FFF – Alice + Olivia Friends and Family Sale and 100 day celebrations

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Happy Fun, Free Friday lovelies!

Online Discounts

Alice + Olivia has recently become a favorite brand of mine.  They have a wide range of things from stunning lace ball gowns to quirky fan pouches.  Their designs are certainly more contemporary and their prints and patterns are modern, but wearable for a while.  While their prints may range from classic to modern, they always evoke a bold statement feeling. I am particularly loving the Stacey face design; it is brilliantly simple with oversized round sunglasses and classic red lips and adorns a range of accessories.

Now is a great time to check out their pieces because you can get 25% off everything until Monday night (online, Sunday, in store) during their Friends & Family sale.  No code is required so just browse and shop!

I’m crushing on the Stacey Face print and had to show you everything with this pattern (I am seriously tempted by the phone case):

 

Alice + Olivia Stacey Face iPhone 6 CaseAlice + Olivia Stacey Face iPhone 6 Case, Alice + Olivia, $36 (from $48)

Stacey Face Wallet With KeychainStacey Face Wallet With Keychain, Alice + Olivia, $93.75 (from $125)

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The best clutches for spring

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Spring is here which means there are so many more reasons to step outside.

There are more weddings coming up as well as al fresco lunches and impromptu picnics.  We only have one wedding in the next few months (actually we have 3 weddings at the same time but of course can only attend one at a time!)  Spring and summer events are always a good reason to bring out a clutch.  I have two gorgeous crocheted clutches but have been looking for some fun ones as well.  I may not have a ton of formal events, but at least like to use a clutch as a nice makeup bag.

The clutches that call out to me are those that come in lighter and brighter shades.  The macaron clutch is certainly a statement piece and undeniably cute.  The cross body clutch is elegant and comes in a perfect shade of blush pink.  I’m also starting to love clutches with a simple statement – “Yes” or “Oui” please!  Look for a clutch that makes sense for your purposes (day to day clutch, formal event) and will of course complement the rest of your outfit (I veer towards brighter colors so I like simpler clutches).

Here are some fun clutches for a spring event:

Best clutches for spring

1. ONE by Paige Gamble Macaron Pouch, Shopbop, $250

2. Diane von Furstenberg 440 Cork Envelope Clutch, Shopbop, $218

3. Kate Spade New York ‘splash Out’ Clutch, Nordstrom, $128

4. Clare V. Flat Clutch, Revolve Clothing, $198

5. Rebecca Minkoff ‘Love’ Crossbody Bag, Nordstrom, $295

The essential pieces for a modern nautical look

Modern nautical look by little luxury list

*This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure policy for more information.* What is it about warmer weather that makes me reach for stripes? I think it has to do with a subtle nod towards going for a clean, nautical look. Stripes are a classic print and bring an interesting visual element to an […]

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Photo Love {Inspiration}: Transforming into the sun via Elle Canada May 2015

Ray of Light Jenna Castilloux in Tsumori Chisato dress for Elle_Canada_May 2015

“Some painters transform the sun into a yellow spot, others transform a yellow spot into the sun.” – Pablo Picasso Share on friend!

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FFF – Sephora discount and cleanups

YSL Rouge Pur Couture Vernis à Lèvres Glossy Stain

*This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure policy for more information.* Happy Fun, Free Friday lovelies! Online Discounts I keep a running list of beauty recommendations from friends and editors so I can pounce when there is a discount.  It’s time to pounce lovelies because it’s Sephora discount time! Get 10% off if […]

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Decor Thoughts: 5 Essential white pieces for your home

A-Crisp-White-Home-homedsgn.com

What are your favorite colors for your home? Ideally, when we have a home where I can really experiment, I would love to decorate in shades of slate gray, rose pink, robin egg blue, and gold.  But for now and for every home I’ve ever lived in, I am happy to have white walls and […]

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Travel Log: Unexpected eats and animal fun in Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei fish market orchids

What do you like to do when you go on vacation? Two of my favorite things to do in a different locale are to eat local cuisine and experience local culture. I got to experience a healthy dose of local Taiwanese culture in my trip there last week.  You may have seen my pictures  on […]

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Lilly Pulitzer for Target: The best prints for Women’s and Kid’s fashion

Lilly Pulitzer for Target Sea nosie posey print

*This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure policy for more information.* What is it about pink and green? These are the colors of summer – a ripe watermelon for a scorching day or a bunch of blush peonies with a few lush leaves sitting by the windowsill. They are also the colors that instantly […]

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Photo Love {Inspiration}: Seeing beauty via Atlas of Beauty for Miahela Noroc

Miahela Noroc Atlas of Beauty Omo-Valley-Ethiopia

“Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God’s handwriting.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson Share on friend!

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FFF/Fun Finds – Paper Art Explosives and first birthdays

jenstark paper art starburst

*This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my full disclosure policy for more information.* Happy Fun, Free Friday lovelies! Fun Finds I’m making simple paper flowers for my daughter’s party so it’s natural that I have paper art on my mind.  Then I saw these complex paper art cutouts and was blown away.  Jen Stark creates […]

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