Simple August outfit in 4 steps

Happy 1st of August Beauties!

Let me tell you, there is nothing better than your weekend wardrobe. Seriously, as soon as the weekend hits I am so excited to put on my denim uniform and hangout whether that means going for a summer walk or kickin’ it at a local coffee shop. Today’s summer look is functional and simple because I was shooting all day for another ride along video. Check out the steps I took to create this August afternoon look!

1. Buy good quality denim and dress it up with a fun shoe!

Finding the perfect pair of jeans is one of the hardest ventures when shopping. I always suggest looking at the tag before you purchase. Look for denim that has a high percentage of cotton. This will basically ensure that you won’t get that saggy bum in the middle of the day.

Girl, no one wants that! I love these jeans because they are 98% cotton and keep their form fitting frame all day long (psst – let’s be serious sometimes I wear them 3 times before even washing them. Now that is a good pair of denim!)

Remember you don’t have to break the bank when buying a fun shoe. It’s not like I am wearing these bad boys everyday. I got these beauties at H&M and they definitely do the trick!

Denim Jeans – RW & Co. Skinny Jeans 

H&M – Suede Heels

Simple August outfit in 4 steps

Simple August outfit in 4 steps

Simple August outfit in 4 steps

2. Don’t count a simple tee out!

I was so focused on creating my professional wardrobe that I forgot how much I love just throwing on a tee! T-shirts are the perfect mix of comfort and style if you dress them up. I love the strip on this tee and how it flows away from my body – perfect for so many figures!

Garage – Similar Weekend T-shirt 

3. Keeping it simple does not mean you need to forget the flare!

Accessories are the perfect way to add personality to any look. I currently have a sling bag obsession. They are so functional for weekend wear and always have a bit of personality. I found this little black bag and ring at Forever 21 – the perfect spot for accessory add-ons within a reasonable budget.

Forever 21 – Accessories 

Simple August outfit in 4 steps

Simple August outfit in 4 steps

On summer evenings near golden hour, sunglasses are a must. I got this pair from Ardene. I have been on a search for the perfect frame of sunglasses before I invest in a quality brand. Still not sure if aviators are my thing but maybe you can let me know in the comments below!

Ardene – Ardene Sunglasses 

Simple August outfit in 4 steps

4. My final claim to fame on my outfit is always my nail color!

It may seem like a tiny thing to consider but I always feel comfortable if my nails are done. For todays laid back look I chose a neutral and one of my all time favorites topless and barefoot by Essie with the gel setter on top for that extra shine and durability.

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