- Embroidered Top -

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I love embroidered tops for Spring and Summer. This white and blue top is from ChicWish and I think it’s so fun for the new season. I wore this flowy top with my trusted boyfriend jeans (true to size), but I also plan to wear this with my favorite denim shorts (size down // also seen here) this Summer.

Speaking of Summer, can I just mention that there is only 6 more weeks of school left? But who’s counting! Have a great Monday and thanks for stoping by! xx

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Outfit Details: Chic Wish Embroidered Top (fits like a small/medium) c/o // Blank Distressed Denim (true to size) // French Connection Heels (size up 1/2 a size) // Louis Vuitton Neverfull (gently used version here or similar budget find here) | Ray Ban Aviators | Michael Kors Watch | David Yurman Chain Bracelet | Bauble Bar Bracelet c/o

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- Baggage -

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It’s no secret that I love handbags. Big or small, they are all welcome! This isn’t something new, and I have my Mom and Grandma to blame for my addiction to purses (sorry, Mom!)

Have I told you guys the story of that purse? It all started when I was 8…and all I wanted for Christmas was a purse from JC Penny. I can picture it now. Brown, suede leather, with a patchwork design. Classy right? I talked about that purse every day. To my surprise, Christmas morning came and I opened the most beautiful box with (I remember every detail) the most beautiful red bow. As I opened the box, I screamed “That Purse!”.  It really was a glorious day for my 8 year old self. I felt so grown up and “cool” to wear a purse like my Mom and Grandma.

That’s a story that my mom loves to tell, but if one thing’s true, it’s that I have a serious love for bags. This Marc Jacobs bag is a little different than my typical bag, but I really needed a big bag with soft leather. The best part about this bag is that it can be worn on my shoulder or as a crossbody. I love it! Personally, I love this gray color all year long, but if you’re wanting something a little more Summery, it comes in more pretty colors too! See more of my favorite bags from Nordstrom here! Thanks for reading! xx

PS: Be sure to tune in to my Snapchat (username: theteacherdiva) to see my weekend at the rewardStyle Conference. I am taking off Friday afternoon to head over to The Joule Hotel to meet with some of my favorite brands and see some blogger friends. It should be a fun (and busy) weekend!

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Outfit Details: Free People Dress  // Marc by Marc Jacobs New Q Hillier Hobo // Jessica Simpson Wedges (love these! They come in black too!) // MK Watch // David Yurman Bracelets // Sunglasses (only $12 + Free Shipping) // MAC Lipstick ‘Snob’ 

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- Gray & White -

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When readers ask me where I find inspiration or how I put together a look, I always go to my closet staples. While I enjoy trends, I feel like your basics can always be worn from season to season.  If you follow me on instagram, it’s pretty obvious that I have a thing for white tops lately. I love to wear white (especially this time of year) and this top is no exception! I kept the look pretty simply, but paired it with my gray Rebecca Minkoff Crossbody (under $200). I love the gray leather and black hardware. It’s a nice change from my usual gold or silver and I like the edgy vibe. Rebecca Minkoff has always been a designer I have loved and respected. When I saw this little beauty at Nordstrom for under $200, I knew it would be the perfect neutral crossbody!

It’s a fun look that can be dressed up in heels or in flats depending on your mood or occasion.

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Outfit Details: Nordstrom White Shirt ( TTS- color is white) | Rebecca Minkoff Avery Crossbody Bag in ‘Smoke’ Jeans (tts) | Shoes Bracelet | Nixion Watch (sold out but here is a similar item) | Sunglasses | Lips- YSL #204 

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- Casual Stripes -

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Happy Friday! Any fun plans for the weekend? Our weekend is pretty busy, but I am really looking forward to it! Tonight we are meeting some friends for dinner, and tomorrow I am meeting with some girls from our Bible Study, then getting ready to host family game night! Our families love games, so we are excited to have Austin’s family over for dinner and games. Should be a fun night!

On another note, I’ve worn this outfit 3 times since we shot this last week. No shame, it’s just that good! You guys won’t believe that this cardigan is only $23. Crazy right? I love any long cardigan and this fabric is lightweight so it’s the perfect transition piece.

Have a great weekend and thanks for reading! xx

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Outfit Details: 

SheInside Striped Cardigan (one size // fits like a small/medium // good quality) | Black Tank Top | Blank Denim Jeans (size down) | Celine Mini Tote (budget friendly version here) Wedges (go a 1/2 size up) | Baublebar Pearl Bracelet c/o | Watch (ON SALE) | Baublebar Necklace | Elizabeth Stone Double Trouble Necklace c/o | Lips- MAC ‘Snob’ and NARS ‘Angelika’

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- Little White Dress -

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Just like the Little Black Dress, every girl needs to have a go-to white dress for Spring/Summer.  This fit and flare dress (also comes in green here) was just what I wanted for the new season.

My style usually gravitates towards the shift or drop waist style, but I couldn’t pass up the gorgeous detailing on this dress. This girly fit surprised me and I actually loved the high waist- full skirt. It’s easily a perfect dress for any occasion, especially if you are a bride-to-be!

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Outfit Details: Donna Morgan White Dress (runs tts, but if in between sizes go down) c/o  | YSL Bag | Jessica Simpson Shoes c/o | Baublebar Chain Bracelet, Cage Bracelet | Lipstick- NARS Gloss “Angelika”

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- Summer Dressing -

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I’m so excited to be breaking out some of my summer dresses. It’s this time of year, where the countdown for summer is on and I start looking to buy some fun dresses for warmer weather. This is one of my most recent buys for summer and it it under $20! I like that this navy dress (size up for a dress, or go TTS for a tunic/top fit) can be worn for a few different occasions. Here, I kept it super casual with my Tory Burch Espadrilles (more sizes here), but I also plan to wear it on the beach in a couple months. At this price point, you can’t go wrong!

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Outfit Details: SheInside Navy Dress (also comes in white // I am wearing a medium, the small fit, but was a little shorter. Would make a great tunic with jeans! This is a thin material (not sheer, just thin) and I am wearing a half slip under it. Love this dress!!!) | Tory Burch Espadrilles (more sizes here and more colors here) | Elizabeth Stone Double Trouble Necklace c/o | Maya Brenner Initial Necklace  (budget friendly option here) | Ann Taylor Bucket Bag (more colors here) | Sunglasses (under $15) | Lips- MAC- SNOB | MK Watch | Baublebar Thick Gold Ring | Kendra Scott Midi Ring 

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- Floral Tunic -

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Happy Friday everyone! I am so happy for the weekend. We don’t have anything super eventful planned, but I am hoping to get some work done on here and catch up on some emails.

If you follow me on instagram, you probably noticed that I can’t stop wearing this top. It’s so fun and flowy and I love the length. I’ve linked this whole look (and this top in a different color)  below. Thanks for reading and have a wonderful weekend! xx

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Shop the Post: Free People Floral Tunic (wearing an XS, more sizes here) | Blank Denim (tts) | Rebecca Minkoff Mini Mab Tote in ‘Zest’ (free shipping!) | Steve Madden Espadrilles (size up 1/2 size. They also come in so many colors!) | Sunglasses | Lips- “Lilac Pink” | Bauble bar Bracelet 

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- Spring Trench -

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If there is one item that needs to be in your closet, it’s a trench coat. I never realized how versatile this lightweight jacket was until I finally purchased one. And if you just peruse pinterest, you will see tons of more inspiration as well! You can’t go with a classic khaki color or if you want something fresh for spring, try out a pastel color like this blue trench coat. Personally, I love this powder blue option. I kept the rest of my look pretty simple, with a classic white button down and jeans (25% OFF with code SPRING25) but I also plan to pair it with this striped dress. The options are endless!

PS- don’t forget to take advantage of the SHOPBOP 25% OFF SALE! I just picked up this for an upcoming beach trip and these for summer!

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Shop the Post: Chicwish Trench Coat (love the material and very impressed with the quality. Wearing a size Medium) | J Crew Endless Button Down Shirt (size down) | AG Denim (25% off with code SPRING25, runs tts) | Steve Madden Nude Pumps (on sale!) | YSL Bag | Baublebar Necklace, Bracelet and Thick Gold Ring | MK Watch | David Yurman Bracelets (and here) | Lips- YSL ‘#206 Misty Pink’ Sunglasses (25% off with code SPRING25)

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- Spring Finds Under $100 -

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Today I’ve rounded up some Spring essentials all under $100. I love these espadrilles (more sizes here) and this gorgeous maxi dress. I have a few weddings to go to this spring and I’m thinking that dress would be perfect for any upcoming party or event! Have a great day! xx

 More Spring Favorites Under $100 

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I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend and great Easter! Both of our families were out of town, so our Easter was a little quieter than most. You may have seen some of my snapchats (username- “theteacherdiva”) but we went to church at The Village (email me if you want more details!) and then went to brunch at True Food Kitchen. It was nice just the two of us, but we sure missed our families!

The weather on Saturday was perfect (I wish I could say the same about yesterday.) This Crochet Tunic was perfect for running errands with Austin and grabbing some lunch. I can’t wait to wear it more this summer and take it with me to the beach. The fabric is so soft and I love that it doesn’t wrinkle. I wore my favorite jeans and wedges to complete this summery look.

I hope everyone has a great Monday and thanks so much for stopping by! xx

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Shop the Look: ChicWish Crochet Tunic c/o (I’m wearing a size medium, almost wish I went with the small!) | Blank Denim Skinny Boyfriend Jeans (true to size- more sizes here) | Steve Madden Wedges (size up 1/2 size) | YSL Bag (size small) | Ray Ban Aviators | Kendra Scott Earrings | Wanderlust Chevron Midi Ring c/o | Brandy Pham Mini Cage Bracelet c/o | David Yurman Bracelet | MK Watch | David Yurman Cable Bracelets Thin Gold Ring Thick Gold Ring | Lips bare minerals ‘punch pop’ 

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