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WHITE JUMPSUIT

One of my favorite #ootd to wear for the summer is an all white look. An all white look can be incredibly fresh and chic. I also find wearing the same color head-to-toe is flattering and elongating. So when I discovered this fun and frilly white jumpsuit, I knew I just had to have it! When my husband saw me in it, he immediately said “well don’t you just look like a boss lady!” lol. This modern twist on the power suit is also very versatile as you can wear this look during the day or the evening. If you don’t own a white jumpsuit, I suggest you find one and put one on – it’s incredibly empowering!

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Fashion

SUMMER YELLOW ROMPER

With the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale going on right now, I’ve been stocking up on a lot of great Fall pieces on sale. I don’t think I’ll get to wear these pieces for a while as it’s been so incredibly warm in SoCal. Instead, I have been living in rompers almost everyday. If you have been following my blog, you know that I love how comfortable and easy to style rompers are. I found this darling romper with just the perfect pop of color for the summer. And although it’s not a part of the #NSale, it’s already affordable at just under $50! You’ll find more of my favorite affordable summer rompers at the bottom of this post!

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Fashion, Travel

GINGHAM MAXI DRESS

Greetings from Charleston, South Carolina! We are here on a short vacation with some friends and it’s our first time visiting this charming city! I will recap our trip in a future blog post (in the meantime follow me on Instagram Stories @laceandlocks) but first I wanted to share a pretty seaside look I wore today at Folly Beach in South Carolina. We made our way over there to check some of the East Coast shores and it although it wasn’t quite bright, sandy beaches we have in SoCal, it was still lovely and exactly how I imagined a beach on the East Coast to be. I wore my favorite new gingham maxi dress from J.Crew that comes in both regular and petite sizing! I actually wore flat sandals with this dress! I love the silhouette of this dress with it’s high waisted and fit and flare shape. Gingham is totally trending now and you don’t want to miss out on this perfect Spring/Summer piece!

And P.S. I’m wearing my new Cult Gaia ark bag again! I only packed 2 handbags for this trip (more of my travel tips in a later post) so you will be seeing this bag a lot ;).

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Fashion, Travel

LEMON MIDI SKIRT

Bonjour from Paris! I fell in love with this lemon midi skirt for our Morning Lavender boutique and I knew I had to pack it for our trip to Paris! I just LOVE the lemon print and the flare shape of this skirt. Plus it comes in XS so it fits us petite gals quite well :). One of our favorite things to do in Paris is just to walk around and take in all of the beautiful sights (and we may or may not have been playing PokemonGo as well). I wore this skirt walking around the beautiful Tuileries Garden in Paris and got so many compliments. It was the perfect feminine skirt for such a romantic city!

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Fashion, Travel

FLORAL MAXI SHORTS JUMPSUIT

I’m blogging again from Italy and again from the beautiful Grand Hotel A Villa Feltrinelli. The scene was so breathtaking and I knew I had to wear this fabulous floral maxi shorts jumpsuit from my boutique Morning Lavender for dinner one evening. I just love how flowy and comfortable this jumpsuit is and it was perfect on the dock, overlooking Lake Garda. Besides being the perfect outfit seaside, I also think it makes a great wedding guest outfit that really stands out! This dress was a part of our #CBLxML collection and sold out the first time. We just restocked it so make sure to get your hands on one this time!

Thanks to my hubs for the amazing photography as usual!

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Fashion

TUSCANY SUNFLOWER FIELDS

The hubs and I are really blessed for the opportunity to shoot a beautiful wedding in Tuscany this weekend at the amazing venue La Foce! We are even more lucky to have jobs we love and travel together as the #huanderinghuangs! We went a few days early to do some location scouting, eat extra pasta/gelato and of course take in the beautiful scenery. I have been dying the find the gorgeous sunflower fields in Tuscany and happy to see they were in bloom right now. I put on this floral summer maxi dress and twirled away in the endless fields as we watched the sunset and my husband per usual, got some great shots!

Stay tuned as I blog more of our Europe trip! Follow me on Instagram @laceandlocks and Snapchat @lacenlocks where I will be sharing more of our trip regularly!

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Fashion

WHITE JEANS & STRIPES

What better time to wear white jeans than the summer?! And yes my love for off the shoulder tops continues as I paired it with the jeans for a great 4th of July casual and cute look. And yes I LIVE in my mules. Unfortunately I bought them last year so they are now sold out. But I found these pair of mules that are very close in color and style!

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DETAILS
Photography – Jason Huang
Top – Topshop – size 0
White Distressed JeansMorning Lavender – size 1
Mules – Old Vince Camuto – find similar HERE and HERE
Tote – Madewell – comes in 2 colors
Gold Bow NecklaceMorning Lavender
Sunglasses – Nordstrom

Fashion

DENIM BOW DRESS

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

Fashion, Spring

MORNING LAVENDER MAXI JUMPSUIT

During the past several months, the Morning Lavender team and I have been working with the amazingly stylish and hilarious Kathleen of Carrie Bradshaw Lied. We wanted to start a series of curated collections for Morning Lavender featuring some of our favorite fashionistas that would represent our brand well. Kathleen was one of our favorite bloggers from the beginning and her engaging personality made it even more enjoyable collaboration! We had a blast during our Palm Springs Lookbook shoot! This outfit here is one of my favorites from our #CBLxML collaboration. I love that it looks like a maxi dress but it’s really a jumpsuit! The shorts make it super comfortable to wear and the flowiness of the maxi makes you feel so fabulous. As the owner of the boutique, I wish that every item we carry fits me well, but sadly (or as my husband says gladly) I am very petite and not all styles are made for petite gals like myself. This particular maxi jumpsuit has an elastic waist so I feel like it stretches for your body and the cut makes it flattering on just about everyone. I rounded up some of my other petite-friendly styles from our #CBLxML collaboration below. I’m working on bringing more of them to Morning Lavender! Hurry though – some of the items are already selling out!

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