Trend Alert: The Open/Closed Bootie

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One of my favorite trends for fall is the open/closed bootie! It is the perfect shoe to take you from the end of summer to fall because of it’s versatility and ease of wear. Wear these booties with skinny jeans, flowy boho dresses, or shirt dresses! I can’t wait to update my wardrobe with a few of these beauties…the hard part is narrowing down my favorite pairs! Which one is your favorite?!

Blogger Interview: Nicolette of Fashionably Stocked

Hello Lovelies! Today I’m switching things up and giving you the inside scoop on my sweet friend, Nicolette of Fashionably Stocked. I first starting following Nicolette a few months ago when I started my blog, and admire her for her California chic style, mixing bright colors beautifully, and for her super feminine playful wardrobe! I hope you enjoy getting to know her, and please make sure you follow her on Instagram @fashionablystocked. She is also interviewing me on her blog today…head on over to her blog to learn more about me and see Nicolette’s top Spring picks! Xo

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 What is the name of your blog

Fashionably Stocked
 

How long have you been blogging?

I first started in May of 2014
 

 How do you showcase your personal style?

When it comes to my clothes, I love to mix it up! Some days I can’t get enough color, and others, I love to go completely neutral with whites, beige, and earthy tones, but I always, always love to pair my looks with my signature accessories (I can never have enough gold jewelry!)

What is your favorite piece for Spring? / What is your favorite spring trend?

It’s really hard to narrow it down to one because I love when the weather is finally getting warmer, so I would have to say that I’m loving white jeans, florals, and lots of color for this season.

 How do you best style a Spring dress from day time to night time?

For day, I would throw on a little jean jacket and pair it with some cute wedges and an over-sized, structured bag. Then for night, I’ll slip on some pumps and top it with a leather jacket (or go without one, depending on the temperature) then switch out my larger purse to a nice, little clutch or crossbody.

I absolutely love getting to know other bloggers! I hope you enjoyed meeting a new blogger you may not have known before! To finish this post, I wanted to share my absolute top 5 trend picks for Spring. They include, a playful romper, espadrilles, a bright kimono, leaf print (whether in shorts, a dress, or this fabulous top), and lastly, ripped denim! I hope you all enjoyed this post, and see you back here tomorrow! Xo
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Spring Shoe Trends

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The Ghillie:

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The Flat Simple Strap

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The Gladiator

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Today I’m sharing three footwear trends for Spring! I’ve been seeing a lot of the Ghillie (lace up) which I totally adore. It’s a feminine way of switching up an every day sandal or flat. The flat simple strap sandal is everywhere…in my opinion, it’s the take down of the Birkenstock trend that is more feminine and sleek. Finally, the gladiator trend. This trend seems to circle back more often than most. I love the variations on the trend for Spring – you can really go all out with this trend (like number two), or still play into the trend in a more subtle way (like number five). Happy Tuesday, and happy shopping! xo

Trend Alert: Blush

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1. A Line Dress 2. Maxi Dress 3. Espadrilles 4. Purse 5. Skirt 6. Fuzzy jacket 7. Laura Mercier Blush 8. Pumps

TREND ALERT: Blush is everywhere! Here are some fun blush options that I’m currently craving. Blush is such a great color because it looks good in bags, jackets, dresses, you name it!

Today is the LAST day to enter my Instagram giveaway!! Win these gorgeous Kendra Scott earrings! The winner will be picked on Valentines Day (tomorrow)! Enter before 5pm PST today for a chance to win!!

Be sure to follow along @Lecduncan!

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