Friday Faves

I’m crushing on my new Superga sneakers. I don’t usually wear such bright colors on my feet, but I’m making an exception for these.

20140620-192611-69971338.jpgSurprisingly, the turquoise is more versatile than I had originally thought it would be, and since they look awesome with either pants or dresses/skirts, I plan on light-stepping in them for the duration of the summer. The best part of my new shoes? They cost a whopping $12.99. At Ross. For a color that even Neiman Marcus sold out of.

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My other new favorite? This apricot sparkling water. No calories and no bad-for-you add-ins makes this the perfect drink for battling soda cravings on hot summer days. Thank you, LaCroix!

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Petal Pink Summer Days

If you were to ask what my favorite color is, I’d say that hands-down, without a doubt, it’s pink. If you were to ask me what shade, however, I’d never be able to give you an answer. I vacillate between whether blush pink, petal pink, pale pink or hot pink is the perfect shade. I have every shade represented in my life by owning pink cosmetics, jewelry, shoes, totes, shirts, skirts, and yes – even pants. Which I only wear when I feel like it. You really have to be in the right mood to wear pink pants, in my opinion. It’s such a happy-go-lucky color that you can’t wear them if you’re going to be grouchy or somber. It.just.won’t.work. This morning I had a happily relaxed day ahead of me.
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So the pink pants came out (bonus: no ironing needed). And I paired them with stripes and white shoes. I felt quite summery. The day cooperated by being bright and hot. I ran around town in my pink pants and even indulged in a snickerdoodle shaved ice. I haven’t had one in years. It must’ve been the pink influence.

Anthropologie top, Target pants, Madden Girl perforated flats, Tory Burch bag