As I recapped in one of my prior posts, I hosted a ‘Vacation Chic with La Vie Petite’ styling event at the Fab’rik City Walk boutique. During the event, I wore this Fab’rik paisley romper. After leaving the store that day, I ended up purchasing a lot of summer staples, including these Jack by BB Dakota crochet shorts. Both the romper and the shorts are currently on sale for $40 each! I’m wearing a size small in both for sizing reference. One of the selling points of Fab’rik is that everything in the store is on trend, but also under $100 (except for jeans). So, Fab’rik is much more affordable compared to other boutiques.
- Admiral Row Gold Pave Curved Bar Necklace (Get 20% off with code ‘Lauren20’) // Welly Merck The ‘Classic New York R‘ (36MM) Rose Gold Watch (Get 20% off with code ‘LaurenNicole20’)
- Watch: Welly Merck
- Jumpsuit: Vernacular // Shoes: Aerosoles // Blazer: Nordstrom // Sunglasses: Sunglass.LA // Watch: Klasse14 // Bracelet: Kendra Scott
- Dress: Amy Kuschel ‘Wedge’ in Mid Century Essentials // See the ‘Wedge‘ in Denim // Belt: Maison Boinet (similar) // Purse: Handmade in Florence (similar) // Shoes: Nine West (similar)
- Dress: Amy Kuschel ‘Model T’ dress in Champagne // See ‘Model T’ in other colors: Retro Metallic Jacquard (my second favorite pattern) //Black Lace // Ivory Dot to Dot Jacquard // Retro Floral //
This past weekend I had the pleasure of partnering with the boutique Fab’rik. Fab’rik’s mission is that everyone can feel beautiful without breaking the bank. Everything in the store is under $100, with the exception of jeans, as the company believes that every woman should invest in a quality pair of jeans. I really identify with the brand because it is affordable, but doesn’t sacrifice quality.
Over Memorial Day weekend I flew out to the west coast to visit one of my best friends, Katie, in San Francisco. San Francisco is one of my favorite cities. If it wasn’t so expensive, I would love to live there with my husband. On Sunday Katie and I ventured out to wine country. Napa was having its annual ‘BottleRock‘ music festival, so we went wine tasting in Sonoma instead of dealing with the craziness in Napa.
As I recapped in my prior post, South Moon Under, one of my favorite Virginia boutiques, just opened two new stores in Atlanta. One store is in Ponce City Market and the other store is in Alpharetta at Avalon. From now through May 29, you can get 15% off $150+ in stores and online with promo code “SUMMER15.” Valid through May 29.
I got a new beautiful rose gold watch from Welly Merck, a Switzerland based watch company. Welly Merck designs Swiss watches for both men and women at an affordable price. The ‘Classic New York R‘ (36MM) watch I got only costs $265, but looks like it could be worth $500 or more. Welly Merck gave me a code to share with my readers. Use code ‘LaurenNicole20‘ to get an additional 20% off your purchase. I know I just missed Mother’s Day, but Father’s Day is coming up. Watches are always a great gift for any occasion.
South Moon Under was one of my favorite places to shop at when I lived in Virginia. So, when I moved to Atlanta, I still purchased items online, but missed being able to shop in an actual store. But now South Moon Under finally just opened two new stores in Atlanta! One is in Ponce City Market and the other is at Avalon in Alpharetta. To celebrate the openings in Atlanta, South Moon Under has given me a promo code to share with you: “PEACH,” valid through May 10th, online only for 15% off full price items and free shipping, no min order amount, exclusions apply.
Vernacular, a growing womenswear brand, just opened a store in Virginia Highland. It’s a brick + mortar store with women’s apparel, jewelry, and lifestyle products. The brand was started by a husband and wife team from Columbus, Ohio in 2013. Since their beginning Vernacular has grown to having 3 stores in the central Ohio area and now are venturing into select cities; first up Atlanta, followed by Dallas later this Spring.
As I recapped in one of my recent La Vie Petite posts, Amy Kuschel, my wedding dress designer, launched her ready to wear collection online. Amy Kuschel expanded her brand to include dresses for other wedding occasions, including engagement parties and rehearsal dinners, weddings and anniversaries. In addition, she designed pieces for the office as well. Every Amy Kuschel dress is made in San Francisco with high quality American craftsmanship.
Happy Friday everyone! Being petite, yet curvy, it’s hard to find jeans that fit me well. I have a small waist, but I have a bit of a bubble butt. 😉 I can thank my Momma for that. My bum is one of my favorite assets, but it’s hard to find jeans that will fit! Jeans will either be too big in the waist, or too small to fit over my bum. Therefore, I have to wear jeans with a bit of stretch in them. My new Lee skinny jeans fit perfectly!
I love feminine, floral prints. Give me a piece of clothing with a floral print, and I’ll love it forever. So, when I saw this black Make Me Chic wrap dress with a yellow floral print, I had to have it. The dress is a pretty option for a girls night out, or for a date night with my husband. The material is a cotton blend, so the fabric is breathable, yet flattering. Plus, the dress is only $25, which is a total steal.
On Saturday June 18, 2016 I got married at Pippin Hill, a winery in Charlottesville Virginia. My wedding day was the best day of my life. I married the love of my life and we had our fairy tale wedding thanks to our loving friends and family.
I’m headed to a girls weekend to Miami at the end of March! My best girlfriends and I live far apart from one another (from the east coast to the west coast) so we try to plan a girls trip once a year. Last May we celebrated my bachelorette/birthday party in Nashville. Then in June in Virginia, I saw everyone at my wedding. But that was about 8 months ago (time flies) so it’s about time we get together again! I also can’t believe I’ve been married for almost a year!