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STRIPE MIDI DRESS FOR SPRING

Friday, March 24th, 2017

Stripes are one of my favorite trends for Spring and this cute stripe midi dress I curated for Morning Lavender is so darling with its self-tying bow straps! The midi length on this dress gives it a classic, sophisticated look while the adjustable straps and waist tie are super flattering. I’m a fan of anything flattering and functional!

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DETAILS
Photography – Jason Huang
Cute Stripe Midi DressMorning Lavender – size Small
Handbag – Madewell
Sunglasses – Nordstrom
Gold NecklaceMorning Lavender
Boater HatMorning Lavender

Shoes – My mules are old Vince Camuto but love all of these new options HERE and HERE!

M.GEMI SPRING SHOES

Friday, March 17th, 2017

Spring is almost here and I don’t know if you can tell, but I’m pretty excited about it! It’s probably my favorite season in terms of weather and fashion. I love the lighter hues and fabrics and not wearing socks lol! I love wearing sandals and heels so these new Spring gems from M.GEMI have me even more excited for the season. I love that it’s a sexy slip on sandal with a unique lace up detailing. The nude/taupe color makes it a perfect Spring staple that will go with just about any look.

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DETAILS
Photography – Jason Huang
Dress – Banana Republic size 00P and ON SALE!
Shoes – M.GEMI
Handbag – Chanel – size medium
Sunglasses – Nordstrom

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OFF THE SHOULDER LACE MIDI DRESS

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

On today’s post, I’m sharing a very pretty off the shoulder lace dress in the prettiest shade of mauve. This dress is meant to be midi on most average heights (see dress on the model) but on my petite frame, it cuts right at my ankles when I wear heels. It’s kind of a weird spot for the dress to hit but I still think it’s a very flattering dress due to its high waisted seam. I love Spring and I’m looking forward to all of the gorgeous Spring dresses!

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DETAILS
Photography – Jason Huang
Dress – ASOS size 0
Shoes – Steve Madden
Clutch – Saint Laurent
Sunglasses – Nordstrom

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SCALLOP BODYCON DRESS

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Valentine’s may be over but that doesn’t mean you have to stop searching for gorgeous date night outfits. I love this bodycon dress because although it’s very sexy in cut and shape, I love the feminine touches in the pretty hue and the scallop detailing. Due to its bodycon nature, the dress isn’t as forgiving as others so I made sure to eat a lighter meal before wearing this sexy number! I got a “wow” from the hubs when he saw me in this so I guess he approves ;).

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DETAILS
Photography – Jason Huang
Dress – ASOS size 0P
Shoes – Steve Madden
Clutch – Saint Laurent
Sunglasses – Nordstrom

SLEEVELESS & STRIPED

Friday, February 17th, 2017

I previously wore this pretty sleeveless trench as a dress with high boots for Fall but here I’m showing how to wear it differently as an outer layer and as a great Spring transition piece. I paired it with one of my closet must-haves – an easy-to-wear striped dress that pretty much goes with anything. I especially love packing this dress when I travel because there are so many ways to wear it. Going into Spring, I’m also wearing a lot of booties and peep-toed shoes as I’m storing some of the bigger boots for next Fall. Here I’m wearing this comfy pair from Naturalizer and if you use my code LNL20 at checkout, you can save 20% off!

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DETAILS
Photography – Jason Huang
Striped Dress – Old Morning Lavender – see updated Striped DressMorning Lavender
Sleeveless Trench – Chicwish
Shoes – Naturalizer -> save 20% off these shoes using code LNL20 at checkout!
Handbag – Chloe
Sunglasses – Nordstrom

YELLOW FLORAL MAXI DRESS

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

February is halfway here and I can’t believe we are almost transitioning into Spring! To transition to Spring, I’ve been updating my wardrobe with more color and more floral. This yellow floral maxi dress I curated for Morning Lavender is a pretty and perfect transition to Spring! I am obsessed with the bright pop of yellow and the flattering wrap style of the dress. Plus the high-low hem of the dress makes it petite friendly for gals like me ;).

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DETAILS
Photography – Jason Huang
Yellow Floral Maxi DressMorning Lavender size S
Boater HatMorning Lavender size S
Shoes – Old Kay Unger get similar look HERE
Handbag – Saint Laurent
Sunglasses – Nordstrom

PRETTY BOW DRESS

Monday, February 6th, 2017

If you know me, you know I’m obsessed with anything with bows so naturally when I found this darling Bow Dress, I was in love! The dress has a flattering fit and flare shape and the low back adds a interesting and adorable detail. This dress is perfect for your Valentine’s date night but also for a fun event or party. It has the right amount of cuteness and fun!

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DETAILS
Photography – Jason Huang
Bow DressMorning Lavender size XS
Shoes – Old Steve Madden. Find similar HERE
Handbag – Chanel. See this more affordable quilted bag from Tory Burch!
Sunglasses – Nordstrom

SELF PORTRAIT LACE MIDI DRESS

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Today I’m sharing one of my favorite dresses that I purchased on Nordstrom’s site. I’ve been in love with Self Portrait dresses for some time now and I love that they have been recently added to Nordstrom’s gorgeous selection of dresses. I needed a dress for my special birthday date night dinner last week and it was very helpful to find such a wide and nice selection of dresses available on Nordstrom.com. I received the dress just in time thanks to Nordstrom’s great shipping policy and received a ton of compliments when I wore this dress for our delicious dinner at Providence in LA. The beauty of this dress speaks for itself with its incredible lace detailing and lovely midi length. It is a bit of splurge but the quality and fit of the dress are flawless. This is definitely one of those dresses that make you feel confident and feminine and to me that’s worth it ;).

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DETAILS
Photography – Jason Huang
Dress – Self Portrait – size 0. The dress also comes in burgundy!
Shoes – Steve Madden. See also similar Stuart Weitzman nude heels
Handbag – Saint Laurent sold out in white but just as cute in black!
Lipstick – Yves Saint Laurent
Sunglasses – Ray Ban – find similar gold aviator sunglasses

DISCLOSURE: This post is sponsored by Nordstrom. As always, all thoughts, opinions and styling are my own. Thanks for supporting me and my sponsors!

LAVENDER FIELDS IN PROVENCE

Monday, August 1st, 2016

One of my travel goals has always been to visit the amazing lavender fields in Provence! I have this obsession with lavender (as you can tell by my boutique name Morning Lavender), and the husband obliged and let us take a day trip to the south of France in search for this stunning scenery. We took the 3 hour train ride from Paris to Avignon, rented a car, passed through the charming town of Gordes and ended up in Sault 1 hour later where the lavender was endless and the sun was just about the set. It smelled heavenly everywhere and after you got over the fact that there were just as many bees as there were lavender, you realized how lucky you are to experience such a beautiful place. Renting a car in the countryside allowed us to see so much more of Provence and we fell in love with the charm and simplicity of the region. I’d love to go back sometime and see more of the gorgeous countryside!

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After the sun had set, the hubs took out his drone and we were able to get a drone selfie :). It’s hard to travel together and trust a non-professional/stranger with our gear so sometimes we have to resort to drones for the perfect shots. We couldn’t pass up this opportunity to get a romantic photo together :).

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DETAILS
Photography – Jason Huang
White Lace Midi DressMorning Lavender – size XS
Mules – Old Vince Camuto – find similar HERE and HERE
Sunglasses – Nordstrom

DENIM BOW DRESS

Friday, June 24th, 2016

I’ve been wearing a lot of denim lately (see denim off the shoulder top and denim off the shoulder dress), but I couldn’t help but get another denim piece when it’s this cute! I love the front bow and how the cutout emphasizes the bow. I aslo loved the fact that Topshop offered this in petite sizes! With the boater hat, I’m feeling a bit French in this outfit and it makes me even more anxious for our trip to France next month! Stay tuned!

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DETAILS
Photography – Jason Huang
Dress – Topshop – size 0P
Mules – Old Vince Camuto – find similar HERE and HERE
Tote – Madewell – comes in 2 colors
Boater HatMorning Lavender
Gold Aviator Sunglasses: Morning Lavender