Concrete Catwalk // Black & White


Did you know that popped collars are like exclamation points for pixie-cut hair?

I’m not actually sure that this latest trim (a 10$ clip from our neighborhood barbershop!) can really be described as my original “pixie”, but calling this shaggy mop anything else just doesn’t sound quite as cute. ;)

These pics were taken in Newburgh on our trip to the Hudson Valley a few weekends ago, and I have to admit:  I pulled together the look using a smattering of suitcase separates that I had leftover from the adventure.  The result was a laid-back version of exactly what I’d wear to a leisurely brunch with my main man.

Check out the rest of the photos below, and I’ll see you back here very soon!

Ps. – If you don’t hear from me by Friday, it’s likely because I need someone to come dig me out from underneath a pile of boxes… We are moving in to our new place today, and HOLY smokes – I forgot how much work this is!

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Color Crush // Zest is Best

Yello_Color Crush phone case // lemon bars // Karlie // rooftop // wild wall // dress

Zesty and fresh, with just the right amount of tang…

Based on what I’m pinning (and filming!) lately, this color scheme is a theme that’s been screaming my name.

Shop the look below and let the bold brights inject an extra dose of flavor into your Monday morning. ;)

Shop the look:

Ps. – Just snatched up this dress for a wedding we’re going to at the beach this weekend, and LOVE that it goes perfectly with today’s Color Crush! ;)

Sunday Sprinkles // Butterflies + Raccoon Eyes

peonies [image found here]

+  Have you ever tried this genius eyeliner trick?  I’m on my first go (as of this morning), and promise to report back ASAP… Raccoon eyes, BE GONE! Another way to banish dark circles for good? This stuff. (Grab a special discount code for S&P readers right here!)

+  You may have already seen my mention in last week’s love note, but Mr. Pepper and I are starting a new thing very soon!  As usual, my butterflies are flapping around like crazy, but I just know it’s going to be good. ;)

+  These are the chicest jogging sneakers I ever did see. (Though something tells me they’d be a disaster to actually work out in.  Can anyone confirm?)

+  Anyone who knows someone dealing with anxiety (which is actually pretty much EVERYONE) should read this post.  Descriptive, honest, and a heartfelt account of some of the very same things that so many of us experience daily.

+ Rosemary, sea salt + vinegar beet chips… Something tells me these are TOTALLY worth the pink fingers.

Happy Sunday, Chickadees!

Peppery Picks // Studs + Slippers

7.17 peppery picks final

 print // studs // cocktail // ring //  bunny slippers

Just a few little pretties to distract us from the fact that I’m simply BURIED in boxes this weekend…

Trying not to worry about a single thing, and relying on my own studly husband to lift the heavy stuff (while saving enough energy to make us delightful drinks afterwards).  Ringing in the week with a few friends at a local taqueria, and then spending as little of our Sunday as possible wearing actual shoes. (Opting for these little guys instead.)

What are you up to on your next few days off?

Concrete Catwalk // Summer Uniforms


So far, our summer highlights have included big leisurely brunches, exploring new terrain, and dozens of date nights with my main man… Dressing for all of the above is made much more effortless by the of something that every laid-back-season should have: A summer uniform!

I always try to adjust my look based on the outing at hand, but one thing that stayed as a stylish constant last weekend was this light linen scarf that tied all of the looks together. (…See what I did there? *Wink!*)

Today, I’m sharing THREE separate looks that are all wrapped up around a weekend of fun and I love that they all have one thing in common…

Keep reading to spot the gauzy little swath of goodness doing it’s job, and share your favorite summer uniform by playing along in the comments below!

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