Blushing Dahlia

By: Cassie Cottura

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SCALLOPED KNIT

sweater c/0|| jeans|| handbag|| shoes|| earrings It’s safe to say that sweater weather is my favorite kind of weather. During cooler months, I love in cozy knits. My closet is full of them! Knit sweaters are definitely a closet staple. You can easily wear them during cool summer days with denim cut offs and continue to wear them once the temperature starts to drop.  Knit sweaters are great for when you need to layer. This Shein sweater ...
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BELL SLEEVES FOR FALL

sweater|| jeans|| mules|| handbag|| earrings One trend I’m loving for fall is the bell sleeve trend! This trend was really big this summer and it’s still going strong into fall. When I first saw this sweater, I was on the fence about it. Don’t get me wrong, I loved this sweater the moment I saw it and the price was great ($39), but wasn’t sure I needed it. After talking to the sales associate, she convinced me. First, ...
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PRINT ME UP

tee|| jeans|| wedges|| bag|| earrings It’s no secret that I love a good basic tee, paired with great denim! My collection of both just keeps growing, but can you blame me? They are the best closet staples because they make the perfect foundation for any outfit. Most of my outfits consist of a tee and a pair of jeans. This snake-skin tee was a perfect twist to a basic tee. I don’t usually love snake-skin print— I’m ...
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FALL PLAID

shirt|| jeans|| booties|| bag|| sunglasses Fall is right around the corner! The best way to prepare your closet for fall is to stock up on plaid. I always incorporate plaid all through fall. Whether it’s a button up shirt, a shirt tied around my waist or a plaid scarf, I love having a pop of plaid. It makes even denim shorts look fall ready. I found this plaid top at Target. They have a new collection out called A New Day. They have so ...
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CINCHED SHIRT DRESS

dress|| bag|| mules|| sunglasses I love a good shirt dress! It’s another classic and timeless piece to have in your closet. It’s the  perfect closet staple— clearly I love my closet staples—that you can style over and over again. Would you believe me if I tell you this dress is under $50!? I love that it goes along with the pajama shirt trend, only it’s a dress version. The cinched waist helps define your waist ...
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CLASSIC BUTTON DOWN WITH A TWIST

button down|| jeans|| booties|| bag|| sunglasses A button down shirt is a classic piece to have in your closet. It is versatile and perfect for casual or work wear. Recently picked up this beauty at Target for under $20! Target is life! Seriously can’t walk out of target without a bunch of stuff. When I saw this, I instantly fell in love! It’s the perfect striped shirt with some ombré detail to it—giving it an updated look. ...
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THE BASIC DRESS YOU NEED IN YOUR CLOSET

dress|| sweater|| booties|| bag|| sunglasses||earrings This dress is extremely basic, but that makes it the perfect closet staple. It’s SO versatile! I have worn it with sneakers, as seen in this post, for a casual, sporty look. It works with sandals during the summer. It pairs nicely with booties and boots for fall. AND it look great with heels when you want to dress it up. The best thing about this dress is the ruching, which makes ...
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FLORAL DRESS FOR NOW AND LATER

dress|| boots|| bag|| sunglasses Florals are a must for fall and make the best transition print. It’s easy to take your floral print from summer to fall. Just like yesterday’s post, it’s all about the accessories and how you choose to style it. When fall rolls in, the weather gets cooler. Over the knee boots are a must have for fall and help make a summer floral more fall appropriate. They also help cover more skin when it ...
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TRANSITIONING FROM SUMMER TO FALL

sweater|| tee|| jeans|| shoes|| bag|| sunglasses Summer is slowly, but surely coming to an end. You might think it may be hard to transition your wardrobe from summer to fall, but it’s actually quite easy. My biggest tip for transitioning your wardrobe into a fall appropriate look is to think of the textures you are wearing. This sweater is lightweight, but adds that cozy knit texture that is often see during fall (I have another ...
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FALL SHOE ROUND UP

Fall is one of my favorite seasons. All the knits and cozy cardigans with booties give me all the feels! I’ve rounded up some shoes I’m loving for fall. Some I already own, others I’m crushing on. There’s something about fall fashion. Happy shopping!   Heels   Boots and booties   Flats and mules   Sneakers