Piece Offering

I hope everyone had a great weekend. Friday evening my husband had a Spanish wine tasting that I joined in on. I tasted three different wines in the following order La Rioja Alta Vina Ardanza, Muga Rioja, and Clos Laurel Eramus Priorat. The Muga and Laurel were my favorites. To go with the Spanish wines I tried a new Arroz Con Pollo recipe. Instead of using an instant pot I made it in a Le Creuset Dutch oven. It turned out great and will definitely be making it again! I also spent the weekend updating my TEEN SHOP with lots of great new Spring styles. You can check it out here.

In an effort to streamline your wardrobe and fill it with elevated basics Apiece Apart is just the right brand. Launched in 2015 by Star Houtt and Laura Cramer, Apiece Apart designs clean simplified clothing that can be worn countless different ways. Some favorites from their current line.

  1. Merel Funnel Neck Sweater 1st & 3rd picture. 95% cotton 5% cashmere.
  2. Denim Merida Pant Cream color way here. 2nd picture. One of Apiece Apart’s bestsellers.
  3. Nora Botanical Garden Cardigan Hand knit in Peru with organic cotton.
  4. Isla Wideleg Jumpsuit Cotton crepe belted jumpsuit.
  5. Merel Crochet Crewneck Sweater Open weave nautical navy white stripe sweater.
  6. La Vid Cable Pullover 4th picture. 100% cashmere.
  7. Aberna Shirt Dress Light weight cotton gauze blue and white stripe dress.
  8. Amaro Wrap Dress Organic black linen wrap dress.
  9. Denim Straight Leg Bahia Jean

A couple sale pieces to check out Marpessa Jacket // Sierra Dress // Oversized Knit Turtleneck // Azore Jumpsuit

Stay at Home Dress

Comfy, casual, and loose fitting dresses are what constitutes the Stay at Home Dress. I’ve been cooking a ton, and I’m in out of the pool so I just throw on a loose fitting dress. Mine could use a bit of sprucing so below are some that I am considering. 

  1. SZ Blockprints Padra Eva Mini Dress Tuckernuck, $148. SZ Blockprints runs big.
  2. SZ Blockprints Kitty Dress Shopbop, $125. Dress in above picture.
  3. SZ Blockprints Tier Dress Shopbop, $148.
  4. Saffron Dress Mille, $212
  5. Apiece Apart Alta Dress Hampden Clothing, $395.
  6. Natalie Martin Fiore Maxi Dress Mother Denim, $280.
  7. Natalie Martin Jasmine Dress Mother Denim, $288.
  8. Xirena Rumer Dress Mother, $276.
  9. Gal Meet Glam Jasmine Dress Hamden Clothing, $198. Additional sizing here.

 

Prepster

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  1. Rachel Comey Littoral Blazer Nordstrom, $595.
  2. Apiece Apart Merida Pants Shopbop, $295.
  3. Janessa Leone Adriana Packable Hat Revolve, $207.
  4. Celine 50mm Square Sunglasses Nordstrom, $450.
  5. Oversized Tote Soft Lamb Leather Mansur, $695.
  6. Adidas Gazelle Sneaker Farfetch, $125.

 

 

Sierra

I’ve been coveting this gorgeous Apiece Apart floral Sierra dress ever since it landed in stores. It’s an easy to wear silk wrap dress. Florals were big last spring and they will continue to be a trend this coming season. Some floral options listed below.

  1. Apiece Apart Sierra Dress Pink Floral Hamden Clothing, $595
  2. Apiece Apart Sierra Green Floral Madewell, $595.
  3. Apiece Apart Bougainvillea Dress Net-a-Porter, $425.
  4. Colorful Print Maxi Wrap Dress Farm Rio, $225.
  5. Free People Sea Glass Midi Nordstrom, $168.
  6. Floral Long Sleeve Mini Dress Topshop, $75
  7. Ditsy Floral Mini Topshop, $75. Both Topshop dresses are also great options for your teens.

 

 

Dressing Room Diaries

Yesterday I was having lunch at Margot, and of course I had to stop by Bird and check out all their new merch. In the fitting room with me were the above Levi Rib Cage Jeans (they came home with me), Amo tee, No 6. clogs (non shearling here),  Apiece Apart sweater, Demylee cardigan, and A.P.C pullover. I passed on the Levi leopard cords I didn’t like the fit, I prefer the new Madewell stovepipes. I plan on wearing my  new jeans with my Mansur ballet flats…they go with everything including the above Ulla dress (on sale) that I scooped up at Revolve last month.

Free Spirit

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  1. Free People Mostly Meadow Blouse Shopbop, $98.
  2. Apiece Apart Merida Pant Shopbop, $295. (more sizing here). Look for less J. Crew Wide Leg Pant.
  3. Roxanne Assoulin Bracelet Set Shopbop, $74. Also love this and this.
  4. Hunting Season Lola Raffia Bag Net-a-Porter, $555.
  5. Loeffler Randall Thong Wrap Loeffler, $195. Additional sizing here.

Regal Ruffles

You can’t miss the ruffle trend flooding fashion this season. I love the feminine detail adoring blouses, dresses, swimsuits, and playsuits. This week I stocked up on ruffles with this Other Stories Dress, this Juliet Dunn Wrap Skirt, and these two J. Crew suits (this & this). Below are some other styles that will have you Ruffle Ready.

  1. Love Sam Posie Floral Romper Shopbop, $335 Romper in the above picture.
  2. Loeffler Randall Birdie Ruffle Slide Shopbop, $250
  3. Smocked Ruffle Liberty London Top J Crew, $98
  4. Apiece Apart Printed Silk Wrap Dress Net-A-Porter, $525 and Va Bene Ruffle Cotton Dress Net-A-Porter, $295.
  5. Broderie Ruffle Topshop, $68 and Double Ruffle Mini Topshop, $75
  6. Banjanan Rose Dress Shopbop, $275 & Banjanan Bulbul Sister Dress Shopbop, $300.

That’s a Wrap

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  1. Apiece Apart Chabrol Wrap Linen Blend Top Matches, $289 click here for black.
  2. Apiece Apart Feliz Wrap Linen Skirt Matches, $343
  3. Jules Smith Disc Huggy Earrings Shopbop, $50
  4. Cult Gaia Luna Bag Matches, $328
  5. Hemant and Nandita Floral Scrunchie Shopbop, $25
  6. TKEES Jo Lace Up Sandal Bloomingdales, $95

Nordstrom is having a Spring Sale some things to check out are this Topshop Jumpsuit, Madewell Denim Jacket, Mother Denim Sweatshirt. Mother White Jeans, (this & this). To shop the full Spring sale click here.

Pop of Color

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This season we are seeing a resurgence of 80’s inspired trends. Think neons, biker shorts, and Teva’s. Today’s post is all about pops of color.

  1. AGOLDE Balloon Sleeve Sweatshirt Bloomindales, $158 & AGOLDE Yellow Tie Dye Baby Tee Shopbop, $88 click here for Pink.
  2. Chimi 004 Sunglasses Shopbop, $99
  3. Charlotte Stone Belle Charlotte Stone, $178 I have these in camel but like the neon as well. I wore them for the first time Friday night and they are so comfortable. Majority of the Charlotte  Stone shoes are made with a memory foam cushion bed.
  4. Apiece Apart La Flutte Dress Intermix, $495 & Midi version Apiece Apart Sandrine Dress Shopbop, $595. This is a cotton silk blend dress.
  5. Saloni Devon Dress Shopbop, $1400 also love FARM Rio Tropical Birds of Paradise Dress Shopbop, $210.
  6. Pitusa Nazca Bag Shopbop, $80
  7. Gray Matters Neon Sandals Shopbop, $495
  8. Roxanne Assoulin Hibiscus Set of Three Set Net-A-Porter, $290 & Vanessa Arizaga Rainbow Shell Bracelet Shopbop, $55.
  9. Alison Lou Loucite Cuff Bracelet Shopbop, $265
  10. Kule Cashmere Skate Sweater Shopbop, $318
  11. Free People Beaumont Blouse Nordstrom, $47 Not pictured above.

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Can you Spot the Difference?

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Can you spot the difference? It’s hard to tell with so many designer look-alike pieces out there in the market place. I’ve pulled together some styles with almost identical look for less alternatives.

  1. Ulla Johnson Brie Dress Forward, $995 look for less Free People Yesica Maxi Dress Shopbop, $128
  2. LOVE SHACK FANCY Lorelei Dress Shopbop, $325 look for less Free People Sydney Mini Dress Shopbop, $148
  3. Nili Lotan Sedella Faux Fur Coat Shopbop, $1,395  look for less Short Faux Fur jacket  & Other Stories, $149 (also love brown color way)
  4. Christian Louboutin Eloise Flat Nordstrom, $575 look for less Sam Edelman Sally Flat Nordstrom, $99.95
  5. Apiece Apart Vera Eyelet Ruffle Shopbop, $295 look for less Free People Sweet Mornings Top Shopbop, $128
  6. A.P.C Half Moon Bag Shopbop, $470 Madewell Half Moon Bag Nordstrom, $98 The name is even the same!
  7. Montelliana Clare Hiker Boot Shopbop, $436 look for less J Crew Nordic Boot Nordstrom, $188
  8. T Alexander Wang Fleece Net-A-Porter, $475 look for less Free People Movement Jacket Shopbop, $98
  9. Max Mara Teddy Bear Coat Moda Operandi, $3,560 look for less Faux Fur Shearling Coat & Other Stories, $179

Sprinkle of Spring

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  1. Free People Sweet Mornings Top Shopbop, $120
  2. Apiece Apart Vera Broderie Cotton Voile Blouse Net-A-Porter, $295
  3. Isabel Marant Encore Flat Neiman Marcus, $565 on pre-order.
  4. Mother Denim Ankle Jean Shopbop, $228
  5. Mes Demoiselles Bryds Blouse Shopbop, $228 size down
  6. Sea NY Lyndee Linen Belted Jumpsuit Shopbop, $390
  7. Gemtye Eternity Sanctuary Stack Gemtye, $24
  8. Veronica Beard Leonie D’orsay Flat Shopbop, $350 look for less Sam Edelman Leah Cap Pump $120