Today's Everyday Fashion: Real Life

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I'm in love with embroidered tunics like these. It was an immediate "yes" when I spotted it in a Very Jane email a few weeks ago. It could also be worn as a swim cover up, and I plan to wear it with jeans this fall, too. Very Jane is a company a friend told me about - they send you cute and tempting daily emails with deals from various boutiques. You won't find my tunic on the site, because the deals are only up for one day, but you can shop here and sign up here.

Tunic worn as top: Very Jane c/o, $20 (similarsimilar)
Shorts: J.Crew, $30 (similar)
Sandals: Nine West/DSW, $17 (similar, similar)
Purse: Calvin Klein/Saks Off Fifth, $130 (similar)
Necklace: Windsor Store c/o, old (similar)
Bracelets: My Stella & Dot 123
Rings: My Stella & Dot 12


Via  Instagram

I wore this second outfit to a networking event last week. It was last-minute decision to attend, and dresses are so easy to throw on. Fun shoes and a coordinating necklace were the finishing touches. 

Dress: Banana Republic, $50 (similarsimilar, similar)
Necklace: Everyday Icing c/o. old
Shoes: Limited, $25
Purse: Calvin Klein/Macy's, $130 (similar
Bracelet: My Stella & Dot


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And finally... I updated the blurb on my homepage (screenshot above) and wanted to ask for y'alls feedback. Today's outfits are examples of looks from my personal life, but the main idea of the site from the get-go was more of a magazine format, where outfits are created solely for you guys. These details have always been listed in my About section, but I like the idea of having that info on the homepage, too. I'm unsure about the Photoshop mention, though. I've got nothing against Photoshop of course, but was hoping that would be a good word to sum up my commitment to sharing my imperfections and presenting realistic imagery. Examples in today's post would be the permanent crease in my aqua shorts, the fact that my purse is backwards, and the lumps and bumps I wish my purple dress concealed better. :-) I use iPhoto to edit images but only ever adjust the lighting - nothing is airbrushed or retouched. This Pinterest board I titled "Girl Power" is a good visual representation of how beautiful I think women are without editing and I hope it (and my website!) encourages you to feel comfortable in your own skin. Overall, do you think the site description makes sense? If you were describing it to a friend, would this description sum it up well?