Bandana and Bardot Top


Summer has been moving a biiiiiit too quick for my liking. I can’t believe that fall is already beginning to creep up on us! Not gonna lie…chunky knits, cozy layers, suede booties and all the other fashion trends that embody autumn make me a little less sad that summer will soon be reaching its end…

…but I’m getting ahead of myself, here. It’s still summertime, and I’m loving every second of it!

Now onto the outfit…


Summer outfit featuring striped bardot top, belted denim shorts and a bandana.

Striped bardot off the shoulder crop top from Zara.


THE TOP

Off-the-shoulder or bardot tops are one of my favorite trends for the warmer weather. They’re the perfect way to show off your sun-kissed shoulders and collarbones in the summer! I find the cut to be so flattering and they add a feminine touch to any outfit. This striped one from Zara is only $10!


Summer fashion featuring striped off the shoulder top, denim shorts and a bandana.Distressed dark wash denim shorts with brown leather belt.


THE SHORTS

There’s no doubt that a pair of distressed denim shorts are a staple for summer. I typically gravitate towards light-wash denim shorts, but this dark-wash pair has been on repeat for me lately. Pairing these with the bardot top makes for an effortlessly cute and casual summer outfit.


THE BELT

Bottoms (especially high-waisted shorts) can be a pain to buy. They tend to be fitted around my hips but far too loose around my waist, which is why this “Medium Perfect Leather Belt” has saved my life. I had been hunting for a high quality leather belt, and this one lives up to its name- it truly is perfect! This belt is timeless and great for everyday wear. If you plan on strapping it around your waist rather than hips, make sure to size down.


Daytime summer outfit featuring striped bardot top, belted denim shorts and a bandana.


THE BANDANA

Bandanas have been huge lately. I’ve seen them knotted around the neck, wrapped around the wrist, tied on tote bags…and definitely wrapped around the head, which is my favorite way to style bandanas. I love this one from Madewell, especially when I want to hide a bad hair day!


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Summer outfit by the beach featuring off the shoulder top and a bandana.


THE SANDALS

If I had to pick one shoe for the summer, it would be a pair of camel cross-strap sandals. They’re easy to slip on and go with just about everything. Mine are by Dolce Vita; some similar pairs are linked here and here.


I hope you’re enjoying your August! I’ll be back soon with a new post!

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35 Comments

    • August 14, 2017 / 4:33 am

      Thanks Kathy!

    • August 15, 2017 / 1:56 am

      Thank you!

    • August 15, 2017 / 1:57 am

      Same girl! Thanks for reading!

    • August 15, 2017 / 1:57 am

      Thank you Kelsey!

  1. August 15, 2017 / 3:14 pm

    You are seriously the cutest! I love this look so much (definitely need that top)! Also the location is fun and summery!! Obsessed with your blog now lol

    Lauren Lindmark | https://dailydoseofcharm.com

    • August 15, 2017 / 3:52 pm

      This means so much Lauren! I love your blog too!

    • August 16, 2017 / 3:31 am

      Thanks Keri!

    • August 16, 2017 / 3:32 am

      Thank you!

    • August 16, 2017 / 3:32 am

      You’re too sweet Emma!

  2. August 15, 2017 / 10:31 pm

    I’m really loving that off the shoulder top!
    Tasha Juli
    stylesplendorbliss.com

    • August 16, 2017 / 3:33 am

      Thank you Tasha!

    • August 16, 2017 / 3:32 am

      Thanks Karen!

  3. August 16, 2017 / 3:34 am

    You look so cute Mia! I feel like this is something I would find in my own closet, as bardot tops have quickly become a style staple for me. xo

    Kelsey | http://www.abalancingpeach.com

    • August 16, 2017 / 5:36 am

      Thanks so much Kelsey! Definitely a staple for me too!

    • August 17, 2017 / 6:20 pm

      Aw thank you Samantha!

  4. August 18, 2017 / 3:06 am

    This is the perfect summer-themed outfit, babe! I wish August wasn’t going by so fast! xx

    Kit | THINGS SHE LOVES

    • August 18, 2017 / 5:19 am

      Thanks Kit! Ugh, I know right? Wish it would slow down!

  5. August 20, 2017 / 9:45 am

    That top is so pretty, it really suits you!

    • August 20, 2017 / 2:46 pm

      Thanks Lucy!

    • August 20, 2017 / 2:47 pm

      Thank you Naya! You should definitely pick one up 🙂

    • August 22, 2017 / 1:59 pm

      Thanks Crystal!

    • August 25, 2017 / 1:29 am

      Thanks Kris!