Sunday Oyster Roastin’

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A fun, fall weekend activity in Charleston, SC consists of oyster shuckin’, live music and romantic views.  While visiting my mom this past weekend, I experienced my first ever Oyster Roast, and what an amazing experience it was!  Unlimited, steamy oysters, which you shuck yourself, gloves and shucking picks are provided along with different toppings.  My favorite is a few dashes of hot sauce on a saltine cracker — Delish!

When I’m visiting my mom down south, it’s always tough to determine how to dress, especially because the weather varies so much from in New York! This weekend was actually pretty chilly, highs in the low 60’s.

One of my favorite pieces I bought this summer during Nordstrom’s Anniversary Sale, was this BLANKNYC faux leather moto jacket.  Every time I wear this jacket, I get so many compliments because the color is so striking and different from the average black leather jacket.  It always adds a pop of color when your wearing neutral colored pieces.

Jacket: BLANKNYC Faux Leather Moto Jacket in Dark Green

Sweater: H&M Open Shoulder Top

Booties: Steve Madden Melina Bootie

Denim: old; similar: Lulu’s Cool Black Jeans, Topshop Moto Leigh Ripped Jeans, Urban Outfitters BDG Twig Ripped Skinny Jean

Sunnies: Dolce & Gabbana

A special thanks to my very special friend, Molly Ann Jones, for the photography skills. 🙂

Xx,

Crème de Lauren

 

 

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Malibu Magic!

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So, many of you have asked where you can get this L’atiste Odyssey floral maxi, that I wore to Nobu Malibu, which I am head over heels about both! Everything at Nobu exceeded all expectations I had for this establishment: the food was amazing, the service was great and you truly cannot beat the view!

This dress I am wearing a small, it’s true to size (it would look a little better if my tata’s were a little larger, but hey, what can ya do?!)   It was a little long on me, but with my favorite Steve Madden Melina heeled booties, it just grazes the floor.  This dress is so perfect for fall and spring.  It wraps and leaves little to the imagination with the low plunge neckline and open slit in the front.  When I saw this at the most adorable boutique in Charleston, SC, I knew I had to have it.

Similar dress style here

Sunnies: Dolce & Gabbana 

Clutch: Similar, here, here

Necklaces: Diamond Pendant, Pearl Choker

Lips: SALE! Bonton has 10% off all cosmetics and fragrances including my favorite, Clinique Long Last Soft Matte Lipstick in “Suede” SHOPPING CODE: OCTFF25F016, FREE SHIPPING CODE: FREESHIP75

Nails: Essie ‘Perfectly Picked’ (my newest favorite polish!) It’s the perfect neutral for any season!!

Xx, Creme de Lauren

Polka Dot Print

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Polka dot print is one of my favorite emerging fall trends; it’s always so spunky and fun! I love mixing prints together to have a fearless look! You can always pair mixed prints with bold statement pieces to really make you standout in the crowd.

I could live in these polka dot pleated culottes.  They’re flattering to every figure and oh so comfortable, making it so easy to move around. I paired these amazing pants with this kimono-styled tied polka dot top.  Both pieces are from Zara and are each under $35!!

I styled this black and white ensemble with a bright red studded Rebecca Minkoff  Quilted Leather Bag and nude, strappy Steve Madden heels (similar), which are comfortable but would not recommend walking on the cobble stone streets of SoHo. 🙂

Nails: OPI – Let’s Be Friends (Gel)

Lips: Clinique 

Sunnies: Dolce & Gabbana 

What are you favorite prints to mix?

Xx, Creme de Lauren

Gorgeous in Green

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This summer I just cannot get enough of simple, chic dresses.  I’ve purchased many dresses this season that are so effortless and can be dressed down with a pair of simple sandals or up with pretty, strappy wedges.  This exact dress I cannot find anywhere online; I purchased it in New York & Company store.  Similar style here, loving the black and white!

Also loving these looks too: NY & Co. Yellow Maxi (perfect in a tropical paradise), NY & Co. Tunic (Only $15!) (teal and white are amazing), NY & Co. Off-Shoulder Maxi. All these lovely dresses are on sale at New York & Company!

My new Catherine Malandrino Espadrille Wedge Sandal, found at Nordstrom Rack could quite possibly be the most comfortable shoe I’ve ever owned! Other similar options: Catherine Malandrino Wedge Marc FisherChloé, and Stuart Weitzman.

My accessories: Dolce & Gabbana Sunnies“Love” RingDiamond PendantRose Gold Cable Bracelet and Pineapple Tumbler (perfect for summer cocktails or juices)!

Xx,

Creme de Lauren