Monthly Archives: March 2016

Cherry Cola – Casual at the Cherry Blossoms

One of the best times of year in DC is the Cherry Blossom Festival. For two weeks the city is in full bloom, especially around the Tidal Basin near the Jefferson Memorial. With work and travel it was a struggle to get down there to see the spectacle. The crowds are ridiculous on the weekends, so driving is not really an option.  We decided to walk down at sunset to enjoy the cherry blossoms with less crowds and in a different light.

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Weekly Refreshment – Espadrilles

This week’s refreshment is the espadrille. I love them because they are fun and casual, but come in all shapes and sizes. Historically, an espadrille features a fabric upper part and a jute rope sole. The jute rope makes the sole particularly flexible. While the shoe is practical and has a long history, it is now a popular choice because it is comfortable and stylish.

If you’re thinking of getting a new pair of sandals for spring and summer, look no further. Espadrilles are definitely the way to go, especially because you can find them in so many fun styles and colors. And because breaking the bank is no fun, these are all under $90!

 

Weekly Refreshment – Espadrilles Under $90

glass of glam weekly refreshment espadrilles
Lace-Up Leopard Flats. This pair is the epitome of style and comfort. I truly believe the leopard print is a neutral. And these are only $28!
glass of glam weekly refreshment espadrilles
glass of glam weekly refreshment espadrilles
Striped Soloudos. These are adorable! And the stripes, ah! The wrap around ankle tie is just the cherry on top.
glass of glam weekly refreshment espadrilles
glass of glam weekly refreshment espadrilles
Lace-up Sandals. The open toe and strappy design is perfect for pairing with your favorite spring dress. Since they are lace up, they adjust really well to your feet so you can walk in them all day. The vibrant orange is so unique and fun!
glass of glam weekly refreshment espadrilles
glass of glam weekly refreshment espadrilles
Flamingo Slippers. These are your classic espadrilles. The flamingo embroidery makes them feel so tropical! I also found a cute pineapple pair that I should have featured in this post.
glass of glam weekly refreshment espadrilles
glass of glam weekly refreshment espadrilles
Yellow Bows. These are so darn cute. The yellow is bright and cheery, right down to the matching yellow soles! I think I need them.
glass of glam weekly refreshment espadrilles
glass of glam weekly refreshment espadrilles
Platform Ankle Strap Sandal. The ankle strap on these sandals makes them really walkable, and they kind of have a 70's vibe. They also come in taupe in black. I honestly have not ordered any shoes from Sole Society that have not been super comfortable and amazing.
glass of glam weekly refreshment espadrilles
glass of glam weekly refreshment espadrilles
Tie Leg Sandals. I really like the platform sole, as you can still get a little height without an uncomfortable heel. Any shoe with a tie leg or lace up is really popular right now.
glass of glam weekly refreshment espadrilles
glass of glam weekly refreshment espadrilles
Ankle Strap Studs. I have heard great things about this particular pair. The studs make them a little bit edgy! They would go perfectly with a skirt or with rolled up jeans.
glass of glam weekly refreshment espadrilles

 

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Do you have a pair of espadrilles? Link your favorite in the comments so I can see!

–Roxanne

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Spindrift Seltzer with fresh pressed cucumbers

Manhattan – Boyfriend Denim in New York City

If you follow me on instagram, you noticed I was in NYC this weekend! Dan and I took an express bus from DC to NYC Saturday morning to meet up with my mom, brother, cousin, and friend Howard. We basically did a blitz tour for the 30 waking hours we were there.

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Friday Fizz: Passion for Pineapple

I’m not sure if you noticed, but pineapple-themed clothing, jewelry, shoes, iPhone cases…have been HOT! Maybe because it is a funny-looking yet distinguished and festive fruit, with the aura of a punk rocker with spiky hair. Or possibly because a pineapple is delicious and sweet and automatically makes you think of something tropical, like a piña colada! (yum).

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Weekly Refreshment: Old Navy Part 2

Since last week’s refreshment was such a hit, I’m doing a continuation of my Old Navy favorites. I was looking through the post and comments, and it made me so happy that you are all as big of fans as I am! Their new spring items never disappoint! I had absolutely no trouble finding some more pieces to include in this week’s refreshment.

They always have sales, so do what I do and save some items in your cart until a good one comes along. Try to pick something unique that you don’t already have, or something special to wear on your upcoming trip or night out. During the sale last week I picked up this and this, and this, this, and this are all in my cart for our vacay in June!

Just scroll through the slideshow using the arrows, and click on any item!

Weekly Refreshment: Old Navy Part 2

Glass of Glam - Old Navy 2
SLEEVELESS OLIVE JUMPSUIT. I love the smooth fabric of this jumpsuit, making it a little bit dressy. The cuffed hems are such a nice touch! I would wear this with gladiator sandals or heels and a fun clutch.
Glass of Glam - Old Navy 2
Glass of Glam - Old Navy 2
FAUX LEATHER SADDLE BAG. I LOVE this bag! The color is perfect for spring and the saddle bag style is so on trend. It also comes in cognac if that's your fancy.
Glass of Glam - Old Navy 2
Glass of Glam - Old Navy 2
STRIPED MIDI TANK DRESS. This is the dress I wore in this post where I debuted my blonde locks. The fabric is SO soft. Like nightgown soft. I know this versatile dress will be on repeat all spring and summer long.
Glass of Glam - Old Navy 2
Glass of Glam - Old Navy 2
SWING DRESS. This dress comes in both white and blue and is ONLY $15! I adore that about Old Navy. Remember how I was saying in this post that there are some pieces that are interesting enough to wear without much embellishment? This dress would make the cut.
Glass of Glam - Old Navy 2
Glass of Glam - Old Navy 2
WOVEN CUTWORK MIDI DRESS. Hello feminine dress! This dress is quickly selling out, but I had to include it in the hopes that it would come back in stock. The lacy hem detail and the embroidered sleeves are just SO pretty for spring.
Glass of Glam - Old Navy 2
Glass of Glam - Old Navy 2
SPLIT NECK TUNIC. This tunic is constructed so that the stripes go every which way. This piece gives you a good bang for your buck because it will last all through spring with your distressed denim or tucked into a pencil skirt for a casual work day.
Glass of Glam - Old Navy 2
Glass of Glam - Old Navy 2
DENIM VEST. A piece like this screams rock 'n' roll. It kicks any girly look up a notch. I'm in love with my jean jacket and hate that I have to give it up when it gets hot out. With this vest I won't have to sacrifice the look!
Glass of Glam - Old Navy 2
Glass of Glam - Old Navy 2
STRAW PANAMA HAT. I've been on the lookout for a cute panama hat for under $40. This one is so perfect for just $16! It makes me dream of long days on the beach with a mojito in my hand.
Glass of Glam - Old Navy 2
Glass of Glam - Old Navy 2
VIVA LA BRUNCH TANK. Brunch is my favorite and who doesn't need a tshirt declaring their favorite thing!? Judging by the amount of bitches who brunch here in DC I think a lot of people need this.
Glass of Glam - Old Navy 2
Glass of Glam - Old Navy 2
GLADIATOR BLOCK HEEL. These gladiator heels are so hot right now. Probably because they incorporate the lace-up shoe trend, but without the 4" stiletto heel. Yes!
Glass of Glam - Old Navy 2

What’s your favorite? Happy hump day!

–Roxanne

Currently Sipping:

wine glass iconLa Croix Mure Pepino