Looks: Summer Days ( & Nights) in Montauk

One of my absolute favorite places to go during the summer is Montauk, the last town at the very tip end of Long Island, at the very end of the Hamptons.  We’ve been going for enough years now that we have our fave place to stay, Sole East Resort (linked here), for a chic, boutique hotel experience, that’s still charming, quaint and unpretentious.  We go to our fave surf spots (Ditch Plain, Turtle Cove, Atlantic Terrace), do the Camp Hero Hike to the lighthouse, and eat in all our fave spots (Harvest, Crow’s Nest, Bliss Kitchen, Gig Shack, Tacombi)– and this year was extra fun because we had Nolan as our (very welcomed) third wheel! Taking a two month old away, was really pretty easy– first off, we are lucky to have a “good baby” and secondly, at this age, all he really requires are diapers and formula– so he travels pretty light.  Here is what I wore last week in Montauk, with links for you guys to shop!

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Denim Overall Dress: Tularosa Label via Revolve | Striped Bodysuit: Topshop | Lace ups: Madewell

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Blue Lace Dress: Lovers and Friends “Caspian” dress (on SUPER SALE NOW with this link!)| Lace up Gladiators: Schutz |Tassel Clutch: Gigi New York

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Persimmon Lace Off the Shoulder top: Mustard Seed via Bloomies | Sandals: Madewell, same as above |Clutch: Gigi New York , same as above

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Chambray Off the Shoulder : MinkPink (I know various iterations of this same dress are EVERYWHERE, but I’ve tried them all, and trust me, this one fits best for a petite girl!) | Gold slides: J. Crew | Sunnies: LeSpecs via Nordstrom | Stroller: UppaBaby Cruz with MaxiCosi Carseat Adapter

Wishing you guys a great week, and a fun little getaway like ours!

xo, ❤

Christine

Look: Mauve Moment/ A Pink I Actually Like…

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Mauve Off the Shoulder Dress: Motel via Urban Outfitters (On SALE for under $50!!!) | Lace up Sandals: Madewell | Grey Suede bag: Chloe Faye |Sunnies: Celine

I’m not normally a fan of pink- too girly, sweet and saccharine for me– you guys know I like a little boyish edge to my looks.  But there’s something about this shade of dusty-rose-mauve, a color usually reserved for your grandma’s manicure, that has me obsessed.  It’s a little vintagey, muted and more sophisticated, plus it’s great in summer with a tan and neutral accessories like the nude laceups from Madewell and grey Chloe bag I paired with it.   I wore this look for some rooftop day drinking with Tim, biked around the city in it, and then wore it straight to dinner at Loteria, an awesome little Mexican spot in the West Village.  This particular dress is from Urban Outfitters, in the super of-the-moment off the shoulder variety– pick it up now while it’s on sale and I promise you’ll wear it over and over this summer.

xo, ❤

Christine

Weekly Round-Up: Best Loafer Mules Under $150

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Sometimes you need a flat shoe option in the warmer weather that’s a little more interesting than a flip flop, a little more boyish or substantial than a laceup sandal, but more polished than a sneaker…enter the loafer, or more specifically, the loafer mule.  I love these because they instantly give any look a little more style cred, and they lend a sophisticated and unexpected sharpness to an outfit.  I wear ’em with skirts, dresses, skinny jeans, cutoffs– you name it, and a loafer mule can “slide” (hahaha) right into place with the look! Below, find and shop my 6 picks, all under $150:

  1. Patent Leather Tassel Loafer Mules ( a great neutral option!) by ASOS- seen above:

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2. Silver Metallic Loafer Mule by  ASOS:Silver Metallic Loafer Mule by  ASOS:

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3. Classic Black Loafer Mule with a Twist, by Zara:

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4. Black and white Menswear Inspired Loafer Mules, via Shopbop:

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5. Pastel Suede Loafer Mule by Jeffrey Campbell:

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6. Calf Hair Textured Loafer Mule via Nordstrom:

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xo, ❤

Christine