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April 15, 2020
Brown leather summer sandals are paired with a flowing navy striped skirt for summertime day date perfection!
Aren’t day dates the best? Last weekend the hubby and I headed to the Detroit Zoo for a lovely morning in the sun! I think we are so blessed to have such a beautiful zoo by us. If you have never been to the Detroit area yet, or if you have been here and haven’t yet visited our zoo, I urge you to check it out! Some of my favorite highlights are:
For our trip, I wore my new favorite skirt: this striped navy and white skirt from J.Crew Factory! I love this skirt because of the elastic waistband and the fact that it is the perfect length for a day out on the town, but also for work. I have a real things for stripes, apparently, as I recently discovered while reorganizing my closet, and so I’m not surprised at how much I loved this piece!
For the zoo, I paired the skirt with a simple white t-shirt, but this skirt could easily be dressed up with some heels and an ivory or pastel colored blouse!
Related: A Memorial Day Weekend Outfit
Can we talk about these huarache sandals from J.Crew also? I originally found these at the J.Crew Factory store at the outlet mall near us last summer, and I was completely obsessed. I practically wore them all summer, no joke! They are easy to break-in and are very comfortable, and are an effortless addition to almost any summer or spring outfit. But I started to get kind of sad as I worried they might stretch out too much in the future since I was wearing them so much, just based on the nature of the style of the shoe (with all those tiny leather straps!). I was bummed I hadn’t bought a second back up pair.
Lo and behold this spring rolls around and I see these sandals popping up again in the same brown color! I pulled the trigger as soon as a good sale came up, and am .so happy I have a second pair for future summers! (P.S. My original pair is still going strong; after wearing them frequently last summer, I have been wearing them at least 2-3 times a week for the past month also without any issues so far!)
White crewneck t-shirt – J.Crew Factory
Navy striped skirt – J.Crew Factory
Tortoiseshell sunglasses – J.Crew Factory (old; similar style here)
Pearl earrings – Etsy (old; similar style here)
Brown leather tote bag – Nordstrom
Brown leather sandals – J.Crew Factory
Gold bracelet watch – Shinola
Scarf – J. Crew Factory (old, similar style here)
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