Summer Stripes: Off-the-Shoulder Striped Dress, White Patent Sneakers, Orange Lens Aviator Sunglasses, Gold Gucci Disco Bag and Gold Hoop Earrings

I’m super excited for the upcoming holiday weekend (although it’s always bittersweet to celebrate the official end of  summer) and with Labor Day just around the corner, I’ve already begun plotting my best Americana-inspired looks.  You know I love incorporating a theme into my wardrobe, but the key is doing it without being too literal….

Pike Place Pretty: Floral Boho Tunic, Brown Suede Motorcycle Jacket, Black Leather Bucket Bag and White Patent Leather Snake Embossed Sneakers

It’s hard to believe its already been a month since we were living it up in Seattle.  I wasn’t  sure what to expect before going (except that my Starbucks fanaticism would bring me to the original and I couldn’t leave without seeing the Chihuly exhibit), but I quickly fell in love  – amazing food, laid back vibes and of course, Pike Place Market (that wondrous place)….

Sporty Chic: Jersey Tank Dress, Adidas Superstar Sneakers, Oversized Cat Eye Sunglasses, Floral Rhinestone Ear Cuff and Stacked Gold Cuff Bracelets

Anyone who knows me well, knows that I don’t often go “casual.”  But, athletic-inspired styles (also known as the athleisure trend), like sneakers, racing-stripes, mesh, sweatpants and work-out coords, have been all over the runways and on your favorite celebs for the last few seasons with no signs of slowing down.  So, why not embrace…

Sneaker Sophisticate: Grey Mock Neck Knit Mini Dress, Burberry Trench Coat, Adidas Superstar Shoes, Nude Quilted Crossbody and Blue Mirrored Sunglasses

For weekend errands that included meeting up with friends (all the way downtown) to a little retail therapy (all the way uptown), I wanted a stylish, but relaxed look that could take me from the bank to bloomies, effortlessly.  Two unexpected, but very welcome trends as of late are the “sneaker” (check out my previous…