Maxi Madness

July 30, 2013

Hi lovely readers! 

One trend I have LOVED this summer (and that has been big some past summers as well) is the maxi dress. I love that they can be dressed up or down, and can be formal or casual. I mean what's more girly than wearing a long, floor length dress?! I wish I had more maxi dresses, but I run into the problem that because I am only a mere 5'3, most are WAY too long for me. So here's a tip for all the girls out there who are short like me: look in the petite section of your favorite store! That's where I found the yellow/white flower maxi dress I'm wearing in my OOTN post below from Ann Taylor Loft. I love the happy yellow shade of this dress and the flower print!





Dress: Ann Taylor Loft
Bow Sandals: Naughty Monkey (HERE)


 So what do you think of maxi dresses!? Leave me a comment and let me know! :) 

Thank you SO SO much for reading!!!

XOXO
Ashley

Neon Polka Dotted Dress by Princess Vera Wang!

July 23, 2013

Hi dolls!!!

I know I have professed this on my blog before, but I am one of those girls who is just obsessed with all things about the royal family. I just absolutely LOVE Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. She's beautiful, classy, elegant and has AMAZING style!!! It made me so happy to see her in a classic blue dress with white polka dots as she left the hospital with her newborn baby boy today. I loved that she wore polka dots, just as Princess Diana did when leaving the hospital with newborn baby Prince William years before! It's no secret I love polka dots, and it just goes to show how classic and timeless they are (I mean they are even fit for royalty)! So for this outfit post, I wanted to show a more modern polka dot look in my black dress with neon polka dots by Princess Vera Wang dress from Kohl's (which I used to LOVE the Princess Vera Wang perfume, so I was really excited to see this clothing line in stores)! Here's how it turned out...












Dress: Princess Vera Wang (check it out HERE)
Shoes: 
Isolá (check them out HERE)
Purse & Necklace: H&M
Sunglasses: Versace
Owl Bracelet: Dillard's (read the original post on it HERE)


So am I the only one who loves polka dots? Or how about the royal family!? Leave me a comment and fill me in on your polka dot, royal family love! :) 

I appreciate each and every one of you who reads my little 'ol blog! THANK YOU! 

XOXO
Ashley

Steppin' Out In Statement Wedges!

July 10, 2013

Hi dolls!

If you read my last post HERE, I am ALL about some statement wedges this summer! One of my favorite pairs I recently bought are from Forever 21 and are khaki & white polka dot print. The key to wearing statement wedges is to make sure they are the star of the outfit; in other words, let the rest of your outfit be simple so the wedges really stand out. In my OOTD below, I tried to play up the khaki and white polka dots by wearing khaki shorts and an eyelet top (I LOVE eyelet tops for summer!). I also love white paired with khaki...it is so laid back and screams "summer" to me! Spice up your shorts by pairing them with wedges!!













Top: Forever 21
Shorts: J. Crew (HERE)
Wedges: Forever 21 (HERE)
Flower Belt: Ann Taylor
Arm Party: H&M
Sunglasses: Versace


Be sure to check out my collage below of some of my favorite statement wedges in stores right now....






Statement Wedges


Statement Wedges by ashleyspassionforfashion featuring platform wedge sandals

1. Forever 21 Polka Dot Wedge Sandals here || 2.Target Sam & Libby Kelly Wedge Sandal here || 3. Charlotte Russe Peep Toe Polka Dot Wedge Sandal here || 4. Shutz Nubuck Leopard Print Wedge here || 5. Forever 21 Southwestern Wedge Sandal here || 6. Charlotte Russe Canvas Polka Dot T-Strap Wedge here



Have you been wearing statement wedges this summer!? Leave me a comment and let me know dolls! Thank you as always for reading :) 

XOXO
Ashley

Navy & White Stripes with a Yellow Twist

July 7, 2013

Hi dolls!

So HAPPY JULY! Wow these months are just flying by. Before we know it it'll be Christmas time again. But for now I'm enjoying the warm weather and going to post as many summer outfit posts before it turns cold again! Back at the beginning of spring, I bought this pair of bright yellow cropped pants from Forever 21. I loved the straight legged fit and the happy sunshine yellow shade. I also love navy with yellow so I decided to wear my peplum navy & white striped top (also from F21. I love how it's a little nautical!) and my navy & white striped Jessica Simpson wedges. Here's how my look turned out....



















Peplum top: Forever 21
Yellow crop pants: Forever 21
Wedges: Jessica Simpson 

Hope y'all are having a great July so far! Be back this week with more outfit posts :) 

Thanks so much for reading dolls!

XOXO
Ashley
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