Nude Set: Date Night Approved

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Manda Lee Smith | EvocativelyChosen.com
Manda Lee Smith | EvocativelyChosen.com
Manda Lee Smith | EvocativelyChosen.com

My Set | My Set in White | My Set in Black

Hey guys! Last week I talked about summer styling as a mom. This week I'm talking about my off duty, work that booty (for my husband obviously) styling. As a matter of fact Dustin walked into the room right as I was trying this on for the first time and he was all like, "Heyyyyyy." And I was all like, "OMG STOP." Even though I totally loved it! #marriedlife

This is actually a two-piece set from Chicwish! When it comes to building my wardrobe, I adore shopping versatile pieces like this! It's fantastic that Chicwish sells them together instead of individually, keeping it super budget friendly! This one is priced at $67 and some change which is so affordable considering the fact that you can instantly have three totally different looks. I've already styled this top with another pair of high-wasted shorts this week. What's even more grand is that, in addition to nude, Chicwish offers this set in black and then white as well. 

I paired the skirt with some vintage earrings I found out treasure hunting (favorite thing to do ever) and my ever so faithful Stuart Weitzman sandals. They really deserve a MVP award for how much use I've gotten out of them in the past 2 years! I added a print with my bag from Traffic People

I'm super excited for this weekend! My sister and her sweet babies are coming to visit us! Our plans include going to the fair, grilling, and going to explore a few really old homes that are in the woods around the corner from my house. I've been itching to explore them since we moved in. I just learned that they're panning to knock them down and build a subdivision, so time is of the essence. BOOO to progress! Anyways, there may be a teeny tiny chance that we could get arrested for trespassing. But I figure it's worth the risk to live out my childhood archeological dreams by finding some 100 year old bottles or something! 

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*Thank you Chicwish for sponsoring this post!

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Giving into Gingham

Manda Lee Smith | EvocativelyChosen.com
Manda Lee Smith | EvocativelyChosen
Manda Lee Smith | Evocatively Chosen
Manda Lee Smith | Evocatively Chosen

|My Top|

Today is when I admit that I usually LOATH gingham. Why you might ask? I can't really give you a reason other and I just don't like it 99% off the time. Never say never because that 1% will ALWAYS have you eating your words. Just like I said I'd NEVER listen to country music and here I am years later with 4 presets on my radio. 

I saw this Chicwish statement top and reluctantly knew I must have it! I tried to fight it so hard you guys have NO idea! I was even predisposed to think that even though visually I loved it, I'd probably hate it on. Then I tried it on and I loved it even more. So I'm not sure if that makes me a fan of gingham now, but it does make me a fan of Chicwish even more for taking a trend I'm not about and helping me see it through different eyes. 

I just thought I'd mention that yesterday I purchased  (with my own $$$) another gingham top... and so the evolution begins! ;)

I paired it with a new pair of laser cut Fendis that I've coveted since last Spring and a Zara bag

Do you guys have one trend that you couldn't help but give into loving?

Layered Tulle

Manda Lee Smith | EvocativelyChosen.com
Manda Lee Smith | EvocativelyChosen.com

My Top | My Tulle Skirt 

Happy walk to the weekend everyone! This week has been so full that even sitting her to type out my post, I have 100 mental tabs and about 20 literal tabs open! I'm making some big changes over the next month that are bittersweet but I'll be discussing more on that later.

Today I've paired this tulle skirt from Chicwish over a classic pair of denim. (Go up a size on the denim) We're still having in between weather in South Carolina so it's been nice to lightly layer like this. I decided to pair it with the deep floral print ruffled top also from Chicwish. I added this navy Zara handbag to pick up some of the detail from the Chicwish blouse and finished the look with one of my favorite pair of sling backs. My sunglasses are Foster Grant and one of my staples right now. 

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Bestie Brunching X Hammitt LA

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