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Football Friday: Styling Orange for Your Favorite Team

Dress: Lauren James // Sandals: Palm Beach Sandals // Necklace: Kendra Scott // Apple Watch // Sunglasses: Target

Me and my favorite gals are back at it again today styling orange for game day! I was so excited to find this sweet little seersucker beauty - because this shade of orange is perfect for cheering on my Gators! If you haven't checked out Lauren James, and you're a college football fan, then you most certainly have to hop on over and check her out :) I've been finding the cutest little pieces from her (in every color of the rainbow).  Now I think we can all agree that one game day essential is a breezy dress (like this one!), but what are some more of my essentials? 

1. Croakies- I got my first pair of sunglass straps in college, and now I don't know what I did without them! I love that if I want to take my glasses off I can hang them right around my neck and keep on cheering with out fear of losing them!
2. Rayne Necklace- I have a deep, deep love for these colorful necklaces & they add the perfect pop of color to any outfit (including mine for game day!) Since they are lightweight, they don't add any bulk to your attire (meaning no added sweat!) :)
3. Chic & Comfy Sandals- Goodness gracious y'all I adore these sandals!  They help you look so pulled together and yet I can walk all over campus and tailgate in them all day! From pre-party to post-party, these are the perfect shoes!

Basic, but Never Boring

Romper: c/o Tobi // Nude Mules: Steve Madden // Watch: borrowed La Mer // Clutch: Lilly Pulitzer (old, love this

At first glance, this romper may seem pretty basic. But upon closer inspection I started to notice all the details that made it unique: the dipped necklace in the front and back, the halter neck that ties in a bow, and a shape that is so perfectly fitted to a woman's curves!  

Y'all know I adore my prints and patterns, but I do think that it is SO important to also have great solids in your wardrobe- because those often become your "go-to" pieces and the base for so many outfits. I mean people will remember your seashell printed dress (yep that's coming soon!) but a navy romper? Switch out your accessories and it's like a whole new outfit! 

The Hotter the Pink...

Sweater: Lilly Pulitzer Sandford Pullover (sold out, similar here and here) // Jeans: Loft (I swear by these!) // Sandals: c/o Oka-B "Talia" Sandals // Clutch: Lilly Pulitzer (similar here) // Necklace: HSN (old, love this!) // Watch: Randy Jackson (similar) // "G" Ring: Technibond (similar)

... The hotter the weather?! 

Ever have an outfit that unexpectedly becomes your favorite? This one is it for me! I picked up this pullover in my favorite shade from the Lilly Pulitzer After-Party Sale and thought that it was cute and would be fun for fall... never did I expect that I would get all heart-eyed the minute I put it on! With a flashy necklace and festive sandals- this looks is perfect for our steamy end-of-summer season. PS- is it really fall?! This weather sure doesn't feel like it!

Let's Party!

Dress: c/o Tobi // Heels: Merona // Clutch: Sophie and Trey (similar here) // Bracelets: borrowed Jewels by Jen

While Monday might not seem like cause for celebration, I think it's the perfect time to share a party-perfect look! I like to think that if I dress happy it makes the day more fabulous :) ha!

I've always been a fan of a great fit and flare dress. This shape highlights the smallest part of every woman (making you look as tiny as possible)- but the flirty & flouncy hemline makes it perfect for a celebratory occasion! Baby blue isn't a color that I wear that often, but when I saw this shape & the gorgeous lace, I couldn't resist scooping it up! Now to find a party to wear it too... #InviteMe !

Sunday Scripture

(if you know original source let me know!)

It seems that every day when you turn on the news there is something else terrible happening in the world. Acts of terrorism, bombings, riots, mass shooting... the list goes on. My heart aches for these tragedies and those caught within them. It has been so heavy on my heart to pray for our nation; to pray for understanding, to pray for peace, to pray for love, to pray for kindness. Our world needs it now, more than ever, and though it may seem that one person can't make a change- I promise you that they can. So please join me in praying for change & praying for our country.

Lots of love to y'all! XO


Currently Obsessing Over... {v. 80}

Hellooooooooo Friday! I don't know about you but I've never been more excited to see a Friday- this week was a major doozy! Work has exploded, and with a brand merger happening in two weeks & both my bosses out of office, well this girl is BUSY! My new launch happens on October 4th so hopefully after that things will calm down a bit and get back to normal around here :) Until then... well hang in there with me!

Luckily, today is Friday which means we've got a full weekend ahead of us and I am more than ready. I've got a birthday party for my bestie and her hubby, a baby shower for another bestie, and then brand-new blog photos (yep they are coming!)  I'm looking forward to it all!

So, let's kick off this weekend with a round-up of fun favorites (it's been too long since I've shared what I'm currently obsessing over)!


Hello Fall!

Dress: c/o Tobi // Booties: Merona // Necklace: borrowed Danielle Nicole // Ring: borrowed Danielle Nicole (under $15!) // Bangles: Bourbon and Bowties

Well y'all... looks like once again getting up a post on Wednesday was a major fail! This balance thing just doesn't seem to be going that well lately and I'm sorry about that! I love this sweet space of mine so much, but I've been kind of enjoying life to the fullest lately, and that means I don't always get home as early as I should. Late nights at work, Junior League commitments, and a bustling social life are keeping me on my toes! :) BUT... I'm thrilled to be able to post today on the official first day of fall!!

Obviously I'm not the only one sweating to death in these temperatures, but the fashionista in me also wants to participate in fun fall trends- so that's what today's post is all about! For me, a short sleeve shift dress + western booties is the perfect solution. This dress is swingy and breezy- perfect for now- but will be great later in the season with tights. Booties and bare legs again keep the heat-factor at bay for now, but you can add riding boots in later months for added warmth (but who can think about that now)! 

PS- If you love this dress as much as I do you can get it for 50% off at Tobi when you sign up for their email list (yep- you read that right!!).

Early Fall Favorites

Florida may still be hot as hades right now, but every once in a while a cool breeze starts to roll in and I ever-so-briefly get a hint of fall! Even though I'm still hanging on to my warm-weather wear (y'all know I adore summer!) even I have to admit that the idea of layers, scarves, booties and hot coffee sounds kind of nice :) So with "fall"  officially a few days away (Sept 23rd to be exact!) I thought we'd kick off the fun with a few of my early season favorites!


Workweek Chic: Magnolia Blouse

Blouse: Banana Republic // Skirt: J. Crew Factory // Flats: Louise et Cie // Clutch: BP (tonal colorways)

Happy Thursday!

I think it's pretty obviously that my getting a blog post up yesterday was an epic fail... sorry y'all! This week is really kicking my booty! I have a big presentation for our executive committee tomorrow so I've been slammed preparing for it, plus I've been getting back in the groove with Junior League (I can't stay away! :) ) so it's been a lot to balance! My 6AM bible study also started back this morning which I am so thankful for! I love starting my Thursday with my sweet friends and great conversations :)

Date Night Style: Floral Romper

Romper: Cece (on sale for under $50!) // Wedges: Target (in stores only, similar here) // Clutch: BP (sold out, other colors here) // Necklace: Kendra Scott Rayne (in "cobalt") // Watch: c/o Christian Paul

As I've hinted at on the blog over the past few weeks, I've been back on the dating scene lately; so I wanted to share some more "date night" inspiration in case you are newly single, a veteran of singleness, or looking to spice up your date night wardrobe with your boo! :) 

I recently wore this romper out for a fun night of Mexican cuisine (my favorite) and it was perfect! I feel like bright colors and Mexican food go hand-in-hand (ha!) so I was totally dressing for the occasion here. I love that this romper is roomy, so there is plenty of room for that extra helping of guac, but "shows a little leg" to keep the sass factor up! ;) Also, in full transparency, it was pouring rain that night so I traded the sky-high wedges for these sandals. Because who wants to break an ankle on their date?! But next time it's sunny you can guarantee that I will be rocking these babies without hesitation!

Football Friday: How to Style Orange for Your Favorite Team!

Dress: Gap (similar here and here) // Sandals: Sam Edelman Gigi c/o Shopbop // Necklace: gifted KTure Accessories // Chambray: Loft Outlet (almost exact) // Apple Watch // Sunglasses: Target

TGIF Y'all!! Anyone else feeling a major cheers to the freakin' weekend?? Short weeks some how end up feeling the longest, don't they? Well let's just move on to some positives and talk about one of my favorite topics... Gator football!!

As I'm sure y'all are aware, football season is back in full swing! But for anyone whose team features the color orange, it's no easy feat to find cute pieces to wear in support! Orange is pretty much one of the hardest colors to style (#AmIRight ??); so today I've teamed up with some of the most stylish ladies I know to share how we each style our orange for game day! I've literally been "chomping at the bit" to share these photos with you since it combines my love of fashion and football- and y'all will not believe the new friend I made when shooting this look! And of course we can't forget.. GO GATORS!

A Simple Floral Skirt

Top: J. Crew Factory (old, similar) // Skirt: c/o Zaful // Heels: Steve Madden (these are so good y'all!) // Watch: c/o Christian Paul

Happy hump day! I can't believe we are already halfway through the week (can I get an #Amen for long weekends and Monday's off?) 

Trend Spin Link Up: Fall Boots

I'm so excited today because I've paired up with my friends Laura & Erin to guest host today's "Trend Spin Link Up!" Today we're all styling our fall boots, so link up (at the end of this post) and share your look with us!


Happy Labor Day!

Happy Labor Day!!  I feel the need to post an "out of office" message for y'all :) I sure hope you have some fun plans as we say goodbye to the end of my favorite season! I plan on soaking up the sun (it's finally shown it's face) and enjoying a sweet night with a dinner date! Ekk y'all! I have an exciting post tomorrow, so make sure and stop by in the AM, but for now... Enjoy today! #ByeSummer


Feeling Sassy in SheIn (Under $20!!)

Dress: c/o SheIn // Heels: Sam Edelman Yardley // Clutch: BP // Apple Watch // Sunglasses: Target

As I shared in my "10 Things You Don't Know About Me" post, if there is one color I would wear every day it would be hot pink! So you know when I laid my eyes on this hot pink beauty I all but became a human heart-eye emoji! Although it may be September, and almost-officially fall, we all know that Florida hangs on to every last second of summer, so I still have lots of time to shimmy and twirl in this dress (& plans to) ! 

Just a hint on sizing- make sure to read each individual product description. I ended up with a large in this dress for length, although as you can see there is plenty of room for nachos & bottomless mimosas ;)  #LaborDayWeekendGoals

The First Day of Football Season + Target GIVEAWAY!

Plaid: J. Crew (similar here under $30) // Jeans: Loft // Sandals: Palm Beach Sandals // Apple Watch // Necklace: Target (old, similar here)

Goodness y'all... Thank you SO much for all your sweet comments and fun feedback on yesterday's post! I have so much fun getting more personal with you and I'm looking forward to bringing you more posts that share more about me and my life behind the blog!

But today I am super excited because I get to talk to you about something else I am crazy passionate about- Gator football!! If you're new around here, I'm a University of Florida alumni & I LIVE for college football season & cheering on my boys in orange and blue!! So what better way to kick off football season than talking about tailgate style?? :)

Now if you're thinking, "Gentry, isn't it too hot to wear jeans in Florida right now?"  You would be right! But at the beginning of the season no tailgate style is cute, because it ends up drenched in sweat (after all our stadium is called The Swamp)! ha! So today I'm sharing more "mid-season" style - when the weather finally cools off! Since I'm an alumni now (#SoOld) I like to play up the "preppy/collegiate" style and this button up is perfect for that! Paired with cuffed jeans and gold sandals, it's a great look for partaking in all the tailgating fun before the game & cheering on my boys during all 4 quarters!