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Minimalist at heart, but not ready to give up my stuff. Want a look inside my wardrobe? Come on in. The water’s nice. Welcome to the fashion blog collection of day in my dreams, ready to get you inspired for your next ootd. Here’s what I wore, who I’m wearing and what pieces I love most. From modern street style to fashion forecasting and ootd inspo, here’s what to wear today in mostly monochrome, luxury fashion.

chic summer resort wear wishlist from Tory Burch SS22 collection

Planning on seaside travel this summer? Endless horizons, sun kissed beaches and salty spray await. Escape on a much needed getaway and create a luxurious experience of your own design in the Tory Burch SS22 collection – vacation style. I’ll be indulging in three upcoming seaside escapes from south Florida to the Outer Banks. Wardrobe planning has already begun to take form in this chic summer resort wear wishlist from the Tory Burch SS22 collection with several selects for vacation outfits. Summer vacation isn’t just about your destination… It’s a mindset.. and escape, and experience we create for ourselves. After an onset of chaos, we all deserve to enjoy a bit of luxury from head to toes in the sand.  From luxury swimwear to gold accessories, woven handbags and subtle prints in toffee hues, Tory Burch has released a summertime assortment that embodies all we crave in summer style. Here are a few of my favorites from the SS22 Tory Burch collection that emit an especially beachy vibe with a chic assortment of minimalist essentials …

self check, is this outfit even me?

An inbox full of fashion newsletters, runway updates, trend magazines and reports – and don’t even get me started on scrolling for hours through covet-worthy insta posts. It’s easy to get lost in the world of fashion.  We are a culture of excess, and access to it all. Working in fashion and managing a side hustle fashion blog keeps me brow-deep in all things fashion. And studying all of the world’s most tantalizing trends can sometimes make it difficult draw the line between what we love, and what’s truly “us”. If your wardrobe hasn’t felt like you lately, maybe it’s time for a self check.  It’s important to realize you can appreciate all kinds of fashion, without feeling like you need to jump on board with every single trend. If you’re trying to reduce clutter and maintain a more minimalistic wardrobe, perhaps it’s time for some self diagnostics before shopping. Pre-shopping self(help) checklist: Does this piece express something about me? Is this something I would feel confident wearing? Do I have other items in my …

5 modern trends with a classic past

Repeatedly the fashion industry will tell the story of how trends come in and out of fashion. The perpetual crashing waves of trends that hit consumers and sky-rocket the value of different products. So often, when a trend crashes upon us all again we forget the past. We forget where the look originated from and just how long it has been around. However, as someone who adores history in all forms, obsessing over the past of these summer trends came easily to me.  September fashion week’s trends for spring proclaimed many maximalist looks to be particularly chic, but the most relaxed looks that were coming to us were the ones steeped in the ultimate amount history. From trench coats to plaids the runways weren’t just filled with our new favorite looks but also our history from long ago.  Here’s a rundown of a few of the most modern trends with an iconic classic past. #1 Trench coats There is little room to doubt that trench coats have a classic past, from the name itself to …

the best of winter fashion essentials

Wide leg trousers, sweater vests, utility boots – some are quick to grab up some of the biggest fall and winter trends before the season begins. Then the snow comes. The cold sets in, and we gravitate towards the pieces that not only preserve a thread of what makes us feel like “us”, but also the pieces that work functionally into our everyday lifestyles. It’s mid January. There’s plenty of winter left, but it’s been long enough for us to establish just what is essential in our winter wardrobes. As such, here is the best of winter. A collection of pieces that are not only on trend, but ones that have proven themselves throughout the season to be wardrobe essentials. Wide leg pants For you lovers of skinny jeans, I’m sorry. This year, the vote is in and wide leg trousers are the pant of choice. In the minimalist fashion world, they’ve been well embraced for more than a couple of seasons. This season, they’ve made it to mainstream. If you don’t feel quite right …

why you need leather leggings in your wardrobe

Less isn’t always more, but in the case of those seeking to reduce to a capsule wardrobe, keeping pieces that count is key. One of the most versatile pieces that you’re not going to want to skip out on – leather leggings. If you don’t already have a pair or two in your wardrobe, be prepared to be convinced otherwise. If you do, here are a few perks you may not have thought of, and a few tips on integrating them into your wardrobe. Leather leggings go with everything From super casual ensembles like sweatshirts and tees to sexy evening attire in bodysuits and heels – leather leggings go with (literally) everything. If you’re trying to reduce space in your wardrobe or packing for a trip, leather leggings are a must, with tons of leather legging outfit ideas to wear all season round. Leather leggings are easy to pack If a destination is on your horizon, leather leggings are also super easy to pack, and take much less space in your luggage than your vintage …