I’m a firm believer that sexiness is derived from being classy. I always admire women that can put themselves together and be confident in their appearance without having to reveal their entire body.
I was immediately drawn to this lace dress because of the off-the-shoulder detailing. I think it does a great job walking that fine line of classy and sexy. Baring your shoulders is a subtle way of showing your skin without over doing it. Plus, I couldn’t beat the price for a summer dress ($50 holla).
I tend to think of my style as more ‘classic and feminine’. However, every now and then I crave a more relaxed bohemian style. And when I do, Free People is always my one stop shop for different, eclectic dresses and tops. This dress in particular caught my eye with the bell laced sleeves and floral print. Truth be told, I was admiring another women wearing it when I was out one afternoon and decided I had to try it on for myself! It ended up being perfect for my best friend’s bridal shower this past weekend. I’ve listed below a few other Free People favorites!
If you’re new to reading Purely Peanut, you’ll notice quickly that I have a love affair with black and white. It is a simple color combination that works every time. I love the versatility of a basic stripe tee. Just like a great pair of black loafers, a stripe tee is considered a classic in my world. You can mix and match to create endless combinations.
Skirt: Zara (similar here) l Shirt: J.Crew (30% off w/code SPRINGSTYLE) l Loafers: J.Crew (old, similar here) l Clutch: Jimmy Choo (old,similar here) l Sunnies: Chanel
Bats and barbecue, rockin’ rockabilly and swinging country – Austin revels in its nightlife. After a weekend getaway trip to the music capital of the world, I could see why over 200 people move there daily. The city exceeded my expectations and left us with some great memories and experiences. I’ve listed a few things to do/restaurants to check out in case you should be in the area some time soon!
Things to Do:
Lady Bird Lake (Bike, Paddle Board, Canoe)
Rainey Street (Street full of historic houses turned into bars – a favorite spot of ours)
Dirty 6th Street (not my scene, but worth the experience)
Gordough’s Donut Truck
Torchy’s Tacos (Austin staple)
La Condesa (tapas style Mexican)
Mighty Cone Food Truck
La BBQ (expect over an hour wait. It was GOOD, but not sure I would ever wait again!)
A leather moto jacket, ripped skinny jeans and a silk blouse blouse makes for the perfect combination as the weekend is drawing near. I’ve been on the road traveling for work with back to back client meetings each day. Sometimes it’s feels so nice to come home and step out of my more professional work clothes and slip into something more casual with an edgy vibe. Here’s to a fun weekend ahead and this soft,buttery leather moto jacket!