A Casual but Stylish Summer Outfit

PARA ESPAÑOL ABAJO 🙂

Hey there babes!

My birthday is in less than a week and I couldn’t be more excited! Usually this time of the year I get a little sad and I don’t know why. This year is different though, I’m feeling so grateful to be alive and happy of doing what I always wanted to do: this blog.

Last year, I spent my birthday away from my boyfriend and my family since I spent the whole summer in New York City. Even though those months in NYC where the best and happiest of my life, I wish I had spent it with my dearest people. But don’t get me wrong, one of my childhood friends was there too and I made great friends along the way, so I didn’t spend it all alone and I love them too!

Remembering that made me feel like crying of happiness (I’m a huge crier, btw) of how some people can open their lives and let you in. If you haven’t had the opportunity to travel by yourself, I highly recommend it; you’ll be surprised of how great people are and how much you’ll grow as a person. Maybe some day I’ll write about my NYC experiences…

Now, back to the present!

If there’s something you should know about me is that I never never NEVER buy anything if it’s not on sale. I started doing that because I hated purchasing something and find it the next week with a lower price tag. Even if it’s at fast fashion stores like Forever 21, H&M or Zara, I feel guilt from buying something full price.

This blouse was on sale at Forever 21 and besides that, it was on the buy one get one free promotion. Oh yes, at the end it cost me like $7 bucks.

I really like the mesh material and the dot details it has. Plus, give me some trendy ruffles and I’m totally in love. This is when you realize that you don’t have to spend your whole paycheck to be stylish. After all, this is the idea I had for this blog.

About the espadrilles: I always get so many compliments about them! I got them at ASOS a few months ago. They’re the best summer wardrobe addition because they are casual and comfortable yet cool enough. They have a little platform so they give you a little extra height, a lovely bow and a pretty color. I have even worn them to the beach!

 

 

Shop similar styles:

  1. Forever 21 Dot Mesh Top with Ruffles ($14)  (The same I’m wearing but in black, only size small left!)
  2. H&M Mesh Ruffled Top ($9.99) (On sale too! But sadly only size small left as well.)
  3. Missguided Polka Dot Mesh Ruffle Pleated Dress ($28.50)
  4. Monki Mesh Ruffle Front Top ($9.99)
  5. ASOS T-Shirt In Mesh with Ruffles and Embellishment ($40) (Not on sale but it’s gorgeous!)

 

  1. ASOS JEZZINA Ruffle Gold Espadrilles ($45)
  2. ASOS JUKEBOX Knotted Espadrille Sliders ($29) 
  3. Miss KG Donna Bow Espadrille Slide Flat Sandals ($43.50)
  4. Forever 21 Faux Suede Espadrilles ($17.90)
  5. Sam Edelman Natty Platform Espadrille ($35.97)

 

Hola babes!

Estoy tan emocionada que en menos de una semana es mi cumpleaños! Normalmente, no se porqué, unos días antes de mi cumpleaños me pongo un poco triste. Pero este año es diferente, me siento muy contenta, agradecida por estar viva y estar haciendo algo que siempre quise hacer: este blog.

El año pasado estuve todo el verano en la ciudad de Nueva York, entonces pase mi cumpleaños sin mi novio y mi familia. Aunque esos meses que estuve allá fueron los mejores momentos de mi vida, me hubiera gustado celebrar con la gente que mas quiero. Tampoco me mal entiendan y piensen que la pase completamente sola, una de mis mejores amigas de la infancia y personas que conocí allá festejaron conmigo.

En este momento al recordar esos tiempos me dan ganas de llorar de felicidad, de cómo las personas pueden abrir su corazón tan fácil y considerarte amiga de toda la vida. Si no han tenido la oportunidad de viajar solas, se lo recomiendo, se sorprenderán de todo lo que aprenderán, de la gente que conocerán y de lo que crecerán como persona. A lo mejor algún día escribiré a cerca de todas las experiencias que pase en Nueva York…

Ahora a lo que venimos!

Si hay algo que tienen que saber de mi es que nunca compro algo a precio regular. Empecé a comprar cosas en oferta porque odiaba comprar algo y que la siguiente semana estuviera a mejor precio. Aún en tiendas accesibles como Forever 21, H&M y Zara me da remordimiento comprar algo a precio regular.

Esta blusa estaba en oferta en Forever 21 y aparte de eso era parte de una promoción que tenían de “compra uno y el segundo te lo llevas gratis” entonces me termino costando como $7 dólares. WUJU!

Me encanta el material de malla con los detalles de lunares, ponle unos holanes y me enamoras. Este es el momento que te das cuenta que no tienes que gastar mucho dinero para vestirte bien y a la moda.

Acerca de las alpargatas: no saben cuanto me las chulean! Estas las compré en ASOS hace unos meses. Estas alpargatas son perfectas para este caluroso verano porque aparte de ser muy cómodas, están súper a la moda. Tienen un poco de plataforma para dar un poquito de altura, un moño precioso y un color perfecto para verano.

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25 Discussion to this post

  1. jin says:

    Such a cute outfit! Love how the pieces can be transitioned from Spring to Summer and Fall. Fresh and stylish – I love it!

  2. Debby says:

    That top looks like it would be a hit with anything. Great with jeans, skirts and dressy pants. What a great addition to the wardrobe.

  3. Brigette says:

    I love that top! I think ruffles are classic and are always in style!

  4. I absolutely adore the dotted detail and those shoes! Ahhhh. I don’t own a single pair of espadrilles. Can you believe it? This post is giving me the major feels that it’s time to grab a pair of those shoes.

  5. Love your outfit! The ruffled top and the espadrilles with the bows are both too cute for words 😍😍

  6. Amy Dong says:

    Super effortless and cute for the summer. Nice combination!

  7. Samantha says:

    I love casual, yet stylish outfits! And I love a good sale! I try to get things on sale as much as I can. I really like your top.

  8. Nicola says:

    Lovely outfit…just the sort of thing I would wear. I also like a bargain and mostly buy things on sale!

  9. krystal says:

    The shoes make the outfit! I love the blue bows. So fun for summer!

  10. Afroz says:

    You look super cute in that top.. totally a summery look. Love the shade of your lipstick too.. Me big fan of forever 21, they have awesome stuff.
    Happy birthday in advance may you have have best birthday ever!!

  11. Joanna says:

    Your outfit is really cute, perfect for an evening out with friends. The blouse is so pretty and what a bargain as well!

  12. Love your blouse! The outfit looks cute and comfy.

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  13. Elena says:

    This is such a cute outfit. I love casual style and I always have white shirt in my outfit.

  14. Emely Roman says:

    OMG I am obsessed with platform sandals like that. I love the outfit.

  15. Ali Rost says:

    Beautiful you! Such a pretty summer outfit. I love how you make all look so effortless. I shop sometimes at Forever 21 with my daughter. You’re right, they really do have wonderful sales! x

  16. Yeu Doi says:

    Cute outfit and accessories! Love the sunnies too! Great photos and post!

  17. Yes! I always make an effort to by cloths on sale. I love those shoes and the outfit.

  18. I really like your top! I am all about mesh and ruffles this summer! Your shoes are super cute too! A great outfit!

  19. That top with those glasses are so adorbs! Love your style.

  20. This is such a cute outfit! Love a comfy and casual outift for summer.

  21. Girllll I love that top! It’s so cute! The ruffles… see through… everything!

  22. kristal says:

    This outfits is so cute. I love the shoes

  23. TS says:

    This outfit is so stylish. I a loving the ruffle top.

  24. Elizabeth O says:

    Love your outfit. Very stylish and good for summer. Awesome that you have that taste. Adorable, in deed.

  25. Sue Tanya McHorgh says:

    This outfit is really nice.Nice combination:) Very good for summer.

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