clockwise from top right: sunglasses: Prada, Prada, Gucci | sandals: Old Navy similar | beach bag: Marc Jacobs | bikinis: Proenza Schouler, 3.1 Phillip Lim, Proenza Schouler similar| coverups: both Old Navy | scarves: Moschino, Gucci similar | products: Sum Bum, Dermalogica, Dior Lip Glow
My husband and I will soon escape Chicago’s cold weather to soak up the sun in Tulum. Here are a few items that I’ll be bringing on our trip to Mexico! This year, I decided to add a white bikini into my wardrobe. After spending hours online shopping, I decided on another one from Proenza Schouler. I love the black and white bikini I purchased a couple of years ago and was excited to find this one – super comfortable and a great fit. Also, since my hair is short and I can’t pull it back, I wrap it up in silk scarves. It’s easy and keeps me looking chic on the beach! Sunshine, beaches, tacos, and mango margaritas for days! Follow along on Instagram @taffetaandcedar.
1: leather jacket // 2: lip set // 3: denim // 4: velvet mules // 5: cashmere cardigan // 6: sweater // 7: booties // 8: skincare // 9: watch // 10: bag // 11: wool coat
The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale (early access) officially begins today! Here are a few of my top picks, including elevated basics, closet staples, and versatile pieces. To really make the most of your wardrobe, I suggest investing in quality pieces that can be interchanged and worn frequently. The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is the time to stock up and strategically build your wardrobe. A reminder that this week is early access for Nordstrom card holders only, but you can apply online or in-store!
jumpsuit: c/o Tobi // scarf: Gucci similar// heels: Vince Camuto // earrings: COS // shades: Marc Jacobs
Jumpsuits are a favorite of mine – easy to dress up or down and always comfortable. This moto jumpsuit from Tobi has just the right amount of edge and street chic style. It’s perfect for Saturday night cocktails or Sunday brunch on a patio. And because I love jumpsuits so much and think everyone should have one in their spring wardrobe, one lucky person will win this one (different from pictured above)! In the comment section below, tell me how you would style it and a winner will be selected on April 15th!
I’m loving the new Nude Sheer Lip Gels from Marc Jacobs! There are 7 neutral colors to add just the right amount of shine and shade to your lip. Oh, let’s not forget the conditioning and moisturizing ingredients – vitamin e, myrrh extract, and monoi butter – to keep your lips soft and kissable!
coat: Zara (similar here) // sweater: Sisley // pants: Armani Exchange // boots: 3.1 Phillip Lim // lip: Marc Jacobs – Saboteur
Neutrals and all-black looks are far from boring. They’re versatile, chic and elegant. And they are often easy to style in different ways. Here I wear an oversized/asymmetrical turtleneck with jeans and zip-up booties. A grey and tan coat adds just the right amount of contrast and texture.
Thinking about fall makeup and perfecting the cat eye? Here’s a gorgeous beauty bundle of eye essentials from Marc Jacobs. I’m loving that sleek makeup bag, too!
Image via Marc Jacobs
shirt: Zara (similar here) // pants: Armani Exchange // bag: 3.1 Phillip Lim // shoes: Zara // shades: Marc by Marc Jacobs // lip: Marc Jacobs – Saboteur
I love the simplicity of black and white together; it’s classic and effortless. A moody lip is a nice pop of color, and you can never go wrong with a pointy shoe. Have a nice Monday!
from top to bottom:
Miu Miu // Chloé // Miu Miu // Ray-Ban // Marc Jacobs // Madewell
Summer time calls for Summer shades! Even if I do wear sunglasses year round, it’s always nice to add a new pair to your collection. Here are a few classics that can easily be worn year after year, and with a variety of outfits. I like to think of a pair of sunglasses as I do a great investment bag; quality over quantity.
1: Les Beiges, Chanel // 2: Rouge Coco Baume, Chanel // 3: Spin the Bottle, Essie //4: Lip Vinyl – Sweet Escape, Marc Jacobs // 5: Velvet Hand Lotion, Diptyque // 6: ‘Amber’ Eau de Parfum Spray, Prada
It’s always refreshing to change up your beauty routine and colors for Spring. I’ve selected a few of my favorite products and a few that I have my eye on…that Marc Jacobs gloss is so pretty! I generally stick to a natural palette and will occasionally wear a bold lip for something different. I’ve been wearing Amber by Prada consistently for 8 years, and will never stray away from this elegant aroma. What are some of your favorite beauty products and trends?