Matching {Mommy & Me} Tutus & A Discount Code for You!

Last week, Emerson and I went to a darling Mom & Me Tea Party, hosted by Eventing Tampa Bay. When we registered for the event, I immediately went to hunting for the perfect matching “Mom & Me” ensembles. While perusing Instagram, I found a site that sells the most adorable tutus, including matching sets for moms & daughters called Tutu Moi. {Insert Carrie Bradshaw obsession.} Ummm… perfect!

I happen to believe every girl should have at least one tutu. You can style them with a bodysuit, button-up blouse, something flowy or just a simple tee or tank. Regardless of the top you wear, when you’re sporting a tutu, you’re instantly going to shine! If you’re wearing a simple top, chunky necklaces are also a great addition. I styled ours with some simple black bodysuits we already owned. (Em’s is actually her ballet leotard.)

Scroll to the bottom of this post for a discount code to save 15% on the tutu(s) of your choice!

There are few things that make me happier than matching my mini, but this tutu is great whether you’re matching your little or not. Tutus are wonderful options for day or evening. When you have a bridal or baby shower, wedding or those holidays parties role around, a tutu is always an option you can style in new ways over & over. Hence, why every gal should have a tutu in her wardrobe. (Told you.)

The detail on the back of this tutu is absolutely gorgeous, embellished with a beautiful, antique-looking pearl brooch. And the oodles and oodles of layers of tulle make the skirt extra full and fluffy.

Whatever the wardrobe question, a tutu is the answer. Tutu Moi has been kind enough to offer my followers 15% off anything in their store! Use code LUVBEC15 for 15% off your order! Tell them Luv, Bec sent you! Happy shopping! ūüôā

*Luv, Bec receives a small commission when you purchase the items I’ve recommended. However, please be assured, I would never recommend something I did not truly LUV! Thanks for your support!

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My Favorite Sample Sale is Back! But Hurry… It’s Ending Soon!

If you follow along often, you know I wait every year for this sale to roll around. And then I stock up. (Because each bag is TOTALLY different, right?! lol) And you always write me telling me how much you LUV your Rebecca Minkoff bags and how awesome the deals were you snagged! Sooooo… I can’t let this sale pass without sharing it again! There are only a couple days left to grab a bag (or two or three), so hurry over! I’ve linked some of my favorites in the carousel below. I have many of these different styles, so feel free to comment any questions you have! ūüôā¬†

Happy shopping!

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Blue & White Stripes

Nothing says summer like blue & white stripes. Scroll to the bottom of this post to see some of my favorite blue and white styles for all budgets…

Dress & clutch are both Vici.

These shoes come in solid black as well, and the price is unbeatable!

Styles of Blue & White Stripes I LUV:

*This article contains affiliate links, which means I get paid a small commission when you purchase the items I’ve recommended. However, I would never recommend something I did not truly LUV! Thanks for your support!

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The Perfect One-Piece Swimsuit and Cover-up (and Other Styles I LUV)

Last week, we spent a few days at our favorite little island in Boca Grande. When we’re there, we basically live in swimsuits and cover-ups, so before our trip, I got to hunting on some new styles to pack. This lace cover-up¬†sold out quickly but appears it is restocked, so grab it quick!¬†Before I could even post this, my swimsuit sold out, but here’s one from the same store that is super similar¬†and selling out quickly as well, so hurry, hurry! Scroll to the bottom of this post to see some of my other favorite styles!

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Other one-piece suits I LUV:

Some other beach-trippin’ pieces I LUV:

Happy Summer & Happy Shopping!

*This article contains affiliate links, which means I get paid a small commission when you purchase the items I’ve recommended. However, I would never recommend something I did not truly LUV! Thanks for your support!

 

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Some Sunglasses I {Currently} LUV…

When it comes to sunglasses, I’m kind of excessive. I certainly don’t believe sunglasses have to be expensive or designer to be cute and on trend. BUT… I do LUV me some sunnies, so I tend to buy more frequently than is probably necessary. So in that sense, I kind of consider myself a connoisseur of trendy sunnies. I’ve linked below some of my favorite shades of the moment. You’ll see there are some splurges and several under $15-20! Whatever your budget, I have something for all of you. There are even a few links scattered in there for designer shades at a fraction of the price. Happy shopping! (Photographed below I’m wearing my favorite sunnies this season. They go with EVERYTHING and are linked first.)

 

*Disclaimer: Some of the product links on this site are affiliate links. That means that if you purchase something from these links Luv, Bec receives a commission. I hope you trust that I would never let that get in the way of sharing my favorite products with you. (I even own many of these styles myself.) Thank you again for reading and hope you enjoy!

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Luv, Bec #TuesdayTrend: My Favorite Shoes for Spring

As soon as the warm weather hits, I’m ready to revitalize my wardrobe for spring/summer. And I like to start from the ground up! I’ve got my eye on several new styles, but I’m giving you a sneak peek of some styles that are sure to be trending this season. Think block heels, ankle-wraps, natural materials, stand-out fabrics and perforated styles¬†Also, be sure to add pops of bright color, classic sneakers and continue to see the backless mule and easy slides. This is my take on spring. Happy shopping… ūüôā


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Cold Shoulders & Peep Toes. Ready for Spring…

Come March, I’m ready to throw on my white denim and floral prints. Cold shoulder tops are right on trend. Here I incorporated a nice transitional peep-toe bootie by Vici¬†and a blush tote, and I’m ready for spring…

Shop some of the items I’m wearing and some of my {similar} favorites:

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LUV is in the Air {Valentine’s Gift Guide for HER}

If your Valentine’s wish list hints have been a little too subtle OR you’re just stumped as to what to get that lucky lady in your life for LUV Day… there’s still a little bit of time left, and I’ve got you covered. Here are some of the items I have, LUV OR¬†want for myself. With any of these, you’re sure to score major points this Valentine’s Day.

I’m currently obsessing over this jewelry designer¬†and absolutely LUV’ing¬†stackable rings. Jewelry is never a bad idea. Here are some of my favs rings that are sure to steal any gals heart…

And handbags… never a bad idea:

Other items I’m LUV’ing, including some items I’m currently swooning over for the home:

If you’re looking for your Valentine OR you want to treat yourself… hopefully you’ve found some inspiration. Happy LUV Day!

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Reliving Our Trip to The Oscars with World Market

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Cost Plus World Market and contains affiliate links. All opinions are my own.

Three years ago, we had the amazing experience of attending The Oscars. If you consider my¬†bucket list… there’s nothing I’d have ranked higher… and it happened. To date, it was the most amazing night of my life, and one I know my husband and¬†I will never forget. Each year since, I try to¬†make viewing the event from home super special. Whether sitting and watching it with my husband, kids or girlfriends, I always¬†make a big deal of cuddling up on our sofa with fancy cocktails and appetizers¬†& hor d’oeuvres and reliving the night that is forever ingrained¬†in my memory.

This year, I had the honor of working with Cost Plus World Market to create the perfect night at home. If you, too, enjoy watching The Oscars (or any of the award shows), I’m showing you the items I used to create the perfect setting… (And if any of y’all are interested in seeing some photos from our night at The Oscars, stay tuned to the bottom of this blog post. But don’t skip yet, because I’m giving you some good tips for your own Oscar viewing experience first!)

Did y’all know that¬†World Market¬†has food? I mean, you see me regularly link their items for the home, but this opportunity really gave me the chance¬†to dive into the¬†Food & Beverage¬†section of their website and see all of the options they had to offer for Easy Entertaining. (Side bar, to any of my local Tampa/Clearwater friends… a little birdie told me there may be a World Market store coming locally to us! I cannot confirm this 100%. But if this rumor is true, I know I’ll definitely be doing some of my food and entertaining shopping here if/when this should happen. I am thoroughly impressed after trying out their food delivery services!)

So honest truth, I’m not much of a cook. I LUV good, healthy food. But I REALLY LUV good, healthy, EASY food. So World Market’s¬†Gourmet Delivered foods¬†make entertaining super easy, super tasty, and you’re sure to have a spread that looks pretty too! I ordered the¬†Perfect Picnic Antipasti Selection, and let me tell you… it is DELICIOUS! The flavors are complex and rich, and the kit arrived to my door, refrigerated,¬†within a couple days. I added some grapes to the spread, threw them on this gorgeous marble cutting board with copper handle¬†(which matches my new kitchen table gorgeously) and this large,¬†slate cheese board¬†that comes with 3 pieces of stone chalk, making it perfect for labeling foods or writing something festive! I LUV that I can order this set (for no more than it would cost me to round these foods up at the grocery store) and it arrives to my door without ever leaving the house. I can throw it on the boards, and I have an instant party (would also be great for a picnic or date night OR VALENTINE’S DAY). Like I said… easy. Here’s a couple photos to give you an idea of how it arrived.

When it’s time for the show, I’ll plug in a set of frosted bulb string lights¬†for that Hollywood kinda feel and we’ll dim the lights to make it extra cozy.

I usually set the food up right in front of the sofa, so we can be really lazy and don’t have to miss a second of the show. Or the red carpet… because let’s get real, that’s my favorite part.

Even if the kids don’t make it up late enough to watch the show with us, I really like to include them in the fun. I remember coming home from LA that year, bringing them their “Best Sister” & “Best Brother” Oscar trophies and telling them all about our amazing weekend. The kids still like to talk about how “Mommy and Daddy met the people in the TV”. This year, I let the kids pop their own popcorn with this retro popcorn popper. My daughter and her friend had a blast pouring the kernels into the machine and watching it pop. Even if they can’t be up for the show, I LUV taking out their trophies and reminiscing as we watch the preshow and hang out together.

I’m so excited for this year’s show, and hope you have found some bit of inspiration today to use in your own plans for this award season. Let me know how you celebrate The Oscars and what you’re most excited about this season… (I, personally, cannot wait to see what’s trending on the red carpet!)

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Oh… and as, promised… a few shots from our night at The Oscars… Forgive the poor quality of the photos. These were snapped on my older iphone before my blogging days. ūüėČ

    

Thanks for stopping by and reliving this wonderful night with me! Can’t wait to see how you celebrate this year!

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Ruffles & Studded Boots (My Favorite Designer Dupe}

I’ve long (and I mean LONG) coveted the amazing¬†Chloe Susanna Stud Boots. But with an almost $1,400 price tag, I haven’t been able to pull the trigger on these amazing booties. This fall, while perusing some of my favorite discount sites, I found these awesome designer dupes and HAD to try them! At about a 10th of the price, I figured it was worth a try… Full disclosure, the packaging arrived less than glamorous (it traveled all the way from China). So I was fairly nervous when I saw the package. But I opened it and the style is glorious! I’ve now worn them about a dozen times and I never had to go through an awful “breaking-in your boots” phase. Zero blisters, and they’re extremely comfortable! I’ve worn them for several hours at a time with no complaints. And I’ve never worn them without getting at least a handful of compliments. They are the shining star to almost any outfit. (In the warmer months, I think they pair perfectly with a cute dress or skirt, or even jean shorts and a tank or tee.)

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This exact top is no longer available in this color, but I found an almost exact option (same designer) on clearance for $20! (From what I can tell, the ruffles are just placed a little differently.) I also found a navy blue option that is 50% off right now for less than $30! (I paid full price for this top, so these are a total score!) And navy will transition perfectly into the spring and summer months with white jeans, shorts or a cute pencil skirt! My bag is no longer available in this color, but I’ve linked a black option. It is the BEST bag. The softest leather, several compartments and I LUV the unique style. Also, paired with my FAVORITE black denim. This outfit was an overall fav of mine. All items linked below…

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