Buzzing in Victoria Beckham

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Bees, bugs, embellishments – oh my! I’m starting off this Tuesday talking about one of my favorite pieces from the Victoria Beckham x Target collection, the black embellished bug dress. First off, I am such a fan of halter style clothing. In my option, the halter look works on all body types. Second, the fun embellishments on this dress turn it from a boring black dress into a fashion forward ensemble.

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I didn’t hesitate to pair my new favorite black slingbacks with this outfit. The wooden heel on these is super cute and very on trend. I bought them for work thinking that they would be a strictly in-office heel but they’ve turned out to be so comfortable. I wear them constantly now!

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“Perfect work bag” alert!! I have finally found a professional purse that is big enough to hold everything AND be cute at the same time. The practicality of this bag is incredible. There are zipper compartments for papers and a laptop. There are also tons of inside pockets for a cell phone, lipstick, keys, etc. You name it, this bag has got it. Plus it’s a snap close, which is always nice.

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Not only is this VB x Target dress super cute, it’s also crazy comfortable with the perfect amount of stretch – what more could you want?!

My jewelry is pretty basic with this embellished dress – Medium sized hoop earrings paired with a simple cuff and watch. For ensembles like this, I tend to go with the classic “less is more” approach for accessories.

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My outfit:

Women's Black Embellished Bug Dress - Victoria Beckham for TargetStella & Dot ANSLEY CUFFMichael Kors Large Lexington Chronograph Bracelet Watch, 45MmStella & Dot CELESTIAL HOOPS'Cable Collectibles' Heart Ring with Diamonds DAVID YURMAN

Thanks for reading! - Sweet Life of Lauren Grace

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New York City Girl

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NYC, how I love you so… Photo Apr 23, 7 08 26 PMWe had so much fun in New York City this past weekend. This trip was the first time I walked the Brooklyn Bridge and it was amazing – I mean look at that view! I was totally having Kate & Leopold flashbacks to the scene where she crosses the bridge. Scroll for more pictures and outfit details! Photo Apr 23, 6 50 51 PMPhoto Apr 23, 6 47 41 PMLooking back at those AMAZING sample sales wishing I spent more time and money… Guess I’ll have to go back! Photo Apr 23, 6 37 42 PMPhoto Apr 23, 6 36 25 PMPhoto Apr 23, 6 33 00 PMPhoto Apr 23, 6 35 08 PMPhoto Apr 23, 6 34 48 PMWe also stopped by the Lincoln Center… Photo Apr 22, 8 13 03 AMThe architecture was incredible and so beautiful. We sat by the fountain for a while snacking on the banana pudding we’d gotten at Magnolia Bakery a few minutes before and taking in the views. Keep scrolling for more! Photo Apr 23, 5 34 26 PMPhoto Apr 23, 5 42 54 PMPhoto Apr 23, 5 40 43 PMHonestly, I was probably thinking about the banana pudding… Photo Apr 23, 5 37 24 PM

Outfit details:

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  • I finally tried the famous Levain Bakery and the cookies definitely lived up to the hype – they were gooey and delicious.
  • We also had to go to Mikey Likes It ice cream shop and try the Parliamint Funkadelic flavor (mint ice cream with crushed Oreos). We got it in a milkshake and it was super good!
  • We got pizza from Prince St. Pizza and it was super good, probably one of the best pizza slices I’ve ever had – and I’ve had a lot of pizza in my lifetime!
  • Of course we had to stop by my all time favorite Magnolia Bakery and get the banana pudding (my favorite) and obviously it was delicious.

As you can see we tried a ton of new (to us) food spots! We love finding new good eats so let me know if you have any recommendations for places we should try next time we are in NYC in the comments below!

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Adventures in Annapolis

Essentials for a perfect spring day-trip: Comfy tee, classic pair of jeans, comfortable & cute sneakers, your favorite pair of sunnies, and a bucket bag to fit everything you need for the day! {see below for outfit details} Photo Mar 25, 2 10 23 PMPhoto Mar 25, 2 11 06 PMPhoto Mar 25, 2 11 03 PMPhoto Mar 25, 2 11 32 PMPhoto Mar 25, 2 11 30 PMPhoto Mar 25, 2 11 26 PMPhoto Mar 25, 2 11 28 PMPhoto Mar 25, 2 11 01 PM

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I had so much fun exploring Annapolis also known as Naptown by the locals. I walked down Main Street, had a lobster roll at Mason’s Famous Lobster Rolls, sat on the City Dock watching the sailboats, and toured the US Naval Academy! It was only an hour outside of Washington, D.C. so it was great for a day-trip. The weather was mid 70’s and sunny – so pretty much perfect. Check out some pictures from the trip below…

 

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Moto Jacket With Denim

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I am totally obsessed with this Moto Jacket from BCBG that I recently picked up. It fits me so well and the suede feels great. This jacket is the perfect statement piece and a perfect addition to any wardrobe!

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I have on a Paige tee underneath and my Paige black skinny jeans, of course. My booties are Crown Vintage and all my jewelry is Stella & Dot. Keep scrolling for details…

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Outfit details –> Jacket: BCBG || Tee: Paige || Jeans: Paige || Booties: Crown Vintage || Necklace: Stella & Dot || Bracelets: Stella & Dot || Earrings: Stella & Dot

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