Wednesday, May 7, 2014

in a spring daze!

Hey, you guys! I don't know about y'all, but here in NC, we've had fabulously hot weather for the past couple of weeks. I'm loving it! Even studying isn't so bad when you're outside in the balmy sun and surrounded by buzzing bees, chirping birds, and blooming flowers.

In case you can't tell, spring is one of my favorite seasons! Not only do I love being able to spend more time outdoors, but unsheathing my pale legs (don't judge; we all have them! ;) to wear shorts and skirts is pretty fun too. Besides dresses, I think shorts are my most frequently purchased item. I don't know about y'all, but during the summer, I am pretty much always trying to come up with reasons why I should be able to wear jean shorts and a t-shirt. However, rocking a pair of statement shorts in a funky pattern or neon hue is a great way to mix up your summer wardrobe.

So, let's talk about this little number.... again, I pretty much stick with my same old uniform on a day-to-day basis (navy and white stripes = my life!!), but today I have a unique twist, courtesy of The Shiny Mix. Now, don't be frightened about the immense size of these earrings in person (they are seriously ginormous!!) because you can totally pull them off by wearing your hair loosely to tone them down a little bit. The combination of tortoiseshell and turquoise makes these the perfect summer statement earrings!

 I mentioned The Shiny Mix in a previous post, and I'll say it again: their jewelry is amazing! For being a brand new company (they just started out in April!), the quality of the products and customer service is superb. I highly recommend for all of you to check out their trendy and affordable pieces here!

P.S. Sorry that I'm all over the place today; the birds' chirping is going to my head! ;)

Shirt: American Eagle (similar)
Shorts: J.Crew (now 25% off!)
Sandals: Old Navy
Purse: Kate Spade
Watch: Michael Kors
Earrings: The Shiny Mix

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So, what do you all think: are bold shorts a must-have necessity, or would you rather stick with your tried-and-true jean shorts? Let me know in the comments section! Also, check out my last post about my newest blog series, and leave me your suggestions of topics to discuss in the comments as well. Thanks so much for taking the time to read today's blog post, and I hope y'all have a wonderful day!

P.S. The Shiny Mix has been generous enough to provide the P & P readers with a coupon code (PandP10) for 10% off of your first purchase!!