Summer Goodbyes

September 20, 2017


Hi friends! It's been a minute hasn't it? With grad school and work I haven't had much time to blog or shop, but I'm back and saying one last goodbye to summer. *Cue the Golden Girls theme song*


Truth be told I haven't been shopping much lately. A dress here, lots of shoe browsing/a pair of shoes there, lots of pining over my wish list on Poshmark/eBay watch list, but with this transition of summer ending not a whole lot has really spoken to me. However,  I have been spending way too much time at Marshalls lately (how can you not?!). 


I saw this shirt in a larger size and fell in love, but had to give it up because it didn't fit. I went back to browse and found it in the right size! It was pretty incredible considering I never thought I'd find it in the store again. They also have this blouse in a few other colors mustard yellow, and a plum!







I honestly don't own anything yellow in my closet and my last post wearing yellow was almost 3 years ago. So I hope this piece sparks some yellow purchases for the future. The sleeves are so fun! I do wish the top was a tad bit more fitting, but I digress.




I love this yellow with a lighter denim, it really makes the color pop! Plus another reason to pull out my Burberry espadrilles! I can't believe next month I'll be putting these babies away =(

I'm obsessed with these sunglasses they are similar to the Chloe Milla style. I had to have some variation of these shades because they have such a J-Lo in Maid in Manhattan vibe. They're truly a pair I've never seen before and I love that they are basically rimless, how innovative?!



I can't believe summer is coming to an end and I've already indulged in plenty of pumpkin spice chais. Looking back this summer was hard on me. I graduated, got a job, moved back to OP, threw a grad party, worked 2 jobs, and didn't get much time to breathe at all. The anxiety and stress I had from all of those things moved into me, and trickled into some of my dearest relationships. Fortunately, I took some time to myself to work through life, stress, and its busyness. I went on a road trip to Dallas with my friend Steph and spent a lot of quality time with my loved ones.

As summer comes to a close I look back and am grateful for the challenges. This summer has taught me to cherish my loved ones, and add some spontaneity into life. Go see Muse on a Tuesday night with your friend you met in business stats! Go on a road trip with your best friend! Let life show you the way if needed. 

I hope everyone's fall is off to a beautiful start.

Photos by Bianca Beck Photography

Wearing: Top - Marshalls (similar), jeans - Rag & Bone (old), shoes - Burberry (similar), sunglasses - (similar), necklace - Dogeared Life's a Maze (similar), nails - O.P.I Rich Girls & Po Boys, lips - Smashbox Always On Matte Liquid Lipstick in  Driver's Seat

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40 comments

  1. This color palette is the perfect way to send off summer! Loving the flare sleeves of your top. I can't believe fall is already approaching, but I'm so ready for some sweater weather! I definitely need to start doing more shopping too.

    Best,
    Christina
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  2. The shoes work so well with the top. Love the vibrant color!
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  3. OMG girl you are so beaut! i love your hair, your style, everything!

    xx Lisa | lisaautumn.com

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  4. Great post! Love that top!
    ~Samantha
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  5. so nice, love your blog dear :)

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  6. Love your top, it's such a beautiful yellow! I love shopping at Marshall's and TJMaxx as well, I always find such amazing products there at great prices!

    Jenny | Geeky Posh

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    1. Thanks Jenny, ugh I love Marshalls its my weakness.!

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  7. Love the color of your shirt! So bright and cheery. And with all these end of summer sales, how can you not shop?

    xx Yasmin
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  8. Fab post! I love your bright yellow top - the colour is so fun and those flared sleeves look stunning too!

    Heather xx
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  9. Such a great outfit! Yellow looks amazing on you. Gemma x
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  10. Love the top! The yellow is such a nice splash of color!
    -Gabby
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  11. Such a lovely, bold and beautiful blouse you got on. Love it!!

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  12. Your look is so beautiful, nice color combination!!

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  13. These are such gorgeous photos Sonia, I'm loving that yellow on you! I can't believe summer is over (although it doesn't feel like it!) but I'm ready to welcome fall. I hope you're doing well!! Have a good weekend!

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    1. Thanks Madame! I'm doing well just busy with grad school and life!

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  14. Yellow is one of those colours that transitions into cooler weather beautifully, it's a nice pop with neutral layers, so you're sure to get a lot more wear from this top! I love the fun flared sleeves and it looks great with your jeans.

    Sorry you've had such a busy summer but great that you've found some time to just enjoy it and you're feeling re-energised now! :)

    Hope you are having a great start to your weekend :)

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  15. Nothing screams more summer than a pretty yellow top. That one looks so good on you. I love how your smile is equally vibrant (like that top) in all your photos. :)

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  16. What a lovely top. You look gorgeous.

    Funmi xo
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  17. That coral-ish lipstick works so well with that yellow top!

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  18. Cute outfit! Love your yellow top!
    ~Samantha
    http://goldcoastgirlblog.com

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