OOTD: The Dog Days of Summer

The last days of summer are upon us soon the days will get shorter and the evenings a bit chillier and – God forbid – you might need to bring a cardigan with you out at night.

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So I’m in the mood to work my summer outfits for all they’re worth! I put together the quintessential SoCal outfit that can transition from the beach to the mall to brunch with the girls, running errands or lounging by the pool.

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I began with this flowy boho white top from Daniel Rainn. I love this top because although it is free-flowing, casual and laid-back, it is also a tad bit form-fitting (vs. some boho clothes where I literally feel like I am swimming in fabric). The semi-sheer nature makes it fun and sexy, but it’s also appropriate enough to wear out and about/to work.

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Next for my favorite high-waisted distressed jean shorts from Target. I’ve had these shorts for 2 years and I wear them to death. They hit at the most flattering part of my waist, and the wide leg holes make them flare out a bit, making anyone’s legs look super long and lean.

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Since we’re going for a warm and sunny vibe, I chose gold as my accessory of choice. I added these brown and gold braided sandals from Forever 21. These are so cute because they tie in the back with brown suede strings. A really fun touch.

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Next, I popped on an Alex and Ani gold charm bangle, and this gold “Nebasa” cuff ring from Gorjana. My other ring, as always, is the Tiffany’s double band.

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The icing on the cake (and protection for all this sun I’m apparently getting in my summer outfit) is gold Forever 21 sunglasses – with American flags printed on the sides. Yep.


How are you rocking the last days of summer? Let me know in the comments!

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