Seeing Stars

SHOP THIS POST: Tank // Jeans // Sneakers // Scarf (in stores only in the Dollar Spot) // Sunnies

We’ve come a long way in styling an #ootd for the Fourth of July since our mom dressed us and our siblings in matching Old Navy Flag Shirts. Ohh you know exactly what I’m talking about. And if you feel so inclined to go down memory lane, they are still producing their classic flag tee every year, here’s this year’s version. So this year I opted for some classic Old Navy goodness to bring together my patriotic 4th of July outfit.

I went for a super casual tank, that has stars on it, duhhh. Extremely flowy, really faded and all the Americana vibes. And by faded, I mean real faded. You will only be able to wear a nude bra with this because the material is extremely lightweight (yes please for that hot, sticky day) and you can see through it, especially the star portion. I like this tank because it’s cliche enough to wear for fireworks and cook outs but I can totally style this all Summer longer for a little edgier look. And it’s also not over the top cliche. But it’s the 4th of July, so who really cares honestly.

I paired this tank with cuffed jeans for that perfect Summer touch and a more grown up and pulled together look than pairing this with shorts. Ohh I cuffed these jeans to have some sort of air flow because we all know it’s bound to be hot and sweaty on the holiday in the South. Threw on some white chucks and paired it with a festive scarf and I’m ready to go. Can you guys believe I found this scarf in the Dollar Spot at Target?!? Red, lightweight and it has the most adorable patriotic tassels along the edges. $3.00! Win, Win for something you won’t wear all the time.

This look is perfect for a BBQ, beer and fireworks. Also if you are in Asheville please let me know where you watch fireworks. Almost 8 holidays here and I still haven’t found the “perfect” spot. Bring on the sparklers!

What are y’all wearing and getting in to for the holiday?

I’ll be sharing a more sophisticated 4th of July outfit later this week, because some of us will still choose fashion and style over cliche holiday vibes.

Also make sure you are following me on Instagram because I am hosting a huge giveaway for a Summer makeover along with some other amazing blogger babes this week! Get yourself entered!

 

Patriotic Hues

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Shirt-Target // Shorts-Ross Dress For Less (in store only) // Scarf-Target // Sandals-Target // Sunnies-Forever 21 // Nails- Howard Jams/Jamberry // Sweet Tea Recipe 

Fourth of July weekend is upon us! Let’s drink, eat, play and be festive! Most importantly let’s be thankful we live somewhere we are celebrating our freedoms, because we sure do have a lot of them! Of course I decided to go with a patriotic outfit representing ‘Merica with the red, white and blue. I love this scarf I got from target because it’s perfectly light weight for the patriotic holidays we celebrate in the summer, but it would also be really neat with maybe a more rocker chic outfit in the fall. I kept everything really simply for the festivities for this weekend so I can be comfortable for the cookouts and fireworks show! If you don’t have anything yet to wear for the festivities I think this, this and this would be great for Saturday. I hope all of you have a great and safe weekend with whatever you are doing! Let me know in the comments what you are doing for the 4th!

Here is a list of the fun things happening in Asheville that you can attend on a budget! Also the Asheville Tourists have a game Friday night with a fireworks show afterwards!

If you are drinking, please drink responsibly! Don’t drink and drive. If you have no ride please use this code RIDIN30 for UBER to make your safe ride home a little more affordable!.

How to Wear a Scarf During Summer

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Shorts-DIY // Shirt-Target // Scarf-Target // Sandals-Kohls (old) // Sunnies-Forever 21

It’s finally the unofficial mark of Summer! I hope all of you had a great Memorial Day weekend and are ready for Summer! This is actually the outfit I wore for a cookout yesterday but more importantly I am showing that you can wear a scarf during the summer months. The first thing you need to do in order to wear a scarf in the summer is pick the perfect summer scarf; you will need to look for a scarf that is extremely lightweight (where you can pretty much see through it), look for summer colors in the scarf, and try avoiding infinity scarves. I really like this one from Target and of course this is the one I’m wearing. When wearing a scarf in Summer, I like to make sure my hair is up and the scarf isn’t too close to my neck. A simple loose loop or just wearing the scarf open will do the trick. I think this a great way to show a boho chic style, have a stylish extra layer on cooler summer nights, plus it’s a very affordable way to add some style to your closet for summer! Do you wear scarves in the summer?.

‘Merica

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Shirt-Target //  Pencil Skirt-Target (old, similar) // Clutch- Union (downtown Asheville) // Flats-Target // Necklace-Mindy Mae’s Market // Bracelet-Pandora

Happy Memorial Day weekend!! For most of us it means a long weekend, beach vacation, BBQing, sales and pools opening; but while you are doing are your fun things take the time to remember the fallen. Our country, our way of life, our freedoms would not be what they are without these brave men and women. I’m honoring the fallen with a little red, white and blue outfit that is perfect for memorial day, July 4th, or a nautical #ootd. I love this outfit because it is comfortable, patriotic and stylish at the same time. If by any chance you can get a hold of a cotton (stretchy) pencil skirt, I highly suggest you do! What will you be wearing this weekend? How will you be celebrating this weekend? Let me know in the comments because I would love to know your holiday weekend plans or traditions!

Stay tuned for sales and recipes for the weekend! Also you don’t want to miss a fun giveaway that is planned for next week!!.

OOTD & 5 Random Facts

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T-Shirt-Target // Skirt-Target // Flats-Target // Clutch-Union // Necklace-Mindy Maes Market //Bracelet-Pandora

Here’s a little red, white and blue action for you done the Stephanie way!!

Here are a few random facts that some of you may not know about me:

1. I am allergic to pimento cheese and nickel. Pimento Cheese gives me this weird rash around my mouth to this day, but I still love it! Nickel really irritates my skin, from the buttons on jeans and shirts to jewelry. It’s so bad I had to have special metal for my braces.

2. I really love the combo of black and brown, even though it is a fashion no no.

3. It’s hard to believe but when I first went into Western Carolina University, my declared major was elementary education. When I had to go into a classroom, I knew I couldn’t do it. Not because they got on my nerves, but because the children’s home life, actions, responses, special needs, and stories broke my heart.

4. I have never dyed my hair in my entire life. Not even a highlight, except if you count the time my youngest cousin got lice and I put mayo in my hair to avoid the spreading of lice and the sun lightened my hair later that day.

5. I always wanted to live in NYC (not just because I wanted to be Carrie Bradshaw), had the chance and didn’t take it. Today I don’t think I would be able to live there.

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OOTD & 5 Random Facts

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T-Shirt-Target // Skirt-Target // Flats-Target // Clutch-Union // Necklace-Mindy Maes Market //Bracelet-Pandora

Here’s a little red, white and blue action for you done the Stephanie way!!

Here are a few random facts that some of you may not know about me:

1. I am allergic to pimento cheese and nickel. Pimento Cheese gives me this weird rash around my mouth to this day, but I still love it! Nickel really irritates my skin, from the buttons on jeans and shirts to jewelry. It’s so bad I had to have special metal for my braces.

2. I really love the combo of black and brown, even though it is a fashion no no.

3. It’s hard to believe but when I first went into Western Carolina University, my declared major was elementary education. When I had to go into a classroom, I knew I couldn’t do it. Not because they got on my nerves, but because the children’s home life, actions, responses, special needs, and stories broke my heart.

4. I have never dyed my hair in my entire life. Not even a highlight, except if you count the time my youngest cousin got lice and I put mayo in my hair to avoid the spreading of lice and the sun lightened my hair later that day.

5. I always wanted to live in NYC (not just because I wanted to be Carrie Bradshaw), had the chance and didn’t take it. Today I don’t think I would be able to live there.

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