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Hey guys! Since summer is in full swing now, I wanted to share with you all some of my favorite summer go to looks and outfit essentials. Last week, I was in Orlando and also New Smyrna Beach for my summer vacation and I snapped some pics of my outfits while I was there that I thought I would share with you.

Outfit #1 A Casual Day

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For outfit #1, this is probably my most favorite outfit I wore the whole time on the trip. I got the top from Luca and Grae back in the spring and it actually came as a set with a skirt too, but I wanted to keep it more casual for the beach so I wore it with jean shorts. I seriously love off the shoulder tops for the summer and I paired it with some simple Billabong high waisted shorts. I also wore a straw hat from ASOS with the cutest pink ribbon. I paired this outfit with some slides from Lulus! This is the perfect outfit for a casual day or you can dress it up wearing the skirt that comes with the set.

Luca and Grae Off Love Me Good Floral Top & Skirt

Billabong High Waisted Shorts 

ASOS Straw Hat (The pink ribbon hat is sold out, but the black one is back in stock!)

Gold Disk Necklace 

Rose Gold Lulus Slides (Sold out, but similar)

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Outfit #2 A Night on the Town

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For the next outfit, I went for a night on the town type of look, but you could totally wear a dress like this anywhere depending on what you pair with it. If you couldn’t tell my now I seriously love the hat so much. The floral print dress is perfect for the hot and humid weather and it flowy enough to be worn in the heat. The dress is from Urban Outfitters and I just got it a couple weeks ago and I have already worn it 4 times haha. I wore my Steve Madden Rachel shoes in the color copper with this dress.

Urban Outfitters Floral Print Dress (Sold out, but this one is similar and is so cute!)

Copper Steve Madden Rachel Shoes

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Outfit #3 A Day at the Beach

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For the third outfit, I don’t know if you would consider this a full on outfit, but I wanted to share with you my go to swimsuit for a day at the beach. The swimsuit is from Aerie and by now you can guess that I am wearing the hat from ASOS yet again lol.

Harvest Swimsuit Top  (Sold out, but similar!)

Harvest Swimsuit Bottom 

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Outfit #4 A T-Shirt and Shorts Kind of Day

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Moving on to the next outfit, I wanted to wear a super lazy and casual outfit for one of the days in Orlando. I wore this West Coast graphic t from Forever 21 with my Billabong high waisted shorts and was good to go. I also paired it with this scarf from Anthropologie that I just love for the summer because you can put it around your neck or tie it in your hair for a cute hair style. To complete the look I wore converse with the outfit.

West Coast Forever 21 Graphic T

Anthropologie Scarf

Converse 

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Outfit #5 Beach Babe

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For the fifth outfit, I wanted to share with you one of my favorite swimsuit tops I own. I bought it from Aerie and it is so cute for pictures at the beach. I wore it with my Billabong shorts yet again and my ASOS hat. What a surprise!

Coral and White Striped Bikini Top  (Sold out, but similar!)

Coral Bikini Bottoms

Outfit #6 Classy and Casual

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For the sixth outfit, I went with a colorful skirt from Boohoo and a graphic t from Lulus that resembles the “Thank You bags” from restaurants; however, this one says Los Angeles instead. I wore my new Alex and Ani bracelet that day too and my Rachel shoes to add to the classy, but still casual vibe I was going for.

Boohoo Colorful Skirt 

Lulus Los Angeles Graphic T

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Outfit #7 Spinning down the Street

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For the final outfit, I wore this black and white polka dotted dress from Lulus. I also paired it with my Rachel shoes and Alex and Ani bracelet I go that day. I really like this outfit because it is so easy to throw on without much thought into it.

Black and White Polka Dot Dress

Alex and Ani Bracelet 

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Thank you guys for reading up on some of my go to outfit styles for this summer. Make sure to check out the links so you can twin with me haha. Also let me know if you want to see a back to school outfits ideas post also.

 

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Hey guys! Happy Summer! For today’s blog post, I want to share with you all some of my summer essentials for 2018.Screen Shot 2018-06-18 at 9.48.23 PM.png

Essential #1

I definitely am a fan of the Not Your Mother’s Beach Babe Moisturizing Condition for my hair. It smells SO GOOD! I totally suggest it if you don’t live by a beach, but you want your hair to smell like it.

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Essential #2

For the next essential, I suggest picking up some aloe vera because it is great for when you get burned.

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Essential #3

Moving on, to capture your summer memories definitely get a Fujifilm Instax Mini polaroid camera because it is so easy to use and keep the memories alive.

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Essential #4

I seriously love Lilly Pulitzer sunglasses. I think they are the cutest and they have so many patterns. The lenses are great because they keep the sun out of your eyes and they are probably one of my favorite pairs of sunglasses I own.

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Essential #5

On the fashion side, I really love throwing any sneakers like Converse on for the day. They are perfect for any outfit including shorts and a t shirt or even a cute dress.

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Essential #6

Another essential I have been loving for the summer is any type of a straw hat or sun hat. I think they are so cute for summer and definitely spice up any outfit. I personally love the ones on ASOS and Show Me Your Mumu.

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Aerie swimsuits are a must this summer! They are also a great price. My favorite one currently is the Ribbed Scoop Bikini Top in Harvest.

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Finally, I am a big fan of ripped jean shorts. I love these ones I am wearing from Gap.

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Thank you for checking out my summer essentials for 2018. Make sure to check out my Instagram to see more essentials I have this summer.

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A couple weeks ago I went to Naples, Florida and I wanted to share some of my adventures while on the trip. If you ever travel to Naples, Florida here are some fun things to do while you are there.

1. Stay at the La Playa Beach and Golf Resort

For my trip, I stayed at the La Playa Beach and Golf Resort for the duration of the vacation. Let me just say, this resort is one of my most favorite resorts I have ever been to because it is so convenient to the beach access, town, and restaurants. I have stayed there twice and we loved it so much last time we decided to come back again. The La Playa is perfect for families visiting for vacation or just friends on break. The staff is extremely friendly and outgoing and their restaurants are fabulous. They are great with getting the food out fast and have awesome service. On top of that they are very flexible with eating restrictions such as being vegetarian or vegan. The hotel also has a great fitness and spa with unbelievable amenities. Overall, the hotel is amazing and the rooms are available as beach front or pool front.

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2. Eat breakfast at Baleen at La Playa Beach and Golf Resort

The breakfast and all the food at the La Playa is awesome. My favorite meal of the day is breakfast and they definitely met my standards. Most of the days I got the waffles with berries on the side and syrup. For a beverage, I recommend their tropical smoothie. I got it everyday I was there and I am craving one right now as I am typing this haha. My mom said she would recommend the eggs benedict or the omelet. The oatmeal is awesome there too!

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3. Get acai bowls at the Bowl

If you are subscribed to my vlog channel you probably know that I am obsessed with smoothie bowls. I watched one of Aspyn Ovard’s videos that she filmed while in Naples and she actually went to the Bowl so I thought I would try it out. They have AMAZING smoothie bowls and I wish we had something like it where I live. Even my mom liked it and she isn’t a health nut like me so that says something. I got the Beach pitaya bowl and my mom got the Key West acai bowl. If you are in the mood for a great breakfast or snack definitely check it out.

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4. Visit or Stay at the Ritz Carlton in Naples

Another great hotel is the Ritz Carlton in Naples, Florida. The atmosphere is so pretty and the interior design is best described as “old world” I suppose. It definitely has a vintage vibe to the decor. I heard from an Uber driver that Naples is the only town with two Ritz Carltons in one town and that people from all around the world are trained at the Naples location. We didn’t stay there, but we went to dinner at The Grill on our last night of the trip and it was fantastic. I got the salmon and asparagus. They also have a pretty pool area and tons of amenities for families. The night I went there was a thunderstorm moving into Naples so I had to take my pictures pretty quick and the wind was extremely fierce. Overall, the resort has a ton to offer, but for my conclusion I think it is more geared towards adults staying there and I think the La Playa is more family/kid friendly in my own personal opinion.

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6. Go to the Waterside Shops at Naples

I have been to Naples two times and every time I visit I have to go to the Waterside Shops because they have such a great layout. Most of the shops are designer stores and are out of my price range, but there are definitely still some good finds there. While I was there this past trip, my mom and I went to lunch at True Food. All the food was so fresh and healthy. I got the vegan tomato and arugula pizza and my mom got the salmon rice bowl. I highly recommend it and I wish we had one where I live.

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7. Watch the sunset on the Gulf

I have seen the sunset all throughout the world, but definitely the gulf is the most gorgeous I have seen yet. The crystal clear blue water mixed with the peach and orange tones of the sun is absolutely gorgeous. The funniest thing about watching the sunset at the La Playa is that everyone cheers and claps once it goes down haha.

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8. Spend a day at the beach and pool

One thing you can’t not do when you go to Naples is swim in the ocean or the pool. The Florida sun is so hot and it is extremely humid so my favorite way to cool off is in the pretty water. I enjoyed myself immensely on this trip soaking up all the sun I could and getting pretty tan while I was at it!

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Thank you for reading this blog post! I really enjoyed creating it and I hope you get some more inspiration if you are heading to Naples. For more pictures from my trip make sure to check out my Instagram as well. Direct message or contact me with any questions you have about outfits, places to visit, and whatever other questions you might have.