Thursday, July 24, 2014

shelling with hayden reis

Rosemary Beach
Me &  Ames with his Blue Sea Shell Pouch

Rosemary Beach
Holly & Ames

Hayden Reis Wristlet
Mara Hoffman Basket Weave Bikini | c/o Hayden Reis Yellow & Pink Sea Shell Pouch | c/o Hayden Reis Flamingo Wristlet

My sister Holly is really good about hostess gifts and having little surprises when you come visit. So I wanted to be sure and take something special to my niece & nephew when we joined them in Rosemary Beach. I found Hayden Reis via Instagram and knew immediately their shell pouches were the perfect gift. There are so many vibrant color combos and patterns to choose from. The mesh makes it easy to shake out the sand. So smart! Hayden Reis also has a wide assortment of fun wristlets (I love my flamingo - perfect for holding your lip balm, cash & keys), beach totes, and water-resistant beach buds for your wet swimsuits. 

Let's Go To The Beach

Wednesday, July 23, 2014


Tory Burch Calita Dress (similar sleeveless style) | Tory Burch Sandals (similar) | JADEtribe Beach Basket (current style) | Kendra Scott Statement Earrings | c/o Gorjana Taner Bar Necklace

We're back from Rosemary Beach and today I'm sharing my date night look. On our last night, Scott and I ate dinner and listened to live music at Edward's. I highly recommend it! We sat at the Chef's bar so we could watch the action. As you know, I can't resist a good Mexican embroidery. I wore this Tory Burch chambray dress. It's perfect for strolling around town. Since it's pretty short with slits on the sides, I paired it with flat sandals.

I'm trying out beach waves in these pics. I borrowed my sister's Kevin Murphy Hair Resort texturizing lotion and let my hair air dry. What do you think? It was an easy look for the beach and nice not to have to "do" my hair. 

Get The Look

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Most Wanted {beach vacation}

We're heading back to Florida! This time we are going to Rosemary Beach with my sister and family. My packing list always contains a few essentials: a comfy travel dress (this car trip is 9 hours each way), metallic sandals for walking around the town, and a good book. When heading to the beach I add a bright bikini, cute towel, and something to hold my wet suit

Monday, July 14, 2014


Kate Spade Mellie Dress | Ily Couture Statement Necklace | J.Crew Mona Pumps (old, current style)

Kate Spade Coconut Coin Purse

J.Crew Muscle Tank | Sea Elise Tassel Necklace | Gorjana Taner Bar Necklace c/o | Tory Burch Reva Clutch

Jonathan Adler Zebra Dish | Kendra Scott Alexandra Earrings c/o | Summer Reading: #GirlBoss, Where Did You Go Bernadette? and Blog Inc.

J.Crew Fruit Salad Tank (also available in Girls')

Reed Wilson Design HOLLA Doormat | Antik Batik Jeweled Sandals

Thought I'd share a few items featured on Instagram that hadn't made it to the blog yet. Be sure to follow @laurensmills for the most current updates and purchases ;) Don't forget you can instantly shop your favorite Instagram posts. Simply 1) register at LIKEtoKNOW.IT 2) like an Instagram photo with a link and 3) receive ready-to-shop product links to your inbox. 

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