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FRIDAY FAVORITES

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GOOD READS
• Interested in doing some DIYing this spring? Here’s a great article that offers 16 different projects to consider.
• It’s important to start your day off right. Try some of these 25 Morning Habits For a Great Day.
• Traveling any time soon? Here are 6 FREE apps to help you explore any city.
• How adorable is this recipe for milk & cookie shots? I will definitely be trying it soon. Yum!
• Lastly, here’s a cute video on how to clean your makeup brushes.

SALES & STYLES
• Whose ready for the Target X Lilly Pulitzer collab this Sunday? Meeee! Check out the entire lookbook here.
Loeffler Randall’s Friends & Family Sale has started. 20% off everything with code: HEYFRIEND. They have the cutest shoes + handbags!
Banana Republic is offering 40% off all tops, shirts, and sweaters {they are offering it on petites + mens too}.
• I’ve always been a huge fan of Gap and recently have been loving all of their spring dresses. Get 30% off your entire purchase with code APRIL.
• Lastly, Kate Spade is also having their Friends & Family Sale! Enjoy 25% off with code DEAREST at checkout. How cute are these pumps, this dress, and this clutch.

TRENDING ON GCG
• Yay for spring weather! See how I styled this super chic {and affordable} trench in this outfit post.
• The second week of Coachella is happening this weekend. Get some boho chic inspiration right here.
• Interested in taking a trip to Cali? Check out this post on sights I saw, restaurants I went to, and a few insta pics I snapped along the way.
• I’m a huge fan of slip on sneakers {totes trending} and enjoyed rocking these metallic ones in this post.

HAPPY WEEKEND EVERYONE! xo

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SLIP INTO SPRING WITH KEDS

Happy hump day everyone! I’m currently loving these springtime temps in Chicago and have slowly transitioned into lighter jackets. The one I’m wearing today is from Piperlime. They are going out of business at the end of April and therefore ALWAYS having a huge sale. I paired it with these adorable metallic slip on sneakers from Keds. I’m a huge fan of the brand and also recently rocked this polka dot pair in this post.  I added a laced detailed top from J.Crew Factory, some white denim, and my Alexander Wang bag. I hope everyone has a great day and thanks for following along :-) .
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SHOP THE POST
Keds Sneakers c/o // Piperlime Jacket {similar, similar} // Gap Jeans
Alexander Wang Bag // J.Crew Factory Top {old} // ON Sunnies
PHOTOS BY PEGGY KOLLIAS

LIGHT WEIGHT JACKETS // SLIP ON SNEAKERS // WHITE DENIM // BLACK HANDBAGS

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CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’

Last week I took a little vacay with my husband to California. We started off the trip visiting my parents in Palm Springs for some r&r and pretty mountain views. We then drove up to Los Angeles and stayed at the Shangri-La in Santa Monica, which was across from the beach. It was the perfect location and filled with tons of fun restaurants, stores, and sights to see like the Santa Monica Pier and 3rd Street Promenade. We also ate at some pretty tasty restaurants including Ivy at the Shore, Blue Plate Taco {amazing truffled lobster tacos!}, Nate ‘n Al Delicatessen, Fatburger, Blue Plate Oysterette, Nobu Malibu, and Water Grill Santa Monica. I did a lot of instagramming along the way and thought I would post a few pictures I snapped while on our trip.

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SHOP THE POST
Rebecca Minkoff Bag // Gap Jean Shorts // J.Crew Floral Sweater {old, similar
New Balance Sneakers // White Old Navy Sweater // Urban Outfitter Sunnies 
White J.Crew Sweater {also bought this pink one} // North Face Vest // Prada Bag
J.Crew Factory Checked Shirt // Gap Jeans // 
Old Navy Jacket // Black Workout Pants 

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STREET STYLE // BOHO CHIC

The late 60’s and early 70’s groovy vibes are making a comeback this spring. Bring on the flared jeansplayful printsfringe and lace. This hippie street style trend is an easy one to mix into your wardrobe and you will be festival ready in no time.  Focus on incorporating one piece at a time like a great pair of high-waisted bell bottoms, a poncho, a flowy maxi dress, or a fun fringe vest. Below is some pinspiration to help us style this free spirit style.
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*All images found via Pinterest

SHOP THE BOHO TREND HERE // BOHO JEWELRY // FRINGE BAGS // BOHO TOPS