Now that we are living closer to the beach for the next few months, I find myself drawn to relaxed and casual silhouettes. Flowy dresses, casual sandals, big hats – it’s all the things I love wearing in the summer. And it’s always easy to gravitate towards brighter prints in the warm weather – since it feels fitting for the sun and heat. This floral print was bold but not too tropical or over-the-top, and if you are not feeling the dress version, there is a romper, tank and shorts style available in the same print. I had seen these sandals pop up here and there on my Instagram feed and I finally caved and bought them. While they seem like they would be a bit of nothing on the feet, they are surprisingly very comfortable (don’t tie them too tight) and look great with almost anything in my closet. The brown seems to be selling fast, but they also come in black and a metallic finish.
I’m heading to get my hair colored today which should be an interesting ordeal since I have not had any highlights, etc in almost 15+ years! Eeek! Since I have been styling it in loose waves over the past year (I’m planning on a tutorial soon), I wanted a bit more dimension. I plan on starting subtle with just a few pieces that are slightly lighter than my natural color, though I am not sure I ever want to go too bold. I enjoy having dark hair because it allows me to wear almost any shade of lipstick or eyeshadow without it competing against my hair color. But who am I kidding, I pretty much wear the same makeup tones each and every day so I guess that isn’t really an excuse. Ha! I’ll be snapping the process so be sure to follow along. (@alittlebitetc)

Dress РASTR (also here and in white here and here) | Sandals РMadewell | Hat РHat Attack | Sunglasses РChloe | Watch РTimex | Bag РSophie Hulme (similar here)

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