Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Sightseeing Style

These shots were taken on a day full of touristy fun in Chicago. We hit up Millennium Park, the Art Institute, several cute shops, a bar arcade (the best!) and Girl & the Goat for dinner. Comfort was a must, but that didn't stop me from layering on some pieces in my favorite sunny shade!

Top: Marshall's
Shorts: Urban (cut by me)
Shoes: Target
Necklace: Gift
Bag: Vintage
Sunglasses: Urban

Friday, July 26, 2013

Paint the Town Red

Coming back to an extra busy work week, my time in Chicago seems like a distant memory! Nonetheless, I have some outfits from the trip to share with you all. This is what I wore for dinner at Longman & Eagle one evening. The cocktails were to die for! This little red dress is so simple and comfortable yet cute. I'm sure it'll be part of my regular rotation!

Dress: Sunday in Brooklyn via TJMaxx
Shoes: Biodini via TJMaxx
Necklace: Banana Republic
Belt: Vintage

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Squared Away

I'm absolutely obsessed with '60s-style square-heeled sandals right now! While I plan to get a more neutral pair, I couldn't resist this red, white and blue version on super sale. I played up the Americana vibe with a coordinating dress and accessories.

Dress: Forever 21, thrifted
Shoes: Tommy Hilfiger via TJMaxx
Sash: Borrowed from another dress
Necklace: Forever 21

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Fashion Flashback

My apologies for the quiet month so far on Kansas Couture! Between my new job, packing and moving to a new apartment, preparing for an upcoming trip and more, it's been one crazy summer so far! I like to think I've been staying on top of my style game, but I've definitely been bad about documenting it. To tide you over, take a peek at a few favorites from last July! Check back for new outfits soon...I'm planning to get one up before I sneak off to Chicago for a long weekend, and I'll have much to share when I get back! Hope you're all having a wonderful summer.

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Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Awhile Back

I seem to have fallen a bit behind on posting...this outfit is from at least a couple weeks ago! Though not completely current, it's an example of one of my favorite recipes for style: bright skinnies, a classic tee, a pair of hot heels and a couple of bold accessories! Easy peasy and appropriate for a variety of occasions. In my case, work at my (admittedly casual) office, followed by happy hour. Cheers!

Shirt: Urban
Pants: H&M
Shoes: Steven by Steve Madden, courtesy of Lulu*s
Necklace: Forever 21
Ring: Courtesy of InPink

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

One Easy Piece

Whether it's a jumpsuit or a romper, I absolutely adore one-piece garments. They provide the ease of a dress but with a bit more character. This tribal-printed number inspired me to select bohemian accessories for an easy, chic summer look!

Romper: Thrifted
Shoes: jcpenney
Belt: Vintage
Necklace: Courtesy of InPink

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Fourth of July

Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend! It's going to be tough to return to reality tomorrow, but I suppose you can only have so many days of fun in the sun!

Tank: Vintage
Shorts: Urban
Shoes: Courtesy of B.A.I.T. Footwear

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Oldies but Goodies

Though I hadn't worn any of the pieces in quite some time, this cutesy, casual look came together quickly over the weekend. It was a comfortable, no-fuss combination that still felt tied together. Plus, you can't beat a Peter Pan collar, stripes and bows all in one outfit!

Top: Urban Outfitters
Skirt: Urban Outfitters
Shoes: Steven by Steve Madden