How to Wear Gingham {Without Looking Like a Picnic Table}

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Around Campus {Off-the-Shoulder Dress + Oversized Sunglasses}

{Liv Off-the-Shoulder Dress, Lanvin Sandals, Louis Vuitton Handbag, Salvatore Ferragamo Sunglasses, Forever 21 Ear Jackets...more

Easy Entertaining: Rooftop Brunch with a Punch!

This time of year, Eric and I love to escape to our secluded rooftop to enjoy our meals every chance we get. We spent the first year of our marriage cramped into a teeny tiny apartment on the Upper East Side that looked out onto a dark and dingy shaft, so now we count our lucky stars that we can enjoy such amazing waterfront views whenever we want. I’ve had my girlfriends over countless times for champagne rooftop brunches, and it’s become one of my favorite ways to entertain ....more

Closet Confection: It’s a Celebration!

{Vintage Jacket, Halston Heritage Dress, Miu Miu Shoes (similar options), Judith Leiber Overture Clutch, c/o ...more

Playing Hooky {Kate Spade Striped Dress + Red Crossbody Bag}

{Kate Spade Striped Dress via eBay, Old Navy Jean Jacket, Brooklyn Charm Compass Necklace, Dooney & Bourke Crossbody Bag, Burberry Plaid Sneakers} Last week, Eric and I took a few days off from work and played hooky around NYC. I’ve never been a fan of the stay-cation (the eye has to travel, after all!), but I have to admit that sleeping in late, visiting some of our places in the city that we never have time for, and generally not having any sort of daily agenda was pretty amazing. This particular day was damp and drizzly, and I used the unseasonably cool weather to break out my new Kate Spade striped dress that I scored for a song on eBay! ...more

Easy 4th of July Entertaining Idea: Spiked Watermelon!

Hola, Chicas! With 4th of July right around the corner, I thought I’d share with you guys another one of my super simple (but oh so delicious!) entertaining ideas. I can’t think of a better way to cool off on a hot summer’s day than with a refreshing slice of ice–cold watermelon ....more

Lemon Drop: Yellow Sundress + Kate Spade Straw Hat

{Kate Spade Straw Hat, Gap Fit & Flare Sundress, Dooney & Bourke Handbag, Michael Kors Sandals} The post Lemon Drop: Yellow Sundress + Kate Spade Straw Hat appeared first on Closet Confections ....more

Constant Companions {Straw Hat + Straw Tote}

{H&M Dress (same dress in 2 different patterns here; same pattern in a different silhouette here), J. Crew Straw Hat + Straw Tote...more

Easy Backyard Entertaining {Shrimp Boil + Raspberry ‘Tee-Time’ Punch}

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Smirnoff for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I absolutely LOVE having friends and family over for dinner, but as the temps crank up, the last thing I wanna do is slave over a hot stove and force my husband to wash be faced with a sink full of dirty dishes afterwards....more

Cold Shoulder {Peasant Dress Roundup}

In case you haven’t noticed, peasant dresses are having a serious moment this season. I don’t typically follow trends, but this one has me completely on board. Below are a few other options I’ve got my eye on ....more