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September 2015

OVER THE KNEE BOOTS

60s inspired dressgo go girldallas fashion bloggo go dresspearl tassel earringssam eldeman over the knee bootstopshop mod dressvandi fair fashion blogDRESS: Topshop (currently on sale!)  //  BOOTS: Nordstrom  //  CLUTCH: Shop Bop  //  EARRINGS: Park Avenue Jewelry  //  SUNNIES: Kate Spade  //  WATCH: Michael Kors

I’m loving all the throwback trends that are currently happening in fashion. The full skirts of the 50’s, mod prints from the 60’s and seventies-style bell bottoms are all so fun to incorporate into current looks, like the one I’m sharing today.

I found this 60’s inspired dress from Topshop (which is currently on sale!) and immediately loved the pretty lace and fluted sleeves juxtaposed with the bold black and white graphic print. I loved the silhouette so much that I linked to a few more dresses in the same style below:

To style it, I went all-out sixties with these amazing platform over-the-knee boots that I’m certain will be a wardrobe staple this fall and winter season and my go-to wink clutch. I accessorized with these statement tassel earrings from Park Avenue Jewelry and my classic Michael Kors watch.

This is such a fun look for a date night (Cole was super into the boots) or a night out with the girls.

Fair-well xx,

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STRIPED LONG SLEEVE DRESS

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Don’t let the fierce humidity and 90 degree days fool you(well in Texas, at least) – fall has officially arrived, and while I won’t actually be snuggling up next to a fire anytime soon, a girl can dream. I’m bringing you my first fall fashion post of the year, fireside.

I was so excited to find this long sleeve striped dress online (only $40, y’all!) and even more so when it arrived at my doorstep. It is so comfortable, just flowy enough and is the perfect dress for the fall season. It will look amazing paired with an oversized plaid scarf once it actually feels like fall around here. After being in love with Jack Rogers’ colorful, cozy flip flops for the past couple of years, I got a pair of riding boots from the brand and they are just as comfortable and chic. I have a feeling they’ll be a staple this fall and winter season. I love the unexpected look of mixing brown and black together, so I paired the brown boots with the dress and finished it off with a fun fringe bag to complement the boots. You’ll rarely see me without at least a splash of color in my look, and my go-to turquoise necklace from Teal House Collection did the trick perfectly.

My sunnies are from an amazing company called Panda that makes the cutest, most lightweight sunglasses out of bamboo and the best part — every pair of glasses sold give sthe gift of vision to someone in need. I’m all about fashion for a cause! Learn more about their company by visiting their site and you can shop the style I have on here.

This is such a versatile look for the season and I can promise this won’t be the last time you’ll see me in it.

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Fair-well xx,

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PINK SKINNY JEANS

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JEANS: Express  //  TEE: Express  //  NECKLACE: Express  //  BACKPACK: similar Nordstrom  //  FLATS: Nordstrom  //  SUNNIES: Express

Happy Monday! Today I’m sharing a look that’s perfect parts casual and chic. Blush pink is my current favorite color of the moment, and I am so happy that the color will be trending through fall and winter (I already have a coat in the color that I cannot wait to wear), so you can imagine my excitement to find these distressed jeans from Express in the pretty, feminine color. What I love best about these jeans is the fit – unlike traditional skinnies, these give you a bit of breathing room with a looser, relaxed fit. They can easily be dressed down as I did with a tee and flats or dressed up with a flirty top and heels.

I also snagged this striped v-neck tee at Express and love the soft material and versatility. I wanted to add a little bling, so I went with this turquoise statement necklace that I’ve been adding to my looks alot lately. I finished the look with my oh-so-comfy and worn-in leopard pointed toe flatsa chic leather backpack and light pink reflective sunnies to accent my jeans. As an avid Disney parks attender, I am a major fan of the leather backpack trend – it’s chic and functional.

This is the perfect look for a casual day shopping or brunching with the girls.

Fair-well xx,

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NEON BLAZER

neon yellow blazercolorful tassel clutchscallop skirtvandi-fair-blogdallas fashion bloggerneon blazercolorful fashion blogcolorful fall transitional outfitgrey bootiesblue reflective ray bansBLAZER: Nordstrom  //  SKIRT: Nordstrom  //  TOP: Nordstrom  //  CLUTCH: Nordstrom  //  LONG NECKLACE: Bauble Bar  //  TASSEL NECKLACE CHARM:  Bauble Bar  //  LETTER NECKLACE CHARM: Bauble Bar  //  CRYSTAL NECKLACE CHARM: Bauble Bar  //    WATCH: Michael Kors (on sale!) //  SUNNIES: Ditto  //  BOOTIES: Nordstrom  //  BLUE STONE CHARM BRACELET: Alex and Ani  //  INITIAL CHARM BRACELET: Alex and Ani

Happy Sunday! There was a cold front that actually swept through Dallas this weekend (gasp! a miracle!), a reminder that fall actually is right around the corner. Be that as it may, temperatures are still in the eighties and nineties down here, so finding a few transitional outfits to get through the month of September is key, which is why I’m sharing this colorful look today.

Wearing shorter skirts and summer dresses and pairing them with booties like these or a blazer (or both) is the perfect way to start getting into the fall mindset without sweating every time you step outside. If you follow me on instagram, you’ve probably seen this scallop striped skirt because I’m obsessed with it – it’s stretchy, chic and oh-so-comfy (I even wore it to Disney World). I paired a simple white peplum with it and threw a bold splash of color over it with this amazing neon blazer. I accessorized with my new favorite necklace that I customized at the Bauble Bar Build a Charm, and continued the bright color with my favorite tassel clutch. I added an extra special arm party with my new Alex and Ani bracelets. I seriously wear these everyday – you can layer and layer them without worrying about them being too hevay and they have so many cool, personal bracelets. What’s even better – you can currently get a free bangle with any purchase over $75 online. Shop now!

This is the perfect look for a day out with the gals that could easily be worn from day to night.

Fair-well xx,

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ALEX AND ANI

NUDE DRESS + LABOR DAY SALES

NUETRAL-OUTFITin-the-nudeSCALLOP-DRESSnude-on-nuderebecca-minkoff-bag tassel-earrings VANDI-FAIR-FASHION-BLOG DRESS: Nordstrom  //  HANDBAG: Rebecca Minkoff  //  SANDALS: Steve Madden  //  EARRINGS: Park Lane Jewelry  //  BRACELETS: Park Lane Jewelry  //  STONE RING: Kendra Scott

In case you haven’t heard, nude is the new black, and while I’m usually all about color, I do love that pretty tones of beige and blush are becoming an alternative for the dark colors that usually saturate the fall/winter season. I scooped up this adorable bodycon dress online initially because of the pretty hue and scallop hemline and was even more excited about the surprise strappy back.

A neutral dress like this could be styled with all kind of colors, but I decided to go out of my element and style it with more tones of nude, like this rose gold Rebecca Minkoff bag and strappy nude sandals. I finished the look with these statement pearl tassel earrings from Park Lane to complete the classy, feminine feel.  This would be a perfect date night look – in fact, Cole took me out for dinner after shooting these photos.

Oh and also, there are SO many amazing sales going on right now for Labor Day, so I rounded up the best of the best below. Happy shopping!

Anthropologie // 30% off sale

Code: EXTRA30

BaubleBar // 50-60% off select styles

Date: Ends 9/7

Intermix // enjoy an extra 50% off all sale items for a total savings of up to 75% off

J.Crew Factory // 50% off everything

Date: Ends 9/7

J.Crew // 30% off your order of $125+ FREE shipping

Code: GETSHOPPING

Date: Ends 9/9

Kate Spade // 25% off all sale items

Code: Delight

Date: Through 9/7

Nasty Gal // extra 30% off entire sale selection

Date: 9/3 – 9/7

Nordstrom // save up to 40% on sale items

Date: until 9/13

River Island // 25% off everything

Code: LABOR2515

Saks Fifth Avenue // up to 75% off the summer sunset sale

Date: Ends 9/7

Victoria’s Secret // $15 off $100 order, $25 off $150 order, $50 off  $250 order

Code: fall 2015

West Elm // 10% off 100$ or more 15% off $250 or more 20% off $500 or more

Code: SAVEMORE

Date: Ends 9/7

Fair-well xx,

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