July 22, 2014

Style File: Favorite Color


I'm excited to be teaming up with two of my favorite gals today to share another Style File post! Katie and Shelby are incredibly stylish and have come to be my partners in crime in this little blogging world. Today we're sharing outfits in our favorite colors and accessorizing with fun necklaces from Accessory Concierge.

My favorite color changes with the season, but for right now I'm really loving bright pops of blue - turquoise, aqua, royal. I purchased this Gigi clutch a few months ago and it quickly became a staple when going out. The size is great for a clutch (it holds so much more than your everyday clutch) and the tassel and gold monogram make the perfect finishing details. Make sure to check out Katie and Shelby's favorite colors over on their blogs and keep up with this series via the hashtag #JLStyleFile!






Dress, CROWN & IVY at BELK | Heels, gifted KOHL'S | Clutch, GIGI NY (on super sale right now!)
Sunglasses, gifted FANTAS-EYES

Jewelry: Necklace gifted ACCESSORY CONCIERGE 

July 21, 2014

SBS Conference in Photos

Photo by Rebekah Carson

It's so hard to believe that SBS Conference was a week ago! Where in the world is the summer going? I wanted to share some photos from the conference to give you an idea of what it was all about. I'm so proud of Jessica and Cathy for founding this blogging community - I love seeing it grow and become bigger and bigger! Here are the details from the second annual event in Atlanta:

Hosted by Ahalogy




Photos by Rebekah Carson

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Speakers: Ahalogy | ShopSense | Amy Flurry, Recipe for Press
Featured brands: Asos | Dress Up | Kendra Scott | Dermalogica | Pla Beauty 






Photos 1 and 3 my own | Photos 2, 4, 5 by Rebekah Carson | Photo 6 by Becky of The Pumpkin Spot

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Hosted by Asos





Photos by Rebekah Carson
Lunch florals and headbands by Flower Child Weddings

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Hosted by Southern Living






Photos 1, 3, 6 by Rebekah Carson | Photos 2 and 4 my own

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Jessica and Cathy are spreading the love across the country and will soon be launching the next region, Southwest! For information on how to be a part of this great community visit the site and take a look around! 

Special thanks to the brands and companies who sponsored the conference events and the gifts in our swag bag. Be on the look-out for some of those items soon! Finally, big thanks to the W Hotel Buckhead for treating us so well throughout the weekend - y'all are the best!

July 16, 2014

My Style: SBS Conference


As I'm sure you know by now (because I've been obnoxiously posting about it!), the Southern Blog Society conference was this past weekend in Atlanta. I've been planning for this trip for several months and it's so hard to believe that it has already come and gone. As always, I love getting to be around bloggers and the ones I've met through SBS are nothing short of amazing. It's such a diverse group of women that keeps me inspired and pushing forward with my blog. This year's event was very different from last year and I'm excited to share a full recap with lots of details when I come back from vacation. I want to tell you all about the speakers, where we ate, what we talked about, my new blogger crushes and share the details of the incredible items in our swag bags - you simply won't believe it!

Until then, this is what I wore for Saturday's event. A simple, easy maxi dress that made it all the way through the day and helped me survive the Atlanta heat and humidity. Happy Wednesday from the beach, folks!




Dress, gifted LAUREN CONRAD for KOHL'S | Sandals, J.CREW (last year)
Sunglasses, gifted D&G from SUNGLASSES SHOP

Jewelry: Necklace & earrings, gifted KENDRA SCOTT (Jeweler's Wife) | Bracelet stack, gifted ELLIE & OLLIE
Link bracelet, TARGET

Photos by Shelby of Glitter & Gingham

July 15, 2014

Vacation Essentials: What I'm Wearing



Vacation day is officially here and I'm giving you a little sneak peek at what you'll see me wearing over on instagram this week ;) See what's in my beach bag from yesterday's post! Kohl's was so generous to partner with me on this campaign and help me pick up some new pieces for my summer travels. They have so many amazing designer collaborations that it's really hard to narrow down your shopping cart when you're there. The items I went with are easy, comfortable pieces that can be styled lots of different ways with just a quick change of accessories. I'm already thinking of where I'm going to wear each of these outfits while I'm gone!

Scroll on for more photos and details of all the items. I hope you all are having a fantastic week so far! Follow along for lots of sun and sand photos this week on my instagram!

Smocked maxi dress | This print reminded me so much of a Lilly! 

Hot pink cover up | This one is so flattering with the low-cut tie front.

Black and white dress | A classic color combo that makes for the perfect foundation for funky accessories.

Silk maxi | A beautiful swirl of black, white, and purple.

Zebra tee | A tee and shorts will be perfect if there's a rainy day.


KOHLS TRAVEL 2


Disclosure: I was provided gift cards from Kohl's to shop for the products featured as part of their Vacation Essentials campaign. All opinions are my own. Kohl's is a brand I truly love and support. Thank you for supporting the brands that support my blog.

July 14, 2014

Vacation Essentials: The Beach Bag



Vacation time is officially here and I'm packing my bag (bags!) for a beach getaway! It's a girls' trip and we're heading out bright and early tomorrow morning. I've partnered with Kohl's as part of their Vacation Essentials campaign to share a few of the pieces I'm bringing with me! 

First up today - what's in my beach bag! When I started shopping for these posts I immediately knew I wanted to get a new straw tote - one that I could use for the beach, pool, errands, or even carry as a cute summer bag. This one is perfect. It's a great size, the color is neutral, and I love the leopard print lining. Inside my bag you'll find the usual beach bag staples - a colorful towel, sunglasses, magazines, a hat, and SPF. Keep scrolling for some more pics of what's inside and find the links to the products at the bottom of this post!






KOHLS TRAVEL

Disclosure: I was provided gift cards from Kohl's to shop for the products featured as part of their Vacation Essentials campaign. All opinions are my own. Kohl's is a brand I truly love and support. Thank you for the supporting the brands that support my blog.