size!), Karen Walker black sunglasses, and this J.Crew striped beach towel.

PS. more shopping posts here and here!

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03.10.14

STYLE 114 / FREE PEOPLE

last week, we showed how to style these two crochet dresses. this time there’s four new outfits, two of them are relaxed and casual and two are on the fancier side. which look is your favorite? i really love the romantic lace dress!

  

sheer floral maxi dress with layered cotton tee.

  

free people stripe tank with floral harem pants.

free people kimono sweater with lace slip dress

long sleeved floral maxi dress with wide brimmed hat and sunglasses.

photos by: heather gildroy
hair by: alicyn blackman        

more style posts: right here

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03.04.14

STYLE 113 / FREE PEOPLE

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i have always loved free people’s clothing for its laid back bohemian appeal. the editorial spreads in their catalogs make me want to transport myself to a bungalow in the woods and wear free flowing dresses with bare-feet. we took an over-night trip to Topanga Canyon where heather captured some of my favorite looks from their current collection. it was the perfect location for the shoot: colorful houses, tree forts and all sorts of quirky details.

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the looks we’re sharing today involve the same crochet dress in two colors. this dress is part of my ideal summer wardrobe, loose and easy. i took the white version with me on my recent trip to thailand and it was the perfect post-beach dress to throw on over my bathing suit. the first look we styled with an open cardigan sweater (that was so cozy it felt like a blanket!).

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shop this look: free people zig-zag stripped sweater with fringe, original is sold out, similar option available here. worn over free people slip dress in white with charm necklacemoccasins by vans.

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the versatility of this dress is also great, i am really into purchasing pieces that can be worn multiple ways. party dresses are fun but sometimes you just need to invest in pieces that are functional. for the second look, we layered the dress with an oversize long-sleeved tee. i’m normally hesitant about wearing too many shapeless items but somehow these pieces offered enough structure to make it work with all of the layering.

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shop this look: crochet slip dress in orange paired with oversized long sleeved tee, similar option by free people found here. moccasins by vans.

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i’ll be sharing four more looks in two style posts over the coming week so stay tuned!

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photos by: heather gildroy
hair by: alicyn blackman
shop the look at free people             

more style posts: right here

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02.06.14

CHECKING IN…

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hello there. i’ve been away from the office for a few days working on an exciting project with one of my favorite brands, free people. very excited to show you more of the photos from this trip to another land. check back soon! hope you have a great day. - bri

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ps. how amazing is this pink cottage!?

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photos by heather gildroy & designlovefest instagram

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