Ann Taylor Striped Shift dress

My Summer Purchases + #NSale Buys

As I dive more and more into the fashion blogging world, I’m quickly realizing that it’s a niche with different quirks than the natural hair blog community. There’s a lot more pressure to post new looks frequently, and unless your outfit is sponsored or you’re down with the buy and return game (my skin color makes me too paranoid for that), it can get expensive! I typically use Rent the Runway to keep my closet fresh and interesting, but I wanted to share the items I’ve actually bought with my own money this summer that I’ve been wearing over and over!

Ann Taylor Striped Shift Dress Nine West Ivarene Ruffle Sandal

Summer Purchases

I also bought this sold out top from the Zara sale, but they have it in red for full price.

Zara multi position shirt, Cult Gaia Ark large, the Ikon Cult Gaia Ark Large

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

So I broke down and spent wayyy too much money at the #NSale. It sucks that it coincided with some PMSing because I couldn’t help myself! My items should be arriving tomorrow, but in the meantime, here’s what I picked up and am excited about for late summer and fall. I’m actually working on a fall capsule wardrobe (since you guys liked the summer one!), so you can probably see a color scheme in my selections.



I’m obviously not going to keep all of these (Jonathan would kill me, even if they were “business purchases”!), but it gives you an idea of the style direction I’m thinking for fall. The sale ends in a little over a week, so I’d buy things now and return later before items sell out!

Bought anything cool this summer? I’d love to know!

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  1. LOVE!!! I’m looking for funky basic items (i.e. all the tees, button downs and sweatshirts that you posted). We might be twinning this fall lol 🙂 Also totally missed the fact that Nordstrom was having a sale…thanks for the heads up!

    1. Yay twins!! I’m all for elevated basics. You clearly don’t follow enough fashion bloggers because thats ALL everyone’s been talking about for a good two weeks!

  2. Very good taste of Nordstrom sale items that you picked. The clothing items price aren’t bad but the shoes prices are. I know Nordstrom has very nice selection of items but you pay for good quality.