Insta-lately

loft-dress-perfect-for-work LOFT dress (sold out, LOVE these two on SALE here & here)  |  Black Heeled Sandals  |  Cross Stitch Chain Handbag (under $30!!!)  |  Ray Ban Sunglasses

 

joie-quinn-sandal-breathtak Joie Caged Heels

 

Rebecca-Minkoff-Gladiator-S Stripe Dress c/o Dorothy Perkins  |  Rebecca Minkoff Clutch (current season)  |  Michael Kors Watch  |   Rebecca Minkoff Sandals (These are disappearing! If size sold out, also available here & here)

 

Hope everyone is having a fabulous #tuesdayshoesday .  Just thought I’d share some of my recent Instagram posts.

xo, Maria

The One Item You’ll Wear All Year Long

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Halogen Vest  |  Loft Shirt |  Loft Skinny Jeans (sold out, love these and these  |  Necklace (LOVE this one)  |  Alex & Ani Bracelets  |  Chinese Laundry Heels (I’m obsessing over these and these are under $50!)  |  Ray Ban Sunglasses  |  Clare V Leopard Clutch

 A vest is a must have in your wardrobe.  I bought this vest during the Nordstrom anniversary sale a few weeks back.  It has become my favorite item, and I’ve worn it over and over again.  See how I styled it in this post.  A classic vest like this one, can be worn casual or dressed up, but more importantly it can be worn through the seasons.  That is a tall order for one item.  Seriously.  The love I have for this pretty piece is real, and its possibilities are endless!

xo, Maria

 

Blue on Blue

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outfit-of-the-day-pinterest-inspired-street-style-ann-taylor-loft-clare-vivier-leopard-fold-over-clutch-1 Make + Model Tee  |  Loft Skinny Jeans (sold out, LOVE THESE and THESE)  |  Clare V Leopard Clutch  |  Sunglasses  |  Alex & Ani Bracelets  |  Layered Necklace (similar here)  |  Belt c/o Linea Pelle  |  Loft Sandals (on sale under $15!!!)

I love the color blue.  If you’ve followed my blog for a bit you’ll have seen shades of blue over and over again.  Sorry, but I can’t help it!  I gravitate towards it.  I was always hesitant to wear a blue tee and jeans together.  Over the weekend I wore this outfit.  I think it worked by keeping it simple, and adding some classic accessories.  My belt and sandals were a perfect match.  The sandals are on sale right now under $15, but hurry before they sell out!  And, to finish the look, my favorite clutch.

On a more personal note, for those of you wondering how my recovery from hand surgery is going, I’m healing very well.  All the bruising and swelling is almost gone.  I still struggle with gripping and holding things.  I also have a lot of stiffness.  All that is normal and can take months to completely fade.  I am very thankful that everything seems to be moving along, and pretty soon I’ll be better than new!

Thanks so much for stopping by, and I hope you have a lovely day!

xo, Maria

 

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Casual in Camo

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Happy Friday!  Can you say messy hair just don’t care?  Obviously I can!  I’m still recovering slowly from surgery, and had five stitches removed from the palm of my hand last week.  When this look was shot I still couldn’t do simple things very well (like wash or comb my hair).  Mike actually had to comb & put up my hair.  I give him an A for effort!

It was also pretty tough getting dressed.  So, I’ve opted for really casual, simple outfits.  This eyelet shirt is one of my favorites lately.  It is on clearance under $7, and is still available in all sizes (not for long)!  I’ve also put away some of my larger handbags, and have stuck to this light weight Linea Pelle crossbody.  I’m really obsessed with it because of how lightweight and versatile it is.

I’d love to hear about some of your casual go to looks.  Please feel free to share what casual looks you’re loving.

xo, Maria

Graphic Print Tee

Graphic-Print-Tee-HangryHangry Graphic Print Tee c/o SheIN  |  Distressed Jeans (almost sold out, options here, here & here)  |  Tory Burch Sandals

I’m sharing a fun graphic print tee today.  This pretty much sums me up when I start getting hungry.  A little moody, a little irritable until I get some food.  It runs in the family.  I guess that’s why my mother has always tried to push food at everyone as soon as they walk in the door.  No one is every Hangry at my mom’s, lol.

xo, Maria

 

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My Instagram Outfit of the Day – Belted Shirt Dress

Instagram Outfit of the Day OOTD Belted Shirtdress with Nude Pumps Linea Pelle Belt  Shirt dress (sold out, but fabulous options here, here, here, and here) | Belt c/o Linea Pelle | Nude Pumps (options here, here, & here)

Hope you are having a great start to your week.  I just wanted to do a quick share of my Instagram outfit of the Day.  This is one look I repeat over and over again, a belted shirt dress with nude pumps.  It is simple, comfortable, and stylish.  Right now, because I had surgery on my hand a few weeks ago, comfort is the most important thing to me.  I keep gravitating towards anything that is simple to put on, and no fuss throughout the day.  This particular dress is sold out, but I’ve linked a bunch of amazing options for you.  And, this chambray shirt dress is also one of my favorites.

xo, Maria