Summer Staples

Summer Staples | Between the Pearls black ruffle tank btp summer shorts cobalt blue heelsTop: TJ Maxx | Shorts: TJ Maxx | Shoes: Old, Similar | Bag: Old Navy | Sunglasses: Free People | Watch: Target | Necklace: Bauble Bar

Hello! I am back from my break of blogging/social media. In May and June I started my first full time job, moved out into my first apartment, and turned 22. All of those life changes just did not add up to great blogging conditions. Taking a break made me realize how much I had come to enjoy blogging and everything that goes with it. I am so excited to be posting again, especially now that I have a new camera. I want to make changes to improve this blog and for it to be a better reflection of myself.

These photos were taken at the beginning of May with the help of Brooke from In a World of Bees. I had so much fun that day taking lots of outfit photos. It gets hot and humid here in Alabama so during the summer, I live in airy pieces. This top may be something you would normally stay away from for summer since it is black but it is a very light piece so it ends up being perfect. I paired it with these floral shorts to tone them down and I love the way it turned out. To carry on the color I wore cobalt heels. I am more adventurous with my shoes than my tops most of the time.

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  • Love those shorts with the classic black! Sounds like you’ve had some great things happening!
    xo Adri | http://www.adrilately.blogspot.com

    • Alicia

      Thanks so much! It has been very exciting lately.

  • those shoes are perfect!

    • Alicia

      Thanks so much! The color is defintely my favourite.

  • Love this outfit!
    The shorts and shoes add fun pops of color 🙂

    xoxo, Jenny || Breakfast at Lillys

    • Alicia

      Thank you! I do love the colors especially for summer.

  • I totally dig this look, Alicia! The shorts look gorgeous with this top 🙂

    xo,
    Abby of Life in the Fash Lane

    • Alicia

      Thank you so much! It was my favourite look I shot that day.

  • Sometimes a break can be nice. Love your printed shorts!

    Amy An
    Straight A Style

    • Alicia

      Thank you! It was nice to focus on other things for awhile.

  • Congrats on all the life changes lately, sounds very exciting! 🙂

    On an outfit note, I really like the black top with the floral shorts, it’s a lovely combination!

    Thank you for joining the Wednesday Pants Link Up I co-hosted!

    Away From The Blue

    • Alicia

      Thank you so much for hosting the link up and stopping by here!

  • Love the shorts!

    xo Southern Style

    • Alicia

      Thanks so much!