Polka Dot Sweater and Denim Shorts

I love the transition into fall. It’s still warm, but you can start mixing in your fall clothes!

Sweater – Teaspoon (bought at Soel in Provo); Shorts – Citizens of Humanity; Boots – Steve Madden; Sunglasses – Banana Republic (similar here); Necklace – Dogeared (similar here); Watch – Michael Kors; Ring – Disney Couture (old); Headband – American Eagle.

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7 Fabulous Fall Hairstyles!

Stuck in a hair rut? Here are some great hair trends for the fall. From updos to accessories, you can be sure to find a way to try something different!

1. Sleek Ponys

Bar Refalei and Ciara show the difference in a high and low pony, but both a still simple and chic.

2. Tousled Texture

Kate Bosworth is one of my favorites with this look. It’s a totally unfussy, natural looking hairstyle. I also love Kristen Stewart’s look below.

3. Full Bangs

Taylor Swift and Jessica Biel both have full bangs for a modern touch, whether hair is worn up or down.

4. Braided Updos

I LOVE BRAIDS! They add an element of fun to any outfit. Chloe Moretz playfull braids give a youthful flair to her bun and Sienna Miller went for the classic milkmaid. You can always try some plaiting on the sides for a sleeker style.

5. Colorful Hair

Lauren Conrad tried out pink  for quick “notice-me” tips, while the queen of color, Katy Perry, rocks a short blue bob. The colors of this season are rich blues and purples 🙂

6. Low Buns

Take your topknot down a notch…Jessica Alba wears a sophisticated and polished version, while Zoe Saldana’s is a more undone way. Remember it doesn’t have to be perfect.

7. Accessorized Dos

I love a great accessory, for dressed up for your, or helping it out on a lazy day! Emma Stone adds some romance to her hair with this gorgeous gold, wreath like headband. Emily Blunt (below) creates a dramatic scene in her hair with her dark feathered piece.

*ideas from PeopleStyleWatch Magazine

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Evelyn Lauder Legacy Collection

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October) and Evelyn Lauder, who is the founder of The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Ann Taylor has designed the Evelyn Lauder Legacy Collection. These pieces were inspired by pieces from Evelyn’s own jewelry. Ann Taylor will donate 65% of these proceeds of these pieces to the foundation!

It’s always stylish to give back 🙂

Evelyn Lauder Legacy Necklace

Evelyn Lauder Legacy Bracelet

Evelyn Lauder Legacy Earrings

And the Ann Taylor Cares Card…when you purchase this card, you will receive 20% off your purchases of $100, or 25% off your purchases of $100 if you have an Ann Taylor of Loft Card. 90% of the card’s purchase (through Nov 15,2012) will be donated to the foundation.

*These can be found in Ann Taylor Stores or online at anntaylor.com

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Lace Dresses at Saks!

Sometimes I just love to look at gorgeous dresses and think of all of the places I could wear them and the shoes I would wear them with…but then I remember I just sit in an office all day doing loans 🙁 Haha, but every now and again I get to go to a fun wedding or party, so I like to look just in case. 🙂

Saks Fifth Avenue has some gorgeous lace dresses, which I have always been partial to. It always seem so classy. So here are some of my favorites! And remember…dream big right? 

Tadashi Shoji Lace Dress

ABS Boatneck Dress

Aidan Mattox Lace Dress

Alice & Olivia ‘Ophelia’ Lace Dress

Diane von Furstenburg ‘Sarita Acorn’ Lace Dress

ML Monique Lhuillier ‘Diamond-Back’ Lace Dres

Moschino Cheap and Chic ‘Bow Lace Dress’

Robert Rodriguez Lace Shift Dress

Valentino Long-Sleeved Lace Dress

Catherine Malandrino Lace/Embellished Dress

St. John Lace Detail Dress

Oscar de la Renta ‘Sheer Lace’ Cocktail Dress

I am absolutely in love with this dress! I need to win the lottery I guess 🙂 It’s so beautiful!

*All of these dresses can be found at saksfifthavenue.com

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Favorites Lately – Oui Ring by StreetBauble

‘Oui’ Ring by StreetBauble – etsy.com

Aryn K. Sequin Jacket – piperlime.com

Stella & Dot ‘Geneve Lace’ Ring – shop.stelladot.com

Belle by Sigerson Morrison ‘6614B’ – piperlime.com

Nube Green ‘Chevon Throw’ – shop.nubegreen.com

Ann Taylor ‘Crepe Mini Dot’ Pants – anntaylor.com

I absolutely love this look for makeup right now…dark eyes and pale lips. Gorg!

Nanette Lepore ‘Cast a Spell Crepe Hearts on Fire’ Dress – revolveclothing.com

I’ve always loved this.

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What I Wore: Neon DVF Dress with a Fedora

Today was so nice! It was sunny and hot and didn’t even feel like fall so I got in another summery outfit!

I had been obsessed with this neon DVF dress for so long, and I was so excited when I saw it on sale, so I had to snatch it up! I’ll find some way to wear it this fall and save it for next year. I love the floral prints and I’ve already been able to wear it twice since I got it since it’s been so warm. Love it!

Hope you guys all had a great warm day!

Dress – DVF (no longer available); Hat – Banana Republic; Shoes – DV by Dolce Vita; Watch – Timex; Necklace – Nashelle; Bracelets – baublebar and baublebar.

Don’t forget that you can get $10 off at baublebar here!

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