I’m currently writing this while blasting the A/C since we just had a huge heat wave come through with temps in the low to mid 90’s. Spring will be moving along so nicely then drop to cold fall temps for a few days and rebound with end of summer temps. Today is another scorcher but things should return to normal in the next few days. I love wearing jeans and a light flowy top as it begins to warm up but once it becomes too hot – I switch to almost all dresses/shorts/skirts exclusively. Hopefully I have a few more weeks left of wearing my jeans with cute spring tops like this striped one because I love the look! For those that get cold indoors like myself it’s always the best solution (and having a frumpy old sweater thrown in my purse or car for reallllly cold places LOL). 
I was hesitant to delve into the mules/slides trend this year because they can borderline on frumpy but I have loved so many of the styles I’ve seen! This pair that I picked up from Joie was a mix between a mule and strappy sandal which made them so much more versatile. I always feel when a trend first begins to come about the options are never the best or only appeal to a few, but as the trend gets more traction brands produce so many different styles and takes on that trend that inevitably it becomes more appealing. 
I tried to search through my favorite online sites and pull together my favorite mule styles and ones that I thought were the most flattering for tons of different price points. Scroll through the widget below to see them all! Sadly my Joie sandals are out of stock in the nude color I have but I linked other colors below and found a close dupe here (for half the price too!).

Top – Anthropologie | Jeans – Rag & Bone (similar here) | Shoes – Joie (also available here and here – also similar less expensive style here) | Bag – Chloe (great budget option here) | Sunglasses – Free People (only $20!) | Watch – Timex c/o

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