Summer Office Wear

I know living in a hot place during summer, like good ole’ Florida, can make dressing difficult. From stepping outside to the dripping humidity, to sitting in a cold office for hours, dressing can sometimes get confusing.

Today I wanted to put together one of my favorite office looks to take you from outside to indoors. My biggest tips are to layer, layer, layer and to wear clothes that cover your body but are lightweight in material. That being said, my first and favorite piece of this outfit are White House, Black Market’s, ponte slim ankle pants!

I am obsessed with the ponte slim ankle pants from WHBM, they cover your legs, but are light in material, so you won’t be dripping in sweat when you step outdoors. Yet they’ll keep you warm and stylish indoors.

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For the top I would wear a sheer long sleeve shirt, with sleeve that could easily be rolled up. One of the best shirts for transitioning from hot to cold is Express’s Portofino shirt! They have a crazy selection of portofino shirts that are sure to fit all different types of styles.

 

And to top off the outfit it’s always a good idea to bring a heavier jacket that you can throw on over your portofino top! I recently picked up this number from Express and am dying to wear it out!

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And I can’t forget about all those guys out there who struggle with the same problem! For all my fellows out there struggle to get dressed for work, while keeping it comfortable, need to try these awesome new men’s underwear! Created by CEOs just like you, to make your workdays a little more comfortable. Check them out here

What are you top tips for dressing at the office, while not melting outdoors?

 

xoxox

 

For The Romantically Challanged Man

Valentine’s day is quickly approaching, and I bet there are some guys out there who are stressing out about what to get their special someone. It always seems so obvious and easy to think of dates and gift ideas, but for some reason guys just can never get it.

That’s why the ladies over at Man Crates have challenged me to create a mini wishlist to help the romantically challenged man this holiday.

  1. If you are looking to really impress a girl: Homemade baked goodies and flowers

If you are looking to make a really good impression on your special someone, bake! Trust me, if a guy goes out of his way to turn the heat up in the kitchen for his girl, he wont be dissapointed with the outcome. It doesn’t have to be anything intricate, simple chocolate chip cookies would do. Or you could even go a step further, and bake her favorite goodie! Don’t forget to throw in some flowers, because a girl is always expecting flowers on Valentine’s day. (Mine would definitely have to be white chocolate chip cookies, yummm) Toasted-Coconut-White-Chocolate-Chip-Cookies-1

Click here to get this toasted coconut white chocolate chip cookie recipe.

2. For the newbies: Her favorite candies and flowers

It’s so cliche, I know. But if you were lucky enough to find a new someone right before Valentine’s Day, it’s better to play it safe with good ole fashioned candy and flowers. Pick a cute basket and fill it with all her favorite candies! Of course you must add in some flowers. Try to avoid your average chocolates, like hershey bars and kisses. Buying your chocolate from an actual chocolate place is much more thoughtful and delicious.

One of my favorite gifts was a basket filled with every kind of white chocolate from my local chocolate store. I was in literal white chocolate heaven. 

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Click here to shop chocolate from one of my favorite local chocolate shops

3. For the Valentine’s veteran: Something New

So you and your girl have been together for a while and you’re stuck on what to get her? Thinking of a spontaneous and different date night will definitely make her and you happy! Ditch that same Italian restaurant you go to once a month and plan a fun picnic, or camping trip.

If you really want to go all out travel to a romantic new spot and treat yourselves to a couples spa day. Throw in some flowers and chocolates to make her feel extra special, and this Valentine’s Day will be one for the books.

 

What is your most memorable Valentine’s Day gift?

xoxox