Friday, May 26, 2017

White Blouse Two Ways + WW Link Up

"Whoever said that money can't buy happiness, simply didn't know where to go shopping" -Bo Derek.

Okay, so this quote may not be 100 percent true, because this top is only $19, and it makes me VERY happy (although a new Chanel bag would make me much, much happier).  You may know by now that both white blouses (of all forms) and off-the-shoulder tops are my favorite.  When you mix the two together, then add in bell sleeves, well lets just say that this top had me at hello.  Because I wanted to pair it with pretty much everything in my closet, I decided to show you two looks today, and how this off-the-shoulder top can easily be dressed up, or styled for an everyday look.

I love how this top matches perfectly with just about every skirt that I own, and decided to go with a circle skirt for a flirty look.  I finished my outfit with my favorite block heels (which are on sale on pink) and can definitely see myself wearing this for a bridal shower or girls night out.  For a more causal look, I went with pair of distressed jeans and my new pom pom sandals.  I've been loving the pom pom trend, especially when it comes to shoes, but hadn't added any to my closet because I couldn't justify spending a lot of money an such a trendy item.  It's when I was in Target the other day and saw these pom pom flats for under $30, that I couldn't say no.  I haven't stopped wearing them since, and I can't even tell you how many compliments I receive every time that I wear them (besides from my husband, he hates them!)

On a non related fashion note, TGIF!  Not only has it been raining here in Boston most of the week, but my twin toddlers have decided that they don't want to listen to me anymore, and I'm ready to pull my hair out.  So this long weekend couldn't come soon enough.  We'll be heading up to the lake for part of the weekend, and I can't wait to relax on the beach while my niece and nephew tire my kids out.   I hope everyone has a fun, yet relaxing Memorial Day weekend, and don't forget to remember and honor all those who have risked, and given, their lives to make our country a better place!  

*This top has since sold out, but I did link similar white blouses below, and most of them are under $100.

Look 1: Top: c/o Shein (sold out, similar here)| Skirt: Chicwish (old, similar here)| Heels: Sam Edelman| Sunnies: ChloĆ©| Bag: Chanel| Earring: Baublebar| Bracelets: Vita Fede (here and here)| Necklace: Sarah Chloe

Look 2: Jeans: AG (under $100 option here)| Bag: old (similar here and under $20)| Sandals: Target

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We have two feature bloggers this week!  Jessy from Current Bliss and Roxanne from Glass of Glam.  I'm loving both of their floral looks.  Jessy is rocking that jumpsuit, and Roxanne is beautifully dressed for a wedding.  Make sure to stop by their blogs and say hello.



  1. I can see why that top sold out, it's really pretty and I love it the most with the jeans, although it does look cute with your skirt too!

    Toddlers are too busy having fun to listen, haha! I hope you do get to relax on your weekend. I took my two toddlers to the park this morning to tire them out and I think I tired myself out more than them, haha!

    Thank you for the link up!

    I published my first eBook on Monday so I'm having a pretty good week! :)

    Away From The Blue Blog

  2. I love the top both ways! I'm all about anything white and off the shoulder too. :) My kids have also been really rotten this week, I've been blaming the weather, but I'm also half crazy over here! So excited for this long weekend. Hope y'all have a great time!

    pumps and push-ups

  3. That top is so sweet! Love both ways you styled it, especially with the jeans and those fun sandals! Enjoy the long weekend!

    Doused In Pink

  4. Lovely blouse ;) With the skirt and sandals it makes a very elegant outfit!

  5. This top is so pretty! I am not sure if I like it better with the skirt or jeans better... but, both looks def. work! That skirt is gorgeous in itself, too!


  6. Fabulous top! I love both ways you styled it!

  7. Woohoo for long weekends. Our long weekend was last weekend and it always makes us begin the countdown to summer vacation (I am a teacher). As mentioned on IG I love the top/skirt combo but I also adore the more laid back version with the jeans and those adorable flats. Have a great weekend with family and hopefully the twins will tire themselves out silly.


  8. I just ordered this top. Now I am even more excited for it to come in. You look great!

    Amy Ann
    Straight A Style

  9. Loving both of these looks on you!!!

  10. Both of these looks are great! I love a good white top! You know you have a winner when you can't stop thinking of ALL the ways you can wear it!
    xo Adri

  11. I'm loving that top paired with the skirt. I would have never thought to do that!
    XOXO, Cassie Rea

  12. I love that quote!! This top is seriously the cutest, and you can't beat that price tag! Hope you have an awesome Memorial Day Weekend!

    xx, Elise

  13. This top is so feminine and flows. I adore the way you've styled it!

  14. What a pretty blouse! I love the ways you styled it!

    Thanks for the linkup & have a great weekend!

    Andrea’s Wellness Notes

  15. This top is so fabulous! I love the detailing! Both looks are perfection! XO

    Anna ||

  16. This top is gorgeous! I love both ways you have styled it, so cute!
    xo, Lily
    Beauty With Lily

  17. This outfit is everything! I love that top so much!!!


  18. Love the textures on that blouse!


  19. This is so beautiful! The details on that top are amazing.

    @trendyinindy ||

  20. This blouse is gorgeous and I love your styling, especially with the jeans!

    Heidi || Wishes & Reality

  21. Love how you styled it two ways! Those sleeves are EVERYTHING!
    xo Jessica

  22. Loved how you styled that top!

  23. That top is so chic, I love it with the skirt!

  24. That top is gorgeous! And I love it paired both ways. How adorable are those pom pom sandals, too. And if it makes you feel any better, my 4 and 6 year olds never listen to me anymore. I try so hard to win these battles, but I fear they may be stronger than I am! I'm doomed! Hang in there, Mama, maybe it gets better! I hope so for all of our sakes! Enjoy your weekend.


  25. White is just so pretty for Summer! I love the subtle detail. This blue skirt is stunning but my favorite has to be the jeans and fun sandals. I'm definitely a jeans girl!
    Enjoy the weekend!

  26. I love how versatile the top is. The first one is so gorgeous!

    Jessica |

  27. Obsessed with that top! You are so pretty!!


  28. What a fabulous blouse! Have a great weekend!

  29. Such a fun top - I love the floral embellishments!

  30. Okay those floral embellishments are fabulous! Such a fun look for Summer! Also those sandals are super fun! I love the colors and the poms!

  31. And I'm obsessing over that top! So perfect for summer.



  32. Love how you styled the blouse both ways!!

  33. Both ways you styled this top are amazing! I love that blouse, I need a cute white blouse that can be dressed up or more casually like this! So cute!

  34. How old are your twins? My son is almost 4 and somedays I feel the same way. Love both ways you styled this top!!


  35. Loving that blouse! Oh my goodness how pretty!

  36. That white blouse is so unique! I would honestly be terrified that I was going to rip off one of the little flowery things...or stain it. I'm so bad with white clothes!

    Molly //

  37. This outfit is adorable! I love that top!!

  38. Such a cute white blouse on you!

    xo Mariam |

  39. Rach, you look so stunning in this top. The first one is my fave just because I am so into feminine styles! But both are lovely!!

    Abby | Life in the Fash Lane

  40. I love that beautiful bell sleeve top you're wearing!! And I love the way you styled it. Perfect outfits for summer!!

    xo Brittany

  41. i've gotta admit, i'm pretty bummed that top is sold out now! it's really cute on you! i love the details on it! both outfits are adorable of course, but the first one is probably my favorite! the flirty skirt has me swooning. you look gorgeous!

  42. I love that top. So glad I saw this post. Was thinking of ordering it but wanted to know how it fit! Def going to order now. Lindsay | Sell Eat love

  43. I love how you added in these two prints and textures with the first way you styled the top! So chic


  44. Omg I need that too! Those sleeves!! Obsessed

  45. Loving this outfit! There is nothing like a white top... totally agree. You can pair it with so many different bottoms, its endless. Hope you had a great Memorial Day weekend at the lake :)


  46. Loving the floral deets on the top. Adds a little extra oomph to both outfits.

    - Gita (

  47. That top is terrific! Love how you styled it. Thanks for linking up for Thursday Moda!

  48. What a gorgeous top!! The detailing is so pretty.

  49. This blouse is so stunning & I love the two ways you styled it!