Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Casual Style in Summer Basics | Charleston, SC

Photography by: Carrie Elizabeth Photography 

Top: Nordstrom {wearing a size small, also have & love THIS} | Shorts: Levis {less than $60} | Sandals: Hèrmes {similar HERE + LOVE these} | Handbag: Goyard {similar HERE} | Sunglasses: Celine | Watch: MK | Bracelets:  David Yurman {onetwothreefour} | Rings: David Yurman {onetwo} | Lips: MAC 'Stripdown' + YSL 'Beige Tribute' 

It may sound a little odd, but one rule I've always lived by is either covering my arms or my legs.  If I'm wearing short shorts, I like to wear something with sleeves, or if I'm wearing something with that's sleeveless or strapless, I typically always have my legs covered.  It just makes me feel more comfortable and this is one look that I constantly gravitate towards for Spring/Summer.  There's nothing I love more than a cozy tee, so when I found this light gray one, I knew it would be the perfect top for road tripping.  Not to mention that I'm always a sucker if something feels soft and cozy.  I can literally NEVER turn it down!  

I've wanted a Goyard tote for a couple of years now, so I decided to invest in one as my birthday present to myself.  (Please tell me y'all do that, too!)  It's such a staple piece and I'm so glad I finally got my hands on the perfect one!  A large tote is so perfect for traveling!  (I also have & love THIS one!)

I hope you're all having a great week so far!  Mine has been super busy in preparation to go out of town this weekend and I only have about a million + five things to do!!

Thanks so much for stopping by, xx.

14 comments:

  1. Oh yes, Goyard tote is a must have, it's such a classic and perfect for daytime. :)
    You're looking so cute in this cool combo!

    http://www.lartoffashion.com/2016/06/06/sometimes/

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  2. I love this casual look and the idea of wearing long sleeves with shorter shorts. Such a good idea!

    Ellen | A Pop of Pink

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  3. I LOVE this casual look! Those shorts are SO adorable!

    www.rosyoutlookblog.com

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  4. I love your style!
    Looking gorgeous on that post.
    Emma
    www.emmalovesfashion.com

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  5. so amazing look ;-0))


    i invite to me too


    www.live-style20.blogspot.com

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  6. Simple and beautiful!

    xx, Elise
    www.sparkleandslippers.blogspot.com

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  7. These are the best basics! So pretty! XO

    @stylemelauren
    http://www.stylemelauren.com

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  8. Love the simple, laid-back look!

    xo, Carey
    https://thedaintydetails.wordpress.com

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  9. So nice!
    Love,
    www.thestyleventure.com

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  10. So perfect and casual!! Love it!

    www.maggiealamode.com

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  11. I was JUST remarking to myself how much our styles are similar, and you absolutely solidified it with this post. I am the same exact way, if I am wearing shorts I have to wear a long sleeve or 3/4 sleeve top. I don't know where it came from, but I have always been this way. I think a sweater with shorts is one of my favorite looks on myself and others, it is put together but so chill.

    I absolutely love your blog, it is one of the only ones I still subscribe to, after I purged a lot of others lately who have jumped on the trend bandwagon to the point where they are covered in fringe/pom poms from head to toe! You stick to your style, and know how to innately add trendy things without going crazy with it, and that sets you apart from all the others, in my opinion!

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    1. That is so sweet, thank you so much! Literally the best compliment. Thanks, love!

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  12. Love your outfit! So comfy yet chic!

    xoxo
    Sharan
    www.MyGoldenBeauty.com

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  13. Hope you have a great weekend <3

    Blessings,
    Edye | Http://gracefulcoffee.wordpress.com

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