Fact: I basically dressed for this shoot so that I could use this pink wall as a backdrop because…it’s pink and it’s gorgeous. Naturally I went with white because those two colors always look feminine, classy, and fun. This cotton Madewell eyelet dress is such a closet staple. Especially for this busy mom. I can either wear it with sandals as shown here or with my sneakers to chase my busy almost 2 year old around the park…plus bonus points for being breathable (LOVE LOVE LOVE cotton). Dress: eyelet shift dress by Madewell (sold out but similar here) Shoes: handmade…

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This dress is pretty much the most “Princess Martha” dress I own. It’s classic but chic, it’s detailed but simple, it twirls beautifully yet it can be taken seriously. I love love love this dress. My most favorite thing, it’s cotton with just a little hint of stretch. I know, who knew something so “basic” could make me feel so luxe but honestly, there is something so fabulous about authentic fabrics. Silks, cottons, linens…they all hold special places in my heart and in my closet. I wore this dress for our annual family photo shoot (see that post here) and…

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So let’s be honest, a cold front in Miami means only a slight breeze and chiller temps. Define chiller, you ask? Oh, you know…like 65 degrees or so. Yeah, I know. We are total lightweights when it comes to the cold. Nonetheless, it does get fresh for our standards so we have to make due with our summer clothes and figure a way for them to work in the winter. I love adding a simple jacket over a dress. No need to go bulk, always a fan of layering. I love this Thakoon dress because it’s super lightweight and has great…

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