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Little Blue Dress (And Some Memorial Day Sale Favorites!)

May 26, 2017

Little Blue Dress outfit

Dress: Nordstrom (On sale, 40% off for $47!) Similar here and here, too! Runs true to size! // Shoes: Steve Madden–also come in light beige and black! (Also true to size!) Halogen also makes an identical pair in the same colors! I love this flats version, and these are also similar with a lower, wood heel! // Bag: Mar Y Sol–similar styles here, here (how cute are the tassels?!) and here! // Makeup: Burberry Fresh Glow Fluid base + Fresh Glow Foundation + Fresh Glow Under eye concealer + Earthy Blush, Charlotte Tilbury Mascara, MAC matte lipstick in Red // Bracelet: c/o Kendra Scott // Sunnies: B.P. at Nordstrom (not available online yet, but keep checking back! BP has the best sunglasses that are like $12!) // Nail polish: Essie Gel Polish in “Rock the Runway”

Little Blue Dress Outfit


Long weekend! Ahhhhhhh!

(Happy Friday, by the way.)

I’m so excited! Can you believe that it’s Memorial Day weekend already?

This exact day last year, we had been engaged for a full week, and Neal surprised me by flying my mom in for Memorial Day Weekend! (If you haven’t read our engagement post yet, you can read it right here! Ugh, he’s the cutest.)

Another fun fact: Until like 2 months ago, Kelly had thought our wedding was on Memorial Day weekend because she got it mixed up with Labor Day. OH KELLY.

Today I’m excited for a few reasons:

Reason #1:

One of my best friends (and bridesmaids!) Melissa just got engaged!!! Eeeeee! Ahhhhh! He proposed in AUSTRIA nbd. Way to go Tyler! I can’t wait to celebrate when she gets home!

Reason #2:

I’m getting a hair cut. I am SO BAD at getting hair cuts. Mostly because I’m lazy and time gets away from me, so I really only go in every six months. (Whoops.) But it’s getting bad and stringy and needs a hefty trim. (I’m not cutting TOO much off, don’t worry!) I go to Stacia at Sine Qua Non–which is my favorite salon ever. They do such a good job, the salon is gorgeous and everyone who works there is so friendly! (Plus, it’s the only place in the city where you can get a cut and basic blow-dry for less than $60! No–they don’t pay me–I just love them that much!)

Reason #3:

We’re taking off for the lake house immediately after! Memorial Day at the lake is always so fun. Lot’s of fun times with family, relaxing on the beach, and BBQ’s!

What are you doing for Memorial Day Weekend?

Anyway–Kelly and I stopped by the Nordstrom sale earlier this week and found ALL THE THINGS. This sale is a really good one–I’ll be sharing all my finds over the next few days (the sale runs through June 4th, but all the good stuff is going fast! Secretly hoping it doesn’t all sell out before I can post the photos, haha!) I’ve linked everything I bought, including all my sale finds (and what I styled them with) right here in this Liketoknow.it post if you want to get a sneak peak! (Also, if you’re looking to do any shopping this weekend, I’ve listed a few of my favorite sales happening below!)

This dress is one of my favorite finds! It’s 40% off for a whopping $47 –pretty great deal, don’t you think!? I love the lightweight material which is really breezy and it will be perfect for hot summer days! (It runs true to size!)

Then there’s this Mar Y Sol bag. Have you heard of Mar Y Sol? If not, you’ve likely seen their bags everywhere! I love all of them so much! So many pom poms and tassels! You can shop ’em all right here. These slides also make any outfit look really chic and polished. They’re really comfy, too!

Shop more of my favorite on-sale dresses + Mar Y Sol bags + my favorite slides:

I also get a lot of questions on my nail polish! I pretttty much wear this color on repeat. (I’m a red nail polish girl, through and through!) It’s Essie’s Gel polish in “Rock the Runway“–I love it SO much and it really does stay on so much longer than regular nail polish. It’s not as good as no-chip at a salon, but it can usually get me through a couple days without chipping! (It’s also very festive for Memorial Day weekend, don’t you think!?)

Blue stripe summer bag

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I hope you have the BEST weekend ever and take plenty of time off to relax!

(Make sure to check back on Monday for a new post!)

In the meantime, check out some of my favorite Memorial Day Sales happening throughout the weekend…


If you’ve been searching for anything to add to your summer wardrobe, you should probably look here first 😉 Lot’s of cute dresses (especially for weddings!) and tons of jeans on sale, too!

LOFT: 40% Off!

Use code VACAY at checkout!

Loft has so many bright, colorful items right now that are perfect for kicking off summer.

Shop some of my favorites:

LOU & GREY: 30% off Sale Styles 

A great place to stock up on comfy basics and summer sweaters!

ASOS: 20% Off

Use code LIT20 at checkout!

TONS of awesome dresses, cute tops, swimwear, and shoes on sale. Everything is so affordable, too!


Lot’s of great dresses + basics (including Levi’s Wedgie Jean shorts!) Sale includes Home too!

ANN TAYLOR: 40% Off! 

Use code SUMMER at checkout.

Some of my favorites: 

JCREW: 30% off! 

Use code SWEET at checkout! SO many adorable things on sale, I can’t contain myself.

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